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/10Forward/ RP thread (2018 Edition) by Guinan - Mon, 01 Jan 2018 03:45:27 EST ID:Hzew1D4O No.63287 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Welcome to Ten Forward. What'll it be?
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Jimmy - Sat, 20 Jan 2018 01:17:44 EST ID:6ONfNT63 No.63495 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>63493
I do, Captain. I'm Lt. Kroker, and this man may provide the blueprint for handling a grandfather paradox.
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Tavek - Sat, 20 Jan 2018 16:02:50 EST ID:5VzmgF16 No.63499 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>63495
Be warned though, in some realities Captain, you end up merely as a police man....
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Robin Lefler - Sat, 20 Jan 2018 16:51:14 EST ID:yWGkhyKa No.63500 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>63499
Admiral Archer's reports indicate it could be more variable than that. Take care Captain.
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Tavek - Sat, 20 Jan 2018 16:57:09 EST ID:5VzmgF16 No.63501 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>63500
>Archer was one of us the whole time?
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Guinan - Sun, 21 Jan 2018 03:13:40 EST ID:YgZcIPNC No.63510 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Alternate Universes intensify


Tarantino trek by Species 8472 - Sat, 09 Dec 2017 18:22:07 EST ID:255mfB5K No.63136 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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So as you may have heard, there are rumors about Tarantino directing the next Trek movie. He pitched the idea to Abrams and it was well recieved or something?

and now Patrick Stewart announced that if Tarantino directs it, he wants to be in it.
>https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vision/patrick-stewart-might-reprise-jean-luc-picard-role-tarantino-directs-star-trek-1065667

not trying to get my hopes up, but this could actually be pretty darn good. Theories? Hopes? Will this be in the Kelvin timeline? I am looking forward to seeing how this plays out.
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Cyrano Jones - Sat, 20 Jan 2018 19:18:06 EST ID:knEAr630 No.63505 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>63502
>But it's a simple fact that the movie franchise is dead

Good, Star Trek blows when adapted to movies.
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T'Les - Sat, 20 Jan 2018 19:50:55 EST ID:neNEYqV7 No.63506 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>63505
Yeah but think of all the variety in the TOS movies. TMP is a 70's trippy visuals fest. Wrath of Khan is almost Shakespearean, Star Trek 4 is a straight up comedy.
Undiscovered Country is probably the most "Star Trek" out of all of them.

But for how bad some of the TOS movies are, they'll never be as bad as the TNG movies. Even when the TNG movies are good, they're not good.
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Douglas Pabst - Sat, 20 Jan 2018 23:08:04 EST ID:l5TvN503 No.63507 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>63487
Lol that's not true at all. It would be hard to make a more wrong statement than this, but I bet if this discussion keeps going you might.

First off, Tarantino isn't about people being their worst, it's about perspectives of different people from different walks of life, sometimes bad, sometimes good but mostly morally ambiguous. The Hateful 8 is a good example of this.

Star Trek isn't about people being perfect. If it was, there would be a lot of great episodes that would have been deleted out of the canon. And pretty much all of Deep Space 9. It's about humanity's flaws and its endless possibilities. If the flaws weren't being explored it would be a pretty fucking boring show.

So do you have anything real to say or are you just gonna keep crying about this because your mind can't handle non black and white media?
I bet you decry Tarantino because he "glorifies violence" just like that reporter lady that tried to corner him in an interview but ended up getting assblasted verbally.
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Morn - Sun, 21 Jan 2018 01:24:29 EST ID:SfiMcBo4 No.63508 Ignore Report Quick Reply
tng movies a shit including Generations

the real torch-passing wasn't was 6, where Kirk learned to Picard

1 is Phase II Almost. 5 is the only true and honest rock climbing god punching ass staring TOS Trek. 2 is a grimderp militarized Trek fanfic like DS9 but I kid and 3 is an okay sequel to 2. 4 might as well be the Disorderlies, but it's the TOS bridge crew instead of The Fat Boys.
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Borg Queen - Sun, 21 Jan 2018 02:17:11 EST ID:pA4PLfmO No.63509 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>63506
I feel we got really lucky with Undiscovered Country. When I was younger I always liked Star Trek II more because of all the ship-on-ship space navy fighting scenes, but Star Trek VI is one of the best endings to a film series there has been.

