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Sisko Best Captain by Stonn - Tue, 15 May 2018 11:21:30 EST ID:V5NqeO2L No.64566 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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You know I'm right
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K'Ehleyr - Tue, 15 May 2018 11:25:45 EST ID:DEBjUOTE No.64567 Ignore Report Quick Reply
This made my day. Thanks OP.
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Stonn - Tue, 15 May 2018 11:34:02 EST ID:V5NqeO2L No.64568 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>64567
np <3
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Harry Mudd - Tue, 15 May 2018 17:10:41 EST ID:KUyXre8+ No.64574 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Jellico was better.
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Admiral Owen Paris - Wed, 16 May 2018 01:10:18 EST ID:4WVh8sFm No.64579 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>64566
that bold text on "alpha" quadrant is fucking great
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Ensign Kashimuro Nozawa - Wed, 16 May 2018 05:40:23 EST ID:y4se+ayw No.64582 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I think you could say Picard is a good captain during times of peace and Sisko is a good captain in times of war. Either way great image, OP.
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Big Disapointment - Mon, 21 May 2018 11:29:13 EST ID:V5NqeO2L No.64651 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>64582
To be fair, Sisko never really got the chance to prove himself as a captain during peace time at all, so we'd never really know what he'd be like.

We'd never see him out of war tme anyways, considering he's at a constant state of war with himself anyways
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Brathaw - Thu, 24 May 2018 13:15:27 EST ID:/WoIDTO+ No.64696 Ignore Report Quick Reply
best virgin/chad image I have ever seen and I normally hate these mass produced memes.
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Therm0ptic !cyBOrG7t12 - Thu, 24 May 2018 16:41:39 EST ID:7hZAtms2 No.64698 Report Quick Reply
Archer is best captain
that picture is great though
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Kiaphet Amman'sor - Fri, 25 May 2018 06:26:22 EST ID:MUJ4M6tq No.64705 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>64698
He's the sexiest captain for sure

But that's only because Riker never took the promotion
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Skrain DuThot - Fri, 25 May 2018 08:59:07 EST ID:V5NqeO2L No.64708 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>64705
>big nose
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Minister Kuvak - Fri, 25 May 2018 12:59:56 EST ID:/WoIDTO+ No.64710 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>64698

To me, Archer will be a Normie Captain.
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Therm0ptic !cyBOrG7t12 - Fri, 25 May 2018 18:23:21 EST ID:7hZAtms2 No.64711 Report Quick Reply
>>64710
He jumped into raw space AND he straight up raided another ship for goods.
He's a real fuckin nigga.
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Dr. Antaak - Fri, 25 May 2018 19:35:28 EST ID:IjP1rpxQ No.64714 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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TAS Kirk is easily the best. While every other captain needed at least an hour to solve the problem of the week, cartoon Kirk reliably wrapped shit up in 30 minutes.
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Dejar - Fri, 25 May 2018 20:13:39 EST ID:5VzmgF16 No.64715 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>64714
Ironclad argument.
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Lwaxana Troi - Fri, 25 May 2018 20:28:30 EST ID:VeE4v3Mn No.64719 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>64714
Shit you're right
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Timothy Lang - Sat, 26 May 2018 11:23:58 EST ID:WedrHoVC No.64725 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>64715
Except the episodes where he doesn't solve it. Mostly because Spock does it. Like the one Niven wrote. Kirk's just up macking on one of his yeomen while his away team save the fucking universe.
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Private S Money - Sat, 26 May 2018 12:31:37 EST ID:+9QoXr0j No.64726 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>64725
TAS Spock was also best first officer so it makes sense.
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Timothy Lang - Sat, 26 May 2018 13:55:52 EST ID:WedrHoVC No.64729 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>64726
I'm not a huge TAS fan but I think most of the best and worst things about it were the result of the format still being considered a kids medium. That there exists an eternal giant Spock inside a planet for all time means as far as I'm concerned it's CANON AS FUCK though.
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Private S Money - Sat, 26 May 2018 14:37:25 EST ID:+9QoXr0j No.64730 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>64729
I was wishy washy/didn't care about TAS canonocity until STD. If that counts TAS is certainly in, and about a hundred novels deserve consideration.
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Lt. Darien Wallace - Mon, 04 Jun 2018 01:48:30 EST ID:4WVh8sFm No.64797 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>64729
damn dude I actually like TAS better than TOS
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Kiaphet Amman'sor - Thu, 07 Jun 2018 17:53:07 EST ID:SfiMcBo4 No.64852 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>64729
Yesteryear alone justifies the whole of TAS.
There's some other decent stuff in there too.
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Kozak - Thu, 07 Jun 2018 18:32:15 EST ID:+IopAQD/ No.64856 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>64852

This. Yesteryear is Trek of the highest order.
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Grimp - Fri, 08 Jun 2018 14:35:03 EST ID:bbZcChIZ No.64874 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>64852
I'm not a huge fan. Didn't say I hated it. I agree with a lot of the things people say about the good bits, however being a 70s cartoon meant concessions were made and as a result it sometimes feels like they were trying to make sure they appealed to children as they went. Which was to the series detriment. Without this it may well have been the animatrix of star trek. But for me I can't overcome the lame jokes.

The compressed format works in its favour though. They were still learning to TV and sometimes TOS has wonky pacing (not always, sometimes it was bang on) however at 22 minutes it rarely drags.
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Pah-wraith - Sat, 09 Jun 2018 22:14:32 EST ID:5VzmgF16 No.64888 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>64874
>They were still learning to TV and sometimes TOS has wonky pacing (not always, sometimes it was bang on) however at 22 minutes it rarely drags.

