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Mallzie

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« : 04-30-2004 12:16 »

Ok, so for those of you who might recall the show Roswell (not the beloved Futurama episoide "Roswell That Ends Well", the actual factual TV series) may have heard about a campaign that the fans started after the network (I forget which one it was on) threatened to can it after its first season. Esentially the fans sent bottle after bottle of tabasco sause (the favorite food of the extra-terrestrial main characters aparently) to the network and gained enough attention to get the show back for one more season.

Now, the point:

I was just wonder what, if the futurama comunity were to do something similar,what sort of product (condiment or otherwise) would best represent Futurama to be sent in?

Right now I'm just interested to hear what everybody thinks. Then again, who knows? Maybe a campaign like this might be the extra little boost needed to win over the Fox execs.

Also, has anyone else thought that there should be a seperate section for petitions and hair-brained schemes such as this? Just a thought.  :D
MikeBot

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« #1 : 04-30-2004 12:35 »

A can of Slurm!
missBender

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« #2 : 04-30-2004 12:37 »

A separate "Hair-brained schemes" section would be a really good idea I think.

Hmmm, maybe we cud each send a bottle of beer to Fox Execs because (Obviously to do with Bender) we cud get them all drunk and maybe they wud lighten up a bit and be more open to persuasion!

Or we cud try and get cans of Mountain Dew (does it still exist in US? Doesnt in the UK so would hav to find some other green beverage) and make our own "SLURM" labels!!
Ranadok

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« #3 : 04-30-2004 12:40 »

Beer. Or, more specifically, LoBrau beer. Of course, we have to find somewhere that stocks it...
Venus

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« #4 : 04-30-2004 12:41 »

20 dollar bills.
David A

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« #5 : 04-30-2004 12:47 »

maddoc3d

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« #6 : 04-30-2004 12:54 »
« : 04-30-2004 12:54 »

.. If someone sent me cases upon cases of beer.. I'd drink them.. Tabasco sause isn't something thats readily displacable/consumable, which is why it had such an impact. Plus its not that expensive, so even the elementry school fan could support the cause.. Beer would be a 21 (usa) and up thing.

What we should send is Angry Norwegian brand ANCHOVIES! They're nasty, smell bad but Fry's favorite!



Send the slimey bastards ANCHOVIES!

**WOOHOO! I'm a Delivery Boy!!** (and I was one too!)
Dannilicious

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« #7 : 04-30-2004 13:03 »

LOL, anchovies is by far the best idea. No one likes them. Well, not too many people. Anyone here like anchovies? I do, but...I'm weird.
maddoc3d

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« #8 : 04-30-2004 13:10 »

Its so crazy it might just work!

Or! .. send em a can of Anchovies, ONE ANCHOVIE at a time. In a ziplock bag inside an envelope.. Or for the evil ones out there (present company included) put a pin hole in the ziplock bag! .. that my friend, would be hillarious and stinky.
Nasty Pasty

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« #9 : 04-30-2004 14:05 »

 
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Originally posted by David A:

HAHAHAHAHAHA! Yeah that'll make em budge.

  :laff:   :laff:
Dr. Morberg

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« #10 : 04-30-2004 15:03 »

 
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Originally posted by Mallzie:
a campaign that the fans started after the network (I forget which one it was on) threatened to can it after its first season.

But that was when the show was still on the air, they were just threatening to cancel it. Futura has been cancelled for two years now.
Mallzie

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« #11 : 04-30-2004 15:13 »

Still, 1000+ cans of anchovies, Manwitch sauce, beer and home-made Slurm are bound to be noticed.
Nasty Pasty

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« #12 : 04-30-2004 15:32 »

 
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Originally posted by Mallzie:
Still, 1000+ cans of anchovies, Manwitch sauce, beer and home-made Slurm are bound to be noticed.

especially with secret explosive devices implanted inside....

Mwahahahaha!  :evillaugh:
KVA

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« #13 : 04-30-2004 15:50 »

Or we could put some anthrax virus in them.
Nasty Pasty

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« #14 : 04-30-2004 15:51 »

 
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Originally posted by KVA:
Or we could put some anthrax virus in them.

na, its been done before.   :laff:
KVA

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« #15 : 04-30-2004 15:53 »

It has been done before, but that doesn't lessen effectivity of it.
Nasty Pasty

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« #16 : 04-30-2004 16:12 »

 
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Originally posted by KVA:
It has been done before, but that doesn't lessen effectivity of it.

True, but it does lessen the originality of it...
KVA

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« #17 : 04-30-2004 16:16 »
« : 04-30-2004 16:16 »

explosive devices aren't original too   :)
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« #18 : 04-30-2004 17:12 »

How about money? I mean if we all send them money that's bound to get noticed.

Just hide it in a greeting card, or a brown porn keepin' in bag.

maddoc3d

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« #19 : 04-30-2004 17:42 »
« : 04-30-2004 17:42 »

.. you could send me the money. wouldn't see me complaining at all.

oh yeah we might want to try and keep it legal.. But the notion is deliciously evil..

