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Scotty beams up.

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by slugworth, Jul 20, 2005.


  1. slugworth

    slugworth Banned

    Jun 12, 2003
    So. Calif.
  2. Selta

    Selta

    Feb 6, 2002
    Pacific Northwet
    Total fanboi of: Fractal Audio, AudiKinesis Cabs, Dingwall basses
  3. Gard

    Gard Commercial User

    Mar 31, 2000
    Greensboro, NC, USA
    General Manager, Roscoe Guitars
    :(

    One of the icons of my life is gone.

    I read his bio just now, I had no idea he'd been in the Canadian Army in WWII and had gone ashore on Juno Beach on D-Day....
     
  4. nonsqtr

    nonsqtr The emperor has no clothes!

    Aug 29, 2003
    Burbank CA USA
    JD is one of the great icons in American culture, IMO.

    "How long to re-fit?" -- Kirk

    "Eight weeks. But you don't have eight weeks, so I'll do it for you in two." -- Scotty

    "Do you always multiply your repair estimates by a factor of four?" -- Kirk

    "How else to maintain my reputation as a miracle worker?" -- Scotty

    "Your reputation is safe with me." -- Kirk

    :D
     
  5. P. Aaron

    P. Aaron Supporting Member

    Indeed a fine actor. RIP I dug the old Star Trek. Simple, traditional, and not too fancy.

    Tractor drivin' Eddie Albert(Green Acres) is also a D-Day veteran.
     
  6. MAJOR METAL

    MAJOR METAL HARVESTER OF SORROW Staff Member Supporting Member

    Rest in Peace James.
     
  7. MAJOR METAL

    MAJOR METAL HARVESTER OF SORROW Staff Member Supporting Member

    - Star Trek III " The Search for Spock" I really enjoyed that film as a youth and even more so now. :)
     
  8. Arrr, laddy-bucks.

    'Tis a sad day, but 85 is a good run in any book. ;)

    Scotty, the one who always somehow found "POWA," when Kirk needed it. :)

    RIP, James.

    Mike
     
  9. keb

    keb

    Mar 30, 2004
    RIP Scotty, thanks for the childhood memories.
     
  10. slugworth

    slugworth Banned

    Jun 12, 2003
    So. Calif.
    Ironic. Today marks the 36th anniversary of the first lunar landing.

    Slug
     
  11. kserg

    kserg

    Feb 20, 2004
    London, UK
    RIP... you made my insomia in early years so much more fun:)
     
  12. Bassic83

    Bassic83

    Jul 26, 2004
    Texas, USSA
    I started to post a thread on this, but then I saw this one so I deleted it.

    I would have loved to have sat down with him for a few hours and talked. Really interesting guy, always one of my favorites on Star Trek. It was him and Spock, for the most part. And he became a father for what, the eighth time or something at 80? Talk about some Dilithium Crystals!

    James, you will be sorely missed. :bawl:
     
  13. He was the "engineering" hero for a whole lot of folks, and the only man who could really ever power the Enterprise. Thank you, Scotty, for a lifetime of great sci-fi memories.

    Go with God, James, and may your reward be great. :) We celebrate your life!
     
  14. Rest in peace. What a classic show, and a classic character. :(
     
  15. Yogi Bear

    Yogi Bear Supporting Member

    Aug 14, 2000
  16. Snarf

    Snarf

    Jan 23, 2005
    New York, NY
    It's too bad he couldn't really break the laws of physics . . .

    Though I could never really dig the original series (I'm a big TNG and DS9 freak), I LOVED the movies, and Scotty was always brilliant.

    RIP James Doohan.
     
  17. nonsqtr

    nonsqtr The emperor has no clothes!

    Aug 29, 2003
    Burbank CA USA
    Kirk: "Scotty! We need more core !"

    Scott: "But, sarr, I dinnae want tae chance unwrapping the wrap drive."

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    "Laddie. Don't you think you should... rephrase that?" -- Scotty, "The Trouble with Tribbles", stardate 4523.3

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    "A can nae change the laws of physics. I've got to have thirty minutes." -- Scotty, The Naked Time, stardate 1704.3, Episode 7

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    "It's ummm... It's ummm... It's green." -- Scotty, "By Any Other Name"

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    - She's supposed to have a transwarp drive...
    - Aye, and if my grandmother had a wheel, she'd be a waggon!
    - Sulu and Scotty discussing the Excelsior.

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    - She's all yours, sir. All systems automated and ready. A chimpanzee and two trainees could run her!
    - Thank you, Mr. Scott, I'll try not to take that personally.
    Scotty and Kirk

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    - The more they overthink the plumbing, the easier it is to stop up the drain.
    Scotty about the USS Excelsior.

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    "Do not use while in Spacedock."
    Sign above the lavatory in the Enterprise brig