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  • Message 1. 

    Posted by Auntie Molly (U14110968) on Tuesday, 5th June 2012

    Official.

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    Posted by Rettegrap (U1759870) on Tuesday, 5th June 2012

    Yes 1000%. So much for the "I couldn't and wouldn't go near a married man, I respect what God has joined together" and lastly but not leastly "I know him so well!" Faw. and Tsk and Yeuch

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  • Message 3

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    Posted by gillian54 (U13684677) on Tuesday, 5th June 2012

    Bunny boiler alert.

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    Posted by Ginslinger Redux (U14830013) on Tuesday, 5th June 2012

    Let alone the fact that it is Usha poisoning the atmosphere!!!!

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  • Message 5

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    Posted by binocular (U10832169) on Tuesday, 5th June 2012

    Defo. Bonkers, conkers.

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  • Message 6

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    Posted by mademoiselledecompost (U14526349) on Tuesday, 5th June 2012

    AND Carl's wife is a nasty person because she didn't take her husband's name when she got married AND her maiden name isn't very nice either? Barratt was it? Obviously not as nice as Franks?

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  • Message 7

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    Posted by Rettegrap (U1759870) on Tuesday, 5th June 2012

    AND Carl's wife is a nasty person because she didn't take her husband's name when she got married AND her maiden name isn't very nice either? Barratt was it? Obviously not as nice as Franks?

     


    Oh don't get me started......
    As someone who 29 years ago didn't take her husband's name, I will not be told that it has any bearing on how much we adore each other, or how confident I am about him, or any other stupid comment Miss Amy "Nodcock" Franks cares to make. It simply raises her bonkersness up ANOTHER notch, were such a thing possible!

    I TOLD you not to get me started!

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  • Message 8

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    Posted by mademoiselledecompost (U14526349) on Tuesday, 5th June 2012

    AND Carl's wife is a nasty person because she didn't take her husband's name when she got married AND her maiden name isn't very nice either? Barratt was it? Obviously not as nice as Franks?

     


    Oh don't get me started......
    As someone who 29 years ago didn't take her husband's name, I will not be told that it has any bearing on how much we adore each other, or how confident I am about him, or any other stupid comment Miss Amy "Nodcock" Franks cares to make. It simply raises her bonkersness up ANOTHER notch, were such a thing possible!

    I TOLD you not to get me started! 
    Well it's a sign of her bonkersness and another dumb comment from the doziest character ever to be invented by TA---getting more and more repulsive by the minute.

    Feminism scheminism.

    Obviously being a lawyer is also awful,in fact any profession apart from midwife?

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  • Message 9

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    Posted by AP (U14268795) on Tuesday, 5th June 2012

    With all this internet searching has Alice checked there isn't a Mr Barrett? Why is everyone so sure Amy's Carl is married to this woman just because Anabel thought she was? Has no one tried to find out for themselves? Certainly as Usha I would have wanted to confirm this for myself before thinking about telling anyone.

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  • Message 10

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    Posted by docklie (U7802187) on Tuesday, 5th June 2012

    Has anyone got Sharpers' mobile number? We need to call those Prestatyn nuns NOW!

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  • Message 11

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    Posted by BG59 (U13873951) on Tuesday, 5th June 2012

    Or possibly much worse than that.
    Remember that story-line about Amy's mother's GBH conviction?
    And Amy's horror that she might have inherited a similar tendency?
    < thud >
    < thud >
    < thud >
    < thud >
    < thud >
    < dah di dah di dah, dah dah dah dah dah >

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  • Message 12

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    Posted by Ginslinger Redux (U14830013) on Tuesday, 5th June 2012

    Um how did Amy know Rochelle's surname already? And so ridiculous about the name. It is a personal choice and may depend on what the alternative is. Some use different names in personal and professional life. Some divorced women keep their husbands name after divorce because they have built up their professional reputation in that name not because they are still carrying a torch... only a loon could read so much into it...

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  • Message 13

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    Posted by Lakey_Hill (U14391672) on Tuesday, 5th June 2012

    Please don't say that Amy is going to find out that Carl isn't married, and end up happily ever after with him.

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  • Message 14

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    Posted by mademoiselledecompost (U14526349) on Tuesday, 5th June 2012

    Or possibly much worse than that.
    Remember that story-line about Amy's mother's GBH conviction?
    And Amy's horror that she might have inherited a similar tendency?
    < thud >
    < thud >
    < thud >
    < thud >
    < thud >
    < dah di dah di dah, dah dah dah dah dah > 
    Whatever BG59, Amy needs a ton of medication.

