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What is the significance of the Element of Harmony in Spike's stash during the S2E10?

We know from the season premiere that there are 6 Elements of Harmony, but does a 7th one exist, perhaps linked to Sunset Shimmer or any other pony? I am asking this because in Secret of My Excess, ...
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Why does Spike eat gems in My Little Pony Friendship is Magic?

In My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic Spike is a Dragon that eat gemstones. Here's some proof for the distrustful: Maybe it's me that don't know a lot about the Dragons lore, but it's the first time ...
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Is there a superhero who has notably super-strong teeth?

My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic season 5 episode 18 “Crusaders of the Lost Mark” has a colt with “super teeth”, who can lift a heavy see-saw by grabbing one end with his teeth. (This pony ...
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The Tree of Applejack's Parents?

At the end of "The Perfect Pear" episode of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, the Apple family somehow spot a tree that sprouted from Bright Mac and Buttercup's seeds at one of the local orchards --...
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What was Star Swirl the Bearded's spell *supposed* to do?

"From one to another, another to one. A mark of one's destiny singled out alone, fulfilled." — Star Swirl the Bearded's unfinished spell In Magical Mystery Cure, Princess Celestia sends Twilight ...
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Does Tempest have a Cutie Mark?

In My Little Pony: The Movie (2017), Tempest Shadow is never shown with a cutie mark. As an adult she is always wearing her suit of armor, and as a filly in a flashback she doesn't appear to (yet) ...
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I have a portrait in the classroom and a bust in the library. Who am I?

I would like to find out the identity of a certain horse who I believe we see only in works of art within the My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic series. This horse has a framed portrait in the ...
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Is “A Bird in the Hoof” a reference to “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets?”

In Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets chapter 12, Harry Potter has a meeting with the most powerful wizard Headmaster Dumbledore, the one who everyone either respects or fears. In the meeting, ...
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Was the original Pinkie Pie destroyed at the Mirror Pool? [closed]

"Pinkie Pie" is one of the mane 6 in "My Little Pony, Friendship is Magic". Being a pony with a "cutie mark" she is touched by some of the most powerful magic in the land, though she is not a magic-...
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Are there other artwork foreshadowings in “My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic”, like the one in the pilot?

My 5 year old daughter showed me this while we were re-watching the pilot episode of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic. This is very early in the episode, and long before the "bad pony" has been ...
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How does Sunset have a home?

Since the 2018 Equestria Girls special Forgotten Friendship confirmed that Sunset is indeed not homeless, one now has to ask: how can she have a home? since her not having any Earth money, official ID'...
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Are these songs from “My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic”?

Are these songs from "My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic"?
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How much do alicorns weigh?

It's been established in another post the weights of Pegasi, unicorns, and Earth ponies, but one there's one thing I haven't figured out that's related to that: how much do alicorns weigh?
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What's the explanation for Luna's change in appearance?

At the end of the 2-part first season opener, Friendship Is Magic, Nightmare Moon is turned into Luna. Her appearance as Luna is like any of the other regular ponies. In the season 2 episode Lesson ...
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Why do the Cutie Mark Crusaders live with their sisters instead of their parents?

In My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, the Cutie Mark Crusaders (i.e. Scootaloo, Sweetie Belle, and Applebloom) apparently live with their big sisters (i.e. Rainbow Dash, Rarity, and Applejack). ...
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Is the scene where Twilight Sparkle retrieves the Staff of Sacanas an homage to something?

Twilight Sparkle descending from the clouds in an angelic pose holding the Staff of Sacanas looks really familiar. My instinct is it's a reference to an old painting. Where is it from?
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What are the rules for using “Nobody” and “Nopony”?

I recently watched an episode of My Little Pony where Twilight says "Nobody". It's in the episode "Over A Barrel" where she says "Why won't anybody be rational or reasonable?" This runs contrary to ...
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Does Sunset Shimmer have a human equivalent?

Sunset Shimmer, to the best of my understanding, is a pony who was sent to Canterlot High by Princess Celestia. We've seen plenty of human counterparts including counterparts for all of the main ...
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How does equestria justify the changling famine (if it exists)?

So in the season two finale for mlp:friendship is magic it's revealed that's there's a whole nation of changlings that feeds on love kept segregated from the rest of pony society. Now I get that ...
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How long is a pony year/season?

As we see in the MLP universe the ponies themselves have control over when seasons change (via Winter Wrap Up, Fall Run, etc) so there is no natural reason for seasons to change. Is there any ...
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Do we know if mares outnumber the stallions in Ponyville?

From what I've seen in the My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic cartoons it seems like there are many more mares than stallions. I'm not talking about speaking roles exclusively. It seems in general, ...
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Are only hoofed creatures sentient?

In My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic I've noticed that creatures such as ponies, buffalo, and sheep will speak, while rabbits and other woodland creatures make vaguely intelligible chirping/babbling ...
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Can multiple ponies have the same special Talent?

Can multiple ponies (especially unicorns) have the same talent? Could another unicorn have Twilight's talent for magic, for example?
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How did Princess Cadence rule over the Crystal Empire if it had vanished?

I think this might be a plot hole because if it had vanished, how the heck would she have been able to rule it?
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Is Pinkie Pie psychic in My Little Pony:Friendship is Magic?

