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  • #71346
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    @janetteb

    Terry Pratchett wrote a disc world book called “Interesting times.”✍

     

     

    #71177
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    Good grief!

    Whilst they are at it, why not change the title of the show to The Gallifreyan and have done with it!😠

    Missy.

    #71154
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    @dentarthurdent

    What about Babylon 5? I found Blakes 7 somewhat dated.

    Also I haven’t seen Game of thrones either. My daughter watched two episodes, told me it was full of violence and sex.

    She didn’t bother with the rest, and neither shall I. *winks*

    I am re -watching Sherlock.

    You should have seen the panic buying of loo paper here in Australia – outrageous.

    @nerys

    Good news  about your father. *thumbs up*

    Missy

    #71119
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    @nerys

    I am so sorry to hear about you father. Chin up, he might make a complete recovery.

    Fingers crossed.

    Missy XX

     

    #71114
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    @dentarthurdent

    Let’s hope it is a hoax, except JW and CC leaving of course.

    @janetteb

    I agree PC’s Tardis was by far the best.

    I am listening to a play on BBC 4 Extra called Night Terrace. It ‘s about a house that can travel in time and space?

    Frankly it’s daft! But maybe it’s meant to be.

    Nicholas Briggs makes an appearance. *shakes head*

     

     

    #71109
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    @hhspeedy

    I shall keep an eye open for Christopher Eccleston’s Audio. always liked him.
    @blenkinsopthebrave
    >Sounds interesting.
    Missy

    #71108
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    @hhspeedy

    In my opinion, the best shot of saving Doctor Who is to bring Peter Capaldi back to make the whole Jodie Whittaker Doctor a dream sequence before he regenerates into a different Doctor. And this time, cast a better Doctor, don’t change his sex, and hire better producer/writers. If you want a strong female character, bring one on as a companion. The point of Doctor Who is that it doesn’t matter who you are, but what you do.

    I couldn’t said this better myself. *grins*

    Missy

    #71107
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    @dentarthurdent

    Many fans didn’t mind the transition from male to female Doctor, I was one of the many who did.

    JW was an added insult as far as I was concerned. I didn’t watch series 11 or 12.

    Now (can’t believe I missed this) Julia Foster is the next Doctor…I though they wanted young blood back….

    with David Tennant as companion Ben? This is becoming more of a farce than ever.

    As for DT being pleased about being back with CC? He’s an actor, they lie for a living.

    Latest I read, both CC and JW are leaving?

    Let me live long enough to see a Male Doctor return.

    Missy

    #71106
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    @blenkinsopthebrave
    Today, this seems sort of appropriate

    Oh how I love this scene!

    @nerys

    Thank you, I don’t feel quite so daft now. X

    As for Trump, I wouldn’t trust him as far as I could throw him, he still has time and power to cause havoc.

    Missy

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    #71102
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    Puro.

    I got hold of the wrong end of the stick. It’s your Mum, not your good self.

    My apologies, but my sentiments still apply.

    Missy

    #71096
    Missy @replies

    This was the only CC episode I didn’t mind. the rest were awful.

    Missy

    #71095
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    @dentarthurdent

    Hello there, I haven’t been here much because I AM Doctor Who Fan. Just holding until they get it right.

    Female Doctor, no Moffat, no Murray Gold and a tarted up Tardis – breaks my heart.

    Missy

     

    #71094
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    @bluesqueakpip

    Wonderful story. I am biased because my admiration for Van Gogh’s work began when I was around 11 years old, and have five prints (large ones) on my walls.

    Missy

    #71093
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    @thane16/Puro

    I have only just seen this and can hardly believe it! All my best wishes and sympathy.

    After my husband died last December, I can understand the grief, but am so glad that this is abating,

    it takes time.

    Sorry this is clumsy, but it was such a shock to read your news and i had to respond.

    My door is white – incidentally.

    Missy XX

    #71082
    Missy @replies

    I’ve been on a sentimental journey, thanks to @blenkinsopthebrave *grins*

    The Proms ( all of them) with a little Eccleston, much Tennant and Smith, then on to Capaldi.

    What wonderful music.

    Now I know for sure what some of us have lost, I admit it, I cried.

    Well, I suppose that it’s better to have had all the former and lost them, than never to have had them at all.

    Missy

    #71080
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    <@blenkinsopthebrave<

    I think that I can hazard a guess.😊

     

    #71072
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    @janetteb

    Thank you janetteb and forgive me for not responding sooner.

    Very quiet on the forum isn”t it.😊

    #70849
    Missy @replies

    I suppose it depends on your taste.  Every episode of Sherlock and every series I enjoyed.

    My OH on the other hand, didn’t like the final series either.

    <I didn’t take it to heart, after all, it was only fiction.

    However, I understand about stress, that’s is how the News makes me feel, so i rarely watch it.

    Missy

    #70756
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    I watched “Finding Neverland ‘ the other night and loved it.  Have any of you seen it?

