Round Table: "They Shoot Humphreys, Don't They?"

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Welcome to this week's Gossip Girl Insider Round Table!

With our They Shoot Humphreys, Don't They?" include classic lines, Serena and Tripp, the Jenny-Eric feud, and the overhyped three-way ...

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1. What was your favorite Gossip Girl quote from the episode?

DANdy: I've grown tired of contrived fights between Blair and Serena, but this one was almost worthwhile just for B referring to S as someone that runs an "emotional Ponzi Scheme."

Gossip Guy: Haha without a doubt, Blair's lines have been stealing the show again now that the bitch is back. If I had to pick one it's when she told Jenny, "This is not your wedding day, Cotillion only happens once!" Too funny how warped her perspective is. Love you, B.

Mister Meester: Two Chuck quotes win for me: First, "Do you really think I want to spend my weekend watching women with tramp stamps working out their daddy issues?" Um, kind of, yeah! Then on the intercom: "If you two want to kiss, it won't count as cheating." Hilarious.

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2. The threesome: Yay or nay?

DANdy: Nay. It was built up too much. The instant we saw Dan, Vanessa and Olivia on screen, there was no doubt who would be menageing one another's trois. If the show hadn't mentioned the scene at all, perhaps it would have been shocking and exciting. Instead, it felt lame and forced.

Gossip Guy: Look, I love threesomes as much as the next guy, but how can you really expect me to "Yay" anything involving Vanessa? Eww, could you imagine hooking up with V? V stands for vomit in this case. Sorry, even the adorable Olivia couldn't make that threesome attractive. P.S. This has nothing to do with Jessica Szohr either, I think she's gorgeous. Her character though... ugh.

Mister Meester: The deluge of Gossip Girl spoilers definitely killed the "wow" factor for me, but here's one component of it I liked: Vanessa will finally have to admit she's in love with Dan. This is one heck of a way to explore that!

3. Team Jenny or Team Eric?

DANdy: Team Jenny, if only because she forced Jonathan to break up with Eric. That guy sucked. He was way too moral for Gossip Girl.

Mister Meester: Team Eric. He was no match for her this week, but boasting that the next time he takes her down it will be for good? Kid's got surprising gumption, at least. Who knew J's big rival would be her little bro!

Gossip Guy: Oh Team Eric all the way. The little guy (anyone else notice how short he looks next to J?) is at least going to keep the Constance drama entertaining for us. Otherwise I don't think I could handle the high school scenes, so goooo Eric!

4. Are you happy Blair and Serena made up?

Gossip Guy: Hmm, no I think I watch my Gossip Girl for the drama and these two are pretty much the definition of it when fighting. Here's hoping Serena pissed off Blair when she ditched her that night for Tripp.

DANdy: I'd have been happier if they made out!!!!!!!!!

Mister Meester: Yeah. My inner cheese ball loved the moment where they couldn't bear to hate each other anymore. When Blair asked Serena what her fake text supposed said and wheter she texted back? Sniff.

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It took awhile, but Serena and Blair finally made up.

5. Will Serena and Tripp hook up? Should they?

Gossip Guy: Yes and no. I know they like to keep everything in the family on this show, but I'm pretty sure cousins shouldn't share. Does no one else remember that hot flashback between Nate and Serena? Oh and I guess he's married and stuff so that's not cool either.

Mister Meester: Hell yes! Tripp just won a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives. If he's not sleeping with a staff member, only to get reelected by a comfortable 15 percent margin anyway, he's not a believable elected official.

DANdy: While the nickname Sipp makes this potential couple intriguing, they need to do something with Serena aside from sticking her in misguided relationships. I think she should become a nude model.

BONUS QUESTION: Is the show feeling a little boring this season?

Mister Meester: Here's the thing. Overall, there's a lot more to like about this season than last. The dialogue and characters are all great. However, some of the plot lines have fallen short on excitement. What was Serena and Blair's fight even about? Olivia's interview last week was vanilla, as was her threesome scene. What does Nate do ... ever? The list goes on and on. There needs to be a central theme tying these weekly plots together and more OMFG moments to boot!

