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    TheVertMan

    [1]Apr 8, 2006
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    Here's a new game. I'll propose a situation on the series and you guys comment on what you think would have happened or what would have been different if it had been presented that way on the series.

    Topic #1: What if...Vint had fallen in love with Iola instead of Naomi. How would the series be different.
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    weezie_Y

    [2]Apr 8, 2006
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    Mama would be miserable and not have anything to do. That is, the cooking and cleaning would all be done by Iola (as displayed from an episode where Iola had this fantasy). Plus, Iola seemed sexually repressed and the only thing she knew how to lay was the buffet table (from Naomi's words). I don't think Vint would be any happier than he was with Naomi.
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    TheDiamondDog

    [3]Apr 9, 2006
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    Oh, the What If . . .Then Game. We play this at the LOST forum.

    So when someone says a what if statement, your's has to start with then.

    What if Ed and Eunice went to Bubba's graduation . . .
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    weezie_Y

    [4]Apr 9, 2006
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    Oh I get it!

    Then Ed and Eunice would have brought chili dogs as refreshments.

    What if Mama won the 2 million dollars at the Big Wheel?
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    TheDiamondDog

    [5]Apr 9, 2006
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    Then Vint and Naomi could have had the house cause Mama would have bought a big one for herself.

    What if Mama married her night school teacher. . .
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    crazy_legs_1205

    [6]Apr 9, 2006
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    Then she would have quickly divorced him, and she and Naomi would have finally had something in common!

    What if Bubba had moved in when Fran, Buzz, and Sonja were still there?
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    TheDiamondDog

    [7]Apr 10, 2006
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    Then that'd be one crowded house.

    WHat if Bubba's band had gotten discovered and become famous . . .
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    weezie_Y

    [8]Apr 10, 2006
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    Then they would be the next "Beastie Boys".

    What if Vint and Naomi had gotten a divorce?
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    crazy_legs_1205

    [9]Apr 10, 2006
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    Then Vint would marry Iola, and Naomi would re-marry Leonard. Bubba, getting ideas from all the weddings, would marry Amy. With everyone else married, Mama would feel lonely and marry Mr. Hanson. Then everyone would lose their jobs and have to move into Mama's house. Then Iola, Naomi, and Amy would all find out that they were pregnant. And even with all of this going on and driving her crazy, Mama would still manage to end the episode with a hilarious one-liner.

    What if we got to actually see Roselle?
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    weezie_Y

    [10]Apr 10, 2006
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    Then our tv screens would be filled with her presence.

    What if we actually saw Iola's mother?

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    ScroogeMcNix

    [11]Apr 11, 2006
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    If we got to see Iola's mother she would not be overweight. I think that to FOX it would have been very disrespectful to overweight people so if they would have shown her she would have been slender. She would have lost a lot of weight from an operation or from losing weight from an aerobics class or some sort of workout. I think she might have acted very controlling like Thelma's mother and tried to boss around the Harpers too.

    What if they showed that the Harpers did adopt the stray kittens from "Cat's Meow"???
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    TheDiamondDog

    [12]Apr 11, 2006
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    Then Mama would complain about how Vint, Bubba, & Naomi never take care of them like promised.

    What if Mama was nice . . .
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    crazy_legs_1205

    [13]Apr 11, 2006
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    Then I'd hate the show, because it wouldn't be funny at all.

    What if Naomi had a job at Niedermeyer's instead of Food Circus?
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    TheDiamondDog

    [14]Apr 11, 2006
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    Then Mama would take advantage of the family discount.

    What if Mama had a job . . .
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    weezie_Y

    [15]Apr 11, 2006
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    Then she would get fired on the same day.

    What if Fran didn't die?
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    TheDiamondDog

    [16]Apr 12, 2006
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    Then the house would be crowded even more and Fran would complain about Bubba's drums.

    What if Vint's first wife came back, a famous Vegas showgirl . . .
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    weezie_Y

    [17]Apr 12, 2006
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    Then Mama would have called her cheap and tawdry too.

    What if Naomi had twins in the last episode?
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    TheDiamondDog

    [18]Apr 12, 2006
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    Then they actually could have one named Thelma.

    What if Iola had a figure . . .
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    crazy_legs_1205

    [19]Apr 12, 2006
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    Then she could spend her time designing clothes for herself instead of ugly handicrafts.

    What if Mama's Family had made a movie?
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    weezie_Y

    [20]Apr 13, 2006
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    Then we would probably meet the whole family and Mama would do a lot of yelling and criticizing.

    What if there was another season after Naomi gave birth?
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