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What are your feelings towards the Game of Thrones prequel "Blood Moon"?

Very excited/interested for the new series
1
2%
Cautious but optimistic
15
36%
Cautious, not optimistic
10
24%
Not excited/interested for the new series
16
38%
 
Total votes : 42

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Postby The Huskar Social Union » Sat May 18, 2019 3:46 pm

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The Huskar Social Union wrote:I always thought "fire" was the right term to use for artillery weapons, and "loose" was for archers/crossbowmen etc

Only if the artillery uses gunpowder.

did they just say loose then for things like trebuchets etc?

well i guess "launch" would be a common thing too
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Postby Ism » Sat May 18, 2019 3:56 pm

The Huskar Social Union wrote:
Platypus Bureaucracy wrote:Only if the artillery uses gunpowder.

did they just say loose then for things like trebuchets etc?

well i guess "launch" would be a common thing too


You see Huskar, during the Long Night Bran warged into the future, learned of firearms and how soldiers would shoot when their commander said "Fire!" and then he warged into the past and taught everyone to do the same, so it all makes perfect sense.

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Postby The Huskar Social Union » Sat May 18, 2019 4:04 pm

Ism wrote:
The Huskar Social Union wrote:did they just say loose then for things like trebuchets etc?

well i guess "launch" would be a common thing too


You see Huskar, during the Long Night Bran warged into the future, learned of firearms and how soldiers would shoot when their commander said "Fire!" and then he warged into the past and taught everyone to do the same, so it all makes perfect sense.

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Postby Ism » Sat May 18, 2019 4:31 pm

The Huskar Social Union wrote:
Ism wrote:
You see Huskar, during the Long Night Bran warged into the future, learned of firearms and how soldiers would shoot when their commander said "Fire!" and then he warged into the past and taught everyone to do the same, so it all makes perfect sense.

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Much better.

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Postby Aeyariss » Sat May 18, 2019 5:04 pm

Fucking Bran. He's got the best abilities but he went AFK most of the fight.
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Postby Infected Mushroom » Sat May 18, 2019 7:16 pm

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It’s a century defining phenomenon

Hundreds of years later people are going to look back and say, “this is what made the 21st century”

D and D + Martin: history in the making


It's a successful, convincing fantasy show that kept on going for 8 years without losing popularity, followed the books extremely well created countless memorable moments. It's a very hard achievement.


Indeed.

And if its up to me, we would have BCE... CE... and then GOTE (Game of Thrones Era)
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Postby Ifreann » Sat May 18, 2019 7:24 pm

Infected Mushroom wrote:
-Ocelot- wrote:
It's a successful, convincing fantasy show that kept on going for 8 years without losing popularity, followed the books extremely well created countless memorable moments. It's a very hard achievement.


Indeed.

And if its up to me, we would have BCE... CE... and then GOTE (Game of Thrones Era)

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Postby Andsed » Sat May 18, 2019 7:31 pm

Infected Mushroom wrote:
-Ocelot- wrote:
It's a successful, convincing fantasy show that kept on going for 8 years without losing popularity, followed the books extremely well created countless memorable moments. It's a very hard achievement.


Indeed.

And if its up to me, we would have BCE... CE... and then GOTE (Game of Thrones Era)

:rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: I'm sorry but the idea of having entire era named after one kinda popular show is just ridiculous.
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Postby Infected Mushroom » Sat May 18, 2019 8:53 pm

Andsed wrote:
Infected Mushroom wrote:
Indeed.

And if its up to me, we would have BCE... CE... and then GOTE (Game of Thrones Era)

:rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: I'm sorry but the idea of having entire era named after one kinda popular show is just ridiculous.


Not if it’s such a masterpiece and a true testament to the human condition
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Postby Holy Tedalonia » Sat May 18, 2019 9:33 pm

Infected Mushroom wrote:
Andsed wrote: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: I'm sorry but the idea of having entire era named after one kinda popular show is just ridiculous.


Not if it’s such a masterpiece and a true testament to the human condition

I'm sorry, but I fail to see how a very popular series can stand to a event (perhaps mythical) about a guy dying for mankinds sins and cheating death by being brought back to life.
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Postby Baltenstein » Sat May 18, 2019 10:25 pm

Aeyariss wrote:Fucking Bran. He's got the best abilities but he went AFK most of the fight.


