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    Re: China bans TV time travel

    (Please remember to not make this political, guys!)


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    Re: China bans TV time travel

    at least they wont have to watch hot tub time machine now...seems like a win for them



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    Re: China bans TV time travel

    Quote Originally Posted by Angie View Post
    (Please remember to not make this political, guys!)
    Thanks, that was never my intent. My intent is being ticked that if I ever travel to Beijing I won't be able to catch Back to the Future on one of the local channels...


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    Re: China bans TV time travel

    Hot tub time machine was actually a pretty darn funny movie.



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    Re: China bans TV time travel

    man they really dont want people to watch tv and surf the internet over there


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    Re: China bans TV time travel

    LET ME QUANTUM LEAP!


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    Re: China bans TV time travel

    What are these boys thinking? The Kirk believes in time travel, all the way from humble beginnings in Iowa.


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    Re: China bans TV time travel

    First they ban other made up fantasy, like religion, and now this? Those Commie Bastards!!!



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    Re: China bans TV time travel

    Quote Originally Posted by Naughtius View Post
    LET ME QUANTUM LEAP!
    Lets focus on this subject for a minute. Out of all of the time travel stories, would you choose to live this one? He is someone else altogether and it changes frequently. He gets to meet tons of babes which is great, but also got his *** handed to him by lots of people.

    His story and The Time Travelers Wife dude, have really bad time travel moments in my opinion.

    I think I would choose something more of the lines of Back to the Future, but would stay away from anywhere my mother lived.



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    Re: China bans TV time travel

    Quote Originally Posted by Naughtius View Post
    LET ME QUANTUM LEAP!

    New guidelines issued on March 31 discourages plot lines that contain elements of "fantasy, time-travel, random compilations of mythical stories, bizarre plots, absurd techniques, even propagating feudal superstitions, fatalism and reincarnation, ambiguous moral lessons, and a lack of positive thinking."
    “The government says … TV dramas shouldn’t have characters that travel back in time and rewrite history. They say this goes against Chinese heritage,” reports CNN’s Eunice Yoon. “They also say that myth, superstitions and reincarnation are all questionable.”
    I feel sorry that their thoughts must now be controlled by the State. God Bless America and this website. Half of television shows would be banned. Their people will not be able to invent anything since they must think about the mundane.


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    Re: China bans TV time travel

    Yeah I saw that the other day. Hollywood is circling the drain with sequels and remakes. Bill and Ted was a good time travel story. I could handle that one.



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    Re: China bans TV time travel

    Well, there goes our last chance for a hovercraft that runs on rotten banana peels and apple cores. I was hoping that if anybody could do it, it would be the Chinese.



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    Re: China bans TV time travel

    This time, they have gone too far! But I guess this will help the US lock down the market for manufacturing flux capacitors. Win for us!



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    Re: China bans TV time travel

    Quote Originally Posted by aeroclone View Post
    This time, they have gone too far! But I guess this will help the US lock down the market for manufacturing flux capacitors. Win for us!
    All the flux capacitors in the world won't do you much good if you don't have a cheap source of DeLoreans that can make it to 88mph and some way to provide One point twenty one Jiggawatts of electricity.


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