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@Master Michael Moon @TardisBoy  That episode made me realise when I'm older, I'd be too old for a Christmas list. So I made it my mission to continue having a Christmas list for as long as possible. (With all 47 things on it, of course.)

2 days, 11 hours ago on The Complete Eighth Series DVD Extras

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@supermoff, member of C.L.A.R.A. @The Living Angel / is Regenerating  I personally wouldn't say it's bad but it's disturbing. It has its own state of being and it's watching you constantly. It's basically the dress version of The Doctor's 'Attack Eyebrows' with their own state of being. You can't help but feel a bit suspicious of it, like it has plans. Come to think of it, Missy is also someone who freaked me out a bit in regards to eyes... plans, eyes... Missy is Clara's dress confirmed. (Like it's any more silly than some of the convoluted ideas people come up with about a new villain being the Rani, the Master, Rose, the Metacrisis Doctor, the Abzorbaloff, the Kandyman or all at once. :P)

2 days, 11 hours ago on The Complete Eighth Series DVD Extras

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I have to say, I am loving that cover artwork for the DVD box set. Those gears and all that gold, with different characters on different gears... so pretty.

2 days, 11 hours ago on The Complete Eighth Series DVD Extras

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I don't trust Francis Bacon's 'art'. Especially his Latin poem, if you know about a certain Latin poem he wrote for Queen Elizabeth I, you'll know what I mean.

3 days, 11 hours ago on The Girl Who Painted: Artistic Themes in Doctor Who

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@Amy is uniting the Earth Kingdom!  Somehow calling him Handy just seems disturbing.  I think it's just my dirty mind though. Sometimes I like have a dirty mind but it's ruined my innocence. :P

3 days, 11 hours ago on Details on Episodes 9-12 of Series 8

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@Old Floridian   I don't mind come backs but they can't happen too much, it over-shadows another companion and Doctor's story and loses the wow factor of turning up for the first time in 15 years if they then do it again with the same companion a year later.

4 days, 17 hours ago on Piper Praises Capaldi, Unsure on Another Return

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@Beasts_a_Snarling is Discovering the 3rd Dimension  I think it'd be nice to have one similar to Jamie, Zoe or Victoria. Being from another time, we haven't had someone like that in awhile. We almost did with Clara but she went and died for a second time in The Snowmen. In fact it'd be nice to have a Jamie style character, Jamie seemed to bring a sort of nice, boy-ish, highland charm to the TARDIS and had good chemistry with the 2nd Doctor and other companions. Though I'm not sure how well it'd work with Capaldi's Doctor. Perhaps if he's mellowed out a bit by the time Clara leaves (Whenever that may be. Though The Doctor is well on his way to mellowing out, given the events of Mummy on the Orient Express.) then a Jamie type companion would be nice or generally just a companion from another time. If The Doctor hasn't mellowed out by then, maybe as you lot have said, an Ace type character might work. I enjoy Clara in the TARDIS but with Clara and the majority of companions since 2005, I feel the dynamic would always be The Doctor being a bit questionable and dangerous, with the companion there to keep him on the right side of the line, so it'd be nice to have something different.

4 days, 17 hours ago on Piper Praises Capaldi, Unsure on Another Return

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I'm not much of a fan of Rose to be honest (I was  a fan when she was a companion but the arguments against her character are really convincing with good points of evidence, to me. Though there are some episodes that I can enjoy her in such as The Unquiet Dead, Father's Day, The Impossible Planet/The Satan Pit, to name a few) but Billie Piper is a wonderful actress and even if Rose is a very controversial character, the general consensus is that Billie is a wonderful actress and played Rose very well. But I do think it's time to give the whole, Rose return thing a rest. She has returned so many times now it'd be no longer special if she did return, it would just plain get tedious. Though it was nice to see her as The Moment, definitely a very different role which was new and fresh, if it's another role like that maybe, it probably wouldn't be as tiring and it'd be nice to see Billie grace our screens again but I think that even with that kind of role, she needs a break for a few years, she's come back so many times in such a short space of time and no other companion has got that sort of treatment (Except for maybe Sarah Jane and Martha, given Sarah Jane's spin off and Martha's Torchwood outing, with both of them having their returns in Series 4 (For Martha twice in series 4)) so I think, if she ever were to come back, they should wait awhile and give her a break.

