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Shatners stunt doubles coffee mug? by Kiaphet Amman'sor - Mon, 30 Oct 2017 14:48:28 EST ID:iUBqENwr No.62230 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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There was a family guy joke about this years ago that in one frame of the Gorn fight you can see Frank Lubbins coffee mug? Is this true?

Could this undermine the credibility of the Orville?
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Ikat'ika - Tue, 14 Nov 2017 01:50:13 EST ID:mRRfDVxy No.62683 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>62230
Man this really shows how obsessed MacFarlane is, it's not healthy
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Q - Tue, 14 Nov 2017 05:15:06 EST ID:q3XMUiXr No.62685 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I couldn't find it in the shot but it wouldn't be surprising if it was right at the edge of the shot or something.
Also, I tried google and it referred me back here lol, and also to some coffee mugs for sale with Kirk double fisting the gorn on it.
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Ikat'ika - Tue, 14 Nov 2017 11:49:10 EST ID:mRRfDVxy No.62689 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>62685
>and also to some coffee mugs for sale with Kirk double fisting the gorn on it.
I know what my secretary is getting for Christmas ;)


Bump when Watching III by Joseph Sisko - Sun, 03 Apr 2016 18:28:41 EST ID:CtWKbnGU No.53706 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Stumbled across Samaritan Snare and realized we did not have a BWW thread as of late.

>We need things that make us go

Always loved the Pakleds, first for the obvious nod in the name (pack-led) and that they are basically space autists

Anyway, bump whenever you are watching star trek or see it on somewhere.
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Cyrano Jones - Mon, 13 Nov 2017 11:40:48 EST ID:SfiMcBo4 No.62653 Ignore Report Quick Reply
watching Parallels, the one with all the quantum universes and spoonheads on the bridge and shit
when the 1701-Ds keep popping in I like imagine a silly "poip!" type noise
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Captain Goroth - Mon, 13 Nov 2017 13:29:45 EST ID:iXfXV1TP No.62655 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>62653
I like how this episode, coming in S7, is kinda like the writers acknowledging, 'Hey, look at all the other stuff we could've done! We didn't fail to think of your epic Borg-destroy-the-Federation-Enterprise-as-Mad-Max fanfic, we just didn't go that direction.'

Now what will really cook your noodle later is when you realize that out of all the alternate realities of our real universe that have a show called Star Trek The Next Generation, a lot of them have an episode called 'Parallels' where the plotline our reality's TNG writers staff chose shows up as a mere alternate blip to be blasted away...
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Ambassador Shras - Mon, 13 Nov 2017 19:20:42 EST ID:SfiMcBo4 No.62676 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>62655
Meh, a lot of that really wouldn't carry a story too long.

Obviously if they had Ensign Garak instead of Ensign Ro it would have been a jillion times better but I liked the little snapshots.
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Ranjen Solbor - Mon, 13 Nov 2017 20:06:58 EST ID:CqzmvBTm No.62677 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>62655
play acting/looney bin Riker is my best Riker but that one is close
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Ikat'ika - Tue, 14 Nov 2017 11:59:17 EST ID:mRRfDVxy No.62691 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Dat balance of terror
It's like an old submarine movie :)


Captain Jean-Luc Picard is a compulsive liar by Nava - Fri, 10 Nov 2017 20:46:24 EST ID:IBEglGxa No.62572 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Picard is the star of Star Trek: The Next Generation and its subsequent features films, and he serves as the captain of the USS Enterprise. The belief is that Picard, while a one of the series’ very bestcaptains, is a complete and total pathological liar. Everything he says, the way he speaks, and his actions are all done for the sole purpose of impressing people in a sociopathic manner.
Picard’s apparent love for Shakespeare is an example. He talks a lot about the playwright but apparently has next to noknowledge of his works sans some well-known quotes. He also has a vast collection of detective novels and an entire holodeck based on detective pulp mysteries, but admits later on that he’s never read them. Picard’s use of curse words and lack of integrity toward the things he’s seemingly passionate about is not only strange, but a little bit unnerving.
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Kira Taban - Mon, 13 Nov 2017 18:15:51 EST ID:GrAoPJXI No.62671 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>62670
Can we just stop trying to reconcile Janeway actions? Her character was the victim of multiple burned out writers without a clue. There's no sense to be made of it from a canonical perspective.
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Ambassador Shras - Mon, 13 Nov 2017 19:19:02 EST ID:SfiMcBo4 No.62675 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>62671
It's really easy. Janeway was a spastic cunt.
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Broik - Mon, 13 Nov 2017 20:30:36 EST ID:sJh49Drp No.62678 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>62675
way to be a contrarian cunt <clap> <clap>
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Lt. George Primmin - Tue, 14 Nov 2017 09:11:54 EST ID:c7Vhff5y No.62686 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>62671
Yeah, when I said
>janeway was insane
I realised she was basically a victim of bad writing. However the result is that she repeatedly abandons her core beliefs while other times she fucks everyone over for them. One episode she risks it all for federation beliefs while later she does what she has to.

