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January 4th, 2010

Surfing for GQMFs

Wired's Gadget Lab blog alerts everyone of a new, expensive way to replicate the impossible tightness of Kirk's pants. Or, you know, look badass while surfing.

Star Trek Wetsuits: ‘Dammit Jim, I’m a Doctor Not a Surfer’



These Star Trek wetsuits might - at best - produce some kind of infinite loop that could power the world with perpetual energy. At worst, they may be as dangerous as keeping the pasta next to the antipasta at the salad bar.

Consider this: Bronzed, tousle-haired and muscled surfers are hot. They might be dumb, but hunky eye-candy wins out and the ladies love a surf-dude. On the other hand, “Star Trek” is almost shorthand for “adult virginity”, and the skinny nerd inside is more likely to resembled the whining Sheldon from Big Bang Theory than the lithe Jan-Michael Vincent in Big Wednesday. Combine these opposites by putting a surfer in a Star Trek wetsuit and you have a whirling impossibility, a paradox that could power the universe.

The suits are made to be used in the water, not just as novelty costumes and come in “Command Yellow”, “Science Blue”, and “Engineering Red”. We would advise you to avoid the red uniform for obvious safety reasons. The price for this wonderful wetsuit? An illogical $470.


RDT Star Trek TOS Wetsuit

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New Tyler Shields Video

Keep your eyes open for Zach. There are quite a few pics.



New pic under here :)
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MONDAY MEET-UP PLANNING POST/RECAP

MEET-UP PLANNING

This is the weekly post where members can plan meetups for movies, conventions, and misc events.

Just specify the city/country you're in and link to a post in your personal journal where your neighbors can plan the meetup with you. or else check out the list of communities dedicated to these meet-ups  under hereCollapse )

RECAP


For those of you who were able to document your meetups, please post your pics and recaps here, or better yet link to a post in your own LJ so that the comment pages here don't break the internet.

Even if you didn't take any pictures, please feel free to recount the awesomeness of meeting with other GQMF's, any funny conversations or accidental meeting of other Star Trek geeks fans. lol

Punch it!
For those that aren't familiar with this (The Customer) Is Not Always Right, its a place for sharing and LOLing at stories dealing with customers (anyone who has ever worked in retail could relate!)

THIS below just got posted.

In Spock We Trust
Video Rental | Pickens, SC, USA

Customer: “Why is Star Trek on the wall?”

Me: “It’s a new release sir, interested in renting it?”

Customer: “Son, Star Trek is a tool of the Devil. I demand that you remove it from your shelves!”

Me: “I can’t do that.”

Customer: “God forgive you for corrupting the youth of America!”


Thanks tod_hollykim for posting this on your page!

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