4 days, 17 hours ago on Piper Praises Capaldi, Unsure on Another Return

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@Gallade Zero  I just love his face, when he's peering out the shrinking TARDIS. It's like a cross-between embarrassment and 'Help... it's getting tight for space in here... come back soon... please.' 

5 days, 11 hours ago on Flatline Promo Pics

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@supermoff is now in 2D! @Antee991166  I loved Rings of Akhaten, I can see why some people don't like it though. That said, I think you're right, the general consensus on the episode will probably improve over time and I think already has in some ways. When it first aired it was generally 'Rings of Akhaten, is the worst story of series 7, it was so boring' with occasional smatterings of 'I think it was a nice episode, it was wonderful'. To a more even view on it and it's nice to see a rounded set of opinions. 

5 days, 12 hours ago on Who Tunes: Ranking the Lyrical Songs of Doctor Who

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@ Notsosmartguy likes watching "Clara Who"  @NumberNine  I wish Big Finish would be allowed the rights to use post-2005 Doctors, Companions and so forth in audios. I'm honestly surprised it hasn't happened yet. :P I can just imagine the stories that'd come out of it.

5 days, 12 hours ago on Who Tunes: Ranking the Lyrical Songs of Doctor Who

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@The MasterDoctor  I haven't seen Carnival of Monsters at all bur from what I've read about it, it looks like it was a very interesting episode, as with Logopolis. (Don't know much about Planet of the Giants) If it's anything like the aforementioned episodes, I'm sure it will be amazing (Plus it looks fairly creepy from the trailers. Which is just a downright bonus)

5 days, 12 hours ago on Flatline Promo Pics

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@joe4 @SonicTheHedgehogRules  Don't be like that. Grow up, is very patronising, demeaning and insulting. Be nice to other people please. No one's saying it to you are they? When if they were feeling very horrible, they could apply it what you said. Heck, it could be applied to anything to be horrible if someone wanted, there's a reason people usually don't because it's just down right inflammatory.

5 days, 12 hours ago on Flatline Promo Pics

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@SonicTheHedgehogRules @joe4  I agree, to me it came across that you were just trying to quell people who were arguing over this and suggesting ways of dealing with it, if a simple 'Don't argue, calm down and lets all be friends' isn't enough in this case. I always found people hating Clara with the passion to come across as petty as do people who go around shouting at people who don't like Clara, or hate Clara with the passion or simple mention the 'Clara Who' fad in passing, in a rather mean spirited way. Hate and anger doesn't exactly help here at all. So everyone is in the wrong here, I'm pretty sure we've all done something wrong regarding this at some point unless we've steered as clear from the argument as possible.


When I was a kid, Doctor Who was about enjoying the show, having fun with friends regarding it, making jokes based on the latest episodes, discussing them and hearing all sorts of different views and it's still about that now. Then people started to argue over it and some people felt the need to just spoil it by arguing over it and it's infectious, bringing out the worst of all of us and ruins the experience.


Now this is nothing new, I remember reading a radio times letter from some 6th formers in the 60's, which was one of the many nice and negative old Radiotimes letters published in the Radiotimes around the time of 50th anniversary, saying how glad they were that The Doctor would be gone and were incredibly horrible and mean spirited saying how much they hated the show (If they hated it so much and don't watch it, why even waste the energy on it, is what I have to wonder.) but when the internet came about, it just got worse because people forget they're even talking to real people and the anonymity gives people power.


Now I'm not exactly a saint on this front, I'd go as far as to say we've all done our bit to fuel these kinds of arguments at some point but if people listened to others and understood the need to keep silence from time to time and just be friendly and discuss with each other rather than saying the likes of 'No' and 'You are the problem', then maybe these arguments would be over and wouldn't need to happen. Anyone who claims a certain 'faction' or 'group of people' are the problem are also just as much the problem as the people they tried to call out on it. (That includes me, just now who said all people who call other people out on it are the problem, I should probably follow my own advice but I suppose if no one said this for fear of being completely hypocritical, no one would know.)

5 days, 12 hours ago on Flatline Promo Pics

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@supermoff is now in 2D! @Ivegotkidneys has a small... tardis   Basically a conversation about this, I had went.

