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Sunnygrace57 (Sunnygrace57)
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Posted on Sunday, February 26, 2012 - 3:22 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Even though I consider myself too young to have children, I recently became upset about a negative pregnancy test.
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Posted on Sunday, February 26, 2012 - 5:01 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Somebody else's test?
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Would it help us to know your actual age (or thereabout -- I know the rules, never ask a woman's age)?
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Somebody else's test?yes

Would it help us to know your actual age (or thereabout -- I know the rules, never ask a woman's age)?no
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Posted on Sunday, February 26, 2012 - 9:03 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Somebody else's - a human? if so, a relative? friend?

or an animals? of so, a pet? your pet?
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Somebody else's - a human?yes if so, a relative? friend?no

or an animals? of so, a pet? your pet?no
Emma_nilsson (Emma_nilsson)
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Posted on Sunday, February 26, 2012 - 10:22 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Someone you know in real life?
Were you upset because you had hoped the result would be positive?
Sunnygrace57 (Sunnygrace57)
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Posted on Sunday, February 26, 2012 - 10:33 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Someone you knowyesish in real lifeno?
Were you upset because you had hoped the result would be positive?yope
Emma_nilsson (Emma_nilsson)
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Posted on Monday, February 27, 2012 - 12:21 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Someone you know over the net?
Someone you know, from like, a TV-show?
a fictional character?
famous person?

Is this persons reaction (or lack of reaction) to the result of the test relevant?
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Someone you know over the net?
Someone you know, from like, a TV-show? yes
a fictional character? yes
famous person?

Is this persons reaction (or lack of reaction) to the result of the test relevant?no
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Posted on Monday, February 27, 2012 - 3:46 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

a fictional character from a TV show? or a book?
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Posted on Tuesday, February 28, 2012 - 9:58 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

did the fictional character do the pregnancy test or the actor who played her?
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did the fictional character do the pregnancy test yesor the actor who played her?no
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Posted on Thursday, March 01, 2012 - 11:17 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

a fictional character from a TV show? or a book?
Do we need to find out which show?
Which character?
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Posted on Thursday, March 01, 2012 - 2:21 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

a fictional character from a TV show?this or a book?
Do we need to find out which show?
Which character?both irrelevant, plus i don't want to spoil it for anyone who watches the show
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Had the character had particular trouble conceiving? or had lost a baby previously? Did she desperately want to be pregnant?
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Had the character had particular trouble conceiving? or had lost a baby previously? Did she desperately want to be pregnant?no to all
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Were you upset because the negative pregnancy test would have implications for the future plot of the show? Did you want to see how well that actress would have portrayed being a mother?

Or were you upset because of something that was implied about the real world by the character's test being negative? like some inaccuracy about pregnancy? or the test?
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Were you upset because the negative pregnancy test would have implications for the future plot of the show?no, just the opposite. The show would have jumped the shark if she WERE pregnant. Did you want to see how well that actress would have portrayed being a mother?no

Or were you upset because of something that was implied about the real world by the character's test being negative? like some inaccuracy about pregnancy? or the test?no, but the real world/real life has something to do with it
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Did you want the show to be canceled? Because you hate it? Because it's an awful show that took the place of your favorite show?
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Did you want the show to be canceled? Because you hate it? Because it's an awful show that took the place of your favorite show?no, I like it.
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If the p-test had been positive, would the sex of the expected child be relevant?
Would you have high hopes for what would become of the child?
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If the p-test had been positive, would the sex of the expected child be relevant? no
Would you have high hopes for what would become of the child?no
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Posted on Tuesday, March 20, 2012 - 11:35 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Were you upset because you were sympathising with the character? With another character? Because of something about the show itself? If you had a real-life friend in the same situation as the character, would you have felt the same way had she had a negative test result?

Was the character happy about the result? Upset? Relevant? Was the test correct (ie was the character genuinely not pregnant)? Should we find out more about the character? About why they thought they might be pregnant?
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Posted on Wednesday, March 21, 2012 - 2:17 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

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Were you upset because you were sympathising with the character?no With another character? noBecause of something about the show itself? yesishIf you had a real-life friend in the same situation as the character, would you have felt the same way had she had a negative test result? irrelevant, but friends and real life are relevant

Was the character happy about the result? Upset? Relevant? noWas the test correct (ie was the character genuinely not pregnant)?yes Should we find out more about the character? noAbout why they thought they might be pregnant?
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Was it a comedy show? a sketch comedy? involving a (fake? genuine?) pregnancy test?
Is there a prank being played?
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Was it a comedy show?yes, no to rest, but irrelevant a sketch comedy? involving a (fake? genuine?) pregnancy test?
Is there a prank being played?no
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Are your friends relevant? A particular friend? An event in your life? Had one of your friends recently taken a pregnancy test? Got pregnant?

