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@Fenric Wolf You have no idea how jealous I am, I'm probably the right age as well.
21 hours, 9 minutes ago on The Caretaker BBC Synopsis
@TardisBoy Right... Lovely(!). I didn't know since I don't give two chameleon circuits about The X Factor so I don't pay attention to when it's on. I very occasionally watch Strictly though.
21 hours, 20 minutes ago on The Caretaker BBC Synopsis
@G_Unitt I'm not certain, but it may just have something to do with Lions not being perfect hunters, as that implies that every hunt ends in a kill. They don't. Same with the puffer fish and defence. It's very nitpicky, so I think that's why it's not dwelt on further. It might not be that though.
21 hours, 31 minutes ago on Listen Review
Ooh bit late. I bet it's because of Strictly... wait, does this mean Doctor Who won't be up against The X Factor? I wonder if the overnight ratings will be slightly higher because of this. Maybe some of the more casuals will turn over to BBC1.
22 hours, 4 minutes ago on The Caretaker BBC Synopsis
Right, I can't help it, I've just gone on iPlayer to watch that scene again and my eyes are welling up as I type. Amazing article Connor, one that addresses a lot of issues that others seem to have. Regarding the Time Lock we really do have limited information on it, so this is just adding to the theories about it until the show properly addresses what is specifically is.
1 day, 17 hours ago on Making Sense of Listen’s Gallifreyan Gallivant
@The Lazy Cat is in on the Time Heist I hope she is, but there's definitely something fishy going on.
1 day, 18 hours ago on Listen Review
Great article and a great episode. The only criticisms I have with Listen are so incredibly nitpicky and miniscule that they don't detract at all from the quality of the episode. For instance Lions are nowhere near the most perfect of hunters (is that what you meant when you called it scientifically inaccurate, Clint?). Thinking about this has reminded me of a paradox similar to the unstoppable force paradox, what happens if a creature with perfect hunting meets a creature with perfect defence?
1 day, 20 hours ago on Listen Review
@Mikeyboss182 @supermoff is playing Grand Theft Karabraxos... Ooooh that's difficult...erm. I think the "fear is a constant companion" speech/talk/whatever you want to call it just beats it, though.
1 day, 21 hours ago on Listen Review
@Dalekium @Amy says Peter Davison is the Thirteenth Doctor! Ah, Ontological Paradoxes. To me they never get old. I adore paradoxes which is one of the reasons I love time travel fiction so much.
Also, I wouldn't mind a Majora's Mask reference. I doubt there will be one, but hey who knows, maybe Danny likes playing The Legend of Zelda?
2 days, 17 hours ago on DWM #478: Dark Side of the Moon
@mrclever @MetamorphmagusWho met 7, 8 and Ace Well, yes, others were definitely better (I voted for Crimson). But it does look quite sorry for itself with only 5.86% of the vote.
2 days, 17 hours ago on Your Verdict on Robot of Sherwood
Poor Victory :( I don't think it's that bad.
2 days, 18 hours ago on Your Verdict on Robot of Sherwood
@ilyootha @MetamorphmagusWho met 7, 8 and Ace @Grumps I really dislike it when I get things spoiled to me. For instance my sister had a major part of How to Train Your Dragon 2 spoiled to her so she felt the need to spoil it to me as well. I wasn't happy. Thankfully I haven't had anything spoiled to me concerning Doctor Who (Phew!).
2 days, 18 hours ago on DWM #478: Dark Side of the Moon
@ilyootha @Grumps I think I've seen them so I am slightly exaggerating, but since they tell us so little about the episode we still have barely anything to go on. Like I did for Listen I'll stay away from clips and even the spoiler free reviews for that episode.
2 days, 19 hours ago on DWM #478: Dark Side of the Moon
@Grumps Haven't got a clue. And I love not knowing. It means I can find things out. It seems to me that the less I know about an episode the more intrigued I am.
