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By Amy
December 4, 2000 - 4:32 PM

Hello World!

You know, I think I should write about tv shows more often – they earn me the most feedback for some reason. But that shall not be my topic for tonight. In fact, I don't really have a topic for tonight. Or today. Or whatever time it is when you chance to read this.

I actually spent about half an hour this evening with a bone sticking out of my leg.

No, it's not as bad as it sounds – it was fake. Amazing what you can do really with just an old bit of beef bone, some flesh-colored play-dough or putty, some makeup, talcum powder and fake blood. It's really quite a pity that I'm such a bad actor… or at least that I found myself unable to take the first-aid demonstration we were doing seriously. It's rather hard when neither of the other two conscious casualties aren't. Put it this way – one of the cadets who's skills were on display wound up gagging Alan, much to our collective amusement, after he did one 'I'm - supposed - to – be – in – pain – but – I'm – not – really' moan to many. Since it was the Division's wind-up night, we spent the rest of the evening chasing the cadets around the playground with rolled-up newspapers and laughing as they tried (with little success and much whacking of each other with aforementioned newspapers) to break open the piñata provided for the occasion.

Trek BBS Today

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-Animated Startrek?

-The worst piece of dialogue of all time in Trek.

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Today On TV

-In Canada, Space! will be showing TOS's 'Errand of Mercy' at 10am (repeat at 4pm), TNG's 'The Offspring' at 12pm, DS9's 'The Sword of Kahless' at 5pm and Voyager's 'Random Thoughts' at 10pm

-In the United Kingdom, Sky One will be showing DS9's 'Emissary' at 5pm (repeated at midnight) and TNG's 'Hollow Pursuits' at 11pm Thanks go out to the Great Link for this!

-In The Netherlands, Net 5 will be showing TNG's 'Descent, part I'at 18:00 CET, while NED2 will be showing Voyager's 'The Muse'... sometime.  Thanks go out to StarTrek.nl for this!

Corrections

Lolita Fatjo is no longer Script Coordinator, as we mentioned in a recent news article, but rather spends her time booking Trek actors for conventions.

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