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Date: 05/05/05 05:51 PM

46 Responses to So long and thanks for all the fish

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    buddy Male 30-39
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    May 5, 2005 at 5:51 pm
    Link: So long and thanks for all the fish - Singing dolphins, promo for Hitchhiker`s Guide.


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    Kungfullama Male 13-17
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    May 5, 2005 at 6:15 pm
    is this serious?
  3. Profile photo of Rana
    Rana Female 18-29
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    May 5, 2005 at 6:22 pm
    Surprisingly it is. There`s something along these lines at the beginning of the film.
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    Kasu-Chan Female 18-29
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    May 5, 2005 at 6:23 pm
    hahaha xD I love this movie! :: very big douglas adams fan ::

    everyone bring a towel with them on the eleventh to celebrate the life of adams (he died from a heart attack in a gym in santa barbara, CA in 2001 at the age of... 51 i think )

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    Delirium Male 18-29
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    May 5, 2005 at 6:48 pm
    My and my mates actually brought towels to the first showing at our cinema, and my mate wore a dressing gown. We sat at the back though, so noone noticed.
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    aven Female 18-29
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    May 5, 2005 at 6:53 pm
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    dwi_dwi Female 18-29
    269 posts
    May 5, 2005 at 7:08 pm
    I wonder if it was anything like the old series from way back when.
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    dwi_dwi Female 18-29
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    May 5, 2005 at 7:09 pm
    The new movie, that is. I haven`t been able to see it yet. ;~;
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    reeallybored Male 13-17
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    May 5, 2005 at 7:26 pm
    lol! I loved this movie! My whole family went to see it twice, and the second time we all brought towels. This was my favorite song from the entire movie. (on a side note, this song was the beginning piece to the movie, except it had much better animation)
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    pherruginus Female 18-29
    121 posts
    May 5, 2005 at 7:56 pm
    I don`t think I could stomach the movie. I heard they changed alot. Generally movies "baised off" a book turn out horribly, and this is a movie baised off 5 books.
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    HOBYandy Male 18-29
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    May 5, 2005 at 8:17 pm
    no...the movie was pretty good...and it stayed pretty close to the book... :-).
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    Shikikan Male 18-29
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    May 5, 2005 at 8:48 pm
    The movie was not THAT close to the book (and it was only based off the first one) but it was still good, and lets face it: the screenplay was written by Douglass Adams, its so flubbin amazing.
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    Xerasia Female 18-29
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    May 5, 2005 at 8:54 pm
    anyone who likes this move is an a$$hole - they took an EXCELLENT book and turned in into another piece of hollywood crap. and I can`t even believe critics are comparing this stupid f**king dolphin song to monty python`s "bright side of life"... ugh....
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    free_bird122 Female 13-17
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    May 5, 2005 at 9:10 pm
    I was amazed at how close to the book it was. I was all prepared to hate it, but I loved it! No, it wasn`t perfect, but then again, what book adaptation is?? Was Lord of the Rings perfect? No. Harry Potter? No. ANY movie based off of a book is going to differ from it in one way or another. I`m amazed you people are complaining about it so much. Most of the lines were RIGHT OUT OF THE BOOK. Yes, the last 15 or so minutes was drastically changed, but personally I didn`t mind it. And the whole thing with going to the other planet before Magrathea was very different, and kind of bugged me at first, but it still wasn`t bad. Even though that exact scene wasn`t in the book, it was very much based of it. Hell, Douglas Adams even wrote in that priest character guy (the name escapes me)! They used bits and pieces from the 2nd book as well.

    This is one of the most accurate book adaptations I`ve ever scene. It`s not perfect, nor will it ever be, but it`s still damn good so quit your bitching.

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    for_serious? Female 13-17
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    May 5, 2005 at 9:26 pm
    ^jeeeeeez maybe YOU sould write a book lol!
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    free_bird122 Female 13-17
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    May 5, 2005 at 9:47 pm
    Hehe. I get carried away sometimes. o:-)
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    MonkeyMan3 Male 13-17
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    May 5, 2005 at 9:51 pm
    The movie was not ment to follow the book exactly, the movie is a differnt addaptation of the book. And the book was an addaptation of the BBC radio series
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    msmojo Female 18-29
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    May 5, 2005 at 10:03 pm
    I am pretty sure that the Douglas Adams books are the originals, and the BBC radio series and television miniseries were based off the books.
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    thegoat Male 18-29
    78 posts
    May 5, 2005 at 10:09 pm
    this should be censored.
    These dolphins clearly hate people of faith.
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    mmstrmpt Male 13-17
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    May 5, 2005 at 10:40 pm
    the movie wasnt all that great. i heard the book was amazing though. the dolphins were the absolute best part. ever. times two.
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    S_J_W Male 18-29
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    May 5, 2005 at 10:42 pm
    msmojo, the radio show first aired in 1978. The first book came out the next year.
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    happydude64 Male 18-29
    341 posts
    May 5, 2005 at 11:16 pm
    Funyy. And the movie oh my god don`t get me started how freakin` sweet it was. Next time me and my chum will bring towelz.8-) Thanks for the sweet idea. ;-)
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    alpy_lost4gd Female 18-29
    249 posts
    May 6, 2005 at 12:19 am
    what`s the towel thing about?

    my friend`s dragging me to the movie soon. can`t wait!

