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Re: Fear The Walking Dead

Post by Stercutus » Mon May 09, 2016 8:24 pm

******* Apparently somewhere in here, Conner found, healed and debriefed Alex, took her to his base and she told him EVERYTHING about the Abigail and the folks on it *****
Don't forget she had to get dehydrated, choke out burn boy and dump his body too.


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Re: Fear The Walking Dead

Post by flybynight » Mon May 09, 2016 9:36 pm

No pun intended , but if it takes almost a whole 24 hours after a episode airs for a post to appear ... on a zombie forum,.... that show is dead in the water
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Re: Fear The Walking Dead

Post by Fletch » Mon May 09, 2016 10:19 pm

Last week I fast forwarded through every scene that didn't include nick or strand
This week I sat there and fast forwarded the entire show.
Containment is, at this point, much better than this shit-show.
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Re: Fear The Walking Dead

Post by benja455 » Tue May 10, 2016 12:12 am

MacAttack wrote:It looked like Strands MP5 had the giggle switch. If so thats 20 thousand in gun right there. And why would he not have several mags? Who has just one? Get one legally in California? Get one in Mexico? Finding on that boat by either nation means confiscation of the boat. Would they risk millions in boat?
How many full auto weapons has the East Coast crew recovered? And threaded barrels...and both "home-made" as well as commercially manufactured suppressors.

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In Georgia, there's a (very small) chance it could happen...that state has the second highest NFA items in the country (Texas is #1)...but in California - not at all.

I have been very disappointed with FTWD.

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Re: Fear The Walking Dead

Post by Stercutus » Tue May 10, 2016 1:13 am

It may not be around much longer anyway. That nonsensical, extra-dimensional show has an arterial bleed of it's own.

http://www.forbes.com/sites/insertcoin/ ... 242a9120c5

Fear the Walking Dead had a pretty solid debut when it returned a few weeks ago after the season finale of The Walking Dead. It picked up the zombie torch, and managed to attract nearly the same amount of viewers for its premiere than it did for its season one finale (6.67 million vs. 6.86 million) but even with the slight drop, it was still the number one show on cable by quite a large margin.

But things have changed in the weeks that followed, and Fear the Walking Dead has been bleeding viewers pretty steadily. Week two dropped to 5.58 million, and weeks three and four were all the way down to 4.73 and 4.80 million viewers respectively.
I guess they will keep pimping it until it starts losing money. If it continues to lose viewers at that rate the show will become unprofitable and disappear.
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Re: Fear The Walking Dead

Post by MacWa77ace » Tue May 10, 2016 9:33 am

The hostage exchange made me...

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Yes, agree to one person to escort Reed to the exchange. But don't go all the way to their dock!!!

Meet in the middle. Take the launch halfway to the shore and circle [keep moving]; have Conner bring Travis and Ali out in another launch and meet mid harbor to make the exchange.

All the while cover them with the two long guns they now have. Not perfect but there is a chance for success.

Doing it wrong just to allow for an exciting stunt fall?
Three guys; one woman; if they really wanted the yacht, they could have just taken Madison and Reed, then Conner would have all the leverage they needed to take Abigail.
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Re: Fear The Walking Dead

Post by SCBrian » Tue May 10, 2016 9:38 am

Stercutus wrote:
I guess they will keep pimping it until it starts losing money. If it continues to lose viewers at that rate the show will become unprofitable and disappear.
Well, it's AMC not FOX, so hopefully, we'll get a series finale where all the loose threads are tied up. I figure Alicia gets bitten and hides it with help from Nick, turns. Nick is unable to shoot her before being attacked (His conscience gets in the way) then the duo manage to eat their way through the boat finding Victor last. Victor goes to shoot them, and we get a *click*. Because Daniel pulled the firing pin from his gun this time. Look of fear on Victors face, fade to black. *Scream*. rioll credits...
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Re: Fear The Walking Dead

Post by ausher » Wed May 11, 2016 8:04 pm

Ok... From the webisode of the flight 462, the Asian chick that strand cut loose from abigale
, she was bit in the scuffle on the plane from the walker in the bathroom. She wipes the blood off and covers her arm so no one could see it. The flight attendant was also bit. The Asian chick seems to be immune and she seemed to know an awful lot about the infection when she was on the plane during the initial outbreak. So what's her story and I hope they go into more detail about her. Was there something I missed about her?

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Re: Fear The Walking Dead

Post by Stercutus » Thu May 12, 2016 2:56 am

She is not immune. She time travels between her scenes so she was only bitten 15 minutes ago.
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Re: Fear The Walking Dead

Post by MacWa77ace » Thu May 12, 2016 9:03 am

ausher wrote:Ok... From the webisode of the flight 462, the Asian chick that strand cut loose from abigale
, she was bit in the scuffle on the plane from the walker in the bathroom. She wipes the blood off and covers her arm so no one could see it. The flight attendant was also bit. The Asian chick seems to be immune and she seemed to know an awful lot about the infection when she was on the plane during the initial outbreak. So what's her story and I hope they go into more detail about her. Was there something I missed about her?

