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Oliver Scrapple Level: 133 Posts: 3399/5007 EXP: 27151365 For next: 701375 Since: 20.6.02 Since last post: 1235 days Last activity: 1229 days # 1 Posted on 16.3.09 1108.21 Reposted on: 16.3.16 1110.14 Sci-Fi changing it's name...to Syfy? (nytimes.com) Much like the Spike logo change, or the American OLN changing names to Versus...probably won't do anything to their ratings...or will it? Promote this thread!
Mr Heel II Lap cheong Level: 80 Posts: 1034/1557 EXP: 4753903 For next: 29086 Since: 25.2.02 Since last post: 136 days Last activity: 1 day # 2 Posted on 16.3.09 1158.57 Reposted on: 16.3.16 1159.01 Link to story that doesn't require registration (c-net) Apparently it's so they can own a trademark. Not impressed.
Oliver Scrapple Level: 133 Posts: 3400/5007 EXP: 27151365 For next: 701375 Since: 20.6.02 Since last post: 1235 days Last activity: 1229 days # 3 Posted on 16.3.09 2005.02 Reposted on: 16.3.16 2005.04 That's weird; I don't have to register to view the nytimes.com link.
emma Cherries > Peaches Level: 91 Posts: 1583/2120 EXP: 7453513 For next: 15428 Since: 1.8.02 From: Phoenix-ish Since last post: 9 days Last activity: 4 days # 4 Posted on 17.3.09 0134.20 Reposted on: 17.3.16 0136.20 Is that Syfy-sounds-like-sissy ? That's well thought through.
KJames199 Scrapple Moderator Level: 128 Posts: 1164/4532 EXP: 23759995 For next: 621771 Since: 10.12.01 From: #yqr Since last post: 19 min. Last activity: 19 min. # 5 Posted on 17.3.09 1007.40 Reposted on: 17.3.16 1008.34 It looks like it's a nickname for a venereal disease. I shoulda wrapped it but I was too drunk and now I'm on antibiotics because of a bad case of the syfy.
wmatistic Andouille Level: 91 Posts: 1579/2190 EXP: 7447666 For next: 21275 Since: 2.2.04 From: Austin, TX Since last post: 483 days Last activity: 366 days
AIM: # 6 Posted on 17.3.09 1147.44 Reposted on: 17.3.16 1150.11 Originally posted by KJames199 It looks like it's a nickname for a venereal disease. I shoulda wrapped it but I was too drunk and now I'm on antibiotics because of a bad case of the syfy. Well in Poland that's exactly what it does mean.
Alessandro Lap cheong Level: 84 Posts: 1390/1741 EXP: 5646601 For next: 15375 Since: 2.1.02 From: Worcester MA Since last post: 103 days Last activity: 17 days # 7 Posted on 17.3.09 1201.22 Reposted on: 17.3.16 1203.16 Every story I've seen emphasizes that the name change will reflect the "broader" appeal of the channel's programming, which goes beyond simply science fiction ... They never mention the fact that ECW wrestling gives them their highest ratings, though (shocking!).
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