NATION

PASSWORD

Star Trek Discussion Thread

A coffee shop for those who like to discuss art, music, books, movies, TV, each other's own works, and existential angst.

Advertisement

Remove ads

Initial Thoughts on Discovery

Love it
22
13%
Like it
40
24%
So-so
51
31%
Dislike it
21
13%
Hate it
32
19%
 
Total votes : 166

User avatar
Ameriganastan
Post Czar
 
Posts: 43705
Founded: Jul 01, 2008
Iron Fist Consumerists

Postby Ameriganastan » Fri Feb 22, 2019 3:19 am

On a different note.
They nailed that cliffhanger music. That was some Best Of Both Worlds shit right there.
The Incompetent Critic
DENVER BRONCOS fan
Eric Lumen: Ultimate Chad
Force of nature.
The Ameri Train.
The Ameri song
Tsundere Ameri.
HulkAmeri
Ameri goes to court.
Universal Constant
Edward Richtofen wrote:Ameri's so tough that he criticized an Insane Asylum and was promptly let out

Ameri does the impossible.
Fire the Ameri.
Sinovet wrote:Ameri's like Honey badger. He don't give a fuck.

Krazakistan wrote: He is a force of negativity for the sake of negativity

Onocarcass wrote:Trying to change Ameri, is like trying to drag a 2 ton block of lead with your d**k.

Immoren wrote:When Ameri says something is shit it's good and when Ameri says some thing is good it's great. *nods*

User avatar
Myrensis
Senator
 
Posts: 4330
Founded: Oct 05, 2010
Inoffensive Centrist Democracy

Postby Myrensis » Fri Feb 22, 2019 6:42 am

Ameriganastan wrote:On a different note.
They nailed that cliffhanger music. That was some Best Of Both Worlds shit right there.


I was kind of annoyed by the music in the beginning. Not that it was bad, but that it was kind of on the nose. Like on the whole approach to Kaylon I was thinking, "Gee, that's some awfully ominous music for people who are supposed to be on reasonably good terms with and considering joining the Union, I wonder if something is going to go horribly wrong?" :p

User avatar
Ameriganastan
Post Czar
 
Posts: 43705
Founded: Jul 01, 2008
Iron Fist Consumerists

Postby Ameriganastan » Thu Feb 28, 2019 8:05 pm

Oh, Orville. You gave me what I like.
By which I mean lots of action, lasers, space fighting and explosions. Awesome.
The Incompetent Critic
DENVER BRONCOS fan
Eric Lumen: Ultimate Chad
Force of nature.
The Ameri Train.
The Ameri song
Tsundere Ameri.
HulkAmeri
Ameri goes to court.
Universal Constant
Edward Richtofen wrote:Ameri's so tough that he criticized an Insane Asylum and was promptly let out

Ameri does the impossible.
Fire the Ameri.
Sinovet wrote:Ameri's like Honey badger. He don't give a fuck.

Krazakistan wrote: He is a force of negativity for the sake of negativity

Onocarcass wrote:Trying to change Ameri, is like trying to drag a 2 ton block of lead with your d**k.

Immoren wrote:When Ameri says something is shit it's good and when Ameri says some thing is good it's great. *nods*

User avatar
Wallenburg
Post Marshal
 
Posts: 19802
Founded: Jan 30, 2015
New York Times Democracy

Postby Wallenburg » Fri Mar 01, 2019 1:20 am

Strong start on the two-parter format. I look forward to the next time they try it, and I look forward to the new Union-Krill dynamic in future episodes.
PROFESSIONAL CRITIC OF ALL THINGS GENSEC
There never has been, nor will there ever be, such thing as a wallenburger.
grestin went through the MKULTRA program and he has more of a free will than wallenburg does - Imperial Idaho
PRO: GOOD || ANTI: BAD

User avatar
Imperial isa
Senator
 
Posts: 4749
Founded: Feb 08, 2006
Psychotic Dictatorship

Postby Imperial isa » Fri Mar 01, 2019 7:21 am

Did they every say if the warships in the Union had family's on them like Orville class ships ?
Romeo Foxtrot, Shall we Dance...
We're on Express Elevator to Hell

