The Dead Mixer wrote:
As bad as the early Ferengi were, they could have been worse. I've read that during their conception, Gene Roddenberry was obsessed with how well hung they'd be ...
This idea eventually evolved into the Ferengi lightning whips.
In fact, at one point the Ferengi were supposedly going to be walking around carrying
their coiled up phallus.
That would've been... something. I don't know what I should do... groan at how horrible that might've been or laugh at the concept of Riker getting slapped in the face or spunked on by a Ferengi penis.