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New postby Bill » Mon May 03, 2010 3:52 pm

Jeff wrote:It just leaves a taste of chocolate covered shit in the mouth.


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New postby Jeff » Mon May 03, 2010 5:42 pm

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New postby Jeff » Wed May 05, 2010 2:35 pm

I don't understand why Star Trek Enterprise was not voted the
number one SCiFi show of all time by engineers. Trip, the engineer, is always getting laid.
Bud, can you explain why you gelt the way you felt about it?
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New postby Bud » Wed May 05, 2010 9:51 pm

Jeff wrote:Bud, can you explain why you gelt the way you felt about it?

'Cause I fucking hate time-travel SciFi.
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New postby Jeff » Thu May 06, 2010 12:16 am

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New postby Bill » Thu May 06, 2010 2:48 pm

Well, if the engineer is getting laid and "misfires" and she ends up preggo, he can go back in time, do it over, and pull out just in time! 8)

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New postby Jeff » Thu May 06, 2010 7:47 pm

:roflmao: :roflmao: :roflmao:
Bill, That would be a Billion Dollar
money making venture!

Bud,
Hop to it.
We're waiting.
I can't wait to see the fleet
of supercars you'll buy.
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New postby Curt » Wed May 12, 2010 7:13 am

When does the new season of True Blood start?

Bud, if you happen to see it starting, can you put a season pass on my Tivo so I can watch it too? I said please.

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New postby Curt » Wed May 12, 2010 7:21 am

Oh, and I thought the new Star Trek rocked. Yeah, time travel was involved, but so what and who cares. I watch movies for the mindless entertainment value, not the true science behind them. Besides, no one really knows a damn thing about time travel, so the new movie could have it exactly right and we will never be able to prove them wrong in our lifetime.

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New postby Bill » Wed May 12, 2010 12:29 pm

"We set aside our disbelief
And we are entertained..."
~ Rush, "Mystic Rhythms"

I tend to agree with Bud on the sci-fi topic. To me, more realistic science in the fiction makes it MUCH more entertaining. Artificial gravity is another pet peeve. But time travel to fix a plot really makes a movie kak gag choke spew for me most of the time. :lol:

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New postby Jeff » Wed May 12, 2010 3:14 pm

Curt,
Interesting viewpoint. It is all fiction, so why bother with continuity
between movies/shows in the same conceptual universe?

Bill,
I like more science in science fiction also, but might I ask
why "Artificial Gravity" is such a pet peeve? (BTW, I have not
read your posting under "Rants", so if you covered this subject
please ignore this question.)
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New postby Bud » Wed May 12, 2010 5:24 pm

Curt wrote:When does the new season of True Blood start?

Bud, if you happen to see it starting, can you put a season pass on my Tivo so I can watch it too? I said please.

Sure. That'll get you arrested in China for sure. :devil:

Curt wrote:I watch movies for the mindless entertainment value, not the true science behind them.

Me too, because that's all I ever get. I'm starving for some real SciFi. Sure, campfire stories are fun, but I'd kill for some hard SciFi.

Curt wrote: Besides, no one really knows a damn thing about time travel, so the new movie could have it exactly right and we will never be able to prove them wrong in our lifetime.

Sure we do. We know you can only do it in one direction. :P
Jeff wrote:might I ask
why "Artificial Gravity" is such a pet peeve?

Because gravity is a property of mass. There are no magical "gravitons". :P
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New postby Jeff » Wed May 12, 2010 5:58 pm

Bud,
Thank you for your viewpoint.
I am still interested in Bill's viewpoint.
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New postby Curt » Thu May 13, 2010 1:35 am

Jeff wrote:Curt,
Interesting viewpoint. It is all fiction, so why bother with continuity
between movies/shows in the same conceptual universe?


Why should we be held to some other persons view of a fictional universe? If someone can do it better, go for it!! Things change, learn to adapt or go the way of the dodo. :P

A different perspecitve can sometimes shake things up for the better, and in this case, the new Star Trek managed to bring in a whole new generation of trekkies which I think is awesome.

I picture you as one of those grumpy old men that drives a 50 year old car because he doesn't like all those fancy new gadjets.

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New postby Jeff » Thu May 13, 2010 8:54 pm

I picture you as one of those grumpy old men that drives a 50 year old car because he doesn't like all those fancy new gadjets


Wow, A personal attack. :axe:
Got me.

Things I agree with:

1. I agree that bringing a new generation to the Star Trek is
a good idea.

2. I agree that the dodo is dead

I don't think the writers did better, only different.

The production team did a fantastic job. Great Ships, Great Graphics, Wonderful Sets. A really supreb job of window dressing.
All the actors did a great job.

Curt, What do remember of any of the series that you thought was
worth seeing?

<EDIT> I think this is a good question for all us. <EDIT>
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