The Newest Proof That Rey Is A Skywalker

The Newest Proof That Rey Is A Skywalker

"Star Wars" fans are beginning to connect the dots before "Rogue One" hits theaters.
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Whether you've seen "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" or your only knowledge of it comes from the buzz that's surrounded the newest addition to the "Star Wars" franchise, you know that one of the biggest topics of discussion is Rey's parentage. The fact that she is the protagonist of the new trilogy would suggest to most that she is a Skywalker, either the daughter of Luke or Leia. Some, though, refuse to believe that theory, arguing that Kylo Ren, as Leia and Han's son, is the only descendant that will appear in the new trilogy. Since the movie was released nearly a year ago, those looking for the answer to this argument haven't gotten very far in developing their theories outside of what the movie gave them. Trying to find proof of Rey's parentage has become a series of overanalyzed details, like the fact that Rey wears a poncho in the novelization, something every other Skywalker has done in at least one of their movies, or picking up personality traits like Anakin and Luke's penchant for whining that Rey seems to lack. However, the details pulled from a summer interview with Daisy Ridley that's beginning to make the rounds might have just tipped the scales in favor of Rey being a Skywalker.

This theory has its initial roots in a video from May earlier this year. Mike Zeroh, a popular "Star Wars" theorist with a few connections to people living near the set of Episode VIII, explains in the video that an inside source near the set of Episode VIII saw Daisy Ridley wearing a green sleeve on one arm. This could mean an effect is going to be added to change the look of her arm, but most "Star Wars" fans took this to mean the entire arm would be edited out, going off of the fact that the franchise does seem to like lopping people's limbs off and both Luke and Anakin lost a hand in the second installment of their respective trilogies. This idea was based solely off of the claims of one man on the set, though, so many just brushed it off as someone trying to start rumors and the theory was largely ignored.

The idea of Rey losing an arm began to pick up traction again recently, though, as people began to connect the dots to an interview with Daisy Ridley from August. In the interview, she is asked a series of "yes" or "no" questions, all of which she answers "maybe" to, except one: "Will Rey be injured?" to which she answers, "Yes."

This wouldn't seem like all that big a deal in any other action-based franchise, but "Star Wars" protagonists actually rarely seem to get injured until it is essential to moving the plot forward. In "The Force Awakens," Poe is tortured into revealing where he hid the map to Luke, Rey is tortured until she manages to manipulate the Force successfully against Kylo, and Finn is rendered unconscious in his fight with Kylo, allowing Rey to take the lightsaber and finish the fight. In the original and prequel trilogies, characters often make it to the end of the movie without receiving any kind of substantial injury, too (Anakin being the unlucky outlier). The writing reserves injury for the moments when it is most poignant.

So, Daisy confirming that Rey will be injured, a source from the set claiming to see Daisy in a green sleeve, and the protagonists of both trilogies that came before the current one losing a limb in the second movie all point toward Rey losing one, too. Fans of the idea of Rey being a Skywalker were quick to point out that those protagonists were father and son, both Skywalkers, and that Rey losing a limb in her second installment but not being a Skywalker would seem odd, especially since "The Force Awakens" was very purposeful in its references to its predecessors.

However, some who oppose the theory argued that the sleeve may be used in a scene in which Rey experiences Luke's previous experiences again, like she did when she first touched the lightsaber. My first thought upon reading that idea was that if she were reliving Luke's experiences, she would be losing a hand, not an arm, and an entire sleeve on Daisy's arm wouldn't be all that necessary. However, the lightsaber did belong to Anakin, as well, who lost the majority of his arm in the Episode II, so Rey may be reliving Anakin's experiences this time, not Luke's. Either way, evidence of Rey losing a limb, either literally or in her own mind, is beginning to pile up, though we'll have to wait until December of next year to uncover whether they're the key to understanding Rey's parentage or not.

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50 Quotes from the Best Vines

If you're picturing the vines in your head, you're doing it right
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In 2017 we had to say goodbye to one of the best websites to ever roam the internet: Vine. In case you have been living under a rock since 2013, Vine was -(sad face)- a website and app that took the internet and the app store by storm in Winter 2013. It contained 6-second videos that were mostly comedy- but there were other genres including music, sports, cool tricks and different trends. Vine stars would get together and plan out a vine and film it till they got it right.