User avatar
Tarsonis
Negotiator
 
Posts: 7341
Founded: Sep 20, 2017
Inoffensive Centrist Democracy

Postby Tarsonis » Fri Mar 01, 2019 7:32 am

I had to do laundry, didn't get back until 9:30 and my cable wouldn't let me start it from the beginning. So now I'm debating watching it at work while my kids take a test...
Proud NS Keyboard Warrior since 2005.
Ecclesiastes 1:18 "For in much wisdom is much vexation, and those who increase knowledge increase sorrow"
Galatians 6:7 " Do not be deceived; God is not mocked, for you reap whatever you sow."
1 Corinthians 5:12 What business is it of mine to judge those outside the church? Are you not to judge those inside?
T. Stevens: "I don't hold with equality in all things, but I believe in equality under the Law."
James I of Aragon "Have you ever considered that our position is Idolatry to the Rabbi?"
Debating Christian Theology with Non-Christians pretty much anybody be like

User avatar
Tarsonis
Negotiator
 
Posts: 7341
Founded: Sep 20, 2017
Inoffensive Centrist Democracy

Postby Tarsonis » Fri Mar 01, 2019 9:04 am

Great episode. For a moment there I thought the Krill Captain was Jeffery Combs, but sadly it's not, it's Toombs from Chronicles of Riddick. I hope we get Jeff in season 3
Proud NS Keyboard Warrior since 2005.
Ecclesiastes 1:18 "For in much wisdom is much vexation, and those who increase knowledge increase sorrow"
Galatians 6:7 " Do not be deceived; God is not mocked, for you reap whatever you sow."
1 Corinthians 5:12 What business is it of mine to judge those outside the church? Are you not to judge those inside?
T. Stevens: "I don't hold with equality in all things, but I believe in equality under the Law."
James I of Aragon "Have you ever considered that our position is Idolatry to the Rabbi?"
Debating Christian Theology with Non-Christians pretty much anybody be like

User avatar
Auristania
Diplomat
 
Posts: 792
Founded: Aug 12, 2016
Corrupt Dictatorship

Postby Auristania » Mon Mar 04, 2019 3:25 pm

Imperial isa wrote:
Did they every say if the warships in the Union had family's on them like Orville class ships ?

Doctors' children are on board and go to school. Krill have families on board too.

User avatar
Tarsonis
Negotiator
 
Posts: 7341
Founded: Sep 20, 2017
Inoffensive Centrist Democracy

Postby Tarsonis » Fri Mar 08, 2019 3:21 pm

last nights orville was pretty good. Felt like an old school TNG episode
Proud NS Keyboard Warrior since 2005.
Ecclesiastes 1:18 "For in much wisdom is much vexation, and those who increase knowledge increase sorrow"
Galatians 6:7 " Do not be deceived; God is not mocked, for you reap whatever you sow."
1 Corinthians 5:12 What business is it of mine to judge those outside the church? Are you not to judge those inside?
T. Stevens: "I don't hold with equality in all things, but I believe in equality under the Law."
James I of Aragon "Have you ever considered that our position is Idolatry to the Rabbi?"
Debating Christian Theology with Non-Christians pretty much anybody be like

User avatar
Ameriganastan
Post Czar
 
Posts: 43705
Founded: Jul 01, 2008
Iron Fist Consumerists

Postby Ameriganastan » Fri Mar 08, 2019 3:27 pm

Tarsonis wrote:
last nights orville was pretty good. Felt like an old school TNG episode

Indeed.
The Incompetent Critic
DENVER BRONCOS fan
Eric Lumen: Ultimate Chad
Force of nature.
The Ameri Train.
The Ameri song
Tsundere Ameri.
HulkAmeri
Ameri goes to court.
Universal Constant
Edward Richtofen wrote:Ameri's so tough that he criticized an Insane Asylum and was promptly let out

Ameri does the impossible.
Fire the Ameri.
Sinovet wrote:Ameri's like Honey badger. He don't give a fuck.

Krazakistan wrote: He is a force of negativity for the sake of negativity

Onocarcass wrote:Trying to change Ameri, is like trying to drag a 2 ton block of lead with your d**k.

