RSS iconTwitter iconFacebook icon

The Trek BBS title image

The Trek BBS statistics

Threads: 140,170
Posts: 5,435,338
Members: 24,939
Currently online: 493
Newest member: katlynwomack

TrekToday headlines

Two Official Starships Collection Ships
By: T'Bonz on Oct 22

Pine In New Skit
By: T'Bonz on Oct 21

Stewart In Holiday Film
By: T'Bonz on Oct 21

The Red Shirt Diaries #8
By: T'Bonz on Oct 20

IDW Publishing January Comics
By: T'Bonz on Oct 20

Retro Review: Chrysalis
By: Michelle on Oct 18

The Next Generation Season Seven Blu-ray Details
By: T'Bonz on Oct 17

CBS Launches Streaming Service
By: T'Bonz on Oct 17

Yelchin In New Indie Thriller
By: T'Bonz on Oct 17

Saldana In The Book of Life
By: T'Bonz on Oct 17


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 > Entertainment & Interests > Science Fiction & Fantasy > Doctor Who

Doctor Who "Bigger on the inside..."

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old December 23 2012, 01:20 AM   #31
Evil Headhunter
Doctor of TARDIS
 
Evil Headhunter's Avatar
 
Location: Emh
Send a message via ICQ to Evil Headhunter Send a message via AIM to Evil Headhunter Send a message via Windows Live Messenger to Evil Headhunter Send a message via Yahoo to Evil Headhunter
Re: It's not just a new control room...

If that's true, fantastic! However, I am very curious to see how new fans (ranging all the way back to '05) will react. They've never seen such a thing and they might freak out.
__________________
"Eccleston was a tiger and Tennant was, well, Tigger. Smith [is] an uncoordinated housecat who pretends that he meant to do that after falling off a piece of furniture." - Lynne M. Thomas

"I'm in Hell and it's full of Avons!" - Vila
Evil Headhunter is offline   Reply With Quote
Old December 23 2012, 01:31 AM   #32
Peacemaker
Vice Admiral
 
Location: Time Vortex
Re: It's not just a new control room...

Yep. From the GB thread on this:
__________________
Listen to my best friend's Podcast!

DJ Mark Bisson

Say my name, and every color illuminates!
Peacemaker is offline   Reply With Quote
Old December 23 2012, 02:24 AM   #33
The Wormhole
Admiral
 
The Wormhole's Avatar
 
Re: It's not just a new control room...

You know, I was also hoping for Super Friends style star swipes, like there were in the credit sequences starting with Tom Baker's last year and throughout Peter Davison's run and Colin Baker's run. I always thought that was cool.
__________________
"Internet message boards aren't as funny today as they were ten years ago. I've stopped reading new posts." -The Simpsons 20th anniversary special.
The Wormhole is offline   Reply With Quote
Old December 23 2012, 02:57 AM   #34
Evil Headhunter
Doctor of TARDIS
 
Evil Headhunter's Avatar
 
Location: Emh
Send a message via ICQ to Evil Headhunter Send a message via AIM to Evil Headhunter Send a message via Windows Live Messenger to Evil Headhunter Send a message via Yahoo to Evil Headhunter
Re: It's not just a new control room...

Peacemaker wrote: View Post
Yep. From the GB thread on this:
Sounds promising. I can't wait to see it!
__________________
"Eccleston was a tiger and Tennant was, well, Tigger. Smith [is] an uncoordinated housecat who pretends that he meant to do that after falling off a piece of furniture." - Lynne M. Thomas

"I'm in Hell and it's full of Avons!" - Vila
Evil Headhunter is offline   Reply With Quote
Old December 23 2012, 04:51 AM   #35
Ar-Pharazon
Rear Admiral
 
Ar-Pharazon's Avatar
 
Re: It's not just a new control room...

I liked the TARDIS/DW part of the logo, I'll be sorry to see that go, but the return of "the face" will be cool.
__________________
Rimmer, on what period of history to live in-
“Well, It’d be the 19th century for me, one of Napoleon’s marshals.
The chance to march across Europe with the greatest general of all time and kill Belgians” - (White Hole).
Ar-Pharazon is offline   Reply With Quote
Old December 23 2012, 05:58 AM   #36
Valin
Rear Admiral
 
Location: Helium, Barsoom
Re: It's not just a new control room...

Is it just me or does anyone else find it strange that posters are using spoiler code for theme music/titles?
__________________
"Live long and prosper."
-Abraham Lincoln to the train conductor at Gettysburg, PA Novemember 1863
Valin is offline   Reply With Quote
Old December 23 2012, 05:59 AM   #37
The Black Stig
Rear Admiral
 
The Black Stig's Avatar
 
Location: Dunsfold Aerodrome, Surrey
Re: It's not just a new control room...

Cripes, it's like all the crappy details from old Who are coming back. The ridiculous face in the credits, the boring and sterile control room.

What the hell, Moffat?
__________________
Some say that he haunts the halls of the Top Gear production office and that, if you listen closely, you can hear his wails around Gambon.

All we know is that he's not The Stig, he's The Stig's drowned predecessor.
The Black Stig is offline   Reply With Quote
Old December 23 2012, 06:21 AM   #38
SeerSGB
Admiral
 
SeerSGB's Avatar
 
Location: Out There...That Away
View SeerSGB's Twitter Profile
Re: It's not just a new control room...

The Stig wrote: View Post
Cripes, it's like all the crappy details from old Who are coming back. The ridiculous face in the credits, the boring and sterile control room.