But it isn't just a great movie, it's a historical accounting of the events that lead up to The Next Generation. Kirk helped stop a plot to goad the Klingons into starting a suicidal war. Kirk's final act as captain of the Enterprise was to save his arch nemesis.

They ended TOS with Kirk evolving to Picard levels of diplomacy. They unintentionally made the perfect crossover Trek movie while finishing out the TOS series.


Star Trek Discovery Discussion IV by Cmdr. Kelby - Mon, 23 Oct 2017 07:35:14 EST ID:q3XMUiXr No.61938 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Number 3 is no longer bumping.

Discovery #3 thread.
https://boards.420chan.org/1701/res/60633.php
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William T Riker - Thu, 18 Jan 2018 18:33:38 EST ID:5VzmgF16 No.63472 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>63470
So yeah, here is the thing though....JJ had to do a reboot and shoot the same shit as TOS, because that is what the money guys felt was safest.

Finance guys are the biggest reason we get rehashed shit in our media. They don't want to take a gamble. They want as sure a thing as possible. So they go and do some rough math and figure, "Well, The Wrath of Khan did so many million. We could probably make this much off it globally then. Known quantity. Do it!" And they pour hundreds of millions into these films. I mean, films cost a fucking fortune. Even an "indie," can hit $8 million. Shit, The Room cost $5 million back in the late 90s or whatever. These guys demand "safe" properties since these are investments to them, not works of art. So we get more shit like Baywatch : The Movie (remember, that show was literally world-wide and made a ton of money,) because nostalgia is a safe bet. Things like, I dunno...Phantom Thread, which costs a lot less, I am sure, have to struggle to get made because of this shit-tier capitalist engine driving Hollywood. Fuck, the only ones who are making decent shit seem to be the streaming services, and that is because they are funded as tech companies and on a different model than the Hollywood studio system.

PS - 2017 was one of the shittiest years for movie attendance. We all stayed home and watched Tits and Dragons instead of Explodey McTransformer Pants - THE IMAX 9D XPERIENCE!
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Greer - Fri, 19 Jan 2018 11:56:05 EST ID:TWSDe718 No.63475 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>63470
>People nitpicking mushroom-drives and what spacing does, but have no problem with the fact that STD inherited an implausible mirror-universe where all the same people are born and rise to roughly the same positions of power and build the same ships.

Anything can happen in the universe EXCEPT in every universe you sleep with the same people at the exact same time in order to conceive the exact same people in. So if Michael Burnum is really dead in the mirror universe that means Michael Burnum in the main universe never has any children OR they've both had a child already. So I think that she isn't really dead because I think that Burnum is the great great grandmother of Reginald Barclay who, in the mirror universe, is the Terran responsible for aubergine powered body cloaking devices.
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Ikat'ika - Fri, 19 Jan 2018 12:10:22 EST ID:EMmSH5tK No.63479 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>63472
>bad finance people
As a finance person I think the general large scale mass media model of taking the laziest route is not sustainable. A good accountant looks at sustainability. By not putting anything back, you're not only failing to improve society but you're causing people to be bitter and cynical and make less and less effort. Eventually they get so shy of being stung they stop buying tickets and use their money for other things.

But lazy short term profit drives a lot of capitalist industry.
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Tavek - Fri, 19 Jan 2018 22:16:27 EST ID:5VzmgF16 No.63488 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>63479
But hey, you made a fast buck and got to ogle some tits at the casting call!
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Cyrano Jones - Sat, 20 Jan 2018 19:17:10 EST ID:knEAr630 No.63504 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Watched the Pilot, have some thoughts.

On the visuals, they are too busy for me. It seems like everything so over-designed that it looks more like a high-tech version of 40k then Star Trek, which always to me, was nicely understated in much of its looks. The seemingly religious reverence for lens flare is also worn out its welcome, back in the rebooted Star Trek movie.

Characters? Seem good. Bit worried the show might start bending backwards for Michael but that's not happened, and that's just a worry from how I've seen other main characters done in Star Trek. I also don't like that she seems to be the only focus, but that might because we're doing a build up to Discovery proper, and the new crew.