    Missy

    #70755
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    @dalekbuster523

    You are right of course. I think it’s not being able to share things anymore which is the saddest.

    Still, I am ‘getting there’ as our kids like to say. *grins*

    Thank you for posting.

    Missy

    #70740
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    <>@whisht

    How many times i have said to someone, “I can imagine how you must feel.”
    I hadn’t a clue, you have to experience something, then you don’t need to imagine, you simply know.
    Your brother was right, grief comes in waves.<
    There has been the  odd occasion when I’ve thought,  ‘I must tell D about that,’ then realised that I can’t.
    Thank you for posting.

    Missy<

    #70738
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    @winston

    Thank you .

    Our children have been a credit to us. Like me, they still can’t believe he has gone.

    I think SM must have written that in remembrance of his late mother. He has/had such a way with words.

    Missy

    #70736
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    @dalekbuster523

    I can’t give an opinion about the above, not having watched the series since all the good people left.

    Such a shame.

    Missy

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    #70730
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    @janetteb

    I can’t think of any other actor who could have been more convincing.

    Steven Moffat’s script is one the the best he’s written, if not THE best. There is one line I shall always remember, as my husband died in December.

    It’s funny, the day you lose someone isn’t the worst. At least you’ve got something to do. It’s all the days they stay dead.”

    Oh so true, heart breakingly so.

    Missy

    #70726
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    @jacksonlake

    Murray Gold, what can one say? Such a loss to the series.

    Although I enjoyed all of the themes, the 12th Doctor’s was by far my favorite.

    It suited him. A Good Man.

    Missy

    #70725
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    Very quick wasn’t it.

    Missy

    #70467
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    @craig
    Emperor<

    Thank you Craig, beautiful musical score for Heaven sent.
    Also thanks for Peter’s letter. it’s made me miss Doctor Who even more.

    Missy

    #70319
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    I have always preferred Rose to the rest of them and then Bill came along. Now they are equal in my eyes.

    Martha gave me the pip, Amy got on my nerves after a while as did Rory, Clara was bit full of herself at times, but I

    liked her most of the time and Donna was a treat to behold.

    Bill was a breath of fresh air. Some of the lines Moffat gave her were inspired. For instance, when asked in the Pilot why she came to his lectures and heard her explanation:

    DOCTOR: And how does that in any way explain why you keep coming to my lectures?
    BILL: Yeah, it doesn’t really, does it? I was hoping something would develop. 

    and when telling the Doctor about the ‘puddle’

    DOCTOR: What’s wrong?
    (A little later.)
    BILL: She said it was a defect, but what kind of defect puts a star in your eye? But that doesn’t even matter because she was right. There was something wrong when you looked in the puddle. That was definitely my face. I see my face all the time. I’ve never liked it, it’s all over the place. It’s always doing expressions when I’m trying to be enigmatic. I know my face, and there was something wrong with my face in the puddle. What could be wrong with your own face?

    That’s only a couple.

    Missy

    #70318
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    @nerys

    Thank you m’love, so far I am fine. One can only hope.

    What about you?

    Missy

    #70317
    Missy @replies

    A VERY HAPPY BIRTHDAY CRAIG! YES, I’M SHOUTING CAN YOU HEAR ME? *grins*

    Missy

    #70249
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    @winston

    Not at all. I was visiting the BBC News to see what Boris was up to and saw it.

    Car firms have been asked to make ventilators instead of cars to assist the NHS.

    Earlier. I’d read that manufacturers of garden equipment were asked too. It took them a week to be up and running.

    Good for them I say.

    However, I’d rather they shut pubs than the libraries – here in OZ that is.

    Missy

    #70240
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    I watched the Day of the Doctor two weeks ago. Great fun, especially John Hurt.

    Missy

    #70239
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    #70238
    Missy @replies

    <div class=”bbp-reply-author”><span class=”useratname”>@bluesqueakpip</span></div>
     

    So sorry to have taken so long to reply.

    I am not taking any pills at the moment, but if this virus gets me, I shall be in a pickle.

    Thanks for advice.

    Missy

    #70161
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    @bluesqueakpip

    Further to my advice above, the latest precaution is that you should now AVOID anti-inflammatory drugs like ibuprofen (Nurofen, Advil) if you suspect your illness may possibly be Coronavirus. Paracetamol (Acetaminophen, Tylenol or Panadol) is still fine.

    Well that’s me in trouble if I succumb to this new enemy. I cannot take the Australian drug Panadol – I call it that because anything that is wrong with you here, they push Panadol! it makes me feel sick, gives me heartburn and doesn’t cure whatever ache I have.

    All anti-inflammatories and Codeine I can take.  I shall have to wait until the experts, change their minds again.

    heyho. Good luck to all who have had to isolate themselves.

    Stay safe everyone.

    Missy

    #69871
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    @winston

    I agree with you. I wouldn’t want to be the Doctor either.

    Then again being a companion isn’t good, the loss of him would be heartbreaking.

