Doug and Scott McQueen

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Post by ellieonline03 » 08 Oct 2016, 11:00

Am I the only one who thinks that Scott and Doug are pretty much useless when it comes to handling the ghosts? They run the paranormal investigation business but I think Sheila did most of the job.
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Post by gali » 08 Oct 2016, 12:53

ellieonline03 wrote:Am I the only one who thinks that Scott and Doug are pretty much useless when it comes to handling the ghosts? They run the paranormal investigation business but I think Sheila did most of the job.
You raise a good point. They did other things though.
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Post by hsimone » 17 Oct 2016, 09:13

Hm...I don't know if I have a preference really. I find them both to be very similar.

The one thing I noticed about the two is they encouraged everyone to rest and eat, which okay may not all supernatural. But, it did seem like they understood that in order to fight off supernatural creatures, you need energy and strength. So, that's a plus. :)
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Post by Janetleighgreen » 17 Oct 2016, 09:28

hsimone wrote:Hm...I don't know if I have a preference really. I find them both to be very similar.

The one thing I noticed about the two is they encouraged everyone to rest and eat, which okay may not all supernatural. But, it did seem like they understood that in order to fight off supernatural creatures, you need energy and strength. So, that's a plus. :)
Thank you! I was trying to show that a little bit because so many times in horror you never see the heros take care of themselves and let's face it; you need that when you're fighting off evil entities! Lol!

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Post by greenstripedgiraffe » 17 Oct 2016, 11:22

I like doug better, he's more mature.
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Post by Megwe85 » 19 Oct 2016, 02:44

It is hard for me to choose because I don't feel like I learned enough about them. I think I prefer Doug though. He seems to be more level-headed. I would like to know more about both of them.
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Post by Silvermoon » 20 Dec 2016, 15:05

I honestly didn't have a favorite. They were both good characters, and I felt like they would both be good friends to have.
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Post by Janetleighgreen » 20 Dec 2016, 16:49

Silvermoon wrote:I honestly didn't have a favorite. They were both good characters, and I felt like they would both be good friends to have.
In the rewrite, I am fleshing out Doug and Scott a little more, as well as the others; they seemed a little flat. I hope you like the changes!

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Post by Thimble » 20 Dec 2016, 17:05

I think they were both good characters, but at this moment, I don't remember which is which. I picture them as a single unit of brother. Maybe if I could read more about them in other stories they would become separate for me.
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Post by Silvermoon » 20 Dec 2016, 18:55

In the rewrite, I am fleshing out Doug and Scott a little more, as well as the others; they seemed a little flat. I hope you like the changes!
That's great! I am looking forward to meeting them again and can't wait to find out what they are up against!
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Post by Janetleighgreen » 20 Dec 2016, 21:11

Silvermoon wrote:
In the rewrite, I am fleshing out Doug and Scott a little more, as well as the others; they seemed a little flat. I hope you like the changes!
That's great! I am looking forward to meeting them again and can't wait to find out what they are up against!
I'm glad you like the story and characters; I love them, so they will be around awhile. ?

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