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@ClaraOswaldIsAwesomeIt's more the fact that the number of lives the Doctor has saved and those who have died for him also had infinite potential.

8 hours, 3 minutes ago on Conversation @ http://www.doctorwhotv.co.uk/discusswho/062014/

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@Gustaff @Mark McCulloughIt's not really that far fetched we've been shown in Day that  there exists a Sentient Piece of Time Lord Technology that allowed a TARDIS to land somewhere it shouldn't have.

8 hours, 16 minutes ago on Making Sense of Listen’s Gallifreyan Gallivant

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@Unibot @The Lazy Cat is in on the Time HeistJust gave it a quick read. Excellent well written article. :)

8 hours, 20 minutes ago on Making Sense of Listen’s Gallifreyan Gallivant

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@Gustaff @Mark McCulloughA prior event would be anything which occurred before the date of birth of the Time Lord. Although they wouldn't need to have any knowledge of how their events affect things. If the moment could be sentient, why can't the Time Lock. be sentient and actively decide what is stable time loop and what is interference.

8 hours, 22 minutes ago on Making Sense of Listen’s Gallifreyan Gallivant

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Just re-watched the Rings of Akhaten. Realised for the first time is that there shouldn't be a reason why Clara's leaf is any more effective at feeding the god than the Doctor's life.

8 hours, 29 minutes ago on Conversation @ http://www.doctorwhotv.co.uk/discusswho/062014/

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@Gustaff @Mark McCullough I think Connor explained it very well in his article with this bit  "It’s my personal understanding that a Time-lock acts to completely block off certain events – BUT also works to ensure no prior events be corrupted or interfered with in a way that would change the outcome of the locked events." 



8 hours, 37 minutes ago on Making Sense of Listen’s Gallifreyan Gallivant

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@GustaffYour reign will only last until someone else uses their time machine to go back and stop your birth. Sorry. ;)

8 hours, 41 minutes ago on Making Sense of Listen’s Gallifreyan Gallivant

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@LucasW I never wanted to see a child Doctor. But it was a wonderful surprise and one I am so delighted we got to see.

8 hours, 56 minutes ago on Making Sense of Listen’s Gallifreyan Gallivant

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@Antee991166 @Mark McCulloughI'm not sure I like the idea either. It would certainly be the definition of a fan divider. It's something that if done would have to be done very very well and have a good good reason for it happening otherwise it would come as a shock for the sake of it.

9 hours, 4 minutes ago on Making Sense of Listen’s Gallifreyan Gallivant

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 Whacky Theory Alert I've just had the strangest thought about Clara. It very much seems that the show is setting her up as the most important person in the Doctor's life. But why? That remains the question. Should she be, that is another question many fans are asking. My belief is that the most important girl in Doctor's life is actually his TARDIS. Yesterday David proposed a theory that Clara was the Doctor's Guardian Angel, again another role which I feel if anything should belong to the TARDIS. This got me thinking, what if, Clara was the TARDIS. Now before you all think I've gone mad, let me give you a few reasons why I feel this could be the case:


- In The Doctor's Wife we learn that the TARDIS chose the Doctor. Yet in The Name of the Doctor we see Clara (or a Clara Echo) change the Doctor's choice of TARDIS. These two pieces of information would tend to contradict each other unless you accept the theory that the TARDIS and Clara are the same person.

- Sticking with Name, we have the theme of the TARDIS' death and refusal to land on Trenzalore. The assumption was that this was to protect the Doctor, however it could have been to protect herself. Then we also have the plot hole that the Great Intelligence is destroyed by entering the Doctor's Time Stream yet Clara gets out with zero consequences. Perhaps a reason why is because there was constant who was everywhere in the Doctor's life, the thing that took him there. The TARDIS entering the Doctor's Time Stream would have been more than enough of a paradox to cancel out the Great Intelligence. 

- Back to The Bells of St John and Deep Breath where we have the references to the woman in the shop and the advert in the paper. I did notice in Deep Breath that when it was referenced both Clara and the Doctor looked up to the Rotor of the TARDIS, I believe this was the clue. My previous head-canon anyway was that the woman in the shop was insignificant and that it was the TARDIS who had hijacked the phone call and routed Clara to the Doctor. 

