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But I'm a thoroughly unreasonable person! LiterateDog Send a noteboard - 22/11/2021 02:29:45 PM

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View original postY'all have gone over all that's wrong with it. I just can't. I also can't imagine where the budget went. Jesus fuck me, but I can't fully express my frustration and irritation with the producers of this show. It ISN'T Wheel of Time. They lifted a few elements (badly done) to jumpstart their efforts to make a run-of-the-mill Sword'n'Sorcery show that could try to get that GOT audience. Better luck next time, assholes, with whichever literary property you screw over. Ugh. Narg not happy.

Yes, it is pretty terrible. I agree with you about the budget. Considering the resources available to Amazon (and Bezos), the producers could've made the show comparable to GoT in production quality, but instead they made what I call "B-level" material. (I saw a recent podcast with Brandon Sanderson in which he said the show was excellent. After watching the first three episodes, I am compelled to question Brandon's judgment. But that probably explains why I never read any more that the first book in any of his series.)

Even though I agree with you that it is SHIT, I will keep watching. The reason is so that I can hate on it. Sometimes it just makes one feel better to belittle someone or something. It's petty and immature, but in this case, no harm is done to, so I have no qualms about doing so.


I do enjoy me some Sanderson when he's doing his own work, but to each his own. One does have to question either his taste level or his honesty if he thinks this show is anything remotely close to "excellent". Probably kissing ass hoping to get his own work picked up for a series or two.

I am not like y'all who want to watch things that are awful or that I hate. There is too much out there that I'd enjoy watching to instead waste time on that which I do not. But, to each his own. Enjoy the hate-watching!

