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Old 07-07-2013, 03:53 PM   #839
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Default Re: The Mandarin in Iron Man 3...Love it or hate it? - Part 1

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Originally Posted by MichaelChen View Post
No. Just get rid of the rings. He's not Ring-Man. He's a mad scientist and schemer with superhuman martial arts abilities that allow him to karate-chop the armor to pieces. Simplifying that into him being mad scientist who mad scienced himself into being able to karate-chop the armor to pieces is fine.
You're putting for more importance on the rings than I am. They're just an obstacle to overcome; a weapon to be mastered and applied to the Mandarin's philosophy. That doesn't make him Ring-Man.

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