Spoilers Strange New Worlds General Discussion Thread

Discussion in 'Star Trek: Strange New Worlds' started by NewHeavensNewEarth, Feb 6, 2020.

  1. Unionized Elf

    Unionized Elf Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    Ditching camouflage is one thing, but having color coded tactical uniforms is quite another. In today's military, rank insignia is intentionally small and located in the same spot for everyone of every rank exactly to obscure who the higher ranking people are so the enemy won't know who to treat as a priority target, Likewise, saluting and standing at attention in the presence of a superior are suspended while in the field for the same reason.

    Having color coded tactical gear seems to negate the purpose of having tactical gear. All the enemy has to do is take note of which one is wearing a gold vest and declare them a priority target. Or anyone with a red vest as they're likely the ones with more combat experience.

    On Disco, everyone wore a blue field uniform with no distinctive features for department with a black vest. Even medical officers wore the blue field uniform despite usually wearing a white duty uniform. That's a tactical uniform which made sense.

    Yes, I know I'm getting too worked up over this.
     
  2. 137th Gebirg

    137th Gebirg Admiral Premium Member

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    Yep… You’re also 100% correct about everything you said. :lol:
     
  3. fireproof78

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    Shh...you're not supposed to say Discovery did something that made sense.

    Also, this is sounding dangerously close like saying Starfleet is a military ;)
     
  4. Unionized Elf

    Unionized Elf Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    I know, I know. May Gene have mercy on my soul.
     
  5. thribs

    thribs Vice Admiral Admiral

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    Looks like next episode is a Librarians reunion.
     
  6. SantaEddie74

    SantaEddie74 Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    This is the best Trek of any kind since the first few years of this century.
     
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  7. WarMaster1701

    WarMaster1701 Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

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    It really is.
     
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  8. wayoung

    wayoung Commodore Commodore

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    Wellz the trek in the first few years of this century really, reaaaallllllyyy sucked and practically killed the franchise for quite awhile so that's kinda faint praise
     
  9. Charles Phipps

    Charles Phipps Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    I like Strange New Worlds but I honestly kind of like it less every time someone says it's so much better than the other Treks because I like them too and if I have to choose, I would choose Picard, DISCO, and Lower Decks over SNW.

    These comparisons are partially why I came to hate The Orville.
     
  10. fireproof78

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    There's a reason why I strongly believe that comparison is the thief of joy.
     
  11. JoaquinSlowly

    JoaquinSlowly Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    S01E06 is called Lift Us Where Suffering Cannot Reach.
     
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  12. DesolationGod

    DesolationGod Lieutenant Junior Grade Red Shirt

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    if i have one criticism of this show its the opening "previously on" sequence. Do we really need recaps.. at least give us the option to skip it
     
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  13. Charles Phipps

    Charles Phipps Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    To give another way of phrasing the same point: "Paramount has succeeded dramatically with Paramount Plus. In addition to Star Trek it now has TWO shows other people watch with Halo and Yellowstone 1800s. Otherwise, though, their streaming platform is dependent on Trek and rewatches of Big Brother."
     
  14. SantaEddie74

    SantaEddie74 Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    It's like they know us personally. :)
     
  15. wayoung

    wayoung Commodore Commodore

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    Hey @Richard S. Ta it's your fav type of title, pretentious, but in English
     
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  16. Noname Given

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    So...Orbital Elevator goes bad type of story then? ;)
     
  17. Richard S. Ta

    Richard S. Ta Commodore Commodore

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    Nah. It's too literal. The more abstract the better. :D
     
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  18. Yistaan

    Yistaan Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    Pike: Spock your new Fedbook page status is overly dramatic and, if I may say so, emotional. Don't overthink T'Pring's new Fedbook photos with that Stonn fellow. If she told you that he's just a friend, then he's just a friend.
     
  19. arch101

    arch101 Commodore Commodore

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    I hope this show is on forever. I haven’t loved Trek this much since DS9.
     
  20. Belz...

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    I do hope it lasts for a good while. I did find the 3rd episode to be a bit of a disappointment, but for a first season it's pretty solid so far. Certainly more so than any Trek series since TOS, which had a phenomenal first season.
     
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