megalynn44: Um, I have it on AMC. The AMC logo is in the bottom right corner. The DVR says Walking Dead is on right now. And Anaconda is playing........a little help?
sirbissel: PsyLord: Tencolin: PsyLord: psychicdeath99: Uh oh. Crazy Rick just turned into Revenge Rick. Governor's gonna pay big.Last time we saw that look, Rick took out Shane.I am looking forward to see how he will be taken down.I'm thinking it'll be Merle that does the final blow on the Gov.Not that it'll make much of a difference, considering everything else they've changed, but how did the Governor die in the comics? I don't remember....
jt_in_ri: Great_Milenko:They're also very, very tired. And the group dynamic that kept them going has been shattered with the loss of T-Dog and Lori, as well as Hershel's crippling injury. Rick got them through the winter, and now he's gone insane. They're simply falling apart.Great point made! Now the question is, how do they react? I say hit Woodbury at night with a few flaming arrows and be done with it. What are they gonna put the fires out with?
Popcorn Johnny: Why is the dude from True Blood on here?
AkaDad: we'refromthesamestory: Who was killed ontop of the guard tower?One of the Guv's douchbags?
OtherLittleGuy: Trunk-smashed Zombie is so going to make the Memorium.
HempHead: One Bad Apple: we'refromthesamestory:Yeah, my email is in my profile, why do you ask?*blinks innocently*Mine is too.*leers creepily*I am so bad at thisGet room you two.
Tencolin: So, did Andrea just forget about the zombie and human heads in the jars?
megalynn44: Nina_Hartley's_Ass: megalynn44: It's even advertising the new episode of Walking Dead tonight at 9/8 central. What in the ever living shiat?west coast feed? recording? anaconda was on earlier.I'm in the Central time zone but have a pretty shiatty cable provider (only one available). Our DVR says Walking Dead is on right now, but like I said, Anaconda just started instead. We can't record it later. Sunday night DVR recordings are a stack of cards. You shift things and EVERYTHING COLLAPSES! farking hell.
we'refromthesamestory: are you guys really that starved for some boob?
Madbassist1: thismomentinblackhistory: Just kill Andrea, please.LOL Whatever...[i521.photobucket.com image 500x433]
Lsherm: The writers easily could have worked out the dynamics of being trapped in a prison over the course of the season, but instead they're treating it like "Farm House II - Chain Link Fence Boogaloo."
MagSeven: They were being shot at and Rick's group has almost zero experience shooting at people who shoot back.
unregenerate: Bhruic: Ugh. The whole Rick going crazy thing was annoying, but I figured I could power through it. But then the end... I haven't figured out if in this universe, people have some sort of bullet forcefield, or if walkers have some sort of magnet in their heads that draws bullets, but damn. The same people who could run around headshotting zombies across large distances can't hit regular people standing out in the open. Not even moving, or taking cover. Hell, even when they aren't even looking your direction. Absolute suspension of disbelief killer.I'll give it another show, but if they are going to continue to completely change how the physics of the world works based on what they need for that particular episode, I'm going to be done. Just too frustrating to watch.And yet the fact that there are zombies doesn't even begin to bother you. It's instead that they don't seem to shoot consistently that ruins your suspension of disbelief.
Matt Foley: Personally, I tune into these threads every week to read the reviews of armchair West Point graduates.
Mind of the North Star: My post used "you" in the general sense.
Mentat: chewy milk: You guys are letting hollywood and video games color your opinions on how a firefight should or should not look. Yes. There is a HUGE difference between shooting at zombies, and shooting at someone who is shooting back. Yes even if you are both stationary. I dont know the exact number but ive seen statistics where in current and past wars that soldiers would fire tens or hundreds of thousands of rounds for every one kill made. And that is among men who are highly trained to handle those situations with those weapons. When you got bulkets whizzing by your head, shiat gets real messy real fast.So sure, by season 3 ep. 1, they were zombie killing machines. They had a lot of experience with it. Guess what they had almost zero experience with? Being shot AT. Worrying about cover. Or vantage points. Or flanking maneuvers. Or anything associated with an actual firefight. The few guys who DID have experience either werebt there or cut off from the rest and left highly exposed.So, you know, stop biatching.No one is arguing that point. What we're arguing is the situational stupidity of the characters which is reflective of weak writing. The battle itself was not the issue. The issue is that a group that were using aimbots for the entire season suddenly decided to send half their group out on walkabout and ignore the bad guys who drove up, occupied the high ground and started shooting. All of this when the group knew the bad guys were coming. All it would have taken were a few minor changes to the script and you could have had the same fight.As for the "shooting back" argument, all it took for me was one round of paintball to learn the value of cover. I peeked out from behind a tree for one second and immediately took a shot in the face. Yet the Governor just stood there out in the open. How many times did Axel get shot once he was on the ground? How many times did the file cabinet behind Maggie get hit? How many times did the car door next to the ...
