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By Lisa
January 27, 2002 - 12:33 AM

Hello World!

I bought my first DVD during the week. Now that I have a broadband internet connection and own a DVD, I feel part of the same century as everyone else. It's a strange feeling.

I got 'Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within' and 'Crouching Tiger.' The only problem is, after watching these films with bittersweet endings, I am desperately in need of some feel-good fluff.

Surprise of the week was the news that Final Fantasy VI is getting a European release. If I try to ignore the fact that the game has been out for around ten years in north America, where its Playstation re-release came with another older FF game, I can almost pretend it's good news. If I try really hard, I can almost pretend that the fact that it's coming with a demo of FFX doesn't mean the release of FFX proper hasn't been pushed back yet again. Sigh. Of course, I'll still rush out and buy it.

Shameless plug of the day goes to the online store at Cyber Candy. I had real problems ordering from there yesterday, and their staff are seriously helpful and nice. Besides, they sell cool stuff. Highly recommended.

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Today's Television Listings

  • In Canada, Space! will be showing the Original Series's 'The Naked Time' at 10:00am Eastern Time, TNG's 'Legacy' at 11:00am, DS9's 'The Siege' at 12:00pm and Voyager's 'Dreadnaught' at 1:00pm.

  • In the United Kingdom, Sky One will be showing TNG's 'Heart of Glory' at 14:00 GMT, TNG's 'The Arsenal of Freedom' at 15:00, TNG's 'Symbiosis' at 16:00 and Voyager's 'Sacred Ground' at 17:00. Thanks go out to the Great Link for this!

  • In Australia, TV1 will be showing the Original Series's 'The Empath' at 19:30, TNG's 'Suddenly Human' at 20:30, Voyager's 'Basics, Part II' at 21:30 and DS9's 'Move Along Home' at 22:30. Thanks go out to the Australian Babylon 5 & Star Trek air schedule!

Tomorrow's Television Listings

  • In Canada, Space! will be showing the Enterprise episode 'Dear Doctor' at 8:00 p.m eastern time.

  • In the United Kingdom, Sky One will show the DS9 episodes 'Meridian' at 14:00, 'Fascination' at 15:00, and 'Past Tense' at 16:00. at 17:00 the Enterprise episode 'Strange New World' will be shown. Thanks go out to the Great Link for this!

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