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Re: Game of Thrones, does no one care?

Post by Bram » Wed Jun 15, 2016 7:19 pm

I thought the last episode sucked major balls, the battle of bastards should deliver though.
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Post by Blaidd Drwg » Wed Jun 15, 2016 7:46 pm

Bram wrote:I thought the last episode sucked major balls, the battle of bastards should deliver though.
I thought the last three were super weak. Of all the predicable fan suck up moves, bringing back the hound is the only one I can get behind...and even that is a bit weak.

If they don;t kill off at least one solid fan fav. Arya, Brianne, Jamie or the Dorf....I'm calling it quits.
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Post by Shafpocalypse Now » Wed Jun 15, 2016 8:14 pm

Out of the three, I think Jamie dying will complete the circle of loss for Cersei.

And, they are going off of Martin's notes now...they aren't catering to fans, they are catering to Martin's vision of how he wants the series to finish.

You can bet the books are going to be about 100x the detail.

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Post by Blaidd Drwg » Wed Jun 15, 2016 9:21 pm

Shafpocalypse Now wrote:Out of the three, I think Jamie dying will complete the circle of loss for Cersei.

And, they are going off of Martin's notes now...they aren't catering to fans, they are catering to Martin's vision of how he wants the series to finish.

You can bet the books are going to be about 100x the detail.

If that's the case, I've never been more disappointed in an author....this better be the calm before the shit storm that ends with someone as unworthy as Ramsey taking the Iron Throne.
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Re: Game of Thrones, does no one care?

Post by Shafpocalypse Now » Thu Jun 16, 2016 12:46 pm

I think the show reveals shit far more abruptly.

Yeah, I think it'll end with either Snow/Tregaryan on the throne, or the Imp on the throne.

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Post by nafod » Thu Jun 16, 2016 12:56 pm

Shafpocalypse Now wrote:Out of the three, I think Jamie dying will complete the circle of loss for Cersei.
We know her third child dies, based on the prophecy. She knows it too. I am thinking she dies trying to save him, which of course doesn't work.

Hopefully Arya borrowed a bunch of faces from surfer dude back at the temple.
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Re: Game of Thrones, does no one care?

Post by Bram » Sun Jun 19, 2016 11:49 pm

Game 7 of the NBA finals is going to interfere with my watching of this episode, hyped up for some crazed warfare.
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Post by Fuzzy Dunlop » Mon Jun 20, 2016 1:07 am

Bram wrote:Game 7 of the NBA finals is going to interfere with my watching of this episode, hyped up for some crazed warfare.
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Re: Game of Thrones, does no one care?

Post by Bram » Mon Jun 20, 2016 5:48 am

I can't say shit cause it'll spoil stuff, but not surprised motherfuckers
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Post by Shafpocalypse Now » Mon Jun 20, 2016 12:35 pm

Completely predictable

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Post by nafod » Mon Jun 20, 2016 1:32 pm

So was Titanic. It was still a bucket of "fuck yeah"

Battle scenes were some of the best I've seen in any movie.
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Post by Shafpocalypse Now » Mon Jun 20, 2016 4:48 pm

The utter stupidity of Jon Snow's generalship bodes ill for the fight against the white walkers. Clearly a tactical, not a strategic thinker. Hopefully the Imp and Dragon Girl have better planning skills.

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Post by Grandpa's Spells » Mon Jun 20, 2016 4:51 pm

Shafpocalypse Now wrote:The utter stupidity of Jon Snow's generalship bodes ill for the fight against the white walkers. Clearly a tactical, not a strategic thinker. Hopefully the Imp and Dragon Girl have better planning skills.
Baelish said something to the effect Starks having quick tempers and slow minds.

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Post by Bram » Mon Jun 20, 2016 5:36 pm

It was an epic episode, no doubt. I plan to rewatch it today.

But one thing I enjoyed from Seasons 1-5 is the unpredictability. Any character at any time was up for execution. That feel has slipped away.
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Post by Shafpocalypse Now » Mon Jun 20, 2016 7:44 pm

Or even Sansa. She basically told Snow not to be a retard, which he promptly did. Who thinks we will see a Tregaryan/Iron born carpet munching get session next Week?

Did anyone catch all the foreshadowing about the stashes of dragons fire around the city that Cersei is sure to set off, killing loads of people, maybe even Herself?

