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Old May 15 2013, 09:18 PM   #59
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Re: "The Alternative Factor" - Why is it so universally hated?

To be fair, de Forest Research did advise the production that the line was ridiculous, but it was never changed:

It occurred in every quadrant of the galaxy and far beyond. -- Conceding the fact that technology is far advanced, the ability of the measuring devices to pinpoint the center of the disturbance begs explanation since it was so wide-spread and the distances involved so gigantic.
"This begs explanation." - de Forest Research on Star Trek

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