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Old May 11 2014, 08:10 AM   #46
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Re: Guess the 50 most common words in all of Trek

Hail/hailing.
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Old May 11 2014, 08:07 PM   #47
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Frequency
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Old May 11 2014, 09:00 PM   #48
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JirinPanthosa wrote: View Post
Might as well throw in Romulan, Quark and Ferengi.

Which derivatives of hologram did you group together? If it was grouped with holodeck and any other word with holo- in it, it just might make the list.
Romulan only made #65. Quark was #78, and Ferengi was only #97.

For holo-stuff, I grouped together holodeck(s)/holosuite(s) because they're the same thing, and that comes in at #81. I didn't add other holo answers because hologram felt different enough to me. If I did it likely would've been close to #50.

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- Come (in)
- Thrust(er(s))
- Sickbay
- Photon(s) / Photonic(s)
Sickbay is #72, but the others have been guessed and weren't in the top 50.

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Ryan8bit, te salut!--good game!


sun
aft
forward
world
starboard
port
working
destroy
shoot
aboard
kill, kills, killed, etc
dead
coordinate(s)
The directional ones didn't quite make the top 100. Some of these others were too common to be used ("kill" was the one I removed from the list at the last minute).

But destroy is #31, and aboard is #27.

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Indeed
Percent
Civilization
Race
Life
Percent was #82, but the others were either too common or not high enough.

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How about course and speed?
Surprisingly they didn't make the list.

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Hail/hailing.
Already guessed and wasn't high enough.

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Frequency
Also I think already guessed, and also didn't quite make the top 100.

I edited the last list since there were only two correct guesses. I'm sensing that I might need to give some hints here with there only being 11 left. There's still one character name that no one has guessed. The rest is mostly nouns, although some have derivatives that could be verbs as well. A couple of them are technology related. And there's one that I feel will be really hard because one of its forms is an adjective, but it's not in the top 500 most common English words so I kept it.
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Old May 11 2014, 10:14 PM   #49
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Re: Guess the 50 most common words in all of Trek

food
energy
mass
knowledge
circuit
man/men (maybe too common)
woman/women (ditto)
love
emotion
feeling
crew
cost
landing
party
Sulu
Uhura
Scotty/Scott
Oxygen
Carbon
beautiful
malfunction
force
support
hull
deflector
illogical
photon
torpedo
negative
screen
blood
primitive
advanced
cloud
ion
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Old May 11 2014, 11:08 PM   #50
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Re: Guess the 50 most common words in all of Trek

Vessel
Hull
Medical
Lifeform
Turbolift
Hypospray
Pad
Badge
Communicator
Cloak
Warbird

How do you count references to DS9? Is 'Deep Space Nine' counted as one phrase or are they treated as separate words?
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Old May 12 2014, 02:56 PM   #51
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Fun thread!

diagnostic
Earth
parasite
command
prisoner
Founder
Worf
shuttle
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Old May 12 2014, 04:26 PM   #52
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food
energy
mass
knowledge
circuit
man/men (maybe too common)
woman/women (ditto)
love
emotion
feeling
crew
cost
landing
party
Sulu
Uhura
Scotty/Scott
Oxygen
Carbon
beautiful
malfunction
force
support
hull
deflector
illogical
photon
torpedo
negative
screen
blood
primitive
advanced
cloud
ion
Energy was close at #64. Crew is the next best available one at #12 (it involves all the root words using crew). None of the original series extras are quite there. There are no elements in the top 50. Force is really close to one of the derivatives of another word, so I can't quite give that, but see if you can figure out what it is. A lot of the others have been guessed or aren't on the list.

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Vessel
Hull
Medical
Lifeform
Turbolift
Hypospray
Pad
Badge
Communicator
Cloak
Warbird

How do you count references to DS9? Is 'Deep Space Nine' counted as one phrase or are they treated as separate words?
Deep in itself only was said 418 times. I'm not sure offhand how many times the whole phrase "Deep Space Nine" was used, but I'm guessing it's considerably less.

Of your guesses, medical made the list at #50, and vessel at #35.

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Fun thread!

diagnostic
Earth
parasite
command
prisoner
Founder
Worf
shuttle
Earth was really close at #53. Command came in at #38 (I kept this separate from Commander). And good job on Worf. He was on the most seasons and movies, so it's no surprise that he made the list. But he's at #42.


