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Simple Tailor 09/23/2019 (Mon) 14:41:12 No.468 [Reply]
This is /strek/'s primary home until further notice Use this thread for meta discussion and submitting banners, spoilers, etc. Rules. 1. No hasperats 2. Talk mostly about Star Trek. Keep discussion of non Star Trek shows to an appropriate thread. 3. No Hasperats 4. Spoiler porn and gore. 5. No hasperats 6. There is no rule 6 7. No hasperats 8. Have fun!
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The Orville Anonymous 08/18/2019 (Sun) 11:47:36 No.297 [Reply] [Last]
Last I heard that Season 3 was coming to Hulu and that's about it. Really not sure what else I can say.
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>>924 I mention it when it's appropriate, but I don't just spam it everywhere. That shit is just obnoxious.
>>927 I'm expecting woke garbage.
>>929 I'm actually pleasantly surprised, ep 1 was a little preachy but 2 was great, they actually worked out the original concept of the borg into a thing, which they could'nt for tng due to budget reasons. Have not finished 3 yet but so far it's pretty decent, very farpoint which is also the general theme, rehashing tng stuff, but still infinitely more enjoyable then nu-trek

General Star Trek Bullshittery 1 Anonymous 01/31/2021 (Sun) 19:52:06 ID: d25500 No.863 [Reply]
Use this thread for general Strekposting, off topic discussions, and anything that doesn't deserve it's own thread.
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>>886 Conspiracy is decent. I agree with them about Encounter at Farpoint. That one is hard to even watch.
/ourcomrade/ delivery another kino https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mrPW9ihrPCw
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ENT is underrated and didn't deserve the shitty rushed ending it got
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kino kino.beer 07/24/2021 (Sat) 10:27:07 ID: 0b4adb No.917 [Reply]
Check out Kino.Beer, it's a website with a bunch of streams and a chat box on the right. I stream star trek or other sci fi 24/7 and there are other kino streams as well. Leave suggestions in the chat box or whatever and i'll stream it

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STD season 3 Anonymous 01/09/2021 (Sat) 17:09:18 ID: bff6fb No.847 [Reply]
YAS, this is Starfleet. What a shit show. 5th showrunner and it's somehow worse than the other seasons.
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>>889 >It is mind boggling to think that modern media has degraded to the point where rights holders have a position of such unchallenged power that they will just appoint their friends to handle the IP they're financially invested in regardless of the outcome. And they continue to do this over and over. They really don't care about the feedback from the audience, that's the crazy thing about this. I've never seen that kind of behavior from other productions. On any other show or IP, if they would do a few changes based on the reception. Hell, sometimes they would even get rid of the showrunner (The Walking Dead). I remember on Stargate Universe for example, they toned down the shitty reddit humor and brought the Icarus people together in the second season.
>>891 Like basically everything else, TV shows have become clickbait. This means that the MOST money is to be made immediately upon release. Look at basically any series and you will see that interest (and therefore viewership, and therefore profit) is highest in the first episode, and then falls off a precipitous cliff after a few more. Maybe if it's a good show it will plateau, but that's not very likely anymore. The thing is, people just have so much choice. In the 80s-90's, you had a few options of TV shows to watch and that was IT. But now you have hundreds, plus anything on subscription services, backlogs of shows on netflix, whatever you want pirated as torrents or cracked subscription services. There is just NO WAY any TV show can maintain an audience after more than a few episodes. So this results in a couple strategies: a subscription service that trickles in content one episode at a time for a "season" of like 5 episodes. Then they wait a year or so to build up hype, repeat. See this with Stranger Things and The Mandalorian. The other model is what I call a "pump and dump". When interest and the audience starts to tail off, immediately and deliberately cut the production quality and writing of what is supposed to be a long-running show, so it gets canceled as quickly as possible. In essence: sabotage your own work so you can move on to the next one rather than dragging it out over years. If you're an /a/ fag, you might recognize this technique as what happened with The Promised Neverland season 2. What this basically means is that media is trending to a situation where they are constantly chasing the audience's immediate dopamine high. Rather than a long satisfying meal consumed over hours, it's a shot of heroin that wears off after a few seconds. Followed by another, and another, and another. The idea that we will EVER get a long-running series that plays out over multiple years (and the associated growth/development and increasing production values and better writing) is laughable. Remind yourself that most Trek series (especially TNG) took a few seasons to shake off the cringe and develop their own unique voice. That'll never happen again. A series that will actually reach a full conclusion before being "canceled" will never happen again. We're not the studios' long-term lovers anymore. We're a whore that is meant to be used once and then left behind. After all, there are always new whores to convince to click once, JUST ONCE, and they make their money back and then some.
>>892 Reasonably good analysis IMO. You might even be correct in general about it. But >"We're a whore that is meant to be used once and then left behind." most definitely has the shoe on the wrong foot. It's not the prostitutes that pay out the cash friend. :^)
>Michael becoming a captain, with the scene being a ripoff of the fucking STO tutorial >tilly still 2x fatter than Ensign Wildman >the Trill troon that scolds the white homosexual male for using the wrong pronouns At least this season boldly went down the shitter (unlike the other seasons and Picard)
>>915 People keep telling me Nutrek is good, and I keep refusing to watch it.

