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    Apr 16, 2018, 7:56 AM - Re: The Walking Dead Season 8 #451

    still no helicopter.....
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    Apr 16, 2018, 8:14 AM - Re: The Walking Dead Season 8 #452

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    still no helicopter.....
    Haven't we learned anything from LOST? You can show something and then totally never mention it again and you can just assume the viewers are dumb enough to forget about it or never question it again.
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    Apr 16, 2018, 8:28 AM - Re: The Walking Dead Season 8 #453

    Moviefreak said: View Post
    Haven't we learned anything from LOST? You can show something and then totally never mention it again and you can just assume the viewers are dumb enough to forget about it or never question it again.
    Did you watch Falling Skies? It had one of the worst examples of this I've ever seen. At the end of one season, they discovered they could melt the alien armor to make alien armor piercing rounds. It was going to turn the tide.

    Never again mentioned it the rest of the series, and they never used those rounds.
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    Apr 16, 2018, 10:31 AM - Re: The Walking Dead Season 8 #454

    I understand why they did what they did with Negan, but I agree with Maggie.

    That whole ending was just blah to me. There's some things I'm ready to move on from and that didn't feel like a good season finale.
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    Apr 16, 2018, 10:34 AM - Re: The Walking Dead Season 8 #455

    It was heavily implied that the chopper would not be back again after she missed it while Negan was there.

    Falling skies changed up the showrunner, and I'm pretty sure that was why the show changed so much after that season. LOST, well, that was something else.

    As for the big "crossover" event. I will give Fear another chance because I like the new actors they are bringing in, but they need to stop with the idiotic ambush stuff. 3 times in one episode. It makes the characters look very stupid.

    I'm glad TWD has wrapped up the "all out war" storyline. I'm hoping the new showrunner brings in some new energy and some good writing. I gotta' say though, that crap ending with Maggie and Daryl and Jesus. WTF? That one scene almost made me not want to watch any of these shows anymore.
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    Apr 16, 2018, 10:35 AM - Re: The Walking Dead Season 8 #456

    My favorite part was when Negan was hiding behind a tree in the middle of a huge field, and rather than circle out twenty or thirty feet, Rick just runs up right next to the tree so Negan can jump him. I know the writers' drool probably blurs some crucial stage direction when it comes time to film this crap, but c'mon.
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    Apr 16, 2018, 11:02 AM - Re: The Walking Dead Season 8 #457

    cayman shen said: View Post
    My favorite part was when Negan was hiding behind a tree in the middle of a huge field, and rather than circle out twenty or thirty feet, Rick just runs up right next to the tree so Negan can jump him. I know the writers' drool probably blurs some crucial stage direction when it comes time to film this crap, but c'mon.
    My wife and I said the same thing. Plus, Negan is beating Rick down on the ground, then stands up and starts doing the whole dialogue speech thing, all the while Rick is laying there with his gun in his holster. I mean, it is right there ON HIS HIP.... pull the gun and aim it at him so he will stop and back up. The fight scenes have become comical.
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    Apr 16, 2018, 11:04 AM - Re: The Walking Dead Season 8 #458

    Moviefreak said: View Post
    My wife and I said the same thing. Plus, Negan is beating Rick down on the ground, then stands up and starts doing the whole dialogue speech thing, all the while Rick is laying there with his gun in his holster. I mean, it is right there ON HIS HIP.... pull the gun and aim it at him so he will stop and back up. The fight scenes have become comical.
    I hate to defend this degenerative brain-disease disguised as a television show, but I think the Python was out of bullets, right?
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    Apr 16, 2018, 11:25 AM - Re: The Walking Dead Season 8 #459

    cayman shen said: View Post
    I hate to defend this degenerative brain-disease disguised as a television show, but I think the Python was out of bullets, right?
    Could have been. Did we see him shooting it earlier and I missed it? But I would have still pulled it. As far as Negan knows, it is loaded. Instead of getting beat on the ground, pull it and watch Negan back up... then get up and you have your footing, even with an empty gun.
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    Apr 16, 2018, 11:28 AM - Re: The Walking Dead Season 8 #460

    cayman shen said: View Post
    but I think the Python was out of bullets, right?
    If I didn't know guns this would appear to be the most sexual thing posted on RPF.
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    Apr 16, 2018, 2:08 PM - Re: The Walking Dead Season 8 #461

