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Old 10-25-2007, 08:13 PM   #31
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LOL! Well, I'd have KILLED my child had he ever acted like that. ICK!
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Old 10-25-2007, 08:18 PM   #32
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Me too! I think my daughter would have actually done very well on that show when she was a kid (she just turned 28). I, on the other hand, would not have done well at all. I was a very timid child with no self-esteem at all.

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Old 10-26-2007, 08:52 AM   #33
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I've said it during every show and will say it again: They need to do a 10-year followup with these kids. I'd love to see a "where are they now" kind of show. I'd love to find out what they learned and what they took home with them.
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Old 10-26-2007, 09:15 AM   #34
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I love this show as does my 15 yr old daughter (she wants to be on it). I agree Taylor attitude is terrible and I would kill one of my kids if they said they were to good for a job. Even if they are being influenced by producers, with that many kids in an abandoned town you can't predict everything and i think the kids are ultimately learning to deal with everyday issues that adults face. I think its making them think about things instead of vegging out in front of a TV. Greg, i think at the start was just trying to act big and bad because he's older, he is now thinking of the town
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Old 10-26-2007, 02:41 PM   #35
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I've said it during every show and will say it again: They need to do a 10-year followup with these kids. I'd love to see a "where are they now" kind of show. I'd love to find out what they learned and what they took home with them.
I agree! I remember that teacher's experiment in Iowa when I was a kid, about racism. They did a follow-up years later on the news or one of the news-magazine shows. It was very interesting.

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Old 10-26-2007, 02:53 PM   #36
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I haven't seen all the episodes (working evenings sucks!) but I saw this one and to me, Taylor just acts like many of the overindulged kids I see all the time. DK is a bastion of good sense and deserves all the good things he gets. There it one kid on there who scares me a bit, is his name Anjay? The kid who was holding the door so Taylor couldn't leave. Um...he is a very large bully in training, and the kind of person I can see being part of a scary mob. Yikes.
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Old 10-26-2007, 06:10 PM   #37
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I've said it during every show and will say it again: They need to do a 10-year followup with these kids. I'd love to see a "where are they now" kind of show. I'd love to find out what they learned and what they took home with them.
In the UK they did this:

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I wonder after the Kid Nation season is over they are going to bring all the kids back for a reunion type show with the parents. It would be interesting.

The kid that got the gold star this week was DK.

Anjay to me will never become a bully.

If you go to the CBS website for this show I believe all the shows for this season are viewable online.
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Old 10-26-2007, 06:50 PM   #38
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Anjay is too much of a wuss to be a bully. He tries very hard to be aggressive/forceful/authoritative at times, but his body language says, "I'm scared of you." Just watch the way he cringes and shies when Taylor gets all ninja psycho on him. He's very passive. He tries to show off for the others, but is obviously intimidated by someone who is truly forceful.
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I agree that Anjay is a wuss, but I worry about some of his reactions. Like last week, when he was working in the kitchen and someone mentioned the girl who was running against him for town council. He said (not in a joking way), "Don't mention her name while I'm holding this" [knife]. He is afraid of everything, and he is upset that everyone doesn't drop everything to listen to him. I hope he matures and doesn't continue the way he is as he gets older. Because of his fear, he tends not to think things through first, and to go over the top with his reactions.

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Old 10-27-2007, 10:11 AM   #40
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One thing I liked about this weeks episode that I did not mention yet was Greg taking a monster dive into the Beans. That was soooooo good.
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