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King Joffrey Baratheon's Game of Thrones thread

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  • BalefuegoBalefuego Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    Peter Ebel wrote: »
    Balefuego wrote: »
    Peter Ebel wrote: »
    Damn, Bale, do you just sit around with autism level precision bizarrely self annotated versions of these books or what?

    I read Game of Thrones for the first time in 1996


    I've had a lot of time to absorb

    I'm reading the first book again. I barely recognize any of the shit that goes on and I seem to have forgotten almost everything from the later books.

    well I've also read all the books multiple times since then

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  • mastmanmastman Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    I've read all the books and know what happens but gat damn I was still pissed when

    last night episode spoiler
    littlefinger backstabbed Ned Stark

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  • BroloBrolo Broseidon Lord of the BroceanRegistered User regular
    edited May 2011
    I have the books visualized well enough in my head that I can usually tell when the show is deviating from the books.

    The biggest cuts/changes so far have been to dream sequences and direwolf scenes, which makes sense for production reasons.

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  • MugginsMuggins Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    Lorahalo wrote: »
    You know, when I read Storm of Swords again recently
    Book 3:
    I completely forgot about Stannis rocking up at the Wall. I remembered Jon getting elected and I remember the wildling attack but I completely forgot about Stannis. You'd think I'd remember something as important as the location of one of the kings.

    Yeah it's a pretty big thing that happens how can you forget this. It's like forgetting that Han saves Luke at the end of Star Wars.

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  • LorahaloLorahalo Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    Veretas wrote: »
    Lorahalo wrote: »
    You know, when I read Storm of Swords again recently
    Book 3:
    I completely forgot about Stannis rocking up at the Wall. I remembered Jon getting elected and I remember the wildling attack but I completely forgot about Stannis. You'd think I'd remember something as important as the location of one of the kings.

    Yeah it's a pretty big thing that happens how can you forget this. It's like forgetting that Han saves Luke at the end of Star Wars.

    I remembered EVERYTHING else about that book. Every tiny little detail. But I forgot that. I have a strange mind.

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  • BalefuegoBalefuego Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    Rolo wrote: »
    I have the books visualized well enough in my head that I can usually tell when the show is deviating from the books.

    The biggest cuts/changes so far have been to dream sequences and direwolf scenes, which makes sense for production reasons.

    also added scenes featuring non-POV characters



    and obviously a lot of the character depth/motivations provided by inner monologues get lost in translation sometimes.

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  • BroloBrolo Broseidon Lord of the BroceanRegistered User regular
    edited May 2011
    Balefuego wrote: »
    Rolo wrote: »
    I have the books visualized well enough in my head that I can usually tell when the show is deviating from the books.

    The biggest cuts/changes so far have been to dream sequences and direwolf scenes, which makes sense for production reasons.

    also added scenes featuring non-POV characters



    and obviously a lot of the character depth/motivations provided by inner monologues get lost in translation sometimes.

    I have to say, if I had only seen the show, I wouldn't have as much sympathy for the Starks. TV Ned, Jon and Bran just don't have the same depth without being able to hear what they're thinking.

    Although Sansa and Arya are pretty much the same.

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  • StaleghotiStaleghoti Registered User
    edited May 2011
    What's the kind of dog they're using for the Dire Wolves again?

    Something like Arctic Wolf dog or something like that

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  • BalefuegoBalefuego Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    Yeah Ned really suffers from it. In the books he's a man haunted by grief, the death of his sister and the tangential but yet very much related deaths of Rheagar's wife and children (especially how the latter died) hangs over him from page 1. He's still so horrified at the sack of King's Landing 15 years earlier that it's pretty much entirely what drives him when he refuses to consent to Dany's assassination, and again it's the reason he gives Cersei a chance to run - because he dosen't want the deaths of her children on his hands.

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  • LanglyLangly Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    Arrested Westeros
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  • SimBenSimBen Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    (latest episode spoilers)
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  • TurambarTurambar Avocado at law Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    where is Petyr's other hand

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  • GalyGaly Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    Oh man I just had a good Arrested Westeros idea but it will have to wait until after work.

