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A video clip of Voyager arriving at Earth


A nice clip, but I like the comment section more. The commenters joke that Voyager could land at Starfleet Headquarters, but it would ruin Boothby's flowers.
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The ten-minute anime Wizard of Oz


You just can't tell this story in ten minutes. The point of the Wizard of Oz isn't the major plot events, it's the development of the characters and how they interact with the world of Oz.
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Old 05-22-2022, 10:24 PM
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Matthias Wandel never ceases to amaze with his wooden creations.


A wooden hand-cranked escalator to keep a Slinky in motion going "downstairs."
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A Trek/Wars crossover meme that has to be seen to be groaned at.
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A short explanation of how warp drive works.



I find it interesting that so much screentime was devoted to explaining the particulars of getting warp plasma to the nacelles, and yet once it gets to the coils, what happens after that? How do the warp coils turn plasma into a subspace field?



Furthermore, why isn't all of the antimatter kept in the nacelles along with a warp core in each? After all, jettisoning the nacelles in the event of a warp core breach would surely be less work than a full saucer separation, right?
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Old 05-26-2022, 02:48 PM
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The Peanuts cast as the TNG crew


Cute idea, but of course my mind goes to the fact that they put six rear stations on the bridge instead of five.



(Is that supposed to be the Little Red Haired Girl as Dr. Crusher? I will never call her Heather)
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Is Yoshi a dragon or a dinosaur (or was he a Koopa the whole time?)


Truly a matter that must be settled before the madness spreads.
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So Disney is making a new Willow series.


Since it's a continuation instead of a reboot and Warwick Davis is on board I'm moderately hopeful.



Although let's be honest, rebooting Willow would be rather pointless as the story was always a mashup of the monomyth and Star Wars. You could call it anything, why drag Willow's name through the mud?


Nash reviews Willow on Here There Be Dragons
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