But Trek hopes to set itself apart by encouraging users to post profile photos of themselves dressed as their favorite characters and post videos of themselves talking about what means to them. Some of us only love the original TV series starring William Shatner and Leonard Nimoy. Not to mention the fans who love the books and comics.Other fans are more interested in more recent TV shows such as "Star Trek: The Next Generation," "Deep Space Nine," "Voyager" and "Enterprise." Still others are only interested in the new reboot movies from J. Of course, no dating site will help you find the perfect mate to binge-watch episodes with if you don't have a little game.So here are a few pointers on how to romance your possible love interest before you "engage." Learn a few sweet nothings in Klingon to set the mood.
If your Klingon is a bit shabby, just be a good listener.
You don't have to be a master linguist to win a fellow fan over.
It's the little things that can make a relationship sparkle like a particle beam or explode like a damaged warp core.
Star Trek fans might not be recognized as the most romantic sorts, but they need love just as much as anyone else, which is why online dating site 'Trek Dating' has slid open its hydraulic doors.
The site is dedicated to ending Trekkies' searches through deep space by connecting like-minded fans, exclusively allowing Trekkies to use the site.
Trek Dating offers to connect heterosexual men and women, with another community for gay and lesbian Trekkies, and it is available in the UK, Ireland, the US, Canada, Australia and Spain.
The site is shamelessly geeky, exhorting that users should "work on [their] Star Trek knowledge, because this is what turns our members on!
" Whether it's the films or the TV shows, The Original Series or The Next Generation, Trekkies can engage each other in the Vulcan death grip with Trek Dating.
We single geeks know better than anyone how hard it is to locate love in a world full of people who don't know the difference between a targ and a tribble.