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« on: January 03, 2015, 01:19:29 AM »
So, what do you think of Hawkbit? At first, I thought he was kinda a jerk but after watching some episodes, I got some good laughs out of him. I find him adorable in his own special sort of way. Plus, I love his black fur, amber eyes and how it makes him stand out.

I think the Tvtropes term "Jerkass Woobie" describes Hawkbit very well after I saw the episode "Lost". He was really pushy and even shoved Fiver off a cliff but then he went into panic attack mode and I just wanted to hug him. He's one of those types of characters whose a negative, grouchy complainer and even a prick at times but as much as he deserves a good slap, he deserves a hug and a good cuddle just as much. Being somewhat of a Jerkass Woobie myself, I can kind of relate to him.

I find it odd that he's described as stupid in the book yet he seems fairly smart in the TV series.

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« Reply #1 on: January 03, 2015, 05:21:40 AM »
I LOVE Hawkbit. He really manages to inject some reality into an otherwise fantastic environment. Nobody can be distracted from the dangers that surround the warren when he is around.

If there were no Hawkbit, it would be necessary to invent one :P

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« Reply #2 on: January 03, 2015, 12:10:18 PM »
Quote from: Silverweed's ClawsonJan 3 2015, 12:21:40 AM
I LOVE Hawkbit. He really manages to inject some reality into an otherwise fantastic environment. Nobody can be distracted from the dangers that surround the warren when he is around.

If there were no Hawkbit, it would be necessary to invent one :P
Yeah, I'm a little bummed out that he and Dandelion don't have official plushies like Hazel, Fiver and Bigwig. I don't think Blackberry has an official plush either but I could be wrong.

If there was a such thing as a Watership Down audio book as read by Hawkbit chock full of commentary, it could easily be one of the best Watership Down things ever.

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« Reply #3 on: January 04, 2015, 02:41:25 AM »
In my opinion Hawkbit is more adorable than Fiver and Pipkin together. My favorite Watership Down. Only after perfect Silverweed. =3
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« Reply #4 on: January 05, 2015, 08:02:43 PM »
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I find him adorable in his own special sort of way [...] He's one of those types of characters whose a negative, grouchy complainer and even a prick at times but as much as he deserves a good slap, he deserves a hug and a good cuddle just as much.

I agree wholeheartedly. I mean look at this:



Who wouldn't hug him? :D
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« Reply #5 on: January 06, 2015, 05:36:20 AM »
If I have a Hawkbit like rabbit, I'll put the same name. Would give hugs, candy and gifts just for being so adorable and I hope to be grumpy. =3

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« Reply #6 on: January 12, 2015, 12:46:27 AM »
I have a "Hawkbit" side to me when I'm not in the mood for BS. ;)  Now you know why I picked him, and yeah for the sake of better google rankings I run "Fiver's Honeycomb".

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« Reply #7 on: January 12, 2015, 08:46:17 PM »
Quote from: Hawkbit on Jan 11 2015, 07:46:27 PM
I have a "Hawkbit" side to me when I'm not in the mood for BS. ;)  Now you know why I picked him, and yeah for the sake of better google rankings I run "Fiver's Honeycomb".
Seriously you have Hawkbit ?. Send photo we see it =)
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« Reply #8 on: January 12, 2015, 09:46:56 PM »
I think he meant he has a personality that is similar to Hawkbit's and not that he has a live rabbit called Hawkbit. ;)
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« Reply #9 on: January 12, 2015, 10:42:09 PM »
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I find him adorable in his own special sort of way [...] He's one of those types of characters whose a negative, grouchy complainer and even a prick at times but as much as he deserves a good slap, he deserves a hug and a good cuddle just as much.

I agree wholeheartedly. I mean look at this:



Who wouldn't hug him? :D
Awww.......poor baby. *snuggles*

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« Reply #10 on: January 13, 2015, 06:03:39 PM »
Quote from: Myrkin on Jan 12 2015, 04:46:56 PM
I think he meant he has a personality that is similar to Hawkbit's and not that he has a live rabbit called Hawkbit. ;)
oh I see. It was confusing things. But one day I will have a rabbit named Hawkbit!

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« Reply #11 on: January 14, 2015, 12:32:34 AM »
I met a rabbit once, and he was pretty evil... I don't think that you would wanna try that by yourself :lol
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« Reply #12 on: November 15, 2015, 03:29:00 PM »
I do find it hard to warm to such angry, gruff-boots characters; however, Hawkbit does mellow somewhat in the process. The episode where he gets stuck in the caves below the Honeycomb (did that episode even exist? I can't remember whether I watched it, but I definitely had a book of it :p), he becomes a more considerate rabbit. Also his design is pretty cute and non-exaggerated like some of the others, so quite 'comfortable' on the eye, design-wise.
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« Reply #13 on: December 10, 2015, 10:46:34 AM »
I didn't wrote something to Hawkbit so far? Ehm, I mean, who has deleted my post?  :hawkbit

Yes, Hawkbit is great (the leader of the Honeycomb as well as the character in the series).

Honestly, without him, there would be a big hole in the series. He has myriads of great lines in the series and it's interesting, that for one thing he's blaming Fiver, otherwise he's jealous for his visionary abilities.

And even if he sometime seems to be anxiously, he's a loyal member of Watership Down.  :hawkbit3


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