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u/Traditional_Anxiety Nov 09 '21

I feel the same way when a prequel of a movie is pretending one of the characters in the original might die.

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u/SrGrafo SrGrafo Nov 09 '21

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u/relddir123 Nov 09 '21

To be fair, The Hobbit was written before The Lord of the Rings

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u/dacookeymonsta Nov 10 '21

To be fair, Gandalf did die and come back in LotR so it's kind of on the table.

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u/Scientific_Anarchist Nov 10 '21

Jesus dude spoilers it's only been out for 77 years some of us haven't gotten around to it yet.

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u/Fine_Engineer_576 Nov 10 '21

You made me want to watch the hobbit and LOTR again for the 3rd time do you suggest I watch the hobbit or LOTR

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u/cobysev Nov 10 '21

Watch The Hobbit: The Tolkien Edit. It's a 4-hour cut of the Peter Jackson trilogy that cuts out everything that wasn't in the books. It's the closest thing to a faithful novel adaptation we have, and it's very well done, considering it's a fan edit.

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u/nhaines Nov 10 '21

Aww, but I like the White Council and some of the other stuff.

On the other hand, the first movie rated 3 viewings, then the second rated 2 viewings, and the last one rated only 1 viewing, on video, a year later, so...

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u/JonatasA Nov 10 '21

I've watched the first 4 or 5 times, the second 5 times and the third 3 or 4 times. Most in HFR because I knew I wouldn't have another chance.

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u/cptlongbeard Nov 10 '21

Exclusively LOTR

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u/Chris275 Nov 10 '21

Extended cut

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u/Stinkydew Nov 10 '21

1 sitting

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u/RacketLuncher Nov 10 '21

Yeah but Back To The Future rules apply.

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u/Legosheep Nov 09 '21

Gandalf: Wizards die twice

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u/ShirodashiRamen Nov 10 '21

You need a Jeremy Clarkson "Oh no, anyway" meme for this one

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u/Balauronix Nov 10 '21

Oh no Anakin is going to die!

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u/lurker628 Nov 09 '21

We took my mom to see Star Wars Episode 3 in theaters - standard larger group that had to haggle about what movie. Talking in the parking lot afterward, my mom said "next, they should make a movie about those twin babies!"

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u/Somsphet Nov 09 '21

I read a star wars book set before some weird specific event in star wars. Han Solo and Chewwy got sick with a totally lethal unstoppable super deadly, like super super deadly, no way out, oh they found a cure in the last ten pages...

It started a good book with decent pacing UNTIL they did the obligatory famous character cameo. Then it went downhill and everything became a parody where I felt the author's soul literally crying out in anguish as the worst plot holes are formed and waved away just as quickly as the author did everything they could to put the book out of its misery.

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u/That_guy1425 Nov 09 '21

The one with the space zombies? Agreed. Loved the book up until "required" main character cameo. Most of my favorite star wars book had nothing or little to do with the main characters (or in such a different time frame that you don't mind Han actually being there vs randomly tripping into the plot).

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u/Victernus Nov 09 '21

Shoutout to the galaxy of fear books which somehow were allowed to exist. It was like Star Wars had a kid with Goosebumps.

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u/ThugsutawneyPhil Nov 10 '21

Wow thanks for unlocking a core memory, I had totally forgotten about those books until this moment.

That Spore one fucked me up as a child.

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u/Mogetfog Nov 10 '21

Galaxy of fear was fucking awesome! That one with the voodoo style zombie army terrified the shit out of me as a kid.

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u/LtDkAngel Nov 09 '21

What if they pull an alternate universe shit with a prequel and they do die in it ? I really wish this was a thing actually!

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u/GuilRosmer Nov 10 '21

Black Widow had no real suspense because of this. Every time she was in any kind of danger is was pretty meh. She really had some thick plot armor.

You knew she came out fine because we've already seen what happens immediately after.

