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View Poll Results: borg for Trek 3
yes. 41 20.71%
no. 140 70.71%
save them for ST 4 (if there is one) 17 8.59%
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Old September 22 2013, 11:43 PM   #31
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Re: Should the Borg be the villain in Trek 3?

Who?
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Old September 22 2013, 11:43 PM   #32
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Re: Should the Borg be the villain in Trek 3?

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Who?
Which is exactly what general audiences would say...
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Old September 22 2013, 11:47 PM   #33
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Re: Should the Borg be the villain in Trek 3?

Exactly. If Trek fans don't care about Random Cat Aliens, how will everybody else know?
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Old September 22 2013, 11:52 PM   #34
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Oh, god. I hope not.
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Old September 22 2013, 11:55 PM   #35
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Re: Should the Borg be the villain in Trek 3?

It's so cute how you guys don't think Khan is coming back.
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Old September 22 2013, 11:56 PM   #36
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I'd rather see something original than a rehash of a villain that's been done to death in TNG and Voyager.
The Borg were fine on TNG, it was VOY that overused them to death by having them appear multiple times per season.
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Old September 23 2013, 12:01 AM   #37
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I'd rather see something original than a rehash of a villain that's been done to death in TNG and Voyager.
The Borg were fine on TNG, it was VOY that overused them to death by having them appear multiple times per season.
FC screwed up the Borg before VOY touched them.
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Old September 23 2013, 12:30 AM   #38
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It's so cute how you guys don't think Khan is coming back.
He probably is. Doing something else would require taking a chance and the pale white Khan is firmly rooted in the safe zone.
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Old September 23 2013, 12:33 AM   #39
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He probably is. Doing something else would require taking a chance and the pale white Khan is firmly rooted in the safe zone.
Yeah. How dare they continue with a character and actor performance that general audiences actually enjoyed?

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Old September 23 2013, 02:50 AM   #40
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Re: Should the Borg be the villain in Trek 3?

Yes, how dare a reboot take familiar characters and concepts and do something different with them. It's not like other franchise reboots have ever done that, oh wait, THEY ALL HAVE. The Borg are my favorite ST alien race. I'd love to see how they'd look with today's technology/effects. Also, it would be something new since TOS crew has never encountered the Borg before. We know that Kirk would handle them much differently than Picard or Janeaway did.
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Old September 23 2013, 02:56 AM   #41
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Please no. I'd rather see Klingons, Gorn or something else from TOS. Leave the next generation stuff for when the timeline moves forward or for another series.
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Old September 23 2013, 03:00 AM   #42
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Re: Should the Borg be the villain in Trek 3?

But why should the Borg be considered strictly "next generation stuff" if it's all one big happy continuity? There are defensible reasons why the Borg could easily appear sooner in the new timeline.
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Old September 23 2013, 04:30 AM   #43
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Especially since they WEREN'T in TNG. They were in Voyager and Enterprise as well I believe, I didn't watch much of that show. Also, people are complaining about there being nothing new, then are saying that the Borg should be the same as they always were, that's odd. Kirk and TOS crew encountering the Borg WOULD be something NEW.
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Old September 23 2013, 06:37 AM   #44
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Especially since they WEREN'T in TNG. They were in Voyager and Enterprise as well I believe, I didn't watch much of that show.
The Borg were introduced in TNG, figuring in several episodes, a feature film, and (briefly) in the DS9 pilot episode - all this well before Voyager had aired.
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Old September 23 2013, 01:04 PM   #45
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Especially since they WEREN'T in TNG.
Not sure if serious.
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