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Fri Jan 27, 2012, 11:20 AM

Man Forced to Dismantle "Star Trek" Living Room

Man Forced to Dismantle "Star Trek" Living Room

Tony Alleyne spent a decade converting the living room of his Leicester, U.K. from an ordinary living space into the bridge of the starship Voyager.

And now, heís had to dismantle it all.

Alleyne and his wife, Georgina are going through a divorce. And while he lives in the apartment, she owns it and has been paying the mortgage. His soon-to-be ex-wife decided to sell the apartment, forcing Alleyne to have to dismantle it.

For 10 years Alleyne lovingly transformed his 500-square-foot apartment into a fully realized Trek fanís dream by hand-crafting all of the furnishings and adding molded walls, a high-tech bathroom, voice-activated blue lighting, air conditioning, a command console and even his very own awesome transporter room.



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http://www.sliceofscifi.com/2012/01/25/man-forced-to-dismantle-star-trek-living-room/

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Reply Man Forced to Dismantle "Star Trek" Living Room (Original post)
Ian David Jan 2012 OP
ret5hd Jan 2012 #1
hlthe2b Jan 2012 #2
Ian David Jan 2012 #3
ret5hd Jan 2012 #4
Ian David Jan 2012 #5
MADem Jan 2012 #9
valerief Jan 2012 #14
arcane1 Jan 2012 #6
Swede Jan 2012 #7
xocet Jan 2012 #12
lastlib Apr 2012 #18
progressoid Jan 2012 #8
madmom Jan 2012 #10
lisby Jan 2012 #11
madmom Jan 2012 #13
valerief Jan 2012 #15
AlbertCat Jan 2012 #16
salvorhardin Jan 2012 #17

Response to Ian David (Original post)

Fri Jan 27, 2012, 11:22 AM

1. and he probably can't figure out why she is divorcing him.

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Response to ret5hd (Reply #1)

Fri Jan 27, 2012, 11:23 AM

2. She put up with it for ten years, though...

And all that expense? I'd say she was pretty patient.

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Response to hlthe2b (Reply #2)

Fri Jan 27, 2012, 11:24 AM

3. How do we know it wasn't her idea? n/t

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Response to Ian David (Reply #3)

Fri Jan 27, 2012, 11:47 AM

4. because she doesn't want it?

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Response to ret5hd (Reply #4)

Fri Jan 27, 2012, 11:50 AM

5. Good point. n/t

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Response to ret5hd (Reply #1)

Sat Jan 28, 2012, 12:08 AM

9. Beam me up, Scotty!

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Response to ret5hd (Reply #1)

Sat Jan 28, 2012, 02:53 PM

14. Bwah!

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Response to Ian David (Original post)

Fri Jan 27, 2012, 12:48 PM

6. They could probably sell it for twice as much if they left it alone

 

You just need to find the right fan to buy it

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Response to Ian David (Original post)

Fri Jan 27, 2012, 02:09 PM

7. Khaaaaan!!!!!!!!!

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Response to Swede (Reply #7)

Sat Jan 28, 2012, 12:40 PM

12. Here is something you might enjoy....

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Response to Swede (Reply #7)

Sat Apr 7, 2012, 10:10 AM

18. BUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUSSSSHHHHHH!!!!!

It DOES feel good!!!

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Response to Ian David (Original post)

Fri Jan 27, 2012, 11:23 PM

8. I remember that guy. He put a LOT into that place.













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Response to Ian David (Original post)

Sat Jan 28, 2012, 11:48 AM

10. Time to grow up.

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Response to madmom (Reply #10)

Sat Jan 28, 2012, 12:21 PM

11. Oh please...

When you give up your collection of Beanie Babies and collectable barbies, come talk.

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Response to lisby (Reply #11)

Sat Jan 28, 2012, 02:27 PM

13. I do not have "beany babies" or "barbies" the only thing I collect are books, and

I have read every one of them, something that seems foreign to you. So you can take your sexist snark elsewhere!

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Response to lisby (Reply #11)

Sat Jan 28, 2012, 02:54 PM

15. That's a very unDU type of thing to say. nt

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Response to Ian David (Original post)

Sat Jan 28, 2012, 03:15 PM

16. Alleyne and his wife, Georgina are going through a divorce.

 

No shit.

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Response to Ian David (Original post)

Sat Jan 28, 2012, 04:39 PM

17. You know...

If my spouse transformed the apartment into the bridge of Star Trek: Voyager, I'd divorce her too -- for having the bad taste not to recreate the bridge of the original "NCC-1701, no bloody A - B - C - or D" (to quote Scotty).

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