RSS iconTwitter iconFacebook icon

The Trek BBS title image

The Trek BBS statistics

Threads: 139,584
Posts: 5,403,557
Members: 24,866
Currently online: 597
Newest member: Enterprise Capt

TrekToday headlines

October-November 2014 Trek Conventions And Appearances
By: T'Bonz on Sep 30

Cho Selfie TV Alert
By: T'Bonz on Sep 30

TPTB To Shatner: Shhh!
By: T'Bonz on Sep 30

Mystery Mini Vinyl Figure Display Box
By: T'Bonz on Sep 29

The Red Shirt Diaries Episode Five
By: T'Bonz on Sep 29

Shatner In Trek 3? Well Maybe
By: T'Bonz on Sep 28

Retro Review: Shadows and Symbols
By: Michelle on Sep 27

Meyer: Revitalizing Star Trek
By: T'Bonz on Sep 26

Trek Costumes To Be Auctioned
By: T'Bonz on Sep 25

Hulu Snaps up Abrams-Produced Drama
By: T'Bonz on Sep 25


Welcome! The Trek BBS is the number one place to chat about Star Trek with like-minded fans. Please login to see our full range of forums as well as the ability to send and receive private messages, track your favourite topics and of course join in the discussions.

If you are a new visitor, join us for free. If you are an existing member please login below. Note: for members who joined under our old messageboard system, please login with your display name not your login name.


Go Back   The Trek BBS > Welcome to the Trek BBS! > General Trek Discussion

General Trek Discussion Trek TV and cinema subjects not related to any specific series or movie.

View Poll Results: So which of the Captain's would you want to serve under?
TOS: Captain James Tiberius Kirk 14 21.54%
TNG: Captain Jean-Luc Picard 24 36.92%
DS9: Captain Benjamin Lafayette Sisko 18 27.69%
VOY: Captain Kathryn Janeway 5 7.69%
ENT: Captain Jonathan Archer 3 4.62%
STXI: Captain James Tiberius Kirk AKA Kirk 2.0 1 1.54%
Voters: 65. You may not vote on this poll

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old November 3 2012, 01:17 AM   #1
KamenRiderBlade
Lieutenant Commander
 
KamenRiderBlade's Avatar
 
Which Captain would you want to serve under?

So who would you serve under?
KamenRiderBlade is offline   Reply With Quote
Old November 3 2012, 02:09 AM   #2
T'Girl
Vice Admiral
 
T'Girl's Avatar
 
Location: t'girl
Re: Which Captain would you want to serve under?

Captain Jellico, most likely to keep me alive, and in uniform.





T'Girl is offline   Reply With Quote
Old November 3 2012, 02:33 AM   #3
TiberiusMaximus
Fleet Captain
 
TiberiusMaximus's Avatar
 
Location: A ship, a living ship, full of strange alien lifeforms.
Re: Which Captain would you want to serve under?

Kirk, no question.
__________________
"Quite possibly, the five Jem'Hadar could turn Data into a collection of four spasming limbs, one helpless torso, and one head that shouts insults at them like the Black Knight from the Monty Python sketch." -Timo Saloniemi
TiberiusMaximus is offline   Reply With Quote
Old November 3 2012, 02:35 AM   #4
C.E. Evans
Vice Admiral
 
C.E. Evans's Avatar
 
Location: Saint Louis (aka Defiance)
Re: Which Captain would you want to serve under?

The Sisko
__________________
"Everybody wants to rule the world..."
C.E. Evans is offline   Reply With Quote
Old November 3 2012, 02:54 AM   #5
teacock
Admiral
 
Location: teacake
Re: Which Captain would you want to serve under?

Literally under?

Janeway.
__________________

"Damnit Spock. God damnit!" Kirk ST:V
■ ■ ■
Janeway does Melbourne
teacock is offline   Reply With Quote
Old November 3 2012, 02:59 AM   #6
BillJ
Admiral
 
BillJ's Avatar
 
Location: Covington, Ky.
View BillJ's Twitter Profile
Re: Which Captain would you want to serve under?

Kirk.

It's not fair to have two different versions of the character in the poll as it splits the vote.
__________________
"I tell you what you all need, you need to take a thirteenth step, down off your high horse." - Hank Hill, King of the Hill
BillJ is online now   Reply With Quote
Old November 3 2012, 03:16 AM   #7
teacock
Admiral
 
Location: teacake
Re: Which Captain would you want to serve under?

