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Postby The United Soviet Socialist Republic » Fri Apr 12, 2013 7:30 pm

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The United Soviet Socialist Republic wrote:Say, why is there a Star Trek discussion thread, but not a Lord of the Rings discussion thread?


Make one. :p

Ima to lazy. :meh:
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Postby Grocery Store Music » Fri Apr 12, 2013 10:15 pm

The United Soviet Socialist Republic wrote:Say, why is there a Star Trek discussion thread, but not a Lord of the Rings discussion thread?

The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings do not encompass the entirety of Tolkien's works, though. You know that. If you make a thread, give it a title that encompasses the entirety of the history of Eä.
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Postby The United Soviet Socialist Republic » Fri Apr 12, 2013 10:23 pm

Grocery Store Music wrote:
The United Soviet Socialist Republic wrote:Say, why is there a Star Trek discussion thread, but not a Lord of the Rings discussion thread?

The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings do not encompass the entirety of Tolkien's works, though. You know that. If you make a thread, give it a title that encompasses the entirety of the history of Eä.

The LotR are his main works, no?
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Postby Grocery Store Music » Fri Apr 12, 2013 10:37 pm

The United Soviet Socialist Republic wrote:
Grocery Store Music wrote:The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings do not encompass the entirety of Tolkien's works, though. You know that. If you make a thread, give it a title that encompasses the entirety of the history of Eä.

The LotR are his main works, no?

His most well known works, perhaps.
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Chinese Regions wrote:What was your "Gateway" series? I saw latter half of Search for Spock on TV last Christmas, but it was JJ Abrams' Star Trek that got me hooked.

The TOS. I could watch it for free on CBS.com so I did. Then I got Netflix and watched DS9 which is my favorite. The best character and plot development of any ST series by far.

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Postby Morrdh » Tue Apr 16, 2013 2:45 pm

Pretty much watched every series in the order they came out.

-Reruns of the Original Series.
-First showing of The Next Generation on British terrestrial TV.
-Deep Space 9.
-Voyager.
-Enterprise.

Enterprise is my favourite series out of the whole lot followed by DS9, likewise Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan and Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country rank as my favourites out of all the films.

Recently seen the trailer for the new Star Trek film, anyone else get the feeling that they just ripped the plot from Heart of Darkness/Apocalypse Now?
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Alternate Spock says Spock's dying words in Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan in Star Trek: Into Darkness (though Alternate Spock doesn't die I think)
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The United Soviet Socialist Republic wrote:
Grocery Store Music wrote:The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings do not encompass the entirety of Tolkien's works, though. You know that. If you make a thread, give it a title that encompasses the entirety of the history of Eä.

The LotR are his main works, no?

Nope. His main work is the Simarillion.

Chinese Regions wrote:Alternate Spock says Spock's dying words in Star Trek II into Darkness (though Alternate Spock doesn't die I think)

I hate Abrams enough already for the first film. If he tries to pull shit like this in the new one I will not be happy.


Morrdh wrote:Pretty much watched every series in the order they came out.

-Reruns of the Original Series.
-First showing of The Next Generation on British terrestrial TV.
-Deep Space 9.
-Voyager.
-Enterprise.

Enterprise is my favourite series out of the whole lot followed by DS9, likewise Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan and Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country rank as my favourites out of all the films.

Recently seen the trailer for the new Star Trek film, anyone else get the feeling that they just ripped the plot from Heart of Darkness/Apocalypse Now?

Enterprise was wretched. That Series Killed Star Trek, It's dismal actinbg and crappy story pretty much ruined any chance of further TV Shows.
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I have started watching Star Trek Voyager and it is even better than TNG.
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Postby Morrdh » Sun May 05, 2013 11:27 am

The Corparation wrote:Enterprise was wretched. That Series Killed Star Trek, It's dismal actinbg and crappy story pretty much ruined any chance of further TV Shows.


