Spoilers Star Trek: Discovery 4x01 - "Kobayashi Maru"

Discussion in 'Star Trek: Discovery' started by Commander Richard, Nov 17, 2021.

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  1. fireproof78

    fireproof78 Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    Tell me more about your mother.

    *flips open notebook.*
     
  2. Nerys Myk

    Nerys Myk Worf in the 23rd Century Premium Member

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    She feels Worf should wear bangs. :lol:
     
  3. fireproof78

    fireproof78 Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    Worf should head bang more, I agree ;)
     
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  4. cooleddie74

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    Even mediocre Trek is better than NCIS. Even the New Orleans one with Bakula. Sorry, Scott.
     
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  5. fireproof78

    fireproof78 Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    I love the original NCIS. Fun, adventurous, and exciting. Definitely beats mediocre Trek.

    Yes, I'll turn in my phaser and Trek fan card now :rommie:
     
  6. Mr. Laser Beam

    Mr. Laser Beam Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    @Ometiklan, I'm fairly sure that Gen Rhys is now the first officer. He was in command whenever Burnham wasn't on the bridge.

    Side note: Am I misremembering, or is Burnham the only one wearing a red Starfleet uniform? Most everybody else is wearing gold.
     
  7. fireproof78

    fireproof78 Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    So far Burnham and Saru are the only ones in red.
     
  8. Mr Awe

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    Informal is different than inappropriate or unprofessional. ;)
     
  9. Mr Awe

    Mr Awe Vice Admiral Admiral

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    Yeah, and I was being totally serious when I was suggesting it too. :shifty:
     
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  10. fireproof78

    fireproof78 Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    I've seen all three in various workplaces. So, not unexpected in Star Trek either, except amongst highly evolved humans. Where's my Shakespeare's! ;)
     
  11. Lakenheath 72

    Lakenheath 72 Commodore Commodore

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    I am fine with the Kobayashi Maru conversation. However, it feels contrived when the circumstances which brought about its inception were artificially created. The escape vessel could have easily accommodated three additional people beyond its maximum, so only one trip was needed. However, the script writers needed to escalate the crisis, so without explanation, they created a situation where three people were left behind who had then to take the next trip, thus exposing the starship to more danger and creating a reason for the conversation.

    It's hard to feel for characters when they feel like pawns in a story.

    It's more obvious when it's compared to another story, like "Terra Firma" where the characters and the events were more natural and the characters felt like characters. Not once while watching that story did I feel that there were contrivances in the story.
     
  12. Fateor

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    It was stupid that's what it was...

    Because we know from Lower Decks that even shields down that sort of thing should only be a threat to a starship if they remove their outer hull...
     
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  13. TimeIsAPredator

    TimeIsAPredator Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    Words problem was he was too much into traditional Klingon.
    Should have listened to more Klingon acid punk
     
  14. Tuskin38

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    I wouldn't bother. All they post is negative things about Discovery. Not criticism, just pure negativity.
     
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  15. Nerys Myk

    Nerys Myk Worf in the 23rd Century Premium Member

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    That's not how it works. The shields will work how ever the writers need them to. Why? The tech didn't tech because of tech.
     
  16. cooleddie74

    cooleddie74 Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    Scotty and Geordi were beamed THROUGH shields to save their lives at the end of "Relics(TNG)," so yeah, shields work according to needs of the storyline. ;)
     
  17. fireproof78

    fireproof78 Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    Canon violation. They should be dead. #nottherealgeordiorscotty
     
  18. cooleddie74

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    DIFFERENT TIMELINE CREATED. CHILDHOOD RUINED.™
     
  19. Tuskin38

    Tuskin38 Admiral Admiral

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    And starfleet beamed through the Prometheus's shields at the end of 'Message in a Bottle'.
     
  20. Fateor

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    Yea no, they don't get to do that without getting called out and mocked.

    You mean the 50 year old shields they knew the frequency of?