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Old June 2 2013, 12:59 AM   #16
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When I think of the oldest characters in Star Trek, Grand Nagus Zek comes to mind.
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Old June 2 2013, 02:39 AM   #17
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Grand Nagus Zek comes to mind.
I know Zek has been doing his job for 85 years but I wouldn't be surprised if he was under 100. I have a feeling Ferengi age poorly.
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Old June 2 2013, 05:10 AM   #18
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Zefram Cochrane was over 230 years old in TOS thanks to the rejuvenating effects of the Companion.
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Old June 2 2013, 07:50 PM   #19
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Data arguably lived over 500 years.
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Old June 2 2013, 08:12 PM   #20
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^His head did, at least.
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Old June 2 2013, 09:49 PM   #21
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Speaking of which.

Guinan
Soran

Are also over 100
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Old June 2 2013, 09:52 PM   #22
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^Guinan is significantly over 400, IIRC.
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Old June 2 2013, 10:09 PM   #23
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Odo, Laas and the rest of the Changelings

The Organians?

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Old July 2 2013, 02:55 AM   #24
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The Douwd and The Guardian, assuming that the latter is a bonafide lifeform.
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Old July 2 2013, 04:56 AM   #25
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When Q was still in diapers, the Guardian of Forever had hair growing out of his ears.
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Old July 2 2013, 08:58 AM   #26
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Suspended animation is cheating but I guess it counts.
So if someone from Star Trek time traveled they might be considered to be one year old, or negative years old? That wouldn't seem to make any sense.

Your age would be based upon your "internal time clock" wouldn't it?

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Old July 2 2013, 08:44 PM   #27
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When Q was still in diapers, the Guardian of Forever had hair growing out of his ears.

This!
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Old July 2 2013, 09:07 PM   #28
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Zek was the Guardian of Forever?

So if someone from Star Trek time traveled they might be considered to be one year old, or negative years old? That wouldn't seem to make any sense.
In that sense, the trip to Big Bang in "Death Wish" would make Harry Kim one of the youngest people ever to have lived...

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Old July 3 2013, 01:10 AM   #29
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Wouldn't Spock be the oldest TREK character? He's the only hold-over from the original pilot.

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Wouldn't Spock be the oldest TREK character? He's the only hold-over from the original pilot.

"We like the pointy-eared guy, scrap everything else."
Yeah. Up until TNG premiered in 1987, STAR TREK had been the story of Spock. After they destroyed and replaced the Enterprise in the movies, Spock became the only constant across every production. He held that title briefly until "Encounter at Farpoint."
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