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    rebachick94

    [1]Jul 11, 2008
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    This is probably going to sound crazy but have you guys ever thought about Rachel and Gunther? I'm not saying they should have had some relationship like Ross and Rachel or they should have wound up together or anything. I still think Ross and Rachel should have wound up together at the end because they were made for each other or they're the love of the other's life. I think they could have at least given the guy a date. It seemed like everyone could see Gunther's crush on her but the friends. What do you guys think?
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    Elwingda

    [2]Jul 11, 2008
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    I have never properly thought about it before but I can see your point there. I don't think it would have worked between Rachel and Gunther (not saying this because of Rachel/Ross). Gunther's affection towards Rachel has always reminded me of a not so popular guy falling in love with a very popular girl -type thing. I think that if they ever had gone on a date, Gunther would have either just sat silently not knowing what to say or, alternatively, scared Rachel away by being too confident about the situation.
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    AlyssaR0528

    [3]Jul 11, 2008
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    I agree -- I don't think it ever would have worked out with Rachel and Gunther. Gunther was in love at Rachel, not in love with her. If they had gone on even a few dates, I think it quickly would have come to light that the woman Rachel actually is is the woman Gunther imagined she was over the years. (Not that the actual Rachel is better or worse, just different because Gunther never truly got to know her.)

    I'm also glad they never had them go on even one date -- I think the unrequited crush storyline (from someone who was definitely a secondary character) was cute, and made for some funny moments throughout the series.
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    AlyssaR0528

    [4]Jul 11, 2008
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    AlyssaR0528 wrote:
    I agree -- I don't think it ever would have worked out with Rachel and Gunther. Gunther was in love at Rachel, not in love with her. If they had gone on even a few dates, I think it quickly would have come to light that the woman Rachel actually is is the woman Gunther imagined she was over the years. (Not that the actual Rachel is better or worse, just different because Gunther never truly got to know her.)

    I'm also glad they never had them go on even one date -- I think the unrequited crush storyline (from someone who was definitely a secondary character) was cute, and made for some funny moments throughout the series.


    Oops - typo!!! This sentence was supposed to read: "If they had gone on even a few dates, I think it quickly would have come to light that the woman Rachel actually is is NOT the woman Gunther imagined she was over the years."
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    jelaspesa

    [5]Jul 11, 2008
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    i think that they are not right for each other, and if the went out it would be WEIRD!!
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    yousifaltaha

    [6]Jul 11, 2008
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    I don't think they will make a power-couple like R&R.

    But I really feel sorry for Gunther, he wanted to ask her out several times, he does everything that she asks him to do and he was in love with her for 9 years...

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    free_the_WM3

    [7]Jul 12, 2008
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    im also glad they never went out. Actually, and i'm probably going to have rocks thown at me for saying this lol, but i dont really like gunther. i dont know why just never really have.
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    Emina_I

    [8]Jul 12, 2008
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    I liked Gunther, he gave us some very funny moments, and they were funny just because of his silent love for her. I mean it would have been funny if there was an episode where he goes out with her but then he would probably be more hurt when she turns him down. I think he was kinda happy living in his world where he can just dream of her
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    winkipop69

    [9]Jul 12, 2008
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    I don't really think they should have dated, his silent love and little comments are funny. Plus, would you ever date Gunther? He is not the most appealing...
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    AlyssaR0528

    [10]Jul 12, 2008
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    winkipop69 wrote:
    I don't really think they should have dated, his silent love and little comments are funny. Plus, would you ever date Gunther? He is not the most appealing...


    Except to Phoebe, apparently! And Judy Geller :-P
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    mackymacaspac

    [11]Jul 12, 2008
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    A date between Rachel and Gunther would've been awkward and funny.
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    stellarchick86

    [12]Jul 13, 2008
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    mackymacaspac wrote:
    A date between Rachel and Gunther would've been awkward and funny.


    Yeah thats why they shouldve done it, hehe. Just like 1 date because it wouldnt have worked long term I think, like someone said, it was like "the popular girl" and the "not popular boy" going out in HS. They are too different. When she was a waitress and he of course worked there was like the only thing they had in common. For those of you who watch One Tree Hill, it wouldve been like Brooke and Mouth..cute 1 time but they are too different to be BF/GF.
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    rebachick94

    [14]Jul 17, 2008
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    winkipop69 wrote:
    I don't really think they should have dated, his silent love and little comments are funny. Plus, would you ever date Gunther? He is not the most appealing...

    Well neither is Ross but she fell head over heals for him.
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    vicky24c

    [15]Jul 21, 2008
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    I think it would have been good for a few episodes. After all they did the whole Joey & Rachel thing.
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    hawksie

    [16]Jul 25, 2008
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    vicky24c wrote:
    I think it would have been good for a few episodes. After all they did the whole Joey & Rachel thing.


    Yeah but Joey didn't come off as a complete creeper :l I never liked Gunther. It seemed more like an obsession he had with Rachel as opposed to a normal crush..
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    eimajamie

    [17]Aug 17, 2008
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    I think Gunther should've ended up with Janice
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    Elwingda

    [18]Aug 18, 2008
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    eimajamie wrote:
    I think Gunther should've ended up with Janice

    I can only imagine what would have happened on a date of theirs And when Chandler would have found out about it...
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    rebachick94

    [19]Aug 19, 2008
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    That might have been cool.

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    Bananahamock

    [20]Aug 21, 2008
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    mackymacaspac wrote:
    A date between Rachel and Gunther would've been awkward and funny.


    Yeah, with no strings attached, it would have been fun, why not?
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