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May 14, 2013, 10:47:23 AM
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So,

We are officially the dorkiest people on earth.

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That said...I do want to see the movie.

I'm no dork!

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May 14, 2013, 12:08:55 PM
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I wonder why not watching First Contact  Cheesy No wait, in it they say that in the society of the future there will be no money  Cheesy
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May 14, 2013, 12:18:48 PM
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I wonder why not watching First Contact  Cheesy No wait, in it they say that in the society of the future there will be no money  Cheesy

It was an edit. They mean to say in the future there will be no fiat.

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May 14, 2013, 12:40:00 PM
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Plus, there was Gold Press Latinum in Deep Space Nine... I still think we should call some fraction of a Bitcoin "Latinum"  Grin

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May 14, 2013, 01:18:10 PM
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Yup but it was used by Ferengi, not by the Federation  Cheesy
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May 14, 2013, 02:12:18 PM
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Yup but it was used by Ferengi, not by the Federation  Cheesy

Ferengi = Capitalists

Federation = Communists.

Ferengi = ugly

Federation = beautiful

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May 14, 2013, 02:18:23 PM
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No, the Federation has moved towards a post-scarcity society where money simply doesn't have the same position it has in this world. Which isn't odd considering it's possible to get everything you want from the replicators (tea, earl grey, hot).
 
Still, money is mentioned and referred to as 'credits'. I can imagine these are very much like what Bitcoin is going to be someday, so once again, Star Trek was ahead of it's time.

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May 14, 2013, 02:19:35 PM
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I'm living in China and Into Darkness was released in theaters a week earlier here.  Naturally, I saw it opening night.

It was awesome.

My Trek credentials include:
- I've seen every star trek movie at least 3 times (except for the new one, only once).
- On average, I've seen every episode of every series about 3 times each.
- I've been to 2 Star Trek conventions.
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May 17, 2013, 11:19:10 AM
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Thanks for the post crazy_rabbit Smiley. Is anyone here going to be at the conference and/or movie?

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