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Old May 28 2014, 09:00 PM   #1
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Why women dosen't display their Ranks ?

Okay..First of all, I think JJ Abrams Star Trek is a total travesty of sci fi and the Original series,from a young Kirk being a loser to Spock and Uhura arguing like two mixed up teens and the bridge looking like a best buy store with a thousand lens flares, there's 50 other things I hate about Abrams Trek but..Could someone PLEASE explain to me why the woman in JJ Abrams Trek movies don't display their ranks...
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Old May 28 2014, 09:04 PM   #2
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I always thought the bridge looked more like an Apple Store
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Old May 28 2014, 09:54 PM   #3
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dammitjim6400 wrote: View Post
Okay..First of all, I think JJ Abrams Star Trek is a total travesty of sci fi and the Original series,from a young Kirk being a loser to Spock and Uhura arguing like two mixed up teens and the bridge looking like a best buy store with a thousand lens flares, there's 50 other things I hate about Abrams Trek but..Could someone PLEASE explain to me why the woman in JJ Abrams Trek movies don't display their ranks...
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Look closer - the sleeveless uniform is optional. Hannity, Madeline and others visible throughout the movies wear long sleeves which display their rank.

And I love the new Trek. It's a wonderful update of the original. The bridge may be too shiny to be practical, but it looks damn cool.
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Old May 28 2014, 10:18 PM   #4
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Re: Why women dosen't display their Ranks ?

Could someone PLEASE explain to me why the woman in JJ Abrams Trek movies don't display their ranks...
While I agree there are female uniforms in the reboot that do show this, on the shortsleeve version, where exactly would you put it without it looking silly?

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Old May 28 2014, 10:21 PM   #5
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Better grammar in future thread titles!
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Old May 28 2014, 10:27 PM   #6
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dammitjim6400 wrote: View Post
JJ Abrams Star Trek is a total travesty of sci fi and the Original series
It owes a lot more to Star Wars-style science fantasy sensibility.

Could someone PLEASE explain to me why the woman in JJ Abrams Trek movies don't display their ranks...
As King Daniel points out, the short-sleeve uniforms appear to be optional. Why that would be the case, who knows. Mumble-mumble alternate universe mumble-mumble just a movie, basically.

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Old May 29 2014, 12:27 AM   #7
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Re: Why women dosen't display their Ranks ?

They don't need rank when they have legs. They can aspire to become the Captain's Woman.

To summarise, the short sleeved versions should have rank epaulets.

And legs.
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Old May 29 2014, 02:34 AM   #8
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Re: Why women dosen't display their Ranks ?

Since there is a long sleeve variant for the women the question should be why don't the men have a short sleeve variant?

Which is odd, particularly since Karl Urban is always rolling his sleeves up to pull off DeForest Kelley's short sleeve look.
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Okay..First of all, I think JJ Abrams Star Trek is a total travesty of sci fi and the Original series
So don't watch the Abrams films.
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Old May 29 2014, 02:47 AM   #10
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Okay..First of all, I think JJ Abrams Star Trek is a total travesty of sci fi and the Original series...
Please point on the gingerbread man below where J.J. Abrams touched you.

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Old May 29 2014, 03:02 AM   #11
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Please point on the gingerbread man below where J.J. Abrams touched you.
Which part of the Gingerbread Man represents childhood?
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Old May 29 2014, 03:27 AM   #12
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dammitjim6400 wrote: View Post
Okay..First of all, I think JJ Abrams Star Trek is a total travesty of sci fi and the Original series,from a young Kirk being a loser to Spock and Uhura arguing like two mixed up teens and the bridge looking like a best buy store with a thousand lens flares, there's 50 other things I hate about Abrams Trek but..Could someone PLEASE explain to me why the woman in JJ Abrams Trek movies don't display their ranks...
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Old May 29 2014, 09:19 AM   #13
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Re: Why women dosen't display their Ranks ?

dammitjim6400 wrote: View Post
Okay..First of all, I think JJ Abrams Star Trek is a total travesty of sci fi and the Original series,from a young Kirk being a loser to Spock and Uhura arguing like two mixed up teens and the bridge looking like a best buy store with a thousand lens flares, there's 50 other things I hate about Abrams Trek but..Could someone PLEASE explain to me why the woman in JJ Abrams Trek movies don't display their ranks...
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Give a good look at TOS and provide an explanation for why ranks are so often not displayed by officers and crew of the female persuasion.

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You're making it personal, and you really ought to know better. Warning for trolling. Comments to PM.
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Old May 29 2014, 10:39 PM   #14
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Okay, as far as I can tell women in TOS always displayed their ranks, even in the films, maybe they think it wasn't important in the alternate universe, I just felt that in a huge Star Fleet, ranks completes the uniforms .
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Old May 29 2014, 10:47 PM   #15
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IIRC, there were short sleeve variants in TMP. Kirk even wore one.




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