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  • CalliusCallius Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    Oh, RE: the War of the Roses thing.
    That's just one of GRRM's inspirations. He pulls from all over the medieval spectrum, both early and late. For example, the fight at King's Landing is pretty much the Norse siege of Constantinople in 941.

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  • SassoriSassori Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    Is Rolo going to send an assassin after Balefuego to keep him from regaining the Game of Thrones thread?


    I'm just curious.

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  • CalliusCallius Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    Also, I wonder who Martin considers to be his version of
    Richard Neville, 16th Earl of Warwick: The Kingmaker.

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  • ShadowenShadowen Snores in the morning Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    I'm disappointed I went to bed and missed the opportunity to do this in the last thread.

    So fuck it! I'll do it now!
    Peter Ebel wrote: »
    Fuckin' Others, how do they work?

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  • GalyGaly Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    Sassori wrote: »
    Is Rolo going to send an assassin after Balefuego to keep him from regaining the Game of Thrones thread?


    I'm just curious.

    Rolo the Usurper

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  • SimBenSimBen Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    Shadowen wrote: »
    I'm disappointed I went to bed and missed the opportunity to do this in the last thread.

    So fuck it! I'll do it now!
    Peter Ebel wrote: »
    Fuckin' Others, how do they work?

    They was sleepin' an' now they ain't sleepin' no more.

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  • EndEnd Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    Sassori wrote: »
    Is Rolo going to send an assassin after Balefuego to keep him from regaining the Game of Thrones thread?


    I'm just curious.

    rolo's father already did

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  • SimBenSimBen Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    Oh shit I just realized something.

    (end of book 3 spoilers)
    Littlefinger's conversation with his whores not only describes almost perfectly how he's manipulating Ned, it also applies massively (and more literally) to Tyrion and Tysha, and then much later with Shae. Who's probably showing up next week-end. Pretty neat.

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  • BroloBrolo Broseidon Lord of the BroceanRegistered User regular
    edited May 2011
    End wrote: »
    Sassori wrote: »
    Is Rolo going to send an assassin after Balefuego to keep him from regaining the Game of Thrones thread?


    I'm just curious.

    rolo's father already did

    I will send an assassin after

    book 1-3 spoilers
    that crippled stark boy

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  • EndEnd Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    touche

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  • TurambarTurambar Avocado at law Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    Rolo wrote: »
    End wrote: »
    Sassori wrote: »
    Is Rolo going to send an assassin after Balefuego to keep him from regaining the Game of Thrones thread?


    I'm just curious.

    rolo's father already did

    I will send an assassin after

    book 1-3 spoilers
    that crippled stark boy
    Remind me, why did he do that?
    Did he know what Bran saw?

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  • TurambarTurambar Avocado at law Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    End wrote: »
    touche

    toosh?

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  • EndEnd Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    Turambar wrote: »
    End wrote: »
    touche

    toosh?

    buttssss

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  • SimBenSimBen Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    Turambar wrote: »
    Rolo wrote: »
    End wrote: »
    Sassori wrote: »
    Is Rolo going to send an assassin after Balefuego to keep him from regaining the Game of Thrones thread?


    I'm just curious.

    rolo's father already did

    I will send an assassin after

    book 1-3 spoilers
    that crippled stark boy
    Remind me, why did he do that?
    Did he know what Bran saw?
    He overheard Robert saying something to the effect that it would be more merciful to give him a clean death than to have him live as a cripple. He wanted to impress daddy.

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  • BroloBrolo Broseidon Lord of the BroceanRegistered User regular
    edited May 2011
    Turambar wrote: »
    Rolo wrote: »
    End wrote: »
    Sassori wrote: »
    Is Rolo going to send an assassin after Balefuego to keep him from regaining the Game of Thrones thread?


    I'm just curious.

    rolo's father already did

    I will send an assassin after

    book 1-3 spoilers
    that crippled stark boy
    Remind me, why did he do that?
    Did he know what Bran saw?

