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#215694 - that **** and those problems? dude what  [+] (12 new replies) 03/02/2014 on Hating - file complaints,... 0
User avatar #215696 - butterisgood (03/02/2014) [-]
that shit as in drugs

those problems as in problems that come with it, like addiction, money, and getting arrrested or whatever
User avatar #215699 - mapleknight (03/02/2014) [-]
addiction and money are nonexistent problems with weed
there's no PHYSICAL addiction created, only a mental dependency
User avatar #215714 - butterisgood (03/02/2014) [-]
ohh, only mental addiction! well, that's okay then!

besides, there's always the thing of getting bored of it, it stops giving you a fix so you search for something that does, then you get into heavier drugs and it's all shit

and how can you say money isn't a problem?
User avatar #215728 - mapleknight (03/02/2014) [-]
>implying you always become obsessive/addicted over everything
alright yeah ok then
dude, it's not a craving. There's not something inside you that says "you need to smoke right now."
Money isn't a problem because addiction isn't a problem.
Anyway, I'm going to stop telling you why weed isn't as bad as you think, and inquire about the smokers. Are they stoners? Are they like OMG 420 LOL STONER? Because I'll get how bad you hate them if they are
User avatar #215775 - butterisgood (03/02/2014) [-]
But...you do think about it. you don't NEED it, but you do think it would be nice to light one every, and that's still something
kk

and they're not those kinds of stoners, but it just pises me off that they do it nonetheless
#215791 - nightmaren (03/02/2014) [-]
You sound like one of those kids in grade 9 who was really secluded throughout gradeschool and was told by his parents that only bad kids drink underage and do drugs, so when you got into highschool and learned that most kids drink and do drugs you got all elitist and pissed like "wow i hate my generation how come everyones such a scumbag im the only good kid left bc im a special snowflake", even though highschool kids have been drinking and doing drugs almost ritually for the past like 9 billion generations.
If you're pissed off simply because they're smoking weed in highschool, you need to wake the fuck up and stop being such a cunt. It's not just your highschool. It's just about every highschool on the goddamn planet
Mapleknight is right, weed isn't really a part of the 'drug problem'. You don't have potheads laying on the sidewalk shivering, trying to get their next fix, like you do with heroine-addicts and meth-addicts.
My dad is 54 years old, he drank and smoked weed in highschool, my mom is 48 years old, she drank and smoke weed in high school. I was one of those kids I mentioned earlier back when I was in grade 9; I was astonished to hear kids in my own grade talking about how much they drank at whatever party, or to learn that they smoke weed, but I got over it pretty quickly and realized that's the way it works, and that's the way it always has. Get over it.
User avatar #215800 - butterisgood (03/02/2014) [-]
But i dont hate my generation, i hang out with them and stuff, it just annoys me how many of them do drugs and whatnot, i guess i didnt expect it or something
the thing you said about not having meth and heroin adicts is a good point

nice gif btw, i love rudy

User avatar #215705 - teoberry (03/02/2014) [-]
Holy shit bud are you seriously trying to convince a guy with a heart condition to light up? He's probably been told by his doctor not to smoke fuck off
User avatar #215709 - mapleknight (03/02/2014) [-]
lel nah
anyway, there's not really any reason to hate on people for smoking unless they're like OMG 420 LOL STONER
User avatar #215711 - teoberry (03/02/2014) [-]
I'm not saying I hate smokers, but why are you trying to tell him about how weed won't do anything bad to you when he's made it clear he doesn't want to smoke?
User avatar #215715 - mapleknight (03/02/2014) [-]
I never said weed won't do anything bad, because it does raise your heart rate
anyway, I'm not trying to convince him to smoke, I'm trying to tell him it's not as bad as he thinks
idk
education or whatever
User avatar #215700 - mapleknight (03/02/2014) [-]
and, really, that's just if you become obsessive over it
#215689 - **** son, you don't smoke?  [+] (14 new replies) 03/02/2014 on Hating - file complaints,... 0
User avatar #215693 - butterisgood (03/02/2014) [-]
I can't because of my heart condition, and even if i didn't have that, i wouldn't do it, i dont need that shit and those problems in my life
User avatar #215694 - mapleknight (03/02/2014) [-]
that shit and those problems?
dude what
User avatar #215696 - butterisgood (03/02/2014) [-]
that shit as in drugs

those problems as in problems that come with it, like addiction, money, and getting arrrested or whatever
User avatar #215699 - mapleknight (03/02/2014) [-]
addiction and money are nonexistent problems with weed
there's no PHYSICAL addiction created, only a mental dependency
User avatar #215714 - butterisgood (03/02/2014) [-]
ohh, only mental addiction! well, that's okay then!

