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Poll: Star Trek or Star Wars? (102 member(s) have cast votes)

Star Trek or Star Wars?

  1. Star Trek (58 votes [56.86%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 56.86%

  2. Star Wars (44 votes [43.14%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 43.14%

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#1 Shawn OFFLINE  

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Posted Tue Apr 7, 2015 10:14 AM

Star Trek or Star Wars?



#2 roland p OFFLINE  

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Posted Tue Apr 7, 2015 10:48 AM

This poll is a bit polarizing.



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Posted Tue Apr 7, 2015 10:56 AM

Pre-Abrams timeline.

I grew up with Star Trek, but abandoned the franchise after J.J. Abrams RUINED it.

The following is just one former fans strongly worded opinion.

 

I hope for the sake of Star Wars fans the guy does not flush that franchise too.



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Posted Tue Apr 7, 2015 11:17 AM

This poll is a bit polarizing.

 

I realize that. I love both myself. I picked Star Wars but that is just today's sway, tomorrow it very well could be Star Trek.

I really like making people choose one or the other in some polls. Hard choices make you think.



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Posted Tue Apr 7, 2015 11:22 AM

I like both, but definitely like Star Trek and all that it encompasses infinitely better.   :)



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Posted Tue Apr 7, 2015 12:00 PM

Some of this, some of that.



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Posted Tue Apr 7, 2015 12:44 PM

The Stars Wars that begins and ends with the original trilogy. 



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Posted Tue Apr 7, 2015 1:20 PM

Sorry but it's Star Wars now.  The new "Wrath of Khan" remake ended up knocking Star Trek 5 out of the #1 shittiest movie spot.  When that happens, it's time to switch.



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Posted Tue Apr 7, 2015 1:43 PM

Apples and oranges.

 

Star Trek is a series of shows. 

 

Star Wars is one single movie.. from 1977.    It had some sequels tacked on but they don't really count. :)



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Posted Tue Apr 7, 2015 2:48 PM

False choice and I refuse to pick a loser, especially when the person starting the poll feels the same way. We need both.

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Posted Wed Apr 8, 2015 8:55 AM

False choice and I refuse to pick a loser, especially when the person starting the poll feels the same way. We need both.

 

But if you had to pick..... :P



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Posted Wed Apr 8, 2015 9:41 AM

I've got Star Wars, Empire Strikes Back, and Return of the Jedi pretty much memorized but I don't remember every episode of Star Trek. So, based on that, if I had to pick one franchise to keep me entertained I'd have to got with Star Trek. Specifically the Next Generation. Engage.



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Posted Wed Apr 8, 2015 12:45 PM

Star Wars is realistic,

Star Trek is optimistic..

 

..I could never pick between the two as I love them both, much like my children, equally.

 

Star Trek is a future I would love to participate in, although Star Wars is likely a reasonable past for a massive unfolding universe.

 

I like to think that once Star Trek went dimensional it lost a bit of it's flair, as some may feel about Star Wars when going blue/green screen.  I really love everything to do with Star Wars, even Droids and Ewoks.  I find that Star Trek the original series and movies are my favorite, followed by TNG with the offshoots trailing.  Star Trek Enterprise was so awesome and so short lived.  I loved how the the theme song went country after the second season (my wife and I went stupid for that show when it was on Netflix) and how they had an Angelina Jolie clone named Jolene!?! The tension between T'Pol and Trip was palpable! 

 

I AM a Jedi, but I also call my home a 'ship' and I'm the captain here on a decades long mission to raise children!?!   My family loves both Star Trek and Star Wars!!  For every reason I could cite for liking one, a reason to counter balance in favor of the other would appear.

 

I think that a ship with C3PO (Seethreepio, if you're hardcore) crashed near Skywalker Ranch long ago and was found by George and that Star Wars is actually the true history of OUR galaxy!   Long, long ago our galaxy WAS far, far away, so there's no reason why it couldn't be our galaxy it's talking about!  Also, in the video game (by Lucas Arts) called Maniac Mansion an alien ship crashes near the house at the beginning of the game.  The house in the game is modeled after Skywalker Ranch!  The home was called the Lucas estate before George Lucas ever bought it!!  :-o



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Posted Wed Apr 8, 2015 12:53 PM

Star Trek universe is far more comprehensive and coherent than Star Wars that is based almost exclusively in Darth Vader, Luke Skywalker, Leia and Han Solo.



