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  1. CombatBaby's Avatar
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    Jan 21, 2009, 10:11 PM - Luke is an idiot #1

    Now I understand Luke was a bit frightened to find himself iced to a cave ceiling about to be devoured, but after he sliced the Wampa's arm off and ran outside, why didn't he flip around and go kill it off so that he had a warm place to stay.

    He just ran out in the blizzard and didn't even consider going back in.
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    Jan 21, 2009, 10:22 PM - Re: Luke is an idiot #2

    Just one of the many things Luke did wrong...lol...talk to Demagol Aran...He'll give you LOTS of reasons to call Luke an idiot.
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    Jan 21, 2009, 10:24 PM - Re: Luke is an idiot #3

    I've been wondering the same thing for about 20 years!!!!!!!!! LOL
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    Jan 21, 2009, 10:40 PM - Re: Luke is an idiot #4

    Yea . . . common sense . . . warm cave . . . or surrounded by Tauntaun intestines?
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    Jan 21, 2009, 10:52 PM - Re: Luke is an idiot #5

    Rimshot said: View Post
    Yea . . . common sense . . . warm cave . . . or surrounded by Tauntaun intestines?
    i never thought about it like that! yum
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    Jan 21, 2009, 11:30 PM - Re: Luke is an idiot #6

    CombatBaby said: View Post
    i never thought about it like that! yum
    ugh...
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    Jan 22, 2009, 1:23 AM - Re: Luke is an idiot #7

    well the cave wasn't terribly warm if it was sustaining ice on the ceiling. I think Luke left the cave to find a way back to the rebel base, otherwise it didn't seem he was in range to be found by anybody. Most people in a survival situation do not stay where they are. They try to get back or get help. Mostly out of panic. In the original version, not the bloody SE, I always got the impression the lair was full of wampas... like a nest... because of the multiple howls in the cave (maybe it is just me). Luke hadn't received a whole lot of training on his lightsaber by this point (good against remotes is one thing... good against living?) so maybe his best option was to just get the heck out of dodge.
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    Jan 22, 2009, 3:43 AM - Re: Luke is an idiot #8

    Speaking of stupid, why did Boba not just shoot luke etc from the main sail barge in ROTJ?
    We did he feel the need to jet pack his way over there with a long range blaster with sights? Did you want to shoot luke point blank in the face?
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    Jan 22, 2009, 5:28 AM - Re: Luke is an idiot #9

    Dougie Fett said: View Post
    Did you want to shoot luke point blank in the face?
    For the lulz.
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    Jan 22, 2009, 5:55 AM - Re: Luke is an idiot #10

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    well the cave wasn't terribly warm if it was sustaining ice on the ceiling. I think Luke left the cave to find a way back to the rebel base, otherwise it didn't seem he was in range to be found by anybody. Most people in a survival situation do not stay where they are. They try to get back or get help. Mostly out of panic. In the original version, not the bloody SE, I always got the impression the lair was full of wampas... like a nest... because of the multiple howls in the cave (maybe it is just me). Luke hadn't received a whole lot of training on his lightsaber by this point (good against remotes is one thing... good against living?) so maybe his best option was to just get the heck out of dodge.

    if not terribly warm, it would still have been out of the wind, which would have kept frostbite, and hypothermia at bay for longer. And even if not wholy trained with the lightsaber, he was going against a now one armed wampa, probbaly not the hardest of things to fight.
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    Jan 22, 2009, 6:39 AM - Re: Luke is an idiot #11

    He's Luke, what did you expect?

    (Just listen to him scream in Jedi Academy when he falls or Jedi Outcast, it's hilarious)
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    Jan 22, 2009, 6:42 AM - Re: Luke is an idiot #12

    mandosoldier said: View Post
    ...he was going against a now one armed wampa, probbaly not the hardest of things to fight.
    Maybe, but almost any injured animal can be VERY dangerous.
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    Jan 22, 2009, 7:04 AM - Re: Luke is an idiot #13

    Dougie Fett said: View Post
    Speaking of stupid, why did Boba not just shoot luke etc from the main sail barge in ROTJ?
    We did he feel the need to jet pack his way over there with a long range blaster with sights? Did you want to shoot luke point blank in the face?
    To quote Boba from Robot Chicken,"I'm Boba Fett! I'm the greatest bounty hunter ever! (Various sounds from Boba resembling blaster fire.)"
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    Jan 22, 2009, 8:25 AM - Re: Luke is an idiot #14

    Gentlemen, the reasons for all these things are clear. It was in the script. Try as they may no one can escape the will of the script!
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    Jan 22, 2009, 9:33 AM - Re: Luke is an idiot #15

    Also guys, it is just a movie.
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    Jan 22, 2009, 9:54 AM - Re: Luke is an idiot #16

    asok said: View Post
    Also guys, it is just a movie.
    wait... star wars...isn't real?
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    Jan 22, 2009, 10:00 AM - Re: Luke is an idiot #17

    asok said: View Post
    Also guys, it is just a movie.
    My whole sense of reality is now crushed. Im gonna go curl up in a fetal position in the corner now
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    Jan 22, 2009, 10:09 AM - Re: Luke is an idiot #18

    asok said: View Post
    Also guys, it is just a movie.
    yeah but its a historical documentaion....right......IM NOT CRAZY!!
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    Jan 22, 2009, 10:13 AM - Re: Luke is an idiot #19

    DarkeSword2020 said: View Post
    He's Luke, what did you expect?

    (Just listen to him scream in Jedi Academy when he falls or Jedi Outcast, it's hilarious)
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    Jan 22, 2009, 12:14 PM - Re: Luke is an idiot #20

    While I agree that luke wasn't the sharpest vibroblade in the kit. I would agree with asok. But since the films are over twenty five years old they do count as historical documentation and fact. Oh yeah lest not we forget the ever present, "suspension of disbelief" Considering the entire series' success depends on that.
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    Jan 22, 2009, 1:03 PM - Re: Luke is an idiot #21

    if he hadnt gone outside he wouldnt seen obi wan (who wasnt freezing by the way) and never would have gone to dagohba ^_^

    make sense huh!
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    Jan 22, 2009, 1:16 PM - Re: Luke is an idiot #22

    There are just so many times in the movies that one or two shots would have removed Luke and his buddies. And would the fun in that be?
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    Jan 22, 2009, 1:18 PM - Re: Luke is an idiot #23

    well...then we could have had a whole movie on boba fett and the empire....just a thought
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    Jan 22, 2009, 1:40 PM - Re: Luke is an idiot #24

    asok said: View Post
    There are just so many times in the movies that one or two shots would have removed Luke and his buddies. And what would the fun in that be?
    If Stormtroopers were as accurate/precise as Obi-Wan made them out to be when he and Luke saw the shot up Sandcrawler then Luke & co. would have been dead many times over. Luckily for them the only things that Stormtroopers can hit with any accuracy is the broadside of a Sandcrawler.
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    Jan 22, 2009, 2:02 PM - Re: Luke is an idiot #25

    Riceball said: View Post
    If Stormtroopers were as accurate/precise as Obi-Wan made them out to be when he and Luke saw the shot up Sandcrawler then Luke & co. would have been dead many times over. Luckily for them the only things that Stormtroopers can hit with any accuracy is the broadside of a Sandcrawler.

    i can't see anything through mine

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