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More Star Trek random stuff

STC (which makes it officially part of the franchise)

John de Lancie becomes part of the ST Continues family

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Episode Nine is in sound design and will have a debut screening at the end of July at Florida Supercon in Ft Lauderdale. We’re so honored to announce some very familiar names in guest starring roles for Episode 9, including John de Lancie and Anne Lockhart.
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Can't see the images you posted sad

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found this picture

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Can't see the images you posted sad



shrug durnt know how to fix it.

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kpowers said:

Can't see the images you posted sad



shrug durnt know how to fix it.

Can you describe it for me??? got me curious

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It's just a big picture of John all salt/peppered hair and beard.

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It's just a big picture of John all salt/peppered hair and beard.

So he will be in Star Trek Continues, wonder if he will be Q

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John de Lancie To Appear In Next Episode Of Star Trek Continues; Series To End In October

Fan production Star Trek Continues has revealed that actor John de Lancie is in their next episode, and also announced release dates for their remaining three shows.

de Lancie will be appearing in the next installment, “What Ships Are For”, along with actress Anne Lockhart, who is best known to genre fans for playing “Sheba” in the original Battlestar Galactica. The episode, the plot of which is being kept under wraps, is co-written by Kipleigh Brown, who plays Lieutenant Barbara Smith in the series. We recently spoke to Brown about working on the show and her experience writing the episode, which you can check out here.

Landing a fan favorite like de Lancie is a huge coup, and the actor was intrigued when series creator/star Vic Mignogna pitched him the story:

It’s definitely classic STAR TREK, because it’s a secular moral story and one that I think is particularly poignant in our current times. I believe the material is the most important thing, and this is really good material.

It appears de Lancie will not be reprising his role as Q, but he won’t say much about the character he’s playing, only that his nature will be revealed as the story transpires:

He is a character not unlike many of us. He has recognizable human traits and deep-seated prejudices.

Poster for the upcoming episode of Star Trek Continues featuring John de Lancie and Anne Lockhart

The episode will have its world premiere at the end of July at the Florida Supercon in Fort Lauderdale, with de Lancie, Lockhart, and Mignogna in attendance. Point your mouse here to find out more.

The five-year mission comes to an end this fall

Star Trek Continues will have a chance to do something The Original Series never had an opportunity to do – show the conclusion of the Enterprise’s historic five-year mission.

The series, which began in 2013, will conclude with a two-part finale that will premiere in the fall. Part one will bow at the Salt Lake Comic Con the weekend of September 21st, with part two to follow on October 6th at the New York Comic Con.

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So, I don't get the complaints about the racial diversity in Discovery. Has Star Trek not ALWAYS been big on diversity? It's not like they're recasting a previously existing character as a different race or sex, even I would complain then because I'm a continuity nerd. That said, it's baffling that ANY Star Trek fan would complain about black or female characters. They must be newbies...

Sonequa Martin-Green speaks on the topic for EW:

http://ew.com/tv/2017/06/...diversity/

We were HERE, where were you?

4 those that knew the number and didn't call... fk all y'all!
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Star Trek Continues ends this October. Was hoping they would have made like 22 episodes

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Fran Golden, Special for USA TODAY Published 11:55 a.m. ET Sept. 21, 2016 | Updated 1:36 p.m. ET Sept. 22, 2016
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Fans who did not book next year's first-ever, sold-out official Star Trek: The Cruise, hosted by William Shatner, will not be left in a black hole. The producers have announced Star Trek: The Cruise II, with two sailings in January 2018.

The second round of Star Trek-themed cruises will both be hosted by George Takei (Sulu on the original Star Trek series) and take place on the 2,402-passenger Norwegian Jade, sailing from Miami to the Western Caribbean.

Officials of St. Louis-based Entertainment Cruise Productions, which is producing the cruises, said 4,000 people had signed up for early notice of the 2018 sailings.

“I am so excited and honored that so many of you are so eager to vacation with me and my Star Trek colleagues," Takei said in a press release.

A six-day Star Trek: The Cruise II sailing embarks on Jan. 5, 2018, and a five-day sailing on Jan. 11, 2018.

Other cast members who have signed on to be onboard include Brent Spiner, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn and Gates McFadden from Star Trek: The Next Generation; Terry Farrell and Rene Auberjonois from Deep Space Nine; and Ethan Phillips from Star Trek: Voyager, with more expected to be announced.

