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#61 Chloe

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Posted 02 February 2014 - 04:14 AM

Compared to being burned alive, drowning and beheading don't seem so bad. Although I'm sure drowning isn't all that pleasant either. Wasn't there also a man in Salem that was squished between boards with rocks placed on top until he suffocated? That's a shitty way to go as well. It's amazing how creative people get with their torture and killing methods...


Anyways, I was unimpressed with the ending... It just seemed kind of rushed to me. It was so drawn out throughout the season and than boom three people are dead and there's a news interview to get new witches in the school. I haven't watched season 2, so I'll have to do that.

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#62 RavenFlyer

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Posted 02 February 2014 - 04:53 AM

In Salem there were 19 women and men hanged and 1 man, Giles Corey, was pressed to death. He was pressed because he refused to enter a plea of guilty or innocent to the charge of witchcraft. He refused to enter a plea because once a plea was entered the courts and jailers took possession of the accused homes and lands. Giles did not want to leave his sons homeless so he refused to enter a plea, and when asked for his plea he would say More Weight.
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Posted 02 February 2014 - 08:27 PM

In Salem there were 19 women and men hanged and 1 man, Giles Corey, was pressed to death. He was pressed because he refused to enter a plea of guilty or innocent to the charge of witchcraft. He refused to enter a plea because once a plea was entered the courts and jailers took possession of the accused homes and lands. Giles did not want to leave his sons homeless so he refused to enter a plea, and when asked for his plea he would say More Weight.

 

They hung his wife as well. His ghost still walks the town of Salem he cursed. He is usually seen right before a great tragedy strikes. 


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#64 Nikki

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Posted 04 February 2014 - 05:50 AM

Yes, his wife Martha was hanged 3 days later after his 'death by pressing' ... I do recall that he cursed the town.  I used to teach the Salem Witch Trials. 


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#65 Horne

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Posted 25 October 2014 - 09:09 PM

Season four started, just watched episode one and it was entertaining as always.


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Posted 26 October 2014 - 03:28 PM

I'm really enjoying this new season. The writers and producers seem most adept at the slow burn, slowly increasing the intensity over the course of the entire season. The only time I felt they didn't do that was last season, which seemed to fizzle after the first few episodes (for me, at least). I'm glad they appear to be returning to the approach they do best.
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Posted 26 October 2014 - 04:36 PM

I loved all previous seasons, and I'm happy to read there will be a season five as well. I agree AW the building up tension over the course of a season is great and to me this is what makes the show so addictive. Season three was a bit different in approach but I enjoyed it anyway.


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#68 Perchtin

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Posted 24 September 2015 - 08:16 AM

Resurrecting this thread because "American Horror Story: Hotel" premieres in two weeks. Woohoo!
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#69 Nikki

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Posted 26 September 2015 - 04:28 PM

Oct 7 on FX. Yay !!!
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#70 RichKyteler1950

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Posted 29 January 2018 - 11:22 PM

I do love the AHS series too. I still have to get the latest, Roanoke, as I get them on DVD. Frances Conroy is also brilliant in these. I remember her when she was in Six Feet Under
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#71 RapunzelGnome

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Posted 31 January 2018 - 02:11 PM

I stInking Love AHS...I binge watch it on amazon and then feel like there’s a hole n my life between seasons.

I know it has some issues...it’s defintely a quirky show. People I talk to HATED Roanoke and I thought it was great...I love that they twisted it around halfway through the season with the reality show spin.

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#72 LiberArts

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Posted 30 September 2018 - 02:56 AM

Has anyone been watching the new season? "Apocalypse" its taking some interesting turns many of you maybe intrigued.


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Posted 06 October 2018 - 08:09 PM

Has anyone been watching the new season? "Apocalypse" its taking some interesting turns many of you maybe intrigued.


YES YES YES. Watching from Britain so have to avoid everything on FB from over the pond haha can't get enough of it.

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#74 LiberArts

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Posted 06 October 2018 - 08:14 PM

Nice! i'm glad somone is watching. its intresting how everything from previous seasons are have lead up to this. Witches and Warlocks!


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Posted 11 October 2018 - 07:53 PM

Yes, I'm watching the new show "Apocalypse" I'm really enjoying it, so is Hubby! I am fascinated by the Witch with the crazy Red hair, gotta have that do for Hallow'een.
By the way, I always thought that a Witch is a Witch is a Witch. Wither male or Female. The term Warlock meaning oath breaker and an insult. Feelings?

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Posted 11 October 2018 - 08:48 PM

I agree! I never understood why that sticks so hard referencing male witches.
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Posted 12 October 2018 - 06:24 PM

I bet the show was not written by witches! The writers should have a witch expert to advise them. and not a Wiccan either.
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