What kind of Trekkie are you?

Discussion in 'General Trek Discussion' started by bbjeg, Jan 17, 2014.

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What kind of Trekkie are you?

  1. A) I'm a Star Trek Nerd - "I've read the manuals, the encyclopedia, their specifications, I know how

    3.9%
  2. B) I'm a Star Trek Geek - "I've seen all the episodes (of that series), do you remember when..."

    33.1%
  3. C) I'm a lovable Star Trek Dork - "I collect figures, outfits, trinkets, you name it, I got it."

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  4. A and B - "I'm deeply committed to the mythos, not much on the paraphernalia."

    34.3%
  5. A and C - "I put more time in everything else (books, games, or collectables) than the show."

    2.2%
  6. B and C - "I've seen all of that series and I'm a collector. I don't know the specifications."

    10.1%
  7. A, B, and C - "I'm a hardcore Trekkie."

    16.3%
  1. urbandefault

    urbandefault Commodore Commodore

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    Going back to the early 70s I thought the whole thing was laughable. In my view it's a distinction without a difference.
     
  2. 1001001

    1001001 Pull Up a Groove and Get Fabulous! Moderator

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    Trekkie is fine with me. Like someone said earlier, a "Trekker" is just a "Trekkie" who's afraid to admit it.

    :lol:

    :techman:
     
  3. USS Triumphant

    USS Triumphant Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    I'm the type that spends two hours on a Sunday writing a post casting J.J. Abrams' Star Trek: The Next Generation reboot. :D
     
  4. bbjeg

    bbjeg Admiral Admiral

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    I'm also the type of Trekkie who makes polls on the Trek BBS. :)
     
  5. teacake

    teacake Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    :lol:

    Yeah that's sums up a lot of us.
     
  6. Greg Cox

    Greg Cox Admiral Premium Member

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    I'm the sort of Trekkie who takes time out from writing Trek novels to argue about Trek on the internet.

    How sad is that? :)
     
  7. USS Triumphant

    USS Triumphant Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    None. For you, it could be seen as work-related research. You're burning the midnight oil, keeping that nose to the grindstone. ;)
     
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  8. teacake

    teacake Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    And I too will someday be paid for this, my love, and all my postings and passions will be tax deductible.. just in time for the future when there is no money.
     
  9. bbjeg

    bbjeg Admiral Admiral

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    I didn't say but convention goers (like me) fall under C.
     
  10. bbjeg

    bbjeg Admiral Admiral

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    Looks like TrekBBS is made up mostly of series viewers and those who read up on it with the hardcore in third. Kinda what I expected.
     
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  11. Runetouch

    Runetouch Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

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    B, I suppose.
     
  12. SPCTRE

    SPCTRE Badass Admiral

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    A and B mostly, with a pinch of C.

    I recently caught myself staring at one of our own Rick Sternbach's auctions on eBay, so... yeah. Bit of C for sure.
     
  13. Bagliun Edar

    Bagliun Edar Lieutenant Red Shirt

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    If "none of above" means I'm not a trekkie, then so be it.
     
  14. bbjeg

    bbjeg Admiral Admiral

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    ^You can enjoy watching it and not be a Trekkie.
     
  15. urbandefault

    urbandefault Commodore Commodore

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    I don't know if I've said it before, but I always thought the Trekkie/Trekker thing was a little silly. In one of the specials, I don't remember which, Roddenberry pronounced it "Trekkor." There's another one to muddy the water. :lol:
     
  16. WillsBabe

    WillsBabe Vice Admiral Admiral

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    I hate the word Trekkie. I don't know much about these days but back in the 80s it seemed to be the media's chosen word to be derogatory about fans. As to what kind of fan I am: I've certainly passed my heyday when I was very active in fandom. I went to cons for over 25 years, on con committees, that kind of thing. I pretty much lived Trek for 20 years. These days I'm pretty much in retirement. I've put my feet up and I'm happy watching the young uns. I've pretty much gafiated. :).
     
  17. jgvinha

    jgvinha Ensign Newbie

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    I own all the series first DVD boxes collection, even TAS, and all the movies (classic and JJ's).

    My night book is almost always a Star Trek Novel (like, 2 out of 3), that's how I stay connected to it.
     
  18. bbjeg

    bbjeg Admiral Admiral

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    ^Sounds like you're A and B jgvinha, and welcome to the TrekBBS. :)
     
  19. jgvinha

    jgvinha Ensign Newbie

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    Well, I passed on the manuals and specs, maybe a A- on that A:rommie:
    Thank You!
     
  20. bbjeg

    bbjeg Admiral Admiral

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    I meant for the poll at the top of the page.