RSS iconTwitter iconFacebook icon

The Trek BBS title image

The Trek BBS statistics

Threads: 141,421
Posts: 5,506,676
Members: 25,129
Currently online: 547
Newest member: Talosian1978

TrekToday headlines

Retro Review: The Emperor’s New Cloak
By: Michelle on Dec 20

Star Trek Opera
By: T'Bonz on Dec 19

New Abrams Project
By: T'Bonz on Dec 18

IDW Publishing March 2015 Comics
By: T'Bonz on Dec 17

Paramount Star Trek 3 Expectations
By: T'Bonz on Dec 17

Star Trek #39 Sneak Peek
By: T'Bonz on Dec 16

Star Trek 3 Potential Director Shortlist
By: T'Bonz on Dec 16

Official Starships Collection Update
By: T'Bonz on Dec 15

Retro Review: Prodigal Daughter
By: Michelle on Dec 13

Sindicate Lager To Debut In The US Next Week
By: T'Bonz on Dec 12


Welcome! The Trek BBS is the number one place to chat about Star Trek with like-minded fans. Please login to see our full range of forums as well as the ability to send and receive private messages, track your favourite topics and of course join in the discussions.

If you are a new visitor, join us for free. If you are an existing member please login below. Note: for members who joined under our old messageboard system, please login with your display name not your login name.


Go Back   The Trek BBS > Lounges & General Chat > Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous Discussion of non-Trek topics.

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old August 21 2009, 04:18 AM   #61
Middle Earther
Commodore
 
Middle Earther's Avatar
 
Location: BC, Canada
View Middle Earther's Twitter Profile
Re: TrekBBS Contest: Name the Twitter Bird!

J. Allen wrote: View Post
Capt. Jack Sparrow



J.
Actually, I like this. Capt. Jack for short. Everybody will think of Torchwood, then.

Or, since he's blue and this is a Trek board, then Shran. (Isn't that the Andorian's name?)
__________________
A learning experience is one of those things that says, 'You know that thing you just did? Don't do that.' Douglas Adams
Middle Earther is offline   Reply With Quote
Old August 21 2009, 04:19 AM   #62
Australis
Writer
 
Australis's Avatar
 
Location: The Electric Age
Re: TrekBBS Contest: Name the Twitter Bird!

So did I. I was sadly unimpressed.
__________________
"… Times change, and so must I… we all change. When you think about it, we are all different people, all through our lives and that’s okay, that’s good! You've gotta keep moving, so long as you remember all the people that you used to be."
Australis is offline   Reply With Quote
Old August 21 2009, 04:30 AM   #63
Santa Claus
Believe
 
Santa Claus's Avatar
 
Location: J. Allen's Rooftop
Send a message via ICQ to Santa Claus Send a message via AIM to Santa Claus Send a message via Windows Live Messenger to Santa Claus Send a message via Yahoo to Santa Claus
Re: TrekBBS Contest: Name the Twitter Bird!

Australis wrote: View Post
So did I. I was sadly unimpressed.
Me too.
I mean, this is a mess:



Of course, I'm OCD and that may be part of it.


J.
__________________
---------
"I believe... I believe... It's silly, but I believe." - Susan Walker
---------
❄ A Joyful Holiday Season to You All! ❄

Santa Claus is offline   Reply With Quote
Old August 21 2009, 04:51 AM   #64
sidious618
Admiral
 
sidious618's Avatar
 
Location: New York, US
Send a message via AIM to sidious618
Re: TrekBBS Contest: Name the Twitter Bird!

It's awful. It's all just awful.
__________________
We've met before, haven't we?
sidious618 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old August 21 2009, 04:52 AM   #65
RoJoHen
Awesome
 
RoJoHen's Avatar
 
Location: QC, IL, USA
Re: TrekBBS Contest: Name the Twitter Bird!

Yeah, can't we just stick that big ad in the top banner or something?
__________________
I am the Quintessential Admiral.
RoJoHen is offline   Reply With Quote
Old August 21 2009, 04:53 AM   #66
Middle Earther
Commodore
 
Middle Earther's Avatar
 
Location: BC, Canada
View Middle Earther's Twitter Profile
Re: TrekBBS Contest: Name the Twitter Bird!

__________________
A learning experience is one of those things that says, 'You know that thing you just did? Don't do that.' Douglas Adams
Middle Earther is offline   Reply With Quote
Old August 21 2009, 04:58 AM   #67
Australis
Writer
 
Australis's Avatar
 
Location: The Electric Age
Re: TrekBBS Contest: Name the Twitter Bird!

Now imagine what it's like for us folk with an old school not so wide monitir and slightly larger font for ewase of reading - the forum descriptions now take up to 3 lines instead of 1
__________________
"… Times change, and so must I… we all change. When you think about it, we are all different people, all through our lives and that’s okay, that’s good! You've gotta keep moving, so long as you remember all the people that you used to be."
Australis is offline   Reply With Quote
Old August 21 2009, 04:59 AM   #68
JonathonWally
Admiral
 
JonathonWally's Avatar
 
Location: It's Hard To Be Modest When You're As Good As I Am
View JonathonWally's Twitter Profile Send a message via AIM to JonathonWally Send a message via Windows Live Messenger to JonathonWally
Re: TrekBBS Contest: Name the Twitter Bird!

