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ITT: Characters you hate

- Thu, 14 Mar 2019 11:49:09 EST jYqIDab0 No.66721
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Rewatched Paradise recently, this hypocritical bitch is the worst. She's willing to let people die, falsely imprison them, etc all to keep her low tech dystopia going, which would never have started without technology she helped develop. The Star Trek equivalent of a militant vegan who eats GMO soy
Lore - Thu, 14 Mar 2019 15:24:41 EST 4xG8xdJJ No.66722 Reply
I don't quite get why to "hate" characters written to portrait a hypocritical villain.

The most hated characters in the franchise are Wesley Crusher and (on this board at least) worthless whiny bitch Dax. Both are not because how the character is portrayed but because of the stories focusing on these characters are poorly written. Futhermore both characters are shoehorned into places where they do not really fit.

OT: Also what's wrong with GMO?
Ulani Belor - Thu, 14 Mar 2019 18:33:05 EST HeFO2p/X No.66723 Reply
But, you're supposed to 'hate' a villain, so the fact that you hate a villain is proof that they are well written. OP is really asking 'what the most well written antagonist' but that doesn't sound as snappy.

>> Also what's wrong with GMO?
What's wrong is the hypocrisy, not the veganism nor the GMO eating.
Lt. Reginald Barclay - Fri, 15 Mar 2019 00:37:09 EST bOlOhkyn No.66727 Reply
yeah she's more in the "change the channel" spectrum than the "I can't wait to see them get their comeuppance" end of things
Emperor Sompek - Fri, 15 Mar 2019 02:23:16 EST H/sQoFtX No.66728 Reply
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This bitch right here.
Kotan Pa'Dar - Fri, 15 Mar 2019 03:25:58 EST jYqIDab0 No.66729 Reply
This. There's a difference between an effective villain and an annoying one, and Alixus is definitely in the latter category. Maybe it's just that I live in a rich leftist area where hypocritical shrill cunts like her are commonplace, but she really makes that episode hard to sit through
Jonathan Archer - Fri, 15 Mar 2019 04:34:46 EST 4WVh8sFm No.66730 Reply
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how the fuck was Kai Winn not the first reply?
Robin Lefler - Fri, 15 Mar 2019 08:32:50 EST MUJ4M6tq No.66731 Reply
Worf in the DS9 episode where they go to the sex planet.
Stonn - Fri, 15 Mar 2019 12:32:00 EST LcgbtTGG No.66732 Reply
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*has no character in your path*
Commander Sela - Fri, 15 Mar 2019 16:30:05 EST 4xG8xdJJ No.66735 Reply
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Kai Winn definitely was the one character I loved to hate the most. (In case this is actually the topic ITT)
Her greed for power and arguing really did portrait how this attitude can thwart even "best intentioned" plots. It's kind of sad that she didn't get the chance to evolve into the big bad in later seasons.

Another one of that caliber was DaiMon Bok.
The antics and plots definitely makes him fun to root against.
TNG's "The Battle" is definitely in my personal Top 10. Kind of sad that the decision make the Ferengi into a comic relief race -- Bok could have been so much more if this wouldn't have been the case.
Biddle Coleridge - Fri, 15 Mar 2019 20:26:22 EST bOlOhkyn No.66737 Reply
I enjoy hating Kai, especially knowing about the end when even space demons are like "lol fuck you, bitch"
Dr. Crell Moset - Tue, 19 Mar 2019 15:26:52 EST 1VE7zlAx No.66764 Reply
There's no vegan opposition to GMOs. You can be vegan and believe that genetically modified plants are safe to eat and perhaps on the weight of scientific evidence argue that they're potentially better for the environment if they can lower the need for fertilizers and pesticides.

Anyway I hate Riker. He's just such a smug prick. Fuck him.
Eliminator Leck - Tue, 19 Mar 2019 19:30:52 EST NWIrh9SS No.66769 Reply
I think the best villains are ones you mostly hate but can understand. Wynn is great at that because she is a consistent character. All she has ever believed in is herself and the religious organisation but not really the prophets. Her ambition was not to further the prophet's aims but to be their highest servant and she felt she deserved it because she'd done the work and put in the prayer time. Grinding it, going through the motions. What I do like is that she isn't 100% though, she occasionally has a twinge of conscience and when the Pah Wraiths reject her she finally realises that it was always about her being shit.

