Because it causes conversations like this to happen:
If only the nerds who invented this service could have known the awesome it would unleash….
And it’s only January….
@williamshatner Yes, Standard Orbit, Captain. And we’re detecting signs of life on the surface.
— Chris Hadfield (@Cmdr_Hadfield) January 3, 2013
Yes, that was William Shatner tweeting to the International Space Station, and them tweeting back, respecting his rank and reputation.
Welcome to the twenty-teens. Welcome to the Future. Population, us.
TOS Bloopers that is.
Consider it a belated Xmas gift.
William Shatner, formerly known as Captain James Tiberius Kirk of the USS Enterprise, was recently forced to submit to a pat down search by the TSA at Los Angeles International Airport. Shatner was departing for a trip to Africa. During this search, the TSA forced Shatner’s pants to fall down, who was not wearing underwear, and his 81-year-old unmentionables were briefly shown for all to see.
Whoops. if there’s one group of nerds the TSA do not want to mess with, it’s the Trek Nation. How long until they find themselves starting down some angry Klingons?
and because a Storm Trooper kickline makes everything better….