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The Next Generation All Good Things come to an end...but not here.

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Old December 5 2012, 07:06 PM   #1396
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Shit, look at Jack London in "Time's Arrow" he was the bellhop but apparently in charge of the hiring/firing practices of the hotel he worked for! Heck, he seemed to be the hotel's sole employee!
He was also a one-stop shop for getting whatever equipment Data needed. Better than Amazon.
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Old December 5 2012, 07:10 PM   #1397
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1) "Exchange" my 32" HDTV set for a much bigger one
or
2) Continue (as now) to get up from the couch and go towards the TV set when we want to read the menu.

You really have the much issue seeing those from ten feet? Might be time to invest in some glasses. Or just stick with the DVD's, because you can't be seeing any of the improvements if you can't make out the words on the menu...
That's for sure. Haven't had any problems with reading the menu on the 32" of my parent's, not even on a slightly BIGGER distance!!
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Old December 5 2012, 07:15 PM   #1398
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1) "Exchange" my 32" HDTV set for a much bigger one
or
2) Continue (as now) to get up from the couch and go towards the TV set when we want to read the menu.

You really have the much issue seeing those from ten feet? Might be time to invest in some glasses. Or just stick with the DVD's, because you can't be seeing any of the improvements if you can't make out the words on the menu...
That's for sure. Haven't had any problems with reading the menu on the 32" of my parent's, not even on a slightly BIGGER distance!!
32" Tvs are useless for watching most blurays, I use my 32" mainly as my PC screen. I had no probs seeing the cool new menus on my 47" tv.

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There you have it: Season 3 Trailer
Man, it's amazing how suddenly modern and timeless the show looks once they switch to the collared uniforms.

It goes from looking painfully dated and 80s to something that could have been shot yesterday.
I actually thought the change in uniforms made them look like bellhops. It's the season 3-7 uniforms that I think have aged the worst out of all the Trek uniforms.

The uniforms made them look stiff, its another change (along with the music and lighting) that I think didn't do TNG any favors.
I seriously doubt that anyone agrees with you.
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Old December 5 2012, 07:23 PM   #1399
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32" Tvs are useless for watching most blurays, I use my 32" mainly as my PC screen. I had no probs seeing the cool new menus on my 47" tv.
That's one of the things that annoys me about the switch to blu ray. It's really only beneficial if you get a big-ass tv to go with it...
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Old December 5 2012, 07:24 PM   #1400
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I seriously doubt that anyone agrees with you.
And? Are we only allowed to share our opinions if everyone else feels the same way?
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Old December 5 2012, 07:25 PM   #1401
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The addition of the collar definitely made them appear more professional.
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Old December 5 2012, 07:25 PM   #1402
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32" Tvs are useless for watching most blurays, I use my 32" mainly as my PC screen. I had no probs seeing the cool new menus on my 47" tv.
That's one of the things that annoys me about the switch to blu ray. It's really only beneficial if you get a big-ass tv to go with it...
32" TV's are fine for watching Blu-ray discs. I'm watching TNG-R on a 32" in my bedroom right now and it looks stunning.
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Old December 5 2012, 07:31 PM   #1403
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32" TV's are fine for watching Blu-ray discs. I'm watching TNG-R on a 32" in my bedroom right now and it looks stunning.
I've only got a 22". Blu rays look great but even dvds look good on one of those unless you're sitting within a metre of the screen...
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Old December 5 2012, 07:36 PM   #1404
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The addition of the collar definitely made them appear more professionalism.
But they're suppose to be explorers not bankers.
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Old December 5 2012, 07:46 PM   #1405
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I seriously doubt that anyone agrees with you.
And? Are we only allowed to share our opinions if everyone else feels the same way?

Nope, lots of people disagree with me, so feel free to share. I'm feeling free to share that you are overwhelmingly disagreed with!
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Old December 5 2012, 07:53 PM   #1406
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He was also a one-stop shop for getting whatever equipment Data needed. Better than Amazon.
AND at a better price!......as long as you don't ask where it came from!
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Old December 5 2012, 07:56 PM   #1407
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My STNG top 10 list before the feautre event:

STNG:

1. Best of Both Worlds I and II
2. Yesterday's Enterprise
3. Darmok
4. The Inner Light
5. The Chase
6. The Survivors
7. The Wounded
8. Q Who
9. Where No One Has Gone Before
10. All Good Things..

After:

STNG:

1. Best of Both Worlds I and II
2. Yesterday's Enterprise
3. Darmok
4. The Inner Light
5. The Chase
6. The Measure of a Man (Extended)
7. The Survivors
8. The Wounded
9. Q Who
10. Where No One Has Gone Before

Needless to say I was impressed.
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Old December 5 2012, 08:20 PM   #1408
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Shit, look at Jack London in "Time's Arrow" he was the bellhop but apparently in charge of the hiring/firing practices of the hotel he worked for! Heck, he seemed to be the hotel's sole employee!
He was also a one-stop shop for getting whatever equipment Data needed. Better than Amazon.
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Old December 5 2012, 08:41 PM   #1409
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Anyone else notice anything goofy on the disc three gag reel? At 6:46, the image moves about two inches to the left and stays that way for the rest of it.
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Old December 5 2012, 09:32 PM   #1410
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The addition of the collar definitely made them appear more professional.
But they're suppose to be explorers not bankers.
I'm pretty sure an modern military person would tell you that they are a professional doing a job.
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