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Mr-Joker
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(08-12-2017, 09:33 PM)
Because Vader is just a henchman with the true villain being the emperor who manipulated him into joining the urgh dark side.

There are better villain to pick from other movies, including children movies.
DiipuSurotu
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(08-12-2017, 09:34 PM)
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zeemumu
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(08-12-2017, 09:34 PM)
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Does Revan count?
RyanW
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(08-12-2017, 09:37 PM)

Originally Posted by Alexander DeLarge

That was only like a couple days before ANH right? I want to see him on a mission immediately after the transformation and he's super pissed off (since the dark side thrives on hatred). Like twenty years before ANH.

Read the new Darth Vader comic. Literally starts with the ending of RotS as he's getting his suit
Pyramid head
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(08-12-2017, 09:37 PM)
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The crappy little box with the switches on it on his chest looks shitty as fuck.
Diprosalic
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(08-12-2017, 09:41 PM)
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He wasn't even the boss and got punked by everyone. Pretty weak for Space Jesus.
DiipuSurotu
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(08-12-2017, 09:42 PM)
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Wait according to people's logic in this thread Palpatine is the better villain then? Am I reading this right??
Subpar Spatula
It's not like you to say sorry, I was waiting on a different story. This time I'm mistaken for handing u a heart worth breaking. I've been wrong, I've been down into the bottom of every bottle. These 5 words in my head scream "Are we having fun yet"
(08-12-2017, 09:43 PM)
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Because Vadar is only as good as the movie he's in. ;)
itwasTuesday
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(08-12-2017, 09:44 PM)
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Only the coolest
Diprosalic
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(08-12-2017, 09:46 PM)
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Originally Posted by DiipuSurotu

Wait according to people's logic in this thread Palpatine is the better villain then? Am I reading this right??

No but Vader didn't really do all that much and was outsmarted by everyone. He was weak but not in an interesting way like Kylo. He has no character, no depth.

Prequel tried to add that stuff and horribly failed.
Fluffernutter Pancake
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(08-12-2017, 09:51 PM)
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Because Hayden Christensen

Now OT-only Vader..................................
raziel
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(08-12-2017, 10:01 PM)
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Because he saves the hero in the end? lol
Unbounded
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(08-12-2017, 10:01 PM)
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Originally Posted by TI82



Because he's not Dio



Or kira

Beat me to it.
DrunkShogun
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(08-12-2017, 10:10 PM)
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He was a errand boy and thought to be a hero because he realised his retirement was coming up since emperor wanted Luke and thought to bullshit a face turn.
Yoshichan
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(08-12-2017, 10:12 PM)
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Originally Posted by DiipuSurotu

My man
TheCthultist
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(08-12-2017, 10:12 PM)
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Because Randall Flagg exists?

I don't know, Vader's cool and all, but all I can think of when he does something cool in the old movies is his whining in the prequels...
True Savior
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(08-12-2017, 10:14 PM)
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Does he say muda muda muda?
tonysidaway
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(08-12-2017, 10:18 PM)

Originally Posted by DiipuSurotu

Wait according to people's logic in this thread Palpatine is the better villain then? Am I reading this right??

His characterization in the prequel trilogy, aided by a very able portrayal from Ian McDiarmid, make him a much better villain. Darth Vader is just the bogeyman, the Odd-job, the Zeppo.
Oberon
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(08-12-2017, 10:19 PM)

Originally Posted by Mysterious

Seriously, none of the villains I see in movies today come close to how epic Darth Vader is. Even TROS's Darth Vader was kick-ass.

He even has a cool background, in that he was never "fully evil" and struggled to balance good and evil. And then there's his costume.

Let's see
He was a bratty teenager who wanted more power. He got tricked by some old guy,
(for something he never got in the end). Then killed a bunch of kids and his own wife.
He was a part of an evil gouvermant which destroyed a whole planet, making him accomplice in genocide. But then he sacrificed himself to save his son and kill the evil emperor ( who betrayed him second earlier).

He looks and sounds cool, but comme on, he wasn't very deep.
Sad Affleck
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(08-12-2017, 10:19 PM)
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He's just the emperor's lapdog. He wears a bucket on his head. The electronics of his suit look like a Playskool toy. Underneath the armor he is a pasty white fat middle-aged man. Leia isn't afraid of him at all and insults him to his face during the opening of the first movie. His lightsaber skills are debatable. He is a walking, talking cliche. I won't even touch the prequels.
Sparrowhawk
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(08-12-2017, 10:22 PM)
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This is in regards to the giant fucking terminal on the front of his torso:

"This system was so vulnerable that Antinnis Tremayne was once able to deactivate Vader's entire suit by pressing one button on his chest control plate."