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u/PrimarchKonradCurze Nov 10 '21

I mean, there are items and beings that can bring people back in Marvel so there’s bound to be a twist in one of the prequels. Naturally we would still know she somehow was alive after the events of the movie regardless though, so you’re right. Unless, Skrull or something for extra twist.

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u/TinySqwuak Nov 09 '21

At least they are paying attention to the movie enough to care about a character.

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u/SrGrafo SrGrafo Nov 09 '21

EDIT (worse is when she starts asking questions about whats happening, so f annoying)

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u/JyveAFK Nov 10 '21

Wifey "wait, what's going on"
me "? That guy?"
Wifey "yeah, why's he doing that?"
me "because... wait, are you watching this film? he JUST said in the last scene he was going to do that, are you playing with your phone?"
Wifey "let me rewind that, it looks important"
me "but... it.. just happened, you know now"
Wifey "but I want to know what he said"
5-10 minutes of jumping back, and back a bit more, then back a bit more, then re-watching the exact same thing, again.
Wifey "wait, did I miss something? What just happened?!?"

About to start watching Dune in 5-10 minutes. I'm not sure this is going to go well.

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u/TRMshadow Nov 09 '21

I'll every so often pull out my phone to check the time (because I'm neurotic like that) but if I go to the movies I'm there for the MOVIE.

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u/Zombieball Nov 09 '21

I’m legit curious how that triggers in your brain?

Middle of a movie, crazy action sequence ends, then the thought pops up in your head like “wow, that was great…. I wonder what time it is now?”

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u/New_Unit Nov 09 '21

Not the guy who you've asked, but for me is like moving a mouse to see how much time in the movie has past. I look at the time and calculate based on start time.

Or see how much is left until the end, to know when I'll be available

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u/artsytiff Nov 09 '21

For me it’s about checking how long is left in the movie, so I know if I can hold it or just give in and run to the bathroom at a lull in the action.

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u/Jerryskids3 Nov 09 '21

Made the mistake of running to the bathroom during a lull in No Country For Old Men when Sheriff Ed Tom Bell was talking to his wife about his dream. Came back, the credits were running, I was like "How damn long was I gone? Did I black out, fall into a time warp, abducted by aliens?" Had to watch the movie again to realize what the hell the movie was really about.

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u/quiette837 Nov 10 '21

Same thing happened to my boyfriend at the end of Dune lol. He thought it was kind of a lull until the final ending scene, he left, and all of a sudden I hear the ending music swell.

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u/Zolo49 Nov 09 '21

Same. And similarly, if I brought in a big drink I'll check the time so that I drink most of it in the last 30 minutes so that it won't hit my bladder until the movie's done.

Just make sure that any time you look at your phone you carefully shield it so you're not assaulting the eyes of everybody sitting behind you.

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u/quiette837 Nov 10 '21

No can do, drinking watered down coke at the end of the movie when the ice melted is not pleasant.

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u/Le_Chop Nov 10 '21

Surely if you bought a big drink you'll eventually end up with a big empty cup and the problem solves itself

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u/s4b3r6 Nov 10 '21

Opening credits play

So... What's happening?

Opening scene shows character running

Why are they running?

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u/Supercoolguy7 Nov 10 '21

My dad and brother are terrible about this. They seemingly can't enjoy a movie unless they already know what to expect. They'd ask about later plot points and backstory in the first 5 minutes and just expected me to know because I put the movie. I usually just heard it was good and knew nothing besides the title

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u/dariusdetiger Nov 09 '21

I literally have a rule now between me and mother. We can see a movie, but she can't ask any questions. She'd ask questions that are obviously going to be answered later. I had enough and had to put my foot down.

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u/CaspianX2 Nov 10 '21

My dad does this, and it bugs the hell out of me.

It's like, dude, either I know what's going on, and it's because I was paying attention and you should too. Or I don't know what's going on, and it's because the movie hasn't revealed it yet and anyway if I don't know I can't very well tell you.

