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Old 09-27-2013, 02:12 AM
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Now, that is a strong letter.

I mostly like it. Maybe you are a bit over the top with the script claims. For Thor and WWZ JMS did not write the whole script as filmed, so I think it would be better to say that he has script credits for those films. What do you think about that one, Ubik ?
Thanks, and cheers for the feedback.

I could perhaps amend it to read 'has worked on films like...', but I was aiming for attention grabbing titles that people would be aware of. At most, I am only slightly bending the truth, but not by much! So, it works for me.

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Maybe a brief explanation on what the Hugo Awards are, we may know it , but a Netflix exec ?
The letter needs to be punchy and to the point, and this would just bog it down in details. All they need is an appreciation that B5 has won awards.

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We have just got Netflix in The Netherlands a few weeks ago, so I could participate in that one, too. Just give me some good notice, since other stuff sometimes takes precedence, even to B5
Great news. I'd encourage everyone to partake in the letter writing reagardless of territory or availability. Every extra letter / email will help our cause. I must admit, reception on the #FreeBabylon5 group has been non-existent so far. I'll give it a few days though.
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Old 09-27-2013, 03:40 AM
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I am only slightly bending the truth, but not by much! So, it works for me.
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The letter needs to be punchy and to the point.
Although I appreciate what BabylonLurker said, I would have to agree with keeping letters punchy, as Ubik said. I honestly believe that most people who don't read regularly, rarely digest the full content of a letter, news article, etc etc..., so we need to get to the point farely quickly, chaps and lasses!

That's why I trimmed my letter down to one side of A4 only.

Come on, gang! Let's see those letters flyin'!

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Old 09-27-2013, 06:25 AM
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We have buttons! No time to do an album right now but I've got pics on the Facebook page. With thanks to Ranger Reverend for the graphic.

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?f...1698375&type=1



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Old 09-27-2013, 08:04 AM
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Buttons and badges are the same thing :)

Oops, sorry, I mis-read that and thought you meant



For my fellow overseas B5-ers, we have badges!


They look great, by the way! Great work, Jan. Very well done. Things are starting to cook!

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Old 09-27-2013, 10:43 AM
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And I tend to think of badges as the things you wear on a lanyard at conventions. Communication is a lovely thing...

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Old 09-27-2013, 02:06 PM
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Thanks, and cheers for the feedback.

I could perhaps amend it to read 'has worked on films like...', but I was aiming for attention grabbing titles that people would be aware of. At most, I am only slightly bending the truth, but not by much! So, it works for me.
That formulation would work for me. Also, the letters need not be identical, as long as the gist of the message remains, so we could adapt the language for our personal taste.

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The letter needs to be punchy and to the point, and this would just bog it down in details. All they need is an appreciation that B5 has won awards.
Agreed about being concise or punchy. Just a mention that it is an award for Science Fiction, nothing long winded is necessary

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Great news. I'd encourage everyone to partake in the letter writing regardless of territory or availability. Every extra letter / email will help our cause. I must admit, reception on the #FreeBabylon5 group has been non-existent so far. I'll give it a few days though.
Give it till the week end at least, many people have little time during the week
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Old 09-27-2013, 02:44 PM
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And I tend to think of badges as the things you wear on a lanyard at conventions. Communication is a lovely thing...

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Here ya go!

I'm gettin' a good vibe from this campaign, I think good things could be just over the horizon...!
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Old 09-29-2013, 06:35 PM
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No reply from the #FreeBabylon5 Network yet... so I created this video just for you, my friends here at JMSNews.
http://youtu.be/EhpXOgC3l40


Thanks Jan, Sinclair's Fan, KoshN, Looney, glindros, Ubik, Babylonlurker, WorkerCaste, AstroBoy, Marsden, Dan Dassow, OmahaStar, Delenn of Mir, Jonas, and all my friends for sharing the love

Babylon 5 endures!

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Old 09-30-2013, 06:29 AM
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Judging from your Londo videos, I'm gonna love this. But, darn it all, I can't get youtube on work's computer!!! Have to wait 'til tonight....

Urgh! It's like Christmas Eve!!!

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Old 09-30-2013, 08:29 AM
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No reply from the #FreeBabylon5 Network yet... so I created this video just for you, my friends here at JMSNews.
http://youtu.be/EhpXOgC3l40

Babylon 5 endures!
Splendid! Something to watch when I get home. If all B5 fans showed this much enthusiasm for the #FreeBabylon5 campaign, we'd have B5 back on TV (and Netflix!) by now.
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Old 09-30-2013, 11:10 AM
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No reply from the #FreeBabylon5 Network yet... so I created this video just for you, my friends here at JMSNews.
http://youtu.be/EhpXOgC3l40


Thanks Jan, Sinclair's Fan, KoshN, Looney, glindros, Ubik, Babylonlurker, WorkerCaste, AstroBoy, Marsden, Dan Dassow, OmahaStar, Delenn of Mir, Jonas, and all my friends for sharing the love

Babylon 5 endures!
Dave, great work as always!
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That was absolutely excellent. Thank you Dave.
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Old 09-30-2013, 12:09 PM
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No reply from the #FreeBabylon5 Network yet... so I created this video just for you, my friends here at JMSNews.
http://youtu.be/EhpXOgC3l40

Badass
! Loved it! Especially at 2.58; I actually roared up with laughter at Sinclair's expression. Perfect!!!

Where'd you get the song please?

Very cool, well done!
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Badass
! Loved it! Especially at 2.58; I actually roared up with laughter at Sinclair's expression. Perfect!!!

Where'd you get the song please?

Very cool, well done!
Thanks for the encouragement

"Tell me How" from the only album recorded by Bill Mumy's band, The Be Five.
I liked his character Lennier and hope he would approve of this effort to keep the show alive.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Be_Five

The question in the song is leveled at Warner Bros... How can they keep B5 locked up?
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Old 09-30-2013, 02:22 PM
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The question in the song is leveled at Warner Bros... How can they keep B5 locked up?
Indeed! Thanks for the info'.

So..., when are we gonna "pull the trigger" on that thunderclap / email / Netflix / letter-send strategy? Has a date been decided yet?

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