1. Notification emails are working properly again. Please check your email spam folder and if you see any emails from the Cantina there, make sure to mark them as "Not Spam". This will help a lot to whitelist the emails and to stop them going to spam.
    Dismiss Notice
  2. IMPORTANT! To be able to create new threads and rate posts, you need to have at least 30 posts in The Cantina.
    Dismiss Notice
  3. Before posting a new thread, check the list with similar threads that will appear when you start typing the thread's title.
    Dismiss Notice

Whose side are you on: Republic or CIS?

Discussion in 'Prequel Trilogy' started by Kylo Solo, Feb 28, 2017.

?

Where do your loyalties lie?

  1. Galactic Republic

    27 vote(s)
    51.9%
  2. Confederation of Independent Systems (CIS)

    16 vote(s)
    30.8%
  3. Neutral

    9 vote(s)
    17.3%
  1. Kylo Solo

    Kylo Solo Force Sensitive

    Joined:
    Sep 3, 2016
    Posts:
    518
    Likes Received:
    3,563
    Trophy Points:
    12,617
    Credits:
    6,549
    Ratings:
    +3,992 / 4 / -3
    I wanted to start this thread to see who here align's with the Galactic Republic or Confederation of Independent Systems (CIS)?

    Comment down below and lets see where this goes :D
     
    • Like Like x 8
  2. Josh

    Josh Rebel Official

    Joined:
    Jan 7, 2017
    Posts:
    564
    Likes Received:
    2,755
    Trophy Points:
    8,917
    Credits:
    4,703
    Ratings:
    +3,407 / 27 / -12
    CIS because I loved the droidekas :D
     
    • Like Like x 6
    • Funny Funny x 2
  3. Grand Master Galen Marek

    Joined:
    Jan 8, 2015
    Posts:
    21,380
    Likes Received:
    97,749
    Trophy Points:
    176,317
    Credits:
    44,916
    Ratings:
    +111,426 / 338 / -131
    CIS
     
    • Like Like x 5
  4. Kylo Solo

    Kylo Solo Force Sensitive

    Joined:
    Sep 3, 2016
    Posts:
    518
    Likes Received:
    3,563
    Trophy Points:
    12,617
    Credits:
    6,549
    Ratings:
    +3,992 / 4 / -3
    Yet your rank is a Clone Trooper!
    [​IMG]
     
    • Funny Funny x 9
    • Like Like x 2
  5. Josh

    Josh Rebel Official

    Joined:
    Jan 7, 2017
    Posts:
    564
    Likes Received:
    2,755
    Trophy Points:
    8,917
    Credits:
    4,703
    Ratings:
    +3,407 / 27 / -12
    :p :D

    +
    They had the better theme too.


    #nostalgia <3
     
    • Like Like x 5
    • Hopeful Hopeful x 1
  6. SegNerd

    SegNerd Rebel Official

    Joined:
    Dec 30, 2015
    Posts:
    563
    Likes Received:
    998
    Trophy Points:
    6,692
    Credits:
    2,124
    Ratings:
    +1,521 / 39 / -4
    Neither. They are both run by Sith. I support the Rebel Alliance.
     
    • Like Like x 4
    • Funny Funny x 1
    • Clouded Clouded x 1
  7. SKB

    SKB Force Sensitive

    Joined:
    Dec 21, 2015
    Posts:
    2,460
    Likes Received:
    2,957
    Trophy Points:
    12,867
    Credits:
    6,600
    Ratings:
    +7,230 / 414 / -290
    I have no choice, I am English, therefore I'm evil in the SW universe. :(;)
     
    • Funny Funny x 14
    • Great Post Great Post x 1
  8. Kenboi456

    Kenboi456 Rebel Trooper

    Joined:
    Jan 19, 2017
    Posts:
    37
    Likes Received:
    132
    Trophy Points:
    147
    Credits:
    648
    Ratings:
    +151 / 1 / -0
    The CIS because unlike the Republic they were being controlled by a sith and the politicians new unlike the Republic. Also the Republic is very flawed in the Star Wars universe. I

    I actually am writing an essay on why the empire THE GOD DAMN GALACTIC EMPIRE is a better government than the Republic in star wars so this thread was cool to see
     
    • Like Like x 4
  9. Ruralfarmboy

    Ruralfarmboy Jedi General

    Joined:
    Apr 13, 2017
    Posts:
    2,452
    Likes Received:
    42,390
    Trophy Points:
    160,217
    Credits:
    21,198
    Ratings:
    +44,222 / 20 / -17
    With the Republic and would remain so on the First Empire Day and Every day after.
     
    • Like Like x 2
  10. GetGuden

    GetGuden Clone

    Joined:
    Jul 7, 2017
    Posts:
    13
    Likes Received:
    25
    Trophy Points:
    12
    Credits:
    259
    Ratings:
    +34 / 0 / -0
    If you look at it politically, there really is no reason to root for the CIS. They were pushed into the whole separatist movement by Sidious and Dooku to begin with. It's not likely it was their ideal to begin with. It might even have been a mind trick.
     
