Recently we brought you a list of arguments that Marvel fans will never stop having, and another of disagreements that DC fans can never seem to avoid. Comic book enthusiasts are not the only devoted subset of fans that have regular quarrels over one point or another, not by a long shot. As beloved as Star Wars is, and as fanatical as its fans are, you just know there are bound to be some serious disagreements, despite their shared interests.

With Star Wars: The Force Awakens on the way, and that galaxy far, far away getting ready to expand like it never has before, it’s the perfect time to run down some of the biggest, nastiest, most vicious disagreements that Star Wars fans regularly get into. There has been name calling, friendships ended, and little to no resolution on most of these, but it still sounds like fun to us. So sit back, read on, and sound off with your own opinions below.

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Who Shot First?
The true nature of who shot first in the cantina in A New Hope, Han Solo or the Rodian bounty hunter Greedo, may be the most vehemently contested argument that Star Wars fans have. When George Lucas went back and mucked with the theatrical cuts of the original trilogy, he changed this scene. Originally, Han simply blasted Greedo without warning, while in the special editions, Greedo draws and shoots first, and Han returns fire, using lethal force only as a means of self defense. Lucas maintained that this was always how he intended the scene to unfold, tough there is debate about that fact based on earlier drafts of the script, and fans haven’t stopped arguing about it since.

While it may, on the surface, seem like a relatively minor change, many fans argue that it indelibly alters Han Solo and his arc through the movie and even the trilogy. The guy fans first meet at the Mos Eisley cantina is a rogue, a smuggler out for number one; in short, not a very nice fellow. He’s the kind of guy who would shoot first, whereas firing only in self-defense makes him much less of a scoundrel, and some feel that it waters down his character and makes his evolution throughout the picture that much less dramatic. Whatever your stance, if you start this argument, make sure your talking points are in order and that you have a few hours to spare, because things can get intense and time consuming when discussing the ramification of who shot first.

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