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    Nov 11, 2007, 2:36 PM - A Question for the younger crowd- #1

    This is question is for the younger crowd- I guess you could say anyone under the age of 20 or so:

    Most of the SW fans are old enough that they grew up with the Original Trilogy of movies, Episodes 4-6, and as such those movies are the ones that they are most fond of.

    So for the under 20 crowd, having grown up with The Prequel trilogy, are you more fond of those episodes then the original trilogy?

    Phil
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    Nov 11, 2007, 2:42 PM - Re: A Question for the younger crowd- #2

    hellopike said: View Post
    This is question is for the younger crowd- I guess you could say anyone under the age of 20 or so:

    Most of the SW fans are old enough that they grew up with the Original Trilogy of movies, Episodes 4-6, and as such those movies are the ones that they are most fond of.

    So for the under 20 crowd, having grown up with The Prequel trilogy, are you more fond of those episodes then the original trilogy?

    Phil
    I actually grew up with the original trilogy-been into it since I was 5

    Im 19 now

    -tubachris
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    Nov 11, 2007, 3:44 PM - Re: A Question for the younger crowd- #3

    Born in '87, but grew up with the original trilogy, and the only prequel I really like is the EP1. I got the DVD set with the original footage. No special edition, no 21st century graphics, just the good ol' original (though with some film clean up for clarity).

    I was upset when they screwed up the DVD special edition of the orioginal trilogy. There were glitches all over the place, from ANH Luke's lgihtsaber being green then blue, to the digital cutting of those TIE fighters (the brown boxes around them as they fly), were all throughout. It was a hack job. No reason why that should have gotten past Lucas or anyone else.
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    Nov 11, 2007, 4:19 PM - Re: A Question for the younger crowd- #4

    I'll throw this entire thing into a loop. I'm not part of the younger crowd here, went to see the original SW when I was 9 back in 1977. Today, I enjoy much more watching the 3 newer movies than the older ones. From the characters, to the technology used in making the films, I like the newer ones far better.
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    Nov 11, 2007, 4:46 PM - Re: A Question for the younger crowd- #5

    I was born in '92 but I still grew up on the OT and proudly prefer it. Although all I had were versions that were vhs tapes recorded off of tv (remember the days before tivo lol) and I didn't have ROTJ for a very long time either. I never liked the prequels as much as the OT.
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    Nov 11, 2007, 5:51 PM - Re: A Question for the younger crowd- #6

    I'm born in 1988, but I grew up with the Original Trilogy. And I mean the ORIGINAL, as I saw ANH in 1992, when I was 4, and fell in love with them instantly. Then saw the special edition in the cinemas in 1997. So yeah, I've been with the original for longer than the prequels.

    ESB is still my favorite.
  7. Nov 11, 2007, 6:23 PM - Re: A Question for the younger crowd- #7

    i first watched ESB at my friends house and thought it sucked pretty hard. but then they took me to see it in theatres (in 97, when the remakes were out) and it was downhill from there! but no, im not more fond of the new trilogy. although, epi 2 is in my top three, and epi 3 was kinda a monumental event for me and some choice friends
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    Nov 11, 2007, 6:28 PM - Re: A Question for the younger crowd- #8

    I'm about 19 and grew up with the OT as well. Still love is so much. My parents wouldn't let me watch ESB for a while because it was "too violent". Wow I was sheltered. Now I love ESB probably the most. I loved Ep 1 when it first came out. Also I remember 97 goign to taco bell all the time getting those sweet toys... good times...
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    Nov 11, 2007, 6:43 PM - Re: A Question for the younger crowd- #9

    I was born in 86, Today I turned 21. I'm going to tell everybody the truth. I used to think that Star Wars movies were BORING . I started getting interest in them just a couple years back when I saw Jango as cardboard standup where I worked. Back then I used to think that the mando armor was used by an average troop . So my interest in Jango resulted in renting AOTC. Since then I got hooked and I'm a big fan now. So you can say that I prefer the Prequels than the originals. ROTS is the only one I got to see at the theaters.
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    Nov 11, 2007, 6:53 PM - Re: A Question for the younger crowd- #10

    I remember when Episode 1 came out, me and my buddies would have lightsaber fights in the hallways of our high-school. I liked the newer trilogy but They still don't compare to the original trilogy.
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    Nov 11, 2007, 7:18 PM - Re: A Question for the younger crowd- #11

    I'm 20 today and I grew up on the original trilogy and got my main star wars bug from when the special editions came out in theaters. Even with that though I really enjoyed Episode 1 since that was the first thing I had watched after the originals. plus I had E1 on dvd for like a year before we got the 3 originals on VHS
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    Nov 11, 2007, 7:46 PM - Re: A Question for the younger crowd- #12

    My daughter is 5 and she prefers the original trilogy. I really figured she would like Episode 1 since Anakin was kid, but she almost always picks one of the original to watch, she even prefers the original on Lego Star Wars. Jango was the first character not out of the original that she wanted a costume of. She most often plays with the toys from the original also.
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    Nov 11, 2007, 8:25 PM - Re: A Question for the younger crowd- #13

    Im 16 i like the special affects in ep 3 but man you cant beat the original
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    Nov 11, 2007, 8:38 PM - Re: A Question for the younger crowd- #14

    You just cant beat the original. Even being part of a Younger crowd, I think we still mostly grew up with the OT, being the ones the parents had on in the background.

