Poll Do you consider Discovery to truly be in the Prime Timeline at this point?

Discussion in 'Star Trek: Discovery' started by Annorax849, Feb 4, 2018.

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Is it?

  1. Yes, that's the official word and it still fits

    193 vote(s)
    44.7%
  2. Yes, but it's borderline at this point

    44 vote(s)
    10.2%
  3. No, there's just too many inconsistencies

    146 vote(s)
    33.8%
  4. I don't care about continuity, just the show's quality

    49 vote(s)
    11.3%
  1. jaime

    jaime Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    Even if you do it that way it goes bosoms skywards sometimes. I like DSC. I think a lot of it is badly written from a critical viewpoint especially in the context of other Star Trek. Which opinion would be seen as n attack on DSC. Which ends up in Batleths at dawn. Or handbags. Whichever’s easiest.
     
  2. jaime

    jaime Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    I don’t think the two can be seperated. It’s a two way street. Quality Street. Yes, this whole sentence was just so I could use that joke. Maybe we could call the threads streets? There’s a train station on canon street.
     
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  3. Jinn

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    Sounds good to me! Considering that the latest thread I made was called "The Intersection of Prime and Canon" I'm all for the streets thing!
     
  4. fireproof78

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    That would be nice. I think that would be very nice.
     
  5. jaime

    jaime Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    http://www.qualitystreetchocolates.com/
     
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    Actually, I just remembered that we do have hard evidence that the Prime Timeline exists after Romulus goes the way of the dodo in 2357: VOY: "Living Witness" Takes place circa 3074, so the new movies definitely didn't erase anything.
     
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  8. fireproof78

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    That's what the Starfleet Time Ship Relativity is for.
     
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  9. Jinn

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    Time. The slightly more final frontier. These are the voyages of the Time Ship Relativity. It's eternal mission to erase strange new timelines. To seek out changes and corrections. To boldly go where Kirk or Janeway fucked something up again! *starts cursing*
     
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  10. Nyotarules

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    I am watching Discovery again since I decided to watch every Star Trek episode and movie in universe event order, I am leaning on the side of 'the producers should have just done another reboot'. It will be fun to read the novels in universe reasons for the advanced production tech e.g holomirrors and holocommunication devices. Maybe after the Klingon war the Federation went through a Terran Dark ages phase, so TOS looks likes its 1965 A.D lol
    Second time round I find Michael Burnham irritating and I don't know why
     
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  11. Groppler Zorn

    Groppler Zorn Captain Captain

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    I would watch the hell out of that show

    Maybe because she’s never wrong in her own mind or she makes giant leaps of logic based on no evidence or that she thinks she knows culber’s partner better than he does so she’s going to handle him or she’s self righteous or that she’s somehow this super intelligent person who keeps making errors in judgement or...

    She’s my favourite character.
     
  12. jaime

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    Because she is quite annoying. It’s extra frustrating, because there’s a lot of people Hating on her for bad reasons, and I don’t want anything in common with those people, but damnit she really is irritating.
    I blame it on the writing mostly.

    Edit: actually I dunno if it is the writing. It’s just all I got to hang it on. It’s not like she’s got a face like cliff Richard or something. Though she did pee me off by clumsily dismissing Sisko and Janeway in her publicity.
     
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  13. The Mighty Monkey of Mim

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    Heh, I don't know if you meant that as damnation with faint praise or not, but for my part, I feel it genuinely. I find her compelling and interesting not least because of her flaws and missteps, and her continual struggle to overcome them.

    :beer:

    -MMoM:D
     
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  14. Nyotarules

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    ^ For me its not her flaws, its the whole righteous Starfleet vibe she has going on, she would not fit as a crew member under Captain Kirk. Actually the Discovery version of Starfleet are run by a bunch of wimps. The 'we're not soldiers, we're explorers' rubbish is right out of the Kelvin verse, yep that's it, these are the Kelvinversion of the characters, the Prime versions would expect to kick butt when the Klingons showed up!
     
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  15. fireproof78

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    Same here. I love the challenges and difficulties presented, not just for her but the Federation as a whole. And there are a lot of missteps that make it more real. Sorry, no escapism here.
     
  16. jaime

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    I agree she would not fit under Kirk. But none of these guys are the explorers we get under Picard either. They’re all a bit..middle management. Even Lorca.
     
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  17. Groppler Zorn

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    I wouldn’t have minded her having flaws and making missteps - I just didn’t feel like that’s what they did. Michael seemed convinced she was right the whole time - there just wasn’t anything I found either relatable or redeemable about her. The only time she showed any growth at all was when she told Tilly she’d given her bad advice.

    I really want to like Michael. But she just has this... quality that rubs me the wrong way. I don’t relate to her. I find the character unlikeable.

    They seemed to do the same with Stamets - in that he was kind of a jerk at the start - but he became one of my favourite characters by the end. Tilly annoyed me at first - but she grew on me and had some endearing qualities. I loved the “power of math” from the s2 trailer.

    Michael... just does my head in. I really hope I take to her more in s2.
     
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  18. Lt. Tyler

    Lt. Tyler Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

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    Ohh I love the Enterprise-D style helm and Nav consoles! LOL
     
  19. fireproof78

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    I find it amusing that people need to like a character in order to find them likable. :shrug:
     
  20. Lord Garth

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    So she's like the vast majority of the human race... who are also convinced they're right the whole time. :p
     
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