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Star Trek is dead, fire at will!

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posted on Nov, 4 2017 @ 02:39 PM
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originally posted by: Autorico
a reply to: DBCowboy

Was it found on RingWorld?


Right next to the Spice.




posted on Nov, 4 2017 @ 02:41 PM
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a reply to: Autorico

Not much. Well see if Matel or someone starts making more stuff before christmas. Its a bad contract and everyone knows it.

I like the TOS enterprise lamp thing. Too bad its not from Discovery.

The shirts are lack luster.

What else they got, maybe a mug or something? Wow.


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posted on Nov, 4 2017 @ 02:42 PM
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a reply to: tadaman

Have to wait 'til spring 2018 redshirtsalwaysdie.com...



posted on Nov, 4 2017 @ 02:46 PM
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a reply to: Autorico

As I suspected. No major toy deal.

Mcfarlane toys makes some TV show toys like walking dead figures. I see they will have a kirk and Picard figure in the line. Too bad thats not from Discovery.

Thats what this all deserves. Sell more old Trek and get it while you can. Even that is dead to me now.

We have all that crap already.


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posted on Nov, 4 2017 @ 02:50 PM
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originally posted by: tadaman
a reply to: Autorico

As I suspected. No major toy deal.

Mcfarlane toys makes some TV show toys like walking dead figures. I see they will have a kirk and Picard figure in the line. Too bad thats not from Discovery.

Thats what this all deserves. Sell more old Trek and get it while you can. Even that is dead to me now.

We have all that crap already.


In the pipline.

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posted on Nov, 4 2017 @ 02:51 PM
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a reply to: nonspecific

Apparently those don't count.



posted on Nov, 4 2017 @ 02:53 PM
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a reply to: nonspecific

They are selling old trek.

Even the packaging has TNG styled LCARS text.

Old phasers, old characters, and so on.

They say they are real trek fans. I believe them. They seem to lead with clasic Trek and not STD nonsense.

They probably dont like it much either. They made fun of the Klingons new look FFS and said it was going to be hard to reproduce. Its way over the top.

They probably know their best sales will come from old Trek.


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posted on Nov, 4 2017 @ 02:55 PM
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originally posted by: tadaman
a reply to: nonspecific

They are selling old trek.

Even the packaging has TNG styled LCARS text.

Old phasers, old characters, and so on.

They say they are real trek fans. I believe them. They seem to lead with clasic Trek and not STD nonsense.

They probably dont like it much either.



It says the std stuff is sheduled for release next year if you scroll down a bit.




posted on Nov, 4 2017 @ 02:57 PM
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a reply to: nonspecific

Yes, and its all old Trek. Kirk, Picard and so on.

The new stuff is not front and center.

There is a reason for that.



posted on Nov, 4 2017 @ 03:01 PM
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originally posted by: tadaman
a reply to: nonspecific

Yes, and its all old Trek. Kirk, Picard and so on.

The new stuff is not front and center.

There is a reason for that.



I would guess that the reason is that Kirk and Picard are sure fire sellers as they have an established fan base for collectors so it makes perfect sense to start with them.

The STD stuff is lined up I imagine to come out with the launch of season 2 when there is a decent fan base and build up for the release but also from the older seasons figures.



posted on Nov, 4 2017 @ 03:13 PM
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a reply to: nonspecific

So if what sells is older styled trek, what does that tell you? Was it smart to push something that is not that?

Every other show had immediate sales of its stuff. Fans were plugged in.

Now, not so much.

We should compare Orville merch sales to Star Trek in years to come.

If you arent on a shelf by Christmas you suck. Thats just the way it is.




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posted on Nov, 4 2017 @ 03:17 PM
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originally posted by: tadaman
a reply to: nonspecific

So if what sells is older styled trek, what does that te you?

Every other show had immediate sales of its stuff. Fans were plugged in.

Now, not so much.

We shoukd compare Orville merch sales to Star Trek in years to come.

If you arent on a shelf on Christmas you suck.



It tells me you will sell more kirk figures than you will STD because TOS is old and has a huge proven sales platform whereas discovery is a few episodes into the first season.

I get that you dont like it but making all these assumptions and trying to force an isse will not really change much.

Discovery will never be liked as much as TOS but then neither was voyager or enterprise but they were still enjoyable well made shows.



posted on Nov, 4 2017 @ 03:20 PM
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a reply to: nonspecific

Thats a bit much.

I am stating what I know and hear.

I said you can have Trek. You dont get our blessing though. We arent with it.