It would be silly to pick a younger one though, just because the older one would have more experience and you might have less chance of dying.
__________________

"Damnit Spock. God damnit!" Kirk ST:V
■ ■ ■
Janeway does Melbourne
teacock is offline   Reply With Quote
Old November 3 2012, 03:36 AM   #8
Spock/Uhura Fan
Captain
 
Spock/Uhura Fan's Avatar
 
Location: Where It's At.
Re: Which Captain would you want to serve under?

Without a doubt, Sisko.
__________________
MA'AM. Hot damn, I can dig it.

“The history of men's opposition to women's emancipation is more interesting perhaps than the story of that emancipation itself.” - Virginia Woolf
Spock/Uhura Fan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old November 3 2012, 03:39 AM   #9
Spock/Uhura Fan
Captain
 
Spock/Uhura Fan's Avatar
 
Location: Where It's At.
Re: Which Captain would you want to serve under?

teacock wrote: View Post
It would be silly to pick a younger one though, just because the older one would have more experience and you might have less chance of dying.
Well, at least we know when the old one dies, so that's a plus on his side if you started out with TOS Kirk.
__________________
MA'AM. Hot damn, I can dig it.

“The history of men's opposition to women's emancipation is more interesting perhaps than the story of that emancipation itself.” - Virginia Woolf
Spock/Uhura Fan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old November 3 2012, 04:49 AM   #10
KamenRiderBlade
Lieutenant Commander
 
KamenRiderBlade's Avatar
 
Re: Which Captain would you want to serve under?

The reason I split Kirk up is because each actor interpreted the character differently.

Gene Roddenberry helped establish Kirk.

JJ Abrams reinterpreted the same character to be different enough IMO that he might as well be a different character as far as I'm concerned.

For those who think they should be under the same title, just add up the numbers in your head, problem solved.

BTW I voted for Sisko

KamenRiderBlade is offline   Reply With Quote
Old November 3 2012, 05:05 AM   #11
teacock
Admiral
 
Location: teacake
Re: Which Captain would you want to serve under?

Spook/Hoorah! Admirer wrote: View Post
teacock wrote: View Post
It would be silly to pick a younger one though, just because the older one would have more experience and you might have less chance of dying.
Well, at least we know when the old one dies, so that's a plus on his side if you started out with TOS Kirk.
Oh yeah, everyone would be in terror as the self destruct sequence counted down on the Enterprise and you'd be sitting there thinking, nope not gonna die today.
__________________

"Damnit Spock. God damnit!" Kirk ST:V
■ ■ ■
Janeway does Melbourne
teacock is offline   Reply With Quote
Old November 3 2012, 08:07 AM   #12
Bry_Sinclair
Commodore
 
Bry_Sinclair's Avatar
 
Location: Tactical withdrawl along the Klingon border
Re: Which Captain would you want to serve under?

It has to be Sisko. Picard is a close second mind you.
__________________
Avatar: Captain Naya, U.S.S. Renown NCC-1415 [Star Trek: Four Years War]
Manip by: JM1776 (STPMA.net)
Bry_Sinclair is offline   Reply With Quote
Old November 3 2012, 09:08 AM   #13
The Borg Queen
Rear Admiral
 
The Borg Queen's Avatar
 
Location: Does it matter?
Re: Which Captain would you want to serve under?

It depends what colour uniform I'd be wearing.

None of them seem to have a particularly high crew health & safety record.
__________________
.
The Borg Queen is offline   Reply With Quote
Old November 3 2012, 09:15 AM   #14
Jar Jar Binks
Admiral
 
Jar Jar Binks's Avatar
 
Location: Skywalker
Re: Which Captain would you want to serve under?

Archer, just to be different.
Jar Jar Binks is offline   Reply With Quote
Old November 3 2012, 09:30 AM   #15
LeadHead
Director of Comedy
 
LeadHead's Avatar
 
Location: Flying above Never Land thanks to Robin Williams
Re: Which Captain would you want to serve under?

Archer for me, because I think he'd be the most approachable Captain. Most of the others, if you came to them with a problem, would likely pass you off to a senior officer. Archer would get into things directly, maybe with T'Pol, Trip or Malcolm assisting, but wouldn't go to his ready room and wait for the report.
__________________
VOTE: Voyager Avatar Contest: Extreme Risk

Check out the Caption contests in the TOS, TNG and Movies I-X forums!
LeadHead is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump



All times are GMT +1. The time now is 05:34 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
FireFox 2+ or Internet Explorer 7+ highly recommended.