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    Would not be the first time studio stole someone else's idea, after ST: DS9 blatantly ripped B5 plot from JMS.
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    Somebody had a rant on reddit that didn't get downvote brigaded, it pretty much sums up what I think of the lazy media writing about STD

    https://www.reddit.com/r/startrek/co..._articles_can/
    "I think we could all do with sitting back a bit and detaching ourselves from the situation to really think about how these issues reflect on our future and how we discuss them here and be a bit less aggressive or defensive because everyone has a complicated set of circumstances that has led the to place importance on particular issues and it doesn't meany any of them is less valid, we just need to look at the broader picture"

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    Quote Originally Posted by Crystalline Entity View Post
    Somebody had a rant on reddit that didn't get downvote brigaded, it pretty much sums up what I think of the lazy media writing about STD

    https://www.reddit.com/r/startrek/co..._articles_can/
    Eh. Honestly it seems like a pedant getting stirred up. Especially when it comes to how STD is being compared to other Star Trek series.
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    STD is renewed for the second season.

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    lol reddit ... people refusing to call it "STD"? I see "DIS" and "DSC" instead ... i thought reddit once was a place without much rules!?

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    To be fair, convention would have it called DSC or DIS rather than STD. The other series were referred to by TNG, DS9, VOY and ENT rather than STV, STE, STNG.

    But I'll still call Discovery STD because it's funny.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Steph View Post
    To be fair, convention would have it called DSC or DIS rather than STD. The other series were referred to by TNG, DS9, VOY and ENT rather than STV, STE, STNG.

    But I'll still call Discovery STD because it's funny.
    Discovery is problematic because if you're talking about TV, there's the Discovery Channel. Which depending on the cable system, uses both DSC and DIS. Unfortunate implications aside, STD isn't currently taken.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Verite Rendition View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Steph View Post
    To be fair, convention would have it called DSC or DIS rather than STD. The other series were referred to by TNG, DS9, VOY and ENT rather than STV, STE, STNG.

    But I'll still call Discovery STD because it's funny.
    Discovery is problematic because if you're talking about TV, there's the Discovery Channel. Which depending on the cable system, uses both DSC and DIS. Unfortunate implications aside, STD isn't currently taken.
    Ugg. Why won't this die?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Nordstern View Post
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    Quote Originally Posted by Steph View Post
    To be fair, convention would have it called DSC or DIS rather than STD. The other series were referred to by TNG, DS9, VOY and ENT rather than STV, STE, STNG.

    But I'll still call Discovery STD because it's funny.
    Discovery is problematic because if you're talking about TV, there's the Discovery Channel. Which depending on the cable system, uses both DSC and DIS. Unfortunate implications aside, STD isn't currently taken.
    Ugg. Why won't this die?
    Same reason Xbone didn't die. Marketing geniuses engineered it for a cool abbreviation (DISCO apparently), overlooked the hilarious alternative and assumed they could control the memes.

    You can't control the memes.
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    Also that failed abortion of a show deserves the STD name.

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    Hello Captain - this is Security Officer Clem Fandango - can you hear me ?

    Looking forward to Clem Fandango and Michael durr burnrnham entering the BONEZONE.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stoffl View Post
    Hello Captain - this is Security Officer Clem Fandango - can you hear me ?

    Looking forward to Clem Fandango and Michael durr burnrnham entering the BONEZONE.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Steph View Post
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    To be fair, convention would have it called DSC or DIS rather than STD. The other series were referred to by TNG, DS9, VOY and ENT rather than STV, STE, STNG.

    But I'll still call Discovery STD because it's funny.
    Discovery is problematic because if you're talking about TV, there's the Discovery Channel. Which depending on the cable system, uses both DSC and DIS. Unfortunate implications aside, STD isn't currently taken.
    Ugg. Why won't this die?
    Same reason Xbone didn't die. Marketing geniuses engineered it for a cool abbreviation (DISCO apparently), overlooked the hilarious alternative and assumed they could control the memes.

    You can't control the memes.
    off topic but they have been clever with the next xbox as its the X box one X so it should be XBOX ...or XBONEX

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      Spoiler:
    Do you think Lorca did suggestion for Adm. Cornwell to go for the summit, was a long shot to get rid of her. So he would get to keep his position?
    Why is it called earth, when it is mostly water???

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    Quote Originally Posted by VARRAKK View Post
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    Do you think Lorca did suggestion for Adm. Cornwell to go for the summit, was a long shot to get rid of her. So he would get to keep his position?
    yes i thought it was quite obvious but i maybe an autistic.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Frug View Post
    Also that failed abortion of a show deserves the STD name.
    STDs are pretty successful though
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    Quote Originally Posted by VARRAKK View Post
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    Do you think Lorca did suggestion for Adm. Cornwell to go for the summit, was a long shot to get rid of her. So he would get to keep his position?
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    Initially I did, but then wouldn't that indicate prior knowledge it was a trap ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sarp View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by VARRAKK View Post
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    Do you think Lorca did suggestion for Adm. Cornwell to go for the summit, was a long shot to get rid of her. So he would get to keep his position?
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    Initially I did, but then wouldn't that indicate prior knowledge it was a trap ?
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    no he didn't know. He would however go and rescue her if it was a normal situation


    

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    Oh shit it really is Clem isnt it. Good spot.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zeekar View Post
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    Do you think Lorca did suggestion for Adm. Cornwell to go for the summit, was a long shot to get rid of her. So he would get to keep his position?
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    Initially I did, but then wouldn't that indicate prior knowledge it was a trap ?
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    no he didn't know. He would however go and rescue her if it was a normal situation
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    But what does he desire the most? He position as ship captain, or her?
    A starfleet admiral showing up at a Klingon meeting, would be a gold opportunity for them.

    Would bring his character to an even darker spot.
    Why is it called earth, when it is mostly water???

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