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Michael Miller
Sun, Sep 26, 2021, 10:15am (UTC -5) | 🔗
Re: VOY S3: Basics, Part II

Yep, and it also just seems silly how every random invading alien species masters control of the ship, including repairs, virtually instantly. Like in "displaced" they instantly knew how to operate and fix all the bridge systems. Also that scene where Chakotay is rescuing that caveman girl who's stuck on the rock when the volcano erupts, wouldn't the 2300 degree magma burn you to a crisp if you get within a foot of it? But he just hops over it like its nothing. And what setting did Sudor have his weapon on when he shot up engineering? Like seriously be sure they are all dead, set it to maximum and vaporize every one of them, not just casually toss the weapon into the pile of bodies and turn your back! And assuming the Kazons had their weapons on kill, would he really have those few seconds to hit the panel? But yeah I can't stop laughing at a 24th century, warp-driven, starship equipped with subspace systems and interstellar scanners with a BLIND SPOT underneath it. LOLLL
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Michael Miller
Wed, Sep 22, 2021, 7:39pm (UTC -5) | 🔗
Re: VOY S3: The Q and the Grey

At the beginning, when they were watching the supernova, they stated that they were 10 billion kilometers away ( 6.2 billion miles) they called that "close" lol that's out of the solar system. And there's no way a shock wave could bit them that fast, at the speed of light that's only 186,000 miles a second. When will star trek writers ever TRY to make the physics make even a little sense!
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Michael Miller
Mon, Sep 20, 2021, 4:00pm (UTC -5) | 🔗
Re: VOY S5: Thirty Days

And when Captain Janeway violated the temporal prime directive like 1000 times? She even stole Klingon technology and went back in time just to get her crew home a few years faster, after she was already home! She was even quoted several times basically saying she doesn't give a damn about the integrity of the time line. What Tom did was nothing compared to all her reckless decisions over the seasons. Tom should have yanked off his com badge and told her to shove it up her ass after he was released. Fly the damn ship yourself!
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Michael Miller
Fri, Sep 17, 2021, 11:31am (UTC -5) | 🔗
Re: DS9 S2: Rivals

Interesting episode, but they screwed up the physics here. All neutrinos have a "left spin" so the claim that they should be 50/50 for both spins is totally wrong. Also, probability has nothing to do with the basic laws of physics. So when Chief o Brian was throwing the ball around and it kept going back to him, basic newton's mechanics would have to be violated, which is not on the scope of quantum mechanical probability changes. Weird but fun episode nonetheless, 7/10.
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Michael Miller
Sat, Sep 4, 2021, 11:04am (UTC -5) | 🔗
Re: TNG S7: Homeward

Culture is such a BS concept. What's important is improving the quality of life, regardless of how it affects their STUPID, reprehensible belief systems, whatever they are. This is an episode where Q should have disciplined the entire crew. How the world would be soon much better without childish religions. I always rude for the born now.
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Michael Miller
Sat, Jul 17, 2021, 8:28pm (UTC -5) | 🔗
Re: VOY S3: Real Life

B'Elanna didn't make the program have "naturally random variations". She just flipped it from 100% bliss to 100% total dysfunction, which is just as "unrealistic". And the death of the kid was unnecessary and the doctor was right to end the program. They heal people who just got blasted by a plasma conduit effortlessly, but one fall and head injury led to a slow, unpreventable death? They even revived Nelix after he was dead for 18 hours, yet 24th century technology couldn't help with a school sports injury? Torres really went overboard (even if she didn't fall off the klingon barge of death) in this episode. Funny for the most part but the ending just cancelled all of that out. 3 Stars.
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Michael Miller
Tue, Jul 13, 2021, 9:45pm (UTC -5) | 🔗
Re: DS9 S4: Hard Time

This was the sickest episode I have seen on any star trek series. O brien totally did not deserve that, heck even some of the worst violent criminals don't deserve that kind of cruel degrading inhuman treatment. They should have wiped that whole planet off the star charts. I love how the stupid prime directive is one way, alien races can abuse and take advantage of them but they "cannot interfere" in the slightest for the benefit of either of them LMAO. As people have said here Kira should have put up a fight. Just as sick as the episode where they were gonna kill him just for having "knowledge" about some ancient weapon they wanted to destroy. But of course, they do nothing. They wipe the memory of innocent kids like in pen pal just cause the PRiMe DiReCtIvE buy couldn't do it here. They should have beamed down to the planet and demanded that they give him a 30 year paradise simulation or something in a few hours to compensate him. Planets like that should have warning beacons surrounding them warning visitors of their atrocities.
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Michael Miller
Tue, Jul 13, 2021, 3:47pm (UTC -5) | 🔗
Re: VOY S2: Deadlock