DANdy: Yes. What is Chuck's storyline? Nate's? Blair's? Those characters - two of which are actually interesting! - seem to wander around each episode, looking for something to do. The show needs a broader narrative, something to tie it together, especially when it deprives us of Serena cleavage shots, as it did this week.

Gossip Guy: A little. Bring on the drama. I want B vs S. I want B and E vs J. I want so many fights I forget which letters stand for what. If I want to watch boring I'd set up a video camera recording my life, which mostly consists of sitting on the couch watching Gossip Girl and such.

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1) Jenny's minion, "Nate Archibald is...epic." Obviously she has no clue.
2) Yay and nay. This is the same thing for the gay kiss. It was way too hyped up for what we saw was a little making out. And I thought it was weird because Vanessa and Dan were friends. If it was B instead of V, though...
3) Team Jenny :) her scheming to make Nate her escort in the end was golden
4) I love when they make up but they really should put more drama into their fights. I now call their fights "nothing fights" because they were fighting about nothing, same in their s2 fight. Only their s1 fight was priceless.
5) YES and YES. I love me some dramaaaa :)
BONUS: YES THIS SEASON IS SO BORING! SEASON 1 WAS THE ONLY SEASON WITH JAW-DROPPING OMG MOMENTS. S2 WAS ALRIGHT BUT THIS IS BLAND. Stop releasing things before they happen (Bart Bass, Chucks' gay kiss, 3some) because it just spoils the season. Don't realease ANYTHING juicy because that'll provide for more jaw-droppers rather than "Oh, yeah. That." I think it's boring to me because I'm addicted to the spoilers on this site.

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1) Chuck: [on intercom] If you two want to kiss, it won't count as cheating. loved it :D 2)nay. the second i saw V,D,and O on my TV screen I'm like its gonna be them. So it was predictable. And Vanessa makes any seen nay :P 3)Team Jenny ! I love my bitches :] 4) Serena and Blair remind me of me and my friend. You can't stay mad at each other for long or someones gonna die... 5)Maybe and Yes. Come on ! A married congressman cheating on his wife ? Scandal :) Bonus: I love this season just because Chair is together

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A lesbian kiss. On Gossip Girl. This made my day. How can anyone say the show's becoming boring?!

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totally agree with kinsey!!!! what the hell all you chair fans aren't realizing is that like chair is not a good couple. chuck was in a room full of prostitutes and blair didnt care. if chuck really loved her he wouldn't cheat on her. what kinda couple is hat. they dont really love eachother and the other day i was watching an episode over and blair was laying in bed and chuck came in and stuff and she was like thats ok i have you thats all that matters and blair didnt look happy chuck was smiling but blair looked very unhappy im tired of chuck treating her bad. she needs a good guy. chuck is an ass im sorry. im completley against them now go dair! chuck is nvr gonna be right for blair and as blair said in one episode in the beginning of season 2. i will fight to the grave cause any resemblence to you that i have id haate myself for right there awesome anti chair quote go dair i love youu

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Someone said that before,and I'm going to agree w/ her.
BRING SEASON 1 BACK! Like her her,I was watching it again and I miss so much Chuck/Blair everyone's lifes for pure pleasure,and Serena "fighting" w/ Lily because of someone she loves and her mom doesn't like...Or,I don't know,Jenny getting back to her dreams...Oh my GLG, how I miss season 1!

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Never liked Jenny - back then as the two-faced social climber and definitely not now as the queen bitch. Just hope Eric takes down Jenny for good sometime in the future. Or at least continue hating her. Stop being so wishy-washy. Isn't it time to stop forgiving her for all her backstabbing ways, E?

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Jenny has no social graces. She isnt grateful of anything! its getting on my nerves. she's queen bec of blair in the first place, and eric has been there for her ever since! i dont understand why she has to be a bitch to them for no apparent reason

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I will only answer the question that matters to me: Yes,. the show is pretty boring lately. im sick and tired of chuck not having enough scenes. he is the most interesting caracter, the show was so much better when it was about chuck and blair drama and not serena daddy drama. please, give us more chair and chuck, their relationship is what creates buzz to the show, not treesomes, gay kisses and NYU.

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i totally agree with Mister Meester. from beginning to end
i always agree with Mister Meester -- You Rock!

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i hope eric becomes queen of constance and stjude