Forum getting very dull

  • Mark Kempner

    Actor

    Now is it just me.....or is the forum getting a little bit boring at the moment?!!!

    C'mon posters.....lets have some "lively" debate on here please!

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  • Julie Hoult

    Actor

    Oh you naughty boy!!!! How lively do you want it?????

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  • John Eastman

    Actor

    well Mark I could not agree more, but lacked the guts to say so...

    the content has been extremely, well, dry. Almost got off the ground with the debate about being spied on in the middle of the night, several accomodation notices, which lets face it, are about as interesting as a facebook profile update, the odd question about east European actors seraching for..I forget what (and apols if any offended anyone there..but being antipodean reserve the right to offend as its part of our national make-up), and not even a whisper about 'Is acting Father Christmas a real acting job'.

    No conspiracy theories, no nasty posts about student films, perhaps the odd defence of extra work being valid, and a long surviving post from someone proclaiming good news about his career turn...and personally speaking, I dont tune in here to get excited about good news/good luck stories. (but er..good luck to him!)

    I did try to mention ep 4 of my lil cartoon about a week ago, to get some feedback (www.youtube.com/watch?v=J5S_ZUy4zKU)

    but got bumped off by several accom notices.

    I tried to respond to the interesting post about theatre critics, and ending up writing to myself.

    I hope someone corrects this situation soon. Forbes is usually good for a pithy reply, but he too has been absent of late.

    I look fwd to seeing what happens next..but not for much longer, cant afford this service for too long.

    bw

    JE

    • 15th Oct 2012
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  • Julie Hoult

    Actor

    I hope I tried to spice things up about the 'Invasion of the Bots' God I can hear the whole of CCP Yawn and I'm not surprised! But all my Invasion of the Bots stopped immediately when CCP changed their Site......I mean immediately - now its like 'Spot the Bot' - I miss them!!

    • 15th Oct 2012
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    Too tempting...

    Alright here we go....

    Jerry Sadowitz is my favourite Stand Up Comedian of the moment; for a piece he did in 1987!

    Can anyone guess why?

    Best.

    • 15th Oct 2012
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  • John Eastman

    Actor

    Stuart..

    I had no idea, so googled it, and up popped a certain clip that leaves nothing to the imagination about what he thought about Jimmy S... And he said that way back then???? Incredible.. Nice one.

    • 15th Oct 2012
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    Ta-da!

    soundcloud.com/agnes-guano/the-case-for-the-prosecution

    • 15th Oct 2012
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  • Catherine Stobbs

    Actor

    There was a casting the other day that involved a 'second round'.

    In the second round, you had to get naked with the director in order to feel 'comfortable'.

    I seemed to be the only one who noticed, I expected uproar!

    Maybe everyone is too busy waxing for their naked auditions.

    • 15th Oct 2012
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    The JS scandal is beyond belief.

    They have waited until he is dead, as it obviously doesn't just stop at JS. Doesn't it just make you wonder who he would have named?

    JS was named in Operation Ore but Tony Blair ordered a D-Notice to gag the Media.

    It's tragic!

    Best.

    • 15th Oct 2012
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    Okay , here's one that might cause cotroversy - at least get the ball rolling ? Thhis is one for people more in their 30's onwards?

    Do you find younger actors and actresses precious , facetious , obnoxious bastards?

    Look it's a wide church , don't shoot me down in flames ( yawn ) making personal remarks - maybe it's you hee heee behind hand . as happened to someone who was merely honest about their experiences , he merely made an observation when he asked something .

    Perhaps the reason it's so dull on here is because people are afraid they'll just have personal remarks set upon them because interesting debate encoutages malice. Or have people enjoyed working with younger people better? YOUNGER ONES , do you find older people impossible?

    Who knows ? maybe we can learn from this . Perhaps it's training ; I was older amidst a load of youngsters , it was hellish , and they found me hell too! Well DEBATE . It's a broad church this one - but don't moan about no-one wanting to if replies are so ungenerous and bloody petty

    • 15th Oct 2012
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    Because as someone said earlier : this isn't Facebook !

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  • Farah Sardar

    Actor

    ...Maybe it started to get boring after I began posting links to my acoustic covers!

    Well here's another one; 'The Buzzcockz -Ever Fallen in Love'

    www.youtube.com/watch?v=9YsZEXdqOc4&feature=channel&list=UL

    Don't worry Marky Poos, when you're famous you won't have to put up with these anymore. xxx

    • 15th Oct 2012
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  • Farah Sardar

    Actor

    Sorry - The Buzzcocks.

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    Good song

    • 15th Oct 2012
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  • Mark Kempner

    Actor

    Nice going Fuz.....but we need spice on this forum...it's missing!!

    Jimmy Saville or younger actors....kinda goes hand in hand...as subjects I mean!!!

    Hmmm...well OK....C'Mon......we can do better than this!! Let's get a bit more controversial.....!! I mean flat shares are fine...but not very spiced!!

    Julie's....missing her little Bot....maybe they are in a boat on a lake somewhere...ROW BOTS!!! Ha ha ha …sorry!

    C'mon you lot....or I'll reinstate my Actors grading system for some new discussion!!

    C'mon...lest get some debate going....bit more grrrr grrrr!

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    Jimmy Saville or younger actors !!! THat was terrifying but very funny!

    Seriously though , I've often wondered ; among other actors ,how much did you feel that you benefited from training - just generally the feedback of it? I'm still glad I went through the process but I found it very frustrating and I was baffled sometimes by feedback .Or those out there who haven't had training , does it matter?Can training give confidence or take it away?

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  • Jenna Sharpe

    Actor

    How about this for a debate.

    Why is the Lion King (see audition notice on forum) allowed to specify that only black or mixed race actors can apply? If the idea is that you have to be African to be in it well that's crap because someone can be mixed race and from Asia or the Caribbean... If you can sing, dance and act you should be allowed to apply. Just would like to know what their rational is because you sure as hell couldn't get away with so overtly specifying that only white people should apply.

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  • Farah Sardar

    Actor

    Mixed race is a combination. So although it may refer to people who are half Asian, Caribbean etc, they may also be half British White.

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  • Alex Oyston

    Actor

    I'm with you on that one Jenna, would love to see what outrage there was if only white people could apply!!

    I would love to be involved in such a production, and couldn't believe my eyes when I saw that you had to be black/mixed race to apply.

    Fair enough some companies want a certain type or a certain look for their production. For example, there is one that is wanting only a man/woman with ginger hair, but this is for one role, not a full cast!!

    Personally I think it's ridiculous, and would love to know their reasoning behind it.

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  • Catherine Stobbs

    Actor

    It is set in Africa and a lot of the characters have native African accents. They use puppets and masks but the actors are seen. If I remember some of the characters are white but I don't think they are currently being cast.

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