    Does Ambridge have a loony bin?

    Maybe Dr Toad can deal with her?

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  • Message 15

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    Posted by NotsoTinyTim (U2256329) on Tuesday, 5th June 2012

    So Amy thinks that Barrett is not a very nice name. I think that Bunter isn't such a great name either.

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  • Message 16

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    Posted by toffee (U8026926) on Tuesday, 5th June 2012

    AND Carl's wife is a nasty person because she didn't take her husband's name when she got married AND her maiden name isn't very nice either? Barratt was it? Obviously not as nice as Franks?

     


    Hasn't Blamey heard of woman keeping their maiden name for Professional reasons?

    'If she really loves him she'd use his name' (or whatever she said)

    it's 20121 Can she hear herself?!

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  • Message 17

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    Posted by Rettegrap (U1759870) on Tuesday, 5th June 2012

    Well it's a sign of her bonkersness and another dumb comment from the doziest character ever to be invented by TA---getting more and more repulsive by the minute.

    Feminism scheminism.

    Obviously being a lawyer is also awful,in fact any profession apart from midwife? 


    Well it IS Usha's profession, so clearly unsatisfactory in nearly every way.

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  • Message 18

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    Posted by moffettthemog (U15279786) on Tuesday, 5th June 2012

    Aha! Broadmoor here we come!

    Amy (having been told so by the Lord) bumps off Usha, Bunter, Rochelle and Alice, before being bumped off herself by Carl, who turns out to be The Voice on the Brookfield Phone. BTW, he gets away with it, it's Yorke who's carried off screaming...

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  • Message 19

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    Posted by TotallyMadCat (U14728783) on Tuesday, 5th June 2012

    I fear we might be heading for yet another Ambridge suicide attempt.

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  • Message 20

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    Posted by DracoM1 (U14252039) on Tuesday, 5th June 2012

    Amy turns to stalking, and possibly a good old fashioned 'crime passionelle'?
    It's in the genes.
    Watch this space.

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  • Message 21

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    Posted by Perkin Warbeck is not a cannibal (U14797366) on Tuesday, 5th June 2012

    I fear we might be heading for yet another Ambridge suicide attempt.  Amy is clearly losing her tenuous link with reality.

    She should have a BABY - STAT!

    after all, it worked so well for Helen!

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  • Message 22

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    Posted by Arrow-shower (U14738997) on Tuesday, 5th June 2012

    Who- Amy? Not a chance - unless you can die from eating six marsbars a day... That's why she sounds so guttural-all the nougat is blocking her tubes.

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  • Message 23

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    Posted by siriol (U14748387) on Tuesday, 5th June 2012

    Totally crackers.I hate the way they've developed her character over the last few weeks.

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  • Message 24

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    Posted by Ginslinger Redux (U14830013) on Tuesday, 5th June 2012

    Heaven help the pregnant women of Borsetshire....cos Amy won't

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  • Message 25

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    Posted by JustJanie - Fairweather Strider (U10822512) on Tuesday, 5th June 2012

    << 'If she really loves him she'd use his name' (or whatever she said) >>

    That's what I heard. But I still can't quite believe she said that. Or that the script writer wrote that.

    I can buy all the rest of the bonkersness, the denial of the facts staring her in the face, the blaming of others. I just can't believe ANYONE would say something like that.

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  • Message 26

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    Posted by Rettegrap (U1759870) on Tuesday, 5th June 2012

    I think she is just clutching at any straw in a storm, to mix my metaphors.

    And she is imagining that Carl is miserable after breaking up with her, instead of saying to himself "Whew, that was close!"

    Bonkers.

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  • Message 27

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    Posted by bebopalula (U8847542) on Tuesday, 5th June 2012

    That could happen. I am not convinced they have the right bloke and Carl could turn out not to be the husband of this lawyer. and father of her children. The SL with Alice checking out the internet was so contrived so mistakes will be made. I have always thought it odd that Usha did not say anything to Carl or did not check it out. She and Annabelle could have been looking at and therefore talking about different people at that do and not realised it.

