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Old February 25 2013, 11:09 AM   #14
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Re: Captain Klaa - translator

Therin of Andor wrote: View Post
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I'm drawing a blank here—what "huge technological downgrade" are you talking about?
Lots of little things:

Spray-n-wear clothing in TMP vs Jackets on clotheshangers (ST III)

Perscan belt buckles in TMP, gone by ST II

Wrist communicators in TMP vs return to TOS handheld in ST II

ST II's photon torpedo track grates...
None of those indicate a technological backstep, just a preference. Just because something is no longer used, doesn't mean it no longer exists. Especially the communicators...when's the last time you saw a calculator wristwatch?
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