Game of Thrones

Discussion in 'Taylor's Tittle-Tattle - General Banter' started by tonycotonstache, Apr 15, 2019.

  1. tonycotonstache

    tonycotonstache Reservist

    Wow
     

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  2. RookeryDad

    RookeryDad Squad Player

    I’ve not yet watched GoT.

    Could someone summarise the story line?
     
  3. GoingDown

    GoingDown Pizza & Figs

    Channel 4 News with Jon Snow.
     
  4. PhilippineOrn

    PhilippineOrn First Team

    It's available on Kinder. Or Tinder.
     
  5. Cassetti's Beard

    Cassetti's Beard First Team

    Terribly overrated
     
  6. I Blame Bassett

    I Blame Bassett Squad Player

    I think it's similar to GoS but later in the alphabet and without Chris Kamara and the one on the left.
     
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  7. Shall I, shan't I?

    Nah! I'll let you watch tonight :D
     
  8. Cthulhu

    Cthulhu Keyboard Warrior Staff Member

    I believe it is based on the fantasy lives of machaevelin castle living turtles owned by a fat nerd.
    (True story)

    Imagine how Americans view medieval Europe and Asia but with boob aplenty.

    Racist against gingers
     
  9. Bwood_Horn

    Bwood_Horn Squad Player

    *fixed*
     
  10. Diamond

    Diamond Squad Player

    Sex, violence, incest, back stabbing, sex, dwarfs, war, ghosts, sex.

    Bit like this place.
     
  11. RookeryDad

    RookeryDad Squad Player

    Sounds like a Kelso post.

    Could the mods publish the height of all posters?
     
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  12. The undeniable truth

    The undeniable truth Squad Player

    Why does anyone watch this rubbish ? It's clearly all made up, none of it actually happened.
     
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  13. I Blame Bassett

    I Blame Bassett Squad Player

    More like a Hoddesdon LTC committee meeting,without the sex,incest and ghosts bits!
     
  14. HappyHornet24

    HappyHornet24 Crapster Staff Member

    I thought I was the only person who didn't watch this. At first it was because I'm a bit squeamish and heard it was ultra-violent (WestWorld and Fortitude are about my limits). Now I avoid it on principle because I can't stand all the hype.
     
  15. Keighley

    Keighley Squad Player

    You’re not. Never seen a single episode.
     
  16. Beekayess

    Beekayess Reservist

    I've not seen any of it.

    Tonight I'll be at Vicarage Road watching a game of throw-ins.
     
  17. kVA

    kVA Reservist

    It seems there’s a small cult of us who have never watched it and have no intention of doing so.
     
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  18. The undeniable truth

    The undeniable truth Squad Player

    Count me in.
     
  19. nornironhorn

    nornironhorn Administrator Staff Member

    People who haven't watched Game of Thrones have become the new vegans.

    I've seen more people today talk about how they don't watch it than those talking about the show.
     
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  20. Cthulhu

    Cthulhu Keyboard Warrior Staff Member

    I used to be a “I’m not going to like it as there is all this fuss and hype” types.

    Give it ago, watch the first episode it’s quite fun and good. If you don’t like it enough to watch another episode then it’s only an hour wasted but you might. It’s like people who don’t like to try new food.

    I’m still not watching breaking bad though. Saw the first episode, not interested. Not sure what all the fuss and hype is about, if anything it puts me off
     
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  21. The undeniable truth

    The undeniable truth Squad Player

    Same as you regarding Breaking bad. Slept through the first 2 episodes, that was more than enough.
    GoT just isn't my thing. Looks too Lord of the rings, Harry Potter ish to me.
     
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  22. GoingDown

    GoingDown Pizza & Figs

    They are all quidditch *****'s IMO.
     
  23. Arakel

    Arakel First Team

    Haha, was just having a similar discussion yesterday with my wife. It's truly bizarre how militant/proud some people can be about the fact they've never seen something.
     
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  24. Keighley

    Keighley Squad Player

    It needn't be anything to do with pride: just a matter of observing that the media assumption that everyone watches or is interested in something is factually incorrect.
     
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  25. Arakel

    Arakel First Team

    When has any media outlet assumed that outside of hyperbole?
     
  26. Keighley

    Keighley Squad Player

    That’s exactly the point.
     
  27. Arakel

    Arakel First Team

    ...so they haven't? o_O
     
  28. Keighley

    Keighley Squad Player

    You’ve lost me. You’re saying that the media doesn’t imply the everyone is watching it? Because I think that is precisely what they are doing. That’s the nature of the hyperbole.
     
  29. Meister

    Meister Administrator Staff Member

    Never heard of it. What is this Hypermole. Is it a bit like Dangermouse? If so I'm interested.
     
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  30. Moose

    Moose First Team

    Kid’s story with sex and violence.
     
  31. Moose

    Moose First Team

    When the ‘white walkers’ show why does no one just take the piss ‘Shaun of the Dead’ style?

    State of that....wooooooooh’
     
  32. Diamond

    Diamond Squad Player

    All those white faces says John Snow.
     
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  33. Moose

    Moose First Team

    Very good.
     
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  34. Horace_goes_up_north

    Horace_goes_up_north First Year Pro

    I've never seen it. Not saying that to be different, but I fell about 4 seasons behind and couldn't be bothered to catch up.

    I will try at some point.
     
  35. Meister

    Meister Administrator Staff Member

    This. I eat meat solely to incur the wrath of militant vegans. It's a past time I enjoy immensely. I hope one day to get one so angry they feint so I can suggest that it wouldn't have happened if they had any iron in their diet.

    The whole point of me not watching Game of Thrones is so I can swiftly end any conversation and run a mile from anyone that starts banging on about it.
    Same goes with Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, Lost and any other over hyped serials. There's so much other good independent telly out there that people are not jizzing themselves over that deserves a look in.
     

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