Writers Guild Strike

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  1. Daecu

    Daecu Senior Member

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    Whats your take on the strike? How long do you think it will last and what have you noticed it affecting already? No new Stephen Colbert Show :(

    Info: The last strike occured ~1988

    it lasted for 22 weeks and the industry lost ~ 500 million dollars.


    I personally predict it to go on longer than 22 weeks -_-
     
  2. `sparks

    `sparks Jcoca

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    I dont watch TV that much...doesnt really affect me. Only downside is the GF will be bothering me instead of watching greys anatomy...
     
  3. ShneakySquirrel

    ShneakySquirrel Well-Known Member

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    I don't watch TV. Besides, the Writers Guild is a bunch of liberals that corrupt the minds of our youth, with very riskay things about sex.
     
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    My uncle is in the writers guild.
     
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    Your point being?
     
  6. XxCarbinexX

    XxCarbinexX Well-Known Member

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    It's more of an inside joke.
     
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  8. XxCarbinexX

    XxCarbinexX Well-Known Member

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    Well your avatar is annoying me. Take it off. Now.
     
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    I think it good that they are taking a stand against the money men....good luck to them, and I hope they get the appreciation/share of the profits they deserve.
     
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    CarpeDiem Well-Known Member

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    The definitely deserve more than they're getting. They're responsible for the entire content of the shows and should get more respect. Just wish it would be over sooner or else all my shows like House, The Office, and Colbert Report are going to be gone...
     
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    im unhappy because it could be the end for house, heroes, PB and 24 until its over. Im hoping they will learn from the past, and get it over with faster
     
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    I think they have every right to do this. If you know anything about screenwriting you would know that they MAYBE, MAYBE get 1-2 scripts even ACCEPTED (Which means they get paid). And most of the time its only 1, unless you're a big shot. Now if they even get 1 in, that script isn't going to pay the mortage for very long, so most of them have second jobs, again "unless you're a big shot." They need every cent of money, so they have no room for "cuts" from big coporations.
     
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    House is running low on episodes.

    stupid writer's strike. :(
     
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    I think they're greedy jerks. Lots of people have already lost their jobs because their mansions aren't big enough.
     

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