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Re: Brace yourselves,Porn Stars are...comming

Apr 8, 2014
Get Sophie Dee on the show and I might consider tuning in
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Re: Brace yourselves,Porn Stars are...comming

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Yeah its hard to get into this show because it tries to just force force sex into each episode. I hate anything that becomes severely reliant on stuff like that. They just try too hard to be edgy and it just makes the show look like a **bleep** off teenager.


You know they are based off the books right?

Yeah and? Walking Dead's comics were very saturated in foul language but they adjusted for TV. I prefer it. Though lately they have been too much about cool ways to kill things which I dont care for. I just prefer good story telling over cheap tactics to pull in viewers and since all I hear about from GoT is **bleep** its obvious why they keep putting more and more in .


For those who don't quite grasp the idea, the reason why it's on HBO is so they can do all the naughty bits because you have to PAY for it. Don't like it? Don't pay for it. But people have no business trying to force this off the air if that's what they choose to pay for with their hard earned money. 

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I just dont care for sex in TV shows. It always feels un needed and ridiculous. Sex in porn, fine. But in a show its just weird. Plus in GoT case it really seems like they are trying to push the envelope when I hear actors from the show saying it needs to get more graphic and we need to start seeing more male nudity.


So it's okay if sex is gratutious, but it's "weird" if it's portrayed in a storyline that depicts the natural  act as something people do? What kind of sense does that make? 

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Litsa_Kardassis wrote:

I just dont care for sex in TV shows. It always feels un needed and ridiculous. Sex in porn, fine. But in a show its just weird. Plus in GoT case it really seems like they are trying to push the envelope when I hear actors from the show saying it needs to get more graphic and we need to start seeing more male nudity.


So it's okay if sex is gratutious, but it's "weird" if it's portrayed in a storyline that depicts the natural  act as something people do? What kind of sense does that make? 


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Re: Brace yourselves,Porn Stars are...comming

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I just dont care for sex in TV shows. It always feels un needed and ridiculous. Sex in porn, fine. But in a show its just weird. Plus in GoT case it really seems like they are trying to push the envelope when I hear actors from the show saying it needs to get more graphic and we need to start seeing more male nudity.


So it's okay if sex is gratutious, but it's "weird" if it's portrayed in a storyline that depicts the natural  act as something people do? What kind of sense does that make? 


Because in the case of this show, along with most movies and show sthat do this, its there just to show off the nudity and doesnt really add anything of value to the story.  I mean is this article not about hiring pornstars so they can get more explicit with sex scenes? I mean whatever. I wont change your opinion on it. 

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It is HBO. They have to validate your subscription somehow. Showing sex on television is one of those ways. The books may feature sex scenes, but this is typical premium movie channel stuff. STARZ did the same with Spartacus.


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Ah, the western mentality.

 

I hope that is not your first impression of West Coasters, because we love this stuff. :smileywink:

(Not to speak for everyone from California, of course, only people I know that watch Game of Thrones.)


No, I was talking about global hemispheres in general. Overall, the U.S. is typically OK with violence, but prudish, whereas in the UK, it's the opposite.

Well, from living here, what I see is that the US is not prudish at all, when it comes to violence and swear words -- just nudity. We can have someone killing another person while calling them every name in the book, but God forbid if they are nude while doing it. For Shame, foooor shaaaaame.

 

That's my impression, anyway. I can't speak for the UK though. Never been there.

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Re: Brace yourselves,Porn Stars are...comming

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Litsa_Kardassis wrote:

Setzaroth wrote:

Litsa_Kardassis wrote:

Yeah its hard to get into this show because it tries to just force force sex into each episode. I hate anything that becomes severely reliant on stuff like that. They just try too hard to be edgy and it just makes the show look like a **bleep** off teenager.


You know they are based off the books right?

Yeah and? Walking Dead's comics were very saturated in foul language but they adjusted for TV. I prefer it. Though lately they have been too much about cool ways to kill things which I dont care for. I just prefer good story telling over cheap tactics to pull in viewers and since all I hear about from GoT is **bleep** its obvious why they keep putting more and more in .


Walking Dead had to be altered because it's on AMC. If it were on HBO, Showtime, or another premium service, they would not have altered it. 

 

Same thing goes for Game of Thrones. If it were AMC or another non-premium service, it would need to altered.

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Setzaroth wrote:

HorrorGod wrote:

Setzaroth wrote:
Ah, the western mentality.

 

I hope that is not your first impression of West Coasters, because we love this stuff. :smileywink:

(Not to speak for everyone from California, of course, only people I know that watch Game of Thrones.)


No, I was talking about global hemispheres in general. Overall, the U.S. is typically OK with violence, but prudish, whereas in the UK, it's the opposite.

Well, from living here, what I see is that the US is not prudish at all, when it comes to violence and swear words -- just nudity. We can have someone killing another person while calling them every name in the book, but God forbid if they are nude while doing it. For Shame, foooor shaaaaame.

 

That's my impression, anyway. I can't speak for the UK though. Never been there.


Being "prudish" doesn't mean what you think it means.

 

Setz is using Prude in the mannerism of those uncomfortable around sexuality or nudity.

 

 

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I wish more shows had these type of porn stuff to make it less taboo and "yuck".

 

Sometimes it is uncomfortable to watch, though.

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