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By Christian
July 4, 2000 - 1:20 PM

Hello World!

I never thought this day would come, but as of today I finally have my new cellular phone! The wealth of functions on this thing is really amazing - my old phone was only able to dial and receive phone calls and notify me of incoming messages, though I never was able to figure out how to actually read them. That probably had more to do with me not reading the manual, convinced as I was that no electronic device could ever hold secrets for me, but well. The same thing actually happened this morning when I turned on the phone for the first time, and entered the standard pin code mentioned on the first page of the manual, only to have it rejected two times. I was then that I read the next sentence and saw that I probably needed the pin code provided with the telephone company's SIM card, so I quickly looked that up before immediately having the phone blocked, which happens after entering the wrong code three times in a row. Everything is working now, so this particular oddyssey has finally ended. Not to worry, though, I'm planning on having more memory added to my laptop, so I'm sure more things will be going wrong in the near future.

Trek BBS Today

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

-Are there parralels between the situation of Cardassia and Germany after the second world war?

-Should Voyager come home via Earth or Deep Space Nine?

More topics can be found at the Trek BBS!

Today On TV

-In the United Kingdom, Sky One will be showing Voyager's 'Scorpion, Part One' at 17:00 GMT. Thanks go out to Kathryn Hughes for this!


Brigitte Kiefer sends along an update to yesterday's report about the cookbook featuring artwork by René Auberjonois. Apparently most of the book was made up of recipes from members of the René Auberjonois Fan(fic) List, and presented to the actor as a 1999 birthday list. Auberjonois liked it so much he asked if it could be used as a fundraiser for his favourite charities. This means the book is now actually available, and has been available for a while already, contrary to what was stated in the original report. You can still go here to find information on ordering the book.

Poll Results

Below are the results of the most recent TrekToday poll:

Who's your favourite doctor?
The Holodoc 33.9% - (439 Votes)
Leonard 'Bones' McCoy 30.6% - (396 Votes)
Julian Bashir 22.9% - (297 Votes)
Beverly Crusher 11.3% - (147 Votes)
Selar 1.1% - (15 Votes)

Total Votes: 1294

These results shouldn't be surprising to anyone. Maybe the next poll, asking for your favourite Chief Engineer, should bring some more unexpected results:

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