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In the TNG episode "Disaster", could Worf have given an order to a higher ranking officer?

In the real world, you have what Star Trek often alludes to: the conn Within the U.S. Coast Guard, Shipyard and U.S. Navy, the captain of a vessel typically selects a junior officer to perform the ...
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Is there a canonical example in the Star Trek TNG/Voyager/DS9 era of a junior officer giving a mistake order that a senior must correct?

In the episode VOY: Equinox, Chakotay orders a more junior officer to relinquish his weapon in order to show an alien species that they're friendly. Janeway overrides his order and insists that they ...
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In the TNG episode "Disaster", could Worf have given an order to a higher ranking officer?

There was a similar situation in the episode The Arsenal Of Freedom. This was a first season episode. In the first season Geordi was usually on the Bridge, and there was a series of temporary Chief ...
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In the TNG episode "Disaster", could Worf have given an order to a higher ranking officer?

There are effectively two distinct questions here. Can Worf order higher-ranked officers around? Worf has been given a direct order by the ship's First Officer; to remain in place and support injured ...
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Why are Remans telepathic when Romulans are not?

It's simple and can be attributed to a few explanations. I feel the overall ambitions and centuries of Romulan culture, values, and eventually speciation caused the loss or at least malignant ...
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Why Did Scotty Not Go Insane?

I think there is a lot of evidence that in real life our perception of time (and in fact all perception) is based on electrochemical processes. How those processes proceed if one is in a pattern ...
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How many times was a member of TNG's Enterprise crew "not themselves"?

Some of these are a stretch, but get at what you describe in which a crew member is not themselves. S1: The Naked Now: Crew experiences symptoms similar to alcohol intoxication S1: Datalore. Data is ...
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Is there a canonical definition of "emotion" that spells out what Data can and cannot feel?

I think what explains your confusion is this. Data doesn't not feel emotion because it's somehow lacking in his design. Data doesn't feel emotion as a safety feature. Data is an interesting character. ...
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If you exit a timeline, are there some remnants left in your memory?

An answer to this question could be very long and complicated unless we focus on a specific scenario. So in an attempt to keep this (relatively) concise, I'm going to focus on the scenario I think you ...
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Did the Star Trek TNG font originate in Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom?

There is little to no similarity in the actual glyphs. I suspect you're getting confused by both being a sans serif font having a similar capitalization, font weight, italicization and using a bright ...
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Did the Star Trek TNG font originate in Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom?

No, the two are completely and obviously different. The A E W R K are completely different (rounded in the Indiana Jones, squarer in TNG). Other looks at credits show major differences in the M and B. ...
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