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    • A petition link won't help this issue. Nickelodeon owns the rights, and 50 people signing a letter that directed to Amazon, Hulu and Netflix that says "buy the rights to Avatar" won't accomplish much. Petitions are no guarantee of any form of change, for any reason. In addition the creators are done with making television products for the franchise, and 50 people isn't any kind of big netflix numbers. There's no need to constantly post the link in every thread, just appreciate the content we have and the upcoming graphic novels.

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    • They actually said that they were taking a break from it, but wouldn't rule out it pulling them back in.  But, at any rate: even if Netflix did acquire the rights, it wouldn't happen until the showrunners were good and ready.

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    • It seems kind of foolhardy to try to argue people out of the belief that slacktivism is the magic solution to bringing their favorite shows back, but I want to to chime in to what FireFerret said. Before I go any further, let's say I completely fail to convince you that a petition won't work: You guys are kneecapping your efforts by making dozens of relatively tiny petitions instead of 1 really big one.

      That said, petitions seldom work even under ideal conditions--backed by a major organization that's actually doing real world work, tens of thousands of signatures, a sympathetic audience, professionally written, etc. I'm not saying they have no value, but you just can't get an arbitrary number of signatures that seems like a lot to you, hand it to someone, & expect it to solve all of your problems. There is always audience uproar whenever a show is cancelled or ends, & it almost never works, because they didn't just make that decision without weighing the consequences.

      As far as this case goes, any decision on what to do with the rights is going to be in board rooms for monetary reasons. Anyone who wants to bring back Avatar is going to face an uphill battle, whether that's Nickelodeon or someone else. They need to hire new staff since everyone else is on to other projects, hope the change won't alienate the existing fans (as a sidenote, not wanting to involve the creators is probably an immediate turnoff from your petition for a lot of people), & hope they have more success with it than Nickelodeon felt they did when they cancelled Legend of Korra.

      Meanwhile, say you're Nickelodeon. You're not making any new material, but you have the right to show what does exist as much as you want. You put basically no money into it--in fact, people are paying YOU to make spinoff comics--& reap whatever incidental profits come from showing it off. Why would you want to get rid of this, unless you get something huge in exchange?

      This isn't Voltron, which has been a continuously existing franchise since 1984. It hasn't reached that level of prestige where it's basically always going to be around, & that may well be in the show's DNA, since it's heavily viewed as an expression of Mike's & Bryan's particular creative vision. Even if it does reboot, it's probably not going to be within 3 years of the end of the sequel series. Nostalgia aims to cash in on things from bygone generations, that's why you're seeing a lot of reboots of 80's & early 90's shows these days.

      At the end of the day, you can do whatever you want, I can't force you to stop & I'm not interested in trying. But I think you're investing a lot of time & energy in something that's only going to end in disappointment. Also, the audience you're aiming for is just not receptive to this aggressive infomercial approach you're doing.

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    • By what you said about one big petition why doesnt someone get this person to reopen https://www.change.org/p/netflix-pick-up-the-avatar-franchise-and-release-as-a-netflix-original-series     because that has alot of signtures and most avatar fans are not as interested in comics and they are TV


      A TV edition is much better than comics and alot of fans are not satisfied

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    • Check the bottom. It was delivered to Netflix. They didn't care.

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    • e guy gave up too easily who wants comics when u can have a animated version and he called it a victory?????????

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    • Just because you want something doesn't mean it will happen. There's no content left to cover. The creators don't want to work on it. Believe it or not, "pick up Avatar" with some signatures isn't a convincing argument for Netflix. These deals take time, money, and effort. Spamming these links in every thread isn't helping your cause. We have to take in the needs of the production staff as well, they are exhausted and done with the franchise for the time being.

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    • I am reminded of an episode of Batman: The Animated Series in which a woman who suffered from severe hypoplasia who worked as an actor in some TV show; when the show ended, so did her career, so, years later, she kidnapped all of her former co-stars and forced them to relive the filming of the show. Imagine Irohgod doing the same thing with the cast and crew of Avatar.

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    • SorcererSupreme21 wrote: I am reminded of an episode of Batman: The Animated Series in which a woman who suffered from severe hypoplasia who worked as an actor in some TV show; when the show ended, so did her career, so, years later, she kidnapped all of her former co-stars and forced them to relive the filming of the show. Imagine Irohgod doing the same thing with the cast and crew of Avatar.

      Clutching his petition-gun while Batman confronts him after saving the CEO of Netflix, he sniffles, "I didn't mean to...."

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    • FireFerret wrote:
      There's no content left to cover. The creators don't want to work on it.

