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@jamesanash101 I'm a Christian. Doctor Who is a story, so what is expressed in there is of no consequence. The stories contain Christian (and maybe other faiths) elements sometimes. The Doctor is the flawed characters who tries to be good. I don't think it's wrong at all to draw from religious ideas or concepts for the purpose of narrative, as long as it's not done in spite. The Silence doesn't bother me as it's an example of "Organised Religion", where the "laws" risk eclipsing the actual point of it all. The Silence went over zealous and forsaken whatever path the Papal Mainframe follows in the pursuit of vengeance/resolution.                                                                                                                           To me, an issue is viewers who get offended by any amount of religious referencing appearing on the media they're viewing. As if they have some bitterness resentment to the whole idea of it all. They cannot disconnect this association. I feel really sorry for these people. I feel sorry for people who are religious but get offended by fantasy representation of Religion. The thing is fiction. If it offends you, then, that's an issue you have.                                                                                                                                                         On the internets, faith is very interesting, It causes a lot of people to get butt hurt.


20 hours, 41 minutes ago on The Dangers of Heaven

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It's a fantasy show. I find the concept of being alienated by it strange. School children alienating people of other religions by performing a nativity I understand. Doctor Who exploring the concept of life-beyond death..?



20 hours, 50 minutes ago on The Dangers of Heaven

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@The MasterDoctor There's water in The River Styx. The passage from the World of Living to Tartarus/Hades in Greek Mythology.

2 days, 21 hours ago on Dark Water Clip

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I felt like the children would be year 7 if anything. Some could pass as year 8, but not all.


5 days, 22 hours ago on Doctor Who Extra: In the Forest of the Night

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@TARDlSkey Better than Richard Bacon. Then again, I have a hatchet full-on display.

1 week, 6 days ago on Doctor Who Extra: Flatline

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@Clara Who would make a good Doctor! I heard "Bogies", and then I thought I heard "viruses" and gave up and concluded it must be viruses. First time I misheard Capaldi.

1 week, 6 days ago on Doctor Who Extra: Flatline

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@Ollie Walton Harrod Eggs are technically cells. With a bit of stretching, I can imagine "simple life" with complex appearances. Isn't seaweed and Kelp algae too? Are they massive long cells? One has to ask *why* the bacteria needed to evolve into such forms. I think that's the biggest issue.


2 weeks, 6 days ago on Kill the Moon and Its Importance in Whoniverse History

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That clip is disturbing because the victim is in an environment full of people who are unable to help her. She is about to die, and no one believes her there's a thing stalking her and no one can help her. The sense of helplessness amongst company.


3 weeks, 1 day ago on Mummy on the Orient Express Clip & Intro

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@Mercy Reborn2 The Doctor had good intent. But I think his actions were not good. I think Clara's criticism was justified, but I also think The Doctor's opinion was justified. I found it interesting that The Doctor didn't refer to the Silurians at all, since they exist on the Earth too as well as hibernating as a result of "The Moon" coming into orbit.

3 weeks, 5 days ago on 12 Great Moments From Kill the Moon

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I had no idea In the Forest of the Night was an episode to come. I assumed Flatline was part 1 of a 2 parter finale. Somehow I assumed the series would be 10 episodes long. Woops!


3 weeks, 6 days ago on Anticipating Moon, Mummy, Flatline, Forest, Water & Heaven

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@JolomontheCube hope someone creates a mod that replaces them with bears.

1 month ago on Next Time: Kill The Moon

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Must be weird playing a teacher/professor as an actor if you are not familiar with the subject the character you play teaches.

1 month, 4 weeks ago on Anderson on Doctor & Danny “Friction”

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Anyone noticed that the girl in Clara's flashback "Go on. Do it then" is the same girl that mocks this teacher/receptionist in the school who was trying to flirt with Danny in a strange way?

2 months ago on A Study of Pink: Danny Speculation

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I find excessive lip kissing sorts of dampens the affect of it. A kiss is symbolic, but seeing it a lot loses the symbolism somewhat. I feel like the kiss was shoe-horned it. True it was the only way to share oxygen, but that was a scenario invented. I generally dislike kisses being shoe horned in anyway. I suppose on the plus side, it shows to people who are of not a shut mind that two individuals of the same sex having a lip kiss is normal.

