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8-12-2010 @ 4:48PM
"When I post on a forum with an international readership I don't name-check minor local celebrities and avoid making reference to things people outside my small part of the world would understand. I'd appreciate it if the article writers here did the same."Is the Odd Couple (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Odd_Couple) reference really that much of a deal breaker for you? You can't read this post because you don't know who Tony Randall (an international celebrity with decades of stage and movie work) is? - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tony_RandallIt's kind of an example of your bias that you focused so intensely on these minor references and acted as though they were monstrously obscure when they were about a play/television series that's won numerous Tony awards. Am I allowed to know that? Is it that disruptive for your reading enjoyment if I, as an example, mention something by Tom Stoppard?I don't really understand what you want out of me here. I can strip my posts of any references you might not get, I suppose, but it's impossible for me to know exactly what you do and don't know about. Wouldn't it be better to assume you're even better informed than I am?
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