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Re: A Game of Thrones (Full of spoilers!)
« Reply #255 on: July 10, 2016, 03:33:32 PM »
In the books though they are the size of a small horse, though real dire wolves did not reach that size.

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C. dirus was the largest of all Canis species.[20]:52 A study of the length and circumference of femur bones estimated the mean body mass of Canis dirus guildayi to be 60 kg (130 lb) and Canis dirus dirus to be 68 kg (150 lb).[18] Another study proposed that the increased stress caused in the humerus when running at maximum speed may have imposed a biomechanical upper limit on the body mass for Canis dirus dirus to be 110 kg (240 lb).[32] In comparison, the mean body mass of the extant gray wolf was 40 kg (88 lb) (with the smallest specimen recorded at 12 kg (26 lb) and the largest at 80 kg (176 lb)).[18][33][34][35][36] The figures indicate that on average dire wolves were the same size as the Yukon wolf (Canis lupus pambasileus) and the Northwestern wolf (Canis lupus occidentalis),[19] with the largest individuals possibly exceeding this size.[18]
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Re: A Game of Thrones (Full of spoilers!)
« Reply #256 on: August 04, 2016, 07:39:05 AM »
Yeah, that Arya is growing up to be quite the little sociopath,

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« Reply #257 on: August 04, 2016, 08:14:46 AM »
BCE - I was thinking that too, Jaime will end up killing Cersai, possibly because she actually did what the Mad King set out to do, and because she drove their last living child to suicide. I think now that she doesn't have anyone else she truly loves except maybe Jaime (does she truly love him? I'm not sure) she's even more dangerous than before.

I've never been convinced that Cersei truly loved Jaime -- at least, not as himself.  I think she only loves him as an extension of herself, which I think is the same way she loved her children.  They were all just reflections in a mirror for her.

Has anyone truly loved anyone long scale?
After a fashion might be workable.
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Re: A Game of Thrones (Full of spoilers!)
« Reply #258 on: November 13, 2016, 03:40:22 PM »


This showed up on my Facebook feed. :lol: Canada builds a wall.
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Re: A Game of Thrones (Full of spoilers!)
« Reply #259 on: November 14, 2016, 05:06:09 AM »
Ah, yes, but is Canada supposed to be the kingdoms of Westeros or the Greyly-evil frozen race of which The Asmo, who is about to wash off the spray tan in disgust, approves?
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Re: A Game of Thrones (Full of spoilers!)
« Reply #260 on: November 26, 2016, 05:15:27 AM »
Don't know if this has already been posted here...

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Re: A Game of Thrones (Full of spoilers!)
« Reply #261 on: November 26, 2016, 05:39:03 AM »
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Re: A Game of Thrones (Full of spoilers!)
« Reply #262 on: February 03, 2017, 04:02:41 PM »
I can't wait for Season 7, but wonder what I'm going to fill the GoT-sized hole in my heart with once it's finished.  There's the next two books to look forward to, if they're finished in the next decade, that is.  ::)

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Re: A Game of Thrones (Full of spoilers!)
« Reply #263 on: May 16, 2017, 03:07:19 PM »
GoT theme song, Indian version.

One is an iPad but I have no idea what the other instrument is.  :???:

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« Reply #264 on: May 16, 2017, 05:34:02 PM »
^^^  Neat!  Isn't the next season supposed to start up soon?
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« Reply #265 on: May 17, 2017, 03:51:14 PM »
^^^  Neat!  Isn't the next season supposed to start up soon?

"Soon" is relative. When you're eagerly anticipating something, "soon" takes forever.

Only in July (16th). :pensive:
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Re: A Game of Thrones (Full of spoilers!)
« Reply #266 on: May 24, 2017, 04:28:33 PM »


Trailer's out! :jumps:
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Re: A Game of Thrones (Full of spoilers!)
« Reply #267 on: May 24, 2017, 04:56:58 PM »
You know, I really don't know if Daenerys would be a good ruler or not, but I just can't see how anyone with three dragons at her command could possibly lose.  The Mountain would be roasted alive in his tin can, the White Walkers would be melted in an instant, every human would be kindling and their forts and cities bonfires. 

My ideal ending is that Dany and Jon team up, Jaime turns coat and everyone else is very soundly defeated.  If Tyrion becomes the Hand of the Queen, that will be the cherry on the cupcake for me.
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« Reply #268 on: May 24, 2017, 05:12:44 PM »
I don't know if Daenerys has the temperament to be a good ruler, is she too much like her mad father? All that inbreeding, you know...Maybe, maybe not. We shall see.

As for Jon, after seeing him in the Battle of the Bastards (when Rickon was killed by Ramsay), I don't think he has military skills necessary to be a warrior king.

Cersei Lannister is just plain nuts, I don't think she stands a chance.

My prediction: Daenarys will win the Iron Throne and allow Jon to be King in the North. 
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« Reply #269 on: May 24, 2017, 06:33:06 PM »
I don't know if Daenerys has the temperament to be a good ruler, is she too much like her mad father? All that inbreeding, you know...Maybe, maybe not. We shall see.

As for Jon, after seeing him in the Battle of the Bastards (when Rickon was killed by Ramsay), I don't think he has military skills necessary to be a warrior king.

Cersei Lannister is just plain nuts, I don't think she stands a chance.

My prediction: Daenarys will win the Iron Throne and allow Jon to be King in the North.

Cersei is the Donald of Westeros.  Jon and Dany will both need more seasoned people to guide them.  Fingers are crossed (ahem) that Davos enters the picture somewhere.  Maybe he could be the Northern Hand while Tyrion is the Southern Hand?
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