Mentat: And lest it look like I'm just mindlessly biatching, this is how I would have constructed the battle:Dispense with the Ghost Lori and Maggie = Lori 2.0 subplots. If you need to establish that Rick is going crazy, have him talk into the Lori Phone. Bring Tyreese's group into the fold. Have Glenn step up as a leader in the absence of Darryl. Have the group revert to their killing machine mode and begin preparing the prison for an assault. And I don't mean putting up a few tables and pallets, but actually assessing defenses, drilling, etc. Play on the conceptions of the group that were established in the first episode of Season 3. Let the group and the audience believe that the group is ready for anything and then rip that foundation out from under them during the actual attack. Lead off with the van full of walkers. While the group is distracted, have the Governor attack and kill Axel and some of Tyreese's red shirts. Suddenly the group is in disarray. Their cohesion breaks. They know they're beaten, the Governor knows they're beaten, the audience knows they're beaten.Same story, same result, no Reverse Stormtrooper Effect, no situational stupidity.
Crewmannumber6: I keep thinking big bearded black guy at Woodburry is going to switch sides soon.
T.M.S.: And Rick is wandering around as a homeless person seeing Stand like visions and confirming the show is a first person narrative.
timujin: God I hate that trope so much, the one where only the bad guys can shoot straight.
jeffjo52: Breaking Mad SUCKS, it is almost as bad a Breaking Bad!
fusillade762: MagSeven: fusillade762: lewismarktwo: Pretty huge continuity goof.Speaking of: I just noticed in the slo-mo "In Memoriam" segment that Rick's Colt Python, despite being used to viciously bash the brains out of several walkers has absolutely not a drop of blood or gore on it when seen in close-up when the walkers pin him to the fence.I swear he was stabbing walkers with the barrel of it somehow.Yup. And still clean as a whistle. Or rather a whistle that hasn't been used to kill a bunch of zombies.
FunkOut: Rick's going insane from the stress of having to pretend he's not British.
Craptastic: Mugato: Handlebar'shiatting on Jamie Lee Curtis.Goddamn... THAT's why I find her so attractive. How did I never make that connection?I wonder if she eats special yogurt that makes her poop?
Dwight_Yeast: Deacon Blue: Late to the thread, but I'd like to weigh in saying that The Walking Dead is an awesome show. .There are four or five better things on TV at the moment, Game of Thrones and Breaking Mad being two of them.
Craptastic: Interesting seeing "Axel" on the Talking Dead tonight. His mustache is glorious, and he wasn't affecting that accent at all.
Popcorn Johnny: bothering
FunkOut: Mad_Radhu: Tencolin: psychicdeath99: Eventually Mr. Science is going to figure out the Governor is evil.I wonder if he was even a real scientist before the zombie apocalypse. I mean, he does seem to have some methodology to his little experiments, but Milton strikes me more as someone with a bachelor's in psychology.I see him as the kind of guy who would create a 13 month calendar full of new age bullshiat.I see him as the guy who taught grade 5 and wasn't very good at it.
Mad_Radhu: Tencolin: psychicdeath99: Eventually Mr. Science is going to figure out the Governor is evil.I wonder if he was even a real scientist before the zombie apocalypse. I mean, he does seem to have some methodology to his little experiments, but Milton strikes me more as someone with a bachelor's in psychology.I see him as the kind of guy who would create a 13 month calendar full of new age bullshiat.
NeoCortex42: we'refromthesamestory: Who was killed ontop of the guard tower?Pretty sure it was just a generic henchman.
oi_piss_me_off: this inmate is weird, i think he's up to something.
Tencolin: psychicdeath99: Eventually Mr. Science is going to figure out the Governor is evil.I wonder if he was even a real scientist before the zombie apocalypse. I mean, he does seem to have some methodology to his little experiments, but Milton strikes me more as someone with a bachelor's in psychology.
Nefarious: So how is Anaconda going. They kill the snake yet?
Kentucky Fried Children: 21 & Over looks shiatty, as well/Hollywood is seriously out of ideas, le sigh
Kentucky Fried Children: OtherLittleGuy: Welp, there goes Carol's chance at the horizontal mambo.lol
Popcorn Johnny: Without looking, I bet nobody can guess Beth's real age.
Kentucky Fried Children: Where'd they get that new pickup?/prison must've been sponsored by a few manufacturers!
we'refromthesamestory: NeoCortex42: OtherLittleGuy: Trunk-smashed Zombie is so going to make the Memorium.Well, last week had Glen use his boot to crush a zombie's head. This week Daryl uses a boot to crush a zombie head.Dude welcome to america where "the boot of the car" doesn't exist.
oi_piss_me_off: One Bad AppleOr wrap it in electrical tapethat works toowho keeps the trunk open during a zombie attack. Murial (or whatever) is still an ass.
Mentat: Mugato: Handlebar'shiatting on Jamie Lee Curtis.What kind of a show is this?
Mugato: Handlebar'shiatting on Jamie Lee Curtis.
eagles95: So everyone has PTSD?
One Bad Apple: we'refromthesamestory:Yeah, my email is in my profile, why do you ask?*blinks innocently*Mine is too.*leers creepily*I am so bad at this
we'refromthesamestory: Yeah, my email is in my profile, why do you ask?*blinks innocently*
One Bad Apple: we'refromthesamestory:are you guys really that starved for some boob?.....YesEIP ?
megalynn44: The DVR says Walking Dead is on right now. And Anaconda is playing........a little help?
Popcorn Johnny: How long before Rick goes up to give Lori a smooch and it turns out to be a zombie in a dress?
basemetal: WHAR WALKING DEAD, WHAR?
justtray: This show just sucks now. Maybe I should keep a list of characters they've totally ruined;DaleLori (kind of sucked in the comic too)AndreaThe GovernorTyrese*Rick** because they're trying to ruin them
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