Talk:"Lest We Forget"

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Aerilon(?)

As I set about to my little Aerilon->Aerelon crusade, I ran into this one and it stopped me. I verified the quote against the blog and noted that this article did quote him accurately. Is this just a typo on his part (that should be left alone, as that is how the source is)? I'll leave it alone for now. --Steelviper 15:45, 6 December 2005 (EST)

Well, since we're quoting him, the most we should do is put a [sic] after the spelling. It does give me pause though - have we seen this name spelled out on screen? --Peter Farago 06:16, 7 December 2005 (EST)
I had the same thought. I've not seen it on screen. However, on Scifi.com's ships page, it says that the Celestra is of "Aerilon registry". I know that's not canon, but that's two for two on references that spell it that way (granted both are hosted on scifi.com). Hopefully somebody can come up with a concrete canonical source (one way or the other). --Steelviper 10:05, 7 December 2005 (EST)
Does it mention anyhting in the companion book about the correct spelling? --Mercifull (Talk/Contribs) 04:22, 1 August 2006 (CDT)

I've got a much larger version of this image

It came from the Reproduction Props Forum, yet again. The notes I have say it was originally scanned from the companion volume. A kinda rough scan, I ran it through Photoshop to clean it up a little. Some of the graininess is part of the original and when printed out at the correct size, gives the same look that the props do from the show. Click to See Image --Scotchfairy 15:50, 31 July 2006 (CDT)

Upload. The Wiki should automatically realize it on the article. :) --Shane (T - C - E) 15:56, 31 July 2006 (CDT)
I uploaded it, would be good if you can fill out the relevant details tho Scotchfairy --Mercifull (Talk/Contribs) 16:14, 31 July 2006 (CDT)
I don't have a copy of the companion book to get details. As I said, this came to me by way of the RPF. I'd assume that the copyright probably still belongs to either Sky One/Sci Fi Channel, or to the photographer. That's one you'd have to have the physical book in hand to find out (it'd be in the photo credits). Considering how bereft of any origins most images are on the net, I thought I was doing well to have kept any info on where this one came from... And am I supposed to be tagging my entries, or is that something special for editors? --Scotchfairy 00:40, 2 August 2006 (CDT)
Any one can, but sometimes we don't know the source. I'll look though my database for the image. See if I can't find the official credits for it. --Shane (T - C - E) 00:51, 2 August 2006 (CDT)

Lest We Forget

It totally makes sense that this quote would be a reference to some shitty american movie and has nothing to do with the Ode of Remembrance or practically every war memorial service held throughout the British Commonwealth. Is this Ronald Moore quote from a podcast or something? --KLEBESTIFT 16:14, 12 May 2007 (somewhereST)

The quote is from the season 1 DVD commentary for the episode. And yes, despite the UK getting top honors in playing season 1 of the series before the US viewers would see it, Battlestar Galactica is an American property written with the perspective of American writers, not the British. For that perspective, us Yankees enjoy the writing of Doctor Who. Keep in mind that Battlestar's production (from not only the current series but a failed 2001 Original Series continuation) were directly influenced by the September 11 2001 terrorist attacks in New York. The events of that incident shut down and eventally cancelled the continuation, and the mood of the attack was recreated in the Re-imagined Series. Sorry, but Battlestar is flavored with American perspective. --Spencerian 18:46, 11 May 2007 (CDT)