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Re: Mary Sues
Reply #1 - Sep 3rd, 2010 at 6:36pm
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Hi K-k,

what I find funny is that half of the characters of just about any movie or TV show come out as Mary Sues.  Grin

And a great many fictional characters as well  Grin Grin Grin
  
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Reply #2 - Sep 9th, 2010 at 8:52pm
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Oh Bugger. Angry

Ed Straker is a Mary Sue.. and I didn't write/invent him. On the other hand Rachel most definitely isn't.

Phew.. at least I am doing something right!! Wink

So..Ed.. the blue eyes have to go, as does the hair, and the suits and the physique.. (crap!) Sad
You can no longer run the studio .. or SHADO..or be a Commander of a Secret organisation...oh.. and get rid of the car. Shocked

Sorry.
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Reply #3 - Sep 10th, 2010 at 4:55am
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he he

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Reply #4 - Sep 10th, 2010 at 7:07am
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HEY!!! There's an idea for  a challenge.

Write a story with your favourite UFO charcter ( I was going to say Straker ... But I thought of you, Matt!) as a Non-Mary-Sue!!

Ginny... fat, incomptetent, short hair. Dresses in Asda clothes. three kids, all in trouble with the police. Secret drinker ( gin)

Straker. bald, wrinkly, inept. Drives a ..? ah yes, drives a Peugeot 306, 03 numberplate in that revolting shade of puce that was so fashionable once.
and wears suits from Tesco. gave up smoking three years ago and has trhat sanctimonious attitude that only a non-smoker can have!

Paul Foster... easy... gay.. but utterly utterly camp with it.

Alec?.............. Someone else have a go? Cheesy
  

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Reply #5 - Sep 10th, 2010 at 7:15am
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Hi Louise,

but we had them all, hadn't we?

William Conrad as Cannon
Gordon Jackson as Cowley (now if that isn't a non-Mary-Sue version of Straker I'll eat my hat!  Grin )
Robson Greene as Hill
etc..

There were quite a few anti-hero-heroes out there.

However, the thought alone of what would happen if someone forbade smoking (and drinking) on SHADO premises from one day to the next is indeed daunting  Smiley
  
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Reply #6 - Sep 10th, 2010 at 7:20am
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Drat. I now have this image of a bald Straker trying to fasten trousers over a paunch. and wearing a grubby stained tie with beige raincoat.

(Old people wear fawn, beige, ecru!)

How on earth can I write a serious torture scene with that image.
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Reply #7 - Sep 10th, 2010 at 7:23am
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Hi Louise,

you are absolutely hilarious.

The idea isn't a bad one, but I would be afraid that everyone gets a so total case of writer's block upon such a challenge that I fear it's no-go area...  Wink
  
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Reply #8 - Sep 10th, 2010 at 7:26am
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Quietly smirking here;

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you are absolutely hilarious.

 
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Reply #9 - Sep 10th, 2010 at 12:45pm
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ROTFLMAO! Cheesy

Somehow I just can't get my head around that, even Paul! Grin
  

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Reply #10 - Sep 10th, 2010 at 4:42pm
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I knew it! So for him smoking is not a vice! Grin

Great detective work K-k! Smiley
  

What do you mean, we're out of coffee!
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Reply #11 - Sep 10th, 2010 at 5:24pm
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Lightcudder wrote on Sep 10th, 2010 at 7:20am:
Drat. I now have this image of a bald Straker trying to fasten trousers over a paunch. and wearing a grubby stained tie with beige raincoat.

(Old people wear fawn, beige, ecru!)

How on earth can I write a serious torture scene with that image.
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Easy: He threatens to strip off to reveal a tiny lurex G-string unless the information is immediately forthcoming Cheesy
  
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Reply #12 - Sep 10th, 2010 at 5:32pm
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Hi,

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Easy: He threatens to strip off to reveal a tiny lurex G-string unless the information is immediately forthcoming


Oh. My. God.

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I am seriously having trouble here. Can't breathe. Laughing SOOOOO hard. Imagining a bald, paunchy Ed Straker, nekkid 'xept for a gold lurex G-string.

CROWING with laughter!!!

"Miss Ealand, a full G-string on Alec please!"

Doubled over.

Helpless.

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Reply #13 - Sep 10th, 2010 at 5:50pm
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And i am trying to make Mushroom rissotto with that new image in my head. shuddering here.

really really shuddering.


Euuuuggggghhhhhhh...... Shocked

  

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Reply #14 - Sep 13th, 2010 at 9:02pm
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Lightcudder wrote on Sep 9th, 2010 at 8:52pm:
Oh Bugger. Angry

Ed Straker is a Mary Sue.. and I didn't write/invent him. On the other hand Rachel most definitely isn't.


What was his number Louise? "Matt" was a 38, not unexpected for a Mary Sue by design. Wink
  

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