- Next up we go to The Day of the Doctor, an episode where Clara convinces the Doctor to save Gallifrey rather than destroy it. In the context of Listen this just became a lot more interesting as she effectively persuaded the Doctor to choose the barn which she knew was an area where the TARDIS could land allowing for the intervention of the Tenth and Eleventh Doctors

- Listen again. We have a couple of hints that something is not what it seems. The opening sequence where the Doctor contemplates in his loneliness the idea of the hider creatures. But what we all missed in that scene is that the Doctor is NEVER alone when he is in the TARDIS, it is his constant companion. So what's my point, a dream that the Doctor had whilst solely in the company of Clara becomes the focus of his attention when he is alone on the TARDIS.

- Finally we have the relationship between Clara and the TARDIS. Moffat has teased there is indeed something too this, but could we have been given the answer the whole time? "Isn't it really bad if I meet myself?" "Yes, back to TARDIS"                                                                                       - Always I’m running to save the Doctor, again and again and again.And he hardly ever hears me. But I’ve always been there.Right from the very beginning.Right from the day he started running.








9 hours, 18 minutes ago on Making Sense of Listen’s Gallifreyan Gallivant

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An excellent article Connor. I loved the scene and don't care how it came to be. I have a slightly different theory as to the reason for this. I believe that somehow Clara and the TARDIS become one and the same. I'll post the full theory in a moment.

9 hours, 23 minutes ago on Making Sense of Listen’s Gallifreyan Gallivant

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@ClassicWhovian Christmas Cracker and not just because anything from Name should be purged from my memory banks.

10 hours, 28 minutes ago on Conversation @ http://www.doctorwhotv.co.uk/discusswho/062014/

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@ClassicWhovian Considering you have the best scene in the history of the show on there I'll have to go with that.

1 day, 9 hours ago on Conversation @ http://www.doctorwhotv.co.uk/discusswho/062014/

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I've just had the strangest thought about Clara. It very much seems that the show is setting her up as the most important person in the Doctor's life. But why? That remains the question. Should she be, that is another question many fans are asking. My belief is that the most important girl in Doctor's life is actually his TARDIS. Yesterday David proposed a theory that Clara was the Doctor's Guardian Angel, again another role which I feel if anything should belong to the TARDIS. This got me thinking, what if, Clara was the TARDIS. Now before you all think I've gone mad, let me give you a few reasons why I feel this could be the case:


- In The Doctor's Wife we learn that the TARDIS chose the Doctor. Yet in The Name of the Doctor we see Clara (or a Clara Echo) change the Doctor's choice of TARDIS. These two pieces of information would tend to contradict each other unless you accept the theory that the TARDIS and Clara are the same person.


- Sticking with Name, we have the theme of the TARDIS' death and refusal to land on Trenzalore. The assumption was that this was to protect the Doctor, however it could have been to protect herself. Then we also have the plot hole that the Great Intelligence is destroyed by entering the Doctor's Time Stream yet Clara gets out with zero consequences. Perhaps a reason why is because there was constant who was everywhere in the Doctor's life, the thing that took him there. The TARDIS entering the Doctor's Time Stream would have been more than enough of a paradox to cancel out the Great Intelligence. 


- Back to The Bells of St John and Deep Breath where we have the references to the woman in the shop and the advert in the paper. I did notice in Deep Breath that when it was referenced both Clara and the Doctor looked up to the Rotor of the TARDIS, I believe this was the clue. My previous head-canon anyway was that the woman in the shop was insignificant and that it was the TARDIS who had hijacked the phone call and routed Clara to the Doctor. 


- Next up we go to The Day of the Doctor, an episode where Clara convinces the Doctor to save Gallifrey rather than destroy it. In the context of Listen this just became a lot more interesting as she effectively persuaded the Doctor to choose the barn which she knew was an area where the TARDIS could land allowing for the intervention of the Tenth and Eleventh Doctors


- Listen again. We have a couple of hints that something is not what it seems. The opening sequence where the Doctor contemplates in his loneliness the idea of the hider creatures. But what we all missed in that scene is that the Doctor is NEVER alone when he is in the TARDIS, it is his constant companion. So what's my point, a dream that the Doctor had whilst solely in the company of Clara becomes the focus of his attention when he is alone on the TARDIS.