Except when they go too far I like Dukat. Not just for his boss-ness but that he again had a consistent set of flaws. His mirror was Kira, she was a protagonist a lot of people didn't like but over the series she grows. Her actions as a terrorist were grim and she knows they weren't good acts, she wouldn't change them but hopes no one has to do that again and wants to take a different path whenever she has that option. Dukat however never admits such things, everything he does is glorious and perfect and that's why he never learns. He never even says "I did the least awful thing" and that's what makes him a villain. He refuses to admit anything he did was bad in any way.

DS9 had the best villains largerly but Voyager had Seska though. She reminded me of being in an abusive relationship, the way she manipulates everyone. She was a thoroughly well written piece of shit. She's the only character I hate because it reminds me of some bad times but at the same time that shows how well written she was how real. It underscored how awful Chipotle was though, those people work on the most wretched and vulnerable (and they only last very long if your "support network" is either nonexistent or made up of either people like you who don't know beter or people like her who won't tip their hand, or a mix of all three), that he was a mark is consistent with that idiot in general and he was totally unfit to be first officer. Janeway changed every episode but he was just consistently useless and when he needed to stand up to her he didn't. 2Vac would have made a much better foil for Janeway but I guess that wouldn't bridge the diplomatic gap and so this loser ended up being second in command.

Anyway I hate Seska because she reminds of an ex. Whoever wrote her I feel for because I know the shit he's been through.
Karyn Archer - Wed, 20 Mar 2019 21:57:41 EST yLFBT7xS No.66796 Reply
I think it was pretty clear they were saying that opposition to GMOs isn't an intrinsic part of vegan philosophy.
Not that no vegans anywhere have ever voiced opposition to GMOs.
Karyn Archer - Wed, 20 Mar 2019 22:03:14 EST yLFBT7xS No.66797 Reply
Yes, I loved how Dukat's was written, and his consistent rationalizations for what he did. It makes it really easy to see where he was coming from and even sympathize with him a little.

One of the best episodes with him and Kira was Return to Grace, where she takes it upon herself to mentor Dukat's daughter.
Persis - Mon, 25 Mar 2019 16:27:10 EST 8Tu6WKEq No.66831 Reply
Just did a google search and can conclusively prove that this is incorrect, per my worldview
Nanpart Malor - Mon, 25 Mar 2019 19:21:26 EST HeFO2p/X No.66833 Reply
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>>you can plug any bat shit insane statement into google and get results algorithmically selcted to fit your world view...
Most people think this, and it's because their idea of batshit insane is actually relatively normal, so much that billion dollar companies can craft million dollar information chutes for each one.

If you are one of us in the more legitimately bat shit insane category, google won't push you ads to coddle your worldview. It will push pills on you if it comes to think you're actually insane, or if what you're just asking is so unique and far out there that there isn't enough data, its sad little algorithmic mind will collapse right into the uncanny valley, giving you nonsense and pushing you back towards one of the info lanes it has a better handle on.

On that note of information mind control, this has to be one of my favorite characters to love to hate.
Spot - Wed, 27 Mar 2019 18:05:19 EST 4WVh8sFm No.66849 Reply
I get pushed antidepressants, light bulbs, and new car commercials in spanish

I don't even speak spanish
Therm0ptic !cyBOrG7t12 - Thu, 28 Mar 2019 13:47:19 EST 31ynL/Cp No.66858 Reply
I always allow Google, and only Google, access to all my information. It works, all the personalized and targeted shit is, indeed, accurately targeted. Just stop resisting.
Neelix - Thu, 28 Mar 2019 16:35:14 EST 8Tu6WKEq No.66859 Reply
>I always allow Google, and only Google, access to all my information
>Just stop resisting
>You will be assimilated
>Resistance is futile
Therm0 confirmed for Google Borg Drone
Thot Pran - Thu, 28 Mar 2019 17:20:57 EST HeFO2p/X No.66860 Reply
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The accuracy isn't the scary part, it's what they use it for. Google knows a lot of people better than any human does, but it uses that to push shitty t-shirts made by algorithms in order to make the sad human feel seen -- but in actuality only by machines. It could use that knowledge to fundamentally remake the world, for better or worse, too, but all this power exists for a walled garden whose only legal responsibility is to return a profit to shareholders. "Don't be evil" forgetting the subconscious can't process negatives...

That's even worse than the borg, man, at least they want to raise quality of life for everyone equally, and they tell you they're assimilating you up front.