What the hell, Moffat?
I like it, I grew up watching Classic Who on PBS. So for me it's like returning to Friday night and waiting for Peter Davision or Tom Baker to show up. Probably cause of the 50th they're rolling everything back.
__________________
- SeerSGB -
"I've made many mistakes, and it's about time that I did something about that." The Doctor (Deep Breath)
| Blog | Homepage |
SeerSGB is offline   Reply With Quote
Old December 23 2012, 06:27 AM   #39
Peacemaker
Vice Admiral
 
Location: Time Vortex
Re: It's not just a new control room...

The Stig wrote: View Post
Cripes, it's like all the crappy details from old Who are coming back. The ridiculous face in the credits, the boring and sterile control room.

What the hell, Moffat?
You know what, there's not a real nice way to put this, so I'll just say it: We've had 7 years of your way. It's been fun; it's been nice; many of us, including myself have been okay with it - but now, it's "our" time - those of us who like a more clinical control room; those of us who kinda miss the face in the credits. You've had your time; and we stepped aside; now step aside and let us have our time, please.
__________________
Listen to my best friend's Podcast!

DJ Mark Bisson

Say my name, and every color illuminates!
Peacemaker is offline   Reply With Quote
Old December 23 2012, 07:18 AM   #40
Enterprise is Great
Rear Admiral
 
Enterprise is Great's Avatar
 
Re: It's not just a new control room...

I like the return of the face.
__________________
JJverse Star Trek...ROCKED on May 17, 2013 and beyond!
Enterprise is Great is offline   Reply With Quote
Old December 23 2012, 11:56 AM   #41
Rowan Sjet
Commodore
 
Rowan Sjet's Avatar
 
Location: Away!
Re: It's not just a new control room...

Peacemaker wrote: View Post
The Stig wrote: View Post
Cripes, it's like all the crappy details from old Who are coming back. The ridiculous face in the credits, the boring and sterile control room.

What the hell, Moffat?
You know what, there's not a real nice way to put this, so I'll just say it: We've had 7 years of your way. It's been fun; it's been nice; many of us, including myself have been okay with it - but now, it's "our" time - those of us who like a more clinical control room; those of us who kinda miss the face in the credits. You've had your time; and we stepped aside; now step aside and let us have our time, please.
Excuse me, 26 series and a movie anyone?
__________________
And the sign said, "Long haired freaky people need not apply..."
Rowan Sjet is offline   Reply With Quote
Old December 23 2012, 03:10 PM   #42
diankra
Commodore
 
Location: UK
Re: It's not just a new control room...

Rowan Sjet wrote: View Post
Excuse me, 26 series and a movie anyone?
No face in the TV movie titles! OR the first three and a half seasons...
__________________
"Some days are better than others. They say that where I come from."
"Loudly, I imagine, on the day you left."
(Blake's 7 - Rumours of Death)
diankra is offline   Reply With Quote
Old December 23 2012, 03:11 PM   #43
Alidar Jarok
Everything in moderation but moderation
 
Alidar Jarok's Avatar
 
Location: Norfolk, VA
Re: It's not just a new control room...

The Stig wrote: View Post
Cripes, it's like all the crappy details from old Who are coming back. The ridiculous face in the credits, the boring and sterile control room.

What the hell, Moffat?
The problem is "crappy details" is a very subjective concept. Some people like them quite a lot. I like the old control room, for example. I don't see why it has to be so cluttered like the modern one.

For the face, I think it's better if subtle. For example, I would prefer a face outline in the vortex rather than just a photo of the face. I also (if it wasn't apparent) prefer the vortex over space. Then again, I don't think they've ever gotten better than the very original credits and there is no face or vortex or space there.
__________________
When on Romulus, Do as the Romulans
Alidar Jarok is offline   Reply With Quote
Old December 23 2012, 03:46 PM   #44
The Wormhole
Admiral
 
The Wormhole's Avatar
 
Re: It's not just a new control room...

Valin wrote: View Post
Is it just me or does anyone else find it strange that posters are using spoiler code for theme music/titles?
This isn't the first time such a thing has been done. I remember when Enterprise did the special opening credits for its MU two-parter, the description of it was spoiler coded.

What I thought was ridiculous was several years ago when the title to the BSG episode He That Believeth in Me was announced, a shit storm started in the BSG forum with someone upset because "that should be spoiler coded!"

The Stig wrote: View Post
Cripes, it's like all the crappy details from old Who are coming back. The ridiculous face in the credits, the boring and sterile control room.

What the hell, Moffat?
This is the anniversary year, and the face in the credits was an integral part of classic Who. It was featured in everyone's credits except for Hartnell and McGann.

You may not like it, but everyone else seems to. In fact, I remember an online petition to bring the face back after Smith was cast.

As for the console room, I've never thought too highly of the one we've had since season 5 anyway, so I say good riddance.
__________________
"Internet message boards aren't as funny today as they were ten years ago. I've stopped reading new posts." -The Simpsons 20th anniversary special.
The Wormhole is offline   Reply With Quote
Old December 23 2012, 04:09 PM   #45
Shazam!
Rear Admiral
 
Shazam!'s Avatar
 
Re: It's not just a new control room...

The Stig wrote: View Post
Cripes, it's like all the crappy details from old Who are coming back. The ridiculous face in the credits, the boring and sterile control room.
Good.
Shazam! 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 10:25 AM.

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