Exploding anchovies.. they'd never expect that..
Nasty Pasty

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« #20 : 04-30-2004 18:01 »

 
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Originally posted by maddoc3d:

oh yeah we might want to try and keep it legal..


wuss. lol   :D
Gilby

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« #21 : 04-30-2004 18:17 »
« : 04-30-2004 18:17 »

Well if you made the Manwhiches out of the anchovies we might get exploding anchovies without the explosives.

Just throw some cabbage in there.
maddoc3d

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« #22 : 04-30-2004 19:17 »

 
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Originally posted by Nasty Pasty:
wuss.lol  :D 

Yeah, my coffee wore off, But it was deliciously Evil..

And just asking Gilby, how is that possible?

*In the past hour I have made NO progress with this website I'm creating.. spent it all ON HERE!!!* oh I made myself sad again..
DavidCohens1fan

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« #23 : 04-30-2004 23:53 »

The only thing that will turn the Fox heads is amazing DVD sells. The truth is, if you want Futurama back, you gotta talk your friends into buying the DVD's. Everything else Fox wont look twice at.
ooy

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« #24 : 05-01-2004 00:19 »

 
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Originally posted by Ranadok:
Beer. Or, more specifically, LoBrau beer.
definatly LoBrau. as fry said "it has dots on it!"
and "my manwich!"

Alliteration

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« #25 : 05-01-2004 10:16 »

Or how about Pabs Blue Robot beer. They would cut their own throats on the metal shavings.

MWHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!
Nasty Pasty

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« #26 : 05-01-2004 10:34 »

 
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Originally posted by Alliteration:
Or how about Pabs Blue Robot beer. They would cut their own throats on the metal shavings.

MWHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!

Hmmm, that could work too. lol
zomit

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« #27 : 05-02-2004 05:45 »

You could get something from KFC that resembles Popplers and then change the container so that it says "Fishy Joes."
KiKiX

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« #28 : 05-02-2004 05:49 »

Yes!!! Send then wave upon wave of popcorn chicken or scampi!!!
MWAHAHAHAHAHAHA!
shoopbender
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« #29 : 05-02-2004 09:38 »

 
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Originally posted by Ranadok:
Beer. Or, more specifically, LoBrau beer. Of course, we have to find somewhere that stocks it...

I say we brew our own beer, label it as Bender Brau, and send everything else that was said with it. Minus the anthrax and explosives, we could get every one to send in as much as they can anytime that they can.
Nasty Pasty

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« #30 : 05-02-2004 10:20 »

Can you send me one too? Minus the anthrax and explosives though.  <IMG SRC="http://peel.gotfuturama.com/ubb/biggrin.gif">
Teral

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« #31 : 05-02-2004 13:29 »
« : 05-02-2004 13:29 »

 
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Originally posted by KVA:
Or we could put some anthrax virus in them.

"Angry Norwegian Anthrax"? I mean the company have to make something else than just anchovies under the "Angry Norwegian" brand.

If I have beer I would never send it to FOX, I would drink it myself. But I would send some Manwhich ingridients. Or a Shirley Hemple.
Mouse On Venus

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« #32 : 05-02-2004 14:02 »

 
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Originally posted by DavidCohens1fan:
The only thing that will turn the Fox heads is amazing DVD sells. The truth is, if you want Futurama back, you gotta talk your friends into buying the DVD's. Everything else Fox wont look twice at.
I'll start sending you Manwiches in a minute if you keep on the way you're going.  <IMG SRC="http://peel.gotfuturama.com/ubb/tongue.gif">
KVA

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« #33 : 05-02-2004 14:03 »

 
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Originally posted by Teral:
  "Angry Norwegian Anthrax"? I mean the company have to make something else than just anchovies under the "Angry Norwegian" brand.


  Great Idea! And they could do it with other diceases, like " Angry Norwegian Diarrhea" or "Angry Norwegian flu".
Mouse On Venus

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« #34 : 05-02-2004 14:04 »
« : 05-02-2004 14:04 »

"Angry Norwegian Cancer", or "Canned-cer" if you will.
Venus

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« #35 : 05-02-2004 14:31 »

i would certainly invest in a can of good ol' Angry Norwegian Plague.
mpbx3003

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« #36 : 05-03-2004 22:14 »

Jerk Prunes(aka Caribbean Drano)
Birdbot

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« #37 : 05-03-2004 22:55 »

Mom's Old Fashioned Tobasco Sauce?
maddoc3d

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« #38 : 05-03-2004 23:20 »

I don't know.. Theres just something about sending Fox thousands of cans of Angry NOrwegian Anchovies that sounds .. really fun. But that just me and my humble opinion.
Gwan101

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« #39 : 05-04-2004 00:01 »

I would send in cans of anchovies.

We would call ourselves AFF (Anchovies For Fry).

I know my friend (Known as HoboJobo here) would too.
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