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February 23 2008

Questions accepted for moderator at the Paley Buffy Reunion. If you have a burning question you would like answered at the Paley Buffy Cast Reunion now is your chance. It says to get your questions in no later than March 10th.

Submitted a question. I know there is probably a ratio of 1:1 million that it will be asked, but why not chance it?
Let's please submit some great questions. I can't tell you how inane some of the questions asked at last years Comic-Con were. Some thought provoking questions would be nice.
Oh dear. Now I hope mine wasn't inane.
I hope nobody else asked my "if you could be a tree" question. *crosses fingers*
So how long is a panel going to last? At least a week, right? That's what they are going to need.
I think an hour.
gossi, you keep saying that, but I haven't been able to find any true time limit on the panel. Where are you getting your info?
TamaraC Shadow giggles Sorry. Totally OT, but...I just heard Dawn when I read the beginning of your post. "I so did not! You keep saying that."

My head is in a very strange place right now.

On the other hand...keeping it topicy...

How on Earth That Was are they going to be able to get anything done in an hour? I mean...Ya've got Joss and 10 stars. Gonna take at least...15 minutes to introduce them all and get a very quick "What are you up to now?" synopsis from them. Plus David's recorded message.

Then questions. And...what? "A question for the panel as a whole" or "This question is for Nicholas" kind of thing? How do you get a question answered by one person without nine others interjecting?

And how many people are going to ask "So when's the Buffy movie going to come out?"

SIGH
The reason gossi keeps saying the panel will be an hour is probably because, historically, the Paley Festival panels go like this: they show an episode, then there's an hour-long panel :) The moderator has gone through all the submitted questions beforehand, so there are no duplicated questions and no direct questions from the audience. Sometimes the moderator asks his/her own questions and sometimes the people on the panel start asking each other questions or just teasing each other. What *I* want to know is if SMG really donated those donuts to the Mutant Enemy Picket Day at Fox :) I guess if I could put a single question to the group, it would be, now knowing the phenomenon "Buffy" became, would any of them have done anything differently? But alas, I will not be there ...
ShadowQuest, I am whiny and sarcastic quite a bit so the Dawn comparison is probably not to far off. :)

Thanks, shapenew.
But are you a giant, T?

Maybe they will skip the episode and go straight into the moderated Q&A?

I do feel sorry for some of the people buying tickets to this off eBay. They're going for thousands of dollars. I get a feeling some of those people believe this event is a convention.
Dude.

Much as I love the 'verse, if I had a thousand dollars there are many other things I'd spend it on first. Rent, gas, bills, groceries, dentist...

Unless, ya know, I was guaranteed a seat on someone's lap at the table, then I might reconsider.

Eee. Ya don't think Joss is gonna announce "This is the end," do you? Like...an official end to the Buffy'verse - the comics will run until the end of the year, and then...poof! No more Buffy and the Scoobs, no more Angel and the Fang Gang.





Naaaah.
Joss is a fatalist who doesn't believe in endings for his work. Go figure ;)

There's at least another few years left of Buffy comics. I don't think we're even a third of the way through season eight yet.
In the past, PaleyFest events have gone like this: screening of a episode or clip show (some shows bring a gag reel or something extra like that), approx. 45-60 minute moderated Q&A which is then opened up to audience questions.
Yeah, essentially the Paley events last about two hours total, including the episode (or episodes if it's a half hour series) shown. If the event starts at 7:30, it's over by 9:30.
They're going to need a panel to choose questions for the panel. I feel a little weary already because it's like hitting MegaMillions. Oh well. Puts on thinking cap
*snicker* Clicked on the link, now they have the character's name next to each actor. Nicholas Brendon looks like "XanderRosenberg" lol

I know I have a lot of things I'd like to ask, but at the moment it seems like all of them are hiding.
The question I'm submitting is the Question to end all Buffy Reunion questions. I'm sure it's going to be asked, since everybody is going to ask it.
There's at least another few years left of Buffy comics. I don't think we're even a third of the way through season eight yet.
gossi | February 23, 05:56 CET