    He overheard

    Robert talking about how it would be a kindness if Bran were to die rather than live as a cripple, and decided that he'd finish Bran off because he wasn't a huge Stark fan to begin with.

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  • TurambarTurambar Avocado at law Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    Books 1-3
    So Joffrey's sense of mercy is to have some random simpleton stab you.
    Also, framing his uncle in the process, 'cause hey, why not.

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  • SimBenSimBen Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    Turambar wrote: »
    Books 1-3
    So Joffrey's sense of mercy is to have some random simpleton stab you.
    Also, framing his uncle in the process, 'cause hey, why not.

    Yup, pretty much.
    Remember this was all planned immediately following Tyrion bitch-slapping him.

    Wait, no, that was completely accidental. He didn't know who the dagger belonged to, he just spotted it among the party's luggage and thought it looked cool.

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  • BroloBrolo Broseidon Lord of the BroceanRegistered User regular
    edited May 2011
    Turambar wrote: »
    Books 1-3
    So Joffrey's sense of mercy is to have some random simpleton stab you.
    Also, framing his uncle in the process, 'cause hey, why not.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KXs8OS6EdAE
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  • TurambarTurambar Avocado at law Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    I think I'd rather have Joffrey's wroth than his mercy

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  • BalefuegoBalefuego Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    Turambar wrote: »
    Books 1-3
    So Joffrey's sense of mercy is to have some random simpleton stab you.
    Also, framing his uncle in the process, 'cause hey, why not.
    Littlefinger did the framing

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  • BroloBrolo Broseidon Lord of the BroceanRegistered User regular
    edited May 2011
    Turambar wrote: »
    I think I'd rather have Joffrey's wroth than his mercy

    If Lion's Tooth hadn't been stolen from me by a roving gang of brigands, I'd show you how much you'd rue my wrothfully ruthelessness.

    Peasant.

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  • TurambarTurambar Avocado at law Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    Rolo wrote: »
    Turambar wrote: »
    Books 1-3
    So Joffrey's sense of mercy is to have some random simpleton stab you.
    Also, framing his uncle in the process, 'cause hey, why not.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KXs8OS6EdAE
    I AM A SPECIAL BOY
    Hehe

    "If this is where the monarchy's headed, count me out"
    Might as well be a direct quote by Ser Barristan :P

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  • SassoriSassori Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    Rolo wrote: »
    Turambar wrote: »
    I think I'd rather have Joffrey's wroth than his mercy

    If Lion's Tooth hadn't been stolen from me by a roving gang of brigands, I'd show you how much you'd rue my wrothfully ruthelessness.

    Peasant.

    Are you...are you sure that's what happened?

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  • SimBenSimBen Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    Sassori wrote: »
    Rolo wrote: »
    Turambar wrote: »
    I think I'd rather have Joffrey's wroth than his mercy

    If Lion's Tooth hadn't been stolen from me by a roving gang of brigands, I'd show you how much you'd rue my wrothfully ruthelessness.

    Peasant.

    Are you...are you sure that's what happened?

    I heard a little girl disarmed him.

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  • Peter EbelPeter Ebel GreenlandRegistered User regular
    edited May 2011
    First rule of Game of Thrones is murderize the momma's boys.

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    Fuck off and die.
  • MVikingMViking Registered User
    edited May 2011
    Callius wrote: »
    Also, I wonder who Martin considers to be his version of
    Richard Neville, 16th Earl of Warwick: The Kingmaker.

    Well there was (History of Westeros spoilers)
    Ser Criston Cole, Lord Commander of Viserys I's Kingsguar. He placed Viserys' young son Aegon II on the throne despite the fact the Viserys has designated his eldest daughter Rhaenyra as his heir. This led to the first Targaryen civil war known as the Dance of the Dragons.

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  • Beef AvengerBeef Avenger Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    Just watched ep 7, the last scene was so good. The atmosphere as Ned walked into the throne room was perfect

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