"Why Commander Riker is Just the Worst"

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"Why Commander Riker is Just the Worst"

Postby Nutso » Sat Feb 16, 2019 7:57 am

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Re: "Why Commander Riker is Just the Worst"

Postby 00111010 01000100 » Sat Feb 23, 2019 2:08 am

Well, I was never a fan of his really. Barring the few times he actually showed some sort of promise as an supporting actor (example: challenges data’s rights as a sentient being and then afterwards, didn’t feel as if he deserved to be at a party celebrating data’s winning the decision and not being torn down to his positrons). Other than those few moments, he literally is in the show to display ALL of kirks vices! Womanizing, gloating, egotism, self righteousness, ect. Also keep in mind that he doesn’t just turn down the captains chair over and over again, he turns down becoming a gd Q??? Like what. The. Spock. Is. Wrong. With. You!! Seriously though, I don’t think he turned down all those new positions as captain or Q because of fear or stagnation. I think it’s simpler than that. If he had as a character, his career on the show would’ve ended. He wanted to keep making those sweet, sweet paychecks as startreks Next Gen. first officer.
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Re: "Why Commander Riker is Just the Worst"

Postby McAvoy » Tue Feb 26, 2019 2:22 am

I agree. Those premise is that he is turning down appointments as captain of a ship so he can command the Enterprise was very thin in itself.

If Starfleet operated similar to real world navies (aside from the fact military appointments only last for four or five years tops but more like 2 years). He would have had to command a ship and prove himself he is capable. Then he could be assigned to the Enterprise or another Galaxy class ship like her. Even then, he would have to fight that with the rest of thd cream of the crop Captains.
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Re: "Why Commander Riker is Just the Worst"

Postby Atekimogus » Tue Mar 05, 2019 9:28 pm

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