"I'll blow whomever I want, whenever I want, as long as I can still breathe and kneel."
-Samantha Jones, SatC
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I am not even bothering with 2 & 3. - 21/11/2021 09:51:46 PM 688 Views
Other than that, how did you like the play Mrs. Lincoln? *NM* - 22/11/2021 12:32:59 AM 38 Views
No stars, would not recommend. *NM* - 22/11/2021 12:57:28 PM 39 Views
I thought my link might make you laugh. Definitely two snaps down! *NM* - 22/11/2021 12:45:49 AM 55 Views
2 snaps down in a z formation! *NM* - 22/11/2021 12:58:01 PM 40 Views
Respectable Choice - 22/11/2021 01:39:37 AM 99 Views
Ugh. My main goal in life is to NOT be respectable. - 22/11/2021 02:25:52 PM 90 Views
Too bad! - 22/11/2021 02:59:24 PM 74 Views
A reasonable decision. - 22/11/2021 02:15:23 AM 113 Views
But I'm a thoroughly unreasonable person! - 22/11/2021 02:29:45 PM 83 Views
Then start acting like it! - 23/11/2021 07:00:54 PM 91 Views
Sanderson's providing some kind of running commentary... which does contain criticism. - 23/11/2021 07:59:10 PM 88 Views
Yes, I saw his comments on reddit. - 23/11/2021 09:41:33 PM 105 Views
Great read, thanks so much for posting! - 26/11/2021 05:54:06 PM 88 Views
Glad to hear it. - 26/11/2021 07:10:34 AM 92 Views
Good, those changes seem completely unnecessary and pointless. *NM* - 26/11/2021 05:43:39 PM 38 Views
I think the point to remember is, the early episodes were never going to be that great. - 22/11/2021 08:46:33 AM 108 Views
Eh, I think you give them too much slack. - 22/11/2021 02:33:04 PM 92 Views
It's possible I'll agree with that after having seen more episodes... - 22/11/2021 03:04:54 PM 85 Views
That's a big "if'. - 22/11/2021 03:31:11 PM 89 Views
*NM* - 22/11/2021 03:40:45 PM 33 Views
My work here is done! *NM* - 22/11/2021 04:01:43 PM 39 Views
Yes, it is a big 'if'. I guess I'm an optimist? - 22/11/2021 04:17:41 PM 86 Views
Agreed on - - 22/11/2021 05:27:28 PM 98 Views
Yes - neat addition, I thought, as is the map with the comments. - 22/11/2021 08:37:19 PM 79 Views
I liked the maps too! - 22/11/2021 09:36:09 PM 80 Views
Where are the extras ? :o *NM* - 23/11/2021 05:42:40 AM 37 Views
Via X-Ray --> Bonus Content *NM* - 23/11/2021 02:29:59 PM 35 Views
Hmmm I dont think I have that - 23/11/2021 08:03:52 PM 78 Views
Apparently some people need to download the Amazon Prime app to be able to see them. - 23/11/2021 08:22:31 PM 73 Views
Thanks - 24/11/2021 07:14:01 AM 74 Views
I kind of liked it - 22/11/2021 10:29:21 AM 90 Views
So, doesn't suck nearly as much as some other shows? I can accept that. *NM* - 22/11/2021 01:44:23 PM 64 Views
Re: So, doesn't suck nearly as much as some other shows? I can accept that. - 22/11/2021 02:11:57 PM 95 Views
I couldn't possibly disagree more. - 22/11/2021 03:11:32 PM 86 Views
#Justice4AbellCauthon - 22/11/2021 03:32:41 PM 74 Views
I'm kind of happy for you. - 22/11/2021 02:37:46 PM 85 Views
LOL - 22/11/2021 03:09:35 PM 72 Views
The problem with the show is - 22/11/2021 03:10:17 PM 120 Views
Well said! *NM* - 22/11/2021 03:17:18 PM 53 Views
Girl, you ain't lyin' with any of that. *NM* - 22/11/2021 03:23:42 PM 35 Views
I covered a lot of this in my reply to Joe above. - 22/11/2021 04:36:38 PM 84 Views
Re: I covered a lot of this in my reply to Joe above. - 22/11/2021 05:24:38 PM 83 Views
Re: I covered a lot of this in my reply to Joe above. - 22/11/2021 10:05:32 PM 82 Views
Just came across a related article... - 23/11/2021 06:23:31 PM 89 Views
Madden's read to book 11, apparently - 24/11/2021 02:57:46 AM 77 Views
Oh has she? Must've changed her mind since the earlier interview, then... and read quickly. - 24/11/2021 08:17:24 AM 80 Views
Re: Oh has she? Must've changed her mind since the earlier interview, then... and read quickly. - 26/11/2021 10:44:58 PM 78 Views
Let’s see if I got this right… - 27/11/2021 12:58:52 AM 77 Views
That about sums it up, yeah! *NM* - 27/11/2021 03:38:18 PM 34 Views
After all this time, you still can't handle the quoting system? - 27/11/2021 09:21:42 PM 71 Views
And they screwed that up so far! GOT..... - 23/11/2021 01:19:19 AM 76 Views
Yeah, what you said. - 05/12/2021 03:02:15 PM 62 Views
For my favorite well read pooch - 22/11/2021 05:03:55 PM 91 Views
I didn't make it more than 2 minutes into episode 1. - 22/11/2021 05:41:56 PM 107 Views
Wow, my paisan’ makes an appearance! Long time no talk, my friend. *NM* - 22/11/2021 06:36:54 PM 35 Views
Yeah it's been a while. - 22/11/2021 06:58:47 PM 77 Views
I don't understand this take - 22/11/2021 07:02:12 PM 102 Views
Re: I don't understand this take - 22/11/2021 07:15:42 PM 88 Views
the opening bothered me a little as well. - 22/11/2021 07:25:20 PM 87 Views
Re: the opening bothered me a little as well. - 23/11/2021 06:29:25 PM 81 Views
I'm well aware of the backstory and the different views on it. - 23/11/2021 07:11:19 PM 76 Views
Saidin and Saidar are in the show - 24/11/2021 03:00:50 AM 75 Views
According to the Dragonmount YouTube review as of the end of episode 6 it’s still just One Power *NM* - 24/11/2021 04:34:32 AM 34 Views
Episode 4 makes it pretty clear - 26/11/2021 10:40:07 PM 75 Views
Fair enough - 24/11/2021 09:02:50 AM 79 Views
I interpreted it differently - 23/11/2021 06:23:56 PM 86 Views
Re: I interpreted it differently - 23/11/2021 07:36:31 PM 73 Views
With regards to the pacing - 24/11/2021 07:29:36 AM 78 Views

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