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Forum: Science Fiction Today, 03:04 AM
Replies: 14
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Posted By Nate the Great
"Parallax" My first draft was getting...

"Parallax"


My first draft was getting very Retrospective-like, so I'm going to try a new strategy:


Plotlines:
1. Chakotay is trying to soften Torres enough to convince Janeway to make ...
Forum: Science Fiction 02-18-2020, 12:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 111
Posted By Nate the Great
Things will get more complicated as the episodes...

Things will get more complicated as the episodes progress. There isn't that much wrong with Caretaker besides the impossible task that it set itself to establish...


1. Three crews (old...
Forum: Science Fiction 02-17-2020, 11:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 111
Posted By Nate the Great
I've been considering how to make this thread...

I've been considering how to make this thread different from the inevitable Voyager retrospective in 2025. Therefore, I've decided on a few ground rules:


* No Treknobabble nits except where...
Forum: Miscellaneous 02-17-2020, 12:05 AM
Replies: 861
Views: 309,016
Posted By Nate the Great
I just watched the start of "One Little Ship"...

I just watched the start of "One Little Ship" again... (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UgkP-f1Fqpo)


PNQ: Did the runabout follow the Defiant out here? The shuttlebay is only big enough for...
Forum: Science Fiction 02-15-2020, 05:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 111
Posted By Nate the Great
Before I start "Caretaker" proper, let's deal...

Before I start "Caretaker" proper, let's deal with the opening infodump:


Unhappy with a new treaty, Federation Colonists along the Cardassian border have banded together.
Calling themselves...
Forum: Science Fiction 02-14-2020, 02:26 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 24,937
Posted By Nate the Great
February 12th, 1990, "A Matter of Perspective" ...

February 12th, 1990, "A Matter of Perspective"

Fiver (http://www.fiveminute.net/nextgen/fiver.php?ep=amatterofperspective) (by Kira)
Transcript (http://www.chakoteya.net/NextGen/162.htm)
Memory...
Forum: Science Fiction 02-12-2020, 10:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 111
Posted By Nate the Great
Could someone explain why the Klingon and Romulan...

Could someone explain why the Klingon and Romulan Neutral Zones mostly worked, when the DMZ never did? Like, ever? Was the Cardassian War really so bad that we wanted to end it in any way we could...
Forum: Science Fiction 02-09-2020, 01:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 111
Posted By Nate the Great
Last night I had a breakthrough regarding how to...

Last night I had a breakthrough regarding how to fix the Maquis. I can't believe it took me this long to figure this out. To summarize my main complaints about the premise:


1. The DMZ...
Forum: Science Fiction 02-08-2020, 01:41 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 24,937
Posted By Nate the Great
DATA: I've never seen anyone eat ten chocolate...

DATA: I've never seen anyone eat ten chocolate sundaes.
Q: I'm in a really bad mood, and since I've never eaten before, I should be very hungry.

Even so...ten chocolate sundaes? That's a bit...
Forum: Science Fiction 02-08-2020, 01:40 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 24,937
Posted By Nate the Great
February 5th, 1990, "Deja Q" Once again,...

February 5th, 1990, "Deja Q"

Once again, good character work, but the Treknobabble needed another rewrite. Those episodes are always annoying...

No fiver
Transcript...
Forum: Science Fiction 02-06-2020, 01:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 111
Posted By Nate the Great
And some episodes will be heavily modified. ...

And some episodes will be heavily modified. Right now I picture "Threshold" without the Warp 10 or lizards, but instead merely being much closer to Warp 10. It's enough of a problem that navigation...
Forum: Science Fiction 02-05-2020, 09:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 111
Posted By Nate the Great
Of course. People seem to think that Chakotay...

Of course. People seem to think that Chakotay was as inexperienced in Starfleet as the others, when he had the highest rank when he left. He's a competent leader. Furthermore, if the occasion...
Forum: Science Fiction 02-05-2020, 01:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 111
Posted By Nate the Great
Pinocchio? And yes, C/7 doesn't...

