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Onions Odyssey

Posted: Wed, 13th Oct 2004, 3:58pm

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kestrel rob

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This is a short spoof of Steve Urwin Croc Hunter, that we put together as the start of a series we're thinking of doing.

Please have a look and all comments welcome.


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Posted: Wed, 13th Oct 2004, 4:02pm

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Superb! I really, really enjoyed this one. Glad you didn't put any details into the description, as that makes the opening exceedingly funny. Great little scenes - loved the 'connected ecosystem' bit and Onion's general ineptitude. Really good performance too - it was genuinely funny, with some very good timing. The use of off-screen Ewok noises was also extremely gigglesome.

Looking forward to part two!
Posted: Thu, 14th Oct 2004, 1:15am

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could anyone recompress it... i cant watch it. it lookes reaaaaaally good
Posted: Thu, 14th Oct 2004, 1:18am

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Haha, that was really funny. All the parts with the "lightsaber" were really great. The only thing I didn't like was a couple of cuts looked kind of awkward, but the rest was really great. 5/5 from me. biggrin
Posted: Thu, 14th Oct 2004, 1:38am

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I realy thought the sound was great biggrin
Did you have a microphone or something, most cameras suck at recording sound , and you were whispering. Other than that, i found it realy good, and funny too 5/5 wink
Posted: Thu, 14th Oct 2004, 8:25am

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Thanks for the feedback!

As for the sound, we used a Sony minidisc recorder in the Actors pocket and a lapel mic tucked into his shirt.

I will try to recompress it, into a smaller file to see if that helps the people having trouble viewing it.

We are currently editing the second episode, and this feedback has given us added insentive to try to make it better!
Posted: Thu, 14th Oct 2004, 8:44am

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Gooday folks,

I'm Steve Onion, glad you like the first episode.
All the feedback is really great mates, glad that we can amuse so many with so little.

In latin i would say "Thanki, no hang on, Thankium, Thunkius, nah, you better cut that bit mate" - BEEP.

Thanks one and all, just be prepared for more episodes of ME, and my travelling escapades around the universe.

Signatures upon request.
Posted: Thu, 14th Oct 2004, 9:45am

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Very good, I thought it was most amusing!
Posted: Thu, 14th Oct 2004, 9:47am

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hehe, good clean amusing humour smile nice stuff
Posted: Thu, 14th Oct 2004, 5:10pm

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Yeah, this was very greate, loved it. The Ewoks, the Steve imutation, ja.. Everything, though i though it deserved a 4/5, I gave it 5/5 wink
Posted: Fri, 15th Oct 2004, 12:58am

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Nicely done, you had me laughing. I can’t wait for the next installment.
Posted: Fri, 15th Oct 2004, 1:50am

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I must see this!!!! I love Steve Irwin, don't mind peopl parodizing him, I am one of few who are a fan of his. I used to love snakes and gators, used to catch 'em, and wanted to be like him, only just herpetologist and none of those other wimpy animals. But still a host. I have his autograph and everything, I saw his movie 7 and a half times, once before it came out too. Can someone put this up as a mov or avi, anything but wmv.
Posted: Fri, 15th Oct 2004, 11:57pm

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please have someone recompress it to .mov. this is a must see 4 me!
Posted: Sat, 16th Oct 2004, 1:31am

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what model minidisc recorder did you use?
Posted: Sat, 16th Oct 2004, 1:29pm

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The minidisc recorder is a Sony MD Walkman MZ-R700.

I'm trying to create a Quicktime version at the moment, but am having trouble getting the file size down and keeping quality resonable. Any sugestions here welcome!

And just to clarify, I'm the guy "behind" the camera and the user who signed on as "Steve Onion" is the guy "in front" of the camera.
Posted: Sat, 16th Oct 2004, 2:56pm

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A quicktime version has just been added and is awaiting the guys to authorise it and put it on here.
Posted: Sat, 16th Oct 2004, 2:59pm

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THAAAAAAAANK YOU
Posted: Sat, 16th Oct 2004, 3:00pm

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Sorry it's taken so long, we'll put both versions up together for the next episode!!!!
Posted: Sat, 16th Oct 2004, 3:01pm

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cool. This is the only movie i have ever asked someone to recompress for people.
Posted: Sat, 16th Oct 2004, 3:04pm

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kestrel rob

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Glad to help.

It's nice to know we're entertaining so many people.
Posted: Sat, 16th Oct 2004, 3:56pm

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That was brilliant. Perfect addaptation. "That over there, that's a tree" That was classic. The fx weren't the best, but it was too hilarious to really care.
Posted: Sun, 17th Oct 2004, 2:46am

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AMAZING! I think this will without a doubt become an instant classic on fxhome! the topic was great. I loved the part where he's pushing on the tree and you hear "Ding Dong!" "uh-oh mate, we betta get outta here."
I will put this on my top ten for sure!
Posted: Mon, 18th Oct 2004, 6:55pm

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kestrel rob

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The quicktime version is now on the site!!!!

Enjoy!
Posted: Sun, 24th Oct 2004, 3:19pm

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Gotta be careful around Ewoks. You might end up being supper. smile
Posted: Fri, 5th Nov 2004, 5:21pm

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Funny stuff - great job!
Posted: Thu, 7th Jul 2005, 3:00am

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idk man, i found it kinda wierd, and i think it was lead out wrong, otherwise 3/5.