    Bebop

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  • Message 28

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    Posted by returnmigration (U14260026) on Tuesday, 5th June 2012



    Amy love,

    I actually doesnt matter whether Rochele uses her own name, if she is or is not married to Carl, whether or not she has a child or if it is his or not.

    He dumped you.



    .

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  • Message 29

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    Posted by mamakali (U8531301) on Tuesday, 5th June 2012

    Completely delusional!! She sounds like she's 15 not 23 - and the way she used everything Alice told her to bolster her delusion beggars belief!

    She hasn't taken his name - must mean they don't love each other

    They have a child - must mean he only broke up with me to protect the kid.

    She needs a slap!

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  • Message 30

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    Posted by Lady Macbeϯh - not without mustard (U550479) on Tuesday, 5th June 2012

    it's 20121 
    Blimey - I'm older than I thought. Better check for worms.

    'If she really loves him she'd use his name' (or whatever she said) 
    Well, if he really loved her, on that logic he'd use hers, surely?

    The woman is bonkers and living in the past. The long past.
    keeping their maiden name for Professional reasons? 
    I kept mine for a)feminist b)aesthetic and c) identity reasons.
    a) No-one owns me
    b) My surname (admittedly a patronymic) is unusual, unlike late o/h's
    c) Had I changed it I'd have morphed into someone I was at school with

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  • Message 31

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    Posted by Covergirlie (U14601195) on Tuesday, 5th June 2012

    That could happen. I am not convinced they have the right bloke and Carl could turn out not to be the husband of this lawyer. and father of her children. The SL with Alice checking out the internet was so contrived so mistakes will be made. I have always thought it odd that Usha did not say anything to Carl or did not check it out. She and Annabelle could have been looking at and therefore talking about different people at that do and not realised it.

    Bebop  

    Did I not read an article somewhere, that was written in response to the furore about the BBC's negative portrayal of afro carribbean characters on television and radio. ??
    I'm sure in said article the BBC spokesperson said there was way way more to come about Carl's character that would 'balance the books' as it were.
    A definite inference there that he was NOT necessarily the bad guy his current behaviour was suggesting.

    Although personally I have to say I sorely hope Amy gets put away for boiling his bunny... then we won't have to listen to a supposed WOMAN of 23 whining like a prepubescent teenager about " poor Carl.. and how he must be hurtin' "

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  • Message 32

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    Posted by Lady Macbeϯh - not without mustard (U550479) on Tuesday, 5th June 2012

    'm sure in said article the BBC spokesperson said there was way way more to come about Carl's character  
    Wasn't it quoted on this very MB?

    Amy is certainly behaving like a hormonal 14-year-old.

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  • Message 33

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    Posted by JoinedPeetsBoard_Smeesues_too (U14519481) on Tuesday, 5th June 2012

    Hear hear - its not Amy who is bonkers it's the SL.

    Also - why doesn't Alice calmly ask her - now you know he is married with a child would you go back to him if he asked you? Because if she wouldn't all this talk is academic ..

    Poor Alice - all this must remind her of Brian and Siobhan.

    A good person to talk to Amy would be Jenny - it would give her something useful to do.
    JPBS

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  • Message 34

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    Posted by TheRealSportyGirl (U1723427) on Tuesday, 5th June 2012



    Amy love,

    I actually doesnt matter whether Rochele uses her own name, if she is or is not married to Carl, whether or not she has a child or if it is his or not.

    He dumped you.





    Absolutely. This is the real point.

    However - this is the part that Amy truly doesn't accept - tonight she was talking about "the way he IS with me.... the way he talks to me" etc. Not in the past tense!

    I do find it sadly believable though. And whatever we think of Amy (and whatever Carl's situation actually is) I don't think there's any doubt that she has been used and then ditched by a player.

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  • Message 35

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    Posted by toffee (U8026926) on Tuesday, 5th June 2012

    'm sure in said article the BBC spokesperson said there was way way more to come about Carl's character

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    As I remember it it said that Blamey finding out Carl was married - and her being dumped - wasn't the end of the storyline, there was a lot more of it to come. (which instantly gave the impression he wasn't actually married, tho obviously we know now that he is)
    It didn't specifically mentioned Carl coming back I don't think..

    And after the way Blamey's behaving it could more likely have referred to her bunny boiler activities to come.

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  • Message 36

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    Posted by toffee (U8026926) on Tuesday, 5th June 2012

    it's 20121

    Blimey - I'm older than I thought. Better check for worms.

