RSS iconTwitter iconFacebook icon

The Trek BBS title image

The Trek BBS statistics

Threads: 143,872
Posts: 5,637,910
Members: 25,487
Currently online: 388
Newest member: triskelion16

TrekToday headlines

Retro Review: The Dogs of War
By: Michelle on Mar 28

Takei Calls For Boycott
By: T'Bonz on Mar 27

April-May 2015 Trek Conventions And Appearances
By: T'Bonz on Mar 27

Quinto TV Alert
By: T'Bonz on Mar 26

Shatner Remembers Nimoy
By: T'Bonz on Mar 26

Star Trek Delta Coin Pouches
By: T'Bonz on Mar 25

Takei Museum Fundraiser In Progress
By: T'Bonz on Mar 25

Star Trek 3 Villain?
By: T'Bonz on Mar 25

Montgomery Comic Book Signing
By: T'Bonz on Mar 24

Mulgrew To Receive Award
By: T'Bonz on Mar 24


Welcome! The Trek BBS is the number one place to chat about Star Trek with like-minded fans. Please login to see our full range of forums as well as the ability to send and receive private messages, track your favourite topics and of course join in the discussions.

If you are a new visitor, join us for free. If you are an existing member please login below. Note: for members who joined under our old messageboard system, please login with your display name not your login name.


Go Back   The Trek BBS > Misc. Star Trek > Trek Tech

Trek Tech Pass me the quantum flux regulator, will you?

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old April 2 2014, 05:46 AM   #16
HIjol
Commodore
 
HIjol's Avatar
 
Location: A Circle Has No End
Re: Replicator and Sonic Shower basics

^^
__________________
"One glance at a book and you hear the voice of another person, perhaps someone dead for 1,000 years. To read is to voyage through time."
Carl Sagan, US Astronomer (1934 - 1996)

Last edited by HIjol; April 2 2014 at 05:50 AM. Reason: Duplicate
HIjol is offline   Reply With Quote
Old April 2 2014, 05:47 AM   #17
HIjol
Commodore
 
HIjol's Avatar
 
Location: A Circle Has No End
Re: Replicator and Sonic Shower basics

^^ I do think T is on to something regarding the relative effect of the whole thing...however, you do raise a good question, Drone, in reference to the whole "after-shower" experience...I suppose it would be up to the showeree...

...perhaps the subject of another thread, but might I just muse a bit on personal products in the time of the Federation?!

"Hyper Hair Spray...for a hold that will take you from Hydroponics to Stelar Cartography"
I am thinking here that we have a tie-in with Facial-Hair Riker?!?!

"Ferengi Floss...if it works for them, imagine how clean YOUR gums will be!"
Tie-in: Quark for the Grups, Nog for the kids?...flavors and thicknesses TBD...

"Worf Warnog Wash...we're not sure what Klingons use it for, but, Damn!"
Any number of tie-ins and uses here...the mind boggles...klips of K'Ehleyr?

Ok...ya'all contribute!...have a laugh...
__________________
"One glance at a book and you hear the voice of another person, perhaps someone dead for 1,000 years. To read is to voyage through time."
Carl Sagan, US Astronomer (1934 - 1996)

Last edited by HIjol; April 2 2014 at 05:49 AM. Reason: Computer presuming to spell for me!...cheeky!
HIjol is offline   Reply With Quote
Old April 2 2014, 06:34 PM   #18
T'Girl
Vice Admiral
 
T'Girl's Avatar
 
Location: Seattle, Washington
Re: Replicator and Sonic Shower basics

HIjol wrote: View Post
"Worf Warnog Wash...
Swimming is too much like BATHING !!!!

A true Klingon never cleans himself, thereby preserving his natural masculine scent.

T'Girl is online now   Reply With Quote
Old April 2 2014, 06:47 PM   #19
HIjol
Commodore
 
HIjol's Avatar
 
Location: A Circle Has No End
Re: Replicator and Sonic Shower basics

T'Girl wrote: View Post
HIjol wrote: View Post
"Worf Warnog Wash...
Swimming is too much like BATHING !!!!

A true Klingon never cleans himself, thereby preserving his natural masculine scent.

...smiling, I stand corrected!
__________________
"One glance at a book and you hear the voice of another person, perhaps someone dead for 1,000 years. To read is to voyage through time."
Carl Sagan, US Astronomer (1934 - 1996)
HIjol is offline   Reply With Quote
Old April 2 2014, 08:54 PM   #20
Mr. Laser Beam
Fleet Admiral
 
Mr. Laser Beam's Avatar
 
Location: The visitor's bullpen
View Mr. Laser Beam's Twitter Profile
Re: Replicator and Sonic Shower basics

Klingons may not like to bathe, but I'm sure they still shower. There's no "honor" in stinking up the room.
__________________
Sweet dreams are made of cheese
Who am I to diss a brie?
I cheddar the world and the feta cheese
Everybody's looking for Stilton
Mr. Laser Beam is offline   Reply With Quote
Old April 3 2014, 01:22 AM   #21
Albertese
Commodore
 
Albertese's Avatar
 
Location: Portland, OR
Re: Replicator and Sonic Shower basics

Mr. Laser Beam wrote: View Post
Klingons may not like to bathe, but I'm sure they still shower. There's no "honor" in stinking up the room.
Then what was that stench someone wanted to cloak in Star Trek IV?