* Make a Man Out of You
2 days, 22 hours ago on DWM #478: Dark Side of the Moon
# Mysterious as the dark side of the moooooon#
First I get Oo de Lally in my head, now it's I'll Make A Out of You.
I agree with all 12 moments, they were all absolutely fantastic. In the case of Number 1, I think it might actually be one of the best scenes of Doctor Who I've seen. Also...
Pink Souffle are cute and that's saying something as I don't tend to view couples as cute.
She would definitely make a brilliant mum.
Speaking of parents, I love the subtle reference to The Doctor being a father with his Dad skills as he calls them.
I absolutely love ambiguity. My sister's not as fond.
Jenna Coleman may be the best actress (to play at least a recurring character) that I've seen on Who.
Clara is my joint favourite companion along with Sarah Jane.
The Twelfth Doctor and Peter Capaldi are sublime.
I have a funny feeling this episode will be known as not only a Moffat classic but a Classic episode in general.
3 days, 17 hours ago on 12 Great Moments From Listen
@Clara Laurinda @MetamorphmagusWho met 7, 8 and Ace @SonicTheHedgehogRules iPlayer viewings aren't, I don't think, but recordings are. Anyway, the point is overnights mean nothing to Doctor Who and the show has many, many fans worldwide.
4 days, 2 hours ago on Doctor Who Series 8 UK Ratings Accumulator
@ Notsosmartguy @supermoff is playing Grand Theft Karabraxos... Does that mean we know The Doctor name then? It's Jeff.
4 days, 3 hours ago on Nick Frost Cast in Christmas Special?
@SonicTheHedgehogRules I wouldn't worry. Viewing habits have changed since then. A lot of people will watch it on iPlayer or watch a recorded version.
4 days, 4 hours ago on Doctor Who Series 8 UK Ratings Accumulator
4.8 million is a bit disappointing but I'm not worrying at all. Viewing habits have changed, I know of several people who didn't watch Into or Robots live and who had to watch it later. Heck my Dad hasn't seen Listen yet as he was seeing Lee Evans Live. So I'm not worried at all.
Cue sensationalistic headlines.
@bringmeknitting @MetamorphmagusWho met 7, 8 and Ace @ Notsosmartguy @Mermeht Yeah, there does seem to be a minority that aren't very nice. Sadly since there are millions of Whovians worldwide, even if the majority are nice that's still a fair number that isn't nice.
4 days, 15 hours ago on Rate & Discuss Listen
@ Notsosmartguy @Mermeht I don't think we're anymore pessimistic than any other fandom to be honest. I feel that the majority of Whovians are some of the nicest people I've encountered.
@The 14th Doctor I also grew up only having watched the show since 2005 and I love and appreciate the fact that the show adapts so much. But I do know what Mermeht means. Perspective is important.
@The Listening Cat Us Clara lovers are probably annoying those who dislike Clara a lot with all this love.
@lilfleur13 Care to explain, please?
4 days, 16 hours ago on Rate & Discuss Listen
@The Listening Cat Clara = TARDIS
Knowing Moffat I wouldn't put it past him.
@LordOfTime @MetamorphmagusWho met 7, 8 and Ace @PaddyB @TomLong2 Wait, I... know what you mean now.
@LordOfTime @MetamorphmagusWho met 7, 8 and Ace @PaddyB @TomLong2 I know but... I'm confused. I'm going to have to watch it again... and again... and again...
@supermoff is alone. Listen... Oh no... I'll only start to really really worry if there's another reference to her death, though.
@supermoff is alone. Listen... @MetamorphmagusWho met 7, 8 and Ace Lets hope it's in Series 9 at least. If done right it would probably be a very beautiful and iconic scene to end Clara's time in the TARDIS. Mind you even an ending like that would turn me into an emotional wreck.
@supermoff is alone. Listen... @MetamorphmagusWho met 7, 8 and Ace I now have the image of her telling her own children this (with slight changes). Sweet.
