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- Wed, 28 Aug 2019 13:28:46 EST +NaP1sHU No.68491
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Quick question for any boomers out there. Were there any complaints about the rebooted Klingons in the Motion Picture, like, were people angry that they didn't look like the TOS or TAS ones?
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Kirayoshi O'Brien - Wed, 28 Aug 2019 14:15:35 EST iXrBMBq3 No.68492 Reply
Nobody here's that old and if they are they're lying if they say they remember. Fact of the matter is nobody complains about stuff like that when there's longing and when the movie isn't a piece of shit, both of which were the case for TMP. Fans were probably just happy to get their crew back and get a decent film; updated designs would've been a tertiary concern. There were no doubt pockets of complainers, the same type of overanalyzers who've always existed to sap joy from popular things, but it's only today that people whine ceaselessly about stupid shit like Klingons.
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Legate Turrel - Wed, 28 Aug 2019 15:13:03 EST qAzgQ2XV No.68493 Reply
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>>68492
Hey man if you actually like the new Klingon design chances are you're a pakled retard
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Commander Morag - Wed, 28 Aug 2019 19:48:58 EST Jm4HaAYy No.68494 Reply
>>68491
It was such a minor part of TMP. People mostly complained about the endless wank shots of the 1701 and the Spock meets the spacebaby knock off scenes.
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Commander Tebok - Wed, 28 Aug 2019 21:58:13 EST bOlOhkyn No.68495 Reply
I know I've seen some archived nerd rage from Starlog and... I think the Weekly World News or somebody with a similar AMI tabloid layout regarding that new "Next Generation" show.

Maybe check letters columns of SF mags and zines from back then? I know I've seen scans of a lot of random mags through the 50s and 60s. I recall one had James Blish (yes of TOS book fame) doing editor work and saying that he was putting his foot down about this nerds vs scientology stuff that kept getting in the way of normal nerding.
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Jonathan Archer - Thu, 29 Aug 2019 18:08:53 EST WLJtCX4q No.68496 Reply
At least you can make an argument that the post TMP generation of Klingons were deeper and more interesting than the previous ones.

I'm not sure what they were trying to accomplish by changing their design again but it just came across as changing them because they could.
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Guinan - Fri, 30 Aug 2019 11:25:20 EST b048m/L8 No.68497 Reply
>>68496
They didn't have the budget for TOS that they did for movies. That's why so many aliens in TOS are just people with a silly hat or whatever.
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Natasha Yar - Fri, 30 Aug 2019 12:48:15 EST +NaP1sHU No.68498 Reply
>>68497
The thing I don't get it, if it truly was a budget issue, why didn't they revamp them in TAS, cartoons aren't constrained by a costume department.? Don't get me wrong, I like all Klingons, apart from STD ones, and I'm happy with the augment virus explanation.
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Zefram Cochrane - Sat, 31 Aug 2019 00:13:26 EST qxosunFH No.68499 Reply
>>68498

They probably didn't think about it until the movie because the movie was meant to try and siphon some money from the newly minted Star Wars crowd. People tuning into TAS would have been previous trekkers and children, and the simpler the design the cheaper the characters would be to animate in the stiff pseudo-hanna-barbera style. But the movie needed to have more razzle dazzle to attract the widest possible audience.
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G'Quan - Sat, 31 Aug 2019 01:52:00 EST 5SVJcPG+ No.68500 Reply
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Not TMP and not Klingons but semi-related
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Pah-wraith - Sat, 31 Aug 2019 11:59:58 EST bOlOhkyn No.68501 Reply
>>68500
yeah that's the AMI-looking dude I was talking about
might be Enquirer or a non-AMI but that's totally a tabloid layout
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DaiMon Bok - Sun, 01 Sep 2019 21:34:23 EST pyyl83GW No.68503 Reply
In the future they must have virtual animation. With that control they would remake the Klingon and draw over all the other masterpieces.

Graffiti and vandalism to draw over a painting permanently, so the original would be preserved intombed. Then a perfect micro analysis synthesised creation with the Industry approved tick signature would also be given at the auctioneers, they would have on record all the scans of the original and any updates in the manufacturing processes would be passed on.

So in theory in the future the T.V's would be so advanced they would have to start over and remake molds, if the wanted to replicate it.
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Vekma - Mon, 02 Sep 2019 11:32:48 EST lf8bLj55 No.68504 Reply
>>68501
Yeah it's not surprising at all that every screenshot of that doesn't show which publication it's in. Most say at the header or footer.

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