Trekkies and Trekkers from around the world let's unite!!!!!
I was thinking about creating a Star Trek thread for a while,but never came around to do it.
Today it's kind of a special day,coz it's William Shatner's birthday(HAPPY BIRTHDAY BILL )
Sooooooo let's share our love for Star Trek.
Pics,jokes,favourite moments,episodes,quotes,trivia,news,music.Anything Star Trek related is welcome here.
Oh and for those who have doubts if you are Trekkies...You might be a Trekkie if:
1.Your mother knits you a Captains Jacket for Christmas.
2.Your friends ask you if you want to watch a movie and you say ,"Put it on screen."
3.You can fluently speak in Klingon.
4.you speak "hailing frequencies open" instead of "speak after the tone" on your answering machine.
5.you tell the taxi driver to "engage".
6.you ask at the airport at which stardate the shuttle will depart.
7.you step into an elevator and say "Deck one Please
8.Your girlfriend wonders just why you bought all that green makeup at 70% off, during the after Halloween sales...
9.Jolene Blaylock has a restraining order against you.
10.you have SERIOUSLY tried to give someone the "Vulcan Nerve Pinch.
11.You only go to doctors with southern accents, long red hair, who are genetically enhanced, or... etc.
12. you have been sworn in at court with one hand on the bible and the other in a vulcan salute.
13.you pretend Spaghetti is Klingon gagh and start eating it with you hands.
14. you get mad that your favorite local resteraunt does not carry Klingon Blood Wine or Romulan Ale.
15.your car license plate cover says ...my other car is the Enterprise.
16.you gave all your red shirts to people that you don't like.
17.you actually know that the prime directive isn’t “to boldly go where no man has gone before” and what it actually is.
18.you’re certain that the shooting star you just saw was an exploding borg cube
19.you can name the bridge crew for the original series.
20.you can name the members of each bridge crew and their rank for the Next Generation series.
21.you can name the bridge crew, their rank, and their species for Voyager.
22.you know the different classes of starships.You also know the top warp speed, inertial damper tolerances, and standard weaponry of each class.
23.You have an inexplicable urge to pull the legs off your hamster to make a tribble.
24.you own a Star Fleet manual…
25.you read The Physics of Star Trek and came up with counter arguments to the mentions of General Relativity as it applies to Star Trek.
26.you’ve ever worn a pair of Vulcan Ears.
27.You've figured out the stardate system.
28.you greet people with a split finger vulcan sign
29.you know who Barkeley is and what happened to him.
30.you and any of your friends have a discussion over which is more correct “Trekkies or Trekkers.
(Feel free to add to the list )
That is actually the message of Star Trek.If we unite we can achieve a lot.But instead of using the resources to go to the stars we use them to create
weapons and kill our neighbours.
We let things like color,religion,politics and money to seperate us and we can't see that only if we stop all that we will achieve much greater
I have a TON of ST collectables, cards, etc, and it seems no matter how poor I have gotten, I just cannot part with them rofl
My favorite piece is a picture of the original crew, signed by all of them, including Gene Roddenberry. I adore that thing lol
ST, to me, represents a possible goal that humanity COULD strive for, if we only were to give ourselves a chance to DO so. But, when I see what's
happening in the world, I remind myself that, even in the ST universe, it took humanity quite some time to get there, an there was a lot of strife
So, could still happen
Anyhow, celebrate te possibilities, and enjoy the journey!
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