I admit it had its problems but I also say it was more of a late bloomer, it was getting better as the fourth series rolled around.
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Morrdh wrote:
The Corparation wrote:Enterprise was wretched. That Series Killed Star Trek, It's dismal actinbg and crappy story pretty much ruined any chance of further TV Shows.


I admit it had its problems but I also say it was more of a late bloomer, it was getting better as the fourth series rolled around.

Humanity was less mature, it makes sense, I'm only up until season 2 of Enterprise.
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Chinese Regions wrote:
Morrdh wrote:
I admit it had its problems but I also say it was more of a late bloomer, it was getting better as the fourth series rolled around.

Humanity was less mature, it makes sense, I'm only up until season 2 of Enterprise.


I liked Enterprise more than some of the other series simply because it had more of a 'Final Frontier' feel to it, they really were venturing into the unknown (at least for Humanity). Reckon the fourth season was worth it for both the Mirror Universe episodes and that it actually touched upon Human Xenophobia in the future.
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Postby Wisconsin9 » Sun May 05, 2013 6:09 pm

The United Soviet Socialist Republic wrote:I have started watching Star Trek Voyager and it is even better than TNG.

I still say that Janeway is the worst captain in any of the shows, and possibly in the entire fucking franchise.
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The United Soviet Socialist Republic wrote:I have started watching Star Trek Voyager and it is even better than TNG.

I still say that Janeway is the worst captain in any of the shows, and possibly in the entire fucking franchise.


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Wisconsin9 wrote:I still say that Janeway is the worst captain in any of the shows, and possibly in the entire fucking franchise.


Jellico was an asshole.

Yeah, but how many years of his crew's life did he take, and how many of his crew never made it back at all because of one stupid decision?
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The United Soviet Socialist Republic wrote:I have started watching Star Trek Voyager and it is even better than TNG.

I still say that Janeway is the worst captain in any of the shows, and possibly in the entire fucking franchise.

I hate Janeway. She was utterly incompotent and any other Captain featured in the show could of resolved Voyages problems in the very first episode.
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Postby The United Soviet Socialist Republic » Sun May 05, 2013 6:22 pm

Wisconsin9 wrote:
The United Soviet Socialist Republic wrote:I have started watching Star Trek Voyager and it is even better than TNG.

I still say that Janeway is the worst captain in any of the shows, and possibly in the entire fucking franchise.

She saved the Ocampa from genocide. :unsure:
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Wisconsin9 wrote:I still say that Janeway is the worst captain in any of the shows, and possibly in the entire fucking franchise.

She saved the Ocampa from genocide. :unsure:

And.....? Its not like any other Star Fleet Captain couldn't of done the same.
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Postby The United Soviet Socialist Republic » Sun May 05, 2013 6:24 pm

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The United Soviet Socialist Republic wrote:She saved the Ocampa from genocide. :unsure:

And.....? Its not like any other Star Fleet Captain couldn't of done the same.

And she made a ton of good decisions. Most Star Fleet captains would not have worked with the Maquis.
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Postby Wisconsin9 » Sun May 05, 2013 6:25 pm

The United Soviet Socialist Republic wrote:
The Corparation wrote:And.....? Its not like any other Star Fleet Captain couldn't of done the same.

And she made a ton of good decisions. Most Star Fleet captains would not have worked with the Maquis.

Literally any other captain wouldn't've had to.
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The United Soviet Socialist Republic wrote:
The Corparation wrote:And.....? Its not like any other Star Fleet Captain couldn't of done the same.

And she made a ton of good decisions. Most Star Fleet captains would not have worked with the Maquis.

Most Star Fleet Captains weren't but into situations that required them to do so. I have a hard time believing that Sisko, Piccard, or even Kirk wouldn't have worked with the Marquis had they been in her situation.
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Postby Chinese Regions » Mon May 06, 2013 2:16 pm

Saw Wrath of Khan again today. 8)
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