Here's the updated list:

1. captain(s): 15,849 (Joel_Kirk)
2. ship(s)/starship(s)/spaceship(s)/warship(s): 9,500 (Tarheel)
3. sir: 9,380 (JirinPanthosa)
4. doctor(s): 5,555 (Lucky)
5. commander/sub-commander: 4,599 (JirinPanthosa)
6. power (and derivatives): 3,343 (Sran)
7. data/Data/database: 3,319 (JirinPanthosa)
8. Enterprise: 3,081 (B.J.)
9. system(s): 3,039 (Lucky)
10. warp/transwarp: 2,746 (Lucky)
11. Spock: 2,692 (JirinPanthosa)
12. crew(s)/crewman/crewmen/crewmembers: 2,672 (Vandervecken)
13. planet(s)/planetary: 2,660 (Tarheel)
14. lieutenant: 2,649 (shadow55)
15. Starfleet: 2,632 (Lucky)
16. computer(s): 2,575 (Vandervecken)
17. engine(s)/engineer(s)/engineering: 2,556 (shadow55)
18. transport (and derivatives including transporter): 2,543 (Lucky)
19. human(s)/humanoid(s): 2,526 (JirinPanthosa)
20. order (and derivatives): 2,498 (Tom)
21. Klingon(s): 2,282 (JirinPanthosa)
22. bridge: 2,215 (shadow55)
23. report (and derivatives): 2,165 (Lucky)
24. beam (and derivatives): 2,137 (JirinPanthosa)
25. weapon(s): 2,136 (WillsBabe)
26. aye: 2,080 (MacLeod)
27. aboard/board: 2,028 (Vandervecken)
28. field(s)/forcefield(s): 1,995 (Vandervecken)
29. sensor(s): 1,987 (Lucky)
30. Federation: 1,972 (MacLeod)
31. destroy (and derivatives): 1,938 (Vandervecken)
32. station(s): 1,914 (Lucky)
33. shield(s)/shielding: 1,889 (Cyke101)
34. officer(s): 1,879 (JirinPanthosa)
35. vessel(s)/wessel(s) : 1,860 (JirinPanthosa)
36. ?
37. Cardassia(n)(ns): 1,805 (Lucky)
38. command (and derivatives): 1,794 (GNDN)
39. security/secure(d): 1,743 (GNDN)
40. scan (and derivatives): 1,732 (JirinPanthosa)
41. log(s)/starlog: 1,728 (shadow55)
42. Worf: 1,719 (GNDN)
43. Vulcan: 1,643 (DrCorby)
44. ?
45. matter/antimatter: 1,570 (Vandervecken)
46. attack (and derivatives): 1,551 (Tarheel)
47. fire(d): 1,487 (Joel_Kirk)
48. Voyager: 1,405 (Lucky)
49. space: 1,402 (JirinPanthosa)
50. medical/medicine: 1,382 (JirinPanthosa)



Only 6 left, so guess away!

Here's today's clues: Worf was the last character and proper noun. There are none left in the top 50.

There are two technologies and one department. The other three could be considered verbs, but are also nouns.

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Old May 12 2014, 04:50 PM   #53
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Re: Guess the 50 most common words in all of Trek

astrometrics
engineering
replicate/replicator
field
stun
translate/translator
dilithium
crystal
tractor
antimatter
core
chamber
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Old May 12 2014, 05:03 PM   #54
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security
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Old May 12 2014, 07:52 PM   #55
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Awesome game. I was watching Killing Game pt 1&2 last night and spent most of the time wondering what words might be on the list!
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Old May 12 2014, 08:38 PM   #56
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Tricorder
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Old May 12 2014, 08:43 PM   #57
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Tricorder
Oh good grief! You're right--no one's guessed this! I just assumed someone had to have guessed this.


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Old May 12 2014, 08:52 PM   #58
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You guys move quickly!

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astrometrics
engineering
replicate/replicator
field
stun
translate/translator
dilithium
crystal
tractor
antimatter
core
chamber
You got the other half of force with field. All sorts of fields. #28.

Matter or antimatter was the other technology at #45.

Now there are no specific technologies left.

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security
And that's the department. #39.

I updated my last post.

Now all that's left is the verb/noun words. I'll probably give another clue tomorrow if nobody is close. They're pretty generic terms, and one of them is going to be kinda tough without a clue.

EDIT: tricorder wasn't on the list. Although it seems like it should be, only 279 references to them. But there may be something related to it left...
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Old May 13 2014, 12:34 AM   #59
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Scan
Fight
Honor
Dock
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run
sign
signal
(life)form
create
risk
breach
sabotaaaage
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