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Old May 21 2013, 01:43 AM   #16
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Re: Major Plot hole (spoilers)

^ Winner! Not only is it possible, its CANON!
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Old May 21 2013, 01:45 AM   #17
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^ Winner! Not only is it possible, its CANON!
It's probably where they got the idea for the single tear!
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Old May 21 2013, 02:04 AM   #18
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It's not a new thing, of course. It's been all over the place since Denzel Washington in GLORY, and maybe it did start with Nimoy. But ever since then, EVERY film, EVERY time, single tear. It's a cliche now. Did Robert Wise make it one tear in the Director's Cut, but two in the original 1979 version? In this case I don't recall Nimoy single-tearing, thus I ask.
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Old May 21 2013, 02:17 AM   #19
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That's probably because Spock's crying was cut out completely in the original 1979 version of TMP, reinstated in the extended 1983 TV version (and later the Director's Cut).
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Old May 21 2013, 02:33 AM   #20
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It's not a new thing, of course. It's been all over the place since Denzel Washington in GLORY, and maybe it did start with Nimoy.
Jeez, it didn't start with Nimoy and there's nothing remarkable about it happening in Glory along with hundreds of other films. Are you actually at all familiar with movies?
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Old May 21 2013, 01:41 PM   #21
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Not to your satisfaction, but indeed yes. Who did it start with? Or is that the best you can offer? GLORY's one-tear scene was so unremarakable it Denzel Washington earned his first Oscar. I see length police, satire police, clever police, ''screaming'' police (where no screaming occurred), and accusations of stupidity from posts even less intellectually giant coming out of the woodwork, especially in Abrams-oriented posts. . But where are the smug police and supercilious police? STID was largely successful, but plot hole declarations, serious or not, hardly constitute a declaration of war against OPs. Don't just assume superiority, demonstrate it. And STAR TREK III and VI are as good as it gets.
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Old May 21 2013, 02:13 PM   #22
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Not to your satisfaction, but indeed yes. Who did it start with? Or is that the best you can offer?
Well, I don't go for the baseball bat when a flyswatter is sufficient.

Your notion that this bit of behavior somehow has its origin in Washington's performance - or Nimoy's - is bizarrely naive, and certainly your endless film lists posted here on TrekBBS are not suggestive of either deep familiarity with cinema or any remarkable sense of discrimination.

So, presented with a topic this silly it's a fair question.
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Old May 21 2013, 03:50 PM   #23
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One Human eye for the crying, one Vulcan eye for the not-crying. THAT'S HOW INTERSPECIES GENETICS WORKS, DAMMIT!
So his eyes are kinda like Alice Eve's? Now I see why he was so jealous when Carol Marcus, I mean, Wallace came to say hi.
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Old May 21 2013, 04:32 PM   #24
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Re: Major Plot hole (spoilers)

Main question is.

Can both prime Spock and nuSpock cry out of the same eye?

Of not...


CANON VIOLATION!!!
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Old May 21 2013, 06:08 PM   #25
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This is not a plot hole; this is you thinking of random idiotic crap to complain about for no other reason to complain.
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Old May 21 2013, 06:20 PM   #26
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This is not a plot hole; this is you thinking of random idiotic crap to complain about for no other reason to complain.
Bingo!
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Old May 21 2013, 06:39 PM   #27
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When my allergies flare up I typically will have one eye that gets red and waters up while the other doesn't. Clearly Spock wasn't emotional, It was probably just a cat rubbing on his legs during that scene, or maybe as he was running to Engineering he had to dash through the ship's flower shop.
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Old May 21 2013, 06:42 PM   #28
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Maybe he was reading Trekbbs.
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Old May 21 2013, 06:53 PM   #29
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Maybe he was reading Trekbbs.
There aren't enough tears to cope with such a thing in it's entirety. Maybe he glimpsed a thread out of the corner of an eye. The watery one. The eye, not the thread. There is no watery thread.
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Old May 21 2013, 08:05 PM   #30
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Main question is.

Can both prime Spock and nuSpock cry out of the same eye?

Of not...


CANON VIOLATION!!!
Thanks for making me laugh! So funny!!
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