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Episode Poll: 5.14 Crush

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It's awkward writing this part when doing scheduled posts. Like now, I'm writing this one week ahead of time. By the time this posts, I'll be finished with the GRE - the big looming THING in my future. I have no clue if I'll be jubilant or dismayed.

But I guess Crush is something to look forward to, cause guys, I love this episode.






Poll #1834292
Open to: All, detailed results viewable to: All, participants: 123

1. Spike adopts a more casual look in this episode: khaki pants and button-downs with a brown leather jacket. Do you dig it over his usual look?

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Yes. Definitely an improvement.
10 (8.2%)
No way. Classic!Spike is the best.
80 (65.6%)
I like/dislike them both equally.
24 (19.7%)
I have another answer.
5 (4.1%)
Not sure.
3 (2.5%)

2. Spike proclaims to Buffy that he can be good, like Angel. What say you?

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Yeah. Angel had a soul. Spike has a chip. Same diff.
2 (1.7%)
No. He's like a serial killer in prison.
13 (10.7%)
He can be good - like Angel - but not just because of the chip.
84 (69.4%)
I have another answer.
17 (14.0%)
Not sure.
5 (4.1%)

3. By the end of the episode, which woman do you think has the largest grievance with Spike?

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Drusilla - Betrayed and offered up to be dusted for Buffy
30 (24.4%)
Harmony - The actual girlfriend who got completely dumped and ignored (but not before having to role-play as Buffy)
51 (41.5%)
Buffy - Being chained up and threatened
20 (16.3%)
I have another answer
9 (7.3%)
Not sure
13 (10.6%)

4. Buffy claims that you can't love without a soul. What say you?

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She's right.
6 (5.0%)
No way.
90 (75.6%)
I have another answer
12 (10.1%)
Not sure
11 (9.2%)

5. Spike threatened to kill Drusilla for Buffy. Would he have gone through with it if Buffy had responded with more interest?

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Yes
49 (40.8%)
No
34 (28.3%)
I have another answer
2 (1.7%)
Not sure
35 (29.2%)

6. He also threatens to untie Drusilla and let her kill Buffy if Buffy doesn't give him "a crumb". Would he have done this if Harmony hadn't interrupted?

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Yes
7 (5.8%)
No
94 (77.7%)
I have another answer
2 (1.7%)
Not sure
18 (14.9%)

7. Pretend you're a movie reviewer and give this episode a star rating:

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***** (Five stars)
46 (40.0%)
**** (Four stars)
51 (44.3%)
*** (Three stars)
17 (14.8%)
** (Two stars)
0 (0.0%)
* (One star)
1 (0.9%)


Comments

flagless_piracy
Apr. 17th, 2012 09:50 pm (UTC)
Not one of my favourites. It makes me uncomfortable, because I don't like to watch humiliation, and I feel like Spike's being totally humiliated (mostly due to his own actions, but still).

1) No way. Not only just because new clothes make Spike look totally ridiculous, but because I hate that look on anyone. Seriously, khakis? Anything brown? So incredibly boring, and preppy, and eugh. Such an Edward Cullen thing to wear.

2) Another answer. He can Do good. He can't BE good. (Ignoring the whole 'you are your actions' angle, cause the Buffyverse doesn't really acknowledge that.)

3) Harmony. God, I hate Spike for how he treats her, and I love her for finally coming to her senses and leaving his abusive ass. And for trying to stake him (back).

4) You can love, but not very selflessly, and a lot more obsessively. It's like black-and-white love. You need soul for the colours.

5) Not sure. He might have killed her and then regretted it, though I tend to think 'No'.

6) Hell no. He has no pride, he would've just begged her to love him some more.

7) Like I said, not a fan. Decent episode, but not one for me. Mostly I just love Buffy's reactions, and watch Spike's behaviour in horror. Three stars.
gabrielleabelle
Apr. 17th, 2012 10:46 pm (UTC)
Ah, the humiliation doesn't bother me so much. I mainly just shake my head and go, "Oh, Spike."

Such an Edward Cullen thing to wear.

lol!

3. Plus, she does it with style.

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