Research study on Trek Fandom

Discussion in 'General Trek Discussion' started by Trek_researcher, Dec 10, 2012.

  1. Trek_researcher

    Trek_researcher Cadet Newbie

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    Hi,

    I'm a psychologist and I'm designing a study on fandoms and especially the Trek fandom. I'll use an online survey and will need to advertise it online. I'm especially interested in finding people who have been to conventions and have gone in costume.

    So, here's where I need some help: where, besides here trekbbs, online would be a good place to find Trekkies/Trekkers that go to cons?

    Thanks!

    - Bill
     
  2. T'Girl

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  3. Trek_researcher

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  6. T'Girl

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    Wow, got rejected after the second question, have you lived in the US for at least twenty years? I was born a US citizen, but because of my parent's military careers, didn't live in the US for half my life.

    On the question of "What is your gender?" There is only male or female, no option for transgenders like myself. Later on the question of "What is your ethnic background?" there is the option of "other" with a fill in the blank.

    Excluded again.

    At one point he asks if you are a fan of the movie, The Big Lebowski. (Bowling, right?)

    :)
     
  7. teacake

    teacake Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    Why do people keep studying trek fans?
     
  8. Greg Cox

    Greg Cox Admiral Admiral

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    Because we're endlessly fascinating?
     
  9. RandyS

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    We're the best people around, and they're jealous.
     
  10. RAMA

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    lol ok they asked for my crazy input, so it is done...
     
  11. Relayer1

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    We're a bit odd...
     
  12. T'Girl

    T'Girl Vice Admiral Admiral

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    ^ "A bit?"
     
  13. Avon

    Avon Commodore Commodore

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    hopefully my bullshit answers should skew the survey nicely
     
  14. Temis the Vorta

    Temis the Vorta Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    They're from the future, when we become...significant.

    And I'm not allowed to say any more.
     
  15. Temis the Vorta

    Temis the Vorta Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    I got the boot because I never attended a con. Okay now I'll go take the survey and see if I can bullshit my way all the way to the end by guessing what survey monkey wants me to say!

    Spoiler! The answer to the last question is:

    IDIC!

    Everyone got that one, right?
     
  16. plynch

    plynch Commodore Commodore

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    Well, I put that some people just like it. And yes, I did add that some dig the toleration vibe.