Plus a season 9 has already been announced too.
OK so what do we think is going to be shown as an episode, or do we think that it will be a montage.... or is that OT??? I can't think of a question though! I hate that... I think I'm going to have to watch all seven seasons.... ;)
On a scale of 1 to 10, how batshit crazy great is the fandom?
11

I suspect by the time all the participants have finished telling each other how much fun they had working on Buffy, how great Joss writing was and patting each others backs for work well done, there will be time only for one question, 'so will there be a Buffy movie ?' everybody responds in unison - Never say never, and then they all head towards the exit.

Still looking forward to seeing it on dvd and/or Youtube though.
The question I'm submitting is the Question to end all Buffy Reunion questions. I'm sure it's going to be asked, since everybody is going to ask it.

Oh totally, who doesn't want to know what happened to Miss Kitty Fantastico, right ?

"Was there actually some sort of ... connection between Ben and Glory ?"
"Shag, marry, kill. Brad Pitt, HRH Queen Elizabeth II, Sarah Michelle Gellar ?"
"Favourite pie ?"
"What's the most recursive question you've ever been asked ?"
"Favourite prime numbered President of the United States ?"
"Does Morgan Freeman really have super powers ?"
"Would you actually like to teach the world to sing in perfect harmony or does that sound pretty laborious, dull and largely thankless ?"
"If all history is relative there can be no such concept as being: discuss"

And i'd save these in case I needed to commit "suicide by crowd":

To Joss: "Why oh why do you write such strong female characters ?"
To Joss: "Come on, you can tell us - Who did Buffy really love more, Spike or Angel ?"

I suspect by the time all the participants have finished telling each other how much fun they had working on Buffy, how great Joss writing was and patting each others backs for work well done, there will be time only for one question, 'so will there be a Buffy movie ?' everybody responds in unison - Never say never, and then they all head towards the exit.


So young and yet so cynical. And absolutely right as well. That's how I see the event as happening too.

It'll still be bloody cool to see the gang back together. I suspect my fandom heart will go pitter patter at the sight of them on stage.
jpr made me laugh out loud.
Simon, me cynical ?, perish the thought, I am sure that there will be time for an in depth discussion of all the 144 episodes of BtVS.

Saje, for any actors and/or writers some of those questions should be labeled "suicide by answer",
"Come on, you can tell us - Who did Buffy really love more, Spike or Angel"
trying to give a thoughtful answer is guaranteed to make half the fans dislike you, and once the answer have gone around the internet and been 'interpreted' a couple of times, their families, significant others, friends and cats will hate you too.
I vote for Saje for panel moderator.
Arm the crowd with meats and various vegetables, and it could really be a party. :)
jpr, but look on the bright side: for some of the people on that stage, there are a significant number of those fans, families, significant others, friends and cats who already hate them for one reason or another (or none at all, but I am so not going there this morning...)
As a nut on both abckstory and parallell hsitory, I think I'll send them aquestion tot he effect of ; Do actros/writers with your anmes, faces,a dn career arcs exist in the Buffyverse and if they ever met your character how would they get along? Not that I'd expect it to be asked (with James and KRistine not there, Amber 's probably the only genre reader on stage besides Joss, whom Numfar woudln't like much) but just to satsify my own ego.

ShadowQuest gossi buffyfanatic; a very small part of me would almosty welcome an announcement like that....
You know, it occurs to me that I don't have a single question in mind. Not a one.

It's THIS SITE. It keeps me too well informed!
Huh. I can't seem to think of a single question either.

"Come on, you can tell us - Who did Buffy really love more, Spike or Angel ?"


That's one question that I think will never be answered.
Well JM has answered it repeatedly and always comes down in favour of Angel.
I'll have you all know my cats don't hate anyone involved with "Buffy." Really, what sort of propaganda are people giving these poor animals out there?
My cat once asked me "I can has Buffy?". I replied "Pervert".

