Kindness of Strangers

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A few weeks ago I was browsing Reddit and came across a discussion about old Star Trek micro machine toys. I don’t really remember what the topic was about but I did make a comment about how I had bought …

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There’s another ship coming in…

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…its THE Enterprise! I had a thought recently, what do you picture when you hear enterprise? Obviously, this is a question stemming from my geek side so we’re going to ignore things like the dictionary definition of the word and the …

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Hello Computer…

You know on Star Trek, particularly TNG, everything could be controlled via voice commands? And everything was run through one central computer? You could walk into a room and turn the lights on or change the temperature or ask for …

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Beware Romulans bearing gifts…

I got my Romulan character up to level 50 in the new STO expansion. Leveling goes pretty quickly in that game, as I haven’t completely finished the Romulan story arc yet, and that’s only “designed” to get you to about …

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Best of Both Treks

With the release of Star Trek: Into Darkness and Legacy of Romulus expansion in STO, this is becoming Star Trek week here. I thought I’d embrace that and take a look at my ranking of the twelve movies. I’m going …

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Star Trek: Into Darkness Review

As should come as no surprise, I went to see Star Trek: Into Darkness this weekend. It’s good. Good Trek or good movie you ask? I’d say both. How can that be you ask?  Well…Wait, before I get into that …

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Best of Both Worlds

I went to see the remastered release of “Best of Both Worlds” last night at the theater. While I don’t own a Blu-ray player, I am considering getting one specifically for the purpose of getting the remastered TNG. It was …

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What Enterprise Could Have Been

Continuing the Trek theme for the week, I recently read a piece of an interview with Brannon Braga in which he talks about the original concept of “Enterprise”. BRANNON BRAGA: That was not how we wanted to do it. We wanted …

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JJ “Star Trek Wars” Abrams

By now I’m sure you’ve heard the news that JJ Abrams has been picked to direct Star Wars Episode VII.  Now, the two biggest space adventure franchises are in the hands of one man. That’s a lot of geek power …

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We Can’t Beam Through Shields

I was exploring the possibility of having a transporter like device in a potential new story I’m working on. I like the idea of them, beaming over to an enemy ship for some quick action or having enemies beam aboard …

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