According to the producers, the cruises will be a "fully immersive experience" for Star Trek fans who can hang out in specially redesigned spaces of the ship — such as "Sandrine's II" restaurant (a "sister" to the restaurant of Chez Sandrine on Star Trek: Voyager) and the 13 Forward bar (influenced by Ten Forward on Star Trek: The Next Generation).

Special Star Trek cocktails will also be available at the renamed "The Captain's Club."

The cruises will include nightly themed parties such as “Starfleet’s Intergalactic Gala” and “The Festival of the Moon Party." There will also be Q&A seminars and clinics with the actors and lectures by experts in space, science and technology, the producers said.

On a port stop at Harvest Caye, Norwegian Cruise Line's new private island in Belize, passengers will find the place retrofitted as "a pleasure planet," with Star Trek-themed events.

This year is the 50th anniversary of the Star Trek franchise, which first hit the airwaves in 1966.

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So, I don't get the complaints about the racial diversity in Discovery. Has Star Trek not ALWAYS been big on diversity? It's not like they're recasting a previously existing character as a different race or sex, even I would complain then because I'm a continuity nerd. That said, it's baffling that ANY Star Trek fan would complain about black or female characters. They must be newbies...

Sonequa Martin-Green speaks on the topic for EW:

http://ew.com/tv/2017/06/...diversity/

I do have some problems with Discovery but it's not about Sonequa Martin Green, I like her on Walking Dead and think she will be good in the role. At this point I'm a little confused about her role. She's 1st officer so I guess it will be told from the point of view of the 1st officer, interesting and different for Star Trek. Who is the Captain??? Michelle Yeoh or Jason Isaacs? My problem with Star Trek Discovery

1. The time line. I think they are wussing out by putting it like 10 years before the original series, they don't want to deal with the bad JJ Abrams fucking up the time line crap and blowing up Vulcan. I know they will have more shows in the future. Are they going to purposely set them in different time lines to avoid the other shows? Would love to have Discovery set during Kirk's time line.

2. Introducing new Aliens, morningsong hit the head of the nail about this subject.

3. Michelle Yeoh, her acting in the trailer is horrible. If they want another Asian female then hire Tamlyn Tomita instead.

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Fran Golden, Special for USA TODAY Published 11:55 a.m. ET Sept. 21, 2016 | Updated 1:36 p.m. ET Sept. 22, 2016




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Fans who did not book next year's first-ever, sold-out official Star Trek: The Cruise, hosted by William Shatner, will not be left in a black hole. The producers have announced Star Trek: The Cruise II, with two sailings in January 2018.


The second round of Star Trek-themed cruises will both be hosted by George Takei (Sulu on the original Star Trek series) and take place on the 2,402-passenger Norwegian Jade, sailing from Miami to the Western Caribbean.


Officials of St. Louis-based Entertainment Cruise Productions, which is producing the cruises, said 4,000 people had signed up for early notice of the 2018 sailings.


“I am so excited and honored that so many of you are so eager to vacation with me and my Star Trek colleagues," Takei said in a press release.


A six-day Star Trek: The Cruise II sailing embarks on Jan. 5, 2018, and a five-day sailing on Jan. 11, 2018.



Other cast members who have signed on to be onboard include Brent Spiner, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn and Gates McFadden from Star Trek: The Next Generation; Terry Farrell and Rene Auberjonois from Deep Space Nine; and Ethan Phillips from Star Trek: Voyager, with more expected to be announced.


According to the producers, the cruises will be a "fully immersive experience" for Star Trek fans who can hang out in specially redesigned spaces of the ship — such as "Sandrine's II" restaurant (a "sister" to the restaurant of Chez Sandrine on Star Trek: Voyager) and the 13 Forward bar (influenced by Ten Forward on Star Trek: The Next Generation).


Special Star Trek cocktails will also be available at the renamed "The Captain's Club."


The cruises will include nightly themed parties such as “Starfleet’s Intergalactic Gala” and “The Festival of the Moon Party." There will also be Q&A seminars and clinics with the actors and lectures by experts in space, science and technology, the producers said.


On a port stop at Harvest Caye, Norwegian Cruise Line's new private island in Belize, passengers will find the place retrofitted as "a pleasure planet," with Star Trek-themed events.


This year is the 50th anniversary of the Star Trek franchise, which first hit the airwaves in 1966.











