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 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
PostPosted: Wed May 17, 2017 14:02 
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Grim... wrote:
Space has a morning as long as you're measuring time.


Do Royal Navy ships run on GMT, as they must move time zones every day? I imagine submarines must, to maintain shift patterns.

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 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
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Space has a morning as long as you're measuring time.


Do Royal Navy ships run on GMT, as they must move time zones every day? I imagine submarines must, to maintain shift patterns.


I think star trek maintained ship time.

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 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
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Apparently it's up to the captain.

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 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
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I imagine maintaining a consistent timing system across Starfleet would be extremely challenging, due to the extreme distances and relativistic effects of superluminal travel.


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 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
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Got to keep things on San Dimas Time.


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 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
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It's Seth McFarlane; bound to be terrible.


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 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
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It's Seth McFarlane; bound to be terrible.


Jesus Christ, this^^^, always this^^^.

I'm not particularity familiar with his work, but I quite enjoyed A Million Ways To Die In the West, but that was probably mostly due to Charlize Theron.

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 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
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Have we all watched into the bad lands? It's got a mad Max vibe and decent blood spray. Really good gripping stuff, 2 seasons and I get sad when I run out.


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 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
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 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
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Have we all watched into the bad lands? It's got a mad Max vibe and decent blood spray. Really good gripping stuff, 2 seasons and I get sad when I run out.


I thought the first season was excellent with an interesting setting, good plot and well choreographed brutal fight sequences. The second season felt like a different show, with silly amounts of blood and Nick Frost as unfunny comic relief.


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 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
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krazywookie wrote:
Have we all watched into the bad lands? It's got a mad Max vibe and decent blood spray. Really good gripping stuff, 2 seasons and I get sad when I run out.


I thought the first season was excellent with an interesting setting, good plot and well choreographed brutal fight sequences. The second season felt like a different show, with silly amounts of blood and Nick Frost as unfunny comic relief.

I agree with all that, shame about nick frost, still enjoying it though. Better than most things on telly atm.


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 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
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Netflix are doing a Witcher TV show

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 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
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Grim... wrote:
Space has a morning as long as you're measuring time.


Do Royal Navy ships run on GMT, as they must move time zones every day? I imagine submarines must, to maintain shift patterns.


Run on Zulu Time (it is GMT), but also adjustment for location in the world..

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So is that not "local time" then?

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Has to be on Zulu for communication back to the UK, and local for where the ship is.

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 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
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I'm not sure I like it, but Gillian Anderson! Yay.

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iZombie went a bit Critical Role this week. Great stuff.


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 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
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The Good Fight was good. Only 10 episodes, so kept it punchy and interesting all the way through.

Spin off from The Good Wife, but without the main character of that.

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 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
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I can't decide if I fancy Ygritte.

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 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
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I can't decide if I fancy Ygritte.


I do, but I fancy everyone.

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 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
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 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
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Cras wrote:
I can't decide if I fancy Ygritte.


I always think I should fancy her but there's something off-putting about her; like she looks weirdly rough most of the time.


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 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
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Without wanting to get into "what I think makes some girls pretty and some girls not", I think Ygritte is one of those people whose whole face can be transformed by good makeup, like a lot of models.

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 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
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We're talking about Rose Leslie, right?


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 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
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I fancy her more as posh Rose Leslie than I do as fake northern Ygritte. I have a weakness for gingers, though.


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I have a weakness for gingers, though.

Quite.

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Grim... wrote:
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I have a weakness for gingers, though.

Quite.

Like we hadn't figured that out from the cottage.


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