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Game of Thrones - "What Is Dead May Never Die" - 4/15/12 - S02E03

Discussion in 'Now Playing - TV Show Talk' started by photoshopgrl, Apr 15, 2012.

  1. jakerock

    jakerock Hey ho howdy! TCF Club

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    I get annoyed with the stupid people who don't know what ignorant means too. Ignorant people that don't know what stupid means, well that's an entirely different topic.
     
  2. allan

    allan Just someone TCF Club

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    One of my old teachers used to say you can fix ignorant. You can't fix stupid. :)
     
  3. Ereth

    Ereth Well-Known Member

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    By whom? And why?

    I'm sorry, are you suggesting that because the common people misuse a word to mean something else, that means we have to stop using it correctly? We have abandoned all hope of educating them, and just have to live in a world where all the words are misused on a regular basis?

    There's no fake outrage on my part. It truly pisses me off.
     
  4. LordKronos

    LordKronos New Member

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    Only by those who are ignorant :)
     
  5. Rob Helmerichs

    Rob Helmerichs I am Groot! TCF Club

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    I get ignorant with the annoyed people who don't know what stupid means.
     
  6. Rob Helmerichs

    Rob Helmerichs I am Groot! TCF Club

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    Then you are genuinely ignorant of the way "ignorant" is almost universally used....which is to say, as an insult.
     
  7. Ereth

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    In my lifetime that is a recent event. In my formative years it was never used as an insult. I reject the colloquialism. It's a misuse of the word. No better than using "axe" to mean "ask".

    Next you'll be telling me that I shouldn't be bothered by apostrophe misuse, or the mistaken use of "your" and "you're". Simply allowing people to think that their misuse of a word is correct continues the mistake.

    But I'm open to education here, Rob. What word would you suggest I use to mean "You have no knowledge on this topic" or perhaps "your understanding is incomplete"?

    Were I to try to debate you on the finer points of Medieval History, what word would you use to describe my total lack of knowledge on the topic?

    It's not like I'm saying "You are so ignorant!". I use it in a precise context. "Your ignorance of advanced physics causes you to come to an incorrect conclusion".
     
  8. DavidTigerFan

    DavidTigerFan No, not Detroit. TCF Club

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    Here we go. Guys, please take it to PMs.
     
  9. allan

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    To get this back on topic, would trusting Littlefinger be ignorant, or just stupid?

    :D *ducks and runs*
     
  10. Ereth

    Ereth Well-Known Member

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    He did actually warn Ned Stark not to trust anybody, so that would eliminate ignorance, at least in that one case. :)
     
  11. photoshopgrl

    photoshopgrl Nerd Fashionista

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    Was definitely stupid of our beheaded hero. Everyone else that he hasn't warned, I suppose they would be ignorant. ;)
     
  12. tiassa

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    To bring this back to one of the original lines of questioning in this thread: (and no I haven't read the books, nor do I plan to until wither the HBO series or books are finished)

    Another reason for the assassin to have the dagger -- it was given to him as all or partial payment for doing the job. My understanding was that it was of high quality and made by a famous knife maker (Littlefinger "recognized the maker's mark") -- it also may have been better than any other knife the assassin had at his disposal (since he was away from home, assuming he was part of the King's travelling party).
     
  13. audioscience

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    It was made of Valyrian steel, which is the highest quality steel in the world of Westeros. It's forged in a manner that gave it unequaled strength and sharpness, but the art of creating it was lost with Valyria.

    The steel can be reforged into new weapons but not created any longer. Therefore mostly lords and rich persons have Valyrian steel weapons.

    Other Valyrian steel weapons we've seen:

    Ice, Lord Eddard's greatsword that is now owned by Sir Ilyne Payne, the King's headsman.

    Longclaw, Jon Snow's bastard sword given to him by Lord Mormont (which was originally intended for Jorah Mormont).
     
  14. allan

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    I can't help chuckling at the terminology. :)
     
  15. Rob Helmerichs

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    "Jorah may have been a traitor, but he just wasn't enough of a bastard for this sword. Here, Jon."
     
  16. MikeAndrews

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    Robb Stark should have insisted he also gets Ned's greatsword back to Winterfell lest Ser feel some real Pain.
     
  17. DavidTigerFan

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