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Could a Borg assimilate a Changeling?

FiveofSevenTAU01

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Report this Sep. 30 2005, 1:51 am

Please vote!!! You don't have to give a reason for your choice. I just want more people to tell me their opinion by voting!!

LtNicholasReitt

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Report this Sep. 30 2005, 6:57 am

No becouse the Changelings dont hvae blood cellce for the borg nano probes to asimulate.

Earth_Three

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Report this Sep. 30 2005, 8:34 am

^agree with

Vold

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Report this Sep. 30 2005, 9:36 am

1. The Raven don't have blood cells, yet it was assimilated
2. The transport ship in antartica don't have blood cells, yet it was assimilated
3. The Enterprise systems don't have blood cells, yet it was assimilated
4. The Doctor's Mobile Emitter don't have blood cells, yet it was assimilated

fact is, Borg nanites don't need bloodcells to assimilate anything.

organic target just so happened to have blood streams. It helps flow the nanites around "Fast"
hence the nanites get to be all around quicker. But that doesn't mean its the only way to assimilate.
After all, they got legs. :D

But while they are in there, they assimilate the blood cells, Improving it. The best their biological blueprints can.

Changelings are liquid, nanites can flow all around quick. Any form it takes, the nanites can still study their cells. They'd bound to find something useful no matter how tiny it is.

almost anything is assimilatable, its a matter of study.

only defense, is to attack the nanites itself.
now changelings are assimilatable, but they got a good method of defending themselves. But we're not sure how effective it is. nanites can multiply quick.

another defense, is if the item is made of something the Borg can't yet penetrate. But everything has a way to be penetrated once understood.
Even neutron star materials. After all the Doomsday Machines are made from Neutron Star material, so whoever made them must have found a way to utilize it.

domo_arigato

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Report this Sep. 30 2005, 2:40 pm

i'd imagine so but they would have to find them first and survive the Jem Hadar attack force

Hathaway

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Report this Sep. 30 2005, 3:02 pm

I don't see why not. Though what use a changelling drone would be to the collective begs a few different questions.

LtNicholasReitt

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Report this Sep. 30 2005, 3:19 pm

Quote (Vold @ Sep. 30 2005, 9:36 am)
1. The Raven don't have blood cells, yet it was assimilated
2. The transport ship in antartica don't have blood cells, yet it was assimilated
3. The Enterprise systems don't have blood cells, yet it was assimilated
4. The Doctor's Mobile Emitter don't have blood cells, yet it was assimilated

Ok but computers have chips and stuff, what the heck are they going the assimilat from the Changelings?

Jason_M_Craz

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Report this Sep. 30 2005, 3:38 pm

Their Morphegenic matrix. It's entirely possible that the nanoprobes would assimilate the whole thing rather quickly, once the Changeling was first injected.(They're liquid inside..)

Vold

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Report this Sep. 30 2005, 8:03 pm

Quote (LtNicholasReitt @ Sep. 30 2005, 12:19 pm)
Quote (Vold @ Sep. 30 2005, 9:36 am)
1. The Raven don't have blood cells, yet it was assimilated
2. The transport ship in antartica don't have blood cells, yet it was assimilated
3. The Enterprise systems don't have blood cells, yet it was assimilated
4. The Doctor's Mobile Emitter don't have blood cells, yet it was assimilated

Ok but computers have chips and stuff, what the heck are they going the assimilat from the Changelings?

Their DNA, Metamorphic Matrix, etc..
anything of them that can help improve their biology.

There's lots of stuff to learn from them.

hence their quote
"Your biological & technological distinctive will be added to our own."

even if they change into something else, I'll bet there's something to learn in the microscopic world that Starfleet sensors can't detect yet.

After all, just cut the object & let if fall off & presto it changes back into a liquid state, free for examination.

FiveofSevenTAU01

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Report this Oct. 02 2005, 1:16 am

I am Borg, and even I do not think it is possible!

FiveofSevenTAU01

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Report this Oct. 04 2005, 10:59 am

Quote (Vold @ Sep. 30 2005, 9:36 am)
1. The Raven don't have blood cells, yet it was assimilated
2. The transport ship in antartica don't have blood cells, yet it was assimilated
3. The Enterprise systems don't have blood cells, yet it was assimilated
4. The Doctor's Mobile Emitter don't have blood cells, yet it was assimilated

Each statement is correct, however, the simple fact escapes you that those things are technology. Their circuitry, information, etc... was assimilated. When it comes to living oraganisms, the blood is a necessary factor in the assimilation process. The nanoprobes take over the functions of the blood and alter them. The changelings do not have blood, nervous systems, organs, etc... for the nanoprobes to alter. Besides, the changelings need to revert to their gelatinous state every sisxteen hours. I believe that would seriously affect the ability of the Borg to connect Borg technology to their bodies. As I said, I am Borg, and I DO NOT think it is possible.

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Report this Oct. 04 2005, 11:04 am

it would be a bad case of plastic surgery on both sides

Vold

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Report this Oct. 04 2005, 2:49 pm

Quote (FiveofSevenTAU01 @ Oct. 04 2005, 7:59 am)
1. Each statement is correct, however, the simple fact escapes you that those things are technology. Their circuitry, information, etc... was assimilated.

2. When it comes to living oraganisms, the blood is a necessary factor in the assimlation process. The nanoprobes take over the functions of the blood and alter them.

3. The changelings do not have blood, nervous systems, organs, etc... for the nanoprobes to alter.

4. Besides, the changelings need to revert to their gelatinous state every sisxteen hours. I believe that would seriously affect the ability of the Borg to connect Borg technology to their bodies.

1. How do you compare "circuitry, information" with "blood stream"?
they aren't the same. nanites aren't data streams to flow through circuitries.

they're not limited to downloading data only.
They actually study the technology. Utilize it even. Change or even create things out of thin air. All these facts suggests otherwise from what you're suggesting.

2. Blood streams are not "necessasary". it is only an advantage so to speak. to spread the nanites quicker.

:)

FiveofSevenTAU01

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Report this Oct. 04 2005, 10:15 pm

Assimilating a rock would be illogical. It would do nothing for  the Borg. It would not add to the perfection of the Collective. I mean, after all they wouldn't assimilate the Kazon because they said it would detract from the perfection of the Borg Collective.

Vold

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Report this Oct. 04 2005, 11:18 pm

Quote (FiveofSevenTAU01 @ Oct. 04 2005, 7:15 pm)
Assimilating a rock would be illogical. It would do nothing for  the Borg. It would not add to the perfection of the Collective. I mean, after all they wouldn't assimilate the Kazon because they said it would detract from the perfection of the Borg Collective.

I didn't say that they will, just that they can.
:logical:

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