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Waiting Games by MLP-Silver-Quill Waiting Games by MLP-Silver-Quill
Like so many others, I assumed that the Canterlot Wedding encore would feature a season 3 announcement. I'd been working on this piece for a while and thought, Oh crud, this is a pretty timely comic and it wonít be as funny if I donít post it before the new season starts. So it became a rush job.

Well, the Hub got me good on this one. But in some ways I think the lack of an announcement adds to the punch-line. There's little point in complaining, and plenty of life to live before the new season starts.

Plus, don't interrupt Twilight's reading time, or she'll prank you something awful.

And now for some credits:

All character colors (except Pumpkin Cake) are based on guides by :iconkefkafloyd:.
Rainbow Dashís name font is courtesy of FreeFonts.com and their Breezed Caps font.
Likewise, Pinkie Piesí dialog is the Porcupine Pickle font. Yes, Porcupine Pickle.
:iconredheadstock:ís Light Beam Brushes added extra punch to the Sonic Rainboom.
"Elder" Twilight's colors are based on a commissioned piece by :iconpalestorm:.
And if you look at the second-to-last panel, you may see :iconqtmarx:ís Library Vector as a background.

Thanks to these folks for helping make this comic possible. Hope everyone enjoys!

UPDATE: Thank you Equestria Daily! I not only get to be featured with two more excellent comics, but I also get to enjoy a wellspring of supportive comments from the fan base! I appreciate all the encouragement and the constructive criticism.

I neglected to thank :iconerockertorres:, who's background vector inspired my design of the planet.