In Equestria Girl movies and some MLP episodes it seems like Pinkie Pie knows what going to happen before it does like in Equestria Girls 1 she knows that Twilight Sparkle isn't from their world, but ...
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Does Equestria have elections?

The country of Equestria in My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic seems to be a dual monarchy (or, if you want to be strict with language, a principality) ruled by Princesses Celestia and Luna (with a ...
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What is the relative scale of the My Little Pony universe?

Quite simply, how do the people(?) and things in the MLP universe compare to real-world equivalents? Are the ponies the size of people, or RL ponies? Or smaller/bigger? How about things like trees or ...
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How much does Celestia know about Zecora?

Have the two - Princess Celestia and Zecora - ever met in the canon works? (comics including). I guess Princess Celestia might know of Zecora from Twilight's friendship reports, and possibly from Luna ...
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When was Starswirl the Bearded alive in relation to the events of the MLP: FIM TV show?

Starswirl the Bearded is referenced often enough in My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic to be clear that he was an important character in the history of the universe the show is based in. But, I ...
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What is the speck moving in the sky in the very last scene of My Little Pony: FIM S6 E2?

In the newest episode of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, S6 E2 “The Crystalling, part 2”, at the very last scene before the end credits start, there's a small moving speck visible in the sky. ...
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Was this official picture ever commented on by the MLP:FiM show staff?

As some people may know, the official MLP:FiM collectable card game is notorious for reusing show pictures / flash puppet / vectors from the actual show for the artwork used on most of the cards (...
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Who are the two yellow mares in the season 5 poster?

At the middle of season 5 of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, Hasbro has released a partly censored S5 cast poster. The poster shows most of the cast of the season, with many characters hidden by ...
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Is “My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic” canon with Star Trek?

Inspired by the various answers and questions about ET and Star Wars based on a cameo, I wanted to know is Star Trek and My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic in the same Multiverse? Now before you go ...
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Pony ages in My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic

What is the actual age of the following ponies: Twilight Sparkle Pinkie Pie Rarity Apple Jack Rainbow Dash Fluttershy Princess Luna Princess Celestia Granny Smith So let's add some constraints: ...
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What does the Mirror Pool actually duplicate?

In My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic Season 3, Episode 3: Too Many Pinkie Pies, Pinkie Pie uses the Mirror Pool to make clones of herself so that she can have fun in multiple places simultaneously. ...
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What is the name of the river that flows through Ponyville?

Most of the maps of Equestria show a river flowing through Ponyville but I have not found one where the river is named (see example below). What is the name of the river that flows through Ponyville?
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Why does Rainbow Dash refer to herself as a billy?

In the episode Sonic Rainboom, right near the start you hear Rainbow Dash refer to herself as a 'Billy'? The only reference I can find to this is a 'male goat'. Why would she say that?
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Why did Starswirl the Bearded invent an 'amniomorphic spell'?

In My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic (S2 E4, Luna Eclipsed), one of the main characters, Twilight Sparkle, was extolling the virtues of a wizard from ancient times, called Starswirl the Bearded. She ...
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Do the ponies of Equestria have non-exile space travel?

In the first story arc of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, Is there any indication that the ponies of Equestria have access to space travel in any way, whether technological or magical, that they ...
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What is Zephyr Breeze's special talent according to his Cutie Mark?

Typically, in the MLP universe, once a pony realizes their special talent, their Cutie Mark materializes and that pony spends their lives utilizing that skill, having realized that it was what they ...
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Were Celestia and Luna born as alicorn?

Disclaimer: This question contains unmarked spoilers for season six of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic. By now, most people should have seen the episodes here discussed, but just in case avoid the ...
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How powerful is Twilight Sparkle?

Over the course of season one it seemed as though Twilights repertoire of magic was rather narrow, but as season two has progressed she has gained more and more magical power. She can perform time and ...
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What is the weight of ponies of the My Little Pony universe?

The question of ponies' height has been thoroughly researched: it looks like the adult ponies are around 100 - 120 cm (3 ft. 4 in. to 4 feet) high. But how much do they weigh?
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Do any of the other “Mane Six” have surnames?

By-and-large, surnames seem to be completely ignored in My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic - with two exceptions that I can think of: Mr. and Mrs. Cake The Apple Family, though none of this family ...
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What does Derpy's cutie mark mean?

This is Derpy: As we know, in the MLP:FiM universe, cutie marks indicate a pony's special talent or individualizing feature. Derpy's is a bunch of bubbles. What does this cutie mark mean? Or, more ...
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Why does Princess Twilight Sparkle's castle lack guards and other servants?

Both the Castle of the Two Sisters (Princesses Celestia/Luna) and the Crystal Empire (Princess Cadence) contain several guards and other useful servants to help maintain things. Yet, the only ponies ...
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I have a statue on a fountain near the town hall in Ponyville. Who am I?

Similar to what b_jonas did in his question I have a portrait in the classroom and a bust in the library. Who am I?, I too was wondering about a statue that appear in the MLP:FiM show. This is a very ...
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What is the significance of the background alicorns?

In Lesson Zero, Twilight worries about being sent back to Magic Kindergarten, and we see her daydream about a room full of foals teasing her: In the back row on the right, we have a filly with both ...
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Who is the green bearded painter unicorn in S6 E4 “On Your Marks”?

The recent episode S6 E4 “On Your Marks” of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic has a short scene of a painting lesson in a studio. There are eight ponies in that scene. We (the fans of the show ...