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Old 06-02-2008, 04:57 AM
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As if you haven't seen enough parody "motivational" posters

Well, this one is worth it.
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Old 06-03-2008, 07:41 AM
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Heh, not bad, not at all bad.
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Old 06-03-2008, 09:02 AM
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Just in case the link goes dead, this one deserves to be described. The "poster" is of a (I think) CG-created redshirt holding a phaser. "Hirelings. When it's just too dangerous to send a real character."
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Old 06-10-2008, 09:24 PM
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http://trekbbs.com/showthread.php?t=55523

Days like today, I'm proud to call myself a nerd.
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Old 06-16-2008, 07:01 AM
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Huh?

Yeah, this is a PNQ, but still...

"Bah, soda fizz is easily eliminated by adding ice and letting it melt - hence I never use ice."
"Another nifty trick if you don't like fizz (note that this can only be done with cans...at least, it's only recommended with cans): When you open it, swirl the container. It doesn't matter what direction. After about three seconds, start swirling the other way. Soon enough, there won't be any bubbles left."
"Tapping the lid also helps with more extreme cases, I've found."

Puh-huh? If you don't like bubbles, DON'T buy pop. It's pretty simple. Why PAY for carbonation if you don't want it?
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True; if you're that desperate for a fix of teeth rot, just have some sugary water.
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Old 06-16-2008, 08:23 PM
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I'll bet you like poking sticks at anthills, don't you?
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Old 06-28-2008, 08:01 AM
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A Stargate Joke

"You are a Goa'uld spy and I claim my ten pounds!"

I forget which game show had the "You are an X and I claim my Y pounds" joke, but this subversion amuses me.
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Old 07-19-2008, 05:57 AM
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Back in the day, the Trek shows had the almost unheard-of policy of looking at unsolicited amateur scripts. ("Silicon Avatar" was one of those.) In 1999, near the end of that policy's lifetime, David Hines submitted a VOY script which he's now made available on his LJ. Read it and see what you think. I hope to come back to this later in more detail; suffice to say that while it's not my Voyager and the message isn't quite my cup of tea, it's a solid and fascinating fanfic.
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So I've read it, and my first response has to be...hallucinotron? Hehehe. Anyway, it's a good story. I can recommend it.

Janis: One time, Tom Paris turned into a newt.
Levesque: A newt?
Janis: He got better.

Good scene, but this is more in the style of a fiver than a Star Trek episode.

Janeway: That is a Wah Chang series neural stimulator.

I love this bit. Wah Chang created a lot of props for The Original Series on a shoestring budget. Read "Inside Star Trek" by Justman and Solow. Seriously, a good read about the inner workings of TOS.

Chakotay: Ever look up the Enterprise-D? Butt of a thousand Maquis jokes? Their holodeck turned on them every week?

THIS is a fiver line. It never would've flown as a televised episode.
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Old 07-19-2008, 02:26 PM
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The Rules of Cricket

Please tell me this isn't what cricket is really like. Please PLEASE tell me it's not really this absurd.
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Please tell me this isn't what cricket is really like. Please PLEASE tell me it's not really this absurd.
It's not really that absurd.



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Back in the day, the Trek shows had the almost unheard-of policy of looking at unsolicited amateur scripts. ("Silicon Avatar" was one of those.) In 1999, near the end of that policy's lifetime, David Hines submitted a VOY script which he's now made available on his LJ. Read it and see what you think. I hope to come back to this later in more detail; suffice to say that while it's not my Voyager and the message isn't quite my cup of tea, it's a solid and fascinating fanfic.
Personally, I think it was monotonous, poorly written, barely engages with the issues and beats you over the head with it's moralising.

Typical bad-Trek, really...

I also thought it was wrong. Naturally.

@Nate: No, that is somewhat exaggerated. Not much, though.
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Multiple versions of Twenty Questions to play online, including Star Trek 20Q!
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http://www.fortunecity.com/rivendell...00/marysue.htm

Supposedly this is the Star Trek fanfic that launched the whole idea of a Mary Sue, written in 1974. Some memes are older than others, I guess...
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That can't be the real thing. If it's not a parody, my name is Angela Merkel.
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Ever heard of a shaggy dog story?

No? Great. Read this, then punch me for linking it.
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Yep, that's shaggy dog story.
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Star Trek LEGO minifigs! They're great!
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