'I might keep jellybabies in a cigarette case now. Well... it's better than cigarettes at any rate, I mean, cigarettes are bad for you. Well... so are jellybabies really... *Cough* but... yeah. Jellybabies.'

6 days, 13 hours ago on 12 Great Moments From Mummy on the Orient Express

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@Unibot @Gustaff  The Earth destroyed? Moon* Sorry, had a moment there.

6 days, 14 hours ago on Kill the Moon: Who Was Right? Thoughts & Your Vote

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@Unibot @Gustaff  Didn't Clara want the moon to live and that turning the lights off would go for Lundvik's decision of 'Kill it, it might be dangerous'? If I remember? The Doctor was all for keeping the lights on, he just decided to wander off when the moment actually came. Clara just left the nuclear detonator going until the last second because humanity asked for the nuclear detonator to be kept on and the Earth destroyed and they had agreed not to go back on what humanity chose because they gave them the choice in the first place. 

6 days, 14 hours ago on Kill the Moon: Who Was Right? Thoughts & Your Vote

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@Amy says Peter Davison is the Thirteenth Doctor!  I think they were both right. But I didn't actually expect to end up with equal votes, that would have been a miracle. I would've preferred Clara coming out on top though because people often dismissed her side as Clara being whiny. Which I get but if but through a situation like that, for all people might think you're whiny or you yourself might think you're whiny, you'd still be distraught.

6 days, 14 hours ago on Kill the Moon: Who Was Right? Thoughts & Your Vote

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@Gustaff @sontaran17 @yoshfiction  And now, I'm back at the original argument after seeing it resolved above. It's like real time travel. The way these comments are organised is making this little comment adventure very confusing today. e.e I'm starting to get a headache,

6 days, 16 hours ago on Next Time: Flatline

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@Antee991166  Something odd I've noticed is, so many people have mentioned how the joke went over people's heads that I haven't seen a single post, mentioning how it's bad. So I'm just scrolling through here, feeling lost and confused. :P

6 days, 16 hours ago on Next Time: Flatline

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@Antee991166 @Amy says Peter Davison is the Thirteenth Doctor!  I agree. The whole 'most important woman in history' thing, for all I love Donna as a companion, I thought she was good fun and had a wonderfully different personality, it didn't make a lick of sense to me. Ok, so along comes Donna in The Runaway Bride and stops The Doctor when they're under the Thames, there by saving his life.


When the Trickster's Brigade undoes that, he dies and all the following events are redone in a way that don't involve The Doctor, thereby causing a lot of disaster. That doesn't make her the most important woman in history though, take any companion or even just some passing person or one off companion (Sally Sparrow maybe) and influence their life and the same thing would happen, maybe even worse than in Turn Left.


The constant meeting of Donna and The Doctor or The Doctor and one of Donna's relatives isn't exactly strange in anyway, he's re-met companions before, in fact he ended up by pure coincidence, meeting River Song in the wrong order. In fact Wilf wasn't even intended to be Donna's Grandfather when he turned up in Voyage of the Dammed, the script lists him as 'Stan'. (Stan the paper man. :P Felt like saying that because it rhymes and I'm childish.) and was only made her Grandfather when the actor who played Geoffrey Noble, Donna's Dad. Died near the beginning of filming for Partner's in Crime and Series 4 in general so they needed a new father-like figure in Donna's life for Series 4.


Despite that issue I do like Turn Left, for all it has issues and the whole 'importance' of Donna was overblown. Because she is important but I think they blew it out of proportion.

6 days, 16 hours ago on Next Time: Flatline

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@SonicTheHedgehogRules @Amy says Peter Davison is the Thirteenth Doctor!  It feels like you're trying to speak for all of us. I know you aren't but it's coming across that way at least to me. Meh, I'll leave it alone, I can see you don't mean to and you have good points.

6 days, 16 hours ago on DWM #479: Heaven or Hell?

