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Old 04-07-2003, 02:56 PM
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[color=#000000ost_uid0]For those of you unfamiliar w/the [bost_uid0]NitPicker's Guide to
Sci-Fi
[/bost_uid0] stuff (also known as [bost_uid0]The Galactic Handbook[/bost_uid0]),
there's a website out there where someone who calls
themself [bost_uid0]8of12[/bost_uid0] decides to write a review for certain
TV shows (Buffy, ENT, Farscape, Stargate, Dr. Who,
and other Trek show too) but they also decide to
tear apart all the little mistakes and various flubs that
occur during each episode.
:dead: :eyeroll:
There's a movie review for [bost_uid0]FotR,[/bost_uid0] as well as one for
[bost_uid0]ST:NEMESIS[/bost_uid0] which is new to the Site, but be sure
to click around & check out all the other stuff that's
there... like movie poster parodies and a lot of [bost_uid0]SIM
TREK[/bost_uid0] skins and items.
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[color=#000000ost_uid0]Another Nemesis nit-picking nemesis...[/colorost_uid0]
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[color=#000000ost_uid0]Ah yes, 8 of 12. The "pathetic friend Voyager" guy. It's not that his nits aren't valid -- they usually are -- but I've never liked the attitude. Guess I shouldn't criticize, though. I've been known to thrive off nits....[/colorost_uid0]
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[color=#000000ost_uid0][quoteost_uid0="Zeke"]I've been known to thrive off nits....[/quoteost_uid0]
If that had been written as, "I've been known to
thrive off [bost_uid0]nit-wits[/bost_uid0]..." then some of us might think
you were referrring to [bost_uid0][iost_uid0]US,[/iost_uid0][/bost_uid0] Zeke!
:lol:
But you're right, his words do have too much of
an attitude behind them, although I personally
think that his website isn't that bad.

BTW, have you ever seen [bost_uid0]THIS PIC[/bost_uid0] in the [bost_uid0]Farscape[/bost_uid0] section?
Look [bost_uid0][iost_uid0]real[/iost_uid0][/bost_uid0] close at the bottom and tell me if you see something
funny w/[bost_uid0]Talyn's[/bost_uid0] "hand of friendship."[/colorost_uid0]

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[color=#000000ost_uid0]Well, that's what happens when you work with Muppets...

And, while a little too extreme for my good taste - it was a little funny to see Nemesis get that thrashing [/colorost_uid0]
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[color=#000000ost_uid0]Hi there, everyone. Nedstat picked up that people were getting to my site from this thread. I seeeee alllllllll.

And yes, I often referred to Voyager as 'pathetic friend voyager', because I deserved it. Back in the days of Deep Space Nine, I used to be a really big Star Trek fan. Voyager killed it for me. Enterprise hasn't done anything to redeem itself. To the extent where I'm considering dropping Enterprise from my list of shows to nitpick.

At the moment it's Farscape, Stargate, Buffy, Angel, Doctor Who. Plus one movie a month. That's more than enough for me.

But yeah, my dislike of Voyager is pretty plain. And I'm not ashamed of that.

If anyone wants to throw any questions at me, I'd be happy to answer.

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[color=#000000ost_uid0]I have a question, & it's also kind of a request...

Are you going to nitpick more [bost_uid0]Farscape[/bost_uid0] EPs?
There's nothing wrong w/[bost_uid0]Buffy[/bost_uid0] and [bost_uid0]Stargate[/bost_uid0] if
you're working on that right now, but [bost_uid0]ENT[/bost_uid0] and
[bost_uid0]Farscape[/bost_uid0] are all I'm interested in right now, and
you just mentioned that you're going to drop [bost_uid0]ENT[/bost_uid0]
from yr [bost_uid0][iost_uid0]list-of-things-to-nitpick[/iost_uid0][/bost_uid0] soon.

I'd also like to say that I like the layout of yr Site,
and I think you should try and link it to [bost_uid0]5MV[/bost_uid0] but
you'd have to speak to the boss first, [bost_uid0]Zeke.[/bost_uid0] (His
E-Mail add is all on the [bost_uid0]5-Min-VOY[/bost_uid0] homepage.)
:bigsmile:[/colorost_uid0]
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[color=#000000ost_uid0]I put up a new nitpicker's guide to a Farscape episode last night. Farscape is a little hard for me to come be (I'm in Australia) and I've already completed guides to the first two seasons. Season 3 is now past the halfway mark. And I haven't seen any of season 4, except for the first episode.

I haven't dropped Enterprise yet. Not definitely. But the show isn't doing anything that makes me want to continue it.

The bad thing is that I mightn't have much choice. If I want people coming to my site, I have to try and keep the content new... and with Farscape and Buffy ending and Stargate coming to the final season... it's depressing.

The reason I don't like nitpicking Enterprise? Trekkies scare me. I get one hell of a backlash from the fans. I swear, if I had my home address on the website, I'd recieve letter bombs. It's not worth the trouble if they can't see any opinions but their own.

But then again, my website's busiest days are when a new Enterprise guide goes up. :O

I'm glad you like the layout of the site. I think I like this design enough to stick with it. But when there's more than 500 pages, conversion is a slow process.

And I won't try to link with 5MV, because I get the distinct impression that I'm not liked in the Star Trek community. [/colorost_uid0]
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[color=#000000ost_uid0]Are you kidding? At least half the vocal Trek community is made up of bashers, moderate and extreme. Disliking [iost_uid0]Enterprise[/iost_uid0] is almost guaranteed to make you more friends than enemies in the current fandom climate. Lord knows the bias against [iost_uid0]Voyager[/iost_uid0] worked that way.

