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    Default The Pacific on HBO

    Has anyone else been watching this for the past few weeks? I think it's a very straight, true depiction of WWII in the PTO, and was surprised at the relatively low focus on camaraderie and banter. Seems like they really just wanted to tell the story of the Pacific campaign and not distract the viewer. I'm liking it so far!
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    This looks like it will be the goods, but unfortunately this recession took pay channels with it too. Keep us posted.
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    I've managed to watch all three episodes so far, and im enjoying it.
    Spielberg and Hanks have done good work in the past on these type stories.
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    Definitely looks to be a solid show.
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    The pacific should be required watching for all Marines. Love that show!
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    Quote Originally Posted by shamalama View Post
    This looks like it will be the goods, but unfortunately this recession took pay channels with it too.
    Yeah, me too. It'll be on AMC or some other channel in a year or 2 tho.
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    I watched the first two episodes. I liked the 2nd episode more than the first, it had a lot more action. The show is a bit like a video game. There are lots of guys getting blown to bits.
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    Could have read it on here, or somewhere else, but apparently one of the few things they did NOT get right was the long periods of inactivity in the jungle, and how brutal that was. I guess they talked to a vet, who said a TV show or film really couldn't capture how punishing that was, just sitting around bored in the jungle and what that did to you.

    I'll tell you - after watching Survivorman in Papua, I can buy that. It was just relentless trying to stay alive in those conditions, I can't even imagine then adding the possibility of combat day after day, and when it doesn't come...

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    I can't even imagine what it must have felt like to be under fire in the middle of the night on Guadalcanal!
    It is not an understatement to say that if a person ate a bowl of alphabet soup, they would shit better lyrics. -lmr5150 on Up For Breakfast

    Give him the "secret devil sign", stick out your tongue and hiss like a demon while bellowing out THE DARKNESS WILL ENVELOPE THY SOUL AND FEAST OF THY FLESH, INFIDEL!!!!! Then gouge a pentagram in your forehead with a nail file. -LowLifeFlatHeadScum

    A recent study shows 92% of the teenage population likes rap music. If you are part of the 8% who listen to real music, put this as your sig.

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