Remember Harry Kim was just the duplicate one at the end, and in the Course Oblivion one he was duplicated again, and Don't even get me started on "timeless" there must have been at least 10 of him by the end of the show. After Relativity there were 3 or 4 Janeways, 7 of 9s, and Captain Braxtons. I'm curious why two identical atoms that are NOT matter and antimatter, would annihilate?
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Michael Miller
Tue, Jul 13, 2021, 12:53pm (UTC -5) | 🔗
Re: VOY S2: Threshold

Oh and weren't those energy bolts Nomad was firing at them going warp 15 by themselves? What a nonsense episode this was, and since when are shuttlecrafts more powerful and faster than a starship?
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Michael Miller
Tue, Jul 13, 2021, 12:51pm (UTC -5) | 🔗
Re: VOY S2: Threshold

They went Warp 14 in that episode of the original srs where Scott was crawling in that Jeffery tube trying to stabilize the magnetic flow. They went 13 in the last next generation episode on dr crushers ship. Nomad robot increased the engine efficiency to warp 11 in the changeling. In the Mudd episode They were going warp 10 in a circle..so what is this BS that they can't cross Warp 10? And if Warp 10 is infinite how could they have any warp speeds higher in the first place? Episode started interesting, ended very stupid LOL
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Michael Miller
Tue, Jul 13, 2021, 10:01am (UTC -5) | 🔗
Re: TNG S7: Homeward

They are such hypocrites in this episode, millions of lives weren't worth violating the PD but one Wesley Crusher in "Justice" was. They should repeal that federation law.
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Michael Miller
Mon, Jul 12, 2021, 7:08pm (UTC -5) | 🔗
Re: VOY S2: Death Wish

They get to personally witness the beginning of the universe and they are still complaining LOL Q is right, star fleet officers are a bunch of whiners!
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Michael Miller
Sun, Jul 11, 2021, 11:15am (UTC -5) | 🔗
Re: VOY S7: Q2

Anyone that complains that teens are a nuisance and troublesome should watch this episode was be grateful!
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Michael Miller
Sun, Jul 11, 2021, 11:11am (UTC -5) | 🔗
Re: VOY S7: Endgame

This episode was like the 10th or 15th time they redid the timeline? No wonder Captain Braxton was pissed LOL. Oh yeah and the one with the frozen planet and the slipstream drive. And after Future's End and Relativity I gave up trying to figure out who was the real captain Janeway. Also an important reminder. Ensign Kim and Naomi aren't their original selves either, they were both duplicated in the "Deadlock" episode and the captain sent their surviving clones over to the original ship. So much for the Temporal Prime Directive. She throws Tom in the brig for a month for trying to save a civilization but then violates every oath she took just to get them home a few years earlier. Wasn't she the one that was like "I promised not to get caught in one of these time paradoxs" but here she is, stealing Klingon technology to contact her younger self after she was already home LMAO
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Michael Miller
Sun, Jul 11, 2021, 11:03am (UTC -5) | 🔗
Re: VOY S5: Bliss

The doctor was being so dumb, he didn't want to destroy a creature that was a potential threat to everyone in the sector, and was willing to put the crew at risk for a non-sentient lifeform. What if it had a violent reaction to the antimatter which ended up destroying Voyager and that other vessel along with it? Instead they leave it there for trillions of other people to get caught it in. Also as others mentioned it is weird how the little girl could operate a shuttle craft, create mythical characters on the holodeck, and be so calm in this episode (with a LITERAL monster in this one) but be afraid of imaginary ones in her room, especially with all the intruder alert scanners! Maybe that was just her reason to spend time with Nelix. I find it weird that the doctor didn't reactivate himself after the crew became incapacitated, like he did in the Basics Episode. The ship was shortcurcuiting all over his automatic recall should have kicked in. I actually wondered if the creature was alive at all. They have entered other weird nebulae with similar lightning bolts like in Mortal Coil. Good episode overall.
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Michael Miller
Sun, Jul 11, 2021, 10:40am (UTC -5) | 🔗
Re: VOY S5: Thirty Days