I feel bad arguing with you, 8, because I know you've been a supporter of 5MV for quite a while now (I've read your comments in BBS threads and such). Don't take any of what I've said as an insult to you. We just disagree on the quality of the last two Treks (okay, [iost_uid0]diametrically[/iost_uid0] disagree), and I do find the attitude you take on in your nitpick pages pretty abrasive, but that's largely a persona.[/colorost_uid0]
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[color=#000000ost_uid0]Well, he can't win. He irritates those who see nit-picking as worse than pointless. And those who do like to nit-pick get mad at him because he's stealing their thunder. [/colorost_uid0]
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[quoteost_uid0="Guest"][color=#000000ost_uid0]I put up a new nitpicker's guide to a Farscape EP last night.

Trekkies scare me.

I'm glad you like the layout of the site.

I won't try to link with 5MV...[/colorost_uid0][/quoteost_uid0]
[color=#000000ost_uid0][bost_uid0]Excellent![/bost_uid0] I'll go check it out right now.

Please don't fear us. Some ST fans have been known
to be very nice ppl... occationally.

Hell yes I like it! And I like it even more when I'm
wearing my glasses.
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Meh, that's yr call. But you'll get a free piece of pie
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[color=#000000ost_uid0]Just one more thing:

[bost_uid0]...the Boolite is referred to as the [iost_uid0]naked lunch.[/iost_uid0]
I didn't understand that last one.[/bost_uid0]

[bost_uid0]LOL![/bost_uid0] And even if you saw that [bost_uid0]Cronenberg movie,[/bost_uid0]
I doubt you'll still understand it!
:lol: [/colorost_uid0]
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[color=#000000ost_uid0]I didn't take any of it as an insult, Zeke, or as an arguement. We have different opinions, but oh well. People disagree on things all the time. Despite the fact that I've long since lost the faith in Star Trek, I'm still a nice guy.

And heck, you'd have no idea that I'd stroll along into this thread. You probably thought you had free reign to critisize. Which you do, don't get me wrong. You won't say anything that I haven't heard before.

[bost_uid0]NAHTMMM[/bost_uid0], I like your thinking. 'stealing the thunder for five years' would make a good website slogan.

And Mat, I have never seen Cronenberg movie. :S[/colorost_uid0]
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[color=#000000ost_uid0][quoteost_uid0="Guest"]And heck, you'd have no idea that I'd stroll along into this thread. You probably thought you had free reign to critisize.[/quoteost_uid0]
Well, I try to be the kind of guy who doesn't usually say things about people that he wouldn't want them to read. Gotta admit your appearance did startle me, though. Glad you're not miffed.

To make one last observation about the nitpicking, something I was very pleased to notice is that you're equally hard on the other shows you dissect, although you probably like them better. To me, that's a sign of good humour: one of my credos is that it's unhealthy to take anything so seriously you can't laugh about it.

Thought about sticking around and registering? We'd be glad to have you. The more the merrier, as they say, and I'm eager to get this place back up to 100 members.

[EDIT: Apparently that was our 4200th post. Neat.][/colorost_uid0]

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[color=#000000ost_uid0]And this is the 2300th reply in 101 topics. [/colorost_uid0]

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[color=#000000ost_uid0]lol - cool. I was going to post when we hit the 2000th post - like Kira did on the old forum, but -- it slipped my mind

And I'm sorry I didn't mention it before - but it's great to see you around 8 of 12 And like Zeke said, we'd be more than happy if you'd wanna stick around [/colorost_uid0]
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[quoteost_uid0="Guest"][color=#000000ost_uid0]I have never seen (the) Cronenberg movie.[/colorost_uid0][/quoteost_uid0]
[color=#000000ost_uid0]You're lucky... It'll confuse the bejezus outta you
if you're not familiar w/the writings of [bost_uid0]Mr. William
S. Burroughs[/bost_uid0] or his life. He was one of the original
three [bost_uid0]Beat writers[/bost_uid0] along w/[bost_uid0]Allen Ginsberg and Jack
Kerouac,[/bost_uid0] and he was also the last one to die back
in 1996 even though he was already in his thirties
when them other two guys were still in college.
:smile:
I'm not gonna ramble about the [bost_uid0]Beats[/bost_uid0] all day long,
I'll just emphasize on the fact that it'd be cool for
you to register here and contribute to our gang of
insanity. [bost_uid0]Fivers & Nitpickers UNITE!![/bost_uid0] (Please notice
the X-tra exclamation point.)
:lol: :suspicious:[/colorost_uid0]
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[quoteost_uid0="FatMat426"][color=#000000ost_uid0]I'm not gonna ramble about the [bost_uid0]Beats[/bost_uid0] all day long[/colorost_uid0][/quoteost_uid0]
[color=#000000ost_uid0]Hey cat, you just gotta play it cool

Speaking of nitpicking - I think it was Allen Ginsberg who out lasted them all, he died in 1997.

And yes [iost_uid0]Naked Lunch[/iost_uid0] will confuse the bejezus out of you. To quote the Simpsons:

[bost_uid0]Nelson:[/bost_uid0] I can think of two things wrong with that title.[/colorost_uid0]
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[quoteost_uid0="Guest"][color=#000000ost_uid0][bost_uid0]NAHTMMM[/bost_uid0], I like your thinking. 'stealing the thunder for five years' would make a good website slogan. [/colorost_uid0][/quoteost_uid0]
[color=#000000ost_uid0]I'm a registered member of the Nitpicker's Guild.

Just thought I'd mention. Any others?


~Nan, nitpickydom is fun[/colorost_uid0]
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[color=#000000ost_uid0]Same here Nan - but then I nitpick my own stuff, and get perfectionistic - so I never get anything done [/colorost_uid0]
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