By far my biggest problem is the setting. How in the fuck does ANY of this fit pre-TOS? In DS9 holocommunication was literally invented (and scrapped) in the middle of the series and here its just casual tech, before as far as I know, the holodeck even bloody exists! You also have Michael's backstory which is so fucking shlock it was banned in Fan-fiction! Then you have the mammoth continuity problems that this show is going to cause. You think Worf, a fairly religious Klingon might have said something about a religious sect attempting to reunite the houses, claimed to have the reincarnation of Kaheless (Which, again, doesn't seem to have been a thing for Klingons) and had radically different ideas on the treatment of bodies?

I'm so sick of TOS naval gazing in Star Trek. Almost all my major problems could be easily solved by setting the show post VOY/DS9 (it'd easily explain the radical shift in behavior in the Klingon). Just more big corporations jerking themselves off and playing it safe.


RIP by Guinan - Fri, 05 Jan 2018 15:09:24 EST ID:Hzew1D4O No.63342 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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He is now among the honored dead in StoVoKor
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Amanda Grayson - Fri, 05 Jan 2018 23:31:42 EST ID:5VzmgF16 No.63352 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>63351
According to Prof Google, this guy was on some show with Brett Butler (there's a name from the fucking 90s....) and literally ended up quitting because she was clinically insane on set and shit. Then, he would get hounded about THAT thing whenever he tried to do some publicity or get roles, so he ended up quitting the industry and playing in some shitty bands and then eventually co-owning some vegan restaurant. I mean, it sounds like it could have gone worse for him. Apparently the Brett Butler shit was crazy and he was like 12 at the time. Imagine having to be exposed to a human trainwreck for money at the age of 12. Yikes!
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DaiMon Solok - Tue, 09 Jan 2018 04:38:07 EST ID:Ij5pFKC7 No.63384 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Sounds like an opiate overdose nb
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Nanpart Malor - Tue, 09 Jan 2018 09:34:15 EST ID:U1T+khkb No.63385 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>63351
He was too young for the recurring role. The other kid was too IMO.

>>63384
That's my guess too. Fucking bummer.
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Greer - Fri, 19 Jan 2018 13:30:54 EST ID:TWSDe718 No.63481 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>63342
umm... i hope they put the prosthetic on before putting the blackface on.. *is disturbed*.

I also know him from playing Quinten in the first series of Grace under Fire, until they decided that it would be more interesting if she had a teenage son, and the character aged 7 years over the summer.

It's really sad that he died, he lived a good life though, someone to be admired for sure. I hope I can achieve a quarter as much in the next year and a half before I turn 33
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Groundskeeper Boothby - Fri, 19 Jan 2018 18:05:51 EST ID:UtPiRzGG No.63485 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>63481
If the makeup went on first the glue for the appliance would adhere to that and not his skin. The appliances would then fall off. This is bad.


Black Mirror: USS Callister by Subcommander N'Vek - Sat, 26 Aug 2017 11:22:48 EST ID:XNUBY2uv No.60737 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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https://youtu.be/oH85obU350E?t=23s
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Iliana Ghemor - Sat, 13 Jan 2018 10:40:41 EST ID:SfiMcBo4 No.63423 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>63382
I was wondering, I've only caught a bit here and there on cytube, but is like, every episode of this show about Christmas and getting caught at lewd shit online?
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Ardon Broht - Sat, 13 Jan 2018 13:11:57 EST ID:l5TvN503 No.63424 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>63423
Not really. They mostly all have the common thread of exploring sci fi and tech concepts while also making a statement about society and social stuff.
Most of them are really good. A lot of them are really strange. It's pretty similar to The Twilight Zone.
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Therm0ptic !cyBOrG7t12 - Sun, 14 Jan 2018 15:20:54 EST ID:7hZAtms2 No.63431 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>63382
The DNA thing was necessary because it made actual exact copies of the people, literally taking their real genetic coding that makes them who they are and turned into digital consciousnesses. That would not happen without genes.

I do agree with you about the IRL version of her not knowing why she was doing what she was doing though.
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Greer - Fri, 19 Jan 2018 12:06:05 EST ID:TWSDe718 No.63477 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>63380
I too had a problem with this.

