Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Spain + Germany
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Quite right Jan. If I stopped watching stuff after half an hour because it hadn't gripped me I'd have missed a lot of good tele.
It often take me a couple of episodes but I persist if they were well recommended and providing they don't break my golden rules. 1. No mythical supernatural fantasy ****. 2. No glaring historical errors or rewriting of history, like the Americans having won WW2 single handedly. 3. Language out of place. If somebody says something like No **** Sherlock in a pirate movie that's it ruined for me. OK that's unlikely but using words or expressions long before they could possibly have been invented is what I mean.
There was a series about the Manhattan Project which I thought might be well worth a watch. I downloaded it and when Mrs Eb was away I started to watch it only to discover during the first few minutes that it was pure fiction connected to the real story only by the stolen name and by characters who bore the names of the real scientists. That rendered it pointless for me. You may say that it was just fiction and that's true but I'd have ended up with fictional details mixed up with historical information in my head if I'd watched it.
Brexiters. It's your sh1t now. Whatever happens nationally and internationally you own it. I wish you luck. I think you're going to need all you can get and then some. Friday 13th December 2019.