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#21 OFFLINE   oldschoolecw

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Posted 08 July 2013 - 09:52 AM

Hmmm. Well, it's a scripted drama with a suspense/horror "theme" - of the type "Under The Dome" represents except the folks here are trapped in an isolated meteor crater, sort of an inverted dome. And like reality show contestants the characters are disposable but more so. It's an idea I like.

phrelin, are you watch Siberia? It doesn't seem too bad


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Posted 08 July 2013 - 09:56 AM

Let's face it, all shows are scripted.  Even the "reality" shows are scripted.  I can't stand "reality" shows.

Exactly, even the nightly News is being read from a script off a teleprompter.


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Posted 08 July 2013 - 09:59 AM

Since I have always been interested in Tunguska event, I have put on season pass. If it becomes a must see show I will watch it. If I hear anything about zombies I will pass.

No zombies so far, and BTW Zombies are Awesome when scripted properly like in the Walking Dead


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Posted 08 July 2013 - 10:22 AM

Are we really discussing whether the so-called "reality" shows are in any way better than actual scripted series?



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Posted 08 July 2013 - 10:31 AM

Are we really discussing whether the so-called "reality" shows are in any way better than actual scripted series?

I hope not


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Posted 08 July 2013 - 11:21 AM

I can tell you, pablo, that when I started this thread, that was not the goal.  That still remains.

 

My reason for posting was to complain that a reality show's first episode seemed fake to me.  I didn't know it was a scripted show set to mimic a reality show.  After watching the first (and only) episode, I can confidently say that it was more parody than drama. Simply stated, I don' like the show regardless of its genre. 

 

While it is not my intent to compare, remember that I don't control content here.


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Posted 08 July 2013 - 11:31 AM

I can tell you, pablo, that when I started this thread, that was not the goal.  That still remains.

 

My reason for posting was to complain that a reality show's first episode seemed fake to me.  I didn't know it was a scripted show set to mimic a reality show.  After watching the first (and only) episode, I can confidently say that it was more parody than drama. Simply stated, I don' like the show regardless of its genre. 

 

While it is not my intent to compare, remember that I don't control content here.

It's actually listed as a Drama, and the funny thing is tonights episode is titled "a question of reality"


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Posted 08 July 2013 - 12:02 PM

It's actually listed as a Drama, and the funny thing is tonights episode is titled "a question of reality"

 

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Posted 09 July 2013 - 08:45 AM

 

Hmmm. Well, it's a scripted drama with a suspense/horror "theme" - of the type "Under The Dome" represents except the folks here are trapped in an isolated meteor crater, sort of an inverted dome. And like reality show contestants the characters are disposable but more so. It's an idea I like.

 

phrelin, are you watch Siberia? It doesn't seem too bad

As I said, portraying disposable reality show characters is an idea I like. So I'm watching it.


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Posted 09 July 2013 - 08:59 AM

After 2 episodes, I'm taking a pass on this one.  It isn't horrible, but I can't keep up with the shows I actually look forward to.  


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Posted 09 July 2013 - 03:42 PM

Just watched the second episode, it's not a bad Summer Mystery, Ill continue watching as of now 


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Posted 15 July 2013 - 10:25 PM

This has a "Lost" feel to it.  It seems that the 'monster' from the island loves his job in Siebra.  I wonder if we'll get a Dharma institute twist as the series goes on.  I also wonder if there is other people in the woods besiodes the 'supposed contestants'.   Or is going to continue like "Cabin in The Woods" and reveal that there is a psycho path.



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Posted 16 July 2013 - 12:29 AM

Was going to kill it, (the acting being real to what's in reality shows -- stinks) until 'what could do that' at tonight's show end, hooked me into another week.


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Posted 16 July 2013 - 11:15 AM

Was going to kill it, (the acting being real to what's in reality shows -- stinks) until 'what could do that' at tonight's show end, hooked me into another week.

 

Acting/Reality. Isn't that an oxymoron?


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Posted 16 July 2013 - 03:15 PM

Acting/Reality. Isn't that an oxymoron?

 

Not at all.  Reality shows aren't reality, they star actors who are acting.


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Posted 16 July 2013 - 03:22 PM

Not at all.  Reality shows aren't reality, they star actors who are acting.

 

Wow. :nono2:


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Posted 16 July 2013 - 08:03 PM

Wow. :nono2:

 

What part of that don't you get?  Do I need to type slower, maybe in another language perhaps?  :rotfl:


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Posted 16 July 2013 - 08:19 PM

Not at all.  Reality shows aren't reality, they star actors who are acting.

You're really over generalizing here.


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Posted 17 July 2013 - 11:06 AM

What part of that don't you get?  Do I need to type slower, maybe in another language perhaps?  :rotfl:

 

English is fine, Runner.  You're entitled to your own opinion, especially when it simplifies the world you live in. 

 

My response simply reflected my own opinion on the matter.


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Posted 17 July 2013 - 11:34 AM

I can't figure out why Comcast hasn't put episode 3 ondemand yet. I've been watching them all the next day via ondemand so far.


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