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Re: Who is the best fictional father?

Postby njb902 » Fri Jul 06, 2012 7:47 am

BeastProwl wrote:what about Hank Hill? He's like a real person, I tell you what.


he isn't what I would consider a good father though.
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Re: Who is the best fictional father?

Postby BeastProwl » Fri Jul 06, 2012 8:21 am

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njb902 wrote:
BeastProwl wrote:what about Hank Hill? He's like a real person, I tell you what.


he isn't what I would consider a good father though.

Why not? He's fair in his diciplinary actions, and he teaches his kids the values of life. He is flawed do to how outdated he is, but so was my dad. Hank hill kinda reminds me of my father a bit, but without the southern accent.

His kids never take anything he says to seriously because of how old fashioned he is. I think that's really his main problem.
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Re: Who is the best fictional father?

Postby Dead Metal » Fri Jul 06, 2012 11:13 am

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Sabrblade wrote:God

Wow, seriously? If anything he's the worst father ever, even worse than Kratos.


Now, this is a truly difficult question here, there doesn't seem to be a perfect father person in fiction.

Maybe Splinter? No actually he's also pretty terrible.

Maybe Shredder from the 2002 TMNT show?
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Re: Who is the best fictional father?

Postby Sabrblade » Fri Jul 06, 2012 11:16 am

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Sabrblade wrote:God

Wow, seriously?
I DID NOT WRITE THAT!
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Re: Who is the best fictional father?

Postby njb902 » Fri Jul 06, 2012 11:18 am

BeastProwl wrote:
njb902 wrote:
BeastProwl wrote:what about Hank Hill? He's like a real person, I tell you what.


he isn't what I would consider a good father though.

Why not? He's fair in his diciplinary actions, and he teaches his kids the values of life. He is flawed do to how outdated he is, but so was my dad. Hank hill kinda reminds me of my father a bit, but without the southern accent.

His kids never take anything he says to seriously because of how old fashioned he is. I think that's really his main problem.


he is so closed minded....and kind of bigoted(though we all are to a certain degree).
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Re: Who is the best fictional father?

Postby Dead Metal » Fri Jul 06, 2012 12:11 pm

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Dead Metal wrote:
Sabrblade wrote:God

Wow, seriously?
I DID NOT WRITE THAT!

I know, I was just expressing my amazement.
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Re: Who is the best fictional father?

Postby MightyMagnus78 » Fri Jul 06, 2012 2:11 pm

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Marlin from Finding Nemo?
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Re: Who is the best fictional father?

Postby Nemesis Jason » Sat Jul 07, 2012 2:25 am

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Darth Vader...I mean who doesn't want a red lightsabre wielding, deep-voiced, dark force emitting freak of nature.
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Re: Who is the best fictional father?

Postby Sabrblade » Sat Jul 07, 2012 8:01 am

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Nemesis Jason wrote:Darth Vader...I mean who doesn't want a red lightsabre wielding, deep-voiced, dark force emitting freak of nature.
He killed his son's mentor, had his son's only known family murdered, tried to turn his son towards evil, slaughtered innocent children, kidnapped/imprisoned/tortured his own daughter, stood by idly as his daughter's home planet and people were annihilated, all on top of many actions of murderous villainy and wickedness. His only redeeming actions (saving his son from Palpatine) came much later after years and years of tyrannical evilness. He is far from being the best father. [-(
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Re: Who is the best fictional father?

Postby njb902 » Sat Jul 07, 2012 8:58 am

Sabrblade wrote:
Nemesis Jason wrote:Darth Vader...I mean who doesn't want a red lightsabre wielding, deep-voiced, dark force emitting freak of nature.
He killed his son's mentor, had his son's only known family murdered, tried to turn his son towards evil, killed innocent children, kidnapped/imprisoned/tortured his own daughter, stood by idly as his daughter's home planet and people were annihilated, all on top of many actions of murderous villainy and wickedness. His only redeeming actions (saving his son from Palpatine) came much later after years and years of tyrannical evilness. He is far from being the best father. [-(


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Re: Who is the best fictional father?

Postby Sabrblade » Sat Jul 07, 2012 9:28 am

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My friend's reason for Mufasa being the best were:
1. He raises Simba on the righteous path to kinghood, mentoring him at a young age.
2. He bravely saves Simba twice from being killed, risking his own life both times (even losing his life during the second rescue).
3. He returns after his death to set Simba back on the right path to save their home and loved ones.
4. After Simba got into trouble with the hyenas, Mufasa's berating him was more of that a caring, concerned father than a harsh, scolding father, and his talk with Simba led to the two of them becoming even closer as father and son. How many fathers do you know who berate their sons and ultimately grow closer to them because of that? ;)
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Re: Who is the best fictional father?

Postby MightyMagnus78 » Sun Jul 15, 2012 5:11 pm

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What about Spike? ;)
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Re: Who is the best fictional father?

Postby BeastProwl » Sun Aug 12, 2012 6:19 pm

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MightyMagnus78 wrote:What about Spike? ;)

what ABOUT spike? He was just like HIS father, a cookie cutter personality. I mean, come on. He left his son, with the autobots, while he flew off into space with bumblebee. And later on in the series, he brings him along on missions with him and the autobots. I liked the whole "Saving him by turning him into a headmaster" bit, but really, thats all I can remember about him, and if I recal, even that was his fault for having his son along in the first place. If your goint to adventure off into spca, leave the kid with mom.

Vegeta's a better father than Spike.
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Re: Who is the best fictional father?

Postby SentinelA » Wed Sep 19, 2012 6:28 pm

SlyTF1 wrote:Sentinel Prime!!!

Uncle Ben!!!

No.

DARTH VADER!

No. Worst father ever
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