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Re: Hope and Aiden

Postby LuvBoHope » Thu Jan 23, 2014 7:23 pm

Quote 3WishGenie:
Quote maja: TPTB need to either kill Bo off or have Hope and he separate/divorce.It's silly for them to ask us to believe that there would still be a marriage when the husband is gone for this anount of time. Get Hope/KA out of romantic limbo and give her an actual storyline.


I want to throw confetti at your post!! As a Bope fan, I'm tired of being slapped in the face with Bo refusing to come home bc he's undercover. It's been long enough and they need to let Hope move on. Hopefully Aiden will light the fire under her butt to divorce Bo! I like them so far.


I'm sure there some Bope fans who still watch the show but I'm speaking for me & thousands of others who quit watching several years ago when they (Bope) were planted on the backburner with basically no meaningful story material & dialogue (the REAL reason Peter Reckell left the role of Bo). Now, those of us who left but still keep up with Hope just "may" rejoin the audience (which is ranked on the bottom of the ratings) IF Bo's exit is explained acceptably, likable, & believable to the Bope fans they may come back & support/enjoy Hope move gradually into a new relationship because they still love Hope! If not, it's more disrespect & another slap in the face. Why not just handle it right??

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Re: Hope and Aiden

Postby 2Wildroses » Thu Jan 23, 2014 8:14 pm

When Hope thought she was Jena, she thought she and John was married. John and Marlana said that they got married after Hope gave John a divorce. I don't re-call Bo and Hope getting married again.

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Re: Hope and Aiden

Postby 3WishGenie » Thu Jan 23, 2014 8:39 pm

Quote LuvBoHope:
Quote 3WishGenie:
Quote maja: TPTB need to either kill Bo off or have Hope and he separate/divorce.It's silly for them to ask us to believe that there would still be a marriage when the husband is gone for this anount of time. Get Hope/KA out of romantic limbo and give her an actual storyline.


I want to throw confetti at your post!! As a Bope fan, I'm tired of being slapped in the face with Bo refusing to come home bc he's undercover. It's been long enough and they need to let Hope move on. Hopefully Aiden will light the fire under her butt to divorce Bo! I like them so far.


I'm sure there some Bope fans who still watch the show but I'm speaking for me & thousands of others who quit watching several years ago when they (Bope) were planted on the backburner with basically no meaningful story material & dialogue (the REAL reason Peter Reckell left the role of Bo). Now, those of us who left but still keep up with Hope just "may" rejoin the audience (which is ranked on the bottom of the ratings) IF Bo's exit is explained acceptably, likable, & believable to the Bope fans they may come back & support/enjoy Hope move gradually into a new relationship because they still love Hope! If not, it's more disrespect & another slap in the face. Why not just handle it right??


Missed your earlier post but agree with it 100%. Divorcing Bo by post mail would be a horrible end to the long running romance of Bope which we saw from Day 1 on screen!! Whether they are married seems to be also up in the air. The only thing I can think of is that Bo dies while working undercover.

Now I don't want Hope jumping into a relationship with Aiden overnight. I like their interaction and I can see something developing over time. I'm happy to see Hope getting a story at last. She is still one of my favs! But yes, they must deal with the Bo issue because I don't see Hope "cheating".

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Re: Hope and Aiden

Postby Sunlover127 » Thu Jan 23, 2014 10:25 pm

I am a long time DOOL fan that has watched for almost the entire time the show has aired except for a couple of the very first years.

I loved Hope and Bo!! They were awesome!! I loved them together!! I agree there needs to be a believable storyline for his absence.

I have a question for everyone or anyone...I read on another side that a "mountain man" was going to reappear on DOOL. Who could this be?? Jack?? Bo?? Nick?? John?? Whoever it is, do you think they will look like they did when they left or will they somehow have been physically changed to look different due to some disaster, Stephano, etc.??? Any thoughts??

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Re: Hope and Aiden

Postby LuvBoHope » Fri Jan 24, 2014 8:44 am

Quote 3WishGenie:
Quote LuvBoHope:
Quote 3WishGenie:
Quote maja: TPTB need to either kill Bo off or have Hope and he separate/divorce.It's silly for them to ask us to believe that there would still be a marriage when the husband is gone for this anount of time. Get Hope/KA out of romantic limbo and give her an actual storyline.


I want to throw confetti at your post!! As a Bope fan, I'm tired of being slapped in the face with Bo refusing to come home bc he's undercover. It's been long enough and they need to let Hope move on. Hopefully Aiden will light the fire under her butt to divorce Bo! I like them so far.


I'm sure there some Bope fans who still watch the show but I'm speaking for me & thousands of others who quit watching several years ago when they (Bope) were planted on the backburner with basically no meaningful story material & dialogue (the REAL reason Peter Reckell left the role of Bo). Now, those of us who left but still keep up with Hope just "may" rejoin the audience (which is ranked on the bottom of the ratings) IF Bo's exit is explained acceptably, likable, & believable to the Bope fans they may come back & support/enjoy Hope move gradually into a new relationship because they still love Hope! If not, it's more disrespect & another slap in the face. Why not just handle it right??