Immoren wrote:When Ameri says something is shit it's good and when Ameri says some thing is good it's great. *nods*

User avatar
Imperial isa
Senator
 
Posts: 4749
Founded: Feb 08, 2006
Psychotic Dictatorship

Postby Imperial isa » Fri Mar 08, 2019 7:21 pm

I wonder if Admiral Perry great great xx grandfather own a bar in Boston.
Romeo Foxtrot, Shall we Dance...
We're on Express Elevator to Hell

User avatar
Tarsonis
Negotiator
 
Posts: 7341
Founded: Sep 20, 2017
Inoffensive Centrist Democracy

Postby Tarsonis » Fri Mar 08, 2019 8:09 pm

Imperial isa wrote:
I wonder if Admiral Perry great great xx grandfather own a bar in Boston.



in a weird twist of events, I didn’t get this joke, went about my day, later was looking for something to watch on Netflix and what by chance did I settle on? that’s right cheers. I then Remembered you had made a joke about admiral Perry, I came back here to make a joke about cheers only to find that’s what the original joke was about. The Universe is weird.
Proud NS Keyboard Warrior since 2005.
Ecclesiastes 1:18 "For in much wisdom is much vexation, and those who increase knowledge increase sorrow"
Galatians 6:7 " Do not be deceived; God is not mocked, for you reap whatever you sow."
1 Corinthians 5:12 What business is it of mine to judge those outside the church? Are you not to judge those inside?
T. Stevens: "I don't hold with equality in all things, but I believe in equality under the Law."
James I of Aragon "Have you ever considered that our position is Idolatry to the Rabbi?"
Debating Christian Theology with Non-Christians pretty much anybody be like

User avatar
Ameriganastan
Post Czar
 
Posts: 43705
Founded: Jul 01, 2008
Iron Fist Consumerists

Postby Ameriganastan » Fri Mar 08, 2019 8:46 pm

Imperial isa wrote:
I wonder if Admiral Perry great great xx grandfather own a bar in Boston.

With all the 20th-21st century stuff they watch, it would be funny to see them watch Cheers and notice the resemblance. Kinda like what Scrubs did.
The Incompetent Critic
DENVER BRONCOS fan
Eric Lumen: Ultimate Chad
Force of nature.
The Ameri Train.
The Ameri song
Tsundere Ameri.
HulkAmeri
Ameri goes to court.
Universal Constant
Edward Richtofen wrote:Ameri's so tough that he criticized an Insane Asylum and was promptly let out

Ameri does the impossible.
Fire the Ameri.
Sinovet wrote:Ameri's like Honey badger. He don't give a fuck.

Krazakistan wrote: He is a force of negativity for the sake of negativity

Onocarcass wrote:Trying to change Ameri, is like trying to drag a 2 ton block of lead with your d**k.

Immoren wrote:When Ameri says something is shit it's good and when Ameri says some thing is good it's great. *nods*

User avatar
Ameriganastan
Post Czar
 
Posts: 43705
Founded: Jul 01, 2008
Iron Fist Consumerists

Postby Ameriganastan » Thu Mar 14, 2019 2:28 pm

I don't know what the IHeart radio awards are, but they're the reason we have no new Orville tonight.
The Incompetent Critic
DENVER BRONCOS fan
Eric Lumen: Ultimate Chad
Force of nature.
The Ameri Train.
The Ameri song
Tsundere Ameri.
HulkAmeri
Ameri goes to court.
Universal Constant
Edward Richtofen wrote:Ameri's so tough that he criticized an Insane Asylum and was promptly let out

Ameri does the impossible.
Fire the Ameri.
Sinovet wrote:Ameri's like Honey badger. He don't give a fuck.

Krazakistan wrote: He is a force of negativity for the sake of negativity

Onocarcass wrote:Trying to change Ameri, is like trying to drag a 2 ton block of lead with your d**k.

Immoren wrote:When Ameri says something is shit it's good and when Ameri says some thing is good it's great. *nods*

User avatar
US-SSR
Diplomat
 
Posts: 796
Founded: Aug 02, 2018
Corporate Police State

Postby US-SSR » Thu Mar 14, 2019 6:53 pm

I like the original Treks where Kirk went around beating people up. Nobody ever gets hit in the new ones. Love that music too. baa-DA-baa-DA-BAA-DA-baa-DA WOOP WOOP WOOP! KAPOW! ZOWIE!
THERE'S NOTHING WRONG WITH TAKING INFORMATION FROM RUSSIANS!

User avatar
Ameriganastan
Post Czar
 
Posts: 43705
Founded: Jul 01, 2008
Iron Fist Consumerists

Postby Ameriganastan » Thu Mar 14, 2019 6:56 pm

US-SSR wrote:Nobody ever gets hit in the new ones.

