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Old June 11 2013, 03:42 AM   #46
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Re: If you could add ONE line of dialogue to STID, what would it be..?

Hello, my name is James Tiberius Kirk. You killed my father; prepare to die.
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Old June 11 2013, 03:43 AM   #47
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Re: If you could add ONE line of dialogue to STID, what would it be..?

I'd delete the Khan! yell. Was this Abrams' "valentine to the fans?" because it stuck out like a sore thumb. All the stuff that seemed like it was cut of TWOK and flipped the Kirk and Spock roles.

I agree with the theory that if they just added some meat on the lines. Everyone in this movie and the first one seem to be in too big of a rush to say more than three words.
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Old June 11 2013, 03:52 AM   #48
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I'd delete the Khan! yell. Was this Abrams' "valentine to the fans?" because it stuck out like a sore thumb. All the stuff that seemed like it was cut of TWOK and flipped the Kirk and Spock roles.

I agree with the theory that if they just added some meat on the lines. Everyone in this movie and the first one seem to be in too big of a rush to say more than three words.
All of which is to say that the one line you'd add is... ?
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Old June 11 2013, 04:18 AM   #49
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I would change the line that Harrison was Khan and add the following:

"My name was John Harrison. When our original leader--Khan Noonien Singh--died, I took over in his name. Now I am Khan."
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Old June 11 2013, 04:37 AM   #50
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Millie: Hello!
John: Hello.
Millie: Oh, no, wait! You are-
John: I'm not.
Millie: Yes, you are, I know you are!
John: I'm not, no.
Millie: Well, you look just like him.
John: Do I? You're the first one that's said that, ever.
Millie: Yes, you do, look! [Shines an overhead light to a mirror on the wall for John to look at]
John: [After looking in the mirror] Nah, my eyes are lighter. See, me nose...
Millie: Yes, you're nose is very...
John: Is it?
Millie: I would say so.
John: I know him better, you know.
Millie: I do not. He's only a casual aquaintance.
John: That's what you say.
Millie: What have you heard.
John: [Whispers in her ear] It's all over the place.
Millie: Is it? Is it really?
John: Mmmhmm. I would have none of it, though. I stood up for you.
Millie: I knew I could rely on you.
John: Thanks.
Millie: [Looks at John with her glasses, then nods] You don't look like him at all.
[Jon shyly nods, puts his hat on and walks up the stairs, briefly looking back]
John: She looks more like him than I do.

Okay, its more than one line.
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Old June 11 2013, 05:02 AM   #51
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Re: If you could add ONE line of dialogue to STID, what would it be..?

"We can't raise New Vulcan."
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Old June 11 2013, 08:18 AM   #52
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"We can't raise New Vulcan."
NOooooooo...

He's not going to live forever you know. This might be it, the last time we see him as Spock.
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Old June 12 2013, 02:20 AM   #53
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I would change the line that Harrison was Khan and add the following:

"My name was John Harrison. When our original leader--Khan Noonien Singh--died, I took over in his name. Now I am Khan."
That is pretty much what I had hoped would happen, if they were doing a Khan plot.
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Old June 12 2013, 03:10 AM   #54
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Could have worked (Khan is a title as well as a name) but I'm fine with the way it actually was.
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Old June 12 2013, 05:32 AM   #55
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Re: If you could add ONE line of dialogue to STID, what would it be..?

Dr. McCoy: Damn it, Jim! ...I love you.
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Old June 12 2013, 05:39 AM   #56
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"We can't raise New Vulcan."
NOooooooo...

He's not going to live forever you know. This might be it, the last time we see him as Spock.
So damage the film for the sake of a pointless cameo?
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Old June 12 2013, 11:13 AM   #57
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Pointless? I was swooning right there in my seat! I spilled my popcorn when he appeared! Yes I had no idea he was going to be in it, it was lovely. LOVELY.
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Old June 12 2013, 11:22 AM   #58
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Nimoy's appearance was one of the many highlights of the movie for me
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Old June 12 2013, 08:33 PM   #59
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(John Harrison) My name is ... Shinzon!

*long awkward pause as no one knows or cares what he's on about*

*also, a tumbleweed*
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Old June 12 2013, 08:40 PM   #60
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(John Harrison): My name is…Ringo McCartney. (cue "Octopus' Garden")
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