Jump to content

Search the Community

Showing results for tags 'polls'.

  • Search By Tags

    Type tags separated by commas.
  • Search By Author

Content Type


Forums

  • Welcome to our forums!
    • Board Rules and News
  • Applications and Training
    • Prospective Members
    • Academy Training
    • Graduation Hall
  • Hall of Honor
    • Appreciations
    • Awards Ceremonies
    • Contest archives
  • News & Updates
    • Community News
    • Ship Mission Reports
    • FNS Headlines
  • Community Discussion
    • Trek Discussion
    • Poll of the Week
  • Community Collaboration
    • Graphics requests and Image Resources
    • Teams
    • Squadrons
    • Guilds
    • Duty Posts

Calendars

There are no results to display.


Find results in...

Find results that contain...


Date Created

  • Start

    End


Last Updated

  • Start

    End


Filter by number of...

Joined

  • Start

    End


Group


Location


Interests


Current Post


Wiki user URL


Wiki character URL

  1. I'm back! I want to thank Fleet Captain Idril Mar for holding down the fort while I was away! So without further delay, let's get things started. This week's poll begins another series of polls, this one on the topic of alternate leadership. In the original series, the powerhouse acting of William Shatner as James T. Kirk, Captain of the Starship Enterprise, was dominating. It affected everything about the series and there are few scenes that Kirk himself doesn't appear in. What, however, would the series have been like without his lead from the front, machoman, jump on the hood and hang on style of leadership? If, say, Spock had been in the chair, would that have made a difference? What about Scotty instead? This is your chance to correct Roddenberry's 'mistake' and image your favorite cast member at the head of the crew. Here's a list of the cast members to choose from. Pick your favorite and tell us why!
  2. We are all Star Trek fans; that goes without saying. However, imagine yourself in a world where, due to some unknown heinous offense, you were shunned by all things Star Trek. Imagine that you receive a perpetual cease and desist order from Paramount's lawyers, barring you from anything to do with Star Trek. Send back your uniform, sell your videos, renounce your membership in the fan club: we don't want you. Your poster is up at all the conventions with a big "Not Welcome" label. Toy stores don't allow you to buy the action figures. You're not even allowed to utter such famous phrases as "Make it so" or "Live long and prosper." You are truely and utterly OUT. This week's poll is a discussion of this nightmare scenario. How would you react? Where would you turn to get your science fiction fix? What would you turn your fandom towards? Here are some of the options I thought of. If your's didn't make the list, please share!
  3. There come times in each person's life where you do a facepalm and say in your best Homer Simpson voice: "Doh!" It is at these times that we wish we had a rewind/erase button. Those moments at the focus of this week's poll. With time travel an accepted part of the canon of Star Trek, we do see from time to time the opportunity for the various crews to get a do-over. They missed something, or did something wrong and events went horribly, but they get a chance to make them right. Sometimes the moment's result wasn't even all that bad, but it just wasn't right and the crew finds themselves needing to make it so (no pun intended). The movies have several of these throughout them set, so I have left them out of this poll intentionally Share away!
  4. The movies with the original Series cast continued to be produced until nearly the end of the TNG series had come. The first of these was supposed to be a lead-in for the relaunching of the series, but instead started off an extremely successful series of movies. With the movies running from the Motion Picture in 1979 to the Undiscovered Country in 1991, this span saw a lot of change in the world, up to and including the end of the Cold War. The breath of the films was stunning and included many themes from current events, something that the series was always able to incorporate much to its own and its creator's credit. We see the cuIt was these movies that set the Rule of Evens, where even-numbered Star Trek movies are good, while odd numbered ones are... well... not so much. While there are too many moments that will live on in popular culture fame or infamy, here are a few of my personal favorites. Come share your own!
