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Old 06-11-2019, 08:21 PM
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E3 was shark jumping imo
i'll slog through it regardless, but thanks for the heads-up

edit: holy motherforking shirtballs this was so much worse than expected.
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Old 06-16-2019, 10:36 PM
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First few episodes of the new season are garbage.
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Old 06-16-2019, 10:40 PM
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E3 was shark jumping imo
Shark jumping because of Miley Cyrus being in it or for some other reason?

I liked the episode.
Don't really understand all the hate.
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Old 06-16-2019, 10:43 PM
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I like all of the episodes this season.

They are starting to revisit prior themes too much.
That might be why people dislike these episodes so much. Aren't really new ideas anymore
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Old 06-16-2019, 10:46 PM
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Just watched the three new episodes. Overall, they were not as good as prior seasons.

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Ep1 - I thought this one actually had a lot to say, about online relationships, sex vs. emotions, hookup culture, down-low sex, etc. Pretty good, actually, but overly long with some weird twists.

Ep2 - This is the episode of Black Mirror that I, a dumb person, would write if I was writing episodes. "People are on their phones too much and use them when they are driving!" Poignant stuff there, Black Mirror.

Ep3 - This feels like an episode that started as about six different ideas, and they couldn't pick one, so they decided to do 1/6th of each. Not very good. Somehow this episode was so much less than the sum of its parts. As it was playing, I was like "Alright, I'm on board, let's see where this goes." Then we get to the end and I was like "Wait a minute, that sucked..." I've seen some defenses of "It was just ridiculously shark-jumping at the end to be a parody of Disney Movies!" That is a bad defense.
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Shark jumping because of Miley Cyrus being in it or for some other reason?

I liked the episode.
Don't really understand all the hate.
I think Miley Cyrus driving a car into a concert to foil that bad guy was shark jumping. It was like something you'd see in a Disney movie.

imo, of course. If you liked it, God bless, I won't try to talk you out of it.
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Old 06-16-2019, 10:55 PM
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I think Miley Cyrus driving a car into a concert to foil that bad guy was shark jumping. It was like something you'd see in a Disney movie.



imo, of course. If you liked it, God bless, I won't try to talk you out of it.
I feel like if it hadn't been miley cyrus then I don't think people would have hated it as much.

And yes, I think they were goofing on the happy ending.
When is the last time, if ever, an episode had a happy ending?
Maybe S4E1? But even then, they were stuck in the game, so really not that happy.
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Old 06-17-2019, 09:34 AM
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Shark jumping because of Miley Cyrus being in it or for some other reason?

I liked the episode.
Don't really understand all the hate.
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I think Miley Cyrus driving a car into a concert to foil that bad guy was shark jumping. It was like something you'd see in a Disney movie.

imo, of course. If you liked it, God bless, I won't try to talk you out of it.
i was fine with MC being in an episode. all that silly stuff in the last part of the ep did it for me, like what pete is referencing. just not plausible, which is imp for this show
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Old 06-17-2019, 09:45 AM
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I had one problem with ep1 that still bothers me. At one point they were chatting in the game and the guy asked the girl "what does it feel like in a woman's body" and the way she described it made it sound mind blowing. If you were the guy, like, wouldn't you in that situation just give it a try? Like "next time can I try being the girl to see what it's like?" And in that same line of thinking, why wouldn't they try switching avatars?
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I had one problem with ep1 that still bothers me. At one point they were chatting in the game and the guy asked the girl "what does it feel like in a woman's body" and the way she described it made it sound mind blowing. If you were the guy, like, wouldn't you in that situation just give it a try? Like "next time can I try being the girl to see what it's like?" And in that same line of thinking, why wouldn't they try switching avatars?
I took that exchange and their subsequent actions as just another confirmation that it was not all about the pleasure, getting off or pure hedonism for them, particularly not for Anthony Mackie's character.
Heck, Frank talked about getting it on with other players and characters, including the polar bear, and it wasn't the same to him.
I assumed that Frank tried different characters in his adventures of trying to figure out what worked for him.
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The Dimple Pinch - 15 yr
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