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Re: KASUs

Post by Tobias_Marco » Fri Dec 04, 2009 3:04 pm

Andalites bodies are covered in fur, so they don't wear cloths. Humans are the only race we have seen wear cloths, not counting armbands on Hork-Bajir on the Blade Ship.

So how is it they can morph skin tight clothing at all?!?
Yes I know the books were writen for 11-16 year olds, and it would be all kinds of wrong to have pre-teens reading about other 11-16 year olds being cloths-less just before going into battle, but it does bother me just a little bit. (Just not as most of the other stuff on the list. I just wanted to get your thoughts on it.)
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Re: KASUs

Post by capnnerefir » Fri Dec 04, 2009 3:12 pm

Tobias_Marco wrote:Andalites bodies are covered in fur, so they don't wear cloths. Humans are the only race we have seen wear cloths, not counting armbands on Hork-Bajir on the Blade Ship.)
Book 26 wrote:Their midsection was bare of clothing and looked weirdly like an
accordion...
This is describing Iskoort. Although it is never explicitly stated, this line implies that the Iskoort wore clothing on other parts of their bodies.

In answer to your actual question, though, we have to file that under suspension of disbelief, since it in no way contradicts anything stated anywhere else in the series. While it may not necessarily make perfect sense scientifically, that's where the fiction part comes in. Thus, while you raise a good point, I don't think it qualifies as a KASU.

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Re: KASUs

Post by Tobias_Marco » Fri Dec 04, 2009 6:02 pm

Yeah, but the Iskoort are also said to be the strangerst and most anoing race in the universe.
Also their home world is too far away to travle to.
Remember the part where Jake had guide show Ax a star chart?
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Re: KASUs

Post by Current » Fri Dec 04, 2009 7:56 pm

Andalites may not have clothes, but they have stuff like translation chips, etc. that are not part of their body and they would want to keep in their morphs. Morphing clothes could work as an extension of the same mechanism.
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Re: KASUs

Post by Luna May » Tue Dec 08, 2009 12:34 am

On a related point, don't the Helmacrons wear silver one-pieces?

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Wikipedia wrote: They dress in silver colored one-piece suits with turquoise or magenta collars depending on their ship.
So yeah, I guess that could make humans seem more or less strange from the galaxy's PoV.
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Re: KASUs

Post by Beckyno1 » Tue Dec 08, 2009 9:59 am

Of course we're strange. No alien can beat our strangeness..... :offtop: to myself!
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Re: KASUs

Post by Luna May » Tue Dec 08, 2009 2:23 pm

*steals your sign and runs away with it to Gearworld*

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Re: KASUs

Post by Tobias_Marco » Tue Dec 08, 2009 2:28 pm

...of how to be a loon.


No, wait.

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Re: KASUs

Post by capnnerefir » Tue Dec 08, 2009 2:38 pm

Luna May wrote:So yeah, I guess that could make humans seem more or less strange from the galaxy's PoV.
Races that wear clothing are just odd. Andalites? NO clothing, and they're more advanced than most of the galaxy. Ellimist? No clothing (no body either, but that's a different story). Howlers? No clothing, unless you count weapons. Pemalites? I doubt they had pants.

Really, we should all just be naked. I'll go first.

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Re: KASUs

Post by Tobias_Marco » Tue Dec 08, 2009 2:57 pm

I'm sorry, but you aren't getting me to take off my cloths.
...and even if you did get all of us to take our cloths off, what would it matter?
We can't even see each other!
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