This is what we decided: it was explained in a deleted scene

Here are some ways you could explain it

<spoiler> 1. they all play infinity, so it is gathering personality information then
2. their personalities and knowledge are based on one basic framework, for example, his own, and then huge chunks of information and memory are swapped out using freely available information from social media, creating a sense of their being many distinct individuals, especially when added to the genetic differences that can affect temperament
3. the wizard did it
</spoiler>
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Greer - Fri, 19 Jan 2018 12:08:16 EST ID:TWSDe718 No.63478 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>63477
wupps


The Orville by Weyoun 5 - Tue, 16 May 2017 12:51:11 EST ID:0JMozmZI No.59221 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Uh, guys.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yy9sKeCE8V0

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Orville
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Albert Macklin - Mon, 15 Jan 2018 13:29:31 EST ID:A5E/MwaL No.63441 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>63434
Okay so if all you've seen is DIS and Orville then HALT HAMMERZEIT

I mean watch TNG. First couple of seasons are hit and miss but bear with it, during season 2 you'll see some episodes which show you what it's capable of.

Once you've done that you've got two directions to go in. DS9 is darker and edgier but is about ideals being tested not broken and ignored. It examines the trek premise and throws in continuity and character development. The other way is to the original series. It's janky due to the art of TV still being in it's early stages and other artifacts of its time but a lot of the episodes reward your patience immensely. There are some episodes which just fucking pound you in every feeling (balance of terror for example) and some which just make you "wut" in the most satisfying way. I'd probably say do TOS second and DS9 3rd. DS9 will feel slick and modern compared to TNG but compared to TOS it will make it more of a treat. It's another slightly slow to start series but it starts about where TNG was in season 2 rather than having a season 1.

After that VOY and ENT are a bit of a let down. VOY has it's moments. ENT starts weak and was just hitting its stride when it was shitcanned. There's a complicated story in the studio but season 4 at least is great. It's this which is really the only reason we have to hope that DIS will come good. Even ENT was good shit by season 4.

Or you can just sit in the trektube and watch everything for a few weeks until you've seen it all.
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Senator Kimara Cretak - Mon, 15 Jan 2018 18:34:03 EST ID:Hu7sry/I No.63442 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>63441
Let this anon be your sherpa. Their words are wise, their reasoning is sound.
Don't be afraid of the task ahead of you, it's a lot of media to consume.
Just "space" heh it out and you'll lessen the chance of feeling fatigued.

TEK HIM HAND. HE KNOW DE WEY
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Gor - Tue, 16 Jan 2018 02:15:13 EST ID:ZlJp0gcI No.63446 Ignore Report Quick Reply
http://www.digitalspy.com/tv/ustv/news/a845537/seth-macfarlane-the-orville-filled-the-void-star-trek/

>Comparisons have been drawn between Seth MacFarlane's The Orville and Star Trek: Discovery, but MacFarlane believes that his show fills the "void" left behind by classic Star Trek. I kind of miss the forward-thinking, aspirational, optimistic place in science fiction that Star Trek used to occupy," "I think there's some space for the aspirational blueprint of what we could do if we get our shit together, and that's something that's been missing for me for a while."And again, it's something that meant a lot to me when I was a kid, that Star Trek did, and this is sort of an attempt to kind of fill that void in the genre."

>"I think [discovery has] chosen to go in a different direction which has worked very well for them in recent years, but what has happened is that it's left open a space that has been relatively unoccupied for a while in the genre. "So for me, it's a space that's kind of waiting to be filled in this day and age when we're getting a lot of dystopian science fiction, a lot of which is great and very entertaining, but it can't all be The Hunger Games." MacFarlane added: "It can't all be the nightmare scenario.

http://www.digitalspy.com/tv/ustv/feature/a847230/the-orville-season-2-release-date-cast-trailer-episodes/

>"To correct a bit of misreporting: No, there won't be an Orville/Family Guy crossover, and yes, The Orville season 2 will arrive later this year,"

>Due to scheduling issues, the first season of the show was cut short by one episode to 12, but that 'lost' episode is now expected to air with the second season, with MacFarlane also saying that he expects to do "at least" 14 episodes. "I'd rather do fewer episodes and have them be better content-wise than do 22 and have them be filler," he explained at the Television Critics Association winter press tour.

>As for what we can expect from season two's missions for the USS Orville crew, MacFarlane wants to include more science-fiction elements, citing the season one episode 'Into the Fold' – which saw Dr Claire Finn and Isaac trapped on a planet alone – as an example that the show's universe can succeed with more sci-fi.

