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Old April 5 2015, 11:31 AM   #1
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Happy First Contact Day!!

On this day, April 5th 2063 humankind makes its first (official) contact with an alien species.




It was the beginning of a beautiful relationship, humankind with the stars.

We went on to make many more memorable first contacts!


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Old April 5 2015, 11:45 AM   #2
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Re: Happy First Contact Day!!

Thank Providence for bénévolent aliens and their active interest in $aving Humanity from itself, in the STAR TREK universe ... à votre santé!

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Old April 5 2015, 11:50 AM   #3
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Re: Happy First Contact Day!!

Do you think Roddenberry is only dyeing the top of his hair in that picture?
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Old April 5 2015, 11:57 AM   #4
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Either that, or TNG's move to put stage lighting on the floor has created enough ambient heat to boil out the hair colouring from the sides of his head, only ...
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Old April 5 2015, 12:00 PM   #5
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Re: Happy First Contact Day!!

Calling occupants of interplanetary craft...
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Old April 5 2015, 12:09 PM   #6
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Where's the cake? There should be cake.
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Old April 5 2015, 03:26 PM   #7
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Does this include celebrating the one where Cochrane guns down the Vulcan.
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Old April 5 2015, 04:47 PM   #8
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Re: Happy First Contact Day!!

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Does this include celebrating the one where Cochrane guns down the Vulcan.
No, that's being celebrated on MU Trek BBS, where we all have goatees and tend to be unnecessarily violent.
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Old April 5 2015, 05:13 PM   #9
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Why is it April 5th anyway? I seem to have a half-memory of Ron Moore saying because it was his friends birthday maybe? Or something like that
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Old April 5 2015, 07:33 PM   #10
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I kind of like that First Contact Day and Easter fell on the same day this year. Plus we're still in Passover. So happy whatever-you-celebrate, Everyone!
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Old April 5 2015, 07:59 PM   #11
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Does this include celebrating the one where Cochrane guns down the Vulcan.
Damn. Beat me to it.
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Old April 5 2015, 08:49 PM   #12
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Re: Happy First Contact Day!!

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Do you think Roddenberry is only dyeing the top of his hair in that picture?
I prefer to think that this is the only hair that he dyes.

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Old April 5 2015, 09:14 PM   #13
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Perhaps the carpet doesn't match the drapes either.
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Old April 5 2015, 09:29 PM   #14
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Live long and prosper? More like long live the Terran Empire!
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Old April 5 2015, 10:55 PM   #15
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Where's the cake? There should be cake.
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