50 yrs. of Star Trek!

Jerry Kemp other at oryx.us
Thu Sep 8 21:20:23 CDT 2016

On 09/ 8/16 07:14 PM, Fred Cisin wrote:
> On Thu, 8 Sep 2016, TeoZ wrote:
>> They never really show acceleration and deceleration onboard a spaceship
>> affecting the crew so why bother with seat belts (that would be a pain for the
>> actors to use)? Besides what good would they do if you actually hit something
>> large in space at the speed of light.
> If you were going FTL, then you would just pass through it, without noticing.
> In ST:TOS, they command crew on the bridge were often thrown around in battle
> scenes, etc.

Personally, I think the thing we have to look forward to from the bridge is 
explosives in the equipment consoles.  Sad about the fatalities, but there is 
always a cost to pay.

>> Handheld phasers would be cool if somebody comes up with a batterY that hold
>> crazy amounts of energy and would not short out in your pocket.
> Surely, the Star Trek phasers didn't need anything more than an LR44!

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