why is boba fett so cool?

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  1. Crazy Ramjetty

    Crazy Ramjetty marvel's got it good

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    don't get me wrong I think boba fett's cool but then I was wondering "well, why is he so cool? for a guy who only had a few minutes of screen time in episodes five and six, what is it about him that makes him so damn cool?" so yeah, what is it about boba fett that makes him popular?
     
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    That would be my answer. Plus his look is supremely badass.
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    Same reason people like Sideswipe, even though he's done nothing of importance.
     
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    Sideswipe at least killed a named character.

    Boba did literally nothing besides standing around and getting killed. All of his popularity can be directly traced back to the sole fact he looked cool and nothing else.

    Which is coincidentally one of the reasons I loathe the character.
     
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    because out of all the characters in return of the jedi, that were NOT the main cast, fans HAD to like somebody to justify owning sitting through all the teddy bears. :lol 
     
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    He's sort of like the Bob or Derpy of the Star Wars verse.

    Really pointless and superfluous, yet(for some reason) he's really famous. Some say the voice, others say his design, but I myself like to think it was the jetpack. 'Cause jetpacks are cool.
     
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    Because he feels like it. He's Boba Fett, he doesn't need a reason.
     
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    He's got armor designed by Ralph McQaurrie, and that's all you need.

    I have a Boba Fett pin board on pinterest Boba Fett's Bounty Board with only 725 pins but 744k followers...so he's got a lot of fans.

    Oh, and just this is enough to make me want to get a motorcycle:
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    Bitches love jetpacks.
     
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    Finally someone else who hates Boba Fett. Jango Fett did more in one movie than Boba ever will do anywhere else.
     
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    it's not what he did or didn't do- it's the mystery. we fear or tend to want to know more about an unknown, so it sparks interest.

    it's no different than the Emperor's Royal Guards in RotJ. they did nothing but stand and leave, but they looked cool and then...well, to be a Royal Guard, they'd have to be badasses right? so, left to our imaginations, they can be as awesome as we want them to be.

    same with Boba Fett. He has a reputation at Jabba's palace of being THE BEST, he has a jet pack, has armor that isn't exactly given away at Christmas, and so...we can only imagine how tough this guy is.

    the books and short stories about him i tend to take with a grain of salt.

    he's not the best character in the movies, but i appreciate the idea of letting the audience decide just how big and bad he can be.

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    Actually, we can't, we saw him getting his ass kicked when a blind Solo hit his jetpack and he died.
     
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    He survived being swallowed by the monstrous Sarlacc, that's what makes him cool.
     
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    He's cool looking, mostly silent, and is an assumed bad-ass. There's no real REASON for him being popular, he just...is. I will admit that, while he is easily my favorite Star Wars character, even I don't have a reason why, lol.

    As much as I like the Fett man, and think that was a bitch way to die...I can't support the BS about him somehow surviving being swallowed by that thing...let alone twice.
     
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    And also a Goddamn EU Mary Sue.
     
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    Haloid1177 Hey, That's Pretty Good

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    The mystery of the character. Plus, he did find Solo in ESB, which was perhaps the single most important plot point of ESB. It set up ROTJ, brought Luke to meet Vader, and he looked damn cool doing it. Vader saying "No disintegrations" was just so cool. Plus, he was the only character besides the Emperor we ever really saw that could mouth off to Vader and get away with it. He went out like a bitch, yeah, but as little as you saw of him in ESB, he was actually rather important.
     
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    I wouldn't recommend watching the whole thing, but Fett was pretty cool in the animated portion (his true first appearance) of the Star Wars Holiday Special.
     
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    "Ass kicked"? It took one hit to malfunction his jetpack when his back was turned. Come to think of it, his back was turned because he was aiming at Luke, who he very possibly could have shot if it weren't for Han.
     

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