I've been thinking this for a few days...is /1701/ the de facto futurism board now? It's really the only board whose subject matter constantly pushes ones towards considerations of the implications of high-tech post-scarcity societies...and I think everyone who ever posted on /wc/ is already a regular here
Prinadora - Thu, 28 Mar 2019 21:41:18 EST gOUFeB9G No.66866 Reply
/1701/ has seemed more liek a general sci fi and future place lately. /wc/ is slow af now.
Senator Tal'aura - Thu, 28 Mar 2019 21:48:30 EST HeFO2p/X No.66868 Reply
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>>/wc/ is slow af now
hate to break this to you...
Therm0ptic !cyBOrG7t12 - Fri, 29 Mar 2019 00:49:23 EST 7hZAtms2 No.66873 Reply
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Look someone's going to take over the world as a global monopoly megacorporation government. Do you want it to be Facebook? Is that what you want? Pick a side now, Neelix.

It's not scary. Google literally does enhance my life much like the Enterprise's computer would. I would notice a significant lack of conveniences in my life if Google suddenly disappeared.

Lt. Maxwell Burke - Fri, 29 Mar 2019 10:55:23 EST 8Tu6WKEq No.66875 Reply
>Look someone's going to take over the world as a global monopoly megacorporation government. Do you want it to be Facebook? Is that what you want? Pick a side now, Neelix.
You don't actually think this way Therm. Facebook and Google are two arms of the same oligarchy.

If there were just some way we could temporarily put Google to sleep, we could begin to remove the implants from Captain Thercard.
James T Kirk - Fri, 29 Mar 2019 22:04:05 EST gOUFeB9G No.66880 Reply
The only corp that might do it is Google. I like the tech they bring to the table but I do not like that they are the only ones doing it AND going for a global power spread. The world just isn't ready for this yet. And I absolutely despise ads so fuck all that big data tracking because it goes WAY beyond just targeted ads. It's also good we live in a country that doesn't have an over zealous cyber crime division. People in some countries are getting jailed or fined thousands of dollars for shit posting on the internet or worse just saying wrong think. All made possible by the sorting of that data by google and its splinters. This isn't the holodeck where we can save our spaghetti waifus and trust no one will open the file.
Captain Kurn - Sat, 30 Mar 2019 18:30:36 EST HeFO2p/X No.66888 Reply
>>the holodeck where we can save our spaghetti waifus and trust no one will open the file
Dammit, now we have to have an episode where Big Holodeck is keeping track of how many hours you spend in Vulcan Love Slave in order to serve suggestions for space lube to your replicator. You did this to us Kirk.
Therm0ptic !cyBOrG7t12 - Sat, 30 Mar 2019 19:41:13 EST So0eSAf3 No.66890 Reply
Just make sure you're a preferred customer and they'll treat ya right, girl. ;)

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Lt. Joseph Carey - Sat, 30 Mar 2019 21:56:26 EST gOUFeB9G No.66892 Reply
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>mfw I find out the whole crew knew about and were using my virtual gay sex lagoon behind my back for months.
KC Hunter - Sat, 30 Mar 2019 23:40:51 EST 6/cAFJvv No.66895 Reply
What's a sexy holodeck program between friends? Invite the whole gang!
Broik - Wed, 17 Apr 2019 21:24:12 EST yGPwv2Sr No.67143 Reply
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>Gul Dukat is the spitting image of your father
Yes I hate him
Broik - Wed, 17 Apr 2019 22:02:04 EST yGPwv2Sr No.67144 Reply
I hate him so, so much
It's the origin of all of my hatred.
I want to slap that smug smile off his faggot face for all the times he persecuted me.
Broik - Wed, 17 Apr 2019 22:04:58 EST yGPwv2Sr No.67145 Reply
And yes, he was actually a faggot, which is why he was so busy calling everyone else a faggot. I would know, I inherited his faggot genes and literally sleep with men. He hates me because I make what he perceives to be a mockery out of him. He deserves it.
Broik - Wed, 17 Apr 2019 22:38:10 EST yGPwv2Sr No.67146 Reply
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I just realized how funny this is from an outside perspective
Broik - Wed, 17 Apr 2019 22:55:32 EST yGPwv2Sr No.67147 Reply
No-o-o, wait, that was unnecessarily congratulatory towards a group I'm not even sure exists. So, for real, anyone who laughs can suck my balls and get raped by demons in their sleep.
Broik - Wed, 17 Apr 2019 22:56:28 EST yGPwv2Sr No.67148 Reply
Oh yeah, and this thread is derailed as fuck. Welcome to my psyche, jolly african-american.
Broik - Wed, 17 Apr 2019 23:14:43 EST yGPwv2Sr No.67150 Reply
>but why'd you invade our space with your personal bullshit?
as if anyone ever gave a shit about invading my space with their personal bullshit
so fuck you preemptively, reader
Corporal Kelly - Wed, 17 Apr 2019 23:47:18 EST 4WVh8sFm No.67151 Reply
it's okay friend, you're amongst good people now you can settle down
Therm0ptic !cyBOrG7t12 - Thu, 18 Apr 2019 10:48:07 EST 31ynL/Cp No.67160 Reply
Bro it's going to be alright now; you're in Federation space.
Smoke this replicated weed and enjoy a holonovel, friend.
Commander Tomalak - Thu, 18 Apr 2019 10:55:29 EST HeFO2p/X No.67163 Reply
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Or smoke the holonovel and enjoy the weed, whichever you prefer, man.
Lt. Daniels - Thu, 18 Apr 2019 16:03:45 EST ZjN71efm No.67165 Reply
Probably already mentioned but Jellico is a real dick.
Therm0ptic !cyBOrG7t12 - Thu, 18 Apr 2019 19:03:15 EST y5WMZ/3s No.67169 Reply
I disagree. He's just meant for non scientific missions.
Major Rakal - Thu, 18 Apr 2019 19:36:59 EST Ao2CSlMZ No.67173 Reply
Jellico is a dick but he gets shit done.