>"What we found was that we can lean a little more heavier into the science fiction and not have to worry so much about knocking out a joke every page. The show is an hour and really can, and wants to, service its storytelling in a way that makes it a priority. The jokes come as they come, the comedy comes as it comes."
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Lonzo - Tue, 16 Jan 2018 16:26:35 EST ID:NIvRyakF No.63447 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>63441
I really enjoy DS9 the most. Voyager is alright but I think it's a bit strange in my opinion.
Eventually I'll get to the rest of them eventually.
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Ishka Moogie - Fri, 19 Jan 2018 06:15:45 EST ID:zdJLz8PT No.63474 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>62076

Bullshit, while the Dominion war was a continuous theme that unified the series, it used that premise to explore themes that the other shows were afraid to touch on too often or at all in a star trek way. The two parter where Sisko comes back to Earth to help deal with possible dominion infiltration was a good exploration of the balance between privacy and security. The stuff with section 31 was a similar moral conflict, security vs morality. There were individual episodes that did classicy star trek stuff too. The Visitor, obviously, was an inner light style episodes. The episode where Sisko and O'Brien get stranded on that planet with the techno-phobic cult leader and explores the idea of loyalty to the uniform vs acceptance of what could have become the new normal. There was plenty of Cheesy trek stuff too, like with the episode where the runabout flies through the that one anomaly and becomes shrunk and they explore the impact that has on their ability to interact with their environment. That's just off the top of my head, if we went through memory alpha I know we could find an even greater variety of both cheese and not cheese good Trek-theme episodes, both directly related to the war and not.

DS9 was Trek, it's just that a lot of people have a very limited definition of what Trek Can be. It's a couple of things, but mostly it's people using their wits and technical know how to overcome the odds against a seemingly superior foe and attempt to maintain their idealism along the way, that's Star Trek. And you can do that just as effectively against the concept of war as against a literal god-alien who captures the ship for a single episode.


Rascals Episode 2: Wesley's Revenge by Guinan - Sun, 14 Aug 2016 02:39:11 EST ID:sehZ/Igr No.55667 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Guys, it finally happened. 4 years, 2 months, 15 days, 18 hours, 32 minutes and 19 seconds after it was first created, the rascals thread has sunk into the dark abyss where only netjester can roam.

RIP in peace creepy thread.
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Legate Kell - Sun, 07 Jan 2018 11:35:21 EST ID:5T37hTRI No.63367 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>63359
Imagine saying good bye to anything resembling a normal life, no more drinking, no more dating, no more sex, and starving because you can't have a job.
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Katogh - Sun, 07 Jan 2018 19:31:02 EST ID:bvS132KV No.63369 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>63367
I don't think most folks around these boards have to imagine points 1, 3, and 4.
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Lt. Cmdr. Jack Crusher - Tue, 09 Jan 2018 09:55:05 EST ID:MUJ4M6tq No.63386 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>63358
Wouldn't be too bad if you would simply grow up again.

I'd probably make some different choices given the chance to do-over part of my youth.
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David Marcus - Tue, 09 Jan 2018 13:00:55 EST ID:pl9xfrjv No.63390 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>63367
>say goodbye
lol no my S-Rank pussy eating game is about to go /ss/-Rank and those slutmoms will provide the rest
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Marla Gilmore - Wed, 10 Jan 2018 00:47:04 EST ID:ZlJp0gcI No.63401 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>63367
>starving because you can't have a job.

Seems incredibly doubtful based on what we know of the UFP.


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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Tuvok - Wed, 29 Nov 2017 19:05:16 EST ID:nuPPHgen No.62974 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>62956
When the Zindi torched Florida, the collective IQ of the Federation went up by 7 points.
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Guinan - Thu, 30 Nov 2017 03:15:56 EST ID:Hzew1D4O No.62982 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>62974
lol seriously fuck florida, that's where all the zombies at
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Vice Admiral Leyton - Thu, 30 Nov 2017 03:20:25 EST ID:knEAr630 No.62983 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>62974
>Misspelling Xindi
>Federation didn't exist yet.
>Talking about IQ points.

