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    Hello, I'm new here. My excellent parents gave me an Ipad a few weeks ago because they knew that out of all the members of my family, I would enjoy it best. I am a Trekkie who recognizes that the ipad was inspired back in the '80s from a Starfleet device called a PADD (personal access display device) which was often used in Star Trek The Next Generation. I can't tell you how much I love using the Ipad, and of course the first app I downloaded was a Star Trek PADD simulator. After seeing how nice the ipad loads PDF files, I placed all of my Star Trek tech manuals in the iBook app :).

    I hope to make a lot of friends here,(including Trekkies) and to learn new things about my "PADD" :p
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    Hi and welcome to the Forum!

    Well weren't you the lucky one in your family to receive an ipad and you're a Trekkie to boot. We have quite a few members here interested in this genre.... Enjoy!

    Thought you may be interested in this link
    http://www.ipadforums.net/off-topic/86627-scifi-discussion-lobby.html

    The IPad Forum is a community of members from all walks of life and from all over the world coming together to share our experiences and to help each other learn about this wonderful piece of technology the Ipad. There is a wealth of information already here in the many threads we have so doing some searches will answer most of the questions you have. If then you cannot find the answer you are seeking then by all means post your question. There are many friendly and informed members here only too willing to help you.

    We also have our own App - It is a very simple app to navigate.
    http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/discussion-forum-for-ipad/id412896524?mt=8
    Tutorial on creating posts on the Forum
    http://www.ipadforums.net/new-membe...-creating-posts-starting-new-threads-how.html
    Reading the IPad manual is a great place to start so please download a copy of these.
    http://www.support.apple.com/manuals/ipad/
    3 very informative threads from which you will learn many tips and shortcuts for the IPad.
    http://www.ipadforums.net/ipad-general-discussions/21590-tips-tricks-those-us-who-dont-know.html
    http://www.ipadforums.net/ipad-os/49581-ios5-tips-tricks.html
    http://www.ipadforums.net/ipad-help...shortcuts-helpful-places-people-new-ipad.html
    We have rules like any Community so please read these also
    http://www.ipadforums.net/forum-rul...um-rules-everybody-please-read.html#post14697

    Once again we welcome you here and are so pleased you have joined us!
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    Nice intro, you'll find lots of Sci Fi and Star Trek fans here, in fact, we have a Sci Fi thread running.

    D'oh, I see that Leelai gave you a link to that thread.....I should read before I post, that's the trouble with tribbles!

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    I blame eddies in the space-time continuum.
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    I was thinking that it might be my own stupidity.......but I'll happily settle for your explanation!

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    Congrats on the iPad and welcome aboard!

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