He's not a diplomat or an explorer. He's a guy you want when those aren't options which will achieve anything. You want him to actually persuade someone of something he'll fuck it up. You want him to do science, crew won't be focused. You want to defeat that Romulan warbird that's sneaking up on you, he won't let it blow your shields down and hail it until a small cruiser destroys an enormous dreadnought class ship, no. That bitch is going to decloak in little pieces with all hands already lost. Jellico will tell the shift that did it that they did almost good enough in pulling off the unprecedented but do better next time and then send the Romulan embassy a missive entitled "Don't u sneak up on me again" with a scan of the wreckage with his ballsack edited in subtly.

I know RIP Bioware but he's basically Renegade to Picard's Paragon. He just doesn't quite have the charisma to deliver a line like "how about goodbye".
Travis Mayweather - Fri, 19 Apr 2019 16:46:49 EST 4WVh8sFm No.67181 Reply
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Was watching some Trek and I got two fucking hateable fuckers back to back in TNG

First this motherfucker, god fuck this guy should be raped by klingons in prison for what he was attempting
Travis Mayweather - Fri, 19 Apr 2019 16:48:22 EST 4WVh8sFm No.67183 Reply
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and the episode right after we've got this anya bitch

she's got founder style powers and the bitchiness of kai winn, god fuck this bitch
Malik - Sat, 20 Apr 2019 04:36:41 EST yby9PGO6 No.67191 Reply
I'd hate fuck the kai but race traitor ducat got there first.
Lt. Reginald Barclay - Sat, 20 Apr 2019 04:45:37 EST 4WVh8sFm No.67192 Reply
also was this bitch a founder?

they say some shit like "there had only been legends of creatures that could change their molecular makeup to that of other creatures" when they find out about her

or are the founders not even a unique lifeform in the galaxy?
Malik - Sat, 20 Apr 2019 05:46:48 EST yby9PGO6 No.67193 Reply
It's probably the same with the first trill to show up in early tng looking nothing like dax and also no limits to what species the worm can hook up with. Either that or it wasn't the same as a founder and the shape shifting was superficial only or limited. If you scan odo he shows up as what every he is maybe if you scan regal bitch face you always see regal bitch face.
Menos - Sat, 20 Apr 2019 05:53:20 EST Ao2CSlMZ No.67194 Reply
Well the episode, as memorable as it isn't reveals that their true form is luminous energy. The founders are gestalt goo. Bitch face's true form is probably much nicer to look at but the founders are probably more satisfying to put your dick in.
Lt. Reginald Barclay - Sat, 20 Apr 2019 06:52:05 EST 4WVh8sFm No.67196 Reply
no man I just watched it last night and they specifically referred to her "changing the pattern of their molecules to match any creature" or something to that effect so she was full blown shapeshifting


wouldn't energy be higher up on the evolutionary ladder than ooze though? That would mean the founders were way less special than they thought

I'm sure the real answer is that the writers forgot about that episode but you know
Captain Shelby - Sat, 20 Apr 2019 08:17:32 EST HeFO2p/X No.67199 Reply
Yeah but evolving into energy seems to be able to happen at any time. Remember that dude Crusher helped, his race was evolving straight from solid to energy with no liquid phase in between. Evolving into energy seems to be something that can happen to any kind of species given the right conditions, and fairly often too.

