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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.
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Boq'ta - Sun, 19 Nov 2017 00:19:28 EST ID:SfiMcBo4 No.62808 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Shaolin Dolemite (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ij_K1pa5ZtI) indicates that editing RRM footage into existing works may provide worthwhile results
Mot - Mon, 20 Nov 2017 03:19:20 EST ID:MPRGSb/f No.62833 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Does anyone else think they jumped into the mirror universe?
Dr. T'Pan - Mon, 20 Nov 2017 05:41:11 EST ID:XGn3ESOo No.62835 Ignore Report Quick Reply
CBS said the mirror universe will be featured in season 1 so my guess is they are gonna spend a 2-parter in the mirror universe, hell maybe even 3
Now this is CBS's real chance to show if they can be creative. Possibilities abound.
Mobara - Mon, 20 Nov 2017 09:38:43 EST ID:sjQCKXEc No.62836 Ignore Report Quick Reply

Still waiting for a dead ass show tomorrow magically improve, I see.
Prinadora - Mon, 20 Nov 2017 10:06:19 EST ID:q3XMUiXr No.62837 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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yup, symbolic nb

TNG S5E5 "Disaster" by Subaltern Lorot - Mon, 20 Nov 2017 02:51:16 EST ID:6ddPToJn No.62832 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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>Picard: You have the bridge, Number One.

>Marissa/Riker: Aye sir.

ohhhh my god i felt like such a dork but i grinned ear to ear at this cute scene

I'm working my way through my first watch of TNG, currently in season 5. Is it just me, or did their budget like, triple from S4 to S5?
Prinadora - Mon, 20 Nov 2017 05:08:13 EST ID:q3XMUiXr No.62834 Ignore Report Quick Reply
You're right around the time where the show really starts to go up in quality (not that it wasn't quality s3-s4). It kinda just keeps going up through season 7 imo.

http://boards.420chan.org/1701/res/59221.php by Charles Tucker III - Sun, 19 Nov 2017 22:29:02 EST ID:OOsy9LuK No.62829 Locked Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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*fixed thread

holy shit this show is like real Star Trek! its awesome and the whole on a ship and strange things are happening is so TNG

Is the chief of security like descended from a fish?

Her dad is the medical hologram from voyager!

Is the government they operate under a peaceful federation or an Empire or something?

*also the same picture doesn't post so I had to do a new one

*also how do I lock threads if I mess up the format again?
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Cardassian Slave Bashir - Sun, 19 Nov 2017 22:50:43 EST ID:BPKAosYT No.62830 Ignore Report Quick Reply
As I am making first contact with these new species, let me be first to say, welcome to the Federation. We seek peace between us
Therm0ptic !cyBOrG7t12 - Sun, 19 Nov 2017 23:46:06 EST ID:Evq38th7 No.62831 Report Quick Reply
Bro, there's already a thread for the show right here http://boards.420chan.org/1701/res/59221.php

It was never going to be good by Broik - Mon, 13 Nov 2017 20:48:08 EST ID:sJh49Drp No.62679 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Even back in the day it was so hit or miss, TNG kind of revived the franchise but I remember watching, but with different writers and directors for like 700+ episodes constantly fluctuating. You can't have consistency, like how star wars was directed by Lucas then was directed by others for episodes 5 and 6.

The take away from this is that without a consistency of command there can be no stable production, kind of like Kubrick on The Shining when he would allow the actors to make the scenes fluid and not restrict them to the paper of the script.

This is not about Star Trek Discovery its more of a theory about how the who of star trek has become as dry and stale as the banners of old wars.

It's not negative its just not an internally constant universe.
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DaiMon Nunk - Wed, 15 Nov 2017 22:13:47 EST ID:ZTT6imbJ No.62742 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Lol no.

Irvin Kershner directed Empire Strikes Back and Richard Marquand did Return of the Jedi. Lucas wanted to get Spielberg to do 6 but the directors guild demanded that Lucas put the credits at the beginning of the film, so he had to go with Marquand.
Leonard McCoy - Wed, 15 Nov 2017 23:18:38 EST ID:/rCn86rP No.62745 Ignore Report Quick Reply
but I thought Lucas and Spielberg were butt buddies?
M'Ress - Thu, 16 Nov 2017 21:51:45 EST ID:ZTT6imbJ No.62773 Ignore Report Quick Reply
They are, and Spielberg wanted to direct it, but was a member of the Directors Guild of America or some such. According to the guilds rules at the time, any director had to have the credits at the beginning of the film they made, or be kicked out of the guild. Credits at the beginning would have ruined the Iconic scrolling epilogue, so it was a no go.

nb for Star Wars.
Corporal Chang - Sun, 19 Nov 2017 21:13:16 EST ID:YOXljgth No.62825 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Toto' Africa was meant to be a board but we don't even have a thread for it
Cardassian Slave Bashir - Sun, 19 Nov 2017 21:58:44 EST ID:BPKAosYT No.62828 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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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.


