Could you be a captain?

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  1. Spanky

    Spanky Lieutenant Junior Grade Red Shirt

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    Putting the interests of the Federation before your own, a very minimal chance of having and raising a family, dealing with aggressive and patronising species / politicians, etc, being in charge of hundreds of lives, making the tough decisions, dealing with the unknown, having little or no back-up the majority of the time.

    I'm pretty indecisive and impatient, I think I'd be an ensign my entire life. :(
     
  2. C.E. Evans

    C.E. Evans Vice Admiral Admiral

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    I'd probably wind up as a senior chief petty officer. Being terrible with math, I wouldn't have made it pass the Academy Entrance Exam.
     
  3. Forbin

    Forbin Admiral Admiral

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    I'd be cleaning the toilets.
     
  4. horatio83

    horatio83 Commodore Commodore

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    No. While I might be good about having to deal with all kind of different stuff at once I'd totally lack the necessary leadership skills.
     
  5. BillJ

    BillJ Admiral Admiral

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    Without a doubt.

    I'd have been in the Air Force if not for vision issues.
     
  6. MacLeod

    MacLeod Admiral Admiral

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    Of course, but I think I'd make a better First Officer. That way I can have all the fun on away missions whilst the Captain is left on the ship.
     
  7. BillJ

    BillJ Admiral Admiral

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    You'd be the Captain, you just have to put the first officer in his place. :techman:
     
  8. Greg Cox

    Greg Cox Admiral Premium Member

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    Nah, I'd be the captain's speech-writer.
     
  9. Delsaber

    Delsaber Commodore Commodore

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    I doubt I'm really captain material.

    I could be the ship's vibe guy, though. Just sit me down somewhere, anywhere really. I'll put off good vibes.
     
  10. teacake

    teacake Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    NO WAY.

    I picture my role in the Star Trek universe as merchant on DS9's promenade. That's my perfect place. There is no possibility I would ever be in or want to be in Starfleet.
     
  11. Shanndee

    Shanndee Commodore Commodore

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    You read my mind!...but to minimize competition (and avoid the fact that I don't like to be in charge) can I come work for you?
     
  12. R. Star

    R. Star Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    I'd be Morn! Heck yeah, that's the life. :p
     
  13. Delsaber

    Delsaber Commodore Commodore

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    This is how the Maquis really started.
     
  14. Grey

    Grey Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

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    Noooo.

    I always respected Spock's disinterest in taking over as captain. It takes a strong person to admit you'd be an ill fit for whatever reason despite having the opportunity.

    As for myself, I'm not entirely sure I'd agree to get on any ship in the first place, lol.
     
  15. teacake

    teacake Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    Well I was thinking of putting in a Dabo table on the side so..
     
  16. Shanndee

    Shanndee Commodore Commodore

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    Dabo table hmmm? Well, if you insist:

    [​IMG]

    Oh My. Perhaps Delsaber is right...this may be the way the Maquis started after all!
     
  17. Delsaber

    Delsaber Commodore Commodore

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    Not a bad thing, mind you. The Maquis were a purposeful folk.

    ...just so long as I get my cut of the dabo pie, I can look the other way.
     
  18. teacake

    teacake Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    Okay well I have these outfits for you to try Shandee.. oh and don't forget the body tape.
     
  19. ngc7293

    ngc7293 Commander Red Shirt

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    I think I would end up as some kind of Computer Technician. I wouldn't be a bridge officer. There is all that Command training that Troi took and I don't think I could deal with that.
     
  20. R. Star

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    Troi passed the command test. This makes me feel good about my chances.
     

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