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Forum: Science Fiction Yesterday, 05:13 AM
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Posted By Flying Gremlin
Contact. Either pick the book by Carl Sagan, or...

Contact. Either pick the book by Carl Sagan, or the movie with Jodie Foster. In this case, probably the book because I don't remember anything about prime numbers in the film, though it's been a...
Forum: Miscellaneous 05-23-2020, 11:26 PM
Replies: 876
Views: 324,724
Posted By Flying Gremlin
See, I was more surprised that they still existed.

See, I was more surprised that they still existed.
Forum: 5MV Talk 05-23-2020, 11:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 35
Posted By Flying Gremlin
Thank you.

Thank you.
Forum: 5MV Talk 05-22-2020, 11:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 35
Posted By Flying Gremlin
Five Minute STO

So I'm really, really bored with the whole lockdown/self-isolation/coronavirus business. Was going through my old archives of Google Docs, and apparently the VOY fiver that I am still waiting for...
Forum: Science Fiction 05-22-2020, 03:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 86
Posted By Flying Gremlin
Geez, I just realized that there will be four...

Geez, I just realized that there will be four concurrent Trek series going on at one time if we count Lower Decks. Really hope the franchise doesn't get fatigue...
Forum: Miscellaneous 05-21-2020, 05:17 AM
Replies: 876
Views: 324,724
Posted By Flying Gremlin
Canadian, so a slightly different list...

Canadian, so a slightly different list (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_defunct_Canadian_companies).

Arby's went belly up locally here, so that counts - you have to cross an international...
Forum: Miscellaneous 05-20-2020, 11:34 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 12,604
Posted By Flying Gremlin
Take me down to the Hai- Ku City where the...

Take me down to the Hai-
Ku City where the grass is
Green and the dammit
Forum: Science Fiction 05-18-2020, 10:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 86
Posted By Flying Gremlin
Indeed. I remember those books! Seems like a...

Indeed. I remember those books! Seems like a fitting title to the collected adventures of Pike and Co aboard the Discoprise.
Forum: Miscellaneous 05-18-2020, 02:37 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 12,604
Posted By Flying Gremlin
Rum makes good drink Too bad I have finished...

Rum makes good drink
Too bad I have finished this one
That's why the rum's gone
Forum: Science Fiction 05-16-2020, 09:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 86
Posted By Flying Gremlin
Forum: Science Fiction 05-14-2020, 10:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,328
Posted By Flying Gremlin
So Z, when do we see a Five Minute Picard?

So Z, when do we see a Five Minute Picard?
Forum: Miscellaneous 05-14-2020, 03:50 PM
Replies: 1,234
Sticky: Link Thread
Views: 492,382
Posted By Flying Gremlin
Considering that this forum was already almost...

Considering that this forum was already almost dead when I signed up, maybe? Who knows?

Greater awareness of the site's existence, some new content, and a newer CMS with an updated site design...
Forum: Miscellaneous 05-13-2020, 04:42 PM
Replies: 1,234
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Views: 492,382
Posted By Flying Gremlin
Reading that thread, first off you have gotten...

Reading that thread, first off you have gotten much more cynical since 2006, Nate. Second, PointyHairedJedi certainly got future history right...
Forum: Science Fiction 05-13-2020, 04:36 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 29,923
Posted By Flying Gremlin
Kathryn Janeway: scourge of the Borg and butcher...

Kathryn Janeway: scourge of the Borg and butcher of replicator meals.
Forum: 5MV Talk 05-13-2020, 04:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,611
Posted By Flying Gremlin
And I thought I was the necromancer...

And I thought I was the necromancer...
Forum: Miscellaneous 05-12-2020, 11:34 PM
Replies: 876
Views: 324,724
Posted By Flying Gremlin
The simplest explanation: the chief engineers got...

The simplest explanation: the chief engineers got fired every time Wesley showed them up. If you can't outsmart a sixteen year old, then get off my ship.
Forum: Miscellaneous 05-12-2020, 11:30 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 12,604
Posted By Flying Gremlin
A thread resurrect To bring life to this forum ...

A thread resurrect
To bring life to this forum
Or at least a blip
Forum: Miscellaneous 04-19-2020, 08:49 PM
Replies: 876
Views: 324,724
Posted By Flying Gremlin
Finally sitting down and rewatching Deep Space...

Finally sitting down and rewatching Deep Space Nine from episode one.

PNQ: Why didn't anyone point out the major plot hole of having a family on the very small, Miranda class Saratoga?


...
Forum: Science Fiction 04-15-2020, 05:52 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 29,923
Posted By Flying Gremlin
Dozens of variations... if the user of the...

Dozens of variations... if the user of the replicator cares to figure them out. Some might just like to whine and not actually care to figure out how to use it. See also: Janeway's burned meatloaf...
Forum: Science Fiction 04-03-2020, 06:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,161
Posted By Flying Gremlin
No, I get it, I just have problems reconciling...

No, I get it, I just have problems reconciling the Borg having any influence on Vidiians in that timeframe, when they had not assimilated enough technology to get that far. It's a long way outside of...
Forum: Miscellaneous 03-31-2020, 07:36 AM
Replies: 1,234
Sticky: Link Thread
Views: 492,382
Posted By Flying Gremlin
The cast of Discovery sings Rent. Let's hear it...

The cast of Discovery sings Rent. Let's hear it for the... nerds! (https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=544141186098858)

I wasn't late posting this, nor I was I early. I posted it precisely when I...
Forum: Science Fiction 03-30-2020, 03:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,161
Posted By Flying Gremlin
The Borg lost how many drones when they were...

The Borg lost how many drones when they were experimenting with synthesizing Omega? They have trillions of drones, experimenting on the population of a contained cube would not be much of a loss.
...
Forum: Science Fiction 03-27-2020, 05:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,161
Posted By Flying Gremlin
The Borg using a species as genetic testers seems...

The Borg using a species as genetic testers seems antithetical to the Borg ideology. They wouldn't have problems using drones in experimenting with technology.

A more likely culprit would be the...
Forum: Science Fiction 03-27-2020, 05:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,328
Posted By Flying Gremlin
"Synth" was just a shorthand they adopted for all...

"Synth" was just a shorthand they adopted for all synthetic life. Whether sentient holograms were in this as well is unknown. Related: the status of the Doctor is unknown.

I figured you needed...
Forum: Science Fiction 03-27-2020, 05:29 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 29,923
Posted By Flying Gremlin
Probably because they were drunk all the time.

Probably because they were drunk all the time.
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