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  • LeoliansBro 7 Dec 2012 09:55:39 44,956 posts
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    NM, I see what people are driving at. Could indeed be Enterprise.

    LB, you really are a massive geek.

  • mcmonkeyplc 7 Dec 2012 09:59:05 39,566 posts
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    If it is the Enterprise they've re-fitted the bitch.

    Come and get it cumslingers!

  • nickthegun 7 Dec 2012 10:08:15 61,289 posts
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    Or it could be the enterprise C or somesuch as I said a few pages ago.

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  • LeoliansBro 7 Dec 2012 10:10:54 44,956 posts
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    Nah, I thought only the left half was the nacelles, but the whole thing is nacelles.

    Edited by LeoliansBro at 10:21:37 07-12-2012

    LB, you really are a massive geek.

  • Whizzo 7 Dec 2012 10:11:14 43,351 posts
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    It's obviously the NX-01 rising from the water, it's in fact a giant spaceship wash and not the sea.

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  • Gambit1977 7 Dec 2012 10:21:03 10,384 posts
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    Is it not in reverse? ;)
  • mcmonkeyplc 7 Dec 2012 10:23:06 39,566 posts
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    I think we should write a song about nacelles.

    Come and get it cumslingers!

  • Razz 7 Dec 2012 10:23:45 61,653 posts
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    TIL Saucer separation was possible on all models of the Enterprise 1701, from the original to the E

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  • mcmonkeyplc 7 Dec 2012 10:39:49 39,566 posts
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    Razz wrote:
    TIL Saucer separation was possible on all models of the Enterprise 1701, from the original to the E
    Really?!

    Come and get it cumslingers!

  • mcmonkeyplc 7 Dec 2012 10:40:29 39,566 posts
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    PS I love using this useless information somewhere :)

    Come and get it cumslingers!

  • Razz 7 Dec 2012 10:50:57 61,653 posts
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    Yeah, they couldn't do it in the original series due to a tight budget, but it's mentioned a few times, most notably in 2x06 "The Apple", when a hull seperation is mentioned but only in case of an extreme emergency. Back then the saucer would explode away from the star drivesection.

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  • mcmonkeyplc 7 Dec 2012 11:10:02 39,566 posts
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    Ah! Awesome!

    Come and get it cumslingers!

  • RedSparrows 7 Dec 2012 11:12:18 24,184 posts
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    Razz, didn't you just go into another thread and call everyone 'Nerds'?
  • oceanmotion 8 Dec 2012 12:50:03 16,123 posts
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    Alice Eve is quite hot.
  • DFawkes 8 Dec 2012 16:06:06 24,047 posts
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    So that's her name :) Cheers, I was wondering when I saw her in the trailer. She's lovely.

    Oh for goodness sake, I've caught my scrotum in my zip again - Margaret Thatcher, 1986

  • Jmek 8 Dec 2012 17:53:07 1,357 posts
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    Poor teaser IMO, makes it look like a disaster picture!
  • Gambit1977 8 Dec 2012 17:54:55 10,384 posts
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    It's the teaser for the teaser apparently :lol:
  • morriss 8 Dec 2012 18:10:10 71,286 posts
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    Never heard of the word nacelle before.
  • Scurrminator 10 Dec 2012 07:02:38 8,465 posts
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    So that ship coming out of the sea is the Enterprise; it also happens at the start of the film as people have seen the 9 minute preview. You also don't find out the name of the villain - boo!

    You dare to strike Scurrcules!?

  • Lotos8ter 10 Dec 2012 07:54:51 2,366 posts
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    morriss wrote:
    Never heard of the word nacelle before.
    Janeway is always banging on about them.

    They're a bit like oranges, hard to rhyme in a song.

    Fiat Lux

  • Scurrminator 10 Dec 2012 11:59:41 8,465 posts
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    mini review of the IMAX footage

    Also about the scene in the end of the Japanese trailer, apparently that's Cumberbatch's hand, not Kirk's which you see in the trailer we'll get this weekend.

