Join us!

Join us!

Join the Habbox team today to learn new skills, be part of our amazing team and make great new friends!

Join us!
Habboxween is coming....

Habboxween is coming....

Can you feel that? Is that a ghost?? Keep your eyes peeled for Habboxween...

Habboxween is coming....
Habbo Avatars

Habbo Avatars

Wondering WTF this NFT project is? Check out our wiki guide.

Habbo Avatars
Loading...
Loading...
...
The Grimm Origin Story of Tangled5
By - Posted 25th September, 2017 at 4:31 pm

It’s well known that the origin stories are meant to be much darker than the ones we know from Disney or children’s books – within good reason, of course! I think I ruined my entire childhood this week by finally giving in and reading some of the origins. The story of Tangled will always be one of my favourites, so when I read how much darker the original fairy tale is, I thought it was pretty disturbing… read on if you dare.

Despite how dark the original is in comparison to the Disney version, the main reason I’m glad that Disney changed it to the story of Tangled is because of how BORING the original is. I mean, the original is a story that’s focused more on taking responsibility for your actions, so no thugs are dancing and singing about their dreams, and there’s no fighting with frying pans.  However, here are the main differences between the two stories…

In the Tangled that I know and love, Rapunzel is taken in the middle of the night by Mother Gothel because of the magic healing abilities of her hair. In the original, the baby is more or less handed over to the fairy because the mother really craves some rapunzel (editor’s note: that’s a leafless variety of milkweed, you’re welcome) that is grown in the fairy’s garden. I don’t know what it is with evil people in fairy tales wanting people’s first born child, I could think of much better things I’d rather have than a BABY? But anyway apparently this is a fair trade. The child is handed over, and the fairy names her Rapunzel… because who needs imagination, right?

In the original, there was no Flynn Ryder so “the smoulder” look wasn’t a thing (disappointing, right?) Instead, we get a prince who hears Rapunzel’s singing and waits around to see the fairy climbing her hair to the top of the tower. He waits until the fairy is gone and calls for Rapunzel to drop down her hair and uses it to climb up – unlike Flynn Ryder, who just manages to climb the tower without ladders or stairs. How Rapunzel couldn’t tell the difference between a female fairy’s voice and the voice of a prince, I’ll never understand, but they immediately hit it off, and he starts visiting her daily. They don’t even wait until they get out of the tower to get it on, they just do it there, and eventually, Rapunzel becomes pregnant.

In Tangled, Mother Gothel is gone for three days and doesn’t find out that she has escaped for a while, eventually finds out, big drama, and ultimately, Rapunzel and Flynn Ryder live happily ever after. In the original, the fairy notices that Rapunzel’s clothes no longer fit her and cuts off her hair before disowning her. The fairy waits for the prince to return, throws down the hair that she kept so he can climb up and tells him that Rapunzel is long gone and he’ll never see her again. The prince is so sad that he throws himself out of the tower and lands with thorns going into his eyes, resulting in him losing his eyesight. Several years later the prince hears singing and immediately recognises Rapunzel’s voice. The joy of finally being reunited with his one true love magically restores his eyesight. Mental.

Which version do you prefer? Leave a comment below!

Like! 9
Comments
    someboyrafa commented on 25th September, 2017

    wicked article 10/10 pls teach me

    hannahpig commented on 25th September, 2017

    Oh I so prefer the blind story!

    zebbadi commented on 25th September, 2017

    A lovely article, but I have never seen Tangled!!

    someboyrafa commented on 28th September, 2017

    first.

    Badr56 commented on 12th December, 2017

    Original by far

  • Send a message to the DJ
  • Events Timetable
  • Upcoming DJs
    Spyo5:00 PM
  • Latest Competitions
    Thread User
    What was your best Halloween costume? ~Ends October 31st
    Cadigyna
    Horror Movie Icons Jigsaw ~Ends November 1st
    tbl
    Who's that Horror Movie Funko Pop? ~Ends November 1st
    tbl
    Nightmare Before Christmas Missing Lyric ~Ends October 31st
    tbl
    Trick or Treat Sweets ~Ends October 29th
    ErickSloth
    Are You Still Halloween? ~Ends October 29th
    tbl
  • Latest Forum Posts
    Thread User
    Hello!
    OutReign
    I've returned after quite some time
    cameron446:
    What was your best Halloween costume? ~Ends October 31st
    Cadigyna
    [Life] Not happy anywhere
    -:Undertaker:-
    Post a GIF to explain how your feeling?
    jamiexo
    COUNT TO 2022 BEFORE 2022 pt2
    jamiexo
  • Latest Wiki Edits
    Wiki Page User
    Spirits of Japan
    Cameron446:
    Grand Pagoda LTD
    Cameron446:
    Christmas 2021
    Cameron446:
    Bat Cave Bundle
    Cameron446:
    Testing Facility Bundle
    Cameron446:
    Haunted Hotel Room Bundle
    Cameron446:
  • @Habbox Twitter
    #OTD in 2002 (19 years ago 😱) the Dragon Egg was first released! This purple egg was created as part of a Spyro p… https://t.co/51nQX8gdle
    SpoOooOooKy times aren't far off now, #Habboxween is coming to @Habbo! Keep your eyes peeled... but not literally,… https://t.co/IIxVkePiBO
    STAFF OF THE MONTH - SEPTEMBER! https://t.co/QfxQhrzkKO
    The NFT avatars will be revealed TOMORROW! Earlier today, @HabboNFT announced the rarity % for each trait, and we… https://t.co/kwmkWiJj4T
  • Latest Badges
  • Latest furni
    xmas_c21_winterrailbg name
    xmas_c21_map5 name
    xmas_c21_key5 name
    xmas_ltd21_artdecoegg name
    xmas_c21_map1 name
    xmas_c21_traveldocuments name
    xmas_r21_luxuryhotchocolate name
    xmas_c21_advent7 name
    xmas_c21_advent8 name
    xmas_c21_trainroofedgecnr name
    xmas_c21_crackableletter name
    xmas_c21_velvetseat name
    xmas_c21_map3 name
    xmas_c21_salesmancase name
    clothing_r21_trainoutfit name
    clothing_nobleoutfit name
    clothing_doctorsoutfit name
    clothing_hollyhairpin name
    clothing_nt_pearlnecklace name
    clothing_r21_warmoversizedcoat name
    clothing_earringbauble name
    clothing_governessoutfit name
    clothing_salesoutfit name
    clothing_conductoroutfit name
    clothing_pearlnecklace name
    Cat Ear Beanie
    Drinking Cap
    Cordoroy Dungarees