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    The colony

    Ive been watching this a little bit today and was wondering what the hell is this? Are they in a abandon city from the hurricane or what? and whats the point?



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    Re: The colony

    i think they're in an abandoned part of New Orleans. the point is to see how people will survive and to what lengths they'll go to



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    Re: The colony

    Its supposedly to simulate what it would be like if the people had survived some sort of widespread disaster (biological maybe?) I have watched it on and off a couple times just because some of the ingenuity shown by the people on there is pretty cool. Not much of a fan though, seems like a lot of bickering and whining back and forth among the participants



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    Re: The colony

    Basically it's a survival simulation for the apocalypse. I haven't watched last nights episode yet but I enjoy the show. The fake fighting is painful to watch though.


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    Basically big brother in Detroit.


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    Re: The colony

    makes a little bit more sense now. I dont get the fighting tho.



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    Re: The colony

    yeah the fighting i think ruins a big portion of the show but i do like to see what they can come up with. Its a cool group of people they have mixed together with a good mix of talents



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    Re: The colony

    Bear Grylls would have them for lunch. That is all.


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    Re: The colony

    Quote Originally Posted by ThatllDoCy View Post
    Bear Grylls would have them for lunch. That is all.
    Bear Grylls is a fraud. That is all.



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    Re: The colony

    Love how the marine just shows up when they're starving lol


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    Re: The colony

    Quote Originally Posted by simply1 View Post
    Love how the marine just shows up when they're starving lol
    Yeah, lol what a bad***.


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    Re: The colony

    Quote Originally Posted by ThatllDoCy View Post
    Bear Grylls would have them for lunch. That is all.
    Only if his producer has them killed first, and then delivered to him in his hotel.


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    Re: The colony

    Quote Originally Posted by ThatllDoCy View Post
    Bear Grylls would have them for lunch. That is all.

    Les Stroud > Bear Grylls



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    Re: The colony

    Quote Originally Posted by ca4cy View Post
    Les Stroud > Bear Grylls
    Agree.

    And about the Colony, I only watch it to watch Becka. The hot one.


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    Re: The colony

    Its filmed in Chalmette, LA. Its in St. Bernard Parish, an area that was badly damaged by Katrina. Here's the link.



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