    I think my VHS copy of ROTJ ripped off TV is still somewhere in the house... Good times.
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    Nov 11, 2007, 8:43 PM - Re: A Question for the younger crowd- #15

    Born in '89, I also grew up with the classic trilogy. I'm not a big fan of the prequels, I just love the classic too much!
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    Nov 11, 2007, 9:25 PM - Re: A Question for the younger crowd- #16

    I'm 18, and I am a bigger fan of the OT than the prequels. I grew up with the OT. I remember going to see TPM in theaters with all my friends, but I still liked ESB better. Even when Ep2 came out, I liked the OT more. I guess it all depends on what you saw first, what made you a fan.
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    Nov 11, 2007, 9:29 PM - Re: A Question for the younger crowd- #17

    Born in 88 and I started watching them when I was 5, when USA showed ESB over the weekend got hooked. I only watch the Original Trilogy at my work, the unedited DVDs too, cant stand how they got butchered in the Special Edition. And I am proud to say I am the second youngest at my work and I have beaten my co workers who watched them them on the big screen back in the day at trivia.
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    Nov 11, 2007, 9:55 PM - Re: A Question for the younger crowd- #18

    I think it depends on personal preference. Like, are you open to new things, or are you a purist etc. I saw the OT first, and I wish it to be untouched but I love the prequels also, and the EU. Others may not like the EU, but again that's personal preference.

    That makes us all different :-)

    So for the under 20 crowd, having grown up with The Prequel trilogy, are you more fond of those episodes then the original trilogy?
    Actually, the prequels came out in 1999. Those who are born in '89 were 10 at the time, and those born in 1992-1993-1994 were old enough to understand the originals as well. But where you were introduced to them depends too. I had a great uncle who let me watch the movies, so it's all thanks to him.
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    Nov 11, 2007, 10:17 PM - Re: A Question for the younger crowd- #19

    Yes. I prefer episode 2 and 3 over all the older ones.
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    Nov 12, 2007, 10:43 AM - Re: A Question for the younger crowd- #20

    Age 19 until December 31st, 2007.

    I grew up with Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi. I didn't even know STAR WARS existed until mom actually bought the 3 VHS package for Christmas one year. The other two were recorded off of the TV. Then they came out in theaters a few years later with STAR WARS being retitled A New Hope, and then I saw Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi again; ROTJ being my favourite at the time. Then The Phantom Menace came out, which I loved, then came Attack of the Clones, I only saw it once in theaters, and have still pretty much only seen it once. When I saw Revenge of the Sith in theaters, this opened up my interest in Star Wars again.
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    Nov 12, 2007, 11:44 AM - Re: A Question for the younger crowd- #21

    I have every release of Star Wars... Every Version... The original release of 4-6 in a VHS Box Set, and on DVD, as well as the Special Editions, and the Prequel Adapted Editions. I also have all the Prequels as well, on VHS and DVD..

    I must be the only person here so far to not see it as one better than the other, but as a progression of the story.... I love the story throughout... Now being Anakins life story instead of Luke Skywalkers, yet i can still appreciate either... I do prefer the lightsaber duels and fight scenes in the prequels better, but also I love the classic stances and combat in the originals, showing a rookie Luke up against a time beaten mechanical sith... shows the struggle being even between the two..

    But one thing is for certain... Jar Jar is no C-3PO replacement..

    Is there anyone else on here that still watches them in this order.. 4, 5, 6, 1, 2, 3...? I get that way sometimes, more enjoyable...
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    Nov 12, 2007, 11:59 AM - Re: A Question for the younger crowd- #22

    Born in 1981, saw ROTJ in the theater at the wee age of 2 and grew up on the OT. I consider the PT and OT to be equal, with some aspects of the PT better than the OT and vice versa. It's all Star Wars to me and each movie has its strengths and weaknesses.
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    Nov 12, 2007, 12:01 PM - Re: A Question for the younger crowd- #23

    A good story is a good story, timeless and not defined by better special effects.
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    Nov 12, 2007, 12:47 PM - Re: A Question for the younger crowd- #24

    Born in '83 - Though I never saw the OT in the theaters, I did watch them on TV. They would come one like once a year on TNN (or whatever the staion was back then). It was a huge family event - My dad, brother and I would all watch them together...while my mom pretended to watch...

    My brother was born in '74 and grew up with Star Wars and was a huge fan too growing up.

    I have seen every NT movie on opening day, but they don't compared to IV-VI.

    I-III are pretty bad and incosistent...But I still have an appreciation for them.

    I am working on a Jango costume, but not because I like the character - it's because his costume is awesome, and more kids (9 and younger) recognize him... So it will be more fun to troop with.
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    Nov 12, 2007, 3:08 PM - Re: A Question for the younger crowd- #25

    I'm 20, and I like both OT and PT. I try not to compare.

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