besides, there's always the thing of getting bored of it, it stops giving you a fix so you search for something that does, then you get into heavier drugs and it's all shit

and how can you say money isn't a problem?
User avatar #215728 - mapleknight (03/02/2014) [-]
>implying you always become obsessive/addicted over everything
alright yeah ok then
dude, it's not a craving. There's not something inside you that says "you need to smoke right now."
Money isn't a problem because addiction isn't a problem.
Anyway, I'm going to stop telling you why weed isn't as bad as you think, and inquire about the smokers. Are they stoners? Are they like OMG 420 LOL STONER? Because I'll get how bad you hate them if they are
User avatar #215775 - butterisgood (03/02/2014) [-]
But...you do think about it. you don't NEED it, but you do think it would be nice to light one every, and that's still something
kk

and they're not those kinds of stoners, but it just pises me off that they do it nonetheless
#215791 - nightmaren (03/02/2014) [-]
You sound like one of those kids in grade 9 who was really secluded throughout gradeschool and was told by his parents that only bad kids drink underage and do drugs, so when you got into highschool and learned that most kids drink and do drugs you got all elitist and pissed like "wow i hate my generation how come everyones such a scumbag im the only good kid left bc im a special snowflake", even though highschool kids have been drinking and doing drugs almost ritually for the past like 9 billion generations.
If you're pissed off simply because they're smoking weed in highschool, you need to wake the fuck up and stop being such a cunt. It's not just your highschool. It's just about every highschool on the goddamn planet
Mapleknight is right, weed isn't really a part of the 'drug problem'. You don't have potheads laying on the sidewalk shivering, trying to get their next fix, like you do with heroine-addicts and meth-addicts.
My dad is 54 years old, he drank and smoked weed in highschool, my mom is 48 years old, she drank and smoke weed in high school. I was one of those kids I mentioned earlier back when I was in grade 9; I was astonished to hear kids in my own grade talking about how much they drank at whatever party, or to learn that they smoke weed, but I got over it pretty quickly and realized that's the way it works, and that's the way it always has. Get over it.
User avatar #215800 - butterisgood (03/02/2014) [-]
But i dont hate my generation, i hang out with them and stuff, it just annoys me how many of them do drugs and whatnot, i guess i didnt expect it or something
the thing you said about not having meth and heroin adicts is a good point

nice gif btw, i love rudy

User avatar #215705 - teoberry (03/02/2014) [-]
Holy shit bud are you seriously trying to convince a guy with a heart condition to light up? He's probably been told by his doctor not to smoke fuck off
User avatar #215709 - mapleknight (03/02/2014) [-]
lel nah
anyway, there's not really any reason to hate on people for smoking unless they're like OMG 420 LOL STONER
User avatar #215711 - teoberry (03/02/2014) [-]
I'm not saying I hate smokers, but why are you trying to tell him about how weed won't do anything bad to you when he's made it clear he doesn't want to smoke?
User avatar #215715 - mapleknight (03/02/2014) [-]
I never said weed won't do anything bad, because it does raise your heart rate
anyway, I'm not trying to convince him to smoke, I'm trying to tell him it's not as bad as he thinks
idk
education or whatever
User avatar #215700 - mapleknight (03/02/2014) [-]
and, really, that's just if you become obsessive over it
#8 - Picture 03/02/2014 on The scam is on -1
#215685 - What do they do?  [+] (17 new replies) 03/02/2014 on Hating - file complaints,... 0
User avatar #215688 - butterisgood (03/02/2014) [-]
smoke pot, and hate black people and gay people, 90% of them, at least
#215981 - anonymous (03/02/2014) [-]
As if hating blacks and gays is a bad thing. Pot is though.
User avatar #215689 - mapleknight (03/02/2014) [-]
shit son, you don't smoke?
User avatar #215693 - butterisgood (03/02/2014) [-]
I can't because of my heart condition, and even if i didn't have that, i wouldn't do it, i dont need that shit and those problems in my life
User avatar #215694 - mapleknight (03/02/2014) [-]
that shit and those problems?
dude what
User avatar #215696 - butterisgood (03/02/2014) [-]
that shit as in drugs

those problems as in problems that come with it, like addiction, money, and getting arrrested or whatever
User avatar #215699 - mapleknight (03/02/2014) [-]
addiction and money are nonexistent problems with weed
there's no PHYSICAL addiction created, only a mental dependency
User avatar #215714 - butterisgood (03/02/2014) [-]
ohh, only mental addiction! well, that's okay then!

