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Old 02-21-2008, 05:26 PM
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I do like the sound of having the Klingons look like they did from VI. Chang was rather sinister looking. Hopefully the Klingons will looke good. At least they don't have to try too hard with the Vulcans.
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Old 02-21-2008, 06:10 PM
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I think they should have both varieties of Klingons in the film. This would fit with canon, (yes, Enterprise is canon) and we could assume that not all Klingons are infected with the virus at the time.
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Old 02-21-2008, 06:55 PM
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I think they should have ridges, it makes them look more agressive and give a better feel for a warrior race.
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Old 02-21-2008, 11:22 PM
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No Ridges.
Please, no bloody ridges.

In my opinion, those ridges were the first true sign that the Star Trek of the '60's and '70's was being morphed into a creature it was not intended to be - there are others in The Motion Picture as well that forshadowed the changes to come.

Klingons became the culture of the Romulans, and vice versa; why?
Who was smoking what when that happened?

I liked the Klingons as a Cold War analogy of the Russian state and its KGB; overt control of citizens through intimidation with covert agents and methods while their aggressive stance of military might makes right is clear and concise.

I liked the Romulans as an expression of the Chinese with its third world verging on first world metaphor; Balance of Terror as an implication tossed in of the Japanese as well to cover other well known aspects and infamy of the Orient.

These new Klingons and Romulans, well they just make me laugh when I see them.
That, and to shake my head in sadness.

So please, no ridges.
All ridges do is reinforce the idea of the races that they were never intended to be.

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Old 02-21-2008, 11:29 PM
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I dislike it when aliens in Star Trek look too much like humans. The TOS Klingons looked the way the did because TOS didn't have the capability or budget to make them look more alien. If we see Klingons in this movie, I hope they mostly have ridges, with maybe a few ridgeless in the background to acknowledge Enterprise's story. I'm fine with ignoring it altogether though.
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Old 02-21-2008, 11:34 PM
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the temperture on this one varies from just about everyone...
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Old 02-21-2008, 11:35 PM
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You know, I do like this look. I wouldn't mind seeing this in the film with a new take on the uniform, keeping with the 60's style. I hope they keep with the gold. It just looks cool.

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Old 02-21-2008, 11:36 PM
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I think you're right...It made them look very...evil
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Old 02-22-2008, 02:53 AM
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Why not have both? Not all humans look alike, why should all Klingons?

Yes, I did think the "explaination" of Klingons on ENT was a Trek/SF way around that issue.
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Old 02-22-2008, 03:47 AM
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Klingons had ridges in ST movies III, IV, V, VI, and in TNG. That's become the established depiction of a Klingon, so I'd expect that they would/should have ridges.
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