It was owned by Twitter and it was shut down because of so many reasons; the viners were leaving and making money from Youtube, there was simply no money in it and Twitter wanted us to suffer.

There's been a ton of threads on Twitter of everyone's favorite vines so I thought I'd jump in and share some of my favorites. So without further ado, here are some quotes of vines that most vine fanatics would know.

1. "AHH...Stahhp. I coulda dropped mah croissant"

2. "Nate how are those chicken strips?" "F%#K YA CHICKEN STRIPS.....F%#K ya chicken strips!"

3. "Road work ahead? Uh Yea, I sure hope it does"

4. "Happy Crimus...." "It's crismun..." "Merry crisis" "Merry chrysler"

5. "...Hi Welcome to Chili's"

6. "HoW dO yOu kNoW wHaT's gOoD fOr mE?" "THAT'S MY OPINIONNN!!!.."

7."Welcome to Bible Study. We're all children of Jesus... Kumbaya my looordd"

8. Hi my name's Trey, I have a basketball game tomorrow. Well I'm a point guard, I got shoe game..."

9. "It's a avocadooo...thanks"

10. "Yo how much money do you have?" "69 cents" "AYE you know what that means?" "I don't have enough money for chicken nuggets"

11. "Hurricane Katrina? More like Hurricane Tortilla."

12. "Hey Tara you want some?" "This b*%th empty. YEET!"

13. "Get to Del Taco. They got a new thing called Freesha-- Free-- Freeshavaca do"

14. "Mothertrucker dude that hurt like a buttcheek on a stick"

15. "Two brooss chillin in a hot tub 5 feet apart cuz they're not gay"

16. "Jared can you read number 23 for the class?" "No I cannot.... What up I'm Jared, I'm 19 and I never f#@%in learned how to read."

17. "Not to be racist or anything but Asian people SSUUGHHH"

18. 18. "I wanna be a cowboy baby... I wanna be a cowboy baby"

19. "Hey, I'm lesbian" "I thought you were American"

20. "I spilled lipstick in your Valentino bag" "you spilled- whaghwhha- lipstick in my Valentino White bag?"

21. "What's better than this? Guys bein dudes"

22. "How'd you get these bumps? ya got eggzma?" "I got what?" "You got eggzma?"

23. "WHAT ARE THOSEEEEE?" "THEY are my crocs!"

24. "Can I get a waffle? Can I please get a waffle?"

25. "HAPPY BIRTHDAY RAVEN!" "I can't sweem"

26. "Say Coloradoo" "I'M A GIRAFFE!!"

27. "How much did you pay for that taco?" Aight yo you know this boys got his free tacoo"

28. *Birds chirping* "Tweekle Tweekle"

29. "Girl, you're thicker than a bowl of oatmeal"

30. "I brought you Frankincense" "Thank you" "I brought you Myrrh" "Thank you" "Mur-dur" "huh...Judas..no"

31. "Sleep? I don't know about sleep...it's summertime" "You ain't go to bed?" "Oh she caught me"

32. "All I wanna tell you is school's not important... Be whatever you wanna be. If you wanna be a dog...RUFF. You know?"33. "Oh I like ya accent where you from?" "I'm Liberian" "Oh, my bad *whispering* I like your accent..."

34. "Next Please" "Hello" "Sir, this is a mug shot" "A mug shot? I don't even drink coffee"


35. "Hey did you happen to go to class last week?" "I have never missed a class"

36. "Go ahead and introduce yourselves" "My name is Michael with a B and I've been afraid of insects my entire-" "Stop, stop, stop. Where?" "Hmm?" "Where's the B?" "There's a bee?"

37. "There's only one thing worse than a rapist...Boom" "A child" "No"

38. "Later mom. What's up me and my boys are going to see Uncle Kracker...GIVE ME MY HAT BACK JORDAN! DO YOU WANNA SEE UNCLE KRACKER OR NO?


39. "Dad look, it's the good kush." This is the dollar store, how good can it be?"

