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  • Star Trek's 50th

    From Kirkman@VERT/GUARDIAN to All on Fri Jul 22 09:44:16 2016
    Hi guys,

    With Star Trek's 50th anniversary looming (and the new movie opening today), I wrote a story for our newspaper here in St. Louis: 50 things we still love about Star Trek.

    http://bit.ly/29YELcV

    Love to know what you would have chosen differently!


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  • From DaiTengu@VERT/ENSEMBLE to Kirkman on Fri Jul 22 23:18:05 2016
    Re: Star Trek's 50th
    By: Kirkman to All on Fri Jul 22 2016 09:44 am

    With Star Trek's 50th anniversary looming (and the new movie opening today), I wrote a story for our newspaper here in St. Louis: 50 things we still love about Star Trek.

    http://bit.ly/29YELcV

    Love to know what you would have chosen differently!

    Ugh, they picked ST:IV for "Favorite Movie". That was arguably only the third best TOS film. VI: The Undiscovered Country and II: The Wrath of Khan are far more Trek-like.

    And they picked the NCC-1701 refit for "Favorite Ship Design"? No mention of the Enterprise E, or the extremely awesome Romulan Warbirds?

    Other than that they're pretty spot on.

    I may suggest #51, however, "Favorite Star Trek Podcast" go to "The Greatest Generation (A Star Trek Podcast by two guys who are a little embarassed to
    have a Star Trek podcast)"

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  • From Vk3jed@VERT/FREEWAY to DaiTengu on Sat Jul 23 17:04:00 2016
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    Ugh, they picked ST:IV for "Favorite Movie". That was arguably only
    the third best TOS film. VI: The Undiscovered Country and II: The
    Wrath of Khan are far more Trek-like.

    Yes, ST II and VI would be on my list of all time best, though in actuality, I liked them all, except ST V was a bit silly.

    And they picked the NCC-1701 refit for "Favorite Ship Design"? No
    mention of the Enterprise E, or the extremely awesome Romulan Warbirds?

    Agree with you there! :)


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  • From Poindexter Fortran@VERT/REALITY to DaiTengu on Sat Jul 23 07:21:18 2016
    Re: Star Trek's 50th
    By: DaiTengu to Kirkman on Fri Jul 22 2016 11:18 pm

    I may suggest #51, however, "Favorite Star Trek Podcast" go to "The Greatest Generation (A Star Trek Podcast by two guys who are a little embarassed to have a Star Trek podcast)"

    That's one of my favorite podcasts these days. I'll watch the show on Netflix right before the podcast episode.

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  • From DaiTengu@VERT/ENSEMBLE to Poindexter Fortran on Sat Jul 23 20:00:40 2016
    Re: Star Trek's 50th
    By: Poindexter Fortran to DaiTengu on Sat Jul 23 2016 07:21 am

    I may suggest #51, however, "Favorite Star Trek Podcast" go to "The
    Greatest Generation (A Star Trek Podcast by two guys who are a
    little embarassed to have a Star Trek podcast)"

    That's one of my favorite podcasts these days. I'll watch the show on Netflix right before the podcast episode.

    It's really the only podcast I listen to right now. I admit I have gotten a bit ahead of myself, however. I just finished Season 3 last night. I need to find something else to watch.

    Maybe after I watch "The Best of Both Worlds Part II". Beacuse, you know, why stop on a Cliffhanger?

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  • From Nightfox@VERT/DIGDIST to Kirkman on Fri Jul 29 12:28:28 2016
    Hi guys,

    With Star Trek's 50th anniversary looming (and the new movie opening today), I wrote a story for our newspaper here in St. Louis: 50 things
    we
    still love about Star Trek.

    http://bit.ly/29YELcV

    Love to know what you would have chosen differently!

