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Offline sillysab

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what did you see ads?
« on: May 06, 2009, 03:10:53 PM »
Did anyone else see these during the 4/29 broadcast and was there anything to them in relation to LOST? Screencaps if possible??? They were very quick ads and I have not seen them during any other ABC show this past week. They flashed some image and then the words "what did you see?"
Thanks for help!

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Re: what did you see ads?
« Reply #1 on: May 06, 2009, 03:27:27 PM »
I saw them, and I've seen them elsewhere too but I'm not sure where.  I've seen ads in various places on the Internet that ask you to "paste together" the "what did you see?" scenes, but I've never clicked on them because I try to avoid those things.  I got the impression it's a promo for some new TV series or something...  I'm not positive but I don't think it had anything to do with Lost.  I bet if you Google "what did you see?" you'll find something...

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Re: what did you see ads?
« Reply #2 on: May 06, 2009, 04:12:56 PM »
The ads are for a new series potentially coming to ABC next season called Flash Forward.  It is based on a book by sci-fi author Robert J. Sawyer.  Here's the synopsis for the book (from amazon.com):

What would you do if you got a glimpse of your own personal future and it looked bleak? Try to change things, or accept that the future is unchangeable and make the best of it? In Flashforward, Nobel-hungry physicists conducting an unimaginably high-energy experiment accidentally induce a global consciousness shift. In an instant, everyone on Earth is "flashed forward" 21 years, experiencing several minutes of the future. But while everyone is, literally, out of their minds, their bodies drop unconscious; when the world reawakens, car wrecks, botched surgeries, falls, and other mishaps add up to massive death and destruction.

Slowly, as recovery efforts continue, people realize that during the Flashforward (as it comes to be called) they experienced a vision of the future. The range of visions is astounding--those who would be asleep in the future saw psychedelic dream landscapes, while others saw nothing at all (presumably they'd be dead). But those who saw everyday life 20 years hence have to come to grips with evidence of dreams forsaken (or realized). Soon, the physicists who caused the Flashforward are struggling to help the world decide whether the future is changeable--and whether the experiment is worth repeating. Robert J. Sawyer has captured a truly compelling idea with Flashforward, and he fully explores what such an event might mean to humanity.

Sounds like it would fill the void left by Lost. 

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Re: what did you see ads?
« Reply #3 on: May 06, 2009, 05:03:47 PM »
Well, that's refreshing.  Here I was thinking it was going to be some kind of cop show about the different viewpoints of eyewitness accounts to some crime or other... 

This sounds way better.  Sounds like Lost, actually...

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Re: what did you see ads?
« Reply #4 on: May 07, 2009, 03:43:56 PM »
It even has a Sawyer!

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Re: what did you see ads?
« Reply #6 on: May 10, 2009, 01:39:19 AM »
The ads are for a new series potentially coming to ABC next season called Flash Forward.  It is based on a book by sci-fi author Robert J. Sawyer.  Here's the synopsis for the book (from amazon.com):