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You inherit The Truman Show (RAR)

Post by FaxModem1 » 2018-12-07 10:12pm

Due to a strange turn of events, after Cristof has a sudden coronary, and because of a typo on his will, you are now the uncontested sole legal heir of the Truman show and all of it's assets. You now control a giant arcological dome with the fictional city of Seahaven set inside. Inside the dome, they have been filming the Truman Show as an elaborate reality show for the past 30 years.

This dome is located right above the Hollywood sign.

What do you do with this inheritance?

During this course of events, we'll say that this is set about a month before the film actually starts.
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Re: You inherit The Truman Show (RAR)

Post by Enigma » 2018-12-07 10:59pm

Sell it quick. Not interested in running the Truman Show. Take the first bid and leave.
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Re: You inherit The Truman Show (RAR)

Post by The Romulan Republic » 2018-12-08 01:01am

Shut the show down. It baffles me how the Truman Show could operate without the knowledge or consent of its main participant without being found in violation of the 13th Amendment. Unless it's set in an America that repealed the 13th. Amendment, in which case, sell it off and use the proceeds to fund an armed revolt against the government. ;)

Otherwise... sell the perfectly enclosed city in a dome off to someone who will use it to test tech. for Mars colonization.
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Re: You inherit The Truman Show (RAR)

Post by bilateralrope » 2018-12-08 02:28am

Ethically I should shut the place down and put money towards integrating the slave at the heart of the show with the rest of the world. Lots of money.

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Re: You inherit The Truman Show (RAR)

Post by Tribble » 2018-12-08 05:08am

Wheres the fun in these scenarios if everyone is just going to be all ethical? Screw that! :P

Thing is, according to "modern" tastes what the show really needs is more action and drama!

I'm thinking is Seahaven becomes a ground zero for a zombie apocalypse and/or is taken over by drug lords. That ought to keep things interesting.
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Re: You inherit The Truman Show (RAR)

Post by Mr Bean » 2018-12-08 07:18am

Tribble wrote:
2018-12-08 05:08am
Wheres the fun in these scenarios if everyone is just going to be all ethical? Screw that! :P

Thing is, according to "modern" tastes what the show really needs is more action and drama!

I'm thinking is Seahaven becomes a ground zero for a zombie apocalypse and/or is taken over by drug lords. That ought to keep things interesting.
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I'm infecting Truman with a disease, one with a nice slow time to kill so the donation drive to save Truman will get said disease the same kind of intense focus that Lou Gehrig's disease famously got. Maybe one of the cancers, lung is pretty popular but that is mostly smokers, ooh maybe heart disease.

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Re: You inherit The Truman Show (RAR)

Post by The Romulan Republic » 2018-12-08 01:53pm

Tribble wrote:
2018-12-08 05:08am
Wheres the fun in these scenarios if everyone is just going to be all ethical? Screw that! :P

Thing is, according to "modern" tastes what the show really needs is more action and drama!

I'm thinking is Seahaven becomes a ground zero for a zombie apocalypse and/or is taken over by drug lords. That ought to keep things interesting.
Game of Thrones crossover. Endless winter plus zombies!
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Re: You inherit The Truman Show (RAR)

Post by Enigma » 2018-12-08 02:57pm

Permanently seal all of exits and begin pouring cement into the dome. Fill it to the top and wait for it to fully cure before dismantling the dome, turning Seahaven into a Truman tombstone. :)
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Re: You inherit The Truman Show (RAR)

Post by Tribble » 2018-12-10 10:05am

Enigma wrote:
2018-12-08 02:57pm
Permanently seal all of exits and begin pouring cement into the dome. Fill it to the top and wait for it to fully cure before dismantling the dome, turning Seahaven into a Truman tombstone. :)
Seal all the exits and gradually fill the dome with water; given his aquaphobia at this point it should make things interesting.

Then once the dome is full of water, dynamite the place and unleash all water into Hollywood!
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Re: You inherit The Truman Show (RAR)

Post by Enigma » 2018-12-10 07:28pm

Tribble wrote:
2018-12-10 10:05am
Enigma wrote:
2018-12-08 02:57pm
Permanently seal all of exits and begin pouring cement into the dome. Fill it to the top and wait for it to fully cure before dismantling the dome, turning Seahaven into a Truman tombstone. :)
Seal all the exits and gradually fill the dome with water; given his aquaphobia at this point it should make things interesting.

Then once the dome is full of water, dynamite the place and unleash all water into Hollywood!
Or fill it with cement then dynamite while still wet. :)
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Re: You inherit The Truman Show (RAR)

Post by Solauren » 2018-12-22 03:57pm

Question: What rights does Truman have?

Based on foreknowledge:
Hire his father back. Amesia/no idea and found down the coast works.
Write off his wife (love the real-world actress, wanted to strangle the character). Something sudden and tragic.
Truman's doctor will tell him he's developed something serious but treatable. Tie this with fund raising for that disease.
During this, we do a search to find 'Trumans true love'.

This should drive ratings and the value of the show up.

Then...
Sell the show...
send Truman a letter, revealing it's all a TV show, how to prove it, and how to escape.

If I want to be cruel to Truman, he's going to have multiple diseases before I sell/reveal.
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Re: You inherit The Truman Show (RAR)

Post by Zaune » 2018-12-22 05:23pm

Sell the whole kit and kaboodle to the SCP Foundation for use as a secure facility for their low-risk anomalous humanoids, because the surveillence setup in there is the kind of thing I would rather be in the hands of an organisation with an Ethics Committee, and then give Truman half. Then I'll use my half of the money to track down everyone willingly involved in the planning and execution of this moral outrage and make them wish they were never born.
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