    There are quite a few "favorites" to go through.. Admittedly I haven't gone through all of them yet, but it seems some of these are a bit arbitrary. Favorite Spock skill or Capt. Kirk skill? And favorite OSHA violation? I didn't know people really talked about that. :) Also, some of those
    favorites came up as a black rectangle for me and didn't have anything in
    them.

    Favorite omnipotent alien: I agree, although how many omnipotent aliens were there in Star Trek? I remember maybe one other that could be considered omnipotent (the cloud that the Enterprise D ran into that presented a face
    of itself to communicate with the crew toward the end).

    Favorite character fusion: Again, how many character fusions were there in
    Star Trek? Tuvix is the only one I remember off the top of my head.

    A favorite Star Trek movie could be debated forever.. I thought Star Trek
    IV was pretty good, but personally, since I watched a lot of TNG, I liked
    First Contact. I thought Generations was also pretty good, although I know many would disagree with me. Just my personal feeling & opinion.

    In 2006, someone made a 40-year Star Trek tribute video that I thought was pretty good. I grew up watching Star Trek (mainly starting with TNG), and I know it sounds corny, but watching this video got me almost teary, since I
    feel like Star Trek has given us so much:
    https://youtu.be/x3pOkhU9iYM

    Nightfox

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  • From Nightfox@VERT/DIGDIST to DaiTengu on Fri Jul 29 12:33:53 2016
    Ugh, they picked ST:IV for "Favorite Movie". That was arguably only the third best TOS film. VI: The Undiscovered Country and II: The Wrath of Khan are far more Trek-like.

    I thought Star Trek IV was a fairly good one. And it seemed popular at the time. They put a lot of humor into it, but when I watched it again not too long ago, I thought the movie seemed a bit dated now, but still a good one. I agree though that The Wrath of Khan and Undiscovered Country were great ones.

    I saw The Undiscovered Country in theaters, and I seem to remember people hoping it would be about the discovery of some new region of space or
    something and were disappointed when that's not what it was about.. And at
    the time, I didn't even realize it was an allegory to the fall of the Soviet Union. But over the years, I think Undiscovered Country has remained one of the better Star Trek movies.

    And they picked the NCC-1701 refit for "Favorite Ship Design"? No mention of the Enterprise E, or the extremely awesome Romulan Warbirds?

    For a while, the 1701 refit (or 1701-A) was my favorite, at least for the Enterprise. But I'd say the Enterprise D or E is probably my favorite now.

    Nightfox

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  • From DaiTengu@VERT/ENSEMBLE to Nightfox on Fri Jul 29 22:33:53 2016
    Re: Star Trek's 50th
    By: Nightfox to DaiTengu on Fri Jul 29 2016 12:33 pm

    I thought Star Trek IV was a fairly good one. And it seemed popular at the time. They put a lot of humor into it, but when I watched it again not too long ago, I thought the movie seemed a bit dated now, but still a good one. I agree though that The Wrath of Khan and Undiscovered Country were great ones.
    I do like IV, but I think they just picked it because it was popular... II and VI are much better films in just about every aspect.


    For a while, the 1701 refit (or 1701-A) was my favorite, at least for the Enterprise. But I'd say the Enterprise D or E is probably my favorite now.

    I agree the E is pretty bad-ass.

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  • From Vk3jed@VERT/FREEWAY to Nightfox on Sat Jul 30 08:27:00 2016
    Nightfox wrote to Kirkman <=-

    Love to know what you would have chosen differently!

    Most I'd agree with. The movies had a few good contenders, always a toss up there.

    In 2006, someone made a 40-year Star Trek tribute video that I thought
    was pretty good. I grew up watching Star Trek (mainly starting with
    TNG), and I know it sounds corny, but watching this video got me almost teary, since I feel like Star Trek has given us so much: https://youtu.be/x3pOkhU9iYM

    I grew up with reruns of TOS. When TNG came along, I instantly took to that series, as well as all that followed.

    The reboot movies, although quite watchable standalone, don't feel like "Star Trek", and lack some of the depth of the earlier movies.


