Trek-related Euphemisms

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  1. Mr. Laser Beam

    Mr. Laser Beam Fleet Admiral Admiral

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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...
     
  2. 1001001

    1001001 I Like the Beats and the Shouting Moderator

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    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.

    :lol:
     
  3. Green Shirt

    Green Shirt Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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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.
     
  4. Tora Ziyal

    Tora Ziyal Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    Cool. Except that, IMO, Auntie Anne's pretzels are very easy to resist. They're a disgrace to pretzeldom.

    :bolian: I love it!
     
  5. Mr. Laser Beam

    Mr. Laser Beam Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    Pretzels have a dominion? I didn't know that.

    What kind of condiments do they demand you put on them? Jam Hadar?
     
  6. chopperjockey

    chopperjockey Ensign Newbie

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    "There she is"
     
  7. Kevman7987

    Kevman7987 Captain Captain

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    I sometimes say "there are four lights" when someone mentions anything about a room's lighting.
     
  8. Tora Ziyal

    Tora Ziyal Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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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!

    :sigh: :lol:
     
  9. Mr. Laser Beam

    Mr. Laser Beam Fleet Admiral Admiral

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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."
     
  10. Silvercrest

    Silvercrest Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    That is the order of things. No, I will not take your order.
     
  11. datalogan

    datalogan Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

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    I often say "Back off. Back off." To my kids when I see they are about to get into trouble.
    (Said like Kirk in STVI)
     
  12. Avro Arrow

    Avro Arrow Commodore Commodore

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    I will sometimes use "Botany Bay!" in place of a mild curse, inspired by Chekov in TWOK. Sometimes I'll even use the full: "Botany Bay? Botany Bay! Oh no!"

    Yes, I know I'm weird.
     
  13. FormerLurker

    FormerLurker Commodore Commodore

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    No, you're strange. Weird people are normal people who act strange to attract attention.
     
  14. Mrs. Bashir

    Mrs. Bashir Ensign Newbie

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    This isn't really a euphemism, but sometimes if my friend is wearing a red shirt, I'll go up to them and say "Nice knowing ya!";D
     
  15. Cyke101

    Cyke101 Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    Heck, I don't even use it in place of a curse, I always say it that way, with Chekov's inflections, whenever I meet *anyone* who studied... wait for it... Botany.
     
  16. Sector 7

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    Windows Vista and computer updates, in general, cause this reaction from me.

    I also use "Make it so", "Engage" and "No intelligent life here".

    Recently, I have been teaching my friend's son to drive my truck. When I said, "Is the parking brake on?" he gave me a look that would kill most normal people... :devil: At least, he got the reference.
     
  17. Opus

    Opus Commodore Commodore

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    "Well thank you, Goddess of Empathy" - sarcastically. To male or female. Especially male though.
     
  18. _C_

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    Sometimes I yell "KHAAAAAAN!" when my computer does something stupid.

    At church at the sign of peace, if I can't reach to shake someone's hand, I give the Vulcan salute.