  5. This week continues our look at the movie moments of the Star Trek franchise with the Next Generation movies. When the Next Generation finished its television run in May 1994, everyone was holding their breath, waiting to see where the cast would be taken next. This was a first: Star Trek without Roddenberry, who had passed away from cardiopulmonary problems in 1991. This was a bridge to the new films and the new cast, as well as a way for the older cast to say their onscreen goodbyes. Even without Roddenberry, the writers of the Next Generation films did well very well, with 4 films (Generations, First Contact, Insurrection and Nemesis). With mixed critical reviews, each had its own special moments, developing on the cast and connecting them to the times around them in the series and in the quickly changing real world as well. Here's a few of the moments I found most important. Come chat about them and, if yours aren't on the list, bring them up as well!
  6. This week, we continue our ongoing series of the most epic moments of Star Trek with the third series, Deep Space Nine. Set for the first time on a stationary platform, the concept of life aboard a space station was a new idea for the franchise. Throw in the fac tthat the Federationwas coming in to a formerly Cardassian-occupied system and were quite a ways from direct Federation support, there was the potential for a big fat mess landing in Commander (later Captain) Sisko's lap. Despite a rocky start, which seems to be the pattern for Trek series, Deep Space Nine followed TNG's example with seven successful seasons and a thriumphant send-off. Here are a few of my favorites, thought there are others too many to include here!
  7. Now we come to the final series in this set of epic TV moments: Enterprise. Enterprise was unique in the franchise in that it started off pretty strong and generally went down in quality for a good long while rather than starting rocky and getting better over time. However, it had its moments of deep thoughtfulness and insight into the human condition. It gave us the chance to see a grittier pre-Federation Starfleet, one in which it was not one of the supreme technological powers in the galaxy and instead had to rely on its adaptability and diplomacy to get many things done. In that way at least, Enterprise is almost truer to the adage of "going where no [human] has gone before." than even the original series. This gave Archer and his crew many chances to look inside themselves and feel out their emotions and, at the same time, for us to see them and their development. Here are my favorites from a series most of which I, unlike many ST fans, really enjoyed. If yours didn't make the list, come share them with all of us!
  8. This Poll By Request! As an adventure-based roleplaying group, the focus is understandably on the waking hours of our days. After all, there isn't much adventure going on whenyou're asleep, is there? However, this week's poll attempts to delve into those times when you are not being the hero, saving the galaxy from <insert villain here> and getting the girl/guy to boot. So, let's think off-duty, which I know if hard for many of us. Leave your post to Ensign Smith, wind down, yawn, get ready for bed, then look in the mirror. What are you most comfortable in when you go to bed? Annnnnnnnnnnnd.... GO!
  9. This week we continue our series of epic moment polls with Voyager, the little ship that could. While Voyager was far from the biggest ship in the fleet, she was one of the most advanced and interesting ones around. The ship was thrown to the other side of the galaxy and stranded, all alone with no hope of resupply, and left to trek 70,000 light years to get home. Exploration, enemies and ethics all played parts in this series, as with any other, and seven seasons worth of them added up to a good number of strong moments that made us think not only about the characters but about our own situations. Here are a few of my favorite moments. I know there's many more than these, but, if yours aren't on the list, come add them to the discussion!
  10. Next in our survey of the epic moments of Star Trek is the Next Generation. When TNG first came on the air, no one thought that the show would work without the original crew. One, maybe two seasons, most predictions said, and it would be gone. However, it went on to seven excellent seasons largely on the power of its writting and the special moments that it created for its fans and how it connected them to the cast and to the changing world around them. What moments from the Next Gen affected you? Which ones do you think have entered society's consciousness? While there are more than we can include here, here are a few of my favorites.
  11. This week, we continue with our survey of Star Trek Comedy with an exploration of the Next Generation. What are your favorite Next Gen funny moments? Share with us!
  12. As we run out of series comedy, the movie franchise gives us an enormous trove of funny moments. Both the original crew and the Next Generation cast members found themselves giving classic perforances, all peppered with great scenes and one-liners. What's your favorite funny moment?
×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

By using this site, you agree to our Terms of Use.