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Old April 7 2014, 02:22 AM   #16
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Re: Happy FIRST CONTACT Day!!

Time to dance to "Ooby Dooby", down shots to tequila and binge on cheese peirogies.
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Old April 7 2014, 02:34 AM   #17
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Maybe nobody is answering our calls because they are letting the call go to voicemail. "Caller ID says it's those creepy humans calling again."
hahaha this is the first time i've lol'd at a post here in a long while
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Old April 8 2014, 10:07 PM   #18
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I still say that we are, in fact, living in the Mirror Universe, and when the Vulcans show up in 49 years we're going to murder the shit out of them.
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Old April 8 2014, 11:17 PM   #19
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I wonder how, or even if, fan opinions would change about STAR TREK, if alien contact was made at any time. Would the show suddenly appear hokey in comparison to the reality of whatever transpires? Indeed, would all of sci-fi seem suddenly rediculous? What aliens look or act like, I wouldn't hazard a guess. But if nothing else changed, sci-fi very probably would. Some would say "religion, too" but I don't really buy into that, myself, personally ...
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Old April 9 2014, 02:04 AM   #20
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I still say that we are, in fact, living in the Mirror Universe, and when the Vulcans show up in 49 years we're going to murder the shit out of them.
There's the optimism and hope that I think the OP meant to suggest!!! If we can work in a little latitude here, couldn't our welcoming party use something a bit more ostentatious or exciting than that old humdrum sawed off? How about a contemporary Streetsweeper, a well preserved MP5, or even an honest to goodness primitive laser? Hell, the Robinsons had 'em over 60 years earlier!!!
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Old April 9 2014, 01:40 PM   #21
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Only 49 years to go guys!!!!
Biggest canon violation evah, -49 years and counting....


Happy Future Canon Violation Day!
Love that

However we did have canon violation already, since the Eugenic Wars never took place and no one sent up Khan & Co. with the Botany Bay in 1996 ... right??
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Old April 9 2014, 02:56 PM   #22
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Only 49 years to go guys!!!!
Biggest canon violation evah, -49 years and counting....


Happy Future Canon Violation Day!
Love that

However we did have canon violation already, since the Eugenic Wars never took place and no one sent up Khan & Co. with the Botany Bay in 1996 ... right??
That's what they want you to believe
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Old April 9 2014, 03:06 PM   #23
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I was afraid of that.
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Old April 9 2014, 07:05 PM   #24
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However we did have canon violation already, since the Eugenic Wars never took place and no one sent up Khan & Co. with the Botany Bay in 1996 ... right??
You missed that? The newly launched MSNBC was the only network that carried the entire thing, including the launch. Unfortunately, only 17 people were watching at the time.
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Old April 9 2014, 08:06 PM   #25
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Unfortunately, only 17 people were watching at the time.
Pretty much the same viewership today.
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Old April 10 2014, 04:42 AM   #26
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Unfortunately, only 17 people were watching at the time.
Pretty much the same viewership today.
I know. Funny isn't it?
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Old April 22 2014, 05:22 PM   #27
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Have you hugged your Vulcan yet today?
Speaking for Vulcans in general, I think we would prefer not to be hugged by more-emotional species.
A simple, intergalactic hand-sign of acknowledgement and appreciation should suffice.
But, First Contact Day is an historical event of considerable significance throughout the Quadrant, since it led eventually to the founding of the Federation.
Live long, and prosper, my friends.
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Old April 23 2014, 01:19 AM   #28
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Kevman7987 wrote: View Post
Have you hugged your Vulcan yet today?
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But, First Contact Day is an historical event of considerable significance throughout the Quadrant, since it led eventually to the founding of the Federation.
Live long, and prosper, my friends.
I endorse these statements. After all, they would both get a hearty from Ambassador Neelix. Hell, I'm sure he would even throw a catered party for the occasion.
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Old April 23 2014, 05:11 AM   #29
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Calling occupants of interplanetary craft!

Calling occupants...of interplanetary, most extraordinary, craft.

Wow!!!...never ran in to ANYbody else that actually knew that song...quite the departure for the Carpenters...not sure about the Klaatu version...but also weirdly cool!...
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Old April 23 2014, 05:16 AM   #30
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However we did have canon violation already, since the Eugenic Wars never took place and no one sent up Khan & Co. with the Botany Bay in 1996 ... right??
You missed that? The newly launched MSNBC was the only network that carried the entire thing, including the launch. Unfortunately, only 17 people were watching at the time.
Hmmm...CNN said it was a hoax, Al Jazeera America said it was a UFO, and FOX said the flash of light we saw in the sky was not a UFO. Swamp gas from a weather balloon was trapped in a thermal pocket and reflected the light from Venus."

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