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Solok last won the day on July 22 2011

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  1. Solok has a profoundly spiritual side, but his Vulcan beliefs and practices are not something he thinks of in specifically religious terms. He'd be interested in the opportunities Christmas affords for quiet reflection and meditative reconciliation with the passage of time. The more festive elements aren't really his style, though.
  2. I'm not bothered -- I'm not sure it matters much, one way or the other, to me. I was just (a) curious what about the contest was perceived to be unfair (and that curiosity seems to have been resolved, since it seems the perceived unfairness stems from the unequal participation of individuals in the forums and the uneven representation of ships in the contest), and then ( intrigued by the quest to make the contest fairer in the hope of getting more participation. I'm all for fairness, but at the same time, I'm not sure a fairer contest is one in which more people participate -- which I would th
  3. Is anybody else concerned that making the process more complex and adding more restrictions/rules will decrease participation even more? Certainly, some people choose not to participate because it's just not their thing. Do we have any numbers on how many non-participants fail to participate for reasons of fairness, how many for reasons of time (i.e., they're too busy), and how many for other reasons or no reason (they just don't want to participate)?
  4. Forgive my ignorance, but what is it that people find unfair about the contest? It isn't just the "no missing tags" rule, is it?
  5. I just find it difficult to keep the movies straight in my own mind. Probably the result of a lack of interest, more than anything else. I saw Nemesis recently, so I've got that one. And Generations, of course, given the wild premise (although the purely TNG parts of Nemesis are hard for me to remember). But Insurrection and First Contact seem to lack the strong points of plot demarcation common to the earlier films. But, again, I'm sure that they are very different, and I just lost interest after Generations (perhaps, because of Generations).
  6. Sorry. My bad. I should have checked "Generations," not "First Contact." But am I the only one for whom all those TNG movies blend together?
  7. I voted First Contact, because there really has been no worse moment in the history of Star Trek, I think, than giving Data emotions. Maybe we can debate that sometime. As for the God thing in Star Trek V, strangely enough, I didn't think it was so bad. Sure, it lacks what almost all of the Star Trek movies lack, but we don't really watch them for what they are, do we, just what they promise. That the drive to "find God" was strong enough to lead a Vulcan (a crazy Vulcan, admittedly) to steal a ship and journey to the center of the galaxy is interesting, even if it wasn't played well by Syb
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