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Old 08-29-2010, 06:41 AM
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Originally Posted by Saquist View Post
Everything is a rip off of's how you do it.

Actually it's how you look at it.
Rip off
Or, inspiration...
I think the difference lies only in whether the viewer enjoyed the result.

If they don't - it's a rip-off.

If they do - it's inspiration/homage/tribute...........whatever phrase one wants to use.

Myself, I don't believe there are many original tales left either, so it'll be a case of how the latest example is executed by the makers.
'If the Apocalypse starts, beep me!' - Buffy Summers
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