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By Amy
March 2, 2001 - 9:17 PM

Hello World!

It’s been another beautiful day in sunny Perth – perhaps the most important word in that sentence being ‘sunny’. As in relation to ‘hot’. Or, perhaps, ‘scorching’. We’re in the middle of a mini-heat wave here in south western Australia – it’s predicted to hove around the 40C mark until Tuesday. Last night, we had a low, I believe, of around 25-27.5 C. All I can say about that is: thank god for air conditioners. And swimming pools. :)

In other news, you’d probably have to be dead not to have known that the first trailer for the Harry Potter movie is out. It took me some doing but I finally managed to download it (note to self, save up and get better net connection) and was quite impressed – from what I’ve seen so far, they’ve managed to capture the feel of the books quite well – Hagrid, Dumblemore, McGonagall all looked remarkably like I imagined them too, as did the school itself, though Snape was less, well, rodent like than I thought he’d be. But it is raising my hopes that they’ll pull it off well and not disappoint everyone. The last film with this much hype had to be Star Wars Episode 1 – and look how that turned out.

Trek BBS Today

Below are some of the topics currently being discussed at the Trek BBS:

-Star Trek: Voyager books

-Can a Yellow shirt become a Captian?

-Sacrifice of angels: Chain of command (possible Spoliers)

More topics can be found at the Trek BBS!

Trek Two Years Ago

These were some of the headlines from two years ago, Tuesday, March 2 1999:

  • Picardo Speaks Out At Convention: The Star Trek Universe published convention report where Robert Picardo (The Doctor) appeared. Among the topics - Voyager possibly getting home in season 6 and season 5 episode 'Someone To Watch Over Me."
  • Insurrection Box Office Rank Climbs Again: 'Star Trek: Insurrection' climbed from the 40th place to the 20th, presumably after the movie began its run in budget theatres. From the 26th to the 28th of last February 1999, 'Insurrection' made $567,144, which is a 400% increase from last week. After 80 days of release, the movie had grossed $68,958,778 domestically.
  • Robert Beltran Chat On Thursday: The then Continuum was holding a chat with Robert Beltran (Chakotay) at 6:30pm.

Today's Television Listings

  • The Sci-Fi Channel will be showing TOS episode, 'Operation Annihilate!' at 5pm

  • In Canada, Space! will be showing Voyager's 'Equinox' at 4am, DS9's 'In the Cards' at 5am, TOS's 'What Are Little Girls Made Of?' at 10am (repeat at 4pm), TNG's 'The Next Phase' at 12pm, DS9's 'A Call to Arms' at 5pm and Voyager's 'Survival Instinct' at 10pm.

  • In the United Kingdom, Sky One will show DS9's 'Indiscretion' at 1700 (repeat at 0030) Thanks go out to the Great Link for this!

  • In Germany, Sat.1 will be showing Voyager's 'Das Mahnmal' at 2015

  • In the Netherlands, NET5 will show Voyager's 'Caretaker'. Thanks go out to StarTrek.nl for this!

Tomorrow's Television Listings

  • In Canada, Space! will be showing Voyager's 'Muse' at 4am (repeat at 1pm), DS9's 'His Way' at 9am (repeat at 12pm) TOS's 'Catspaw' at 10am and TNG's 'Descent Pt.2' at 11am.

  • In the United Kingdom, Sky One will show DS9's 'Rejoined' at 1400, 'Little Green Men' at 1500 and Voyager's 'Unforgettable' at 0600 (repeat at 1600) and Living Witness at 1700. Thanks go out to the Great Link for this!

  • In Germany, Sat.1 will be showing Voyager's 'Inhumane Praktiken' at 1500.

  • In the Netherlands, NED2 will show Voyager's 'Drone' at 1710. Thanks go out to StarTrek.nl for this!

  • In Australia, Pay TV channel TV 1 will screen TOS's 'A Taste of Amageddon' at 8pm and DS9's 'The Storyteller' at 10pm. Thanks go out to the Australian Babylon 5 & Star Trek air schedule

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