I know she wasn't supposed to be insane the writers never intended to make her insane and she isn't really insane, she's just fucked by writing. However "she's insane" is a much easier way to express that she basically has no consistent principles or values and changes her very core beliefs from episode to episode.

While she's the captain in most episodes she's just written to enable to plot rather than the plot being written to make sense with her.
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Rowboat Girlyman - Tue, 14 Nov 2017 14:41:37 EST ID:nT3hzwmG No.62694 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>62686
I find your line of reasoning rather shallow and pedantic


ITT we rewrite ENTs opening song. Line by line by Admiral Maxwell Forrest - Wed, 08 Nov 2017 14:23:43 EST ID:uOl3QzqF No.62492 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I'll start

It's been a long time getting from queer to queer
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Guinan - Thu, 09 Nov 2017 17:51:06 EST ID:QNCqJqxo No.62538 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>*Guitar riff intensifies, drowning out the last two posters*
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Guinan - Thu, 09 Nov 2017 20:31:48 EST ID:Hzew1D4O No.62540 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>62538
🎶🎵🎶🎵
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Tom Paris - Thu, 09 Nov 2017 21:14:42 EST ID:UKJ3JYpm No.62542 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>62538
Hey I've contributed multiple quality lines to this thread, friend. Now let me buy you a synthale
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Guinan - Fri, 10 Nov 2017 14:18:25 EST ID:Hzew1D4O No.62559 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>62542
I was just trying to get the song back on track bro
🎵A dog with cheese farts🎵
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Ensign Hogan - Mon, 13 Nov 2017 11:10:28 EST ID:ZLqTXB8I No.62652 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>62559
I can reach any bar!


TNG: Sarek by Vegan420 - Fri, 10 Nov 2017 22:59:57 EST ID:eC4jDMEr No.62576 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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So i'm just about done with this episode
and my god, dat performance by Jean-Luc Picard O.O
Also, as i understand it, Jean-Luc is now also part vulcan?
Does this have continuity in the rest of TNG ?

Pic related lol
Also next post: one really fuckin awesome screenshot of the holodeck addict episode huahahahhaha
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Vegan420 - Sun, 12 Nov 2017 21:52:56 EST ID:eC4jDMEr No.62637 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>62623
yeah lol actually this is also now a 420chan star trek meme thread.
I missed a few very good Star Trek memes especially locotus LOL.

I'm on my way through the chronological order, i mean, as a child and teen i used to watch a few episodes here and there of almost every series but i actually want to get into ALL the lore before even starting discovery, after having watched the reboot films with Kirk and Spock and Kahn thinking to myself, man, i wish i knew as much about the lore as my mum while watching this.

i'm also on s4!
i find there is literally nothing else worth watching on Netflix that isn't senseless entertainment. I find Star Trek to be a very appealing series with regards to deep philosophical and moral concepts! As a vegan, it is pretty much the only series that supports such a mature worldview, as starfleet portrays a future in which we abandon the slavery and murder of non-human animals altogether, i like that.


>>62620
Also memes. This is now a star trek meme thread :)
so are you saying the purpose of this board is to not make new threads? Not to be patronizing, I just find it would defeat the purpose of having a forum to limit it to only the threads of the front page. I think as stoners (most of us, probably) we can all agree that the power should not be kept among the elites so to speak (i'm bumping while high, btw)

Yes, I get your point, I had actually considered posting this to the other thread, but i feel my memes/screencap funnys would be lost among the rest of the posts or perhaps even derail the bww thread (something i would not want altogether). This was the safest option. Also, are you suggesting that the Picard being a liar thread should be immortalized on the front page??
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Vegan420 - Sun, 12 Nov 2017 22:07:56 EST ID:eC4jDMEr No.62638 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>62629
>Assuming I did not lurk this board before posting a new thread
(see: >>62637 )
(I do not have a new meme yet)

I agree that this board is a nice community, Star Trek, Fuck yeah!.
That is also the reason i want to become a part of it.
>B-but, the prime directive
So according to this analogy you would prefer that i gtfo off this board or otherwise only observe and not post a damn thing at all?
>what is the point of forum?

