RSS iconTwitter iconFacebook icon

The Trek BBS title image

The Trek BBS statistics

Threads: 144,683
Posts: 5,686,811
Members: 25,658
Currently online: 439
Newest member: haostmuk

TrekToday headlines

Worf Vinyl Bust Bank
By: T'Bonz on Apr 27

Independent Star Trek Fan Film Awards Announced
By: T'Bonz on Apr 27

Vulcan Pays Tribute To Nimoy
By: T'Bonz on Apr 27

Rumor Mill: Star Trek 3 Filming Location
By: T'Bonz on Apr 27

Retro Review: Time and Again
By: Michelle on Apr 25

USS Enterprise Model To Debut
By: T'Bonz on Apr 24

Vulcan Nimoy Tribute
By: T'Bonz on Apr 24

Pegg Writing Kickass Role For Elba
By: T'Bonz on Apr 23

Galaxy Quest To Become A Series
By: T'Bonz on Apr 22

Mulgrew On Voyager Twentieth Anniversary
By: T'Bonz on Apr 22

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 > Star Trek Movies > Star Trek Movies XI+

Star Trek Movies XI+ Discuss J.J. Abrams' rebooted Star Trek here.

Thread Tools
Old December 8 2012, 10:49 PM   #16
Rear Admiral
Re: Torias Dax in the new Star Trek movies?

I think 1000 is an exaggeration. Even towards the end DS9 still had 3 or 4 million viewers a week, and at the beginning it had near-TNG ratings. Most Trek fans are aware that DS9 had a character named Dax who had previous hosts, one of which was alive in Kirk's time.

Heck, if it was a female host at the time, wonderful, they can have a romantic encounter at a bar.
JirinPanthosa is offline   Reply With Quote
Old December 8 2012, 11:08 PM   #17
Samuel T. Cogley
Vice Admiral
Samuel T. Cogley's Avatar
Location: Hold still, Jim.
Re: Torias Dax in the new Star Trek movies?

My Name Is Legion wrote: View Post
Starbreaker wrote: View Post
There are probably less than 1,000 people who know who Torias Dax is.

Seriously. I don't know, and I don't care.
The more they pack the movie with obscure references, the more viable the franchise!
"If I didn't keep getting distracted by an avatar showing a sombrero'd dog getting his engineering hull penis substitute cut off I'd probably say that the above post was a point well made." - ITL
Samuel T. Cogley is offline   Reply With Quote
Old December 8 2012, 11:25 PM   #18
Mr. Laser Beam
Fleet Admiral
Mr. Laser Beam's Avatar
Location: The visitor's bullpen
View Mr. Laser Beam's Twitter Profile
Re: Torias Dax in the new Star Trek movies?

It is theoretically possible that a Dax host could appear in the film. It doesn't have to be Torias, of course. The branching-off of the alternate timeline makes all bets off. Torias, the host, may never be born. (I'm guessing he was fairly young when joined, so he has probably not been born as of 2233) Dax may exist within someone who is entirely new. Dax may even be dead.
Scotty, don't beam me up yet! I'm taking a sh
Mr. Laser Beam is online now   Reply With Quote
Old December 9 2012, 12:44 AM   #19
King Daniel Into Darkness
King Daniel Into Darkness's Avatar
Location: Randiland
Re: Torias Dax in the new Star Trek movies?

Wasn't there a Dax on the Enterprise STVI, which caused lots of fan speculation as to whether they were a former DS9 Dax host or not?
Star Trek Imponderables, fun mashups of Trek's biggest continuity errors! Ep1, Ep2 and Ep3
King Daniel Into Darkness is offline   Reply With Quote
Old December 9 2012, 01:00 AM   #20
Location: QC, IL, USA
Re: Torias Dax in the new Star Trek movies?

^There was indeed, but they looked absolutely nothing like any Trill we've met before. Couldn't even wear gravity boots!
I am the Quintessential Admiral.
RoJoHen is offline   Reply With Quote
Old December 9 2012, 01:14 AM   #21
Enterprise is Great
Rear Admiral
Enterprise is Great's Avatar
Re: Torias Dax in the new Star Trek movies?

They could have a minor character in the film named Torias Dax and make no big deal about the reference. The fans would get the reference and the non fan will basically ignore this minor character. Lots of references in ST 2009 were for fans and the general audience were unaware it. I think that's called an easter Egg.
JJverse Star Trek...ROCKED on May 17, 2013 and beyond!
Enterprise is Great is offline   Reply With Quote
Old December 9 2012, 10:59 AM   #22
Rear Admiral
lurok's Avatar
Location: Lost in the EU expanse with a nice cup of tea
Re: Torias Dax in the new Star Trek movies?

aka fanwank
lurok is offline   Reply With Quote


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 03:33 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
FireFox 2+ or Internet Explorer 7+ highly recommended.