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    If I didn't know guns this would appear to be the most sexual thing posted on RPF.
    It's still pretty sexual...If a Colt Python doesn't set your nether regions tingling, I don't know what will.
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    Apr 16, 2018, 2:22 PM - Re: The Walking Dead Season 8 #462

    cayman shen said: View Post
    It's still pretty sexual...If a Colt Python doesn't set your nether regions tingling, I don't know what will.
    But it is "Rick's Python". Question is, does it set your nether regions tingling? I mean, if it does, there is nothing wrong with that. The RPF is an open and accepting community.
    Last edited by Moviefreak; Apr 16, 2018 at 4:07 PM.
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    Apr 16, 2018, 5:36 PM - Re: The Walking Dead Season 8 #463

    Even though its wasn't "earned" by his actions this season, Ricks inevitable turn back to the light is a relief. But now Maggie?! I get her being bent at Negan and can see why Daryl would be on her team...but Jesus?! How is he ok with any of this talk unless he's going to rat them out?
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    Apr 16, 2018, 6:22 PM - Re: The Walking Dead Season 8 #464

    Bryancd said: View Post
    Even though its wasn't "earned" by his actions this season, Ricks inevitable turn back to the light is a relief. But now Maggie?! I get herbed and can see why Daryl would be on her team...but Jesus?! How is he ok with any of this talk unless he's going to rat them out?
    Totally, especially with what he'd been saying to Morgan all through the episode, he's the last person I'd want to be discussing these plans with. I do have to wonder if Daryl and Rick are that far apart at this point that Daryl would turn on him like this.


    I do like that someone actually used a molotov at last. Ive been bleating on about this since day one, especially the quarry.

    Overall, I think it went some way towards rescuing the season, I have reservations about the Maggie mutiny but hopefully they can get some more life into it next year.
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    Apr 16, 2018, 7:51 PM - Re: The Walking Dead Season 8 #465

    I didn't like it. A person that gleefully bashes people's heads in with a bat, doesn't get to live. Period. I can see allowing some of the Saviors to go free, but I would say only if they abandon the way they acted previously. Also with the way the writing is this past two seasons, Negan will escape fairly easily at the beginning of the next season.
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    Apr 16, 2018, 8:10 PM - Re: The Walking Dead Season 8 #466

    I was really let down by the finale.

    I feel what happened to Negan was a cop out. This is one of if not THE GREATEST villain and you do him like that? He needs to die, epically. I felt nothing. I have a feeling he's going to escape and start all over again. If not, what a waste.

    Too focused on Morgan.

    What was up with the Maggie, Jesus, Daryl meeting? That has my interest.
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    Apr 16, 2018, 8:11 PM - Re: The Walking Dead Season 8 #467

    Sluis Van Shipyards said: View Post
    ...with the way the writing is this past two seasons, Negan will escape fairly easily at the beginning of the next season.
    Exactily, and then they can stretch out another two seasons on trying to get him again. A season or two with plenty of needless dialogue, missed shots at Negan and Negan bolstering how “Rick is really going to get it, THIS time”.
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    Apr 16, 2018, 8:13 PM - Re: The Walking Dead Season 8 #468

    After watching the finale, all it convinced me was that Walter White easily survived.
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    Apr 17, 2018, 3:15 AM - Re: The Walking Dead Season 8 #469

    Regarding Negan being allowed to live..

    BIG OLD SPOILERS FROM THE COMICS: Don't read on if you prefer to not know, as this may feature in the show.

    It's been obvious for the longest time that Robert Kirkman REALLY LOVES Negan and doesn't want to get rid of him. In the comics, Rick allows Negan to live and holds him prisoner for years following the All Out War storyline, based on the idea that he wants to show that people are better than just killing others (!)