besides, there's always the thing of getting bored of it, it stops giving you a fix so you search for something that does, then you get into heavier drugs and it's all shit

and how can you say money isn't a problem?
User avatar #215728 - mapleknight (03/02/2014) [-]
>implying you always become obsessive/addicted over everything
alright yeah ok then
dude, it's not a craving. There's not something inside you that says "you need to smoke right now."
Money isn't a problem because addiction isn't a problem.
Anyway, I'm going to stop telling you why weed isn't as bad as you think, and inquire about the smokers. Are they stoners? Are they like OMG 420 LOL STONER? Because I'll get how bad you hate them if they are
User avatar #215775 - butterisgood (03/02/2014) [-]
But...you do think about it. you don't NEED it, but you do think it would be nice to light one every, and that's still something
kk

and they're not those kinds of stoners, but it just pises me off that they do it nonetheless
#215791 - nightmaren (03/02/2014) [-]
You sound like one of those kids in grade 9 who was really secluded throughout gradeschool and was told by his parents that only bad kids drink underage and do drugs, so when you got into highschool and learned that most kids drink and do drugs you got all elitist and pissed like "wow i hate my generation how come everyones such a scumbag im the only good kid left bc im a special snowflake", even though highschool kids have been drinking and doing drugs almost ritually for the past like 9 billion generations.
If you're pissed off simply because they're smoking weed in highschool, you need to wake the fuck up and stop being such a cunt. It's not just your highschool. It's just about every highschool on the goddamn planet
Mapleknight is right, weed isn't really a part of the 'drug problem'. You don't have potheads laying on the sidewalk shivering, trying to get their next fix, like you do with heroine-addicts and meth-addicts.
My dad is 54 years old, he drank and smoked weed in highschool, my mom is 48 years old, she drank and smoke weed in high school. I was one of those kids I mentioned earlier back when I was in grade 9; I was astonished to hear kids in my own grade talking about how much they drank at whatever party, or to learn that they smoke weed, but I got over it pretty quickly and realized that's the way it works, and that's the way it always has. Get over it.
User avatar #215800 - butterisgood (03/02/2014) [-]
But i dont hate my generation, i hang out with them and stuff, it just annoys me how many of them do drugs and whatnot, i guess i didnt expect it or something
the thing you said about not having meth and heroin adicts is a good point