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    Ha! I wondered how long before someone commented on that! lol

    Obviously the last 1 should have been a !

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  • Message 37

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    Posted by JoinedPeetsBoard_Smeesues_too (U14519481) on Tuesday, 5th June 2012

    Amy is is dreamland - however surely the point to make is the one I made - that even if he asked you back you would refuse - wouldn't you?

    To argue with her "he dumped you and that's that " is pointless - she will still go on about him ..
    JPBS

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  • Message 38

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    Posted by fabsupergran (U11440988) on Tuesday, 5th June 2012

    Completely delusional!! She sounds like she's 15 not 23 - and the way she used everything Alice told her to bolster her delusion beggars belief!

    She hasn't taken his name - must mean they don't love each other

    They have a child - must mean he only broke up with me to protect the kid.

    She needs a slap! 
    and you'll never guess what Rochelle is pregnant and will be heading for a maternity hospital in the area very soon !!!

    Well it would make life interesting !

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  • Message 39

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    Posted by Lady Macbeϯh - not without mustard (U550479) on Tuesday, 5th June 2012

    you'll never guess what Rochelle is pregnant and will be heading for a maternity hospital in the area very soon !!! 
    Now, that I like.

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  • Message 40

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    Posted by Covergirlie (U14601195) on Tuesday, 5th June 2012


    Absolutely. This is the real point.

    However - this is the part that Amy truly doesn't accept - tonight she was talking about "the way he IS with me.... the way he talks to me" etc. Not in the past tense!

    I do find it sadly believable though. And whatever we think of Amy (and whatever Carl's situation actually is) I don't think there's any doubt that she has been used and then ditched by a player.

     

    I noticed that too about Amy's use of the current tense.
    Alice should have corrected that really...

    Trouble with the whole SL is that Amy hasn't spoken about any of this with an ACTUAL WOMAN yet..

    Is Alice really the best venue for advice ??

    Alice ?? who ran away with the smithy to Vegas and married him on a whim..
    Alice ?? who then had such an indepth knowledge of men that she almost gave an alibi to the police... oops sorry that was on AEx... well let's just say she did a really really DUMB thing for a man, on the other show....

    If Amy can't get her head round the idea that men can whisper sweet nothings to YOU and then behave like an AH behind your back then let her have 5 minutes with Kathy !!
    or, as someone else [and as Alice SHOULD have] suggested.. Jennifer !!
    or Helen even with that awful Aussie..
    or heaven knows Lillian !!!!!!!!!

    I'm sure there are enough stories to go round to enlighten her amongst those ladies, don't you think ??

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  • Message 41

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    Posted by lola_lou (U15218797) on Tuesday, 5th June 2012

    you'll never guess what Rochelle is pregnant and will be heading for a maternity hospital in the area very soon !!! 
    Now, that I like.  
    ..and then mad Amy can be cruel and revengeful by kidnapping the resulting baby and giving it to her wonderful friend (the formally bonkers) Helen,as a toy for magikal babe Henry...I really wouldn't put it past the SW to do this!!

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  • Message 42

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    Posted by Covergirlie (U14601195) on Tuesday, 5th June 2012

    'm sure in said article the BBC spokesperson said there was way way more to come about Carl's character

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    As I remember it it said that Blamey finding out Carl was married - and her being dumped - wasn't the end of the storyline, there was a lot more of it to come. (which instantly gave the impression he wasn't actually married, tho obviously we know now that he is)
    It didn't specifically mentioned Carl coming back I don't think..

    And after the way Blamey's behaving it could more likely have referred to her bunny boiler activities to come. 


    You're quite right toffee...
    but I got the distinct impression that Carl's character was going to be vindicated in some way, even if the actor never appears in the show again.

    If the reference to.. 'more to come'.. simply meant the storyline would have long term ramifications.. be those bunny boiling or suicide or whatever... without any 'cleansing' of Carl's behaviour...
    then why make the comments in response to the direct criticism or the BBC's attitude to afro carribbean characters. ??

    C xx

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  • Message 43

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    Posted by toffee (U8026926) on Tuesday, 5th June 2012

    then why make the comments in response to the direct criticism or the BBC's attitude to afro carribbean characters. ??
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    It was a stupid critcism anyway. In soaps there are just as many white cheats as black ones.
    It still amazes me someone on here started that in the first place.