- Finally we have the relationship between Clara and the TARDIS. Moffat has teased there is indeed something too this, but could we have been given the answer the whole time? "Isn't it really bad if I meet myself?" "Yes, back to TARDIS" 

1 day, 10 hours ago on Conversation @ http://www.doctorwhotv.co.uk/discusswho/062014/

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@The Genie @doctorwhotvuk"YOU ARE ANGRY! YOU WILL BE SOOTHED." "TIME LORDS WILL BE SOOTHED"

1 day, 12 hours ago on Conversation @ http://www.doctorwhotv.co.uk/discusswho/062014/

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@doctorwhotvuk The irony of the English in that comment and the claim to be "Well educated and well read" XD

1 day, 12 hours ago on Conversation @ http://www.doctorwhotv.co.uk/discusswho/062014/

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@The Genie @Mark McCullough @TardisBoy He won't. No one I've known makes it through that finale unscathed. We can laugh at him on chat when he watches it XD

1 day, 12 hours ago on Conversation @ http://www.doctorwhotv.co.uk/discusswho/062014/

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@doctorwhotvuk Awwh :(  I wanted her to have lots of awesome scenes with Capaldi 

1 day, 12 hours ago on Conversation @ http://www.doctorwhotv.co.uk/discusswho/062014/

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@TardisBoyI was about to ask it too, but both you beat me to it XD

1 day, 12 hours ago on Conversation @ http://www.doctorwhotv.co.uk/discusswho/062014/

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@stargazer0118I really like him, in fact I'd go as far as calling him my favourite (Narrowly ahead of Tennant). He may seem cold generally but if you look at the small actions he does you'll see that isn't always the case. For example in Listen when Clara sighs he on board the TARDIS he immediately checks if she is ok. We also see what he does for Robin despite the bickering. I get the sense that he is a powerful ally to those he cares about.

1 day, 13 hours ago on Conversation @ http://www.doctorwhotv.co.uk/discusswho/062014/

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@doctorwhotvuk I've never laughed as hard at a Doctor Who image. Tennant's face is just perfect XD

1 day, 13 hours ago on Conversation @ http://www.doctorwhotv.co.uk/discusswho/062014/

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Thank you for this wonderful and timely article Will. Spot on with all your points and a throughly enjoyable read, love the pictures too :P. Hopefully the doom and gloomers within the fandom take heed and stop moaning.

1 day, 14 hours ago on Why The Decline in Overnight Ratings Doesn’t Matter

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@The FinnI assume you meant to include this? Or did but forget to put spaces in? XD


http: //www(.)radiotimes(.)com/news/2014-09-13/doctor-who-quiz-how-well-were-you-paying-attention-during-listen


I got 9/10  (east and west mixed up)

1 day, 17 hours ago on Conversation @ http://www.doctorwhotv.co.uk/discusswho/062014/

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Apologies to The End of Time, but it has just lost its spot as my favourite episode to the near flawless Listen.


Listen 10/10

2 days, 7 hours ago on Conversation @ http://www.doctorwhotv.co.uk/discusswho/062014/

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No monsters in my opinion and that is the beauty of the concept. The most scary thing in the universe is how the human mind processes sensory information. Top form by Moffat.

2 days, 7 hours ago on Poll: Listen – Was there a Monster or not?

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I'm really glad Connor picked these this week. Don't think I could have decided on just twelve on my own XD

2 days, 10 hours ago on 12 Great Moments From Listen

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@TheNightmareChildPublic Nudity is punishable by death ;)

2 days, 11 hours ago on 12 Great Moments From Listen

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@sontaran17 @Mark McCulloughThat does seem like the obvious answer and I do agree was the case. I'm still interested to see though if there is the possibility of a Moffat trick. After all how did the TARDIS find Orson?

2 days, 11 hours ago on Conversation @ http://www.doctorwhotv.co.uk/discusswho/062014/

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@The Finn @Mark McCullough Technically that was based on an assumption by Clara that the only Time Lord that means something to her is the Doctor. Her future could have meant it was someone else? Showing the War Doctor was probably also for casual viewers who wouldn't know which memory Clara was referring to?


2 days, 11 hours ago on Conversation @ http://www.doctorwhotv.co.uk/discusswho/062014/

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Did it ever actually state that the Time Lord boy was the Doctor? Or was that just an assumption by both Clara and the audience? We all know how Moffat loves to play tricks on us. 

