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1 hour, 21 minutes ago on Rank the Revival: RTD Era Recap
It's true, it doesn't really matter but something as simple as giving an episode a score out of 10 why do some people twist and alter the scoring system to scores like "8.36 but I gave it a 9/10" it just baffles me (because if you were to round down it would be 8/10 but then your own personal preference means of how you worked it out even if your results say 8 you are giving it 9 regardless).
And then you get some even crazier (some may say passionate) people saying "the third character plot and music score was sublime, however the lighting was okay but the second scene sub plot in the finale 5 minutes felt rushed blah blah blah I'm giving it a 7/10" it's like are you really reading too much into a 45 minute episode.
Was it good to watch? Did you enjoy it? What the score out of 10?
1 hour, 22 minutes ago on Rank the Revival: RTD Era Recap
Thought it was absolutely great (bar the kids)
14 hours, 8 minutes ago on Rank the Revival: 2012-2013 Recap
10 on everything. Perfect sweepstake,
16 hours, 56 minutes ago on Rank the Revival: 2012-2013 Recap
Why say 8.4/10 and then got 10?
Just say 10/10...?!
1 day, 10 hours ago on Rank the Revival: 2013 Part 3
Another sweepstake of 10s
2 days, 15 hours ago on Rank the Revival: 2013 Part 2
The picture with Missy and her arms out... Regenerating? Or yawning? Or telling Clara how big the fish she caught was?
3 days, 13 hours ago on Series 9 Filming in Spain
3 days, 17 hours ago on Rank the Revival: 2013 Part 1
Good article but no, just no.
She reminded me of Jackie Tyler and I hated Jackie Tyler
5 days, 9 hours ago on Why Shona McCullough Should Return
5 days, 16 hours ago on Rank the Revival: 2012 Part 1
10/10 every episode except 3
Vampires in Venice 5/10
Curse of the Black Spot 5/10
The Almost People 2 parter 5/10
6 days, 13 hours ago on Rank the Revival: 2010-2011 Recap
That is true but when people say scores like 8.4287 etc I honestly think "why not just say 8/10" surely if you think like reason such as "the second verse of the music in the 3rd scene didn't really go well with the line the character said" you really can be reading way too much into an episode. Everyone's passionate I agree, some are just a little obsessive though.
6 days, 18 hours ago on Rank the Revival: 2011 Part 3
I didn't particularly like the character: too Donna Noble and we've already had a companion like that.
1 week ago on Faye Marsay: There’s Been No talk of Shona Returning
The Autons would have been better
1 week ago on Rank the Revival: 2011 Part 3
So people really should just write an article then fill the comments section with their reviews. And how can you give a score of 8.368... Just say 8!
If Missy is filming episodes 1 and 2 and some of it is in a closed studio, what is stopping Steven Moffat using footage of her in the opening premier and casting a few scenes where she is also in the finale?
1 week, 2 days ago on Master Plan? The Mysteries of Missy
A sweep-stake of perfect 10's
1 week, 3 days ago on Rank the Revival: 2010 Part 3
Great! Hopefully an opener like Series 6 TIA! Loved that! It was beautiful and an expensive opening for a series
1 week, 4 days ago on Missy Back in Two-Part Series 9 Opener
I liked most of the RTD era but I LOVE the whole Steven Moffat era.
It's just preference. For me it's slicker, better, bolder, well acted and stunning to watch.
But some people prefer the RTD approach.
Everyone's a critic
1 week, 5 days ago on The Divide in New Who: One Era to Another
1 week, 5 days ago on Rank the Revival: 2010 Part 1
Why do some silly people give scores of 8.04674.... Jesus! 6/7/8/9/10.... It's not tht hard!
1 week, 6 days ago on Rank the Revival: RTD Era Recap
2 weeks ago on Rank the Revival: 2009-10 Specials
2 weeks, 2 days ago on Rank the Revival: 2008 Part 2
Maybe each red dot is a person who gave an episode less than 9/10?!
2 weeks, 3 days ago on Blink Director for Series 9
It's funny how a score of 7 to some people can be a 6 or an 8 to others.
With these surveys I either rank 1,5 or 10: if I didn't enjoy it (1), if it was a good episode (5) or whether or not my socks were blown off (10).
Some people do expect way too much from an episode on a tight budget in 45 minutes but just because an episode ranks as a 1 or 5 doesn't mean I don't like the show as I still watch it and my scores have got higher as the series finds it feet.
2 weeks, 4 days ago on Doctor Who and Episode Rankings
2 weeks, 4 days ago on Rank the Revival: 2007 Part 3
2 weeks, 5 days ago on Rank the Revival: 2007 Part 2
1,1,5,1,1. A poor start to a series that fell on its own sword.
2 weeks, 6 days ago on Rank the Revival: 2007 Part 1
3 weeks, 1 day ago on Rank the Revival: 2006 Part 3
Such a unique view and article. I really had fun reading it and surprised by some of the results and data but I loved how it was presented.
3 weeks, 3 days ago on How Often Does Doctor Who Pass The Bechdel Test?
1,5,10,1 (Sorry Christmas Invasion but if are going to put the star of the show to sleep for 4/5ths of it expect a low score)
3 weeks, 4 days ago on Rank the Revival: 2005 Part 3
What a bloody good Thoery!
