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Old 05-29-2003, 10:16 PM   #1
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Default What does [Adult Swim] mean?

Why does the Cartoon Channel refer to Futurama as Adult Swim? What does it mean? They also show Anime during this time.
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Old 05-29-2003, 10:17 PM   #2
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Default What does [Adult Swim] mean?

Adult Swim is the block of time where they play, quite possibly, the funniest cartoons ever or really cool anime.
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Old 05-29-2003, 10:17 PM   #3
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Default RE: What does [Adult Swim] mean?

usually anime with more realistic violence and sometimes adult situations
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Old 05-29-2003, 10:18 PM   #4
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Default What does [Adult Swim] mean?

Yea Sealabs first few episodes were the absolute funny.
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Old 05-29-2003, 10:18 PM   #5
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Default What does [Adult Swim] mean?

AquaTeam Hunger Force owns j00!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 05-29-2003, 10:19 PM   #6
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Default What does [Adult Swim] mean?

But why do they call it Adult Swim? What does it stand for?
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Old 05-29-2003, 10:19 PM   #7
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But why do they call it Adult Swim? What does it stand for?
I think you are reading way too much into the name.

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Old 05-29-2003, 10:19 PM   #8
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Old 05-29-2003, 10:20 PM   #9
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Default What does [Adult Swim] mean?

At some pools during the day, after a certan amount of time, like and hour, they call all the kids out and have adults only for 10 minutes.

This is why they use this term.
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Old 05-29-2003, 10:21 PM   #10
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Default What does [Adult Swim] mean?

I never watched futurama. This cyclops chick is pretty hot.
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Old 05-29-2003, 10:21 PM   #11
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Default What does [Adult Swim] mean?

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But why do they call it Adult Swim? What does it stand for?
It's just a name for the block of programming. "Adult" because the subject matter isn't the same level as Deputy Dog, it's more, how shall I put this, ADULT. I don't know where they got the "Swim" part from, but oh well.

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Old 05-29-2003, 10:21 PM   #12
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Default RE: What does [Adult Swim] mean?

so it means for adults only, no kids allowed

but futurama isn't that "adult"
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Old 05-29-2003, 10:24 PM   #13
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wow, i'm suprised so many of you don't know the term adult swim

maybe it's because i'm floridian and there are a ton of pools around here.

All i know is that is sucked when you're a kid and you have to get out for 10 minutes, 10 minutes is an eternity, especially when your on a hot pool deck.
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so it means for adults only, no kids allowed

but futurama isn't that "adult"
It has a lot of double entendre, stuff kids might giggle at, but only adults would REALLY get the true meaning of.

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Old 05-29-2003, 10:26 PM   #15
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Default What does [Adult Swim] mean?

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At some pools during the day, after a certan amount of time, like and hour, they call all the kids out and have adults only for 10 minutes.

This is why they use this term.
exactly. Just warning parents this isn't the Pokemon and Ed Edda Edna Edny cartoons they're expecting on Cartoon Network. Also promoting to everyone these are the "cool" toons.

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Old 05-29-2003, 10:26 PM   #16
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Why even do the "Adult Swim" if the adults only get 10 minutes?? That's like nothing. I don't get it.
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Old 05-29-2003, 10:27 PM   #17
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Wow, I'm surprised so many people have never heard the term "Adult Swim" before. Oh, and StormRider, congrats on a less than annoying post for once.
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Old 05-29-2003, 10:30 PM   #18
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Default What does [Adult Swim] mean?

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Why even do the "Adult Swim" if the adults only get 10 minutes?? That's like nothing. I don't get it.
It's not more for the adults to swim, but actually for the lifeguards to take a break.

Only the grown ups can swim in the pool when the life guard is off duty.
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OMFG they put Family Guy back on?

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Why even do the "Adult Swim" if the adults only get 10 minutes?? That's like nothing. I don't get it.
It's not more for the adults to swim, but actually for the lifeguards to take a break.

Only the grown ups can swim in the pool when the life guard is off duty.
Ohhh. Ok.
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Old 05-29-2003, 10:33 PM   #21
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At some pools during the day, after a certan amount of time, like and hour, they call all the kids out and have adults only for 10 minutes.

This is why they use this term.
exactly. Just warning parents this isn't the Pokemon and Ed Edda Edna Edny cartoons they're expecting on Cartoon Network. Also promoting to everyone these are the "cool" toons.
Any parent that is letting their kid stay up that late that they can watch "Adult Swim" should be kicked in the face repeatedly.

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Old 05-29-2003, 10:44 PM   #22
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He's violating seabreeze! No he's just positioning himself awkwardly... oh now he is....


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Old 05-29-2003, 10:58 PM   #23
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::cries::

no more cable at my house..


no more futurama, family guy...anime....


no more adult swim..


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Old 05-29-2003, 11:00 PM   #24
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He's violating seabreeze! No he's just positioning himself awkwardly... oh now he is....


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indeed, damn fox for taking it off the air
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