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@Ottoman14 @DW_girl  I personally feel that In Mummy on the Orient Express, The Doctor (While I always felt in a way Capaldi was definitely The Doctor, I could see where people thinking he didn't seem Doctor-ish enough were coming from) was most Doctor-ish in that episode. He felt quite Tom Baker at points actually, in fact it felt like a sort of cross-between Tom Baker, Matt Smith, William Hartnel and just general Capaldi-ness. So he, to me is getting very Doctor-ish, hopefully if other people got the same vibe, it'll quell the naysayers who think he's unpopular. Because I'm sure some people don't like him and that's fine but I think unpopular is a bit of a stretch. I don't quite buy the idea either.

1 week ago on Doctor Who Series 8 UK Ratings Accumulator

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@Lord Castabarus @Thatoneperson  I regret nothiiiiiiing! Though... in all seriousness I can't actually remember what I picked. :P I think it was Mummy on the Orient Express because it just sounded so out of left field and it was based off of that throwaway line in The Big Bang which I never expected to be made into an episode but wanted to. But it might've been something else. Looking forward to this one though.

1 week ago on Next Time: Flatline

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@Christoph1337 @The Lazy Cat is Watching Some Clara Who  I think you'll find that an extra-dimensional creature shrunk that door I'm afraid...

1 week ago on Next Time: Flatline

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Anyone feel the numbers on the wall in the scene depicted in my profile picture (Can't think a better way of the describing the scene) have some significance? 2055, if I remember.

1 week ago on Next Time: Flatline

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@Amy says Peter Davison is the Thirteenth Doctor!  The pre-reboot Amy was because The Doctor's timeline was unravelling, since the universe hadn't been rebooted yet, since he hadn't gone into the cracks so they would close, it's perfectly understandable that he'd go over events as they were prior to The Big Bang because there weren't any other events to go over.

1 week, 3 days ago on In the Forest of the Night Official Synopsis

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@AlexOsirisGlass @Antee991166 @The Lazy Cat is Hiding from the Mummy  I don't think they were retconned. People didn't remember them because of the cracks in Series 5 but there was never any direct mention that the events were erased from time, plus at the end of series 5, everything that was erased got returned to the universe, so if they were ever erased, they've now back in history again.

1 week, 3 days ago on In the Forest of the Night Official Synopsis

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Can I say both? They both have very good points. The Doctor was right, it's not his planet, not his history. People have made large decisions in history without him, it's not his choice. He made a suggestion but did no more than that and felt he couldn't. But Clara, is used to him saving the Earth, got left with only Courtney and the astronaut. They could have killed an innocent life, killed billions of people, killed themselves or all three. She's perfectly right to be shaken and upset, it wasn't really even her choice either. She's not from that time, she didn't even want to go, The Doctor just decided to be stubborn and not want to apologise to Courtney with words so they got dragged there as the Moon was hatching. I don't think there is really a right or wrong side of the argument personally.

1 week, 4 days ago on Kill the Moon: Clara or the Doctor?

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@The_Eternal_Dalek @sontaran17  This is what I don't understand. The AI scores are good as AI scores go, even if they're not what people are expecting, (Though come on guys. What are you expecting? It's 82-84 out of 100 and most shows don't get above 90 even on a great day) the ratings are presumably effected by the people watching through other means, not even presumably actually, they are, as shown by Deep Breath's later scoring of just over 10 million viewers. The only odd thing I can find is the extremely level AI scores and that's not a cause for concern, that's just odd. So yeah I agree, I don't see much to complain about. 

1 week, 6 days ago on Doctor Who Series 8 UK Ratings Accumulator

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With the whole issue of humanity's inspiration to travel to the stars, I think both the Moon incident of 2049 in Kill the Moon and the Mars incident of 2059 in Waters of Mars happened and inspired humanity. They mentioned how before 2049, no one had really bothered going up into space again, it was a 'been there, done that' sort of thing. Then the Moon hatches and they're inspired to go into space again, so then Adelaide Brooke going to Mars now makes perfect sense that she could do that, because the world was interested in space again. Then her death promptly fuelled the roaring fire of budding young would-be astronauts so they have even more of reason to head into space and are even more inspired. 

1 week, 6 days ago on 12 Great Moments From Kill the Moon

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@twoheartsonemind  Well it was 2049, in the episode so that makes all the difference on if the rules could change! (Joking of course. :P) but if you think about it though, I get people's issues with this, it is certainly unlikely but it's about 35 years from now to then, 35 years ago would have been 1979. Laws have changed drastically since then, technology is similar in some ways and society is relatively similar but there has still been loads of drastic changes between 1979 and 2014. The same could probably be said for 2014 to 2049.

