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Oh, just call it Skiffy and be done with it! 
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Post Oh, just call it Skiffy and be done with it!
As a lifelong proponent of "sf" (lowercase and all), I have always been put off by the SciFi Channel's name. Granted, some differentiate the two between literary sf and media sci-fi, and I can live with that. But going to the big public with "Sci-Fi"... bleah. I think it's done nothing to help the cause. (Nor has most of their programming.)

But it's all better now. They're changing their name.

To SyFy. Or maybe Syfy, it's hard to tell from the artsy logo.

Seriously.

*Barf*.

(Why? Because it's brandable and Sci-Fi is not.)

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Wed Mar 18, 2009 7:44 am
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Post Re: Oh, just call it Skiffy and be done with it!
You could have at least had the decency to wait until after I finished breakfast to tell me that. I threw up in my mouth a little.

Not that I watch that channel anyway. My girlfriend seems to like it, for some reason, so I am often involuntarily exposed to its content, which consistently validates my choice not to waste time there. Who in the world greenlights those movies?

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Post Re: Oh, just call it Skiffy and be done with it!
They say it is because they want to move away from the perception that they appeal to SF fans, geeky and male, etc.


Wed Mar 18, 2009 11:41 am
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We're not the only ones.

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Post Re: Oh, just call it Skiffy and be done with it!
dh490311 wrote:
We're not the only ones.

How about "We had a girl watch, once" channel? (Nod to Trekkies...)


Wed Mar 18, 2009 2:42 pm
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