Ahem...
The Incompetent Critic
DENVER BRONCOS fan
Eric Lumen: Ultimate Chad
Force of nature.
The Ameri Train.
The Ameri song
Tsundere Ameri.
HulkAmeri
Ameri goes to court.
Universal Constant
Edward Richtofen wrote:Ameri's so tough that he criticized an Insane Asylum and was promptly let out

Ameri does the impossible.
Fire the Ameri.
Sinovet wrote:Ameri's like Honey badger. He don't give a fuck.

Krazakistan wrote: He is a force of negativity for the sake of negativity

Onocarcass wrote:Trying to change Ameri, is like trying to drag a 2 ton block of lead with your d**k.

Immoren wrote:When Ameri says something is shit it's good and when Ameri says some thing is good it's great. *nods*

User avatar
Imperial isa
Senator
 
Posts: 4749
Founded: Feb 08, 2006
Psychotic Dictatorship

Postby Imperial isa » Fri Mar 15, 2019 4:08 am

Ameriganastan wrote:I don't know what the IHeart radio awards are, but they're the reason we have no new Orville tonight.

So that why i am not getting it here in Oz and getting a doc about finding the g spot.
Romeo Foxtrot, Shall we Dance...
We're on Express Elevator to Hell

User avatar
The Huskar Social Union
Post Czar
 
Posts: 38192
Founded: Apr 04, 2012
Left-wing Utopia

Postby The Huskar Social Union » Fri Mar 15, 2019 4:35 am

Your man Anson Mount is doing a cracking job in Discovery as Pike (though i never watched the original series pike so cant compare him to him) but i quite like him

I thought the new intro tying last week's episode into an Original Series episode was quite cool, i wonder if they will do that more in the future for more episodes.

I also wonder who is behind that probe that attacked the shuttle the episode before hand, saw a cool theory it was from Suru's people in the future, but i dont know
Scary Spooky Leftist #19879417 An Atheist Irishman from Belfast Loyal to Dragonstone and the King in the Narrow Sea

A game can have politics unless it's something I'm against in which case a game actually can't have politics.
-oppressed gamer
Yeh: The Red Agenda, Purging the Xenos, Not being a prick, Vidya Gaemz, Art, Science, History, Old Gregg, Blondes, Redheads, Tattooed girls, Erecting fortifications, Tanks.
Neh: The Blue Agenda, Being a prick, Xenos, Racism, National/Religious wankery, Zealots, Gatekeeping, Alt-right/SJW Snowflakes, Random lists, Dismantling Fortifications, Cabbage.

User avatar
Juristonia
Senator
 
Posts: 3830
Founded: Oct 30, 2006
Liberal Democratic Socialists

Postby Juristonia » Fri Mar 15, 2019 5:09 am

I'm a little considered about Mount's popularity, considering he's just a temporary character on the show.
He's turned in to such a typical Trek captain that they'll have a hole to fill after he goes back to the Enterprise.
Damn the man! Save the Empire!
Free Soviets wrote:facts are meaningless. you could use facts to prove anything that's even remotely true!

Liriena wrote:Say what you will about fascists: they are remarkably consistent even after several decades of failing spectacularly elsewhere.

Geniasis wrote:Cite anything to back this up. Please. Even if it's in crayon. Even if all you're supporting is that period at the end of your sentence. Give something concrete.

Ifreann wrote:Indeed, as far as I can recall only one poster has ever supported legalising bestiality, and he was fucking his cat and isn't welcome here any more, in no small part, I imagine, because he kept going on about how he was fucking his cat.

User avatar
Tarsonis
Negotiator
 
Posts: 7341
Founded: Sep 20, 2017
Inoffensive Centrist Democracy

Postby Tarsonis » Fri Mar 15, 2019 5:11 am

Ameriganastan wrote:
US-SSR wrote:Nobody ever gets hit in the new ones.

Ahem...


I will say that in discovery the hand to hand actually looks competent, unlike the constant bullwhip fighting of the classics
Proud NS Keyboard Warrior since 2005.
Ecclesiastes 1:18 "For in much wisdom is much vexation, and those who increase knowledge increase sorrow"
Galatians 6:7 " Do not be deceived; God is not mocked, for you reap whatever you sow."
1 Corinthians 5:12 What business is it of mine to judge those outside the church? Are you not to judge those inside?
T. Stevens: "I don't hold with equality in all things, but I believe in equality under the Law."
James I of Aragon "Have you ever considered that our position is Idolatry to the Rabbi?"
Debating Christian Theology with Non-Christians pretty much anybody be like

User avatar
Brusia
Senator
 
Posts: 4284
Founded: May 22, 2007
Inoffensive Centrist Democracy

Postby Brusia » Sat Mar 16, 2019 10:35 pm

Tarsonis wrote:
Ameriganastan wrote:Ahem...