That's why.
Gnome Scat
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(08-12-2017, 10:25 PM)
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He looks like a big metal dork.
ChimpBottle
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(08-12-2017, 10:26 PM)
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Yeah, I guess he's gotta be the coo- Oh shit, what's that?

MetalFearSolid
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(08-12-2017, 10:26 PM)
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Because Darth Vader was inspired from Doctor Doom.
IdreamofHIME
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(08-12-2017, 10:27 PM)
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Bad guys should be scary and intimidating, being cool should not be part of it. If you're "cool", you've already failed.
Rekki-Maru
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(08-12-2017, 10:33 PM)
Darth Vader, is a cool villian amigo but the only reason why he isn't the coolest is because Thulsa Doom wins vs Darth Vader 3-0. That scene when Conan gets captured and Thulsa Doom was all "You're mind is your greatest weapon not your sword, now beat it kid! Think about it on the tree of woe."
Artdayne
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(08-12-2017, 10:33 PM)
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ChimpBottle
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(08-12-2017, 10:34 PM)
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Originally Posted by IdreamofHIME

Bad guys should be scary and intimidating, being cool should not be part of it. If you're "cool", you've already failed.

Being cool can totally be part of it. Not in the "totally rad" sunglasses and greaser hair type way, but there's more than one definition of cool. A badass voice, persona or design many would describe as "cool"
Subpar Spatula
It's not like you to say sorry, I was waiting on a different story. This time I'm mistaken for handing u a heart worth breaking. I've been wrong, I've been down into the bottom of every bottle. These 5 words in my head scream "Are we having fun yet"
(08-12-2017, 10:35 PM)
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Originally Posted by MetalFearSolid

Because Darth Vader was inspired from Doctor Doom.

Evil space samurai = Doctor Doom?
Opto
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(08-12-2017, 10:36 PM)
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Nah, it's Mr. Freeze
Generalpsyduck
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(08-12-2017, 10:37 PM)
https://youtu.be/FVzc20Bm8Xo
Hyun Sai
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(08-12-2017, 10:41 PM)
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Because the prequels happened.
Aselith
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(08-12-2017, 10:47 PM)
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Originally Posted by Praetorpwj

Fails to identify Leia as force sensitive in captivity

I can't believe this dumbass couldn't even identify force sensitivity. Lmao how dumb can you be
Sojgat
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(08-12-2017, 10:48 PM)
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The reason is Doom.

Lucky Seven
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(08-12-2017, 10:48 PM)
Lightsabers are not very cool. Give him three or six of them.
5taquitos
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(08-12-2017, 10:51 PM)
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Originally Posted by Poppy

his ship got knocked by han solo which basically directly resulted in them losing the death star

thats kind of a big fuckup considering he has the force and all

other than being menacing to rooms with a few people in them what exactly did he do most of the time

Vader's wingman/bodyguard knocked Vader's TIE out of the way so that he could take the hit.
Memento
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(08-12-2017, 11:07 PM)
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Because Skynet is

But I guess that doesnt count
Shotgun Kiss
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(08-12-2017, 11:09 PM)
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He's not even the coolest villain in Star Wars.

Thrawn shits all over Vader.

iamverificationimage
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(08-12-2017, 11:11 PM)
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Originally Posted by Renna Hazel

Because he throws like this

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DSMmnyJYrPM

They fucked up by not getting a player to throw it.
Next
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(08-12-2017, 11:22 PM)
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He's an idiot and looking by the way he fights is suffering from arthritis
TheSecondSpitter
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(08-13-2017, 12:03 AM)
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Originally Posted by Pagusas

Because of the prequels.

Originally Posted by scorcher59

no no! not children, "yunglings" not children "yunglings" big diff!

Younglings is the dumbest word in Star Wars canon. I challenge anybody to argue against this
Dali
(08-13-2017, 12:04 AM)
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Originally Posted by jett

Let's post some better movie villains than this useless moran.













Vader is kinda crap compared to any of these.

While all excellent choices I've got to go with:

LionPride
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(08-13-2017, 12:04 AM)
He's a punk bitch to someone in the OT until he decides to stop being a punk bitch after getting sonned by his...well son
HarryKS
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(08-13-2017, 12:05 AM)
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Who said he is not?
pbayne
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(08-13-2017, 12:05 AM)
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Originally Posted by takriel

Prequel Anakin.

and we are done
phanphare
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(08-13-2017, 12:06 AM)
because the prequels are canon
Fluffernutter Pancake
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(08-13-2017, 12:07 AM)
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Zojirushi
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(08-13-2017, 12:08 AM)
He's soft.
Decado
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(08-13-2017, 12:10 AM)

Originally Posted by takriel

Prequel Anakin.

This. Rogue One tried to redeem Vader but Anikin combined with the fact he fails more often than not, kinda makes him a bit lame.
rokkerkory
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(08-13-2017, 12:11 AM)
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He is absolutely world knowned as the best villian

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