An ex of mine used to do this too, and it led to one particularly baffling exchange. She had her phone out the whole damn movie (Blade Runner 2049), and after it was over we were talking about how we liked it. She chimed in with "I didn't really understand it", and I felt a burning desire to say, "well, yeah. That tends to happen when you don't pay attention to a movie."

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u/Niadain Nov 10 '21

The ones who sit on the phone ignoring it arent the worst ones. The absolute worst are the ones who sit and talk over it asking a thousand questions about hwats going on.

Guy with super gun shows up? 15 questions about where the super gun came from. ten seconds after fielding them all the questions are answered on screen. AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA

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u/imallSevens Nov 09 '21

gasp I hope the main character doesn't die in this big action scene 5 minutes into the movie!!!

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u/notasmallpenguin Nov 09 '21

I was watching some drama where I knew there were about 40 episodes, and they killed off the main male lead about 6 episodes in.

I just...who does that?!?

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u/Quasic Nov 09 '21

I saw a Netflix show that killed off the lead about midway through. It was fantastic, shocking, and fit the character perfectly.

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u/nexus6ca Nov 09 '21

George R Martin.

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u/LovesMustard Nov 10 '21

“Leave off the second R for regicide!”

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u/Jerryskids3 Nov 09 '21

You've never seen Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho?

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u/MyStationIsAbandoned Nov 09 '21

This happens a lot of anime as well. There's one where the main guy dies towards the end but there's like 3 or 4 episodes left and the main bad guy is still around. and there's absolutely no coming back. the main character is gone-gone.

and there were like 3 or 4 where they get killed 3 to 5 episodes in and it's like well whats the freaking point. you make an interesting character and then leave us with these bland lesser characters?

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u/iamalwaysrelevant Nov 10 '21

TTGL does this. It was such a gut punch to see the MC die.

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u/Triplebizzle87 Nov 10 '21

Jojo part 1. I know people talk about Jojo a lot and meme about, but the end of part 1 was a gut punch. Jojo's got that nice quality where basically everyone could potentially die. Although sometimes they're a little obvious with the death flags (looking at you part 5).

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u/taichi22 Nov 09 '21

Love it when they do that. That’s usually how you know it’s gonna be good, IMO, when an author is willing to kill off their main character it means they’re willing to throw away all the time they invested into fleshing this dude out to keep the story moving.

I can see it maybe being bad if it’s just “just for shock” reasons but I’ve yet to see that happen because the buy-in that an author has to do to make it impactful is the work of building up a main character and almost nobody is willing to throw away all that work “just because”.

(Edit: fuck Attack on Titan’s ending, actually.)

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u/PrimarchKonradCurze Nov 10 '21

Asian tv shows and movies have the trope of killing off leads and sometimes making the murderer the new lead. Korean and Japanese in particular I think. I used to watch A LOT of that stuff. It messes with your brain if you’re accustomed to just Hollywood movies cause it’s rarely a thing in Hollywood movies.

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u/PrinceMorganti Nov 09 '21

The other guys did this the best...

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u/Funandgeeky Nov 09 '21

I hope he does. It would be like the opening of Scream.

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u/hazeleyedloner Nov 09 '21 edited Nov 10 '21

That happened in this 90s movie I saw. It had two main actors taking the major roles with one leading the action and the other doing stuff behind the scenes. Figured the action man would do most of the big scenes, but he suddenly died early in the movie and the other guy had to take over. It was a surprise because the actor was a well-known action movie star for a brief time in the early 90s.

Executive Decision is the movie title for anyone curious. I put a spoiler tag on it since just a look at one of its posters on google will tell you exactly who died now that I explained the twist, lol. I'll just warn you now the movie wasn't particularly memorable, aside from the big twist.

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u/TheGuyfromRiften Nov 09 '21

I remember one of the GI Joe movies killed off Channing Tatum in like 5 minutes. I was disappointed

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u/polymeimpressed Nov 09 '21 edited Nov 10 '21

Psycho did this maybe first. Killed off the famous actress 15 mins in.