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Post by Boris » Mon Jun 20, 2016 7:56 pm

nafod wrote:So was Titanic. It was still a bucket of "fuck yeah"
Wait... you thought Titanic was a bucket of "fuck yeah"?...

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Post by nafod » Mon Jun 20, 2016 8:11 pm

Boris wrote:
nafod wrote:So was Titanic. It was still a bucket of "fuck yeah"
Wait... you thought Titanic was a bucket of "fuck yeah"?...
Completely predictable
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Post by SubClaw » Mon Jun 20, 2016 8:54 pm

Blaidd Drwg wrote:
Shafpocalypse Now wrote:Out of the three, I think Jamie dying will complete the circle of loss for Cersei.

And, they are going off of Martin's notes now...they aren't catering to fans, they are catering to Martin's vision of how he wants the series to finish.

You can bet the books are going to be about 100x the detail.

If that's the case, I've never been more disappointed in an author....this better be the calm before the shit storm that ends with someone as unworthy as Ramsey taking the Iron Throne.
That's not gonna happen.

This entire saga has always been about the underdogs (the dwarf, the poor dethroned queen in the exile, the disabled one, the little girl who wanted to be a swordswoman, etc...) and how they could finally overcome their shortcomings.

Oh, yes, a lot of charismatic characters die, but they are almost invariably alphas. It's so fucking predictable that it's nauseating.

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Post by SubClaw » Mon Jun 20, 2016 8:58 pm

Shafpocalypse Now wrote:The utter stupidity of Jon Snow's generalship bodes ill for the fight against the white walkers. Clearly a tactical, not a strategic thinker. Hopefully the Imp and Dragon Girl have better planning skills.
Speaking of which... Where the fuck are the white walkers? There was a big, nice battle one or two seasons ago and they dissapeared. What the fuck are they waiting for to assault the Wall? Are they hybernating?

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Post by SubClaw » Mon Jun 20, 2016 9:01 pm

Shafpocalypse Now wrote:Who thinks we will see a Tregaryan/Iron born carpet munching get session next Week?
I told my wife exactly that.
Did anyone catch all the foreshadowing about the stashes of dragons fire around the city that Cersei is sure to set off, killing loads of people, maybe even Herself?
She's gonna allahu-akbar herself and that fucking pseudo-Pope.

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Post by WildGorillaMan » Mon Jun 20, 2016 9:34 pm

Bram wrote:It was an epic episode, no doubt. I plan to rewatch it today.

But one thing I enjoyed from Seasons 1-5 is the unpredictability. Any character at any time was up for execution. That feel has slipped away.
That's because they're running out of characters.

Still and all, No 9 was a highly satisfying episode. Solid 5/7.
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Post by Bram » Tue Jun 21, 2016 12:08 am

Shafpocalypse Now wrote: Did anyone catch all the foreshadowing about the stashes of dragons fire around the city that Cersei is sure to set off, killing loads of people, maybe even Herself?
Well, that witch told her all her children would die. I say when her son eats it, she goes berserk and tries to murder the whole city.
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Re: Game of Thrones, does no one care?

Post by Bram » Tue Jun 21, 2016 12:10 am

SubClaw wrote:
Shafpocalypse Now wrote:
Speaking of which... Where the fuck are the white walkers? There was a big, nice battle one or two seasons ago and they dissapeared. What the fuck are they waiting for to assault the Wall? Are they hybernating?
I think they show up breaching/assaulting the wall in the finale, the white raven in the preview evidently foretells that winter is finally here (after 6 seasons).

There's no more blatantly awful people left so time for the white walkers to get their due.
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Re: Game of Thrones, does no one care?

Post by WildGorillaMan » Tue Jun 21, 2016 1:27 am

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There's no more blatantly awful people left
You're forgetting about Walder Frey and Euron Greyjoy, to name two.
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Post by Bram » Tue Jun 21, 2016 1:33 am

Yeah, but Walder Frey is fairly harmless - Joffrey had all his goons (the Mountain, the Hound for a while, Sir Meryn Trant, shit tons of soldiers, etc.), Ramsay was a sadistic butcher. Walder Frey has an army but no one that noteworthy in it. Greyjoy has an army too, but we need him to up the unpleasantness more.
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