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Old 03-11-2008, 05:39 PM
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I wondered at times why it wasn't internal, projecting the holographic field around it. On his arm makes better television than an invisible emitter, though.
Well he has the ability to become tangible and intangible so putting it on the inside would trap it.
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Old 09-05-2008, 03:46 AM
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I understand it makes sence "showing" the emitter, but as seen on his foot once, wouldnt you keep it there? Its not like it would hurt? And it would confuse the hell out of hostile aliens
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I would have to agree he can probably put it anywhere he wants it's just the velcrow thing.
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I wondered at times why it wasn't internal, projecting the holographic field around it. On his arm makes better television than an invisible emitter, though.
or make it part of his combadge
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Old 06-08-2009, 11:17 PM
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I think that emitter is what started the doctor on his ill fated slippery slope pipe dream of becoming human. A foolish endevor for a hologram, if there ever was one. It gave him the taste of freedom, which short circuited his program and gave him delusions of grandeur. Doctor-diagnose theyself! You have megalomania.
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Old 06-08-2009, 11:46 PM
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I think that emitter is what started the doctor on his ill fated slippery slope pipe dream of becoming human. A foolish endevor for a hologram, if there ever was one. It gave him the taste of freedom, which short circuited his program and gave him delusions of grandeur. Doctor-diagnose theyself! You have megalomania.
Better example is Rimmer from Red Dwarf. If you are looking for megalomania there is no one better.
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Old 06-09-2009, 12:14 AM
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Well I guess in the 27th century things like projectors can be hung anywhere???
Must resist juvenile phallic reference...

Anyway, the mobile emitter. Having it appear on the same arm was probably a matter of convenience. It's supremely advanced technology, probably fully capable of 'learning' where its wearer and users prefer to have it.

I like the 'light bee' system used by Red Dwarf's hard-light (solid) holograms. The bee hovers within the wearer's chest, inaccessible to anyone except the hologram him/herself. But it's usually never visible to the viewer that way, which would slightly defeat the purpose of the Doctor being a hologram in the first place.
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Old 06-10-2009, 04:13 AM
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Honestly they put there to remind you that he's not real but he could put in in his pocket and it wouldn't make a difference.
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it was the 29th century
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Old 06-10-2009, 09:22 AM
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I like the 'light bee' system used by Red Dwarf's hard-light (solid) holograms. The bee hovers within the wearer's chest, inaccessible to anyone except the hologram him/herself. But it's usually never visible to the viewer that way, which would slightly defeat the purpose of the Doctor being a hologram in the first place.
Except when the hologram does something really bad and the solution is to take said bee and swallow it.
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