Yeoman Rand's Tower of Hair

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  1. ZapBrannigan

    ZapBrannigan Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    Luckily, the ship's beauty salon lies directly between Rand's quarters and her battle station. When she has to spring out of bed for a Red Alert, she makes a quick stop to get braided up. The Klingons can wait. :)
     
  2. Tim Thomason

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    But do they have only one beauty salon? Or six? Where is it in relation to the bowling alley(s)?
     
  3. STEPhon IT

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    LOOK! Oprah wearing the true color of Kirk's duty uniform.
     
  4. Albertese

    Albertese Commodore Commodore

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    I wasn't around yet in the 60's but my grandma was about Grace Lee Whitney's age and I recall her collection of wigs in the 80's. Always wore them to church.

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  5. UssGlenn

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    Chapels two tone blonde hair is especially noticeable.
     
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    Yea, my Mom had several of the styrofoam busts for wigs; some of those may have been used for target practice at some point :whistle: .
     
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  7. CorporalCaptain

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    My mom helped put the spray in hairspray.
     
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  8. Ryan Thomas Riddle

    Ryan Thomas Riddle Writer and occasional starship commander Premium Member

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    Yeoman Rand's Tower of Hair should be the scary drop ride at a Star Trek theme park.
     
  9. PCz911

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    Gerry Anderson’s UFO series…. Everyone wore wigs. And, when on duty on the moon, they ladies wore purple. They never explained why… but it was awesome
     
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  10. Herbert

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    The Tower of Hairer :lol:
     
  11. Danja

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    That would explain Janeway's bun and Seven's French braid. :guffaw::guffaw::guffaw::guffaw:

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    A.K.A. the Captain's Quarters ... ;)

    Kirk: "You've been a bad girl. Go to my room." :guffaw::guffaw::guffaw::guffaw:
     
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  12. BK613

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    I'm thinking more of a reproduction that towers 947' high, with a roller coaster track weaving in and out runaway-mine-train style.
     
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    With a cameo of Diana Muldaur's distorted Dr. Jones-nose from IN TRUTH IT AIN'T SO BEAUTIFUL.
     
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  14. Nerys Myk

    Nerys Myk Worf In the 23rd Century Premium Member

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    So Rand’s hair is some sort of TARDIS that contains the DISCO turbolift system?
     
  15. Commishsleer

    Commishsleer Commodore Commodore

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    I think the worst thing abut the hair was that it was unflattering to the actress IMO.
    I look at the publicity stills for the series and think Rand without the hair looked petty attractive with just normal hair and very cool.
    Couldn't they have a space-do and make her look good?
    I also thought Chapel's wigs were frankly terrible and made her look well not ugly but not great - well most of them anyway.
    To stop me from ranting on I just think TOS could have improved hair all round - both girls and guys.
     
  16. BK613

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    There is a joke in here somewhere about the tardi-gradient of the track but I'm not sure where...
     
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  17. Henoch

    Henoch Rear Admiral Premium Member

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    Lwaxana Troi wore a wig, so, wig wearing in Star Trek is confirmed. :techman:
     
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  18. Metryq

    Metryq Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    Tardigradient hair will not suffer from vacuum, and can be restored instantly with a little water.
     
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  19. Danja

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    Yeoman Rand (TOS)

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    Lt. Rand (ST: The Undiscovered Country)

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    It's a nice finish to someone who started their career serving coffee to Captain Kirk. :techman:
     
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  20. JonnyQuest037

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    :wtf: What? Of course he doesn't. Who in the world sleeps in their toupee?
    Yes, of course. So were Chekov's and McCoy's.
     
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