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  • From Vk3jed@VERT/FREEWAY to Nightfox on Sat Jul 30 08:40:00 2016
    Nightfox wrote to DaiTengu <=-

    Ugh, they picked ST:IV for "Favorite Movie". That was arguably only the third best TOS film. VI: The Undiscovered Country and II: The Wrath of Khan are far more Trek-like.

    I thought Star Trek IV was a fairly good one. And it seemed popular at the time. They put a lot of humor into it, but when I watched it again not too long ago, I thought the movie seemed a bit dated now, but still
    a good one. I agree though that The Wrath of Khan and Undiscovered Country were great ones.

    All 3 are good movies. Didn't see any of the TOS era movies until they came out on TV, but I did see Generations, First Contact and Insurrection at the cinema. They were awesome on the big screen. Nowadays, we have them all on Blu-Ray, except for Beyond (because it hasn't been released yet).

    For a while, the 1701 refit (or 1701-A) was my favorite, at least for
    the Enterprise. But I'd say the Enterprise D or E is probably my
    favorite now.

    Lots of good ships to choose from. The refit was a big step visually at the time, but I believe it has been surpassed. :)


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  • From Nightfox@VERT/DIGDIST to Vk3jed on Fri Jul 29 22:37:26 2016
    Re: Re: Star Trek's 50th
    By: Vk3jed to Nightfox on Sat Jul 30 2016 08:27:00

    The reboot movies, although quite watchable standalone, don't feel like "Star Trek", and lack some of the depth of the earlier movies.

    I agree, they lack some depth that I liked in classic Star Trek - but they're still fun to watch.

    Nightfox

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  • From Poindexter Fortran@VERT/REALITY to Vk3jed on Sat Jul 30 05:46:09 2016
    Re: Re: Star Trek's 50th
    By: Vk3jed to Nightfox on Sat Jul 30 2016 08:27 am

    I grew up with reruns of TOS. When TNG came along, I instantly took to that series, as well as all that followed.

    I was amazed when I watched the DVD versions of TOS and saw scenes I'd never seen before. I didn't see them on the first run, only in syndicated re-runs in the 70s. They made strategic cuts to make room for more commercials!

    In the episode "what are little girls made of", before Kirk goes into the cloning machine, he mutters something about "You halfbreed something or other" as they duplicate him - the same thing the clone says to Spock that convinces Spock that something isn't right.

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  • From Poindexter Fortran@VERT/REALITY to Vk3jed on Sat Jul 30 05:47:08 2016
    Re: Re: Star Trek's 50th
    By: Vk3jed to Nightfox on Sat Jul 30 2016 08:40 am

    Lots of good ships to choose from. The refit was a big step visually at the time, but I believe it has been surpassed. :)

    Alternate reality 1701-D, with the big gun at the front and 3 nacelles. :)

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  • From Vk3jed@VERT/FREEWAY to Poindexter Fortran on Sun Jul 31 06:59:00 2016
    Poindexter Fortran wrote to Vk3jed <=-

    I was amazed when I watched the DVD versions of TOS and saw scenes I'd never seen before. I didn't see them on the first run, only in
    syndicated re-runs in the 70s. They made strategic cuts to make room
    for more commercials!

    That practice was and is common on TV. I wasn't born when TOS started. But by the time TAS hit our shores, I was able to watch that with the Saturday morning cartoons.

    In the episode "what are little girls made of", before Kirk goes into
    the cloning machine, he mutters something about "You halfbreed
    something or other" as they duplicate him - the same thing the clone
    says to Spock that convinces Spock that something isn't right.