40. "Zach stop...Zach stop...You're gonna get in trouble. Zach"

41. "CHRIS! Is that a weed? "No this is a crayon-" I'm calling the police" *puts 911 into microwave* "911 what's your emergency"

42. "WHY? WHY? WHY? WHY? WHY? "

43. *Blowing vape on table* * cameraman blows it away* "ADAM"

44. "Would you like the spider in your hand?" "Yea" "Say please" "Please" *puts spider in hand* *screams*

45. "Oh hi, thanks for checking in I'm still a piece of garrbaagge"

46. *girl blows vape* "...WoW"

47. *running* "...Daddy?" "Do I look like-?"

48. *Pours water onto girl's face" "Hello?"

49. "Wait oh yes wait a minute Mr. Postman" "HaaaAHH"

50. "...And they were roommates" "Mah God they were roommates"


I could literally go on forever because I just reference vines on a daily basis. Rest in peace Vine

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If College Majors Were Plucked Out Of A Crayola Crayon Box

College is a colorful place.

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In college, individually, we are practically all the yellow crayon.

It's the brightest of the box, vibrant and the epitome of sunshine... Until it's four years later and you lack the will to go on, thanks to your caffeine-induced all-nighters, novel-long writing assignments, and booze therapy. Eventually, every yellow crayon gets a little bit of the other colors on it, leaving its original, striking shine a little dull.

However, the majors that cause the yellow to change are colors of their own. They make us feel as if there's a light at the end of this tunnel of torture.

1. Maroon: Advertising/Marketing

A determined and ambitious red, but still cool, calm, and collected. Advertisers and marketers are determined to push their campaigns, appeal to the wants and needs of their target audience, and create enjoyable content to maintain customer loyalty. In a high-pressure environment like this, it's important to keep your head up and not to panic. Even when it all hits the fan, you have to stand your ground and not freak out.

2. Indigo: Engineering

Engineers appear to be confident Ravenclaws on the outside, but they're drowning on the inside (hence the blue). Their workload requires tough math classes, science, physics, and many more. And they have to be good at all of those! If you walk around on the engineering part of campus, you'll hardly ever see a smiling face. All are expressions of stress and fear. It's a lot of work, but engineers will eventually make it out alive. I promise!

3. Green: Journalism

Journalists are always after the news and the big scoop. Green is typically associated with new beginnings and growth. Journalism is constantly expanding in some way. While many people think that it is a dying field, it is actually morphing into a purely digital medium. Don't underestimate your print and broadcast journalists, because they'll be way better off than you could imagine. They're good at adapting and conquering obstacles, true to their major.

4. Pink: Nursing

There is no better color to represent kindness and helpfulness than pink. Nurses are compassionate and seek to help anyone who steps through the door. However, while nurses have to be kind, it is not a job for the faint of heart. You will see many unpleasant things as a nurse and you have to be prepared for it. You have to know that you want to help people, no matter the circumstance. Pink is one of those colors confused with weakness, but that could not be further from the truth. Never underestimate the power of pink and never underestimate the strength of nurses.

5. Orange: Education

Orange is bright and warm, as most teachers are. They hold the knowledge to teach future generations and practically raise kids while their parents are at work. They are miracle workers that have a lot to deal with on a daily basis. They have to mediate between kids, teach them to uphold the morals taught by their parents, and even teach them better than their parents ever could. People don't give teachers enough credit and they deserve more money than they get.

6. Grey: Business

All business, a serious grey is meant for the business and economics majors. Grey isn't necessarily bland or boring. Grey has a boss-like demeanor. It's persuasive and can own a room. This is why it's perfect to describe business majors. These people learn the ins and outs of sales, buying, stocks, etc. These people are so money smart that it's insane. Also, it helps that suits come in grey.

7. Violet: Psychology and Criminology

Psychology and criminology majors can analyze every little reason you do the things you do or why you are the way you are. They are far superior at understanding the human brain and the behavior patterns. Violet fits the bill when it comes to these majors, given that they are a breed of their own. They are mysterious, much like the color purple, and can solve the mysteries of humankind.

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