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by JavieR / January 27, 2008 / 12:18
UPDATE: The official date is June 24, 2008 (USA). In Europe, the roumour is June 30, 2008 (UK), but there's not an official source yet.

March 18, 2008 looks like the release date of the Futurama Movie 2: The Beast with a Million Backs, according to the Movie page at the IMDb. Now, the title says rumour because there's no Official Press Release yet (let me know if you find one), so the date could vary in my opinion...

So, I've not updated the site with some cool stuff... I'm always kinda busy. first, I've some great art from Yume93 (she's also frygirl), with 8 new images that feature 2 cool leela portraits, 2 images with fry & leela (one is a chibbi), 2 images of fry, a fight between 2 frys for 1 leela, and a pic of the main planet express crew with herself. A new artist around here is the crazy sick pickles. You might have seen her images around the Futurama Community, so I've added today 10 of her arts, featuring some greate leela images, some from the pe crew, including one of amy, and... soon you'll see the rest.

BTW, recently I found out about this site 001100010010011110100001101101110011.com... the URL kills me :D
by JavieR / January 22, 2008 / 17:17
Leela, Fry or Lars by N Slindner I'm stil in robot hell... wel, but that's something you don't wanna read, instead, i've some stuff for you. First, I've to say sorry because I didn't add this one earlier, and that goes to Red_Line's fanfic called, In A Pig's Fry: An experiment of the Professor's turns Fry into a guinea pig and Leela gets stuck taking care of him. This fic was the entry into a recent writing contest at SFFC (formally GFC) where it took third place.

I've also added some new arts by N Slindner 5 nice sketches, anf a final art that features Leela wondering if she loves Lars or Fry (from Bender's Big Score). I've also updated the French Links section, adding a new interesting site called Futurama-France, go check it out!.
by JavieR / January 17, 2008 / 22:12
Well, this is kinda recent news. Thanks to Leandro from Futurama Madhouse, I've noticed that the Alien Alphabet (Language) 2 is now fully decoded, thanks to the Bite my Shiny Metal X special feature in the Bender's Big Score DVD. The previous 3 symbols where found thanks to the alien messages inside the Futurama Comics, but the last symbol (#1) was found thanks to the DVD. That's why since today (sorry for the small delay) you can download the Alien Alphabet (Language) 2 Font created by Leandro, with all the symbols. I've also updated the Futurama Alien Alphabet 2 Encoder/Decoder in the Software+ section, if you wanna create or translate messages with that Alien Alphabet.

More updates... this time, I've some new fanart by Yume93, about 9 new arts, two featuring Fry and Leela in shippy pics, three images of her original characters, one of Evans and two fanars of Susan, one image of Fry, two arts featuring Leela, and a nice and funny fanart of Fry holding Yume (Sofía). Enjoy.
by JavieR / January 15, 2008 / 16:18

Ok, I was bored today, so I was reading about the binary number of Bender's Tattoo... I was adding and subtracting numbers randomly. Then, I decided to work with the whole number:

Later, I decided to do this:
110011101101011110100001010010001100 (code backwards)

Adding those 2 numbers in binary is easy :P. Now, when you transform the binary answer to a decimal number, you'll get this one:

I googled that number and I found this thread of the Unfiction forum, where they talk about a problem called the "Tower of Cubes" , that it says:

Perplex City is home to many strange groups and organizations; perhaps none stranger than the Brotherhood of the Six, who revere and venerate the Cube. In the centre of their temple, in the heart of the old city, is a structure they call the " Tower of Cubes". It consists of 3 poles and 36 cubes of diminishing size, each with a hole through the centre.

At the beginning of time, so it is said, all the cubes were arranged in perfect order on the first, black pole. It is the duty of the Brotherhood to transfer all the cubes so that they sit, in perfect order, on the final, white pole. Various rules govern this holy activity. A larger cube can never sit on top of a smaller one, and only one cube may be transferred at one time; it is not permitted to hold a cube in one's hand, or to place it anywhere other than one of the poles.

According to ancient prophecy, when the cubes are all arranged on the white pole, the universe will be aligned in perfect harmony and there will be an end to all sorrow and grief. If one cube is transferred every minute, how long will it take for this blissful state of affairs to come to pass?

The same description can be found here: http://perplexcitycardcatalog.com/1/217/. Also, the answer is in the above forum, but to be honest, I don't understand it... only that they used recursive programming.

68,719,476,735 is according to the solution in the forum, the number of minutes of moves needed to solve the problem... that means, the number of moves to the end to all sorrow and grief.

I found all this by coincidence, but also think is interesting... of course that the phrase "end to all sorrow and grief" is the opposite to what happens with the Universe at the end of Bender's Big Score, but what about if it has something to do with the next movie, The Beast With A Billion Backs.

Well, that's my crazy guess... maybe is just a coincidence like I said... but someone with more Mathematical knowledge could analyze this... if you want to, you can contact me or go to this thread at PEEL to corroborate or deny any relation with the answer I found by luck I guess... so what I'm saying is that I don't know if this is actually an accurate explanation of the binary code.
by JavieR / January 13, 2008 / 09:53
Back around here. Sorry but like I said in the prevous update, I had to work on something else that I needed to finish, and now I'm close to do it. What's new around here, well, I'm gonna start with a new fanfic by THM that I got a few days ago, named: Something Sweet. I've also added 3 new fanarts by SonicPanther, featuring a Fry Oeaki, one handmade art of Fry and Bender, and another Oeaki featuring the quote: "Take it of or I'll break it off!" (I think you know the 2 characters of that escene). I've also added two new pixel arts by SonicPanther... one featuring Seymour, and the other Fry with a space suit. Ok, I have to update some other stuff, but I really have to go... well, bye.
by JavieR / January 7, 2008 / 23:19
Sorry for the late update this new year, I hope everyone has a good 2008. I'm ending some important stuff, so you'll not see so frequent updates this month. I found an article from PressMediaWire.com where it says that adult swim had achieved its most watched week of the year 2007 with the Futurama Marathon that lasted five days (December 26 to 30, 11 pm to 6 am)... part of the article says:

"Adult Swim set its 2007 record for the highest weekly delivery of adults 18-34 (510,000), men 18-34 (347,000), adults 18-49 (651,000) and men 18-49 (427,000). The on-air event also claimed 17 of the top 50 shows of the week among adults 18-34. As a result, Adult Swim will close 2007 once again ranking #1 among all basic cable for weekly total day delivery of adults 18-34, adults 18-24, men 18-34 and men 18-24"

That means a lot I think, because it will not air again in Cartoon Network for a long time.

In other stuff I've found, since June 24, 2007, Simon Jansen has been building a Beer Brewing Bender, and today January 7, 2008, you can see it finished with the final product, some fine Bendërbrau: Cold-Fusion Steam Beer, over here http://www.asciimation.co.nz/bender/. Well, that's all for today.
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