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annabanana Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-09-07 05:27 AM
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YAY! *A really good way to help the writer's on strike!*
Edited on Sun Dec-09-07 05:39 AM by annabanana
(And give some positive feedback on the shows you are missing at the same time)

Firedoglake has put up a page that lets you write to each show's producers asking them to come back to the table.

http://firedoglake.com/wga/index.php/write/compose/sent

I miss (or will miss)

The Office
30 Rock
Scrubs
Life
Chuck

(OK I'll let you take it from there... It seems I watch more TV than I thought I did . . :blush: )

For some reason The Daily Show and the Colbert Report aren't on the list, but that's OK... I've been sending letters on them every couple of days anyway.)
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annabanana Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-09-07 07:28 AM
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1. (note) : Please pass this link around!. . . . n/t
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Booster Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-09-07 09:44 AM
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2. This is an important post. Until we, the people, start complaining
about reruns, fill-in crap on tv, etc., the big bad corporations will not bargain fairly with the writers. Bottom line for the corporations in money, which equals ratings. Come on, people, write them and compain. Without the writers these big networks are a mass of untalented CEO's who couldn't write a love letter if their life depended on it.
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toadzilla Donating Member (814 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-09-07 09:47 AM
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3. kick!
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B Calm Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-09-07 09:54 AM
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4. Done! I added a few choice words of my own, asking them why they
hate labor. I then said people will start calling you cheap labor cons if you don't negotiate a contract soon!
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Kajsa Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-09-07 09:55 AM
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5. Thanks, Anna.

The producers need to come to the table with
an offer of fair wages and compensation for
the writer's work.

Without the writers, there are no shows!

Shows I will miss are,

Boston Legal
Men in Trees
Pushing Daisies
and
Ugly Betty( there's a lot more to this show than first meets the eye)

Thanks again, for posting this.

:hi:

PS- When is 'Lost' coming back- or is it?
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blondeatlast Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-09-07 10:06 AM
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6. My family misses: Ugly Betty and Monk.
For at least two hours a week, except meals, we can get together to relax and have some great laughs.

Go, writers! Union, YES!
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annabanana Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-09-07 11:45 AM
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7. I've never seen Ugly Betty. . .
But I find Monk hysterical..


(Can we get some recs here?)
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blondeatlast Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-09-07 12:03 PM
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8. Done. Ugly Betty is a love it or hate it kind of show.
I practiced my Spanish by watchiug telenovelas and it's reamrkably true to that genre. I was an America Ferrerra fan from "Real Women have Curves" so when this was announced I had to take a peek and loved it from the start.

Monk is indeed hysterical; a sure way to get the 3 b@l's together is the Monk marathons!
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Pastiche423 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-09-07 01:21 PM
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9. Thank you much!
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annabanana Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-09-07 02:10 PM
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10. It is a fun and easy way to get your 2 cents in... about the shows AND
about the strike!
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Luminous Animal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-09-07 02:46 PM
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11. Kick! Democrats need to support the writers!
The demands of the union are more than reasonable. I usually watch the shows that I like online. Since the strike, I've watched none of them. I'm getting really good at sudoku though!
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annabanana Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-10-07 07:27 PM
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12. kickers!. . . nt
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RB TexLa Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-10-07 07:28 PM
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13. What if you want the writers to get what they want but don't want the garbage they write back on TV?
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