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H. A. Note [20 Jul 2010|05:40am]

[ mood | cheerful ]

Happy Lunar Landing Day!

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[03 May 2010|12:27am]


Join Team Trek at jjverse
Be sure to tell them musicalpanties sent you
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Star Trek Fic Exchange, Round Three [03 Nov 2009|10:35am]

Community info here!Collapse )
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Don't Let Me Stop You - Anti-Spock/Uhura, Uhura/Scotty, Spock/Kirk [02 Nov 2009|12:35am]

Don't Let Me Stop You

Song is from Spock's POV.

Spock and Uhura are a couple, but lately Spock has been noticing some curious behavior on Uhura's part when aroung Scotty (this is the black/white scenes). Spock confronts Uhura about this and basically tells her that is she doesn't want to be with him, she shouldn't be (most of the video). He'll be alright because he's got Jim to lean on (purple/green scenes). At the end of the video, Spock tells Uhura that he's making up her mind for her since she can't seem to do so and...well, you'll see.

- Black/White scenes = past happenings
- Purple/Green scenes = what Spock hopes for the future

FAIR USE - Copyright Disclaimer

Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for "fair use" for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research.

Fair use is a use permitted by copyright statute that might otherwise be infringing. Non-profit, educational or personal use tips the balance in favor of fair use.

Disclaimer: I only own the video. I do NOT own the characters or anything!

Song Credit: "Don't Let Me Stop You" by Kelly Clarkson

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Star Trek Fandom Fan Art [13 Jun 2009|12:24am]

Below you will find:

- A banner for the Voyager fanfiction, "Starfleet Treachery" (click image to read story)
- A banner for the 2009 Star Trek fanfiction, "Through the Wall" (click image to read story)
- A 2009 Kirk/Spock banner
- A TOS Kirk/Spock wallpaper (click image to enlarge)
- A fake Voyager movie poster (click image to enlarge)

Located here!

Cross-posted very many times. Sorry if I spammed you.

Artist Notes:

I made these things for various challenges at the Darkarts fourm. Please note that I made the two banner without the permission of the authoers of the stories.If they are your stories please don't be mad at me. The challenge called for us to make banner for our favorite fanfictions. Please don't claim as your own...thanks!

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Star Trek Generations RiffTrax Released! [04 Jul 2007|04:30am]

Mystery Science Theater 3000's Mike Nelson and Kevin Murphy have released their third Star Trek RiffTrax, Generations!

A follow up to their previous riffs on The Final Frontier (Sample) and The Undiscovered Country (sample)

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Leonard Nimoy and Bill Shatner [17 Aug 2006|04:07pm]


They both posed for this picture, celebrating the 40th anniversary Star Trek marathon on TV Land.


And Stark XI is on Cinescape's top ten developing movies to keep an eye on

See all the news

x-posted to: leonard_nimoy, nimoy_obsession, star_trek_fans, startrek, startrek_tos, the_enterprise, trek_stuff, trekkies

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TOS essay anthology [01 Aug 2006|10:14am]

Hi all-- I just wanted to recommend an upcoming Star Trek title. It's called Boarding the Enterprise, and it's a collection of scholarly (and funny!) essays on Star Trek (TOS only!). My favorite essay so far is "Exaggerate with Extreme Prejudice", on the greatness of Scotty. You can check out previews here: http://www.smartpopbooks.com/allbooks/index.html#StarTrek

Thanks for letting me pop in and hope you enjoy!
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Star Trek:Lower Decks [10 Aug 2005|11:55am]

If this isn't allowed here, please delete.

I have just created a new community dedicated to smaller roles and characters in the Star Trek Universe. Come join lower_decks and discuss your favorite minor characters on any and all incarnations of Star Trek!
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James Montgomery Doohan, 1920-2005 [20 Jul 2005|12:15pm]

[ mood | crying ]

"'It's green!'"

"'Any man who could manage such a feat, I darena' disappoint.'"

"Everything's been just lovely."

It's fitting somehow that he died on the anniversary of the greatest engineering achievement in human history, a space engineering achievement at that, the landing of Apollo 11 on the Moon.

Godspeed, Scotty. We love you.

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Hello All [04 Apr 2005|09:48pm]

I am new and have enjoyed reading your posts. I have been a star trek fan most of my life. I especially enjoy Voyager, but they are all great. I have started a community for one liners and wisdom from Star Trek, kindof a "Everything I need to know I learned on ST" site. Come put your one liners and wisdom there. It is trekwisdom. "See ya round the galaxy."
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[29 Mar 2005|08:47pm]

Hello everyone, is anyone interested in a email based star trek rpg? The Samurai is looking for some new players who are willing to make a commitment. We recently had to let a few player go due to lack of posting and are hoping hot to have to repeat that. The Samurai needs a first officer, chief engineer, and security/tactical chief. If anyone is interested please email jerseyboy381@aol.com

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[16 Mar 2005|12:41pm]


Is is ok to pimp my community? if not I'll happily delete this post.
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Save Enterprise! [08 Mar 2005|04:16pm]

I don't know if you've all seen it or not, but a group is trying to get Enterprise renewed. Here's the info:

Article: http://www.trekunited.com/news.php?id=13

FAQ: http://www.trekunited.com/faq.php

Contribute: http://www.trekunited.com/amember/
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Save Enterprise! (x-posted) [03 Feb 2005|04:15pm]

[ mood | distressed ]

Yesterday, something horrible happened. UPN announced that Star Trek: Enterprise would end its run after this, the fourth season. That's right, they cancelled it!

