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Live Sim SD: November 25th

Posted on Thu Nov 26th, 2020 @ 6:30am by Captain Matthew Edwards & Lieutenant Karlie Edwards & Crewman James Gibbs & Sivain & Ensign Seamus MacDoughall
Edited on on Thu Nov 26th, 2020 @ 9:45am

Mission: Where are we?
Location: Mess Hall

LCARS: ​Attention On Deck

Alexi Michelle: ::AA::
❙❙ Lt Valarig: ::attn::
<<<●) CPO Natalie Portman: ::attn::
Chef JC Gibbs: ::attn::
❙ Seamus MacDoughall & Sivain: AA x2
Ensign Chloe Waters: ::aa::
Amira Ramirez: ::AA::

Matthew Edwards: Good evening everyone
How is everyone doing tonight?
Ensign Chloe Waters: I'm trying not to turn myself inside out.
❙❙ Lt Valarig- <<<●) CPO Portman: I am doing alright, sir.
Chef JC Gibbs: All good here
❙ Seamus MacDoughall & Sivain: Making it finally got news that they submitted the request for the new wheelchair 2 insurance
Hopefully I'll have it by December 25th
Amira Ramirez: To late for that Chloe
Ensign Chloe Waters: Heh, true true.
Matthew Edwards: Well tonight, we are having our own Thanksgiving.
Ensign Chloe Waters: Mandy> ::sniffs::
Matthew Edwards: If anyone wants to bring sides, desserts and beverages, list what you are bringing. Our Chef will have the bird ready for us. Or two depending.
Chef JC Gibbs: ::show the commander 3 fingers::
Matthew Edwards: Nice Chef. Well, let's get this get together going.

