May 8, 1996
Paul Gross and David Marciano appeared on the EFnet IRC channel #duesouth on Wednesday, May 8th to talk to fans. What follows is a log file of the conversation that went on.
ScottC: Okay kids. NO queue and the guys are on their way. I have no idea what to do now.
gabs: scott: people can /msg me the questions, and I'll cut/paste
ScottC: Please stop all chatter.
gabs: scott: I moderated the channel
ScottC: TThat's good - Please message gabs - she will post your question
gabs: okay folks, I'm doing this by hand. don't drown me please. TYK!adian I do have to ask this,
ScottC: I have David and Paul with me now. PPlease no private messages to me. understan
gabs: okay folks, I'm waiting for questions??
*fmouse*: For both Paul and David: What do you think of the internet fandom? Any postings you've seen that amsued or shocked you?
*France*: being French Canadian I do have to ask this, do you speak or understand French or any do you understand any other langages??
*erc*: wants to know if TDL is a good kisser! :)
*Chantal*: would like to ask what DM and PG's fave eps are :)
*Keitz*: I would like thank Paul and David for the picture they sent me and for being such class acts.
*MomAndBug*: for PG... if you had to give up all but one aspect of your career, what would you continue to do? (write, act, sing...or ?)
*fmouse*: any amusing anecdotes (oh come on, there have to be some amusing stories to tell!)
*bren*: for Paul: My friend Susan calmed her pre-doctoral-dissertation - defence nerves by watching my tape of AtQH. She succeeded, and thanks you. Been humming your song ever since.
PAUL / DAVID: Thank You
*|007|*: like to ask how PG gets in to character etc - a role model?
*Jazz*: (Deb from Aussie thru Jazz) For David: Time & circumstances mean I couldn't make the chat today But I wanted to say Hello, I believe there are a number of DM Appreciateion Society on-line & we hope Ariana liked her package.
*Alyssa*: What do Paul and David do in their spare time--when they have some?
*Shroomie*: and along the same vein... For both: What plans do you have for the summer, besides seeing your families and homes in daylight?
*France*: Are you into politics??? David: being from the States what did you think of our "little fight" we had a few months ago between Quebec and the rest of Canda?? What about you Paul?? :)
*ClaireOKC*: ask PG how he keeps all his talents in tune - doesn't he find it frustrating to do one and not another?
*Chantal*: As a Texas fan, I loved "Ride Forever". A similar spirit pervades the horse-riding terrain down here. PG- do you ride? and if so, was this your inspiration?
*|007|*: To PG: I saw you on BBC (childrens, yes i watched it just to see you =) was it as bad as other celebs make it out - the CBBC interview?
*fmouse*: for both Paul and David: is there anything you'd like to see happen with your character in the next season?
*Polgara*: for Paul: Do you have any other scripts in the works?
*hollyds*: Is there any plans for david to write or eitehr to direct?
*Lillian*: Greetings from Chicago! When Due South is renewed (thinking positively) do you think you'll be back here to film more than just establishing shots?
*France*: Some people on the list were asking about Poutine and what they are and us Canadians had to explain to them, David have you had a chance to try one??? :)
*MCB*: my 7 year old wants Ride Forever on CD, she's tired of playing the gemini tape over and over, any chance of that happing soon?
*hollyds*: What is Lincoln like to work with?
*BugsDad*: Paul. My father was in the RCD's and later the 8th Hussars in Gagetown in the 50's. When was your father a zipper head, and did you enjoy life in the Maritimes?
*Alyssa*: For David: I enjoyed seeing Katayoun as Angie. Will she come back in the next season?
*Shroomie*: For Paul: (another closet rider here) Not that you're anywhere near retirement
*fmouse*: David: in Dec 95 you and Paul did a bunch of interviews via satellite for CBS. We've seen the tape of these - do you really think Canada is part of Europe (grin!)
*|007|*: To both: How far can you realistically see the series going... everything goes past a point of no return... or is DS *the* exception
*Mackenzie*: Paul,David: I want to thank you for all you have done. You'll never know how much your hard work has meant.
*BonnieBug*: for PG or DM... Bonnie would *love* a puffin face from you two... any chances?
* ScottC PUFFIN FACE gabs
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*Dorothy*: "hi, I'm part of the PGEB mailing list that jazz told you about, and I just wanted to say hello from all of us
*_Tony*: Question for David. IWorking in Canda, are the people really that nice, os is that just a bunch of hype? :)
*Jazz*: FOR PAUL: Hey, it's Jo (we met at the Way to Go reception)! I have received alot of questions about the colour of your eyes and for the record, what is the true colour of your eyes?
ScottC: BTW - Scott is typing, not Paul and David - all typos are mine.
*hollyds*: we were wondering on the list. was the baby in The Deal Davids daughter
*fmouse*: Paul and David: which episode was the hardest to make?
*France*: I have the most beautiful Black Labrador in the world, her name is Jessie, I just adore animals, Do you have any pets??
*|007|*: To PG: Do they have toilets in Canada (ok, sorry, I had to say it =)
*|007|*: To Either: How much time do you spend making 1 episode, and how much is fun (if any) ? oh and are there any plans to go on location (eg the UK ;) ?
*starwind7*: for both: did you enjoying filming at Elora gorge?
*France*: since Paul had the chance to experience what it was like to be a woman any chance for David to get teh same opportunity?? :)
*KrisD*: pls ask which character they enjoyed having the most & would like to see return.
*Lindsay*: Who are their heroes? Are they filming anymore eps in Hamilton?
*BugsDad*: Dave, how do you like driving the Riv? The last time I saw it it was having problems starting.
*Mackenzie*: Paul, are there any plans for a CD for you and David Keeley? Weren't you in Nashville working on it?
*hollyds*: My mother wants to know what they are going to do with the romance angle (ie Fraser and TDL) and ray
*TraceW*: For David and Paul: What do you think of IRC, and would you consider doing any other online conferences?
*starwind7*: for Paul: my high school yanniversary book has a picture of someone who looks identical to you but a few years younger; did you ever go to any Toronto high schools?
*Dy*: Did you get to ask my question yet? If you missed it, here it is again...What's it like to be involved with a show with such an...interesting and devoted fan following?
*hollyds*: How are the renewal vibs?
*dorothyn*: for Paul, what do you think of the PGEB? (Paul Gross Estrogen Brigade) ;)
*Jo*: FOR DAVID What do you think of Toronto and do you ever miss home (New Jersey)? Paul: I'm the "mom" of the PGEB and would like to tell you that we all enjoy your work and no you don't have to take estrogen. :) And we would also like to say Hi. :)
*Jazz*: we have seen your writing, heard your writing and saw your acting.....seems like you can do it all but the question is.... do you dance as well? :)
ScottC: THANKS EVERYONE. Paul and David must get back to work. They really enjoyed it, And will try to get back online again.
ScottC: Thank you Gabs. And thanks Gavin, next time we'll need MoDS.
* fmouse hugging Scott in thanks from all of us
ScottC: I think since we had so much time with them, we won't likely get them back again tonight.
ScottC: Gabs - please email me the log, and I will get it on the DS WEB page by the weekend.
gabs: scott: want me to edit out all extraneous /msgs?
ScottC: Gabs - Either you can, or I will.
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