2 months ago on Addressing the Deep Breath Kiss

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@EternalDoctor Last second half series it felt like the guest writers were afraid at writing Clara. As though they didn't want to tread on Moffat's feet (impossible girl arc). Perhaps this collaboration might be a good thing as any fear at writing a character won't come across as approaching bland.


2 months, 2 weeks ago on Series 8: All Titles Revealed

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What I dislike about the article is: Mentioning Clara might be leaving the show. "...but everyone agrees it is a part that should change after a period." For some reason, that quote comes across as being bitchy. I really hate the tone of that line. "It was very much a mutual decision." is also bitchy. "It’s important to keep the series moving and fast-paced..." and again. What I HATE about these sort of stories is that it can never be confirmed. But, when the actor ISN'T leaving, and they see these stories, how will it affect them? Will it plant the idea in their heads. Will they think "Oh, maybe I ought to leave?" I wished people didn't care. Why can't we have these episodes where the companion leaves the show unexpectedly. Knowing ahead of time ruins the enjoyment. The Pond's Leaving Episode wasn't "Oh, will the Ponds make it out alive?" No, it's was "SPOT THE DEATH!" Felt almost like if Doctor Who did an episode based on Final Destination.








2 months, 2 weeks ago on Jenna Coleman Leaving at Christmas?

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Personally, I find it annoying when I know the Doctor is not in any peril. If an episode puts the Doctor in danger, you know he will make it out alive (unless the Actor is said to be leaving). It kind of ruins the tension. It means that the Doctor has to face a different sort of threat for it to be riveting viewing. As annoying as the ambiguity is, and how much we'd love Capaldi to stay on forever and ever, especially doing more than one series, this uncertainty means that the writers can put the Doctor in dangerous situations, and you wonder if he's going to end up regenerating or not.



2 months, 2 weeks ago on Capaldi Unclear on Series 9 Return

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The woman in the shop could just be Riversong. You know how good she is at ensuring events happen as they planned (giving the book to Amy to type up to ensure the destiny trap). I mean, there's a good reason why Clara didn't recognise River during the "meeting" during Name of. How many faces of shop assistants do you actually recognise if you've only seen them once? I think when the "Spoilers" about how Clara and River could still be connected is addressed, the shop will be too.

2 months, 3 weeks ago on The Future of Clara Oswald

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I would imagine he would stay in the role as long as he physically can.

2 months, 3 weeks ago on Capaldi Signed Up For Doctor Who Series 9?

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@Planet of the Deaf I loved that dialogue. The Doctor feels sharp again. There's a Tyrioness to how he used the English* language there.  *Assuming that's English and not the Tardis translating Gallifreyan to English to everyone in the near area.



2 months, 3 weeks ago on BBC News Series 8 Preview Featuring Into the Dalek Clips

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Perhaps a documentary about how it got ressurected? I don't think it needs much beyond an acknowledgement and appreciation of the people who worked hard to convince the right people to recommission the series.


2 months, 3 weeks ago on No 10th Anniversary Special For New Who?

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@AlexandraShepiro It will appear at some point on Youtube in official or unofficial form.

2 months, 3 weeks ago on Moffat: Big Plans For Future Online Episodes

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I think Capaldi is rather handsome. There's something about those owl-like eyes and eyebrows.Maybe I'm a closet furry.


2 months, 3 weeks ago on Capaldi Doesn’t Expect to be a Heartthrob Doctor

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Not really. But, if it's a way to gauge how profitable it might be to do a feature length Doctor Who film again, I don't oppose it. Generates hype etc...



2 months, 4 weeks ago on Does Deep Breath Really Deserve a Theatrical Release?

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"In the case of The Doctor" - I realised this might be misunderstood. Since The Doctor is so Old, is a Timelord, and we never know how their appearances gets chosen during a regeneration, there's a good chance that somehow, the appearance of one of his regenerations might resemble  a "face" that has existed before.                                                Since the criteria is a closely-similar face, the probability is much higher compared to an identical face (hence why the three faces many look different (age wise or make up application).


2 months, 4 weeks ago on Capaldi’s Familiar Face Addressed in a Low-key Way

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Genes affects our physical appearance, as does environmental influences. Eventually, due to the laws of probability, you will have two faces that look similar enough. In the case of The Doctor, you may even have three faces. I think the explanation is down in the idea of somethings are not infinite. In a universe of space and time that is infinite in vastness, you will get some repetitions.



