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Adopt Me, Woman Who Built The Original Star Trek Enterprise In Her Basement

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For just $30,000 you too could live the life you’ve always dreamed! Canadian social worker Line Rainville did, and now I want to go live with her.

“I was 9 when I first watched ‘Star Trek’ in French with my father. I became addicted to this show and during the week, and I looked forward to each Tuesday at seven for another episode,” she told CNET. “I enjoyed ‘Star Trek’ because it was about space, unknown worlds, and aliens who often ended up being more friendly than expected.” She consulted a designer but then took to Ebay and other areas to find just the right materials to create the Enterprise bridge, transporter room, recreation room, observation deck, and Spock’s quarters as a series of basement rooms. “Standing there, being 51 years old, I was kind of beamed back into that 9-year-old girl’s mind who so often wished her beloved Captain Kirk could bring her aboard his vessel,” she said. “All at once, I was aboard the Enterprise.

All I have to say is, give me that bathroom.

(via My Modern Met)

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