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Old May 23 2009, 04:28 AM   #71
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Re: Your definition of a real 'Trekkie'?

Tentacle wrote: View Post
I got picked on when I was in highschool, that's long over with.
You can not relate because you have not gone through this.
I'm sure there alot of other kids that had meet a school yard bully.

My experience in my youth helps me build character, I would of wish it to stop back then, but now thinking back I wouldnt want to have it taken away from me.

Its part of who am I.

So playing Sybok trying to take away my pain is a big no no
Actually Tentacle I was picked on a great deal, so much so that I missed a year of school because of the extreme stress of it. However I do not live in those experiences and am not threatened by swathes of jocks liking this film. I do not assume they are all automatically bullies.

Sisko had to move past the worst experience of his life, the death of his wife at the hands of the Borg. He did not see that that experience defined him, it was where he lived though some years had gone by since those events. You see the popular reception of this film through the eyes of your painful past and you seem frustrated that others don't share this. Maybe I would have felt like you if I was still 14 and suddenly Trek became trendy, but I don't live in my classically Trek-outsider adolescence. You may look at this differently in the years to come.

"Damnit Spock. God damnit!" Kirk ST:V
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