Missed your earlier post but agree with it 100%. Divorcing Bo by post mail would be a horrible end to the long running romance of Bope which we saw from Day 1 on screen!! Whether they are married seems to be also up in the air. The only thing I can think of is that Bo dies while working undercover.

Now I don't want Hope jumping into a relationship with Aiden overnight. I like their interaction and I can see something developing over time. I'm happy to see Hope getting a story at last. She is still one of my favs! But yes, they must deal with the Bo issue because I don't see Hope "cheating".


I think we're on the same page here! I just can't imagine that beautiful, legendary love story ending in a divorce. That would leave such a sour taste for their memory. Being killed while undercover would make a WHOLE lot more sense for these two. And, yes, Hope needs to take time before moving into a new relationship and give her/their fans a little time to grieve & be able to accept her with another man. It was INSULTING & HUMILIATING watching Bo with Carly during that dreadful, plot-device period (VERY overdone & destructive imo) - don't care to see Hope "cheat", too, since they reunited and were back to themselves when he left - his absence should be handled more sensitively than that so the audience can deal with it better!!

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Re: Hope and Aiden

Postby Undeniable Truth » Fri Jan 24, 2014 10:09 am

Quote LuvBoHope:
Quote Undeniable Truth: The actor who portrays Aiden appears to be more talented than a lot of other new additions to the cast as of late. The interaction here between Hope and Aiden was well done. There's a good potential there.

I just can't accept it though until something is done about Bo, and I think my expectations of how he'll be addressed are too high at this point. I realize that Peter Reckell doesn't intend to come back, but there could still be a fantastic story spun to end Bope without his presence. Could have been done already. If they just end it with a divorce via postal service I may throw an enormous (albeit futile) hissy.


I'm completely with you on this post!! Checked out the show today for the first time in over a year just to see if Hope would be on with the new guy! He does seem to be very talented which they did need for her since she's so amazing and he's very handsome - she definitely deserves that too! However, there's still a lot more out there that's totally necessary before a relationship can work (they certainly are doing the usual thing having the bantering first, so this obviously is the plan)! They HAVE to have chemistry & sparks, which may develop, so that's still out there (especially since Bope had more than most of many pairings)! IMO NOTHING will be as good as Bope, but I'll give it a chance IF they deal with Bo's absence acceptably & true to him over the life of the show & the Bope tru-love story. Remember, Bo only "replaced" Hope when he believed her to be dead & gone but ALWAYS got back with her when she returned & it was not ever easy for him to move on. He grieved and Hope needs to do that too. And in explaining we all know Bo would NEVER not return to his wife & child, so he'd NOT do a long-distance, off-screen divorce - having him "choose" not to return is 100% UNACCEPTABLE!! To me that would be trashing Bo & I don't think that would be honest to his character & not pleasing to their fans! Some don't like the "believed dead" sl's BUT, in this case & at this point that's about all that would be believable about the "real" Bo. He could've been being held hostage while making his occasional phone calls and then assumed killed now. It HAS to be done for Hope's future relationships to make sense (yes, it should've been done before now, but it's as necessary as ever with a story brewing out there for her now)!!


I always liked the idea of giving his character a send off, even if the character doesn't appear onscreen. I honestly thought when John left town they'd turn it into one big story where Bo, while off sailing around the world chasing DiMera evidence, went missing and John and the gang went off to find him in the Mystery Machine or something. Something. Anything! He's been out chasing leads all this time and hasn't found anything yet?

If I'm going to be completely honest here, I'm not even a Bope fan. I used to be in the beginning. I got tired of seeing Hope replaced over the years (I'll accept a presumed death...one...but that's about it),and seeing how easily their "true love" was blown to smithereens each and every time a stress factor came up in their personal lives. Each time they picked up the pieces, it seemed to me like they missed a few more here and there. The last Carly romp did me in. I couldn't believe in them as a couple after that, but all of this is beside the point.

After everything...all the years between them as a couple, if this is the end of Bope the pairing deserves a final sendoff story. A good one. Not just FedEx and forget it. I don't want her moving on with Aiden, even though I am looking forward to seeing more of him...dare I say "them"? until it's over. The Bope fans, past and present, deserve it. The Soap gods practically demand it as far as I'm concerned.

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Re: Hope and Aiden

Postby dazgonby » Fri Jan 24, 2014 12:22 pm

I just can't see killing Bo off...again...and letting Hope fall in love...again...just to make her fall out of love... again...to go back to Bo when he returns...again.
I don't find that to be a good send off for Bo...that has been so over done.
Do I have a better suggestion...could be, but then I am not the writers.