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Mixed feelings about these cruises. Could one actually eat or sleep while stanning out on the fact they're on the same cruise? I mean how much could I embarrass myself knowing Karl Urban is in such close physical vicinity,showering and stuff?
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djThunderfunk said:


So, I don't get the complaints about the racial diversity in Discovery. Has Star Trek not ALWAYS been big on diversity? It's not like they're recasting a previously existing character as a different race or sex, even I would complain then because I'm a continuity nerd. That said, it's baffling that ANY Star Trek fan would complain about black or female characters. They must be newbies...

Sonequa Martin-Green speaks on the topic for EW:

http://ew.com/tv/2017/06/...diversity/






I do have some problems with Discovery but it's not about Sonequa Martin Green, I like her on Walking Dead and think she will be good in the role. At this point I'm a little confused about her role. She's 1st officer so I guess it will be told from the point of view of the 1st officer, interesting and different for Star Trek. Who is the Captain??? Michelle Yeoh or Jason Isaacs? My problem with Star Trek Discovery


1. The time line. I think they are wussing out by putting it like 10 years before the original series, they don't want to deal with the bad JJ Abrams fucking up the time line crap and blowing up Vulcan. I know they will have more shows in the future. Are they going to purposely set them in different time lines to avoid the other shows? Would love to have Discovery set during Kirk's time line.


2. Introducing new Aliens, morningsong hit the head of the nail about this subject.


3. Michelle Yeoh, her acting in the trailer is horrible. If they want another Asian female then hire Tamlyn Tomita instead.



I guess I really need to closely exam the trailer again because nothing odd stood out to me about her acting
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kpowers said:

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Fran Golden, Special for USA TODAY Published 11:55 a.m. ET Sept. 21, 2016 | Updated 1:36 p.m. ET Sept. 22, 2016
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Fans who did not book next year's first-ever, sold-out official Star Trek: The Cruise, hosted by William Shatner, will not be left in a black hole. The producers have announced Star Trek: The Cruise II, with two sailings in January 2018.

The second round of Star Trek-themed cruises will both be hosted by George Takei (Sulu on the original Star Trek series) and take place on the 2,402-passenger Norwegian Jade, sailing from Miami to the Western Caribbean.

Officials of St. Louis-based Entertainment Cruise Productions, which is producing the cruises, said 4,000 people had signed up for early notice of the 2018 sailings.

“I am so excited and honored that so many of you are so eager to vacation with me and my Star Trek colleagues," Takei said in a press release.

A six-day Star Trek: The Cruise II sailing embarks on Jan. 5, 2018, and a five-day sailing on Jan. 11, 2018.

Other cast members who have signed on to be onboard include Brent Spiner, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn and Gates McFadden from Star Trek: The Next Generation; Terry Farrell and Rene Auberjonois from Deep Space Nine; and Ethan Phillips from Star Trek: Voyager, with more expected to be announced.

According to the producers, the cruises will be a "fully immersive experience" for Star Trek fans who can hang out in specially redesigned spaces of the ship — such as "Sandrine's II" restaurant (a "sister" to the restaurant of Chez Sandrine on Star Trek: Voyager) and the 13 Forward bar (influenced by Ten Forward on Star Trek: The Next Generation).

Special Star Trek cocktails will also be available at the renamed "The Captain's Club."

The cruises will include nightly themed parties such as “Starfleet’s Intergalactic Gala” and “The Festival of the Moon Party." There will also be Q&A seminars and clinics with the actors and lectures by experts in space, science and technology, the producers said.

On a port stop at Harvest Caye, Norwegian Cruise Line's new private island in Belize, passengers will find the place retrofitted as "a pleasure planet," with Star Trek-themed events.

This year is the 50th anniversary of the Star Trek franchise, which first hit the airwaves in 1966.

ST18.lineup.crosby.jpgST18.lineup.urban_.jpg



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Mixed feelings about these cruises. Could one actually eat or sleep while stanning out on the fact they're on the same cruise? I mean how much could I embarrass myself knowing Karl Urban is in such close physical vicinity,showering and stuff?

Honestly would like to just get their autographs then leave

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Denise Crosby: I Was Miserable On Star Trek TNG

Actress Denise Crosby has the unique distinction of being the first actor to ask to leave the main cast of a Trek series when she walked away before finishing the first season of Star Trek: The Next Generation. She later returned for some guest spots and even did a couple of Star Trek "Trekkies" documentaries so she never fully left Star Trek behind, but in a new interview Crosby says that she has no regrets and that she was "miserable" in that first season of TNG.