*tumbleweed*
There's a site out there called "43 Things," where folks list 43 things they hope to accomplish (Like...lose weight, stop smoking, learn to speak Cantonese).

So, I'm thinking..."43 Things We Want the Panel to Answer." Or...maybe less than 43, 'cause that's a lot. But if we can all come up with some creative questions, then we can kinda put them to a vote, and submit the top 10 or something. Here's the first ten I could come up with:

1.) Will we ever get a Buffy movie, other than the original?
2.) For those of you who haven't guest-starred on "House," what weird disease/problem would you want your character to have?
3.) What's the coolest/weirdest/sweetest thing a fan ever gave you at a convention?
4.) Would you ever appear on Celebrity Jeopardy! or another game show where the money you won would go to a charity of your choice?
5.) What is your favorite line your character ever said? Least?
6.) Joss calls and tells you he plans to kill off your character in the comics (Sorry Amber & Charisma) - what's your reaction?
7.) What's one thing you really miss and one thing you don't miss about being involved in the show?
8.) Do you stay in touch with each other, or follow each other's work?
9.) If your life had a soundtrack, would it be instrumental, or songs?
10.) Do you have an action figure of your character?
I hope Paley posts the questions they pick so that even though many of us won't be there, we can be like flies on the proverbial panel wall.
11) Do any of you read Whedonesque? Other than Joss, you big show off.
I like your questions, SQ, except I really hope there isn't a Buffy movie question: (1) As others have noted, the comic book is planned through at least the end of Season 9. (2) Dollhouse will be a huge smash (yeah, I went and said it. Oops), so who knows where everyone will be around the time such a project might get on the blocks? (3) jpr pretty much nailed the likely response - I think it would be awkward for the cast to answer in any other fashion. And it's not like Joss et all need to be reminded that us slobbering fans would love a movie. Open-ended more creative questions would be best, IMO.
My question would be to Joss, and it would be "If you had the option to go back and revisit two plot arcs during the run of Buffy The Vampire Slayer, what would you change?".
Snicker Qs as apposed to those of worth like ShadowQuest listed:
1. “How many times did Spike and Angel/us really do it? I mean, ‘one time’, come on!”
2. “Does Xander really want a ‘man’ or a ‘guy’? And is there really a difference?”
3. “Will James ever be willing to share his new found experience in Torchwood with Nick and David (or Seth seeing as Dave is via tape), you know, from one actor to another?”
4. “Did Buffy use Vaseline or is it natural slayer silkiness?”
5. “Would Dawn ever look at Spike with untainted eyes again?” Whoa! A semi-serious question slipped in there. Sorry.
6. “What was Nick’s first thought when he walked in on James doing pushups in the nude?”
7. “Whatever happened to Angel’s season one BtVS wardrobe? Was it burned or just given to the poor?”
8. “Are the panel going to play musical chairs? Coz that’d be cool.”
9. “Can Joss write a more than one-liner (word) scene for Spike and Oz on the spot, because the mind boggles at the lackness.” Really, I might need to recheck my S2DVDs coz I don’t recall any.
10. “Nick kissed four of the women on panel, David kissed three, James kissed two (three if you included off show Chance) and Seth one - Who’s the cool one now?!” *pictures Joss raising his hand*
11. And the last but not least, “Four men but seven woman, are those good odds, bad or simply irrelevant? The people want to know!”

[ edited by Mirage on 2008-02-23 23:11 ]
"Why do you think people are still talking about Buffy?".
12. If you do do another "Buffy" movie, can I have a job? Any job? I'll work cheap - like, for food and a nice classy cardboard box to sleep in...

Okay, yes, I'm getting sick of my current job position career. What was the tip-off?
Ooooh, good one!

To Simon.

[ edited by Willowy on 2008-02-24 01:11 ]
To Joss-
Tell me something about a character, plot or scene that you never got to use, that you've never revealed ANYWHERE before.

What? It has... possibilities!

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