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  1. supercat

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    Interesting...
     
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    New series confirmed and contract signed between GNP and Dave. The wait starts now...
     
  4. Bluey

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    So the world's worst kept secret is finally out. I hope we get an update now on Friday.
     
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    no offence to myself, to me talkie toaster :-), but i hope that the talkie toaster "could" be in it thing that was mentioned wont happen
     
  8. Bluey

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    I don't mind the return of old characters if it's done right.

    Sometimes it works brilliantly (such as Duane Dibbley in series 6), and sometimes it doesn't (the Dibbley family in series 8 ).
     
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    the best stuff has been done with talkie in series 4, it would just be recycling gags for fans.

    and with Rd characters i notice 3rd time is never a charm :/

    anyway... would anyone like any toast? :-)
     
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    I'll have a couple of slices. Brown bread with marmalade on.
     
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    Yeah cook me some toast talkie, do it.
     
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    Yeah cook me some toast talkie, do it.
     
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    Yeah cook me some toast talkie, do it.
     
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    I think it would be fun to not do an update, just because it would SERIOUSLY wind up a certain person. But the site's purpose is to announce things when they become official, and as this seems a bit more official and concrete I'm sure we can expect something on Friday, if not sooner (in Dwarf terms this is rather big news, or big confirmation, so...).

    I'll avoid any excitement on this front though until the end product surfaces. We'll see what comes of it.
     
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    :lol:

    Me too, but I'm sure they'll do their most bestist to do something great. I mean, in spite of what some people seem convinced of, I doubt anyone has ever set out to make a rubbish series of Red Dwarf.:-) I wish Doug and the crew all the very best of luck with it, anyway.:-D
     
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    So that's three rounds of toast for Diet Coke then.

    Maybe if Holly is still off-line they wire Talkie in to take over the role. Could you imagine that? All the food dispensers only supplying toast! Hee, hee.

    (I'm joking, I hope they don't do that, by the way. Not beyond one episode anyway.)
     
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    I really thought that was dreadful! :shock: It was so contrived, and farcically illogical. Although, I still enjoyed the character being there.

    And I found that pretty funny, especially as it fitted in with the sillier feel of the series. And it still made more sense than the Cat physically transforming into Duane Dibley because his "cool" has been drained.
     
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    Ooh, that's weird! :shock: I wrote a fanfic once where Red Dwarf encountered a world of androids, simulants and other artificial life forms that used a computer virus to "convert" Holly, Kryten, Rimmer and the skutters to a monastic life. Before Holly left, she wired up a replacement AI to the ship which obviously didn't kick in until she'd been transfered off the ship. The first thing it said when it booted up was, "Howdy doodly-doo!" In fact, it was the discovery that Talkie was now running the ship that prompted Lister and the Cat into deciding they would "rescue" the others from their spiritual lifestyle.

    My favourite lines, upon discovering Holly in her new simulant body;

    Cat "Wow lady, you got a nice butt! A bit big, but nice!"
    Holly "Well, my last butt was four miles wide and scarlet, so this was bound to be an improvement!"

    I never said it was a good piece of fan fiction.
     
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    It's rare that anybody would do something with the intention of it being anything else, and all involved will almost undoubtedly do their very best to make it good, but sometimes it just doesn't work out (from the perspective of the person viewing at least). The ongoing debates/discussions/arguments/rants people have about series 7 and 8 and Back to Earth prove this very adeptly.

    If nothing more, this should be interesting. One way or another.
     

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