nice gif btw, i love rudy

User avatar #215705 - teoberry (03/02/2014) [-]
Holy shit bud are you seriously trying to convince a guy with a heart condition to light up? He's probably been told by his doctor not to smoke fuck off
User avatar #215709 - mapleknight (03/02/2014) [-]
lel nah
anyway, there's not really any reason to hate on people for smoking unless they're like OMG 420 LOL STONER
User avatar #215711 - teoberry (03/02/2014) [-]
I'm not saying I hate smokers, but why are you trying to tell him about how weed won't do anything bad to you when he's made it clear he doesn't want to smoke?
User avatar #215715 - mapleknight (03/02/2014) [-]
I never said weed won't do anything bad, because it does raise your heart rate
anyway, I'm not trying to convince him to smoke, I'm trying to tell him it's not as bad as he thinks
idk
education or whatever
User avatar #215700 - mapleknight (03/02/2014) [-]
and, really, that's just if you become obsessive over it
#21 - aww **** gonna go watch between the lions now 03/02/2014 on The Branch 0
#137 - like 7:00 AM 03/02/2014 on Where were you? 0
#111 - pokemon gold/silver/crystal or something next  [+] (2 new replies) 03/02/2014 on Where were you? 0
User avatar #128 - samxdaxman (03/02/2014) [-]
Aw shit, when's that starting?
User avatar #137 - mapleknight (03/02/2014) [-]
like 7:00 AM
#90 - The Fonz points at people and says "Ayyyyyy." 03/02/2014 on The End +1
#59 - **mapleknight rolled a random image posted in comment #88738… 03/02/2014 on Ego boost 0
#57 - Comment deleted 03/02/2014 on Ego boost 0
#214958 - Picture 03/02/2014 on Hating - file complaints,... +1
#214951 - yeah we're full on dick homo ask nightmaren 03/02/2014 on Hating - file complaints,... +1
#214943 - nah he sits on my dick  [+] (4 new replies) 03/02/2014 on Hating - file complaints,... +4
#214957 - nightmaren (03/02/2014) [-]
#214958 - mapleknight (03/02/2014) [-]
User avatar #214948 - shibe (03/02/2014) [-]
lmao gay
User avatar #214951 - mapleknight (03/02/2014) [-]
yeah we're full on dick homo
ask nightmaren
#7974911 - ok 03/02/2014 on retard forum 0
#214459 - Blame them, not me. 03/01/2014 on Hating - file complaints,... 0
#31 - They say Jesus walked on water. This? This is too far. 03/01/2014 on LEGO keeps amazing me +1
#214387 - I have thumbed thee, my lord. Let us ascend to the realm o… 03/01/2014 on Hating - file complaints,... +1
#214384 - We've gotta stick together, friend.  [+] (2 new replies) 03/01/2014 on Hating - file complaints,... +1
User avatar #214385 - averagewhitekid (03/01/2014) [-]
User avatar #214387 - mapleknight (03/01/2014) [-]
I have thumbed thee, my lord.
Let us ascend to the realm of the Connors.
#214380 - I'm aware it's not perfect, but the aspect isn't **** …  [+] (1 new reply) 03/01/2014 on Hating - file complaints,... 0
User avatar #214382 - thebestpieever (03/01/2014) [-]
Yes, beowulf is a shit character. His legend is still good and one that I enjoy thoroughly, why? Because it's got and interesting mythology and the events of it are interesting. Beowulf himself is great but boring. Because Beowulf will never do something you don't expect, he's too good. Beowulf, as a character, is shit. But the Beowulf poem, at it's core, is about this great man. Which is entertaining because you get a sense of this god amongst men and the feelings he evokes in others as he shapes the world in his wake. Which is in itself grandiose and sprawling.

At his core Beowulf is more of an icon and a plot device than character. Beowulf himself is a shit character but a great icon. So yeah, Beowulf has shit characters, but the world and iconography it presents is interesting and grandiose, therefore, I like it despite it's characters being boring. Because I like it's world.

TL;DR: Beowulf as a character is shit and a Mary Sue. As an Icon he is excellent because the world around him lends itself to create a great, iconic hero.
#214378 - It's hard to describe. The idea that he's the "greatest g… 03/01/2014 on Hating - file complaints,... 0
#214374 - I mean, we all know he's going to live, it's just figuring out…  [+] (3 new replies) 03/01/2014 on Hating - file complaints,... 0
User avatar #214377 - thebestpieever (03/01/2014) [-]
And bingo. You've arrived at the conclusion. That aspect of it is shit, but, you can enjoy it because there are other things that make up for it. You see? It isn't hard to accept that what you like isn't perfect.
User avatar #214380 - mapleknight (03/01/2014) [-]
I'm aware it's not perfect, but the aspect isn't shit.
Let's look at Beowulf. We know he's exceptional, he is extremely strong and cunning. Do we hate him for this?
Is he shit for this? Is he a Mary Sue for this? By your logic the fact that he is strong and cunning makes the aspect of the story shit because he's better than everyone else at something.
User avatar #214382 - thebestpieever (03/01/2014) [-]
Yes, beowulf is a shit character. His legend is still good and one that I enjoy thoroughly, why? Because it's got and interesting mythology and the events of it are interesting. Beowulf himself is great but boring. Because Beowulf will never do something you don't expect, he's too good. Beowulf, as a character, is shit. But the Beowulf poem, at it's core, is about this great man. Which is entertaining because you get a sense of this god amongst men and the feelings he evokes in others as he shapes the world in his wake. Which is in itself grandiose and sprawling.

At his core Beowulf is more of an icon and a plot device than character. Beowulf himself is a shit character but a great icon. So yeah, Beowulf has shit characters, but the world and iconography it presents is interesting and grandiose, therefore, I like it despite it's characters being boring. Because I like it's world.

