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Game of Thrones - TV Series (NO BOOK SPOILERS)

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TheAdvocate

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this thread is so dead these first weeks....I assume this means that the majority of normal participants are thieves that already watched the first 4 episodes?

:hmm:
No, quite frankly, it's mainly you trying to pretend that the books don't exist by bitching about every vague reference to them, even while hypocritically enjoying the source material, that has driven many posters off. It's not worth your bellyaching to participate in this thread.

And nevermind that the show is in the process of moving past certain storylines in the books. You'll still find a way to bitch about the fact that the books exist, and this post.
 

JEDI

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characters have hyper archery skills.

why not hyper kung-fu skills?
or too much like Marco Polo?
 

JEDI

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last year or 2 years ago, I saw a trailer of varys (bald guy) using a crossbow.

but I don't remember ever seeing that scene in any episode.

does anyone remember varys using a xbow?
 

Xonim

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Dany's storyline is well into being boring if you ask me. She's basically been doing the same thing for the last half season or so -- I know it's supposed to show that she's learning how to rule (while making mistakes along the way) but ... something needs to happen. A periodic dragon appearance isn't enough.

Brienne & Podrick are awesome. That is all. They're probably my favorite "duo" now that the hound is dead.

The whole Jacquen reveal would have been way more awesome if I didn't know it was coming. It got spoiled for me by a coworker who doesn't like surprises, and thus, spends an absurd amount of time reading GoT things on some wiki somewhere. She was discussing with a book-reader right outside my cubicle and I overheard :( I did good and didn't tell my wife about it though, so she was super pumped he was back.

Oberyn's wife/lover/whatever is looking pretty rough these days.
 

zinfamous

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No, quite frankly, it's mainly you trying to pretend that the books don't exist by bitching about every vague reference to them, even while hypocritically enjoying the source material, that has driven many posters off. It's not worth your bellyaching to participate in this thread.

And nevermind that the show is in the process of moving past certain storylines in the books. You'll still find a way to bitch about the fact that the books exist, and this post.
Do I sense an uncomfortably-distended rectum?
 

KeithTalent

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Yeah, the Dany stuff is super boring to me; feels like a slog. I can't wait for Tyrion and Varys to get there and make things interesting.

KT
 

zinfamous

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Oberyn's wife/lover/whatever is looking pretty rough these days.
Yeah, I couldn't tell if it was a new actor or not. Almost certain it is the same person, but she looks so different. Good makeup, I guess. Seems she is rather upset about the whole thing.
 

KeithTalent

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Yeah, I couldn't tell if it was a new actor or not. Almost certain it is the same person, but she looks so different. Good makeup, I guess. Seems she is rather upset about the whole thing.
Same actress. They changed Cersei's daughter though.

KT
 

Xonim

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Yeah, the Dany stuff is super boring to me; feels like a slog. I can't wait for Tyrion and Varys to get there and make things interesting.

KT
See and the thing is ... her storyline was one of my favorites in the first 2-3 seasons. Being forced to integrate with the Dothraki, then her taking ownership of her new "rank", and then all the stuff that happened at Qarth with the house of the undying, and then it was totally badass when she acquired the unsullied. Some of those things were better than others, but it was all good enough that I kept wanting her to get more screentime. But everything that has happened since she took over the first slave city has just been entirely repetitive ... I'd rather they just leave her out of it until she has something to actually add.
 

SMOGZINN

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Yeah, I couldn't tell if it was a new actor or not. Almost certain it is the same person, but she looks so different. Good makeup, I guess. Seems she is rather upset about the whole thing.
Is that the same women that was with him in King's Landing? I thought that the woman that was with him at Joffrey's wedding was his mistress, while his wife (who I figured was the woman in this episode) stayed in Dorn.
 

CZroe

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The first three are good, I will watch the fourth today. Love my Fire TV with XBMC!
Wrong thread. The piracy brag-thread is... is... uh... nowhere.

Huh.

I guess that means that no one cares until it airs. How about that?
 

Xonim

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Is that the same women that was with him in King's Landing? I thought that the woman that was with him at Joffrey's wedding was his mistress, while his wife (who I figured was the woman in this episode) stayed in Dorn.
That could be. I don't recall. I assumed it was his wife. /shrug
 

KeithTalent

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See and the thing is ... her storyline was one of my favorites in the first 2-3 seasons. Being forced to integrate with the Dothraki, then her taking ownership of her new "rank", and then all the stuff that happened at Qarth with the house of the undying, and then it was totally badass when she acquired the unsullied. Some of those things were better than others, but it was all good enough that I kept wanting her to get more screentime. But everything that has happened since she took over the first slave city has just been entirely repetitive ... I'd rather they just leave her out of it until she has something to actually add.
Yeah I am with you 100%. Was always excited to cross the sea in those early seasons, but now I just groan with boredom as soon as Dany appears on screen. Sucks.

KT
 

KeithTalent

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That could be. I don't recall. I assumed it was his wife. /shrug
She's his paramour and is the same woman. I thought his wife was dead though?

KT
 
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dainthomas

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Is that the same women that was with him in King's Landing? I thought that the woman that was with him at Joffrey's wedding was his mistress, while his wife (who I figured was the woman in this episode) stayed in Dorn.
Oberyn has no wife. All five of his children are with Ellaria. It is the same actress. I assume they made her look worse since she's grieving.
 

cronos

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Is that the same women that was with him in King's Landing? I thought that the woman that was with him at Joffrey's wedding was his mistress, while his wife (who I figured was the woman in this episode) stayed in Dorn.
It is the same woman, played by Indira Varma, who I recognized from Human Target.
 

JEDI

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It is the same woman, played by Indira Varma, who I recognized from Human Target.
thx.. now I remember where I saw her.
she was in the movie karma sultra (made last century :eek: )

she's done quite a few full nudes in her career.

she's 42 now?!
 

Childs

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It is the same woman, played by Indira Varma, who I recognized from Human Target.
Also Vorenus's wife in Rome, and Luther's ex wife in Luther. I think shes a somewhat polarizing actress. She ruined Human Target, but normally shes good in most shows.
 
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The first three are good, I will watch the fourth today. Love my Fire TV with XBMC!
You know that annoying feeling of anticipation waiting for next week so you can get a new episode? Multiply that by three. That's what you did to yourself. My nephew was telling me he watched all the leaked episodes and I asked him how he felt about having to wait a month for a new episode... "Oh, shit, I hadn't thought of that." Smooth.
 

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