    Like you, The 12th is more my style. *grins*

    Missy

    #69870
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    @craig
    Emperor  Don’t know what happened there?

    anyway, sorry, you are quite right.
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    Missy

    #69869
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    <span class=”useratname”>@craig</span>
    <div class=”bbp-author-role”>Emperor</div>
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    <div>Sorry Craig, you are quite right, didn’t think.</div>
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    <div>Missy</div>
     

     

    #69776
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    @beemartha

    Hello there.

    Frankly I’m in a minority on here, *grins* PC appears to be the least liked Doctor and I cannot understand why?

    For me he was the most convincing, the most endearing, the most human of all the Doctors.

    Mind you, Christopher came a close second in the ‘human’ stakes.

    David Tennant I found witty and quite mad at times, and  I liked him best after Peter.

    Matt Smith was a complete nutter, and unless you were bloody minded, a lot of fun.

    All of them showed that ‘steel trap mind’ and icy resolve when required.

    Why do you like your three?

    Missy

    #69774
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    @beemartha

    Hello there, at last one I can respond to.

    1. Peter Capaldi

    2. David Tennant

    3. Christopher Eccleston.

    Missy

    #68813
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    @changari

    It seems that you and I agree, as do many, many people who have asked me what I thought- not knowing that I don’t watch anymore. On of my friends called it a ‘parody’ and a very bad one at that.

    Still, everyone is entitled to their opinion and all on this forum seem to like it.

    Missy

     

    #68509
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    I’ve had a quick glance through the posts for this year to see if I had mentioned the detective series RIVER?

    The leads are played by Nicola Walker and Stellen Skarsgard.

    Ingenious story backed up by superb acting.

    I’m also enjoying the THOR series. Surprising really, as the only science fiction I enjoyed, was Doctor Who and Babylon Five. Our eldest lent me the DVDs and I find myself hooked?

    Chris Hemsworth is great fun as Thor, and Tom Hiddleston as Loki is superb.

    I’ve also been soaking up the 12th Doctor again, there is something about him that helps me feel better – wrong word, but all I can think of for now.

    Missy

    #68508
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    @miapatrick

    Very true. the only other actor who reduced me to tears of mirth, was Billy Connolly. Unfortunately he used the F word much too much in the end.

    By the by, the scene about the magnet, should have read watch his head IMplode!

    I do try to get things right. *grins*

    #68507
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    @thane16 @cathannabel @janetteb

    Thank you so much for your kind words. Life is so unfair is’t it?

    My OH kayaked, didn’t smoke, didn’t drink.

    I smoke and am sedentary, it should have been me.

    He has reached the point where he cannot walk.

    I shall pop in now and then to join in Un-Who chats *smiles*

    Missy

    #68502
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    @janetteb

    As you know, I am not a fan of continual swearing, can’t see the point especially the f and c word.

    However, The thick of It rates amongst the funniest series I have seen.  Peter Capaldi has this way of swearing that brings tears to my eyes.

    One scene in particular about face rings etc, where Malcolm  grabs a boy whose face is covered in metal, and tells him  that he’ll shove a ****magnet  down his *** throat, and watch his ***head explode! Reduces me to a helpless mess.

    And yet, his off sider Jamie (don’t know the actors’s name) I find very offensive. Why is that I wonder?

     

    #68501
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    @cathannabel

    You have my sympathy, as does your brother.

    My OH also has terminal cancer and looking at him yesterday in hospital I would give him weeks.

    To add to it, he has sciatica and cannot walk.

    So my dear, I am on auto pilot and do what I can, as I am sure do you.

    All my best wishes to you.

    Missy

     

    #68426
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    @winston

    Quite understandable. I feel the same about the WAR speech and Husbands of River Song. His lines are so wise and

    delivered with such emotion.

    What a  loss Steven Moffat is to the programme.

    #68424
    Missy @replies

    Tell you what.  All of you go along with the lack of a title and I’ll keep my Mrs/Miss/Mr.

    To be called by my first name (which no one pronounces correctly ) by people I don’t know, to me

    shows lack of respect.

    When I receive phone calls from, Insurance, sales whatever and they ask is this ……..? I tell them no, it’s Mrs…..!

    Up to you .

    #68423
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    @thane16

    If you think of the Doctor’s speech with Missy & the Master on kindness, that really sums up Barthes’s idea beautifully. Well no, I don’t understand that, but it sums it up. I’m very certain of this  🙂 And that particular speech, showing the range of Capaldi’s ability & tonal control, breaks my heart every time I hear it.

    I think however one interprets the ‘text’ it breaks one’s heart.

    Well, it breaks mine, and that ‘s not the only speech.

    #68422
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    @winston @gamergirlavatar @blenkinsopthebrave

    Something on which we agree.

    Whenever I am sad (such as now with my OH, )or feeling off, I always watch  Doctor Who

    David Tennant to start with, followed by Peter Capaldi.

    DT makes me laugh, but PC makes me think, laugh and get teary – thanks to Steven Moffat’s script and Peters delivery.

     

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