So, did UGO demand a bigger Ad-box or did the owner of this site cut a deal to get more money by increasing the size of the ad-box?
__________________
Living vicariously through myself
I like JonathanWally's secret topic races. It's silly and kind of subversive---kind of like him!-auntiehill
I Aim To Misbehave
Are you hearin me, like I'm hearin you?
JonathonWally is offline   Reply With Quote
Old August 21 2009, 04:59 AM   #69
RoJoHen
Awesome
 
RoJoHen's Avatar
 
Location: QC, IL, USA
Re: TrekBBS Contest: Name the Twitter Bird!

Australis wrote: View Post
Now imagine what it's like for us folk with an old school not so wide monitir and slightly larger font for ewase of reading - the forum descriptions now take up to 3 lines instead of 1
Ouch, I didn't even think about that.
__________________
I am the Quintessential Admiral.
RoJoHen is offline   Reply With Quote
Old August 21 2009, 05:01 AM   #70
RoJoHen
Awesome
 
RoJoHen's Avatar
 
Location: QC, IL, USA
Re: TrekBBS Contest: Name the Twitter Bird!

JonathonWally wrote: View Post
So, did UGO demand a bigger Ad-box or did the owner of this site cut a deal to get more money by increasing the size of the ad-box?
From the information that's been made available, it seems like AntonyF just felt like messing around. Even the mods weren't aware of the changes being made.
__________________
I am the Quintessential Admiral.
RoJoHen is offline   Reply With Quote
Old August 21 2009, 05:03 AM   #71
Santa Claus
Believe
 
Santa Claus's Avatar
 
Location: J. Allen's Rooftop
Send a message via ICQ to Santa Claus Send a message via AIM to Santa Claus Send a message via Windows Live Messenger to Santa Claus Send a message via Yahoo to Santa Claus
Re: TrekBBS Contest: Name the Twitter Bird!

I know how you feel. I have an Acer Aspire One, resolution 1024x600. This setup just eats up all my screen space. I'd have better luck using a Ouija board and a bag of tea grounds.

This just popped up too, except it was moving images and everything:



I mean, really. That's just silly.
This is what happens when you're no longer a Premium member. Wow, the ads have gotten much worse.

J.
__________________
---------
"I believe... I believe... It's silly, but I believe." - Susan Walker
---------
❄ A Joyful Holiday Season to You All! ❄

Santa Claus is offline   Reply With Quote
Old August 21 2009, 06:33 AM   #72
Mike Farley
Commodore
 
Mike Farley's Avatar
 
Location: Lost Vegas
Re: TrekBBS Contest: Name the Twitter Bird!

Candlelight wrote: View Post
Zathras.
Or even better: Zathras.

Or maybe: Zathras.
Mike Farley is offline   Reply With Quote
Old August 21 2009, 06:41 AM   #73
Snow Miser
I'm Too Much
 
Snow Miser's Avatar
 
Location: Ice-related Pun
View Snow Miser's Twitter Profile Send a message via ICQ to Snow Miser Send a message via AIM to Snow Miser
Re: TrekBBS Contest: Name the Twitter Bird!

Gene, the small bird of the galaxy!
__________________
Have An Awesome Possum Holiday!
Snow Miser is offline   Reply With Quote
Old August 21 2009, 07:17 AM   #74
ITElf
Vice Admiral
 
ITElf's Avatar
 
Location: ITL
Re: TrekBBS Contest: Name the Twitter Bird!

sidious618 wrote: View Post
It's awful. It's all just awful.
You got that right.

__________________
"Closed this morning as Ravenscroft, the bakery's dog, sprained his mouth whistling round a corner."
- Tockleys Bakery
ITElf is online now   Reply With Quote
Old August 21 2009, 07:26 AM   #75
ShamelessMcBundy
Fleet Admiral
 
ShamelessMcBundy's Avatar
 
Location: Gazing into Dylan O'Brien's eyes
Send a message via Windows Live Messenger to ShamelessMcBundy Send a message via Yahoo to ShamelessMcBundy
Re: TrekBBS Contest: Name the Twitter Bird!

RoJoHen wrote: View Post
Locutus of Bored wrote: View Post
RoJoHen wrote: View Post

So dramatic.
It was a joke, but an accurate one. Don't you have nine threads to start about your latest everyday discoveries, like amazing things you've found in your navel?
I'll do a full cavity search and get back to you with my findings.
And i just lost it.
__________________
"I just don't see you as a Southern belle." -RoJoHen, to me
ShamelessMcBundy is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Tags
bad idea, el twittero, less twitter more forum, poor layout, the bird is the word, twitter

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump



All times are GMT +1. The time now is 04:39 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
FireFox 2+ or Internet Explorer 7+ highly recommended.