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When In Rome - Friday Open Thread

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Good morning O-Deckers. It’s Friday which means just one slog left until the weekend.


At the moment I’ve been watching my way back through the 2005 HBO/BBC series Rome and I have to say apart from a few moments of bad CGI it holds up remarkably well but most importantly while many say Game of Thrones builds upon it I’d say Rome is a far superior show. They share a number of the same features such as politics, violent civil wars, exotic locations, multi-dimensional characters, and of course an abundant showing of tits but unlike Game of Thrones it never glorifies itself in the sex or gore. The one case of sexual violence is dealt with offscreen (as opposed to on-screen with GoT) and the more extreme violence (such as dismemberment) isn’t focused on, with most shots lasting a second or two at most.

So what are you guys up to this weekend?

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