EDIT: it's actually around the 20 minute mark

EDIT 2: it's 47 minutes as someone pointed out

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u/Mekroval Nov 10 '21

I remember watching Executive Decision for the first time, and being stunned that a major star at the time doesn't even make it past the first 45 minutes of the film. And dies in a pretty unexpected way that caught me totally off-guard. I'd never seen anything like that, even including GOT.

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u/aluminum_man Nov 09 '21

Like that awesome Samuel L Jackson movie “Deep Blue Sea”

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u/Lonelan Nov 10 '21

Aim for the bushes?

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u/GenesisExplosions Nov 09 '21

If you ask for spoilers, you will get a false answer. “Yes, Main Character does die there. Side character has to finish the plot in the final book”. I have been assaulted for doing this. It was worth it.

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u/GenesisExplosions Nov 09 '21

“Dumbledore had a horcrux… read the next book, it’s crazy.”

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u/mrniceguy2216 Nov 09 '21

“Frodo succumbs to the ring completely in the last movie”

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u/Roy_ALifeWellLived Nov 09 '21

This reminded me of when I told my friend that lotr ends with Gollum stealing the ring back from Frodo at Mt. Doom. She called me up FURIOUS that it actually ended that way and I thought she was just messing with me since I messed with her. Turns out when it showed Gollum laying there with the ring and the music started my friend just assumed it was actually over so she turned it off out of frustration. I had to work pretty hard to convince her to turn it back on and trust me that there really was more after that lol.

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u/GenesisExplosions Nov 09 '21

You aren’t far off….

Friend: Frodo dies?!?!

“Yes, sadly Shelob kills and eats him. Sam has to forge on his own to toss the ring. It’s pretty sad and lonely”

I later found out a couple weeks later when they hit me with the book that they cried at the news for awhile, after which they almost didn’t read the third book because they were so distraught and invested in Frodo as a character.

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u/SlothOfDoom Nov 09 '21

Share the load!

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u/Spongy_and_Bruised Nov 09 '21

Snowballing Hobbitsies!

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u/OhneZuckerZusatz Nov 10 '21

At first I laughed, then I threw up in my mouth a little, and finally I started questioning why the hell does my brain instantly recall what snowballing is.

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u/Spongy_and_Bruised Nov 10 '21

I have a majority of urbandictionary memorized, but I can't remember a simple math equation.

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u/Meffrey_Dewlocks Nov 10 '21

I read that as “a simple meth equation”

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u/SpamBone Nov 10 '21

I blame Clerks for cementing that knowledge into my brain back in 1994.

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u/JanMath Nov 09 '21

"Obi Wan is also Luke's father."

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u/koshgeo Nov 09 '21

"His mom wasn't really sure which of them it was given all the Jedi orgies that happened in the later movies. She sure loved the 'force powers'."

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u/mrniceguy2216 Nov 09 '21

Exactly and that’s how you get em, give them a fake spoiler that is partially true but implying a different outcome

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u/____-is-crying Nov 10 '21

... from a certain point of view.

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u/FlyingStirFryMonster Nov 10 '21

"Dumbledore IS a horcrux, that is why Harry has to stab him with a basilisk tooth is the last movie"

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u/NibblyPig Nov 09 '21

Sexplosions ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)

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u/ToxicBanana69 Nov 09 '21

My friend is watching Game of Thrones for the first time. The amount of lies I’ve had to tell him should be a crime.

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u/whitebreadwithbutter Nov 09 '21

Good thing nothing ends up mattering or making any sense by the end of it.

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u/ToxicBanana69 Nov 10 '21

Oh, absolutely. Another friend who has also seen the show jumped in and we just had to bit our tongues every time any thing of relevance happened. Like the Night King with Crasters baby. It was hard to keep inside how annoyed we were.

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u/Shopworn_Soul Nov 10 '21

Like the Night King with Crasters baby.

Wait you said relevance

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u/ToxicBanana69 Nov 10 '21

To clarify, anything that seems like it should be relevant.

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u/LSUenigma Nov 10 '21

You're a bad friend... Not because of the fake spoilers, that's was funny.

