Tribbles, holodecks, transporters, warp speed, tricorders, vulcan mind melds, Ferengi: These are just a few of the terms that were a part of my teenage vernacular growing up in the ’80s and ’90s.
I am a Trekkie, born and raised.
Need proof? Allow me to elaborate.
I speak a little Klingon.
I learned chess on a three-dimensional chess set.
I have worn a Starfleet uniform for Halloween.
I wanted to be Counselor Troi and had recurring nightmares of the Borg.
I had a mad crush on William Riker and wished holodecks were real.
I have seen a Klingon blood drive live in action.
I have been to more than 20 Star Trek conventions. I’ve met William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy and Patrick Stewart (just to name a few) and have the autographs to prove it.
I was named after one of Captain Kirk’s many lovers.
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~Chaos Contemplated (for now)