What, exactly, are star dates?

And here I thought it was an article about making it with Paula Abdul after taping the shows…

I just couldn’t help noticing that SOMEONE actually took the time to record ALL the dates specified in ALL the episodes of multiple series in order to derive some kind of logic from them. (Logic? “Logic is a field of pretty flowers; that smell BAD.”)

Yes, I remember Bjo Trimble’s Star Trek Concordance, published in the early 1970s, had all of the stardates (always spelled as one word, BTW - Cecil got that wrong) from all of the shows. Other concordances and encyclopedias since then invariably note the stardates of the various ST shows.

For more info:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stardate

Bjo Trimble’s Star Trek Concordance…

Again… WHY would somebody even care enough to assemble such a compendium? And how much could it POSSIBLY matter whether it’s one word or two? Only to a trekkie.

“Get a life.” ~ William Shatner

[Psst. Don’t tell him about baseball and football stats.]

This may come to a surpise to you, M arc, but some people like to have fun in ways that you don’t.

Good Lord, that explains why my cousin collects stamps!

Heh. If I started listing goofy hobbies, I don’t think I’d ever be able to stop. Trekkers differ from other fans and hobbyists only in the focus of their obsession.