Also, if you follow the fanon where the founders are the species from 'The Chase,' then it would make sense that they seeded the galaxy with shapeshifting as well as solid life. It also makes sense that their children would become more advanced than them; the founders seem to be a textbook example of a civilization in arrested development. They are thousands of years older than all the alpha quadrant civs, but are barely more advanced than them technologically, and haven't evolved politically for thousands of years either. Their xenophobic paranoia keeps them from evolving both metaphorically and perhaps literally (since they are after all masters of genomes, including presumably their own, and if they see themselves as perfect they would prevent any mutation that might threaten that.)
Lt. Reginald Barclay - Sat, 20 Apr 2019 17:25:15 EST 4WVh8sFm No.67207 Reply
>founders are the species from "The Chase"

that doesn't make any sense to me, the species from "The Chase" seeded the galaxy with life because they were alone, the Founders formed their empire because when they were a young race they were hunted down by solid humanoids, it's one of their main motivations to be who they be
Guinan - Sat, 20 Apr 2019 17:56:10 EST B4/genu3 No.67209 Reply
The Founders are the people from the Chase ~1 billion years later when they've realized they were better off alone and all their progeny races turned on them
Kozak - Sun, 21 Apr 2019 04:49:25 EST 4WVh8sFm No.67211 Reply
yeah bro, that just doesn't sound likely to me

the Chase aliens seemed to have an heir of benevolence and genuine want for connection that the Founders are absolutely incapable of feeling, and I just don't see any amount of time changing that
Colonel Lovok - Sun, 21 Apr 2019 08:20:04 EST Ao2CSlMZ No.67212 Reply
They may have forgotten who they are but it's all a bit incongruous. I think that fanon mostly comes from people who just temporarily forget that odo's weird face is not a racial feature but a unique quirk of his inexperience with shapeshifting and lack of tutelage that the female changeling copied to make him feel less alone manipulate him er probably both.

Spacefaring life has been around tens of millions of years. For them to emerge relatively recently would mean that they devolved for a long period of time. They would be related to them the same way that we're basically Tarsiers (if they had their extended dark age just before the dawn of spacefaring life) or maybe ammonites (somewhere in the middle) or perhaps that early puddle of goo that Q took Picard to (if the chase aliens recording was the work of a civilisation already in decline due to galactic boredom and ennui).
Leck - Mon, 22 Apr 2019 12:36:05 EST HeFO2p/X No.67225 Reply
No intentions or feelings can survive billions of years. And obviously the implication wouldn't be that the Chase race is exactly 1-to-1 the founders, just that they are one of their descendants. There could have been another race of happy go lucky changelings who got their puddles splashed in by the more aggressive founders in their primordial prehistory, or any number of other possibilities.
I think that fanon mostly comes from people who just temporarily forget that odo's weird face is not a racial feature
Let's be real, 100% the only reason it's a thing at all is because the the chase alien and the female founder are the same actress.
>>They would be related to them the same way that we're basically Tarsiers
But of course they would have to be. If they're equally related to mammalian species, reptilian species, green blooded species and whatever the fuck klingons evolved from, then their relation must be on a fundamental level going back to the origin of life, not anything recent at all.
Former Gul Rusot - Mon, 22 Apr 2019 14:41:03 EST q+eOruRy No.67226 Reply
I hated Odo when he started "linking".

And I also hate how easily he is redeemed. If the Sisko didnt cast his space magic to make the Dominion fleet dissapear the alpha quadrant would be fucked because Odo turned into a bitch after losing his changeling virginity.
Captain Rudolph Ransom - Mon, 22 Apr 2019 20:43:12 EST 8Tu6WKEq No.67228 Reply
> If the Sisko didnt cast his space magic to make the Dominion fleet dissapear the alpha quadrant would be fucked because Odo turned into a bitch after losing his changeling virginity.
That whole character arc made me feel uneasy. Now that you mention it, he was redeemed too quickly. I don't dislike the fact that linking changed him so much, but I feel like the show missed an opportunity by not showing a greater degree of change in the rest of the changelings. Given their linking nature, and how they spend a great amount of their time linked,- I can't help but feel like their biggest weakness culturally/morally is a lack of differing perspectives. In that way, Odo was perfect, being a starfleet officer accepted among solid beings who had never linked before. Linking with such a person should have had a profound effect on them, even if he was only a single person connecting with millions. I haven't actually watched that part of DS9 in a while though. Maybe it did impact them more than I remember.
Ranjen Solbor - Tue, 23 Apr 2019 02:56:18 EST V7km0UnK No.67231 Reply
Thats basicly the end of his arc of DS9. Makes me sad we'll never see post TNG era canon to see how these things shook out.
B'Elanna Torres - Tue, 23 Apr 2019 08:30:37 EST MUJ4M6tq No.67232 Reply
>I don't dislike the fact that linking changed him so much, but I feel like the show missed an opportunity by not showing a greater degree of change in the rest of the changelings.

