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Chat with Terry after the 98 Grand Slam Convention

Session Start: Sat Apr 04 
* Logging #auditorium to: [#tf.log]
TerryFarrell: Hello?
Moderator: We are taking questions for Terry Farrell. Michael Dorn
will be here after Terry...
WebBuildr: (send your questions for Terry as private messages to
Moderator)
Moderator- Alpha2: Terry, is it true that you will leave DS9 ?
TerryFarrell: Yes.  My contract's finished.
TerryFarrell .
Moderator- Sydney: Terry, what do you think of all the attention
the females on the ST series are getting?
TerryFarrell: I think it's wonderful. There are so many strong
characters in the Star Trek world.  And I'm proud to have played one.
TerryFarrell: .
Moderator- brain: how does it feel being married on TV to Worf
(Michael Dorn(?
TerryFarrell: Well, I'm going to try to enjoy the next week of it.
I'll miss him!
TerryFarrell: And it's a good thing we're friends.
TerryFarrell: .
Moderator- JM : How are they going to handle your departure on the
show? Death or reassignment?
TerryFarrell: I don't know yet.  They're in the process of rewriting
the script.
TerryFarrell: I requested not to die so I could return at another
time, but it's beyond my control.
TerryFarrell: .
Moderator- TNT: Will Dax be remaining with another actress or
written out totally?
TerryFarrell: I don't know.
TerryFarrell: .
Moderator- Fenrir: What will you do after Star Trek??????
TerryFarrell: Well, god willing, I'll get another job very soon in
television or on the big screen.  Just crossing my fingers right now,
and thanking the Big Guy.
TerryFarrell: .
Moderator- Alpha2: what is your favourite episode of DS9 ?
TerryFarrell: "Rejoined" or my wedding episodes.
TerryFarrell: .
Moderator- Doctor5: what was the haredest thing you had to do in
star trek  ?
TerryFarrell: Hmm...
TerryFarrell: To decide to honor my contract and let it end at that.
Moderator- Jester: what was it like kissing Kira
Nerys ?  Was it enjoyable?
TerryFarrell: It was not an easy decision, but that's the best one
for my career at this time.
TerryFarrell: I never kissed Kira, but it's interesting you should
look at it that way...
TerryFarrell: .
Moderator- Fenrir: do you believe a bit in the ST philosophy???
TerryFarrell: With help from God and the collective and all of us
doing our part to make it a possibility, yes, I do.
TerryFarrell: But we all have to take responsibility for being the
best human beings we can be, and treating each other like the special
creatures that we are.
TerryFarrell: .
Moderator- Warp5: was there anything in your personal life that you
have used as a basis for Curzon Dax's character?
TerryFarrell: I never played Curzon per se, and thank God, because
I've never been a man and I don't know how I'd go in that "direction."
TerryFarrell: .
Moderator- Sisko: Do you ever look yourself up on the 'net?
TerryFarrell: No.  I haven't gotten that far in my web searching.  I
think I'd be too afraid to see all the horrible things people say
about me.
TerryFarrell: .
Moderator- Profan : have you been a trekkie bevor playing jadzia inds9?
TerryFarrell: When I was in elementary school, I was a fan of the
original series.
TerryFarrell: I wouldn't consider myself a trekkie, but I was a fan
of the show.
TerryFarrell: .
Moderator- nuhui: Do you know how your character is to be written
out of the series? Any truth to the "Dax simbiant gets new host after
Jadziah dies" rumor?
TerryFarrell: I don't know.  I would like to be sent back to Trill,
or maybe to the Federation on a separate mission so that I could come
back at another time.  I don't know when that would be exactly - maybe for
the finale of the 7th season.
TerryFarrell: but I was told that they have to do whatever's best for
the show.
TerryFarrell: .
Moderator- TNT: How did you feel playing all of the different
incarnations of Dax?
TerryFarrell: When I got a chance to actually do different things, I
really enjoyed it very much.
TerryFarrell: .
Moderator- Yoda13: If you were given the oppertunity, would you
accept a place on the cast of a DS9 movie?
TerryFarrell: Well, show me a script and I'll consider it.
* TerryFarrell smiles.
TerryFarrell .
Moderator- Sisko: What would YOU like to see happen on the show?
TerryFarrell: To whom? Can you be more specific?  I only have one
more episode left and I don't know what that's about yet, so I can't
project...
TerryFarrell: .
Moderator- Pentium: What do you feel about Trills?
TerryFarrell: I don't know, they never really explored it enough.
TerryFarrell: And I never really met my parents, my family.