Waifu Thread Anonymous 08/18/2019 (Sun) 11:30:19 No.296 [Reply]
Ezri the best!
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>>909 Not bad.
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For me it's Ziyal. I want a cute art lizard waifu.
>>911 That Ziyal? Not the other one?
>>912 I dunno man, there's just something about this one. I like cheerful ones though, even in real life. And an arty chick that isn't some mopey slob? *chef's kiss*
>>911 good taste

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Moral conundrum thread Anonymous 08/17/2019 (Sat) 21:32:44 No.281 [Reply]
What would Jean Luc Picard do?

In this thread we post and discuss moral conundrums that we can encounter while exploring the galaxy.

So you finally have the chance to rid the galaxy of one of it's worst scourges - the Borg. Fool proof concept: hack one guy that infects all the others. Boom - the Borg are no more. Just as you are about to pull the trigger the female doctor - who is only on the ship because her good-for-nothing-husband died under your command and you felt bad about it so you gave her a cushy job in hope she'll never get on your nerves again - starts moralfagging about how genocide is not cool while conveniently forgetting that the Borg did exactly that to tens of thousands of worlds and billions of people.
Was it right to cave in to her bitching and letting the most dangerous and destructive force in the galaxy off the hook or should you have manned up, wiped out the Borg and given that broad a good over the knee spanking til her cheeks glow as red as her dyed hair?
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I'd love to giver her a good spanking while Wesley has to watch. (He's not allowed to touch himself ofc)
Go full clockwork orange and force him to watch while giving him huge doses of apomorphine.
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we have never killed a species they live on in our collective. you will also live on. resistance is futile.
>>281 Throw some of Wesley's nanomachines at the Borg then get them to join the Federation.
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>>281 This is literally Icheb's origin story

Lower Decks Anonymous 07/12/2020 (Sun) 21:26:41 ID: d979ab No.796 [Reply]
I guess the show that the hacks from Midnight's Edge and Doomcuck thought that it didn't exist... is still a thing and it's coming out on CBS All Access. It's Reddit & Morty but with the Starfleet logo.
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>>811 But of course, how could it ever not have been about the hot alien babes?
Fuck you, I liked it.
>>805 The problem with this prompt is that it could never be sensible. Even in a pitched battle sequence with the fate of the Galaxy on the line, the non-bridge crew (and I exclude I anyone in charge in Engineering ala Scotty or Geordi, or other "main characters") is going to be doing unimportant things. There's Klingons on the starboard bow, and you want to focus on the dude repairing the broken power conduit in jefferies tube 420, section 69? Okay, sure. And anytime there's not really anything going on, their usual jobs are going to be even more mind-numbing. As it turns out, most people have jobs that are rote and boring and would not make good television content. The only way this can actually function is if you have rare episodes as "filler", focusing on the mundane as a breather in between all the action. But an entire show of "filler" is impossible. Like a novel without a plot. So the only way to solve this dilemma is to add in random wacky shenanigans that pretends to be important, when you already know it CAN'T be important. >>810 What IS the genre? Because I feel the way I view sci-fi is very different from the way a lot of people do. I see it as a method of exploring the human condition using extreme situations that are impossible with our current universe and technology. A bunch of hot-shots blasting around the galaxy having super-amazing space battles is cool, but it doesn't explore anything. It doesn't ask the viewer anything but to sit back, let their eyes glaze over, and shovel popcorn down their throats.
>>895 I'm guessing the conventional plots sf has shifted towards is a reaction to the navel-gazing behemoths of earlier years. Sf is honestly difficult to pull off without becoming a masturbatory exercise for the author. Doesn't really excuse it, but it does seem like a case of trading one set of excesses for the other.
>>899 >Sf is honestly difficult to pull off without becoming a masturbatory exercise for the author. But that's exactly what sci-fi is, almost by definition. The freedom sci-fi gives allows authors to explore things they otherwise aren't able to, or straight up can't, in other genres. It also has hot alien chicks and robots and lasers and stuff.

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Infinity Cup poll Anonymous 04/23/2021 (Fri) 19:11:58 ID: d2a5fc No.896 [Reply]
Hey guys, /icup/ here with a question on how we're going to handle the next iteration of the Infinity Cup ( https://anon.cafe/icup/ ) We're trying to poll whether certain boards are interested in playing in the cup, or if there's some specific team that you'd like to see play. If you want to, please answer or add your own answer to the poll in https://poal.me/6x3j1u
Awesome! Thanks for reaching out.
It's a fake spam message. Sorry. Make sure to ask the BO before wasting time making a team.

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Babylon 5 Thread Anonymous 08/26/2019 (Mon) 14:53:26 No.411 [Reply]
Mr Morden really had our best interests at heart.
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It was a reasonable okay watch, their MC got the crazy's and had to be replaced (and this happens like every year with characters of various importance). Seasons 1-4 are pretty straight forward if a little rushed towards the end. Entirely worth watching for Bester for being such an irredeemable character, strong performances (better then the arks really but the arcs were solid) and an interesting universe that tries to be science fiction instead of science fantasy that you get with some shows.
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>>411 Acting jobs dried out of Ed Wasser, so he started construction company. >>716 The series finale was shot during 4th season and season 4 finale was something they came up with minimal budget and time. Content meant to run until half way thru 5th season was squeezed into second half of 4th season, 5th season is pretty much half season stretched to full season.
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As usual, Babylon 5 curse has manifested itself. Latest victim being Mira Furlan, who passed away at 65.
I've heard that they have made an HD version of the show for the streaming platforms. The CGI scenes are less blurry than the DVD versions.
>>877 From what I understand is that they basically re-scanned the live action film footage, ran standard definition FX sequences thru AI filter to upscale and clean it up and then edited everything together.

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