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Old 07-27-2004, 07:39 AM
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The topic is: Deep Space Nine - Favourite Episodes. And why.

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Nits, hello? This is *FMV* you're talking about! I would be disappointed if it didn't veer off-topic within the first 15 posts!

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I was thinking the same thing... :shock:
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I love the last 13 eps of DS9! They were all well-crafted, in a good story arc. I also liked the Tribble ep, and the AU eps. Season 5 was pretty good, too.
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I've heard of BitTorrent myself. Is it better than eMule? That's what I've been using all this time.
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Depends. There's no search function, and you're pretty much dependant on what certain websites list as active trackers. It doesn't replace eMule or Kazaa for the "I'm looking for *this*" factor, but it's fun if you browse Suprnova and think to yourself "This looks interesting, let's download." It's gold for games, TV episodes and movies. Music is mostly seen as entire albums, and it's mostly fresh stuff, i.e. just released and ripped.

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Lets see, I watched my first couple of DS9 episodes going on three years ago, i watched it just becasue it was Trek, but the episodes i wached were in the middle of a story arc and i didn't get it. It lost my intrest. When I started using netflix i rented the disk with the epidode "Rules of Accusition" because it had a direct tiein with a fan fic i was working on. I loved it, and the other episodes on the disk, so i decided to start at the begining. I'm almost through the first season now. So far my favoits are "Rules of Accusition" "Move along home" (strange but humorous) and "Progress"
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AAAAAAAAAH! You`ve all gone completely off-topic!

I am going to kill you all! :twisted: :twisted: :twisted:

The topic is: Deep Space Nine - Favourite Episodes. And why.

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um I did attempt to keep in on topic at the end of my off topic post...

POST EDIT: Wow, my avvy's big! Look at P/C how sweet!!!

oh wait, quick question, are multiples allowed here in the new forum? :lol:

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I didn't think so. Sorry! :roll:
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*looks at the avy*

Awwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww... P/C would've been SUCH a great thing.

Ah, BitTorrent, how I love thee... *hugs both parts of Year of Hell*

And on-topic..

Um...

DS9.
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DS9 is available from the National Library in Singapore! OMG! All loaned out and reserved though!
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Well, MY favourite episodes, at this moment, are:

Season 1 - Duet
Season 2 - Tribunal
Season 3 - The Die is Cast
Season 4 - To the Death
Season 5 - In Purgatory`s Shadow
Season 6 - In the Pale Moonlight
Season 7 - The Changing Face of Evil

And the FAVOURITE one of the entire series, definitely - In the Pale Moonlight. Fantastic, smashing episode.

Which reminds me - what do the rest of you think about the terrible underuse of Romulans in DS9? Do you also believe they were underused? Why wasn`t there more of them? Huh, huh?
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Which reminds me - what do the rest of you think about the terrible underuse of Romulans in DS9? Do you also believe they were underused? Why wasn`t there more of them? Huh, huh?
I don't know if I'd say they were underused. No, we didn't see them a lot, but they did tend to put in appearances at critical points. Looking at the map found on this page, you see that the events revolving around DS9 and Bajor are taking place on the side of the Federation most distant from the Romulan Empire. It seems reasonable to assume that the Romulans, who had only relatively recently resumed taking an interest in affairs outside their own borders (so far as we can see), would be less interested in becoming directly involved until such time as a threat to their own security is perceived, as in Improbable Cause/The Die Is Cast and In the Pale Moonlight.
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But the Romulans are so COOL! You`d think the writers could have made some effort to squeeze them in, at least once or twice every season. Yes, their Empire is far away from Bajor, but they are a galactic power, one of the three strongest states in the Alpha Quadrant, surely they have their evil cloaked Warbirds everywhere... :twisted:

There were no Romulans AT ALL in seasons 1, 2 and 4. They barely appeared in season 5, only one little scene. Season 6 - one episode. The only exceptions are season 3 (three episodes with Romulans) and season 7 (three episodes with lots of Romulans, and about three or four more with only some Warbirds in the joint Federation-Klingon-Romulan fleet).

Is it too much to ask for AT LEAST two Romulan episodes per season? Every DS9 season had many Bajoran and many Ferengi episodes. Lots of them dumb. Wouldn`t you rather have Romulans instead of Ferengi Love Songs and Profit and Lace? :shock:
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I just purchased DS9 on eBay and received what I am told is the complete Asian Collectors Edition. Basically, the sound is crud. The visuals keep chopping and skipping. Two DVD's in the 47 disc set don't work.

But the episodes are awesome. Since I only saw four episodes of first-run Nine, I've just been watching them straight through, skipping only the ones I saw on SpikeTV, which, evilly [sic?], has completely refused to run anything but TNG in prime time. Yesterday was "The Visitor" and "Hippocratic Oath."

So, through episode 4x3, my favorite three eps were...hooo. That's pretty hard. "The Wire" is right in there. Same to "Destiny," "Duet," and "The Die is Cast/Improbable Cause." That's four, but oh well.

Today, however, I'm online because of an urgent problem (kind of) that only YOU can solve. *hijacks thread*

My mom hasn't watched an episode of Star Trek in ten years, since the end of TNG (except for "Silent Enemy," but that really doesn't count). Once she heard that DS9 was a "dark" series, she decided not to watch it either. So now, after years of pressure, I've convinced her to watch three episodes.

Other than the first three eps, which won't work in the DVD player, what are the best three entry-level DS9 episodes?
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Emissary is such a great episode that I'm not sure I can think of another good one to start someone else on. Your favorites are probably as good as any.
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What does she like to watch? Romance? Comedy? Drama?
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YOu know which one I really like? The Wire. The one where Garak has that device in his head that dilutes pain and it malfunctions? Don't really know why I like it, guess cause I just love Garak so much.
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"In the Pale Moonlight"!

Oh wait, that is all dark and gloomy.
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Hmmm...

In the Pale Moonlight, definitely. The Ship. In Purgatory`s Shadow/By Inferno`s Light. In the Cards. Shadows and Symbols. Treachery, Faith and the Great River (that`s one episode, not three :P)

If I continue, I`ll finish sometime Tuesday afternoon, :mrgreen:
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Oh, and "Chimera".
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