LCARS: ​Begin Sim

Alexi Michelle: ::enters and finds a corner from which to watch::
Ensign Chloe Waters: ::in her quarters fussing with Mandy's collar slightly::
<<<●) CPO Natalie Portman: ::Wanders in, know that Matt probably has some things to do first before getting in there. So gives a look around at what is already set out::
Chef JC Gibbs: ::in his kitchens moving from one turkey to the next. First one was on a traditional smoker with maple wood chips, the second was resting on a tray after being deep fried and the third was in the oven covered in foil::
Amira Ramirez: Here you go Chef. I brought apple, pumpkin, chocolate, cherry, blackberry and boysenberry pies
Ensign Chloe Waters: ::leaves her quarters and heads down to the mess hall, a golden retriever at least half her height trailing behind her::
❙ Seamus MacDoughall & Sivain: Sivain-- brought in a small trolley filled with creamed spinach, broccoli rice casserole, sweet potato souffle, a large tureen of plomeek soup, a tray full of baked apples and Apple dumplings as well as a huge Bowl of macaroni with 5 varieties. Of cheese
❙❙ Lt Valarig- <<<●) CPO Portman: Do those spices and herbs still work for something you could make out for my dishes, Chef? ::Giving at look at what Gibbs was doing with the turkeys.::
Chef JC Gibbs: Awesome thanks guys set them on the counter over there. ::sees the dog:: You my four leg friend get a special treat. ::gives the dog a ham bone he had stored in the fridge::
Ensign Chloe Waters: ::enters the mess hall with the dog trailing her, looks around::
Mandy> ::nuzzles Chef's leg::
Matthew Edwards: *::he prepares stuffing, mashed potatoes, corn, cornbread and green beans for the feast::*
❙ Seamus MacDoughall & Sivain: Seamus-- brought in his own contribution. Cornbread dressing with apples and mushrooms, the turkey muffins, corn bread both plain and jalapeno, dinner rolls with both herbed and honey butters, Texas toast and southern biscuits
Ensign Chloe Waters: Mandy> ::chows down on her treat::
Chef JC Gibbs: Ah yes Valarig, its over there in the pot on the stove on a low heat to keep it warm.
❙❙ Lt Valarig- <<<●) CPO Portman: Thank you very much. I might have one of my last hidden bottles of Romulan Ale left I'll give you.
Chef JC Gibbs: ::Smiles:: Excellent
Amira Ramirez: ::See's Alexi in the corner and grabs an extra punch and walks over to her:: hi
Chef JC Gibbs: ::looks over the collection of food the crew had brought the main stables of thanksgiving pl;us the cultural ones it all smelled good::
Ensign Chloe Waters: ::moves to a corner seat... kinda in Alexi's area. Close, but not at her table::
Alexi Michelle: ::nods:: Hello. Nice party.
Chef JC Gibbs: ::main crew mess hall all the long tables were pushed to tother and chairs and places set::
<<<●) CPO Natalie Portman: ::Gives a glance and sees a new person. Moving over to Amira.::
Ensign Chloe Waters: Mandy> ::follows her master, sits by her side when Chloe sits, still chewing her bone::
Matthew Edwards: ::he sets everything on a trolly and makes his way to the mess hall::
❙❙ Lt Valarig- <<<●) CPO Portman: I will leave it to you then, Master Chef.
Amira Ramirez: Yes, lots of food. Music is not bad either.
Chef JC Gibbs: Ok everyone take a seat at the main table while I plate this food on platters::
Alexi Michelle: I think you are being summoned to your meal ::tilts head at the Chef::
❙ Seamus MacDoughall & Sivain: Seamus-- also brings in an herb crusted prime rib for people to enjoy as well as a cajun fried turgooducken
<<<●) CPO Natalie Portman: When did you get on board? I'm Natalie Portman. ::Holding her hand out::
Amira Ramirez: Hi, I'm Amira Ramirez. Nice to meet you.
Alexi Michelle: ::Takes Portman's hand and shakes:: Hello Natalie, Amira. I've just arrived.
Ensign Chloe Waters: ::quietly stays where she is::
Mandy> ::finishes her bone, belches loudly::
<<<●) CPO Natalie Portman: ::Shakes Alexi's and turns it to Amira:: Nice to meet you both.
Matthew Edwards: ::arrives at the mess hall with his sides::
Chef JC Gibbs: ::busy plating the serving platters with everyones food and the turkey's before having his stewards placing them in the centers of the tables::
Better late than never commander
❙ Seamus MacDoughall & Sivain: Sivain-- goes over by Chloe greetings is this place taken?
Alexi Michelle: ::glances at the Kanine and chuckles:: It would appear that someone has already enjoyed a feast
Matthew Edwards: Hi Chef. I got corn, green beans, cornbread, garlic mashed potatoes and stuffing.
Ensign Chloe Waters: ::looks up at Sivain, replies without her lips moving at all:: No.
❙ Seamus MacDoughall & Sivain: Seamus-- gets a plate as well as some of the prime rib and one of the bones for Mandy
Alexi Michelle: ::watches as more food arrives:: I did not realize there was to be a celebration.
<<<●) CPO Natalie Portman: Where are you two going to be positioned?
Chef JC Gibbs: Excellent commander just set it there and join the others I'll plate it and come out.
Amira Ramirez: I'll be in science, I have a specialty in microbiology.
Alexi Michelle: I am assigned to the security team. No specialty that I know of.
❙ Seamus MacDoughall & Sivain: Sivain-- I'm Sivain and I was wondering if you would like to get together to talk sometime
❙❙ Lt Valarig- <<<●) CPO Portman: Would you like some help with the plating and distrubution, Chef?
Ensign Chloe Waters: ::eyebrows raise:: Talk?
Alexi Michelle: ::continues to gaze around the room and watch, noticing the female with the dog has a robotic voice::
Chef JC Gibbs: No thank you I have it just about done.
Matthew Edwards: ::nods and sets the dishes for the Chef. He then joins the crew::
Ensign Chloe Waters: Are we not engaging in verbal communication presently?
<<<●) CPO Natalie Portman: Microbiology? That should be interesting. ::glancing to Alexi:: Really? So you're going to be working with my boss also.
Amira Ramirez: So it seems.
Ensign Chloe Waters: Mandy> ::sniffs Sivain::
❙ Seamus MacDoughall & Sivain: Sivain-- yes but also finding out about each other's interests
Alexi Michelle: ::looks back at Portman:: Are you also in Security?
<<<●) CPO Natalie Portman: Yes, ma'am.
❙❙ Lt Valarig- <<<●) CPO Portman: Alright. ::nods to Gibbs and stepped back.::
Ensign Chloe Waters: ::hesitates:: I comprehend. Perhaps, as occasions permit. ::not really a social butterfly in any sense::
Alexi Michelle: Then I will most likely be seeing a lot of you. Or not, depending on shifts and duty areas::
❙ Seamus MacDoughall & Sivain: Sivain-- reaches down and gently scratches Mandy's ears
Ensign Chloe Waters: Mandy> ::growls in playful approval, taking a swipe at Sivain's hand with a paw::
<<<●) CPO Natalie Portman: I look forward to it. If you both would excuse me a moment. I'd love to talk to you both more. ::Nodding her head and taking her leave from the two of them to turn and head to Matt::
❙ Seamus MacDoughall & Sivain: Sivain--grins and tags Mandy's paw playfully
Ensign Chloe Waters: Mandy> ::keeps batting at Sivain's hand::
Alexi Michelle: ::Nods a farewell:: Amira, was it? Your field of study sounds most interesting
Ensign Chloe Waters: ::watches her canine quietly::
Amira Ramirez: ::turns to Alexi:: Crew seems friendly and welcoming.
❙ Seamus MacDoughall & Sivain: Sivain-- sneaks in to give Mandy a tummy rub
Matthew Edwards: ::looks over seeing Natalie and smiles:: Hey
Alexi Michelle: Yes ::uncomfortable stated:: They do appear that way
Amira Ramirez: Basic science is okay, but micro is so much more fascinating.
Chef JC Gibbs: ::enters carrying the last tray of food putting it down takes a glass and taps a fork against it:: Ok folks Thanksgiving is about the time we celebrate what we are thankful for. Me I'm thankful to be able to stand and cook once again and to have this great crew to serve meals too. So there is plenty of food so everyone dig in and be mindful of food on the floor. ::pointing to the little pup licking her lips::
<<<●) CPO Natalie Portman: Hey there, baby. You make a lot of stuff I take it? ::Leaning to give him a light kiss::
❙❙ Lt Valarig- <<<●) CPO Portman: ::Richter gave a look up and moved over to pay attention to Master Chef.::
Ensign Chloe Waters: Mandy> ::drops onto her back and flails her paws about::
Matthew Edwards: ::he kissed her cheek back:: I sure did
❙ Seamus MacDoughall & Sivain: Seamus--i'm thainkfil fer aill me frainds hair (I'm thankful for all my friends here)
Alexi Michelle: I would imagine so. Science was never my forte. I will leave that in your capable hands.
Matthew Edwards: I am thankful for a great crew.
Alexi Michelle: ::listens as people start saying what they are greatful for::
<<<●) CPO Natalie Portman: ::Gave a little pout and turned her attention to Chef also:: I am thankful for all of you, what we can do, what we have done.
❙ Seamus MacDoughall & Sivain: Sivain-- keeps scritching Mandy's tummy. And all the new friends I have found here
❙❙ Lt Valarig- <<<●) CPO Portman: I am thankful for all of you as well, particularly how much you have all accepted me. Regardless of what I am, and my native race is our enemies. You don't know how much that means to me.
Ensign Chloe Waters: ::is noticeably silent, looks down at herself::
Mandy> ::growls playfully and swipes her paws in the air::