You're a bad friend for not stopping him from watching that awful show. (I still get angry thinking about the last few seasons)

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u/ToxicBanana69 Nov 10 '21

I only have one other friend I can talk shit to about the ending of the show. I need another. If his sanity is the sacrifice needed, then I'm willing to pay that price.

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u/LSUenigma Nov 10 '21

Hahaha touche

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u/JyveAFK Nov 10 '21

"Shame they never made a season 7, and especially never made a season 8. Yup, Season 6 the end. My, to see them sailing like that, really makes you wonder all the amazing things that could happen later. But nope, that's it".

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u/asymphonyin2parts Nov 10 '21

That's like how I wish they would have made more Highlander movies. I bet they would have been great!

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u/PotassiumPomegranate Nov 10 '21

There are still some of the best moments in tv history in the show. Some of the worst too. But much more of the story is great and good than even ok or bad.

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u/Beznia Nov 10 '21

As someone who binged the entirety of GoT for the first time during the COVID lockdown, I really really enjoyed it all. My girlfriend hated it as she followed the show throughout its entire time on HBO, and was extremely let down. I feel that the 2 weeks I spent watching all 73 episodes was great.

I remember back in ~2015 listening to coworkers talking about the show and then knowing all the time they had to wait for the weak payoff was just so sweet. Being able to get it all done with in such a short span made it seem a lot better than having waited years upon years.

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u/5094 Nov 10 '21

for the first time

and the last time

lol

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u/BadgerJahr Nov 10 '21

I spoiled Breaking Bad by telling someone Walt Jr. dies. Dude watched the final season(s) waiting for a moment that never came.

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u/Funandgeeky Nov 09 '21

Sadly you wouldn't have been lying in Godzilla.

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u/RelevantAdvice Nov 09 '21

Yeah I did something similar to my mom. She was watching the blind side and kept asking questions. So I told her the little boy dies. She didn’t believe me until the car accident scene. Boy was she mad when he ended up fine. Then I gave her shit for wanting the kid to die. She’s a little more patient with asking questions in movies now.

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u/Beredore Nov 09 '21

Having to talk around spoilers is the worst

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u/SrGrafo SrGrafo Nov 09 '21

EDIT (Reminds me of this)

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u/Azair_Blaidd Nov 09 '21

also, the fact that even if the villain wins.. it's never a permanent win in the comics universe. Ever.

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u/shitstain_hurricane Nov 09 '21

The Batman Who Laughs did a pretty good job with it.

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u/FrostByte62 Nov 09 '21

Except BWL was so hilariously OP they had to write a bullshit ending just to make the heroes win.

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u/shitstain_hurricane Nov 09 '21

Didn't he pretty much kill all by the end? He took Superman down like he was weak af, had him rip apart his own family.

Think it was another series that followed that they were able to stop him

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u/Lambohw Nov 10 '21

I don’t think there’s ever been a bigger wank off of Batman and the Joker more than the Batman who Laughs. The character is so hilariously EDGE and his 90’s ass outfit, complete with a dumbass thing he can’t see out of. Like, Batman is interesting when he’s just a fuckin dude, but BWL is his “prep time meme” personified. At this point, Batman should be able to take on Darkseid and the One Above All by himself, especially if he gets his injection of prep time and edge.

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u/xanderholland Nov 09 '21

I believe thats why Marvel is keeping contracts to a minimum or not releasing information about the contracts since it messes with the suspense.

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u/RahvinDragand Nov 10 '21

Even so, clearly the MCU wasn't going to just let 50% of all life in the universe die off permanently. There was no way anyone was going to believe that.

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u/jokasx Nov 10 '21

It would be a better outcome.

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u/LtDkAngel Nov 09 '21

Well contracts does not mean the character can't die, after all prequel or flashbacks exist!

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u/cinnamonface9 Nov 10 '21

And what ifs!

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u/Legosheep Nov 09 '21

You should try being a Brandon Sanderson fan

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u/Black_Tauren Nov 09 '21

I am, unfortunately, the hero of ages...

