Now you can visit Kirk's birthplace

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    gully_foyle

    gully_foyle Here kitty kitty kitty!

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    Rodders

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    LOL. That's funny. You can't blame them for trying.
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    Shadow Trooper

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    LOL. Another great story. :D
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    Dave

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    That's not Canon: "I'm from Iowa, I only work in outer space," said Kirk in 'The Voyage Home'.

    Riverside, Iowa, sounds a little sad if it has nothing else going for it - no giant balls of string, giant coffee pots, toy robot museums, or shoe trees?
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    AE35Unit

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    Love the outfit and kinky boots,lol
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    Urien

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    The future birth place of a fictional character. Gotta love the desperation of money and reflected fame.

    I shall be summering in the fictional city of New London on the Moon. Visitors welcome.
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    AE35Unit

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    Sounds good to me! ;)
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    kythe

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    That's awesome! I'd love to go to their TrekFest this summer. It looks fun, and clearly they go all-out. :) Unfortunately I'm not in the area, but maybe I can use my transporter technology which can beam me halfway across the planet... ;)
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    pyan

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    Opens up a whole new industry - I'm sure that the other members of the cast deserve their own future-home-town commemorations...:p
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    Aw, and here I was looking forward to a 'Being John Malcovich' kind of trip into Rodenberry's head where Kirk was really born.

    Now that, I would totally pay for.
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    Hilarious Joke

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    LOL DG that's hilarious!
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    Dave

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    And I'd never realised that Coca Cola Corp had a Romulan franchise:
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    Dave

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    I've just seen the new J J Abrams 'Star Trek'. Spoilers follow, though not huge ones and I doubt they will spoil your enjoyment, but the thing is... well, how do you break this to Riverside?
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    spoiler
    The new film features an alternative past in which history was altered. James Tiberius Kirk was now born in space! Not in Iowa anymore!

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