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    Gexxo Male 18-29
    673 posts
    May 6, 2005 at 2:38 am
    I never compare a movie to the book it`s based on. There`s lots of things you can do in books that you can`t do in movies, and it doesn`t cost thousands of dollars to write a book. I look at an adapted movie on its own. And on its own this movie was pretty good.
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    P-hocto Male 18-29
    35 posts
    May 6, 2005 at 2:57 am
    dolphins are funny

    i was kinda annoyed at Zaphod`s second head being under his chin when i had always pictured it as him having two heads, side by side

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    Nowtelsetodo Female 13-17
    132 posts
    May 6, 2005 at 5:21 am
    Zaphod`s head and Marvin the Tonka toy - that`s all I was disappointed by.

    But hey, it was written by Douglas Adams, he was involved with a lot of the movie (before he died, it`s been in production for AGES) and his children were also involved - in fact I think one of the characters is either his daughter or grandaughter. all i can say is, hate the movie if you want and stick to the books, but don`t slate Adams` work.

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    Shikikan Male 18-29
    215 posts
    May 6, 2005 at 6:55 am
    Marvin pwns!!!
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    Ebonysoul Female 18-29
    181 posts
    May 6, 2005 at 7:11 am
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    MM Freak Male 13-17
    55 posts
    May 6, 2005 at 10:55 am
    ok now i`m REALLY not seeing that movie
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    DRebelMax Male 18-29
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    May 6, 2005 at 1:58 pm
    I read all the books, enjoyed the first one. That video was really stupid.
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    Titter Female 13-17
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    May 6, 2005 at 2:10 pm
    i love that tune its so catchy! and the films awsom but very random - random is good!
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    juice7918 Female 18-29
    128 posts
    May 6, 2005 at 4:13 pm
    That was SO stupid! I can`t believe I wasted time watching that. Stupid dolphins!
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    Lost_Nobody Female 18-29
    53 posts
    May 6, 2005 at 4:31 pm
    I haven`t seen the movie yet. And yes, the tune is catchy. I think though, I`ll have to wait until it comes out on video to watch it since our pockets are threadbare.
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    BadDay123 Female 18-29
    224 posts
    May 6, 2005 at 5:13 pm
    I loved this movie. Especially the free-falling whale. I could just imagine Bill Bailey`s face when he was doing that part... one eyebrow raised and a look that tells he`s been stoned since the 70`s.
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    Kamichi-chan Female 13-17
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    May 6, 2005 at 5:13 pm
    The animation and song weren`t very good, but it was amusing if you know the joke. :-)
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    matt712 Male 13-17
    32 posts
    May 6, 2005 at 6:34 pm
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    SamoDaJerbal Male 13-17
    526 posts
    May 6, 2005 at 7:00 pm
    The Movie Kicks Ass.
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    Joey11y Female 18-29
    500 posts
    May 6, 2005 at 7:36 pm
    i hate to admit it, but the movie was great. I didnt think it would be good cause i thought they would flub it up compare to the book, but i relly liked it. That litte robot was so cute if not a tad bit depressing.
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    mmstrmpt Male 13-17
    147 posts
    May 6, 2005 at 9:31 pm
    thats brilliant!!!!!!!!!!!!! you have to see the movie, that part at the beginning with the dolphins is hilarious. I just saw it, and i thought i better find the lyrics to that song. i get on the computer and there it is! FREAKY!:-D
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    jayembee Female 18-29
    580 posts
    May 6, 2005 at 10:09 pm
    I think I`ll just read the book, not see the movie. It might spoil my view of the book.
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    p4nd4z Female 18-29
    302 posts
    May 6, 2005 at 11:23 pm
    that was so beautiful. expecially at the end when the doliphins look like they`re being flopped around! hehe
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    callmealice Female 18-29
    435 posts
    May 7, 2005 at 5:20 pm
    I`m seriously missing something here.... lol. I`ve never even heard of this at all. So on that note.. the video was stupid. :-)
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    justsomedude Male 30-39
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    May 7, 2005 at 5:43 pm
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    popo38 Female 13-17
    335 posts
    July 5, 2005 at 8:42 pm
    could of sworn i commented on this thing a long time ago.... anyways its ok
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    starrystar10 Female 13-17
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    April 16, 2008 at 12:54 am
    that bits one of the best in the movies, surprising if its the first time you`ve watched it and dont no anything about it
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    amscray Male 13-17
    30 posts
    July 12, 2009 at 8:33 am
    what the...devil?!

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