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  • Sune Alexandersen
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      What a great story! Thanks for sharing:)

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      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Len" <spock@...>
      To: <star-trek-one@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Wednesday, August 31, 2005 8:42 PM
      Subject: [ST1-LCN] re: Marina Sirtis/Barcley


      > Hi, I love both characters. I have a short story to share with you.
      >
      > In the summer of 1992, I went to a weekend ST Con here, just outside
      > of Boston. It was Marina on Sat. and Brent Spiner on Sun. Anyway on
      > Saturday Marina, just married, was speaking. She mentioned it was
      > Brents first Convention and promised to give everyone an autograph.
      >
      > I was in line line.
      >
      > I was next.
      >
      > It was my turn.
      >
      > I stood up straight and sucked in my gut a bit. She was about to meet
      > the REAL William T. Riker.
      >
      > I boldly extended my arm that had her 8 X 10 glossy photo of her. I
      > had the courage of a klingon.
      >
      > then.......
      >
      >
      >
      > The second she looked up at me and smiled. I TURNED INTO Lt. BARCLEY.
      > I think she was realizing what had happened. first, I forgot to let go
      > of the photo as she was trying to tug it out of my hand. I was trying
      > to say hi and all that came out was " ahh, um, gee I, I, ah, well you
      > see, I". She smiled a bit more and said "let me guess, you want me to
      > sign it?" My response was .... "mmmmmm, ah, Ya".
      >
      > She signed it, smiled, my girlfriend was laughing so hard she had
      > tears in he eyes. The security guard I had been talking to handed me a
      > glass of water and asked if I was OK.
      >
      > We all lived happily ever after.
      >
      > To me, all chacters of Star Trek reminds me of an aspect of myself,
      > the desirable, the undesirable, the bold and the shy. I guess there is
      > a little Picard, Worf, Spock and even Barcly in all of us.
      >
      > I look back at that weekend with the fondest of memories. I hope you
      > guys got a good laugh and a smile out of it. I'll have to tell you
      > about Brent Spiner sometime. That same weekend I found out he had done
      > stand up comedy in the past the hard way (back when he was on "Night
      > Court") They were serving beer and wine coolers at that convention.
      > Brent wasnt drinking but I had a few.
      >
      >
      >
      > - Len -
      >
      > ps, yes I do have photos of that weekend. I will scan them this week
      > and post them.
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