2 months, 4 weeks ago on Capaldi’s Familiar Face Addressed in a Low-key Way

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@floppy_who I'm sort of a Goth but I wear brown and green. Colours are just colours. If you like a colour, wear it. Perhaps some people feel like they need to express their fandom in that way. You can express fandom for things in anyway. There is no right or wrong way (apart from murder etc...)

3 months ago on Zoe Saldana Wants Doctor Who Role

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@Master Michael Moon Because people got really mad that went they made the Game of Thrones TV series (written by an American Author) they casted none-American actors.

3 months ago on Zoe Saldana Wants Doctor Who Role

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Sort of how a new Doctor might etch the first face he sees in his mind. Actors who play only one character which I see for a long time becomes that character in my mind. I will always see David Tennant as The Doctor even if he's playing something else.

3 months, 2 weeks ago on McGann: Charles Dance Would Be a Great Master

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He would be a good Master. I'm just worried that I'd see him as "Tywin Lannister" and not "The Master" as I have not seen CD awarely anywhere else. It would be like if Maisey who plays Arya played a future companion or The Rani. I would see Arya.



3 months, 2 weeks ago on McGann: Charles Dance Would Be a Great Master

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The trailer feels successfully edgey. Usually when something tries to be cool or edgy, it ends up looking like a parody or something dragged from the 90s. I like this trailer. It's interesting and has a style to it which I like. The tone feels ambiguous and complex.


3 months, 2 weeks ago on Doctor Who Series 8 TV Launch Trailer

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It would be interesting if splinter Clara is relevant to the episode. Does Clara have memories of all her splinters? Or is she ignorant about their experiences? If she retains memories, would she have knowledge of Victorian Life which would be useful? Perhaps, meet Victorian friends again.



3 months, 3 weeks ago on Series 8: Deep Breath First Look

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If Daleks are involved, it'd be interesting to see Clara's reaction to them. How much does she know about her splinter encounter?


3 months, 3 weeks ago on Dalek Story Details for Series 8?

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Child Actors always concern me. I hope they're more like Maisey who plays Arya from GoT (human) and less "standard expected how children are meant to be like". Good writing should help this.



3 months, 4 weeks ago on Series 8: Frank Cottrell Boyce Confirmed

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I wouldn't mine Weeping Angel Chess. A range of chess sets are being sold. The pieces are made from stone. However, it is said the pieces look different when you're not looking. Basically it's a plot where the Angels are slowly and sillitly infiltrating planets by posing as chess pieces.

3 months, 4 weeks ago on Are the Big Enemies Being Overused?

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@Amy is Hannibal Vashta Nerada in an abandoned mining town which is enveloped in eternal fog. Instead of keep out of the shadows, you have to keep out of the fog...


3 months, 4 weeks ago on Are the Big Enemies Being Overused?

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@Richy Woo Sounds like Game of Thrones.

4 months ago on Series 8 Finale Filming: Beyond the Grave

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@Seaborn W Deadman HP Lovecraft wrote a short story exploring that theme. To tell you which one would be a spoiler.

4 months ago on Series 8 Airdate Confirmed, New Trailer & Image

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At least we won't get any trailers exclusive for Comic Con which... are annoying for those who don't attend.

4 months, 1 week ago on No Doctor Who Panel At San Diego Comic-Con 2014

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I felt like it raised interesting ideas and questions but never answered them or explored them. "Wouldn't it be great if there was a cult of people who saw something spiritual in this event? Well there is but all we'll do is mention it in passing and never bring it up again. So use your imaginations smart people!"                                    

It felt stretched. It wasn't a joy watching individual episodes because it felt so stretched. Some episodes were great in their own right (the first episode was a great start). That's what's so frustrating. It felt stretched, yet they had a pool of ideas and concepts to draw from to bulk it up a bit.                  

I didn't like how randy Jack was. I know he's a very sexually active person, but showing us him being sexually active didn't add anything. It was like "so um, ok, I'll just awkwardly sit here watching you have sex whilst the plot pauses.Ok"                                                                                                                      

Characters were great, except for the homophobic person. The only thing I can remember about him was his love interest and his homophobia. Either I'm someone who can only remember people's flaws or relationships, or he was written poorly.                                                                                                        I was annoyed at the last few scenes because I thought "Oh God, they're fishing for another series. This story isn't entirely tied up. Am I going to have to endure another series just to get complete closure?"                                                                                                                                                                           The format of this post is weird because for some reason I cannot use the Enter/Return key for a new line. It's this or wall of text.





