You know you're a Star Trek nerd when...

Discussion in 'General Trek Discussion' started by Savage Dragon, Nov 2, 2013.

  1. illidian

    illidian Ensign Newbie

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    when i wanted and thought about captaining my own starship and meeting a beautiful vulcan to marry lol!
     
  2. Greg Cox

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    . . . when you refer to the fourth movie as "The Voyage Home" and not just "the one with the whales."
     
  3. Nerys Myk

    Nerys Myk Worf in the 23rd Century Premium Member

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    So they aren't: the boring one, the one with Khan, the one were Spock comes back, the one with the whales, the bad one and the last one?
     
  4. Greg Cox

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    You know you're a Star Trek nerd if you can actually cite all six in the right order! :)
     
  5. Melakon

    Melakon Admiral In Memoriam

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    What about when you can get a job from writing books about it? ;)
     
  6. Smellincoffee

    Smellincoffee Commodore Commodore

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    ...when dreams involving Star Trek aren't all that uncommon.

    ...when your first attempt at making traditional hot tea is made with Earl Grey leaves.

    ...when you think of your Voyager van as a shuttle.

    ...when you sound exactly like Leonard Nimoy pronouncing "error".

    ...when the source of many artistic interests, from Shakespeare to classical music, happens to be a Star Trek episode.
     
  7. Melakon

    Melakon Admiral In Memoriam

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    Over 20 years ago, I went out and bought some little Bodum glass cups like Picard used to drink his tea in. One of them has survived.
     
  8. Herkimer Jitty

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    When you breathe.
     
  9. Savage Dragon

    Savage Dragon Your Savage Overlord Moderator

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    I totally wanted one of those back in the day but I never did get one.
     
  10. xvicente

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    Double dumbass thread.
     
  11. Savage Dragon

    Savage Dragon Your Savage Overlord Moderator

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    Double dumbass on you.
     
  12. DigificWriter

    DigificWriter Vice Admiral Admiral

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    You know you're a Star Tee nerd when....
    * You create a thread dedicated to demonstrating just how continuitous and serialized Voyager actually is and how it very much fits into the 'Serialized Procedural' genre
    * You take the time to create an Ultimate Viewing Guide that (re)arranges the episodes of each series according to the order in which they ought to be watched in order to get the very most out of them
     
  13. Sigokat

    Sigokat Commander Red Shirt

    when I told my Commander (I'm the Deputy) that he couldn't keep going on outside the wire missions because he's the guy in charge (Picard).
     
  14. Therin of Andor

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    On Friday night, I got on a train to a station I rarely visit, just as I did one month ago (attending a writers' group meeting). A heavily-tattooed and facially-studded blond guy with a bicycle came into the carriage. He was in his 20s and wore a T-shirt with Leonard Nimoy on it, and the legend that read, "Rock on with your Spock on". I remembered seeing him in the same outfit four weeks ago, on the same train.

    A ponytailed guy in his 30s immediately complimented him on the T-shirt and engaged him in conversation about "Star Trek" - and soon they were trying to out-trivia each other: eg. Zachary Quinto had to cheat to do the Vulcan salute in the new movies; "The Wrath of Khan" and "First Contact" were the best films; "Nemesis" kinda sucked but they both liked it anyway, etc. I chimed in with an anecdote about the Vulcan matriarch in "Amok Time" needing a piece of cotton round her fingers to do the salute correctly.

    "Oh, you mean T'Pau?" they both asked. The younger guy had a thick Irish accent.

    "Did you know that 'The Wrath of Khan' was on at the Dendy in Newtown a few weeks ago?" asked the Irishman.

    "I was there," I boasted.

    "I'd never seen it on the big screen before," said the Irish guy. "Hey, I remember you!" he said to me. "You were wearing a Starfleet uniform. You were in my row!"

    "That's so cool," said the ponytailed guy. "I wish I'd been there."

    Whoever said Trek geekdom was dead?

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    Retro screening of Star Trek II (2013) by Therin of Andor, on Flickr
     
  15. bbjeg

    bbjeg Admiral Admiral

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    ... when you've worn a Star Trek uniform in public.

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  16. DigificWriter

    DigificWriter Vice Admiral Admiral

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    ^ Where was that photo taken?
     
  17. bbjeg

    bbjeg Admiral Admiral

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    Right here buddy.
    ^Baltimore, MD during Otakon.
     
  18. DigificWriter

    DigificWriter Vice Admiral Admiral

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    Ok. The interior background looks uncannily similar to the Salt Palace Convention Center, and that girl looks like a girl that I saw at SLC Comic-Con, so I thought it might've been taken there.
     
  19. Greg Cox

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    Then you're a professional Star Trek nerd . . . .
     
  20. Smellincoffee

    Smellincoffee Commodore Commodore

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    ...your cell phone hums like a tricorder, chirps like a comm badge, or whistles like a TOS bridge hail.