Poll STP vs PIC vs...?

Discussion in 'Future of Trek' started by ITDUDE, May 16, 2019.

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What should the acronym for Star Trek: Picard be

  1. STP

    14 vote(s)
    23.0%
  2. PIC

    32 vote(s)
    52.5%
  3. Other

    15 vote(s)
    24.6%
  1. ITDUDE

    ITDUDE Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    It's never too early for this!
    Now that the name is official, it's time to pic an "official(ish)" acronym for the show.

    Personally I'm biased towards STP. PIC I suppose is a good 2nd choice. PCR sounds weird. PRD stands for product requirements document and if you ever had to deal with those you would NOT want to be reminded of them ;)

    Any other ideas?
     
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  2. ToyBoxComix

    ToyBoxComix Ensign Newbie

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    Stone Temple Pilots?

    I'll probably just type it out. I gave up on abbreviations when Voyager was announced.
     
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  3. Lord Garth

    Lord Garth Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    PIC

    If there's a Pike Series, and they call it Star Trek: Pike, I'm not bothering with an abbreviation of any kind. It'll just be PIKE if I'm too lazy to italicize Pike.
     
  4. BillJ

    BillJ History’s Greatest Monster Premium Member

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    Just call it Picard. It is three extra keystrokes. :scream:
     
  5. ITDUDE

    ITDUDE Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    PIK, I am not typing any extra letters damn it :D
     
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  6. Kemaiku

    Kemaiku Admiral Admiral

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    ST(AZN):JLP2019
     
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  7. ITDUDE

    ITDUDE Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    But are you talking about the show or the character?
    My confused little mind won't be able to decipher what people mean ;)
     
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  8. Unicorn

    Unicorn Lieutenant Junior Grade Red Shirt

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    PCD?
     
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  9. ITDUDE

    ITDUDE Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    Another one I thought of.
    Since many call Discovery Disco, how about...
    Pica ;)
     
  10. Rahul

    Rahul Commodore Commodore

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    PICA - chuh! :scream:
     
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  11. urbandefault

    urbandefault Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    Picard's already picked out his new ride. :techman:

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  12. Cake

    Cake Captain Captain

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    It is TOS, TAS, TNG, DS9, VOY, ENT, DIS, PIC.

    All three letter and most of them are a syllables. :)
    Randomly picking letters like DSC or PCD or PCR or PRD is stupid. For once you can't say them in one word, because they are lacking a vowel and it is easier to remember the first three letters than some randomly chosen from the middle of the word.
     
  13. NeoStar9

    NeoStar9 Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

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    That would get my vote.
     
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  14. NewHeavensNewEarth

    NewHeavensNewEarth Captain Captain

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    Do you actually say each of them as one word yourself? Would you say "Ting" or "Tang" or "Tong" for "TNG"? I would like to hear "DS9" pronounced in fewer syllables than "DSC."
     
  15. BillJ

    BillJ History’s Greatest Monster Premium Member

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    PSIMAM (Patrick Stewart is Making a Mint) is my choice.
     
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  16. dinzy

    dinzy Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

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    Works for me. I am not too picky and would take STP too, though that is well outside of the conventions. PIC is too much like pic for picture/image, etc.
     
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  17. Krandor

    Krandor Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    Yep
     
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  18. Lord Garth

    Lord Garth Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    PCD rhymes with PCP. Or, if you go the other way: we can authoritatively say, "You're under arrest. I'm with the PCD."
     
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  19. kirk55555

    kirk55555 Vice Admiral Admiral

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    I'd have to go with PIC.
     
  20. Tim Thomason

    Tim Thomason Commodore Commodore

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    "Ting," I believe, is the standard pronunciation of TNG, at least everytime I hear it (outside the few who go letter-by-letter for some reason). DS9 is two syllables ("Dees-Nine"), usually. I'm trying to use it with one syllable, but it doesn't work right. DSC is just one syllable ("Disc"), so it's impossible to go fewer.