The only True Treks! Fight!!

Discussion in 'General Trek Discussion' started by King Daniel Beyond, Dec 4, 2012.

  1. King Daniel Beyond

    King Daniel Beyond Admiral Admiral

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    "It's not real Star Trek!"

    "True fans don't like [insert series/movie here]"

    "It's not canon!"

    "It doesn't count!"

    "[insert name here] ruined Star Trek!"

    "RIP Star Trek [insert years here]"


    ...all things that I've read in my time here.

    Vote for all the ones you consider the True incarnations of Star Trek.
     
  2. King Daniel Beyond

    King Daniel Beyond Admiral Admiral

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    Ugh. Instead of taking me to the poll creation thingie it's just dumping me back on the General Trek Disussion page.

    So... plan B. Tell me which Treks "count" and which don't in your mind. My options were going to be:

    The Original Series
    The Animated Series
    The TOS movies
    The Next Generation
    The TNG movies
    Deep Space Nine
    Voyager
    Enterprise
    nuTrek movies
     
  3. Fruitcake

    Fruitcake Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    I think the following count as Star Trek:

    The Original Series
    The Animated Series
    The TOS movies
    The Next Generation
    The TNG movies
    Deep Space Nine
    Voyager
    Enterprise
    nuTrek movies (alternate timeline)
    T.J. Hooker (alternate timeline)
     
  4. King Daniel Beyond

    King Daniel Beyond Admiral Admiral

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    :lol:
     
  5. lurok

    lurok Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    All the above
    + Galaxy Quest.
     
  6. Forbin

    Forbin Admiral Admiral

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    They all count, I just don't LIKE all of them.
     
  7. Bry_Sinclair

    Bry_Sinclair Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    It all counts (I also accept some deleted scenes in my own personal canon). When it comes to Nu-Trek its an alternate universe, so what happens there doesn't impact on the Prime Universe, so people can either take it or leave it.
     
  8. bbailey861

    bbailey861 Admiral Premium Member

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    No fighting needed. It's all Trek and it's all real. There are simply series episodes and movies that I like better than others.
     
  9. jayrath

    jayrath Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    What prize does the winner get?
     
  10. Fruitcake

    Fruitcake Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    It IS?
     
  11. Herkimer Jitty

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    All of the above, plus Galaxy Quest AND Master and Commander.

    And that Star Trek episode of Futurama.
     
  12. Greg Cox

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    Alas, these "fights" are nothing new. Just the other day I was reading a firsthand account of fandom's reaction to the initial reports about TNG.

    Sure enough, some paranoid Trekkies thought that the presence of a "robot" (Data) meant that Paramount was (gasp!) trying to turn STAR TREK into STAR WARS!

    The more things change . . . .
     
  13. Herkimer Jitty

    Herkimer Jitty Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    Damn that Gene Roddenberry!

    I don't know who he thinks he is, but he better turn Star Trek back over to the guy who was running it before!
     
  14. Temis the Vorta

    Temis the Vorta Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    Oh you know what's coming now...

    [yt]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EOACTrRj_9A[/yt]
     
  15. Fruitcake

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    Do you ever get the feeling we're all following some kind of script?

    :lol:
     
  16. Melakon

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    There are probably some who insist the only true Trek is the Jeffrey Hunter years.
     
  17. marksound

    marksound Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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  18. M'Sharak

    M'Sharak Definitely Herbert. Maybe. Moderator

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    That sounds about right.
     
  19. Darkwing

    Darkwing Commodore Commodore

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    I feel that TOS, TAS, and the TOS movies, and certain books and RPGs are real Trek. TNG, TNG movies, and certain books are inferior Trek with better graphics. DS9 started moving back towards real, good Trek. Voyager had a lot of good ideas and pissed away too much potential. Galaxy Quest is an alternate universe of TOS - and the best Trek movie ever!!! I don't count ANY video games.

    Enterprise was a reboot that had potential, but had too many issues for me to embrace, and the nuTrek movie was yet another reboot. Character and dialogue were spot-on, but there was no coherent plot, too much nonsense, and too much inanity for the sake of humor.

    The above describes what I go by when I write fanfic or run an RPG.
     
  20. Temis the Vorta

    Temis the Vorta Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    Written by Benny Russell, no doubt. ;)