My God give that man a cigar!
Flash the applause sign!
I bet Steven Moffat is probably thinking "drat! Someone figured it out!"
3 weeks, 5 days ago on Love from Gallifrey: Something We All Missed?
From my ranking before (only choosing 1,5 or 10) it's
3 weeks, 5 days ago on Rank the Revival: 2005 Part 2
With these I either give 10, 5 or 1.
It's so hard to try and justify a 7 or 8 so I either liked it (10), found it alright (5) or didn't like it at all (1)
It's 1/5/5/1/1 for the above
3 weeks, 6 days ago on Rank the Revival: 2005 Part 1
I LOVE Steven Moffat at the helm.
If I could I would have him write every episode. Under Steven the show has gone from strength to strength in not just how it looks and feel but the quality of stories and casting of decent actors to international viewing figures and awards.
I disagree with a few of your points against (Moffat tinted glasses off)
I don't think on a few occasions he is written for children as more adults are tuning in and although some aliens are made for comic relief purposes all I can say is RTD and farting aliens, Love & Monsters, Adipose, etc. I do agree with the Christmas specials and for once I'd love to have a Christmas special but not set at Christmas just a longer episode.
However, I think the man is such a smart cookie and to have arcs spanning years, quality sets (even though this season has been some questionable CGI graphics), great actors and loveable characters I'd love to see him in charges for years to come!
4 weeks ago on Steven Moffat: The Good, The Bad and the Timey Wimey
What a unique title!
I like some of the theories you've thought of and you're take on them.
I think you missed out "A Family Man" as an option but to not have the Doctor And the TARDIS is like having eggs and no bacon, salt and no pepper. They go hand in hand
1 month ago on Who and What Would the Doctor be without the TARDIS?
Although each series has its gens I thought season 6 just topped it for me.
The 2 part opener, the stunning scenery, The Doctors Wife, AGMGTW, Let's Kill Hitler, The God Complex and the Girl Who Waited, the budget, acting, the little 6 week break it was all just perfect.
I loved series 5 and series 7 too but 8 ranks the lowest for me
1 month, 1 week ago on Best of 2014 Awards #14: Moffat Series
What an amazing article! I absolutely enjoyed reading it!
1 month, 1 week ago on Why I Love The War Doctor
I absolutely agree. I went with Mummy. I think the CGI budget went on Capaldi's salary which is a shame.
1 month, 1 week ago on Best of 2014 Awards #12: Pre-Title Sequence
Last line is meant to be "Give Moffat the budget for a movie and watch it roar!" Can't edit typo, sorry
1 month, 1 week ago on Russell T Davies Interested in Writing A Doctor Who Movie
If there is a movie to be made please let it not be penned by RTD but Steven Moffat instead. I can imagine RTD doing the 50th you would have had Captain Jack singing and dancing and it would have been awful! Don't get me wrong there were a few episodes were RTD delivered a great script but I always felt his 2 partners lacked especially after the cliff hanger and this isn't a Moffat V RTD debate. The cinema showings of DOTD and Deep Breathe were good. Given Moffat the budget for a movie and what it roar!
Some tough choices to make.
Only easy was was the CGI/ Graphics - I thought they went down hill spfrom Listen which is a shame as they are no where near as good as season 6 or 7.
1 month, 1 week ago on Best of 2014 Awards #1-10 Recap
I thought the Visual effects were slightly disappointing starting to go down hill from Listen with only Flatline looking absolutely great. No where near as good as series 6.I think the sleigh ride was awful as it was so CGI'ed (but I did get a really good HDTV). I voted flatline.
1 month, 2 weeks ago on Best of 2014 Awards #8: Visual Effects
I loved this article and the pictures were brilliant!
1 month, 2 weeks ago on Is the Doctor a Superhero?
Now this is a really hard one. Ideally I would have chosen The Listen Entity but I actually went with The Mummy. the Listen Entity was a brilliant episode but I just saw more of The Mummy
1 month, 2 weeks ago on Best of 2014 Awards #7: New Monster
What a unique idea!
1 month, 3 weeks ago on Why A Multi-Master Story Needs to Happen
I thought the Dream Crabs were good as was the inside of the base and Clara's house but The Reindeers and the sleigh was very poor indeed. It was so CGI'ed the Doctor and crew stood out like a sore thumb. The episode was better than I thought but not stand out brilliant like A Christmas Carol or The Snowmen. I think the CGi graphics in the past series have been really poor indeed. Although it's a small part in an otherwise great run of episodes it's like the icing on a cake. They are really bad lately with that green screen.
2 months ago on Rate & Discuss Last Christmas
I think they special effects very quite poor but the story was betters Han I imagned but no where near as good as A Christmas Carol or The Snowmen
Again, I didn't really like another but it has to be The End Of Time as at least the star isn't sleeping through all of it
2 months, 1 week ago on Festive Face-Off: The End of Time vs The Christmas Invasion
True, fair point. However, usually with trailers you get a fairly gut impression of what the next episode will be like. This just looks child like.
However, Steven Moffat hasn't disappointed me yet so hopefully it will be good
2 months, 2 weeks ago on Last Christmas New Clip