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#1085782 - 06/17/15 03:40 PM How (where) to find ideas for the next script  
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Stumbled on this article

ITALIAN HEDGE FUNDER: 'Never, ever marry an American woman'

http://finance.yahoo.com/news/italian-hedge-funder-never-ever-144312002.html

had read it, then moved to the comments and found some unusual ones,
just few of them:
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american women are high maintenance and very demanding even though they offer very little. They also only want a man that is not on their level but better then them, expecting a man to not mind lowering himself to a lesser woman then what he can get. They are also extremely fat, mouthy, lazy, entitled, overly whorish women. I wouldn't be surprised if some men turned gay because of how off putting they are. Alot of american men have replaced women with porn and are happy. Imagine porn replacing an actual woman. Sad
American women win the award for the worst women of all time.

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It's well known that Italian boys never grow-up, they just get bigger...because their Italian Mamas treat them like babies their whole lives. American women don't want to become a "mommy" to their husband; they expect a partnership. I guess that's "too demanding" for over-grown babies such as David Serra.

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I agree with this guy. Vast majority of American women are arrogant, demanding, spoiled, seem to only want the "handsome, rich guy", etc. I'm an American myself; I've had a few American girlfriends, and in the end each time, I didn't have enough money, toys, etc. Okay...I only make $175k a year; not enough? What a joke! I met a Russian woman who was visiting her family in Detroit, struck up a conversation. Nope, not a mail bride; I visited her twice in Russia, she came back here twice, and then we married. And she was / IS very attractive, has a masters degree, and makes more than me. And yet, her lifestyle is so simple........and we definitely make each other happy.


I found that article inspired hidden thoughts of American males...
isn't it?

Other hand, it gives the real stories that could be turned into scripts.
As for me I used in my script some stories told by former waitress that were published in a magazine...

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#1085883 - 06/18/15 04:38 PM Re: How (where) to find ideas for the next script [Re: Alek]  
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Hey Alek,

I wouldn't bother about other peoples stories. If you concentrate on the real experiences you have had in life, and then make them interesting to others, you've got it made. smile

cheers, niteshift

#1085892 - 06/18/15 07:17 PM Re: How (where) to find ideas for the next script [Re: niteshift]  
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Originally Posted by niteshift
Hey Alek,

If you concentrate on the real experiences you have had in life,


Hm, maybe, but that's just a part of the creativity...
for example: I have doubts if author of Terminator
had that experience in his own life...
the same about Star Wars,
and what about Cleopatra? Exactly, the author didn't live in
ancient Rome/Egypt...
and so on

#1085894 - 06/18/15 07:47 PM Re: How (where) to find ideas for the next script [Re: Alek]  
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American women come in all shapes, sizes, colors, levels of education, etc. etc. I know some whom I love and some whom I cannot stand. I am guessing it is the same in the Ukraine and Italy!


Colin

I try to critique as if you mean business.....

http://colinwardmusic.com/

http://rosewoodcreekband.com/


#1085934 - 06/19/15 07:52 AM Re: How (where) to find ideas for the next script [Re: Colin Ward]  
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Next: the stories from real life could be so exciting,
that sometimes it's difficult to imagine that they could happen, but they do exist...
I used some of curious stories in my script...
I've read some memoirs of American waitress who worked in restaurants more than 20 years. Some of her stories I put into my script interweaving them into a thread of the plot.
They are curious themselves...
Just examples:
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waiters could serve different clients with....the same dish...and multiple times

or

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waiters and waitresses could make a sex just in a storeroom on the groceries, while their clients are awaiting for the ordered dishes...


I used that happenings above in one of the main script's scenes...

so, reading of papers, blogs, watching the TV news could be a source of creativity to add to your story some juicy twists

Last edited by Alek; 06/19/15 07:56 AM.

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