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al-Qa'bong
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posted 04 June 2003 02:49 AM      Profile for al-Qa'bong   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
What would be the show's name?
Who would be the main protagonists?
Is there a wacky neighbour involved?

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TommyPaineatWork
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posted 04 June 2003 02:59 AM      Profile for TommyPaineatWork     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Title: "Who's Left?"

Wacky Neighbor: "Stockwell Day"


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posted 04 June 2003 10:36 AM      Profile for Willowdale Wizard   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
"Family Socialism", but instead of the Alex P. Keaton character being a young Republican in (where did they live?) Ohio, he could be a union organiser.

some titles for consideration:

Socialism Court (i always liked ellen foley over markie post as the public defender)
Ally McSocialism
ER (50 mg socialism drip! socialism stat!)
What About Socialism?
Socialism and Grace
Socialism's Creek


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lagatta
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posted 04 June 2003 10:48 AM      Profile for lagatta     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Several cats would be involved in the story line.

How about "Auntie Maven"? Auntie would busy herself as an investigative reporter cum agony aunt. Her neighbour is a lad of Pakistani origin who works as a rose gardener for the elite in Rosedale while completing his doctorate in medieval literatures of the Muslim world (comparative, looking at Persian and Urdu works as well as Arabic ones). His brother, studying to be a business analyst, always takes him to task for his "useless" studies.

As for the cat....


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posted 04 June 2003 10:55 AM      Profile for DrConway     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Ah, the cat. An intelligent creature occasionally given to shredding the drapes.
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posted 04 June 2003 11:07 AM      Profile for Albireo     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
More importantly, which actors would play which babblers? I dare not tread that ground for fear of offending...
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Dr. Mr. Ben
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posted 04 June 2003 11:16 AM      Profile for Dr. Mr. Ben   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
I was thinking that the show's gimmick could be that every week we have a different famous right wing politician guest on the show and they are the butt of every joke on that episode. It'll be just like when we get the right wing trolls on Babble.
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clersal
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posted 04 June 2003 11:42 AM      Profile for clersal     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
And perhaps a slightly paranoid personnage who misinterprets ad nauseam. He or she is really that sweet person that occasionally shows through.
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posted 04 June 2003 11:59 AM      Profile for Dr. Mr. Ben   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Oh, and it would have to be one of those non-sitcom sitcoms that use a real location and no laugh track -- like Sports Night or Andy Richter Controls the Universe -- because laugh tracks are so bourgeois.
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posted 04 June 2003 12:08 PM      Profile for Willowdale Wizard   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
i always liked the M*A*S*H reruns without the laugh track ... it suited the black humour of the show.
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posted 04 June 2003 12:13 PM      Profile for paxamillion   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
I liked the ones in black-and-white that were shot as if they were a newsreel. The characters' interviews were quite telling.
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Willowdale Wizard
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posted 04 June 2003 12:16 PM      Profile for Willowdale Wizard   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
quote:
Is there a wacky neighbour involved?

how can there be a neighbour if we're all in cyberspace?


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lagatta
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posted 04 June 2003 12:22 PM      Profile for lagatta     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Meanwhile, Audra's train has just pulled into Union Station, after the long journey from Halifax...
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posted 04 June 2003 12:26 PM      Profile for paxamillion   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
quote:
Originally posted by Willowdale Wizard:

how can there be a neighbour if we're all in cyberspace?


That makes us all neighbours, depending on how you look at it.


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clersal
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posted 04 June 2003 12:41 PM      Profile for clersal     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Wacky neighbours. The Franksters and Frankettes. They were kind of fun in a wacky way. At least they were good natured and did they love the emoticons.
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clersal
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posted 04 June 2003 12:46 PM      Profile for clersal     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
What would be the show's name?

The Brilliant Babblers Bumble on.


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quote:
More importantly, which actors would play which babblers? I dare not tread that ground for fear of offending...

Can I play Audra??


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clersal
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posted 04 June 2003 12:47 PM      Profile for clersal     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
NO.
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posted 04 June 2003 12:54 PM      Profile for paxamillion   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
quote:
Originally posted by Performance Anxiety:

Can I play Audra??


I think she'd have to approve that.


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posted 04 June 2003 12:56 PM      Profile for Albireo     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
What about a Three's Company type scenario, with, O, say, 'lance pretending to be gay in order to room with, um, skdadl and Michelle. But who would be the nosy Don Knotts-style landlord? Who would be his horny wife?
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clersal
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posted 04 June 2003 01:01 PM      Profile for clersal     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
quote:
I think she'd have to approve that.
I hope you are joking. What a thought.

