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I am surprised by all the people who think this was a bad decision by kurt sutter and who are 'quitting' the show. Killing off Opie was exactly the kind of thing that makes this show brilliant. And personally, I think they had been missing that for awhile. The show has always had bad things happen to good people - killing Hale, Half Sack and Piney, Gemma getting raped, Abel getting kidnapped. Opie was too unhappy - he needed to be put out of his misery. If you are watching this show for the warm fuzzies of your favorite characters, you are watching the wrong show!

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OK guys, we get it that you are mad that Opie was the one to go and that you feel it was the wrong decision. Opie was one of my absolute favorites too, but it is Kurt Sutter's project and brilliant creation and since I certainly do not possess the talent (nor do most of you) to create something so compelling that keeps me on the edge of my seat, it is not for me to make any judgment as to how Mr. Sutter handles his show. All I can say to those of you who quit watching simply because you didn't agree with the way the episode was written, you will be the ones to lose not Mr. Sutter.

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'll start by saying this, I began watching the show during the middle of last season and I fell head over heels in love, went out and bought seasons 1-3, and have watched each season about 3-5 times now. The show is brilliant, Kurt is brilliant.
Now enough of professing my love for the show... I'll address Gemma first. I truly believe that she's gone off her rocker... but who can blame her? She's always been driven by her need to protect her family, but Clay defied everything she believed in and still found ways to get in and nearly tear it all apart... AND HE'S STILL THERE. I don't think she attacked Ashley Tisdale's character because she still has something for Clay, I think it's more of her being so exhausted by Clay that she just can't control her anger any more. Now, there might be more to this.. but I really don't see it being her having feelings and being "jealous" rather than just her being tired of Clay purposefully hurting her and not being able to do anything about it.
Opie being the one to die began to make more and more sense to me, especially after Jax told him the truth about EVERYTHING. At that point, I kinda expected him to be the one to throw himself in.. because, well, what else does he have left? The club itself has brought so much pain to the poor man, and he even said he "doesn't think he knows how to love anything" anymore. As heartbreaking as Opie's death was (and when I say heartbreaking, I mean I was sobbing and unable to sleep last night because that's all I could think about), I do believe it was 100% necessary to push Jax to get the club through all the terrible shit it's going through.
I'll finish with this - I hope and pray this isn't going to push Jax to become the next, and maybe worse, version of Clay... I have so much hope that he'll end his reign in the right way and not become such a ruthless leader. I'll still be watching SOA every Tuesday night, as long as it doesn't give me a heart attack.

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In the last 2 seasons they have slowly made good characters story go nowhere. Gemma has become a pain in the butt, she is actually quite annoying lately. They are exaggerating Tera comparing her to Gemma and Juice is like one of the prospects. I can go on to each character not really doing anything and that includes Clay. Really the only things me and my wife tuned in for was to see what was going to happen with Jax and how Opie was going to find his new place within the club. They have really destroyed the essence of the show that I have faithfully followed since season 1.

Now that Opie is gone what am I looking for now?...to see how Jax has abandoned any hope for the better life that his character is based on as he turns into clay and Hunts pope? No. The decision to stop watching the show is pinnacled by this event but SOA has turned into nothing more than a soap with vastly unbelievable plots.

I totally saw the foreshadowing that Opie was saying goodbye but you just made future suicide on your own show.

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If this was real (i know its not) I would have tried to have Otto count as the dead SON, kind of a loop hole in Popes demands if ya think about it. He never said it had to be one of the 4 who just got inside.

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Honestly, I don't know what to say. Did not see that one coming. I kept saying to myself over and over again, no not Opie. Geez, Sutter your killing me here. Yeah, obviously this needed to happen, Jax will be different now. Not like Clay, Not like Pope, but like Jax 2.0. Get ready people, JAX is in the house. RIP Opie, will miss your lovely brooding face, your honesty, your ever abiding loyalty to Jax and to your Club. It's 2:30pm EST and I'm still in a funk. Geez, I love the SOA, but sometimes it gets to real for me. Lost a friend yesterday and I'm heart broken.

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I loved Opie, he was one of my favorites! I haven't seen the scene of his death, I was so saddened by the thought of what would occur with the fifht that after the black dudes walked in, I turned it off. I can't believe it, this has me in tears, I've grown to love these characters, damn why Opie??? I love em all wouldn't want to loose either one but if I had a choice, Tig you'd be a goner. Miss you Opie! The show will never be the same, damn!!

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So upset they killed opie,i mean im a grown man and i really got upset,wtf.

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@KYLE...
What I meant by Tig starting the chain reaction is simply him lack of control...he acted impulsively and he didnt think or wait for a direct command from Clay or Jax...This all could have been prevented...Yes CLAY and JAX are the ones who could have stopped it but they didnt cause they didnt know what Tig was up too....he is lose cannon and he need to be dealt with or put on a short leash....Honestly if he had been part of the ppl i know he wouldnt live to see the sunrise ...... i am just say that he is unreliable and he can cripple the organization really bad....

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Every week I look forward to the chills that SOA leaves me ..... Last night was the first time the show left me in tears and today I find myself moarning a character like it was my very own family member .... Now some may call me crazy and it could just be my wishful thinking but I'm not so sure Opie is truly gone .... One thing I know for sure is that sometimes nothing in Charming is the way it seems..... Does anyone recall Tara saying something about going to work at a prision and when she got the call from Jax all was said was Ok like he was sending a message or singal ...like I said I'm sure all this is just wishing thinking cause I'm havin a hard time dealing with one on my favorite character from one of my favorite shows leaving me .... But I will keep on watching and I pray that guard gets a visit from Jax real soon .......




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