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u/raptor102888 Nov 10 '21

My wife doesn't like spoilers, but then she stopped reading Words of Radiance because she was upset that Jasnah died. What in Damnation am I supposed to do in that situation??

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u/mercury24 Nov 10 '21

Spoil it. Sanderson himself isn’t much a fan of how that played out now. There is also a (semi canon?) super short story of what she was up to. You could share that with her as well.

https://faq.brandonsanderson.com/knowledge-base/on-characters-coming-back-to-life/

https://www.tor.com/2014/08/06/stormlight-archive-scene-after-words-of-radiance/

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u/TheoreticalParadox Nov 09 '21

Are you allowed to edit your own edits?

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u/relddir123 Nov 09 '21

Fuck you, un-eds your it

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u/kilroylegend Nov 10 '21

Maybe it’s because I’m tired, maybe I’m just an idiot, but “un-eds your it” cracked me the fuck up

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u/TheeExoGenesauce Nov 09 '21

There’s ads everywhere for scream v tho

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u/Rjjt456 Nov 09 '21

Hold out! We’ll bail you out! (If the price ain’t to high…)

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u/FancyTurtle22 Nov 09 '21

Definitely watch a scary movie afterwards.

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u/TicTacGone Nov 09 '21

I didn't even know until now that series had surviving characters.

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u/SrGrafo SrGrafo Nov 09 '21

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u/Arctic_Eagle1 Nov 09 '21

Friend? We need to get Sir Gafo a girlfriend!

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u/MyStationIsAbandoned Nov 09 '21

or a boyfriend! hey, it's the 90's

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u/Arctic_Eagle1 Nov 10 '21

Surely you are mistaken, it is the 80s

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u/ReactsWithWords Nov 10 '21

Hey, where should I put these Duran Duran CDs and all this wine cooler?

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u/mdkubit Nov 09 '21

Remember, the later movies aren't about the story or plot, it's about watching people die in Rube Goldberg machines.

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u/silentsalvation Nov 09 '21

I dont drive behind logging trucks, ever because of that movie.

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u/WillfulRiver Nov 09 '21

I don't know which one it was but the scene of the pool drain really messed with me

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u/TheeExoGenesauce Nov 09 '21

I was wondering and very confused how no one asked

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u/guster09 Nov 09 '21

My wife guesses movie twists all the time.

I've had to learn to keep a real good poker face so that she has the satisfaction of knowing she was right without me ruining the movie for her. It's kind of a strange dynamic.

Her: "I bet he did it and that such-and-such happens."

Me: "GOTTA GO TO THE BATHROOM!!"

Strangely, she blames me for giving away spoilers every time I get up to go to the bathroom...

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u/Funandgeeky Nov 09 '21

That's why you just pee on the couch.

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u/Georgeisthecoolest Nov 09 '21

That's why you just shit on the sofa.

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u/Hyppy Nov 10 '21

That's why you just puke on the pillow

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u/polygonsaresorude Nov 10 '21

Here's my advice: before the movie/show starts, tell your wife that in order to avoid spoilers, you will agree with every theory she has, even if it's wrong. I've found it to work really well.

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u/Finnn_the_human Nov 10 '21

My fiancee guesses twists within the first 15 mins of most movies that have a twist. It's really fuckin frustrating, especially when I get duped by said twists beforehand, so I think it's gonna be mind-blowing.

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u/cheesegoat Nov 10 '21

My daughter and I watched Squid game, and then my wife watched it after us.

We watched it all together the second time and my wife called the twists well before they were revealed. I guess they're obvious to some people but I only figured them out pretty close to their reveal.

I was like how did you know....

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u/electronicdream Nov 10 '21

In squid game the Front man being the police dude's brother was pretty obvious but I would never have guessed the grandpa to be the game creator and a friend of mine guessed every twist.
Feels good to be dumb, I usually try not to predict any twists.

