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I put down as my two favorite characters …Rick and Caroline. I said I want to see less of Liam, Wyatt, Steffy, Quinn and Dollar Bill. 

 

How can they get me to watch or enjoy the show more?

I said give Rick a storyline…quit repeating the same stories with the same characters….give us fresh new stories with other characters featured.  More of Mama and Papa Avant ..

 

As for the current pairings on the show….I gave them all a poor ratings…..LOL

 

 

Oh and which character do I dislike the most I put down Liam of course…LOL

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Waste of time. I remember when I did one for Y&R and they still perform the same f-ck ups I and countless others have pointed out. 

I remember I did Y&R's too and offered some very detailed suggestions on storylines and I remember @ajsp35801 telling me that they'd probably use a few things but change it around or give the stories to all the wrong characters and in at least one instance, I think that is exactly what they did!

 

If you're going to use an idea, at least follow the directions and follow it to its logical end.

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Waste of time. I remember when I did one for Y&R and they still perform the same f-ck ups I and countless others have pointed out. 

 

I remember I did Y&R's too and offered some very detailed suggestions on storylines and I remember @ajsp35801 telling me that they'd probably use a few things but change it around or give the stories to all the wrong characters and in at least one instance, I think that is exactly what they did!

 

If you're going to use an idea, at least follow the directions and follow it to its logical end.

Well I know that they aren't gonna use ideas from the surveys b/c it's against the law. Writers aren't allowed to take audience/outside suggestions with the potential of them being sued, but most of us want them to use our ideas! 

 

I gave a detailed survey to Y&R too and never saw any changes. That's why I quit watching and have been happy since. 

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Just know that the surveys that will matter will be W18-49. All male survey responses will likely be trashed. CBS doesn't sell daytime add on male demo. 

Quinn favorite Charlie worthless. 

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Just know that the surveys that will matter will be W18-49. All male survey responses will likely be trashed. CBS doesn't sell daytime add on male demo. 

 

Thats what I thought too but oh well still filled it out. I gave a negative rating to all of their current pairings. I hope they do get rid of most of them.

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I remember I did Y&R's too and offered some very detailed suggestions on storylines and I remember @ajsp35801 telling me that they'd probably use a few things but change it around or give the stories to all the wrong characters and in at least one instance, I think that is exactly what they did!

 

If you're going to use an idea, at least follow the directions and follow it to its logical end.

Well I know that they aren't gonna use ideas from the surveys b/c it's against the law. Writers aren't allowed to take audience/outside suggestions with the potential of them being sued, but most of us want them to use our ideas! 

 

I gave a detailed survey to Y&R too and never saw any changes. That's why I quit watching and have been happy since. 

 

 

Yeah, I know but I tried it anyway LOL.

Edited by DramatistDreamer

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Waste of time. I remember when I did one for Y&R and they still perform the same f-ck ups I and countless others have pointed out. 

 

I remember I did Y&R's too and offered some very detailed suggestions on storylines and I remember @ajsp35801 telling me that they'd probably use a few things but change it around or give the stories to all the wrong characters and in at least one instance, I think that is exactly what they did!

 

If you're going to use an idea, at least follow the directions and follow it to its logical end.

After watching the show for months, I think they used my idea from that survey on Y&R too. I explained that instead of casting new characters to give story to newmans and Abbots, why don't they just put Winters in story with them. And I'll be damned if I didn't sit through that character destroying mess with Hilary driving an Abbot/Winters story. Ruined my Hevon pairing (I like them, sue me, which was something they knew too) in the damn process. I feel like I've been trolled. 

 

 But as I told you, I knew the risk i was taking from past history.  I was had again. Same story idea. Intentionally poor execution. 

Waste of time. I remember when I did one for Y&R and they still perform the same f-ck ups I and countless others have pointed out. 

 

I remember I did Y&R's too and offered some very detailed suggestions on storylines and I remember @ajsp35801 telling me that they'd probably use a few things but change it around or give the stories to all the wrong characters and in at least one instance, I think that is exactly what they did!

 

If you're going to use an idea, at least follow the directions and follow it to its logical end.

Well I know that they aren't gonna use ideas from the surveys b/c it's against the law. Writers aren't allowed to take audience/outside suggestions with the potential of them being sued, but most of us want them to use our ideas! 

 

I gave a detailed survey to Y&R too and never saw any changes. That's why I quit watching and have been happy since. 

Well I don't know how true this is. I've heard complaints that shows have taken stories written in for one character and given it plot point for plot point to another. 

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They aren't supposed to take outside ideas. If proven to be true, they could be sued. 

 

Do I think a lot of these hacks troll forums/boards to search for ideas? Yep. Wouldn't be surprised. 

 

However, they aren't allowed to take ideas that are written in specifically to them.

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According to some Lily and cane fans, they did. The whole long lost son of kay's coming back with a child already on canvas SL. Supposedly written in for Cane but ended up being Devon. 

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I feel like Y&R does read them they just use your suggestions and write them in a garbage way. Cuz I swear suggestions I made showed up on Y&R and they were nothing like how I wanted it to play out .

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Technically, they are not going to use ideas in a way that would be recognizable but it would be impossible to state with any degree of certainty whether or not they are influenced by ideas presented on messageboards and surveys. Also, there really are no completely new ideas out there. 

 

I graduated from a M.F.A. writing program and we had a Screenplay bank where students could submit loglines and screenplays ostensibly for feedback and analysis. Students used to joke that it was a bank that was sure to get robbed i.e. ideas will be stolen, time and again. Although I don't remember any concrete instance in which someone actually had ideas stolen from the Screenplay bank yet it seemed to be a running joke.

 

I knew of a completely unrelated case in which a fellow student who told me that she just saw a preview of a sci-fi film that was shockingly similar to something she had been working on but this being sci-fi, she was convinced it was a coincidence. I myself once worked on a script, laid it aside and then a year or two later, see a film that had some elements that were similar. Not the same script, mind you but similar enough to make me put mine on indefinite pause. 

 

What I wished Y&R, Sony, P&G had done was have dedicated Writers and Directors programs (like networks do with their Primetime outfit) where prospective writers can submit scripts, resume, bio to evaluate their talent and prospective directors can submit reels and C.V.  Daytime didn't want to let any new blood with new ideas into the circle, instead content to use the same small circle of 'talent' that only go from one show to the next after they flop.  I think this is one of the biggest reasons why daytime is in the position it is now in. 

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^^^I believe you that they can't use the idea fully. But I do think they draw inspiration from them.

 

I think we have all seen viewer nicknames and "inside jokes" from message boards/social media show up onscreen. Characters often times parrot back the viewers thoughts about a character or story.

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