Mmmm dats sum good Irony.
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Thrax - Thu, 30 Nov 2017 12:42:39 EST ID:5VzmgF16 No.62987 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>62983
D'oh!
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Deanna Troi - Tue, 09 Jan 2018 20:16:23 EST ID:MKoc/uin No.63399 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>53706
BWWWH


Douche Canoe by Mot - Sun, 29 Oct 2017 16:52:40 EST ID:GwChYndC No.62186 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Does anyone else think this douche canoe is actually just a klingon infiltrator as a way retcan the human klingon<->human<->klingon this time around or is it just me?

I don't fucking trust this guy. He's just a little bit TOO good.

And head of security? are you smoking tardigrade dust???
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Enabran Tain - Sun, 29 Oct 2017 23:21:03 EST ID:J6fZwWe6 No.62202 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>62189
red flag or red herring? the hints are so on the nose, it feels too obvious
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DaiMon Solok - Mon, 08 Jan 2018 01:26:43 EST ID:E7ocagf3 No.63372 Ignore Report Quick Reply
OP here.....


FUCKING. CALLED IT.
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Mestral - Mon, 08 Jan 2018 13:40:50 EST ID:/EZxsCMr No.63378 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>63372
It was telegraphed ambiguously.
What is also ambiguous is whether this was a blunder or good writing.

When I can call events in Black Mirror I get the distinct impression that Charlie Brooker is feeding it to me intentionally and that it's actually just simple but good narrative weaving.
Then it gets taken somewhere else, and while events were foreshadowed you never called how impactful it was going to be.

That's good writing. Not trying to outsmart the audience or trick them. Except into feeling sadder than they expected.

Discovery? Who knows. Terrible writing elevated by good execution? Excellent writing damaged by execution? I can't fuckin' tell.
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Lt. Joseph Carey - Mon, 08 Jan 2018 14:54:36 EST ID:/ZlZHs3A No.63379 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>62188

More like Eddington 0.1. DS9 eased us into Eddington and the betrayal was a surprise. Eddington was no one special until he became someone special. STD dropped this twit into the middle of the inner circle because the plot needed it, not because he actually belonged there and was a natural fit. We never wondered why Eddington was positioned where he was. With Twit we questioned it from the start just like we question most of the show - the characters are making incoherent decisions to serve the plot.

I'm not watching the second half of the season. The first half has already shown me just what to expect. STD is like that one guy in a circle of friends where people try to assure that "he's not that bad" and "he's an acquired taste" which is just code for "after a while it bothers you less when he shits in your mouth in front of everybody and laughs at you." Fuck off, Discovery. You're a leech and you don't belong here.
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Dr. Telek R'Mor - Mon, 08 Jan 2018 20:16:26 EST ID:l5TvN503 No.63381 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>63379
The first episode of the second half of the season has probably been the best of the season. It's not great, It's not really even good. But I'll keep watching to see if it makes a turn.
But even if the rest of the season is good, it still won't redeem the horrible start to the show though.


Lounges, lounges everywhere. by Captain Goroth - Tue, 05 Dec 2017 19:36:41 EST ID:h5K01qiS No.63065 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Those lunatics who are building a to-scale 1701-D Enterprise using the Unreal 4 engine have posted an update video. It looks fucking amazeballs. The shuttlecraft are flyable and that includes a runabout. And they optimized a bunch of graphics shit. Check it out.
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Lt. George Primmin - Sat, 16 Dec 2017 15:43:51 EST ID:0snnIGR0 No.63201 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>63197
How resource intensive this would be for dozens of NPCs is a different matter but it's obviously not that far away.

The video is hilarious though. The generational tests and the simulated Takeshi's castle bridge ball with the fat dude beat the bird being defeated by jupiter though.
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Hikaru Sulu - Thu, 04 Jan 2018 09:38:41 EST ID:py8JC/ME No.63331 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>63065
>some random ass bolian barber lives on this ship.

wonder what his hours are.
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Guinan - Thu, 04 Jan 2018 17:40:54 EST ID:Hzew1D4O No.63337 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>63331
ARE YOU TALKING SHIT ABOUT MR. MOTT?!

