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  • timeisrunningout.

    September 25th, 2011 - 7:58pm

    been looking at alot of question’s maybe here is some answers for some..

    1. what is the oldest question in the universe?
    wouldn’t it what is your name ? also think this because of the doctor’s real name being hidden, from everyone, appart from the one woman who know’s it, river song.

    2. how does the doctor not die?
    well honestly in my opinion, i think it is a ganger, because the doctor was very ready for the death, when the doctor usally is always afraid of death.. where the ganger wouldn’t really be bothered.

    3. what does it mean by silence will fall?
    well there was a caption in the trailer which said ” silence will fall, all those times i heard them words i never realised it was my silence, my death” so i think silence will fall means death is coming.

    if anybody has anymore questions please say, and i will try and find out..

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    • The Last Centurion

      September 25th, 2011 - 8:32pm

      It can’t be ganger cause i dont think it could regenerate

    • timeisrunningout.

      September 25th, 2011 - 8:34pm

      true,
      mm, its confusing

  • Commander Strax

    September 25th, 2011 - 5:07pm

    nice to see amy and rory.
    When they did the opening and it said karen gillan and athur darwil I was like O MY GOD!
    Petrichtor-For the girl whos tired of waiting:sad:

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  • Commander Strax

    September 25th, 2011 - 4:41pm

    Ican see in vid siurians,loads of eyepaches,a troll, river song and DALEKS!!!

    I heard winston chuchill and charles dickens are in it too!

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    • timeisrunningout.

      September 25th, 2011 - 8:02pm

      thats right..

  • Finlay

    September 25th, 2011 - 1:53pm

    Why were Amy and Rory in the opening? They were hardly in it! James Corden should have been in it. Why did the Doctor not go to the Ponds when he saw them?

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    • RORY DOCTOR RIVER POND

      September 25th, 2011 - 7:55pm

      he didn’t want them to get caught up in his life again. can’t believe she had her own perfume! she did tha quick! in the doctors world she isn’t even a celebrity!

    • timeisrunningout.

      September 25th, 2011 - 8:00pm

      i think we are suppose to suggest that its been 3 months, because in the first episode amy and rory were like, its been 3 months, but then the doctor in ‘ closing time’ was like my death is tomorrow.

  • Gareth Stafford

    September 25th, 2011 - 1:18pm

    As the season draws to a close and we sit back and reflect on it as a whole, I for one am a little disappointed that the whole season has not been as good as these last few episodes. Closing Time had it all – humour, scares, pathos – and surely Matt Smith’s performance of the series – bring on the Wedding!

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  • doctor dave!

    September 25th, 2011 - 11:46am

    i did like this episode, but ive got so many question for next episode, first;in series 5 the ‘the pandorica opens’there is that voice saying ‘silence will fall’ I always thought it was the silence but in a way they can hardly talk so who says that?? and also there must be a reason for madame krovein to hate the doctor so much,maybe he did somthing to her or somone else in the past?and also if river\melody kills the doctor then how come she ay somthing when he gets killed?? questions need to be answered ticktock….

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    • timeisrunningout.

      September 25th, 2011 - 7:52pm

      maybe whoever that woman is, she doesn’t like timelords, so she use’s a part timelord to kill the doctor, then she would plan to kill her..
      also the voice, it might one of her helpers saying it, cause they work for the silence..

  • Anonymous

    September 25th, 2011 - 11:09am

    If you stop the trailer at 00:18 the doctor is playing chess?

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    • whofan4ever

      September 25th, 2011 - 1:52pm

      yes with some kind of god

  • Handbot Scott

    September 25th, 2011 - 10:52am

    I feel so sorry for George, and all the other people who were upgraded into cybermen.

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  • Andy Clockwise

    September 25th, 2011 - 10:46am

    well if there was ever an episode that ran out of steam, this was it. Cybermen killed by love????? Rediculous, awful episode and if I ever see another mention of the girl who waited/couldn’t be bothered to wait – whatever – I’ll go mad. Writers have clearly run out of ideas. Can we get rid of Steven Moffat please. NO story he’s written this series has ever come close to Blink!.

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  • Anonymous

    September 25th, 2011 - 10:19am

    If River is in the suit, then she knows that she kills the doctor when she watches it in 2011, because when she tries the shoot the astronaut, she says “of course not”, because she shoots it down it will create a paradox!

