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Game of Thrones Season 3

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Post by Vanessa » Tue May 14th, 2013, 9:41 am

No, I didn't like the Theon bits - I felt so sorry for him, I don't think he deserves that really. He's just a mixed up chappie! Is all that in the books?
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Post by Madeleine » Tue May 14th, 2013, 1:03 pm

Just read that Game of Thrones won the Audience Award at the BAFTAs the other night, yay.
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Post by Ash » Wed May 15th, 2013, 12:26 am

[quote=""Vanessa""]No, I didn't like the Theon bits - I felt so sorry for him, I don't think he deserves that really. He's just a mixed up chappie! Is all that in the books?[/quote]

He killed multiple people including children and destroyed the home of hundreds of others. He's mixed up like any other killer. So I don't have much pity for him. That being said - all of this takes place outside the book. We only know about the events when we meet a new character in book 4. So I don't know why they continue this; most people are really uncomfortable with it from a humane point of view, as well as a show fan who doesn't get where this is going.

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Post by rebecca » Wed May 15th, 2013, 2:58 am

[quote=""Ash""]He killed multiple people including children and destroyed the home of hundreds of others. He's mixed up like any other killer. So I don't have much pity for him. That being said - all of this takes place outside the book. We only know about the events when we meet a new character in book 4. So I don't know why they continue this; most people are really uncomfortable with it from a humane point of view, as well as a show fan who doesn't get where this is going.[/quote]

I agree and I don't condone what Theon did; but his scenes in the TV show are becoming unbearable to watch and rather than add, they actually detract from the story. I close my eyes in many of his scenes...I mean who wants to watch a sadist destroy another human being? There is so much to cover and I only hope they give no screen time to Theon/Ramsay debacle.

Bec :)

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Post by Vanessa » Thu May 16th, 2013, 5:47 pm

No, I don't condone what Theon did but I thought that particular bit was a bit OTT.
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Post by rebecca » Mon May 20th, 2013, 7:06 am

I just finished watching GOT S3 Episode 8 and was told that there will now be a two week break before the last two episodes are shown....It was a WTF moment and some other choice words.

Is it just Australia or has any other country got a delay?....What a stupid move!

Bec :mad:

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Post by Vanessa » Mon May 20th, 2013, 8:57 am

It's on tonight in the UK. I'd have to check about next week's episode and I haven't got a TV listing yet.
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Post by Madeleine » Mon May 20th, 2013, 9:09 am

I've just looked ahead at the listings and it's not on in the UK either; I wonder if there's a break in transmission in the US? At least it will give me a chance to catch up, as after tonight I will be 3 episodes behind!
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Post by rebecca » Tue May 21st, 2013, 2:04 am

[quote=""Madeleine""]I've just looked ahead at the listings and it's not on in the UK either; I wonder if there's a break in transmission in the US? At least it will give me a chance to catch up, as after tonight I will be 3 episodes behind![/quote]

It seems as if there is some sort of holiday in the U.S and that is all I know...But why delay for two whole weeks?...But then again the ending is going to be so sad :( ...I just know I am going to cry.

Bec :)

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Post by Madeleine » Tue May 21st, 2013, 8:33 am

It's a real pain that they've put the break in when there's only 2 more shows to go. I remember the last Monday in May is a holiday in the US (it's a holiday here too, hooray) as I was in Florida once over that weekend and the beaches suddenly got VERY crowded.
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