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Star Trek Movies I-X Discuss the first ten big screen outings in this forum!

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Old December 23 2011, 06:35 AM   #391
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Re: If you don't think Nemesis is better than Star trek 2009....

If some of you are convinced that star trek was only made to make money, and not introduce anything to the viewer, what are you on this forum to discuss?
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Old December 23 2011, 06:37 AM   #392
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Re: If you don't think Nemesis is better than Star trek 2009....

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If some of you are convinced that star trek was only made to make money, and not introduce anything to the viewer, what are you on this forum to discuss?
Because it was a great TV show before it became a religion.

I don't like the new film, but even understand that it's popularity is a good thing for the franchise. It's a two-hour commercial for what came before.
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Old December 23 2011, 06:42 AM   #393
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Re: If you don't think Nemesis is better than Star trek 2009....

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If some of you are convinced that star trek was only made to make money, and not introduce anything to the viewer, what are you on this forum to discuss?
Countless things, among which are: characters, the actors, the plots, SFX, modelmaking, fanfics, speculation, humor, the history of the show, the future of the show, the real science, the fake science....
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Old December 23 2011, 06:46 AM   #394
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Re: If you don't think Nemesis is better than Star trek 2009....

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Because it was a great TV show before it became a religion.
But that does not explain what you are here to discuss.

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I don't like the new film, but even understand that it's popularity is a good thing for the franchise.
But why?
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Old December 23 2011, 06:47 AM   #395
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Re: If you don't think Nemesis is better than Star trek 2009....

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If some of you are convinced that star trek was only made to make money, and not introduce anything to the viewer, what are you on this forum to discuss?
Countless things, among which are: characters, the actors, the plots, SFX, modelmaking, fanfics, speculation, humor, the history of the show, the future of the show, the real science, the fake science....
To what end?
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Old December 23 2011, 06:48 AM   #396
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Re: If you don't think Nemesis is better than Star trek 2009....

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Because it was a great TV show before it became a religion.
But that does not explain what you are here to discuss.

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I don't like the new film, but even understand that it's popularity is a good thing for the franchise.
But why?
Because it raises awareness of the franchise outside of the rather insular fan base.
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Old December 23 2011, 06:48 AM   #397
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Re: If you don't think Nemesis is better than Star trek 2009....

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If some of you are convinced that star trek was only made to make money, and not introduce anything to the viewer, what are you on this forum to discuss?
Countless things, among which are: characters, the actors, the plots, SFX, modelmaking, fanfics, speculation, humor, the history of the show, the future of the show, the real science, the fake science....
To what end?
Um...discussion. It's a board for discussion.
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Old December 23 2011, 06:48 AM   #398
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Re: If you don't think Nemesis is better than Star trek 2009....

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If some of you are convinced that star trek was only made to make money, and not introduce anything to the viewer, what are you on this forum to discuss?
Countless things, among which are: characters, the actors, the plots, SFX, modelmaking, fanfics, speculation, humor, the history of the show, the future of the show, the real science, the fake science....
To what end?
To be entertained. Don't know about you but it's the reason I watch TV.
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Re: If you don't think Nemesis is better than Star trek 2009....

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If some of you are convinced that star trek was only made to make money, and not introduce anything to the viewer, what are you on this forum to discuss?
Countless things, among which are: characters, the actors, the plots, SFX, modelmaking, fanfics, speculation, humor, the history of the show, the future of the show, the real science, the fake science....
To what end?
For enjoyment, entertainment and interaction.
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Old December 23 2011, 06:50 AM   #400
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Re: If you don't think Nemesis is better than Star trek 2009....

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Because it was a great TV show before it became a religion.
But that does not explain what you are here to discuss.

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I don't like the new film, but even understand that it's popularity is a good thing for the franchise.
But why?
Because it raises awareness of the franchise outside of the rather insular fan base.
And how is that good for the franchise, other than financial gain? What is the meaningful correlative that makes 'the franchise' important to the masses?
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Old December 23 2011, 06:52 AM   #401
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Re: If you don't think Nemesis is better than Star trek 2009....

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But why?
Because it raises awareness of the franchise outside of the rather insular fan base.
And how is that good for the franchise, other than financial gain? What is the meaningful correlative that makes 'the franchise' important to the masses?
Because people might look into the past shows and films because of the film. Because new movies will be made.
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Old December 23 2011, 06:52 AM   #402
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Re: If you don't think Nemesis is better than Star trek 2009....

We love Star Trek. Making Star Trek popular again means we get more Star Trek.

Star Trek is not intended for anything other than entertainment. I don't care if people make money from it or not. If I get more to watch, I win.
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Old December 23 2011, 06:52 AM   #403
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Re: If you don't think Nemesis is better than Star trek 2009....

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Countless things, among which are: characters, the actors, the plots, SFX, modelmaking, fanfics, speculation, humor, the history of the show, the future of the show, the real science, the fake science....
To what end?
For enjoyment, entertainment and interaction.
These things can be had in numerous ways, you can go to a general movie forum for this, a general music forum for this, a general entertainment forum for this. Why star trek?
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Old December 23 2011, 06:53 AM   #404
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Re: If you don't think Nemesis is better than Star trek 2009....

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To what end?
For enjoyment, entertainment and interaction.
These things can be had in numerous ways, you can go to a general movie forum for this, a general music forum for this, a general entertainment forum for this. Why star trek?
Because we like Star Trek. What is so complicated about this?
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Old December 23 2011, 06:54 AM   #405
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Re: If you don't think Nemesis is better than Star trek 2009....

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We love Star Trek. Making Star Trek popular again means we get more Star Trek.

Star Trek is not intended for anything other than entertainment. I don't care if people make money from it or not. If I get more to watch, I win.
If this is your reasoning, why not watch anything else that is generally considered 'entertaining'? Why star trek? I don't get it. Especially if its 'insular' fan base annoys most of you.
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