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    I am really looking forward to this ep tonight. This was a good idea by the writers to visit the mirror universe. It has such a cool factor since being introduced in the second season ep "Mirror, Mirror" on TOS. The cool part is that Lorca, Burnham and company are playing off their counterparts roles to survive there - at all costs. I also can't wait to see how "Captain Killy" portrays her alternate universe self. Good stuff. I wonder if there will be a big reveal in the form of the Terran Emperor. It seems that the writers on this show have been good at throwing us viewers surprises. The sky's the limit with this story arc.
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    Most of my Star Trek friends are watching this show. My wife and I specifically subscribed to All Access just for the show. I am not influenced by the opinions of others either. I enjoy the show and the many twists and turns that many of the other series seemed to lack. There is little predictability on this show. For example, who really saw Dr. Culber's murder at the hands of Ash Tyler coming? This is the kind of edgy trek needed to reinvigorate the franchise, in my honest opinion.
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    does anyone watch fishcenter live? it plays on weekdays at 4 pm est/9 pm gmt on the adultswim.com livestream or you can watch the older episodes here. i only started watching a few weeks ago but it's already one of my all-time favorites. fwiw, also, my favorite fish is hamburger. Source: FishCenter Live - Wikipedia
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    Star Trek: Discovery has been renewed for a second season, it was announced today by CBS All Access. “In just six episodes, Star Trek: Discovery has driven subscriber growth, critical acclaim and huge global fan interest for the first premium version of this great franchise,” said Marc DeBevoise, President and Chief Operating Officer, CBS Interactive, referring to the fact that Discovery set new CBS All Access records for subscriber sign-ups in a single day, week and month. “This series has a remarkable creative team and cast who have demonstrated their ability to carry on the Star Trek legacy. We are extremely proud of what they’ve accomplished and are thrilled to be bringing fans a second season of this tremendous series.” The first six episodes are currently available. As previously announced, Discovery will air in two chapters. The final episode of chapter one will debut on Sunday, November 12, and the second chapter, featuring the remaining six episodes, will return in January 2018. Star Trek: Discovery streams Sunday nights on CBS All Access in the U.S. and Space Channel in Canada. The series streams on Mondays on Netflix in the rest of the world. View the full article
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    It looks promising based on the photos. The introduction of Lt. Ash Tyler in last week's ep was a good move. It came at a crucial time and is one of the better introductions of a major character on a Trek series in a long time. Ash has been through a lot and he seems to mesh well with Captain Lorca who also has been through a lot during his service to Starfleet. Looking forward to this new ep.
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    I have watched each episode so far, and while there are many aspects I do not care for, I like a lot of it, and it has good issues in the episodes, and more than one point of view. Some of the humor is too risque, but other is side-splitting hilarious. My favorite humor was when the brother asked the captain about whether they could still have lidded drinks on the bridge, and the captain said sure. And later we saw he taking a sip. (I don't have any of the names in my head). Haven't you wondered if the crew really did all their eating in the cafeteria? I really liked the fact that in the latest episode, fighting the Krill, they could not bring themselves to let the children be harmed, yet were told that these children would grow up hating them. That was a very star trek-like episode in my opinion. They had to act to stop the Krill form murdering 100,000 or so people, yet couldn't slay the Krill children, who remain to hate them for killing everyone else, which was the only way to stop the mass killing. A no win scenario.
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    Discovery's propulsion system is amazing. The use of living creatures to accomplish it is probably why it remained a secret, and was never part of design of future ships. The creature is somehow not responding well to its role. People who seem like main characters keep getting killed. For noe I m interested to see where this all leads.
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    I like what i have seen of the series so far and am looking forward to more eps as it continues to find its legs, although it seems to be leaning heavily towards a covert operations (need I say Section 31?) subplot already. I am stoked that there is new Star Trek available, but wish there were more episodes to look forward to. Only fifteen episodes with a two month hiatus after a mere nine episodes into the series? I am kind of disappointed in that. Especially considering I am paying for CBS All Access to view this show (most of the other programs I would watch are already available on Netflix). I was really hoping for a 25+ episode season much like other series have given us in years past. Still, I am glad there is Star Trek rather than no Trek at all. I just hope CBS produces more eps when they rollout season 2.
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    Artwork looks nice. Many of the non-TNG posters looked awesome as well. I hate to be the one to state it, but the TNG crew poster should have included Wesley Crusher. He was based on Gene Wesley Roddenberry as a young man and Wesley Crusher played a significant role in many memorable TNG eps such as "The First Duty" and one of my personal faves, "Journey's End".
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    I like the intro. It has a retro cool feel to it with a definite sense of well, for lack of a better word "discovery".
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    Characterizations, Treknology, Treknobabble, it really has it all. It's a shame someone can parody Star Trek better than Trek owners can create actual new canon. I am keeping my fingers crossed that the Discovery story hits a home run.
