The Borg are a fictional pseudo-race of cybernetic organisms depicted in the Star Trek universe. "Resistance is Futile"

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Why aren't Earth humans considered Species 001?

In the book trilogy, Star Trek: Destiny, the Borg are first created when two injured, dying, and slightly deranged Caeliar unnaturally merged/assimilated two humans that were with them when their ship ...
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Have we ever seen a female Borg drone 'extra'?

Certainly there have been female Borg, such as: The Borg Queen Seven of Nine Riley Frazier of "Unity" Marika Wilkarah of "Survival Instinct" But have we even seen a run-of-the-mill Borg drone ...
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Can Borg identify members of the Q?

In "Q Who" and "Q2," one or more Borg Drones find themselves in the same space as a member of the Q Continuum. On the Enterprise in "Q Who," Q is in Engineering, and on Voyager's bridge, Q's son is ...
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Have the Borg nanoprobes been copied by the Federation?

The "Borg nanoprobe" seems to be the Borg's most powerful weapon. The Federation and others obviously have similar technology but have they ever copied, developed or controlled Borg nanoprobe tech? ...
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How smart are Borg nanoprobes?

By this I mean the following aspects of the same question: Can an individual nanoprobe act intelligently? Can a collection of nanoprobes (say in the same host) communicate with each other and act ...
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Has any civilization NOT resisted assimilation by the Borg?

"We are the Borg, lower your shields, resistance is futile." 'OK, shields are down. We are pacifists. Please come in. Would you like some tea or something while you make drones?' Has anyone ever not ...
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Are the Borg a species?

We see that they assimilate/absorb many different species. With that said, are the Borg themselves considered a species unto themselves?
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Can the Borg Queen be any species? [duplicate]

The Borg Queen we've seen so far (2 different actresses) have been species 125. This implies they assimilated 124 species before selecting a... leader. Shouldn't she be species #1 or can any species ...
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What do the Borg think perfection is?

The Borg Queen tells us in 'First Contact' that they seek perfection. What do they view as perfection? They assimilate every race they think would benefit them. "Your biological and technological ...
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Are Borg Drones humanoid?

In "Q Who," while seeing a Borg Drone for the first time in Engineering, Q tells Picard that the invading Borg is "an enhanced humanoid" ("humanoid" as defined in the "Memory Alpha") Now, Q is Q, and ...
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What's the first aired episode where we hear the Borg say “resistance is futile”

IIRC the first episode we see them in is TNG's Q Who when Q throws the Enterprise into another quadrant to prove to Picard that they aren't ready for what's out there, but I don't recall whether they ...
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Why does Seven of Nine pronounce “Futile” differently than Locutus?

Before Seven of Nine was freed from the Borg collective by the Voyager crew, she was designated to speak on behalf of the Collective. Of course, she said the famous Borg phrase "Resistance is Futile". ...
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Can the Borg adapt against bullets? [duplicate]

I was watching Star Trek: First Contact again, and one thing I noticed was the scene where Picard mows down a couple of Borg drones with a Tommy gun. It got me wondering if the Borg could adapt to ...
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Why did the Borg cube in Star Trek first contact have no shields?

It's quite clear when the Cube is first hit, and when you see the Defiant firing its phaser cannons, that every shot is breaching their hull. The Enterprise takes out their tractor beam with 2 shots. ...
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How could the Borg be patrolling the border of fluidic space?

In "Unimatrix Zero", Axom says he's on a scout ship patrolling the border of fluidic space. I thought that fluidic space was in another dimension/ parallel universe and can only be entered through a ...
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Did Seven of Nine always know about the Borg Queen?

Did Seven of Nine always know there was a Borg Queen? She never mentioned it before, but in Dark Frontier when she was confronted by the Queen she didn't seem surprised at all.
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Is there an in-universe explanation as to why the Borg look and behave differently in The Next Generation than in First Contact/Voyager? [duplicate]

Is there an in-universe explanation, not just about the way they look, but for the fact the Borg behave differently in The Next Generation, compared to First Contact and Voyager? Guinan's comments ...
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Could you fit a Borg cube in the Voth city-ship?

