How has the Simpsons influenced your behaviour?

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How has the Simpsons influenced your behaviour?

Post by Meteorite » Thu Apr 18, 2002 6:27 am

I'm not talking about saying "D'oh" everytime something goes wrong, I'm talking about the way you think.

I ask this because last night, I was staying at my cousin's house for dinner.  Fortunately for me, my mum saw that my aunt was preparing a lamb roast and told her that I won't eat lamb.  I ended up with chicken instead of lamb.

But it got me thinking, why?  I eat just about any meat there is, but not lamb.  My guess is that when I was younger, I saw the ep 'Lisa the Vegetarian' and the fact that eating lamb was wrong somehow stuck with me.

What about you?
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Re: How has the Simpsons influenced your behaviour

Post by Craig_Fotheringham » Thu Apr 18, 2002 9:22 am

Wow, that is strange. I can't say that the Simpsons has influenced me in any way.
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Re: How has the Simpsons influenced your behaviour

Post by Archonix » Thu Apr 18, 2002 10:45 am

I don't think it influenced me in to changing in any particular way.  It did help me be a lot more comfortable with my personality though. :)  Well, I did start my writing "career" because of it, so that has to be a good thing.

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Post by Marco » Thu Apr 18, 2002 11:46 am

I'm sure it changed me, maybe more than i can think of. I'm not sure how or why, but i know that  %4) had a lot to do with it.
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Re: How has the Simpsons influenced your behaviour

Post by SirMustapha » Thu Apr 18, 2002 12:19 pm

I'm not sure how or why, but i know that   had a lot to do with it.


The very same applies with me. ;)

I think that The Simpsons helped me to get more mature. I started watching it when I was 13 or 14, and I sure started getting another vision of stuff. I remember the first episode I saw seriously was Lisa's Wedding, and that transformed me into a real Lisa fan. I started admiring her character and learnt a lot with it: I even identified myself with her. But overall, The Simpsons gave me a more mature and insightful mind. I gained a very critic view of the stuff that surround me, and even, acquired a cruel sense of humour. :D
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Post by Daniel_Walkinshaw » Thu Apr 18, 2002 2:42 pm

I think the Simpsons was a route to obsessiveness for me. I'm a fanatic with many things.
Its influenced me in many ways.. I watched The Simpsons when I should have been working.
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Re: How has the Simpsons influenced your behaviour

Post by Sheana_Molloy » Thu Apr 18, 2002 3:04 pm

Alex!  Hello! :)

Hmmm....influence on my life?  Well, there's that portion of my brain that's been given up to remembering nothing but countless quotes, references, scenes and characters. %1)  But actual influence?  It gave me my obsessive love for wit, satire and spoofs.  It helped push my creativity and imagination to a whole new level (like it needed the help :D).  And, it got me interested in animation and cartooning.
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Re: How has the Simpsons influenced your behaviour

Post by aoifestorm » Thu Apr 18, 2002 6:28 pm

One way that the Simpsons has influenced my life is that many Simpsonisms have found their way into my vocabulary.
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Re: How has the Simpsons influenced your behaviour

Post by IDPStan » Thu Apr 18, 2002 8:25 pm

I used some of the phrases like "D'oh" and "get bent" and stuff but apart from that not really. Oh and the writing OFF fanfic but thats another thing entirely...
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Re: How has the Simpsons influenced your behaviour

Post by jenny » Thu Apr 18, 2002 8:58 pm

The Simpsons made me start writing. So you all know who to blame now.
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Post by Leanne » Thu Apr 18, 2002 10:11 pm

Well, I think that actually lately I've been trying to bring my grades up more. I don't know if that has to do with something with me wanting to be as smart as SS Bob or something...
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Post by L to the eanne » Thu Apr 18, 2002 10:15 pm

uh yeah that was actually my answer up there. but i forgot to log in. D'OH!!
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Re: How has the Simpsons influenced your behaviour

Post by Stretch_Dude » Thu Apr 18, 2002 10:29 pm

It helped shape my warped sense of humor, as well as getting me interested in writing and making me want to embark on a cartoon-related career...so I'd say "Yes, The Simpsons has immensely influenced me." ;)
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Post by Marco » Fri Apr 19, 2002 5:43 am

... i forgot to say they had me start drawing, a hobby that probably saved me from a lot of bad things. ;D
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Re: How has the Simpsons influenced your behaviour

Post by c_nordlander » Fri Apr 19, 2002 9:05 am

If not for the Simpsons, I would never have got interested in fanfiction. If I hadn't been interested in fanfiction, I would never have gone to Adam's old site. If I'd never gone to Adam's site, I wouldn't have started writing fanfic and I wouldn't have been part of the original unholy coven who started the Club. If I hadn't been part of the club and its chat meetings, I would never have met a certain talented, but by then rather obscure, writer/comic book artist named Graham Dawson. And the rest is the oldest history of them all.

I *could* start talking about the fact that "The Secret War of Lisa Simpson" made me an army nutter, but that's too painful. Suffice it to say, sometimes when I face a challenge and pass it successfully, I even use Lisa's triumphant line: "You said I couldn't, but I could, and I did, and I could do it again, let's do it again!"
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