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    I really liked John B.'s Phlox. He had such depth and his responses made him seem so real. Two examples. His response to the new prejudice against aliens he encountered I think at the start of season four, when he just wouldn't go back down to the surface, even though he had been craving Chinese food for so long, was so real. The response to prejudice that never makes the evening news is why it is successful and will never go away......people just stay away from mean people. He settled for take out. Then I loved the time he was playing basketball with the senior staff. He was playing the game by standing in one spot shooting 'three-pointers', enjoying himself and thinking about a Denobulan (spelling?) 'analog', interpreting the game in terms of his own cultural perspectives. Everyone else was sweating, running and jumping and exhausting themselves..... playing basketball! To me this is the kind of understated excellence Star Trek had over most sci-fi....interspecies cultural interaction. Phlox considered himself to be playing the game, but was seeing things from his own perspective. The humans were including him and doing things from their perspective, including using and trading Phlox's special shooting talent to win...it was a brief, excellent vignette of inclusion. And right before the tragic news of the embassy explosion.....
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    It is always great to see there is someone older than Me A very Happy Birthday wish to you.
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    A new topic..its easy all you gotta do is post some historical fact for that day.. Today in history...The Dambusters and the bouncing bomb The attack on German dams took place on the night of 16-17 May 60 years ago and was famously made into a film, starring Sir Michael Redgrave. Two dams were breached in the raid, but an estimated 1,294 people drowned, while 53 aircrew were killed and three taken prisoner. One of the most famous bombing raids ever.
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    Are you sure they are klingons and not some other new race?
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    I saw this episode again for the first time in several years, it always makes me laugh.
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    With Star Trek: Discovery not far off, I've added its own forum for discussions about Discovery.
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    I saw the documentary that his son did. In watching it, I realized that at the time Leonard Nimoy was born in Boston and at the hospital in which he was born, my grandmother was a nurse. So, my grandmother was most likely inside the hospital when he was born and if she wasn't there at the time, she was there not long after. He grew up not far from where my mother and her siblings grew up. We're talking about maybe half a mile to a mile in distance.
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    Looking good. I was finally able to login. Could not use ` in my username as i had before. Hoping for the best!
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    It's been 6 years since our last upgrade, and it's time for a new one. I hope to have it completed within the next couple of weeks, but it's been so long since the last one, that a lot has to be done to prepare the site from a compatibility standpoint. I've created a STARTREKFANS Twitter account as well, and the new board platform will have enhanced social media connectivity, so look for some exciting changes coming to STF.
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    Hey guys! Gotta say....I'm looking forward to this, to a degree.
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    It looked really good! It did look good. I loved Karl Urban's part with Spock beaming away, and thought he truly recreated how DeForest Kelley would have done it. It's amazing how much like DeForest Kelley Urban sounds. His McCoy and Quinto's Spock are the two characters that are most like the originals.
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    Can't wait! the only thing I don't like is having to subscribe to a streaming service to get the show!
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    Hi everyone, since I'm doing this sort of topic thingy on a lot of other boards, I thought why not doing it here as well, here, the first English-speaking Trek message board I registered at when I became a Trek fan... wow, that was a long time ago... Those of you who remember me probably also remember that I'm a huge fan of Sir Patrick Stewart. I try to know everything about him, which is proving to be a rather challenging task sometimes. This topic is meant to provide people with Sir-Patrick-related news, new pictures and videos, movie/theater rumors and all (I will mark rumors as such, no worries). Of course it is also meant to be interactive, so, if you have a Sir-Patrick-related question or a comment or whatever, feel free to chime in and I'll try to answer it. I can't guarantee that I'll always have an answer, though. He is a rather fascinating individual with lots and lots of different aspects (which is partly why I like him so much), so, as I said, trying to know all about him is definitely not an easy task. Anyways... to start this whole thing, I thought I'd provide you with a) a link that points to recent pictures of Sir Patrick AND b ) information about what he's up to at the moment. a) The recent pictures can be found here. There were taken at OzTrek2, a Star Trek convention in Melbourne, Australia. Sir Patrick attended it on January 30th. b ) Next week (on Feb 18-21) Sir Patrick is going to perform with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in their version of Stravinsky's Oedipus Rex. He won't sing, though, he'll "only" narrate. (Pity, isn't it?) More information can be found here. He has also hinted at the fact that he will be back on a theater stage soon, so, he's up to something in that regard as well. Furthermore, if you have Twitter, you can follow my Sir-Patrick-News account over there at: http://twitter.com/PatStewartNews
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    I don't have time to post much, need to mend my skirt and get to bed, but I want to post this one picture. Robert Duncan McNeill, nicest guy ever! He was so sweet. Told Rachael how great her costume was and when Rachael was too shy to meet his eyes he bent down to her level and told her "It's OK, I was real shy as a kid too". I think Rachael may be in love (though it doesn't show in this pic lol). She's been telling everyone about him.
