The New Klingons

Discussion in 'Star Trek: Discovery' started by INACTIVEUSS Einstein, May 18, 2017.

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Do you like the design of these new Klingons? What was your gut reaction?

  1. I liked them

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    46.7%
  2. I did not like them

    145 vote(s)
    53.3%
  1. Nerys Myk

    Nerys Myk Worf in the 23rd Century Premium Member

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    Its a small village the Aegean coast.
     
  2. fireproof78

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    Even Google didn't like that.

    Take that Google!!!
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  3. Nerys Myk

    Nerys Myk Worf in the 23rd Century Premium Member

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    If Google can be trusted "Andient" is a German word. "Andient is an inflected form of andienen"
     
  4. Michael

    Michael [ˈmɪçaːʔeːl] Moderator

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    It is a German word, yes, but not in common use anymore. In fact I have never encountered it before and had to look it up in a dictionary just now.
     
  5. SheliakBob

    SheliakBob Commander Red Shirt

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    sigh. I'm sorry. I've really been trying. Honestly, I have. But these KINO's (Klingons In Name Only) are a deal-breaker for me. I hate them. Utterly. To the point of not bothering to try to watch the show. I hates 'em even more than I hates SID's "Blingons". sigh. Once again, I am everything that is "wrong" with Trek fandom. You kids go on without me...
     
  6. Serveaux

    Serveaux Mediocre Old White Man Premium Member

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    Okay then...
     
  7. Nerys Myk

    Nerys Myk Worf in the 23rd Century Premium Member

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    Did you dramatically announce your departure in 1979, too?
     
  8. Mirror Mirror

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    He sent a letter.:devil:
     
  9. fireproof78

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    The story context might help.
     
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  10. CaptainPete

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    im not a fan of the new Klingons either, but an explanation seems likely with the "sarcophagus" ship that we have known about for months. I think it would be awesome if we saw a fleet of straight up no-ridge TOS klingons occupy the ships we didn't see and the redesign are for the sarcophogas ship.
     
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  12. CaptainPete

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    I think it's funny he made a big deal to trek fans but framed it like he was talking to CBS executives. Delusions of grandeur...
     
  13. { Emilia }

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    There's no need for this. Please stick to criticizing the content of people's posts instead of making ad hominem attacks.
     
  14. SheliakBob

    SheliakBob Commander Red Shirt

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    Geez, guys.
    I was just saying that I want to like Discovery, that I was going to make every effort to embrace it, but Klingons are a centrally iconic element of Trek and I, personally, can't accept that radical a change to an established and central part of the franchise. Yeah, 1979 was a bit rough, but I was younger then and there was less Trek to be had anywhere so I adjusted. Eventually. I'm not knocking anyone who likes or doesn't care overly much about the design. I certainly don't have "delusions of grandeur" (hmm if I could just get Tin-Plated and up that grandeur to "delusions of godhood" I'd be back in canon territory...)
    The original poster asked for this specific opinion. Since I am used to getting bashed every time I express a dislike of where Trek has gone of late, I "framed" the comment as a slightly sardonic bit of self-deprecating confession.
    Humor. It is a difficult concept..
     
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  15. SheliakBob

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    Actually, I am really hoping that something like this turns out to be the case. That would have me back onboard in an instant and enthusiastic. I just don't think it seems very likely, give the comments that have been made about redesigning familiar races and such. But I will keep an eye on developments, just in case.
     
  16. Nerys Myk

    Nerys Myk Worf in the 23rd Century Premium Member

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    The DSC Klingons are closer to the TMP+ Klingons than the TMP+ Klingons are to TOS. I can easily see them as part of post TOS "evolution" of the Klingons, so I'm having a hard time parsing what's so "radical" about this iteration.
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  17. fireproof78

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    In text form, yes.
     
  18. JD

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    The comments don't mean there can't be an explanation for the redesign.
     
  19. CaptainPete

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    I will say this minor redesign I find acceptable, but if this doesn't have an explanation it would be a huge letdown for me. But The last three trek movies show that a letdown for me is irrelevant to its success.
     
  20. Kevin Wolff

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    Klingon Reavers perhaps. Flying that old boat without core containment might explain their look.