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Curtain calls: love them or hate them?
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Unashamedly stolen from/inspired by missfairchild's poll on encores.

Poll #237485 Applause!

Curtain calls are...

Brilliant! Will they come back out - or is it over - so exciting - wheee!
3(23.1%)
Necessary. The luvvies need their egos stroked.
6(46.2%)
Boooring. Get on with it!
1(7.7%)
A cynical ploy to make people clap more.
3(23.1%)
Sod curtain calls. I'm already at the bus stop.
0(0.0%)

How many curtain calls should there be after a play/ballet/opera?

Dozens! I want to clap all night long!
0(0.0%)
Three! It's all so exciting!
1(7.7%)
Two is about right. They've got homes to go to.
8(61.5%)
Just the one. Leave 'em wanting more.
4(30.8%)
Sod curtain calls. I'm already at the bus stop.
0(0.0%)

Curtain calls after each act/dance are...

An acceptable way for the audience to show their appreciation to individual actors/singers/dancers.
0(0.0%)
Needlessly indulgent padding.
7(53.8%)
Sacriligious.
2(15.4%)
A good opportunity to place the interval drinks order that you should forgot to place before the start of the performance.
0(0.0%)
Peculiarly Russian.
4(30.8%)

Mine's a...

Gin and tonic
7(50.0%)
Dubonnet and tonic
1(7.1%)
Whisky and soda
1(7.1%)
Pint of lager
0(0.0%)
Have you seen the size of the queue at the bar?
4(28.6%)
Could you look after my coat while I nip to the loo?
1(7.1%)
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I knew you had to be the single Dubonnet and tonic. Predictable farts in our old age, are we not?


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