Screen shot of her bite. I think she got it when they were pushing the guy back in the bathroom along with the flight attendant. Image
oh, man that is interesting. a CDC spy of sorts.

But no. The blood on her arm dripped there from the flight attendants bite.

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Re: Fear The Walking Dead

Post by Evan the Diplomat » Sat May 14, 2016 12:11 am

Stercutus wrote:

Everyone is piloting the 40 meter yacht with the little steering wheel with no training.
I agree the show has ridiculous plot twists, chasms in logic and a timeline that makes Looper seem simplistic.

But is it mindless fun. All the good shows, Better Call Saul and The Brink are off the air.

Oh, the wheel on a Perry Class frigate is about 6 inches across. On open water a 40 meter yacht would be easy to helm. This picture is in a slide show but I cannot embed it into this message.

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Re: Fear The Walking Dead

Post by Stercutus » Sat May 14, 2016 5:26 pm

Who touches the wheel in open water on a modern yacht?
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Re: Fear The Walking Dead

Post by MacWa77ace » Mon May 16, 2016 1:36 pm

Evan the Diplomat wrote:
But is it mindless fun. All the good shows, Better Call Saul and The Brink are off the air.
Game of Thrones gets watched first, then FTWD gets rewound.

So are the two AR's and MP5 in the black bag that Travis was carrying? Or did they leave them on the boat 'cause they were too heavy?

I don't really see the draw to that vineyard over other locations. What, its got an 8 ft concrete wall around the entire property, who's staple consists of grape vines that have been cut back?

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Re: Fear The Walking Dead

Post by CarolinaPeach » Mon May 16, 2016 5:26 pm

MacWa77ace wrote:
Game of Thrones gets watched first, then FTWD gets rewound.
That's how we're doing it as well.
MacWa77ace wrote:I don't really see the draw to that vineyard over other locations. What, its got an 8 ft concrete wall around the entire property, who's staple consists of grape vines that have been cut back?
I was wondering the same thing myself. Unless there are a lot more crops being grown somewhere on the property, they will still have to hunt and gather/forage, or start growing stuff.
MacWa77ace wrote: IT'S OFFICIAL: Nick is SSSpecial.
I don't know that he's any more special than Chris, who seems to be teetering on some edge, judging by how he seemed to be letting Madison almost die, threatening Alicia, and then topping those moves off with walking into their room at exactly the wrong time. Maybe he was going to apologize and clear the air but dang it if that's not how it worked out.

But yes, Nick seems to have a super adaptive power. I can't remember the last time he had a hit of anything though so he appears to be handling that fairly well.

Finding out that Celia considers the dead to be not-dead and just the next step in the natural order of things is creepy, just like it was when sweet old Hershel was in the same mode. I can imagine that some would think like that and not want to give up hope that a cure will be found or that the sick will somehow get better if they just have enough time. As it stands, I definitely wouldn't want her handling the food or the water.

There's going to be trouble with Strand not following through with the whole 'going with' thing.

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Re: Fear The Walking Dead

Post by gunsandrockets » Mon May 16, 2016 10:35 pm

Stercutus wrote:It may not be around much longer anyway. That nonsensical, extra-dimensional show has an arterial bleed of it's own.

http://www.forbes.com/sites/insertcoin/ ... 242a9120c5

Fear the Walking Dead had a pretty solid debut when it returned a few weeks ago after the season finale of The Walking Dead. It picked up the zombie torch, and managed to attract nearly the same amount of viewers for its premiere than it did for its season one finale (6.67 million vs. 6.86 million) but even with the slight drop, it was still the number one show on cable by quite a large margin.

But things have changed in the weeks that followed, and Fear the Walking Dead has been bleeding viewers pretty steadily. Week two dropped to 5.58 million, and weeks three and four were all the way down to 4.73 and 4.80 million viewers respectively.
I guess they will keep pimping it until it starts losing money. If it continues to lose viewers at that rate the show will become unprofitable and disappear.
I'm surprised it isn't doing even worse.
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Re: Fear The Walking Dead

Post by Stercutus » Mon May 16, 2016 11:34 pm

It is almost as though the writers were so lazy they had to steal plot points from Hershel's farm. Then since there wasn't enough drama in the group they had to create some?
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Re: Fear The Walking Dead

Post by ausher » Tue May 17, 2016 7:21 pm

gunsandrockets wrote:
Stercutus wrote:It may not be around much longer anyway. That nonsensical, extra-dimensional show has an arterial bleed of it's own.

http://www.forbes.com/sites/insertcoin/ ... 242a9120c5

Fear the Walking Dead had a pretty solid debut when it returned a few weeks ago after the season finale of The Walking Dead. It picked up the zombie torch, and managed to attract nearly the same amount of viewers for its premiere than it did for its season one finale (6.67 million vs. 6.86 million) but even with the slight drop, it was still the number one show on cable by quite a large margin.

