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Old May 1 2013, 08:05 AM   #16
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Re: Most untrustworthy race in the galaxy?

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I concur.
Hands down this.
Beguiling bunch. Of all the races, Humans are the most root-beer like.



Quark thinks that's a bad thing. Down right insidious even.
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Old May 1 2013, 08:33 AM   #17
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Re: Most untrustworthy race in the galaxy?

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This.
And I think Mark Twain would have agreed. "I believe that our Heavenly Father invented man because he was disappointed in the monkey."

Ryva Brall wrote:
The Obsidian Order and the Tal Shiar have got nothing on Section 31.
At least the Cardassian and Romulan general populations knew of the existence of their secret intelligence organizations.
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Old May 1 2013, 11:27 AM   #18
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Re: Most untrustworthy race in the galaxy?

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This.
I concur.
Hands down this.
Indeed.
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Old May 1 2013, 11:37 AM   #19
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Re: Most untrustworthy race in the galaxy?

Racial Stereotyping Ahoy!
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Old May 1 2013, 03:44 PM   #20
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Re: Most untrustworthy race in the galaxy?

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This.
I concur.
Hands down this.
This was the first thing that came to my mind as well.
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Old May 1 2013, 08:02 PM   #21
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Romulans. And of course their manipulative behaviour is entirely cultural, just like Vulcan arrogance is cultural and not biological.
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Old May 1 2013, 09:15 PM   #22
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Re: Most untrustworthy race in the galaxy?

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Ryva Brall wrote:
The Obsidian Order and the Tal Shiar have got nothing on Section 31.
At least the Cardassian and Romulan general populations knew of the existence of their secret intelligence organizations.
And Section 31 is not an internal security organization. It doesn't exist to punish traitors or anything like the Tal Shiar and Obsidian Order do. Those organizations exist to enforce the will of the state on the individual; Section 31 only deals with external threats.
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Old May 1 2013, 09:27 PM   #23
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Racial Stereotyping Ahoy!
I hear humans invented it.
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Old May 2 2013, 12:15 AM   #24
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Re: Most untrustworthy race in the galaxy?

Humans may take the cake buy I don't think I could ever trust a Romulan... I negate the racial stereotype by playing a Romulan on Star Trek online, very enjoyable.
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Old May 2 2013, 06:45 AM   #25
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Re: Most untrustworthy race in the galaxy?

To all the people replying humans, I say bullcrap. I'm not saying that humans are by any means angels, but come on, they are not the bottom of the barrel.

there are more untrustworthy races in star trek. How about the romulans (lying every other appearance),yridians(has there ever been a yridian who wasn't a liar on star trek?), pakled(their entire progress is based off of deception for crying out loud), ferengi(rip off artists)... Hell, half of the androids in TNG we've seen have been lying sociopaths (lore). there are more but why bother? Humans are obviously not the most untrustworthy species.

few are more untrustworthy than the pakleds.

From memory alpha:

The Pakleds were a heavyset humanoid species native to the Alpha Quadrant. To the casual observer the Pakleds appear to be intellectually challenged, especially in their verbal skills. However, despite the marked lack of intellect they proved to be far more cunning than they appeared, and used their innocuous appearance to deceive other races.

is this a one dimensional boring trek race? yeah, sure it is. But they are a valid star trek race, and from what we've seen, they are far more untrustworthy than humans.
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Old May 2 2013, 07:24 AM   #26
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Re: Most untrustworthy race in the galaxy?

Nausicaans.

They're a race of brutes who like to throw darts at each other, get into bar fights and basically being very unpleasant. All of which makes them unpredictable and therefore untrustworthy.

I'd rather do business with the Ferengi, at least they have a code of conduct that helps you to understand them and how they operate.

The Breen should also be on the list somewhere. If the Romulans have a saying about never turning your back on one, you kinda know they're not nice people.
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Old May 5 2013, 07:07 AM   #27
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Breen, don't trust anyone who does not show his face.
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Old May 5 2013, 11:41 AM   #28
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I'd say the Vorta, but they were genetically engineered to be that way and can't help it. The Romulans are untrustworthy by choice, so maybe they're even worse.
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Old May 5 2013, 02:41 PM   #29
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Re: Most untrustworthy race in the galaxy?

Definitely Ferengi. I'm no racist, but I would be if I lived in the Trek universe. Wouldn't want to do business with Ferengi, wouldn't want my kids playing with Klingons.
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Old May 5 2013, 03:55 PM   #30
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Re: Most untrustworthy race in the galaxy?

Since this was clearly intended to be a discussion of cultures not races I will answer to the intention and not the wording by saying the most untrustworthy culture is by far the Borg. They exist only to consume.
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