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By Christian
September 25, 2000 - 11:49 AM

Hello World!

Sometimes I aamze even myself in how amazingly forgetful I can be. About an hour ago, I logged on the computer, determined to really quickly type up these Site Columns and answer a set of emails, as I onl yhad one hour to go before going to the bookstore. I typed up all of the Site Columns, except for this' Hello World!' and then moved on to answering email, hoping that during that time I'd be inspired for 'Hello World!'.

15 Minutes before I anticipated it, I was finished with answering teh emails I had planned to answer, and thinking I was now done I grabbed a magazine, made some tea and decided to sit down and relax before going. Then when I had to go, and was already a few minutes late, I started shutting down the computer, only to notice I still had the SiteManager on... with a 'Hello World!' to type. As a result this Hello World is moer an excercise in fast-typing (done in 1 minute and 23 seconds, according to the clock) then in writing anything even remotely imaginative.

At least you'll have fun counting all my typos, undoubtedly.

Trek BBS Today

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

-If the Excelsior Campaign would in fact be successful and a Captain Sulu series would be created, would the Campaign be okay with Berman & Braga running the show?

-Do you still remember (or want to remember) Voyager's Treshhold?

More topics can be found at the Trek BBS!

Today On TV

-In Canada, Space! will be showing the Original Series' 'Wolf in the Fold' at 10:00am and 4:00pm Eastern Time, DS9's 'Rivals' at 5:00pm, Voyager's 'Alliances' at 10:00pm.

-In the United Kingdom, Sky One will be showing Voyager's 'Unity' at 17:00 GMT, and the new episode 'The Haunting Of Deck Twelve' at 8:00pm. Thanks go out to the Great Link for this!

-Here in The Netherlands, Net 5 will be showing TNG's 'Redemption, Part Two'at 18:00 CET.  Thanks go out to StarTrek.nl for this!

Poll Results

Below are the results of the most recent TrekToday poll:


What would be a good episode with which to introduce someone to Star Trek?
'Caretaker' (Voyager) 20.7% - (162 Votes)
'The City On The Edge Of Forever' (TOS) 20.4% - (160 Votes)
'The Inner Light' (TNG) 16.7% - (131 Votes)
'The Visitor' (DS9) 11.7% - (92 Votes)
'The Trouble With Tribbles' (TOS) 8.3% - (65 Votes)
'Living Witness' (Voyager) 7.4% - (58 Votes)
'Emissary' (DS9) 6.9% - (54 Votes)
'Deja Q' (TNG) 6.2% - (49 Votes)
'Hard Time' (DS9) 1.2% - (10 Votes)

Total Votes: 781

Thanks for voting! If we're indeed able to go through with this idea of having a Trek first-timer review an episode, it will probably be 'Caretaker' - not only because this episode of course received the most votes, but also because it's one of the episodes that are more typical of Star Trek, while many of the others usually dealt with the characters being in a completely different situation than usual.

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