2 days, 11 hours ago on Conversation @ http://www.doctorwhotv.co.uk/discusswho/062014/

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@Mr PinkHe didn't retcon anything, he added something to the story of a child on Gallifrey which we have only assumed was the Doctor. As for Clara I think you've hit the nail on the head with importance to the Doctor's timeline, however I feel that there will be someone behind this causing it all. Maybe Missy.

2 days, 12 hours ago on 12 Great Moments From Listen

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@Gustaff @sontaran17 @Mark McCullough @TardisBoyWhat if it was a fixed event and happened because it was always meant to happen, so was already part of Gallifrey's history?

2 days, 12 hours ago on 12 Great Moments From Listen

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@iggycooper64 Another child playing a trick. I believe there was no monster in this episode.

2 days, 12 hours ago on 12 Great Moments From Listen

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@supermoff is playing Grand Theft Karabraxos... @Ivegotkidneys is Breaking in! Another good one was when in Clara's bedroom.


2 days, 12 hours ago on 12 Great Moments From Listen

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Any scene with Danny in it will always be a good one in my books. I really like his character and find him very relate-able. 

2 days, 12 hours ago on 12 Great Moments From Listen

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@Gustaff @sontaran17 @TardisBoy My headcanon is that there is no Time Lock, just that the Doctor believes there is. Everyone else is too scared to go near the Time War

2 days, 12 hours ago on 12 Great Moments From Listen

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@sontaran17Thank you for helping. There was literally no way I could have managed on my own this week. Much appreciated.

2 days, 12 hours ago on 12 Great Moments From Listen

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@The FinnI thought it was awesome at first too XD

2 days, 12 hours ago on 12 Great Moments From Listen

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@TardisBoyI suspect that Clara as a mother was meant to be one of the main points of the episode. Her conversation with Orson I think may foreshadow her leaving as she leaves the TARDIS to have a child with Danny.

2 days, 13 hours ago on Conversation @ http://www.doctorwhotv.co.uk/discusswho/062014/

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@doctorwhotvukI love Danny. Can't wait to see more of him.

2 days, 15 hours ago on Conversation @ http://www.doctorwhotv.co.uk/discusswho/062014/

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@Mr PinkThing is the show is about as far from trouble as possible at the moment. Ratings have less and less meanings as there are more and more ways of watching things. From what I understand, the show is at its most popular globally at the moment. Look and the cinema screenings and world tour if you need proof.

2 days, 15 hours ago on Doctor Who Series 8 UK Ratings Accumulator

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I love the sound of this, setting up to be really funny with Capaldi's attitudes XD. Sounds perfect for Christmas.

2 days, 17 hours ago on Nick Frost Cast in Christmas Special?

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@Clara Laurinda @MrJimiTheFish @Calebxy @TardisBoy Unfortunately I didn't get to see them. Too foggy

3 days, 14 hours ago on Conversation @ http://www.doctorwhotv.co.uk/discusswho/062014/

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@TheBiPunishment 1. The Sontaran Stratagem  9.5/10

2. Daleks in Manhattan 9.5/10

3. The Power of Three 9/10

4. The Girl in the Fireplace 9/10

5. The Doctor's Wife 9/10

6. The Time of Angels 8.5/10

7. Aliens of London 8/10

3 days, 17 hours ago on Conversation @ http://www.doctorwhotv.co.uk/discusswho/062014/

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@The Administrator @Mark McCulloughI agree with Bi. I think at this stage the feedback will only affect the Christmas Special and Series 9

4 days, 8 hours ago on Conversation @ http://www.doctorwhotv.co.uk/discusswho/062014/

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The stuff about Capaldi's accent is rather interesting. If there were enough complaints would the BBC have to do something about it? If they did what could they really do at this stage anyway. Personally watching on TV I haven't had any problems with his accent yet (I'm used to worse spending a lot of time in Belfast), although I have noticed it when watching trailers on my phone.

4 days, 9 hours ago on Conversation @ http://www.doctorwhotv.co.uk/discusswho/062014/

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@stargazer0118 @Mark McCulloughMe too. I might try to get to a high point tonight, but it's forecast to be very foggy in my area which is a pain.

4 days, 13 hours ago on Conversation @ http://www.doctorwhotv.co.uk/discusswho/062014/

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