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Re: Game of Thrones Season 7 *Spoilers*

Post by Fuifui Bradbrad » August 16, 2017, 8:31 pm

Yeah exactly. I'm definitely Team Sam. The way Randall treated Sam on his return was terrible. No loss for me.
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Post by pickles » August 16, 2017, 9:04 pm

The Nickman wrote:
pickles wrote:I would pay to see nickman explaining game of thrones with sock puppets! That would be close to post sharks game entertaining!
What happened after the Sharks game?

I wasn't there.
There was a sock puppet with a striking resemblance!

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Post by The Nickman » August 16, 2017, 9:24 pm

pickles wrote:
The Nickman wrote:
pickles wrote:I would pay to see nickman explaining game of thrones with sock puppets! That would be close to post sharks game entertaining!
What happened after the Sharks game?

I wasn't there.
There was a sock puppet with a striking resemblance!
I heard that sock puppet had fantastic insight into the game too!
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Post by pickles » August 16, 2017, 9:39 pm

You heard wrong, he didn't make any sense at all!

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Post by Dr Zaius » August 16, 2017, 9:42 pm

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Dr Zaius wrote:Barbecueing the Tarleys was a tad unnecessary.
I disagree. She gave them a choice, they chose death. She's done this before when she strung those guys up on the cross in Mereen
Fair enough, but the mode of execution was pretty brutal and won't be winning her any admirers
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Post by greeneyed » August 16, 2017, 9:44 pm

She is disgusting. I'm looking forward to a big comeuppance for Dany and the Dragons.
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Post by Botman » August 16, 2017, 9:51 pm

Old Misogyny-Eyed hating on the chicks ruling the kingdom!!
IMFS.

He probably hates Cersei too!!
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Post by zim » August 16, 2017, 9:52 pm

He's just intimidated by thick eyebrows.

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Post by greeneyed » August 16, 2017, 10:12 pm

Cersei is horrible too.
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Post by RTW » August 16, 2017, 10:42 pm

Just watched 50min of a leaked version of the next Episode!

Wow, I won't spoil anything but hopefully there is an extra ten minutes at the end that I didn't get to see!


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Post by Botman » August 16, 2017, 10:49 pm

greeneyed wrote:Cersei is horrible too.
Of course she is!! You're a monster
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Post by EJ » August 16, 2017, 11:03 pm

RTW wrote:Just watched 50min of a leaked version of the next Episode!

Wow, I won't spoil anything but hopefully there is an extra ten minutes at the end that I didn't get to see!


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It's a 71 minute episode I'm pretty sure. The finale is 81 mins. Both longer than last year's finale.

I will hold off watching any leaked stuff. Got a great audio/video set up for the HD broadcast, can't watch GoT any other way. Especially something incomplete.

The plot of Season 7 was leaked last year. Apparently it's all been accurate so far. There were massive reactions to Episode 6.

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Post by Fuifui Bradbrad » August 18, 2017, 10:07 am

greeneyed wrote:Wasn't Ayra supposed to be trained in knowing everything etc etc etc... and she falls for this rubbish?
I was just reading an article on this, which I think checks out and confirms my theory that Littlefinger won't last the season.
It suggests that Arya is baiting Littlefinger, feeding him more rope for him to eventually hang himself.

They use this shot as an example
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She is deliberately in the light and right in his peripheral. Dumb for someone who was trained to hide in the shadows. Plus, she probably could have found a hundred ways to get into his room, but she barely waits for him to leave the room and she's in there making noise picking the lock. Not very stealthy at all.

PLUS she's trained to tell when someone is lying. So she can interrogate Sansa on the letter and find out the truth.

Strap yourself in folks, he's going down, and it's going to be glorious.
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Post by EJ » August 18, 2017, 10:57 am

But all that is also convenient story telling for the creators.

Like when Jaqen killed the guards for her at Harrenhal. Everyone's like "****'s going on?", then we see Jaqen peep out of one of the windows like a total sus ****, yet somehow only Arya notices him.

