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Old 01-16-2009, 08:45 AM
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a 23rd century living room with a 100 th lcd screen for my movies,what else?
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Old 01-16-2009, 10:39 AM
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Besides the obvious 'Apple Store' which fits it just fine... when I see the bridge it makes me think 'unfinished' or 'incomplete'... so really it don't make me think of anything else as it isn't finished.

As the way I understand things bridges on new ships after they are built start off white then they come in later and 'finish' them. The bridge at the end of ST 4 and the prototype ship on Voyager that could split into three parts... etc... both had glaring 'whiteness'. The Voyager ship even looked that way through-out the entire ship as Sickbay was just as bland. Another Voyager ship, the one with the alien that pretends his ship is one Starfleet sent to bring back Voyager's crew, was supposed to be a 'prototype' also, same white blandness.... Guess it's just me that came up with that idea... oh well... I still say it looks boring and needs some color and looks like it's still not done.
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Besides the obvious 'Apple Store' which fits it just fine... when I see the bridge it makes me think 'unfinished' or 'incomplete'... so really it don't make me think of anything else as it isn't finished.

As the way I understand things bridges on new ships after they are built start off white then they come in later and 'finish' them. The bridge at the end of ST 4 and the prototype ship on Voyager that could split into three parts... etc... both had glaring 'whiteness'. The Voyager ship even looked that way through-out the entire ship as Sickbay was just as bland. Another Voyager ship, the one with the alien that pretends his ship is one Starfleet sent to bring back Voyager's crew, was supposed to be a 'prototype' also, same white blandness.... Guess it's just me that came up with that idea... oh well... I still say it looks boring and needs some color and looks like it's still not done.
Just wait. They update the bridge every other movie or so...if thing stay true to form...lol
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Besides the obvious 'Apple Store' which fits it just fine... when I see the bridge it makes me think 'unfinished' or 'incomplete'... so really it don't make me think of anything else as it isn't finished.

As the way I understand things bridges on new ships after they are built start off white then they come in later and 'finish' them. The bridge at the end of ST 4 and the prototype ship on Voyager that could split into three parts... etc... both had glaring 'whiteness'. The Voyager ship even looked that way through-out the entire ship as Sickbay was just as bland. Another Voyager ship, the one with the alien that pretends his ship is one Starfleet sent to bring back Voyager's crew, was supposed to be a 'prototype' also, same white blandness.... Guess it's just me that came up with that idea... oh well... I still say it looks boring and needs some color and looks like it's still not done.
Interesting idea I must say. But if I may say something? The bridge is white. The upper deck corridors (from what we saw) were white as well. So one might come to three possible conclusions...1) you're idea works and they havent finished the paint job on the bridge OR the rest of the upper decks. 2) It was fully done considering Pike said it was "brand new" to Spock. 3) JJ Abrams and Art Direction thought it looked cool for their reasons and reasons of shooting in HD. Clean and pristine for the heroes is a good contrast to the dark rusty look of the villains.

I personally like my third reason the best.
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I think...Gee, I really haven't seen enough of the new bridge to make any conclusions.
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I think...Gee, I really haven't seen enough of the new bridge to make any conclusions.
First, I love the hat
Second, I like 'the chair'. I haven't seen enough to make any other decisions.
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I think...Gee, I really haven't seen enough of the new bridge to make any conclusions.
Really? Did you know there are photos of it out now?

You've seen enough to make conclusions. I suspect you're just in ferocious denial about the conclusions you'd naturally be inclined to make.
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Really? Did you know there are photos of it out now?

You've seen enough to make conclusions. I suspect you're just in ferocious denial about the conclusions you'd naturally be inclined to make.
How do you know what the natural conclusions for everyone would be?
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It makes me wanna buy an espresso from the hostess at the stand behind Kirk.

But seriously, when we see the bridge on screen, not in quick battle shots as in the trailer, it'll be nice. It's a 360 set like all bridges so we'll be all over the place in it. It'll be interesting to see how it plays on the big screen when we can actually have a descent look at it. Besides I have the feeling it's gonna make you feel like you're on the bridge. Trek VI had a great bridge and the way it was shot made you feel like you were there on it. Hope they go for the same approach.

Who knows maybe the lighting will change as well. I always liked how Voyager's bridge would get dark when they went to red alert. Maybe this one's the reverse!
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You thinking it'll get even brighter? Good God!
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