Would you watch a real Hunger Games/Death Race/Running Man type of show?

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  1. gocubsgo

    gocubsgo Green Belt

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    I was thinking about this the other day and figured I'd see what others thought.

    If there was a real Hunger Games or Running Man type of show that somehow made it to a Cable network that was filmed on some remote island somewhere, would you watch it? I hate to say it but I think I probably would
     
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    Yes, yes I would. The Romans did, so we should too.

    It would consist of each country picking out it's top soldier from their respective militaries and duking out in a barren and unforgiving city wasteland.
     
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  3. lordsai

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    Hell ya I would watch would be fun would watch a real hunger games for the fact I don't really like kids
     
  4. thebluerider

    thebluerider caelgender ftw

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    i would probably feel compelled to watch it once, but knowing someone is gonna die is not cool imo.
     
  5. GODZILLA213

    GODZILLA213 Genocide Revised

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    If it was a voluntary event or prisoners I would watch it. If it was children I would help hunt down those involved. I am the type that can watch any video with out batting an eye, unless it involves children.
     
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    fingercuffs and now my bitter hands Platinum Member

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    Absolutely not, I watch Formula 1 through my fingers a lot and nobody's died in that in a long time.
     
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    Only if it was with Hot chicks and no dudes.
     
  8. Josh

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    No chance. Watching people die shouldn't be a spectator sport, ever.
     
  9. Project 2501

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    Way better idea than mine. Take the worst prisoners from each country regardless of their physical condition (fat, old, & sickly) and force them to off each other.
     
  10. gocubsgo

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    Haha, what does the winner get? Executed?
     
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    Hunger Games was an awful rip off. Crap movie all around. Give me Arnold and King's Running Man any day of the week.

    And probably not TS.
     
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    Never, ever.
     
  13. Zer

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    I'd be all over that shit tbh.

    I wouldn't want kids/teens though. Sorta like Battle Royale you'd end up with a bunch of useless gimps and maybe a handful who know how to get shit done.

    The Running Man format was perfect (The movie anyway. I enjoyed the book but it gave Richards too much freedom to make for an entertaining show)
     
  14. gocubsgo

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    I sense that this is probably the most common reaction, thats why its so weird to see in the movie (and I guess thats why they are movies) that there are just millions of rabid, bloodthirsty fans. I doubt I could make it through a few minutes.
     
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    Yes. It would be awesome. I would even volunteer to be a contestant.
     
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    GODZILLA213 Genocide Revised

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    I would add I wouldn't support it if it wasn't a fair contest. I would want everyone to start with the exact same equipment / vehicle.
     
  17. Rob Battisti

    Rob Battisti HR for HR

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    100% yes. I'd bring back the Gladiatorial Games in an instant. Real life Running Man re-runs would beat the Superbowl Numbers.
     
  18. The Diplomat

    The Diplomat Peace Among Worlds

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    Pretty much.

    Entertainment is entertainment, but I'm not really a fan of snuff films.
     
  19. Rob Battisti

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    except it was for thousands of years. It should still be.
     
  20. Rob Battisti

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    Imagine a show like WIPEOUT. Except the soft cushioned pads are replaced with chainsaws.
     

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