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« on: August 18, 2014, 05:19:41 pm »


This is a thread to discuss the TV/comic series "The Walking Dead".

I'm sure the focus of this thread will be the TV series, as most of us don't read the comic series.

Discussion doesn't have to center around the current season, please feel free to discuss any season, from episode one to the last one aired.

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« Reply #1 on: August 18, 2014, 05:26:11 pm »

Chuck, those are very solid clues. He got very close to Carol, and although I didn't think they would be a very plausible couple, it seemed possible, but it never happened. Same with Beth in that episode on the farm, as far as we know. And although it's always jut seemed like his abusive dad and brother were assholes, the very fact that that part of his background has been repeated a couple of times suggests there may be more to the story.

On Vulture, somebody commented something about how straight women across America would all be upset. My response was, why, did we all want to hook up with him? Daryl is cute and has always been my favorite character but, gay or not, I would have zero chance with a fictional character.


Well, you know how some fangirls and fanboys can be.  LOL  They become very connected to the characterization in their heads, so changes from that can cause......anger.  laugh

I'd like to think that some gay people survived the zombie apocalypse!  LOL
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« Reply #2 on: August 19, 2014, 08:56:45 am »

I'd like to think that some gay people survived the zombie apocalypse!  LOL

Which begs the question of whether there are any gay zombies.
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« Reply #3 on: August 19, 2014, 11:06:03 am »

Which begs the question of whether there are any gay zombies.

Undoubtedly gay people become zombies, but you wouldn't be able to tell a gay zombie from a straight zombie because neither one is sexually attracted to anyone. They'll readily eat people of either gender.


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« Reply #4 on: August 19, 2014, 07:20:20 pm »

Which begs the question of whether there are any gay zombies.





I've tried to explain to people who don't watch the show that sometimes the zombies become secondary to what's going on, but they don't buy it.
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« Reply #5 on: August 19, 2014, 10:16:23 pm »

By the way, Chuck, I'm particularly glad you started this thread because I have always watched The Walking Dead with my son. It's pretty much the only reason I've watched it, for sure at least at the beginning -- because he watched it and I wanted to spend time with him, watching TV.

Now he's going off to college. Of course my first thought was, what about The Walking Dead? (Ha ha -- not quite my first thought but I have actually thought it.) Will I continue to watch a show I don't quite actually love, but watch primarily because of my son, who's no longer in the picture? Might it possibly even make me sad to watch it with him not around? Or will I continue to watch it alone, because at this point I'm invested enough in the characters to stick with it?

The answer to the last is yes, I think, especially if we're discussing it here. It will give me a sense of purpose to go on watching The Walking Dead knowing I can come here and comment (warning, sometimes snarkily!) about the most recent episode.

But I'll say it now, as I've said a number of times before: If Daryl goes, I'm probably out, myself. However, I think so many fans think this way that the writers would be crazy to let anything happen to Daryl.


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« Reply #6 on: August 20, 2014, 12:12:19 am »

The writers have said that 'anyone' is fair game in this show, but I doubt that.

I can't see Rick getting killed any time soon, or his son Carl.  I also believe both Daryl and Michonne are safe.

Anyone else is up for grabs.
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« Reply #7 on: August 20, 2014, 05:30:31 pm »

Now he's going off to college. Of course my first thought was, what about The Walking Dead? (Ha ha -- not quite my first thought but I have actually thought it.) Will I continue to watch a show I don't quite actually love, but watch primarily because of my son, who's no longer in the picture? Might it possibly even make me sad to watch it with him not around? Or will I continue to watch it alone, because at this point I'm invested enough in the characters to stick with it?

The answer to the last is yes, I think, especially if we're discussing it here. It will give me a sense of purpose to go on watching The Walking Dead knowing I can come here and comment (warning, sometimes snarkily!) about the most recent episode.

But I'll say it now, as I've said a number of times before: If Daryl goes, I'm probably out, myself. However, I think so many fans think this way that the writers would be crazy to let anything happen to Daryl.

Looking forward to your discussions on the show, whether we agree or not.....and snark is fine by me.  LOL

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« Reply #8 on: August 21, 2014, 12:10:53 am »

See you on Oct. 12!  Cheesy
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« Reply #9 on: August 21, 2014, 12:56:55 pm »

See you on Oct. 12!  Cheesy

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