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    From: "jmsatb5@aol.com" <jmsatb5@aol.com>
 Subject: Re: WGA/AMPTP talks break off
      To: rec.arts.sf.tv.babylon5.moderated  
    Date: 11/1/2007 11:28:44 PM  

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On Nov 1, 10:32 pm, "David E. Powell" <David_Powell3...@msn.com>
wrote:
> On Nov 2, 1:29 am, "Vorlonagent" <nojts...@otfresno.com> >
> Strike's on.
>
> http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/21570821/
>
> Hopefully it's short. There should be cash to go around to give the
> writers a boost.
>

In order to have any real impact, the strike will have to be at least
as long as the '88 strike, which lasted six months.

jms
    From: "jmsatb5@aol.com" <jmsatb5@aol.com>
 Subject: Re: WGA/AMPTP talks break off
      To: rec.arts.sf.tv.babylon5.moderated  
    Date: 11/3/2007 11:01:08 PM  

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On Nov 2, 8:18 pm, Kay Shapero <k...@kayshapero.net> wrote:
> In article <1193984924.964670.205...@i38g2000prf.googlegroups.com>,

> What I'm wondering about is what do writer/producers do? Can they still
> produce even after covering the typewriter for the duration, or do they
> drop everything?

You can produce what's written, and make minor changes for purposes of
production (usually called A through H changes) meaning changing a
bedroom set to a living room set, that sort of thing, but no story
changes or dialogue changes unrelated to production.

jms

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