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  • sadlasswithafox

    September 25th, 2011 - 10:06am

    I loved this episode, I think Craig’s character is just great and I love their relationship and ofcourse stormageddon. I would love James Corden to be the series 7 companion but I doubt it will happen. I do wish that the finale was in two part though because I can see it being a huge cramming of stuff into the last like 5 minutes.

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  • castrovalian

    September 25th, 2011 - 9:35am

    i still dont think river is still in the suit when she kills the doctor

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  • the 507th doctor

    September 25th, 2011 - 9:25am

    Tick tock goes the clock
    and what now shall we play?
    Tick tock goes the clock
    now summer’s gone away.

    Tick tock goes the clock
    and what then shall we see?
    Tick tock until the day
    that thou shall marry me.

    Tick tock goes the clock
    and all the years they fly.
    Tick tock and all too soon
    you and I must die.

    Tick tock goes the clock
    we laughed at fate and mourned her.
    Tick tock goes the clock
    even for the doctor.

    Tick tock goes the clock
    he cradled her and rocked her.
    Tick tock goes the clock
    Till river kills the doctor.

    Doctor, brave and good
    he turned away from violence.
    When he understood
    the falling of the silence.

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    • bowtiemadjacob

      September 25th, 2011 - 1:04pm

      Well now it all makes sense each episode has a BIG meaning (except the girl who waited) to the doctors death tick tock goes the clock till river kills the doc-tor

    • timeisrunningout.

      September 25th, 2011 - 8:06pm

      yeah cause thats the song it sang when river is under water

    • King of the weevils

      September 26th, 2011 - 9:01pm

      The prequel really freaked me out. Trying to get a theory into my head but I’m a bit confused about it. 🙂 looking forward to the ep though!!

  • Dr who who

    September 25th, 2011 - 9:16am

    Best episode ever love the way Craig, Sophie, Amy, and Rory are in it love the cybermen and really love the Cybermats love the ending to the episode with old character and aliens and the way episode one un folded in this episode
    The best

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  • no one

    September 25th, 2011 - 8:47am

    I didn’t think they were going to be back the daleks this series but their in the next episode!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  • The Master

    September 25th, 2011 - 8:41am

    Live Chess? The Top Of Area 52 Is A Nest For The Teradactles.

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  • Anthony Harding

    September 25th, 2011 - 8:25am

    After the likes of “Silver Nemesis” and “Earthshock” I’d have expected the Cybermen to get a better story than this.

    I think “Stormageddon” will grow to be a powerful ally.

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  • daleksean

    September 25th, 2011 - 12:55am

    on the trailer for next week on 00.17 there is the supreme dalek

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  • Will

    September 25th, 2011 - 12:46am

    Closing time was by far the best episode of the series! It was most entertaining, most intense and it had a lot of focus on the characters. I loved seeing the return of the cybermen and their lil chibi cybermats. AND IT WASNT OVERLY DARK! FINALLY! I CAN SEE IT! I look forward to episode 13. DALEKS ARE BACK!

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    • King of the weevils

      September 25th, 2011 - 6:58am

      It won’t be a big apperance though it will only be a cameo.

  • Aros

    September 25th, 2011 - 12:26am

    It is a shame that the Cybermen were used as the menace in this–they were very under used and to be honest it could have been almost any alien/creature/monster/robot instead. To shoe horn a classic Whovian enemy into such a limited role just wasn’t necessary.

    Matt Smith plays the Doctor as an alien superbly. Tennant is too good looking to have been completely convincing trying this sort of thing (although RTD never sought it from him), although Eccleston could probably have done it.

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    • Anthony Harding

      September 25th, 2011 - 8:23am

      Agreed

  • KORSAIR

    September 24th, 2011 - 11:06pm

    I loved this one I have watched better DW over the years but I def enjoyed this one…….only one complaint though I tried the shoosh on the wife, it never flippin’ worked:(

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  • Harold Saxon

    September 24th, 2011 - 10:49pm

    So are we rating series 6 pt 2 very highly,i think overall the whole season is very good,this sequel to ‘the lodger’was excellent as the original was.

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  • timeisrunningout.

    September 24th, 2011 - 10:23pm

    i’ve just realised,
    they never talk about WHY river and the doctor’s timelines are back to front ?

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    • Diane

      September 24th, 2011 - 10:29pm

      is it not just because they are both timelords?

