Opinions on Chakotay & Seven

Discussion in 'Star Trek: Voyager' started by Mach5, Jun 11, 2009.

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Chakotay / Seven pairing gets:

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  1. teya

    teya Vice Admiral Admiral

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    In "Scorpion," the Doc didn't know if he'd be able to save Janeway or if she'd ever wake up. Ten minutes later, you'd never know she was injured.

    Medical miracles are perfectly consistent on Star Trek.
     
  2. kimc

    kimc Coffee Mod Admiral

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    The Doctor indicated it was a difficult procedure and the success was uncertain. However, he did know what the procedure was and Chakotay was in command of Voyager for longer than ten minutes.

    With the dampening device the doctor didn't know what the procedure was because he wasn't borg. He would have to invent one which one can assume would take a bit more time.
     
  3. teya

    teya Vice Admiral Admiral

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    From "Scorpion 2"

    For the record, inducing a coma to protect higher brain function is something we do today. It's not curative, it's preventive. The Doc clearly says here that a cure is going to require "creative thinking."

    Lo and behold, long before 1 episode was over, he'd found a cure.
     
  4. kimc

    kimc Coffee Mod Admiral

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    Like you said inducing a coma was a knowen procedure but you can take the "creative thinking" comment any way. Clearly, doctors had run into damage to neuroelectrical pathways in humans before and the doctor had that to build on.

    As for the dampening device this was an entirely new phenomenon.
     
  5. teya

    teya Vice Admiral Admiral

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    Given that the Doctor had figured out how to reprogram nanoprobes (something that even the Borg couldn't do), I don't find it at all implausible he could figure out how to reprogram an implant.

    You apparently do.

    We disagree.
     
  6. Guy Gardener

    Guy Gardener Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    I'm guessing that the first borg didn't want to see things get out of hand, oh that's rich, and put certain limitations on how the Borg would define perfection and grow towards it.

    Remeber Darkling?

    It's like those monstrous looking people who are addicted to plastic surgery.

    Besides rejiggering their code till they're perfect is completely different to adding new alien consciousness and societal data and tech till they're prefect. It's the difference between masturbation and sex again.
     
  7. kimc

    kimc Coffee Mod Admiral

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    I don't know about you but I take a strange comfort in the familiarity of it all. ;)
     
  8. Coloratura

    Coloratura Snuggle Princess Premium Member

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    I didn't watch the show very often, but I did feel chemistry between Chakotay and Seven. I thought they made a cute couple. :)


    J.
     
  9. andersonh1

    andersonh1 Lieutenant Junior Grade Red Shirt

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    Me too. Maybe that's why the last-minute pairing just doesn't bother me. Why should it? I like both characters quite a bit. I like them separately or together. No big deal either way. :)
     
  10. exodus

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    Does anybody think the Chakotay/Seven romance was just created as a factor to give Janeway more of a need to get them home early to win him back?

    Get home early frees her up, Does anybody think Chakotay might change his mind knowing she's now available?
     
  11. kimc

    kimc Coffee Mod Admiral

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    Do a Google search on J/C fanfiction Endgame and you'll get an answer to that. ;)
     
  12. Tachyon

    Tachyon Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    Of course Chakotay would change his mind. The minute he realizes that Janeway would be available, and possibly even interested finally having him, throws Borgette out of the picture quicker than the impulse engines cool down. :)

    You wounded me, J. :(


    :p
     
  13. Coloratura

    Coloratura Snuggle Princess Premium Member

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    Exactly. To me, they hit it right off.

    Oh don't worry. How about a Harry Kim/Tom Paris ship :evil:
    No, I kid, I kid. :D

    J.
     
  14. Mareika

    Mareika Captain Captain

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    I feel the same. But I also like J/C.
     
  15. teya

    teya Vice Admiral Admiral

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    Yeah, that would certainly show how adult he is at relationships...

    "Oh, wait! I've always really wanted her, so fuck your feelings, who cares about you?"

    That's not the Chakotay who was presented to us for 7 years and why would Janeway even want such a guy?
     
  16. kimc

    kimc Coffee Mod Admiral

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    ^ I'm sure he'd be nice about it. Besides, doesn't Seven deserve to be a guy's first choice?
     
  17. teya

    teya Vice Admiral Admiral

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    Depends on how you want to look at "first choice."

    Chakotay clearly had something for Janeway. She turned him down. Personally, I think it's ridiculous to think that a psychologically healthy individual would pine away for 7 years. In real life, you get over it.

    So, at the time they got together, Seven was Chakotay's first choice.

    BTW, there is no nice way to say, "Okay, I was with you because I couldn't be with her, but now I can be, so sayonara."

    Been on the receiving end of that, and quite frankly, she got what she deserved--a prick. ;)
     
  18. AuntKate

    AuntKate Commodore Commodore

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    I think that if he has any questions about a relationship with Janeway, he would have to resolve that before he follows through on anything with another woman, including Seven.
     
  19. exodus

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    Word!

    For most men hearing the word "good friend" coming for a women they're interersted in is the kiss of death in further persuing that type of relationship.
     
  20. teya

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    As it is intended--assuming said woman isn't simply a tease.

    And there is a big difference between a flirt and a tease. Janeway's a flirt. She's never been shown to be a tease.
     
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