Why is Tails hated so much?

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Why is Tails hated so much?

Post by rayzor06 » Sun Oct 13, 2019 2:19 am

I read a lot of hater comments about him... Why is he so hated there? Same goes for one of the editors of the site...

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Re: Why is Tails hated so much?

Post by RetroBob » Sun Oct 13, 2019 3:35 pm

Tails is Sonic's friend... maybe people are jealous.
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Re: Why is Tails hated so much?

Post by Crusty Starfish » Sun Oct 13, 2019 7:43 pm

Hold on,that's worded like 2 questions? Why is Tails hated so much and why is one of the editors of the site? :D

In answer to the 1st - Tails is great!

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Re: Why is Tails hated so much?

Post by NickThorpe » Mon Oct 14, 2019 12:59 pm

There are many, varied reasons why people don't like Tails, some of which are more valid than others.

In the Sonic games, Tails can cause problems during single-player games where he's able to tag along. Most memorably, he quite often runs into bombs in Sonic 2's special stages, but he can also interfere in boss fights. In the 3D games, Tails is saddled with relatively uninteresting play styles. In Sonic Adventure, his racing stages are largely unchanged from Sonic's, and in Sonic Adventure 2 his shooting stages are largely a slower rehash of E-102's stages from the first game.

As a character, Tails has often been portrayed as being a bit whiny and weak. This varies a lot - Sonic The Comic often saw Sonic treat him as an annoyance (although it's fair to say that Sonic was spectacularly rude), and some of the cartoons cast him as an "annoying little brother" type, but this wasn't so much the case in the games. However, some of his voice lines in the early 3D games were pretty cringeworthy. This has improved a lot in recent years thanks to some improved writing, as his intelligence has been emphasised and he gets to verbally spar with Sonic a little more.

Then there's the meta aspect - what Tails represents for the series. There's a widespread view that Sonic is a series with too many characters, many of whom don't add an awful lot of value to the series. While Tails is generally better developed and more interesting than most of them, he was also the first major character added to the series. As a result, some people see him as the start of a major problem for the Sonic series.

Personally I think Tails is just fine, and I'm never upset to see him in a Sonic game. But subjective opinions being what they are, you'll always find a hater.
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Re: Why is Tails hated so much?

Post by Shinobi » Mon Oct 14, 2019 2:44 pm

I thought that Smarmy Bee (or whatever he was called) was more hated. In Sonic the Comic everybody hated that bee, at least Tails had his own comic strip.

The last sonic the comic I read Robotnik kills Tails it ends with Sonic calling Robotnik “a murderer”.
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Re: Why is Tails hated so much?

Post by Spector » Mon Oct 14, 2019 4:11 pm

Tails is seen as the Scrappy Doo of the series which is quite an insult when you think about it
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Re: Why is Tails hated so much?

Post by rayzor06 » Tue Oct 22, 2019 3:50 pm

By the way, I said one of the authors because there was a guy who wrote a very rude article about Tails... He said he was joking but it was so terrible and his action was so rude...
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Re: Why is Tails hated so much?

Post by Nin10dofan » Sat Oct 26, 2019 1:34 am

I think it's cause tails cheats ! 🙈🙉🙊 ....i think

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Re: Why is Tails hated so much?

Post by DPrinny » Fri Nov 01, 2019 7:47 am

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Re: Why is Tails hated so much?

Post by rayzor06 » Sat Feb 15, 2020 5:16 am

Crusty Starfish wrote:
Sun Oct 13, 2019 7:43 pm
Hold on,that's worded like 2 questions? Why is Tails hated so much and why is one of the editors of the site? :D

In answer to the 1st - Tails is great!
Just read "To hate Tails"... That post will upset you I guess so much...

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Re: Why is Tails hated so much?

Post by ToxieDogg » Fri Feb 28, 2020 10:24 am

I really like him, prefer using him to Sonic actually (Sonic always feels like he's trying way too hard to be 'cool' and 'edgy')
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Re: Why is Tails hated so much?

Post by kiwimike » Sun Mar 29, 2020 3:33 pm

Lol probably the same reason Scrappy doo pisses me off on Scooby doo

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Re: Why is Tails hated so much?

Post by rayzor06 » Thu Apr 16, 2020 7:43 pm

kiwimike wrote:
Sun Mar 29, 2020 3:33 pm
Lol probably the same reason Scrappy doo pisses me off on Scooby doo
And what's that nonsense reason?

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Re: Why is Tails hated so much?

Post by psj3809 » Fri Apr 17, 2020 6:45 am

Where do we start ? A stupid childish character ! Ruined Scooby Doo !

Surely theres not people out there who thought it was a good addition ?!

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Re: Why is Tails hated so much?

Post by Alex79uk2 » Sat Apr 18, 2020 4:05 am

rayzor06 wrote:
Thu Apr 16, 2020 7:43 pm
kiwimike wrote:
Sun Mar 29, 2020 3:33 pm
Lol probably the same reason Scrappy doo pisses me off on Scooby doo
And what's that nonsense reason?
Seems an interesting thing to jump on - Scrappy Doo is pretty much universally hated by everyone!
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