A fictional race of large eared, sharp toothed, bipedal sentient beings first featured in 1987 on the TV series "Star Trek- The Next Generation".

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What does the Ferengi Emblem represent?

Looking at the official Ferengi Emblem I am at a loss as to what it is supposed to represent (other than perhaps constantly accumulating wealth). Does anyone know what the creative staff had in mind ...
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Do Ferengi have surnames?

In DS9: Heart of Stone, Quark says "No nephew of mine is going to disgrace our family name by joining star fleet!". My question: do Ferengi even have family names?
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Was the design of the Ferengi marauder based on the Enterprise D's bridge?

Below you can see a couple of images of certain angles of the Enterprise D's bridge, compared with the Ferengi Marauder. There is a striking similarity between them and I was wondering if the former ...
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Why doesn't Quark wear a headdress?

Through The Next Generation and Deep Space Nine, the majority of the Ferengi we see a wearing a headdress on the back of the head. Quark though, on Deep Space Nine, does not ever seem to wear one, ...
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Where do the Ferengi Rules of Acquisition come from?

We know the Vulcan philosophy comes from Surak, the Klingon way from Kahless, and that Zefram Cochrane is the posterboy for human exploration and ingenuity. Where do the Rules of Acquisition come ...
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Why were Ferengi unknown to 24th century Starfleet?

In Star Trek: Enterprise, the Enterprise NX-01 encountered Ferengi. In Star Trek: The Next Generation, when the Enterprise-D was in pursuit of the Ferengi who stole an energy converter, the captain's ...
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Why didn't the Ferengi just steal the whole NX-01?

In Episode 1x19, a couple Ferengi manage to stun (almost) the entire crew of the Enterprise NX-01 and board it wearing gas masks to steal valuables: We see the four Ferengi dock with a pretty ...
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When did the Ferengi lose their formidability

In episode 1x05 The Last Outpost the Ferengi antagonists are thought to be a formidable enemy. The crew mentions, without hesitation, the technical formidability of the Ferengi and it is assumed that ...
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Do Ferengi eat humanoids as insinuated in Encounter at Farpoint?

When leaving the administrator's office at Farpoint-station, Picard insinuates that the Ferengi "found their last associates tasty", indicating that they would eat other intelligent humanoids. Has ...
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Don't replicators make the Ferengi rather pointless?

Ferengis are all about acquisition and making a profit. But, in the age of replicators, where everything you want can be produced instantly, what would be the point of their lifestyle?
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Do Ferengi ever blink their eyes?

I recently watched some Star Trek Deep Space Nine episodes and I noticed that the Ferengi never blink their eyes. Is it just the actors or do Ferengi as a race not need to blink their eyes?