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Forum: General Wheel of Time Discussion 11-22-2017, 10:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 329
Posted By connabard
As much as I like Sanderson's own books, and as...

As much as I like Sanderson's own books, and as much as I respect him for doing his best at an impossible task of finishing WoT I just want to hop in and say

Yes, that character he made up was...
Forum: Theoryland Re-Read 10-20-2017, 04:46 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 23,542
Posted By connabard
Even though Rand seems to have abandoned his...

Even though Rand seems to have abandoned his reread I am not going to make a new, separate thread for this one thought during mine

I forgot how much a breath of fresh air Cadsuanes introduction...
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 10-19-2017, 04:09 PM
Replies: 790
Views: 12,299
Posted By connabard
Truthfully at this point I don't think there's...

Truthfully at this point I don't think there's anything Trump could say or do that would surprise me. When real life headlines are what I thought I'd see The Onion do, or even Clickhole of all...
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 10-19-2017, 03:22 PM
Replies: 790
Views: 12,299
Posted By connabard
I'm not so sure that having what is essentially a...

I'm not so sure that having what is essentially a Rating on literature is going to lead to any sanitation.

Another way to think of it is simply this: I'm 26, and I have read probably 0 books that...
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 10-13-2017, 09:45 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 917
Posted By connabard
All that article tells me is that nothing good...

All that article tells me is that nothing good ever lasts. Tim Hortons, once a bastion of The Light and Truth, now it is this.
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 10-11-2017, 04:22 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 917
Posted By connabard
This has happened a number of times at Tim...

This has happened a number of times at Tim Hortons here in Calgary, and it brightens my day every time even though it is such a small thing.

I do wonder why I've never seen it anywhere else...
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 10-10-2017, 11:20 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 917
Posted By connabard
Also, adding to Dav's reply, I can't recall where...

Also, adding to Dav's reply, I can't recall where I saw this statistic so take w/ a grain of salt, but citing Chicago as some blackhole of crime is asinine and misleading at best, it is one of the...
Forum: General Wheel of Time Discussion 10-10-2017, 02:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 883
Posted By connabard
4-6 are also my favourite, I think RJ struck the...

4-6 are also my favourite, I think RJ struck the best balance between minor POV characters and the larger ones.

I will say that GoT is just very much a different thing than WoT, about as...
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 08-30-2017, 12:52 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 2,338
Posted By connabard
I'm more curious to see Jorah and Lyanna interact

I'm more curious to see Jorah and Lyanna interact
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 08-27-2017, 11:32 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 2,338
Posted By connabard
I'm glad LF is dead, but that was pretty clumsily...

I'm glad LF is dead, but that was pretty clumsily written.

Honestly Tyrion ever assuming Cersei could be trusted is absolutely asinine, I'm also surprised Jaime thought she was being legitimate...
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 08-25-2017, 08:03 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 2,338
Posted By connabard
If anything to me it seems like Arya is playing...

If anything to me it seems like Arya is playing LF. She got into that room that Sansa was in without making a sound, and she is being insanely out of character with how shes treating Sansa. If she...
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 08-22-2017, 08:53 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 2,338
Posted By connabard
My problem with the three Starks right now (Jon,...

My problem with the three Starks right now (Jon, Arya, Sansa) is that none of them seem to be making decisions that they would actually make.

I guess I can see Jon with a dumbass plan to go North,...
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 08-21-2017, 03:13 PM
Replies: 790
Views: 12,299
Posted By connabard
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DHxkLSbUAAAfhG-.jpg ...

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DHxkLSbUAAAfhG-.jpg

I'm really loving this
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 08-18-2017, 02:18 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 2,338
Posted By connabard
I had some issues with that as well, I assume...

I had some issues with that as well, I assume that Dragons that large can cover quite a distance in a relatively short time, but Gendry running back, sending the Raven, etc. all would have taken at...
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 08-17-2017, 12:42 PM
Replies: 790
Views: 12,299
Posted By connabard
That's not my argument. I'm saying there's a...

That's not my argument. I'm saying there's a difference between these things fundamentally because of history. That has a real world effect.

It probably sure would be nice if we lived in a utopia...
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 08-17-2017, 12:20 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 2,338
Posted By connabard
Having watched the leaked episode all I'll say...

Having watched the leaked episode all I'll say until the official airing is:

I didn't like about 3/4 of the episode, most of that having to do with just how dumb this A-Team plan of capturing a...
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 08-17-2017, 09:56 AM
Replies: 790
Views: 12,299
Posted By connabard
Probably not because there isn't a global...

Probably not because there isn't a global thousands of years spanning societal sexism aimed at men.
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 08-15-2017, 06:29 PM
Replies: 790
Views: 12,299
Posted By connabard
Considering the spike in hate crimes after he was...

Considering the spike in hate crimes after he was elected, I think it only served to embolden them.
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 08-15-2017, 04:33 PM
Replies: 790
Views: 12,299
Posted By connabard
There's a fundamental difference when it comes to...

There's a fundamental difference when it comes to people like Nazis, and people who have differing political opinions about taxes, etc.

I cannot in good conscience tell someone who is Black, or...
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 08-15-2017, 09:47 AM
Replies: 790
Views: 12,299
Posted By connabard
It doesn't have to be illegal for them to know...

It doesn't have to be illegal for them to know there will be consequences. Nowhere in the defending of free speech does it say that you can do so with no consequences at all; just that you cannot be...
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 08-15-2017, 09:32 AM
Replies: 790
Views: 12,299
Posted By connabard
I personally can't be that morally upright when...

I personally can't be that morally upright when it comes to Nazi's. Maybe if we lived in a more ideal world, perhaps, but I truly have no qualms about outing people as active members of the KKK and...
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 08-14-2017, 09:37 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 2,338
Posted By connabard
Speaking of that scene, Dany actually made me...

Speaking of that scene, Dany actually made me laugh out loud with her line about "killing you is what Cersei is about. Now bend the knee or die."
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 08-14-2017, 09:30 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 2,338
Posted By connabard
It just seems painfully obvious to me that Cersei...

It just seems painfully obvious to me that Cersei needs to be dealt with first, because they do need the seven kingdoms united in order to survive the long night.

Which would be more exciting, at...
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 08-14-2017, 09:28 AM
Replies: 790
Views: 12,299
Posted By connabard
As far as BLM goes, and even back w/ the Civil...

As far as BLM goes, and even back w/ the Civil Rights movement, there is a very real thing of people getting paid to be violent/obstructive/etc in order to discredit the movement

Not to take...
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 08-13-2017, 11:20 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 2,338
Posted By connabard
They can't possibly believe, Tyrion most of all,...

They can't possibly believe, Tyrion most of all, that Cersei will abide by anything even in the face of the Night King and Co. right?
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