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Trekker or Trekkie

Trekker
6
55%
Trekkie
3
27%
Neither/I'm just a fan
2
18%
 
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Trekker or Trekkie?

Postby Anime Trekker » Thu Jan 12, 2006 4:58 pm

Here's a list of analogies from http://www.fortunecity.com/roswell/seance/134/lists/list15.html that may help you decide:

The Lite Hearted Trekker vs Trekkie List.

A Trekker wears a starfleet uniform to a convention because it's fun.
A Trekkie wears a starfleet uniform to a convention because s/he has heard that it is in style at the academy.

A Trekker has a Starfleet Academy window sticker on his car.
A Trekkie is cramming for the entrance exams.

A Trekker meets Marina Sirtis/Gates McFadden at a convention, tells her how pretty he thinks she is, that it is too bad she is married or he would ask her out.
A Trekkie meets Deanna Troi/Dr. Crusher at a convention, tells her how pretty he thinks she is, and asks her if she is still seeing Riker (Picard, some alien patient, et al).

A Trekker loves watching the show, nitpicking and discussing it with friends.
A Trekkie loves watching those documentaries filmed aboard the Enterprise.

A Trekker thinks Wil Wheaton was a lucky kid who got to play a kid on Star Trek.
A Trekkie thinks that Wesley Crusher was a lucky kid who got to sit on the bridge.

A Trekker thinks that it is a shame that the show is coming to an end.
A Trekkie thinks that it is a shame that the crew is being reassigned and the Enterprise is being decomissioned.

A Trekker knows that there are gaping holes in the technology, but ignores them and enjoys the show.
A Trekkie can't wait for the price to come down on those home food replicator units.

A Trekker buys pips for the rank s/he wants to be.
A Trekkie wonders why he is constantly passed over for promotion.

A Trekker tells his/her new girl/boyfriend that s/he really likes Star Trek.
A Trekkie's new girl/boyfriend is an underclassman at the academy.

A Trekker wonders what sex in zero g would be like.
A Trekkie wonders what sex would be like.


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Postby Bmat » Tue May 16, 2006 4:58 pm

:lol: :lol:

Those are hilarious!
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Postby Valen » Wed May 17, 2006 8:09 am

Being the creature of habit that I am... I would say that I am a "Trekkie". This being because I was a Trekkie before "trekkers" were ever thought about.

Then after reading the last of the qualifications in your list.... my opinion of my classification was all the more reinforced! :offtopic:
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Postby thegreentick » Mon Jul 17, 2006 10:21 pm

I'm almost ashamed to say that I am just a fan.
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Postby Nomad » Tue Jul 18, 2006 10:29 am

I would say, based on the list given, that I would be more of a Trekker.
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