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February 23rd, 2008
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This vacation report interrupted for OMGWTFBBQ?!?!?!
So, i had a wonderful time on my cruise and I have many stories to tell.

But those can wait because JUMPIN' JESUS ON A POGO STICK look at these!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I0cu7ahmCr0
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=afciPPu7Q9s

This episode apparently will be shown on Wednesday the 27th.

--Chiaroscuro

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From:archai
Date:February 23rd, 2008 06:47 pm (UTC)
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Wait, isn't that...that's FOX?! The hell! Are they finally admitting the fandom ties implicit in their name, or what?

THOSE ARE TEN KINDS OF AWESOME! Fuckin' FINALLY!
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From:warphammer
Date:February 23rd, 2008 08:04 pm (UTC)
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Call Professor X, The Beast has turned on us. ovO
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From:chefmongoose
Date:February 24th, 2008 04:37 pm (UTC)
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Now I will be so disappointed if this episode doesn't end up with Kelsey Grammar in a blue fuzzy costume. *snif*
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From:drakegrey
Date:February 23rd, 2008 09:38 pm (UTC)
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Now how did this sneak under my work radar??

... Oh, yeah, because I don't spend enough time over at Fox TV. THAT will be remedied. :)

(Actually, I need a way to get more of the dailies sent to my office. "Testing DVD burning and playback", yes yes, that should do...)
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From:chefmongoose
Date:February 24th, 2008 05:53 am (UTC)
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Mmmhmmm. Yeah, I don't know how you missed thiiis. You need now to be on a mission to find out if this is an scriptwriter mole, or just someone on staff using wikipedia. ;)
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From:drakegrey
Date:February 24th, 2008 06:03 am (UTC)
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Well for my money, my... er... money is on WIkipedia. The approach in the clips we see here - 'furry is people dressing in fursuits' - implies no great knowledge of the event or the fandom, just a glance at that entry in the Guiness Book Of World Records. :)

--Drake
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From:chefmongoose
Date:February 24th, 2008 04:38 pm (UTC)
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I can handle the general media good of "Furry is Fursuiting", yeah. It's not too far from "Trekkie is Spock Ears and Klingon Suits." Visual aspects dominate.
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From:tyrrlin
Date:February 24th, 2008 12:37 am (UTC)
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o.O

O.o

Wow...it was almost respectable...though the comment "these are the people Trekkies beat up" got me. Just let a Trekkie TRY it... *grrs*

I also find it funny that the costumes most people wear at AC are of MUCH higher quality than the ones shown in the clip there. *snerks*

Man, I almost wish I had cable.
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From:chefmongoose
Date:February 24th, 2008 05:56 am (UTC)
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The real furry costumes are always better. these are 'raid the props department and see what we can get' I'm sure.

And this is broadcast TV! Straight-up Fox!
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From:drakegrey
Date:February 24th, 2008 06:07 am (UTC)
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On Some Other LJ, someone mentioned that some suits from CSI are visible in the background, so odds are these are costumes from some supplier in Hollywood.

... who's thinking, wow, 10 years and nothin' and now all of a sudden I can't keep up with all the rentals for these animal suits. I wonder what that's all about. :)

--Drake
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From:chefmongoose
Date:February 24th, 2008 04:41 pm (UTC)
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I'm still only about halfway through the 'Fur and Loathing' episode. I watch about 3 minutes a month, that's as much as I can handle. ;)

I'm sure the supplier is using them for local furniture store commercials and other such; still, it's amusing to think that somewhere, someone's job is to get you fursuits on demand for your TV show. Hee.
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From:tyrrlin
Date:February 24th, 2008 06:09 am (UTC)
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Dear, I live in the middle of 300 square miles of CORN. I don't get anything on the antenna. :-P
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From:chefmongoose
Date:February 24th, 2008 04:36 pm (UTC)
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Oh dear. That's non-groovy. And they don't offer cable at your apartment?

Living with Mom'goose as I still do, we're on the el-cheapo cable plan. $12 a month for pretty much the broadcast channels plus C-Span; for that price it's worth an investment even for low viewing amounts.
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From:tyrrlin
Date:February 25th, 2008 03:27 am (UTC)
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They do, if I care to pay for it. I need to figure out my finances before I start adding "fripperies" to my bills. :-)
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From:archai
Date:February 25th, 2008 03:24 am (UTC)
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But...but we used to get Sioux City stations in Vermillion!

...in fact, I think we got both of them!
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From:tyrrlin
Date:February 25th, 2008 03:28 am (UTC)
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Maybe it's because I live on the bottom floor of an apartment complex? I dunno, but I don't receive anything from my antenna.

Ah, well, my DVDs are getting a good workout. :-)
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From:archai
Date:February 25th, 2008 03:53 am (UTC)
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Yeah, RF stuff can be harder in town 'cause you have the signal bouncing around every which way. It *probably* helped that we had a massive roof-mount hidden stealthily in the attic. Either way, seriously, you're missing all of like...I think we picked up a *total* of five channels, MAYBE. And most of them, not very well.

In other news, I dunno if Warp told you, but you're living like 20 minutes away from where I went to high school and 30 minutes from my stepdad. Mom used to be the registrar for USD, and one of my recruiters was in the office across from Southern Hills Mall. :}
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From:tyrrlin
Date:February 26th, 2008 02:31 am (UTC)
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*perks up* Really?

You mean...there might actually be *cool* people out here? I've been ...hmmm... not so "in tune" with my classmates. Prolly comes from a combination of my background, military experience, and age. *thbls*

Sometimes, I get so bored.
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From:jennbirdie
Date:February 24th, 2008 05:17 am (UTC)
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I liked that it wasn't the furries acting like idiots..:P
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From:drakegrey
Date:February 24th, 2008 06:06 am (UTC)
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And also are giving the reporter exactly the response he deserves to his dumb questions. Of course, in the show, he is the schlamozzle, so it's in character. :)

--Drakie
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From:chefmongoose
Date:February 24th, 2008 05:05 pm (UTC)
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This is a Positive Sign for this episode. We'll see how it goes. :)
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From:archai
Date:February 25th, 2008 04:22 am (UTC)
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Say, on another note - is it just me, or does that bunny look familiar?
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From:chefmongoose
Date:February 26th, 2008 05:55 am (UTC)
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Other people have noticed common fursuits in these clips and the CSI episode. I suspect there's a costume rental place somewhere in LA who now and then gets calls for "Hey, we need 15 animal suits on Tuesday."

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