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by JM1776
Sun Sep 20, 2020 11:16 am
Forum: Star Trek Related
Topic: A Controversial Star Trek opinion
Replies: 13
Views: 521

Re: A Controversial Star Trek opinion

But it really does look like the only ship that should have families aboard.
by JM1776
Wed Sep 16, 2020 5:54 pm
Forum: Star Trek Related
Topic: Star Trek Discovery - Season 3
Replies: 39
Views: 1923

Re: Star Trek Discovery - Season 3

Ronin wrote:
Thu Sep 10, 2020 10:24 am
Having seen the trailer and basic story - I feel like the season needs a cameo from Kevin Sorbo ... for some reason.
That may be the single best one-liner you've ever delivered here.

:[]]
by JM1776
Sun Sep 13, 2020 5:36 pm
Forum: Other Sci-Fi, & Fantasy
Topic: D U N E - Trailer
Replies: 3
Views: 924

Re: D U N E - Trailer

I've always thought reading Herbert was like watching the grass grow.

I laughed and felt a little more vindicated when I read, some weeks ago, that Tolkien hated Dune.

Trailer looks cool.
by JM1776
Sat Sep 05, 2020 9:47 am
Forum: Star Trek Related
Topic: Star Trek Discovery - Season 3
Replies: 39
Views: 1923

Re: Star Trek Discovery - Season 3

...managed just the one episode of the latest cartoon series as that was insulting to my intelligence. I have not yet felt insulted ... and when last I checked, possessed a not-inconsiderable intellect (false modesty aside). It's meant to poke holes in the pretentiousness of Trek , and seems to be ...
by JM1776
Sat Sep 05, 2020 9:43 am
Forum: Star Trek Related
Topic: Star Trek Discovery - Season 3
Replies: 39
Views: 1923

Re: Star Trek Discovery - Season 3

Michael wrote:
Thu May 14, 2020 12:41 am
One of the things I liked about Picard was that we were once again getting forward looking Trek ...
And let us remember to distinguish between "forward-looking" and "optimistic." Picard is not remotely the latter.
by JM1776
Fri Aug 28, 2020 8:11 pm
Forum: Star Trek Related
Topic: Star Trek: Lower Decks
Replies: 46
Views: 2945

Re: Star Trek: Lower Decks

I have to be honest.

The show is growing on me. I enjoy it far more than I did Picard or Discovery.
by JM1776
Sun Aug 16, 2020 6:35 pm
Forum: Star Trek Related
Topic: Star Trek: Lower Decks
Replies: 46
Views: 2945

Re: Star Trek: Lower Decks

Only elements of "Yesteryear" are considered canon, insofar as I know.

And the vastly inferior Star Trek: Discovery may have overturned that.

The second episode is less cute than the first. It's already losing its luster.
by JM1776
Sun Aug 16, 2020 2:23 pm
Forum: Star Trek Related
Topic: Star Trek: Lower Decks
Replies: 46
Views: 2945

Re: Star Trek: Lower Decks

lafr wrote:
Sun Aug 16, 2020 9:05 am
JM1776 wrote:
Sun Aug 16, 2020 7:55 am
Have they declared that this is canon?
Please, do not go down that road. I beg you.
Hey, I ain't got nothin' to do with it.
by JM1776
Sun Aug 16, 2020 7:55 am
Forum: Star Trek Related
Topic: Star Trek: Lower Decks
Replies: 46
Views: 2945

Re: Star Trek: Lower Decks

It's pretty cute if you don't take it seriously.

Should we really be surprised that it's a caricature of Star Trek?

Have they declared that this is canon?
by JM1776
Thu Jul 09, 2020 6:34 pm
Forum: Star Trek Related
Topic: Star Trek: Lower Decks
Replies: 46
Views: 2945

Re: Star Trek: Lower Decks

Gazomg wrote:
Tue Jul 07, 2020 8:28 am
...but never watched a single episode of the animated series...
You should make an exception for "Yesteryear."

It is easily one of the twenty-best ever Trek episodes.
by JM1776
Sun Jun 21, 2020 10:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Song Are You Listening To? (4)
Replies: 194
Views: 49909

Re: What Song Are You Listening To? (4)

That song manages to be both catchy and irritating.

Par for the course with Imagine Dragons, though.

Terence Trent D'arby alert!





by JM1776
Sun Apr 12, 2020 5:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Easter!
Replies: 0
Views: 532

Happy Easter!

"He is risen!" [-o< :yhoo:
by JM1776
Sun Apr 05, 2020 5:20 am
Forum: Star Trek Related
Topic: Star Trek: Picard
Replies: 79
Views: 11547

Re: Star Trek: Picard

While season one of Picard is far from perfect, I did enjoy it. I'd give it two and half out of four stars. I'd go, instead, two out of four stars [more specifically 1.875 or so, if we're going to get gymnastics technical], and largely if not entirely redeemed by the last four episodes in toto . Un...