Tribbles for sale

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    They are being auctioned off by Christies and expected to cost $1,000 to 1,500.

    However, they aren't real Tribbles. They are remakes, used for Deep Space Nine, not onces used in the original Star Trek series.

    Luckily, you can also bid for a captain's chair, phasers, and other goodies.

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  2. Planner Dude macrumors 6502

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    OHHHH-KAYYY:rolleyes:

    Next will we see the ****'s kidney stone for sale here?????
     
  3. yellow Moderator emeritus

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    Looks like Will Shatner's toupé.

    Heard a blurb on NPR last night about this sale and how uberTrekkies were all upset that some of the stuff was being "broken up".
     
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    Its a good thing I can't afford anything on auction there. If I could then I'd be spending a *lot* of money!!

    I'd love a Tribble, in fact I read a BBC News article where this lady had got a remake for Christmas and thought 'oooh, I want one of those!!'

    Yes, I am a geek and I friggin love it!!
     
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    it'd be nice to have a tribble, but of all the 1,000,000,000 things I need to spend money on, a tribble doesn't make the list.
     
  6. Doctor Q thread starter Administrator

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    I guess you're saving it for this, plinkoman.
     
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    I won't be bidding. Didn't like ST even the first time around.
     
  8. Silentwave macrumors 68000

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    Wish I could have bid. Not on the tribbles, I couldn't care less about those.

    My wishlist was:

    Enterprises A, C, and D models

    Romulan Warbird and Klingon Negh'Var type future attack cruiser

    Enterprise-E command chair (captain jean-luc picard)

    all the uniforms

    and tons more.
     
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    Here you go, for only $8,000 to $12,000. But today's the last day.
     
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    I'm thinking that's the first item I saw sold, Q, on the webcast today. I came in at the middle but whatever it was sold for $20,000! (it was TNG seasons 1&2 style, command division, so either Picard or Riker, probably.

    Others I saw:

    Enterprise-C filming model: $40,000

    Dyson Sphere (Relics- TNG) surface model: $6,500

    Future Klingon Attack Cruiser: $22,000

    Romulan Warbird: $30,000

    Romulan Scoutship (The Defector- TNG): $5,500

    USS Jenolen (scotty's ship, Relics- TNG): $22,000

    Rogue Borg Ship (Descent- TNG): $9,500

    USS Pegasus (The Pegasus- TNG): $18,000

    Enterprise-D Nacelle Enlarged Model: $20,000

    USS Enterprise NCC-1701-D Filming Model: $500,000!
     
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    I do have to say that that old-sk00l remake DS9 episode was brilliant. :D Mmmm, miniskirt uniforms. :p
     
  13. Doctor Q thread starter Administrator

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    Look what I got for only $66,260.69! The original Deep Space Nine model! ;)
     

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    I bought a tribble from Quark's bar in Las Vegas and I think it cost about $15. Looks the same but at least it makes noise and wiggles when you move it... :)
     
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    Are you serious?
     
  16. WildCowboy Administrator/Editor

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    I missed this thread the first time around...my parents were in town. Anyway, I've already got a Tribble...this guy:

    tribble.jpg

    Trust me...he looked and sounded like a tribble when he was four weeks old. Seven years later, not so much.
     
  17. Doctor Q thread starter Administrator

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    The answer to your question can be computed as follows:
    int count = smilieFrequency( Doctor Q's post, ;) ) ;
    bool serious = ( count == 0 ) ;​
    Also, I picked that price for a particular reason, since there are plenty of science geeks around here.
     

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