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View Poll Results: What kind of Trekkie are you?
A) I'm a Star Trek Nerd - "I've read the manuals, the encyclopedia, their specifications, I know how it works." 3 4.11%
B) I'm a Star Trek Geek - "I've seen all the episodes (of that series), do you remember when..." 25 34.25%
C) I'm a lovable Star Trek Dork - "I collect figures, outfits, trinkets, you name it, I got it." 0 0%
A and B - "I'm deeply committed to the mythos, not much on the paraphernalia." 23 31.51%
A and C - "I put more time in everything else (books, games, or collectables) than the show." 1 1.37%
B and C - "I've seen all of that series and I'm a collector. I don't know the specifications." 10 13.70%
A, B, and C - "I'm a hardcore Trekkie." 11 15.07%
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Old January 19 2014, 07:00 PM   #61
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Re: What kind of Trekkie are you?

Going back to the early 70s I thought the whole thing was laughable. In my view it's a distinction without a difference.
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Old January 19 2014, 07:04 PM   #62
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Re: What kind of Trekkie are you?

Trekkie is fine with me. Like someone said earlier, a "Trekker" is just a "Trekkie" who's afraid to admit it.



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Old January 19 2014, 07:05 PM   #63
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Re: What kind of Trekkie are you?

I'm the type that spends two hours on a Sunday writing a post casting J.J. Abrams' Star Trek: The Next Generation reboot.
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Old January 19 2014, 10:13 PM   #64
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I'm also the type of Trekkie who makes polls on the Trek BBS.
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Old January 19 2014, 11:00 PM   #65
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Re: What kind of Trekkie are you?

USS Triumphant wrote: View Post
I'm the type that spends two hours on a Sunday writing a post casting J.J. Abrams' Star Trek: The Next Generation reboot.


Yeah that's sums up a lot of us.
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Old January 20 2014, 12:23 AM   #66
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I'm the sort of Trekkie who takes time out from writing Trek novels to argue about Trek on the internet.

How sad is that?
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Old January 20 2014, 12:31 AM   #67
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I'm the sort of Trekkie who takes time out from writing Trek novels to argue about Trek on the internet.

How sad is that?
None. For you, it could be seen as work-related research. You're burning the midnight oil, keeping that nose to the grindstone.
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Old January 20 2014, 02:06 AM   #68
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And I too will someday be paid for this, my love, and all my postings and passions will be tax deductible.. just in time for the future when there is no money.
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Old January 20 2014, 11:49 PM   #69
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I didn't say but convention goers (like me) fall under C.
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Old February 4 2014, 04:52 AM   #70
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Looks like TrekBBS is made up mostly of series viewers and those who read up on it with the hardcore in third. Kinda what I expected.

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Old February 5 2014, 01:10 PM   #71
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B, I suppose.
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Old February 5 2014, 03:00 PM   #72
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A and B mostly, with a pinch of C.

I recently caught myself staring at one of our own Rick Sternbach's auctions on eBay, so... yeah. Bit of C for sure.
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Old February 6 2014, 03:24 PM   #73
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Re: What kind of Trekkie are you?

If "none of above" means I'm not a trekkie, then so be it.
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Old February 6 2014, 11:51 PM   #74
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^You can enjoy watching it and not be a Trekkie.
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Old February 7 2014, 12:21 AM   #75
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I don't know if I've said it before, but I always thought the Trekkie/Trekker thing was a little silly. In one of the specials, I don't remember which, Roddenberry pronounced it "Trekkor." There's another one to muddy the water.
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