    You dare to strike Scurrcules!?

  • Scurrminator 10 Dec 2012 11:59:51 8,465 posts
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  • LeoliansBro 10 Dec 2012 12:23:46 44,956 posts
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    .

    LB, you really are a massive geek.

  • Gambit1977 10 Dec 2012 14:59:39 10,384 posts
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    More Here about the 9 minutes.

    Good to hear it retains its sense of fun. That teaser implied anything but!
  • Dangerous_Dan 10 Dec 2012 15:10:31 2,378 posts
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    The new Star Trek movies left the SF genre and do it more Science Fantasy style, similar to Star Wars. A path they already started with the TNG movies (but the crew really wasn't casted for that). Haven't seen a good SFiction movie recently, I guess it's not en vogue right now.

    Looking forward to a good SFantasy-action movie in 2013.
  • Gambit1977 10 Dec 2012 15:11:33 10,384 posts
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    Looper and Prometheus were both sci-fi mind.
  • nickthegun 10 Dec 2012 15:15:14 61,289 posts
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    Yeah.........no. The closest they strayed to that is when they searched for god and even that turned out to be

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  • Dangerous_Dan 10 Dec 2012 15:32:52 2,378 posts
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    I likeed Looper but not because of the SF time-travel aspect which I have yet to think about in depth (although Bruce whammmmin on the table with his fist and telling me not to do it).

    I found the characters interesting and quite believable and the slight classic SF touch on the subject of self-sacrifice and all that quite nice.
    Although I can't relate to his final act.

    Prometheus - oh well - I found the character to be absolutely unbelievable.
    Best part: "Oh look at that alien snake thing which is behaving like a python, let's try and touch that little fella!" - that dude should have died at the age of 8 running in the front of a car, thinking it's going to magically not kill him. They obviously don't have cars in the future, that would explain it.

    Lots of potential SF goodness wasted.
    Visually it's ace though.

    Edited by Dangerous_Dan at 15:34:02 10-12-2012
  • SClaw 10 Dec 2012 15:37:24 826 posts
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    Scurrminator wrote:
    mini review of the IMAX footage
    We also get enough humor (particularly from Simon Pegg) that manages to make light of exactly the kind of fan over-analysis that the film is sure to generate
    Ugh. Do not want anymore Pegg.
  • Gambit1977 10 Dec 2012 15:42:21 10,384 posts
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    Dangerous_Dan wrote:
    I likeed Looper but not because of the SF time-travel aspect which I have yet to think about in depth (although Bruce whammmmin on the table with his fist and telling me not to do it).

    I found the characters interesting and quite believable and the slight classic SF touch on the subject of self-sacrifice and all that quite nice.
    Although I can't relate to his final act.

    Prometheus - oh well - I found the character to be absolutely unbelievable.
    Best part: "Oh look at that alien snake thing which is behaving like a python, let's try and touch that little fella!" - that dude should have died at the age of 8 running in the front of a car, thinking it's going to magically not kill him. They obviously don't have cars in the future, that would explain it.

    Lots of potential SF goodness wasted.
    Visually it's ace though.
    Whereas I find Stargate childish and cheap. Star Trek post DS9 boring, plodding with dull characters and annoying neelix crap. To me, JJ at least gave Trek a kick up the arse, it was dead in the water. Dull and with far too much boring talk about warp cells degrading due to the atmospheric pressure of Tuvoks farts or something equally naff.

    Prometheus did have dull cardboard cut out characters, no doubt, but no worse than TNG.

    See, I'd say myself and you are at polar opposites of what we want from sci-fi. I personally want grit, intelligence, and mystery. I don't want to be talked to death by a starship engineer, nor do I want to watch people running around with P90s shooting pew pews at fellas in dresses in the place where they shoot I'm a celebrity.

    Turns out, sci-fi is too hard to please everyone.
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