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The borg are good and cool in exactly four trek eps:

Q Who - S02E16 (TNG)
The Best of Both Worlds, Part I - S03E26 (TNG)
The Best of Both Worlds, Part II - S04E01 (TNG)
I, Borg - S05E23 (TNG)

Every other time they show up in trek, they suck

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@Taweret And honestly, for a Star Trek species, 4 episodes is a pretty good run

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@bgcarlisle and even with the good eps, the idea that the borg would need Picard or anyone as a spokesperson was kinda bullshit and never rang true, but that two parter was hype as fuck so most of us give it a pass on that

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@Taweret If only that had been the worst Borg decision that Star Trek writers ever made

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@bgcarlisle yeah the movie fucked them up and then voyager did it's damnedest to destroy the last nanoprobes of borg coolness

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@Taweret I feel like Borg are to Star Trek as Daleks are to Doctor Who

They're just gonna keep writing episodes with them

But damned if the writers remember how to make them interesting

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@Taweret @bgcarlisle I enjoyed First Contact as a teenager, but giving the borg a queen was really a betrayal of the whole "no single point of failure" concept

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