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Good Intentions Gone Wrong

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Uploaded on Feb 13, 2012

Alas, the best laid plans of mice and men (and other barnyard animals) often go astray.

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Until YouTube decides to keep my 'uploader comments' on the front page for more than an hour, here's some answers to the most frequently asked questions:

1.) Oh, so you're a brony?!?!
~ Actually, no. While I don't think the show is that bad, I don't think it's that great either. I made this merely because I got the idea (from a 'Far Side' cartoon, nonetheless) and figured I'd animate it before the whole MLP fad died out (I have a terrible knack for missing fads).

2.) What did you use to animate this, and how long did it take?
~ Anime Studio Debut 7, a cheap, outdated, simple-to-use animation program. No, this was not made in Flash. I hate Flash. This particular cartoon took me 2 1/2 months to make because I totally underestimated how miserable those freaking donkeys would be to animate.
I cannot emphasize how much of a nightmare this was to make.

3.) Will you make more of these?
~ Maybe, maybe not. My lack of interest in the show coupled with the miserable process I had to go through to make this one really turns me off to making another.
For a while, at least.

4.) You messed up ___________________!
~ Most likely because I'm so clueless about the show. Seriously, if I knew so many people would freak out over such minor details (i.e. leaving a decal off of a butt you only see for 0.5 seconds) I probably would've paid closer attention to it.

5.) Was this the cartoon referenced in the White House painting in your "Battlefield 4 Trailer" video?
~ Yes. Now can everyone please stop pointing it out?

6.) Farmer Brown can't shoot Rainbow Dash because she lives in a cloud.
~ It's called a "punt gun", and I was originally going to address that. Then I realized that may have been going a bit too far, so I scrapped it.

7.) Why is Pinkie Pie's left eye messed up (upside down)?
~ Well hell, I was wondering the same thing after I uploaded this. Then I realized it; in the picture I used as a reference to draw her, her left eye was half closed, thus the shine was showing up at the bottom. I didn't even consider it as I proceeded to draw her with both eyes wide open. Seriously, I'm going to be kicking myself for years over that now. Not so much for the fact that I should've known better, but over the fact that I didn't even realize it over the course of two and a half months.

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