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My friends think Buffy is lame.

Discussion in 'Sunnydale Cemetery' started by Buffy Lover, Mar 7, 2017.

  1. Buffy Lover

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    So I LOVE Buffy the vampire slayer and I told my friends about it so they searched it up and said it looked lame and weird but I don't think so. How do I convince my friends to watch it or convince them that's it's not lame? When they said it was lame I was like your lame... lol. But they make fun of me sometimes because I like Buffy the vampire slayer.
     
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    Black Thorn
    "My friends think Buffy is lame"
    I hope you corrected them and told them Angel is lame and his hair stands straight up.
     
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    Oh sorry I meant like the whole series Buffy the vampire slayer
     
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    Zenseem Evil, skanky and kinda gay

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    Black Thorn
    Just show them this video. If they still refuse to watch Buffy then something is seriously wrong with them.

     
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    Sounds like you need new friends. Don't worry were here for you. Lol. No, I get it, my roommate thought it was a stupid show and he only saw a few scenes from a couple episodes. Some people are just stubborn and won't give it a chance. Some people might not like the first episode because it's a little outdated and very 90's. Try showing them maybe an episode from the later seasons.
     
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    Ok ! Thank you
    --- Double Post Merged, Mar 7, 2017 ---
    Thank you!!! Have any suggestions on how to get them to watch that video?
     
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    Anyanka Bunny Killer Rude and not ginger.

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    Black Thorn
    At first, I avoided it...then I was in an accident. My arm AND leg were broken, so I was basically in bed watching cable for a long time.
    FX was showing Buffy re-runs, and I grew to LOVE this show! Except S7.
    But don't mind me. :p
     
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    Geobubbles Can I play with the puppy?

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    Tie them up, torture them until they love it :p
     
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    Sineya
    My wife calls her "bimbo Buffy" so I am not getting a lot of support for the Buffy aesthetic. She did get me the DVD's of all seven Buffy seasons, all five Angel seasons and the one Firefly season, so she is not against me watching Buffy but she will not watch it herself.
     
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    My husband isn't keen, he likes Hush (I made him watch it) and he's seen Doppelgangland (it was on the TV while I was flicking through channels) but he hates OMWF with a passion. I think he'd be ok watching one or two episodes but he'd never sit and binge it.
     
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    Black Thorn
    Watch it together. If people don't like the concept of something they're unlikely to bother trying it for themselves. If you put a few episodes on when you're in the same place they'll be able to form an opinion.

    They still might not give it a fair chance or genuinely not like it. We all have different tastes. Just because everyone here appreciates the greatness of Buffy doesn't mean the rest of the world does.
     
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    That's perfect! I hope they don't leave to go hang out with a slimy demon though lol
     
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    Sineya
    My missus watched all of BtVS/Ats with me as they aired in the Uk. But where I am still an addict, she has no real interest in the shows now.
    Occasionally she will sit & watch an episode with me, but only if there is nothing else on. (She thinks Buffy has a funny shaped nose :eek: )

    Put a Firefly repeat on though & she's there!
     
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    Dont mind. Even a lot of Buffy fans think more or less the same. This board is the perfect proof. ;)
     
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    It's the first season and the funny name that really puts people off and paints their view on Buffy, shame :(

    I used to avoid Buffy as much as I could, until I saw the first two episodes back to back because I had nothing better to do, I was hooked and to this day consider it a happy accident.

    She does have a funny shaped nose, I find it cute :oops:
     
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    Sineya
    I'm lucky I have 2 friends that like Buffy, however, I do get comments about being on Buffy forums as well as liking Buffy. But, I say pffffff. Sod them. I don't care if I like different stuff to mainstream all the time. Everyone is different and be proud. If you are looking for episodes to get them sucked in I'd go for slightly standalone episodes like Hush and not Passion as Passion is much more intense if you are already into the show. Just my opinion.
     
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    Sineya
    My housemate was anti-buffy, "so lame, crap ," etc all came from his mouth. But, living with me involves a certain amount of buffy viewing. And i'd strategically place an episode on when I knew it would catch his eye. It was s4 of buffy he said "wow, thanks for getting me to watch this" and he was straight into Angel. Never got him to even consider dollhouse, but Firefly was a fave.



    Hush is a very good suggestion from others and just a great episode. My housemate loves OMWF, but i can see how it is hit and miss. Conversations with dead people is a conversation starter. Doomed, something blue, selfless, bad girls/consequences, tabula rasa - stand alone types or short arcs are easy and fun. pick your ep for your audience
     
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    Yes, Buffy and Angel are considered high art, well acted and well written with strong underlying themes unlike say a more accessible show like CSI. Same episode each week with poor acting. That's okay. Not everyone will understand Gucci or Versace, but most people understand Old Navy.
     
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    I think most Buffy fans experience this to some degree. I used to try to convince people who were dismissive of it, but now I don't bother. If someone is that narrow minded to not even try it before crapping on it, then it's their loss. That's how I feel about most things I like nowadays.
     
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    I think loving a show really depends on the right time and the right place. Binge watching and weekly waiting make dramatically different first experience. Sometimes I envy those who watched when Buffy's first aired so much it chokes me.. but sometimes I think I got the better deal, with no pausing thoughts and such :D And I've sold it to some of my friends and they really do like it (though none of them as crazed as me :(), I think the key is NO PRESSURE, people like their free will. If they like it, that's great. If not, well, their loss.
    That will do, too
     
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