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Old July 29 2014, 09:42 AM   #16
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Re: Vengeance navigation system CLEARLY needs to go back to drawing bo

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After crashing and Khan jumps out, I'd like to think that that the Vengeance computer said, "You have arrived at your destination."



By the way, the Vengeance computer voice was Bill Hader, of Saturday Night Live fame.
Wow, that is actually pretty cool. I didn't know that he's also a producer and writer on South Park, and the voice of Kyle's brother Ike (among others).
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Old July 29 2014, 08:59 PM   #17
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Computer: "You just had an accident."

Khan: "I know I had an accident!"

With all do respect to the 5th Element
I just had a vision of Cumberbatch saying the line (which, in T5E, was ad-libbed by Bruce Willis): "I only speak two languages, English and bad English."

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Old July 29 2014, 09:08 PM   #18
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The computer even says it can't guarentee it can make it to the destination, and if he wants to continue, the ship pushes it's battered body to the limit and crashes just short of it taking out several city blocks trying.

I mean give her a break, if I gutted you with a knife, kicked your sharpely in both shins then ordered you to walk to a shop 3 miles away for a donut, you wouldn't fair so well either.
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Old July 29 2014, 10:02 PM   #19
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After crashing and Khan jumps out, I'd like to think that that the Vengeance computer said, "You have arrived at your destination."



By the way, the Vengeance computer voice was Bill Hader, of Saturday Night Live fame.
Wow, that is actually pretty cool. I didn't know that he's also a producer and writer on South Park, and the voice of Kyle's brother Ike (among others).
Huh. I didn't know that either. Bill Hader is one of my fave SNL alumni and my respect for the Vengeance went up a whole helluva lot
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Old July 29 2014, 11:41 PM   #20
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I mean give her a break, if I gutted you with a knife, kicked your sharpely in both shins then ordered you to walk to a shop 3 miles away for a donut, you wouldn't fair so well either.
Well, that was graphic, and too detailed.

Have you done this before?
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Old July 30 2014, 03:47 AM   #21
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The computer even says it can't guarentee it can make it to the destination, and if he wants to continue, the ship pushes it's battered body to the limit and crashes just short of it taking out several city blocks trying.

I mean give her a break, if I gutted you with a knife, kicked your sharpely in both shins then ordered you to walk to a shop 3 miles away for a donut, you wouldn't fair so well either.
If you did all that to me and it looked like I'd wind up wiping out everybody who built and commisioned me, I'd probably do a double backflip in atmo just to make sure my struts came off early so when I augered in, I would NOT wipe out the city by the bay.
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Old July 30 2014, 10:56 AM   #22
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Let's remember, though, that the poor ship had already been told to act against civil Starfleet guidelines, by the man who had ordered her built - and was now being told to be uncivil by the man who had helped design her. Whether I loved those two guys with sick devotion as the result, and/or wanted to hurt them and the whole world, my choice probably would be to go berserk and break as many things as possible, as long as that included myself.

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Old July 30 2014, 11:15 AM   #23
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I mean, seriously? Commander John Harrison gives a vocal command for the ship to take him to Starfleet Headquarters. "Confirmed?" the ship asks. "Confirmed," Harrison replies, and then the ship promptly crushes Alcatraz before demolishing half of San Francisco. Harrison didn't say "Set a collision course for Starfleet Headquarters," he said, "Destination: Starfleet Headquarters."

Good thing Admiral Marcus didn't set a course for New Vulcan, the damn ship would have crashed into it. I believe a formal inquiry should be held.

I jest, of course, but this is a serious oversight on the part of the Dreadnaught-class design team
The same folks who designed the massage machine in Thunderball, no doubt.

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