Maybe it's all intended as your article says but I lean towards it just being convenient direction.

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Post by Northern Raider » August 20, 2017, 8:23 am

Time lines have always been a bit loose in GoT but this last episode was stretching even further. Bran sees the Night King's army heading to Eastwatch. They send ravens all across Westeros. Team Targaryen find out and decide on their path of capturing a zombie to present as proof of the threat. Davos and Tyrion head to Kings landing to meet with Jaime and pick up Gendry. They then head back to Dragonstone. Pick up Jon and head north to the Wall. Arrive at Eastwatch to collect Tormund, Thoros, Dondarrion and the Hound then head out north to carry out the task.

All this time and the zombie army still hasn't reached Eastwatch? Don't know why they would be worried in the South. Even if the White Walkers did pass through the wall a couple of generations would have passed before they reached Kings Landing. Surely Winter would be over by then.
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Post by The Nickman » August 20, 2017, 10:11 am

Northern Raider wrote:Time lines have always been a bit loose in GoT but this last episode was stretching even further. Bran sees the Night King's army heading to Eastwatch. They send ravens all across Westeros. Team Targaryen find out and decide on their path of capturing a zombie to present as proof of the threat. Davos and Tyrion head to Kings landing to meet with Jaime and pick up Gendry. They then head back to Dragonstone. Pick up Jon and head north to the Wall. Arrive at Eastwatch to collect Tormund, Thoros, Dondarrion and the Hound then head out north to carry out the task.

All this time and the zombie army still hasn't reached Eastwatch? Don't know why they would be worried in the South. Even if the White Walkers did pass through the wall a couple of generations would have passed before they reached Kings Landing. Surely Winter would be over by then.
You reckon that's bad? Wait until you see next week's episode (the leaked one). It's absolutely ridiculous!
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Post by -GD- » August 20, 2017, 10:32 am

The Nickman wrote:
Northern Raider wrote:Time lines have always been a bit loose in GoT but this last episode was stretching even further. Bran sees the Night King's army heading to Eastwatch. They send ravens all across Westeros. Team Targaryen find out and decide on their path of capturing a zombie to present as proof of the threat. Davos and Tyrion head to Kings landing to meet with Jaime and pick up Gendry. They then head back to Dragonstone. Pick up Jon and head north to the Wall. Arrive at Eastwatch to collect Tormund, Thoros, Dondarrion and the Hound then head out north to carry out the task.

All this time and the zombie army still hasn't reached Eastwatch? Don't know why they would be worried in the South. Even if the White Walkers did pass through the wall a couple of generations would have passed before they reached Kings Landing. Surely Winter would be over by then.
You reckon that's bad? Wait until you see next week's episode (the leaked one). It's absolutely ridiculous!
Yep the timelines are hilarious this season. Its like they thought, **** we have 13 episodes left we need to cram all this is in.

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Post by Northern Raider » August 20, 2017, 10:50 am

Some of the cut scenes show them checking in at the Qantas counter. Jon was in the business class line.
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Post by dubby » August 20, 2017, 1:25 pm

Ugh...qantas? Emirates ftw

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Post by The Nickman » August 20, 2017, 1:38 pm

Pfffft, virgin hot dogs hands down

Nothing else even comes close
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Post by Northern Raider » August 20, 2017, 2:03 pm

dubby wrote:Ugh...qantas? Emirates ftw

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Post by Northern Raider » August 21, 2017, 4:24 pm

So, zombie dragon now. Pretty sure we all saw that coming.
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Post by -GD- » August 21, 2017, 4:25 pm

What an incredible episode though!!

