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Old 01-12-09, 04:58 PM
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Title spellings: Is it BLADE RUNNER or BLADERUNNER? Is it WAR GAMES or WARGAMES?

You know those questionable movie titles.

Do you spell it:

Blade Runner or Bladerunner? (I've seen it both ways)
War Games or Wargames?
Se7en or Seven?

You know this is the talk of the town, so might as well get right to it.
Old 01-12-09, 05:01 PM
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Re: Title spellings: Is it BLADE RUNNER or BLADERUNNER? Is it WAR GAMES or WARGAME

Blade Runner for sure.
IMDB lists WarGames and then War Games as an alternate spelling.
Same for Seven/Se7en (which I always want to pronounce "sezen")
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Re: Title spellings: Is it BLADE RUNNER or BLADERUNNER? Is it WAR GAMES or WARGAME

Blade Runner
Se7en
WarGames
Old 01-12-09, 05:02 PM
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Re: Title spellings: Is it BLADE RUNNER or BLADERUNNER? Is it WAR GAMES or WARGAME

Is it "who cares?" or "whocares?"
Old 01-12-09, 05:20 PM
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Re: Title spellings: Is it BLADE RUNNER or BLADERUNNER? Is it WAR GAMES or WARGAME

I've noticed imdb has Ghost Busters instead of Ghostbusters and Beetle Juice instead of Beetlejuice. I've never seen them like that anywhere else.
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Re: Title spellings: Is it BLADE RUNNER or BLADERUNNER? Is it WAR GAMES or WARGAME

Originally Posted by SPRBD
Is it "who cares?" or "whocares?"
The thread title wasn't ambiguous or anything. If you don't care why'd you bother to open the thread and post?
Old 01-12-09, 05:21 PM
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Re: Title spellings: Is it BLADE RUNNER or BLADERUNNER? Is it WAR GAMES or WARGAME

Originally Posted by SPRBD
Is it "who cares?" or "whocares?"

Ha-ha.

I know we're not splitting atoms here, but cut me some slack?
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Re: Title spellings: Is it BLADE RUNNER or BLADERUNNER? Is it WAR GAMES or WARGAME

Originally Posted by sprbd
is it "who cares?" or "whocares?"
ouch!
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Re: Title spellings: Is it BLADE RUNNER or BLADERUNNER? Is it WAR GAMES or WARGAME

Originally Posted by SPRBD
Is it "who cares?" or "whocares?"
Is it threadcrap or thread crap?
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Re: Title spellings: Is it BLADE RUNNER or BLADERUNNER? Is it WAR GAMES or WARGAME

Originally Posted by FinkPish
Blade Runner for sure.
IMDB lists WarGames and then War Games as an alternate spelling.
Same for Seven/Se7en (which I always want to pronounce "sezen")
C'mon now!

It's pronounced Se-seven-en.
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Re: Title spellings: Is it BLADE RUNNER or BLADERUNNER? Is it WAR GAMES or WARGAME

I've never seen it spelled Bladerunner.
Old 01-12-09, 06:15 PM
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Re: Title spellings: Is it BLADE RUNNER or BLADERUNNER? Is it WAR GAMES or WARGAME

Originally Posted by Rockmjd23
Is it threadcrap or thread crap?
Is it asshole or ass hole?

...them, not you.
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Re: Title spellings: Is it BLADE RUNNER or BLADERUNNER? Is it WAR GAMES or WARGAME

Wasn't it spelled "Bladerunner" in one of the original sources of the film?

And it's "Texas Chain Saw Massacre" not "Texas Chainsaw Massacre."
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Re: Title spellings: Is it BLADE RUNNER or BLADERUNNER? Is it WAR GAMES or WARGAME

I always consider what appears on screen as the official title.
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Re: Title spellings: Is it BLADE RUNNER or BLADERUNNER? Is it WAR GAMES or WARGAME

Originally Posted by NIMH Rat
And it's "Texas Chain Saw Massacre" not "Texas Chainsaw Massacre."
Depends if you're talking about the original or the remake.
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Re: Title spellings: Is it BLADE RUNNER or BLADERUNNER? Is it WAR GAMES or WARGAME

Duck Tales always threw me for a loop in searches. Apparently it is DuckTales.
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Re: Title spellings: Is it BLADE RUNNER or BLADERUNNER? Is it WAR GAMES or WARGAME

Originally Posted by Michael Corvin
Duck Tales always threw me for a loop in searches. Apparently it is DuckTales.
But won't most search engines pick up "DuckTales" if you search for "Duck Tales"?

And it's Blade Runner, WarGames and Seven for the others mentioned in the OP.
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Re: Title spellings: Is it BLADE RUNNER or BLADERUNNER? Is it WAR GAMES or WARGAME

On imdb, it is written as Se7en.
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Re: Title spellings: Is it BLADE RUNNER or BLADERUNNER? Is it WAR GAMES or WARGAME

Originally Posted by jjcool
But won't most search engines pick up "DuckTales" if you search for "Duck Tales"?
Nope.

Here is DeepDiscount's search results for "Duck Tales," vs. "DuckTales"

You get a similar result on DVDempire & DVDplanet. Amazon & DVDpricesearch used to have the same problem but work now.
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Re: Title spellings: Is it BLADE RUNNER or BLADERUNNER? Is it WAR GAMES or WARGAME

Originally Posted by Brack
On imdb, it is written as Se7en.
Yeah, but all of the posters have it as Seven (actually seven, in lower case).
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Re: Title spellings: Is it BLADE RUNNER or BLADERUNNER? Is it WAR GAMES or WARGAME

speaking of lower case:
Why is the TV show title "thirtysomething" always in lower case? Am I missing something?
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Re: Title spellings: Is it BLADE RUNNER or BLADERUNNER? Is it WAR GAMES or WARGAME

Is it...

ALIEN

... or ...

A     L     I     E     N

?

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Re: Title spellings: Is it BLADE RUNNER or BLADERUNNER? Is it WAR GAMES or WARGAME

MASH
M*A*S*H
M.A.S.H.

That one's a doozy.
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Re: Title spellings: Is it BLADE RUNNER or BLADERUNNER? Is it WAR GAMES or WARGAME

Originally Posted by jeffkjoe
MASH
M*A*S*H
M.A.S.H.

That one's a doozy.
MASH refers to either Mobile Army Surgical Hospital or the title of the movie.
M*A*S*H refers to the TV show.
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Re: Title spellings: Is it BLADE RUNNER or BLADERUNNER? Is it WAR GAMES or WARGAME

Originally Posted by FinkPish
Yeah, but all of the posters have it as Seven (actually seven, in lower case).
Yeah, I think Se7en is a recent thing. Possibly for the DVD release.

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