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Cylons don’t know about SPOF

Back to my BSG complaints. Once again, I wanted to preface this post by saying that I’m bashing this show ONLY because I love it to death. I am a big BSG fan and as such I am allowed to … Continue reading

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Cylons don’t use Encryption

Let me preface this post by saying that I nitpick because I love. It seems that what started as a random nitpick will turn into a whole series of posts wot the “Cylons don’t use” in the title. This one … Continue reading

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Cylons don’t use Backups

There are two storytelling crutches that often come into play to “hand wave” over some plot inconsistencies or explain something odd and unusual. One of them is called magic, and the other one is called technology. They are both used … Continue reading

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Smart Business Move: Letting Viewers watch TV Shows Online

In the past if you missed an episode of your favorite show you had very limited choices. If you had Tivo or a similar service you could just pray and hope it was smart enough to record it. You could … Continue reading

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Beyond the Red Line

I’m usually skeptical of total conversion mods. Most of them set very ambitious goals for themselves but never quite reach them. What you usually end up with is a half-assed, buggy mod with sub-par graphics and degraded game play. On … Continue reading

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Finishing a Story

I think that the TV series model of storytelling is deeply flawed. I’m a firm believer that a good story should have a beginning, a middle and an end. A good story takes you on a journey, starting with a … Continue reading

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Confession

This confession tweet cracked me up: via confession God damn it dude! Me too! There’s too much confusion, I can’t get no relief. :mrgreen: (BSG fans will get the reference, the rest of you can just move along) Btw, Confession … Continue reading

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Lunchtime Conversations

This is an actual conversation I had at lunch today (note we all watched the latest episode of BSG – if you didn’t you may get spoiled): cow-orker-1: So what do you think about BSG? me: I don’t get why … Continue reading

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Immortality: Consciousness Interruption Problem

Let’s talk about immortality. The concept of eternal life has been present in our fiction since the ancient times but in most cases it was the domain of supernatural being such as gods, faeries, spirits, vampires and etc. In most … Continue reading

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The Final Five

BSG fans – I call upon thee. Riddle me this: The Eye of Jupiter temple was created by the 13′th Colony. The temple did not actually hold the eye but the instructions of how to find it – the eye … Continue reading

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Conflicted Characters == Good TV

You have to admit that Starbuck is going off the scale in the BSG personal issues department lately: comic © sheldoncomics.com But here is the thing… Conflicted characters make for good TV. This is because usually having well defined, conflicted … Continue reading

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BSG Simpsons Style

Unless you live under a rock, you probably already seen these already. I seen them surface on BoingBoing, Meta and dozen assorted random blogs. But these BSG Characters drawn Simpsons style are just awesome enough to link to them anyway. … Continue reading

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The Most Awesome Pumpkin Carving Ever

This is the most awesome pumpkin carving ever: link to the YouTube video There are even step by step instructions on how to make one yourself linked up from the video. They even draw circuit board diagrams for you for … Continue reading

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Jump Tactics

The other day I was thinking about space combat as featured on most Scifi Shows and movies. In most cases, most ships have some kind of FTL engines that allow them to make “jumps”, enter hyperspace or whatever. But then … Continue reading

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Could this be the end of BSG?

The are rumors that NBC is considering a purchase Battlestar Galactica. If this is true, we might be seeing the end of the show as we know it. As much as I hate Scifi Channel, I have to admit that … Continue reading

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Human Insurgency

Battlestar Galactica season premiere was awesome! This is how you kick it off in style. I’m sure this episode will be talked about for a long time because of the bold political commentary hidden behind the New Caprica resistance story. … Continue reading

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Battlestar Galactica: The New Season

Are you ready for the Battlestar Galactica season premiere? I went and watched all ten of the Scif Chanel webisodes and they didn’t really do much for me. You are not missing anything spectacular if you don’t watch them – … Continue reading

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New Caprica is a Dump!

Some comments on the Battlestar Galactica Season Finale last night: Why the hell did Cylon’s send Al from the Quantum Leap to deliver a peace message to Galactica? Wouldn’t it be easier to send another Boomer or #9? Now humans … Continue reading

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Battlestar Galactica: The Capitan’s Hand

How interesting. Roslin is forced to compromise her stance on abortion in order to secure support of the religious Gemini voters. This gives Baltar a chance to play the abortion card to his advantage and look like the good guy. … Continue reading

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Grace Park Hi Res

Grace Park Fubar has some nice hi-res pics from Grace Park’s maxim photoshot. The pictures are old but these are nice big copies that can be made into wallpaper or whatnot. And this seems to be the most complete set … Continue reading

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Pegasus: Bad Leadership

Spoilage below – you have been warned. Here is what I can say about yesterday’s episode of Galactica: disturbing. Poor Sharon almost got raped :O I must say I actually cheered when Helo and Chief stormed the interrogation crew. I … Continue reading

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Battlestar Cluelessness

Alright. This is the first time I feel a need to rant about Battlestar lameness. This always happens when a show or a movie decides to talk about something that I know intimately and then gets it wrong. Apparently Cylons … Continue reading

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Speculating about Sharons hybrid baby…

Ok, we have learned two things today. First, we now know Sharon was honest when she said she does not maintain any communication with the Cylons. They seemed to be surprised to see her. So she is clearly acting independently … Continue reading

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Cylons & Singularity

It seems that I’m not the only person who was thinking about singularity when discussing Cylon origins. The author of Unofficial BSG Blog quoted me and then went on to expand this concept: I am not so sure it models … Continue reading

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Cylon Religion

I haven’t watched BSG from the beginning but I’m intrigued by Cylon religion. I did a quick google and it seems that it was never really explained or demystified on the show. I have been thinking about this for a … Continue reading

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