--Alex
__________________
Check out my website: www.goldtoothstudio.squarespace.com
Albertese is online now   Reply With Quote
Old April 3 2014, 03:34 AM   #22
Mr. Laser Beam
Fleet Admiral
 
Mr. Laser Beam's Avatar
 
Location: The visitor's bullpen
View Mr. Laser Beam's Twitter Profile
Re: Replicator and Sonic Shower basics

^ The food stores?
__________________
Sweet dreams are made of cheese
Who am I to diss a brie?
I cheddar the world and the feta cheese
Everybody's looking for Stilton
Mr. Laser Beam is offline   Reply With Quote
Old April 4 2014, 05:15 AM   #23
DangerLRobinson
Ensign
 
Location: The Q Continuum
Re: Replicator and Sonic Shower basics

They probably go to the emh or crusher to handle something like antiperspirants there were few episodes in the different TV series that showed perfumes being used or at least available. Klingons clean themselves its just that they probably wouldn't take bubble baths. But the replicator was used to even make things from the past like Tom Paris' TV set or synthesis of different things the emh needed to help with nano machines from the Borg and his holoemitter . Think of all the different things we could do with a replicator. Essentially you could go outside and get some dirt ans turn that into a holiday feast.
DangerLRobinson is offline   Reply With Quote
Old April 5 2014, 10:03 PM   #24
T'Girl
Vice Admiral
 
T'Girl's Avatar
 
Location: Seattle, Washington
Re: Replicator and Sonic Shower basics

DangerLRobinson wrote: View Post
They probably go to the emh or crusher to handle something like antiperspirants ....
I think it's more likely you would just replicate what you wanted, or prior to the replicator obtain it from ship's store, or you would bring it aboard with you.

No need to visit the ship's doctor.

The same with any other personal vanity or hygiene supplies. It is fairly obvious that the women aboard (including T"Pol) wear makeup. Both Spock and Sulu at one point employed blue eye shadow (fashion statement).

__________________
.
Ilia :
My oath of sluttyness is on record Captain, may I assume my duties?
T'Girl is online now   Reply With Quote
Old April 16 2014, 07:57 AM   #25
doctorfoto
Commodore
 
Re: Replicator and Sonic Shower basics

I was thinking about food replicators and thought to myself that, in reality, ordering food from a replicator would be a horrible experience - particularly if you were behind someone at the replicator who simply couldn't make a decision.

Much like Tom Paris' "tomato soup" exchange in Caretaker, you couldn't just walk up to a replicator and say "I'll have a ham sandwich and some chips." Too many variables. What kind of bread? What kind of ham? Musturd? Cheese? (What kind?) American "chips" or British? (Again, what kind?) Plus if you were ordering food you would have to have some kind of visual interface to preview your meal choice one would think.

I see the way around it is perhaps crew members would have to set up their "favorite" foods in advance, so that when Janeway orders coffee or Dax orders raktajino or pudding, the replicator knows exactly what variables they prefer, in terms of temperature, how strong, etc. If they set up their favorites in their quarters, the interface might also sport a screen for ease of use, much like the "replication center" on the Enterprise in Data's Day

Tom Paris got the runaround about the soup because it was his first time to Voyager, and as an observer might not have technically even been officially part of the crew. I imagine that for subsequent visits to the mess hall, Paris could simply just say "tomato soup" and get it the way he prefers, while another crew member like say, Chell, could order it the very same way and get his "Bolian style with rice" without needing to specify.

There might also be "generic" meal choices, like when Sisko orders "Entree number 103" in Blaze of Glory, which was familiar enough to Eddington that he could identify it by number and contents.
doctorfoto is offline   Reply With Quote
Old April 18 2014, 02:38 AM   #26
varek
Commander
 
varek's Avatar
 
Location: Danville, IN, USA
Re: Replicator and Sonic Shower basics

I think the elements of the ingredients needed could be combined in a chamber, using a coler coil to mix them and swirl them into condensed particles of matter.

http://www.scribd.com/doc/47365700/The-Coler-Coil
__________________
Varek, Vulcan Engineer
Infinite Diversity in Infinite Combinations
Time, like latinum, is a limited commodity.
varek is offline   Reply With Quote
Old April 18 2014, 05:00 AM   #27
sojourner
Admiral
 
sojourner's Avatar
 
Location: I'm at WKRP
Re: Replicator and Sonic Shower basics

I think you haven't read at least the summary page of that document about the Coler Coil. Though it does read as an interesting piece of fiction.
__________________
Baby, you and me were never meant to be, just maybe think of me once in a while...
sojourner is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump



All times are GMT +1. The time now is 07:25 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
FireFox 2+ or Internet Explorer 7+ highly recommended.