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Old September 13 2013, 08:09 PM   #16
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Re: Trek-related Euphemisms

Another one, for me: "Working..." in monotone, of course. Also, the South Park variant, "Working, bark, bark..."
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Old September 13 2013, 08:26 PM   #17
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I don't know if this qualifies, but I use "It's best not to dwell on such Minutia" because Garak said it in In the Pale Moonlight.
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Old September 13 2013, 09:21 PM   #18
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My 16-year-old daughter comes home from school with the onset of a headache, not looking forward to several more hours of homework. She recedes into the kitchen chair like a liquid just barely contained by her own skin.
This reminds me: Mrs. Silvercrest tires easily due to health issues. For a while she adopted as an email signature: "Every sixteen hours I turn into a liquid."

And as I reach into the refrigerator to pull out something that might build up her strength, she makes a desperate request that could, if fulfilled, put me in prison:

"Romulan ale!"
Wouldn't that only be a problem if the judge was a Trekkie too?
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Old September 13 2013, 09:47 PM   #19
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Not a euphemism per se, but my local community group is under the umbrella of a much larger national body that connects similar community orgs with each other and supports them fiscally and administratively. In its mission statement, the body describes itself as a federation.

Of course, whenever the time comes for someone to explain the body to a crowd at a public event, I will *always* step up to the mic, JUST so that I can say the word "FEDERATION" out loud.
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Old September 14 2013, 05:18 AM   #20
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Not sure why, but Kruge's "Get out! Get out of there!" gets used around our place a fair bit, either when someone is telling a story about someone physically going somewhere they shouldn't have, or when accidentally clicking on something you didn't mean to while online.
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Old September 14 2013, 05:22 AM   #21
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At Penn Station in NY today, I passed by an Auntie Anne's that had a big sign saying RESISTANCE IS FUTILE...
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Old September 14 2013, 02:18 PM   #22
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Wouldn't that only be a problem if the judge was a Trekkie too?
That reminds me a friend of mine practices law in Fresno, and he tells me there's a judge there who quotes the Ferengi Rules of Acquisition in his decisions.

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Old September 14 2013, 03:51 PM   #23
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When I'm alone on elevators (which is often at work) I'll say "sheee whut" when the doors open. I sometimes do this at home when going from room to room, even though there are no sliding doors.
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Old September 14 2013, 06:16 PM   #24
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At Penn Station in NY today, I passed by an Auntie Anne's that had a big sign saying RESISTANCE IS FUTILE...
Cool. Except that, IMO, Auntie Anne's pretzels are very easy to resist. They're a disgrace to pretzeldom.

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Wouldn't that only be a problem if the judge was a Trekkie too?
That reminds me a friend of mine practices law in Fresno, and he tells me there's a judge there who quotes the Ferengi Rules of Acquisition in his decisions.

I love it!
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Old September 14 2013, 11:15 PM   #25
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At Penn Station in NY today, I passed by an Auntie Anne's that had a big sign saying RESISTANCE IS FUTILE...
Cool. Except that, IMO, Auntie Anne's pretzels are very easy to resist. They're a disgrace to pretzeldom.
Pretzels have a dominion? I didn't know that.

What kind of condiments do they demand you put on them? Jam Hadar?
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Old September 14 2013, 11:38 PM   #26
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"There she is"
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Old September 15 2013, 01:20 AM   #27
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I sometimes say "there are four lights" when someone mentions anything about a room's lighting.
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Old September 15 2013, 03:08 PM   #28
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^I used to say, or at least think, that when I checked my modem. Now that I have wireless, there are five lights, but I can't bring myself to say that!

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At Penn Station in NY today, I passed by an Auntie Anne's that had a big sign saying RESISTANCE IS FUTILE...
Cool. Except that, IMO, Auntie Anne's pretzels are very easy to resist. They're a disgrace to pretzeldom.
Pretzels have a dominion? I didn't know that.

What kind of condiments do they demand you put on them? Jam Hadar?
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Old September 15 2013, 03:48 PM   #29
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"I am a pretzel, and I am salted. As of this moment, we are all salted. We go into battle to reclaim our other toppings. This we do gladly, for we are Jam Hadar. Remember, victory is cheese."
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Old September 16 2013, 12:49 AM   #30
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That is the order of things. No, I will not take your order.
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