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by skies
2010-06-19 02:43pm
Forum: Star Wars vs Star Trek
Topic: The Federation as a Republic constituency
Replies: 6
Views: 2896

Re: The Federation as a Republic constituency

Does anyone know if the Republic Senate is more like the US Congress or more like the UN? If like the US Congress, the Federation might be a non-voting members like American Samoa. If like the UN, the Federation might be like non-member State or even a member like the Polynesian island nation of Tu...
by skies
2010-06-18 08:15pm
Forum: Star Wars vs Star Trek
Topic: The Federation as a Republic constituency
Replies: 6
Views: 2896

Re: The Federation as a Republic constituency

The federation would become just another republic sector by the time of TNG and The SW trilogies. Palpatine might find discontent in the Federation after a century as essentially a distant colonial possession useful. The Federation seems to be self-satisfied as the biggest player in TNG. Having inst...
by skies
2009-06-13 05:34pm
Forum: Pure Star Trek
Topic: OVEG: Fair Trade
Replies: 8
Views: 2138

Re: OVEG: Fair Trade

I spent the last couple of days watching the video reviews. Hilarious. As for this episode, I'd have to agree that the mistakes the characters make are at least human and mostly believable. Even if the thought of Neelix getting thrown off the ship is rather delightful. How did Neelix manage to conv...
by skies
2009-05-26 02:56pm
Forum: Star Wars vs Star Trek
Topic: Random thought for Verus purposes
Replies: 40
Views: 5352

Re: Random thought for Verus purposes

Should the new movie be treated as part of the overall Star Trek canon for debate purposes, or does the fact that it's an alternate timeline mean that any "New Trek"-related versus debates should not reference TOS, TNG, DS9, VOY, and ENT? As some have noted in the Pure Trek forum, the warp speed of...
by skies
2009-05-26 02:53pm
Forum: Star Wars vs Star Trek
Topic: Imperials Creating Hybrid Imperial/Federation ships
Replies: 13
Views: 3122

Re: Imperials Creating Hybrid Imperial/Federation ships

I was wondering would it be possible, using Imperial technical expertise, and captured Federation warp drives to outfit Imperial starships with Warp Drives. The Long Patrol Act I (http://www.daltonator.net/fanfics/stories/marina/longpatrol1.txt) by Marina O'Leary covers the situation pretty well. B...
by skies
2009-05-15 08:34pm
Forum: Pure Star Trek
Topic: No more time travel in Star Trek?
Replies: 21
Views: 2508

Re: No more time travel in Star Trek?

That's funny. They destroyed the time travel device... Uh huh. Did they kill Old Spock? Because last time I checked, he has the process for time travel memorized. :lol: Not to mention that almost every time-travel story seems to have a different source for time-travel; naturally occurring 'anomalie...
by skies
2009-05-15 08:28pm
Forum: Pure Star Trek
Topic: No more time travel in Star Trek?
Replies: 21
Views: 2508

Re: No more time travel in Star Trek?

The Enterprise rocks violently as the purple superconcussion missiles pound her soft, yielding shields. Kirk stumbles, hands groping wildly for the physical and emotional support his falling body craves, when he lands gently on the smooth, toned chest of the man he once considered his greatest enem...
by skies
2009-05-15 05:59am
Forum: Pure Star Trek
Topic: OEEG: Regeneration
Replies: 22
Views: 3444

Re: OEEG: Regeneration

Isn't also stupid for the Borg to head off into space? The arctic drones were from a mission too assimilate earth in the past, so why not try to do just that? Is makes just as much sense to assimilate an isolated town as it does to try to hide in deep space. By the time anyone noticed anything was w...
by skies
2008-08-08 09:03pm
Forum: Star Wars vs Star Trek
Topic: Target practice (2008-07-22)
Replies: 269
Views: 52137

Actually a bomb near miss on a ship can do more damage then a hit. Bullshit. By the laws of physics, a non-direct hit can _never_ do as much damage as a direct hit can cause. The laws of hydrodynamics say you can. Explosions send greater shockwaves though water then they do though air. And this fro...
by skies
2008-07-30 10:24pm
Forum: Pure Star Wars
Topic: The Endor Holocaust
Replies: 75
Views: 8770

How do proponents of the Endor Holocaust accomodate the whole post-victory party into the theory? I mean, why would the Rebel Alliance celebrate on a doomed moon? Or for that matter, since the rebel fleet was between the DS2 and Endor, anything the fleet could survive from the DS2's destruction, a ...
by skies
2008-07-29 12:58am
Forum: Pure Star Wars
Topic: Imperial Commando forthcoming
Replies: 40
Views: 5290

Arrogant, clueless, self-satisfied, dumps on continuity... good lord, she's the Brannon Braga of SW.
by skies
2008-07-25 11:33pm
Forum: Star Wars vs Star Trek
Topic: Target practice (2008-07-22)
Replies: 269
Views: 52137

He's already gotten to the 'politeness over logic' stage, followed by (polite) insults to Batman's character. I've got to wonder if he's just parroting Darkstar's talking points. He makes such glaring errors in discussing ST and SW episodes that I wonder if he even watched them. Is this ass ever goi...
by skies
2008-07-25 04:49pm
Forum: Star Wars vs Star Trek
Topic: Target practice (2008-07-22)
Replies: 269
Views: 52137

