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If You Could Write the Soaps — Would You Want To?

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Soap fans are always saying they have a million ideas for stories that are better than what the writers of The Bold and the Beautiful (BB), Days Of Our Lives (DOOL), General Hospital (GH), and The Young and the Restless (YR) are currently putting on screen.

But if you had the chance to write your favorite show, would you take it? Here’s what over 4,000 viewers said.

History Horror
Sure, you all talk a good game, but when push comes to shove, 64% admitted that it would be too hard. There is so much history!

Sure, you remember the big stuff, like that Ashley (Eileen Davidson) isn’t really John’s biological daughter on Y&R, that GH’s Liz (Rebecca Herbst) has yet to experience a pregnancy where the daddy isn’t a question mark.

You also recall that no one in Salem dies, ever, and that Ridge (Thorsten Kaye) and Brooke (Katherine Kelly Lang) will always end up swearing eternal devotion on B&B.

But it’s the little stuff, like how many wives has Victor (Eric Braeden) had in total, who is John (Drake Hogysten) exactly (this month), could Susan have given birth to twins — and forgot about it with Heather’s help, and how many Forresters have slept with how many Logans — that’s the level of details that trips you up.

Let Me At It
Meanwhile, 35% of you are confident you could pull it off. No, actually you’d be great at it! History, shmistory, if the professionals can ignore it, so can you. You’ll finally put together the couples you’ve always wanted and get rid of the dead weight too!

My Take
For 1%, the suggestions included making the action faster, more sensible, and expand B&B to an hour (with less commercials). But most would prefer just to give suggestions, rather than doing the actual work. So the current regimes can breathe easily.

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