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    Sticky: Poll: [Chapter] Re: Bleach 577 Spoiler Discussion

    I'm not up on my Bleach lore but I think I recall Kenpachi stealing an asauchi from the fodder shinigami, and it's only in flashbacks set later that we see him with the uniquely-shaped release. I...
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    Sticky: [Chapter] Re: Well...

    I think it has more to do with his perception of natural energy taking a boost than it does with gyudama nullifying jutsu. Maybe Limbo functions like Frogfu and utilizes natural energy to take...
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    Sticky: [Chapter] Re: Naruto 673 Spoiler Discussion

    And clothes aren't part of your DNA either, but apparently the soul works in mysterious ways. Clothing, weapons (for Kin/Gin at least), and implants (Hanzo/Nagato) all become part of a person's soul...
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    Sticky: [Chapter] Re: Naruto 673 Spoiler Discussion

    ... no it's not. Nagato was unstoppable for over a decade (nearly two) with his Paths because 1) he kept it secret (something most ninja do NOT do with their jutsu) and 2) he used the Paths to their...
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    Sticky: [Chapter] Re: Well...

    Limbo has bothered me for a long time. Staring at the pages where Madara uses it, you can see how Madara is like half a mile down field from the bijuu, but on the next page(s) the bijuu are all...
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    Sticky: [Chapter] Re: Naruto 673 Spoiler Discussion

    IIRC, dude had a river of lava thrown at him a few hours before this.
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    Sticky: [Chapter] Re: Naruto 673 Spoiler Discussion

    Well, Guesses #1 and #2 both seem to be right. Naruto has some sort of power to manipulate life AND he gets bijuu tech. I envisioned him using multiple partial transformations at once, but applying...
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    Poll: [Chapter] Re: Naruto 672 Discussion / 673 Predictions

    Why the hell didn't Jiraiya teach Naruto sage mode? Or Nagato, for that matter? Did he even teach it to Minato or did he have to guess and/or hitch a ride to Myobokuzan with the frogs too?
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    Poll: [Chapter] Re: Naruto 672 Discussion / 673 Predictions

    TECHNICALLY Trunks attacked Cell when he was going perfect. And he was swatted away like a bug so... I'm going to assume that's what would've happened to Madara.
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    Poll: [Chapter] Re: Naruto 672 Spoiler Discussion

    It's not dying just to show power. It's dying to protect his comrades, and he gave enough time for Naruto and Sasuke to be revived. Not pointless. Very pointy, in fact.
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    Poll: [Chapter] Re: Naruto 672 Spoiler Discussion

    Naruto just pushed back his death so he can have an actual death scene with a sappy conversation and everything.

    Guy will die. Guy will die. Guy will die.
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    Poll: [Chapter] Re: Naruto 671 Discussion / 672 Predictions

    This is where it gets weird for me. So an ancient and decrepit Madara presumably met the Sage under the same circumstances as Sasuke, but he never had a chance to meet him under the same...
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    Poll: [Chapter] Re: Naruto 671 Discussion / 672 Predictions

    I don't think he intended anything at the time except stealing Hashirama's power except what little hints were at the MS level of the Uchiha tablet. From his convo with Hashi before he defects for...
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    Poll: [Chapter] Re: Naruto 671 Discussion / 672 Predictions

    I said that it's like automatic, and that's exactly the thing that contributed to his death in my idea. Hashirama has cells (see: entire Part II). His cells do not become... not cells... even if his...
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    Hashirama's death is probably much more simple than we all think. He probably reached the Hayflick limit that Tsunade fears reaching with her regeneration rebirth. Hashirama's regeneration requires...
  16. [Theory] Re: WMG: The true origin of the Mokuton is not Hashirama, beware of the future!

    If I'm right, mokuton is just Hashirama's personal manifestation of Ashura's power, to create 'life'. And if that's true, hopefully it'll take a radically different shape when used by Naruto since he...
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    Poll: [Chapter] Re: Naruto 671 Discussion / 672 Predictions

    Oh! I remembered my prediction from while I was at work. Thought I lost it forever. We all know that Indra's "power" is doujutsu, specifically manifested through sharingan and, when smeared with...
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    It seemed more like the Sage left the vague parts in (about bliss being reached with coexistence blah blah), but Indra added stuff in for his successors specifically.

    And no way will Naruto get a...
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    Poll: [Chapter] Re: Naruto 671 Discussion / 672 Predictions

    Gamamaru is almost certainly the ollllllllld Frog Sage who predicted Naruto would fight a man with powerful eyes. ALTERNATIVELY: Gamamaru is the toad AND the Sage's brother. He was the guy who...
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    Poll: [Chapter] Re: Naruto 671 Discussion / 672 Predictions

    Not "soul", but "chakra". The chakra does carry (among other things) power, consciousness, and memory. So... while I'm not so sure what the fundamental difference between the two is, the soul seems...
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    Mistranslation. Not sure how the scanner mixed up the lineage that's been talked about ad nauseum.
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    Poll: [Chapter] Re: Bleach 574 Discussion / 575 Predictions

    I got the impression that V's power relies on 1) his concentration on one thing at a time, and 2) in some way, the perception of the victim. He's chatty about his 'power' because he wants to get that...
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    Poll: [Chapter] Re: Naruto 671 Spoilers Discussion

    Sometimes it's April Fool's day and sometimes it's just Tuesday.

