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Old 05-29-2009, 06:21 AM
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It's traditionally considered a children's program
That's not far wrong in an assessment.
Despite what many want to believe.

Then again, children stories have traditionally been pretty well received.
Wizard of Oz, Willy Wonka, The Hobbit, Harry Potter, Goosebumps, pretty much any traditional Disney flick (and now Pixar) the list goes on and on and on.
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Old 05-29-2009, 06:46 AM
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That's not far wrong in an assessment.
Despite what many want to believe.

Then again, children stories have traditionally been pretty well received.
Wizard of Oz, Willy Wonka, The Hobbit, Harry Potter, Goosebumps, pretty much any traditional Disney flick (and now Pixar) the list goes on and on and on.
Exactly. Why won't they wise up to the glory of Trek?
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Old 05-29-2009, 08:20 AM
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i dont know why trek isnt so popular in europe,i can only tell u here in greece star trek cut 50000 tickets and the inferior wolverine cut 150000
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Old 05-29-2009, 08:22 AM
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i dont know why trek isnt so popular in europe,i can only tell u here in greece star trek cut 50000 tickets and the inferior wolverine cut 150000
Perceptional, no doubt. Will it...can it ever be changed?
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On a funny note, I just now remembered that the name "Nero" wasn't first used by Star Trek...
http://www.escapistmagazine.com/vide...evil-May-Cry-4
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Nero Claudius Caesar Augustus Germanicus (15 December AD 37 – 9 June AD 68),[1] born Lucius Domitius Ahenobarbus, also called Nero Claudius Caesar Drusus Germanicus, was the fifth and final Roman emperor of the Julio-Claudian dynasty.

Romans got DMC4 beat by about 2000 years.

At least with ST Nero makes sense for the Romulans since they and Vulcan have a bit of a Roman motiff.
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I dont understand this lack of interest in Europe for Star Trek. As a Brit im chuffed that we (Britain) delivered a good healthy chunk financially into the pot.

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Old 05-29-2009, 01:07 PM
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In Europe the UK and Germany usually are "Star Trek countries".

Elsewhere (like France) it's quite different.

Why? Noone knows. Maybe just luck, if TOS was a success in the ~ 70s it cleared the way for all the other ST productions, if it wasn't noone cared for any ST sequels in following times, too.
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What do you think it will take to make Trek as popular in overseas markets as say Star Wars or the Xmen movies or Harry Potter etc.? I can't see why it isn't, especially with this film.
seeing as there is a global membership of the site, perhaps you should say "international" rather than "overseas".

however, I believe it is doing great business here in Ireland.
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Because of

And another one: "They only talk"
that's pretty much the opinion people have of TNG (rightfully so to be honest) which is what people first think of when you say STAR TREK these days
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seeing as there is a global membership of the site, perhaps you should say "international" rather than "overseas".
Dammit! Point taken!
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