Which Captain could you serve under best?

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  1. Poltargyst

    Poltargyst Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    Let's include the usual suspects:
    Kirk
    Picard
    Cisco
    Janeway
    Archer

    If you want to include Spock because he achieved the rank of Captain or Sulu because he commanded the Excelsior or any other captain/commander of any starship/star base/space station, that's fine too.

    (I really liked that Commodore Wesley...but I really don't want to serve under Commodore Decker ;) )

    If you're a Starfleet officer, which captain would work best as your superior officer? It's not necessarily picking the best captain. There may be someone on the list you consider best but recognize that with your personality and theirs it would never work. Look at your personality and pick the captain that you would work the best with.

    As a viewer I like Kirk. Would it work for me to serve under him? Not so sure about that.
     
  2. woodstock

    woodstock Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

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    My best bosses have been female, so I think I would do well serving under Janeway.
     
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  3. Nerys Myk

    Nerys Myk Cartoon Premium Member

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    Kirk seems like an okay boss. Seems fair minded. But you'd have to do your job.
    Picard and Riker, no thanks. Not the type I'd like to work for
    Archer, might be a little too hands on in his style.
    Didn't watch Vovager much. No sense of her style.
    Sisko is a guy I'd like to hang out with and talk.
     
  4. Mr. Laser Beam

    Mr. Laser Beam Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    Picard.

    Honestly, I think that out of all five Trek captains, he cares the most about the people under his command.
     
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  5. φ of π

    φ of π Captain Captain

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    Captain Braxton, because then I'd be in the 29th Century instead of the dark ages of the 24th. :D
     
  6. Tosk

    Tosk Vice Admiral Admiral

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    Depends on how low down the ladder I am. If I'm part of the senior staff I'd pick Sisko. If I'm a total nobody, I think I'd go Picard.
     
  7. woodstock

    woodstock Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

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    I dunno about low ladder peeps under Picard, we saw how he feels about them in Tapestry.
     
  8. Scotchy

    Scotchy Commander Red Shirt

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    Captain Rachel Garrett.
     
  9. DazzaS83

    DazzaS83 Ensign Newbie

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    What about Captain Jellico? He was tough but did take an interest in his crew and their interests.
     
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  10. Greysun

    Greysun Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

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    Captain Pike.
     
  11. Nyotarules

    Nyotarules Vice Admiral Moderator

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    Captain Pike - both versions
     
  12. Ralphis

    Ralphis Captain Captain

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    Picard or Janeway.
     
  13. Riverside2233

    Riverside2233 Commander Red Shirt

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    Archer or Picard.
     
  14. Tora Ziyal

    Tora Ziyal Vice Admiral Admiral

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    First choice: Picard
    Second choice: Archer or maybe Sisco
     
  15. JirinPanthosa

    JirinPanthosa Admiral Admiral

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    Well, if I was on a starship I'd be an engineer. Under Picard, I'd be in Geordi's engineering department. And for the first time in my life, I'd be the least socially awkward person in the room.

    To put it in Tamarian terms: Ben Wyatt at the Accounting Firm.

    So Picard.
     
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  16. sbk1234

    sbk1234 Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    Janeway
     
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  17. Agony_Boothb

    Agony_Boothb Commodore Commodore

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    Probably Janeway or Sisko.

    Although at the moment at work it feels like I'm working under Captain Jellico. We have a temporary CEO who is busting all the ballsto the point that some people are leaving the business. Our previous CEO's have been pretty chill, so it's a hard adjustment for some. I'm actively trying to do the opposite of what Riker and co did which was to be unprofessional and pout.
     
  18. 2takesfrakes

    2takesfrakes Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    William T. Riker has a cool command style, when he's in charge of things. He's a natural leader and an every Man type of character. The sort of Captain, where you hope to be assigned to serve on his vessel. It would be an honour ...
     
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  19. USS Firefly

    USS Firefly Commodore Commodore

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    Captain Sisko or Jellico
     
  20. Vger23

    Vger23 Vice Admiral Admiral

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    1. Kirk- straightforward, passionate, extremely competent without acting like an arrogant ass. Inspiring, cares for his crew. Probably a hard driver, but because he knows it's needed.
    1b. Sisko- No-nonsense but also very human. A father who has compassion for others. A deep thinker who is also not afraid of action. Articulate and unambiguous.

    Others ranked:
    2. Archer
    3. Janeway
    4. Picard
     
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