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German Newscast Confuses 'Star Trek' Terrorists With Navy SEALs
Foxnews com ^ | 05/11/11 | Staff

Posted on 05/11/2011 4:08:04 PM PDT by DFG

The news just boldly went ... somewhere it probably shouldn't have gone.

A German newscaster must be wishing his colleagues would beam him up after TV channel N24 accidentally displayed the logo for a 24th century terrorist group depicted on the TV show "Star Trek" -- rather than the real world Navy SEAL team that took out Usama bin Laden.

The news team intended to show the logo for SEAL Team Six, the special ops team that ultimately killed the notorious chieftan of the Al Qaeda terrorist organization. Instead, it accidentally used a fan-made logo for the Maquis, an anti-Cardassian rebel group that originally appeared in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, reported fan site TrekMovie.com.

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TOPICS: Germany; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: german; locher; seals; startrek

1 posted on 05/11/2011 4:08:09 PM PDT by DFG
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To: DFG

Putting the “lame” in lamestream media!


2 posted on 05/11/2011 4:13:52 PM PDT by MeganC (NO WAR FOR OIL! ........except when a Democrat's in charge.)
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To: DFG
Set phasers on roast.

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3 posted on 05/11/2011 4:14:28 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: DFG

And the krauts think the logo for Delta Force is the Star Wars Rebel Alliance logo.


4 posted on 05/11/2011 4:15:55 PM PDT by max americana (.)
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To: cripplecreek

don’t forget Belanna Torres


5 posted on 05/11/2011 4:17:13 PM PDT by max americana (.)
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To: DFG
Which is the greater travesty, what the German newscast did, or posting this thread without pic?


6 posted on 05/11/2011 4:20:44 PM PDT by Plutarch
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To: DFG

It does resemble the real thing.


7 posted on 05/11/2011 4:20:44 PM PDT by Nateman (If liberals are not screaming you are doing it wrong!)
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To: DFG

nuqjatlh?


8 posted on 05/11/2011 4:25:24 PM PDT by SwinneySwitch (Nemo me impune lacessit)
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To: DFG

Unlike the Germans, I don’t think our armed forces ever used a skull for their identification...


9 posted on 05/11/2011 4:25:45 PM PDT by kosciusko51
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To: Plutarch

As that well-know German, Nena, sang years ago:

Ninety-nine knights of the air
Ride super-high-tech jet fighters
Everyone’s a superhero
Everyone’s a Captain Kirk
With orders to identify
To clarify and classify
Scramble in the summer sky
As ninety-nine red balloons go by
As ninety-nine red balloons go by


10 posted on 05/11/2011 4:26:23 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: SevenofNine

Pertinent to your interests!

;-)


11 posted on 05/11/2011 4:28:12 PM PDT by Grizzled Bear ("Does not play well with others.")
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To: DFG
an anti-Cardassian rebel group

I'd rather the Kardasshians would go away, too.

12 posted on 05/11/2011 4:28:58 PM PDT by HIDEK6
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To: DFG
"Maquis", eh? That same phrase appears in the Red House Report:

Following this (first) meeting, a smaller one was held, presided over by Dr. Bosse of the German Armaments Ministry and attended only by representatives of Hecho, Krupp and Röchling. At this second meeting, it was stated that the Nazi Party had informed the industrialists that the war was practically lost, but that it would continue until a guarantee of the unity of Germany could be obtained. German industrialists must, it was said, through their exports increase the strength of Germany. They must also prepare themselves to finance the Nazi Party, which would be forced to go underground as Maquis (in Gebirgaverteidigungastellen gehen). …
Maybe they're letting a little more slip than intended?
13 posted on 05/11/2011 4:29:54 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Plutarch

LOL The klingon sword would be my first hint.


14 posted on 05/11/2011 4:31:22 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: DFG

Watch out for Seal Team Seven of Nine and Slave Leia.

15 posted on 05/11/2011 4:33:26 PM PDT by Snickering Hound
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To: DFG

I would think that the Germans would more readily identify the word “Maquis” as something related to the French Resistance.


16 posted on 05/11/2011 4:40:31 PM PDT by Charles Martel (Endeavor to persevere...)
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To: DFG
There was a reason many Star Trek fans called Deep Space Nine = U.N. in space. What a politically correct snoozefest most of the time.

But have to admit, I would find myself watching it purely for the drool factor of Terry Farrell.


17 posted on 05/11/2011 4:41:31 PM PDT by Proud_USA_Republican ("The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.")
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To: Snickering Hound

Germany has a trekkie on the payrole...


18 posted on 05/11/2011 4:41:40 PM PDT by goat granny
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To: kosciusko51
Unlike the Germans, I don’t think our armed forces ever used a skull for their identification...

