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Old 04-22-2013, 09:17 PM   #2746
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How many years was that warlock in Vary's box. I mean you a warlock... At least stop eating after the 15th year? I am under the impression that it has to be at least 30 years in the box but more likely 40.

Did Dany dress seductively when she made the dragon offer so that she would hate the Slaver moreso? It was kind of predictable. Don't know why the crazy dragons got to light the place up when there was probably food on the premises. 8000 and three dragons aren't going to eat at my place.

The size of other armies are not really stated but Dany seems to have an advantage. But what story gets told with such obvious advantages? Its not like the night walkers can do much damage against them either. There has to be a flaw. Maybe her morality: An army of transvestites would really confuse Dany.

Theon is a mouse on a wheel... with and alligator underneath it. Sansa is a human chess piece. The Tyrells are the best chess players. Tyrion has the wits to match them but Daddy'O is too busy undermining him.

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Old 04-22-2013, 10:23 PM   #2747
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So we know how the Hound story goes next week at the hands of a sword with...FIRE.

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Old 04-22-2013, 10:28 PM   #2748
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Jamie loses a hand and no infection takes place? Plus he wasnt eating/drinking water as he should. Yet thru all that survives?

A bit of a downer to see his hand gone. Feels like James White at the dunk contest. All that hype for...nothing. Maybe the prequel series if they come to light will show his true talent with the sword.
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Old 04-22-2013, 10:59 PM   #2749
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Jamie loses a hand and no infection takes place? Plus he wasnt eating/drinking water as he should. Yet thru all that survives?


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Old 04-22-2013, 11:35 PM   #2750
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Jamie loses a hand and no infection takes place? Plus he wasnt eating/drinking water as he should. Yet thru all that survives?

In the book it gets badly infected and he suffers a lot as a result. Haven't seen the episode yet but I'm assuming they didn't want to spend a lot of time dealing with the details of his recovery/the healing process.
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Old 04-22-2013, 11:38 PM   #2751
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that's not the guy he is fighting against.
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Old 04-22-2013, 11:40 PM   #2752
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How many years was that warlock in Vary's box. I mean you a warlock... At least stop eating after the 15th year? I am under the impression that it has to be at least 30 years in the box but more likely 40.

Did Dany dress seductively when she made the dragon offer so that she would hate the Slaver moreso? It was kind of predictable. Don't know why the crazy dragons got to light the place up when there was probably food on the premises. 8000 and three dragons aren't going to eat at my place.

The size of other armies are not really stated but Dany seems to have an advantage. But what story gets told with such obvious advantages? Its not like the night walkers can do much damage against them either. There has to be a flaw. Maybe her morality: An army of transvestites would really confuse Dany.

Theon is a mouse on a wheel... with and alligator underneath it. Sansa is a human chess piece. The Tyrells are the best chess players. Tyrion has the wits to match them but Daddy'O is too busy undermining him.

Best show of the series.
I think Tywin is smarter then Tyrion, and Littlefinger and Varys are the most powerful people in the show, they controlling everything without anyone realizing it.
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Old 04-22-2013, 11:54 PM   #2753
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I think Tywin is smarter then Tyrion, and Littlefinger and Varys are the most powerful people in the show, they controlling everything without anyone realizing it.

I agree. I think Tywin has seen everything being in that position possibly 30 years. He is definitely wiser, I can't say who is smarter - bitterness really clouds Tywin's judgment, tho.

I think they Tyrells are cunning and active. They know people and get their way without warfare. I think Lil Fing is ambitious and manipulative I don't see a lot of action on his part thus far. Varys is worldy with tentacles all over, he knows how things come into being and calculates with precision. In a quiet way he seems to be the most active. Tyrion is shrewd and interacts with a know how that is smooth.
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Old 04-23-2013, 01:50 AM   #2754
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I think Tywin is smarter then Tyrion


Without question as he is the elder, however Tyrion knows how to play the Game, the Game of Thrones. His travels to Winterfell, the Wall, they Eyrie, and Winterfell make him all the wiser in how to use truth and deception as your weapons to survive.
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Old 04-23-2013, 01:53 AM   #2755
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I agree. I think Tywin has seen everything being in that position possibly 30 years. He is definitely wiser, I can't say who is smarter - bitterness really clouds Tywin's judgment, tho.

I think they Tyrells are cunning and active. They know people and get their way without warfare. I think Lil Fing is ambitious and manipulative I don't see a lot of action on his part thus far. Varys is worldy with tentacles all over, he knows how things come into being and calculates with precision. In a quiet way he seems to be the most active. Tyrion is shrewd and interacts with a know how that is smooth.

Good post.

Out of the two, Varys comes off as the more omnipotent figure in terms of influence and knowledge. Nothing escapes his ears, he is in the know of virtually everything that is (at least in Westeros). He def has a dark and vindictive side (as glimpsed w/ the sorcerer) but he seems to be a firm believer in balance. He is the epitome of neutrality.

LittleFinger is like a serpent. He slithers amongst the elite, planting seeds of doubt and deception. His actions/politicking are simply a means to an end for him, therefore he feels no regret nor remorse. This makes him a very dangerous individual to anyone who gets in his way. Its quite clear, he is firmly invested in acquiring great power by any means necessary.

At the end of the day, both men are arguably more 'powerful' than any one king and they do it all behind the scenes.
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Old 04-23-2013, 01:59 AM   #2756
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So we know how the Hound story goes next week at the hands of a sword with...FIRE.

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I know, right? So disappointed when I read that last night... not by the outcome, but by the spoiler mentioned multiple times in a row without warning.

Maybe there should be a separate thread for people who have read the books?
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Old 04-23-2013, 02:17 AM   #2757
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Good post.

Out of the two, Varys comes off as the more omnipotent figure in terms of influence and knowledge. Nothing escapes his ears, he is in the know of virtually everything that is (at least in Westeros). He def has a dark and vindictive side (as glimpsed w/ the sorcerer) but he seems to be a firm believer in balance. He is the epitome of neutrality.

LittleFinger is like a serpent. He slithers amongst the elite, planting seeds of doubt and deception. His actions/politicking are simply a means to an end for him, therefore he feels no regret nor remorse. This makes him a very dangerous individual to anyone who gets in his way. Its quite clear, he is firmly invested in acquiring great power by any means necessary.

At the end of the day, both men are arguably more 'powerful' than any one king and they do it all behind the scenes.


except littlefinger wants power out of greed, varys tries to use his power for the the realm
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Old 04-23-2013, 03:38 AM   #2758
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I know, right? So disappointed when I read that last night... not by the outcome, but by the spoiler mentioned multiple times in a row without warning.

Maybe there should be a separate thread for people who have read the books?
there is

And yes there were a bunch spoilers some pages back but the last couple have been really good discussions without spoilers.
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Old 04-23-2013, 04:08 AM   #2759
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I know, right? So disappointed when I read that last night... not by the outcome, but by the spoiler mentioned multiple times in a row without warning.

Maybe there should be a separate thread for people who have read the books?

There is a thread for the book readers - "something something Fire and Ice" . They can't help themselves. Several guys are really good about not delving out spoilers and I only trust them. I'm not going to read the book anytime soon because once I start one medium I like sticking to it.
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Old 04-23-2013, 08:00 AM   #2760
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way to waste time on Theon. either kill him or at least don't go in a circle again, that shit was pointless and just a waste on a show with this many active plotlines.
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