I used to visit 420chan back when it was good btw. It wasn't always a slow paced board mind you. *tip hat*

Bonus Locotus (is that the correct spelling?) for the effort tho :p
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Vegan420 - Sun, 12 Nov 2017 22:08:39 EST ID:eC4jDMEr No.62639 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>62638
(forgot to post image) fuuu-- etc
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Vegan420 - Sun, 12 Nov 2017 22:09:49 EST ID:eC4jDMEr No.62640 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>62639
uhm, i suck at paint. lol. (nobump)
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Vegan420 - Sun, 12 Nov 2017 22:14:54 EST ID:eC4jDMEr No.62641 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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DICKS EVERYWHERE


ENT winter review project!!!! $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$ by Ensign Kashimuro Nozawa - Mon, 06 Nov 2017 15:17:43 EST ID:0E5Uznil No.62440 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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So I'll be doing a non-spoilers thematic review of every episode of Star Trek enterprise that I will watch in order this winter! Let's a go!

Broken bow parts 1&2
The humans are getting bent over a barrel tech wise by the snobbish Vulcan, a bunch of midwestersers get together to fly the new warp 5 ship after the first Klingon discovered is shot by a farmer who was "standing his ground."

Fast forward to space Serbia and the Hummies figure out how shitty space is and fight some people as they get some information that they still need Aliens on their ship to hold there hands and give the corn fed guy std medication (that part is implied).

Then they go into some big cloud of gas, no pun intended, and fight space Houston (no space zoning laws) and find evil migufin plan timey whimy BSery going down and so we have the season set up.

Definitely one of my favorite episodes but I've only seen a smattering of ENT episodes so I'm looking forward to doing more non-spoiler thematic reviews

Overall this episode gets 4 Chernobyl's out of 2 Toyota's
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Therm0ptic !cyBOrG7t12 - Wed, 08 Nov 2017 09:20:04 EST ID:Evq38th7 No.62490 Ignore Report Quick Reply
It'll be a long time getting from here to there.
But I look forward to seeing this.
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K'Ehleyr - Sat, 11 Nov 2017 03:02:14 EST ID:gMyBwZfe No.62586 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>62440
Why are the Vulcans such massive pricks at the start of ENT? They pretend not to have emotions but they are all superior and dickish
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Travis Mayweather - Sat, 11 Nov 2017 05:51:09 EST ID:c7Vhff5y No.62592 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>62586
Vulcans always do that to some extent. But they aren't complete assholes and most of the ones with any maturity end up like 2vac. ie emotions are not entirely logical but to pretend they don't exist would be even less logical.

The answer however will be revealed if you trudge through 3 and a half seasons. There's a few hints earlier on though, leading up to it. Like their "current" attitude to mind melding and stuff but just little ones.
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Natasha Yar - Sat, 11 Nov 2017 15:57:50 EST ID:q3XMUiXr No.62599 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>62586
One factor is surely that Soval has become extremely jaded being the Earth ambassador. It seems like a rarity for Vulcans to come to like humans, or even tolerate them. And he clearly doesn't yet it's his job to deal with them on a daily basis.

He just hates his job.
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Malik - Sat, 11 Nov 2017 17:15:05 EST ID:SfiMcBo4 No.62602 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>62586
Spock makes it more on the bantz side but yeah Vulcans are assholes


Star Trek Shitposting by Emperor Kahless - Fri, 10 Nov 2017 15:19:45 EST ID:IOEb+HD2 No.62562 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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https://www.facebook.com/groups/1477972915840370/
This group angered me at first but then I liked it.
Now I like it.
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Mobara - Fri, 10 Nov 2017 15:26:28 EST ID:GrAoPJXI No.62563 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Deception! You made this group and are just trying to advertise for it. I do not accept this, Khaless
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Emperor Kahless - Fri, 10 Nov 2017 16:05:47 EST ID:IOEb+HD2 No.62566 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>62563
P'tach! How dare you dishonour me with such slander!
Nah I just found and thought there was sum bretty gud pigtures
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Jack - Fri, 10 Nov 2017 17:37:46 EST ID:uFFNJL9Y No.62567 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>62566
The way you defend your honor is...commendable.
I have also browsed this Facebook page.
It is....satisfactory
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Natasha Yar - Fri, 10 Nov 2017 19:21:22 EST ID:q3XMUiXr No.62570 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Facebook groups can be really fun sometimes. This one is pretty good actually.