Crosby: I was miserable on TNG

Denise Crosby famously walked away from being a member of the main cast of Star Trek: The Next Generation shortly before the end of the first season. Her character of Tasha Yar was killed off in the episode "Skin of Evil." In an interview with the official Star Trek site, Crosby says that with everything she knows now she would do it again, and she explained…

I was miserable. I couldn’t wait to get off that show. I was dying. This was not an overnight decision. I was grateful to have made that many episodes, but I didn’t want to spend the next six years going “Aye, aye, captain,” and standing there, in the same uniform, in the same position on the bridge. It just scared the hell out of me that this was what I was going to be doing for the next X-amount of years. I think you have to take your chances. I was really young. I didn’t have to make house payments or put kids through private school or support people. I was free to make those kinds of decisions. I’d been in acting school really dreaming of playing all kinds of different things. Whether it’ll happen or not, you don’t know, but you’ve got to give yourself a chance. God forbid you go through your life thinking, “What if?”

The actress also notes how she never expected to return to the series:

I was surprised on so many levels. First of all, my character was dead. But, I did leave on really good terms. Gene Roddenberry and I met one on one in his office. There was no animosity. I don’t know that anybody really wanted me to go. I think it stirred up a lot of things in all the other cast members. I’m not exactly sure what, but you’ve got to question your own commitment or your own place, what you’re doing there. I think it stirs up stuff. However, Gene and I were very clear about what was going on. He said to me, “I don’t want you to go, but I get it. I get why you’re leaving. I was a young writer at one time and I was hungry and I was frustrated, and I get that.” We hugged and that was it. He got where I was coming from. So I was very happy to come back for “Yesterday’s Enterprise,” and in a certain way I had more to do in that episode than I’d ever had to do before.


Crosby appearing at her own funeral in "Skin of Evil" and returning in "Yesterday’s Enteprise"

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Was this posted previously?

Have yourself a merry little Christmas

It may be your last

Next year we may all be living in the past
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kpowers said:



morningsong said:


kpowers said:





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Fran Golden, Special for USA TODAY Published 11:55 a.m. ET Sept. 21, 2016 | Updated 1:36 p.m. ET Sept. 22, 2016




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Fans who did not book next year's first-ever, sold-out official Star Trek: The Cruise, hosted by William Shatner, will not be left in a black hole. The producers have announced Star Trek: The Cruise II, with two sailings in January 2018.


The second round of Star Trek-themed cruises will both be hosted by George Takei (Sulu on the original Star Trek series) and take place on the 2,402-passenger Norwegian Jade, sailing from Miami to the Western Caribbean.


Officials of St. Louis-based Entertainment Cruise Productions, which is producing the cruises, said 4,000 people had signed up for early notice of the 2018 sailings.


“I am so excited and honored that so many of you are so eager to vacation with me and my Star Trek colleagues," Takei said in a press release.


A six-day Star Trek: The Cruise II sailing embarks on Jan. 5, 2018, and a five-day sailing on Jan. 11, 2018.



Other cast members who have signed on to be onboard include Brent Spiner, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn and Gates McFadden from Star Trek: The Next Generation; Terry Farrell and Rene Auberjonois from Deep Space Nine; and Ethan Phillips from Star Trek: Voyager, with more expected to be announced.


According to the producers, the cruises will be a "fully immersive experience" for Star Trek fans who can hang out in specially redesigned spaces of the ship — such as "Sandrine's II" restaurant (a "sister" to the restaurant of Chez Sandrine on Star Trek: Voyager) and the 13 Forward bar (influenced by Ten Forward on Star Trek: The Next Generation).


Special Star Trek cocktails will also be available at the renamed "The Captain's Club."


The cruises will include nightly themed parties such as “Starfleet’s Intergalactic Gala” and “The Festival of the Moon Party." There will also be Q&A seminars and clinics with the actors and lectures by experts in space, science and technology, the producers said.


On a port stop at Harvest Caye, Norwegian Cruise Line's new private island in Belize, passengers will find the place retrofitted as "a pleasure planet," with Star Trek-themed events.


This year is the 50th anniversary of the Star Trek franchise, which first hit the airwaves in 1966.











ST18.lineup.crosby.jpgST18.lineup.urban_.jpg






[Edited 6/23/17 11:56am]



Mixed feelings about these cruises. Could one actually eat or sleep while stanning out on the fact they're on the same cruise? I mean how much could I embarrass myself knowing Karl Urban is in such close physical vicinity,showering and stuff?