1 week, 6 days ago on 12 Great Moments From Kill the Moon

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@TheAbsofBoe Got bored one night  Of course the BBC know how to pull our strings. They wouldn't be still in business if they didn't know how to pull the strings of their customers. :P (It's all a ploy to take over the world... trust me...)

2 weeks ago on Next Time: Mummy on the Orient Express

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@Ottoman14  Heh. I just realised that, possibility of the companion not being around, The Doctor on a carriage type space vehicle, creepy atmosphere, with a bunch of strangers, only difference if were looking at everything on a big scale is the style of monster. :P If it's anything like Midnight I'm sure it'll be enjoyable to watch (From behind the sofa).

2 weeks ago on Next Time: Mummy on the Orient Express

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@Christoph1337 @whovian101  Yeah but if they're trying to yank the rug out from under us wouldn't they leave the synopsis as it is until the episode? I reckon Clara will be there, the BBC is just using our brains as balls of string. :P

2 weeks ago on Next Time: Mummy on the Orient Express

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@Ottoman14 I feel absolutely horrible, I don't know what came over me at all, I don't even expect my apology to be accepted, why should it be after what I said but I do however expect to be left alone rather than being poked and being told spiteful things.

2 weeks, 1 day ago on Rate & Discuss Kill the Moon

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@Ottoman14  So I explain my dumb reasoning for what happened, feel bad, apologise and I'm told to be quiet? I don't want to argue but that's just cruel.

2 weeks, 1 day ago on Rate & Discuss Kill the Moon

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@Ottoman14  Well it's either that or my cold. I'm not usually that mean at any rate and don't misconstrue emotions so badly. 

2 weeks, 1 day ago on Rate & Discuss Kill the Moon

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@Ottoman14  It's not that I didn't think otherwise. The words you used, the force and hate behind it. That was the issue. I don't care if they're fictional or not, I don't care whether you want her to leave or stay, it's your opinion, you have some pretty good reasons for thinking you want her to leave as well. I disagree but you have some damn good reasons still and it's your opinion. My problem was the venom behind the comment, there was so much anger behind the usage of those words what I said just sort of came out. I apologise for being offensive but I'm very... emotion sensitive I guess you could say, so my brain tends to make mountains out of molehills.

2 weeks, 1 day ago on Rate & Discuss Kill the Moon

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@MetamorphmagusWho  @Mark McCullough  I personally think The Doctor was very right to do what he did. People decide the fate of civilisation all the time, he's not usually there to do it, he's largely saving civilisation from external factors that are trying to decide the fate of the human race.


Here, something natural was happening, no idea if it was good or bad and he was expected to make a choice on behalf of the human race, the best he could do in that instant was give his input, which he did. However Clara was frightened by the situation and the decision, worried of the deaths she'd cause and was visibly upset, torn and worried. So The Doctor not realising at all, made it all the worse but when she stormed out, I think he began to understand how much he'd hurt her and genuinely felt sorry but by that point, she had stormed out.


Which is fair enough on her part, she's angry and upset, so she needs to cool off. I think they're both right and I don't think Clara will stay like this. She was still angry when she left, as Danny said and she spent so long telling The Doctor she was going to leave, it was obvious she didn't want to, so once she's thought it over and calmed down she'll probably jump back in, albeit hesitantly and with some apologies all round but she'll be over it. And that's not even taking the production and storyline stand points into account.


They were both in the right when they did, what they did. The astronaut and Courtney weren't affected because they don't know The Doctor like Clara does, they didn't have an expectation that he'd save the day. The Doctor was perfectly right to do what he did and Clara had every right to be angry. It's not some big controversy if you think about both sides of the argument.

2 weeks, 1 day ago on Rate & Discuss Kill the Moon

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@Ottoman14  You're an incredibly hateful and nasty person if you don't mind me saying. You can not like Clara and your reasoning is fairly sound too but the way you're saying it is so angry and venom filled you've left the worst first impression in the world.

