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Name: alt.startrek.creative, ASC
Date(s): 1990 - present
Moderator: not applicable
Type: usenet
Fandom: Star Trek: The Original Series, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Star Trek: Voyager, Star Trek: Enterprise
URL: ASC / Trekiverse
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Alt.Startrek.Creative (ASC) is a usenet group that was created for the purpose of posting of fiction based in the Star Trek universe[1].


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Split -- ASCE and ASCEM

The amount of slash/sex discussion stirred up on the newsgroup upset a number of members and a separate group alt.startrek.creative.erotica (ASCE) was created for those specifically wishing to write read such things. But advertising is everything, and within a few months, ASCE (as well as was drowned by spambots pushing adult services. ASC endured, and those wishing to see a viable list for K/S pushed on and petitioned for alt.startrek.creative.erotica.moderated (ASCEM) to be formed—moderated only for the purposes of filtering spam. [2]

You can read about Alt.startrek.creative Slash Wars.

Current Staff

  • Stephen Ratliff - FAQ Maintainer, Status of Stories: Backup
  • Katie Redshoes - Archivist
  • Ian Toldman - Assistant Formatter
  • Rocky - Status of Stories: The Original Series
  • Keroth - Status of Stories: The Next Generation, Status of Stories: Enterprise, Status of Stories: MIS
  • Seema - Status of Stories: Voyager
  • Gabrielle - Status of Stories: Deep Space Nine

Previous Staff

Past staff and members of ASC.


FAQ Maintainer

Status of Stories

External Links

Related Links
People Alara Rogers, Gabrielle, Ian Toldman, John Ordover, Jamelia, Katie Redshoes, Keroth, Macedon, Peg Robinson, Rocky, Seema, Stephen Ratliff, Stephen Young
Places ASCEM, ASCA, Star Trek, Trekiverse
Things ASC Awards, The Mannerly Art of Critique - Peg Robinson, The Mannerly Art of Disagreement - Macedon


  1. FAQ Alt.StarTrek.Creative, An Introduction, Version: 5.20, May 20, 2002. (Accessed October 10, 2008)
  2. from The Legacy of K/S on the Internet: Online K/S Fiction, an article in Legacy #1 (2007)
  3. Maintain a ftp archive until April 2005 when he gave up his position, FAQ Maintainer's Notes: Second Year on the Job, February 1, 1997. (Accessed October 10, 2008)
  4. sometime between 2000-2004)
  5. 2000, not sure of else
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