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Syfy Channel - why all the Seagal/martial arts movies???


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Initial post: 13 Apr 2014 21:05:04 BDT
Adam Jackson says:
Fail to see how bruce lee and steven seagal martial arts/action movies fall into the realms of scifi?

What next, On Golden Pond on the Horror Channel!!??!!

In reply to an earlier post on 13 Apr 2014 21:14:58 BDT
Anita says:
Whoever conjured up the term "Syfy" hardly can be expected to know much about science fiction. What the hell is syfy?

Sorry, it's maybe just my petty hate. However it does look logical: to use "syfy" and put Seagal or whoever into the category

Posted on 13 Apr 2014 21:47:02 BDT
Last edited by the author on 13 Apr 2014 21:47:57 BDT
Anita

I bet it was probably someone like your mate Marilyn or Marilyn herself maybe ; )

In reply to an earlier post on 13 Apr 2014 23:03:25 BDT
Anita says:
Are you saying it's her (someone like her) responsible for selecting films for "syfy" channel, Kevin?

That would explain a lot... Lucky me - I don't even get to see it :)

Posted on 14 Apr 2014 05:36:19 BDT
Ronald Craig says:
Siffy... sounds disease-ridden, no?

In reply to an earlier post on 14 Apr 2014 09:51:48 BDT
Or a Sloane Ranger,her husband's called Jasper

Posted on 14 Apr 2014 12:43:44 BDT
Paul Tapner says:
Apparently the american version of the channel - which has no affiliation to the british one and both are totally separate organisations - shows pretty much nothing but wrestling nowadays.

In reply to an earlier post on 14 Apr 2014 12:57:32 BDT
I hate it when channels start showing stuff, that has absolutely f*** all to do with what the channel set out to show in the first place.

The Biography channel here in the uk, used to show biogs of famous people and then started showing stupid ghost related reality tv s**** : (

Posted on 15 Apr 2014 10:41:35 BDT
Ken O'Neill says:
SyFy is supposed to be pronounced "Siffy". This can be read or heard as 'siffy, an abbreviaiton of "It's iffy". Enough said?

Posted on 15 Apr 2014 12:34:07 BDT
Paul Tapner says:
Then there's the history channel, which seems to be rather fond of storage wars

Posted on 15 Apr 2014 12:34:48 BDT
Dan Fante says:
And MTV doesn't have music on it.

Posted on 15 Apr 2014 13:15:09 BDT
I've seen An american werewolf in London on the True movies channel on Sky.

When the hell, has a werewolf run amock in London in real life???

In reply to an earlier post on 15 Apr 2014 22:10:20 BDT
Ronald Craig says:
When I was last there, I saw a werewolf with a Chinese menu in his hand, walking through the streets of Soho in the rain.

;)

In reply to an earlier post on 16 Apr 2014 14:31:25 BDT
He drinks a pina colada at Trader vics too ; )

In reply to an earlier post on 17 Apr 2014 08:50:40 BDT
Ronald Craig says:
Ah ooooooh! ;)

Posted on 17 Apr 2014 10:39:46 BDT
Draw blood : )

Posted on 9 May 2014 09:55:41 BDT
The latest and final Series of Warehouse 13 started a couple of weeks back and what has happened to a once great show.The main characters have become gross caricatures of themselves,Pete's little boy in a toyshop routine has become whiney and annoying,Mica's anal retentive big sister,smug and annoying,Claudia,teen angst lippy attitude,spoilt brat and annoying,Artie's benign uncle, suffocating mother hen and....well you get the picture.Story lines have been spoilt by a pantomime "he's behind you" in big clowns feet element,Anthony Head's Captain Hook performance in the season premier,what WERE you thinking Tony? - destroy my credibility as a serious actor and flush my career down the toilet?...serious meltdown!!Used to love this show but last two series,more Scooby Don't than Scooby Doo.

Posted on 9 May 2014 11:54:14 BDT
kinjoking says:
why no bluddy Defiance S2!?

In reply to an earlier post on 9 May 2014 15:50:48 BDT
DON'T PANIC!!

Kin,just had a browse on google new series due to air June 19th on US ScyFi and soon after in UK plus a short pre-season tickler of five 3-5 minutes mini episodes.For more information see google,too much to post here.

Posted on 10 May 2014 12:52:26 BDT
Last edited by the author on 10 May 2014 12:56:21 BDT
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In reply to an earlier post on 10 May 2014 13:16:48 BDT
Anita says:
And, obviously, with a link instead of conversation or opinion or anything closer to human :)

Look, Marilyn, if ever you tried to *talk* to people, maybe some of them would talk back... just a suggestion

In reply to an earlier post on 10 May 2014 15:30:51 BDT
And it only took her 27 days to reply,how did she post,pony express and steam boat across the Atlantic?

In reply to an earlier post on 10 May 2014 15:56:39 BDT
Anita says:
I think it takes only about a week for a steam boat to cross the Atlantic...

It is research what takes a lot of time, you know :)

In reply to an earlier post on 10 May 2014 18:32:46 BDT
Ronald Craig says:
Searching the forums for your own name again? LOL

In reply to an earlier post on 12 May 2014 09:00:02 BDT
kinjoking says:
*exhales and wipes brow*
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