    When the next 'Big Bad' - The Whisperers come along, Negan is released and works with Rick and the others to fight the Whisperers, having MAJOR scenes in the storyline. It essentially became Negan & Rick vs The Walking Dead. At the conclusion of that story he is let go. Maggie never gets revenge for Glenn. I gave up with the comics at that point. All Out War and the endless repetitive cycle of the story completely killed my enthusiasm for it.
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    Apr 17, 2018, 3:57 AM - Re: The Walking Dead Season 8 #470

    I really enjoyed the first 5 Seasons of TWD, but season 6 killed it for me. The story is repetetive and is going nowhere.
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    Apr 17, 2018, 9:59 AM - Re: The Walking Dead Season 8 #471

    Bryancd said: View Post
    Even though its wasn't "earned" by his actions this season, Ricks inevitable turn back to the light is a relief. But now Maggie?! I get her being bent at Negan and can see why Daryl would be on her team...but Jesus?! How is he ok with any of this talk unless he's going to rat them out?
    Yeah, I thought that was the worst part and it totally ruined everything the episode had been working towards.

    I'm guessing that could be part of the "intrigue/drama" for next season as Jesus possibly plays both sides or has to try convincing Maggie otherwise?

    Although I believe Scott Gimple said the threat wasn't really directed at Rick and Michonne, just that she wants Negan.

    But for all intents, they were trying to manipulate you into thinking team Maggie is out to destroy Rick and Michonne now.

    Just another dumb fake-out

    I hope it doesn't devolve into something where her attempt backfires allowing Negan to escape and then gathers followers
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    Apr 17, 2018, 10:19 AM - Re: The Walking Dead Season 8 #472

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    Regarding Negan being allowed to live..

    BIG OLD SPOILERS FROM THE COMICS: Don't read on if you prefer to not know, as this may feature in the show.

    It's been obvious for the longest time that Robert Kirkman REALLY LOVES Negan and doesn't want to get rid of him. In the comics, Rick allows Negan to live and holds him prisoner for years following the All Out War storyline, based on the idea that he wants to show that people are better than just killing others (!)

    When the next 'Big Bad' - The Whisperers come along, Negan is released and works with Rick and the others to fight the Whisperers, having MAJOR scenes in the storyline. It essentially became Negan & Rick vs The Walking Dead. At the conclusion of that story he is let go. Maggie never gets revenge for Glenn. I gave up with the comics at that point. All Out War and the endless repetitive cycle of the story completely killed my enthusiasm for it.
    This sounds entirely likely. It would fit into Carl's plans too
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    Apr 17, 2018, 10:59 AM - Re: The Walking Dead Season 8 #473

    Sluis Van Shipyards said: View Post
    I didn't like it. A person that gleefully bashes people's heads in with a bat, doesn't get to live. Period. I can see allowing some of the Saviors to go free, but I would say only if they abandon the way they acted previously. Also with the way the writing is this past two seasons, Negan will escape fairly easily at the beginning of the next season.
    IIRC, in the comics, letting Negan live went a long way towards showing the Saviors that Rick was serious about peace and putting the past behind them.
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    Apr 17, 2018, 11:32 AM - Re: The Walking Dead Season 8 #474

    While I found the S8 finale was weak, but still kind of nice, I thought the Fear4 premiere, even to the huge timejump, was great. I am pretty sure we will learn what happened to the Clarks after the explosion at the waterdam
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    Apr 17, 2018, 12:02 PM - Re: The Walking Dead Season 8 #475

    From the comics, if you have not read them, and don't want to know what is happening, don't click on the spoiler tag.

    Maggie tracks Negan down. He is alone, and I think fairly broken emotionally and he surrends to her, says he won't fight back if she wants to kill him. He is completely a changed man by this point. She chooses to let him live. I don't think that is where they are headed in the show though as Lauren Cohan might be leaving the show to star in a sitcom. So goes the rumors.

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