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I know I rarely hit this board, so if this has already been mentioned, please ignore me, but my friend showed this to me, and I think it's a little ridiculous.

There's a thread on the "Wicked" movie imdb.com forum discussing how A-list actresses [not Broadway performers] should be cast in the movie because "this is a MOVIE, not a PLAY!!!"

Excuse me? The poster goes on to say that he/she doesn't even believe they need to be able to sing well.

When my friend told me about it, I assumed it was a joke/troll, but looking at it... I don't know. People legitimately feel that way about movie musicals, that Broadway performers should be forbidden from being cast?

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I don't think they'd cast someone like that. They'd get lynched. And quite rightly. lol

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I know I rarely hit this board, so if this has already been mentioned, please ignore me, but my friend showed this to me, and I think it's a little ridiculous.

There's a thread on the "Wicked" movie imdb.com forum discussing how A-list actresses [not Broadway performers] should be cast in the movie because "this is a MOVIE, not a PLAY!!!"

Excuse me? The poster goes on to say that he/she doesn't even believe they need to be able to sing well.

When my friend told me about it, I assumed it was a joke/troll, but looking at it... I don't know. People legitimately feel that way about movie musicals, that Broadway performers should be forbidden from being cast?

8O


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xxstagekiss wrote:
I know I rarely hit this board, so if this has already been mentioned, please ignore me, but my friend showed this to me, and I think it's a little ridiculous.

There's a thread on the "Wicked" movie imdb.com forum discussing how A-list actresses [not Broadway performers] should be cast in the movie because "this is a MOVIE, not a PLAY!!!"

Excuse me? The poster goes on to say that he/she doesn't even believe they need to be able to sing well.

When my friend told me about it, I assumed it was a joke/troll, but looking at it... I don't know. People legitimately feel that way about movie musicals, that Broadway performers should be forbidden from being cast?

8O


Stop clutching those pearls so hard. they'll break.


Excuse me? I don't mean that in a rude way, I legitimately don't know what you're referring to.

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I comprehend what the term means; I was referring to what in my original post makes you think that's what I was exhibiting. I was expressing my surprise, yes, but I don't think I said anything melodramatic or over the top, thank you. In fact, I believe that you telling me to "stop clutching those pearls" is far more melodramatic than me asking if people have heard of others that share the opinion of the poster in the original thread I described.

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xxstagekiss wrote:
I comprehend what the term means; I was referring to what in my original post makes you think that's what I was exhibiting. I was expressing my surprise, yes, but I don't think I said anything melodramatic or over the top, thank you. In fact, I believe that you telling me to "stop clutching those pearls" is far more melodramatic than me asking if people have heard of others that share the opinion of the poster in the original thread I described.


Yeah, agreed. It was totally uncalled for. Some people think that just because they've been here longer, and have more posts than you, they're entitled to talk down to you. It's so silly. It makes me laugh.

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xxstagekiss wrote:
I comprehend what the term means; I was referring to what in my original post makes you think that's what I was exhibiting.


It's IMDB. Being incredulous over something posted at IMDB is like freaking out that a baby pooped in a diaper.

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I comprehend what the term means; I was referring to what in my original post makes you think that's what I was exhibiting.


It's IMDB. Being incredulous over something posted at IMDB is like freaking out that a baby pooped in a diaper.


Just say that then. Don't go out of your way to sound snippy. Lex is a sweetheart, she doesn't deserve that.

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The Very Angry Woman wrote:
xxstagekiss wrote:
I comprehend what the term means; I was referring to what in my original post makes you think that's what I was exhibiting.


It's IMDB. Being incredulous over something posted at IMDB is like freaking out that a baby pooped in a diaper.


Some people are relatively new here. What you just said ("being incredulous ... a diaper"), well I did not know that since I'm pretty new. Be tolerant, please, no-one's supposed to know everything in the whole world. You could've just said that in a calm way in the first place.

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People are getting upset about what TVAW says?!?!

Why?

Nearly everything that comes out of her mouth is sarcasm... like... it's so blatently clear.

I laughed hysterically at everything she said.

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