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What is the best type of bending?

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    ThePoorLeprikan

    [1]Nov 4, 2006
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    I'd have to say air  bending or fire bending because you can do it anywhere and you dont have to be near your element.
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    Spartan184

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    fire obvioulsy look how close to controlling the world they are
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    Nardulo

    [3]Nov 4, 2006
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    I like earth bending best, by the way... Can't earth eventually stop all other elements?
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    Spartan184

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    Nardulo wrote:
    I like earth bending best, by the way... Can't earth eventually stop all other elements?
    what do you mean
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    Nardulo

    [5]Nov 4, 2006
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    Earth is the only solid element, it could act as a shield to stop all other elements.
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    ThePoorLeprikan

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    Well as you know water erodes earth so water-bending with enough training could probably just destroy the earth.
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    Nardulo

    [7]Nov 4, 2006
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    You have a point, but then again earth and water are eachothers opposites

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    Spartan184

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    yes but it would have to be a consintrated amount of water like when they cut though the gurders in the drill
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    37381

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    There is no "best" element, they are only best in what special properties it has for each of them.

    I would say fire is the most devistating, but its the element that requires the most restraint, discipline and control.
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    animefan92

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    i think waterbending is the best type of bending. its good for offense and it can be used to heal. also katara can turn it into ice which is also very cool and would be powerful.
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    ThePoorLeprikan

    [11]Nov 4, 2006
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    Nardulo you said:

    You have a point, but then again earth and water are eachothers opposites

    But air is earths opposite as Toph says in the episode Bitter Work, so that means fire is waters opposite.
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    Nardulo

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    arg your right I mixed things up. Anyways there is indeed no strongest element, but I just like earth best
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    ThePoorLeprikan

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    My favorite element is air bending because if you didnt want to fight you can just fly away.
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    Eyes_Only61646

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    I can't decided which...I'd rather be the Avatar, then you'd get them ALL! ((And I here-by make that a choice...No nah-nah! ))
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    windseeker15

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    I don't think there is any "best type of bending." All elements have their pros and cons, and not all elements can be applied in the same situation.

    How many threads have there been on this subject already?
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    tokyoberry

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    i think earth is best because:

    1.without it aang wouldn't fulfill his destiny

    2.there wouldn't be toph!!

    here are all the elements in order of my favorites:

    EARTH

    AIR

    FIRE

    WATER

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    Lord-darkboy

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    windseeker15 wrote:
    I don't think there is any "best type of bending." All elements have their pros and cons, and not all elements can be applied in the same situation. How many threads have there been on this subject already?

    i'll guess something like 56 or 78

    still FN for live (stolen from EMAN5805)

    Edited on 11/04/2006 4:28pm
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    PrimoNation

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    windseeker15 wrote:
    I don't think there is any "best type of bending." All elements have their pros and cons, and not all elements can be applied in the same situation. How many threads have there been on this subject already?

    well if you check out my thread:  Directory of threads on the Avatar Forum, you will see the following under this subject (sigh)   and those are the main ones after a process of elimination

    • What Type of Bender Would You Be???
    • What kind of bender are you?
    • Fifth or sixth elements?
    • Something that doesn’t make sense
    • Bending Genetics
    • Rumors about combining elements
    • Signature move
    • Metal Bender?
    • Bending Lava/Magma
    • Bending food
    • What powers will katangs children have
    •  Offspring type
    • Fire water air earth
    • Air, Fire, Water, or Earth?
    • Which element would you control?
    • More Elements
    • Most Benders
    • Extra bending powers in the future
    • Whats the coolest Element?
    • Bending Skills ! ! ! ! !
    • Bender power levels
    • Lamest Bending Style?
    • Zodiac signs and bending
    • Who controls which?
    • What is the best type of bending
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    KilalaRose

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    Nardulo wrote:

    You have a point, but then again earth and water are eachothers opposites

    um, fire and water are each others opposites. earth and air are the other opposites. they even say so in "Bitter Work" 
    Edited on 11/05/2006 11:12am
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    tokyoberry

    [20]Nov 8, 2006
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    water is goood,too!

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