The unofficial WATCHMEN watchers watching WATCHMEN thread

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  1. getbent

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    I started watching it tonight... oh man... it is something...

    tick tock!
     
  2. blowtorch

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    Is this a show about guys who collect watches?
     
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    Just saw it. Very good and of course ' apocalyptically scary'

    Regina King is a bad ass ( was an HBO, The Leftovers fan)

    However, I can't help but thinking the timing of this series is too close to what's happening in the real US and the world.

    But it was entertaining, thoughtful and I will watch
     
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    Dang, I have a feeling that I am finally missing something good by not having TV/cable/Netflix.

    Oh well, it is only once every few decades that I get this feeling.
     
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    Just turning it on now (after everyone has sucked the initial bandwidth out of the 9 p.m. start).;)
     
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    the wiki page was helpful. we dug regina king and donny... well, he is always cool (since a boy and his dog)
     
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    The question is who watches the watchmen watchers watching watchmen?
     
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    this is a cash grab and i'm not going to watch it.
     
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    Sorry wrong thread. Mistook this for the Official WATCHMEN watchers watching WATCHMEN thread.
     
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    Did a really nice job for a comic book store owner. He tried to get me into Watchmen. Gave me the graphic novel and something else.
    Laughed when I wanted to get paid. Said he’d pay me when he wanted . Years later his wife offered me a check. I ripped it up.

    I won’t be a watcher of Watchmen
     
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    I need more info please.
    Is this a Netflix show?
    I remember a movie from some years back with a group of antiheroes doing stuff.
    Same premise in a series?

    I'm interested.
    Lmk
    Thanks
     
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    I don't understand this at all-

    -You were offered belated payment for work you'd done, but refused it? That'll show them, I guess.

    -You won't watch a TV show because a guy that stiffed you liked the book it's based on?


    No, wait- I do understand this. I won't buy guitar parts from a popular supplier because a guy that worked there 25 years ago ran off with my girlfriend. Same thing, I guess.
     
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    Not me.
     
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  14. Chiogtr4x

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    It's on HBO
     
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    Did you remind the comic book store owner that people can get hurt operating a business like that. I mean, comic books are made of paper and paper is flammable. Safety first.
     
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    I canceled HBO after GOT but this got me to thinking. I was fair to middling concerning the movie that was put out. Is this a new creative team?
    Should I watch considering I don't know the graphic novel lore?
     
  17. Mike Eskimo

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    oh - I did forget some salient points - I apologize :

    My non-payment (for building a huge display rack to his spec) was years in the past when his wife found it an auspicious time of their convenience to offer me money.

    I had long ago written it off as a loss tax-wise, and would have felt bad accepting it because I am a beacon of respectability and law-and-orderliness (word ?) o_O

    Comic book culture doesn’t excite me, and , Watchmen was promoted to me as one of the finest ever in that genre and I did not find it so.

    plus, I watch too much tv already

    lastly, as someone else said , even if dystopia hadn’t already been done to death in the last 15 years, it doesn’t seem so sexy these days. o_Oo_O


    didn’t have to bother. He went outta business/store failed.

    all’s swell that ends swell.
     
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    Nice.
     
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    HBO.
     
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    I tried to cancel HBO, but the direct people told me I get it for free for life... which is kind of like free sex with someone you only moderately like... sometimes it is fun, but mostly it is like a sentence.

    Tbis thread is going way better than I could have hoped!
     
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