    I vaguely recall that scene. :)


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  • From Vk3jed@VERT/FREEWAY to Poindexter Fortran on Sun Jul 31 07:00:00 2016
    Poindexter Fortran wrote to Vk3jed <=-

    Alternate reality 1701-D, with the big gun at the front and 3 nacelles.
    :)

    One mean ship, could take out a Klingon battle cruiser with one shot. :)


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  • From Kirkman@VERT/GUARDIAN to DaiTengu on Tue Aug 2 13:57:13 2016
    Ugh, they picked ST:IV for "Favorite Movie". That was arguably only the third best TOS film. VI: The Undiscovered Country and II: The Wrath of Khan are far more Trek-like.

    "They" = Me. I wrote the story.

    I'm not the first person to make the argument for "The Voyage Home" as best movie. Star Trek IV has a lot going for it: they found a clever way to talk about an ecological problem, it was extremely funny, it was very well received by non-Trek fans (it had highest domestic box office of the non-reboot films), and it didn't rely on a bad guy.

    However, I will also admit that "IV" is not my favorite film. "Wrath of Khan" is my favorite Trek film. In fact, it's simply my favorite movie of all time.

    So, why not pick "Khan"? Well, when you're writing a list like this, sometimes you want to avoid the obvious picks and give people something to debate. And judging from this thread, I think I succeeded!

    And they picked the NCC-1701 refit for "Favorite Ship Design"? No mention of the Enterprise E, or the extremely awesome Romulan Warbirds?

    Sure, there are loads of great ship models. I personally hate the Ent-E (sorry), but I agree the Warbird is a great model. I stand by my pick, but recognize other folks will like other ships.

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  • From Kirkman@VERT/GUARDIAN to Nightfox on Tue Aug 2 14:04:30 2016
    There are quite a few "favorites" to go through.. Admittedly I haven't gone through all of them yet, but it seems some of these are a bit arbitrary. Favorite Spock skill or Capt. Kirk skill? And favorite OSHA violation? I didn't know people really talked about that. :)

    Yes, it was meant to be an entertaining list of fun things about Trek. Hence the sometimes kooky categories.

    Favorite omnipotent alien: I agree, although how many omnipotent aliens were there in Star Trek? I remember maybe one other that could be considered omnipotent (the cloud that the Enterprise D ran into that presented a face of itself to communicate with the crew toward the end).

    There were plenty of godlike aliens in TOS. Trelane (Squire of Gothos) immediately comes to mind. Doing a quick Google search, I see that the Memory Alpha wiki even has a whole page dedicated to listing "powerful and godlike beings" in Trek: http://memory-alpha.wikia.com/wiki/Powerful_and_godlike_beings

    Favorite character fusion: Again, how many character fusions were there in Star Trek? Tuvix is the only one I remember off the top of my head.

    When I wrote this category I also had in mind the end of ST:TMP. when V'Ger and Decker merge to evolve into a "higher" life form.

    A favorite Star Trek movie could be debated forever.. I thought Star Trek
    IV was pretty good, but personally, since I watched a lot of TNG, I liked First Contact.

    I like First Contact, but in recent years, I have been convinced by "Red Letter Media" that none of the TNG movies really captured the spirit of the show. Picard, in particular, was transformed from a deliberate, thoughtful, consensus-seaking leader into a vengeful action hero. You might enjoy watching RLM's Star Trek reviews: http://redlettermedia.com/plinkett/star-trek/

    --Josh


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  • From Nightfox@VERT/DIGDIST to Kirkman on Tue Aug 2 17:11:36 2016
    Favorite omnipotent alien: I agree, although how many omnipotent
    aliens were there in Star Trek? I remember maybe one other that could
    be considered omnipotent (the cloud that the Enterprise D ran into
    that presented a face of itself to communicate with the crew toward
    the end).

    There were plenty of godlike aliens in TOS. Trelane (Squire of Gothos) immediately comes to mind. Doing a quick Google search, I see that the Memory Alpha wiki even has a whole page dedicated to listing "powerful and godlike beings" in Trek: http://memory-alpha.wikia.com/wiki/Powerful_and_godlike_beings

    Ah, interesting.