TL;DR: Beowulf as a character is shit and a Mary Sue. As an Icon he is excellent because the world around him lends itself to create a great, iconic hero.
#214372 - He's RETELLING the story. He's also not better than any challe…  [+] (6 new replies) 03/01/2014 on Hating - file complaints,... 0
User avatar #214376 - thebestpieever (03/01/2014) [-]
I'm going off what you tell me. You say "The whole point of the story is for him to win because he's better than anyone". To which I retort, then there's no point in seeing the story. Now you say he's not the best, OK, then that's not the point of the story and you're shit at literary analysis. But I digress.

A story is about trials and tribulations, not the final result. That's why there's tragedy, comedy, slice of life. Dorian Gray is all about Dorian failing miserably to face the central conflict to the point where the last option remaining is to take his own life. If a character can't fail, never fails, then there is no point to a story. It doesn't matter if he always has to "push himself to the limit" he still always wins. That's storytelling 101, even Dragon Ball kind of got that, what with them killing the main character twice. Of course, that had another huge badge of problems, but at the end of the day they got the central conceit: The test has to take something from you. If the characters don't change, evolve, give something they were up in a fundamental level, then it doesn't matter.
User avatar #214378 - mapleknight (03/01/2014) [-]
It's hard to describe. The idea that he's the "greatest godlike person on earth whose power rivals god" isn't in the story, but he's overpowered. He's not better than everyone else, but he's exceptional. That's what I mean, there. It's fucking stupid that people would imply he's a mary sue, is what i'm saying.
There ARE trials and tribulations, that IS the point of the story. This is just difficult for me to communicate. We all know that he'll live, and we all know very vaguely what happens at the end but not entirely. It's kind of hard for me to communicate this because I just woke up and I'm really fucking irritated
User avatar #214374 - mapleknight (03/01/2014) [-]
I mean, we all know he's going to live, it's just figuring out the plot. The plot and writing in this series are fantastic.
The fact that knowing a hero will somehow turn out victorious in the end (his life is actually completely destroyed and he becomes a figure of legend at the end, but we haven't got there yet!) doesn't mean you can't enjoy something
User avatar #214377 - thebestpieever (03/01/2014) [-]
And bingo. You've arrived at the conclusion. That aspect of it is shit, but, you can enjoy it because there are other things that make up for it. You see? It isn't hard to accept that what you like isn't perfect.
User avatar #214380 - mapleknight (03/01/2014) [-]
I'm aware it's not perfect, but the aspect isn't shit.
Let's look at Beowulf. We know he's exceptional, he is extremely strong and cunning. Do we hate him for this?
Is he shit for this? Is he a Mary Sue for this? By your logic the fact that he is strong and cunning makes the aspect of the story shit because he's better than everyone else at something.
User avatar #214382 - thebestpieever (03/01/2014) [-]
Yes, beowulf is a shit character. His legend is still good and one that I enjoy thoroughly, why? Because it's got and interesting mythology and the events of it are interesting. Beowulf himself is great but boring. Because Beowulf will never do something you don't expect, he's too good. Beowulf, as a character, is shit. But the Beowulf poem, at it's core, is about this great man. Which is entertaining because you get a sense of this god amongst men and the feelings he evokes in others as he shapes the world in his wake. Which is in itself grandiose and sprawling.

At his core Beowulf is more of an icon and a plot device than character. Beowulf himself is a shit character but a great icon. So yeah, Beowulf has shit characters, but the world and iconography it presents is interesting and grandiose, therefore, I like it despite it's characters being boring. Because I like it's world.

