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    #1

    Do you have a name for

    people during movies, constantly ask questions or stating the obvious about the plot or story that's unfolding right before thier eyes?


    Many thanks in advance

    NT

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    Re: Do you have a name for

    I'd call them smart alecks or show-offs

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    Re: Do you have a name for

    Quote Originally Posted by beascarpetta View Post
    I'd call them smart alecks or show-offs
    Thanks Beas.

    What about if they are just people who are "genuinely" intrigued by and in awe of the movie so much so that they just have to know what comes next before it happens and it's clear that they are far from being "smart" alecks?

    Is there a word for that kind? If you're asked to improvise a name, what would it be?

    Thanks a million
    NT

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    Re: Do you have a name for

    I know someone like this. if the person is entering a house in the movie for example, she says: "oh, see this, he enters the house,"

    we call them "life file" here (like the nail file, makes it short:)

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    Re: Do you have a name for

    Quote Originally Posted by light View Post
    I know someone like this. if the person is entering a house in the movie for example, she says: "oh, see this, he enters the house,"

    we call them "life file" here (like the nail file, makes it short:)
    Yes, it's like that. Or they ask: why is he entering the house? what's gonna happen?

    It sounds funny, but can you explain more on "makes it short" part in relation to people who take on the role of narrating a movie here and there?

    NT

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    Re: Do you have a name for

    NT, when I said makes it short, I meant that kind of person shortens your life with his/her comments-questions ; similar to a nail file, which trims (shortens) your nails

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    Re: Do you have a name for

    Quote Originally Posted by light View Post
    NT, when I said makes it short, I meant that kind of person shortens your life with his/her comments-questions ; similar to a nail file, which trims (shortens) your nails
    I laughed. Got it, that's funny. "life file"---good one.

    I know plenty of those people who can shorten your life span. I'd say I won't live beyond 50!

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    Re: Do you have a name for

    Quote Originally Posted by NearThere View Post
    people during movies, constantly ask questions or stating the obvious about the plot or story that's unfolding right before thier eyes?


    Many thanks in advance

    NT
    Perhaps, a "play by play commentator".

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    Quote Originally Posted by riverkid View Post
    Perhaps, a "play by play commentator".
    I chuckled. that's a good one riverkid.

    That's exactly it. Love it! Thanks

    NT

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    riverkid,
    I've learnt a new term: play-by-play commentator. thank you.

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