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LilJen

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  1. LilJen

    S01.E07: The Wedding

    Newish viewer (Netflix only so far, and some spoilers from youtube because I'm pathetic). Since there is no thread for haikus or other parodies, I need to put one here. From Jamie's POV: Forced to wed Claire. . . but "WON THE F*CKING LOTTERY!" <heart bursts> Pearls. "Precious."
  2. LilJen

    Geillis Duncan

    New watcher. I think Geillis needs a haiku I <heart> BPC. Kill husband, kill Doug's wife, bear babe for Scots. . . oops! Burnt!
  3. I defy Jill to call this man anything other than the manliest of men. He's welcome to wear "women's clothes" anytime, thank you very much. (Haven't yet persuaded my husband to dress similarly. . . he has VERY nice thighs and calves. . . .)
  4. LilJen

    S02.E13: Dragonfly in Amber

    I kind of laughed at the idea that Jamie was paying attention to Claire's menstrual cycles. It's just so. . . Sensitive New Age Guy. (okay, it's a song from the 1980s and mentions Walkmans.)
  5. LilJen

    S02.E05: Untimely Resurrection

    What I can't understand is, back in the episode when Claire told Jamie everything, she didn't include, "And the damndest thing is--you're not gonna believe this--BJR is the direct ancestor of Frank! I mean, how f'ed up is that?" (or if she didn't remember it in that moment, when she *did* remember it, pre-Wentworth, she should have told him). So that this info wouldn't "suddenly" come out and cause a rift. Sigh. Show, you're ticking me off. Claire, you're ticking me off.
  6. LilJen

    S02.E02: Not In Scotland Anymore

    It feels like this show has jumped the shark. They spent the first season in relatively humble clothing, camping a lot, in peril a lot, and ended at the almost-broke estate. . . and now they're wearing fancy silk clothing and hobnobbing with the Paris elite? Plus Claire's waxing and waning pregnancy looks are taking me out of it completely. She'll look about 7-8 months along in her dressing gown and then loses about 4 months of baby when she's dressed to go out into town. Be consistent, costume people! Oh, and the final thing: They're walking around their house talking openly about their faking-their-Jacobite-allegiance ploy. Servants all around to listen in and spread that info to anyone who will listen. Seems completely unrealistic and utterly stupid.
  7. Well, they *are* a fairly undereducated family. . .
  8. LilJen

    Jill & Derick Dullard: Counting On (Donations)

    I can only wish they are all wearing orange to protest gun violence. . . “Anybody, someone out there, help! Rescue me! (And Yaaay.)” Used to work on a professional peer-reviewed orthodontics journal here. Read everything. Relapse (reversion towards presurgical status) is pretty common with orthodontic surgery. The more dramatic/severe the surgery, the greater the likelihood of some amount of relapse. It just isn’t perfectly predictable. Surgeons usually take this possibility into account when carrying out surgery. It could be a crappy surgery, total lack of following post surgical directions on Derick’s part, or some of both.
  9. LilJen

    Jill & Derick Dullard: Counting On (Donations)

    Thank you! That was a thing of beauty. . . And a good example of how fundamentally boring these people are. “I feel like I got to know Austin a lot better today” is really the best footage TLC could get?
  10. LilJen

    Joy and Austin: This One Time At Family Camp

    I think we can all be pretty sure she's happier than Josiah and Lauren, just based on current photographic evidence. Unless J&L just photograph incredibly, incredibly badly.
  11. I know Jill's answer to "who shall wear the starry crown?" <cough> <barf emoticon> (not a crown for godliness but for self-centeredness)
  12. LilJen

    Jill & Derick Dullard: Counting On (Donations)

    Trust me. I need a laugh.
  13. LilJen

    Jill & Derick Dullard: Counting On (Donations)

    Please, someone find this clip for me. I have never seen it!
  14. He’s awfully thin, too, which adds to the impression that he’s about 8 feet tall.
  15. “It’s incredibly common” sounds even worse now. Because in their circles it might just be true.
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