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OT: Any other Trek fans around?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Blackjack, Feb 8, 2007.

  1. Blackjack

    Blackjack Monkey+++

    Any other fans of Star Trek out there?

    Now keep in mind, I'm not the "dress up and speak Klingon" type fan, although I have no problem with those that take it that far.

    I've been a fan since childhood when I'd set my alarm at 11pm so I could get up and watch the original series reruns on school nights on my little black and white 13" tv without my parents knowing, probably 1975 ish.

    Love the Original Series as cheesy as they are.

    Loved The Next Generation, liked Deep Space Nine, Loved Voyager.

    Absolutely Hated Enterprise.
    "Shaka, when the walls fell."
  2. Tracy

    Tracy Insatiably Curious Moderator Founding Member

    I like the original (still), though the newer Klingons and Borg are pretty cool. I still want a tribble.
  3. RightHand

    RightHand Pioneer in a New World Moderator Founding Member

    I've had a client for 10 or 12 years who has been a Star Trek collecticle dealer for the past 40 yrs and was one of the few original collectors who turned their hobby into a business. At one of the first Star Trek conventions, he designed and conducted the first light show. When I met him, he was located in CT and had his office/stock/shipping in his house. I didn't know anything about Star Trek but I did learn although I never got bitten by the Star Trek bug. He relocated to Lake Mary, FL about 18 months ago but I'm still in touch with him and do still do some consulting for him, just no accounting. His name is Jeff Maynard, New Eye Studio and his web address is http://www.neweyestudio.com and his email is warp10@mybizz.net.

    He's got everything.
  4. snowbyrd

    snowbyrd Latet anguis in herba

    'He's got everything'. Even tribbles? REAL ones, do they have green cards? or are they 'undocumented'? haa haa
  5. ghrit

    ghrit Ambulatory anachronism Administrator Founding Member

    I think some quadrotriticale would be pretty good for bugging in.
  6. Blackjack

    Blackjack Monkey+++

    [LMAO] Now there's a TOS fan!

    Righthand, I checked out your friends site.... wow. Gotta lotta stuff.
  7. GoatLady

    GoatLady Lock and load

    One word.

    I'm a trekkie!
  8. magnus392

    magnus392 Field Marshall Mags Moderator Emeritus Founding Member

    Yep:) Just beat Star Trek Encounters for PS2
  9. Tango3

    Tango3 Aimless wanderer

    enjoy your tribble,
    I want an unemployed one of these:
    (you know # 2 of 9, OR #3of 9 no makes no difference):

  10. magnus392

    magnus392 Field Marshall Mags Moderator Emeritus Founding Member

    OK, I will be the dork...I thought it was Seven of Nine?
  11. GaryBrun

    GaryBrun Monkey+++

    [SIZE=-1]Tertiary Adjunct of Unimatrix Zero-One

    It is Jerry Ryan

    this picture is better

  12. magnus392

    magnus392 Field Marshall Mags Moderator Emeritus Founding Member

    I like the bruenette from DS9 better, but I wouldn't kick Jerry Ryan out of bed either:D
  13. ghrit

    ghrit Ambulatory anachronism Administrator Founding Member

    Hm. Thought it was 5 of 7.
  14. Blackjack

    Blackjack Monkey+++

    Good to know I'm not the only Trek fan around :)

    I'm with magnus, I always thought Dax was hotter than Seven.
  15. Tango3

    Tango3 Aimless wanderer

    It is 7 of nine ;I figgured ol #7 was busy running around the galaxy...mebbe one of her cloned sisters was available....:)?( i'm not even real sure which spin off shes from?)
  16. tsiemens

    tsiemens Monkey+++

    I love star trek. We havent seen a new movie for ages, haven't seen any new TV episodes for nearly as long also. The reason is that those who took over from Roddenberry rarely had inspirational fire like Gene did.


    Enterprise was boring. DS9 was a waste of airspace.
  17. Blackjack

    Blackjack Monkey+++

    I agree with those that took over for Roddenberry (Rick Berman) had no clue what Star Trek was really about.

    DS9 - I warmed up to it after a while, there was some great writing later on but the serialized format they used (Which Gene never wanted) made it hard to follow (or care) if you missed a few episodes.

    Enterprise - I think was not only boring, but it was sacrilege. They blew so many holes in Trek canon it was ridiculous. From the moment I heard the opening intro song, I was disgusted.
  18. Northwoods

    Northwoods Monkey+++

    oh yes...
    wife is a fan of them all...
  19. magnus392

    magnus392 Field Marshall Mags Moderator Emeritus Founding Member

    Mother****in' Rod Stewart....
  20. CRC

    CRC Survivor of Tidal Waves | RIP 7-24-2015 Moderator Emeritus Founding Member

    Ok....I used to watch it way back when...The original...and liked some of the movies....But would not consider myself a "trekkie" by a long shot..

    My brother, however is..

    Any trekkies out there need to check this site out....New episodes of original Trek...trying to break in to the business...and they are way cool! I even got in to watching them....Really good...

    and if you have dial up? Don't even try it.... NO!!



    ck it out...
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