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Re: Star Trek

Postby Capellini on Tue Jul 08, 2008 11:23 am

What part of "Science Fiction" isn't clear? Of COURSE each new issue is going to rely on some new quasi realistic threat, and be solved by some deus ex machina technological advance.

That's the point.
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Re: Star Trek

Postby Elastoman on Tue Jul 08, 2008 2:14 pm

Capellini wrote:What part of "Science Fiction" isn't clear? Of COURSE each new issue is going to rely on some new quasi realistic threat, and be solved by some deus ex machina technological advance.

That's the point.


I can see how that might have come across as my argument - my fault. I'm a big fan of the science fiction formula. My complaint with this instance was the "well, we've used everything else..." feeling that I got from the movie. Between work and a mild hangover I'm having trouble putting it into words. Imagine the last bowl of soup in a large pot. You've spent the past couple days enjoying the hell out of it, but now all the good bits are gone - you're left with some broth, a few bits of corn, nothing really substantial. So you sop up what you can with a little bread, but it still doesn't feel like a full meal.

'Bout as close as I can get right now.

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Re: Star Trek

Postby Zankou 2.0 on Tue Jul 08, 2008 2:26 pm

You did not just say that Star Trek: Voyager sucked.
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Re: Star Trek

Postby Elastoman on Tue Jul 08, 2008 3:14 pm

Zankou 2.0 wrote:You did not just say that Star Trek: Voyager sucked.


This is true. Haven't said a word about it. I think I've seen a whole...maybe...one episode, so I can't really give a good opinion.

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Re: Star Trek

Postby Zankou 2.0 on Tue Jul 08, 2008 3:45 pm

Elastoman wrote:I think the argument here is one of, pardoning movie title references, generations. I grew up with the original Star Trek. And while ST:V was crap, the other movies continued to develop the characters/relationships that had been established by the original series.

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What's that then?

EDIT:

Nevermind, it's an FSM-damned roman numeral for the number five.

Sorry.

*shoots self in head*
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Re: Star Trek

Postby Mad Willyum Bonney on Tue Jul 08, 2008 6:09 pm

Voyagarr wuz a decint addishun ta thee franchive , we has in Janeway a foine parrrrrrtrick ove a capin , she be stern ,
fair, an' decisive.
Tess wuz aroight .
7 ove 9 wuz mooren aroight .
We got Vulkins .
We got cling ons .
We got Borg .
Seccan in comman sparrrrrts a foine tatoo .
Decint finalee too ! Lottsa 'ploshuns an' sech !
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Re: Star Trek

Postby Elastoman on Tue Jul 08, 2008 7:14 pm

Mad Willyum Bonney wrote:Voyagarr wuz a decint addishun ta thee franchive , we has in Janeway a foine parrrrrrtrick ove a capin , she be stern ,
fair, an' decisive.
Tess wuz aroight .
7 ove 9 wuz mooren aroight .
We got Vulkins .
We got cling ons .
We got Borg .
Seccan in comman sparrrrrts a foine tatoo .
Decint finalee too ! Lottsa 'ploshuns an' sech !


A recomendation in any other terms wouldn't carry quite as much gravity. I'll look into it.

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Re: Star Trek

Postby Wawizzle on Tue Jul 08, 2008 7:20 pm

I never liked Luke or Obiwan. Totally turned me off from the start.
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Re: Star Trek

Postby Zankou 2.0 on Tue Jul 08, 2008 8:02 pm

Wawizzle wrote:I never liked Luke or Obiwan. Totally turned me off from the start.

DIAF
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Re: Star Trek

Postby Wawizzle on Tue Jul 08, 2008 8:17 pm

Zankou 2.0 wrote:
Wawizzle wrote:I never liked Luke or Obiwan. Totally turned me off from the start.

DIAF


Die in a fire?
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Re: Star Trek

Postby Zankou 2.0 on Tue Jul 08, 2008 8:43 pm

Wawizzle wrote:
Zankou 2.0 wrote:
Wawizzle wrote:I never liked Luke or Obiwan. Totally turned me off from the start.

DIAF


Die in a fire?

Aye.

EDIT: Or, go get eaten by a Rancor. Your pick.
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Re: Star Trek

Postby Moral Minority on Wed Jul 09, 2008 6:25 am

Wawizzle wrote:I never liked Luke or Obiwan. Totally turned me off from the start.

QFT.

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Re: Star Trek

Postby black bart on Thu Jul 10, 2008 6:40 am

Moral Minority wrote:
Wawizzle wrote:I never liked Luke or Obiwan. Totally turned me off from the start.

QFT.

Go Sidius! Go Vader!


Are you referring to Chad Vader who was a supermarket manager?
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Re: Star Trek

Postby Elastoman on Thu Jul 10, 2008 9:14 pm

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Re: Star Trek

Postby Moral Minority on Sat Jul 12, 2008 4:24 am

Elastoman wrote:Finally, a word of truth.

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