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Old March 12 2009, 09:30 AM   #1
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Romulans Or Remans? (May Be Spoilers?)

I'm confused, the Romulans look like Remans, are they Remans or Romulans??? Is this to tie the movie to Nemesis???

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Old March 12 2009, 09:56 AM   #2
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Re: Romulans Or Remans? (May Be Spoilers?)

nero very much looks more like a romulan who for some reason did a job on his ears.
but while i didnt notice he might have remans among his crew.
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Old March 12 2009, 09:57 AM   #3
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Have we seen any Romulans other than Nero? He doesnt look like a Reman.
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Old March 12 2009, 12:59 PM   #4
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No, not at all.

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Old March 12 2009, 02:19 PM   #5
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There is clearly no similarity between Nero and a Reman. However, Nero does look a hell of a lot like Shinzon.
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Old March 12 2009, 03:53 PM   #6
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Re: Romulans Or Remans? (May Be Spoilers?)

Something is funky about Nero's ears, they don't quite look Romulan, maybe he had plastic surgery? heh
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Old March 12 2009, 03:59 PM   #7
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There is clearly no similarity between Nero and a Reman. However, Nero does look a hell of a lot like Shinzon.
From the little bit we've seen of him, he already seems to be a far more menacing villain then Shitzon.
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Old March 12 2009, 05:43 PM   #8
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There is clearly no similarity between Nero and a Reman. However, Nero does look a hell of a lot like Shinzon.

You mean he's bald?
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Old March 13 2009, 07:45 PM   #9
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Re: Romulans Or Remans? (May Be Spoilers?)

Nero's a conventional Romulan, albeit bald with scalp and facial tattoos. If he were Reman he'd be much more alien-looking and hideous. This doesn't mean there won't be a passing reference to Remus and the Remans in XI since both homeworlds perish in the tragedy that causes Nero to try to change history.
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Old March 13 2009, 10:55 PM   #10
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There is clearly no similarity between Nero and a Reman. However, Nero does look a hell of a lot like Shinzon.
From the little bit we've seen of him, he already seems to be a far more menacing villain then Shitzon.

I don't know, from what I've seen in the trailers, Nero basically is Shinzon with a tattoo.
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Old March 13 2009, 10:59 PM   #11
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... from what I've seen in the trailers, Nero basically is Shinzon with a tattoo.
No offense, but from what I've seen in the trailers, Shinzon basically was a Nero wannabe without a tatoo.

[How's that for retconning?]
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Old March 13 2009, 11:01 PM   #12
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... from what I've seen in the trailers, Nero basically is Shinzon with a tattoo.
No offense, but from what I've seen in the trailers, Shinzon basically was a Nero wannabe without a tatoo.

[How's that for retconning?]

No, no. Shinzon is ubndeniably a Khan wannabe, but Nero is a Shinzon wannabe. A wannabe of a wannabe. Sad.
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Old March 13 2009, 11:11 PM   #13
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No, no. Shinzon is undeniably a Khan wannabe, but Nero is a Shinzon wannabe. A wannabe of a wannabe. Sad.
You probably got me there... Still, 'wannabe' is such a buzz word. Why don't we call it 'unintentional inspiration surplus'?
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Old March 14 2009, 12:29 AM   #14
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...This doesn't mean there won't be a passing reference to Remus and the Remans in XI since both homeworlds perish in the tragedy that causes Nero to try to change history.

WHERE IN THE WORLD DID YOU GET THIS FROM?!?!?
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Old March 14 2009, 01:12 AM   #15
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Star Trek Countdown, look it up on Memory Alpha.

Edit: Got the link for you. http://memory-alpha.org/en/wiki/Star_Trek:_Countdown
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