    • Original Original x 2
  11. The Hero With No Fear

    The Hero With No Fear Resident Sand Hater

    Joined:
    Mar 28, 2017
    Posts:
    1,150
    Likes Received:
    33,789
    Trophy Points:
    152,617
    Credits:
    22,700
    Ratings:
    +34,890 / 13 / -9
    Republic, because I love me some clone troopers. TBH, I wish the Seperatists were developed a little bit more in the prequels and TCW, but to be fair, the Empire isn't the most developed yet either. (Though if they did a TCW-era Lost Stars or Inferno Squad-style book, THAT would be better.)
     
    • Like Like x 4
  12. GingerByte

    GingerByte Simple Man

    Joined:
    Jan 21, 2016
    Posts:
    2,589
    Likes Received:
    66,409
    Trophy Points:
    171,367
    Credits:
    36,713
    Ratings:
    +71,227 / 76 / -26
    Out-of-universe: Republic. In-universe: CIS, because the Republic wouldn't let them become independent, was providing little to no support to their outer worlds whilst draining them of all their resources and wealth, and was vile and corrupt. The CIS had a much smaller and more democratic government. Sure, Dooku foiled CIS plans and assassinated members, but Palpatine did the same to the Republic.
     
    • Like Like x 4
    • Great Post Great Post x 2
  13. Finn_McCool

    Finn_McCool Jedi Commander

    Joined:
    Jun 20, 2017
    Posts:
    1,166
    Likes Received:
    10,392
    Trophy Points:
    88,767
    Credits:
    6,558
    Ratings:
    +11,497 / 20 / -1
    Yup I'm a Republican, so I like small Government, and more Independence. If you have independent systems, they will be governed more efficiently than a one size fits all centralized Republic.
     
    • Like Like x 2
    • Great Post Great Post x 1
  14. Bligh

    Bligh Rebel Official

    Joined:
    Apr 14, 2016
    Posts:
    567
    Likes Received:
    1,336
    Trophy Points:
    7,592
    Credits:
    1,966
    Ratings:
    +1,800 / 14 / -2
    Hard one to answer but I'm leaning toward the Separatists. Both are absolutely corrupt but most normal people wouldn't know that - such as myself.

    The Republic was being made redundant.. to pass a law would take too long. The way the Separatists went about it was wrong but I'd like to think if I was an in-universe SW Character I'd like to be a leading Separatist politician or something :D

    If a planet voted to leave the Republic, they should be allowed to do so, not forced to stay. :cool:
     
    • Like Like x 4
  15. Ammianus Marcellinus

    Credits:
    Ratings:
    +0 / 0 / -0
    The First Order officially endorses Republic power politics. Down with the traitors.

    ...in universe: Constitutional Monarchy.........take that you traitors!
     
    • Like Like x 3
  16. Master_Rebado

    Master_Rebado Force Sensitive

    Joined:
    Dec 19, 2015
    Posts:
    1,985
    Likes Received:
    3,885
    Trophy Points:
    13,167
    Credits:
    3,135
    Ratings:
    +5,319 / 11 / -6
    Republic.

    Cause I love democracy LOL
     
    • Like Like x 4
  17. Canadian Ronin

    Canadian Ronin Rebel General

    Joined:
    May 13, 2016
    Posts:
    1,831
    Likes Received:
    955
    Trophy Points:
    4,217
    Credits:
    1,182
    Ratings:
    +1,906 / 413 / -301
    So you support the UN type group/government forcing planets and systems who don't want to be members anymore to remain members?
     
    • Like Like x 2
  18. Ammianus Marcellinus

    Credits:
    Ratings:
    +0 / 0 / -0
    This makes me remember the game but not the movie.
     
    • Like Like x 1
  19. KesselRunner

    KesselRunner Rebel Official

    Joined:
    Dec 7, 2015
    Posts:
    322
    Likes Received:
    795
    Trophy Points:
    6,767
    Credits:
    1,492
    Ratings:
    +1,221 / 5 / -1
    Neutral. I'd have gotten into my ship and headed for the dimmest part of the Outer Rim I could find. Go work for truly decent gentlebeings like pirates or smugglers. The rest of the galaxy can keep their politicians and armies.
     
    • Like Like x 2
  20. cawatrooper

    cawatrooper Dungeon Master

    Joined:
    Nov 14, 2016
    Posts:
    4,183
    Likes Received:
    18,385
    Trophy Points:
    145,167
    Credits:
    18,138
    Ratings:
    +22,605 / 64 / -37
    See, I get that they were certainly influenced by the sith, but I'm not totally sure that their grievances aren't valid.

    In fact, I really need to brush up on this aspect of Star Wars. I've been wondering lately exactly what the CIS was fighting for. After all, as we see, it's not like it was just a giant droid army led by the Sith and orchestrated by Neomodians, as it may seem in the films.

    Actual systems (thousands of them, apparently) followed the Confederacy. Actual organic beings, with their own planetary governments and concerns. And, unless I'm totally mistaken, the Republic went to war with them simply because they wanted to leave. In fact, as far as I can tell, the first strike in the war was the by the Republic at Geonosis.

    Obviously, the prototype Death Star that the Geonosians were working on posed a significant threat to the Republic, so they certainly weren't without fault- but also, the Republic didn't even know about that battlestation.
     
    • Like Like x 2
Loading...

Share This Page