RSS iconTwitter iconFacebook icon

The Trek BBS title image

The Trek BBS statistics

Threads: 140,895
Posts: 5,476,971
Members: 25,050
Currently online: 509
Newest member: aloraptor

TrekToday headlines

Klingon Bloodwine To Debut
By: T'Bonz on Nov 25

Trek Actors In War Of The Worlds Fundraiser
By: T'Bonz on Nov 25

Star Trek: The Next Generation Gag Reel Tease
By: T'Bonz on Nov 24

Shatner In Haven
By: T'Bonz on Nov 24

Retro Review: Covenant
By: Michelle on Nov 22

Two Official Starships Collection Previews
By: T'Bonz on Nov 21

Saldana: Women Issues In Hollywood
By: T'Bonz on Nov 21

Shatner Book Kickstarter
By: T'Bonz on Nov 20

Trek Original Series Slippers
By: T'Bonz on Nov 19

Hemsworth Is Sexiest Man Alive
By: T'Bonz on Nov 19


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 September 7 2013, 01:30 PM   #1
trekkiedane
Admiral
 
trekkiedane's Avatar
 
Location: I'll let you know when I get there.
Send a message via Windows Live Messenger to trekkiedane
7-9-13

Are people in your neck of the world also getting married like there's no tomorrow on this 'magical' date?
__________________
I am trekkiedane and I cannot endorse anything in this post.
trekkiedane is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 7 2013, 01:47 PM   #2
Finn
Vice Admiral
 
Finn's Avatar
 
Location: Finn
Re: 7-9-13

What are you talking about?
Finn is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 7 2013, 01:47 PM   #3
Mr. Laser Beam
Fleet Admiral
 
Mr. Laser Beam's Avatar
 
Location: The visitor's bullpen
View Mr. Laser Beam's Twitter Profile
Re: 7-9-13

What's so magical about it?
__________________
It is by caffeine alone I set my mind in motion. It is by the beans of Java that thoughts acquire speed, the hands acquire shakes, the shakes become a warning. It is by caffeine alone I set my mind in motion.
Mr. Laser Beam is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 7 2013, 01:48 PM   #4
teacake
Fleet Admiral
 
teacake's Avatar
 
Location: Google's ass cave full of the lush, lush asses they have stolen.
Re: 7-9-13

Yeah?
__________________

"Damnit Spock. God damnit!" Kirk ST:V
■ ■ ■
Janeway does Melbourne
teacake is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 7 2013, 01:50 PM   #5
trekkiedane
Admiral
 
trekkiedane's Avatar
 
Location: I'll let you know when I get there.
Send a message via Windows Live Messenger to trekkiedane
Re: 7-9-13

Those numbers are kind of a magic spell (as well as today's date) they work in the same way as 'knock on wood' does (i.e. not at all -but they're very memorable).
__________________
I am trekkiedane and I cannot endorse anything in this post.
trekkiedane is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 7 2013, 01:52 PM   #6
Finn
Vice Admiral
 
Finn's Avatar
 
Location: Finn
Re: 7-9-13

Okay. If you say so.
Finn is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 7 2013, 01:52 PM   #7
Avon
Fleet Captain
 
Avon's Avatar
 
Location: Intergalactic Wales
Re: 7-9-13

its mira furlan's birthday and brazilian independence day. of course everyone gets married today.
__________________

Hello to Jason Isaacs!
Avon is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 7 2013, 01:54 PM   #8
trekkiedane
Admiral
 
trekkiedane's Avatar
 
Location: I'll let you know when I get there.
Send a message via Windows Live Messenger to trekkiedane
Re: 7-9-13

Finn wrote: View Post
Okay. If you say so.
Well, it is a Nordic thing
__________________
I am trekkiedane and I cannot endorse anything in this post.
trekkiedane is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 7 2013, 01:56 PM   #9
teacake
Fleet Admiral
 
teacake's Avatar
 
Location: Google's ass cave full of the lush, lush asses they have stolen.
Re: 7-9-13

WHY
__________________

"Damnit Spock. God damnit!" Kirk ST:V
■ ■ ■
Janeway does Melbourne
teacake is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 7 2013, 01:57 PM   #10
trekkiedane
Admiral
 
trekkiedane's Avatar
 
Location: I'll let you know when I get there.
Send a message via Windows Live Messenger to trekkiedane
Re: 7-9-13

teacake wrote: View Post
WHY
Why what?
__________________
I am trekkiedane and I cannot endorse anything in this post.
trekkiedane is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 7 2013, 02:00 PM   #11
teacake
Fleet Admiral
 
teacake's Avatar
 
Location: Google's ass cave full of the lush, lush asses they have stolen.
Re: 7-9-13

WHY is it special? What does it mean? Where does it come from?

Wait.. are you not allowed to tell us. Is it a Nordic secret.
__________________

"Damnit Spock. God damnit!" Kirk ST:V
■ ■ ■
Janeway does Melbourne
teacake is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 7 2013, 02:01 PM   #12
RandyS
Vice Admiral
 
RandyS's Avatar
 
Location: Randyland
View RandyS's Twitter Profile
Re: 7-9-13

What's so special about two months ago??
RandyS is online now   Reply With Quote
Old September 7 2013, 02:11 PM   #13
trekkiedane
Admiral
 
trekkiedane's Avatar
 
Location: I'll let you know when I get there.
Send a message via Windows Live Messenger to trekkiedane
Re: 7-9-13

^Obviously it doesn't work if you insist on counting time ass-backwards

teacake wrote: View Post
WHY is it special? What does it mean? Where does it come from?

Wait.. are you not allowed to tell us. Is it a Nordic secret.
It's magic, that's how it's special, a bit like the hero of a fairy-tale always has to do three tasks... why three? -because three is more magic in the number three than in two and four put together!

7-9-13 are primes, perhaps that's why folk-'wisdom' has ordained them with super-magic powers!?!

Ancient stuff, this, as I wrote; you say the numbers (and / or kock on wood three times) to ward off Nemesis.
__________________
I am trekkiedane and I cannot endorse anything in this post.
trekkiedane is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 7 2013, 02:13 PM   #14
teacake
Fleet Admiral
 
teacake's Avatar
 
Location: Google's ass cave full of the lush, lush asses they have stolen.
Re: 7-9-13

Well that movie did suck, maybe if it had opened in the Nordic lands first y'all could have stopped it from traveling south.
__________________

"Damnit Spock. God damnit!" Kirk ST:V
■ ■ ■
Janeway does Melbourne
teacake is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 7 2013, 02:17 PM   #15
trekkiedane
Admiral
 
trekkiedane's Avatar
 
Location: I'll let you know when I get there.
Send a message via Windows Live Messenger to trekkiedane
Re: 7-9-13

I only know of the 1934 film... but I guess you're right we could have stopped it -don't know the film though so I don't know that we would've.
__________________
I am trekkiedane and I cannot endorse anything in this post.
trekkiedane is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

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 03:21 PM.

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