    Favorite character fusion: Again, how many character fusions were
    there in Star Trek? Tuvix is the only one I remember off the top of
    my head.

    When I wrote this category I also had in mind the end of ST:TMP. when V'Ger and Decker merge to evolve into a "higher" life form.

    You're right, I had forgotten about V'Ger..

    A favorite Star Trek movie could be debated forever.. I thought Star
    Trek IV was pretty good, but personally, since I watched a lot of TNG,
    I liked First Contact.

    I like First Contact, but in recent years, I have been convinced by "Red Letter Media" that none of the TNG movies really captured the spirit of the show. Picard, in particular, was transformed from a deliberate, thoughtful, consensus-seaking leader into a vengeful action hero. You might enjoy watching RLM's Star Trek reviews: http://redlettermedia.com/plinkett/star-trek/

    I'll have to check that out. I suppose that review is true, but you could probably also argue that the TOS movies weren't always the same as the TV show. A format allows the characters to go on a more wild & grand adventure, whereas a TV show allows less time for that kind of thing. Star Trek on TV was often thoughtful and cerebral, but it seems to me that movies tend to be less so.

    Nightfox

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  • From Poindexter Fortran@VERT/REALITY to Nightfox on Sun Aug 7 11:06:25 2016
    Re: Star Trek's 50th
    By: Nightfox to Kirkman on Tue Aug 02 2016 05:11 pm

    Star Trek on TV was often thoughtful and cerebral, but it seems to me that movies tend to be less so.

    Could this be a post-Roddenberry thing? He was consistent in trying to provide social commentary, wonder if that was lost on the people who took the flag after his passing.

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  • From Kirkman@VERT/GUARDIAN to Poindexter Fortran on Sun Aug 7 16:23:06 2016
    Could this be a post-Roddenberry thing? He was consistent in trying to provide social commentary, wonder if that was lost on the people who took the flag after his passing.

    You can make a strong case that ALL the movies after "The Motion Picture" were "post-Roddenberry" even though he was still alive through ST6.

    Roddenberry produced and had great control over TMP, but that movie went way over budget, and most critics and fans felt it was sluggish. For "Wrath of Khan," Paramount replaced him with Harve Bennett as the new producer. Roddenberry apparently did not like TWOK, which he felt was too militaristic. Despite his reservations, fans loved it, and from that point on we kept getting more Trek movies, but with little input from Roddenberry, who was relegated to the sidelines.

    TNG gave Roddenberry a chance to regain control of Star Trek, and to put his stamp on it. In the first couple seasons, you see this clearly. It has many of his later ideas, such as Earth having evolved into a peaceful, perfect place with no conflict. This idea really wasn't present in TOS.

    By the time the TNG movies came out, moviegoers were expecting more action, and more special effects in movies. The idea of putting a pacifist version of TNG onto the big screen was a nonstarter for the studio. And that's why Picard becomes an action hero. This strategy worked for "First Contact," but failed for the subsequent movies.



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  • From Nightfox@VERT/DIGDIST to Poindexter Fortran on Tue Aug 16 19:45:55 2016
    Re: Star Trek's 50th
    By: Poindexter Fortran to Nightfox on Sun Aug 07 2016 11:06:25

    Star Trek on TV was often thoughtful and cerebral, but it seems to
    me that movies tend to be less so.

    Could this be a post-Roddenberry thing? He was consistent in trying to provide social commentary, wonder if that was lost on the people who took the flag after his passing.

    I'm not sure.. I thought some of the original Star Trek movies were a bit less cerebral, even when Roddenberry was still alive (such as Star Trek 2: The Wrath of Khan and Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home). I suppose The Voyage Home had some social commentary (Save The Whales), but still it seems to me that they tried to put a lot of humor and action in it.

