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John Leister

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Nov 22, 2003, 10:30:21 PM11/22/03
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I was looking through some old baby notices from the papers from a couple
of weeks back and wow I noticed some very Trek baby names.

There were 3 babies named Kira

One named Jadzia

and one baby boy named Wesley


Would anyone here give their newborn a Trek name?


Tal

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Nov 23, 2003, 2:54:29 AM11/23/03
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my sister named her newest (she has 5) Shakira - I call her Kira


Me - The Real one!

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Nov 23, 2003, 8:09:17 AM11/23/03
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"John Leister" <fyrd...@senet.com.au> wrote in message
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> I was looking through some old baby notices from the papers from a couple
> of weeks back and wow I noticed some very Trek baby names.
>
> There were 3 babies named Kira
>
Kira was actually her surname/family name.

> One named Jadzia
>
> and one baby boy named Wesley
>

Had to be a non-trekkie. Nobody who ever watched TNG would anme their kid
after Woosley!


>
> Would anyone here give their newborn a Trek name?
>

Our first two hermit crabs were called Odo and Nerys.
>
>
>


Andy Kroeger

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Nov 23, 2003, 3:28:51 PM11/23/03
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I'd love to but my wife would never understand
I've got a few mates who've calle their dogs
Dax and Jadzia ! I keep explaining to my wife
that if you get rid of the space ships in TREK then
it just boils down to people relating to people !

Tal

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Nov 23, 2003, 5:32:54 PM11/23/03
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my brother had a cat named Dax - and i named one i temporarily adopted
Phlox. Have a friend who named his border collie x kelpie Worf and when
Worf got a "brother" he was named kern - tragically, someone poisoned Kern
:(

zaphy

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Nov 23, 2003, 8:38:14 PM11/23/03
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On 23 Nov 2003 12:28:51 -0800, andyk...@hotmail.com (Andy Kroeger)
wrote:

>I'd love to but my wife would never understand

Depends on the name, what if it was one of the "normal" names on the
show?

ie. James, Miles, Julian, Geordi, Jean-Luc, Beverly etc...etc...

>I've got a few mates who've calle their dogs
>Dax and Jadzia ! I keep explaining to my wife
>that if you get rid of the space ships in TREK then
>it just boils down to people relating to people !

Yep, non-Trek (and indeed non-sci fi) fans don't seem to understand
that these "weird space shows" are just drama against a different
canvas.

Look at TNG, a lot of eps are basically soap opera, what does it
matter that it's on a space ship?


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zaphy

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Nov 23, 2003, 8:40:40 PM11/23/03
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Yep. But it depends on the name though - eg. Kira and Wesley are
normal names.

I'd do it, but only a relatively normal name. eg. Jadzia would be
pushing it a tad.


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Vanessa F

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Nov 24, 2003, 12:07:10 AM11/24/03
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"John Leister" <fyrd...@senet.com.au> wrote in message
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>


> Would anyone here give their newborn a Trek name?
>
>

Nerys. It's a Welsh name which means a lady. (Feminine from Ner - lord.)

Liked this before DS9. But my husband says no. But he's OK with Kirs. :o)

V.


DragonLass

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Nov 24, 2003, 6:39:52 AM11/24/03
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Yeah i might, obviously it would depend on whoever the father is. As long
as it wasn't too far out, I mean you'd hardly name your child 7 of 9 or
T'Pol or something like that :)
But I think Jadzia and Ezri are pretty names, and B'Ellana would be good
without the apostrophe, just Bellana.


Me - The Real one!

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Nov 24, 2003, 10:23:06 AM11/24/03
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"DragonLass" <drago...@removethis-e-garfield.com> wrote in message
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> "John Leister" <fyrd...@senet.com.au> wrote in message
> news:3FC029CD...@senet.com.au...
> > I was looking through some old baby notices from the papers from a
couple
> > of weeks back and wow I noticed some very Trek baby names.
> >
> > There were 3 babies named Kira
> >
> > One named Jadzia
> >
> > and one baby boy named Wesley
> >
> >
> > Would anyone here give their newborn a Trek name?
>
> Yeah i might, obviously it would depend on whoever the father is. As long
> as it wasn't too far out, I mean you'd hardly name your child 7 of 9

That would be cruel, especially if you gave them the full name. Imagine
having to write down your name as "Seven Of Nine Tertiary Adjunct Of
Unamatrix Zero One". Centrelink would melt down. Hmmmmmmm. That could be a
GOOD thing.

