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Someone just showed me this:



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Aug 14, 2017, 10:54 PM
 
What is Cersei isn't preggers and it's just menopause? Holy hell, she'll be pissed.
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Aug 16, 2017, 12:00 PM
 
MASSIVE LEAKY SPOILER
 


Turns out you can't put a quote inside spoiler tags.
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Aug 17, 2017, 02:55 AM
 
Episode 6 for season 7 has been leaked. I couldn't resist and now I have to wait 10 days for a new episode.

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Aug 17, 2017, 03:45 AM
 
Yeah, I saw it too. (My network guy showed up with a really nice 1080p grab.)

No spoilers here, but... whoa. The problem is, we're having another GoT dinner party (we have those on the 1st, next-to-last, and last episodes of a season) and I already know what's gonna happen. Which sucks.
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Aug 17, 2017, 02:43 PM
 
I hadn't noticed this before. The similarities are scary AF.

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Now I want the Pope to do an Infiniti commercial.
     
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Aug 21, 2017, 10:25 AM
 
Well, so much for characters being smart.

 
     
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Aug 21, 2017, 11:59 AM
 
You make some good points, but these are still not the brightest bulbs.
     
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Originally Posted by And.reg View Post
 
Suit yourself, I thought it was a brilliant episode. Sansa deserves all of Arya's ire, every bit of it. You don't turn on your family, and Arya endured all her suffering to gain the skill to exact her revenge for, what she thought, was the extermination of them all. Also, Arya is closer to Jon than anyone else, he was the only person (aside from her father) to take her desire to learn how to defend herself seriously (even going as far as to have Needle made for her), and Arya is sensing that Sansa's loyalty to him is wavering. In her mind, how can she trust someone who would sell out their own family?
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They are both paranoid, justifiably, but annoyingly.
     
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Aug 21, 2017, 05:34 PM
 
Ayra is a youngish girl who has been trained as an assassin and killed a bunch of folk. I think it's a bit much to expect all her interactions to be normal and rational.
     
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Aug 21, 2017, 05:51 PM
 
One can only hope Jon arrives home in time to knock their heads together.
     
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Aug 21, 2017, 08:02 PM
 
Of course maybe Arya knows exactly what Littlefinger is up to and its all a show for his benefit? You'd think Bran might warn the pair of them...
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Originally Posted by Cap'n Tightpants View Post
Sansa deserves all of Arya's ire, every bit of it. You don't turn on your family
So, if you were forced to write a letter saying that your dad was a traitor with the premise that refusal could mean your outcast as a traitor likewise (at best) or publicly decapitated (at worst), would you refuse and risk execution or write it to save face, knowing that your dad was likely going to die regardless? Sansa did not turn on her family. The Lannisters did, and forced her to comply or die (perhaps), with Joffrey having the role of a tyrant. So, I disagree that Arya's ire toward Sansa is deserved.

Though to play it cool, perhaps the writers' wanting to short-circuit a serious conversation with Littlefinger and Arya and Sansa provokes some thought and a reminder as to how quick to judge the vulnerable in the secular culture can be.
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Originally Posted by And.reg View Post
So, if you were forced to write a letter saying that your dad was a traitor with the premise that refusal could mean your outcast as a traitor likewise (at best) or publicly decapitated (at worst), would you refuse
Yes, I'd refuse. But this is a TV show, so let's not get personal about this, please?
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There is also the case that knowing the sacrifice would be for nothing, it would be better to live to fight another day. To wait and learn. I don't find fault with that approach. Nobly casting herself to the lions would have gotten Sansa and her family no where.
     
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Aug 22, 2017, 07:13 PM
 
BTW, if you want a great exposé on each episode, I strongly recommend this YT channel. He does a complete breakdown of every episode, start to finish, including a lot of "Easter eggs" that you may miss, as well as some excellent commentary and comparisons with the books.