Honestly would like to just get their autographs then leave




That would be enough for me.
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morningsong said:

kpowers said:

Honestly would like to just get their autographs then leave

That would be enough for me.

Yeah, plus I would go to their Q&A, then autographs after

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Trek-a-Week #23: Chain of Command Part II – Trek-a-Week – Medium
There are "fore" lights! cool

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Per the Carol Burnett show

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Babylon 5 Star Trek cpnnection

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New Star Trek series will abandon Gene Roddenberry’s cardinal rule


omg omg omg


For the first time, a Trek series will show main characters in a negative light.



Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry had a lot of strict rules for writers on his shows. Some, like the requirement that both female and male officers be called "sir," were thrown out a while ago (Kate Mulgrew, who played Captain Kathryn Janeway, wanted to be called "ma'am"). Now, with forthcoming series Star Trek: Discovery, we're about to see one of Roddenberry’s most cherished rules bite the dust.

When Roddenberry first framed his ideas for the Star Trek universe, he wanted to be sure that writers would emphasize the Utopian aspects of future life in the Federation. Some of that Utopianism was hardwired into the show's basic premise, in which money, war, and racial discrimination are things of the distant past. But Roddenberry wasn't satisfied with that—he wanted characters whose behavior was exemplary, too.



https://arstechnica.com/the-multiverse/2017/06/new-star-trek-series-will-abandon-gene-roddenberrys-cardinal-rule/

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New Star Trek series will abandon Gene Roddenberry’s cardinal rule


omg omg omg


For the first time, a Trek series will show main characters in a negative light.



Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry had a lot of strict rules for writers on his shows. Some, like the requirement that both female and male officers be called "sir," were thrown out a while ago (Kate Mulgrew, who played Captain Kathryn Janeway, wanted to be called "ma'am"). Now, with forthcoming series Star Trek: Discovery, we're about to see one of Roddenberry’s most cherished rules bite the dust.

When Roddenberry first framed his ideas for the Star Trek universe, he wanted to be sure that writers would emphasize the Utopian aspects of future life in the Federation. Some of that Utopianism was hardwired into the show's basic premise, in which money, war, and racial discrimination are things of the distant past. But Roddenberry wasn't satisfied with that—he wanted characters whose behavior was exemplary, too.



https://arstechnica.com/the-multiverse/2017/06/new-star-trek-series-will-abandon-gene-roddenberrys-cardinal-rule/

hmmm Well let's see how this plays out. I mean other characters have done bad things. Paris was an ex-con. Janeway cross the line in the Equinox episode. Archer stole another Alien races warp drive. Worf Killed Duras (after Duras killed Alexanders mother)

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^^I kind of was thinking the same thing, I even remember Sisko having to make a dirty choice, but I guess they're going to go a bit further than a choice or 2. That might be a bit unsettling, especially given the whole draw to ST in first place.

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morningsong said:

^^I kind of was thinking the same thing, I even remember Sisko having to make a dirty choice, but I guess they're going to go a bit further than a choice or 2. That might be a bit unsettling, especially given the whole draw to ST in first place.

Honestly every show has tried to be different. STNG having famlies on board the ship. The Selay was a big no no for Roddenberry because his number one rule was not to cover the actors mouth with a mask. Having men wear skirts........oh god glad they phased that out by season 2. DS9 an African Male in the lead, not being on a starship. Voyager having a female Captain. Enterprise, having a song for the intro, not calling itself Star Trek Enterprise the first few seasons, pushing nudity. In the end Disovery will still be Star Trekish

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Reply #27 posted 06/30/17 3:25pm

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But were those Roddenbury rules or just a product of the times?


“Do I dare Disturb the universe?”
― T.S. Eliot

“Only by acceptance of the past, can you alter it”
― T.S. Eliot
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Reply #28 posted 06/30/17 3:39pm

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morningsong said:

But were those Roddenbury rules or just a product of the times?


Maybe a little bit of both.

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Reply #29 posted 06/30/17 6:00pm

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kpowers said:

morningsong said:

But were those Roddenbury rules or just a product of the times?


Maybe a little bit of both.




Just hope they don't start lowering the bar just to make ST more relatable to the times. The joy is to keep the bar high as a beacon to strive for.
We shall see. May not be as unsettling as it sounds.




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