ENT winter review project!!!! Ep 4 """"""""unexpected"""""""" by Michael Jonas - Wed, 08 Nov 2017 23:14:25 EST ID:YDtqbkiN No.62517 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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So Netflix said I watched eps 2 y 3 so fuck em we're not here to make sense, were here to review STAAARRRRGGHHHAAAR TREK!

So to start this one off nice and good the title means hahaaha well just watch and you'll laugh your ass off, I made that joke in the last review and it was just a joke! lol but the dream became reality.

So basically on Enterprise you want hot shower? tap water? well fuck you, you get a broken neck and a fountain of dog shit!

So the crew finds a bit of a leech on the enterprises collective bum and they send iowa corn fed boy, I sweer to fuck this guy is barely pretending to play Mathew McConnehy playing Mathew McConnehy in Interstellar, but I still love chiefy. So he never took scuba lessons prompty gets the bends and dies, no just kinding! they couldn't continue to make show if that happened! So he fixes there shit and get to se a hollowdeck and is flipping his shit, but I seem to remember from my dry dusty childhood some later episode where they encounter one of these and act like its the first time they have seen it but we'll get to that when it comes believe you me.

He gets back on flying frisby and well hehee I can only say so much about the next part or it will needs spoilers and this is a non-spoilers themactic review its a lot like leaded gasoline, all style no substance!
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Ardon Broht - Wed, 08 Nov 2017 23:28:06 EST ID:ZlJp0gcI No.62519 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>62517
If you aren't going to post in the Bump While Watching threads and do your own review of each episode please keep it in a single thread. The is no fucking need to make a new thread for all 98 episodes.
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Nyota Uhura - Thu, 09 Nov 2017 00:41:02 EST ID:tBSH/6sw No.62520 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>62519
It made me laugh, why is everyone on the tv and movie boards so anal about organization?
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Kang - Thu, 09 Nov 2017 00:49:00 EST ID:q3XMUiXr No.62521 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>62520
Because it's a slow board and there aren't many threads allowed. Every episode review he could be knocking off a thread with lots of posts. It's not that big of a deal to just put it in the first thread when he's gonna be bumping it anyways. Plus it makes his whole collection easier to read.
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Therm0ptic !cyBOrG7t12 - Fri, 10 Nov 2017 09:09:10 EST ID:Evq38th7 No.62556 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Lmao yes please keep it in one thread.


talk about the tube by Subcommander Velal - Thu, 18 May 2017 23:47:40 EST ID:OlAq4NOE No.59297 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I miss the tube, I want to be unbanned, can I go ask on an IRC or something
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Minuet - Tue, 07 Nov 2017 20:42:46 EST ID:fyfdp9Bm No.62477 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>59297
It's Dayman!!!! DROP the BANHAMMER!!!
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Temporal Agent Daniels - Tue, 07 Nov 2017 22:11:20 EST ID:q3XMUiXr No.62481 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>60594
If you have any more trouble with it you can ask here brotendo.

It's kinda annoying, but that's just because Google wants to be assholes and the cytube owner has to hack the gibson to get google drive videos to work right.
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Guinan - Wed, 08 Nov 2017 00:16:07 EST ID:Hzew1D4O No.62482 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>62481
Lol it's an old post

I finally decided to fix it.. when I was tripping on acid a month or so ago. Used up too much data watching random shit and hanging out with old tubefriends and haven't been back in awhile. My laptop had some sort of critical failure, either a vid card or motherboard... haven't been back since that happened.
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Temporal Agent Daniels - Wed, 08 Nov 2017 04:40:11 EST ID:q3XMUiXr No.62486 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>62482
Oh lol, I didn't check the date. This necrobumping p'taq is getting on my nerves..
Either way, that sucks. Always enjoy having the queen of ten forward in the house.
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Kira Meru - Thu, 09 Nov 2017 09:40:31 EST ID:lS7YYnrL No.62531 Ignore Report Quick Reply
also missing The Galileo Seven from TOS


Terms of Service by Nava - Tue, 21 Feb 2017 12:56:40 EST ID:Wqg7ST5a No.58069 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Do y'all think that TOS is a little underrated on this board? I don't see many of the cast topping the lists in the Ranking or the All-Franchise Crew threads. Most of the headcanons I'm reading here don't seem to concern the series very much either (possibly cause it has so many one-off plots, but I digress.)

