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TOS wrote:
Metacell wrote: Star Trek V-GER sucked.


if i recall correctly it's still the most financially successful star trek movie

I think he meant Star Trek Voyager
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MacAddict4Life wrote:
TOS wrote:
Metacell wrote: Star Trek V-GER sucked.


if i recall correctly it's still the most financially successful star trek movie

I think he meant Star Trek Voyager


and i disagree
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A follow-up to this: the Bad Astronomer on New Horizon's NEXT target:

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That target in the Kuiper Belt has been designated KBO 2014 MU69 (or just MU69).

Recently it was found that MU69 would occult a star as seen from Earth, so a number of astronomers set up recording telescopes near and along the occultation path. The above is the apparent shadow that MU69 created with the red circles emphasizing the probable double-lobed nature of that shadow.
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TOS wrote:
MacAddict4Life wrote:
TOS wrote:
Metacell wrote: Star Trek V-GER sucked.


if i recall correctly it's still the most financially successful star trek movie

I think he meant Star Trek Voyager


and i disagree

Well, the name of the movie was neither V'ger or Voyager...

And V'ger is short for Voyager...
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macnuke wrote: it's Veger


I was phonetic.. shoulda googled it.

"A sentient, massive entity which threatened Earth in 2271, en route to find its "Creator." In doing so, V'Ger destroyed anything it encountered by digitizing it for its memory chamber."


V'Ger it is.

make it so.

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TOS wrote:
MacAddict4Life wrote:
TOS wrote:
Metacell wrote: Star Trek V-GER sucked.


if i recall correctly it's still the most financially successful star trek movie

I think he meant Star Trek Voyager


and i disagree

I have a question about Voyager. So they are way the hell over there trying to get home and their nominal course is best speed directly towards earth, why did they keep running into the exact same aliens over and over?
Years at warp but they can't get out of that one neighborhood.
I think the big mistake of STV and STE was not adopting the format of TOS and STNG but rather going with long story arches.
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:shrug: for the convenience of the writers and the make-up artists.
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Pariah wrote:
TOS wrote:
MacAddict4Life wrote:
TOS wrote:
Metacell wrote: Star Trek V-GER sucked.


if i recall correctly it's still the most financially successful star trek movie

I think he meant Star Trek Voyager


and i disagree

I have a question about Voyager. So they are why the hell over there trying to get home and their nominal course is best speed directly towards earth, why did they keep running into the exact same aliens over and over?
Years at warp but they can't get out of that one neighborhood.


1) They were "exploring" so their actual course from one week to the next was not "best speed directly to earth."
2) Some of the aliens were chasing after them.
3) They were not traveling as fast as you might think. Although it was stated in the pilot episode that Voyager was capable of warp 9.95, their initial distance from the Federation (70k light years) and their initial ETA (70 years) would indicate an average speed of warp 8. So they were basically jerking around to save gas.

Meanwhile, the Federation takes weeks or months to travel end to end, even at so-called "high warp." So it's not unreasonable to assume that it would take Voyager half a season to travel through the space owned by a particular empire. Longer if the empire in question is chasing you outside of their home territory. (Like the Kazon were in seasons 1-2.)

Also, yes, plot magic.
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I'd rather have a Voyager movie than the reboots. They're home now, so they could just make any Star Trek story they wanted, with that cast and crew.

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Fully debugged pigs ready for production.
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Those pervs have been inactivated.
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I'll take up the slack on the perving.
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"Forest Man".

The story of a man who single-handedly recreated a forest almost twice as large as NYC's Central Park on an island in the Brahmaputra River of India begining in 1979.
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ISS transits the eclipse

https://youtu.be/lepQoU4oek4?t=206
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ukimalefu wrote: ISS transits the eclipse

https://youtu.be/lepQoU4oek4?t=206

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nope, nuke it from orbit, twice
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What the hell is that!?!?!?
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juice wrote: What the hell is that!?!?!?

A centipede and its young, in a metal cup.
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dv wrote:
juice wrote: What the hell is that!?!?!?

A centipede and its young, in a metal cup.

A cup of nope.
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the larval stage, before they cocoon into face huggers
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Kinda' sweet how it wraps around them all. Wonder if it tickles.
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no, I think an entire town got teleported by aliens
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Nah, people just really need to start picking up their damned loot drops.
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mmaverick wrote: Nah, people just really need to start picking up their damned loot drops.




:lol: so win

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dv wrote: Image

Fill with Tequila and knock it back like a shot.
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I got to see the inside of my eye like that last week. No retinopathy, because I am not an idiot and didn't look into the sun.

I honestly don't understand how abjectly stupid some people are. I mean, there is stupid (Trump supporter) and then there is STUPID (looking into the sun).
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Warin wrote: I got to see the inside of my eye like that last week. No retinopathy, because I am not an idiot and didn't look into the sun.

I honestly don't understand how abjectly stupid some people are. I mean, there is stupid (Trump supporter) and then there is STUPID (looking into the sun).


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You were saying?
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Oh yeah, that's pretty much every variety of stupid right there :lol:
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Warin wrote: I got to see the inside of my eye like that last week. No retinopathy, because I am not an idiot and didn't look into the sun.

I honestly don't understand how abjectly stupid some people are. I mean, there is stupid (Trump supporter) and then there is STUPID (looking into the sun).


and this despite warning after warning after stupid bloody warning
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ukimalefu wrote: Image

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And Proteus brought the upright beast into the garden and chained him to a tree and the children did make sport of him.
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