Pinocchio?



And yes, C/7 doesn't exist. Neither does D/7, as a matter of fact. It's better when Doc has feelings for her that she doesn't notice or reciprocate.
Forum: Science Fiction 02-04-2020, 10:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 111
Posted By Nate the Great
Nate the Great fixes Voyager

Before I start the actual entries, I'd like to talk about my ground rules. If anyone has a suggestion for more, feel free.


* The initial shuttle compliment varies by source, but I'm going to...
Forum: Miscellaneous 02-02-2020, 04:34 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 53,308
Posted By Nate the Great
When it comes to Dr. Seuss I will always have a...

When it comes to Dr. Seuss I will always have a fondness for And To Think That I Saw It On Mulberry Street.



Well, today I discovered that back in the forties someone turned it into a...
Forum: Science Fiction 01-31-2020, 05:31 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 24,937
Posted By Nate the Great
CRUSHER: You're showing the same distorted...

CRUSHER: You're showing the same distorted readings. Not as severe as the others, but

I'm reminded of the villain Peek from Batman Beyond (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aNZ0n-OGMDg). Long...
Forum: Science Fiction 01-31-2020, 05:30 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 24,937
Posted By Nate the Great
January 29th, 1990, "The High Ground" First...

January 29th, 1990, "The High Ground"

First veterans, now terrorists? They couldn't squeeze a comedic episode in between? Don't expect me to pull punches on this one, the message is too...
Forum: Miscellaneous 01-30-2020, 04:41 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 53,308
Posted By Nate the Great
I presume by now everyone knows of the Italian...

I presume by now everyone knows of the Italian Titanic knockoff movies (if not, you can watch the Nostalgia Critic reviews here (http://https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hOryKlcI8qA) and here...
Forum: Miscellaneous 01-27-2020, 02:03 PM
Replies: 1,199
Sticky: Link Thread
Views: 459,673
Posted By Nate the Great
Mathias Wandel strikes again....

Mathias Wandel strikes again. (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z4xZpm5n214)


He takes a break from inventing the better mousetrap to set up a little circus acrobatics obstacle course to test the...
Forum: Miscellaneous 01-27-2020, 04:07 AM
Replies: 1,199
Sticky: Link Thread
Views: 459,673
Posted By Nate the Great
Star Trek DeviantArt Day Nine! ...

Star Trek DeviantArt Day Nine!


Atmospheric shot of the E-D firing at a Tie Fighter (https://www.deviantart.com/silver7854/art/Star-Trek-Star-Wars-72754144)
Voyager, Delta Flyer, and Type 9...
Forum: Science Fiction 01-25-2020, 10:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 185
Posted By Nate the Great
Picard uses assets from Discovery...

Picard uses assets from Discovery (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eyzcOQobNHE)


Okay, I'm never watching the show. The creators Just Don't Care...
Forum: News 01-25-2020, 09:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 273
Posted By Nate the Great
It had better be one of my DS9 fivers! :D

It had better be one of my DS9 fivers! :D
Forum: Science Fiction 01-25-2020, 02:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 185
Posted By Nate the Great
In this project we don't need to worry about the...

In this project we don't need to worry about the ability of the actor to DO these scenes, it's just text. Do you not like Chakotay's general personality as established, Beltran's performance...
Forum: Science Fiction 01-24-2020, 09:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 185
Posted By Nate the Great
I won't be watching Picard, free or not. It has...

I won't be watching Picard, free or not. It has to stand in line behind B5, ENT, and I'm considering a project where I rewrite each episode of Voyager to be less stupid (no more Janeway hypocrisy,...
Forum: Miscellaneous 01-20-2020, 01:53 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 53,308
Posted By Nate the Great
Courtesy of the Straight Dope forum......

Courtesy of the Straight Dope forum... (http://boards.straightdope.com/sdmb/showthread.php?t=888719)


There's actually a word for what MacGyver does!


Bricolage...
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