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Old 04-25-08, 10:56 AM   #1
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MTV is looking for biking single parents

Hi,everyone! We're casting now for MTV True Life: I'm a Single Parent. We're looking for parents with interesting lives. Do you take your child biking? Are you trying to date other bikers? If you live in the USA, appear to be 16-25 years old, and are a single parent, MTV is looking for you!

Official casting calls is here:

http://www.mtv.com/ontv/castingcall/...tingId=1486761

If you're interested, send us your story along with a phone # and recent photos if possible to:

singleparent@mtvn.com

Thanks, and keep on riding!
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Old 04-25-08, 10:58 AM   #2
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appear to be 16-25 years old,



True Life, indeed.





Hey, can you arrange for me to meet some of those down to earth women on the Bret Michaels Rock of STD's show?
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I liked MTV so much better when they played videos.
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I liked MTV so much better when they played videos.
Dude how old are you???
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Dude how old are you???

I'll answer for him - old enough to remember when MTV was actually worth watching.
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I'll answer for him - old enough to remember when MTV was actually worth watching.
I'm old enough to remember that it was never worth watching. Martha Quinn, urgh.

Although I fondly remember this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1e2ZMMLK4Kw
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Hi,everyone! We're casting now for MTV True Life: I'm a Single Parent. We're looking for parents with interesting lives. Do you take your child biking? Are you trying to date other bikers? If you live in the USA, appear to be 16-25 years old, and are a single parent, MTV is looking for you!

Official casting calls is here:

http://www.mtv.com/ontv/castingcall/...tingId=1486761

If you're interested, send us your story along with a phone # and recent photos if possible to:

singleparent@mtvn.com

Thanks, and keep on riding!
Hi, as you can see I have already appeared on the cover of Playboy and I am a famous (but dead) actress and sex symbol. I peddle my arse all over town every day and I've only been arrested for it once...but not convicted (it pays being the dead ex-wife of Joltin Joe). Sometimes I even ride my bike!

I have no kids, but I often cruise the park and entice nice looking kids to ride with me, go get some ice cream, then go back to my place to watch Pee Wee's Big Adventure.

I think I'd be SIMPLY PERFECT for MTV!





Oh wait, you aren't auditioning for the Surreal Life?
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Hi, as you can see I have already appeared on the cover of Playboy and I am a famous (but dead) actress and sex symbol. I peddle my arse all over town every day and I've only been arrested for it once...but not convicted (it pays being the dead ex-wife of Joltin Joe). Sometimes I even ride my bike!

I have no kids, but I often cruise the park and entice nice looking kids to ride with me, go get some ice cream, then go back to my place to watch Pee Wee's Big Adventure.

I think I'd be SIMPLY PERFECT for MTV!
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Old 04-25-08, 11:23 AM   #9
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True Life, indeed.




Haha, appear?
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I think that timmyquest should be on the next season of The Real World: Quad Cities

Represent, timmy!!
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I'm old enough to remember that it was never worth watching. Martha Quinn, urgh.

Although I fondly remember this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1e2ZMMLK4Kw
I don't know if it was ever really "worth" watching. But it was certainly far better than it is now.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EYbUCvz1LYE
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Dude how old are you???


I still have my Sperry Topsiders and alligator shirts from when it was cool.
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Old 04-25-08, 11:45 AM   #13
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When The Nashville Network changed its focus from country-related topics to being a pointless, generic station, they changed their name to The National Network, then "Spike". Why does MTV still go by Music Television, if it has nothing to do with music whatsoever?

It should just go by Desperately, Pathetically Seeking The 18-25 Market By Any Means Necessary Television.
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Wait - there's still an MTV?
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When The Nashville Network changed its focus from country-related topics to being a pointless, generic station, they changed their name to The National Network, then "Spike". Why does MTV still go by Music Television, if it has nothing to do with music whatsoever?

It should just go by Desperately, Pathetically Seeking The 18-25 Market By Any Means Necessary Television.
How about just "Empty V"
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Old 04-25-08, 11:56 AM   #16
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Mtv Get Off The Air
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MTV has a few hours of music every oncein awhile. So that qualifies them as music television. Musicrealitypimpyourridewatchsomewasheduprockerhaveseckswithuglystripperstrueliferealitybull**** television.
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at first i thought i was safe when they had mtv2, which for a month i dubbed "mtv not-****" but alas, it's pretty much the same now.

and how the **** are they going to cancel Adventures in Hollyhood but leave all the other garbage on there? i know it was three-6's decision to stop but still.
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I want my MTV.
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I don't get it. People on this and other cycling forums piss and moan about how cycling is portrayed by popular culture. Then someone from one of the brightest beacons of that culture comes on here seeking to paint cycling in a positive light, maybe even inspire someone to get on a bike that would otherwise never consider it. Show people that a bike is a viable tool for transportation and that you can live a life without a car.

Instead of suggestions people just get in on a circle jerk about how much they dislike MTV.

Sorry to get on the soapbox, but, jeez, here's your chance, people. You're blowing it. Who knows when the next one will come along.

Truelife: I can't personally help you. You're more likely to get a more positive response in the following subforums: Advocacy & Safety, Commuting, Living Car Free, Recreational & Family. Though you might want to first okay it with the forum administrators, since they're kind of picky about what could be considered spam.

Good luck.
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The best thing about MTV was this, imo:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FmxRdx7HMME
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Old 04-25-08, 12:35 PM   #24
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I don't get it. People on this and other cycling forums piss and moan about how cycling is portrayed by popular culture. Then someone from one of the brightest beacons of that culture comes on here seeking to paint cycling in a positive light, maybe even inspire someone to get on a bike that would otherwise never consider it. Show people that a bike is a viable tool for transportation and that you can live a life without a car.

Instead of suggestions people just get in on a circle jerk about how much they dislike MTV.

Sorry to get on the soapbox, but, jeez, here's your chance, people. You're blowing it. Who knows when the next one will come along.

Truelife: I can't personally help you. You're more likely to get a more positive response in the following subforums: Advocacy & Safety, Commuting, Living Car Free, Recreational & Family. Though you might want to first okay it with the forum administrators, since they're kind of picky about what could be considered spam.

Good luck.
You clearly have no experience with the mass media. They have no interest in promoting cycling, what they do have an interest in is portraying people as being interesting to the viewing public, and that is most often achieved by making them look the fool via clever editing.
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I want my MTV.
ahhh... i remember those days.
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