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Old April 14 2012, 02:44 AM   #211
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Re: The TNG Quiz

To recap, the pending question is:
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What is the first episode, by air date, in which the phasers of Enterprise-D are fired?
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Old April 14 2012, 03:28 AM   #212
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Didn't they rig the phasers to an energy beam in EaF? To feed the creature? Sure, the beam came from the Captain's yacht, but the dialogue does say that they were rigging the main phaser banks to deliver the energy beam.
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Old April 14 2012, 03:45 AM   #213
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Not what I'm looking for, but good point.

The line is [http://www.chakoteya.net/NextGen/101.htm]:

PICARD: Thank you. That was the missing part. Lieutenant Yar, rig main phaser banks to deliver an energy beam.
The intent of my question is that a regular phaser beam is emitted. I'd like to ask to try again.
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Old April 14 2012, 07:42 AM   #214
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The Arsenal of Freedom?
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Old April 14 2012, 07:47 AM   #215
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Correct; that's the one I was looking for! Quite a ways to wait for it, which is why it stuck in my brain first run.

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Old April 14 2012, 08:31 AM   #216
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Of the main characters seen here, who is the only one to have never had both their birth parents mentioned or shown by name, on screen?

The correct answer is Worf, who had his birth father, Mogh mentioned many times, but whose birth mother was never mentioned nor shown by name

All TNG principle characters who've ever had parents mentioned by name

Jean-Luc Picard - Father Maurice, Mother Yvette
Will Riker - Father Kyle, Mother Betty
Deanna Troi - Mother Lwaxana, Father Ian Andrew (AKA Alex)
Geordi La Forge - Mother Silva, Father Edward M.
Beverly Crusher - Father Paul Howard, Mother Isabel Howard
Wesley Crusher, Father Jack, Mother Beverly
Ro Laren - Father Ro Gale, Mother Ro Talia
Data - Noonien & Julianna Soong (Creator & guardians) birthed from the genius of a man, as it were
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Old April 14 2012, 08:41 AM   #217
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Of the main characters seen here, who is the only one to have never had both their birth parents mentioned or shown by name, on screen?

The correct answer is Worf, who had his birth father, Mogh mentioned many times, but whose birth mother was never mentioned nor shown by name

All TNG principle characters who've ever had parents mentioned by name

Will Riker - Mother Betty
Beverly Crusher - Father Paul Howard, Mother Isabel Howard
Ro Laren - Father Ro Gale, Mother Ro Talia
In which episodes of TNG were these established? I don't recall any of them being mentioned in the series or films, which is the body of knowledge this "game" is limited to -- and by your own wording of the question itself.

Worf's mother is the perfect answer - I can't believe nobody thought of that.

I still think Data / Dr. Soong shouldn't count, as Data was built and assembled, not born from Julianna's reproductive organs, but whatevs.
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Old April 14 2012, 08:42 AM   #218
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Mojochi wrote: View Post
Mojochi wrote: View Post
Of the main characters seen here, who is the only one to have never had both their birth parents mentioned or shown by name, on screen?

The correct answer is Worf, who had his birth father, Mogh mentioned many times, but whose birth mother was never mentioned nor shown by name

All TNG principle characters who've ever had parents mentioned by name

Jean-Luc Picard - Father Maurice, Mother Yvette
Will Riker - Father Kyle, Mother Betty
Deanna Troi - Mother Lwaxana, Father Ian Andrew (AKA Alex)
Geordi La Forge - Mother Silva, Father Edward M.
Beverly Crusher - Father Paul Howard, Mother Isabel Howard
Wesley Crusher, Father Jack, Mother Beverly
Ro Laren - Father Ro Gale, Mother Ro Talia
Data - Noonien & Julianna Soong (Creator & guardians) birthed from the genius of a man, as it were
I propose a new rule for this thread:

When a question is answered, a new question cannot be asked until the one who asked the question confirms the correct answer and the first person who answered correctly. The first person to answer correctly then may ask the new question.

If the person who answered the question does not confirm the correct answer with 24 hours, anyone may ask a new question.

Yes, it'll slow down the thread, but it's not going at warp speed anyway.
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Old April 14 2012, 08:50 AM   #219
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doubleohfive wrote: View Post
Mojochi wrote: View Post
Mojochi wrote: View Post
Of the main characters seen here, who is the only one to have never had both their birth parents mentioned or shown by name, on screen?

The correct answer is Worf, who had his birth father, Mogh mentioned many times, but whose birth mother was never mentioned nor shown by name

All TNG principle characters who've ever had parents mentioned by name

Will Riker - Mother Betty
Beverly Crusher - Father Paul Howard, Mother Isabel Howard
Ro Laren - Father Ro Gale, Mother Ro Talia
In which episodes of TNG were these established? I don't recall any of them being mentioned in the series or films, which is the body of knowledge this "game" is limited to.
Except for Riker, they are briefly glimpsed in Conundrum and in The Next Phase. That is according to Memory Alpha, but the two episodes did show lots of information for those with good eyes or a good DVD player.
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Old April 14 2012, 11:05 AM   #220
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Okay:

"Shades of Gray" is 45 minutes, 28 seconds long (in NTSC). To the nearest minute, how much of the episode is devoted to recycled clips? Not including the main or end titles.

I'm not sadistic. You don't have to watch the entire episode with a stopwatch or anything... just make a guess. Whoever comes the closest first without overestimating wins.
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Old April 14 2012, 06:18 PM   #221
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Vanyel wrote: View Post
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The correct answer is Worf, who had his birth father, Mogh mentioned many times, but whose birth mother was never mentioned nor shown by name

All TNG principle characters who've ever had parents mentioned by name

Will Riker - Mother Betty
Beverly Crusher - Father Paul Howard, Mother Isabel Howard
Ro Laren - Father Ro Gale, Mother Ro Talia
In which episodes of TNG were these established? I don't recall any of them being mentioned in the series or films, which is the body of knowledge this "game" is limited to.
Except for Riker, they are briefly glimpsed in Conundrum and in The Next Phase. That is according to Memory Alpha, but the two episodes did show lots of information for those with good eyes or a good DVD player.
Right. Beverly's & Ro's appear in crew manifest files. A file was done for Riker too, but actually got cut out of the scene. However it is still listed in the Star Trek Encyclopedia. So technically, someone could have answered him, because of his mom too

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Old April 14 2012, 07:04 PM   #222
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Okay:

"Shades of Gray" is 45 minutes, 28 seconds long (in NTSC). To the nearest minute, how much of the episode is devoted to recycled clips? Not including the main or end titles.

I'm not sadistic. You don't have to watch the entire episode with a stopwatch or anything... just make a guess. Whoever comes the closest first without overestimating wins.
Just shy of 20 minutes, out of a near 43 minutes of actual screen time, & probably another 10 or 15 of Troi & Pulaski muttering about level settings, blah blah blah. It's sadistic enough that I had to watch it
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Old April 14 2012, 08:38 PM   #223
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I'll use the skills I learned from watching The Price is Right and say 21 minutes.
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Old April 15 2012, 06:59 AM   #224
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So i guess we find out at 5:05AM who's right and if my Price is Right strategy worked?
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Old April 15 2012, 08:21 AM   #225
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By my count, you both slightly overestimated. As I said, whoever guesses to the closest minute without going over gets to ask the next question.
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