Ultimately the most useless main character in the series.
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Re: ASoIAF/Game of Thrones general Discussion

Postby Yohannes » Sat May 18, 2019 10:46 pm

Let's see how accurate the leak is

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Postby Infected Mushroom » Sat May 18, 2019 11:10 pm

Baltenstein wrote:
Aeyariss wrote:Fucking Bran. He's got the best abilities but he went AFK most of the fight.


Ultimately the most useless main character in the series.


He might be intended to be a stand in for the IRL Almighty.

God knows Everything but for reasons only He can fathom He doesn't intervene or use that omniscience as we mortals would.

I think its a nice take on it.
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Postby Ism » Sat May 18, 2019 11:17 pm

Random thought, anyone think Bran will warg into Drogon?

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Postby The Huskar Social Union » Sun May 19, 2019 2:31 am

Infected Mushroom wrote:
Andsed wrote: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: I'm sorry but the idea of having entire era named after one kinda popular show is just ridiculous.


Not if it’s such a masterpiece and a true testament to the human condition

Its a fucking TV show, not the Magna Carta
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Postby Infected Mushroom » Sun May 19, 2019 2:40 am

The Huskar Social Union wrote:
Infected Mushroom wrote:
Not if it’s such a masterpiece and a true testament to the human condition

Its a fucking TV show, not the Magna Carta


It has the potential to replace the Bible as the western world’s guiding influence
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Postby The Huskar Social Union » Sun May 19, 2019 2:47 am

Infected Mushroom wrote:
The Huskar Social Union wrote:Its a fucking TV show, not the Magna Carta


It has the potential to replace the Bible as the western world’s guiding influence

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Postby Auristania » Sun May 19, 2019 5:15 am

Holy Tedalonia wrote:
Infected Mushroom wrote:
Not if it’s such a masterpiece and a true testament to the human condition

I'm sorry, but I fail to see how a very popular series can stand to a event (perhaps mythical) about a guy dying for mankinds sins and cheating death by being brought back to life.

Therefore AJS Anno Jon Snow.

Finale: Bran wargs into Drogon, eats Danny, flies to the Land of Perpetual Winter, melts the permafrost and creates a temperate climate.

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Postby Andsed » Sun May 19, 2019 6:04 am

Infected Mushroom wrote:
Andsed wrote: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: I'm sorry but the idea of having entire era named after one kinda popular show is just ridiculous.


Not if it’s such a masterpiece and a true testament to the human condition

What the hell are you talking about? GoT is good but again it is really nothing special.

Infected Mushroom wrote:
The Huskar Social Union wrote:Its a fucking TV show, not the Magna Carta


It has the potential to replace the Bible as the western world’s guiding influence

It is just a semi popular show. The idea that GoT is some super special show or history making is just nonsense.
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Postby The Huskar Social Union » Sun May 19, 2019 6:08 am

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Postby Andsed » Sun May 19, 2019 6:10 am

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God I miss Robert. He was not a very good king but he was fucking hilarious.
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Postby Baltenstein » Sun May 19, 2019 6:12 am

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God I miss Robert. He was not a very good king but he was fucking hilarious.


GODS, THE SHOW WAS STRONG THEN

EDIT:

Also, how is your post a spoiler?
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Postby Andsed » Sun May 19, 2019 6:14 am

Baltenstein wrote:
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God I miss Robert. He was not a very good king but he was fucking hilarious.


GODS, THE SHOW WAS STRONG THEN

EDIT:

Also, how is your post a spoiler?

Eh I think I just kinda mindlessly put the it in there out of force of habit.
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Postby Platypus Bureaucracy » Sun May 19, 2019 6:31 am

Andsed wrote:
Infected Mushroom wrote:
Not if it’s such a masterpiece and a true testament to the human condition

What the hell are you talking about? GoT is good but again it is really nothing special.

Infected Mushroom wrote:
It has the potential to replace the Bible as the western world’s guiding influence

It is just a semi popular show. The idea that GoT is some super special show or history making is just nonsense.

Obviously, IM is being deliberately absurd, but to say GoT is nothing special is also absurd. ASoIaF is a big, landmark work in its genre, and with the show it's reached an audience that would have laughed at the idea of watching fantasy TV. It's pretty much the first live-action Epic Fantasy TV show to find any sort of success. If you pay attention, there are a hell of a lot of fantasy books getting optioned for TV, and it's almost certainly because networks are rushing to try to find "the next GoT."

And I have to wonder what your definition of semi-popular is and what numbers you're using for that.
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