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Old June 3 2013, 05:04 PM   #1
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Question about Adm. Marcus [spoilers]

When Kirk met with Admiral Marcus, and it was brought up that Kirk was talked into joining Starfleet by then Captain Pike, Admiral Marcus said to Kirk, and I'm not positive what his exact words were, but he asked "who do you think talked Pike into joining?"

Who do you think Marcus was talking about when he said that? Himself?...George Kirk?...

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Old June 3 2013, 05:17 PM   #2
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Re: Question about Adm. Marcus [spoilers]

Himself. Marcus recruited Pike.

It was his Dooku recruited Qui-Gonn recruited Obi-Wan moment.
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Old June 3 2013, 07:19 PM   #3
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The real question about Marcus is - what the hell is he wearing in the second half of the film?
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Old June 3 2013, 08:22 PM   #4
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Re: Question about Adm. Marcus [spoilers]

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The real question about Marcus is - what the hell is he wearing in the second half of the film?
Doesn't seem (and probably isn't) Starfleet regulation. Even Scotty asked the guy who found him in the hanger bay if he was Starfleet or private secruity...

Now if you're talking about the fashion...
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Old June 3 2013, 09:13 PM   #5
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Re: Question about Adm. Marcus [spoilers]

It was Spock Prime!
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Old June 3 2013, 09:29 PM   #6
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Re: Question about Adm. Marcus [spoilers]

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The real question about Marcus is - what the hell is he wearing in the second half of the film?
While he was living in Britain, Admiral Marcus was a huge fan of historic football and especially of Mario Balotelli when he played for Manchester City, so he patterned the Section 31 uniforms on Balotelli's goal celebration undershirt/overshirt pullover combo.

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Old June 3 2013, 09:46 PM   #7
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Re: Question about Adm. Marcus [spoilers]

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The real question about Marcus is - what the hell is he wearing in the second half of the film?
I was wondering the same thing. Whatever it was he had his Admiral stripes sewn onto it.
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Old June 9 2013, 08:54 PM   #8
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Must be his Section 31 uniform (I did notice the rank stripes as well). Nice to see a different uniform unlike on Enterprise where Harrison has the same uniform that Sloan wears 200 years later! Seems like the timeline's changed their uniform.....
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Old June 10 2013, 09:53 PM   #9
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Must be his Section 31 uniform (I did notice the rank stripes as well). Nice to see a different uniform unlike on Enterprise where Harrison has the same uniform that Sloan wears 200 years later! Seems like the timeline's changed their uniform.....
Section 31 is so secret they even have their own uniforms!
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Old June 11 2013, 05:36 AM   #10
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Must be his Section 31 uniform (I did notice the rank stripes as well). Nice to see a different uniform unlike on Enterprise where Harrison has the same uniform that Sloan wears 200 years later! Seems like the timeline's changed their uniform.....
Okay, seriously, why would Nero's arrival make Section 31 ditch black leather?
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Old June 11 2013, 05:48 AM   #11
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Section 31 is so secret they even have their own uniforms!
They don't seem to be so secrect in this timeline.
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Old June 11 2013, 05:53 AM   #12
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Must be his Section 31 uniform (I did notice the rank stripes as well). Nice to see a different uniform unlike on Enterprise where Harrison has the same uniform that Sloan wears 200 years later! Seems like the timeline's changed their uniform.....
Okay, seriously, why would Nero's arrival make Section 31 ditch black leather?
Marcus was trying to get away from the obviously evil look.
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Old June 11 2013, 05:59 AM   #13
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Trench coats were being done by Khan that year. Nero and his men also wore trench coats. Admiral Marcus isn't like them. "HE'S A GOOD GUY"
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Old June 11 2013, 10:44 AM   #14
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Must be his Section 31 uniform (I did notice the rank stripes as well). Nice to see a different uniform unlike on Enterprise where Harrison has the same uniform that Sloan wears 200 years later! Seems like the timeline's changed their uniform.....
Okay, seriously, why would Nero's arrival make Section 31 ditch black leather?
Obviously the Section 31 budget was beefed up after Nero's threat was revealed which meant they didn't have to wear the hand me downs from the Earth Starfleet era (maybe Khan designed them like he helped design USS Vengeance!). It makes sense....
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