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trekkie

(ˈtrɛki)
n. a fan of Star Trek, the television series and the movies. The trekkies seem to have their own language.
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Bits and pieces from 1966 to the last Star Trek movies have been cleverly inserted to kindle trekkie nostalgia, from the viscose VA[degrees]necks, chirping comA[degrees] municators and phasers to the metaphorA[degrees]laced exchanges between Bones (Urban) and Kirk, the comic presence of Scotty (Pegg) and the camaraderie between Kirk and Spock.
While Trekkies won't rate this as the best film in the series - that honour lies with 1982's Wrath Of Khan - it's certainly in the top three.
The 49-year-old Trekkie from Wrexham has been learning the fantasy intergalactic language since 1986.
The leads, Justin McCoubry as Princeton and Elizabeth Rousseau as Kate, turn in fine performances, and the supporting cast features several standouts-including Michael D'Angelo as Rod, and Kevin Brady, who employs a deep, raspy voice in a spot-on portrayal of Trekkie.
He wanted Trekkie Monster to have wide whites for his eyes - which he decided could only come from the inverted bowl of a Frosty spoon.
Booch, a longtime Trekkie himself, grew up in East Germany watching "Star Trek" on West German pubcaster ZDF.
Director JJ Abrams from Lost and Mission Impossible III fame said he had never been a Trekkie but was a fan of the original TV series which was launched in 1966.
Esurance's Biggest Trekkie contest invites Star Trek fans and video enthusiasts to submit a 60-second video explaining why they're the biggest Star Trek fan.
The "Q" residents -- slacker Nicky, investment banker Rod, Trekkie Monster and the rest -- are artfully and lovingly spoofed from the world of Jim Henson.
The buyer could have paid roughly the same amount for two (full) bottles of, say, 1961 Chateau Mouton-Rothschild--but that wouldn't score him any action with Trekkie babes at next year's convention.
Hogarth Press also published her posthumous children's book, The Treasure of Li-Po, with illustrations by Trekkie Ritchie Parsons, in 1948.
Or, if you're a Trekkie, you know her as a Klingon named Bu'kaH on Star Trek: Enterprise, complete with furrowed forehead and prosthetic teeth.
LaTorella says that popular items this year are likely to be Hugh Jackman's Boy from Oz bear, Kristin Chenoweth's Good Witch bear from Wicked, and Trekkie Monster bear, the Internet addict from Avenue Q.
In Anna Louizos's evocative set, it's a neighborhood of dilapidated two story townhouses populated by whimsically assorted New Yorkers--immigrants, recent college grads, minorities, a blonde femme fatale named Lucy the Slut, a hairy porn addict named Trekkie Monster, even a former television star who's had a precipitous slide down the economic ladder.
A self-described "space freak," she is a Trekkie [as in Star Trek], who has her own ideas about what lies in the great beyond.