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Originally Posted by andi*pandi View Post
There is also the case that knowing the sacrifice would be for nothing, it would be better to live to fight another day. To wait and learn. I don't find fault with that approach. Nobly casting herself to the lions would have gotten Sansa and her family no where.
There's no indication they would have done anything to her, she was still far more valuable to them alive rather than dead. Also, you're looking at this through your own eyes and not placing yourself in the shoes of someone from The North. What she did was horribly treacherous, one of the worst betrayals possible, and that's why she's presently freaking out. She knows that Lyanna Mormont and company will tear her apart, figuratively if perhaps not literally, if they find out, and with very good reason (from their perspective).
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Aug 22, 2017, 09:32 PM
 
Does anyone get why they chose to re-surrect Uncle Benjen for just one more scene instead of letting John escape with the others? That was a weird detour, and they could have used that time for other things.
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Aug 22, 2017, 10:14 PM
 
I heard someone referring to him by a different name. Cold hands or something like that. I feel like there is something special or different about him. Perhaps that becomes relevant later?
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Originally Posted by Waragainstsleep View Post
I heard someone referring to him by a different name. Cold hands or something like that. I feel like there is something special or different about him. Perhaps that becomes relevant later?
Benjen did have a relation with the Children of the Forest, they seemingly rescued him and gave him his new weapon (that sets white walkers on fire). I found it weird that he injected into the story as a deus ex machina and then to just seemingly kill him off. Perhaps there is an ulterior motive, but if it made at least this bit stand out as being superfluous.
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Aug 23, 2017, 03:15 AM
 


All the Benjen appearances, draw your own conclusions.
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It was in the latest "Inside the Episode" and it was Weiss/Benioff calling him Cold Hands. Apparently he was already half dead or something.
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Originally Posted by Cap'n Tightpants View Post
But this is a TV show, so let's not get personal about this, please?
Fair enough.
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Originally Posted by And.reg View Post
 
Well, this was the episode of "saved at the last possible second."

 


How many times in a single episode can you use the same gag?

 
     
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Aug 24, 2017, 03:03 AM
 
Can a mod put "spoilers" in the title? There's too much clicking going on in this thread.

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I added to title, but I think it's nice to still use tags for the current season.

Speaking of, rereading the thread, sudden realizations...
 
     
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Aug 24, 2017, 02:13 PM
 
Ghost ran off to join Nymeria's pack (at least on the show) and be the co-lead, that's my theory. Jon still "feels" him out in the wild, though, so he just lets him run free.

Nah, it's just Jon and Dany on the show, now, for the living, I'm sure the Night King will ride Viserion, which is kind of fitting, given his namesake was a cold, heartless prick.
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So, who's gonna die tomorrow?
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Everybody. The only ones left standing will be Varys and Littlefinger.
     
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Are we going to see any real action tomorrow? Typically GoT blows its load for the season in the penultimate episode and we had the glorious episode 4 this year as well so we already got a double portion in a way. From the promo I'm thinking they will take their time setting things up on knife edges ready to knock people over and cut them to ribbons throughout season 8.
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Spent a lazy Saturday getting caught up, so...

* Things are moving fast now, but they're clearly off the script, because it is getting stupider in spots. I agree about the "last second saves" in particular, and a lot of people are acting stupid.
* Forget about armor for the dragons, how about armor for Daenerys?
* I called it about what Sam would find in Oldtown, and then they missed the importance of it.
* The scenes with Sansa and Arya are slightly...off. I know the actresses are friends and have barely been in the same scene before, so maybe it is hard to act against your friend? Or maybe they're playing Littlefinger for a fool.
* Jon has been close to Drogon but for some reason never to any of the others. Are they not curious of him? Seems clear to me that they're delaying him riding Rhaegon for as long as possible.
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Well. Sort of called it, didn't see the payoff being quite that quick and easy.

 
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stupidity redeemed... somewhat.
 
     
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I'm thinking Dragonglass arrowheads and spearsheads, Valyrian steel and lots and lots and lots of wildfire. D&J can drop wildfire grenades from dragonback, should be fairly effective if they can hit white walkers since each walker dropped takes down a raft of zombies.

 
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That mega-crossbow is called a scorpion, which they actually mention in passing. It was a weapon from the Greeks, which the Romans used extensively.

 
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My g/f and I agree this season is more or less pure fanfiction. Still very entertaining, but I'm glad they're close to wrapping the series up.

 
     
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My g/f and I agree this season is more or less pure fanfiction. Still very entertaining, but I'm glad they're close to wrapping the series up.

 
 
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That mega-crossbow is called a scorpion, which they actually mention in passing. It was a weapon from the Greeks, which the Romans used extensively.

 
 
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speaking as someone who has just finished season 5 and is about to rush digest 6 to catch up, can I just say say

"F**k YOU Stannis"
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