[TV Spoilers] Game of Thrones (S8) [Warning: Open Spoilers]

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« Reply #120 on: August 22, 2017, 03:44:54 am »
I was really hoping that the Night King just killed them all, stupid asses.  If Gendry could run away, why wouldn't they go the same direction?

Really H?  You couldn't see the TONS of plot Armour on them? 

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« Reply #121 on: August 22, 2017, 04:16:48 am »
Heh, the show is running headlong into the thicket of thorns of the westerosi knot. Martin took eleven years and was unable to untangle the meereenese knot and the show seems to believe that getting through the much more complex task of unifying all these storylines in preparation for the white walkers is best achieved as fast as possible as bulldozer as possible.

To be fair, since there is no more political conflict south of the neck, they're kind of forced to kludge through plot points as they no longer have political machinations and schemes to pad the time between plot events, it's somewhat to their credit not to have a bunch of directionless political scheming filler at this point, just direct faction on faction conflicts and alliances. Such a shame dany spent so much time in meereen which is what is creating this current plot bulldozer methodology.

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« Reply #122 on: August 22, 2017, 12:59:37 pm »
Am I the only one who is looking forward to Cleganebowl?!
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« Reply #123 on: August 23, 2017, 10:36:32 am »
I was really hoping that the Night King just killed them all, stupid asses.  If Gendry could run away, why wouldn't they go the same direction?

Really H?  You couldn't see the TONS of plot Armour on them?

I saw it...just was hoping it would drag them to the bottom of that lake...
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« Reply #124 on: August 23, 2017, 01:14:40 pm »
Another 2 cents added to this bowl:

Plausibility is dead and buried, with no possible resurrection by White Walker. For the sake of spectacle or something, the plot and character engines have gone bust.
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« Reply #125 on: August 23, 2017, 02:17:42 pm »
This is pretty much a throw-away season that only exists to set up the final season.  DEM style all the way, all coherence and suspension of disbelief gone.  It's just silly.  IMO, anyway.
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« Reply #126 on: August 24, 2017, 12:42:37 pm »
Mystery denotes darkness

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« Reply #127 on: August 28, 2017, 04:44:26 am »
Mediocre episode. The final scene was amazing. The dialogue wasn't as bad as it can get, but nothing special otherwise.
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« Reply #128 on: August 28, 2017, 09:18:46 am »
The end was indeed amazing.

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« Reply #129 on: August 28, 2017, 11:08:14 am »
This episode really highlighted to me how little I actually care about the show anymore.  My wife was on the edge of her seat and I was laying back, I even fell asleep at one point.  The episode wasn't too bad, but also wasn't what I'd call great.

After, I figured out, in explaining to my wife, why the Night King is actually the hero (and why I just want the Night King to win):

1.) The Night King is a force of equality.  You don't see the dead fighting with each other, do you?  Nope, they just march all nice and orderly, no one is fucking around, or trying to do something stupid.

2.) The Night King doesn't fuck around.  He handles his shit.  He also doesn't waste time talking about doing shit, he just does it.

3.) The Night King doesn't waste shit.  Yep, he recycles.  Green as can be.

Also, my wife wanted to know why the Night King wants everyone dead.  Well, I figured it out:

The Night King just wants some peace and quiet.  He just wants everyone to quit fucking around and calm down.  He also wants everyone to just die, but that's because he also knows that Winter is coming and dead people can't starve.

So, my wife asked, what will The Night King so if he wins and everyone is dead?

The answer is obvious.  Sleep.  Finally.  In some god damn peace and quiet.
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« Reply #130 on: August 28, 2017, 11:39:17 am »
And instead of The Consult guys the Night King doesn't rape any ass.
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« Reply #131 on: August 28, 2017, 11:59:10 am »
And instead of The Consult guys the Night King doesn't rape any ass.

See, it gets better and better!  The Night King pretty much 100% guarantees to end rape.  And incest too, because you know how much people in Westeros are in to that...

If I wasn't lazy and uninspired, I'd make some "Good Guy Night King" memes.
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« Reply #132 on: August 28, 2017, 12:02:31 pm »
I truly prefer that the Night King wins than the lame alternative of dumb Jon/Aegon marrying Dany and ruling Westeros happily ever after.
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« Reply #133 on: August 28, 2017, 12:21:32 pm »
I truly prefer that the Night King wins than the lame alternative of dumb Jon/Aegon marrying Dany and ruling Westeros happily ever after.

Yeah, I definitely agree there.

I am just so emotionally divested from the story and the characters at this point that I don't even care what happens to any of them, really.  I don' even recall most of the books at this point, I was already dispassionately reading them at AFFC.
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« Reply #134 on: August 28, 2017, 12:28:43 pm »
My worst fear is Martin will write the same shit in the books. I bet for that in the main lines, I think that only the details will be different.
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