Nonsense. There are lots of US military units who use skulls on their unit patches.

19 posted on 05/11/2011 4:41:52 PM PDT by EricT. (I'm going to spend 68% more than I make this year- I hear it's the responsible thing to do..)
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To: Proud_USA_Republican
There was a reason many Star Trek fans called Deep Space Nine = U.N. in space. What a politically correct snoozefest most of the time.Actually, I would argue that DS9 was the least utopian of the series, particularly after the Dominion War started.
20 posted on 05/11/2011 4:43:48 PM PDT by Pyro7480 ("If you know how not to pray, take Joseph as your master, and you will not go astray." - St. Teresa)
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To: DFG

21 posted on 05/11/2011 4:43:50 PM PDT by The Pack Knight (Laugh, and the world laughs with you. Weep, and the world laughs at you.)
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To: EricT.

Sorry, I stand corrected.


22 posted on 05/11/2011 4:44:37 PM PDT by kosciusko51
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To: Snickering Hound

Seven of Nine could hurt me anytime she wanted!


23 posted on 05/11/2011 4:52:22 PM PDT by baddog 219
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To: Charles Martel

What they were trying to say indirectly is that SEAL Team 6 is now a member of the French Foreign Legion that fights for “Liberté, Égalité, and Fraternité”!


24 posted on 05/11/2011 5:05:34 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: DFG; Bender2; monkapotamus; Jet Jaguar; SandRat; tomkow6; All

That soooo funny ROFL


25 posted on 05/11/2011 5:12:46 PM PDT by SevenofNine ("We are Freepers, all your media belong to us ,resistance is futile")
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To: DFG; martin_fierro; Charles Henrickson
Ich bin (Laden) ein Blooperer
26 posted on 05/11/2011 5:16:15 PM PDT by mikrofon (Maquis mistakey)
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To: kosciusko51


27 posted on 05/11/2011 5:23:06 PM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: Plutarch

>> Which is the greater travesty

The fact that bimbo had to exploit them.


28 posted on 05/11/2011 5:25:54 PM PDT by Gene Eric (*** Jesus ***)
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To: Joe 6-pack
Thanks. See post 22.

Also, The second Nazi soldier questions if they are, in fact, the "baddies" of the war because there are skulls on their caps.

29 posted on 05/11/2011 5:29:38 PM PDT by kosciusko51
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To: EricT.; kosciusko51
Even Mosques.

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30 posted on 05/11/2011 6:03:44 PM PDT by ansel12 ( JIM DEMINT "I believe [Palins] done more for the Republican Party than anyone since Ronald Reagan")
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To: DFG

I’ve been pro-Maquis ever since Ro Laren defected.


31 posted on 05/11/2011 6:13:19 PM PDT by bamahead (Few men desire liberty; most men wish only for a just master. -- Sallust)
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To: Slings and Arrows


"Maquis al'akbar; Cardassia delenda est!"

32 posted on 05/11/2011 6:51:08 PM PDT by ApplegateRanch (Made in America, by proud American citizens, in 1946.)
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To: Snickering Hound

Seven of Nine was the kind of Borg that made you WANT to be assimilated.


33 posted on 05/11/2011 6:51:08 PM PDT by Free Vulcan (Vote Republican! You can vote Democrat when you're dead.)
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To: kosciusko51
Unlike the Germans, I don’t think our armed forces ever used a skull for their identification...

I am sure the Boneheads of the 95th Fighter Squadron will disagree


34 posted on 05/11/2011 9:08:29 PM PDT by JRios1968 (Of course Laz would hit it!)
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To: JRios1968

...and let’s not forget the Jolly Rogers of VFA-103.


36 posted on 05/11/2011 9:19:58 PM PDT by ultimate_truth=Bible
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To: bamahead
I can see that...


37 posted on 05/12/2011 11:39:01 AM PDT by Pyro7480 ("If you know how not to pray, take Joseph as your master, and you will not go astray." - St. Teresa)
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To: Pyro7480
I would argue that DS9 was the least utopian of the series, particularly after the Dominion War started.

That is after their rating started to slip. A majorities of Trekkies are like game-enthusiasts at the core. They want to see action in the drama.

DS9 was failing on that point, putting too many PC-episodes. So they made "belated awakening." As a side note, the first half of DS9 series would have appealed to uber PC German crowds.

38 posted on 05/12/2011 7:30:50 PM PDT by TigerLikesRooster (The way to crush the bourgeois is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation)
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To: KevinDavis; Perdogg; AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; ColdOne; ...

Thanks DFG.


39 posted on 05/15/2011 8:01:28 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (Thanks Cincinna for this link -- http://www.friendsofitamar.org)
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