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I hope this doesn't sound racist...

Discussion in 'Archive: Your Jedi Council Community' started by MandalorianDuchess, Jan 25, 2012.

  1. CloneUncleOwen

    CloneUncleOwen Jedi Master star 4

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  2. Everton

    Everton Force Ghost star 10

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    Of course. The OP was suggesting that humans are by far the best. Time Lords seemed like the best example to counter that.
     
  3. MandalorianDuchess

    MandalorianDuchess Jedi Youngling star 3

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    Really? What plan? [face_thinking]
     
  4. Rew

    Rew Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    Dogs.
     
  5. timmoishere

    timmoishere Jedi Grand Master star 6

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    Humans are the third-smartest animals on the planet, behind mice and dolphins.
     
  6. jacktherack

    jacktherack Jedi Master star 4

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    [link=http://starwars.wikia.com/wiki/Energizer_Bunny]Lagomorph ftw[/link]
     
  7. Mortimer_Snerd

    Mortimer_Snerd Jedi Knight star 6

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  8. DantheJedi

    DantheJedi Jedi Master star 5

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    "The Federation is a Homo Sapiens Only club."
     
  9. Dark Lady Mara

    Dark Lady Mara Manager Emeritus star 7 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    The cockroach race will probably outlive our genetically inferior ilk.
     
  10. WormieSaber

    WormieSaber Jedi Master star 5

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    I never could understand why most of the aliens in Star Trek are humanoid. Except for the latest movie which is more like Star Wars.
     
  11. DantheJedi

    DantheJedi Jedi Master star 5

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    [link=http://en.memory-alpha.org/wiki/The_Chase_(episode)]This might help you.[/link]
     
  12. MandalorianDuchess

    MandalorianDuchess Jedi Youngling star 3

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    Well, the real reason is that it was the only thing they could do with the budgets they had, I guess. I remember the guys who made BSG saying they didn't want to be like "Star Trek" and have a bunch of "bumpy-headed" aliens or anything like that.

    Providing bumpy-head makeup, funny ears/eyebrows, or painting the actors different colors seems to have worked well for a long time, at any rate... ;)
     
  13. timmoishere

    timmoishere Jedi Grand Master star 6

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    Star Wars isn't immune to that either.
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  14. MandalorianDuchess

    MandalorianDuchess Jedi Youngling star 3

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    Give Lucas credit for trying... the OT gave us Jabba, and in the PT we had Watto, Jar Jar & Sebulba. ;)
     
  15. Merlin_Ambrosius69

    Merlin_Ambrosius69 Jedi Master star 5

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    I hope this doesn't sound racist...

    ... but Walruspersons and Greedos are both kinda ugly. Also, Walruspersons smell of day-old fish.

    YMMV.
     
  16. nostalgia

    nostalgia Jedi Youngling star 2

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    Rodians?

    They remind me of anteaters. In a sick perverted kind of way.
     
  17. MandalorianDuchess

    MandalorianDuchess Jedi Youngling star 3

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    Yes, actually I think Rodians are distant descendants of the anteaters. Or vice-versa...
     
  18. darthhelinith

    darthhelinith Jedi Master star 5

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    Anteaters crossed with reptiles?
     
  19. Merlin_Ambrosius69

    Merlin_Ambrosius69 Jedi Master star 5

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    THAT'S RACIST!!
     
  20. Eeth-my-Koth

    Eeth-my-Koth Jedi Grand Master star 9

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    WTF IS GOING ON IN HERE?
     
  21. Merlin_Ambrosius69

    Merlin_Ambrosius69 Jedi Master star 5

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    The entirety of science fiction is racist. Greedos are inherently inferior because they are descended from anteaters.
     
  22. Merlin_Ambrosius69

    Merlin_Ambrosius69 Jedi Master star 5

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  23. SithLordDarthRichie

    SithLordDarthRichie CR Emeritus: London star 8

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    Most of those aliens like Rodians or Gungans still have 2 arms and 2 legs and walk upright like a human, because they are people in suits or CGI over human actors. Sci-fi needs more non humanoid aliens in the sense that they should not have 4 limbs and a body shape like the way we do.

    The Daleks spring to mind, they are very inhuman and that is part of what makes them iconic and feared. Compare that to the Cybermen who, although intimidating, are just metal humans.


    There should be more aliens that look like jellyfish or slugs (like Jabba) or something that doesn't appear as if it was based on the human design.
     
  24. Raven

    Raven Administrator Emeritus star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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