I will say that in discovery the hand to hand actually looks competent, unlike the constant bullwhip fighting of the classics

Although I feel like this is how that fight in the last episode between Burnham and the robot should have ended: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VnpeeIuohco

User avatar
The Huskar Social Union
Post Czar
 
Posts: 38192
Founded: Apr 04, 2012
Left-wing Utopia

Postby The Huskar Social Union » Sun Mar 17, 2019 3:58 am

Brusia wrote:
Tarsonis wrote:
I will say that in discovery the hand to hand actually looks competent, unlike the constant bullwhip fighting of the classics

Although I feel like this is how that fight in the last episode between Burnham and the robot should have ended: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VnpeeIuohco

They finally did something with her! Then she died... fuck..

Eh i liked her, hope the other random bridge crew get episodes that feature them heavily, though preferably not by killing them
Scary Spooky Leftist #19879417 An Atheist Irishman from Belfast Loyal to Dragonstone and the King in the Narrow Sea

A game can have politics unless it's something I'm against in which case a game actually can't have politics.
-oppressed gamer
Yeh: The Red Agenda, Purging the Xenos, Not being a prick, Vidya Gaemz, Art, Science, History, Old Gregg, Blondes, Redheads, Tattooed girls, Erecting fortifications, Tanks.
Neh: The Blue Agenda, Being a prick, Xenos, Racism, National/Religious wankery, Zealots, Gatekeeping, Alt-right/SJW Snowflakes, Random lists, Dismantling Fortifications, Cabbage.

User avatar
Juristonia
Senator
 
Posts: 3830
Founded: Oct 30, 2006
Liberal Democratic Socialists

Postby Juristonia » Sun Mar 17, 2019 4:15 am

I need more Detmer.
I need this for reasons.

Also, since everyone on the interwebs seems to be doing red angel predictions:
I wouldn't be surprised if it's Airiam.

Maybe the algorithm saved her, tried to rewrite and failed or whatever.
Damn the man! Save the Empire!
Free Soviets wrote:facts are meaningless. you could use facts to prove anything that's even remotely true!

Liriena wrote:Say what you will about fascists: they are remarkably consistent even after several decades of failing spectacularly elsewhere.

Geniasis wrote:Cite anything to back this up. Please. Even if it's in crayon. Even if all you're supporting is that period at the end of your sentence. Give something concrete.

Ifreann wrote:Indeed, as far as I can recall only one poster has ever supported legalising bestiality, and he was fucking his cat and isn't welcome here any more, in no small part, I imagine, because he kept going on about how he was fucking his cat.

User avatar
Tarsonis
Negotiator
 
Posts: 7341
Founded: Sep 20, 2017
Inoffensive Centrist Democracy

Postby Tarsonis » Thu Mar 21, 2019 6:27 pm

Oh Gordon you sad lonely man....well it’s still not as bad as Geordi’s
Proud NS Keyboard Warrior since 2005.
Ecclesiastes 1:18 "For in much wisdom is much vexation, and those who increase knowledge increase sorrow"
Galatians 6:7 " Do not be deceived; God is not mocked, for you reap whatever you sow."
1 Corinthians 5:12 What business is it of mine to judge those outside the church? Are you not to judge those inside?
T. Stevens: "I don't hold with equality in all things, but I believe in equality under the Law."
James I of Aragon "Have you ever considered that our position is Idolatry to the Rabbi?"
Debating Christian Theology with Non-Christians pretty much anybody be like

User avatar
Auristania
Diplomat
 
Posts: 792
Founded: Aug 12, 2016
Corrupt Dictatorship

Postby Auristania » Thu Mar 21, 2019 6:31 pm

Juristonia wrote:I need more Detmer.
I need this for reasons.

Also, since everyone on the interwebs seems to be doing red angel predictions:
I wouldn't be surprised if it's Airiam.

Maybe the algorithm saved her, tried to rewrite and failed or whatever.

Red Angel =
Spock
he rescues people. Who else would do that?
Last edited by Auristania on Thu Mar 21, 2019 6:35 pm, edited 1 time in total.

PreviousNext

Advertisement

Remove ads

Return to Arts & Fiction

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Vilhelumea

Advertisement

Remove ads