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Noonian Soong - Fri, 17 Nov 2017 11:27:21 EST ID:6C6kcMFd No.62787 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I read one of those negative pieces on The Orville, and the writer proceeded to shit on McFarlane for being transphobic and misogynist. Then he gave two examples: A Family Guy bit, and the "we saw your boobs" song he did for the Oscars.

The Family Guy bit wasn't transphobic. The only way one could interpet it that way is if you assume the characters are mouthpieces that are meant to be taken 100% seriously. And personally, I find it kind of hard to agree with everything a psychopath baby mad scientist and a wishy-washy liberal talking dog say. They're not just characters, they're charicatures. The joke was that they spend some time shooting the shit about how Quagmire's dad is trans, and how it's super obvious. And then it turns out Brian slept with her, which disgusts him despite being into it when he actually did it. It's a joke about people's attitudes towards transgenderism, and the people who don't get it are either the ones who want to hate trans people and see themselves in it, or sissies who get triggered by people that offend them being displayed as offensive.

The boob song was just him making a joke about the fact that there's this odd disparity between lustful portrayals of tits, and artsy portrayals of tits. Every woman he mentions in that song did it voluntarily, two of them in artful films, yet he's a misogynist for pointing out that we did, in fact, see their boobs? I think these permanently offended people simply do not get humour of any kind, because as people are eager to keep pointing out, McFarlane's humour isn't particularly difficult to understand.

Someone on Plebbit made the very good point that in Cupid's Dagger Ed shows stereotypical female behaviour while Kelly shows stereotypical male behaviour, and that this has been consistent throughout the show. Which isn't the way a misogynist would write characters.
Syrran - Fri, 17 Nov 2017 12:24:57 EST ID:X/gcf3Z5 No.62791 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I've not loved Orville as much as most but I totally agree with the random thought here. For all the shortcomings it's from people who actually do value trek and are honoured, all those DIS actors were just honoured to be on a big roll franchise, that it was trek is basically a coincidence. Voyager tried to be TNG again and look where that took it but these guys at least give a shit and that does show.
C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Sun, 19 Nov 2017 18:25:54 EST ID:pBmJ+Nqv No.62821 Report Quick Reply
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The Orville's season is being cut by one episode and will air next season instead due to scheduling issues - http://www.digitalspy.com/tv/ustv/news/a843131/seth-macfarlane-orville-season-1-cut-short/. Also no new episode on Thursday due to Thanksgiving.

Make that two actors from Star Trek in that episode, pic related
Belongo - Sun, 19 Nov 2017 20:32:20 EST ID:nuPPHgen No.62823 Ignore Report Quick Reply
First off, did anyone else feel like the last episode should have been the Halloween episode? I feel like someone fucked up the scheduling on that alone.

Watching Orville and STD is kinda bizarre. One is doing big long story arcs, and another is totally vibing on the TNG formula and doing some nice bottle episodes. Sort of like, I get my classic Trek, but only as a very expensive, and albeit well done, fan series. Where they had to change the names and everything because of the lawyers or some shit.
C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Sun, 19 Nov 2017 21:46:41 EST ID:pBmJ+Nqv No.62827 Report Quick Reply
Yeah they probably could have aired that as a Halloween episode. And The Orville is to 30 Rock as Star Trek Discovery is to Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip, plain and simple.

