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Offline Bryanpoprobson

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Urgent Advice Needed
« on: March 25, 2020, 05:03:44 AM »
My wife always buys me a silly present for my birthday, now I have worn the Blue and Yellow ones, am I right in not wearing the red ones?  ;D

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Offline Peter B

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Re: Urgent Advice Needed
« Reply #1 on: March 25, 2020, 06:10:37 AM »
Should be fine to wear them.

Remember, the characters were known as redshirts, not redsocks...  ;)

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Re: Urgent Advice Needed
« Reply #2 on: March 25, 2020, 06:34:36 AM »
Should be fine to wear them.

Remember, the characters were known as redshirts, not redsocks...  ;)

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Offline jfb

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Re: Urgent Advice Needed
« Reply #3 on: March 25, 2020, 10:21:46 AM »
Scotty and Uhura were redshirts.  Just sayin'. 

Offline raven

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Re: Urgent Advice Needed
« Reply #4 on: March 26, 2020, 02:35:00 AM »
I think those are TNG socks, so you should be fine. It's the gold you got to worry about, especially if you run into some black mud.

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Re: Urgent Advice Needed
« Reply #5 on: March 26, 2020, 09:32:46 AM »
I think those are TNG socks, so you should be fine. It's the gold you got to worry about, especially if you run into some black mud.

Because I'm that guy --

TNG didn't use different department designs on the insignia - that's strictly TOS.  Gold/star for command, blue/ellipse-in-a-circle for sciences, blue/red-cross for medical, and red/spiral for everything else:



Not only did TOS use different department designs on the insignia, they used different-shaped insignia for different ships (at least among the Connies):



Only the insignia for the Enterprise, Defiant, Exeter, and Constellation are canon (that is, they appeared on-screen). 

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Offline raven

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Re: Urgent Advice Needed
« Reply #6 on: March 26, 2020, 03:28:46 PM »
Yes, but TOS also didn't he the black filled angle on the shirts either.
https://anytimecostumes-weblinc.netdna-ssl.com/product_images/star-trek-womens-deluxe-command-unif-costume/5afc7dcc69702d300300fd84/super_zoom.jpg?c=1528762010
So this mixes generations. Bit of a toss up I guess whether you're safe or not.