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View Poll Results: Does the movie take place in alternate timeline or universe?
Alternate timeline (Nero messes with the main universe's timeline) 25 62.50%
Alternate universe (Nero goes to a separate universe's past like In a Mirror Darkly) 11 27.50%
Other (explain what you think it is) 4 10.00%
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Old 03-31-2009, 04:00 PM
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Which is it, regardless of interveiws and stuff what do you think?
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Old 03-31-2009, 04:05 PM
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Well, an alternate universe is a completely seperate universe from all other Trek mythos (such as the Mirror Universe, & maybe the Yest. Enterprise universe)

While an Alternate Timeline was faithful to the "Main" timeline up to a certain point, where it was changed.

This film has a timeline that is completely normal up to when the Narada attacks the USS Kelvin. The moment that happens we have an alternate timeline.
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Well, an alternate universe is a completely seperate universe from all other Trek mythos (such as the Mirror Universe, & maybe the Yest. Enterprise universe)

While an Alternate Timeline was faithful to the "Main" timeline up to a certain point, where it was changed.

This film has a timeline that is completely normal up to when the Narada attacks the USS Kelvin. The moment that happens we have an alternate timeline.
Not so sure about the last part, I think there's something a little more to it than that.
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It's the same. Another universe = another timeline.
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I think whatever happens in this movie, timeline or alternate reality, I think the reason for the movie is Spock knows that Nero intends to mess with the timeline by killing Kirk, and he (spock) is going back to fix things and set them aright. Of course you know what they say about opinions
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I think whatever happens in this movie, timeline or alternate reality, I think the reason for the movie is Spock knows that Nero intends to mess with the timeline by killing Kirk, and he (spock) is going back to fix things and set them aright. Of course you know what they say about opinions
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I voted for changing the "main" timeline because I believe that the Orci interviews are the basis for the fans belief that there will be parallel universes, but I don't think there will be any evidence of it actually in the film. And to me, all that counts is what will be on the screen.
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