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Gundam SEED Was Never Good Part II: Coordinators Suck Ass

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Another thing occured to me as I thought about how bad the CE era programs of Gundam were. Despite being the targets of discrimination and possible genoicide, Coordinators are utterly unsympathetic.

Think about what a Coordinator is. No, let's think about what it is not. It isn't the same as a Newytpe. You can't MAKE a Newtype. Best you can do is an artificial Newtype ("Cyber-Newtype"), and they're usually unstable fuckwits like Four Murasame or Rosamia Badam. No, you can't make a Newtype. Newtypes are supposed to be the natural evolution of mankind. Coordinators may have increased spatial awareness at times, but they aren't the progression of mankind's evolution.

Big! Big! Big O!

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Who doesn't love The Big O? I mean, besides Mike Lazzo and Kim Manning of Adult Swim. No, they prefer Tim and Eric's "humor" abortions and stoner cartoons.

Did the show need a third season? I think a small OVA would suit it, or a movie, to clear up some of the unsolved mysteries and strange events that seemed to go unexplained or even all that hinted toward explanation. However, I think many of the answers you might be looking for are already in the show, if youre paying attention. I just recently watched it for the sixth or seventh time, and I finally have a good working theory as to what occured, and evidence to support it. I may just present my argument here.

Gentlemen.

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How are you gentlemen?

Gentlemen, I like Pokémon.
Gentlemen, I like Pokémon.

Gentlemen, I love Pokémon.

I like Turtwig.
I liek Mudkips (who doesn't?).
I like aggresive Pokémon.
I like defensive Pokémon.

In fields, on bicycle roads, in caves, on tundra, in desert, on sea, in sky, in mud, in abandoned power plants.

I like single battles, I like earning money. I like withdrawing, I like changing up. I like running away from wild Pokémon too strong for my newbies. I love every aspect of Pokémon, save for the cartoon past the first season, or the puzzle games.

I like blowing away the Bug-Types with Thunder.

When an enemy loses all his HP, my heart dances.

I like crushing the enemy Pokémon with the Blastoise saved in my Silver game.

When I mowed down the Elite Four, who fled screaming from their headquarters, with a team of level 100 Pokémon, my heart leapt.

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