More focus on the main triangle?
Someone said this regarding the big three (Stefan, Elena, Damon):
I want the show to stay focused on one or two main plots about the lead characters instead of giving every other character in town their own irrelevant storyline the way a show like True Blood does.
That's why they're in every episode, and no one else is. They are the main characters, it's their lives and personal dramas that the show is about. The more they try to push the other characters to the forefront (like Klaus, for example) the crappier the show gets and the more backlash against the characters they push (did anyone ever call Caroline a Sue before S3, for example?)
I just want a return to the focus of the story - which is Elena and the Salvatores. Whether we care about the love triangle or not, those three characters and their relationships with each other are the glue that holds everything together. Take it away and it's all just a series of unconnected events that have nothing to do with anything, as opposed to a coherent story being told.
So basically she wants more Elena boy drama and less Caroline/Klaus/Bonnie/Tyler/Originals/etc. The show should focus on the big three only and every one else gets two minutes or less. Yay or nay?
records have proven that they're also the same people who play checkers with old folks at the park and watch paint dry every Friday night.LMAO. When I disgreed with her and said caroline and Klaus saved the show last season she said it's my bad attitude that's ruining the show. I'm sorry not everyone wants to watch Borelena decide which brother to fuck while tears fall down her perfect olive skin every week.
The thing is, the poster is NOT exactly wrong.
EVERY show HAS to focus on developing the lead characters more than developing the recurring ones. Recurring have to have plots but lead characters have to be in the lead.
Gods, I would have given anything that instead of focusing on boring Originals for two season, the show would have given strong, interesting, separate, non-romantic, storylines to all three lead characters, developing them as people, showing us why we should care about them, making us understand them. Thats why I started watching the show back in S1 and sadly it never happened.
What the poster WAS wrong is that it has to be about love triangle. Lead character plotlines do not have to be about love triangle. Its one of the biggest trappings of romance writing - creating love triangle and them basing the characters off it. Love triangles, relationships should come naturaly, BECAUSE of who characters are, but for that the characters have to be established first, so we understand why those people are even together or would want to be together.
but I'd rather watch them over Adventure Time with Elena and DefanPreach it, girl. I don't have a problem focusing on the main characters if they were interesting/well written. Take Glee for example. The show mainly focuses on Rachel/Kurt/Finn. I don't like Finn but Rachel and Kurt I understand because they are believable leads and have charisma and interesting SL's. I care what happens to them even if Rachel can be annoying sometimes. I don't like Blair and Chuck but I can understand why the show mainly focuses on them because they are dynamic characters that really outshine other people on the show. I don't give a fuck about Elena/Stefan/Damon. Damon's okay but not when he's pining for Elena. And E and S are just boring. I will neve care for Elena and nothing she can do can make her interesting. She can have 55 minutes screentime and I will rather watch the other five minutes of Caroline and the Originals.
paranoid asshole who would call anyone who disagreed with him a homophobeHe's not so bad but I wish he would dump Blaine already. I can't stand Blaine and I hate Klaine. No chemistry at all. It amazes me that some people aren't bored with the triangle I think 99% are bored with the triangle and wants Elena to pick Damon already. But what would happen when she finally chooses. I guess that's why they're dragging it out until the end.
it's either going to end with her choosing Stefan or not one of them at all.Yep. It's always been Stefan. But I hope that it ends with Stefan and Damon leaving MF together and Elena ends up alone because she doesn't deserve them.