    This spoiler's got my seal of approval, there's nothing suspect about it at all except for its release on an American half-holiday....
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    Already? That'd be pretty anticlimactic imo.
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    Poll: [Chapter] Re: Naruto 671 Spoilers Discussion

    grumble
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    Poll: [Chapter] Re: Naruto 670 Discussion / 671 Predictions

    Or he was the one who found/inherited/created/whatever sealing jutsu, since he's the one who was somehow helping Hagoromo himself fight the juubi. I really hope it's not ANOTHER jealous brother.
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    Poll: [Chapter] Re: Naruto 670 Discussion / 671 Predictions

    Well now I'm like 99% sure Indra wrote the tablet (I was 91% sure). If that's true, he basically wrote the directions for obtaining mangekyou/rinnegan (eternal magekyou?) so it's likely he was the...
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    The fruit fertilized her @_@

    Seriously though, Hagoromo seems to share some of the heavily inhuman qualities of the juubi. Much like Naruto getting whiskers because of Kushina's pregnancy, it's...
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    I think that when Madara first died, the spirit of Indra moved on to Sasuke. Or, horcruxes AGAIN and they're both incarnations of Indra, fighting to see which wins.
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    This really set off my nerd sensors and kinda washed out the rest of the chapter for me. I just couldn't stop thinking "WHY DID IT EXIST BACK THEN, WHERE ARE THE SPIRALS, WHAT ABOUT BYAKUGAN, WHAT...
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    So, Kimimaro's desgin has a TON in common with Hagoromo's family. He has the same hair-parting zigzags Kaguya had, the hair bead things Hagoromo/Indra/Ashura all have, and similar war paint to...
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    Haters gon' hate.

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    I'd always assumed that because Indra inherited the capacity to unlock rinnegan, the...
  33. [Theory] Re: I WAS RIGHT - On Zetsu being the big bad

    That's why I say it's weird the white Zetsu specifically said he and the other were made with different personalities ("invective" and "vocative"). Seems strange Madara would make countless goofballs...
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    I think the 8th Gate has a no-givesies-backsies mechanic.

    Actually, I think it makes more sense to say that once one opens a Gate (any Gate), it stays open. This is why training with the lesser...
  35. [Discussion] Re: Naruto + 9 Different bijuus Chakra, The Result?

    This, for one. Meeting the beast's last known host was foreshadowing enough. Having the sum total of the juubi's differing chakras should let him meet the last true host of the beast, Rikudou. As far...
  36. [Discussion] Re: Asspulls, plotholes, things you just don't get, and things that Kishi just hasn't gotten to yet.

    Kishi seriously flubbed the entire concept of elemental manipulation. Something so integral to combat should've been fleshed out in Part I not only for the reader's sake, but so that the entire...
  37. [Discussion] Re: Asspulls, plotholes, things you just don't get, and things that Kishi just hasn't gotten to yet.

    To be fair, that totally worked. Even if he figured it out, Jiraiya was distracted for more than long enough for Itachi and Kisame to find Naruto. Itachi seemed like he could care less whether or not...
  38. [Theory] Re: I WAS RIGHT - On Zetsu being the big bad

    Inyouton isn't "his jutsu", technically. Madara certainly didn't invent it and he (and we) can't be sure of the consequences of just creating living beings with full sentience AND sapience. I won't...
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    No. I'll look for the interviews and whatever later if I need to, but I'm like 99% sure Sasuke's role was elevated from simple "genius rival" to "other center-piece of the entire underlying plot"...
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    Not knowing wtf to do with Sasuke? Sasuke was elevated to co-title character status because of editorial meddling. Blame them for that one thing, if anything.
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    Part II has been incredibly bad about inducing that feeling. So many fights are explicitly brought up as being legendary, epic confrontations that we will never see more than a footnote of. Jiraiya...
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    I wouldn't doubt it if Sasuke's there too and they both meet Rikudou and we finally get some first-hand answers for some of this crap.
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    Madara's black sphere. He made a 'perfect shield' style black sphere out of the smaller spheres, and Kakashi (riding on Gaara's sand to get in range) opens up a whole in the middle of it after Minato...
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    It's his only redeemable quality, and even then it often makes him a boring character whole will sit around and do nothing for a hundred chapters if he doesn't think anybody is Hashirama enough for...
  45. [Discussion] Re: Asspulls, plotholes, things you just don't get, and things that Kishi just hasn't gotten to yet.

    Maybe only female Uzumaki can use them. Mito was the first host of Kurama, and she probably taught Kushina how to do what she did/could do. Orochimaru knew of this, and tried to work it out with a...
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    Poll: [Chapter] Re: Naruto 668 Discussion / 669 Predictions

    boiling intensifies

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    Seriously, I don't get why people are calling "asspull" (gods I wish I could erase...
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    Poll: [Chapter] Re: Naruto 668 Discussion / 669 Predictions

    There is no way that was Zabuza.
  48. [Discussion] Re: Asspulls, plotholes, things you just don't get, and things that Kishi just hasn't gotten to yet.

    No shipping stuff please.
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    Poll: [Chapter] Re: Naruto 668 Discussion / 669 Predictions

    Nobody had a parent like Gai's dad, though. It's not that terrible a use of the flashback device. Out of all the things to accuse Kishi of "milking the manga for", I think this flashback is pretty...
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    Poll: [Chapter] Re: Naruto 668 Discussion / 669 Predictions

    Summoning seems different from ninjutsu, even if it's classified as it... sort of. Chakra doesn't need to be turned into anything, it's just exchanged for the body of whatever is being summoned.
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