The changelings are annoying in general. They have a massive victim complex and treat other species like shit because a "solid" hurt their feelings. Classic example of the tortured becomes the torturer.

And it's not as if they have some redeemable moments, they're always antagonistic or outright evil. Pretty much every other "evil" species in Trek has shown that they have at least the potential to play nice.
Admiral Maxwell Forrest - Mon, 29 Apr 2019 18:10:15 EST Qx8GIaF3 No.67314 Reply
He showed the Bajorans mercy. That's a pretty bad call in hindsight
Captain Goroth - Tue, 30 Apr 2019 07:15:53 EST MUJ4M6tq No.67316 Reply
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No doubt because he was seduced by this Bajoran whore.
Captain Kargan - Tue, 30 Apr 2019 17:30:29 EST Qx8GIaF3 No.67325 Reply
There's nothing wrong with fucking Bajorans in a demonstration of dominance
Mot - Tue, 30 Apr 2019 19:55:30 EST joWTVUJI No.67330 Reply
yeh it's like plowing twinks isn't gay if you're rough with them, right...?
Odo - Thu, 02 May 2019 07:17:54 EST 60zgf9Xq No.67360 Reply
yeah but it wasn't pure dominance with ducats, he actually fell in love with more than one bajoran because he's weak willed scum

now Damar, that's a good spoonhead
James T Kirk - Thu, 02 May 2019 08:44:32 EST MUJ4M6tq No.67361 Reply
Well he learned from the best.

And you can't tell me Damar and Garak didn't double tap that saucy Bajoran minx Kira when they were hiding in that basement.
Admiral Nechayev - Fri, 03 May 2019 01:56:28 EST 60zgf9Xq No.67373 Reply
again, they didn't fall in love, have a long term relationship, and cry about it

face the facts, duccats is a little bitch boy who pales in comparison to literally every other spoonhead
Guinan - Fri, 03 May 2019 03:42:43 EST D65nZOLV No.67376 Reply
seems to me that Damar fulfills the story role that Dukat would have filled if ira stephen behr and his gay colored goatee hadn't freaked out that people liked Dukat when he was supposed to be le unlikeable space hitler
Tal Celes - Fri, 03 May 2019 10:02:32 EST MUJ4M6tq No.67378 Reply
They could have still kept Damar as his 2nd in command or something.

The season 7 subplot with Dukat isn't very good anyway.
Guinan - Fri, 03 May 2019 14:11:26 EST b048m/L8 No.67379 Reply
Dukat is ruined the second that Ziyal dies, they assassinated his character with her and ignored the fact that he had 7 other children. There's still good scenes with Dukat in them but that's only because Marc Alaimo is a great actor. The writers basically just shit on him from there on.
Guinan - Fri, 03 May 2019 17:26:25 EST e1OJC7YG No.67386 Reply
Hey man I like Damar. I especially like that the dude who played him almost got diabetes from drinking too much kanar (it was actually colored corn syrup), I mean that is dedication in the truest sense. In a way, maybe it's good they fucked up Dukat so bad, we would have never had Damar. And Damar is legit.
Vice Admiral Leyton - Fri, 03 May 2019 20:39:35 EST qDcgc+HB No.67388 Reply
I was under the impression it was all but confirmed Damar's arc was originally planned for Dukat.
Vice Admiral Leyton - Fri, 03 May 2019 20:43:45 EST qDcgc+HB No.67389 Reply
>Odo was perfect, being a starfleet officer accepted among solid beings who had never linked before.
Wasn't he technically a Bajoran officer?
Jaro Essa - Sat, 11 May 2019 03:24:33 EST jYqIDab0 No.67470 Reply
I seriously doubt this, Dukat was actually a space hitler. sure, the writers could have done a better job with his descent into insanity, but the guy who ran a military occupation of an entire planet where millions were dying in labor camps was definitely always evil. Dukat running a resistance movement against the government he helped create and working with the people who deposed and imprisoned him would have been totally out of character
Guinan - Sat, 11 May 2019 10:28:39 EST b048m/L8 No.67473 Reply
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If you actually crunch the numbers given to you, it makes it pretty obvious that the Cardassian occupation wasn't as bad as bajorans claim. In 50 years, they only killed 15 million people on the entire planet... Bajor is supposed to have about 4 billion people on it. Statistically speaking most Bajorans wouldn't even know someone who was killed in the occupation, since that's about 300,000 people per year, which equates to .000065% of the population. On the entire planet, only about 800 bajorans were killed in a given day on average. To put this in perspective, about 150,000 people die per day on Earth at present. Adding 800 to that would not have a huge impact. And, I for one feel that is not enough, bajorans are terrible. The cardassians didnt need to waste their resources on building schools and infastructure for the Bajorans, but they did, and no one remembers that but everyone remembers 'muh 15 million'

