The Memory Alpha page on candles lacks detail, guys. What if someone goes to the star trek wiki and wants to learn about candles? At present the information they find will be insufficient

@Taweret looks like it's missing details about Beverley Crusher's ghost/sex-candle

@Taweret That's a very earth-centrist article.

Why are we only learning about how candles were made on Earth?


It doesn't have anything about those Klingon candles that Martok's wife was miffed about Jadzia replicating instead of getting the real thing?

@apLundell @Taweret space chandlery is not something i knew i was interested in

Memory Alpha is a great resource for parents, too.

Having trouble with 'The Talk'? No problem. Just direct your younglings to these helpful articles.


If TrekCore was able to get hold of GR's notes about Ferengi culture with several illustrated pages on mating customs/positions, it would be Memory Alpha's prized possession.

@tparadox @apLundell @Taweret


When he was workshopping the ferengi concept he came up with multiple ferengi sex positions

@apLundell @Taweret

I can't remember if that was in Fifty Year Mission or something else. Wouldn't have been in Chaos On The Bridge, the Star Trek Encyclopedia, or the "trading cards" (binder pages) I had a subscription to as a kid, so I don't know where else i would've seen it. Maybe from David Gerrold via Wil Wheaton?

@apLundell @Taweret I love how the article can't go two sentences into the process of human reproduction before mentioning Riker 😆

@Taweret So, serious question.

I'm writing up reference books for my fantasy canon. Which motivates me to make like, "Geology of the Northern Green Delta," which would in part explain the locations of chert in the region - and also explain why there's chert in a world too young for fossils. Which requires some context for what chert is in the first place. So... how does one approach this in such a way that isn't quite... what you've shown here, lol?

@emsenn well chert isn't exactly a household word so briefly what it is is probably necessary and won't come off as silly as explaining what a candle is

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