History Quotes / ExecutiveMeddling

19th Jun '16 11:58:59 AM Mareon
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->''"You know, what pisses me off is that all the things I'm good at are things that everyone assumes they could do if they tried. Playing the bassoon or fluffing a walrus people respect, 'cause there's a specialist skill goes into those, but writing? "Pah! I learnt that in school! Fucking aced it! They made me start doing it all in joined-up letters just to give everyone else a chance! And that, Mr. Croshaw, is why I felt my background production made me qualified to [[ExecutiveMeddling rewrite all the story copy]] you did for us to be more like a recent popular film." "Well, you know what I say to that, Mr. Producer? [[EveryManHasHisPrice Fifty dollars an hour, please!]]" [[MoneyDearBoy Blimey, I wonder how people with integrity get through life]]
-->--''WebVideo/ZeroPunctuation''
31st Mar '16 2:10:24 AM nm3youtube
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->''Now, in fairness, this storyline was an editorial mandate. In fact, ''most'' of these [[FaceHeelTurn turns to evil]] were editorial mandates, further proving that ''editors aren't writers, so they should stop pretending they are''!''
-->--'''[[WebVideo/AtopTheFourthWall Linkara]]''', ''[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MRwB-C_hXqY Top 15 Worst Heroes Becoming Villains]]'', referring to the evil [[ComicBook/{{Batgirl}} Cassandra Cain]] storyline
13th Feb '16 5:14:30 AM bonesawisready
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->'''Janet Fielding''': If you're doing science-fiction you're supposed to be talking about the things that are gonna shape us and shape our future; you know, what does technology mean for the interaction between humans beings what happens to social structures, and all those kinds of things. And yet, there you are, really, doing [[TwoDecadesBehind the most conservative interpretation of television and storytelling]] at the time. It's an irony.\\
'''Creator/PeterDavison''': I was thinking of applying for the job at the {{Creator/BBC}} the next time it came up just so I can go in and [[TakeThisJobAndShoveIt tell 'em what I really think.]]\\
'''Fielding''': I think that you'll find that other people who have done that haven't ''necessarily'' done well.\\
'''Davison''': "You make rubbish!"
-->--''Series/DoctorWho'', [[{{Recap/DoctorWhoS20E2Snakedance}} "Snakedance"]] audio commentary
22nd Dec '15 11:36:59 AM hamonrye
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->'''Jay''': It's nothing but an endless series of compromises. And that's with complete control! We just don't have any money!\\
'''Max''': Imagine the compromises are somebody taking away the monster, and bringing it ''back'', [[OscarBait and now it has AIDS.]]
-->--''WebVideo/HalfInTheBag'', "A Conversation With Creator/MaxLandis"
5th Dec '15 7:57:54 AM hamonrye
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->''"Playing the bassoon or [[BreadEggsMilkSquick fluffing a walrus]] people respect, 'cause there's a specialist skill that goes into those. But writing? 'Pah! I learnt that in school! Fucking ''aced it!'' They made me start doing it all in joined-up letters just to give everyone else a chance! And that, Mr. Croshaw, is why I felt my background made me qualified to rewrite all the story copy you did for us to be [[SerialNumbersFiledOff more like a recent popular film.]]'"''
-->--'''Creator/BenCroshaw''' on ''[[{{Videogame/Sacred}} Sacred 3]]''

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->''"Playing ->'''Yahtzee''': Turns out a big chunk of this "online-multiplayer"-focused game is a single-player campaign. '''Oh, {{Creator/Nintendo}}, you poor sod!''' Someone suggested making an online shooter and was smart enough not to stand on [[BoardToDeath the bassoon or [[BreadEggsMilkSquick fluffing a walrus]] people respect, 'cause there's a specialist skill that goes into those. But writing? 'Pah! I learnt that in school! Fucking ''aced it!'' They made me start doing it all in joined-up letters just trapdoor to give everyone else a chance! And that, Mr. Croshaw, is why I felt my background made me qualified to rewrite all the story copy piranha tank]], so you did for us had to be [[SerialNumbersFiledOff more like reach a recent popular film.]]'"''
-->--'''Creator/BenCroshaw'''
compromise, but you ''just couldn't fight'' the old instincts!\\
'''Nintendo exec''': *cries aloud as [[EvilHand his hand refuses to shake]] the dev's*
-->--''WebVideo/ZeroPunctuation''
on ''[[{{Videogame/Sacred}} Sacred 3]]''
''{{VideoGame/Splatoon}}''
13th Nov '15 7:58:44 PM AtticusOmundson
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-->--'''Rick Berman''' on ''Series/StarTrekEnterprise'', ''In Conversation''

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-->--'''Rick -->-- '''Rick Berman''' on ''Series/StarTrekEnterprise'', ''In Conversation''
13th Nov '15 7:58:22 PM AtticusOmundson
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->"Film/{{Watchmen}}'''s opening was amazing. It would have been great if it only hadn't received the Creator/ZackSnyder Treatment.''

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->"Film/{{Watchmen}}'''s opening ->''"''Film/{{Watchmen}}'s ''opening was amazing. It would have been great if it only hadn't received the Creator/ZackSnyder Treatment.''
13th Nov '15 7:57:35 PM AtticusOmundson
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->"Film/{{Watchmen}}'s ''opening was amazing. It would have been great if it only hadn't received the Creator/ZackSnyder Treatment.''

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->"Film/{{Watchmen}}'s ''opening ->"Film/{{Watchmen}}'''s opening was amazing. It would have been great if it only hadn't received the Creator/ZackSnyder Treatment.''
13th Nov '15 7:57:22 PM AtticusOmundson
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->"Film/{{Watchmen}}'s ''opening was amazing. It would have been great if it only hadn't received the Creator/ZackSnyder Treatment.''
-->-- '''Sawyer Wallace'''
7th Nov '15 8:10:05 PM nombretomado
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-->-- '''Creator/RedLetterMedia''' on ''Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull''

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-->-- '''Creator/RedLetterMedia''' '''WebVideo/RedLetterMedia''' on ''Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull''
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