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By Lisa
September 4, 2001 - 12:17 PM

Hello World!

I think the country is still in shock. Yes, the unthinkable finally happened at the weekend.

England actually beat Germany at football.

This is unthinkable. We always lose to Germany on penalties. It's the law. Instead. we actually thrashed them 5-1. Now we might actually stand a chance of qualifying for the World Cup. Unbelievable.

A news story that caught my eye today claims that supermarkets have reported a sharp increase in sales of beer since the victory on Saturday. And headache pills. And contraceptives, as people, um, celebrated in style. You can find the story here. These English are a funny lot.

In my spare moments from TrekToday and SlipstreamWeb *snort*, I'm still playing Breath of Fire IV, in lieu of a Playstation 2 and a decent Squaresoft RPG.

This has a great little fishing mini game in it. All over the game's world map are various fishing spots, where you can catch different types of fish. These fish can be exchanged for different items in special shops. I must have spent over an hour yesterday, in search of a flipping Spearfish, only to catch nothing but Bass. Stupid game.

Trek BBS Today

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-Which ship would you most like to fly?

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Trek Two Years Ago

Below are some of the most important headlines from TrekToday on Saturday September 4, 1999:

  • Nimoy On CBS's 'This Morning'
    The Mr. Spock actor spoke about his current activities ont he show:

    And he started a company with John Delancy to do audio reproductions of science fiction classics for Simon & Schuster. "We have done five Journey to the Center of the Earth, The Time Machine and several television specials," he says. In October these original audio productions will be broadcast on the Internet.

More news from that day can be found in our September 1999 archive.


Yesterday we mentioned that the 35th Anniversary of Star Trek would be on September 6th. The correct date is September 8th. We apologise for any inconvenience this may have caused. Thanks go out to Doug Wilson for this.

Today's Television Listings

  • The Sci-Fi Channel will be showing The Original Series's 'Metamorphosis' at 5:00pm Eastern Time.

  • In Canada, Space! will be showing The Original Series's 'Is There In Truth No Beauty' at 2:00pm, TNG's 'Gambit, Part II' at 3:00pm, DS9's 'Broken Link' at 4:00pm, and Voyager's 'Dragon's Teeth' at 5:00pm, with a repeat at 11:00pm.

  • In the United Kingdom, Sky One will be showing TNG's 'A Matter Of Time' at 17:00 GMT, with a repeat at 01:00. BBC2 will be showing Voyager's 'Tsunkatse' at 18:00. Thanks go out to the Great Link for this!

  • In Germany, Sat.1 will be showing TNG's 'Die Rettungsoperation' ('Legacy') at 16:00 CET.

Tomorrow's Television Listings

  • At 9:00pm (8:00pm Central), UPN will be showing Voyager's 'Homestead' according to the official Star Trek site.

  • The Sci-Fi Channel will be showing the Original Series episode 'Journey to Babel' at 5:00 p.m Eastern Time.

  • In Canada, Space! will be showing the Original Series episode 'Spectre of the Gun' at 2:00 p.m Eastern Time. The Next Generation episode 'Phantasms' will be shown at 3:00 p.m. DS9's 'Apocalypse Rising' will be shown at 4:00 p.m, followed by Voyager's 'One Small Step' at 5:00 p.m. At 8:00 p.m 'Star Trek III: The Search for Spock' will be shown.

  • In the United Kingdom, Sky One will show the Next Generation's 'New Ground' at 17:00 GMT. BBC 2 will show DS9's 'Tacking into the Wind.' at 18:44. Thanks go out to the Great Link for this!

  • In Germany, Sat.1 will be showing The Next Generation episode 'Tödliche Nachfolge' at 16:00 ECT.

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