CBS/Paramount sues to stop Axanar 2 - Electric Boogaloo-Fanboys gone WILD-too many hyphens

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  1. Woulfe

    Woulfe Commodore Commodore

    Feb 18, 2005
    3rd Rock From The Sun

    So this thing is still going ?
    But still nothing to show for it yet ?

    Where is the movie, Peters ?
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  2. Woulfe

    Woulfe Commodore Commodore

    Feb 18, 2005
    3rd Rock From The Sun
    Oh, i need to congratulate y'all for hitting 1701+ pages in the 1st thread, good going gang

    PIE for everyone
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  3. motorhead

    motorhead Lieutenant Red Shirt

    Feb 18, 2016
    i don't think i knew any of them

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  4. carlosp

    carlosp Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

    Dec 28, 2003
    On AxaMonitor: Ares Digital 3.0 Gets a Launch Timeline. Peters Predicts the Software Platform to Launch by end of February. We’ve finally gotten a timeline for launch of the software platform without which you’ll never see Axanar, the two short film fans have been waiting years for. Read more »

    (Note: An earlier version of this article first appeared Sunday in our newsletter, AxaMonitor Daily. You can sign up here.)
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  5. Professor Zoom

    Professor Zoom Admiral Admiral

    Sep 16, 2004
    I like how Peters will get software up and running before he got his movies made.
    And I'm sure we still won't see the movies.
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  6. feek61

    feek61 Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

    Nov 25, 2011
    In the Sunshine!
    I thought he said last month that the digital software B.S. would be ready 2/01 (or maybe I just mis-remembered).

    I have to mention (again) that the $250K that AP wants for his two 15 min. segments is about half of what it cost to produce ALL of Star Trek Continues. So, to put things into perspective, AP has already raised and spent more than twice what it cost to produce ALL eleven episodes of the Star Trek Continues series. So including the original money he raised plus the addtional $250K; STC could have produced about a 27 episode season. It is just baffling to me that he has wasted so much money and people still give it to him.

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  7. Ryan Thomas Riddle

    Ryan Thomas Riddle Vice Admiral Admiral

    Dec 26, 2003
    The Bay Area
    Axanar ceased being about making a movie a long time ago and remains a Ponzi scheme to line Peters' pockets.
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  8. Woulfe

    Woulfe Commodore Commodore

    Feb 18, 2005
    3rd Rock From The Sun
    PART 2 : Ect Etc Etc : ( No way am I typing that long [bleep] title again ) : Now With Even More Filler Then Ever...

    Was there ever a movie ?
    There is no movie only ZOUL !
    Oh Zoul you nut, let me talk to Peters...
    I want to talk to Peters...
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  9. Matthew Raymond

    Matthew Raymond Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

    Oct 24, 2016
    Technically, it's not a Ponzi scheme, but you can certainly argue that it's fraud, especially if he doesn't actually believe that he'll finish the film.
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  10. Nerys Myk

    Nerys Myk Kang, now with ridges Premium Member

    Nov 4, 2001
    House of Kang
    More of a Potsie scheme.
  11. Woulfe

    Woulfe Commodore Commodore

    Feb 18, 2005
    3rd Rock From The Sun
    PART 2 : ( you know the drill by now ) : Now a musical, no really, we could use another lawsuit, but with the RIAA this time

    Don't make me pull out the ABBA, oops too late...

    "Money, Money, Money, Kinda Funny, It's a rich mans world..."

    In other news - WHERE'S THE MOVIE, ALAC ?
  12. carlosp

    carlosp Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

    Dec 28, 2003
    New on AxaMonitor: LOSS OF WAREHOUSE spurs donations, as Axanar must move for the second time in two years, again to an ever-smaller facility. Meanwhile, Jonathan Lane thanks AxaMonitor for driving new donors to the Patreon campaign. New patrons climbed into double digits for the first time since January 23. Read more »

    (Note that this story was first published in this morning's AxaMonitor Daily. This article is an expanded version including breaking developments during the day. Please feel free to sign up for an early look at our news!)
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  13. mirrormatt86

    mirrormatt86 Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

    Jan 3, 2012
    It does allow you to search for a topic he might've spoken about and see how much of the narrative has changed since December...

    That intro was written from the hear - I'm working on being able to speak like that too.
  14. Sgt_G

    Sgt_G Commodore Commodore

    Jul 5, 2013
    Love this artwork! Did you make it?
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  15. Matthew Raymond

    Matthew Raymond Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

    Oct 24, 2016
    It's basically one of the Axanar wallpapers. Anyone with Photoshop or GIMP could have made that. (There's a GIMP plug-in called Resynthesizer that allows you to replace a selected part of an image with a synthesized texture generated from the surroundings of the selected region, effectively allowing you to remove objects from the image. Here's a direct link to the plug-in ZIP file because the GIMP plug-in registry seems to be down. It's a recreation of a feature from Photoshop. However, I suspect the creator of this picture simply cloned adjacent parts of the image and painted over the original text, which works well enough, I suppose.)

    And by the way, @carlosp, aren't you concerned that anyone receptive to your arguments who could be turned away from the Axanar side might find such an unauthorized derivative work a tad hypocritical?

    You might get sued. Granted, it will be by U-Haul for trademark infringement and damage to their brand (because AP can't legally copyright the original image to begin with), but you could still get sued.
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  16. motorhead

    motorhead Lieutenant Red Shirt

    Feb 18, 2016
    hi, i have a serious question about that if i may. would the use of the logo be "transformative" or would it be "fair use" since it's kinda a "parody" or anything like that?
    thanks & BR
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  17. motorhead

    motorhead Lieutenant Red Shirt

    Feb 18, 2016
    also... i'm sorry, and i guess it's kinda wrong here... but i'd like your input please, the axacrowd and the axamonitor crowd already condemned Vic and takes this all for granted... but is there a single police report or anything of substance?
  18. urbandefault

    urbandefault Commodore Commodore

    Dec 3, 2013
    Sickbay, dammit.
  19. Sgt_G

    Sgt_G Commodore Commodore

    Jul 5, 2013
    @Matthew Raymond ... I think that might fall under the parody clause of the Fair Use Rule. Giving credit where it is due, the artwork was pretty good.
  20. BeatleJWOL

    BeatleJWOL Commodore Commodore

    Feb 21, 2012
    Winston-Salem, NC
    Years of stories. A definite case of smoke very possibly signaling the existence of fire.
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