2 weeks, 1 day ago on Rate & Discuss Kill the Moon

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@The MasterDoctor  Oh my God, yes. That naming. :P

2 weeks, 2 days ago on Face-Off: Gareth Roberts’ Episodes

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@EdWhovian  I can just about make out those abbreviations but sometimes I to this have yet to figure out what someone has said in a sentence because they abbreviated it and the meaning is lost.

2 weeks, 2 days ago on Face-Off: Gareth Roberts’ Episodes

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Enjoyed a lot of Roberts' episodes but I loved The Shakespeare Code and still do, it's good fun, the idea of magic in Doctor Who has been done before I'm pretty sure but it's always amazing and it was a nice insight into various corners of Elizabethan times, good and bad. The only problem with it I find is the whole 'Oh if only Rose were here' business. Well, regardless of if she could help or not, she's not there and it's obvious Martha has the skill, reasoning and willing to help, even if she's still new to it all, why not let her have a go, eh, Doctor? Instead of pining for someone who isn't around?

2 weeks, 2 days ago on Face-Off: Gareth Roberts’ Episodes

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@LGwalchmai95  I thought that in the case of thinking Danny was a PE teacher, The Doctor does have a tendency to make up stuff and promptly latch on to it, these days. 'And he's her uncle but I might've just made that up to pass the time while they were talking' and I think in the conversation where The Doctor decided Danny was a PE teacher I think they did sort of mention the whole Coal Hill cadets thing if I remember, which in a way is like PE but more focusing on the military. Which could've caused The Doctor to think Danny was a PE teacher and then latched on to the concept after he realised he was a soldier which was only aggravated when Danny believed The Doctor, being a Time Lord, to be the pompous aristocracy that forces/enlists people like Danny to fight in war. Plus I think Danny's side of the story coupled with The Doctor's show a good fleshed out and 3D view of soldiers, not mindless killers but people who have to do jobs and are as scarred by their experiences as anyone would be but also have lives revolving around violence and war. (Presumably stuff The Doctor would much prefer to steer clear of after 900 years of war on Trenzalore) And I'm sure as Danny and The Doctor get to know each other more the tenseness between them will loosen.

2 weeks, 5 days ago on Examining the Doctor’s Attitude Towards Soldiers

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@ThePowerOfClara  I used to be bullied by people like Courtney. I don't know what it is but people like that seem endearing after awhile... maybe it's just me and my Stockholm syndrome. :P

2 weeks, 6 days ago on Kill The Moon Promo Pics

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@Oliver can't decide! @EternalVortex @Puppetwan  It wasn't that I didn't like it but I was scared to drink water for about a week, afterwards so I kind of resent it for that. In a fun way. :P And Listen proved to me that even though it's 5 years on and I'm much older now, I can still be freaked out by Doctor Who from time to time. :P

2 weeks, 6 days ago on Next Time: Kill The Moon

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@PCAriza @DanyWho  I think loads of people are ending up there. They just are focusing on the ones that matter in the episode and wouldn't ruin the flow of the episode. We got the Half-faced man, he was the villain of Deep Breath, Gretchen (I think that was her name. Come on guys it's been a few weeks since Into The Dalek. :P) she was important because all focus was on her when she died and unlike Ross' death it didn't really break up the flow of the episode, where as with Ross they had the whole 'Shock, horror. How could you do that, Doctor?' and following Ross' remains to where he'd be dumped directly after. The Policeman was the sole person to die in the episode and they wanted an arc section, they couldn't really put it in, in the scene in question, they were just establishing the threat and they had time to put it at the end, so they did. At least I assume so anyway. Plus, if it was just the people we've seen, Missy probably wouldn't be busy as the guy at the end of The Caretaker said she was, considering that would've meant there would be only 3 people in Heaven at the time. 2 before the Policeman turned up.

2 weeks, 6 days ago on Next Time: Kill The Moon

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This initially wasn't an episode I was looking forward to much. Now this seems quite interesting and oddly enough, I know very little about it.

2 weeks, 6 days ago on Next Time: Kill The Moon

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@The Lazy Caretaker Cat   5 Children and It was my childhood. Though, I didn't notice to be honest. It's been a long time since I watched that film though.

4 weeks ago on 12 Great Moments From Time Heist

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