Game of Thrones thread

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do you like the books or show better?

  1. the books!

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  2. the show!

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  3. you mean the show is based on books?

    53 vote(s)
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  4. they're both great

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    36.3%
  1. AleWatcher

    AleWatcher

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    Who watches the show? Anyone else gone through the books?

    What are you looking forward to in season 3?

    I was pleased Jojen and Meera appeared last episode, looking virtually exactly how I pictured them....
    I'm looking forward to:
    Craster's Keep
    The red wedding
    Joff's wedding.
     
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    The red wedding
    Joff's wedding - big-time favorite part of the book.

    Also, the attack on the wall
     
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  3. AleWatcher

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    Oh fuck yeah.

    My complaint with season 2 was they didnt spend enough time north of the wall... but now that seems to be a focus of the new season.
     
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    I heard a rumor that book 3 was going to be season 3 & 4. Which would mean some of the best parts would be next year
     
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    I heard the same.
    I reckon season 3 ends with the red wedding... and 4 has Joff's wedding as the season finale.
     
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  6. StarRaptor

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    boo to waiting another year for that
     
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    Someday book 5 will hit paperback and I can get back on track.

    read 1-4 straight last year. took me 4-ish months with daily reading
     
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    Well... thinking it through, there are too many plot points that need to wait for Joff's wedding... so maybe season 4 will START with it.

    Of course, many parts of the first 2 books I found most important were ignored or delayed for the show, so who knows.
     
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    That bugged me at first as I was still reading the books afterwards. This season I've tried to be more relaxed about it

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    Also, because it's awesome

     
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  11. AleWatcher

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    Yeah.
    The show has to be geared towards tv audiences, so lots of the cool shit from the book must get introduced differently than the way books could let it slowly develop. .
     
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    I am reading the first book and watching third season, I intend to be caught up before season 4. Also KWMiles and I use the show as an excuse to hang out and drink a lot.
     
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    I believe HBO has an outline of what will happen, but mainly in case George dies first.
     
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    ISO: Game of Thrones Books FT: Companionship
     
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    Get ye back to Middle Earth, ya creep
     
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    They better not cut the good parts out of their scenes. Namely Ygrette birthday suiting it.
     
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    Would also recommend anyone whos read the books to hit the Dunk and Egg novellas. Quick reads at like 90 pages each.
     
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