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Old October 20 2013, 06:54 PM   #16
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Re: REMUS AND ROMULUS

Well, the rotational speed of planets is affected by a lot of things, including collisions with other bodies. It's possible Remus was a body that was hit by another body and the impact slowed its rotation, and over time it's become tidally locked.
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Old October 20 2013, 10:26 PM   #17
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I know it's somewhat off-topic but since 2004 we do have real celestial bodies that have been named Remus and Romulus.

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Old October 21 2013, 04:15 PM   #18
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This shows it pretty good, though the opening montage of Nemesis shows basically the same... they're close, but not close enough to influence one another's gravity as they both have their own separate orbits.
never watched nemesis as I heard from most it was really bad. but thank you sir for the help I appreciate it.
Not trying to sound like a dick, but you are a Star Trek fan who hasn't watched a Star Trek movie that has been out for ten years because a bunch of other people didn't like it? Really? I find that very hard to understand. Don't YOU have an opinion? Who cares what other people think, watch the movie and make up your own mind.
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Old October 22 2013, 03:36 AM   #19
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This shows it pretty good, though the opening montage of Nemesis shows basically the same... they're close, but not close enough to influence one another's gravity as they both have their own separate orbits.
never watched nemesis as I heard from most it was really bad. but thank you sir for the help I appreciate it.
Not trying to sound like a dick, but you are a Star Trek fan who hasn't watched a Star Trek movie that has been out for ten years because a bunch of other people didn't like it? Really? I find that very hard to understand. Don't YOU have an opinion? Who cares what other people think, watch the movie and make up your own mind.
so because im a trek fan im obligated to watch shitty movies? because im a trek fan im obligated to spend money on shitty movies? yes I value the opinions of fellow fans of film whose opinions I respect, and because I do I save 2 hours of my life once in awhile. being the fan of film that I am I did check it out not 3 days ago, and honestly, I wish I hadn't. it really didn't have much in it worth paying the rental fee for.
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Old October 22 2013, 04:02 PM   #20
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never watched nemesis as I heard from most it was really bad. but thank you sir for the help I appreciate it.
Not trying to sound like a dick, but you are a Star Trek fan who hasn't watched a Star Trek movie that has been out for ten years because a bunch of other people didn't like it? Really? I find that very hard to understand. Don't YOU have an opinion? Who cares what other people think, watch the movie and make up your own mind.
so because im a trek fan im obligated to watch shitty movies? because im a trek fan im obligated to spend money on shitty movies? yes I value the opinions of fellow fans of film whose opinions I respect, and because I do I save 2 hours of my life once in awhile. being the fan of film that I am I did check it out not 3 days ago, and honestly, I wish I hadn't. it really didn't have much in it worth paying the rental fee for.
I hate to break it too you but yes being a FAN of a film series means you are obligated to watch everything of Star Trek that is released. Other wise your not a fan, your just someone who casually likes Star Trek. And if a film in the series sucks, it sucks. Don't watch it again. At least you saw it and can form your own opinion on it.

And enough with the melodrama please. Nemesis wasn't that great but it was far from the steaming pile you make it out to be. It's sounds like you went into it with the preconceived idea that it sucks because people you know say so. So that's exactly how you saw it.

I'm not saying it was a good movie, but acting like it was so bad you wish you could go back in time and stop yourself from seeing it is crazy. You're telling me as a Star Trek fan there was absolutely nothing in Nemesis even remotely good about it? Please.

I will ever understand people's need to conform to the majority opinion on a film. I wouldn't care if literally every single person on the planet saw a movie and said it sucked. I would always form MY OWN opinion on it.

And yes before you try and say otherwise, you DID conform to other people's opinions without forming your own. As a Star Trek fan, you didn't watch a Star Trek movie for over ten years because someone else had a negative opinion on it. And it doesn't matter that you say it sucks now that you've seen it. For ten years it could have been the greatest Star Trek movie every made, in your opinion, but you wouldn't know that until you've seen it.

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Old October 22 2013, 04:51 PM   #21
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Who made Enterprise President of the Star Trek fan club? Obligations as a fan? Come on... lighten up. Though you get irony points for telling others to cut the melodrama with that post.
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Old October 25 2013, 08:45 PM   #22
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Not trying to sound like a dick, but you are a Star Trek fan who hasn't watched a Star Trek movie that has been out for ten years because a bunch of other people didn't like it? Really? I find that very hard to understand. Don't YOU have an opinion? Who cares what other people think, watch the movie and make up your own mind.
so because im a trek fan im obligated to watch shitty movies? because im a trek fan im obligated to spend money on shitty movies? yes I value the opinions of fellow fans of film whose opinions I respect, and because I do I save 2 hours of my life once in awhile. being the fan of film that I am I did check it out not 3 days ago, and honestly, I wish I hadn't. it really didn't have much in it worth paying the rental fee for.
I hate to break it too you but yes being a FAN of a film series means you are obligated to watch everything of Star Trek that is released. Other wise your not a fan, your just someone who casually likes Star Trek. And if a film in the series sucks, it sucks. Don't watch it again. At least you saw it and can form your own opinion on it.

And enough with the melodrama please. Nemesis wasn't that great but it was far from the steaming pile you make it out to be. It's sounds like you went into it with the preconceived idea that it sucks because people you know say so. So that's exactly how you saw it.

I'm not saying it was a good movie, but acting like it was so bad you wish you could go back in time and stop yourself from seeing it is crazy. You're telling me as a Star Trek fan there was absolutely nothing in Nemesis even remotely good about it? Please.

