STAR TREK: Discovery Premieres this Sunday!

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  1. Toroid

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    The Klingons have a more exaggerated look.
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    From Star Trek TNG.
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  2. nivek

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    A little too exaggerated me thinks...
     
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  3. AlienView

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    I liked it - great special effects that were, shall I say it, out of this world.

    It should do well.
     
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  4. nivek

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    p3

    When I was young I enjoyed the original series, then next gen was also good, I didn't care for DS9 at first, then voyager came out and I thought it was great, opens up a new alien count for the franchise too...When the dominion were introduced in DS9 I got interested again in that and that series turned out great too...Enterprise series was good too but cut short...

    I haven't watched this new series yet, but the highest reply value series for me is Deep Space 9 and Voyager up until now...I'll watch random episodes from those two series once in a while to this day...
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  5. AlienView

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    I'm glad you brought up DS9 as that was the only Star Trek series I stopped watching when I was streaming them on Netflix - First couple of seasons were to me too childlike - The kind of sci-fi made to appeal to the 15 and under age group - But since you say it improved and got better - I may try to pick up where I left off.

    Also, I remember Enterprise started really poorly and I almost stopped watching it - Then one episode directed by Levar Burton {'Goordy' in the Next Generation} worked well - and the series started to work right and did turn out to also be excellent.

    PS: I noticed you got rid of the 'Alternative Realities' section - Not too many seemed interested
    - And I was thinking why not have a section {possibly pined to this section] titled simply
    'Science Fiction' or 'Science Fiction and Fantasy' - And leave it up to the posters to comment on
    sci-fi or write their own if they feel like it - Apparently we have a lot of Sci-fi fans here!
     
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  6. nivek

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    I highly recommend watching it again, it gets really good building up to the final two seasons of some of the largest most spectacular battles of all the major species of the Alpha quadrant against fleets of ships from the Dominion, a totalitarian militant species from the Gamma quadrant...

    The first season of the next generation was childlike to me too lol, but it got better...

    Actually I didn't get rid of it, something happened after I did a back up of the site, then an update and it went away...I still have it and need to extract it from a backup...I don't know what happened, but it's not lost...Im finishing up other work on the forum then I'll get that back...Apologies, I couldn't figure out why that happened...
     
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  7. AlienView

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    Cool, but like we've noticed - It wasn't drawing much interest - I still think having a section, and like I said maybe pined
    to this section called 'Science Fiction and Fantasy' will work.

    I had suggested that maybe a year ago on AH and one of the moderators {I think it might have been Dingo} said it was
    a done deal - Something must have happened {maybe Q nixed it} and it never happened.

    When you think about it - Often the same kind of people who like sci-fi are also interested in aliens, UFOs, and the occult. Why not give them a place where they can have it all ?
     
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  8. Toroid

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    CyberKen said there's a negative alien group called the Domain which is close to Dominion? They're 3D Bioprints that have doll bodies and are part of the Unholy Six. They’re the ones that met Eisenhower in 1954.
     
  9. Sheltie

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    I tried to get into DS9 too but it just seemed so boring. They floated around in the middle of nowhere on a space station and nothing ever happened.

    I watched the first few episodes of Enterprise but the writing was so terrible I couldn't stick with it.

    As crazy as it sounds, I think one of the things that made TOS so good was that the cast never took the show too seriously. Like William Shatner said, it never got any traction in the ratings and everyone knew it was just a temporary gig so they just had fun with it.
     
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  10. AlienView

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    Yes, that series started really bad - Like a captain with a dog on space ship is hard to buy - And just when I said why did someone recommend this and I was about to stop watching it {about the middle of season one} they brought Levar Button {Gordy in TNG} in as a director and suddenly it began to work - If you are Star Trek fan
    it might be worth another look, even if you skip the first half of season one.
     
  11. nivek

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    Star Trek: Discovery Computer is Still Running Windows


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  12. dr wu

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    It was a decent episode.....but imho it's a mistake not to run it on regular tv. They are going to lose many viewers who simply don't want to watch it online. Myself included.
     
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  13. nivek

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    I agree, I haven't watched any of this new series for 2 reasons, I am paying to see it, (can't be bothered now to find a copy online which I'm sure there is) and i dont care for the original series and would rather not watch a new series based off an even older 'star date'...

    Give us a series that continues to press forward, past the DS9 and Voyager adventures...
     
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  16. Shadowprophet

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    I kind of like it. I mean it's only five or six episodes in. But nothing about the changes bother me, Every star treks Klingons were limited in design to the makeup artists of the time. I was expecting them to look different. and the new look while it takes some adjusting to get used to, Is fine. I mean, These human-like aliens should look more different than average humans. I'm down with the makeup changes. Also, i'm interested in the story. The disgraced first officer. The alien that has his suspicions about her, But you can tell, He himself doesn't fully understand why he likes her. He sees qualities in her that would make an unparalleled leader and he's having problems accepting that because of her past mutiny against her captain. and that doesn't even get into the warmongering captain. And to be honest the inclusion of Harry Mudd done it for me. The show is awesome, and as I see it, it's only going to get better.. I'm hooked.
     
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  17. dr wu

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    Does one have to watch it online.....how does that work?
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  18. Shadowprophet

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    Um, It's only on the streaming service. However,

    Everything that costs something can be found for free if you are willing to look for it.

    Star Trek: Discovery - Season 1
     
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  19. dr wu

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    What are they charging for this service....?
     
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  20. Shadowprophet

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    It's not much bro, It's only like 6 dollars a month. For the quality difference. Which is quite noticeable, It's worth paying for. The online bootleg versions aren't in the same quality imo.

    Watch and Stream CBS Shows and the NFL on All Access - CBS.com
     
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