A Trekkie thinks that it is a shame that the crew of the Enterprise is being reassigned and their space ship is being decommissioned. As explained by Captain Janway.
Engineer Trekker: This person became an engineer because star trek is all about the science of engineering. An engineer trekker is easy to spot because they will always have a star trek screen saver on their work computer. Much of their technical writing will have a lot of star trek terms embedded into it – because that is how the universe works. When designing a typical building they will document locations for food replicators to see if the architect will notice the anomaly Shibuya Kaho . They also always like to point out to anyone brave enough to listen, that most scientific advancements today were inspired by star trek – which we all know is true.
Scientist Trekker: See Engineer Trekker for details. Unlike the engineer, the scientist is obsessed with the science of the universe. This trekker is easy to spot in public as they will always compare a scientific fact with a startrek episode.
Alzheimer Trekker: Sadly this trekker can not remember the names of their spouse or children. Where they live and why they are here is a daily mystery to them. But one thing they can remember perfectly is every episode and every character of startrek. They instinctively know where to find the television set and where all the star trek DVD’s are kept. Very scary stuff, but comforting to know.
Closet Trekker: This person does not share his secret passion for star trek with anyone. Normally because most of his friends watch star wars. Outwardly they will tell their friends that they enjoy watching Star Wars and even display a few old star wars videos on their shelf to prove it. This trekker is easy to spot as they will always have a large screen television set in their bedroom where they secretly watch every episode night after night. Their closet will also be securely locked and alarmed because it contains their stash of star trek dvds and toys. Not much is known about the Closet Trekker but on rear occasions the odd one will ‘come out’ and expose themselves to the world. Very sad.
Porn Star Trekker: This little deviant loves to dress up in startrek uniforms and insists that his partner do the same. They carry out fantasy away missions of their favorite star trek characters but they always seem to end up being beamed back to their quarters. This trekker almost always prefers to act as a high ranking Starfleet officer and loves to dominate the fantasy.
Depressed Trekkie: Typically this is a person who has spent much of their life believing that star trek was real. They have recently been told by concerned friends that startrek is only science fiction (and good sci-fi at that too). They are now deeply depressed that they will never be able to one day join Star Fleet and meet Vulcan’s or trade with the Ferengi. This person also believes that the Easter Bunny is real but their concerned friends have decided not to add to the trekkers depressed state for the time being.
Focused Trekker: A focused trekker is a person that is only interested in one series of startrek. These are either the Original Series or The Next Generation Series. Typically these trekkers are easy to spot because they will have all their favourite seasons in both video and DVD format on the shelf. Other items will include toys, books and the odd poster. They believe hand on heart that one day their star trek collection will be worth a lot of money and is a prudent investment for the future.