RSS iconTwitter iconFacebook icon

The Trek BBS title image

The Trek BBS statistics

Threads: 138,888
Posts: 5,386,730
Members: 24,715
Currently online: 473
Newest member: Noga74

TrekToday headlines

Gold Key Archives Volume 2
By: T'Bonz on Aug 19

Takei Documentary Wins Award
By: T'Bonz on Aug 19

Cumberbatch To Voice Khan
By: T'Bonz on Aug 19

Shaun And Ed On Phineas and Ferb
By: T'Bonz on Aug 18

New Ships Coming From Official Starships Collection
By: T'Bonz on Aug 18

Trek Stars Take On Ice Bucket Challenge
By: T'Bonz on Aug 18

Retro Review: Profit and Lace
By: Michelle on Aug 16

Eve Engaged
By: T'Bonz on Aug 15

Shatner’s Get A Life DVD Debuts
By: T'Bonz on Aug 14

TV Alert: Takei Oprah Appearance
By: T'Bonz on Aug 14


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 > Welcome to the Trek BBS! > General Trek Discussion

General Trek Discussion Trek TV and cinema subjects not related to any specific series or movie.

View Poll Results: How excited are you that I'm here?
W00t!! Let's get this party started! 186 70.19%
I'm ok with it, I'll live. 56 21.13%
Meh. 17 6.42%
BOO!! GO AWAY!!! 6 2.26%
Voters: 265. You may not vote on this poll

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old July 30 2014, 02:04 AM   #1066
JD5000
Commander
 
JD5000's Avatar
 
Location: Jackson, WY
Re: Welcome Fellow Trekkies! The GTD Get to Know You thread

"Search For Spock" was my (rge)initiation also. It was a perfect hangover cure in college, I would throw the VHS on every time I couldn't get out of bed and only reach as far as the VCR.
JD5000 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old July 30 2014, 07:19 AM   #1067
VST
Lieutenant Commander
 
Location: Earth Spacedock
Re: Welcome Fellow Trekkies! The GTD Get to Know You thread

You can let it wash over you I guess can't you? I may try that then next time I'm hanging from the booze!
VST is offline   Reply With Quote
Old August 13 2014, 11:33 PM   #1068
Stadi
Ensign
 
Location: Portland
Re: Welcome Fellow Trekkies! The GTD Get to Know You thread

Hi Trek people!

New to the forums. Been a fan of Trek since I was a kid back in the early Nineties, sitting on the couch next to my dad watching new episodes of TNG, and seeing The Undiscovered Country in the theater.

Nowadays, I still love the franchise. I've been showing my partner DS9 for the very first time, and I've been finally reading through some of the Trek novels (just finished Homecoming, reading The Farther Shore now).

I've also been delving into some of the Trek fanfilm scene. I really love the fact that a lot of the major productions have included LGBT characters; as a queer Trekkie myself, it's nice to finally see some people I identify with a bit better.

Hope to see more of you all soon.
__________________
Infinite Diversity in Infinite Combinations.
Stadi is offline   Reply With Quote
Old August 14 2014, 02:48 AM   #1069
Captain Shade
Lieutenant
 
Captain Shade's Avatar
 
Location: Spokane, WA
Re: Welcome Fellow Trekkies! The GTD Get to Know You thread

Welcome to the forums, Stadi. As a straight, but not narrow Trekkie, it's glad to have you with us!
__________________
Wondrous and Adorable Nyssa's Knight-Errant Regiment
Captain Shade is offline   Reply With Quote
Old August 15 2014, 03:28 PM   #1070
8990
Cadet
 
Re: Welcome Fellow Trekkies! The GTD Get to Know You thread

Username= 8990
Gender= Male.
Nationality= English.
Personality= A combination of the .E.M.H. and Luscly.
Favourite .T.V. series= .D.S.9..
Favourite book series= .D.T.I. and Vanguard.
Favourite Star Trek reviewer= .S.F.Debris.
Hates= Janeway and Enterprise, (except for the .T.C.W.).
Current projects= Temporal Cold War database, (help appreciated) and .D.T.I. fanfiction concept, "Delgardo's Legacy", (http://chroniton8990.deviantart.com/...over-455858458).

Not sure about the Destiny trilogy, (giving the Borg an origin story, though at least it's not the V'Ger one) and the Greg Cox Khan trilogy.
8990 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old August 15 2014, 06:39 PM   #1071
Captain Shade
Lieutenant
 
Captain Shade's Avatar
 
Location: Spokane, WA
Re: Welcome Fellow Trekkies! The GTD Get to Know You thread

Welcome aboard, 8990!
__________________
Wondrous and Adorable Nyssa's Knight-Errant Regiment
Captain Shade is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Today, 07:54 AM   #1072
fireproof78
Lieutenant
 
Re: Welcome Fellow Trekkies! The GTD Get to Know You thread

Oh, right, an introductions thread. I should post in this (after several posts...)

Username= fireproof78
Gender= Male.
Nationality= American
Personality= A bit of Spock, Sulu with the Doctor's heavy dose of sarcasm
Favourite .T.V. series= Either TOS or DS9-it will depend on the day (or my mood)
Favourite book series= Section 31
Favourite Star Trek reviewer= Chuck from SF Debris.
Hates= Voyager, Enterprise (bits and pieces), 1st season of TNG.

Filling the gaps:

I have liked Trek since I read my dad's Star Trek Concordance by Bjo Trimble, and wondered why his action figures came with little blue soap squares (they were communicators). Since then, I have watched all of the movies, liked some, didn't like others, but found them all interesting. I enjoyed most of the TV series, but never warmed up to Voyager and Enterprise, but have recently been revisiting DS9.

I enjoy good discussion and debate, with respect to others, regarding all topics Star Trek. I am a firm supporter of Abrams Trek as being worthy of the Star Trek name, and you can see many of my posts in that regard in the appropriate forum.

In any case, I love talking and chatting so feel free to say hi
fireproof78 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Today, 09:07 AM   #1073
JeffinOakland
Lieutenant Junior Grade
 
Re: Welcome Fellow Trekkies! The GTD Get to Know You thread

My name's Jeff. I'm 42. I'm a bit of a late bloomer to Trek. I grew up watching an episode here and episode there of the various series either as they came out or repeats. The movies: a few I saw in theater, a few I saw on VCR/DVD a few I didn't see at all until a few years ago. Finally, about ten years ago, having never given Trek an honest chance, I committed myself to giving Trek a serious try. I watched all of TOS. The rest is history. I've seen every episode of every series and every movie at least once (even TAS). I'm hooked. I like all of it and love a lot of it. DS9 is my favorite series. Even the weakest episode or movie brings something to table. I haven't gotten into the books, fanficts or really any aspect of ST outside the movies and tv series and I've never been to a convention. Maybe someday. Looking forward to sharing insights and ideas w my fellow trek enthusiasts.
JeffinOakland is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Tags
caricatures, kirk, spock, sulu, uhura

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 10:46 AM.

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