Unpopular Trek opinions game

Discussion in 'General Trek Discussion' started by StametsFungi, May 15, 2019.

  1. Dry Bones 37

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    Since Star Trek is supposed to be looking in to humanity's future it is always odd to me the technological stagnation that occurs.
     
  2. Ovation

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    William Shatner had more skill at acting AND directing than Leonard Nimoy.
     
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  3. Brain Melter

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    Which is not saying much.
     
  4. Qonundrum

    Qonundrum Commodore Commodore

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    Captain Kirk may have lampshaded it:

     
  5. Dry Bones 37

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    Certainly that is possible but with so many members worlds the keeping of the status quo is odd to me.
     
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  6. Shawnster

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    I think ST:III looked good. However, remember that the movie had a big setback due to the fire at Paramount.

    How can the movie that introduced the BoP get the scale wrong?

    Hmm... Spock was half-human, so does he also count as non-Vulcan?
     
  7. Tenacity

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    The show is about people in the future, the technology is a less important aspect.
     
  8. JaffreyPanthosa

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    If you have to deliver five reports, you need to bring five different padds.
     
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  9. FormerLurker

    FormerLurker Commodore Commodore

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    If they go to five different people. That's just common sense. It's all about chain of custody.
     
  10. Dr. San Guinary

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    ^ But why would you need ANY PADDs? Don't they have email? :lol:
     
  11. ichab

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    I SO agree with this. It would have been so much better to have Saavik turn as I wouldn't have seen that one coming from an already established character. But I don't think you're going to get a lot of disagreement with that opinion. Also on the subject of TUC, I'm glad the theatrical release is on Blu Ray because it leaves out that ridiculous Scooby Doo ending that I cringed at every time I saw it on cable.

    Unpopular opinion, DS9 was the best Star Trek of them all and the dominion war would have been better on the big screen instead of Insurrection and Nemesis.
     
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  12. Nenya

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    Unpopular opinion, season 4 of Enterprise (ignoring TATV) is the last good season of Star Trek.
     
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  13. Qonundrum

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    That one requires the sort of imaginative process that only truly warp9'ed people like me can fathom: In order to multitask and improve efficiency, the hand-eye coordination and weight lifting calisthenics programs were rolled into the communications protocol - this ensures less downtime by the crew wasting it doing repetitive activities in the gym, oh my...
     
  14. Qonundrum

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    Maybe VOY and ENT and the TNG flicks were written more lackluster to make DS9's Dominion conflict look better? Like how all the adults were written as dingbats in TNG season 1 in order to make Wesley seem smart, only this time around they were a lot more tactful.

    And now, I'm going to get a pint or fifty of real 90-proof ale. Ginger ale. Ginger ale fortified with vitamin B12 and caffeine. That way I can still output without the primary processing functions being adversely affected.
     
  15. Ricky Spanish

    Ricky Spanish History’s Greatest Monster Premium Member

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    Why would you ignore "These are the Voyages"? The episode is every bit as much a part of the fourth season as "Home" or other popular episodes.

    Besides, there are only two seasons of Trek after it, and new Trek is always divisive among the fanbase. Given a few years, our hatred of it will be supplanted by whatever is new at the time.
     
  16. Nenya

    Nenya Lieutenant Junior Grade Newbie

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    Because I can? I'll still stand by my unpopular opinion and leave in TATV. One episode out of a season isn't bad.
     
  17. Ricky Spanish

    Ricky Spanish History’s Greatest Monster Premium Member

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    Season four of Enterprise is pretty much just like every other season of Trek, very uneven with its hits and misses. I say that as a fan of the show.
     
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  18. Prax

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    Season 4 is great fun, action packed, and full of heroics, adventure, and great pacing.. It is the most serialized Star Trek ever got prior to DSC. And it
    has an average of 417 TOS references per episode(if you're in to that sort of thing).

    It's also really, really dumbed down, banal, overdramatized , and to use a modern phrase, "for the fans.":crazy:

    I will watch it, but I prefer to watch episodes from the other seasons.

    The Dominion war stuff was fine, and had some of DS9's great episodes, but every attempt the show made to do an actual sci fi story after the 5th season was awful, while those other shows you mention had no problem pulling it off regularly.
     
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  19. Nenya

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    Enterprise and DS9 did serialization the best in my opinion. Especially Enterprise with the three episode arcs. I think I'm the odd person out in being kinda over season long stories. I know DS9 did it but that was over twenty years ago. I've had my fill at this point.
     
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