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    Rachael posing in her Comicon costumes. One new (Weed), one from last year that she's wearing again (Padme) and one store bought because she fell in love with it before I could start making it myself (Aurora). Ginga Densetsu Weed Padme Amidala Princess Aurora
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    I'm going to try to do this in the approximate order that it happened at the convention. So here goes... Spice Williams Crosby and Tony Todd: John Schuck, Suzie Plakson and Spice Williams Crosby: Martok & Gowron: Michael Dorn: Jonathan Frakes & Carolyn McCormick(Minuet): Carolyn McCormick: Alex Henteloff (Dr. Nichols in Star Trek IV) The DS9 panel: Brent Spiner: Brent Spiner & Hallie Todd (Lal): David Reddick: My daughter (Christina) as an orion slave girl: Click for Spoiler: More to come!!!
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    :P It is good to see you posting again!!
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    This one might be familiar. It used to be my avatar before the clonetroopers.
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    Well, since my other Romulan uniform pics are about a year old I thought it was time to put it back on and have my brother take some more pics. Let me know what you think and enjoy TOS Romulans for the win!! By tht way he was kind of messing around with the flash and stuff which is why some of them are blurry and some are kind of dark
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    Of course, you're remembered. You're unforgettable, Mrs. Picard. Thanks for this info. I'm looking forward to following any updates you post.
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    I came here for one reason and found out the Joe had passed and trust me I haven't stopped crying. I can't say we were good friends, but I had him on my Yahoo Messanger, so we had obviously talked a bit. I had heard he had lupus when he posted it and I hated the idea that he was afflicted so direly with this illness and was suffering so agrieviously. I can't believe he has passed, I can't believe it. He was far too bloody young, there is no justice to this, the only thing we can say is that he is loved wherever he is and is no longer in any pain, and he can be back with those he loved. Fair sailing on the solar winds.
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    My deepest condolences to his family and loved ones.
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    Joe joined the board in 2005, his original screen name was dragonwrangler95. He changed it once that ability was made available back in early 2008. Woooooah didn't realise it was dragonwrangler95! *Feels like she has just been punched in the stomach* Oh Joe, so gonna miss you round here. I just watched Trek earlier and I started thinking of you and I shed a few tears! OK only over the forum but still we got like a family on here, it's like loosing a member.
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    nm....anyways, i kinda had some free time on my hands to do this....granted i spent some of it crying....but im sure this feels appropriate...at least this way he knows we all miss him....
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    Here's a few more. Zachary Quinto: Click for Spoiler: Jacob Kogan: Click for Spoiler: So cute and so composed on stage!! Shatner and Nimoy: Click for Spoiler: My autograph from Leonard Nimoy: Click for Spoiler:
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    Great pics. Thanks for sharing them. And to say that your daughter is photogenic is an understatement!
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    Thanks Voyager recruit! Here's a few more: Kevin Sorbo and Eugene Roddenberry: The Enterprise panel: These were taken at the Captain's Chair party at the Stratosphere: Las Vegas lights from the top of the Stratosphere:
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    Me in a starfleet uniform but someone made it for me here is me just leaning on a chair here is two pictures of me so far tell me what you think of them and hopeyou like them
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    What's little Mandy's middle name? Good question kev...her full name is Mandy Darlene Saskia Evans. Darlene was my moms name (god bless her soul) and Saskia is Debs moms name.
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    Kid Rock.."All Summer Long"
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    From this years' Vegas adventure.. Click for Spoiler: Click for Spoiler: Click for Spoiler: Click for Spoiler:
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    My first autographed Trek pic. I bought it thru the mail when I was a teenager. I didn't re-discover it until about a month or so ago..It was in an old photo album. I'm very surprised that it survived all my seperations and moves..It's such a beautiful pic of Grace.. I love the hair..Back then I even had a 45 she did..I believe the name of the song was 'Take a Star Trip'..She had a great singing voice. Didn't I hear recently that she was puting out a compilation CD of her songs? If anyone hears of this, please let me know..
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    1620 The first merry-go-round seen at a fair (Philippapolis, Turkey)
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    From the history channel May 17, 1970 Trivia tidbit - the actor Chris Heyerdahl (Holling on SG: Atlantis) is the nephew of Thor Heyerdahl.
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    May 16, 1929 First Academy Awards ceremony On this day in 1929, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences hands out its first awards, at a dinner party for around 250 people held in the Blossom Room of the Roosevelt Hotel in Hollywood, California.
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    I voted for Picard. As I have stated in other favourite captain polls here, if were in Starfleet I would have no hesitation to put my life in his hands. Archer is creeping up to that category too. I would never trust my life to Kirk. In TOS practically every week there was the unknown crew member who got killed (ok I exagerate).
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