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"Moderate Trekkie"

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  • Joan Marie Verba
    ... Yes. Not only do I call myself a Trekker (and not a Trekkie ), I subtitled my book, Boldly Writing, as A Trekker Fan and Zine History, 1967-1987. I
    Message 1 of 2 , Jul 5 11:28 AM
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      Mary wrote:

      >Well, they used to say that the real "nut cases" were Trekkies and the people
      >who had a life were "Trekkers," but I think that is an artificial
      >distinction. Does anybody really use "Trekkers" today?

      Yes. Not only do I call myself a "Trekker" (and not a "Trekkie"), I
      subtitled my book, Boldly Writing, as "A Trekker Fan and Zine History,
      1967-1987." I avoid the term "Trekkie," preferring either "Trekker" or
      simply "Star Trek fan."

      Joan

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