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Star Trek Movies XI+ Discuss J.J. Abrams' rebooted Star Trek here.

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Old January 1 2013, 03:03 AM   #1
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Star Trek XI subtitle?

I know, I know, the proper title for the film is simply 'Star Trek'. And that's as it should be. It's appropriate, as a reboot. It's good marketing to brand it simply that way.

But in fandom we don't necessarily have to roll like that. I get tired of refering it as variously 'Abrams Trek', or 'NuTrek', or 'Trek 2009', or whatever. Surely if we all put our heads together we can all come up with a good, proper subtitle for the 2009 movie?

Boring as it sounds, I like the one suggested on the movie poster. "The Future Begins". It's a nice simple subtitle that also manages to explain what the movie is about.
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Old January 1 2013, 03:15 AM   #2
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Re: Star Trek XI subtitle?

The Future Begins = TFB. ST:TFB or STTFB. Too clunky. And every time someone doesn't use it do we disrupt the thread to tell them, or point this thread out to them? Complicated.

I like Star Trek or ST. This differentiates it from The Original Series because we call that TOS.

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Old January 1 2013, 03:17 AM   #3
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Re: Star Trek XI subtitle?

I just refer to it as Star Trek 2009.
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Old January 1 2013, 03:19 AM   #4
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Re: Star Trek XI subtitle?

It always causes some extra clarification in my house.

"Do you want to watch Star Trek?"

uhhh...

In writing I've always said ST:XI. So lately I've been referring it to as "eleven".
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Old January 1 2013, 03:36 AM   #5
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Re: Star Trek XI subtitle?

"Star Trek 11" is probably easiest.
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Old January 1 2013, 10:58 AM   #6
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Re: Star Trek XI subtitle?

Lance wrote: View Post
Boring as it sounds, I like the one suggested on the movie poster. "The Future Begins".
Nah.
I prefer Star Trek, Star Trek 2009, ST09, STXI, the first Abrams movie etc
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Old January 1 2013, 11:09 AM   #7
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Re: Star Trek XI subtitle?

"Nu Star Abrams Trek XI '09" would have a really memorable and snappy title to go with, but they dumbed it down!
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Old January 1 2013, 12:11 PM   #8
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The Future Begins is too generic and also kind of weirdass as we are watching a reboot of Trek's past.
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Old January 1 2013, 12:17 PM   #9
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Re: Star Trek XI subtitle?

I've recently been calling it Star Trek all around this site. No-one's had any trouble knowing what I'm talking about yet.

IRL, on the other hand, it's "Star Trek. The latest one."
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Old January 1 2013, 12:57 PM   #10
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I just call it ST09 around here. For some reason I don't like STXI.
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Old January 1 2013, 02:55 PM   #11
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Re: Star Trek XI subtitle?

teacake wrote: View Post
The Future Begins is too generic
As opposed to "Into Darkness"?

I like "The Future Begins" very much.
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Old January 1 2013, 04:20 PM   #12
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"The Future Begins" - nerdy, cliched and generic all rolled into one.
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Old January 1 2013, 04:25 PM   #13
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Could be worse. Star Trek Rises for instance..
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Old January 1 2013, 04:28 PM   #14
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Star Trek Again?
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Old January 1 2013, 05:00 PM   #15
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Star Trek: Genesis
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