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Old April 15 2013, 11:37 AM   #271
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Re: Janeway's Decision to Kill Tuvix

What would Picard have done?
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Old April 15 2013, 11:39 AM   #272
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Given a long speech about how noble it would be to sacrifice yourself to save two others that Tuvix would have no choice but to fall on his sword.
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Old April 15 2013, 11:50 AM   #273
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That sounds much more elegant.
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Old April 15 2013, 12:41 PM   #274
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It sounds much more Trek.

Which is why VOY is such a delight.
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Old April 15 2013, 01:21 PM   #275
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Jean-Luc's go to move surely has to be the Picard Manoeuvre?

He throws Tuvix at a wall at warp 9 so that in the 4 seconds that it appears that Tuvok is being thrown at the wall and Neelix is already bouncing off it, Picard can ask their opinion on the matter before the optical illusion integrates.
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Old April 15 2013, 03:55 PM   #276
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Re: Janeway's Decision to Kill Tuvix

Sisko would have disintegrated Tuvix to make the entire question moot.
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Old April 15 2013, 05:19 PM   #277
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Archer would knocked Tuvix on his ass.
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Old April 15 2013, 05:50 PM   #278
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What would Picard have done?
Have Geordi and Data technobable their way a win win situation.
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Old April 15 2013, 06:14 PM   #279
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Archer would knocked Tuvix on his ass.
I think it's the other way around. Archer really seemed to like getting beat up.
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Old April 15 2013, 06:22 PM   #280
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The Enterprise crew were only truly interesting when they took their clothes off.
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Old April 15 2013, 07:01 PM   #281
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The Enterprise crew were only truly interesting when they took their clothes off.
You might like "Acquisition" then (with the unidentified short, greedy aliens with huge ears). I watched it again last night and Trip spends the first 20 minutes running around in his blue underwear.
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Old April 15 2013, 11:46 PM   #282
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Given a long speech about how noble it would be to sacrifice yourself to save two others that Tuvix would have no choice but to fall on his sword.
I disagree! I think picard would have advocated tuvix as his own being and capable of making his own choice. Im actually surprised Janeway went so hitler on him.

Shows the difference in maturity between her and picard (and even Sisko).. Her pompousness is one of the reasons I was never a big fan of voyager.

There were several episodes when I was like "Who does this !@#!@# think she is???"
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Old April 16 2013, 12:20 AM   #283
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Uh oh... does this mean its time to invoke the "Godwin" rule on this thread?


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Old April 16 2013, 12:31 AM   #284
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The Godwin rule is that this is something that must happen, not that this is reason to end everything... Besides that would mean that any thread about the Killing Game, Patterns of force, or Stormfront would have to be locked from the first post.
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Old April 16 2013, 12:35 AM   #285
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Given a long speech about how noble it would be to sacrifice yourself to save two others that Tuvix would have no choice but to fall on his sword.
I disagree! I think picard would have advocated tuvix as his own being and capable of making his own choice. Im actually surprised Janeway went so hitler on him.

Shows the difference in maturity between her and picard (and even Sisko).. Her pompousness is one of the reasons I was never a big fan of voyager.

There were several episodes when I was like "Who does this !@#!@# think she is???"
Picard would have accepted Tuvix as his own being. Which is why he'd trump out the Picard Speech to persuade him to do so of his own violation instead of just forcibly performing the procedure. But if Tuvix did refuse, I think Picard would've reluctantly honored that.
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