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  • From bbsing.bbs@VERT/FATCATS to Nightfox on Wed Aug 17 10:28:00 2016
    Nightfox wrote to Poindexter Fortran <=-

    Re: Star Trek's 50th
    By: Poindexter Fortran to Nightfox on Sun Aug 07 2016 11:06:25

    Star Trek on TV was often thoughtful and cerebral, but it seems to
    me that movies tend to be less so.

    Could this be a post-Roddenberry thing? He was consistent in trying to provide social commentary, wonder if that was lost on the people who took the flag after his passing.

    I'm not sure.. I thought some of the original Star Trek movies were a
    bit less cerebral, even when Roddenberry was still alive (such as Star Trek 2: The Wrath of Khan and Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home). I
    suppose The Voyage Home had some social commentary (Save The Whales),
    but still it seems to me that they tried to put a lot of humor and
    action in it.

    The Wrath of Khan was one of the best for me. I keep watching it once a year. It gave a sense of real adventure and story of the past as well as insight in to Kirk. As a boy I had no idea he had a wife. I know this isn't related to 'Cerebral' but I just wanted to chime in about Star Trek 2.

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  • From Flavio Bessa@VERT/ABUTRE2 to Nightfox on Tue Aug 30 14:30:00 2016
    Nightfox wrote to Poindexter Fortran <=-

    Star Trek on TV was often thoughtful and cerebral, but it seems to
    me that movies tend to be less so.

    Could this be a post-Roddenberry thing? He was consistent in trying to provide social commentary, wonder if that was lost on the people who took the flag after his passing.

    I'm not sure.. I thought some of the original Star Trek movies were a
    bit less cerebral, even when Roddenberry was still alive (such as Star Trek 2: The Wrath of Khan and Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home). I
    suppose The Voyage Home had some social commentary (Save The Whales),
    but still it seems to me that they tried to put a lot of humor and
    action in it.

    I am really curious about that new Trek series.

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  • From Flavio Bessa@VERT/ABUTRE2 to bbsing.bbs on Tue Aug 30 14:31:00 2016
    bbsing.bbs wrote to Nightfox <=-

    The Wrath of Khan was one of the best for me. I keep watching it once a year. It gave a sense of real adventure and story of the past as well
    as insight in to Kirk. As a boy I had no idea he had a wife. I know
    this isn't related to 'Cerebral' but I just wanted to chime in about
    Star Trek 2.

    Agreed. They tried to copy parts of the story with Into Darkness,
    but at the end of the day Wrath of Khan is still the best one
    around.



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  • From Nightfox@VERT/DIGDIST to Flavio Bessa on Tue Aug 30 19:35:26 2016
    Re: Re: Star Trek's 50th
    By: Flavio Bessa to Nightfox on Tue Aug 30 2016 14:30:00

    I am really curious about that new Trek series.

    I'm curious too. But from the screenshots they've shown so far, I think the ship looks ugly. It looks very similar to the re-designed Enterprise they almost used for the Star Trek: Phase II TV show in the late 70s, which they cancelled in favor of Star Trek: The Motion Picture.

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  • From Vk3jed@VERT/FREEWAY to Flavio Bessa on Thu Sep 1 21:05:00 2016
    Flavio Bessa wrote to Nightfox <=-

    I am really curious about that new Trek series.

    I'm looking forward to it. Have Netflix (who have the distribution rights for it here in .au) standing by. :)


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  • From Ennev@VERT/MTLGEEK to Vk3jed on Sun Sep 4 15:15:32 2016
    Flavio Bessa wrote to Nightfox <=-

    I'm looking forward to it. Have Netflix (who have the distribution rights for it here in .au) standing by. :)

    Here in Canada it's going to be on a service called Shomi, it's a kind a Hulu for Canada. It's lucky for them to have this series because I was thinking about dropping that service. Wish it was on Netflix instead. Now it's like every dying cable network want to create it's own service.

