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Offline sleek

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Re: Alone again.
« Reply #105 on: February 02, 2020, 06:22:41 pm »
Hopefully this new version gets poor Mark's and they go back to the original version.
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« Reply #106 on: February 02, 2020, 06:29:44 pm »
Is it a replacement for "Alone" or is it a spin off?
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« Reply #107 on: February 03, 2020, 05:46:19 am »
Is it a replacement for "Alone" or is it a spin off?




I donít know DC. They had trailers for more of this Beast style they showed. Iím hoping they do like sleek said and switch back to original Alone style. Iím thinking this is what we get for this season.

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Offline TrevorM

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« Reply #108 on: February 03, 2020, 08:10:54 am »
Iím wondering why the change?

It totally takes away the biggest question. Whoís still in this? How long can I go before I tap? What do I need to do to make it in the long haul?

Now I just have to survive 30 days with this moose someone else shot for me. Iím not saying itís easy, donít get me wrong. But Iíd much rather see the contestants dropped off separately or even in pairs, but with their 10 objects and see who adapts and sticks it out for who knows how long? I think they took away the one question that made it the most interesting show. It always surprised me who tapped and for what reasons. Many times I didnít see it coming at all. Other times I didnít think someone would last a week and they went to the end.

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I'm pretty sure it's 'the how long' that's driven the change. Too many contestants were pushing themselves to the the breaking point and it was getting dangerous. Add to that the PTSD symptoms a lot of them had after (a few of them talked about it in season 5). I do think something needed to change, I just think they went a bit far off of what made Alone great. The first episode was good though and I'll watch more, it just wasn't as good as the original.
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« Reply #109 on: February 03, 2020, 08:16:28 am »
Perhaps they could restructure it to be where they do a body mass index every week, with a goal of being the last to hit a certain percentage.  Say, a person lost 6% of their mass, but you cant loose more than 5% they are out. That would keep the spirit of the show alive, and keep people healthy.
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« Reply #110 on: February 03, 2020, 09:08:20 am »
I was kinda guessing for health reasons to. The people they actually pulled were some really tough people. They were also very depleted.
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« Reply #111 on: February 03, 2020, 11:02:31 am »
It's coming on the Canadian History Channel on Feb 13.
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Offline GlisGlis

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« Reply #112 on: February 06, 2020, 02:15:58 am »
I'm not sure the beast will replace the original version
It could be a spinoff sort of

I saw the show and it's not bad
the format could put enphasis on skills that are less present in Alone (flintknapping, fire making, primitive shelter and butchering)
There are things that I did not liked tough
the cameraman shooting takes away authenticity
Having external filmers I expected to see well documented skills sequences
they opted for a cutted scenes more narrative style that in my opinion gives the feeling of a made up story
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« Reply #113 on: February 07, 2020, 07:02:11 am »
The second episode was much better in my opinion. I didnít see beginning of it. Missed first three days but like Glis said they did show much more survival skills and tool making.  Going to have to see if I can watch the beginning somehow.
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Re: Alone again.
« Reply #114 on: February 07, 2020, 11:58:20 am »
I have to say the 2 men were an embarrassment.  If I were the second guy that left I wouldn't show my face around too much  :-[

There seems to be some oddities about the show, maybe they have somebody on site filming
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« Reply #115 on: February 07, 2020, 03:43:07 pm »
what happened? I cant watch it. I dont have satillight tv so can you guys fill me in?
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« Reply #116 on: February 08, 2020, 02:52:20 am »
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, maybe they have somebody on site filming
sure. all the filming is made by camera crew

Offline GlisGlis

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« Reply #117 on: February 20, 2020, 01:11:01 pm »
looks like episode 3 has been rescheduled but I cannot find a precise date

Offline TrevorM

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« Reply #118 on: February 20, 2020, 02:30:52 pm »
looks like episode 3 has been rescheduled but I cannot find a precise date

I heard a rumor it was canceled. You'd think they'd at least air the episodes they've done already, at least online.
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« Reply #119 on: February 20, 2020, 04:07:27 pm »
Oh No! Just the season, not the whole program I hope!
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