      If there were no content left to cover, we wouldn't still be getting comics.  And Bryke have actually stated that, while they don't have any immediate plans for another sequel series, they won't rule out the setting "pulling them back in."

      But, again: it remains that they'd have to be good and ready.

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    • Deist Zealot wrote:

      FireFerret wrote:
      There's no content left to cover. The creators don't want to work on it.

      If there were no content left to cover, we wouldn't still be getting comics.  And Bryke have actually stated that, while they don't have any immediate plans for another sequel series, they won't rule out the setting "pulling them back in."

      But, again: it remains that they'd have to be good and ready.


      What I meant was that there was no immediate content following the end of Book three that they'd have to cover. This person is spamming because they want a fourth book of Avatar, if I recall correctly from a previous thread of theirs. There is definitely more content to cover in the Avatar series, however the comics bleed into each other and exist to fill the gap between the two series. To start a television show after what we've seen from the comics would be a poor decision because it would require all fans to have read the comics in order to follow the story, which would leave casual fans confused.

      And I know they may want to work on it eventually but as of now they're exhausted and working on their own projects, and some random fan demanding they work on it right now immediately isn't going to be of any help to anybody.

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    • On those notes, I'm going to say the following:

      1. The comic content wouldn't necessarily make good TV content. Each trilogy would be 3, MAYBE 6 episodes. You'd essentially need AT LEAST 4 comic trilogies to equal 1 extremely disconnected season.

      2. What they said is about as close as you can realistically get to "we're done with it." It's hard to guarantee that it'll NEVER happen again in some hypothetical distant future.

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    • How many of these petition topics have been made within the past few weeks? The creators have moved on to separate interests and pursuits for the time being. That's not to say that they will not ever revisit the world of Avatar again, but for now and for the foreseeable future (I don't see Nick in a rush to do anything with the Avatar world) it's a done deal and no amount of petitioning will make a bit of difference.

      The only way for us to continue supporting the show and keeping interest in the world alive is to continue supporting the comics by purchasing them. For now, I'd say just respect the creators' wishes to take a break from the world to pursue their own separate lives and interests. 

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    • Not to mention that you wouldn't want to force creators into continuing a legendary show like this. Best to let them wait until their heart is fully invested in it, so the universe isn't mucked up. 

      By the way, BUY the comics to support the community. But for those "casuals" or "tv-fans" of the series, Motion Comics on Youtube of ATLA and LOK isn't that bad. 

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    • AangANDthegang wrote:
      Not to mention that you wouldn't want to force creators into continuing a legendary show like this. Best to let them wait until their heart is fully invested in it, so the universe isn't mucked up. 

      By the way, BUY the comics to support the community. But for those "casuals" or "tv-fans" of the series, Motion Comics on Youtube of ATLA and LOK isn't that bad. 

      Yeah, I was referring mostly to the veteran fans or hardcore fans, not the casuals. I wouldn't expect them to buy the comics. And I certainly wouldn't want Bryke to tell another story in this world if they weren't fully invested. 

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    • HolyDragon2808 wrote:
      AangANDthegang wrote:
      Not to mention that you wouldn't want to force creators into continuing a legendary show like this. Best to let them wait until their heart is fully invested in it, so the universe isn't mucked up. 

      By the way, BUY the comics to support the community. But for those "casuals" or "tv-fans" of the series, Motion Comics on Youtube of ATLA and LOK isn't that bad. 

      Yeah, I was referring mostly to the veteran fans or hardcore fans, not the casuals. I wouldn't expect them to buy the comics. And I certainly wouldn't want Bryke to tell another story in this world if they weren't fully invested. 

      And I also believe the Avatar Community should give more support to Motion Comics as well. Lets not only just encourage the selling of physical and digital copies, but Motion Comics on Youtube. 

      Think of the possibilites if we added VOICE OVERS to Motion Comics (which already has music and sound effects to it). 

      I've seen Motion Comics on Youtube with voice overs, but they discontinued the projects. 

      If we support Motion Comics (with music & sound effects) and Voice Overs, it could be a huge influence on Avatar's current lackluster media (and possibly bring in some "casual" fans).

      In order to stengthen my idea, WE should SUPPORT one channel or group creating this, and not let to many versions of Motion Comics scatter across Youtube.

      And if some of you don't support my ideas (since it may be taking money away from the studio), ENCOURAGE the team who makes comics to start selling Motion Comics (with music & sound effects) and Voice Overs.

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    • I'm actually going to try my best to push this.

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    • We already have a new(ish) series.  It's called 'Voltron: legendary defender.'

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