I will ever understand people's need to conform to the majority opinion on a film. I wouldn't care if literally every single person on the planet saw a movie and said it sucked. I would always form MY OWN opinion on it.

And yes before you try and say otherwise, you DID conform to other people's opinions without forming your own. As a Star Trek fan, you didn't watch a Star Trek movie for over ten years because someone else had a negative opinion on it. And it doesn't matter that you say it sucks now that you've seen it. For ten years it could have been the greatest Star Trek movie every made, in your opinion, but you wouldn't know that until you've seen it.
it was terrible. that's MY opinion. it just happens to line up with that of OTHERS. you fucking twat. by the way, you sound like an idiot. telling me what I am what I should and should not do, what makes me a fan or what doesn't.... get off your high horse pal.
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Old October 25 2013, 08:46 PM   #23
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Who made Enterprise President of the Star Trek fan club? Obligations as a fan? Come on... lighten up. Though you get irony points for telling others to cut the melodrama with that post.
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Old October 26 2013, 01:10 AM   #24
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Nemesis wasn't the best, but the only thing really wrong with it was the sex scene.
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Old October 26 2013, 04:42 AM   #25
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so because im a trek fan im obligated to watch shitty movies? because im a trek fan im obligated to spend money on shitty movies? yes I value the opinions of fellow fans of film whose opinions I respect, and because I do I save 2 hours of my life once in awhile. being the fan of film that I am I did check it out not 3 days ago, and honestly, I wish I hadn't. it really didn't have much in it worth paying the rental fee for.
I hate to break it too you but yes being a FAN of a film series means you are obligated to watch everything of Star Trek that is released. Other wise your not a fan, your just someone who casually likes Star Trek. And if a film in the series sucks, it sucks. Don't watch it again. At least you saw it and can form your own opinion on it.

And enough with the melodrama please. Nemesis wasn't that great but it was far from the steaming pile you make it out to be. It's sounds like you went into it with the preconceived idea that it sucks because people you know say so. So that's exactly how you saw it.

I'm not saying it was a good movie, but acting like it was so bad you wish you could go back in time and stop yourself from seeing it is crazy. You're telling me as a Star Trek fan there was absolutely nothing in Nemesis even remotely good about it? Please.

I will ever understand people's need to conform to the majority opinion on a film. I wouldn't care if literally every single person on the planet saw a movie and said it sucked. I would always form MY OWN opinion on it.

And yes before you try and say otherwise, you DID conform to other people's opinions without forming your own. As a Star Trek fan, you didn't watch a Star Trek movie for over ten years because someone else had a negative opinion on it. And it doesn't matter that you say it sucks now that you've seen it. For ten years it could have been the greatest Star Trek movie every made, in your opinion, but you wouldn't know that until you've seen it.
it was terrible. that's MY opinion. it just happens to line up with that of OTHERS. you fucking twat. by the way, you sound like an idiot. telling me what I am what I should and should not do, what makes me a fan or what doesn't.... get off your high horse pal.
Pardon me as I ride up on MY high horse and tell you that you've earned an infraction for flaming. Keep it up and you'll find your stay at TrekBBS a very short one. Any relevant comments may be made via PM.

And EnterpriseClass? YOU don't get to decide who is or is not a fan. Get over yourself.
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Old October 27 2013, 08:24 AM   #26
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I hate to break it too you but yes being a FAN of a film series means you are obligated to watch everything of Star Trek that is released. Other wise your not a fan, your just someone who casually likes Star Trek. And if a film in the series sucks, it sucks. Don't watch it again. At least you saw it and can form your own opinion on it.

And enough with the melodrama please. Nemesis wasn't that great but it was far from the steaming pile you make it out to be. It's sounds like you went into it with the preconceived idea that it sucks because people you know say so. So that's exactly how you saw it.

I'm not saying it was a good movie, but acting like it was so bad you wish you could go back in time and stop yourself from seeing it is crazy. You're telling me as a Star Trek fan there was absolutely nothing in Nemesis even remotely good about it? Please.

I will ever understand people's need to conform to the majority opinion on a film. I wouldn't care if literally every single person on the planet saw a movie and said it sucked. I would always form MY OWN opinion on it.

And yes before you try and say otherwise, you DID conform to other people's opinions without forming your own. As a Star Trek fan, you didn't watch a Star Trek movie for over ten years because someone else had a negative opinion on it. And it doesn't matter that you say it sucks now that you've seen it. For ten years it could have been the greatest Star Trek movie every made, in your opinion, but you wouldn't know that until you've seen it.
it was terrible. that's MY opinion. it just happens to line up with that of OTHERS. you fucking twat. by the way, you sound like an idiot. telling me what I am what I should and should not do, what makes me a fan or what doesn't.... get off your high horse pal.
Pardon me as I ride up on MY high horse and tell you that you've earned an infraction for flaming. Keep it up and you'll find your stay at TrekBBS a very short one. Any relevant comments may be made via PM.

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Old October 27 2013, 07:55 PM   #27
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This thread got way off topic.....

But anyway, I thought Nemesis was awesome!! I liked it a lot better than Generations.....
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Old October 27 2013, 08:25 PM   #28
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^ Definitely better than the two movies that followed it.



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Old October 27 2013, 10:02 PM   #29
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No.

(although I too liked Nemesis)
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Old October 27 2013, 10:26 PM   #30
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^ Definitely better than the two movies that followed it
I thought Nemesis was truly awful, with nowhere near the fun, excitement, or adventure of the Abrams films.
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