@DaftDalek is Ceter Papaldi @MetamorphmagusWho met 7, 8 and Ace @Regenerated Catterson Ah, right. Were there several other parts that were a bit difficult to understand because of this?
@supermoff is alone. Listen... Clara would definitely make a very good mum.
@lilfleur13 @PaddyB I'm sure some things will be mentioned again later in the series.
4 days, 17 hours ago on Rate & Discuss Listen
@DaftDalek is Ceter Papaldi @MetamorphmagusWho met 7, 8 and Ace @Regenerated Catterson Watch the restaurant scene again, they mention it themselves. It's not subtle.
@DaftDalek is Ceter Papaldi @Regenerated Catterson What was it Danny said in the restaurant about having extra?
@helenagardner9 @MetamorphmagusWho met 7, 8 and Ace I can't remember if I have or not. I might have...
@Planet of the Deaf @thequeenoftime I have a funny feeling of dread that your probably right. Please, don't have one of them die and Orson be a red herring. Or time could be rewritten and Orson couldn't exist :(
Unless... no... Moffat if you kill Danny whilst Clara's pregnant then...
At least we still have hope though.
(I apologise if it seems like I'm blabbering on. Whenever an episode of this quality and with this amount of questions comes along my brain kind of goes into overload. It doesn't help that it's only been just over an hour since it's been on)
@PaddyB @TomLong2 Didn't she give the toy soldier to the Doctor though? But then why does Orson look so much like Danny? Maybe Clara does get the soldier eventually.
Come on be constructive, why did I love it so much? Why is it so amazing?
Oh no... I'm talking to myself.
@ilyootha @MetamorphmagusWho met 7, 8 and Ace Good point. I haven't read The Wheel of Ice or Shada... or Harvest of Time... or any other book featuring Classic Doctors come to think of it (bar The War Doctor, obviously). Got any recommendations? Bar the three books mentioned beforehand.
5 days, 3 hours ago on The Crawling Terror Review
I'll be getting these at some point as I love the New Series Doctor Who books. My top three would be:
1. Engines of War - Where do I start? Fantastic characterisation of The War Doctor, a great companion, an eye opening insight to the horrors of the Time War (especially when it comes to the Time Lords and the Daleks) and a creative plot. 10/10
2. Dark Horizons - I love how it's set in the time of the Vikings and there are some genuine shocks and tension within the plot. Great characters too. 9/10
3. Shroud of Sorrow - The idea and plot is very creative and it makes several references to the show's history (since it was out in 2013) but in a way that doesn't feel forced. 8.5/10
5 days, 4 hours ago on The Crawling Terror Review
@Mercy Reborn2 Definitely read Engines of War, it's absolutely phenomenal and it fits in beautifully with the few events of the TV Series that are linked with the Time War..
@Planet of the Deaf @LGwalchmai95 I find Karen's accent (Inverness) to be slightly softer than Peter's (Glasgow). I don't have much problem with either, personally.
5 days, 18 hours ago on Is Capaldi’s Accent Causing Issues?
@ Notsosmartguy @LGwalchmai95 It's certainly a contrast between 11 and 12, 11's catchphrases were about his choice of clothing and a 'shout word' (for want of a better way to describe it) whilst 12's is an insult to humanity.
@Unibot @Gustaff @FR3 Gods of Rrrragnorrrock...
5 days, 19 hours ago on Is Capaldi’s Accent Causing Issues?
@supermoff is alone. Listen... @JamesStroud @SonicTheHedgehogRules Same here in South Yorkshire. Someone from Barnsley, like me, will sound at least slightly different from someone in, say, Sheffield.
@TardisBoy I sincerely hope Capaldi won't have to change his accent slightly for Series 9 to make it a bit easier because of this. I do have occasional difficulty in understanding a few lines but it's nothing that a rewatch can't solve.