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Subcommander N'Vek - Sat, 11 May 2019 13:21:15 EST bOlOhkyn No.67475 Reply
between their pithy squabbles over territory and their constant religious violence it's a bit of a wonder there were any Bajorans by the time Cardassia even got there to begin with
Greer - Sun, 12 May 2019 11:33:21 EST gOUFeB9G No.67487 Reply
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Ducats only crime was not killing more Bajorans to death in the ore refinery.
Lore - Sun, 12 May 2019 15:58:34 EST 4xG8xdJJ No.67488 Reply
What's with all the edgelords in /1701 all of a sudden?
Kiri-kin-tha - Sun, 12 May 2019 16:14:46 EST 60zgf9Xq No.67489 Reply

you fags keep ignoring the fact that when ducats was faced with adversity he went full on bajoran trans and started a relationship with the most annoying bitch in the fucking quadrant

that's only one of the faggy things he did and you are a kai loving fag for defending him
Jannar - Mon, 13 May 2019 00:02:45 EST 60zgf9Xq No.67492 Reply
it doesn't and no amount of your pretend time is going to change that

you are the star trek equivalent of those shitty christians who say things like "they got parts of the bible I like, and parts of the bible I don't like"
DaiMon Birta - Mon, 13 May 2019 03:23:05 EST 26wTbjrH No.67495 Reply
Every one ignores the book of worthless whiney bitch Dax.
Montgomery Scott - Mon, 13 May 2019 04:52:29 EST MUJ4M6tq No.67496 Reply
Characters without flaws aren't fun to watch.
Boq'ta - Mon, 13 May 2019 20:42:44 EST 60zgf9Xq No.67499 Reply
I never said he wans't a fun character to watch

just reality checking these mofo's who picked and chose certain scenes to back up their argument while ignoring the big picture
Captain Rixx - Tue, 14 May 2019 04:33:29 EST mSdo0TI4 No.67505 Reply
It's just that there are legit arguments behind the scenes to ignore race traitor ducat. Wasn't there a writers strike at the time? The megalomania is spot on for late stage ducat granted yet it was handled poorly. Besides I find it hard to believe the cardasians stole some orbs and didn't accidentally get an experience or at least find some supporting evidence of worm hole aliens. And given that Crisco is the Jesus of bajor it makes sense for ducat to take the anti Christ position for a final battle. To some extent that makes sense for him to infiltrate the bajoran race and corrupt the Kai... More than she already was. But at least he wanted to exterminate the broke noses and said as much when he left Crisco on that planet with a broken arm and serious concussion. So if any thing s7 ducat did a little wrong while before hand doing nothing wrong. As I said his only mistake was not killing to death more bajorans.
Boq'ta - Tue, 14 May 2019 17:05:07 EST 60zgf9Xq No.67509 Reply

man you're doing some ridiculous mental gymnastics to defend your daddyducats

no amount of behind the scenes voodoo matters now, the final product is the final product

Garak was a better Cardassian anyway
Fer'at - Tue, 14 May 2019 18:13:42 EST HeFO2p/X No.67513 Reply
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>>Garak was a better Cardassian anyway
Garak is the absolute boi and anyone who says they think he isn't the best spoonie is lying.
Homn - Tue, 14 May 2019 22:26:37 EST Qlw+gQL1 No.67517 Reply
Ignoring a sudden sharp change towards the end of production is not the same thing as cherry-picking specific episodes throughout an entire show.
Cmdr. Peter Harkins - Wed, 15 May 2019 04:16:03 EST 60zgf9Xq No.67522 Reply
yeah man, you fucking get it


it doesn't matter one bit what happened behind the scenes because what happened on screen is what happened in the show, and anything else you want to believe is pure fantasy

