I Was a Star Trek Fan, Trekker, Trekkie

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    Mr. Spock and the Gang

    I was a young teenager when I first became aware of the Star Trek series on television--the original series.  It came on every evening by then, and I found it--fascinating!  ;) Many people have speculated on why the show was so popular.  A common theory is that it...
    freeeedom freeeedom
    51-55, F
    3 Responses Aug 3, 2007

    Fan

    I was a Star Trek fan. And I still am. ME TV is currently airing the original series on Saturday night.
    jml2000 jml2000
    61-65, M
    Jun 8, 2013

    Trekker, Always!

    I'm proud to say I'm a dyed-in-the-wool, original Trekker (never "Trekkie" ... that word was specifically, and vociferously, verboten amongst those who were actually there!) Amongst the true fans, the word "Trekkie" was a pejorative term (unfortunately picked up by most of the...
    sttos sttos
    61-65, M
    6 Responses Jan 25, 2013

    Would anybody like to debate about Star Wars vs

    Star Trek with me? I'm a hard core SW fan. Nothing mean or hurtful, just a mature, geeky debate
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Feb 17

    A Message Of Hope...

    Star Trek had always been around for me. When I was very little I would watch it with my mum who was Trek fan before me, when I was 7 I got a Star Trek video for Christmas (The Best of Both Worlds, my favourite episode) and it started from there, I got my own VCR in my room and...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Apr 21, 2012

    My Poor Trekkie Heart

    I can remember watching the Original Series in re-runs when I was little, but I fell in love with Star Trek when they started the Next Generation. I was completely hooked. I watched every week, bought magazines, and even joined the Canadian Fan Club. I watched the entire run of...
    BDWilT BDWilT
    26-30
    3 Responses Aug 10, 2007
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