I'm not a trekkie by nature, I enjoy it just like any other good TV show. But I've slowly completed all the series, and came away with what I assume are the usual criticisms: everyone is so best of the best in TNG that it's hard to do conflict based in character flaw (outside of Worf), DS9 is fantastic but lacks the frontier motif that's in other Treks, VOY has its moments but is mostly mishandled, and ENT starts with a bang, then gets really boring, then good again, then shittily ended. But still the only criticism I can levy against TOS is that there are retarded 60s camp episodes - but unlike bad episodes in other series, they still charm the pants off of me.

Is my reverence for TOS just me being a casual? Cause you guys seem to enjoy it well enough, but it places like, 3rd for most of you.
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Lt. JG Saavik - Tue, 07 Nov 2017 01:36:49 EST ID:C4VTqvrr No.62461 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>62459
I love TAS. They space out the dialoge to fill airtime ehich is a classic funimation tactic.
>Captain....im getting a.....full spectrum....radial analysis...
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Lt. JG Saavik - Tue, 07 Nov 2017 01:38:36 EST ID:C4VTqvrr No.62462 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>62461
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Vegan420 - Tue, 07 Nov 2017 12:26:05 EST ID:eC4jDMEr No.62467 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>62461
anyone else thinks the phasers sound the most awesome in TAS?
I mean, anyone remember the episode where they clear an entire colossal debris field with a single phaser? I was sitting there like, OH, SO THAT'S WHAT PHASERS CAN DO??

Since that episode I've been wondering if Kirk could actually defeat Superman in a battle.... Those phasers are pretty fuggin powerful. Also, i swear kryptonite is an available resource in 60s star trek canon??
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Guinan - Wed, 08 Nov 2017 01:36:59 EST ID:C4VTqvrr No.62484 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>62467
The ability to destroy a planet is insignificant next to the power of a phaser set to wide spread.
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Michael Jonas - Wed, 08 Nov 2017 01:44:26 EST ID:CqzmvBTm No.62485 Ignore Report Quick Reply
TAS was badass, it's definitely top 3 Trek series' for me


comrade kirk part II by Temporal Agent Daniels - Tue, 31 Oct 2017 02:29:53 EST ID:RiUIXIPQ No.62256 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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The Federation is what appears to be a utopian future version of the United Nations. However, there were several instances where Kirk blatantly disregarded an order from the Federation because it was downright harmful. And when you think about it, an intergalactic group of fascists trying to collect taxes from planets they “own” would definitely be interested in using a “service” like the Starfleet to travel to unexplored planets and gentrify, colonize, and rob the living crap out of aliens. Why else would they be embarking on a “five year mission to explore strange new worlds, to seek out new life and new civilizations, and to boldly go where no man has gone before“? For science? For peace? Or for power?
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Youngblood - Sat, 04 Nov 2017 22:00:45 EST ID:v/43NuMx No.62416 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>62414
In real life, we can assume most intelligent species would eventually at least become aware of the possibility of something like a Prime Directive, just from a game theory/logical tactical standpoint, so we can assume this would also be true for the ST universe.

However, we know specifics about this point from ENT, since the Prime Directive as an order doesn't exist at that point in time, although the Vulcans do have a nebulous policy of general non-interference (of any kind.) Archer and Phlox actually more or less come up with the idea of a prime directive and treat it as a novel concept in "Dear Doctor," but obviously it wouldn't be implemented as an actual order until later, most likely after the formation of the Federation.
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I.G. Tarah - Sat, 04 Nov 2017 23:16:41 EST ID:nuPPHgen No.62417 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>62416
It seems like it is all, maybe appropriately, nebulous. The Vulcans were kinda "Prime Directivish," when they came across Cochran. They knew Earth was inhabited by what? The 1940s? Certainly knew about WWIII. So, they were probably all, "Ignore anyone who isn't warping around the local neighborhood." Which is kinda the dickish way Vulcan's would justify shit. They are pretty fucking snobby in ENT, so I imagine their lack of contact with non-warp cultures is more of a "we don't go slumming," policy than a "we don't want to fuck up your culture policy. Then, the Federation starts to happen and of course the Human version is based on "don't fuck up other cultures with your spaceman shit," so you get the Prime Directive which is kinda snobby about the warp drive thing, but also based on the idea that dropping matter/antimatter tech on someone who just discovered bronze is probably gonna fuck some shit up.
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B'Etor - Sat, 04 Nov 2017 23:37:17 EST ID:q3XMUiXr No.62419 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>62417
Yeah it's basically a combination of the human idea of not wanting to mess shit up, and the Vulcan idea of just not wanting to fuck with them at all. And of course it had to be something that everyone could agree on when the Federation was founded so that's a middle ground that has a practical purpose for everyone and a moral purpose that the humans can cling to (and skate around).
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Vegan420 - Mon, 06 Nov 2017 21:58:31 EST ID:eC4jDMEr No.62457 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>62256
Is it canon they tax these civilizations? Because i'm pretty sure federation had evolved ''beyond material needs'' having replicators and all that. I'm quite sure that the feds are only really interested in dilithium crystals.

