Where did the Borg come from?

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  1. Jeff7181

    Jeff7181 Lifer

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    Yeah, I'm still watching Star Trek... it's a Borg episode where they capture one and want to release him back into the collective with a "virus."

    I don't ever recall hearing any info about where the Borg came from... were they from a race of people who created cyborgs to use as slaves or something, and eventually the computers took over like in the Matrix?
     
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    I think you're overanalyzing the show.
     
  3. Jeff7181

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    So? :D
     
  4. PowerMacG5

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    Go watch all the episodes of TNG, they tell you in one. Oh, and as Chumpman said, you are overanalyzing the show.
     
  5. JoeKing

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    From your mom!!





    sorry just had to say that :D
     
  6. Jeff7181

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    They just named him Hugh... and he said "we are Hugh." They should have named him "flaming homosexuals who dance around naked and probe eachother."
     
  7. Ameesh

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    they came from the delta quadrant
     
  8. Beau

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    Delta Quadrant. :p
     
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    The Delta quadrant, duh.[​IMG]


    :D

    Edit: now thats either impressive or sad, i can't decide
     
  10. AMCRambler

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    I think the new Star Trek show called "Enterprise" kind of got into it a little in one of their episodes. They found a Borg on earth in Antarctica or something that had crash landed there a million years ago or something. He was all froze so they thawed him out and he woke up and went nuts. It was a cool episode. They still don't really tell you where they came from, but it kind of seems like it might be developed in later episodes.
     
  11. Jeff7181

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    Duh... but who created the machines that started taking over races?
     
  12. Beau

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    perhaps it was a being similar to data, gone very awry (of course he wouldn't be related to Data, but you get the idea.)

    I don't know that it's ever been fully explained, but I believe they hint on it in First Contact.
     
  13. Jeff7181

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    Downloading... I mean... renting... First Contact :D
     
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    Watch Star Trek: Voyager
     
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    they came from the leftover terminators after the machines became self-aware...


     
  16. Jeff7181

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    Wouldn't the alpha quadrant have been assimilated first then? They came from the delta quadrant.
     
  17. thenerdguy

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    Ummm
    Vger was fixed by the borg if I remember correctly. Spock mind melded with vger and was added to the collective and captain kirk and picard did a dual mind meld with spock and was cleaned of the borgy programming.
    Kirk also blew up the borg home world.

    I need to reread The Returne. William shatner wrote it.
     
  18. SSP

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    Then st@b your ears everytime Janeway speak.
     
  19. Reliant

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    The power was out all yesterday for me, so I read that book again, kinda funny you mentioned it.
     
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    I kinda like Janeway.... I don't see why people don't like her.... maybe its the fact that its a woman as an authority figure....
     
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    I don't like her cause she sucks as an actress. Her character looks very "forced," like she's trying too hard... unlike Picard who was a natural leader.
     
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    Agreed. I don't dislike the Janeway character, but the actress playing the character. Patrick Stewart plays the Picard role well.
     
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    That's because Patrick Stewart > Kate Mulgrew for acting ability.

    Patrick Stewart is great.
     
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    He played a gay man on Frasier.
     
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    Since no one has said the obligatory Uranus, I feel compelled to do so now