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Re: Hope and Aiden

Postby LuvBoHope » Fri Jan 24, 2014 1:00 pm

Quote Undeniable Truth:
Quote LuvBoHope:
Quote Undeniable Truth: The actor who portrays Aiden appears to be more talented than a lot of other new additions to the cast as of late. The interaction here between Hope and Aiden was well done. There's a good potential there.

I just can't accept it though until something is done about Bo, and I think my expectations of how he'll be addressed are too high at this point. I realize that Peter Reckell doesn't intend to come back, but there could still be a fantastic story spun to end Bope without his presence. Could have been done already. If they just end it with a divorce via postal service I may throw an enormous (albeit futile) hissy.


I'm completely with you on this post!! Checked out the show today for the first time in over a year just to see if Hope would be on with the new guy! He does seem to be very talented which they did need for her since she's so amazing and he's very handsome - she definitely deserves that too! However, there's still a lot more out there that's totally necessary before a relationship can work (they certainly are doing the usual thing having the bantering first, so this obviously is the plan)! They HAVE to have chemistry & sparks, which may develop, so that's still out there (especially since Bope had more than most of many pairings)! IMO NOTHING will be as good as Bope, but I'll give it a chance IF they deal with Bo's absence acceptably & true to him over the life of the show & the Bope tru-love story. Remember, Bo only "replaced" Hope when he believed her to be dead & gone but ALWAYS got back with her when she returned & it was not ever easy for him to move on. He grieved and Hope needs to do that too. And in explaining we all know Bo would NEVER not return to his wife & child, so he'd NOT do a long-distance, off-screen divorce - having him "choose" not to return is 100% UNACCEPTABLE!! To me that would be trashing Bo & I don't think that would be honest to his character & not pleasing to their fans! Some don't like the "believed dead" sl's BUT, in this case & at this point that's about all that would be believable about the "real" Bo. He could've been being held hostage while making his occasional phone calls and then assumed killed now. It HAS to be done for Hope's future relationships to make sense (yes, it should've been done before now, but it's as necessary as ever with a story brewing out there for her now)!!


I always liked the idea of giving his character a send off, even if the character doesn't appear onscreen. I honestly thought when John left town they'd turn it into one big story where Bo, while off sailing around the world chasing DiMera evidence, went missing and John and the gang went off to find him in the Mystery Machine or something. Something. Anything! He's been out chasing leads all this time and hasn't found anything yet?

If I'm going to be completely honest here, I'm not even a Bope fan. I used to be in the beginning. I got tired of seeing Hope replaced over the years (I'll accept a presumed death...one...but that's about it),and seeing how easily their "true love" was blown to smithereens each and every time a stress factor came up in their personal lives. Each time they picked up the pieces, it seemed to me like they missed a few more here and there. The last Carly romp did me in. I couldn't believe in them as a couple after that, but all of this is beside the point.

After everything...all the years between them as a couple, if this is the end of Bope the pairing deserves a final sendoff story. A good one. Not just FedEx and forget it. I don't want her moving on with Aiden, even though I am looking forward to seeing more of him...dare I say "them"? until it's over. The Bope fans, past and present, deserve it. The Soap gods practically demand it as far as I'm concerned.


Very nice post, "Undeniable"!! As a diehard Bope fan I appreciate your concern for their many fans! And, if you've read some of my numerous posts over time, you can see I totally detested the Carly fiasco - apparently, that "romp" did a WHOLE lot more in than you because it's the first time in the history of DAYS it hit rock bottom in the ratings (hasn't been able to dig out, unfortunately)!! That definitely tarnished Bope more than any other sl/plot device they'd ever done to keep Bope apart - took Bo totally OOC & into the gutter! They went WAY too far & too long forcing that pairing (Bo & Carly) before realizing it wasn't going to sell & then they weren't committed to bringing Bope back to their usual strength - they hurried them back together. With that being said they DID go back together & were getting back to their true characters when the writers refused to write decently for Bo and Peter chose to leave the show. SO, yes - they do need to end Bope in a favorable way & not pour more salt in that OLD wound which was SO VERY unpopular & OOC!! Why put mean, hateful closure on them? Why not make it heartwarming & true to their decades-long history where the fans can accept & support the new pairing for Hope? Anyway, I don't think these writers are intuned to anything "Bope", but it would surely be nice if they gave them something quality here as they end them! Thx for your comments for the long-term Bope lovers!

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Re: Hope and Aiden

Postby 3WishGenie » Fri Jan 24, 2014 3:55 pm

Thing is the options are slim for a decent Bope ending since Bo is no longer on screen. What we see now is Aiden being a jerk to Hope but if Bo dies, then he can soften towards her and be there. Could be that he lost his wife too and help her through her loss. This kind of progression would make sense to me.

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Re: Hope and Aiden

Postby dazgonby » Fri Jan 24, 2014 4:29 pm

I can see that, but there has been so much about Jennifer not grieving long enough for Jack...how long would be a decent time for fans to accept that, it has already been a year wasted.
That and the fact that down the road she would have to give up this love (if it came to that) when or if they brought Bo back from the dead.
UGGGGH!


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