Game of Thrones (HBO)

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  1. Chaplin

    Chaplin Better off silent

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    I think it's because Benioff and Weiss were told by HBO that the network wanted 10 seasons, they said no and were ticked off at the network, so half-assed the final season. I've lost a lot of respect for those guys over the course of 2 years. All that wait for THIS...?
     
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    Pretty boring. I'm not pissed or anything, but I think most were expecting better or more clever resolutions that might catch us off guard and we'd go, "oh, why didn't I think of that? It was there all along! "

    You guys covered the more obvious stuff, but I really disliked Arya's 'exploring West' resolution. This screams spinoff and that's annoying. She deserved more.
     
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    You mean like possibly her own show? ;)
     
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    The spinoff will start with her skiing behind the boat and having to launch over sharks.
     
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    It's Arya... so I'd watch it.
     
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    For me it was just the condensed timeframe. She’s kind of a Frodo in this story—how does she go back to a normal life? But Frodo got a coda to show him unable to fit back in again before he decides to leave. I would have liked to have seen something similar here.
     
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    They left things open of course. Spin offs for sure.
     
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    There is actually a few parallels there. We know that Martin is a HUGE LOTR fan, and it shows.

    I am not sure what they were expecting for Arya. She wasn't going back to Winterfell (she'd kill Sansa). She wasn't staying in Kings Landing. She has already had her fill of Essos.

    Remember, in like Season 2 she asked what lies beyond the edge of the map. It was a PERFECT way for the Arya story to finish.
     
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    I can only ask one thing after that finale...

    BRAN?!
     
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    crisper57 Open the Roof!

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    This quote from a review on Collider sums up Seasons 7 and 8 perfectly.

    Also, this. is. glorious:

    http://collider.com/game-of-thrones-finale-theories/#drogon
     
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    that episode sucked hairy ass.

    the resolutions were fine but the writing was pathetic...all the time spend wasting time just to show someones face for 45 seconds as they did nothing.
    cant believe it took them two years to film six episodes of crap

    why bother even having a nights watch now that the night king is dead and the wall is down??
    if the watch is still there...why is sam tarly a grand measter in kings landing instead of back at the wall??
    by the way, how did sam become a grand maester anyway?? worst case he should have been restored as lord tarly since his dad and brother are dead.

    "why do you think I came all this way?"....like Bran somehow now sees the future and knew he would be elected king.

    I liked the scene of Brienne filling out Jamies page...he had mentioned it was an issue for him.
     
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    The Watch is not still there. When they got to Castle Black, it was deserted except for Tormund and the Wildlings. So Jon went with them instead of living by himself in a deserted Castle Black serving no purpose.

    As for Sam as Grand Maester, that writing was on the wall for a very long time.
     
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    Bran can see the past, present, and future.

    He likely knew a long time ago that this was going to happen.
     
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    Moment when Jon decided to kill Dany: When Dany said all of Westeros needed to be freed, from Winterfell to Dorne.
     

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