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  • From Vk3jed@VERT/FREEWAY to Ennev on Mon Sep 5 08:49:00 2016
    Ennev wrote to Vk3jed <=-

    Here in Canada it's going to be on a service called Shomi, it's a kind
    a Hulu for Canada. It's lucky for them to have this series because I
    was thinking about dropping that service. Wish it was on Netflix
    instead. Now it's like every dying cable network want to create it's
    own service.

    Foxtel (the main cable/satellite network here) also have their own streaming service, so seems that trend is global. Anyway, I'm glad Netflix got the rights. :)


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  • From Ennev@VERT/MTLGEEK to Vk3jed on Mon Sep 5 09:43:39 2016
    Foxtel (the main cable/satellite network here) also have their own
    streaming service, so seems that trend is global. Anyway, I'm glad Netflix got the rights. :)

    heard new rumours about the show ?

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  • From Nighthawk@VERT/ABUTRE2 to Nightfox on Tue Sep 6 01:33:00 2016
    Nightfox wrote to Flavio Bessa <=-

    I am really curious about that new Trek series.

    I'm curious too. But from the screenshots they've shown so far, I
    think the ship looks ugly. It looks very similar to the re-designed Enterprise they almost used for the Star Trek: Phase II TV show in the late 70s, which they cancelled in favor of Star Trek: The Motion
    Picture.

    It seems that they did that on purpose, due to the fact that the
    series will happen 10 years before the NCC-1701 launched for
    its first five-year mission with James Kirk as Captain.



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  • From Nighthawk@VERT/ABUTRE2 to Vk3jed on Tue Sep 6 01:33:00 2016
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    I am really curious about that new Trek series.

    I'm looking forward to it. Have Netflix (who have the distribution
    rights for it here in .au) standing by. :)

    Here in Brazil we can see the Star Trek: Discovery logo into the
    series roster. :)

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  • From Vk3jed@VERT/FREEWAY to Nighthawk on Mon Sep 19 08:07:00 2016
    Nighthawk wrote to Vk3jed <=-

    Here in Brazil we can see the Star Trek: Discovery logo into
    the
    series roster. :)

    Nice. I didn't see any info about Discovery on Netflix a month ago, should look again.


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  • From Nighthawk@VERT/ABUTRE2 to Ennev on Sun Sep 25 06:15:00 2016
    Ennev wrote to Vk3jed <=-

    heard new rumours about the show ?

    Heard that it will happen around 10 years before the NCC-1701
    original series launch, and it will not be focused on the
    ship's captain.

    Also there are a few pictures of the USS Discovery on the web,
    you can Google for it.

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  • From Vk3jed@VERT/FREEWAY to Nighthawk on Mon Sep 26 10:20:00 2016
    Nighthawk wrote to Ennev <=-

    heard new rumours about the show ?

    Heard that it will happen around 10 years before the NCC-1701
    original series launch, and it will not be focused on the

    Looking forward to it. Have Netflix (our distributor) ready and waiting. :)


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  • From Captain Kiwi@VERT/BLACKSUN to Vk3jed on Mon Oct 10 21:02:18 2016
    Re: Re: Star Trek's 50th
    By: Vk3jed to Nighthawk on Mon Sep 26 2016 10:20:00

    Heard that it will happen around 10 years before the NCC-1701
    original series launch, and it will not be focused on the

    If we're talking about the new series, I've heard a few years before the NCC-1701 as well. However, I've also heard that it will be between TOS and the Movies and after Voyager (though it's been a while since I heard that particular one)

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  • From Vk3jed@VERT/FREEWAY to Captain Kiwi on Tue Oct 11 20:43:00 2016
    Captain Kiwi wrote to Vk3jed <=-

    If we're talking about the new series, I've heard a few years before

    Yep, that's what I've heard too.

    the NCC-1701 as well. However, I've also heard that it will be between TOS and the Movies and after Voyager (though it's been a while since I heard that particular one)

    Hmm, there's a set of no overlapping events! I have no idea of when you're talking about. :-)


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