I can't tell you how upset I was to hear this news. Enterprise has been a constant joy for me to look forward to every week this year. This has been their best season so far and it has been amazing! The new writers have taken the show in the direction it should have gone from the very beginning. Even viewers who hated Enterprise at first have been in love with it this season.

I think it was a mistake by UPN to cancel it at this time. I'm not alone. Some people might recall that the original series was axed by NBC in the sixties but it was resurrected by a massive fan letter-writing campaign. The same thing can work for Enterprise.

Save Enterprise is a site dedicated to bringing the show back. They have all the most current information on who to write to and they are the most well-organized campaigners. Please visit the site and write a letter.

MSNBC is currently running a poll which deals with how viewers feel about the loss of Enterprise. You can bet UPN is keeping an eye on it. So please go vote!

And spread the word!

If you don't have the time to write a letter of your own, here's one you can copy and print. Just address it to Mr. Leslie Moonves

Mr. Leslie Moonves
Co-President, Co-Chief Operating Officer
CBS Broadcasting Inc.
51 West 52nd Street
New York, NY 10019 U.S.A.

Dear Mr. Moonves,
I’m writing about what I regard to be the poor decision to cancel Star Trek: Enterprise. I am aware that Enterprise has not had the same following as its precursors, however, this season, the new writing team has done a phenomenal job of correcting that problem. I know many Star Trek fans who have begun to watch Enterprise faithfully, only this season.

This series has every chance now to do even better than some of the other Star Trek series. Cancelling this series now will only serve to alienate many of your viewers. Instead, Enterprise should be granted at least a further fifth season to prove itself. Syndicating the series would also improve its ratings.

Star Trek has changed the lives of so many people, mine included. Enterprise continues to push the envelope for a one-hour drama. I believe you can only benefit from allowing it to have another season.

Thank you for your time in this matter and I hope to see many more years of Star Trek Enterprise on television. I know that one of the main web sites trying to help the show is the "Save Enterprise" Group and they currently have over 50,000 members in their network.

(your name, address)

Member: www.saveenterprise.com

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An Official Canon Explanation at Long Last [18 Dec 2004|01:28pm]

[ mood | geeky ]

From StarTrek.com, December 16, 2004:


It's probably the single most popular topic of conversation among Star Trek fans: Why do Klingons look different during Captain Kirk's day than all the times after and before? What happened to their forehead ridges during that period? (We all know the real reason — the original show didn't have the budget for prosthetic makeup...and starting with the movies they did. But that explanation is no fun!) In fact, at conventions fans consistently ask if that discrepancy would ever be explained on the show, thus becoming "canon". Well, it's finally happening. The 15th episode of Season 4 of Star Trek: Enterprise will begin to address that issue, and it's called "Affliction".

"Affliction" is the first of a two-parter, written by Mike Sussman from a story by Manny Coto. The second part is called "Divergence", written by Judith and Garfield Reeves-Stevens, and those episodes will air in February. (During sweeps...clever, huh?)

The Klingon forehead issue is a complicated one, because it has to take into account a number of factors if one is to stay true to the Star Trek universe as previously established. The simplest theories (e.g. "southern" vs. "northern" breeds) have to be thrown out because </i>Star Trek: Deep Space Nine</i> reprised three Klingon characters from the Original Series -- Kor, Koloth, and Kang -- and gave them forehead ridges in "Blood Oath". Then there was "Trials and Tribble-ations", where the crew went back in time to Station K-7, looked around and said, "Those are Klingons??" They turned to bumpy-headed Worf for an explanation, and he would only say it's a long story and "We do not discuss it with outsiders."

Well, rest assured the writers have taken all that into account and have come up with a scenario consistent with all those elements. We won't give it away here, of course, but we will say that it ties very neatly into other aspects of Trek history.

[ ... ]

"Affliction" is tentatively scheduled to air February 18, with "Divergence" the week after.


The entire article may be found here: http://www.startrek.com/startrek/view/news/article/8695.html.

Of course, there always was a much simpler explanation: the Klingon Empire is a multi-star system entity, just as is the United Federation of Planets, and therefore, like the Federation, would be multi-species. Different species of "Klingons" could have been encountered over the centuries, just as to an outsider everyone in the Federation would be a "Federationist", for lack of a better word, whether they be Human, Vulcan, Andorian, or whatever.