Would the Voth city-ship be able to hold a Borg cube inside of it? It's obvious it would be able to hold hundreds of Galaxy-class ships or even a few Deep Space Nines, so would it be able to fit a ...
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Is the Borg Sphere in Voy: Drone that same as the ones seen in Voy: Dark Frontier or First Contact

In the episode "Drone", the sphere that was on the way to intercept them was described as a long range tactical vessel with ablative hull armor. Is this Borg Sphere identical to the Sphere ...
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Does the destruction of the Borg transwarp Hub have any effect on the other transwarp conduits?

At the end of "Endgame," the Borg transwarp hub was destroyed. Does that have any effect on the transwarp conduits that are generated using the transwarp coils on Borg vessels?
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Do the Borg have treaties with more advanced species?

Do the Borg have non-aggression pacts with more advanced species, with the queen or other kinds of Borg hierarchy acting as spokesperson?
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Are the Borg aware of the Q?

Is the Borg Collective aware of the Q continuum? The Borg cube near System J-25 in the Delta Quadrant, must have seen the Enterprise disappear in front of them and completely off long range sensors. ...
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Did the Borg Queen order the Voyager/Borg alliance?

Is there any evidence the Borg Queen was the one who agreed to the alliance between Voyager and the Borg against Species 8472? The Borg were acting their usual selves when Janeway approached them ...
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Could the Borg Queen be freed from the Collective?

Could the Borg Queen to be freed from the Collective? She’s the same as every other drone: abducted and assimilated against her will when she was a child. Can assume that it would be a similar case ...
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Is there a link between the Vogon's “Resistance is Useless” and the Borg's “Resistance is Futile”?

In the Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy we read: FORD: Alright, just stop panicking! ARTHUR: Who said anything about panicking?!? This is still just a culture shock. FORD: Arthur! ...
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Does Picard have his arm removed?

In Best of Both World's Picard is shown to have a prosthetic arm. Was his real arm removed, or was the prosthetic simply ontop of his real arm/hand? If his hand/arm was removed, does he then ...
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How was Seven of Nine the seventh of nine people to be assimilated?

As a girl, Annika Hansen was assimilated into the Collective, along with her parents, and named Seven of Nine. Who were the other six people who were assimilated along with them?
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Why is there no Borg threat in the DS9 series?

The Borg are a major threat in Star Trek: TNG and Star Trek: Voyager (I haven't watched the latter, but looking at this it seems is). Those two series happen at roughly the same time as DS9, but the ...
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TNG Episode Best of Both Worlds Part One, Joret 4: are they standing in the right place?

Let me set a scene. Riker and co. beam down to jouret 4. Behind them is rock/plant wilderness (no sign of blast damage), and in front of them is a giant mat painting of a miles wide crater. Riker asks ...
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Why do The Borg refer to themselves simply as 'Borg'?

Here we see the assimilated Captain Picard as Locutus I am Locutus of Borgemphasis mine Why do The Borg refer to themselves simply as Borg? Linguistically challenged or just ultra cool? ...
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Q Who - Was it a warning or did it cause the Borg threat?

I had always assumed that the encounter with the Borg in "Q Who" had alerted the Borg to the Federation presence and that it was because of this encounter that they sent the cube that attacked Earth ...
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Why didn't the Borg have/use cloak technology?

As we know the Borg have assimilated thousands of species. Still none of the Borg vessels seems to have or use cloak technology. Cloak technology is not something that is THAT hard to develop. ...
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Why did the Federation gather at Wolf 359 to stop the Borg from reaching Earth?

In the episode The Best of Both Worlds, Part II an admiral says that the Enterprise has bought them valuable time so that they can amass a large fleet at Wolf 359. Wolf 359 is 7.795 light years away ...
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Why didn't Captain Picard destroy the Borg ship encountered in the “Q-Who” episode?

In the TNG Season 2 episode "Q-Who", Captain Picard frees the Enterprise-D from the Borg tractor beam with three damaging phaser blasts. Clearly the Enterprise inflicted significant damage on the ...
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How long did it take the Borg to get from Wolf 359 to Earth?

