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View Poll Results: Which was your favorite hologram(s)/holographic series?
Dixon Hill series 9 22.50%
Riker's Jazz Bar with Minuet 9 22.50%
Sherlock Holmes series 11 27.50%
Leah Brahms / Enterprise D diagnostic assistant 5 12.50%
Issac Newton, Albert Einstein, and Stephen Hawkins/Data´s poker table 6 15.00%
The Ancient West with Frank Hollander 2 5.00%
Barclay's recreations (TNG and Voyager) 10 25.00%
The Adventures of Julian Bashir, Secret Agient 18 45.00%
Vic Fontaine's Las Vegas Lounge 11 27.50%
Fair Haven 1 2.50%
Leonardo Da Vinci's workshop 6 15.00%
Lewis Zimmerman's Holographic assistant Nurse Haley 0 0%
Exobiology Specialist Dr. Crell Moset 1 2.50%
Chez Sandríne's Bistro 1 2.50%
The Adventures of Captain Proton 12 30.00%
Janeway's Gothic Holonovel 1 2.50%
Tuvok's Maquis Scenario 3 7.50%
The EMH's Holonovel 4 10.00%
The Nazi Program from "The Killing Game" 3 7.50%
The Holographic Renegades from "Flesh and Blood" 1 2.50%
Tuvok's Emergency Pon Farr program 2 5.00%
Flotter and Trevis 0 0%
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Old November 17 2013, 01:33 PM   #46
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Re: Who was your favorite hologram(s)/holographic series?

You'd think they would have made a couple.
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Old November 17 2013, 02:56 PM   #47
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I loved Data's Holmes adventure, and Moriarty made a great character.
Janeway's gothic holonovel and Paris's Captain Proton adventures were both fun, the kind of stuff I'd want to do.
There's a lot of great fun holograms, I like most of them. Geordie with the hologram Leah got creepy though.
The one I hate is Tuvok's pon farr program. To me, that shouldn't have worked out so well, as I thought the resolution of pon farr involved a mind link too. Isn't that right? As it is, the resolution was cheap, easy and completely devoid of any drama. It wouldn't been so much more interesting if the pon farr issue had actually been explored, with Tuvok having to mate with someone on board. Given their close friendship I was hoping for Janeway to man up and take one for the team.
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Old November 19 2013, 05:33 PM   #48
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^It would have been odd if Janeway took one for the team with Tuvok but her resolve would have been undeniable at that point.
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Old November 19 2013, 08:05 PM   #49
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The one I hate is Tuvok's pon farr program. To me, that shouldn't have worked out so well, as I thought the resolution of pon farr involved a mind link too. Isn't that right?
I don't think so. Spock was able to resolve his pon farr a couple times without a mind link ("Amok Time", Star Trek III: The Search for Spock).

Seems like violence or rough sex will do in a pinch.
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Old November 20 2013, 07:49 PM   #50
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I've heard it suggested that Spock's pon farr came to an, uh climax, so to speak, at the end of the fight with Kirk. Maybe in pon farr, at least with Spock, violence is rough sex.
Are we sure there was no telepathic component in STIII? I don't know where I've gotten this idea that pon farr involves a telepathic component. It might be from a novel or even fan fic, but I thought it was a real thing.
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Old November 20 2013, 11:12 PM   #51
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Are we sure there was no telepathic component in STIII? I don't know where I've gotten this idea that pon farr involves a telepathic component. It might be from a novel or even fan fic, but I thought it was a real thing.
McCoy had all Spock's marbles inside his head when Spock is going through the pon farr in STIII.
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Old November 21 2013, 12:32 AM   #52
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I've heard it suggested that Spock's pon farr came to an, uh climax, so to speak, at the end of the fight with Kirk.
Do you think there was an actual climax? Because that would be interesting from a K/S point of view.
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Old November 21 2013, 01:15 AM   #53
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Re: Who was your favorite hologram(s)/holographic series?

Vic Fontaine's program, no question.
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Old November 21 2013, 03:20 AM   #54
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I voted Captain Proton.

Just because holodeck episodes tend to be notoriously awful, except for Our Man Bashir and Bride of Chaotica. And Captain Proton gets the tiebreaker because it had more interesting appearances in other episodes.

Vic Fontaine was DS9's Okana.
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Old February 1 2014, 06:28 PM   #55
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I was watching DS9 and realized I forgot to add the Pleasure Goddess of Rixx. I think they mentioned it on multiple occasions.
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Old February 2 2014, 07:47 AM   #56
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My favorite is Sherlock Holmes, particularly Elementary, Dear Data. Moriarty rocks!
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Old February 3 2014, 10:13 AM   #57
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I would like Bashir and O'Brien's "Battle of Britain" adventure. All we saw was them in their flight gear.
Also, for a break or brief vacation. The beach resort holoprogram from early Voyager. Complete with bikini babes.
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