TL;DR: Beowulf as a character is shit and a Mary Sue. As an Icon he is excellent because the world around him lends itself to create a great, iconic hero.
#214366 - **** son. There's other people in the world w…  [+] (4 new replies) 03/01/2014 on Hating - file complaints,... 0
User avatar #214383 - averagewhitekid (03/01/2014) [-]
No
Just you and I
User avatar #214384 - mapleknight (03/01/2014) [-]
We've gotta stick together, friend.
User avatar #214385 - averagewhitekid (03/01/2014) [-]
User avatar #214387 - mapleknight (03/01/2014) [-]
I have thumbed thee, my lord.
Let us ascend to the realm of the Connors.
#214360 - That was generally the original point, you just throw yourself… 03/01/2014 on Hating - file complaints,... 0
#214358 - You're right, but keep in mind this character isn't super grim…  [+] (8 new replies) 03/01/2014 on Hating - file complaints,... 0
User avatar #214367 - thebestpieever (03/01/2014) [-]
That still seems very boring. If the point of the story is that he's better than any challenger he may face, then what's the point? After all, we already know he's better, so you may just scribble in a page "He started being better and ended the same; the end"
User avatar #214372 - mapleknight (03/01/2014) [-]
He's RETELLING the story. He's also not better than any challenger he faces, he's just better than most people at very many skills. And, yeah, he does win a lot but that's kind of the point of the main character, to become victorious.
Otherwise, his main problem, I suppose, is largely paranormal / supernatural / what-the-fuck-ever and even someone with exceptional skill in many things (great thinker, good fighter [although i suppose he's not a great fighter, he's just better than most, there is an entire country of people better] and good magician) is gonna have problems with a team of super-demons who kill anyone who tries to learn more about them which is exactly what he's doing
User avatar #214376 - thebestpieever (03/01/2014) [-]
I'm going off what you tell me. You say "The whole point of the story is for him to win because he's better than anyone". To which I retort, then there's no point in seeing the story. Now you say he's not the best, OK, then that's not the point of the story and you're shit at literary analysis. But I digress.

A story is about trials and tribulations, not the final result. That's why there's tragedy, comedy, slice of life. Dorian Gray is all about Dorian failing miserably to face the central conflict to the point where the last option remaining is to take his own life. If a character can't fail, never fails, then there is no point to a story. It doesn't matter if he always has to "push himself to the limit" he still always wins. That's storytelling 101, even Dragon Ball kind of got that, what with them killing the main character twice. Of course, that had another huge badge of problems, but at the end of the day they got the central conceit: The test has to take something from you. If the characters don't change, evolve, give something they were up in a fundamental level, then it doesn't matter.
User avatar #214378 - mapleknight (03/01/2014) [-]
It's hard to describe. The idea that he's the "greatest godlike person on earth whose power rivals god" isn't in the story, but he's overpowered. He's not better than everyone else, but he's exceptional. That's what I mean, there. It's fucking stupid that people would imply he's a mary sue, is what i'm saying.
There ARE trials and tribulations, that IS the point of the story. This is just difficult for me to communicate. We all know that he'll live, and we all know very vaguely what happens at the end but not entirely. It's kind of hard for me to communicate this because I just woke up and I'm really fucking irritated
User avatar #214374 - mapleknight (03/01/2014) [-]
I mean, we all know he's going to live, it's just figuring out the plot. The plot and writing in this series are fantastic.
The fact that knowing a hero will somehow turn out victorious in the end (his life is actually completely destroyed and he becomes a figure of legend at the end, but we haven't got there yet!) doesn't mean you can't enjoy something
User avatar #214377 - thebestpieever (03/01/2014) [-]
And bingo. You've arrived at the conclusion. That aspect of it is shit, but, you can enjoy it because there are other things that make up for it. You see? It isn't hard to accept that what you like isn't perfect.
User avatar #214380 - mapleknight (03/01/2014) [-]
I'm aware it's not perfect, but the aspect isn't shit.
Let's look at Beowulf. We know he's exceptional, he is extremely strong and cunning. Do we hate him for this?
Is he shit for this? Is he a Mary Sue for this? By your logic the fact that he is strong and cunning makes the aspect of the story shit because he's better than everyone else at something.
User avatar #214382 - thebestpieever (03/01/2014) [-]
Yes, beowulf is a shit character. His legend is still good and one that I enjoy thoroughly, why? Because it's got and interesting mythology and the events of it are interesting. Beowulf himself is great but boring. Because Beowulf will never do something you don't expect, he's too good. Beowulf, as a character, is shit. But the Beowulf poem, at it's core, is about this great man. Which is entertaining because you get a sense of this god amongst men and the feelings he evokes in others as he shapes the world in his wake. Which is in itself grandiose and sprawling.

At his core Beowulf is more of an icon and a plot device than character. Beowulf himself is a shit character but a great icon. So yeah, Beowulf has shit characters, but the world and iconography it presents is interesting and grandiose, therefore, I like it despite it's characters being boring. Because I like it's world.

TL;DR: Beowulf as a character is shit and a Mary Sue. As an Icon he is excellent because the world around him lends itself to create a great, iconic hero.
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