In the Star Trek: TNG episode, 'The Best of Both Worlds, Part 2' the Enterprise-d arrives at the site of the Battle of Wolf 359. They find the fleet completely destroyed. How long after the battle ...
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Would the Borg assimilate a 20 century Earth?

If the Borg found Earth in 20 century or early 21st century, such as 2015, would they assimilate humanity? If they thought Earth is too primitive to their use, would they just leave Earth alone for ...
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What does “The Best of Both Worlds” refer to?

Two of the most famous episodes of The Next Generation are "The Best of Both Worlds" Parts 1 and 2, in which Picard is assimilated by the Borg and Riker and the remaining crew are faced with the ...
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In ST: “First Contact” why weren't the Borg able to differentiate Picard and Lily from the other characters in the holodeck?

ST "First Contact": (they enter a nineteen-thirties night club pursued by two Borg) MAITRE D': I'm sorry, gentlemen but we're closing, and you do understand we have a strict dress code? So ...
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Could The Borg assimilate a changeling? [duplicate]

I was curious whether The Borg had ever encountered Odo's species, and would be possible to assimilate them?
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Do the Borg have any plans after assimilating all they want?

We know that the Borg's aim is to assimilate all worthy species to attain perfection. But the thought struck me: what then? The Borg seem to preoccupy themselves with assimilation, and this takes up ...
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Star Trek Voyager : Episode Scorpion, Red alert music when 8472 attack the Borg

I know this is an unusual question, I hope it is not closed. I am looking specifically for the ringtone used in series Star trek Voyager, episode Scorpion. It happens when 7of9, Janeway and Tuvok are ...
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Any idea why the Ferengi are classed as Species 180, by the Borg?

If we take it that the Borg assign species coding, based on contact, how are the Ferengi so low in the chart? I believe that 7of9 called them Species 180. Were the Borg in the Alpha Quadrant really ...
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Strange orders and plot-points in TNG: “Descent”

I just rewatched the Star Trek: The Next Generation episode "Descent" and I'm somewhat baffled. After Data goes missing, and Riker is already on the surface, this occurs: PICARD: I'm going to ...
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Do the Borg have a pre-programmed directive?

I always wonder why the Borg behave the way they do, and exactly how their collective thinks. Do they strive for dominance and perfection because they are programmed to do so, or is the collective ...
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Did anything ever become of the particular Borg resistance movement that was created in the Voyager episode “Unimatrix Zero?”

ST Voyager "Unimatrix Zero": JANEWAY: Well, Unimatrix Zero may be gone but it looks like the resistance is alive and kicking. With any luck, the Collective may never be the same. SEVEN: ...
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Did 7 of 9 ever hear from or meet up with Axum again after the Episode “Unimatrix Zero?”

JANEWAY: Well, Unimatrix Zero may be gone but it looks like the resistance is alive and kicking. With any luck, the Collective may never be the same. SEVEN: Korok said he would try to ...
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Did Tuvok, B'Elanna, and Janeway live the rest of their lives with Borg implants/technology inside of them?

ST Voyager "Unimatrix Zero": Chief medical officer's log, stardate 54014.4. It's been forty eight hours since the away team returned to Voyager. Thanks to the neural suppressant, I've been ...
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How was General Korok able to take control of a Borg Sphere, and in such a short amount of time?

In the episode there are a small amount of Borg that are able to go to Unimatrix Zero and are able to retain their individuality while regenerating. ST Voyager "Unimatrix Zero": AXUM: You used ...
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Why weren't civilians evacuated before the fleet at Wolf 359 engaged the borg?

In the Star Trek: TNG two-parter Best of Both Worlds, Starfleet assembles a fleet of 40 ships to engage the Borg at Wolf 359. In Deep Space Nine's first episode, Emissary, we learn that civilians ...
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How is it possible that 7 of 9's 24th century ocular implant is better at detecting disruptions in space-time than a 29th century Federation timeship?

Star Trek Voyager "Relativity": BRAXTON: For some reason, I always think you'll remember. I'm Captain Braxton. This is Lieutenant Ducane. You're aboard the Federation Timeship Relativity. ...