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posted 04 June 2003 01:10 PM      Profile for xrcrguy   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
quote:
But who would be the nosy Don Knotts-style landlord? Who would be his horny wife?

ooo, ooo, Markbo! Markbo!


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posted 04 June 2003 01:12 PM      Profile for paxamillion   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
quote:
Originally posted by xrcrguy:

ooo, ooo, Markbo! Markbo!

Actually, I'd consider giving PA *that* role.


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posted 04 June 2003 01:30 PM      Profile for Mr. Magoo   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Hehe! With the Muu-muu? Yikes!

Can Chris Rock play me? Sure, it's "stunt-casting", but I think he'd bring some necessary "cred".


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posted 04 June 2003 01:30 PM      Profile for Performance Anxiety        Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
"In the Optative Theatre the player can assume any role at any time, as the process demands."

- King


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posted 04 June 2003 01:32 PM      Profile for skdadl     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
quote:
Originally posted by paxamillion:

Actually, I'd consider giving PA *that* role.



Yes! A stroke of casting genius!

My favourite sitcoms for a while have been the Britcoms on PBS. The one I think would be best for babblers is Vicar of Dibley -- anyone know it?

For Geraldine, the fearless vicar, we need a bodacious babe. I think we audition Michelle, Rebecca West, andrean, and/or vickyinottawa for that part.

I wish to split with clersal the part of Mrs Cropley, the crone who cooks up utterly poisonous dishes for every village fete. I'll check some old videos for her classic recipes, but think the worst combinations of fish paste and chocolate, eg, and you'll have clersal and me down pat.

The male roles are tougher. We need a couple of loquacious but lovable bores, a farmer with bad bowels, and an unbearably pompous local squire and his lovable simpleton son.

Oh -- and the ditzy but golden-hearted gril with whom the lovable simpleton son falls in love, much to his pompous father's chagrin.

Right-wing guest stars: piece of cake. All those suggested above can visit as friends of pompous local squire. Someone can be the bishop. Someone could be the archbishop, for that matter -- or Prince Philip. The possibilities are endless.


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al-Qa'bong
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posted 04 June 2003 01:32 PM      Profile for al-Qa'bong   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
There should be some smart-ass kids, shouldn't there? And a pathetic, stupid Dad with a heart of gold?
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posted 04 June 2003 01:35 PM      Profile for xrcrguy   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
I call Woody Harrelson!!

Though my friends say I resemble Seinfeld.


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clersal
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posted 04 June 2003 01:38 PM      Profile for clersal     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Well there is SamL and Meades.
Hmm, heart of gold and stupid. Hey, we don't have stupid on Babble. Maybe we had a few visitors that might fit.

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posted 04 June 2003 02:37 PM      Profile for 'lance     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
quote:
an unbearably pompous local squire

Ahem. Though I would no have no objection to following in the footsteps of the illustrious Mr. John Ritter, still less to playing a straight man playing a gay man (if you follow), I humbly submit that I might be best cast in this role. Mwaha. Quite.


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posted 04 June 2003 02:51 PM      Profile for Tommy Shanks     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
quote:
how can there be a neighbour if we're all in cyberspace?

Oh you'd be surprised.

And I'd like Billy Barty to play me.


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OK, let's do it! Starting at 6 pm tonight, someone opens a thread regarding the new sitcom. Anyone can add the equivalent of stage directions, and if you want to play any character, just write the name in caps followed by the dialogue. EG:

The camera zooms in on AUDRA, sitting behind a big desk at a computer.

AUDRA (shocked): Those damn babblers are playing me on the internet!

(laugh track)

Suddenly ZOOT runs in, excited.

ZOOT: Audra!

AUDRA (startled): Zoot! You scared the bejaysus out of me! What's up?

etc......

let the playing begin!


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quote:
Originally posted by 'lance:

Ahem. Though I would no have no objection to following in the footsteps of the illustrious Mr. John Ritter, still less to playing a straight man playing a gay man (if you follow), I humbly submit that I might be best cast in this role. Mwaha. Quite.


I dunno, 'lance. I saw you more as the visiting billionaire broker from the City, best friend of squire and all that, but with a little more polish, yes?

You get to fund the new stained-glass window. After Geraldine almost seduces you. You'll enjoy it.

And I shall cook you a Marmite and eggplant pizza to celebrate the occasion.

PA: So sorry, but pumpkin hour is 5 p.m.


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Ah, just start it whenever you like. Maybe we could get Zoot to make our collective script into a TV episode. Then again, s/he does seem to have extremely high artistic fees...