I line by line argue with Wikipedia part 1 of 10 by Christopher Brynner - Sun, 19 Nov 2017 21:35:40 EST ID:7xfIsjtF No.62826 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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>Richard William Wheaton III (born July 29, 1972) is an American actor, blogger, voice actor, and writer
AHAHAHAHAH I legitimately didn't know blogs were still a thing

>From 1987 to 1991, he played Wesley Crusher in the first four seasons of Star Trek: The Next Generation.
I'm not sure you can call that acting, fuck the Wikipedia machine strikes again

>This became a recurring role later in the series. A vocal group of Trekkies disliked his Star Trek character and, by extension, Wheaton himself. Wheaton commented about his critics in an interview for WebTalk Radio:
yeah he sucked and his character, this Wikipedia article is not going far enough, like why can't they report on the fact that my former roommate threw a D-cell battery at him in Berkley like a decade ago, it was like the Franz Ferdinand of our generation and it didn't even start a World War.

>" Later, I determined that the people who were really, really cruel – like the Usenet weenies – really are a statistically insignificant number of people. And I know, just over the years from people who've e-mailed me at my website and people who I've talked to since I started going to Star Trek conventions again in the last five years, that there are so many more people who really enjoyed everything about the show, including my performance, including the character.[9]"
He defends himself like Kevin Spacey, like oh just forget about it there weren't many of the haters, next he'll come out as gay, the world is his closet.

>Wheaton's notoriety among Star Trek fandom is covered in a number of web comics. For example, ArcaneTimes (March 25, 2005) offers a sympathetic position;[10] Something Positive presents a range of opinions on the storyline Mike's Kid;[11] and Abstruse Goose tries to distinguish between the character and the actor.[12]
I think, no I believe, that he intended this to create some kind of nightmare unreality where acting in star trek would be good.

Just watched episode 10 of the Orville by Chulak - Sun, 19 Nov 2017 04:54:43 EST ID:asNAXMy3 No.62809 Locked Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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holy shit this show is like real Star Trek! its awesome and the whole on a ship and strange things are happening is so TNG

Is the chief of security like descended from a fish?

Her dad is the medical hologram from voyager!

Is the government they operate under a peaceful federation or an Empire or something?
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Good star trek books? by Jaresh-Inyo - Wed, 15 Nov 2017 15:35:08 EST ID:dnTh0xKO No.62723 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Good star trek book?
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Furel - Wed, 15 Nov 2017 23:51:13 EST ID:ZlJp0gcI No.62749 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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haha thanks, man. I try to keep all my media organized so its easy to sort through. I haven't found a media manager for ebooks that I like yet like I have for comics, video, etc. Calibre is pretty much the only decent one and I'm not fond of it so I have to do it the old fashioned way.

I have almost all of the comics as well that I can share too when I get my new media server built in a month or two if there is interest. Its quite a bit larger though.

I'm a bit of a completionist when it comes to my media especially with series I really enjoy. I'm just missing a few ebooks, comics, and official docs/specials. I'm currently working on getting all of the fan made stuff put together but its been a bit of a challenge.
Miles O'Brien - Thu, 16 Nov 2017 03:43:55 EST ID:+W9kASwG No.62752 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Therm0ptic !cyBOrG7t12 - Sat, 18 Nov 2017 01:18:27 EST ID:Evq38th7 No.62799 Report Quick Reply
Iirc you can make shelves on Google Play Books, and play books operates as cloud storage as well just like play music so you can keep your torrented shit in there, as well as anything you might have actually purchaes from them. I'm a big fan of Google's services.
Morn - Sat, 18 Nov 2017 17:49:38 EST ID:bqsksEfA No.62803 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Destiny series was good. Some of the recent Voyager relaunch books were good the ones written by Kirsten Beyer, who's now writing for Discovery
Corporal R Richards - Sat, 18 Nov 2017 18:55:47 EST ID:6ddPToJn No.62804 Ignore Report Quick Reply

"Dont be evil." ;)]/%]

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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Vegan420 - Tue, 07 Nov 2017 12:26:05 EST ID:eC4jDMEr No.62467 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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??
Guinan - Wed, 08 Nov 2017 01:36:59 EST ID:C4VTqvrr No.62484 Ignore Report Quick Reply
The ability to destroy a planet is insignificant next to the power of a phaser set to wide spread.
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
Vegan420 - Sat, 18 Nov 2017 12:01:29 EST ID:eC4jDMEr No.62801 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Kirk wouldn't only use his phasers on Superman, I am guessing he would call the enterprise to transpond Supermans atoms into oblivion. I have thought about this.

But it would only work if Superman stood still
But Kirk can also use his smooth talk skills to get Superman to stand still
Heck, Kirk could probably talk Superman out of a battle anyway.

