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See, I can tell you that you didn't tell that monster that he was wrong soon enough. His error was in waiting until Star Trek came out for RENT to see it! And then he didn't like it? What an idiot!
hmm i dont like star trek or bond so i guess im a monster ... awesome great comic
Loved the comic!! Keep it up!
Eh, I liked the Bond reboot(well, at least Casino Royale), better than the Star Trek one.
I'm on your friend's side! That Star Trek movie had too many pointless action scenes and way too much lens flare.
This made me laugh.
But for the record, I didn't really like the new Star Trek either...
I could foresee the ending ... and yoohoo first comment :) ... [i know its sad that i am excited by that]
YOU'RE A MONSTER!
loved it XD
i dont like star trek or bond movies, either. or star wars.
I've yet to meet a single person who disliked the new Star Trek movie, but if I do, I shall make sure to correctly name him a beast (read: monster).
Are you counting the spinoffs as Star Trek episodes? Not to flaunt my geek side too much, but ST:DS9 always ended with everyone staying right where they were on the space station (the running joke when it was on was that they should do the "Space, the final frontier" intro but end it with something like "to stay put; to boldly go NOWHERE.").
There are a lot of reasons why Star Trek XI was awful (plot holes you could fly a dozen Borg Cubes through, irritating characters, rampant ignorance of the most elementary basics of astrophysics and warp travel, sets that look more like 20th-century steam factories than 23rd-century starships, an obnoxious excess of lens flare). The ending was not one of them (aside from the part where a serial mutineer was promoted straight from cadet to captain and assigned to the Federation's flagship, which was also given a permanent bridge crew of wet-behind-the-ears newbies who happened to get lucky once).
That guy is a monster. A stupid, stupid monster.
I'm hoping that the conversation was about STAR WARS and not about star trek, otherwise, the "Scott" chap is.... WRONG!!!!
I follow your strip quite often, and I must tell you now that this is your only flaw. couldn't you enrich the character with something equally odd, but cool? say... err... STAR WARS!!!!
anyway, another cool strip. and props to 007!
im so proud of myself, (to have angered you this much!)
I'm sold on this comic just from the first panel alone.
"I didn't like it." "YOU ARE WRONG!!" ...You mean he did like it and either doesn't realize it or won't admit it?
I was also disappointed... That this comic strip ended.
I agree - that is wrong. Way wrong.
YOU ARE WRONG!
Or rather, I think you forgot to note that this comic must be a rerun from the early 1980's.
Indeed, Monster he is. Kill it with fire.
I loathe people who doesn't like movies because they don't accept the entire premise of the movie's existence. "I like Aliens, except the part with the Alien and the spaceship""Why did there have to be silly halflings in the Lord of the rings movie?""Why did the goofy antagonistic onscreen guy-girl duo end up falling in love at the end of this romantic comedy? That would never happen in real life""I didn't like it, thus it had to be a bad movie. "
Btw, the correct response is "the movie didn't speak to me" "I am sure it's a good movie but I didn't enjoy it"
There you go. Since I posted this here as a warning to those with poor moviecritic abilities you are now legally allowed to punch their faces.
What kind of a human being doesn't like Star Trek and James Bond?
HOW CAN SOMEONE NOT LIKE BOND MOVIES
Wow, I've had that conversation about Star Trek too! I know two wrong people. They confuse me.
That''s the point of Star Trek. They keep exploring. There's always more out there. He isn't wrong, but for disliking that he is an idiot.
Has the repeating background gone?
I'm sorta that guy. I had many criticisms of the new Star Trek and I don't like Bond movies. But this made me laugh :)
Damn it! That movie was perfect.
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PeterJ: "I loathe people who doesn't like movies because they don't accept the entire premise of the movie's existence."
What if the premise *is* the loathsome part? Do you like the French musical "Star Wars"? I thought it was laughably bad because it tried to superficially look like Star Wars but lacked any of the content of the original. I dislike the "Star Trek" reboot for the same reason: it's an action movie that happens to have characters with the same names as Star Trek. (But it wasn't even good at that: if I want an action movie, there are much better action movies out there.)
Sigg3: "I've yet to meet a single person who disliked the new Star Trek movie, but if I do, I shall make sure to correctly name him a beast (read: monster)."
Here I am!
Love, A MONSTER.
Not that it matters much, but did you produce this last year? If you did it this year instead, you may want to update the lower left hand corner a bit.
I didn't like the new Star Trek either, but that was mainly because Spock was a straw Vulcan. I don't like any movie where one of the themes is "forget that silly logic stuff and just listen to your heart", because if your feelings are smarter than your logic, that just means you're not applying logic sophisticatedly enough.
I think people missed the point. The point was not whether or not you liked the movie but how to tell people they are wrong. When you look at from this point of view I wuold like to tell everyone who commented on the movie and not on the comic "You are very wrong." By the way, the comic was just real good.
Those who don't like Star Trek or Bond movies can't be real people. They are popbably some alien type of changlings or shapeshifters. Living here among us in diguise. Trying to destroy our way of life. Monsters disguised as politicains, mostly liberals too, or Obama followers. Pelosi, Dodd, Reid, Gore, all Monsters.
Star Trek sucked, get over it. It's a insult to the star trek franchise. All you trekkies are suppose to hate Star Wars so much but still if someone makes a Star Wars like movie in the star trek universe, you all get wet...
Story is worse then the whole Entreprise's Xindi ArcThe acting boring since everyone try to mimic the original cast and failsThe FX are just blinding(who the fuck thought Lens Flare on a bridge would be cool, THIS GUY's a monster...)The Enemies is laughable at worse
Don't get me wrong, it's not a bad movie... but it's not good neither. And can someone explain to me WHY it got on most of the top10 for 2009 before so many better movies like "The Watchmen" or "Avatar" didn't????
Actually, if you want to prove something wrong, the best way is to just keep yelling "NO", and getting louder and louder. Eventually, they understand.
Wow....this made me laugh.But Nice Post :)
What I don't understand is why Scott would even associate with such a person.
I did not like the new star trek either...
I didn't love the new Star Trek because there was nothing intellectual about it... that's kind of the whole reason I liked the Star Trek shows in the first place.
It was good as an action flick, but it was missing what makes Star Trek Star Trek.
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