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Posted Wed Apr 8, 2015 6:32 PM

Star Trek at its best far exceeds Star Wars for me.

 

Unfortunately with that many movies and episodes there are entire seasons worth of stinkers.   Take the good with the bad I guess.   

 

We really need a new Star Trek TV series.   



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Posted Thu Apr 9, 2015 6:28 AM

Love both.  I'm going to say Star Trek has had a slightly bigger impact.

 

Slightly.



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Posted Thu Apr 9, 2015 6:46 AM

I like both (or at least parts of) - both have forgettable movies and offshoots.

 

The problem with SW though for me is that practically nothing outside of Ep 3 through 5 interests me.  6 has it's moments but gets too cutesy and annoying.  1 and 2 were both a case of me watching them and 20 minutes into the movie wishing it'd hurry up and finish.

 

ST - the first new movie is the only of them I've watched and although I found it OK haven't been compelled to watch it again.  The older movies the odd/even theory applies with 1 being too drawn out and boring, 3 a bit meh, 5 a bit lame, 7 (Generations) just plain underwhelming given the potential they had with most of the actors from TOS/TNG present.

 

But throw in the TV shows, there's just so much viewing.   SW is essentially less than 8 hours of worthwhile material where ST and it's offshoots provides hundreds of hours of worthwhile viewing.  OK, there's plenty of poor episodes too, especially with TNG series 1 and 2 containing plenty of duds but overall the good outweighs the ordinary and bad by a decent margin.



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Posted Thu Apr 9, 2015 8:46 AM

I like both (or at least parts of) - both have forgettable movies and offshoots.

 

The problem with SW though for me is that practically nothing outside of Ep 3 through 5 interests me.  6 has it's moments but gets too cutesy and annoying.

 

 

If 6 was remade with Ewoks that resembled some of the artists concepts it would be FAR less cutesy!  When I saw the original art for the Ewok I would totally believe that they would rip the Empire a new one, no problem!   Although I can't seem to find that art online, I know I have it put back somewhere and will take a photo and put it up!  They are taller, but hunched down.  They had longer, thinner limbs and a much fiercer demeanor.

 



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Posted Thu Apr 9, 2015 9:39 AM

 

We really need a new Star Trek TV series.   

 

Agreed, but if it were to be anything like Enterprise, no thanks! 



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Posted Thu Apr 9, 2015 12:35 PM

I liked the (original, non remastered) Star Wars movies, and the Star Trek series (all of them, but they all contain some annoying characters...).



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Posted Thu Apr 9, 2015 3:58 PM

I like Star Wars, a lot.  Especially the original trilogy.  I love Star Trek.  The original Star Trek series is my favorite television show ever.  The Menagerie is my favorite episode (or two) of television ever.  And Star Trek: The Motion Picture is probably my favorite movie of all-time, with Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan coming in at number two.  So it was really an easy choice for me.



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Posted Thu Apr 9, 2015 4:07 PM

Love both, but it was SW that i'd play (games, action figures and ships), but ST is what we talked about more.

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Posted Thu Apr 9, 2015 4:37 PM

Love both - picked Trek.  I think it has been more influential and there always seems like there is something learn from Star Trek.  Even if it is as simple as a realization that there didn't used to be black women on TV in positions of authority.  "Hmmm . . . they did that, cool"  I find myself thinking that all the time when watching Star Trek.



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Posted Fri Apr 10, 2015 9:38 AM

I also love both and refuse to live without either of them, but I picked Trek, because it's more of what I'm into, now. I loved Star Wars way more growing up, but as an adult, I'm more into Star Trek... for now!



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Posted Fri Apr 10, 2015 2:29 PM

Star wars has no tv series so I go with Star Trek.






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