1. In Star Trek
, part of the standard message
used by the Borg
when they encounter an alien race they intend to assimilate into
2. In other uses
(such as gaming), uttered by somebody about to launch what
to be an all-out and unstoppable attack against an opponent with the intent of conquering/defeating them in one fell swoop. Only to be used if you want to announce your presence.
3. Also used by a victor just after
having utterly crushed
1. WE ARE THE BORG. LOWER YOUR
SHIELDS AND SURRENDER YOUR
SHIPS. WE WILL
BIOLOGICAL AND TECHNOLOGICAL DISTINCTIVENESS TO OUR OWN. YOUR
ADAPT TO SERVICE US. RESISTANCE IS FUTILE.
2. Player 1: "Well, I've got your
forces surrounded. You're going to die now. Resistance is futile"
Player 2: "Oh, we're boned"
3. Spoinkenstein just headshot Cheezsandwich for the 10th time in a row.
Spoinkenstein: Resistance is futile.