Prune Juice, Extra Large!

Discussion in 'General Trek Discussion' started by Kadratis, Dec 19, 2012.

  1. Kadratis

    Kadratis Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    I was watching an episode of DS9 the other day. In my head, a weird idea clicked in my head. Wouldn't drinking that much prune juice make him a little too regular? Imagine being in the heat of battle when Worf suddenly needs to go the bathroom? Is that why the Defiant gets blasted to Hell in First Contact? Damn you Guinan! It's all your fault! :scream:

    Btw, this is a joke post, so don't take it too seriously. :p
     
  2. sonak

    sonak Vice Admiral Admiral

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    I liked the "prune juice as a warrior's drink" running gag throughout Trek with Worf. Pretty funny concept.
     
  3. Pavonis

    Pavonis Commodore Commodore

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    No reason to think that prune juice is a laxative for Klingons. I liked that the writers kept the prune juice "gag" around. It was a nice bit of continuity.
     
  4. R. Star

    R. Star Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    Prune Juice, Extra Large.

    Compensating, Too much.
     
  5. Timewalker

    Timewalker Cat-lovin', Star Trekkin' Time Lady Premium Member

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    It's too bad we never got to see what effects prune juice has on other Klingons.
     
  6. Coloratura

    Coloratura Unsung Aria Premium Member

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    Hey, I love prune juice! A worrier's drink! :ouch:
     
  7. Mr.AtoZ

    Mr.AtoZ Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

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    Remember in Aliennation the effects of consuming sour milk for the aliens were just like the way alcohol affects human beings. It could be that prune juice has no laxative effect on Klingons and actually gives them a little "kick". ;)
     
  8. Dream

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    Worf is a Klingon. We DON'T know what prune juice does to those aliens. :lol:
     
  9. Star Wolf

    Star Wolf Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    Come on Worf getting high because he was going into battle with the Borg :klingon:. You must think he is a Ferengi or something.

    But it does beg the question did his parents and the Federation know about Klingons and prune juice and withheld the knowledge from Worf. Was Guinan a pusher giving him a taste for the future :evil:
     
  10. KamenRiderBlade

    KamenRiderBlade Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

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    Have any of you actually had Prune Juice?

    I haven't.
     
  11. Star Wolf

    Star Wolf Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    Yes its a concentrated fruit juice, coming from dried plums. maybe a bit thicker then those cranberry juice mixes. Think of it as a sweat V8
     
  12. The Wormhole

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    His parents were surprised when Guinan told them Worf had a thing for prune juice, claiming he insisted only on eating Klingon food growing up.
     
  13. bbailey861

    bbailey861 Admiral Premium Member

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    I also like this running gag. I'd love to hear how the writers came up with this one.
     
  14. Timewalker

    Timewalker Cat-lovin', Star Trekkin' Time Lady Premium Member

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    It's nutritious, but not very tasty. I'd rather drink pure cranberry juice if all I wanted was a glass of fruit juice (I'm allergic to the citrus kinds).

    But it's great for medicinal purposes, instead of taking drugs. :techman:
     
  15. Gary7

    Gary7 Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

    Dried prunes are very tasty, if you get good quality ones (semi-moist, not totally dried out). They're also quite nutritious in addition to aiding digestion and other medicinal qualities (as Time Walker pointed out). :D