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Brent calls me "his sister" in this video

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I would like to show this video to all Brent's fans.

It was recorded during his last convention, STICCON XXII, in Bellaria, near rimini (Italy).

 

In youtube you can find a lot of videos about the last STICCON,

but not all these videos are in English.

the key word is: "STICCON"

 

I put here the link to the video in which Brent meets Marco Mete and he says to me that I am "his sister", although I am not visible in this video:

 

Marco Mete meets Brent Spiner at STICCON 2008

 

 

what do you think about it?

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I think its incredibly obvious that Brent was making a joke (and its a commonly used joke). I really don't see how his comment got you so worked up. Perhaps its a cultural thing, who knows?

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no, in Italy it is different...

we say normally "this is a friend of mine" if we would like to make a comliment to somebody;

the expression, "my Sister", could be more probably an insult, because we don't are really "friends".

and, because there is a great difference of age between us, it is an insult because I am not 50 years old, but only 36 years old, Brent could be at least my "uncle", sure not "my brother".

do you understand?

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Brent answered to me in an email that in American theatres there is the custom to say to a person who appreciates the actor that "it is my mother", but I am young, therefore he said" his sister", however, Brent isn't so famous for his musicals in Italy and so many people didn't know that he is a brilliant singer.

He refused to sing on Saturday, therefore nobody could imagine that he has so beautiful voice...

however, I think that on Sunday he could sell a lot of CDs.

We have really a "strange" relationship.

Sometimes I would like not to be more his fan...

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You still don't get the joke. He didn't mean to refer to you as his sister in the strict sense. He was making a self-depreciating joke by implying to the audience that he planted his sister in the audience to say good things about his cd. The implication was that a family member HAS to say nice things about you. It really had nothing to do with you at all.

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you are not kind with me...

perhaps it is the truth, I don't know, but it is not kind.

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you are not kind with me...

perhaps it is the truth, I don't know, but it is not kind.

I was just explaining Brent's joke to you. No disrespect was intended towards you at all....... :blink:

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star_rose, for me it is not important what was ment. I think it is so cool you got to interact with him! Good Job

 

 

thank you very much

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I think that I would be "lucky" if I would be his wife...

however, I remeber that he said the next day that he spent a lot of money for his new CD, about 900,000 $, and he hoped to sell enough copies to not have a loss...

however, he put an insert on amazon.com too...

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How well do you know him? Being his wife might not be as fun as being his fan.

 

I don't know him well...

he said during the convention that he thinks to be more similar to Lore than to Data in the reality...

however, I consider myself one of his "friends", not a simple fan...

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