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Star Trek - Original Series The one that started it all...

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Old August 8 2014, 11:44 PM   #1
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Doug Drexler tribute to Matt Jefferies...

Doug Drexler released this tribure video to Matt Jefferies. Worth checking out: http://vimeo.com/101613095
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Old August 9 2014, 01:12 AM   #2
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Re: Doug Drexler tribute to Matt Jefferies...

Well worth watching.
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Old August 9 2014, 02:39 PM   #3
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Well done. Thanks for the link.
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Old August 9 2014, 03:13 PM   #4
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Very nice.
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Old August 9 2014, 05:33 PM   #5
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Re: Doug Drexler tribute to Matt Jefferies...

That was excellent. Jefferies remains one of my favorites.

And I loved Neil Degrass Tyson's comments at the beginning. So true.

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Old August 9 2014, 06:46 PM   #6
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Very nice, Thanks for posting it.
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Old August 9 2014, 07:18 PM   #7
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Re: Doug Drexler tribute to Matt Jefferies...

He, more than Roddenberry, made Star Trek--at least to me. Had everything else been the same, and the Enterprise just some finned rocket--this very website would likely not exist.

Matt brought elegance to the universe that no equation will ever match
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Old August 9 2014, 07:25 PM   #8
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Re: Doug Drexler tribute to Matt Jefferies...

In fairness to Roddenberry he pointed MJ in the right direction. GR laid out the basic guidelines which helped MJ get started. GR made a point of wanting to distance themselves from anything that had been done before or anything remotely likely in the near future.

While it's true MJ did eventually use a saucer shape the end result is greater than that one familiar element. Despite the prominant saucer I've never heard of anyone saying MJ's design being just a variation of a flying saucer.
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