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blackseas
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« : 03-26-2004 08:16 »

Can anyone tell me if there's a specific reason why Zap is always going on about velour, other than it being innately funny? Like if there's a bit of trivia behind it, or something I missed from the first series
Frank Horrigan

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« #1 : 03-26-2004 08:24 »

Just to make him even more sleazy I guess.
Zoidberg MD

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« #2 : 03-26-2004 09:37 »

If you could wear velour every single day, why wouldn't you? I mean, its velour ...mmmm
Levitate_Me

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« #3 : 03-26-2004 10:38 »


"My velouria, even I'll adore ya, my velouria", sorry I had a Pixies moment.
nerdlingus

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« #4 : 03-26-2004 10:39 »

There's nothing like the feel of a "velour" uniform rubbing round your crotch   mmmmm.....  :flirt:


Guess he just loves that feeling you only get from velour clothes.

BTW, Welcome to PEEL.  :) 
Arteta

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« #5 : 03-26-2004 10:43 »

What is velour I have always thought of as a kind of half silk half velvet anyway he probaly uses the name to sound like an altraponour
nerdlingus

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« #6 : 03-26-2004 11:03 »

You were right!
Another mystery solved (I now know that much more!)
Bushmeister

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« #7 : 03-26-2004 11:30 »

Probably because you can say 'velour' in a way which is erotic. EROTIC.
Action Jacktion

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« #8 : 03-26-2004 11:34 »

It's because the uniforms on the original Star Trek were made of velour.
evan

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« #9 : 03-26-2004 12:32 »

Because velour is a knock-off of velvet...
Teral

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« #10 : 03-26-2004 16:35 »
« : 03-26-2004 16:35 »

Wait a minute, this thread isn't about VF at all! What a let-down.

I could be wrong, but velour isn't exactly a manly fabric and Zapp consider himself quite the ladies man, so for him to wear velour... He should've worn something made out of Rockwool, now there's a shirt with some chesthair.
EvilLunch

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« #11 : 03-26-2004 16:45 »

Well he wears velour because it makes him feel sexy, but from its use on this shows and others it has more of a reputation of being sort of a pervy fabric or something you'd wrap your couch in. Just another demonstration of Zapp's hilarious combination of haughtiness, overcompensation and cluelessness. And how can you not love a pantsless outfit? Specially on Kif..
blackseas
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« #12 : 03-29-2004 10:00 »

Buchmeister, I concur. I might try it on the next man I meet.
Thanks for the welcome nerdilingus!
Also, Action Jackson I'm sorry to disagree here, but the original uniforms look more like a cotton/lycra blend. Less sexy, but who needs to wear sexy clothes when you're William Shatner?
Invader_Tak

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« #13 : 03-29-2004 10:34 »

 
Quote
Originally posted by blackseas:
Can anyone tell me if there's a specific reason why Zap is always going on about velour, other than it being innately funny? Like if there's a bit of trivia behind it, or something I missed from the first series

 The original Star Trek uniforms are Velour.   ;)
Tweek

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« #14 : 03-29-2004 10:36 »

 
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Originally posted by Teral:
Wait a minute, this thread isn't about VF at all! What a let-down.

I could be wrong, but velour isn't exactly a manly fabric and Zapp consider himself quite the ladies man, so for him to wear velour... He should've worn something made out of Rockwool, now there's a shirt with some chesthair.
Velour might not be manly now but it might be in a thousand years.

I too am disappointed that this thread wasn't about the lovely VF  :cry:  ;)


blackseas
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« #15 : 03-29-2004 10:45 »

 
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Originally posted by Invader_Tak:
  The original Star Trek uniforms are Velour.    ;)


I dunno.. I'm pretty convinced they weren't.
Invader_Tak

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« #16 : 03-29-2004 10:53 »
« : 03-29-2004 10:53 »

Be sure all you want.
 
You will still be wrong,  do the research I've known this since the seventies. :/
 http://www.startrekfanclub.com/Catalog/ProductDetails.aspx?itemID=2022&CategoryID=none&keyword=Top%20Sellers

 Even the "official" replicas are velour.

blackseas
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« #17 : 03-29-2004 10:58 »

No need to get testy  ;)
PCC Fred

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« #18 : 03-29-2004 10:59 »

I've got Stephen E. Whitfield's The Making of Star Trek here, and it says the uniforms are velour.  Tak wins!  :)
Invader_Tak

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« #19 : 03-29-2004 11:01 »
« : 03-29-2004 11:01 »

 
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Originally posted by blackseas:
No need to get testy    ;)


I don't even HAVE testies.      :rolleyes:
blackseas
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« #20 : 03-29-2004 11:04 »

I find it incredibly disturbing that someone sized XXXL has the opportunity for wearing velour.
I've learnt something, but at the same time feel dirty :/
Teral

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« #21 : 03-29-2004 12:30 »

 
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Originally posted by Tweek:
 
Quote
Originally posted by Teral:
Wait a minute, this thread isn't about VF at all! What a let-down.

I could be wrong, but velour isn't exactly a manly fabric and Zapp consider himself quite the ladies man, so for him to wear velour... He should've worn something made out of Rockwool, now there's a shirt with some chesthair.
Velour might not be manly now but it might be in a thousand years.


Kif didn't exactly seem thrilled about wearing velour. "I suppose captain, but I'm not as big a fan of [dripping with contempt]velour[/dwc] as you are."For some the stigma lingers, then again Zapp is stupid so he probably got it all wrong. "Baby, wait! You didn't show me your surprise!"
Nasty Pasty

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« #22 : 03-29-2004 14:21 »

How can Kif not like Velour. IT'S VELOUR!
*rubs self*
Action Jacktion

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« #23 : 03-29-2004 14:44 »

 
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Originally posted by PCC Fred:
I've got Stephen E. Whitfield's The Making of Star Trek here, and it says the uniforms are velour.  Tak wins!   :)
I pointed it out first, actually, but no one listened....
PCC Fred

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« #24 : 03-29-2004 16:13 »

But I included a reference.  :D
Invader_Tak

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« #25 : 03-29-2004 16:16 »

 
Quote
Originally posted by Action Jacktion:
 
Quote
Originally posted by PCC Fred:
I've got Stephen E. Whitfield's The Making of Star Trek here, and it says the uniforms are velour.  Tak wins!    :)
I pointed it out first, actually, but no one listened....


 I did, I was posting to back you up.
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