4 months, 1 week ago on Is Torchwood: Miracle Day Unfairly Criticised?

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A mini series would be awesome. Like a set of three 1hr/1.5hr episodes. It would give a different flavour from the main show.


4 months, 3 weeks ago on McGann Signed Petition for 8th Doctor Spin-off

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I'm oblivious to Foxes and I want to keep it that way until the episode airs. I don't want my expectation of the episode to be affect by any prejudgement. Adding any more would contradict what I've just said about no preshow judgement :>

5 months ago on The Fox in the Box: Thoughts on Foxes’ Casting

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@Planet of the Deaf It was an inappropriate kiss. It wasn't a kiss like he did on Rory which was a spur of emotion & being alien. Jenny's kiss was full on romanticism. I think he was very aware of what he was doing, and it was wrong.

5 months ago on Sexism and Doctor Who: The Truth

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The reason I have long spaces is that for some reason, I the text box doesn't recognise me pressing Enter or Return for a new line. So.... I just leave a lot of spaces to denote new paragraph. It's that or wall of text.



5 months ago on Sexism and Doctor Who: The Truth

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I don't think Moffat is sexist. The Bechdel Test isn't there to grade how sexist something is. It was meant to show how female characters in media seemed to only talk about guys or to guys at the time. Pacific Rim apparently failed the test even though it had a very strong female characters.              Anything that might imply Moffat is sexist really means Moffat isn't great at writing more than one type of female character. He can write a female character that isn't "sexually confident and flirtatious", but he generally does. That's just not great writing more than anything. Being sexist would be endorsing misogynistic attitudes.                                                                                                                                               Sexism is a problem. It's a huge problem. It's a major problem. It's sown so deep into culture across the world that it makes it hard to notice it sometimes. The #YesAllWomen hashtag of the past week shows how much of a problem it is even just outside of our own front door step. Is Doctor Who guilty of being sexist at the moment? No. But it would be foolish to not be careful about portraying things sexistly in the future. Moffat isn't sexist, but people accuse him of being sexist. That suggests to me that there's a need to write more female characters that aren't rehashed Riversong.                                  Even though Moffat isn't sexist, I still don't like The Doctor kissing Jenny in the Crimson Horror. The Doctor did it without consent. True Victoria Clara kissed The Doctor without his consent in The Snowmen, but starting to talk about from a male PoV detracts from the point of the female PoV.



5 months ago on Sexism and Doctor Who: The Truth

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@MaraBackman Sarcasm: I think it's prejudice that we haven't had grizzly and stubbly looking generic white man character for the Doctor yet. That character exists in almost every other medium and show as the main character. I'm adopting the Elcor approach to text communications since sarcasm in text is hard to identify, and point out it's sarcasm is often quite obnoxious.

5 months ago on Moffat Clarifies “Ugly Doctors” Comments

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@Notsosmartguy the Superior Venom @TheOncomingHurricane @Calebxy @Gustaff I recommend Googling "Moffat Rocks Tumblr". They have a great Tumblr page.

5 months ago on Moffat Clarifies “Ugly Doctors” Comments

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@Notsosmartguy the Superior Venom @Calebxy I think people (the minority involved in media correspondents) care more about male characters being attack than a female character. And the Martian Manhunter isn't even a human so they probably care a little more. Yes #YesAllWomen has rubbed off on me and I am not ashamed.


5 months ago on Moffat Clarifies “Ugly Doctors” Comments

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I think the over reaction is a symptom of society putting the ideal concept of beauty on a pedestal. So if you ever dare describe someone as (God forbid) *unconventionally* attractive you are "of course" describing them as "pig ugly".                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        HEADLINE SATURDAY 31ST OF MAY 2014: STEVE WILLIS SAYS ALL PIGS ARE UGLY.




5 months ago on Moffat Clarifies “Ugly Doctors” Comments

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I don't know who Foxes is. So that'll be good since I won't have any pre-judgement or pre-assumptions going on before I see the episode. If it was a "newish" female singer like Jessie J or Katy B I would have some "really...?" feelings. Since I haven't enjoyed listening to Radio 1 since Chris Moyles left and then Sara Cox, I've already came to terms that I am not "youth" anymore.



5 months ago on Foxes Cast in Series 8

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