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I can answer most questions about the original series, Voyager and Enterprise. I can answer almost any question about the ships in any of the series.

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I have been a Star Trek fan since I was a child and I have read many books on the making of the original series as well as the biographies of many of the stars.


STARFLEET, the international Star Trek fan association. Fairlane club of America. American Station Wagon Owners Association.


Honorably discharged from U.S. Air Force, attended University of Arkansas, honor graduation from many courses from Starfleet Academy through STARFLEET, the international Star Trek fan association.

Awards and Honors

Honor graduate from tech school in U.S. Air Force. Red Squad from Starfleet Academy.

What do you like about this subject?

I like Star Trek and I really enjoy knowing lots of trivia about the show.

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Erin09/01/16101010Thanks! That's what I thought. :)
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2016-09-29 Scotty toolkit?:

I have looked and I have not been able to find any standard toolkit listed for engineers in TOS. I am not saying that there is not one, just that I cannot find it. I know from my own time in the Air Force

2016-08-30 The brig:

I did some researching and I found that the brig employs a high level force field all around the cell, not just the door. A transporter beam is not powerful enough to get past the force field to achieve

2016-07-05 Do voice recordings work?:

In the original series, there was one instance (the episode "Whom Gods Destroy) where a person impersonates Kirk's voice over the communicator. There was at least one episode in The Next Generation where

2016-05-23 Two ships in warp:

2 ships can detect each other with sensors while they are in warp space. In the episode "Divergence" on Star Trek Enterprise it shows that 2 ships can share the same warp bubble and even physically move

2016-03-21 Shuttles: launching and opening hanger doors:

From what I have seen and read, the Enterprise can launch a shuttle at warp, but since (at least in the original series) shuttles are not warp capable, it would not be pretty. In some books automated shuttles


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