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posted 04 June 2003 04:52 PM      Profile for Debra   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Hey what about me?
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Debra: Wanna come cook gammon and lemon-curd quiches with clersal and me?
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sounds lovely but we will of course also have to get Clersal to make her wonderful brownies.
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Yabbut we eat those off-stage. Those are just for us. Wouldn't want to spoil the necessarily sober performances (everyone else's).
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Audra clambered down from the train, carrying a heavy wicker basket. "Damn you, Otter", she hissed "couldn't you have stopped at 15 lbs?". But a kindly stranger helped her with her bags and the heavy, cat carrier basket she had inherited from a dotty great-aunt in Wales. All he could see was Otter's brilliant eyes peering through the interstices in the wicker.

As it turned out ...


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Brownies are a cookin'.
skdadl, how about lime marinated rodent ears on toast. It will make a nice entrée. Compliments of my feline family. Can't blame Jerome anymore. No proof.

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quote:
lime marinated rodent ears on toast

One of Mrs Cropley's classics. I'll be right over.


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But no, the rodent ears were not to blame for the SARS outbreak...

During her long journey, Audra had stopped off in Québec, where she was shocked to hear to the Charest government's threats to $5 a day daycare.

"Even for cats!?" she exclaimed.


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Charest's posting rights were immediatly suspended, and he instantly became the object of much vicious gossiping over on a certain other board.
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quote:
I dunno, 'lance. I saw you more as the visiting billionaire broker from the City, best friend of squire and all that, but with a little more polish, yes?

You get to fund the new stained-glass window. After Geraldine almost seduces you. You'll enjoy it.


Billionaire, hey? I like the sound of that. But you'd better strike that "almost," skdadl, or I'll pass up the production entirely, in favour of appearing in "Separate Tables" with Alan and Julie. Talk to my agent, won't you.


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posted 04 June 2003 09:22 PM      Profile for al-Qa'bong   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
I'll confess, this sit-com idea came to me over at the HRW thread. I thought, "Everybody Hates Mishei." Later, while trying to get to sleep, I had an image of Mish (a grumpy old man with a plaid shirt and suspenders, spittin' tabaccy juice all over himself), sitting on his porch with a shotgun, shooting rock salt at all his neighbours, who were in turn throwing tomatoes at Mish's house.

Yeah, I know, another show about nothing....


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Why do we refer to Mish as a he?
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Well, nobody else was saying it, so I just had to play Captain Obvious...

Name the show "Tower of Babble", of course. In the style of Fawlty Towers.


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al-Qa'bong
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posted 04 June 2003 11:48 PM      Profile for al-Qa'bong   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Who can do a silly walk?
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Oh yeah. When I walk into something, like a chair, and swear. Pretty silly walk.
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I am attempting to gradually phase out all regular walking in favour of the silly variety. Also, I run like an idiot.
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Hmm. What do idiots run like?
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Like me, of course.
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And that would be?
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Like an idiot?
This is a quiz I presume?

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Well, my nose runs and my feet smell.

Is that good enough?


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quote:
I'll confess, this sit-com idea came to me over at the HRW thread. I thought, "Everybody Hates Mishei." Later, while trying to get to sleep, I had an image of Mish (a grumpy old man with a plaid shirt and suspenders, spittin' tabaccy juice all over himself), sitting on his porch with a shotgun, shooting rock salt at all his neighbours, who were in turn throwing tomatoes at Mish's house.
Yeah, I know, another show about nothing....


In fact there are two actors I thought could play me well.

Diana Rigg or Anthony Hopkins


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quote:
Diana Rigg

(foot stamp) *i* wanted to be the one in the skin tight leather this time.


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Anthony Hopkins? I said it out loud and the cats did their Halloween pose.
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I've thought if God were to make an appearance these days, he'd look and act more like Sir Anthony than Morgan Freeman.
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posted 05 June 2003 12:51 PM      Profile for clersal     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Now look what ya done. The dog is a believer and all his fur is standing up.
My animals will be the laughing stock of the whole neighbourhood. Sheesh.

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al-Qa'bong
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posted 05 June 2003 01:05 PM      Profile for al-Qa'bong   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
For some reason I picture 'lance as looking not unlike John Steed. Do you wear a bowler, old boy?
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Ed.
Another image:

"jeff house of the Bailey."

Chateau Pomeroy, anyone?"

[ 05 June 2003: Message edited by: al-Qa'bong ]


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paxamillion
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posted 05 June 2003 01:07 PM      Profile for paxamillion   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
quote:
Originally posted by clersal:
Now look what ya done. The dog is a believer and all his fur is standing up.
My animals will be the laughing stock of the whole neighbourhood. Sheesh.