He's literally the best barber in starfleet, being a Bolian he has always lusted for what he can never have: real hair. He is a consummate artist, a master of his craft. He put on a lot of weight since the early seasons though..
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Guinan - Thu, 04 Jan 2018 17:41:47 EST ID:Hzew1D4O No.63338 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>63337
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Guinan - Thu, 04 Jan 2018 17:48:45 EST ID:Hzew1D4O No.63339 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>63338
google tells me there is a Mr Mott action figure.. I wonder what barbershop related accessories he comes with


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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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
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Lt. Talas - Sun, 31 Dec 2017 20:40:10 EST ID:SfiMcBo4 No.63280 Ignore Report Quick Reply
yo how'd you guys get that thumbnail thing on the playlist that's dank af
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Guinan - Sun, 31 Dec 2017 23:34:26 EST ID:Hzew1D4O No.63285 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Goddamn, this is why I love this place.. this shit happened like 6 months ago and I forgot about it, thread gets necrobumped a few times (which is usually my job) and it makes me lol all over again...

>>63280
I second this emotion, haven't been to the tube in awhile and this is DANK
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Ambassador Soval - Thu, 04 Jan 2018 10:41:31 EST ID:qpcYbg95 No.63332 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>63285
for that matter are there any good spots for cytube protips for powerusers or something like that


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Any of you guys heard about this?
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/58936338/space-command-redemption/description

Crowdfunded sci fi show that is to include
>Robert Picardo
>Doug Jones
>Mira Furlan (B5)
>Bruce Boxleitner (B5)
>Bill Mumy (B5)
>Michael Harney (OITNB)
And quite a few more interesting cast members.
Space Command is the story of Captain Jack Kemmer and his stalwart crew aboard a starship vessel called The Paladin. In the first installment, Space Command: Redemption, Captain Kemmer rescues ex-archeologist Vonn O'Dara high above Mars, setting into motion a revolution that changes galactic history.

Sorry, not trying to shill super hard, I just stumbled across this and thought this could be pretty cool, and figured some of y'all might also.
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Mot - Fri, 22 Dec 2017 06:18:10 EST ID:l5TvN503 No.63229 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>63228
Recently there's a short film called The Candidate on youtube that he was in (search "dust the candidate"). I really enjoy him in season 5 of stargate Atlantis. Also he was really dope in an old episode of Masters of Horror called "homecoming".
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Karyn Archer - Tue, 26 Dec 2017 01:26:26 EST ID:30FcAzA4 No.63251 Ignore Report Quick Reply
The way Star Trek Continues kept the spirit of 60's Star Trek alive this Marc Zicree guy really endeavors to keep that 90's TV show spirit alive. I might hate this.

But I'm really interested to know where that crowd of creators would take things without censorship or network meddling.
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Karyn Archer - Tue, 26 Dec 2017 01:29:49 EST ID:30FcAzA4 No.63252 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>63251
Not even 90's really, I should say. Just like, generally retro. It looks like its drawing all sorts of aesthetics from the 70's 80's and 90's.
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Major J Hayes - Sat, 30 Dec 2017 01:08:13 EST ID:ZlJp0gcI No.63272 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>63229
I'll check it out. Sadly, if it has been released in the US, UK, IRE, Aus, or NZ since, idk, the late 70's to early 80's I've pretty much seen it all as far as sci-fi and pseudo-sci-fi goes. I work a lot, generally about 65-70 hours a week every week with a half day off thrown in here and there and I work odd hours so I am mostly home late at night without much else to do and have watched pretty much everything out there at the moment to the point where I've got what few new shows pass for sci-fi these days to watch as they air and then its just rewatching shows I've seen multiple times.

Just recently finished rewatches of Trek, Bab5, Space A&B, Farscape, Stargate, Andromeda, and Sliders. I think I'm going for a Space Precinct rewatch next.
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Ardon Broht - Thu, 04 Jan 2018 01:23:50 EST ID:ZlJp0gcI No.63321 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>63311
Yeah, I've seen the show, movie, and the fan edit(which is pretty good) pretty much anything that has came out in the US, UK, NZ, or Aus since the 90's I've seen and most everything between the mid-late 70's to early 80's as well so I'm always on the lookout for something new. When you work 70 hours a week 6 1/2-7 days a week and are only off is the wee hours there isn't much else to do but watch TV and I've always been a huge sci-fi fan. I tend to draw the line at the original V/TOS era because earlier than that and its just too dated for me for the most part though there are a few exceptions.

Currently trying to get hold of and watch all of the trek fan stuff but its proving to be difficult to locate all of them now.


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