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PEE Poll: Planets
Earth   -12 (23.1%)
Bot planet   -5 (9.6%)
Trisol   -3 (5.8%)
Omicron   -7 (13.5%)
Amazon Planet   -8 (15.4%)
Pluto   -1 (1.9%)
Mars   -4 (7.7%)
Hate them all   -1 (1.9%)
Like them all   -3 (5.8%)
Other   -8 (15.4%)
Total Members Voted: 51

haleys_comet

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« on: 07-16-2002 21:01 »

I thought the planets could make a good poll choice  :cool: . Which planet do you like best from Futurama?
I like the planet Earth the most, I think its better than the other planets in Futurama.
Binder

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« Reply #1 on: 07-16-2002 21:25 »

I like Earth, but they should rename Earth. Earth is such a boring name.
Nixorbo

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« Reply #2 on: 07-16-2002 21:34 »

Amazonia.
Kryten

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« Reply #3 on: 07-16-2002 22:45 »

*agrees with the head*
DrThunder88

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« Reply #4 on: 07-16-2002 23:43 »

Isn't the "Bot Planet" called Chapek 9?
bartman

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« Reply #5 on: 07-16-2002 23:45 »

I think it is.....
and any planet with lurr should win this poll!
Nurdbot

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« Reply #6 on: 07-17-2002 00:53 »

Chapex 9 rocks,These guys would kick C-3P0's ass.
bartman

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« Reply #7 on: 07-17-2002 00:56 »

They would! but lurr would kick all there assess!
Robotany 500

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« Reply #8 on: 07-17-2002 01:13 »

Vergon 6 was cool

Am I wrong or the PE crew never went to a planet similiar to Earth? I mean, with big and technologically advanced cities (not just small ones as seen in Zoidberg's homeworld or Trisol), big metropolis, with spaceships and cars flying everywhere, cool people, etc. etc. Even in Mars we saw nothing but only a little campus.
Zed 85

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« Reply #9 on: 07-17-2002 01:50 »

Where they held the Miss Universe contest seemed pretty with it in terms of big citys and there was that planet that Bender thought was Earth at the end of A Pharaoh To Remember - whether that was populated like Earth I wouldn't know..

For the sake of the poll, I'll go with Earth.  :)
Robotany 500

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« Reply #10 on: 07-17-2002 02:03 »

Yeah but we never seen them. They're supposed to go in many amazing places (Sicily-8, Cannibalon, etc.) which we never see. Perhaps because savage planets are more interesting and civilized worlds could be boring? But Earth isn't boring!  :p
Lesotho_Leela

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« Reply #11 on: 07-17-2002 04:08 »

I like Trisol for no real reason. Maybe I just think the name is cool.
Tweek

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« Reply #12 on: 07-17-2002 04:16 »

Nibbler's home planet, the Nibblonians were cool  :cool:

Best planet we didn't get to see: The Brainslug Planet  :p
Robotany 500

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« Reply #13 on: 07-17-2002 04:26 »

Oh yeah I forgot Planet Ethernium!
(but we saw very little of it too)
Melllvar

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« Reply #14 on: 07-17-2002 07:11 »

 
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Originally posted by Robotany 500:
Yeah but we never seen them. They're supposed to go in many amazing places (Sicily-8, Cannibalon, etc.) which we never see.

And Ebola-9 (the virus planet).

Maybe by not seeing them, it will make them more interesting.
Robotany 500

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« Reply #15 on: 07-17-2002 07:22 »
« Last Edit on: 07-17-2002 07:22 »

yeah, perhaps... But I sincerly hope to see some strange world in the next "season".

if Earth is a so crazy planet just imagine a similar alien world with large and chaotic cities like N-NY. The major civilized planets we saw till now revealed us too little. Writers could make very funny plots about alien lifestyles, culture, glamour etc. And that's another point that makes this serie so great and full of possibilities....
Timo

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« Reply #16 on: 07-17-2002 10:51 »

Had to go with Amazonia - I just can't vote against Snu-Snu!

By the way, the robot planet is "Capek 9."  Named after Carl Capek, who wrote "R.U.R." in 1921, which lead to all of the robots populating Capek 9.  It's a good tribute, a nice reference, and a pretty funny joke, all in one.

I can't be too snobby, though.  Yes, I know the reference, but I have never read the book, nor do I know the meaning - if any - behind choosing the number 9.
Robotany 500

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« Reply #17 on: 07-17-2002 11:04 »
« Last Edit on: 07-17-2002 11:04 »

The number "9" perhaps has some meaning. I don't know if you noticed but there's a strange guy who appears here and there in some episodes wearing a large dress with a big number "9" written on it. In the audio commentary of the Season 1 DVDs, David Cohen said something about this guy, concerning the fact they originally planned to make the society of future with people belonging to specific classes and levels - so I guess "9" indicated the level of that citizen. It was supposed to be a reference to "Brave New World" by Aldous Huxley, where people were divided into different categories since their birth.
David A

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« Reply #18 on: 07-17-2002 12:27 »

 
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Originally posted by Timo:
By the way, the robot planet is "Capek 9."  Named after Carl Capek, who wrote "R.U.R." in 1921, which lead to all of the robots populating Capek 9.  It's a good tribute, a nice reference, and a pretty funny joke, all in one.

