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To think Sandy shouldn't have changed her image in Grease

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kim147 Sun 23-Sep-12 21:46:36

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

Elfontheedge Sun 23-Sep-12 21:48:34

Yanbu. Always thought this. "change yourself into something you're not and you're sure to get the guy". Not the best message really.

Pochemuchka Sun 23-Sep-12 21:49:50

Are you my mum?
She wouldn't let me watch this as a teenager due to this very reason. and because she said it was a load of rubbish
Despite being very annoyed then I can see her point now especially about it being rubbish

WillYouDoTheFandango Sun 23-Sep-12 21:49:56

The message is clearly "boys like slutty looking girls" grin

OrangeImperialGoldBlether Sun 23-Sep-12 21:50:57

And the fact one of the girls got pregnant didn't change that, did it?

GoldShip Sun 23-Sep-12 21:52:09

I've always thought this!

Proudnscary Sun 23-Sep-12 21:52:43

WTF? So you mean women shouldn't dress and act like subservient trollops to lure/keep men??

Then what on earth should we ladies do to snag a man? Be amusing, intelligent and educated or something??

still love Grease though

Sparklingbrook Sun 23-Sep-12 21:55:34

It's on on E4+1 at the moment. grin

DH has never seen it. shock

threeorangesocksmorganisagirl Sun 23-Sep-12 21:56:55

yabu
what is it with mn these days, all mary whitehouse

DameEnidsOrange Sun 23-Sep-12 21:57:42

shock at Sparklings DH not having seen it.

But yes OP you are right, it is a dodgy message, but of it's time.

I do like the fact that there are some strong women in the film though

Sparklingbrook Sun 23-Sep-12 21:58:55

I feel the same about Dirty Dancing. Young girl on a family holiday has a sleazy time with the dance instructor bloke. sad

PrideOfChanur Sun 23-Sep-12 21:59:16

YADNBU! Very,very annoying. And what has Mary Whitehouse got to do with it? Rizzo is my favorite character in Grease.

OutragedAtThePriceOfFreddos Sun 23-Sep-12 21:59:31

YABU. It's Grease! You can't start trying to change Grease!

<shakes head and walks away muttering 'PC gone mad'>

allthefun Sun 23-Sep-12 22:01:11

YABU - apart from the hair it's a much better look.

He fell in love with her when she was naice though so I think she is doing it for her friends rather than him.

Lorelilee Sun 23-Sep-12 22:01:56

Leave well alone - my favourite film EVER.

storminabuttercup Sun 23-Sep-12 22:02:16

But he changes his image too, so who knows what happens after that flying car lends

Rizzo wasn't PG, was a false alarm

<has watched grease too often>

catwoo Sun 23-Sep-12 22:02:42

Hmm maybe that's the kind of girl she really was and she was repressing it.

Lorelilee Sun 23-Sep-12 22:02:53

Why don't you look at it from the POV that they BOTH had to comprise to be with the one they love?

Napdamnyou Sun 23-Sep-12 22:02:53

Maybe she did it for herself

Look at me, there has to be
Something more than what they see
Wholesome and pure
Oh so scared and unsure...

kim147 Sun 23-Sep-12 22:03:52

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Lorelilee Sun 23-Sep-12 22:04:11

compromise even.

Napdamnyou Sun 23-Sep-12 22:04:12

Sandy you must start anew
Don't you know what you must do?
Hold your head high, take a deep breath and cry...
Goodbye to Sandra D.

freddiefrog Sun 23-Sep-12 22:04:15

But doesn't he end up sporting a rather natty cardigan to try and attract her?

I'd never seen it until a few years ago, my DH has never seen Dirty Dancing

sittinginthesun Sun 23-Sep-12 22:04:36

My mum went bonkers when I said that I couldn't wait to be a teenager so that I could be just like that.

When I watched it again as a teenager, I couldn't believe she changed just to please a nan. grin

freddiefrog Sun 23-Sep-12 22:04:46

Oh, x-posted, sorry

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