But things have changed in the weeks that followed, and Fear the Walking Dead has been bleeding viewers pretty steadily. Week two dropped to 5.58 million, and weeks three and four were all the way down to 4.73 and 4.80 million viewers respectively.
I guess they will keep pimping it until it starts losing money. If it continues to lose viewers at that rate the show will become unprofitable and disappear.
I'm surprised it isn't doing even worse.
Being on at the same time as game of thrones isn't helping ratings either...

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Re: Fear The Walking Dead

Post by MacWa77ace » Mon May 23, 2016 8:52 am

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Re: Fear The Walking Dead

Post by Stercutus » Mon May 23, 2016 2:52 pm

I think the reason I could not get into the show was because every major character had issues and hangups

We have:
- A junkie
- A guy with PTSD Hallucinations (again borrowed)
- At least two people with control issues
- Whatever the hell Chris has
- Several with dangerous delusions

The only thing missing is hysteria and Tourettes. They should not have made it as far as they did. With me it will be no farther.
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Re: Fear The Walking Dead

Post by Assault Life » Mon May 23, 2016 4:30 pm

Stercutus wrote:I think the reason I could not get into the show was because every major character had issues and hangups

We have:
- A junkie
- A guy with PTSD Hallucinations (again borrowed)
- At least two people with control issues
- Whatever the hell Chris has
- Several with dangerous delusions

The only thing missing is hysteria and Tourettes. They should not have made it as far as they did. With me it will be no farther.
That's a pretty normal group of people, considering it's based in California.
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Post by Halfapint » Mon May 23, 2016 5:05 pm

Stercutus wrote:I think the reason I could not get into the show was because every major character had issues and hangups

We have:
- A junkie - in a country with a MAJOR heron epidemic, not to mention meth and other drugs. Doesn't seem far fetched.
- A guy with PTSD Hallucinations (again borrowed) - In a country with tons of veterans, not that uncommon.
- At least two people with control issues - Have you ever worked with the public? LOL I deal with dozens that have control issues every day, and they all suck at leadership.
- Whatever the hell Chris has - got me there
- Several with dangerous delusions - We are on a board prepping for zombies......

The only thing missing is hysteria and Tourettes. They should not have made it as far as they did. With me it will be no farther.

I dunno the timeline issues is just sloppy writing, but I honestly think the writers have no idea how long things take. It is mindless entertainment, and it's good for that. I mean we've put up with team shit magnet for how many seasons? When they've fumbled and stumbled and failed in damn near everything. I'll continue watching, but it's not a priority. I watch GoT and Silicon Valley first, then if I'm still not tired I put on FTWD.
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Re: Fear The Walking Dead

Post by dogbane » Mon May 23, 2016 5:09 pm

I quit watching a month ago and I don't miss it. I do check out this thread to see how it's going. When I read about all the script problems, it really seems to me as if the series was filmed based on a first draft that still needed to have all the kinks worked out in a rewrite. I won't be surprised if they tie up the storyline in a 90-minute episode and then shit-can the series.
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Re: Fear The Walking Dead

Post by Stercutus » Mon May 23, 2016 6:43 pm

I am not saying the group is far fetched, I am just saying I don't see how they could have made it as far as they did without a lot of help from the writers. It is also impossible to be sympathetic towards them.

At least with the East Coast gang you could say here are some guys/ gals with some moderate skills, well out of their depth, trying to keep family together during the worst of times. Sure they screw up but; they keep trying. Most people can identify with that. Throw in the occasional nemesis for effect.

This group is mostly a bunch of mental cases who sponge off of others and spend a fair amount of time whining about the way in which people help their sorry asses. The control freaks go at it every once in a while. Everything they want or need just magically appears and they aren't the least bit grateful for anything. Anyone ever say thank you? Nope, just more bitchin.

Maybe that is how people behave in California? I haven't been there much to speak of and it has been a few years.
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Re: Fear The Walking Dead

Post by Halfapint » Mon May 23, 2016 6:55 pm

Stercutus wrote:I am not saying the group is far fetched, I am just saying I don't see how they could have made it as far as they did without a lot of help from the writers. It is also impossible to be sympathetic towards them.

At least with the East Coast gang you could say here are some guys/ gals with some moderate skills, well out of their depth, trying to keep family together during the worst of times. Sure they screw up but; they keep trying. Most people can identify with that. Throw in the occasional nemesis for effect.

This group is mostly a bunch of mental cases who sponge off of others and spend a fair amount of time whining about the way in which people help their sorry asses. The control freaks go at it every once in a while. Everything they want or need just magically appears and they aren't the least bit grateful for anything. Anyone ever say thank you? Nope, just more bitchin.

Maybe that is how people behave in California? I haven't been there much to speak of and it has been a few years.
Fair enough, I really haven't become attached to any besides Strand, Nick and Daniel. They have had the best character building, and I could see actually surviving. But the rest, bah, just idjets.
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