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post #19691 of 28613
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Originally Posted by Rockr69 View Post
You should not have mocked the mighty omnipotent wisdom of what is the Trek.

Early one morning the phone rings at General Bri's house. "Hello" he grumbles put out at the time of morning and grumpy at having to leave Cheryl in dreamland again. "Statistic" was the only answer on the other end of the line. "Understood" Bri replied, now quite serious and awake he calmly hangs ups.

A few days later cjc75 is reported missing by his loved ones. The only clue to be found was a hand written scrawl on a scrap of paper near his keyboard that read "Trek"
LOL..

Actually, I'm a HUGE Trek Fan, absolutely love the classic series and its 6 movies; and ST-IV will fore ever be one of the best Trek movies out there! Star Trek with a classic Opera style script and Shakespeare thrown in; and gives a true sense of what its like to serve on the Enterprise during a crisis situation by not showing whats happening on the bridge when she's approaching Khitomer, but actually showing the individual crew "prepping the ship" for battle...

Then TNG was astounding! Loved it!

I even had been working on my own Fan Fic parody for a while that brought back Harcourt Fenton Mudd (who remembers him?!)into the TNG setting, titled, "Here's Mudd in your Eye!" ... would have featured Mudd back again, presiding over a new planet of new androids that he created, which pique's Data's curiosity and causes Riker, under Picard's orders, to investigate the matter...

I had quite a few very amusing scenes involving Mudd with Data and Riker together; but alas I never got the chance to finish it...

DS9 is my favorite of all the Series; especially towards the end when the Dominion War started.

Voyager, I don't know why people keep bad talking about Voyager, it was more true to the original Series then any of them. Here you have one lone Starship, out there on the UNexplored frontier and far out of contact with home, boldly going where no human had gone before...

Thats precisely what the classic Series was all about, 1 ship, alone, out there on the UNexplored frontier, boldly going where no human had gone before...

ST-Enterprise was, interesting... but confusing. Not going to get into that one at this time..

Then came JJ Abrams and his Trek film.

I admit, it was a cool film. The cast was spot on, and awesome! It had lots of cool action; even got to see Cloverfield or one of its cousins, chase Kirk across a snow covered planet... The film could reboot the franchise. I've heard rumors of a new TV Series based around it, though I just hope they leave Cloverfield out...

But, in my opinion, he just changed too much... ok, blowing up Vulcan? Thats just... sacrilege right there.. Vulcan IS, half the Federation, there is no Federation without Earth and Vulcan together; Ok seriously? ...if the Federation was not headquartered on Earth then it would have been on Vulcan; in fact I believe the Federation did have a secondary headquarters there.

And that ship design? He just went a little.. too retro with it... combined Retro with the iMAC; it was like trying to watch an old classic 1950's Chevy that everyone loves, rebuilt with todays tech crammed into it.
     
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post #19692 of 28613
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Originally Posted by GoodInk View Post
We all miss you Bri!
His Reasoning for not being online will become clear as soon as his mission is final. He has to stay in Radio Silence for now. Quaddafi's guys have changed their tactics and they don't allow him to stay in the same house more than 48 hours at a time.
    
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And that ship design? He just went a little.. too retro with it... combined Retro with the iMAC; it was like trying to watch an old classic 1950's Chevy that everyone loves, rebuilt with todays tech crammed into it.
JJ Abrams made a remark about the original ship being 'too military' or something like that. It ticked me off. It was part of a space navy fer craps sake. The gray hull and registry numbers worked. It looked like a naval ship. This thing looks like a hot rod crossed with a rice burner crossed with a iMAC!

That's the last I'll say about it. As somebody else said, wrong threadNice to know I'm not the only Trek fan around here tho
     
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post #19695 of 28613
Well I got some good news this week, i finished in the top 40 of all MINI mechanics in the country, so I win something between a trip to Hawaii for 5 days and $200. Assuming I ranked at the bottom of the results (based on Customer Service Index, 3 online tests, hours worked in the year, etc), what's a good upgrade for me? Specs below are current.
    
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post #19696 of 28613
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As somebody else said, wrong threadNice to know I'm not the only Trek fan around here tho
Here in the Scout Club thread we talk about anything we want as long as it's not illegal. People 1st and what's on their minds, Scouts second. That's why it's called a club. You don't out to the club just to drink do you? I don't, I go to interact with other humans.

Anyway,

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But, in my opinion, he just changed too much... ok, blowing up Vulcan? Thats just... sacrilege right there.. Vulcan IS, half the Federation, there is no Federation without Earth and Vulcan together; Ok seriously? ...if the Federation was not headquartered on Earth then it would have been on Vulcan; in fact I believe the Federation did have a secondary headquarters there.
And that ship design? He just went a little.. too retro with it... combined Retro with the iMAC; it was like trying to watch an old classic 1950's Chevy that everyone loves, rebuilt with todays tech crammed into it.

Alternate reality. Vulcan had to go. The movie revolved completely around getting Spock and Kirk into the proper stations aboard that starship so they could do what they do best, save the day. Spock was heading to be a hoity toity high ranking officer in Starfleet and he needed to be smacked around a bit and be emotionally unsettled so he could get out his own way and see the logic that was James T. Kirk.

As for the Enterprise, this was the best looking design yet in my opinion. You gotta remember, every Enterprise design has reflected the style of the day. Rember the Excelsior? YUCK!!! All bloated and fat looking. The JJ Abrams Enterprise was exactly like the car design of 3 years ago. Retro Modern and to me she's SCHEXY!!!
    
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post #19697 of 28613
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Rember the Excelsior? YUCK!!! All bloated and fat looking.
Yeah like M$ Windows 7 is to M$ Windows XP.
post #19698 of 28613
Thread Starter 
I grew up on Star Trek, I remember going to the movies and it was always about seeing the new Enterprise.

A little more back on track, did anyone notice CM quietly released a new HAF 932 Advanced? I wasn't much of a change, black inside, USB 3.0, and the GPU cooling from the HAF X. Maybe there is still hope for a newer Scout.
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post #19699 of 28613
Is the Scout I still in production?

In the original pilot of Star Trek, Pike is the Capt, but in the first episode Kirk is in charge without skipping a beat. They revisit the Pike issue in Episode 11 in "The Menagerie" Parts I & II.

My favorite movie is "The Wrath of Khan."
    
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Yes it is.
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