I bet you're an ENT apologist
Hikaru Sulu - Wed, 15 May 2019 04:29:04 EST MUJ4M6tq No.67525 Reply
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>unironically replying to pro-dukat shitposting
Nava - Wed, 15 May 2019 11:44:06 EST bOlOhkyn No.67529 Reply
they're clearly either bajorans or feddies, what do you expect?
Cmdr. Peter Harkins - Wed, 15 May 2019 18:40:05 EST 60zgf9Xq No.67532 Reply
your image choice speaks volumes on your personality
Leck - Thu, 16 May 2019 03:53:55 EST TrolloN6 No.67535 Reply
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Don't be salty about spoon head mining administrators. What we are doing, together, is for the good of bajor, trust me.
Legate Kell - Tue, 28 May 2019 07:12:21 EST D9VYLnOJ No.67675 Reply
I hate the Kardashians.. stupid vapid rich people only famous for being rich.
Elim Garak - Mon, 03 Jun 2019 23:06:03 EST LV2BRN1/ No.67711 Reply
Worf in every single DS9 episode except for 'By Inferno's Light' and 'Rules of Engagement'
Enabran Tain - Thu, 20 Jun 2019 03:22:31 EST xw3ViJ80 No.67827 Reply
after more and more bajoran bullshit episodes it became pretty easy to sympathize with Dukat
Lore - Fri, 21 Jun 2019 02:16:32 EST bOlOhkyn No.67828 Reply
it says a lot that they needed to make him in league with literal demons in order to make the audience view him as a villain
Jannar - Fri, 21 Jun 2019 04:26:05 EST 60zgf9Xq No.67829 Reply
yeah in the same way that you sympathize with a shitty looking 3 legged dog owned by the local tweekers

like you feel really bad for the thing cuz it's just a product of its environment but it still sucks so much that you ain't gonna go out of your way to take care of it
Kasidy Yates-Sisko - Fri, 21 Jun 2019 13:05:14 EST jwjJ078M No.67830 Reply
>like you feel really bad for the thing cuz it's just a product of its environment but it still sucks so much that you ain't gonna go out of your way to take care of it
Unless it has literal rabies only scum would turn away a dog in need of a good home.
Therm0ptic !cyBOrG7t12 - Fri, 21 Jun 2019 15:28:29 EST KA3qn+7B No.67832 Reply
Not everyone is going to pause they're fuckin life every time they see a dog who could use a better home, since that's probably like 50% of dogs. God damn we don't even do that with humans.
Jannar - Fri, 21 Jun 2019 17:09:04 EST 60zgf9Xq No.67834 Reply
then why havn't you gone to your local pound and adopted every single dog there?
Guinan - Sat, 22 Jun 2019 14:15:03 EST b048m/L8 No.67835 Reply
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The owner of this dog keeps him locked in a small room, indoors all day. He is never ever allowed outside. He shits on the carpet. They feed him cheese. He is known to be very stinky. If he ever gets walked, it's not by his owner but someone else. This dog isn't having a great life but he does have an owner. And so does the hypothetical crackheads three legged dog. Who is to say that you would truly be a better owner? Maybe that crackhead really cares about his three legged dog. Maybe that dog is all he really cares about. But you motherfucker, you think you can just take this dog from its owner and somehow you're doing it a favor? Not only that but youre a literal time traveling space alien nazi if you do otherwise? Goddamn seriously someone give Porthos a better home and get Archer a fucking cat.
DaiMon Birta - Sun, 23 Jun 2019 06:46:59 EST 7bTPF/FW No.67844 Reply
If they gave Janeway a cat her character might make more sense.
Douglas Pabst - Sun, 23 Jun 2019 18:38:02 EST 9Vlvnwg+ No.67849 Reply
They didn't cure toxoplasmosis in the future? Knowing Janeway's tendency to avoid medicals even as her skin falls off she probably sustained a serious head injury early on then with her new personality refused to get it fixed before her brain permanently changed and actually isn't the same person who left DS9 in that crossover episode. Janeway is concussion and brain cell death now.

I dunno about Porthos. I think if the best of man is supposed to go represent us in space then we should definitely take a dog or two. Cats are half domesticated shits (which is half the charm they hold for "cat people"). During the first couple of seasons Archer is naive and barely even wants weapons and Porthos out acts a lot of the cast (and has more charisma than everyone bar Phlox). Later on it's established that he has more survival instinct than everyone else. This is probably because as we know starfleet has always been a way of getting the most reckless crazies must be at least a 6 on a scale of 0 to "Optimus Prime" who even does a needless suicide run in the animated transformers film with awesome wells off earth. Porthos isn't someone with a deathwish, just a dog though. So he survives things that would kill other crew members by virtue of lacking the suicide genes.

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