Did you think the show was being irresponsible in some way? Unrealistic? Would you have preferred that the test was positive? That no test was taken at all? Did you feel that they might be encouraging irresponsible behaviour by not showing the potential consequences of unsafe sex?

Is the target audience of the show relevant?
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Are your friends relevant?yes A particular friend?yes An event in your life? noHad one of your friends recently taken a pregnancy test? noGot pregnant? no

Did you think the show was being irresponsible in some way? Unrealistic? Would you have preferred that the test was positive?yes at first, no to rest That no test was taken at all? Did you feel that they might be encouraging irresponsible behaviour by not showing the potential consequences of unsafe sex?

Is the target audience of the show relevant?yesish
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Posted on Saturday, March 24, 2012 - 11:21 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Here's a hint: My friend also watches this show.
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Would your friend have been upset by the pregnancy test? Disappointed? Were you upset on behalf of your friend?

Were you expecting the pregnancy test to come out positive? Negative? Relevant? Had you had a bet or something with your friend about whether the character would turn out to be pregnant?
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Would your friend have been upset by the pregnancy test? Disappointed? irrelevantWere you upset on behalf of your friend?yes

Were you expecting the pregnancy test to come out positive?yes Negative? Relevant?yes Had you had a bet or something with your friend about whether the character would turn out to be pregnant?
no, but explore
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Posted on Sunday, March 25, 2012 - 4:23 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

did your friend expect to get the same result as the TV pregnancy test?
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Posted on Sunday, March 25, 2012 - 11:48 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

did your friend expect to get the same result as the TV pregnancy test?if you mean she thought she was pregnant, no.
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Is a bet relevant? Is your friend involved with the TV show in any way? Did your friend expect this test to be positive? Negative? Relevant?
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Posted on Wednesday, April 18, 2012 - 2:38 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is a bet relevant?no Is your friend involved with the TV show in any way?she just watches it Did your friend expect this test to be positive? yesNegative? Relevant?yes
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Had the character been raped? If she had been pregnant, would she have been uncertain about who the father was?

Do we need to find out anything about your friend, apart from what we already have? Male or female? Does she/you fit the 'target audience' for the show? Is it targeted at children? teenagers? adults? "families"?

Had your friend? both you and your friend? agreed to do something if the test turned out to be negative? And you were upset based upon the prospect of this thing being done? Or on the contrary, agreed to not do something, and the prospect was of the thing not being done?
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Had the character experienced 'symptoms' that she thought meant that she was pregnant (e.g. what she believed to be morning sickness), and as she isn't, there must be another cause for these symptoms? (e.g. she's actually got the flu)
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Had the character been raped?no If she had been pregnant, would she have been uncertain about who the father was?no

Do we need to find out anything about your friend, apart from what we already have?yesish Male or female?female Does she/you fit the 'target audience' for the show?yes Is it targeted at children? teenagers?yes adults? yes"families"?

Had your friend? both you and your friend? agreed to do something if the test turned out to be negativeno? And you were upset based upon the prospect of this thing being done? Or on the contrary, agreed to not do something, and the prospect was of the thing not being done?no
Had the character experienced 'symptoms' that she thought meant that she was pregnant (e.g. what she believed to be morning sickness)yes, and as she isn't, there must be another cause for these symptoms? (e.g. she's actually got the flu)worse than the flu, but not quite relevant
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Posted on Thursday, June 07, 2012 - 2:25 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Hint: My friend wasn't too happy with me the next day, and I regretted it more the following week.
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The next week as in the next episode? Did something relevant happen in the show? To the not-pregnant character?

Had you told her what was going to happen, and she was upset because she wanted the plot to be a surprise?
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Posted on Monday, June 11, 2012 - 11:34 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

The next week as in the next episode? Did something relevant happen in the show? To the not-pregnant character?

Had you told her what was going to happen, and she was upset because she wanted the plot to be a surprise?YES

SPOILER: At the end of an episode of a TV show, a character said she was pregnant. I posted a Facebook status about it, and my friend got upset because she hadn't seen the show yet. When I found out the character wasn't actually pregnant, I realized I hadn't spoiled the plot at all, but couldn't tell her because that would ruin it for real.

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