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  • Message 44

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    Posted by Covergirlie (U14601195) on Tuesday, 5th June 2012

    then why make the comments in response to the direct criticism or the BBC's attitude to afro carribbean characters. ??
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    It was a stupid critcism anyway. In soaps there are just as many white cheats as black ones.
    It still amazes me someone on here started that in the first place.
     


    I'm inclined to agree about the criticism, what earthly connection is there between a person's character and their skin colour... ??
    Absolutely NONE...
    We ALL bleed RED !!

    As you quite rightly say..
    All the men who treated Kathy, Jennifer, Helen, Lillian, etc etc etc badly have been WHITE.. no one complained about that.
    And we already have a black saint on TAs.. Lucas.. who for the last [almost] 10 years has kept the dreadful Kate away from the rest of us. He's a saint indeed.

    ;o)

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  • Message 45

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    Posted by toffee (U8026926) on Wednesday, 6th June 2012

    then why make the comments in response to the direct criticism or the BBC's attitude to afro carribbean characters. ??
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    It was a stupid critcism anyway. In soaps there are just as many white cheats as black ones.
    It still amazes me someone on here started that in the first place.
     


    I'm inclined to agree about the criticism, what earthly connection is there between a person's character and their skin colour... ??
    Absolutely NONE...
    We ALL bleed RED !!

    As you quite rightly say..
    All the men who treated Kathy, Jennifer, Helen, Lillian, etc etc etc badly have been WHITE.. no one complained about that.
    And we already have a black saint on TAs.. Lucas.. who for the last [almost] 10 years has kept the dreadful Kate away from the rest of us. He's a saint indeed.

    ;o) 


    And as I said at the time, the colour of Carl's skin never even crossed my mind as being relevent. He was a cheating rat, end of story. Whether he was black, white, pink, purple or green.
    Which, as I say, is why I was amazed anyone actually made an issue of it.
    I mean, WHY? The person who started it is presumably a racist themselves cos the first thing they thought about was what colour Carl was, not what kind of a man he was, which was ALL that crossed MY mind.

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  • Message 46

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    Posted by carrick-bend (U2288869) on Wednesday, 6th June 2012

    Auntie Molly, I agree.

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  • Message 47

    , in reply to message 39.

    Posted by shulascat (U14737252) on Wednesday, 6th June 2012

    you'll never guess what Rochelle is pregnant and will be heading for a maternity hospital in the area very soon !!! 
    Now, that I like.  
    Hope she's not booked in for a water-birth. I can imagine a Psycho moment: the crazed Amy holding the child under the water until it is dead, then taking a knife and stabbing Rochelle.

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  • Message 48

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    Posted by cat_lady (U2262333) on Wednesday, 6th June 2012

    it's 20121 
    Blimey - I'm older than I thought. Better check for worms.

    'If she really loves him she'd use his name' (or whatever she said) 
    Well, if he really loved her, on that logic he'd use hers, surely?

    The woman is bonkers and living in the past. The long past.
    keeping their maiden name for Professional reasons? 
    I kept mine for a)feminist b)aesthetic and c) identity reasons.
    a) No-one owns me
    b) My surname (admittedly a patronymic) is unusual, unlike late o/h's
    c) Had I changed it I'd have morphed into someone I was at school with  
    People, usually women, talk a lot of rot about married names. I was delighted to be married, and delighted to accept all the rituals, including exchanging my father's name for my husband's. Had I not been, I would not have married. D'Oh!! Now that we have that sorted, and so to Amy. Poor poor Usha; she now has, indeed, a stepdaughter who has morphed into a nutcase; and to boot, one who is incapable of using the internet for her own research, or of showing some personal responsibility for her own concerns by confronting Carl herself. c/lx

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  • Message 49

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    Posted by strebor32 (U15298013) on Wednesday, 6th June 2012

    Completely delusional!! She sounds like she's 15 not 23 - and the way she used everything Alice told her to bolster her delusion beggars belief!

    She hasn't taken his name - must mean they don't love each other

    They have a child - must mean he only broke up with me to protect the kid.

    She needs a slap! 
    Hear Hear!!!!

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  • Message 50

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    Posted by JoinedPeetsBoard_Smeesues_too (U14519481) on Wednesday, 6th June 2012

    But she needs to have the irrationality of her argument pointed out - OK he broke up to protect the child - well good for him ..

    Er .. and good for you Amy in getting over it for the sake of that child eh?
    JPBS

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