TerryFarrell: And everything's been so focused on the Klingon history
my character has, rather than the Trill history, that I don't really
know.
TerryFarrell: But we could make it up...
* TerryFarrell grins.
TerryFarrell: .
Moderator-Axqua: If you had to be locked in a room for 2 days
with 1 person in the cast of DS9, who would you pick?
TerryFarrell: Colm Meaney.
Moderator- Alpha2: Terry, was it hard for you to learn a bit of the
klingon language and the art of klingon fighting?
TerryFarrell: Because he makes me laugh and he's intelligent, he's a
really interesing person.
TerryFarrell: Oooh....yes and no.
TerryFarrell: Yes, because it's foreign.  And no, because it was fun
to do.
TerryFarrell: .
Moderator- Sybel: When you were first given the part of Dax, what
did you think of the character?
TerryFarrell: I was intrigued and very excited about the challenge.
TerryFarrell: .
Moderator- Fenrir: Are there parallels between Terry and Jedzia????
TerryFarrell: There are now.
* TerryFarrell smiles.
TerryFarrell: .
Moderator- Alpha2: do you like the klingon way of living?
TerryFarrell: Oooh...it's a little too painful for my tastes.
TerryFarrell: I mean, I like the passion, don't get me wrong - but,
ow!
* TerryFarrell laughs.
TerryFarrell: .
Moderator- Krondor: for Farrell what was your most embarassing
event on the set?
TerryFarrell: Now why would I share that with you?!?
* TerryFarrell smiles.
TerryFarrell: .
Moderator- Sisko: What's your favorite alien race?
TerryFarrell: Trill.  Duh!
TerryFarrell: .
Moderator- sansker: What did you think of the klingon wedding
ritual?
TerryFarrell: I was a little ticked off that my family wasn't there.
I know it was last minute, but it was like Worf's family and nobody
there for me.
TerryFarrell: And Worf's family was against me.  Hello!
TerryFarrell: So I had to kick a little butt to get him.  And hey, he
was mine to begin with!
TerryFarrell: What a head game!
TerryFarrell: Other than that, it was fabulous...no presents, no
ring, but I'm married and he's mine.  Deanna Troi, ha ha ha - can't touch
him!
* TerryFarrell sings.
TerryFarrell: Can't touch this!
TerryFarrell: .
Moderator- IfStudent: Have you ever been afraid of acting in a
special scene, and (if yes) which one was it?
TerryFarrell: I was scared to work with Faye Dunaway.  And I was
right...I should've been scared, it was scary.
TerryFarrell: .
Moderator- Sybel: Do you think that perhaps Dax's past hosts are in
a way aspects of your own personality, or do you have some 'past hosts'
of your own to draw on?
TerryFarrell: Hmmm....well, Avery always asks me "how many
personalities I have in my head."
TerryFarrell:The world may never know...
TerryFarrell: .
Moderator- Exocomb: Did you get a chance to produce any of the
episodes on DS9?
TerryFarrell: That option doesn't come up to produce for DS9, but
maybe someday in my career I will produce.  I would like that.
TerryFarrell: .
Moderator- Elydaor: Terry ... What are u planning for your future?
Moderator: We will be taking two more questions for Terry...
-> *moderator* to terry, any plans for directing the show
TerryFarrell: I'm reading for projects right now.  I've gotten close
to a couple of things but they haven't worked out just yet.  So I'm
feeling very positive and I really believe the best thing for me will come my
way and hopefully you'll all come see whatever that happens to be!
TerryFarrell: .
Moderator- AVWebmaster: Will DS9 keep it open for you to come back
as a guest star?
TerryFarrell: I don't know.  I hope so.  That would be nice, because
I'll miss all my friends.
TerryFarrell: Because I love working with them.
TerryFarrell: .
Moderator: Thank you so much Terry...any last words for your fans?
TerryFarrell: Thank you so much for all your love and support.  This
has been the most incredible experience in my life to date.  I may
need some time to work out the rest of my career, but I will miss you all
and, God willing, we will meet again.
TerryFarrell: Take care of each other and take care of yourselves,
Moderator- Fenrir: Do you know that your smile can make every man
melt away, including klingon men?
TerryFarrell: and know that I will always appreciate all that you've
given me.
TerryFarrell: Onward and upward.
TerryFarrell: Thank you, I appreciate that!
TerryFarrell: I wish it was melting human men, but that's cool...I'll
take what I can get!
* TerryFarrell laughs heartily.
Moderator: Thank you so much Terry...

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