John Leister

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Nov 25, 2003, 1:11:14 AM11/25/03
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"Me - The Real one!" wrote:

> "DragonLass" <drago...@removethis-e-garfield.com> wrote in message
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> > "John Leister" <fyrd...@senet.com.au> wrote in message
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> > > I was looking through some old baby notices from the papers from a
> couple
> > > of weeks back and wow I noticed some very Trek baby names.
> > >
> > > There were 3 babies named Kira
> > >
> > > One named Jadzia
> > >
> > > and one baby boy named Wesley
> > >
> > >
> > > Would anyone here give their newborn a Trek name?
> >
> > Yeah i might, obviously it would depend on whoever the father is. As long
> > as it wasn't too far out, I mean you'd hardly name your child 7 of 9
>
> That would be cruel, especially if you gave them the full name. Imagine
> having to write down your name as "Seven Of Nine Tertiary Adjunct Of
> Unamatrix Zero One". Centrelink would melt down. Hmmmmmmm. That could be a
> GOOD thing.

OMG that reminds me of that cartoon on the Mr. Hell show.

"Timmy Tomorrow 25 Seconds Into The Future" I think the title's
correct

If you've seen the show you'll know who I mean...

Craig

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Nov 25, 2003, 5:12:37 AM11/25/03
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Oh, I don't know. Frank Zappa called his son Dweezil and his daughter
"Moon Unit 2". Seems anything is the go these days. Bizarre to say the
least.

Craig

John Leister

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Nov 26, 2003, 4:19:19 AM11/26/03
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Craig wrote:

> Oh, I don't know. Frank Zappa called his son Dweezil and his daughter
> "Moon Unit 2". Seems anything is the go these days. Bizarre to say the
> least.

OMG that kid is going to be beaten up in school you know

"Moon Unit 2" what was he thinking, or smoking :)

Janelle O'Brien

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Nov 26, 2003, 8:51:44 AM11/26/03
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"John Leister" <fyrd...@senet.com.au> wrote in message
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There was a baby girl named B'elanna Torres for first and second names, but
the surname was normal. I feel sorry for this little girl : (

Daniel

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Nov 27, 2003, 1:03:18 AM11/27/03
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"Me - The Real one!" wrote:

> "DragonLass" <drago...@removethis-e-garfield.com> wrote in message
> news:3fc1ed33$0$1742$5a62...@freenews.iinet.net.au...
> > "John Leister" <fyrd...@senet.com.au> wrote in message
> > news:3FC029CD...@senet.com.au...
> > > I was looking through some old baby notices from the papers from a
> couple
> > > of weeks back and wow I noticed some very Trek baby names.
> > >
> > > There were 3 babies named Kira
> > >
> > > One named Jadzia
> > >
> > > and one baby boy named Wesley
> > >
> > >
> > > Would anyone here give their newborn a Trek name?
> >
> > Yeah i might, obviously it would depend on whoever the father is. As long
> > as it wasn't too far out, I mean you'd hardly name your child 7 of 9
>
> That would be cruel, especially if you gave them the full name. Imagine
> having to write down your name as "Seven Of Nine Tertiary Adjunct Of
> Unamatrix Zero One". Centrelink would melt down. Hmmmmmmm. That could be a
> GOOD thing.
>

I'd like to see them sign that on a Dole form.

>
> or
> > T'Pol or something like that :)
> > But I think Jadzia and Ezri are pretty names, and B'Ellana would be good
> > without the apostrophe, just Bellana.
> >
> >


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Nov 27, 2003, 8:35:12 AM11/27/03
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"John Leister" <fyrd...@senet.com.au> wrote in message
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Actually it was just Moon Unit and she left school a long time ago. Neither
Dweezil or Moon Unit ever seemed concerned about their names and having a
famous father, I don't think they got beaten up at school either.


gromit

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Nov 27, 2003, 6:10:04 PM11/27/03
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On Sun, 23 Nov 2003 14:00:21 +1030, in aus.sf.star-trek
John Leister <fyrd...@senet.com.au> posted:

Nope. But I have two cousins whose names are Stephen and Darrin. Their
parents were fans of a popular 60's comedy show at the time...

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Daniel

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Nov 28, 2003, 3:43:04 AM11/28/03
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gromit wrote:

In a similar vain, I knew a women who, with her two female cousins, were named
after "Dr Who" female assistants. Seems their three mothers (who were sisters)
were fans of the show.

John Leister

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Nov 28, 2003, 9:00:42 AM11/28/03
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Daniel wrote:

But I imagine Leela is a common name

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