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Small details that took you FOREVER to notice in the Star Wars films — Page 17

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Sebulba says “Maclunkey” in The Phantom Menace at the forty two second mark.

https://youtu.be/qPdFwq74Hik

"Pleasure’s fun. It’s great, but you can’t keep it going forever; just accept the fact that it’s here and it’s gone, and maybe then again, it will come back, and you’ll get to do it again. Joy lasts forever. Pleasure is purely self-centered. It’s all about your pleasure: it’s about you. It’s a selfish, self-centered emotion, that is created by a self-centered motive of greed. Joy is compassion. Joy is giving yourself to somebody else, or something else. And it’s a kind of thing that is, in its subtlety and lowness, much more powerful than pleasure. You get hung up on pleasure; you’re doomed. If you pursue joy; you will find everlasting happiness.” - George Lucas

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You know, I’m kind of bummed they never developed Huttese into a fully fledged language like Elvish or Klingon. Would be fun to bust out at parties.

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Ave, Caesar! Maclunkey te salutant.

“That Darth Vader, man. Sure does love eating Jedi.”

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Mocata, I honestly like it and the connection in theory. I’m not sure the execution is great but it’s good being able to draw more lines between the two trilogies.

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http://www.completewermosguide.com/huttese.html

http://www.completewermosguide.com/huttdictionary.html

ATMachine, haha! It means “this will be the end of you”!

"Pleasure’s fun. It’s great, but you can’t keep it going forever; just accept the fact that it’s here and it’s gone, and maybe then again, it will come back, and you’ll get to do it again. Joy lasts forever. Pleasure is purely self-centered. It’s all about your pleasure: it’s about you. It’s a selfish, self-centered emotion, that is created by a self-centered motive of greed. Joy is compassion. Joy is giving yourself to somebody else, or something else. And it’s a kind of thing that is, in its subtlety and lowness, much more powerful than pleasure. You get hung up on pleasure; you’re doomed. If you pursue joy; you will find everlasting happiness.” - George Lucas

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Okay I’ve just thought of something, but Obi-wan says his pupil was called Darth Vader. As in that was his first and last name, a normal name. Not some dumbass evil moniker like every other dumbass red saber swinging goof in the universe.

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Mocata said:

Okay I’ve just thought of something, but Obi-wan says his pupil was called Darth Vader. As in that was his first and last name, a normal name. Not some dumbass evil moniker like every other dumbass red saber swinging goof in the universe.

That wasn’t changed by the prequels though, it was changed by Return of the Jedi. Obi-Wan reveals that Vader’s real name was Anakin Skywalker, resulting in the implication that “Darth Vader” is a code name. If you’re looking for a part of the Star Wars franchise that the prequels “OBJECTIVELY RUINED FOREVER”, that’s not it.

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Mocata said:

Okay I’ve just thought of something, but Obi-wan says his pupil was called Darth Vader. As in that was his first and last name, a normal name. Not some dumbass evil moniker like every other dumbass red saber swinging goof in the universe.

Yeah, that is why he calls him “Darth” during the duel

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Because the characters were separate and Vader killed Luke’s father who was unnamed at that point. Obi Wan had two students. Then it became Obi Wan was lying. He could have said Anakin Skywalker your father was a pupil of mine until he turned to evil, he decided to hunt down the Jedi knights and murdered your mother Luke.

Maybe he should have also said this lightsaber cuts down younglings like butter while Luke is fooling around with it in Ben’s hut.

He had to convince Luke to join him on his foolish, idealistic adventure to defeat the Empire. What better way to lie, what better way than to forge Luke into a weapon by making him hate Vader, and to tell him his father was a legend. A great starpilot and cunning warrior and a good friend.

Luke wouldn’t have accepted the truth at that point, he might have even been tempted to join the Empire.

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Methinks “Darth Vader” should’ve remained his real name. No reason why Luke couldn’t have inherited his mother’s surname.

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I dunno, Darth Vader is pretty evil-sounding. It makes more sense that Anakin changed his name at some point to something more sinister. The issue is that Darth became a title given to any goofball with a red lightsaber instead of a unique first name.

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SparkySywer said:

Not OT, but just noticed that in AotC, Obi-Wan calls the Jedi Temple the “Old Folks’ Home”… twice.

I always figured he was referring to the part of the temple that Yoda lived in (though Windu’s presence does make it seem a little odd). The temple is after all the home to many younglings, padawans, Jedi knights & Jedi masters, so I’d imagine they’d have everything from a nursery to an Old Folks Home.

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Chase Adams said:

SparkySywer said:

Not OT, but just noticed that in AotC, Obi-Wan calls the Jedi Temple the “Old Folks’ Home”… twice.

I’m so confused:

https://starwars.fandom.com/wiki/Old_Folks'_Home

Interesting. It says that it’s first appearance was in Jedi Starfighter (and it’s Legends) so maybe this is an EU interpretation of Obi-Wan’s line? Now I’m curious about what Lucas intended the line to mean.

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If you examine the line carefully:

“Arfour, scramble code five to Coruscant, care of the Old Folks’ Home.”

He’s calling himself the Old Folks’ Home, he doesn’t want the Confederacy or any other nosey snoopers knowing that it’s him sending a message to the temple.

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bit off topic, but i love how we are huge fans of the lore & continuity, while the original trilogy just flung stuff at a wall to see what sticks, & each word we examine and try to put in it’s rightful place.

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Tobar said:

If you examine the line carefully:

“Arfour, scramble code five to Coruscant, care of the Old Folks’ Home.”

He’s calling himself the Old Folks’ Home, he doesn’t want the Confederacy or any other nosey snoopers knowing that it’s him sending a message to the temple.

But that’s not what “care of” means…?

It means you’re sending a message to someone via someone else. For example, I don’t have my cousin Bob’s address but I know he sees his mom (my aunt) once a week. If I have her address, I could mail a card to “Bob, C/O Aunt Sue, at Aunt Sue’s address”

I think he is indeed using “old folks home” as a code for Jedi Temple, not himself. And that makes more sense anyway. Why would he refer to himself as an institution?

Fun aside; I never even realized that was a line in the film. I think I’ve only watched AOTC 4 times (twice in the theater, once on dvd, and once on Disney+) which is by far the least number of times I’ve watched any Star Wars movie except TROS (but that’s only b/c TROS has been out for so much less time)