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u/PhnomPenny Nov 10 '21

When they didn't show the death of the guy it was kinda obvious that it was hidden for a reason. The brother thing was so funny and not at all surprising.

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u/Sparrowhawk_92 Nov 10 '21

My partner and I refer to this as "speaking movie." We are savvy enough to the medium, its tropes, and storytelling tools, that we can make educated guesses and be right more often than not.

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u/GTX2GvO Nov 09 '21

Except the sequel will have an entirely new cast.

So everyone can die in the first one! ("yay!")

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u/DeJMan Nov 09 '21 Wholesome

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u/SrGrafo SrGrafo Nov 09 '21

EDIT (what happens next? I hate cliffhangers)

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u/Lopoi Nov 09 '21

Yeah, I also hate myself

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u/Ze_Proofessor Nov 09 '21

Goddammit, I can't believe I fell for that

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u/AStrangeStranger Nov 09 '21

I believe you need to do a few stunts, save a damsel in distress and burn a lot of money to keep warm - and probably look like Sylvester Stallone

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u/30phil1 Nov 10 '21

Cliff Hanger, hanging from a cliff...

...and that's why they call him Cliff Hanger!

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u/Lopoi Nov 09 '21

Are you going to hit someong with it?

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u/Rewdboy05 Nov 09 '21

Same goes for mid-season finales. Sorry, but you really expect me to believe Gary Snotter's life is in danger when we're on episode 12 of 22 of a show called "Gary Snotter"?

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u/Legosheep Nov 09 '21

That's why you name it something like "Snotter" and establish they have a kid that will take over if they die.

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u/Caption-_-Obvious Nov 10 '21

Dr. Snotter. Then the new one can just regenerate.

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u/Thezipper100 Nov 10 '21

I feel like shows named after a character are more likely to kill them off, actually

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u/BerenCamlost Nov 10 '21

Like How I Met Your Mother

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u/Caption-_-Obvious Nov 10 '21

My mind is blown

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u/WillfulRiver Nov 09 '21

If a movie succeeds, it becomes a cash cow (Ex: Saw)

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u/skybluebit Nov 09 '21

i had a feeling Cube 1 was an inspiration

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u/LuntiX Nov 09 '21

Cube Zero was decent. Cube 2 Hypercube sucked.

You might like The Collector series. It’s similar to Saw and Cube.

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u/DeatheReaper Nov 09 '21

Interesting tidbit. The Collector started as a Saw sequel but got shelved and transformed into a different story altogether. Hence its similarities.

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u/Lopoi Nov 09 '21

Have you played the saw game?

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u/combateombat Nov 09 '21

So the characters are criminals

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u/ShmebulockForMayor Nov 09 '21

How can Cube 1 be an inspiration for white rooms when all the rooms were red or blue or green

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u/DocBrownBear Nov 09 '21

My fiance everytime we watch a movie.

Somewhere deep down in her bones lies the secret of just knowing when a twist or a non permanent death is just around the corner.

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u/Sparrowhawk_92 Nov 10 '21

Being genre savvy is a superpower at times.

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u/TwistedDealer Nov 09 '21

the worst is when your watching something you have seen before with someone and they ask you what you think will happen....

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u/Ninjaromeo Nov 09 '21

You should say with explicit exacting detail, including word for word quotes, what is going to happen. Then try to pretend it was just a very good guess.

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u/mcbergstedt Nov 09 '21

This was me with Dune.

I already know the story, I just wanted to see those sweet visuals and the Directors interpretation of it.

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u/mdkubit Nov 09 '21

Back To the Future Part 1:

"Oh no, will Marty make it back home?!"

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u/MyStationIsAbandoned Nov 09 '21

"oh no, will Marty make gross sweet love with his mom?"

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u/BerksEngineer Nov 10 '21

Hey, so long as nothing came of it that wouldn't necessarily break the timeline...

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u/SoloWing1 Nov 10 '21

It could be like Futurama. He can do the nasty in the pasty.

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u/FastidiousBlueYoshi Nov 10 '21

I don't know why everyone brings this up.

