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Old December 13 2010, 10:30 PM   #1
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AM HAVING A FIREFLY MARATHON!!! WOO!HOO!

I finally convinced a group of my non nerdy and nerdy friends to a Firefly marathon! Hooray! This should be fun.
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Old December 13 2010, 10:39 PM   #2
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Re: AM HAVING A FIREFLY MARATHON!!! WOO!HOO!

^ Way cool. Any Firefly virgins there? If so, I bet that they convert.
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Old December 13 2010, 11:10 PM   #3
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Re: AM HAVING A FIREFLY MARATHON!!! WOO!HOO!

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^ Way cool. Any Firefly virgins there? If so, I bet that they convert.
Yeah, I'm the only one out of my friends that's seen it
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Old December 13 2010, 11:32 PM   #4
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You must require everyone to wear a brown coat.

When I saw "Serenity" in the theater, I convinced my friend to wear a brown leather jacket along with me. That's almost the only time I've ever dressed up for a movie. We were the only ones in the theater who did it.
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Old December 13 2010, 11:51 PM   #5
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Re: AM HAVING A FIREFLY MARATHON!!! WOO!HOO!

When I saw it in the theater, before the previews started, I was sitting there going "Serenity now!!! Serenity now!!!" like Jerry Stiller on Seinfeld.
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Old December 13 2010, 11:55 PM   #6
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Re: AM HAVING A FIREFLY MARATHON!!! WOO!HOO!

By complete coincidence I'm sure, the "Serenity now!" rerun of Seinfeld aired on opening night. At least in Pittsburgh.
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Old December 14 2010, 12:00 AM   #7
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You must require everyone to wear a brown coat.

When I saw "Serenity" in the theater, I convinced my friend to wear a brown leather jacket along with me. That's almost the only time I've ever dressed up for a movie. We were the only ones in the theater who did it.
Well, I'm certainly gonna wear one. But I nearly always wear a browncoat. 'It was on sale'
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Old December 14 2010, 12:24 AM   #8
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By complete coincidence I'm sure, the "Serenity now!" rerun of Seinfeld aired on opening night. At least in Pittsburgh.
That is only deepening my anti-coincidence bias.
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Old December 14 2010, 07:20 PM   #9
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Re: AM HAVING A FIREFLY MARATHON!!! WOO!HOO!

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I finally convinced a group of my non nerdy and nerdy friends to a Firefly marathon! Hooray! This should be fun.
Well done on converting them!
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Old December 14 2010, 07:58 PM   #10
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Re: AM HAVING A FIREFLY MARATHON!!! WOO!HOO!

I'm sure there will be at least one in the group who hates it -- there always is.
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Old December 14 2010, 08:02 PM   #11
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Make sure to say "It gets better!" after the first episode.
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Old December 14 2010, 08:11 PM   #12
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^ There shouldn't be a need to, if he starts with "Serenity" instead of "The Train Job." Damn fine pilot, "Serenity" was.
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Old December 14 2010, 11:07 PM   #13
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Re: AM HAVING A FIREFLY MARATHON!!! WOO!HOO!

Sounds great! It seems out of all the shows I introduce to people, Firefly is the one that the most people seem to like. I even know quite a few sci-fi haters who warm to the show. I think people really connect with it's humor and fun lighthearted atmosphere.

A television marathon can be great with the right crowd. I've hosted an annual event for several years when the new season of 24 is released (season 8 came out today, so we are looking for a good date now). Just be sure to stock up on the drinks and foods of your choice.
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Old December 15 2010, 02:07 AM   #14
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^ There shouldn't be a need to, if he starts with "Serenity" instead of "The Train Job." Damn fine pilot, "Serenity" was.
Serenity is the first episode, no one cares about airdates.

Serenity was boring, it's a fine boring pilot.
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Old December 15 2010, 05:24 AM   #15
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Serenity wasn't the pilot. Wash was the pilot!
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