Top 10 Worst things to happen, ever!

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Top 10 Worst things to happen, ever!#1
Posted: 11/20/07 at 3:15pm
1. The Nazi Holocaust & WWII
2. The Eruption of Pompeii, 79 AD
3. "My Honeymoon is ruined by the strike!"
4. The Japan Famine, 1181
5. Calcutta Earthquake 1737
6. "My kids are going to miss 'The Grinch'"
7. The Spanish Influenza Epidemic
8. "My school trip to see Spring Awakening is canceled"
9. The Ukraine Famine, 1921
10. Raul Esparza loses Tony to David Hyde Pierce

Did I miss anything? Feel free to add....
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re: Top 10 Worst things to happen, ever!#2
Posted: 11/20/07 at 3:16pm
The "I hate deer!" thread's demise is up there.
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re: Top 10 Worst things to happen, ever!#2
Posted: 11/20/07 at 3:16pm
11. No 'mo Raku.
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re: Top 10 Worst things to happen, ever!#3
Posted: 11/20/07 at 3:17pm
Borstal, That actually came in at #13, but judges ruled that the thread itself gave so much joy that it counteracted some of the despair when it was killed.


I still miss that thread.
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re: Top 10 Worst things to happen, ever!#4
Posted: 11/20/07 at 3:19pm
Does Hiroshima count as part of WWII, or is it big enough to get it's own number?

Cause right now, it's a tossup between that and Brendan Stryker's untimely demise.
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re: Top 10 Worst things to happen, ever!#5
Posted: 11/20/07 at 3:20pm
The stagehand strike should be number one. Seriously, you're so out of touch. And Raul Esparza losing the Tony is so much worse than a mere number ten!
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re: Top 10 Worst things to happen, ever!#6
Posted: 11/20/07 at 3:20pm
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re: Top 10 Worst things to happen, ever!#7
Posted: 11/20/07 at 3:23pm
No sh*t, em!

That gets the top spot of the last TOP 10 REASONS WHY IT'S HATEFUL DAVID HYDE PIERCE WAS EVER BORN.
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re: Top 10 Worst things to happen, ever!#8
Posted: 11/20/07 at 3:24pm
Em, the strike is so large, so unimaginable a horror that it is broken into 437 separate entries, including # 1,284: Strike causes me to miss that Jersey Boys' guy's last performance" and #4,118 "Striking stagehand spills coffee on my favorite Gap Hoodie."

All Aspects of WWII, including Pearl Harbor, Holocaust, Japanese Interment camps and the start of the Atomic Era are all included into one Horrible thing.
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re: Top 10 Worst things to happen, ever!#9
Posted: 11/20/07 at 3:26pm
Think of it this way, the Strike is so horrific that it couldn't possibly be covered by one thread; This list is no different.

And the closing of Raku came in at #827. It would have been #662 but the judges ruled the story of Corrine's parasitic worm a separate entry (#4367).
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re: Top 10 Worst things to happen, ever!#10
Posted: 11/20/07 at 3:32pm
I don't see "Melanie Griffith as Roxie Hart" anywhere on the list?!?!?!
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re: Top 10 Worst things to happen, ever!#11
Posted: 11/20/07 at 3:33pm
Or that whole thing about Miss Patti losing that Tony.
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re: Top 10 Worst things to happen, ever!#12
Posted: 11/20/07 at 3:42pm
Melanie is #7423 and Miss Patti is unrepresented. Sorry. "Bernadette losing to What'sherface" is #4,634, behind the Assassination of Lincoln and right above the Niger Famine of 1962.


You got to admit, they did a pretty thorough job. A LOT of Broadway fans on the committee.
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re: Top 10 Worst things to happen, ever!#13
Posted: 11/20/07 at 3:47pm
9-11
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re: Top 10 Worst things to happen, ever!#14
Posted: 11/20/07 at 3:47pm
OK, but where is "Cats passes A Chorus Line as Broadway's longest running show"???
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re: Top 10 Worst things to happen, ever!#15
Posted: 11/20/07 at 3:51pm
Elphaba, it is an international list, so 9-11 only ranked #47. "Cats" is #14. That includes all productions, the 'longest running show' title and that awful awful Barbra Streisand 'Memory.'
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re: Top 10 Worst things to happen, ever!#16
Posted: 11/20/07 at 3:55pm
George Cukor being hired to direct the film version of My Fair Lady.

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re: Top 10 Worst things to happen, ever!#17
Posted: 11/20/07 at 3:59pm
Stalin and the 20 million russians he killed?
Beubonic Plague?
China and the 10s of millions killed in the xfr to communism?


All pale in comparison to the Big Broadway Strike of 2007.
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re: Top 10 Worst things to happen, ever!#18
Posted: 11/20/07 at 4:03pm
Oh, and: "They didn't give the Tony to Mano!!"
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re: Top 10 Worst things to happen, ever!#19
Posted: 11/20/07 at 4:06pm
Yes Kel. EXACTLY.
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re: Top 10 Worst things to happen, ever!#20
Posted: 11/20/07 at 4:18pm
What about LaChanze winning over Patti?

How about Ms. America getting fired from "Chicago'?

Acid Wash denim?

I mean, c'mon.
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re: Top 10 Worst things to happen, ever!#21
Posted: 11/20/07 at 4:20pm
The Killing Fields or Kerry Butler's snub in '03?

TEAM BUTLER ALL THAT WAY!
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re: Top 10 Worst things to happen, ever!#22
Posted: 11/20/07 at 4:30pm
One offense was too horrid to overlook:

#32 Acid washed Denim
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re: Top 10 Worst things to happen, ever!#23
Posted: 11/20/07 at 4:41pm
I'm f*cking flattered!

My thread deletion was worse than acid washed jeans?!


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re: Top 10 Worst things to happen, ever!#24
Posted: 11/20/07 at 4:47pm
Why do I become delirious the moment I see that robbiej has reappeared?

And is it contagious?
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