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post #11 of 15 (permalink) Old 03-26-09, 12:30 PM Thread Starter
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40,000 people abandoned technology and left themselves vulnerable to a bunch of primitives, illness, starvation... the list goes on. They thought fuck it lets make stone tools and chop down trees etc...

If Hera is the human we're all decended from why talk about "mating" with the primitives?

Why did they split the fleet up all over the planet? I don't recall them doing that on New Caprica.

It was a corny and stupid way to tie the loose ends together. The writers lost the plot halfway through season 4 and decided to cut it off in the most unbelievable fashion to concentrate on "Caprica" - which lets face it, sounds crap.

BSG was ruined for me with that lame excuse of an ending.
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Hmm i havn't seen the end yet because they are at the 3rd staff in Germany.
But by all i have read since today and see the lame episodes that goes on, i begin to hate it. The Writer should give uo his license and give it to one that has the right background in his head to make a realy great BSG out of it!
Tha last time i have seen this shit of Psychodelic Moviesamplemixing was in the Anime Serie : Neon Genesis Evangelion last Episode. Here some infos, there some infos, betwen them some nonsense...
The new BSG is a Sci Fi Soap and nothing more! It has some cool elements in it, but since new Caprica is is lame!

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The thing is with the abandoning the technology folks are forgetting is they where running really low. Medical supplies almost gone, manufactoring ability almost gone, fuel almost gone, all of this was mentioned through series four. On top of that folks with the know-how to correct these problems where low as well, and didn't have the tools for the job anyway.
I mean I know anti-biotics and asprin are really important, but could I make my own; frak no and thats the problem people are not thinking about.

Would some probably of brought the ships down maybe, but also if they are about to loose their fuel and ability to run, why would you want a massive piece of enviromental disaster waiting to happen as it rots and decays.

Yeah there are holes, but its not like they just got naked, they reference they are building farms and cabins, not living in caves etc.
They had limited supplies, probably whats left of the medical stuff split out between them and they where also using tents as noted when Apollo and Starbuck saw Bill carrying Laura to the Raptor. So they didn't jump back to an imediate stone age, but they where restarting afresh with the knowledge they'd need to get homes and stuff up before their final supplies ran out.

I watched it a second time last night as well, and liked it even more.

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im mixed... i like that they didnt leave us hanging... but i also feel like it was a little messy.

With Jericho.. they had 4 episodes to finish the story, and did a great job..

BSG had 20.. and they kinda got lost.

Starbuck.. i love her.. but what is she..they never really explain. If the blonde cylon was a guardian angel, why did she nuke all the humans to begin with? Hera.. pffft.. waste of time..
"Lets save the girl, she's the key"...TO WHAT?? She added nothing. Just an excuse to wrap it all up.

I did like the "All along the watchtower" theme... being the co-ordinates.. that was cool. The battle scenes in the first couple of seasons were great... the final battle.. too messy... not enough focus on the fighters.

And Baltar being saved.. I really wanted to see him burn for his actions.. but im evil. lol

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Ye im one of those in the Mixed feelings crowd, there were bits i liked, and bits i didnt.

I liked the "All this has happened before, and will happen again" thing, although i tend to take it as a Fate message rather than a Political one (robots/technology etc), and i liked how that linked back in with when that was said back in S1.

How all the main charaters were left however left me with a bit nasty taste. All those people who had lived/fought/died with each other for years, you would have thought they would at least want to stick together for a bit. I mean i never thought for a second that they would all survive and live happily ever after, especially Laura who we knew was a gonner from pretty early on, but i thought there would be a bit of community spirit after all they had gone through.

I think ill have to watch it again tbh

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