Game of Thrones (TV) • The watch has ended

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    ha_rooney Correctly predicted France to win World Cup 2018

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    Cina full member

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    If they do this right, it'll be amazing.
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    Eboue nasty little twerp with crazy bitter-man opinions

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    I hope the HBO CEO Of Tits was on his game this season.
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    kps88 Full Member

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    :lol:

    Pretty much any GoT video on Youtube is full of people fighting over spoilers.
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    Scrumpet There are no words

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    Think I'll wait until April when it comes on UK tv. Naaaat.
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    Solius Bearded Scholes admirer Staff

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    Yep. Looking forward to it.
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    duffer Sensible and not a complete jerk like most oppo's Scout

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    Is it 10 episodes again?

    I want moar!
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    Solius Bearded Scholes admirer Staff

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    I think so. Season 3 and 4 will both cover the third book.
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    MG Full Member

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    Can't wait for this, but they better do it right. The third season should be the best.

    It's going to be epic.
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    ha_rooney Correctly predicted France to win World Cup 2018

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    Yes 10 episodes but apparently each episode lasts a few minutes longer and ultimately there will be 50-60 more minutes of action this season compared to season 2.
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    Very nice. :drool:
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    Jimy_Hills_Chin Desperately wants to be ITK

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    I got a 15 quid Amazon voucher and got the 1st series on DVD. I haven't watched it yet. I have usually been underwhelmed by HBO series though I loved Deadwood. Is this a good one?
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    Wibble In Gadus Speramus Staff

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    Oh yes. Truly excellent.

    I'd say that this and Breaking Bad were my favorite TV ever.
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    FlawlessThaw most 'know it all' poster

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    Can't wait for this. Next month and a half will go by slowly
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    RedLars Full Member

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    The worst thing will be trying to wait until all episodes are out to get to see them in one sitting. I know I'll never make it, and I'll be on them minutes after they've aired in the US, but at least I tried.
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    Castia Full Member

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    Been looking forward to this since the minute the last season ended I cant wait.
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    RedLars Full Member

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    Yeah, same. Read all five of the books in mean time too, so now I'm waiting for the next book as well.
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    Solius Bearded Scholes admirer Staff

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    I did the same. Second season ended and I had to read all the books then.
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    Spoony The People's President

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    Let me guess more tits and arses?
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    Nucks Cuckoo

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    Would you prefer cock'n'balls?

    I personally could do with a little less Hodor donkeyfest2012...
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    Same here. Only planned to read the first two but couldn't help it.
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    Wibble In Gadus Speramus Staff

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    I tried the first one but quickly gave up out of boredom.
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    shaggy Prefers blue over red, loathed by Spurs fans

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    First series was outstanding. Second one suffered (imo) from moving away a bit too far from the book at times. I hope they keep it as tight to the book as possible and don't change things for the sake of it.
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    Will Absolute New Member

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    Well, you can spell 'tried'.
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    RedLars Full Member

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    Is there any specific reason that the spelling of that particular word should have been beyond my grasp? I've tried and tried again, but I just don't get it.
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    MG Full Member

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    That's what I did as well.
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    Sojiro Formerly MST3K

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    Can't wait - this should be fantastic
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    Nearco youth team player

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    Isn't this like saying I don't like tits or music. I mean, what the feck is the alternative.
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    Donut Full Member

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    I'm seriously thinking about waiting until the end of the season and then watch the whole thing. Would be really hard to resist though.
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    redmeister Full Member

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    That's the only way I can watch it. I hate waiting a week between episodes.
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    I've not read the books, but season 2 of the show was very underwhelming. If you think through each character, practically nothing happened with most of them or did so at a snail's pace - the story barely moved from where we left it at the end of season 1. Some characters could almost be described as having had a season's worth of "filler" scenes just to keep them involved.

    I guess in part it's down to the sheer number of characters they have to cover, but the battle for King's Landing aside, the majority of season 2 had no real consequence. Hopefully season 3 kicks back into the gear of season 1.
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    sullydnl Ross Kemp's caf ID

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    Funny, I liked the second season more for the same reason you disliked it. The changes they made from the book were the bits I enjoyed as they were the bits I wasn't expecting. If I wanted the story as it is in the book I'd read the book, I like that they're not afraid to change things around if they think their way works better on TV. It can sometimes be a bad idea to stay too faithfull to a book when adapting it for film/tv.
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    Cina full member

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    Season two definitely wasn't as good.

    I don't know why the show always sees the need to have so many prolonged convserations between two characters. Seriously, there are times when there's literally just two characters sitting there for around ten minutes talking, and it ends up boring the shit out of me. It's like the writers envisage around six scenes per episode and decide they all have to be really long.
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    sullydnl Ross Kemp's caf ID

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    Well only so much action happens in each season so they have to fill the time with something. Plus long conversations are cheaper and easier to film than action sequences.
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    Genius Me! Proud EE fan, 10k club member & NSFW crew member

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    Mine too, and ironically enough I only watched them both for the first time in the last couple of months so looking forward to both of these this year.
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    Genius Me! Proud EE fan, 10k club member & NSFW crew member

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    You say that but I always find books to be better. I say that but I've only really read Godfather, oh and Harry Potter. But there was more info and I learned more about the story in the books.

    Anyway, back to the series, I enjoyed both series equally I'd say. In fact I enjoyed the second series moreso for the little lannister Tyrion. He's ones f my favourite characters in tv, when he took charge to defend the land was brilliant.
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    RDCR07 Not a bad guy (Whale Killer)

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    Cant fecking wait. Especially now since Suits is almost over as well. White Collar and Walking Dead will also be done in March I think.
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    Solius Bearded Scholes admirer Staff

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    ha_rooney Correctly predicted France to win World Cup 2018

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    The trailer looks epic :drool:

    I hope they don't spend a lot of time on pointless crap like the Qarth story from last season.

    Joffrey looks like he's taking cuntishness onto a new level.
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    If this is done right, it will be much better than the first two seasons (especially the second one).