Scott Hardie | February 20, 2004
As you can see, headers on the site have been reorganized in preparation for the "green game" (still a few weeks away at least). I wouldn't bother to point out what you can see with your own eyes, except to mention that a longtime user request has been granted: Anywhere on the site, hold your mouse over any header image to see the names of the people, and in most cases their connection to each other.

Scott Hardie | February 20, 2004
And each celebrity in the TC headers was the subject matter (initially or eventually) of a real discussion on the site; I didn't just choose them at random. See, asking if Arsenio Hall is gay can have a longterm influence around here. :-)

Lori Lancaster | February 20, 2004
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Scott Hardie | February 20, 2004
Nice try. We already have Sailor Moon in the headers once. :-)

Lori Lancaster | February 20, 2004
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Scott Hardie | February 20, 2004
Yeah, it's about depth of cultural impact. Sailor Moon is Japanese and came about in the nineties, so Star Wars has two big advantages over it. I could be wrong, but I also think most people who know of Sailor Moon assume it's for little girls. Certainly plenty of girls and boys loved Star Wars, but they grew up into adult fans, which again has to do with Star Wars being around for twenty-five years.

Lori Lancaster | February 20, 2004
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Scott Hardie | February 20, 2004
You are not alone, from what I've read. A lot of fans don't like the Special Editions and only want to own the originals. A friend of mine predicts that production will begin on DVDs of the original versions the day Lucas dies.

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Matthew Preston | February 21, 2004
I thought for a moment I had missed out on two rounds where some blonde woman won with Shakespeare and Toni Morrison!
(it's just J.K. Rowling and literature).

Any of the Star Wars "DVD's" I have come across were simply good quality rips of the VHS or laserdisc versions. Not bad, just not legal copies. I look forward to the real thing in September.

Anna Gregoline | February 21, 2004
I wouldn't mind having the ORIGINAL unchanged versions of Star Wars on DVD, but not anything else. I assume that will be a long time coming. I prefer to ignore that there is anything other than that out there.


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