I would have thought Star Fleet would be a society beyond barbaric practices like solitary confinement and incarceration. Although to be fair, with that whole slew of charges Janeway read to him before ordering him in the brig, in the US you'd get at least 10 years! 30 days is nothing by comparison, and unlike current prisons where you have to worry about being beaten/raped everyday. However the prime directive is not only idiotic but enforced completely hypocritically. In the NG episode "Justice" ONE Wesley Crusher was enough for them to violate their laws, but in "Homeward" the lives of millions of baraals was not. If you are afraid of negatively impacting a planet's development, simply give them replicator that can only make food instead of weapons for example, or only necessary medicine..etc. Serves them right when the Kazon marooned them all on that planet. Didn't the hypocrites even void the whole prime directive altogether because they were afraid of a few Omega particles LMAO
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Michael Miller
Sat, Jul 10, 2021, 6:34pm (UTC -5) | 🔗
Re: VOY S2: Twisted

This episode is very vague lol like a chaotic spatial distortion would distort the ship in such an ORDERLY fashion, where all the rooms weren't crushed/stretched, but just rearranged lol
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Michael Miller
Sat, Jul 10, 2021, 6:32pm (UTC -5) | 🔗
Re: VOY S4: Random Thoughts

What if someone on that planet had some kind of neurotic thought disorder where they constantly had negative thoughts? They would purge their brain every 2 minutes? Living on a planet like that would be the worst invasion of privacy ever, but good episode
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Michael Miller
Fri, Jul 9, 2021, 6:58pm (UTC -5) | 🔗
Re: VOY S2: The 37's

Just a quick question, if their maximum warp is around 4 Billion Miles per second as Tom stated, then when you do the math, that equates to 21,505 light years per year, which means even if they were going from one edge of the galaxy to the other edge (which is not the case) it would only take them about 5 years to cross the galaxy, not 75 years. I know they probably can't sustain maximum warp continuously, but based on some of their figures from other episodes, it is obvious that the speeds are inconsistent. They've traveled several parsecs in a few minutes in plenty of scenarios, but even if they only went 1 Light year per second, 100,000 seconds is not 75 years, and 4 billion miles is not even the distance across this solar system, so even at MAXIMUM warp they would only be going a solar system or so per second, yet thousands of star systems seem to be whipping by every second they are at warp, it would not look like that at all if the speeds they claimed were accurate LOL
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Michael Miller
Fri, Jul 9, 2021, 6:40pm (UTC -5) | 🔗
Re: VOY S5: Nothing Human

The moral logic in this episode was horrible.

1. If it is unethical to obtain medical knowledge by experimenting on people, then by not using it after the fact, all the suffering and death of those people would be for nothing. Deleting the database adds insult to injury.

2. Using the medical knowledge doesn't change the morality of what happened in the past. Not using it doesn't bring them back to life or change the timeline. The people who could benefit from it, exist here and now, could be suffering in the moment, those other people are gone regardless of what you do with the results. Literally it is bogus fantasy land to think that your actions in the present effect the morality of the past (and this is not some time travel pun lol)

3. The doctor's logic that they never experimented on people to gain modern medical knowledge yeah OK.
..that's just the most factually incorrect statement I have ever heard on star trek. Also, he claims to have thousands of alien culture medical knowledge programmed in, does he think none of the klingons sacrificed people in scientific research? (LOL they do it for non-scientific reasons like bogus rituals ripping each other's guts out)

Basically the doctor was selfish, deleting perfectly useful medical information over a principle, that in reality, makes the atrocities experienced by the experimental people, worse, making their deaths meaningless, and deleting info after the fact as if that changes anything. Star Fleet is too wound up in its philosophical obsessions that no officer has any common sense whatsoever. Just like the episode where they could have destroyed some non-conscious space being before it ate the ship or whatever, but instead did it in a riskier way just to preserve it's non-sentient life.
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Michael Miller
Fri, Jul 9, 2021, 6:26pm (UTC -5) | 🔗
Re: VOY S3: Basics, Part II

This episode had so many flaws lol, 1st of all, why would the ship's computer allow an alien species that just invaded the ship to lock out the command codes? How could a shuttle's phasers cut through Voyager's shields? How could the sensors detect things hundreds of light years away, but then have a BLIND SPOT underneath the ship? The whole ship short circuited after the phaser couplings overloaded, yet they repaired it as good as new in a few hours? But yeah a star fleet computer would TOTALLY allow alien intruders to lock out the computer!
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