Favorite Time Period

Discussion in 'Trek Literature' started by JD, Sep 9, 2008.

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Favorite Era

  1. 22nd Century

    20.7%
  2. Pre-TOS (Pike/April Enterprise)

    22.4%
  3. Pre-WNMHGB TOS (Kirk, Spock, Mitchel, Kelso ect)

    13.8%
  4. TOS Series (TOS, Vanguard)

    36.2%
  5. TOS Movie (TOS movies, Challenger)

    25.9%
  6. Lost Era

    36.2%
  7. 24th Century (Pre-Borg/Dominion)

    17.2%
  8. 24 Century (Dominion War)

    36.2%
  9. 24th Centry (Post Dominion War)

    44.8%
  10. 24th Century (Post Nem.)

    46.6%
Multiple votes are allowed.
  1. JD

    JD Admiral Admiral

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    I know this probably comes up all the time, but I don't remember remember what anybody said last time it did. But I was ust wondering what everybodies favorite eras were
    I pretty much like all of the eras, but my three two would be the 24th Century (Post Dominion War) 24th (Post Nem.) and TOS movie.
    I don't know how to do a poll so I guess I'll go ahead and list them:

    22nd Century
    Pre-Kirk TOS (April/Pike Enterprise)
    Pre-WNMHGB TOS (Kirk, Spock, Mitchel, Kelso, ect.)
    TOS series
    TOS movie (TOS Movies, Challenger)
    Lost Era
    24th Century (Pre-Borg/Dominion)
    24th Century (Dominion War)
    24th Century (Post Dominion War)
    24th Century (Post Nemesis)
     
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  2. flandry84

    flandry84 Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    I would have to say that TOS remains my favourite time period.
    If this was about least favourite,then that would be the pre/post Undiscovered country/Generations era of Kirks life.
    Those "one last mission before decommission" era books just feel so maudlin.
     
  3. judge alba

    judge alba senior street judge Premium Member

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    like the tos movie era the best not sure why exactly though the ships are the best ones I've seen what with the excelsior.
    though the pre Borg 24th century would be my second choice.
    thrid choice would be the 22nd century on the nx-01 an era whwere not everything was known and the galaxy was a pretty big unknown still
     
  4. captcalhoun

    captcalhoun Admiral Admiral

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    TOS series and Dominion War
     
  5. Dayton Ward

    Dayton Ward Word Pusher Rear Admiral

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    I imagine my choices weren't much of a surprise..... :cool:
     
  6. captcalhoun

    captcalhoun Admiral Admiral

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    given the number of SCEs you wrote, i am slightly...
     
  7. Dayton Ward

    Dayton Ward Word Pusher Rear Admiral

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    ^ Yeah, but remember how many of them dealt with the Lovell gang.... :techman:
     
  8. Art Vandelay

    Art Vandelay Captain Captain

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    Hey, you didn't offer what would have been my choice!

    That would have been the time period of Star Trek: The Motion Picture. In recent years, there was only one book in that period (Christopher's masterful Ex Machina), and I think that's an era that bears exploring.
     
  9. JD

    JD Admiral Admiral

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    Damn, I knew there would have to be one I'd forget.
     
  10. Emh

    Emh The Doctor Premium Member

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    Lost Era and all of the 24th Century.
     
  11. Rosalind

    Rosalind TrekLit's Dr Rose Mod Admiral

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    can I say I prefer them all? :D
     
  12. Ryan Thomas Riddle

    Ryan Thomas Riddle Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    TOS proper, Pre-TOS (April and Co.) and The Lost Era are my favorites; however, I have read TrekLit in all the eras mentioned and have enjoyed some of them.
     
  13. Emh

    Emh The Doctor Premium Member

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    You wouldn't be the first (check the poll). ;)
     
  14. JD

    JD Admiral Admiral

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    I didn't put any kind of limit on which eras you could pick.
     
  15. ialfan

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    22nd Century
    TOS Movie Era
    TOS Series
    24th Century Post Nemesis

    That's my preferences so far as the books go anyways.
     
  16. AstroMike

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    While I voted for the TOS time, I do enjoy the 22nd Century where they still have football and wear baseball style caps.
     
  17. HIj'Qa

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    April/Pike
    Sulu on Excelsior

    are the favorite times I like to think about. Some of the books covering those eras have been good, some, not so much.

    And I'm starting to spend some time on the 22nd cent, pre ENT
     
  18. Nerys Myk

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    22nd and 23rd Centuries. I like Titan in the 24th, but thats about it for that era.
     
  19. Therin of Andor

    Therin of Andor Admiral Admiral

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    Ditto. My first ST comics were the post-TMP Marvel issues and I loved the Thomas Warkentin art of those early LA Times Syndicate post-TMP strips.

    "Ex Machina" was the novel I wanted to read in the weeks/months following TMP's premiere, but I made do with TMP's novelizations, off-the-shelf Bantams and early Pocket novels, and writing post-TMP fanfic instead. Some of Pocket's early titles were post-TMP, pre-ST II. The "Lost Years" saga (eventually four books) were also great, and lead into TMP.
     
  20. JAG

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    I love the Dominion war era, but I enjoy all of them.