Marty didn't WANT TO.

He was creeped out by it and even mentions it to Doc.

"I think my Mom has the hots for me!"

Everyone is remembering it wrong...

The plan was to have Marty "assault" his Mom or pretend to start to, and then Marty's dad would swoop in and save the day.

"Hey you, get your damn hands off her!"

To get her to like Marty's dad.

Which funnily enough worked out exactly has had been planned but oh no! With Biff!

But he still stood his ground and acted courageous against Biff.

Marty never wanted to do anything with his Mom. It was his Mom who had the hots for him. Although, in have to say in hindsight.

Marty's plan is kinda messed up.

Although, his Mom seemed eerily interested in "parking with him" out of her own volition.

Weird Movie lol

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u/uhihia Nov 09 '21

I usually stay quiet and then its gets picked up that he dies.

And get blamed for spoiling, without saying a word

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u/Lopoi Nov 09 '21

Maybe if you didnt use your psychic powers to spoil people

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u/uhihia Nov 09 '21

i have psychic powers

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u/HP844182 Nov 09 '21

"You have to watch to find out"

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u/SupremeEmperorNoms Nov 09 '21

My girlfriend had never seen a Star Wars movie in her life and knew nothing about it. So, I showed her everything in chronological order and swore our joint friends to secrecy for exactly this reason. ^.^ It made for a lot of fun! She was SO shocked to find out Palpatine was Sidious, she just thought he was a corrupt politician who enjoyed using the Jedi as tools.

Honestly, it was such a fun thing to see.

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u/Aion-Moros Nov 09 '21

Well reminds me when me and my wife watched the first season of GoT. I read the books, she didn't.

She was quite suprised when it actually came to Ned Starks beheading (she really thought he would be saved, because he was one of the characters she really liked ), but it was her following statement at which I needed to act cool and not accidently spoiler anything.

Because right after they killed Ned Stark, she turned to me and said. "Well at least there still is Khal Drogo." I just bite my tongue, smiled and nodded.

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u/ThePerfectSnare Nov 09 '21

Me telling a friend during Godfather Part I that Vito is in Godfather Part II.

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u/LogicallyMad Nov 09 '21

It’s funny when you told the spoilers half a year ago and they forgot.

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u/Seiisakura Nov 09 '21

knowing the only connection in the sequel is the bad guy

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u/Elegant-Polar-Bear Nov 09 '21

Ah yes, spoiler alert the main character's enemy turns out to be his father in the end who is also his own son which has the timeline messed up and causes humans to turn into... Giraffes.

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u/Alomba87 Nov 09 '21

This is me watching Picard before watching Star Trek Voyager. Every time Seven of Nine gets in a pickle, I know she'll be fine. 😂

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u/Funandgeeky Nov 09 '21

Yes, it was always so suspenseful whether or not the eye candy the show hired to goose ratings would be killed off.

To JR's credit, she was also a superb performer who elevated the character far beyond mere eye candy. I've enjoyed her performances in many shows since, from Boston Public to Warehouse 13. She's a treasure.

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u/FeedMeACat Nov 10 '21

Every time is see anime boob sock shirts made fun of I think of poor JR forced to live an anime reality.

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u/JAHNOOSKA Nov 09 '21

I always assume the protagonist is invincible; it makes it all that much more surprising when it turns out they're not.

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u/Neirchill Nov 09 '21

Or you can be like my 10 year old son and immediately tell everyone the biggest plot twist in the movie series

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u/BlLLr0y Nov 09 '21

Ruined alot Game of Thrones for myself by calling something out and then noticing my brothers (who had already seen it) facial reaction to what ever guess I made.

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u/spaghetticatman Nov 09 '21

If it's any mainstream movie franchise then you can rest assured that no one you like will die. Or, at least not permanently.

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u/InnocuousAce Nov 09 '21

I can’t keep a straight face when people do this. But I only have trouble giving things a way when they have the exact plot as they’re “wouldn’t it be crazy if” scenario