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Forum: TV Shows: UK 16-11-2014, 19:23
Replies: 259
Views: 15,437
Posted By alfster
Presumably that was when you blew the last of...

Presumably that was when you blew the last of brains through your ears.

Yes a cheap shot but I am always impressed with people who can so whole-heartedly reject the scientific method, common sense...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 16-11-2014, 15:36
Replies: 259
Views: 15,437
Posted By alfster
Erm, that is the scientific method...good...

Erm, that is the scientific method...good scientist are always skeptical about even scientific claims that they think are true themselves. Feynman said that if you can destroy your own theories then...
Forum: Doctor Who 08-11-2014, 22:40
Replies: 1,069
Views: 115,324
Posted By alfster
Never watch after the credits. I always turn over...

Never watch after the credits. I always turn over or off...well off as there's nothing else worth watching on a Saturday.
Forum: Doctor Who 08-11-2014, 22:17
Replies: 1,069
Views: 115,324
Posted By alfster
Oh No...sums up the demographic RTD was aiming...

Oh No...sums up the demographic RTD was aiming for.
Forum: Doctor Who 08-11-2014, 21:40
Replies: 1,069
Views: 115,324
Posted By alfster
Hardly that would be Donna...made me stop...

Hardly that would be Donna...made me stop watching the show for sometime during that season....shiver...
Forum: Doctor Who 08-11-2014, 21:30
Replies: 1,069
Views: 115,324
Posted By alfster
Not in the slightest - even more poignant and...

Not in the slightest - even more poignant and that is the brutality of the Dr Who universe - no one is really safe.
Forum: Doctor Who 08-11-2014, 21:28
Replies: 1,069
Views: 115,324
Posted By alfster
Nor me, she was great...but then again, I do as...

Nor me, she was great...but then again, I do as that is what good drama is all about...not being afraid to kill off characters that people like for dramatic purposes.
Forum: Doctor Who 08-11-2014, 21:25
Replies: 1,069
Views: 115,324
Posted By alfster
Bloody brillliant. Made up for the meh'ness of...

Bloody brillliant. Made up for the meh'ness of the series as a whole.

I just want to hug Michelle Gomez - she is amazingly chilling in all the right ways.

Danny was great and the reason the Dr...
Forum: Doctor Who 02-11-2014, 12:56
Replies: 11
Views: 726
Posted By alfster
I knew nothing about cybermen or where they were...

I knew nothing about cybermen or where they were coming from. But then again I don;t watch the 'next week' but, I don't go on Dr Who sites, I do not watch live BBC TV. I avoid spolier threads in...
Forum: Doctor Who 02-11-2014, 12:40
Replies: 58
Views: 2,990
Posted By alfster
Amazing how for some people Moffat will never...

Amazing how for some people Moffat will never 'win' whatever he does. Even when he does 'give' people a female Timelord he still has messed up.

He's not trying to show how clever he is; he's making...
Forum: Doctor Who 02-11-2014, 12:30
Replies: 58
Views: 2,990
Posted By alfster
The RSC has cast a black actor to play Henry VI;...

The RSC has cast a black actor to play Henry VI; David Oyelowo who is a stonkingly good actor.

http://www.theguardian.com/uk/2000/sep/19/fiachragibbons
Forum: Doctor Who 02-11-2014, 12:15
Replies: 1,042
Views: 114,625
Posted By alfster
Every single season there is a character where...

Every single season there is a character where people think it is the Rani - it is almost a running joke now.
Forum: Doctor Who 02-11-2014, 12:08
Replies: 1,042
Views: 114,625
Posted By alfster
I have known many couples where one can not see...

I have known many couples where one can not see the chemistry at all and have no idea why they are together but it works perfectly for them. Over sentimentalised gushing romance within drama is...
Forum: Doctor Who 02-11-2014, 12:03
Replies: 1,042
Views: 114,625
Posted By alfster
I disagree, it shows how human emotions and...

I disagree, it shows how human emotions and personalities are full of shades of grey not black and white and not straight dark and light.

People will be pushed into doing things they might not...
Forum: Doctor Who 01-11-2014, 22:31
Replies: 1,042
Views: 114,625
Posted By alfster
Hardly, I think Elba would knock it out of the...

Hardly, I think Elba would knock it out of the ball park. However, I have a feeling he has already been asked and turned the role down. They have said they've already asked a black actor to play Dr...
Forum: General Discussion 01-11-2014, 12:05
Replies: 125
Views: 5,530
Posted By alfster
They are actually diabolical statistics - you...

They are actually diabolical statistics - you would never travel in a vehicle that had a ~1.8% chance of exploding.

Of course, we aren't talking about a normal air craft doing normal things and...
Forum: Doctor Who 27-10-2014, 19:47
Replies: 49
Views: 3,586
Posted By alfster
Wow, so you do not think a maths teacher might...

Wow, so you do not think a maths teacher might have other interests?

They don't teach visual basic programming in Chemical Engineering (wot I am) but I can do it because I taught myself because I am...
Forum: Doctor Who 26-10-2014, 23:01
Replies: 541
Views: 45,452
Posted By alfster
Some of us don't talk about that...in the same...

Some of us don't talk about that...in the same way that some us will not talk about this episode.
Forum: Doctor Who 26-10-2014, 14:54
Replies: 541
Views: 45,452
Posted By alfster
Couple of points to consider: have you never seen...

Couple of points to consider: have you never seen people digging holes in roads? not far beneath is 'earth'.

If you had watched the show properly you would have noticed all the trees disappearing as...
Forum: Doctor Who 26-10-2014, 12:44
Replies: 541
Views: 45,452
Posted By alfster
He just hasn't been given enough to stretch him....

He just hasn't been given enough to stretch him. He seems to be given one great speech every episode and that is about it. 'Mummy on the Orient Express' was the one where he was able to stretch a...
Forum: Doctor Who 26-10-2014, 12:29
Replies: 541
Views: 45,452
Posted By alfster
Buffy was one of the first shows that used story...

Buffy was one of the first shows that used story arcs within single episode shows.

The story arc serials happen these days because,initially, Babylon 5 and then Buffy, which showed that multi-season...
Forum: Doctor Who 26-10-2014, 11:17
Replies: 49
Views: 3,586
Posted By alfster
a) the robot wasn't that tall, b) the camera was...

a) the robot wasn't that tall,
b) the camera was low
c) a little bit of poetic licence or if you want a proper explanation.

Just out of sight of Danny's side of the Robot were some old paint cans...
Forum: Doctor Who 26-10-2014, 11:14
Replies: 9
Views: 1,065
Posted By alfster
Smart 7 year old - a geek in the making. Now...

Smart 7 year old - a geek in the making. Now teach them that not every thing that is not explained in a story is 'a plothole' and they will grow up well.
Forum: Doctor Who 26-10-2014, 11:09
Replies: 49
Views: 3,586
Posted By alfster
[QUOTE=James Frederick;75354121]There a few odd...

[QUOTE=James Frederick;75354121]There a few odd things about Danny.

Over the past few weeks he has seen aliens a time machine and other stuff and has barely raised a eye brow.

The jump he did in...
Forum: Doctor Who 26-10-2014, 10:36
Replies: 92
Views: 5,838
Posted By alfster
Apart from the season Moffat's seasons have been...

Apart from the season Moffat's seasons have been consistently better than RTD's. In my opinion of course.

I would have thought people would have been fed up with these RTD vs Moffat threads by now;...
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