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Star Trek vs. Star Wars (and a collection of Lightsaber dueling videos)

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by NIGHTBRINGER, Apr 16, 2015.

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Star Trek or Star Wars; which do you like better?

  1. Star Trek

    10 vote(s)
    23.3%
  2. Star Wars

    33 vote(s)
    76.7%
  1. Lord Agragax of Lunaxoatl
    Skink Chief

    Lord Agragax of Lunaxoatl Well-Known Member

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    Indeed, and it gives the heroes a sense of mortality, which makes it more realistic, compared to the OT where heroes are somehow literally able to run directly into a hail of blaster fire and survive unscathed.
     
  2. Aginor
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    Not always (Leia in Ep6) but yeah, common trope in pretty much all of Star Wars.
     
  3. NIGHTBRINGER
    Slann

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    That's Disney

    But they really could have given him a better send off.
     
  4. Aginor
    Slann

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    I agree, he was a cool guy despite being a very minor side character.
     
  5. ravagekitteh
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    I think that if they'd have replaced Holdo with him (at least for the hyperspace jump) it would have been the perfect send off...

    ...Apart from the fact that in today's political climate, you can't have a character called Ackbar doing a suicide attack. Let's be realistic, you just can't. Not without serious controversy
     
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  6. NIGHTBRINGER
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    Fans loved him!

    I guess Disney are paying for it now. You can only crap on the fan base so many times.

    I like that idea!
     
  7. Aginor
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    I had the same idea. I kinda liked the Holdo character but she was another human, and her loss wasn't that sad because we hardly knew her. Having Ackbar - a beloved character by old fans - sacrifice himself would have had more impact.

    Yeah, unfortunately I have to agree there.
     
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  14. ravagekitteh
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    Twelve more episodes!!! Woo Hoo! :D:D:D
     

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