Star Trek, Star Wars or Doctor Who: Which fan are you?

Discussion in 'Community Discussion' started by Unspeaked, Oct 8, 2008.

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I'm a fan of...

  1. Star Trek

    28 vote(s)
    42.4%
  2. Star Wars

    22 vote(s)
    33.3%
  3. Doctor Who

    16 vote(s)
    24.2%
  1. Unspeaked macrumors 68020

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    #1
    With apologies to fans of Battlestar Gallactica, X-Files, etc, etc - I think the three heavyweights of science fiction are Star Trek, Star Wars and Doctor Who.

    And it's been said in the past that any SciFi fan falls into one of those three categories: a Star Trek fan, a Star Wars fan or a Doctor Who an.

    So... which are you?
     
  2. Eidorian macrumors Penryn

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    Where is the all-of-the-above option? ? ??!?!?1 :eek:
     
  4. Unspeaked thread starter macrumors 68020

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    I thought Star Wars and Star Trek fans were like oil and vinegar??
     
  5. Eidorian macrumors Penryn

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    What's wrong with liking science fiction in general? I've watched, read, and like plenty of material.
     
  6. Jaffa Cake macrumors Core

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    Doctor Who, of course.

    The other two are very good, but for me the Doctor shades it. It might not be as big and flashy as the others, but it's something we all grew up with over here and it's part of our national culture.
     
  7. Melrose Suspended

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    I thought they were both the same? You know, like one's a sequel or something... :D
     
  8. Unspeaked thread starter macrumors 68020

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    Hmm. I can't say I'm a big fan of any of those, yet I still like science fiction.
     
  10. bradl macrumors 68040

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    Missing Option

    Red Dwarf, you insensitive clod! :D

    BL.

    P.S. all of the above.
     
  11. Rhosfelt macrumors 65816

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    Star Wars and Doctor Who, I don't really like Star Trek at all.

    I loved for Star Wars though because I'd consider myself a bigger fan of it because I grew up with it, and only recently started watching The Doctor.
     
  12. Xavier macrumors 68020

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    I used to be a Star Trek fan, but got very disappointed in Enterprise, even though at the end of the series, it was getting good.

    I am pumped for the upcoming movie though!
     
  13. atszyman macrumors 68020

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    Definitely should have been a multi-vote poll.

    I'm more of a Star Wars fan than Star Trek, but I also really like Doctor Who.

    I'd have to say that Star Wars is probably the biggest of them but Doctor Who is really up there too.

    I'd be more of a Trek fan had we had cable while I grew up, as it was I could only watch the episodes when/if they were re-run on our local CBS, ABC, or NBC affiliate, usually after the 10:00 p.m. news so while I usually tried to watch/record them, often sporting events managed to delay the news and either cut the episode's beginning off (to get back on schedule) or episodes were skipped completely, so I usually lost interest after awhile.

    Who used to run on our local PBS affiliate on Sunday mornings around 11:00 a.m. so I watched many of them at my Grandma's house where we went for Sunday breakfast after church.
     
  14. BigHungry04 macrumors 6502

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    I am fan of both Star Trek and Star Wars. I like Star Wars a little more though. There is only one Star Wars movie that I don't care for and that is TPM. There are three Star Trek movies that I skip over when I'm doing a Star Trek marathon: Star Trek: The Motion Picture, The Final Frontier, and Generations. Those three movies are downright terrible. Anyone ever notice that only the even numbered Star Trek Movies are any good? Ask someone to name a good Star Trek movie and aside from the ever popular: "Star Trek sucks," you'll get mostly: The Wrath of Khan, Voyage Home (the one with the whales), The Undiscovered Country, First Contact, and Nemesis.

    Anyone notice that the new Star Trek Movie is the eleventh? So if it follows the trend, it is going to really suck.
     
  15. DigiCatRedux macrumors member

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    I'd have to label myself as a General Sci-fi fan, with respective likes to each of the three mentioned.

    I have my favorite shows/episodes for all of them. Example: I personally thought the "original" Star Wars flicks were better than the latest prequel batch. But that's just my opinion.
     
  16. CalBoy macrumors 604

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    I like both Star Trek and Star Wars (although I'd probably pick Star Trek if pushed).

    Never really got into Doctor Who (as in never actually watched it :eek:).
     
  17. Dagless macrumors Core

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    Doctor Who. Never cared for Star Trek and Star Was was 50% good. But Who. I love Who. Old and new, but mostly I love the arcs in the new series.
     
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    I've always been more of a Star Wars fan, but back in 2001 I got a pretty bad case of food poisoning and ended up in bed for the better part of a week. TNT (or was it TBS?) was doing a Star Trek TNG marathon - they called it a "Five Day Mission".

    I had never really watched any Star Trek before, but I must say I did kinda get into it that week. Picard is one cool dude.
     
  19. kabunaru Guest

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    I am a Star Trek person.
    I especially like Star Trek: Enterprise. I wish they continued the show though. :(
     
  20. bigandy macrumors G3

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    I agree with the Red Dwarf statement, and refuse to participate in the poll for lack of either a Red Dwarf or "they're all crap" option.
     
  21. Gray-Wolf macrumors 68030

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    Treky here

    1st tie STNG and Enterprise

    2. Voyager

    3. DS9

    4. Movies

    5. TOS

    Do like Star Wars to an extent, but only the movie aspects, not the books.

    Never cared for Doctor Who
     
  22. Abstract macrumors Penryn

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    Doctor Who?

    Where's the "None Of The Above" option?
     
  23. iJohnHenry macrumors P6

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    Dr. Who is like a franchise. It never ends!! :(

    I said ST, but I agree RD was also very good. :D
     

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