And this is from a Trekkie who has no problem with "warp plasma" that you pump through copper pipes, or "plasma coolant" which is a heavier-than-air smoky gas, or "dilithium" which is used to hold antimatter, or antimatter which can be "deactivated", or particles that make you travel through time, ...
by skies
2008-07-22 07:12pm
Forum: Star Wars vs Star Trek
Topic: Target practice (2008-07-22)
Replies: 269
Views: 52137

Sounds like the only clueless fanboyism is this guy's love of Star Trek. Besides most of his arguments being picked apart on this board ages ago, he obviously didn't give this sight more than a cursory reading before spouting off his BS. Comparing star wars fighters to star wars capital ships does n...
by skies
2008-06-10 08:50pm
Forum: Pure Star Trek
Topic: Romulan Scare
Replies: 106
Views: 16253

Not to overly defend the Klingons but does it really matter that the Klingons choose their leader by knife fights? It is not really that much worse then having a leader by purely hereditary succession, its probably the least retarded example of Klingons using hand to hand weapons. Yes it matters, b...
by skies
2008-05-31 02:47am
Forum: Science Fiction
Topic: nBSG 4.08 [spoilers]
Replies: 70
Views: 7929

How 'bout Gaeta, when he gets out of the surgery? He did, and I quote "Put his life on hold to serve as an officer on a Battlestar. Gaeta as CO with Dee as XO wouldn;t be bad. Also, did anyone find it odd that Anders blows the leg off of a superior officer-little to no punishment visible, free run ...
by skies
2008-05-27 07:32pm
Forum: Pure Star Trek
Topic: OEEG: Dear Doctor
Replies: 49
Views: 6888

You really have to wonder about the mentality of people who write episodes like this. I mean, what kind of person writes something like this and thinks Archer's actions sound anything other than morally repugnant? Even scarier, what kind of review board gives it a pass and doesn't realize the aweso...
by skies
2008-05-20 11:15pm
Forum: Star Wars vs Star Trek
Topic: General idiocy concerning SW vs. ST
Replies: 91
Views: 20955

Do these guys even realize you can't cut through Wars armor? I'm not talking ubermaterial properties, I'm talking about the fact that the shit is 20 m thick. Even if they have some kind of can-opener that will burn a 20 meter long hole so they can carve an opening, how are they going to move the me...
by skies
2008-05-08 12:49am
Forum: Star Wars vs Star Trek
Topic: General idiocy concerning SW vs. ST
Replies: 91
Views: 20955

Re: General idiocy concerning SW vs. ST

Since the former thread has been locked, I thought I would recreate it, as well as adding a small anecdotal account of why the stereotypical "trektard" can think like he/she does. In my experiences dealing with trektards, fundamentalists, and idiot conservatives I have noticed a similar set of axio...
by skies
2008-04-30 09:27pm
Forum: Star Wars vs Star Trek
Topic: More Trektardism
Replies: 2086
Views: 226321

Service numbers are USELESS for determining fleet sizes ANYWAY. Unless the USN has some 80 fleet carriers and around 700+ SS(B)Ns. All it takes is for Starfleet assigning NCC hull numbers to runabouts (which I DO seem to recall from DS9 but I wouln't bet money on it) to blow up the official numbers...
by skies
2008-04-25 01:07am
Forum: Star Wars vs Star Trek
Topic: More Trektardism
Replies: 2086
Views: 226321

How can these people watch Star Wars and delude themselves into believing that ISDs and X-wings don't have shielding, considering that the phrase 'deflector shield' crops up about once every ten minutes? Because it isn't a big bubble. In other words, because it isn't just like Star Trek. Good lord,...
by skies
2008-04-25 01:04am
Forum: Star Wars vs Star Trek
Topic: Update On Frito Lay
Replies: 56
Views: 17040

Are you going to cover things like logistics as well as doctrine? I think Tony was talking about the importance of doctrine. In terms of logistics I keep thinking of shit like replicator wanking or Old Fiver First One wanking (where they inssited the First Ones biowank and supposed "enegy ot matter...
by skies
2008-04-22 12:39am
Forum: Pure Star Trek
Topic: OEEG: Fortunate Son
Replies: 22
Views: 3720

Execrable is putting it lightly. I mean fucking JANEWAY herself gets her ship stranded in the Delta Quadrent (albeit unnecessarily) because she refuses to stand by and watch a race die out due to her inaction, saying the equivalent of 'fuck the Prime Directive' to Tuvok. You can argue if she did it...
by skies
2008-04-17 10:39pm
Forum: Pure Star Trek
Topic: OEEG: Fortunate Son
Replies: 22
Views: 3720

Warning: rant below. Dead horses may be beaten. This episode always rankled me, for the reasons that Sonnenburg mentions in his review. Enterprise is an Earth ship; Archer and his crew are not just flying around waving Earth's dick... I mean, exploring and contacting new civilizations. They have a ...
by skies
2008-04-16 12:10am
Forum: Science Fiction
Topic: Internet stupidity strikes again
Replies: 189
Views: 20404

If you are a Jayne fan, let me put it to you simply: You are a piece of subhuman filth and a threat to civil society. You are supportive of—or, arguably worse, indifferent to—crimes worse than rape or murder. You would bat nary an eyelash while countenancing the consignment of an innocent sixteen-y...