Fans have power to make or break a franchise. Good luck arguing against that and also asking for our money.

No one listened and this will fail without the fans.

Enjoy it all you like.


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posted on Nov, 4 2017 @ 03:23 PM
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originally posted by: tadaman
a reply to: nonspecific

Thats a bit much.

I am stating what I know and hear.

I said you can have Trek. You dont get our blessing though. We arent with it.

Fans have power to make or break a franchise. Good luck arguing against that and also asking for our money.

No one listened and this will fail without the fans.

Enjoy it all you like.



Neither I or the creators need your blessing for the show?

I will continue to watch it for what it is unless I decide it is not to my liking and if that happens I will watch something else instead.



posted on Nov, 4 2017 @ 03:25 PM
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a reply to: tadaman

First you have to lose the delusion that The Original Series was such a profound thing.

Take Captain Kirks acting for instance - not profound, but entertaining. Plenty of silly plots and ideas in TOS too.

There were also profound things but not necessarily original ideas and have been presented before those shows.

I saw the first few episodes of Discovery. They definitely need some better story lines, some ground-breaking ones and more solid plots/stories. But I have to say I really enjoyed the acting and scenes. I thought the Klingons were great. They costumes were awesome and they had a great language persona.

I thought the ship looked great (incl. Klingon ships) as well as effects.

Much better than any of the other sequels ( next Generation, Deep Space 9, etc.)

Now they just have to have fun w it like TOS, and throw in some profound ideas by the greatest science fiction writers.



posted on Nov, 4 2017 @ 03:29 PM
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a reply to: nonspecific

Again, LoL, I speak for myself and I am not alone in what I say.

You guys can enjoy it all you like. The ones who made a crappy sci fi show into a cultural phenominon will not partake.

Good luck with Star Trek. We werent invited and see there is no good place left for us beyond conforming to this garbage just because others do too.

You can say I am alone all you like, but that also wont change reality.

Star Trek fans dont like Trek now. Other people do. Thats fine.

But I am a fan for almost 2 decades and did my part like everyone else who got crap for and kept with Star Trek.

I spoke my mind. There are plenty who feel as I do. Time will tell if we remember this Trek and give it our suppport.


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posted on Nov, 4 2017 @ 03:33 PM
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a reply to: nOraKat

I dont really like TOS. I do but prefer TNG or DSN.

That said, no one asked if the show should stay true to the Trek ethos.

If you dont agree thats fine.

There is NOTHING wrong with me and I am not a one off.

The fans hate it. Everyone is just tolerating it. Orville looks like an updated 90s show but we freaking love it because it is true to Trek.

So what ever.

Lens flare away with emotional vulcans, dumb klingons that are balls of emotionless latex and so on.


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posted on Nov, 4 2017 @ 03:35 PM
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originally posted by: tadaman
a reply to: nonspecific

Again, LoL, I speak for myself and I am not alone in what I say.

You guys can enjoy it all you like. The ones who made a crappy sci fi show into a cultural phenominon will not partake.

Good luck with Star Trek. We werent invited and see there is no good place left for us beyond conforming to this garbage just because others do to.

You can say I am alone all you like, but that also wont change reality.

Star Trek fans dont like Trek now. Other people do. Thats fine.

But I am a fan for almost 2 decades and did my part like everyone else who got crap for and kept with Star Trek.

I spoke my mind. There are plenty who feel as I do. Time will tell if we remember this Trek and give it our suppprt.



I dont care if you are alone or found a forum full of trekkies to agree with you it is still not your right to say what something that you do not own or have a share in should or should not be.

You are entitled to an opionon like the rest of us but that is all, just an opinion.

Just because you watched the show and bought some merch or even went to a convention dressed up as a romulan it means nothing, you are just a fan that is all.

If it suceeds or fails is up to the creators of the show and the revenue it generates. Everything else is meaningless.



posted on Nov, 4 2017 @ 03:37 PM
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a reply to: nonspecific

With that attitude you can guess how much love we will show.

So go ahead. See what this property becomes without the fans.



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posted on Nov, 4 2017 @ 03:40 PM
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originally posted by: tadaman
a reply to: nonspecific

With that attitude you can guess how much love we will show.



Have you honestly not figured out that no one besides you actually cares about your opinion on the show?

You sound sad they did not give you a call and make sure you were happy before they began production?

If you dont like it then dont watch it, like the orville? watch that instead.

I kinda like both of them but mainly because they are better than nothing.




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