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Fine motor skillsEdit

Actually, this is the term, meaning the ability to make small precise movements, as opposed to gross motor skills, which are bigger movements. [1]. He wasn't saying they were fine as opposed to lousy. :) The term "motor skills" appears elsewhere separately, but here it refers specifically to this sub-type of motor skills. --LauraCC (talk) 16:28, August 25, 2016 (UTC)

Okay. The only reason I changed the link was because I realized there's much more on-screen references to "motor skills" than to "fine motor skills". I guess it was the wrong choice; sorry. :( --Defiant (talk) 18:19, August 25, 2016 (UTC)

It's all right. Easily changed back. Possibly the two do belong on the same page, with the latter as a redirect. --LauraCC (talk) 18:20, August 25, 2016 (UTC)

Re - "Emissary" reference Edit

Thank you. I wondered why it showed up on another episode entirely. --LauraCC (talk) 16:41, September 19, 2016 (UTC)

Lol. You're welcome --Defiant (talk) 18:02, September 19, 2016 (UTC)

So can we add that to Rom's jobs in his character sidebar? Or was this role only suggested but never seen per se? --LauraCC (talk) 16:58, September 21, 2016 (UTC)

No idea; sorry. --Defiant (talk) 17:01, September 21, 2016 (UTC)

"Earth" link Edit

To distinguish between Earth's 18th century and another planet's. He said "your" as opposed to 18th century Vulcan or any other planet, for that matter. --LauraCC (talk) 18:18, September 21, 2016 (UTC)

Better to cite who he's actually talking to, I think, especially as no inference to a planet was made (you're just assuming it). Heck, for all we know, there may have been Human colonies from the future residing elsewhere in space that also included swashbucklers. --Defiant (talk) 18:26, September 21, 2016 (UTC)

Ouch. Nice parry. ;) --LauraCC (talk) 18:28, September 21, 2016 (UTC)

Lol. Thanks. --Defiant (talk) 18:35, September 21, 2016 (UTC)
...and to answer your question, no: there are not (yet) any images of Kevin Riley singing "...Kathleen". --Defiant (talk) 18:43, September 21, 2016 (UTC)

Cerium? Edit

Not sure if you'd seen it yet, but regarding this deletion discussion, your Devil in the Dark script might be helpful in confirming the right spelling. -- Capricorn (talk) 19:38, September 23, 2016 (UTC)

Alt E-A Edit

Going to need an answer to this. - Archduk3 16:29, September 30, 2016 (UTC)

Denobulan articleEdit

I'm not sure of the meaning of your reversion summary - the meaning of the sentence wasn't changed at all - but I'm simply changing a stylistically poor passive construction to something that isn't half-gibberish to readers, some of whom may not have English as a first language. If you need more detail on what "passive" means in this context, I'm happy to explain further. NokiaTouchscreen (talk) 02:40, October 10, 2016 (UTC)

I disagree it's "a stylistically poor passive construction" and "half-gibberish to readers." That's your subjective opinion and it seems like you're trying to force it on the community. I've reverted the edit to retain its relevancy to the Denobulans, as I already said in the edit summary (which it's actually called, not "reversion summary"). --Defiant (talk) 08:22, October 10, 2016 (UTC)

"Where No Man" question Edit

Is the term "reader screen (links)" from the script? --LauraCC (talk) 17:41, October 11, 2016 (UTC)

Not sure, and I don't really have time to research that. The script's online here, though: [2] --Defiant (talk) 17:46, October 11, 2016 (UTC)

Thanks. Which draft is it? --LauraCC (talk) 17:52, October 11, 2016 (UTC)

?? Can't you access the link? It says it's a revised final draft. --Defiant (talk) 17:53, October 11, 2016 (UTC)

Yeah, sorry. I don't know where my mind is. --LauraCC (talk) 17:55, October 11, 2016 (UTC)

Lol. It's okay. --Defiant (talk) 17:57, October 11, 2016 (UTC)

Just thought you'd like to know - from what I could tell, only the term "library-computer screen" is used. --LauraCC (talk) 18:06, October 11, 2016 (UTC)

Candelabra Edit

Sorry, should have clarified that it's seen
Enterprise chapel
here (top right). Does the script name it as such? --LauraCC (talk) 20:41, October 13, 2016 (UTC)
It doesn't refer to it at all. The first line of dialogue (Scott's) isn't in the script either, and the first mention of Rand is to say she is opening a book for Kirk on the podium. The book's shown on-screen, but I don't think her opening it is shown. --Defiant (talk) 20:45, October 13, 2016 (UTC)

I guess naming it what I did is a common sense call, then. --LauraCC (talk) 20:47, October 13, 2016 (UTC)

Indeed. Btw, I'm sorry, but the info I gave you is slightly incorrect; the mention of the book-opening is the second reference to Rand in the script. In the first instance, the script states, "The bride, ANGELA MARTINE, has stepped into the doorway, followed by her Bridesmaid. She gets a kiss on the cheek from Yeoman JANICE RAND... an air of radiant happiness in the room, contrasting with Kirk's puzzled concern." But yeah, you're right, re: candelabra. --Defiant (talk) 20:51, October 13, 2016 (UTC)

Oh, and caught another reference for you- master. Kirk says, "Since the days of the first wooden vessels, all shipmasters have had one happy privilege. That of uniting two people in the bonds of matrimony." --LauraCC (talk) 20:53, October 13, 2016 (UTC)

Thanks. :) --Defiant (talk) 21:09, October 13, 2016 (UTC)

Made the article. Though a zoomed in pic of her lighting it might be better? --LauraCC (talk) 21:17, October 13, 2016 (UTC)

There's a good shot of her doing so when Kirk first stands on the platform. And the same shot also shows the book. --Defiant (talk) 21:22, October 13, 2016 (UTC)

Mark Lenard in "Journey to Babel" Edit

Undo of my edit, that Mark Lenard played a Romulan commander before the role of Sarek

Undo comment: "-a badly fm note the type of which we don't list on episode pages, as it's much more suitable for the page about the actor"

Hey come on...this is very interesting info! And the right place is in the "Cast" section of this episode's article. There is much more trivial stuff in other "Cast" sections for other episodes and a lot of other info which is far less important – e.g., I do not really care if a costume is re-used from another episode, but if a main actor played another (major) role in a previous season episode, it is important!)

When I, as a fan, read the background info for this episode, I would be thankful if someone gave a hint that Sarek played the Romulan Commander in "Balance of Terror". If I want more info, I go to the page about the actor.

That's why I made this edit. ( 21:37, October 14, 2016 (UTC))

Sorry, but I would ordinarily agree with you, if this hadn't already been decided on by community consensus a long time ago. So, you're really addressing the wrong person about this issue. If you really feel strongly about this, you should probably address the community in general about it, in the forum. --Defiant (talk) 22:35, October 14, 2016 (UTC)

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