Kind of adds something to the notion of standing up for one's faith.


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paxamillion
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posted 05 June 2003 01:08 PM      Profile for paxamillion   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
quote:
Originally posted by Performance Anxiety:
"In the Optative Theatre the player can assume any role at any time, as the process demands."

- King


So....?


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'lance
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posted 05 June 2003 02:30 PM      Profile for 'lance     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
quote:
For some reason I picture 'lance as looking not unlike John Steed. Do you wear a bowler, old boy?

Sadly, al-Qa'bong, I lack his square jaw and air of genteel authority. This is me, together with the Divine Ms M.

I do, however, have a stylishly old-fashioned fedora somewhere about the place.

[ 05 June 2003: Message edited by: 'lance ]


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posted 05 June 2003 03:36 PM      Profile for skdadl     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Omigod, 'lance! You can't be Mel Gibson!

If you are Mel Gibson, I am going to have to rethink my entire life.


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Performance Anxiety
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posted 05 June 2003 03:39 PM      Profile for Performance Anxiety        Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
quote:
So....?

That means we can play each other if we want, such as in this lovely babble sitcom. eg:

PAXAMILLION: Really?! Wow! That's funny! Look - I'm playing Auntie.

(Paxamillion dons a big flowery hat and a pair of optative glasses.)

(laugh track)

AUNTIE: AUDRA! Someone is playing me!!!!!

AUDRA: I'll bet it's that ZOOT person! Trying to expand on her art!

(laugh track)

PAXIMILLION: Hi Audra! I'm the REAL Auntie - that one is "Peter Pelletier" in disguise!

(laugh track)

etc.


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posted 05 June 2003 03:41 PM      Profile for 'lance     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
quote:
Originally posted by skdadl:
Omigod, 'lance! You can't be Mel Gibson!

If you are Mel Gibson, I am going to have to rethink my entire life.


Er... thanks, skdadl. I think. But if I were Mel Gibson, I'd have to rethink my entire life. I'm reliably informed (by the Divine Ms M) that he has, shall we say, right-of-centre views.


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posted 05 June 2003 04:06 PM      Profile for skdadl     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Well, not only that, but worse! He messed up the story of William Wallace! He staged the Battle of Stirling Bridge -- without the bridge!

(The schiltron was ok, though.)

Don't you have a photo where you look like someone else? Liam? Ralph (Rafe)? Orson Welles? Please? I need to cleanse my mind.


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posted 05 June 2003 04:31 PM      Profile for 'lance     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Sorry, skdadl, I have few pictures of myself and no others on-line. You'll just have to take my word for it that in the RealWorld(tm), I look hardly anything like Mel Gibson.
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posted 05 June 2003 04:34 PM      Profile for skdadl     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Well, whew, 'lance.

Take my word for it, too: I hardly look like Ava Gardner, either.


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posted 05 June 2003 04:42 PM      Profile for 'lance     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
I know -- you look like Susanne Vega! Much more intriguing!
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posted 05 June 2003 04:46 PM      Profile for skdadl     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
We've had this conversation before, have we not? As I recall, Tres was here at the time, and gave me a link, me being culturally deprived and not knowing what Susanne Vega looks like. And I discovered that she looked good -- but alas, she is not moi, or I am not her, neither.

Listen, with the bags under my eyes, some people used to be able to sail fashionably equipped off to Europe for six months in the thirties.


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posted 05 June 2003 04:50 PM      Profile for 'lance     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
"Fly at once! All is discovered!"

Where is Tres, anyway? I miss her.


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posted 05 June 2003 04:50 PM      Profile for scrabble     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
I must tell you that it is to weep, the beauty of 'lance. It is also in the tall carriage - the wide shoulders, the whip-slender stalking gait. Did I mention he cooks and cleans? As if the dastardly smile were not enough.
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posted 05 June 2003 04:56 PM      Profile for 'lance     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
There's probably no safe reply to that, but...

Nom de Dieu. scrabble, you make me sound like a combination of Snidely Whiplash and Alan Alda. Stop it forthwith, d'you hear?


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posted 07 June 2003 05:37 PM      Profile for rob.leblanc     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
I want Steve Buscemi to play me as the occasionally appearing "on-the-run" cousin who swears a lot and ends up taking care of the kids for the weekend although he knows nothing about taking care of kids. Hilarity insues.

He doesn't really look like me, he'd have to grow a goatee and sideburns and wear glasses, but I'm very sure he can play my personality well


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