I can't be too snobby, though.  Yes, I know the reference, but I have never read the book, nor do I know the meaning - if any - behind choosing the number 9.

I have read "R.U.R."  It's a play, not a book by the way.   ;)  If there is any signifigance to the number nine, I don't think it's a reference to "R.U.R."
aslate

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« Reply #19 on: 07-17-2002 12:42 »

Urectum, classic!
Teral

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« Reply #20 on: 07-17-2002 12:45 »

Amazonia, although Free Waterfall Sr's Pluto was cool (heh, I made a pun).

Best planet yet to be visited; Kif's homeworld.

Robotany 500

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« Reply #21 on: 07-17-2002 12:55 »
« Last Edit on: 07-17-2002 12:55 »

Shall we see it in the upcoming episode where Kif Kroker gets pregnant?    :)
Teral

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« Reply #22 on: 07-17-2002 13:35 »

Probably not, but I sure hope so.

Glab is the DOOP president, and Kif is XO on one of the fleet's mightiest spaceships, so obviously KIf's species is quite prominent in DOOP. We need to learn more about this species, and visit their planet.
David A

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« Reply #23 on: 07-17-2002 13:35 »

I forgot to vote before.  My favorite planet was Osiris 4, but out of the ones listed I'll pick Capek 9.
Nixorbo

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« Reply #24 on: 07-17-2002 14:35 »

The Space Pope of Western Spacism hereby declares that all those who vote "Earth" on this poll shall hereby be known as "boring."
Robotany 500

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« Reply #25 on: 07-17-2002 14:40 »

In Osiris we saw nothing but some huge statue. At least in planet such as Chapek (streets, cinema, courthouse), Trisol (big royal palace) and Zoidberg's (spaceport, houses, beach, club, arena) we saw a little more... But that's still a bit far from what I would like to see of these alien worlds  :hmpf:
Just Chris

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« Reply #26 on: 07-17-2002 18:57 »

The planet where Leela is _apparently_ from. I like its Greco-Roman style.
Robotany 500

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« Reply #27 on: 07-18-2002 03:26 »

In the audio commentary of Season 1 DVDs David said that in "Hell is other robots" they were supposed to send the crew to a Roman planet, ruled by Centaurs. In one of the few scenes here, one of the Centaurs ate a carrot Fry gave him. Nothing special, then they switched their choice to Sicily-8 (which we haven't seen though).
Tweek

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« Reply #28 on: 07-18-2002 03:45 »

 
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Originally posted by Nixorbo:
The Space Pope of Western Spacism hereby declares that all those who vote "Earth" on this poll shall hereby be known as "boring."
Speaking of boring, nobody has mentioned the Neutral Planet, they were rather cool

Robotany 500

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« Reply #29 on: 07-18-2002 03:56 »

That was fine too. But, again, we saw too little of it, IMO.
Kryten

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« Reply #30 on: 07-18-2002 09:54 »

 
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Originally posted by Tweek:
 
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Originally posted by Nixorbo:
The Space Pope of Western Spacism hereby declares that all those who vote "Earth" on this poll shall hereby be known as "boring."
Speaking of boring, nobody has mentioned the Neutral Planet, they were rather cool


The mere mention of that planet fills me with an intense feeling of bland acceptance.
bankrupt

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« Reply #31 on: 07-18-2002 10:07 »

Some of my favorite episodes involve the inhabitants of Omicron Persei 8, so I went with that one.
Robotany 500

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« Reply #32 on: 07-18-2002 10:17 »
« Last Edit on: 07-18-2002 10:17 »

Omicronians are the funniest aliens of the show, togheter with Morbo, but I dind't like their planet very much (at least for what we've seen).

When shall we see those gangster planets and cowboy worlds everyone's talking?!?   :laff:
Ginster

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« Reply #33 on: 07-18-2002 10:27 »
« Last Edit on: 07-18-2002 10:27 »

strange that in all your discussion the beautiful SlurmsPlanet with its shiny comercialised rings was neglected:
really beautifull
Nixorbo

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« Reply #34 on: 07-18-2002 10:31 »

::Points, screams, and runs off::
Javier Lopez

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« Reply #35 on: 07-20-2002 16:49 »

chapeck 9 was cool
Guy

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« Reply #36 on: 07-21-2002 05:28 »

Chapex 9 was fantastic, even if it is run by a secret organization that the public isn't aware of. And they hate humans. And their movies are all chick flicks.
Speli

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« Reply #37 on: 07-21-2002 17:07 »

My favorite planet? Guess


it's Sstahh you idiot
TheReal-Fry

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« Reply #38 on: 07-23-2002 05:01 »
« Last Edit on: 07-23-2002 05:01 »

Well, it would be Earth 'cause all the others are so horribly unfriendly... But hey i like 'em all in some way at least.
Lesotho_Leela

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« Reply #39 on: 07-23-2002 06:07 »

Trisol. Reminds me of Fuertaventura.
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