I'm almost at season 5 of TNG and i still think ToS is far superior, albeit a little more slow to watch. I find the humor much better.
Spock is fucking awesome.
Corporal Kelly - Sat, 18 Nov 2017 13:05:25 EST ID:q3XMUiXr No.62802 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I never got much into TOS. I only started watching trek like 3 years ago and have since then watched all series to completion, but TOS has been the least interesting to me.
After completion though, I started watching Continues, and I think it has renewed my interest in TOS. Seeing everything made with great detail by a bunch of fans kinda gives you an appreciation for it. Not to mention how amazingly they do on effects, acting, set design, writing, pretty much everything. After they got rid of the fat doctor guy the show improves tenfold. It really does feel like Kirk and crew even though it obviously isn't exactly the same. I may try to get back into TOS after I finish Continues. Or maybe I'll watch an other fan production.

temporal anomaly when? by Gregory Quinn - Wed, 15 Nov 2017 03:13:09 EST ID:ETD45xU9 No.62707 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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>rewatching s1 DS9
>Jadzia is 27, bashir is 29
>back in 1993 that seemed old as fuck
>now im 36
Commander Sela - Wed, 15 Nov 2017 05:22:00 EST ID:6iXEknz8 No.62708 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Side effects of watching the same show for decades may include: Temporary moments of existential shock and horror Ocassional realizations of old as fuckness Just take two of these and call me in the morning Now y'all ever have a real, cool, Georgia-style Mint Julep? That's a drink, Quinn
Guinan - Wed, 15 Nov 2017 18:28:36 EST ID:Hzew1D4O No.62728 Ignore Report Quick Reply
This thread kicked me in the feels
...i don't want to even tell you how old I really am...
Dr. Yuris - Thu, 16 Nov 2017 05:38:47 EST ID:6C6kcMFd No.62754 Ignore Report Quick Reply
On the flipside, that episode where Bashir turns 30 is more relevant than ever. It feels exactly that way. Except I'm not a hot, young doctor to take the edge off.
Guinan - Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:14:19 EST ID:Hzew1D4O No.62775 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>Guinan is trying to suppress free speech
I come from a race of listeners my dude. We literally get more powerful by hearing new and interesting shit.
Vegan420 - Sat, 18 Nov 2017 11:55:07 EST ID:eC4jDMEr No.62800 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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But can you explain it, Captain Picard?

Star Wars Battlefront 2 shitstorm thread by Syrran - Fri, 17 Nov 2017 19:40:15 EST ID:5gL4HgaT No.62798 Locked Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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You really can't ever afford to give EA the benefit of the doubt. When people do Battlefront II happens. This is EA were talking about, look at their history. Look I like the progress that went down from people stating their opinions not bitching and moaning

I remember back in the ps2 days where I actually had to PLAY to get the shit I wanted.....

The apologists for this game sicken me. They have no restraint and any back pedaling from EA they start screaming on Twitter and the like by saying ... *"See...See?! I told you guys... you bunch whine so much and are messing up this glorious game"*... ...pathetic bunch.

Lets get something straight. EA doesn't care for the gamers, nor does Disney. They are business people. They just got scared that their money grabbing scheme won't succeed in getting money so they are watering it down a little bit. Don't praise either of them. This is nothing to be praised. Until they say how they are going to fix this, don't buy the game. To be honest i just want this game to burn down. I was so hyped for this game, but then i saw the money grabbing policy

fuck EA
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Dax thread?
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Holographic Waiter Quark - Thu, 16 Nov 2017 20:29:57 EST ID:+W9kASwG No.62767 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Or they could have had her stay dead. Would have been darker that way but without dax there would be no sex kitten pussy on the show
Ardon Broht - Thu, 16 Nov 2017 21:04:19 EST ID:q3XMUiXr No.62768 Ignore Report Quick Reply
lol what's that gif from
Therm0ptic !cyBOrG7t12 - Thu, 16 Nov 2017 21:04:51 EST ID:Evq38th7 No.62769 Report Quick Reply
Dmitri Valtane - Thu, 16 Nov 2017 21:09:44 EST ID:bJrisuWk No.62770 Ignore Report Quick Reply
god bless america I think. its a pretty entertaining movie. watch it.
Holographic Waiter Quark - Thu, 16 Nov 2017 21:15:39 EST ID:+W9kASwG No.62771 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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If that was a thing, ill take a whole bar. And im not talking about latinum.

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