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Old 2014-03-06, 14:33   Link #81
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Why not just kill Sugar? Why go through the trouble?

If she's dead, devil fruit power should be gone too.
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Old 2014-03-06, 14:36   Link #82
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Why not just kill Sugar? Why go through the trouble?

If she's dead, devil fruit power should be gone too.
Because they are good guys. And good guys don't kill children.
No, seriously, I know it sound like a joke, but that is exactly the reason. This is a shounen manga...
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Old 2014-03-06, 15:05   Link #83
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Because they are good guys. And good guys don't kill children.
No, seriously, I know it sound like a joke, but that is exactly the reason. This is a shounen manga...
It's not that easy to kill sugar... making her eat a spicy spice is much easier.
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Old 2014-03-06, 16:35   Link #84
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“A man that flies from his fear may find that he has only taken a short cut to meet it.”
― J.R.R. Tolkien

“When in doubt chicken out.”
― Robin Jones Gunn

“Great occasions do not make heroes or cowards; they simply unveil them to the eyes of men. Silently and perceptibly, as we wake or sleep, we grow strong or weak; and last some crisis shows what we have become. ”
― Brooke Foss Westcott

“When the sands are all dry, he is gay as a lark,
And will talk in contemptuous tones of the Shark:
But, when the tide rises and sharks are around,
His voice has a timid and tremulous sound.”
― Lewis Carroll

“Zaphod did not want to tangle with them and, deciding that just as discretion is the better part of valor, so was cowardice is the better part of discretion, he valiantly hid himself in a closet.”
― Douglas Adams

"He who fights and runs away
May live to fight another day;
But he who is in battle slain
Can never rise and fight again."
― Oliver Goldsmith
What books did these authors do that made them say these quotes? A couple of them I recognize like J.R.R. Tolkien and Lewis Carroll.
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Old 2014-03-06, 16:54   Link #85
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That last one was even quoted in an episode of Stargate SG-1 once. I love it.
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Old 2014-03-06, 18:30   Link #86
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Why not just kill Sugar? Why go through the trouble?

Because Oda.
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Old 2014-03-06, 23:32   Link #87
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and let's be honest...it's more interesting this way compared to...i don't know..."super strange and mysterious plants that can suddenly solve the problem" shoot
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Old 2014-03-07, 10:50   Link #88
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the real mistake here from Oda is making Ussop look brave at the start of the Post Time Skip

I mean, wouldnt it be boring if all the strawhats are strong and courageous??
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Old 2014-03-07, 18:41   Link #89
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The scenario of Usopp running away and giving up, is a sign that Sogeking is about to take over.

Robin getting turned into a toy, has nothing to do with Usopp running away. Usopp was just being Usopp, when in doubt and scared.
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Old 2014-03-07, 19:26   Link #90
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The scenario of Usopp running away and giving up, is a sign that Sogeking is about to take over.

Robin getting turned into a toy, has nothing to do with Usopp running away. Usopp was just being Usopp, when in doubt and scared.
"Nothing to do with Robin getting turned into a toy" is wrong. Can you imagine him saying "sorry Robin I will write a tale about you!"? Just imagine him thinking about how Luffy would react after what he did to get Robin back from Enies Lobby... you are severly underestimating Ussop forgetting Robin there.
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Old 2014-03-08, 18:58   Link #91
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the real mistake here from Oda is making Ussop look brave at the start of the Post Time Skip
I don't think that Oda made him look brave at all,especially his comment to Chopper or Nami,during the first chapters when he arrived,something along the lines of : "Sorry Chopper/Nami,I no longer belong to the weak trio".

Although it kind of contradicts the point of a time skip,he trained for 2 years with Heracles to get stronger after what happened in Sabaody and he came back,yet now he's running away....
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Old 2014-03-09, 00:04   Link #92
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I'm sure Oda knows what he's doing by making the readers hate Usopp. The more people dislike him the better his planned comeback as Sogeking will be.
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Old 2014-03-09, 12:22   Link #93
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Its only a matter of time that Ussop will join the battle. Also it's not like he would be able to do anything while Trebol is there. No matter how well he can shoot.
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Old 2014-03-10, 02:28   Link #94
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Although it kind of contradicts the point of a time skip,he trained for 2 years with Heracles to get stronger after what happened in Sabaody and he came back,yet now he's running away....
I know, its kinda hard to make Ussop coward again since he did trained for 2 years,
This is the one I think Oda made a huge mistake, I think it would have been better if Ussop is the only one who didnt trained for 2 years, since his sharp shooting skills is a top notch anyways... also his skills for plants are stupid...

I know Ussop's cowardness is very much likely to be hate.. but its for the sake of a great story telling, in every team there should be a character we should hate.. that every character has its own unique personality.

also its pretty obvious that Oda is building up Ussop's Dream to be a dramatic ending by making Ussop cowardly now... I have this guess that Ussop is the one who will die in the straw hats
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Old 2014-03-10, 14:06   Link #95
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Its only a matter of time that Ussop will join the battle. Also it's not like he would be able to do anything while Trebol is there. No matter how well he can shoot.
knowing that trebol's slime/mucus/whatever it is... is combustible...

One shoot of fire/explosive to the exposed part of his body should be enough
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knowing that trebol's slime/mucus/whatever it is... is combustible...

One shoot of fire/explosive to the exposed part of his body should be enough
He could easily just shot his slime at the incoming explosive. Like he did to that Bee and the fairy's. Hell his marksmanship could well beat Usopp's. Soo I can't see him face off Trebol. But maybe he will if he teams up with Robin. Once she is free.
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