Originally Posted by TribalElder
I think that when we get to 50 aka L most people will go full dumb dumb and not realize that L represents roman numerals and the complaints will flow. we shall see in a few years.
Hard core Star Trek fans who are old enough will probably have heard this story, but apparently when they were doing marketing test runs or whatever they do for new shows for Deep Space Nine, they initially had the show named "Deep Space IX".
And people were like "'Deep Space ick?' Why the hell are you calling it that? That's a dumb name."
So yeah, "NINE", not "IX".
*note, could be urban legend, but I remember hearing about that very shortly after the show started.