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Post by The Nickman » August 21, 2017, 4:29 pm

-GD- wrote:What an incredible episode though!!
It was good, but it was a bit ridiculous too! Seriously, how long were they camped there surrounded by zombies for:

a) Gendry to run all the way back to Eastwatch
2) a raven to fly all the way to Dragonstone
d) Dany to fly her dragons to the north

I mean seriously?? This REALLY bugged me!
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Post by -GD- » August 21, 2017, 4:37 pm

The Nickman wrote:
-GD- wrote:What an incredible episode though!!
It was good, but it was a bit ridiculous too! Seriously, how long were they camped there surrounded by zombies for:

a) Gendry to run all the way back to Eastwatch
2) a raven to fly all the way to Dragonstone
d) Dany to fly her dragons to the north

I mean seriously?? This REALLY bugged me!
Yep i agree with that, the plan is also absolutely ridiculous!!

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Post by The Nickman » August 21, 2017, 4:43 pm

I'm actually a little disappointed in Season 7, to be perfectly honest. The whole season looks rushed, and poorly written.

It's still good, I just think they should be smacking the storylines out of the park, rather than just bunting them past first like they are.
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Post by Northern Raider » August 21, 2017, 4:49 pm

Think they got a bit wayward with the story this episode. The ultimate purpose was to introduce a dragon to the Night King's army. I think they went about it in a very clunky way. Firstly they put way too much stock into capturing a zombie to prove to Cersei that she should team up with them. She already has her own zombie bodyguard so I can't see this giving her some moral conscience to put aside her own lust for power and commit to the greater good of the realm.

Secondly, as Nickman pointed out the timelines were just a bit too hard to swallow, even by recent GoT standards.

Third point was the tension between Arya and Sansa came across a bit too contrived for my liking. Unless Arya is playing some sort of counter espionage on Littlefinger I'm not really buying it.

Lastly did we really need yet another scene of Danaerys questioning Tyrion's loyalty? Getting a bit tedious.

The outcome of this episode was massive. The path to get there wasn't the finest part of the series.
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Post by The Nickman » August 21, 2017, 4:53 pm

Northern Raider wrote:The outcome of this episode was massive. The path to get there wasn't the finest part of the series.
Agreed. The dragon being brought back from the dead was epic. The way they got there was pretty meh.

There's no way it will play out this way in the books.
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Post by Northern Raider » August 21, 2017, 4:58 pm

The Nickman wrote:
Northern Raider wrote:The outcome of this episode was massive. The path to get there wasn't the finest part of the series.
Agreed. The dragon being brought back from the dead was epic. The way they got there was pretty meh.

There's no way it will play out this way in the books.
Might be why its taken so long for the books to come out. GRRM wrote the story like this then said "nah, thats ****" and started again.

I hear what you're saying about the whole of season 7 feeling rushed. Its lost all the slow burn tension that built up to the major events. It lacks the intrigue that captured audiences to begin with. Now they seem to cramming major events into each episode.

Feels like they are more about using their increased budgets to create a series of Hollywood blockbusters. Its more Michael Bay than Weiss/Benioff
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Post by greeneyed » August 21, 2017, 5:46 pm

I can't even remember the Uncle who turned up late.

What does a night walker dragon do? Blow ice?

I hate how Jon Snow has decided to bend the knee to Dany. Plus all this "romantic tension". Isn't Jon Snow supposed to be related to her?
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Post by The Nickman » August 21, 2017, 5:49 pm

Uncle Benjen?? He's Ned Stark's brother, was a man of the Night's Watch, went beyond the wall at the start and never returned. It was revealed when he saved Bran in the north that he was undead now, but for some reason kept his mind.

But he's dead now, so they'll probably not even explain **** is the go with Benjen's story.
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Post by greeneyed » August 21, 2017, 6:05 pm

It is seeming very rushed with only seven episodes in the series.
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Post by The Nickman » August 21, 2017, 6:45 pm

It's really stupid. The last two series should both be ten episodes each and consistent with the other series, so they can tell the stories properly
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Post by Botman » August 21, 2017, 7:31 pm

I don't give a single solitary **** about the time travel thing

Not one
Never have

And even I still felt they took liberties with this that in this Ep
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