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Old March 28 2012, 07:46 PM   #106
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Since we're hung up on comm badges, I suggest we list all the episodes where alternate comm badges were used.
Why we're at it, can someone explain why Picard wears an alternate uniform (an open coat), somewhere around season 5? It looks dodgy. This is not a quiz question, just curiosity.
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Old March 28 2012, 08:54 PM   #107
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from Cause and Effect.
I would argue that this example would not qualify as either being "alternate" or a "comm-badge."

1) The Bozeman traveled forward from the past and to the future, so it was obviously the insignia of the time (the TOS movie era); too, if we accept that the Bozeman is indeed from relatively the same timeframe, we know then that those badges were not in fact communicators but simple rank insignia pins.

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Since we're hung up on comm badges, I suggest we list all the episodes where alternate comm badges were used.
Why we're at it, can someone explain why Picard wears an alternate uniform (an open coat), somewhere around season 5? It looks dodgy. This is not a quiz question, just curiosity.
Patrick Stewart wanted an outfit that would, as captain, distinguish himself/Picard from the rest of the crew. It probably also helped that the alternate uniform tunic with that jacket looks like it's 100 times more comfortable than the actual uniform he wore otherwise.
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Old March 28 2012, 09:30 PM   #108
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Since we're hung up on comm badges, I suggest we list all the episodes where alternate comm badges were used.
Why we're at it, can someone explain why Picard wears an alternate uniform (an open coat), somewhere around season 5? It looks dodgy. This is not a quiz question, just curiosity.
Patrick Stewart wanted an outfit that would, as captain, distinguish himself/Picard from the rest of the crew. It probably also helped that the alternate uniform tunic with that jacket looks like it's 100 times more comfortable than the actual uniform he wore otherwise.
And it looked cool.
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Old March 28 2012, 10:37 PM   #109
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I would argue that this example would not qualify as either being "alternate" or a "comm-badge."

1) The Bozeman traveled forward from the past and to the future, so it was obviously the insignia of the time (the TOS movie era); too, if we accept that the Bozeman is indeed from relatively the same timeframe, we know then that those badges were not in fact communicators but simple rank insignia pins.
D'oh! Good catch. That's what I get for thinking TNG Trivia while multitasking. Not a good combination.
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Old March 29 2012, 04:42 AM   #110
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I would argue that this example would not qualify as either being "alternate" or a "comm-badge."
D'oh! Good catch. That's what I get for thinking TNG Trivia while multitasking. Not a good combination.
Yeah, not a communicator, but ironically enough, it looks like the exact same badge that Rachel Garret is wearing some 66 years after Morgan Bateson

It's been a good day since I answered this & no one seems to be suggesting it's incorrect, so I'll just go & ask a new question

In keeping with the current theme, how many outfits, costumes, or forms has Q ever appeared in, on TNG? Feel free to name them if you can
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Old March 29 2012, 04:50 AM   #111
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-TNG season 1 jumpsuit
-TNG season 3-7 uniform
-"Q as Data" in "Hide and Q"
-12th century monk in "Hide and Q"
-French Marshall's uniform
-Starfleet Admiral dress uniform
-US Army General uniform
-21st century drug-addict security guard
-Judge's robes
-17th century sailing captain uniform (the pirate costume)
-"These aren't my colors!" jumpsuit from "Deja Q"
-Mariachi costume
-Sheriff of Nottingham costume
-white "God" robes
-Flower delivery man "I'm looking for a John-Luck Pickerd!"
-Bartender outfit at the Bonestell bar
-"Grandpa" Q in "All Good THings..."
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Old March 29 2012, 04:53 AM   #112
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11?
I know:
French Marshall
Starfleet Captain
God
civilian outfit
Sheriff of Nottingham
3 WW soldier
Starfleet Admiral

Okay, I'm way off.
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Old March 29 2012, 04:55 AM   #113
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nope
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Old March 29 2012, 04:57 AM   #114
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doubleohfive wrote: View Post
-TNG season 1 jumpsuit
-TNG season 3-7 uniform
-"Q as Data" in "Hide and Q"
-12th century monk in "Hide and Q"
-French Marshall's uniform
-Starfleet Admiral dress uniform
-US Army General uniform
-21st century drug-addict security guard
-Judge's robes
-17th century sailing captain uniform (the pirate costume)
-"These aren't my colors!" jumpsuit from "Deja Q"
-Mariachi costume
-Sheriff of Nottingham costume
-white "God" robes
-Flower delivery man "I'm looking for a John-Luck Pickerd!"
-Bartender outfit at the Bonestell bar
-"Grandpa" Q in "All Good THings..."
Close but not quite, by my count
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Old March 29 2012, 04:57 AM   #115
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Oh shit, the three-headed snakes!
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Old March 29 2012, 05:00 AM   #116
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still more :P

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-TNG season 1 jumpsuit
-TNG season 3-7 uniform
These are a little vague too. There's actual costumes he's wearing
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Old March 29 2012, 05:05 AM   #117
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Oh, jeez for crying out loud...

TNG Season one jumpsuit - the captain's uniform, mirroring Picard's.

TNG season 3-7 uniform - the captain's uniform, mirroring Picard's
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Old March 29 2012, 05:06 AM   #118
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doubleohfive wrote: View Post
-TNG season 1 jumpsuit
-TNG season 3-7 uniform
-"Q as Data" in "Hide and Q"
-12th century monk in "Hide and Q"
-French Marshall's uniform
-Starfleet Admiral dress uniform
-US Army General uniform
-21st century drug-addict security guard
-Judge's robes
-17th century sailing captain uniform (the pirate costume)
-"These aren't my colors!" jumpsuit from "Deja Q"
-Mariachi costume
-Sheriff of Nottingham costume
-white "God" robes
-Flower delivery man "I'm looking for a John-Luck Pickerd!"
-Bartender outfit at the Bonestell bar
-"Grandpa" Q in "All Good THings..."

Not a uniform, but he also showed up in a Birthday Suit in Deja Q.
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Old March 29 2012, 05:07 AM   #119
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Oh, jeez for crying out loud...

TNG Season one jumpsuit - the captain's uniform, mirroring Picard's.

TNG season 3-7 uniform - the captain's uniform, mirroring Picard's
Still doesn't cover them all, sorry

Edit, this is kind of tougher than I thought lol
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Old March 29 2012, 05:27 AM   #120
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Not a uniform, but he also showed up in a Birthday Suit in Deja Q.
That's why I phrased it, outfits, costumes, & forms
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