Thanks to all for the favorites and comments. I hope future comics will continue to impress!
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:iconsnowdog-zic:
Snowdog-zic Featured By Owner 2 hours ago
Got ya.
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:iconjmarine5:
jmarine5 Featured By Owner 4 days ago
where`s part 2?
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:icontokyofox200:
tokyofox200 Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2015
Whahaha! Now that is a priceless practical joke Pinkie Pie!...
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:iconshredder1004:
Shredder1004 Featured By Owner Edited Jul 15, 2015
Nice.
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:iconponygamer18:
Ponygamer18 Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2015  New Deviant
Truly a timeless concept for a comic.
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:iconlittleblueboo13:
LittleBlueBoo13 Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2015  New Deviant
xD lol this is so funny! you should publish this in the equestria daily
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:iconmlpdontstarve:
MLPDontStarve Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2015  New Deviant Student General Artist
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:iconrosedragon1:
RoseDragon1 Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2015
Should be a part two that continues this!!!
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:iconneorenamon:
neorenamon Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2015
I'm sorry Dashie, but you're not SUPERMAN! That send back time by flying fast trick only works for him.
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:iconlyricadecleff:
LyricaDeCleff Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2015  New Deviant Hobbyist Traditional Artist
So much yes xD
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:iconanti-viruse:
Anti-Viruse Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
what happens next?
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:iconponygamer18:
Ponygamer18 Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2015  New Deviant
The cycle repeats itself until Rainbow tires herself out and/or Twilight reveals it was just a joke.
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:iconanti-viruse:
Anti-Viruse Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Not what i ment
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:iconkwaiikawaiicrush:
KwaiiKawaiiCrush Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2015
you should make a second part I WANNA SEE WHAT HAPPENS 
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:iconsweetcaptain77:
SweetCaptain77 Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2015
Okay, that was good.
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:iconppgzbluemoon:
PPGZbluemoon Featured By Owner May 13, 2015  New Deviant
That was funny! 😋 😊
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:iconth3ipodm0n:
Th3iPoDM0N Featured By Owner May 11, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Pranking Rainbow Dash. Always a good thing.
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:iconsonsilvshad18:
SonSilvShad18 Featured By Owner Edited May 11, 2015  New Deviant
Around whatime did you posthis?
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:iconcutepegasister121:
Rainbow: *Stops flying* There, now everything´s...........................
Pumkin (Disguised as Twilight): Wainbow!
Rainbow: OH MY GO..............WAIT! This doesn´t make any sense! You were born and raised in Canterlot Why would you be here as a baby?
Pinkie:Awwww and we were having so much fun!
Twilight:*Takes Pumkin´s wig off* Whatever, that´s what happens when you interrup my reading time, Dash
Rainbow:*Sighs* Sorry, Twi.So How much time DID passed with my rainbooms?
Twilight:Thirty minutes.You´ll still have to wait a while for next season
Rainbow:UGH!
Pumkin:*Boops Rainbow´s nose* Wainbow
Rainbow:Shut up
Pinkie:*GASP* OH NO, YOU DIDN´T!
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:iconaffectionsxtouchingx:
AffectionsXTouchingX Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2015   Writer
I LOVE this! So funny! 
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:iconrosedragon1:
RoseDragon1 Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2015
Nice!!
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:iconmelodic-balloon:
Melodic-Balloon Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2015
LOL
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:iconrainbowgamermc:
RainbowGamerMC Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Ahh twi you troll!
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:iconfeatherflare1:
FeatherFlare1 Featured By Owner Edited Mar 23, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Wait I just realized this when rainbow dash comes back won't she notice that twilight never lived in ponyville when she was foal she lived in canterlot
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:iconcorperalking:
corperalking Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2015
This is DASH. :iconrainbowdashderpplz:
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:iconowllover132:
owllover132 Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
this could work for season 5 too!
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:iconladyblackbird13:
ladyblackbird13 Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2015
Yup! Twilight is definitely Trollestia's Student! :D
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:iconlillynightstar:
LillyNightstar Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2015  Student
look on the last Panel, near the rainbow it sais:
DA DA-DA-DA-DA
Fix-This-Mess!
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:iconeric743:
Eric743 Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2015
After all this time it still holds true. Get here Season 5!
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:iconspartasbrony:
SpartasBrony Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
This is hilarious, now let's make more!
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:iconsmokekarma:
smokekarma Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2014
Celestia is bad influence on you Twilight.
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:iconemoshyvinyl:
EmoshyVinyl Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I just love Pinkie's pranks. This one has to be the best.
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:iconjedipat:
jedipat Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2014
I just love those prank comics even though they might be mean.
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:icontabtoons:
TabToons Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2014  Student General Artist
This was brilliant! Loved it!
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:icondavis78:
davis78 Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2014
i wana see how this ends :3
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:iconbh18:
bh18 Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2014
I would abhor this abuse of 'time travel' if it wasn't so hilarious.
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:iconrnko26:
rnko26 Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
dick move girls dick move...but soooooo aprovable
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:iconladyblackbird13:
ladyblackbird13 Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2014
Nopony stands a chance against Twilight and Pinky when it comes to trolling! :D
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:iconladykittuna:
LadyKittuna Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2014
Would you mind if a couple of my friends and I made a fan dub of this?  PPLLEEAASSEE?Puppy Eyes :puppy-eyes: Puppydog Eyes :pwease: :prettyplease: - NaNoEmo 5/30 8. Innocence :puppybeg: Puppy Cry Onegai :3 :swedeeyes: Puppy Eyes Emoticon Puppy Eyes Emoticon 
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:iconmlp-silver-quill:
MLP-Silver-Quill Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
No need for the overload of puppy eyes. Please feel free!
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:iconladykittuna:
LadyKittuna Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2014
I tried to contact you one youtube to see if you wanted to do a collab analysis video on Rainbow Rock, you never answered back.
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:iconmlp-silver-quill:
MLP-Silver-Quill Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Don't try to contact me on Youtube. The user interface is so poor that messages are easily buried.

I'm afraid I can't do any collaborations on Rainbow Rocks.
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:iconladykittuna:
LadyKittuna Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2014
ok.  Do you know anyone who would do a collab on Rainbow Rocks?
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:iconmlp-silver-quill:
MLP-Silver-Quill Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Can't say I do. Have you considered reviewing it solo?
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:iconladykittuna:
LadyKittuna Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2014
Yes but I don't have that many vectors of my OC and they're not that good.  Plus I don't know anyone who could make my OC (I made her using pony maker and a friend used photoshop to on her cutie mark)
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:iconladykittuna:
LadyKittuna Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2014
Thanks. :D (Big Grin) :D (Big Grin) 
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:iconrollingthunder75:
rollingthunder75 Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2014
This is brilliant.
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:iconsonicnarutoauthor:
sonicnarutoauthor Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2014
You know sad part is...that is what I would probably do...I know I'm a jerk XD
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:icontornadoetwist:
tornadoetwist Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Omg xD
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