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Super nerd poll: Kirk or Picard?

  1. Kirk

    16 vote(s)
    37.2%
  2. Picard

    27 vote(s)
    62.8%
  1. Jan 6, 2010 #1
    For the ladies or gay dudes, who is hotter (character, not the actor) and why?


    Could be a fun topic.



    Note: Mods, if the post is too nerdy/silly feel free to delete, i won't be offended.
     
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  3. Jan 6, 2010 #2

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    My vote goes to Kirk in this contest.

    (But actually Mr. Chekov was my first Star Trek crush.)
     
  4. Jan 6, 2010 #3
    oh boy kirk by far.
     
  5. Jan 6, 2010 #4
    kirk, but i'd rather picard as my dad
     
  6. Jan 6, 2010 #5

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    Picard.
     
  7. Jan 6, 2010 #6
    Reason being for kirk?: He just 'does it for me' haha -no homo (can I say that?)
     
  8. Jan 6, 2010 #7
    Kirk is way cuter! Picard, well.... he's just too old for my taste.
     
  9. Jan 6, 2010 #8
    Oops... I voted before I realized what exactly the poll is. Its one of those geek knee jerk answers: Kirk or Picard, Star Wars or Star Trek, Marvel or DC....

    I would still consider Picard an attractive man though. He has certainly aged better than Kirk in my opinion.
     
  10. Jan 6, 2010 #9

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    Definitely Kirk! Younger and cuter. Picard is more the grandfatherly type.
     
  11. Jan 7, 2010 #10
    That doesn't seem very fair. How about we compare them at the same approximate ages. Stewart is nine years younger. So The Search for Spock[1984] vs Generations[1994]?
    st5-kirk.jpg star-trek-the-next-generation-motion-picture-collection-20091002115117853-000.jpg

    Sorry I couldn't find a pic from that movie without Kirk in it too. One may want to note that Kirk had supposedly taken to wearing toupees and girdles by the point the first picture was taken.

    Or we could go the other direction.
    http://www.triviatribute.com/images4/williamshatner3c.jpg [Broken] A-really-Young-Patrick-patrick-stewart-9124670-195-240.jpg [/URL]

    I could not find what year that pic of Stewart was taken. Shatner was about 35 when Star Trek started.
     
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  12. Jan 7, 2010 #11

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    Comparing Picard with old Kirk, Picard is the hands down winner.
     
  13. Jan 7, 2010 #12

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    Am I missing something here?:tongue2:


    "For the ladies or gay dudes, who is hotter (character, not the actor) and why?"




    :rofl:

    Oh and as for the question of the OP:Kirk!
     
  14. Jan 7, 2010 #13
    http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/d/d2/JamesTKirk.jpg/250px-JamesTKirk.jpg [Broken]

    Sejanus_Patrick_Stewart.jpg
     
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  15. Jan 7, 2010 #14

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    I already posted the votes for the people that voted before my post #5 when I added the poll. If you didn't realize this and voted again, please let me know.
     
  16. Jan 7, 2010 #15

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    I have no preference, but I can tell you that my sisters watched Star Trek for Kirk. Just like Gunsmoke, but set in space with a randier "sheriff".

    They watched cowboy shows for the leading males, too. Sugarfoot, Rawhide, Bonanza...
     
  17. Jan 7, 2010 #16

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    I watched Star Trek for Spock.
     
  18. Jan 8, 2010 #17

    Astronuc

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    Me too :biggrin: Spock was my favorite character, and it was my nickname in elementary school and junior high.

    I like the early Kirk and Picard.
     
  19. Jan 8, 2010 #18

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    I have no problem saying that I believe Picard is the more attractive male. I don't think one has to be homosexual or a member of the opposite sex to make such a declaration without awkwardness.
     
  20. Jan 8, 2010 #19

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    For me, Spock ran a close second to Data; but most (if not all) of my Star Trek experience is with The Next Generation era: I'm biased. :biggrin:
     
  21. Jan 8, 2010 #20

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    It was Spock in the original Star Trek, and Data in TNG. Picard was much more intelligent and intellectually well rounded than Kirk.
     
  22. Jan 8, 2010 #21

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    That's actually what I meant to say despite how confusing I made my post. :redface:

    Of the few episodes I've seen of The Original Series, I've really enjoyed Spock's character. There is just something about him that makes you believe whatever he says. He could state 2+2=5 and I'd believe it, not to mention the almost suave, insouciant way in which he explains extremely technical issues/phenomena. Maybe I would have liked him more than Data had I been born 10 years earlier. I also agree that Picard fit the role of Captain much better; he just seemed wiser and more seasoned as a leader to me.
     
  23. Jan 8, 2010 #22
    I agree about Picard. I don;t know about his relative sexiness, but he always seemed like an actual formidable man, who you could easily seeing being a captain of the federation flagship if such a thing existed. Kirk came off like more of a cartoony hero type, not a realistic person.
     
  24. Jan 11, 2010 #23

    Matterwave

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    Does this include the new Kirk? (Since you said characters not actors)
    Star_Trek_2009_James_Kirk_freecomputerdesktopwallpaper_p.jpg
     
  25. Jan 11, 2010 #24
    It can't include this guy, because he's not even old enough to shave yet. He's automatically disqualified.

    Picard is a man of intelligence and depth, someone who grows on you and morphs into someone more wildly attractive because of who he is. Picard is far more cerebral than Kirk and therefore far, far more interesting.
     
  26. Feb 1, 2010 #25
    Since we are talking about hotness, my vote is with Kirk since I find him more physically attractive. But if were were going for the 'whole package' I would go with Picard, hands down.

    Kirk may be cute, but he is missing a hint of intellect that I go for (Picard plays flute, enjoys archeology), also, Kirk slept around a lot and didn't seem the type to settle down.

    Although Picard never settled down, either, he seems more the type to do so if he were to meet "the one" and she (or he?????????) agreed to live on the Enterprise.

    If I had a choice, though, it would be Spock for sure. I'm not sure what it is about him that drives the ladies wild. I think it's because he seems the most unattainable, and we always want what we can't have.
     
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