• @hstde@feddit.de
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      1310 months ago

      Why do people cook themselves? Can’t they just microwave something?

      Probably because some people enjoy the little imperfections that but being replicated brings

      • @worldsayshi@lemmy.world
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        10 months ago

        Honestly I think it’s a bit of cope from the writers not wanting to deal with the ultimate consequences of the world building decisions (which is fine). I’m sure people want to make stuff in real ways but industrial size vineyards? Eh, why not replace it with a lush biologically diverse forest with some wine bushes spread about and little drones harvesting in a smart way.

    • @bi_tux@lemmy.world
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      010 months ago

      Tng s4e2 shows us that the replecator doesn’t give them real booze and replicated liquor is garbage

      • @Honytawk@lemmy.zip
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        410 months ago

        I believe that is only on Starfleet vessels.

        You don’t want drunk people performing their jobs during a crisis.

        • @AeroLemming@lemm.ee
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          510 months ago

          Characters on the show also mention on multiple occasions that certain foods don’t taste as good when replicated.

            • @Nahvi@lemmy.world
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              210 months ago

              I think of it like a homemade carrot cake versus a store bought individually wrapped slice.

              Technically that factory made carrot cake is perfect every time. It is the same recipe, color, and quality as the one next to it and the one you bought last year. That said I would nearly always prefer a homemade or bakery made carrot cake more. Nothing wrong with grabbing the “perfect” one in a pinch, but it is missing something that I can’t quite describe. Maybe it is a more generic recipe, or maybe it is the preservatives, but there is a difference.