RSS iconTwitter iconFacebook icon

The Trek BBS title image

The Trek BBS statistics

Threads: 137,794
Posts: 5,325,594
Members: 24,548
Currently online: 609
Newest member: wrestlefreak36

TrekToday headlines

Seven of Nine Bobble Head
By: T'Bonz on Jul 9

Pegg The Prankster
By: T'Bonz on Jul 9

More Trek Stars Join Unbelievable!!!!!
By: T'Bonz on Jul 8

Star Trek #35 Preview
By: T'Bonz on Jul 8

New ThinkGeek Trek Apparel
By: T'Bonz on Jul 7

Star Trek Movie Prop Auction
By: T'Bonz on Jul 7

Drexler: NX Engineering Room Construction
By: T'Bonz on Jul 7

New Trek Home Fashions
By: T'Bonz on Jul 4

Star Trek Pop-Ups Book Preview
By: T'Bonz on Jul 3

Cho: More On Selfie
By: T'Bonz on Jul 3


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 > Star Trek TV Series > The Next Generation

The Next Generation All Good Things come to an end...but not here.

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old April 4 2010, 01:25 PM   #1
Bry_Sinclair
Commodore
 
Bry_Sinclair's Avatar
 
Location: Along the border of Talarian space
Awkward

Ok, not sure if this has been raised before, but I thought I would just get it off my chest. In (I think it's) "Outcast", the epsiode where we meet the genderless J'naii (love the concept of the species and would love to see them back), Soren asks Riker about the human reproductive systems. At this point he becomes all shy and flustered at the question. Now Riker is by far the D's resident womaniser, so surely he, a 24th Century man, would have no problem answering the question honestly and frankly. Why then does he turn into a moron who can only speak of "snips and snails and puppy dog tails"?

-Bry
Bry_Sinclair is offline   Reply With Quote
Old April 4 2010, 01:35 PM   #2
WillsBabe
Vice Admiral
 
WillsBabe's Avatar
 
Re: Awkward

They were having that conversation over dinner, I seem to recall. Maybe the timing of the question took him by surprise and he floundered. I think if Soren had broached the question when he'd been more prepared for it his answer might have been more... biological.
__________________



WillsBabe is offline   Reply With Quote
Old April 4 2010, 10:37 PM   #3
SpyOne
Commander
 
Re: Awkward

Because this was on TV in the 1980's.

I agree, Riker strikes me as the kind of guy who would have no problem explaining that to someone, drawing some illustrations on a napkin, and pulling down his pants as a visual aid.
SpyOne is offline   Reply With Quote
Old April 4 2010, 11:39 PM   #4
KobayashiMaru13
Captain
 
KobayashiMaru13's Avatar
 
Location: 358/2 Days
View KobayashiMaru13's Twitter Profile Send a message via Yahoo to KobayashiMaru13
Re: Awkward

SpyOne wrote: View Post
Because this was on TV in the 1980's.

I agree, Riker strikes me as the kind of guy who would have no problem explaining that to someone, drawing some illustrations on a napkin, and pulling down his pants as a visual aid.
this thread is called AWKWARD, but a REAL awkward moment in TNG was when Data made a comment to Worf about his nipples getting hard, in INS.
__________________
The Dominion Terror Act - 5: Those Unwelcome Visitors
One-Shot: Lizards for Friends
"I wanted to see Roxas. He was the only one I liked. He made me feel like I had a heart." » Axel VIII <> Roxas XIII
KobayashiMaru13 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old April 4 2010, 11:59 PM   #5
ChadHydro
Lieutenant
 
ChadHydro's Avatar
 
Location: The Alpha Quadrant - where all the good parties are
View ChadHydro's Twitter Profile
Re: Awkward

Riker doesn't talk about sex, he just HAS it
__________________
Life, According to Star Trek
ChadHydro is offline   Reply With Quote
Old April 5 2010, 03:50 AM   #6
Trekker4747
Fleet Admiral
 
Trekker4747's Avatar
 
Location: Kansas City
Re: Awkward

KobayashiMaru13 wrote: View Post
SpyOne wrote: View Post
Because this was on TV in the 1980's.

I agree, Riker strikes me as the kind of guy who would have no problem explaining that to someone, drawing some illustrations on a napkin, and pulling down his pants as a visual aid.
this thread is called AWKWARD, but a REAL awkward moment in TNG was when Data made a comment to Worf about his nipples getting hard, in INS.
That wasn't awkward that was stupid.

