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Convinced that the folks on Planet 4 are not Engineers

K-Theory

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Posted May-19-2017 4:03 PM

Did you see that king "Engineer" dressed in white? 

What about all the peasant looking Engineers? 

Why do the people look like ancient commoners? 

Aren't these supposed to be great scientists who have mastered space travel, science, and mathematics? 


No. Their buildings look worse than those in Ancient Rome. 

How come they have no ships other than the scorpion?

How come there is absolutely NO technology in the citadel? 

After answering all of these questions, it is logically IMPOSSIBLE that these are Engineers. I don't care if they use the Engineers' language because apparently, we did, too (Proto-Indo-European). 

Can't wait for the Bluray to come out to zoom in on these brutes. 


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Phallic Jaw

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Posted May-19-2017 6:45 PM

Agree.  I don't care what anybody else on here says...nor Ridley himself.  The man has lost it.

I've seen things you people wouldn't believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion.  I watched Androids blow and finger each other's flutes.

Dr. Curt Connors

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Posted May-19-2017 6:55 PM

Yes he has surely lost it indeed @Phallic Jaw. He's cuckoo for cocaine sniffs (puffs didn't really fit).

splatterpunk

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Posted May-19-2017 7:04 PM

Well they are an alien species. Just saying. Hopefully we will find out. I think a big problem people have is why don't they have this why don't they do that. Perhaps they advance in certain technologies and not others. Maybe they are space hippies. They are aliens. We don't know anything about them really. Perhaps their planet was ravaged by war or they fought a Great War with other aliens. Stop thinking of it from our perspective. 

We are just along for the ride as humans in this great big universe...

Phallic Jaw

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Posted May-19-2017 7:17 PM

I just really love continuity, Spatterpunk.  Sorry if this makes me a bad person. Lol

I've seen things you people wouldn't believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion.  I watched Androids blow and finger each other's flutes.

mercury26

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Posted May-19-2017 8:17 PM

Ditto, they are not engineers.  I believe they were another race created by the engineers in the same way humans were created.  Earth may have had a docking system before humans on Earth fell into disfavor.  I agree it looks like all the people came out to greet the Engineers who had come to visit and maybe provide their gifts.  

splatterpunk

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Posted May-19-2017 8:21 PM

We will find out. None of us know. Hasn't anything over the last what five years taught you guys anything. We don't know until we see the next one or the final one whatever. I'm sticking with space hippies;)

 

Seriously some of you guys build such ideas in your head then you get dissapointed when it's not what you thought. Relax, enjoy. Most of the time everyone is wrong. In the chance someone gets lucky they spaz out, I called it. 

Then when something is leaked or released everyone changes everything and starts all over. It's a vicious cycle. No wonder some of you guys are so miserable...

Dídac

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Posted May-19-2017 10:03 PM

I believe they are what the Engineers wanted us humans and Earth to be. They were in Awe when they saw the ship, almost as if they were meeting their creators again. I also found it odd that the planet did not contain any ships for David to escape in. The planet and Engineers in that planet were most likely in the initial development or it was a prison of bad citizens

Dr. Curt Connors

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Posted May-19-2017 10:14 PM

spitter splatter    I am miserable cause I had to watch Alien: Covenant okay, give me a break, haha.

Dr. Curt Connors

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Posted May-19-2017 10:19 PM

Hey Phallic I find your comments very funny, I wish you felt the same way about mine, haha. For real though I do

splatterpunk

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Posted May-19-2017 10:29 PM

Sucks man you hated it that much. I'm still a buzz with just seeing it. I have to watch it again and let time sink in. Sometimes over time I change my opinion on movies I've liked or disliked. Right now I'ml like yay. The real question is how will I feel a few months from now.

Dr. Curt Connors

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Posted May-19-2017 10:34 PM

@spitter splatter   Well I hope you continue to like it. I am just having fun ripping it cause after I saw it and most of today, well now yesterday where I am, I was pissed. Now I'm in the phase where I've gotten past the anger now I'm just gonna rip it apart.

K-Theory

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Posted May-20-2017 6:41 PM

The movie looked so sloppy. Maybe because I saw it in ULTRAVX ... But still, the scenes were obviously cut very short and I could see the whole thing was a rushed shitfest. The POTENTIAL that this film had and the fact that Scott gave in to Fox's demands cheeses me. Most of these complaining bitches like Cameron's Aliens more than the holy grail of all science fiction, Alien, anyway. 

LV426Qeen

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Posted May-20-2017 7:31 PM

I was purely disappointed.  Nothing of the prologue previews played out.  We went straight into havoc and never got to "know" the crew.  It lost all emotion for me.  And the neomorphs were the best thing on the movie.  I can understand the black goo creating them so quickly and their births and growth so abrupt.  But the facehugger and xenomorph?  A facehugger that can impregnate a crew member in seconds on contact?  No gestation time?  To give birth to a chestburster that grows rapidly?  No skin shedding, it just grows and waves "Hi there" to daddy David?  No imagination to this movie that even gave an inkling of clue to the space jockey or the creature, the perfect organism, found by the Nostromo...  I'm just in utter disgust...

 

Capola

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Posted May-20-2017 9:35 PM

Agreed!! There's no way in hell those were the same type of engineers we saw in Prometheus. I believe they were some type of subspecies.

Xenocentric

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Posted May-20-2017 9:40 PM

Is it not possible they are just another seeded colony like Earth? Perhaps with closer DNA to engineers than us?

K-Theory

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Posted May-21-2017 1:06 PM

That is what I believe, Xenocentric. 

Cry Havoc

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Posted May-21-2017 5:43 PM

I have a feeling they stole the biomechanical tech. From something bigger. Which would explain why the Engineer in Prometheus looked too small for the Space Jockey chair on the Juggernaut.

colonialsoldier

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Posted May-21-2017 5:58 PM

Well, I guess David wanted to use the ship to navigate and return to the Engineer home world.  I guess David intends to kill every species that is not an Android.  

I think this is the person you need to seek and ask.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Logan_(writer)

 

Wikipedia needs to be updated

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alien:_Covenant

The two Neomorphs attack the remaining crew members and kill Ankor. The crew manages to kill one of the aliens before David, the sole survivor of the Prometheus mission, rescues the crew and leads them to a city full of Engineer corpses. David informs the crew that upon his and Dr. Elizabeth Shaw's arrival at the planet, their Engineer ship accidentally released a black liquid bioweapon which killed the native population, and that the ship crashed in the ensuing chaos, killing Shaw. As the crew members attempt to radio the Covenant for help, the surviving Neomorph infiltrates the city and decapitates Rosenthal, who was separated from the others. David attempts to communicate with the creature and is horrified when Oram kills it. At Oram's demand, David reveals that the aliens are a result of his experimenting with the black liquid to create a new species. He leads Oram to an incubation chamber and tricks Oram into being embraced by a facehugger, which implants Oram with an embryo. A Protomorph soon erupts from Oram's chest, killing him.

As the others search for Oram and Rosenthal, Walter confronts David after realizing that David had deliberately unleashed the black liquid upon the Engineers.

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May 19th, 2017

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Ridley Scott returns to the universe he created in ALIEN with ALIEN: COVENANT, the second chapter in a prequel trilogy that began with PROMETHEUS -- and connects directly to Scott’s 1979 seminal work of science fiction. Bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, the crew of the colony ship Covenant discovers what they think is an uncharted paradise, but is actually a dark, dangerous world -- whose sole inhabitant is the "synthetic" David (Michael Fassbender), survivor of the doomed Prometheus expedition.

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