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  • n. Plural form of Trekkie.


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  • Problem here for Trekkies is that none of us had ever heard of The Xindi before and, while they were interesting, it’s hard to believe that anyone who had done that much damage to Earth would have never been mentioned in any of the other series.

    May « 2009 « Axiom's Edge Science Fiction and Fantasy

  • The point I was trying to make is that when someone like myself likes sci-fi or fantasy we're characterized as Trekkies or some sort of antisocial type that has a Dungeons & Dragons set lurking in our closet.

    Tasteless Article

  • "There's a lot of in-jokes for long-term Trekkies, but it's not a film that's made for Trekkies, it's a film that's made for fans of films.

    California Chronicle

  • Speaking of their fans, they've been unflatteringly described as the Trekkies of rock 'n' roll. - HOME PAGE

  • If fans of Star Trek are called Trekkies, are fans of Coronation Street called Coronaries?

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol XIII No 4

  • It — that is, the fascination, even obsession, some people ( "Trekkies" and related clan) have with "Star Trek" in some or all of its forms — has long been something I've never fully understood or even pondered at length, but have accepted as "one of those things."


  • In her subtle Richmond, Virginia cadence, Haskell enchanted the audience with anecdotes: her discovery that GWTW has its version of Star Trek's "Trekkies" known as "Windies" caught up in naive notions of the past; and that her husband, scholarly film auteurist Andrew Sarris, was perhaps equally obsessed due to his fascination with "Vivien Leigh's amazing green eyes," which prompted him to see the film dozens of times.

    Penelope Andrew: Haskell Captures the Dynamics Underlying an American Icon in Frankly, My Dear: Gone with the Wind Revisited

  • The space program is full of "Trekkies" who have named space ships after the ships on the show while others such as Mark D. Rayman, Chief Propulsion Engineer at NASA's JPL, was inspired to develop Ion Propulsion because of Star Trek and is continuing with the dream that was created by science fiction.

    Thoughts: How Science Fiction Changed the World

  • They put me in a group of "Trekkies" with autograph books and pens.

    Jenna Busch: My Day on the Set of 10 Items or Less

  • PS - yes, I said "Trekkies," 'cause I kick it old school.

    Now THAT'S What I'm Talkin' 'Bout


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