Oh, well.

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[14 Nov 2004|10:19am]

Hello everyone. Is anybody interested in joining a PBEM RPG? We are looking for some people to join our crew. We have many positions still available like cheif tactical, and cheif medical officer. If anyone is interested the website is http://uss-samurai.tripod.com/
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[27 Oct 2004|05:26pm]

Last night my fiance and I had the privelage of meeting Robert Picardo. detailsCollapse )
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Sir Richard Branson Is My New Hero [27 Sep 2004|02:33pm]

[ mood | ecstatic ]

Note the name of the first ship of its class!



Virgin boss Sir Richard Branson has signed a £14m agreement which will see his company take passengers into space.

The British entrepreneur is having five "spaceliners" built in the U. S. by the team behind the SpaceShipOne vehicle.

The California-based rocket plane became the first privately developed carrier to go above 100 km in June.

Sir Richard says it will cost around £100,000 to go on a "Virgin Galactic" spaceliner, and the first flights should begin in about three years' time.

Sir Richard revealed his new venture at a briefing held on Monday at the Royal Aeronautical Society in London.

"We've done quite a lot of research; we think there are about 3,000 people out there who would want to do this," Sir Richard told the BBC.

"If it is a success, we want to move into orbital flights and then, possibly, even get a hotel up there."

The deal is with Mojave Aerospace Ventures, the company set up by aviation pioneer Burt Rutan and Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen to exploit the technology developed for SpaceShipOne.

SpaceShipOne is one of more than twenty craft vying for the $10m (£5.7m) Ansari X-Prize, which rewards the first team to send a non-government, three-person craft over 100 km (62 miles) into space, and repeat the feat in the same carrier inside two weeks.

The Virgin boss was flanked at Monday's announcement by Rutan, who has already collaborated with Sir Richard on Virgin GlobalFlyer, a jet plane designed to fly non-stop around the world without refuelling.


The vehicle will have room for five passengers
A week's pre-flight training will be required
Three-hour trip; three minutes of weightlessness
Flights to leave from Mojave Desert, initially
Tickets to cost about £100,000, perhaps less


"Virgin has been in talks with Paul Allen and Burt throughout this year and in the early hours of Saturday morning signed a historical deal to license SpaceShipOne's technology to build the world's first private spaceship to go into commercial operating service," said Sir Richard, who founded the Virgin Group of companies.

Commentators said it was a logical next step for someone to come in and move the SpaceShipOne technology into the commercial flight business.

David Ashford, director of UK-based Bristol Spaceplanes Limited, another X-Prize contender, said space was finally being opened up for ordinary people.

"The price will come down -- there's no doubt about that," he told BBC News Online.

"The X-Prize has succeeded in doing what it set out to do. The original idea was to break the mould of thinking -- to break Nasa's monopoly on space policy. Space tourism should have happened many years ago."

Mojave Aerospace Ventures has been asked by Sir Richard to produce a bigger version of SpaceShipOne. The VirginSpaceShip (VSS) will carry five passengers compared with the two-passenger capacity currently offered by SpaceShipOne.

The final design for the maiden ship, the VSS Enterprise, should be signed off in 2005.

The vehicle will then have to be built and tested before beginning a scheduled space service.

"Every passenger will have a spectacular view; they will have considerable windows and luxurious seats," Sir Richard said.

"Initially, they will take off from the Mojave Desert near Los Angeles. It will be a three-hour journey. Passengers would have about a week's training prior to taking off."

The Virgin Group has interests in a range of businesses, including trains, finance, soft drinks, music, mobile phones, holidays, and cars.

Globally, Sir Richard is probably best known for his Virgin Atlantic airline and for his speedboat and ballooning adventures.

He said many of the group's existing pilots would be in line to take the controls of a VSS vehicle after the necessary training.

Story from BBC NEWS:

Published: 2004/09/27 08:38:31 GMT



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Couple questions I have. [04 Sep 2004|10:01am]

So I was looking for communities of interest adn i stumbled accross this one so I thought who better to answer questions the peopel who know something about Star Trek. SO here goes:

Why is it that some species in ST arent named for their respective planets? Terrans (humans) are from Terre (Earth) but that doesnt work unless you speak french, The Klingons are from Quo'nos... Which is the Klingon Homeworld but why not call them Quonosians? The rest of the rat pack is pretty much fine; Vulcans, Vulcan; Romulans, Romulous; Cardassians, Cardassia... Oh yeah the Borg where are they from besides the Delta Quadrent?

Another question.
Why dont the kilngons in Enterprise look like TOS kilngons? I really dont get Enterprise...

Every year I draw starships for my friends ( I call them friendships) its kind of a tradition that I began. However I keep having to look for starship blueprints which show an outline of the ship (A picture of the outside) and I can never find enough ships so I end up hybriding out of 3 ships. is there anywhere i can go to get drawings of the entire fleet?
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