This is a good point. We have TV now that KNOWS how to TV. Back then, TV was still pretty new. Hell, the reason for the bright colors in TOS was simply because color TVs were new to people. They needed it to pop and make people think, "WOW! COLOR!" Conversely, we now have Flare-Trek which eschews color in favor of darkness.
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Dmitri Valtane - Sun, 10 Jun 2018 01:51:47 EST ID:f+bb89Ma No.64889 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Sisko had the wormhole so of course it would be a party.
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Miles O'Brien - Sun, 10 Jun 2018 10:47:59 EST ID:l5TvN503 No.64890 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>64889
Do you think DS9 had wormhole groupies? Chicks who just wanna hang out near the wormhole and bang powerful people with wormhole influence.
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Ensign McFarlane - Sun, 10 Jun 2018 14:55:23 EST ID:SfiMcBo4 No.64891 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>64890
they're called Bajorans
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Rebi - Sun, 10 Jun 2018 20:12:33 EST ID:HeFO2p/X No.64893 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>64891
BADA BOOM
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Emperor Sompek - Wed, 20 Jun 2018 18:04:04 EST ID:QLb0aPr0 No.64965 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>64891
You gotta wonder how many Bajoran brothels opened up purely for the evil-verse wormhole aliens' own amusement...
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Katogh - Fri, 22 Jun 2018 16:22:56 EST ID:38Rd3CpY No.64995 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Janeway is the best captain
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Joret Dal - Sat, 23 Jun 2018 17:26:16 EST ID:MI2BlsDS No.65008 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Don't even get me started on the **conspiracy** that is Deep Space Nine...

Okay, so up until DS9, what was every Trek show about? A STARSHIP. What is a starship?

It's a giant, tritanium-alloy space penis that ejaculates crew members onto strange planets.

Every other Trek show is about a giant space penis spreading its wild oats around the galaxy, sending landing parties down with little phaser penises on their hips, blowing up foreigners and seducing green & blue space women.

All of the other captains are what? Single or unattached. Even in the case of Janeway, her partner is thousands of lightyears away, and she assumes that he has moved on and that she should, too.

They were classic male fantasies, of exploring, discovering, fighting, and fucking.

Now, along comes DS9. What is the main location at which events occur in DS9?

Deep Space Nine itself, of course. A giant, ring-like space station, floating in a stationary orbit above a single planet. It's a giant space vagina! A space vagina attached to a single place, Bajor and the wormhole.

Much of the plots involved in DS9 are not about exploration at all, but rather the crews interactions with alien races who COME TO THEM, in giant space penises, through the wormhole. Alternatively, they deal with things going on with the Bajoran homeworld, or other things going on in the galaxy that somehow affect the station from afar, or directly by coming to them.

On top of that, DS9 is well-known for more character-oriented narratives. It is even sometimes called a "sitcom in space" or a "tv drama set in space". I've even seen it called a "soap opera in space". That is, the show is more about the social interactions and relationships between the characters than about the exploring, discovering, fighting, and fucking of other trek shows.

Additionally, who is the captain of this giant, space vagina? It's a man, yes, CPT Sisko. However, who is captain Sisko? He's strong, confident, determined, yes, all qualities we look for in our Trek captains... however... what is his social situation? He is a father! And his child... lives on the station with him! And yet, he's conveniently single, his wife died.

So, a strong, determined leader... who has shown he has the ability to attract a mate and sire a child... and not only that, but RAISE that child, single-handedly... what is this? It's a whole collection of signals to the viewer that Sisko is an ideal mate.

So... from all of these cues from the show, what can we determine?

DS9 was meant to attract female viewers to a show of which the fandom has historically been dominated by men.

Now, there's nothing wrong with any of that. I'm just pointing out that DS9 is very different from every other Trek show, and there is a very particular reason for that.
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Prinadora - Sat, 23 Jun 2018 17:52:31 EST ID:bsMTOC3z No.65013 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>65008
>DS9 was designed to attract female viewers
what?
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Guinan - Sat, 23 Jun 2018 17:54:38 EST ID:7jBXZROk No.65014 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>65008
I am confused and amused, my most favorite combination
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Admiral William J Ross - Sat, 23 Jun 2018 18:59:21 EST ID:5uU+DoWU No.65018 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>65008
>Additionally, who is the captain of this giant, space vagina?

Ahahahaha, prime copypasta material right there.
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Ensign Vorik - Sun, 24 Jun 2018 12:25:52 EST ID:+HQF6OBb No.65026 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>65013
All the women I know who like Trek seem to LOVE Sisko though.
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Keiko O'Brien - Sun, 24 Jun 2018 13:48:35 EST ID:vfKzFqQZ No.65029 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>65026
Sisko is sexual chocolate, that's why.
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Lon Suder - Sun, 24 Jun 2018 20:09:01 EST ID:j55W9kqC No.65030 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>65008
What even the fuck?
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Gul Evek - Thu, 28 Jun 2018 20:54:52 EST ID:sHLLgdpt No.65055 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>65026
Sisko knew how you appeal to women from all planes of existence.
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Kotan Pa'Dar - Thu, 28 Jun 2018 23:58:39 EST ID:2AD8DySp No.65056 Ignore Report Quick Reply
who has the screencap of the redpill guy who has the crazy rant about why sisko is the best captain


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