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nanasam Wed 10-Apr-19 10:16:11

Anyone else excited about Series 8 next Monday? I've just binge-watched all of the previous 67 episodes to remind myself of the twists and turns.
If you're going to watch it, what do you think will happen?
If you're not going to watch it, please don't lambaste the programme, this thread is for the lovers of GOT!!!

ninathenana Wed 10-Apr-19 10:46:48

Haven't seen a single episode and have no intention of doing so.
I love fantasy such as Lord of the Rings but from what I hear G of T is too violent and dark for me.
I'm not lambasting it, just my opinion.
I hope the new series is as good as your anticipating.

Karanlouise Wed 10-Apr-19 10:54:12

Love GOT and DH and I watched series 1-7 virtually back to back at the end of last year. Unfortunately don't have Sky Atlantic or NOW so will have to wait a while to watch the new series. Hope you really enjoy series 8.

tanith Wed 10-Apr-19 12:49:33

I only started watching a month ago on GCs recommendation I’m halfway through series 2 so a long way to go but I’m enjoying it so far.

Coolgran65 Wed 10-Apr-19 13:05:11

I watched about two episodes with dh and neither he nor I could find the enthusiasm to continue. Our boys/family rave about it.

Sorry too heavy and horrible.

GrannyGravy13 Wed 10-Apr-19 13:15:40

Eagerly awaiting..............."winter is coming"

Labaik Wed 10-Apr-19 13:28:53

I don't have Sky either so it will be a nightmare trying to avoid spoilers until I can find a way of watching the last series. Looking forward to it and dreading it in equal measures as I know some very beloved characters won't survive. In the meantime I need to rewatch the last series [the dvd is on loan to someone]. What I did read a while back is the idea that The Night King is actually targeting one person in particular; how or why we'll have to wait and see. When it ends I'll feel that a very important part of my life has gone [I've loved it SO much]. Every time I've thought part way through a series that it was getting a bit dull/formulaic something will happen that will just blow me away in a 'I didn't see that coming' way. I guess I'll have to read the books which follow a different storyline I believe. I did start reading the first one and found it to be incredibly well written. And there are going to be spin offs to look forward to.

Sar53 Wed 10-Apr-19 13:43:20

I was very late in coming to GofT but have watched series 1-3 and have the next 2 Series on DVD to watch. I will watch it all in time. I was hooked from the start. We don't have Sky so will have to watch on DVD. Not always an easy watch or easy to remember who is who but very addictive.

Labaik Wed 10-Apr-19 15:43:05

The good thing about watching it on dvd is you can then watch/listen to the commentaries, which I find fascinating.

Lona Wed 10-Apr-19 16:27:40

I can't wait! I've watched it all in the last couple of months, three episodes nearly every night!
Brilliantly done series, best thing I've seen for ages.
Can you tell I loved it? grin

Labaik Wed 10-Apr-19 16:52:14

Only three....#suchwillpower...

Willow500 Wed 10-Apr-19 16:52:52

Yes definitely looking forward to it but will record and watch in a batch as I don't like waiting a week between grin.

Labaik Wed 10-Apr-19 16:54:21

Only 6 episodes though....

sassenach512 Wed 10-Apr-19 19:00:16

I'm so looking forward to Monday it has been such a long wait. I've watched right from the beginning many times over it has been the best series ever. Yes it is quite bloodthirsty, it is certainly not for the squeamish or easily offended and in the first few series it did have a lot of nudity but they seem to have really got into the story now and it has just got better and better.
I'm looking forward to seeing the Clegane brothers battling out their grievances, it's a long time coming, I'd love The Hound to see The Mountain off.
I hope Tormund survives, I really like him, Ser Davos and Brienne.
I want to see Arya cross Cersei off her list.
I'd love to see Jon ride Raegal alongside Daenerys and Drogon.
I fear quite a few favourites aren't going to make it, maybe Jorah Mormont for one and didn't Melisandre say Varys would die in Westeros as would she, so maybe he wont make it either.
I wonder if Jon will find a bit of time for poor Ghost, he seems to feature less and less, we hardly see him now.
So much a girl needs to know, Winter is here at last smile

BBbevan Wed 10-Apr-19 19:58:49

I have only got up to Series3. Please don't tell me the very end .

lemongrove Thu 11-Apr-19 14:41:44

Me too nanasam 😁
Really looking forward to this series, arrrgh! The last series!
Every episode is brilliant, although some things hard to watch.
They will be making a film I think, and a series that is a ‘prequel’.

sassenach512 Tue 16-Apr-19 09:08:17

What did you all think of the latest in the saga? I thought it was a great 'meet up' episode.
I wonder what that intense look from Dogon meant as Jon kissed his mother? I think there's going to be trouble ahead when she finds out Jon is the rightful heir.
I've got an awful feeling about that crypt too, what is it full of again? shock

Teetime Tue 16-Apr-19 09:20:52

My daughter whose husband is a fan calls it Game of Porn!

GrannyGravy13 Tue 16-Apr-19 09:38:33

Loved it!!!!!

Gonegirl Tue 16-Apr-19 09:42:50

I am envy of anyone able to watch. But I take consolation from the fact that George Martin didn't write this bit. So it isn't actually authentic. shock smile [tongue sticky out emoji]

sassenach512 Tue 16-Apr-19 09:57:27

Aww Gonegirl I feel your pain sad
but if they had waited for George to get his backside in gear, we'd all still be wondering what was going to happen after poor Jon's demise

Gonegirl Tue 16-Apr-19 10:46:13

Is he dead???!!! No!!! I want to see him (one day - when the dvds comes out) sitting on that dodgy looking uncomfortable throne. Perhaps sharing it with Daenarys.

Gonegirl Tue 16-Apr-19 10:47:29

DS hasn't got Sky either. But he gets it in a very naughty way. shock

sassenach512 Tue 16-Apr-19 10:55:15

OMG Gonegirl you are so behind the times shock the dvds have been out for ages!
Have faith, Jon isn't dead smile

sassenach512 Tue 16-Apr-19 10:57:05

I won't tell wink