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By Caillan
November 19, 2003 - 1:50 PM

Hello World!

Star Trek has certainly provided us with plenty of cliches to use in official goodbyes. "It's been fun", "The sky's the limit", and now, "It's been a long road...". Happily, I don't have to use any of those today.

From next week until early February, I'll be taking a break from TrekToday and CSI Files. I'll be spending the summer in Canberra on a research scholarship, which means I won't be able to work on the sites. Having not been away from TrekToday for more than a week in two and a half years, I'm looking forward to the break, but it'll be very strange not coming home each day and surfing the web for Trek news. No doubt withdrawal symptoms will kick in, and I'll wake up at night in a cold sweat feeling the irresistible urge to write some news bullets.

This means that a new writer will be replacing me for the next two and a half months. We searched high and low for the right person. Unfortunately, our first choice, Brannon Braga, declined, which was very disappointing, since he would have written some killer spoiler reports.

So our new writer will be Kristine Huntley, who has reported on Creation's Las Vegas conventions for the Trek Nation for the last two years. Kristine will be formally introducing herself in this Sunday's Site Columns, and I'll hope you'll make her very welcome.

Michelle and Kristine will be running the show until February next year, which marks the first time that TrekToday has had an all-female team of regular news writers. I've already heard rumours that Michelle plans to ban the wearning of catsuits in the TrekToday offices, which is a real pity, since I planned to model the outfit worn by Rajiin on the next "Casual Friday".

Trek BBS Today

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

- Do we need to know more about the background to the Star Trek universe?

- Was Deep Space Nine's "A Time to Stand" a letdown?

- Read advance reviews of "Similitude" by dogsowar, reno floyd and dex.

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Trek Two Years Ago

These were some of the major news items on November 19, 2001:

Poll Results

Below are the results of the most recent TrekToday poll:

Rumours suggest we may see Andorians in the Expanse. We should also see...
Continuity 48.1% - (497 Votes)
Romulans 14.4% - (149 Votes)
Gorn 14.1% - (146 Votes)
Founders 8.2% - (85 Votes)
Klingons 7.7% - (80 Votes)
Borg 5% - (52 Votes)
Ferengi 2.3% - (24 Votes)

Total Votes: 1033

Thanks for voting! Please participate in our new poll, which asks you to rate tonight's "Similitude".

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