For me "awkward" would be when Troi -being used as a run-off emtion dumping ground" in "Man of the People" was... "enjoying an evening" with nameless yellow-shirt in her quarters when Riker comes up, rings the chime, and wants to get with Troi to do their umpteenth round of "Crew Evaluation Reports." The guy, post-coitus, kind of stammers to his superior officer and bolts as quickly as he can.
__________________
Just because it's futuristic doesn't mean it's practical.
Trekker4747 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old April 5 2010, 03:51 AM   #7
Finn
Vice Admiral
 
Finn's Avatar
 
Location: In the MetroWest
Re: Awkward

KobayashiMaru13 wrote: View Post
this thread is called AWKWARD, but a REAL awkward moment in TNG was when Data made a comment to Worf about his nipples getting hard, in INS.
That never happened!!

Firmer breats are not the same as hard nipples, and they imply very different things. Firmer breasts suggests youth and beauty, while the other....you know

And Trekker's right. Data's remark was stupid, not awkward.
Finn is offline   Reply With Quote
Old April 6 2010, 06:06 AM   #8
issreliant
Lieutenant Commander
 
issreliant's Avatar
 
Location: Space Sector 2814
View issreliant's Twitter Profile
Re: Awkward

ChadHydro wrote: View Post
Riker doesn't talk about sex, he just HAS it

LOL!!!!!!
__________________
"One of the advantages of being a Captain is being able to ask for advice without necessarily having to take it."- Captain James Tiberius Kirk.
issreliant is offline   Reply With Quote
Old April 6 2010, 06:42 AM   #9
6079SmithW
Vice Admiral
 
6079SmithW's Avatar
 
Re: Awkward

ChadHydro wrote: View Post
Riker doesn't talk about sex, he just HAS it
THIS^ FTW!
6079SmithW is offline   Reply With Quote
Old April 8 2010, 05:36 PM   #10
The Trekster
Lieutenant Commander
 
The Trekster's Avatar
 
Location: Chicago
Re: Awkward

Awkward was when Picard showed up on the bridge with a there's something about mary comb-over.
__________________
'Like' Stockholm Santa on facebook to receive production updates!
http://www.facebook.com/StockholmSanta
The Trekster is offline   Reply With Quote
Old April 8 2010, 05:57 PM   #11
data_lover
Lieutenant Commander
 
data_lover's Avatar
 
Location: my house is surrounded by corn.
Send a message via AIM to data_lover Send a message via Yahoo to data_lover
Re: Awkward

easily the most awkward moment i have ever witnessed in tng is in encounter at farpoint when riker meets wesley for the first time and, as he's leaving, says "see you on board, wesley" and then makes this face:
__________________
i have been equipped with an autonomous, self-sustaining, mobile holo-emitter. in short, i am footloose and fancy-free.
data_lover is offline   Reply With Quote
Old April 10 2010, 09:01 PM   #12
Trekker4747
Fleet Admiral
 
Trekker4747's Avatar
 
Location: Kansas City
Re: Awkward

He looks like he's trying to pick some dry, crusty, underwear out of his ass crack.
__________________
Just because it's futuristic doesn't mean it's practical.
Trekker4747 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old April 11 2010, 01:25 AM   #13
Finn
Vice Admiral
 
Finn's Avatar
 
Location: In the MetroWest
Re: Awkward

VulcanLoveSlave wrote: View Post
Awkward was when Picard showed up on the bridge with a there's something about mary comb-over.
When was this? Picture(s) please
Finn is offline   Reply With Quote
Old April 12 2010, 05:16 PM   #14
MikeS
Fleet Captain
 
Location: Liverpool, UK
Re: Awkward

data_lover wrote: View Post
easily the most awkward moment i have ever witnessed in tng is in encounter at farpoint when riker meets wesley for the first time and, as he's leaving, says "see you on board, wesley" and then makes this face:
This
__________________
One day soon, man is going to be able to harness incredible energies, energies that could ultimately hurl us to other worlds in... some sort of spaceship.
MikeS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old April 13 2010, 12:37 AM   #15
Trekker4747
Fleet Admiral
 
Trekker4747's Avatar
 
Location: Kansas City
Re: Awkward

[/QUOTE]

"Man, I've got a wedgie something fierce here!"
__________________
Just because it's futuristic doesn't mean it's practical.
Trekker4747 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 03:47 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
FireFox 2+ or Internet Explorer 7+ highly recommended.