Also federation admission generally includes protection and benefit of socio economic civilization, although, many times regulations state a course of action that disregards some very human instincts in different situations.

also prime directive is something starship captains seem to get a lot of trouble with. lol. Why not interfere? If you can improve the civilization.

Of course, it has certain logic to it.
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Senator Vreenak - Tue, 07 Nov 2017 14:08:26 EST ID:1Hyxksul No.62473 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>Is it canon they tax these civilizations?
No, absolutely not, OP just stated that to give credence to their suggestion that the UFP was some kind of corrupt UN in space. The UFP is a post-scarcity moneyless society in which all individuals contribute on a voluntary basis 'for the betterment of society and themselves.' The closest thing that's ever been mentioned to a tax on Federation worlds is in 'The Cloud Minders' where it is mentioned that the inhabitants of the planet, as members of the Federation, have an obligation to provide a mineral because it is desperately needed on another Federation world. So certainly the Federation lives under a policy of 'you scratch my back and I'll scratch yours' but not in a direct sense of 'you give us X many quatloos and we give you Y amount of protection' but more abstract general cooperation.

>> Why not interfere? If you can improve the civilization.
Because every time a more advanced civilization interferes with a more primitive one, regardless of intentions, the outcome is invariably disaster. In the old lore, neither the Klingons nor Romulans developed warp drive on their own but stole it in various ways, which is used to explain why they are still in the primitive war-like stage of interstellar relations while being advanced enough for space travel (this has since been modified.) There are tons of other examples, but it's widely seen as genuinely true simply because it's true in the real world; for example, in the discovery of the New World, or in the case of cargo cults and such; even with the best intentions, a more technologically advanced society fundamentally changes a more primitive one, even by the mere awareness of its existence.

This is so distabilizing to the social order of the more primitive society that it usually leads to the end of their existence in one way or another -- but also could theoretically lead to the end of the more advanced party too, as the consequences of the interaction of technology and culture are inherently unforseeable.
Thus, in short, the prime directive exists (and captain's get into trouble with it a lot) because it is the main problem w…
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tasha yarr memorial thread by Greer - Tue, 31 Oct 2017 12:12:13 EST ID:OKHRpmVC No.62264 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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i just watched tasha yarr's funeral and my soul has been RIPPED APART please KILL ME
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Lore - Fri, 03 Nov 2017 16:03:42 EST ID:rZIX04Ya No.62389 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>62386
Why cunt? Am I not allowed to ask questions about things? Where the fuck do you get off?
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Vegan420 - Mon, 06 Nov 2017 21:36:16 EST ID:eC4jDMEr No.62450 Ignore Report Quick Reply
omg i thought something was wrong with me when watching that episode.

yknow what, her death was too easy that i thought she was gonna get revived at the end right, and then the funeral is there and slowly the realization just creeps in. Man what she said about data almost had me in tears.

Glad im not the only one lmao!
the thing is i actually disliked her presence in season 1 and up until her canon death i still didn't care for her but man, that funeral scene huh?


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Vegan420 - Mon, 06 Nov 2017 21:45:48 EST ID:eC4jDMEr No.62454 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Also how does the continuity come about with her transfer from alternate timeline enterprise D to enterprise C from 22 years in the past???

I am seriously confused about this right now.
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Vegan420 - Mon, 06 Nov 2017 21:47:05 EST ID:eC4jDMEr No.62455 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>62269
oh man i forgot she was ALWAYS talking about the rape gangs!!!
>>62273
>It was rape gangs.
ALWAYS.
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Vegan420 - Mon, 06 Nov 2017 21:51:36 EST ID:eC4jDMEr No.62456 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Yeah man that was awkward seeing Troi being molestered by a spooky ghost. I was actually thinking to myself, no, are they viewing her moaning in a sexual context or am i high af?- wait... the ghost entered her vagina????

>>62310
OP is talking about RL funeral??
>>62325
Oh man lol


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