    • spoileralert

      September 28th, 2011 - 1:41am

      they arent both timelord. The doctor is a timelord, but River is a human consieved in the TARDIS. She has no other time-lord power than regeneration

  • timeisrunningout.

    September 24th, 2011 - 10:12pm

    i think i might have worked something out

    think back to the liberary episode, river is attached to that chair, and say’s to the doctor ” you always knew i would be coming here, you knew when it was my time, my time to come to the libery”.

    he is with her til the end, but he doesn’t know her ?

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  • doctorwho

    September 24th, 2011 - 10:07pm

    ” all the times i’ve heard them words i never realised it was my silence, my death ”

    the words are silence is falling..
    silence = death
    falling = happening

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  • Diane

    September 24th, 2011 - 10:02pm

    I dont understand why river has the eye patch on in the trailer for next week??

    Does the doctor escape? I dont understand how he can when he died at the start!

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    • doctorwho

      September 24th, 2011 - 10:05pm

      i’ve have looked at a spoiler page, and all of them end up wearing those eye patch’s,
      and yes of corse the doctor exscape’s because
      a) he has signed up for 2013.

      b) he is doing the christmas special

      c) it would have been a pointless series if he did die.

      and i think might escape by him either being a ganger, river killing herself to save him, or just the plan, kill the other people first.

    • Diane

      September 24th, 2011 - 10:33pm

      i think they will have to make that a version of the doctor does die to match up with the first episode, maybe that one dies and then there is another doctor or something happens after he dies to save him. Could it not just be that in the next seasons its the doctor at an earlier age and he does die??

    • Diane

      September 24th, 2011 - 10:38pm

      i dont think river dies cause she is in jail for killing him is she not?

    • DragoWing

      September 28th, 2011 - 10:33am

      erm…., yes, but time can be rewritten, so maybe she dies, or maybe, the doctor survived in a way, cuz theres a miracle?, hahaha, ;o))

  • King of the weevils

    September 24th, 2011 - 9:58pm

    Closing time- an awesome piece of awesomeness with a lot of awesomeness!
    Matt Smiths acting was incredible and emotional the same goes to corden. I would have liked the cybermen to appear more but I can’t hate the episode just because of that. Smiths acting when he held stormy(ok Alfie then but Stormageddon or stormy is better)was incredibly moving. I cannot see tennant doing that because if he did stormys mouth would have been full of whiney rose tears. Next weeks looks…good no sorry rani it doesn’t look good no it looks…words cannot describe it.

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    • doctorwho

      September 24th, 2011 - 10:01pm

      it look’s very emotional?

    • King of the weevils

      September 24th, 2011 - 10:04pm

      no doubt it will be

    • doctorwho

      September 24th, 2011 - 10:05pm

      they always are..
      even the last part of this episode looked emotional, with river being trapped in that spacesuit, underwater

  • doctorwho

    September 24th, 2011 - 9:49pm

    i’ve just been reading they are some good comments here, and some good idea’s
    i agree with the one of the caption about ” the time lord” and why can’t it be river song ?
    very clever..
    but does anybody actully have any infomation or anything?

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    • King of the weevils

      September 24th, 2011 - 10:03pm

      Charles dickens returns

  • riversong:)

    September 24th, 2011 - 9:43pm

    you must think i’m crazy to think this, but maybe it is just an idea….

    right..
    the caption is ” an impossible astronaunt will rise from the deep, and strike the TIME LORD dead ”
    why time lord and not the doctor ?
    cause there is more then one timelord now, river ?
    and it is always about river, and now there seems to be two of them.. so why can’t one of them die ?

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  • riversong:)

    September 24th, 2011 - 9:38pm

    i’m on a roll,
    here is something to think about..

    1) in that song it says ‘ he turned away from violence, when he understood the fooling of the silence ‘.
    well what is the fooling and clearly it has something to do with violence ? maybe the violence they used on river song/melody pond, to trick the doctor..

    2) i have been reading up on something, and a part came accross saying ” 5.02? its always that time these days. all of history is happening at once ? but it can’t can it ? the answer seems, is a woman”
    guessing that is river song..

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    • TorchwoodGuy05

      September 24th, 2011 - 9:43pm

      I thought it was “the falling of the silence”.

    • riversong:)

      September 24th, 2011 - 9:47pm

      oh maybe it was, i’ll listen again!

    • riversong:)

      September 24th, 2011 - 9:48pm

      actully it might be, its hard to understand..

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