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Old May 27 2013, 02:10 AM   #16
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Re: If STID was a SNW submission... (SPOILERS)

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I can't be the only one who wants to read that story. Am I?
Nope.
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Old May 27 2013, 05:46 AM   #17
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a Deep Space Nine story. A giant space penis arrived at the station and mated with the Bajoran wormhole.
ROFLMAO...OMG....and I thought the Marshak & Culbreath books were horrible.

As someone who, as far as I know, never got a story on Smith's second read pile...
Seriously? I find that hard to believe. You're a published author now. Wow. I guess it is true then that sometimes it just doesn't work with one editor (or doesn't fit a theme, etc.).

I miss that contest...was getting closer each year...and it was so much fun to write short Trek stories.
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Old May 27 2013, 08:39 AM   #18
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I can't be the only one who wants to read that story. Am I?
I expected you to ask if it was coming soon.
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Old May 27 2013, 11:50 AM   #19
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Re: If STID was a SNW submission... (SPOILERS)

I bet it was the Whale Probe.
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Old May 27 2013, 01:27 PM   #20
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I can't be the only one who wants to read that story. Am I?
I expected you to ask if it was coming soon.
Is it?
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Old May 27 2013, 03:12 PM   #21
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I can't be the only one who wants to read that story. Am I?
I expected you to ask if it was coming soon.
Is it?
It didn't get printed. The competition was too stiff.
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Old May 27 2013, 03:17 PM   #22
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Re: If STID was a SNW submission... (SPOILERS)

Oof!
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Old May 28 2013, 09:23 PM   #23
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Re: If STID was a SNW submission... (SPOILERS)

IIRC, Abrams PROMISED us there would be no Khan in this movie. What good are you if you have to lie to people to get them to see your movie?
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Old May 28 2013, 09:34 PM   #24
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IIRC, Abrams PROMISED us there would be no Khan in this movie. What good are you if you have to lie to people to get them to see your movie?
And?

It was just marketing to pique the interest of movie-goers. Seems like it might have backfired on him though.
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Old May 28 2013, 11:12 PM   #25
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IIRC, Abrams PROMISED us there would be no Khan in this movie.
IIRC, the only emphatic denial was a Tweet by Simon Pegg, "It's not Khan" - at about the same time as Karl Urban mentioned Cumberbatch's "Gary Mitchell", which he used as a euphemism for villain-who-may-not-be-a-villain.

When did JJ promise?
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Old May 29 2013, 03:04 AM   #26
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Re: If STID was a SNW submission... (SPOILERS)

They denied it alot, but I don't remember any promises that it wasn't Kahn.
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Old May 29 2013, 03:10 AM   #27
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IIRC, Abrams PROMISED us there would be no Khan in this movie.
You recall incorrectly.
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Old May 29 2013, 03:15 AM   #28
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Re: If STID was a SNW submission... (SPOILERS)

It was just marketing to pique the interest of movie-goers. Seems like it might have backfired on him though.
It did backfire on him with me. I have said loud and often that I refuse to give Abrams a dime if he reboots an episode, especially if he brought back Khan.

I get that he rebooted the series. I applaud him for that. But why retell an old story?
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Old May 29 2013, 03:18 AM   #29
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And JD, I assume you have a copy of Star Trek II lying around. Could you go look at it before you spell it "Kahn" again, please?
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Old May 29 2013, 03:29 AM   #30
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Sorry.
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