❙❙ Karlie: ::sits in a corner watching others ::
❙ Seamus MacDoughall & Sivain: Sivain-- it was not your fault as to who your parents were
Alexi Michelle: ::raises an eyebrow and watches, sort of standing as if she were on a security detail::
Ensign Chloe Waters: Mandy> ::looks over in Alexi's direction::
Ensign Chloe Waters: Mandy> ::gives Alexi the "come join the petting" eye::
❙ Seamus MacDoughall & Sivain: Seamus-- offers Mandy the prime rib bone with some meat still on it
Ensign Chloe Waters: Mandy> ::sniffs the bone::
Mandy> ::chows down::
❙ Seamus MacDoughall & Sivain: Seamus--holds it for her to take
Ensign Chloe Waters: ::watches quietly::
Alexi Michelle: ::continues to peruse the crowd as if she were on duty.. a hard habit to break... watches as the dog switches it attention from her to the bone:: How fast they turn away ::smirks::
Matthew Edwards: Alrighty. Let's get ourselves a plate and get this feast going.
Amira Ramirez: ::grabs a plate and fills it with food and takes a seat , watching everyone as she eats.::
<<<●) CPO Natalie Portman: ::Natalie kissed his cheek and went to get food on a plate::
❙❙ Lt Valarig- <<<●) CPO Portman: ::Richter watched over everyone and stood off to the side, not making a move to get anything. The crew were first. Always learned that the senior never ate before the rest::
❙ Seamus MacDoughall & Sivain: Sivain-- also got a plate of veggies and came back to stay by Chloe
Chef JC Gibbs: ::heads back to the kitchen to get the pies that need to be slightly heated in the oven::
Alexi Michelle: ::Notices one other person doing the same thing she is... watching and waiting::
❙ Seamus MacDoughall & Sivain: Seamus-- takes over the carving station till Gibbs got back
Matthew Edwards: ::grabs a plate and grabs a turkey neck, some stuffing, potatoes, corn, gravy and a piece of cornbread::
❙❙ Karlie: :: quietly stays hidden as per ordered::
Ensign Chloe Waters: ::seems content to just sit there and watch Mandy::
❙❙ Lt Valarig- <<<●) CPO Portman: ::Gives a nod to Alexi, whom was standing waiting also::
Alexi Michelle: ::returns the nod and then goes back to watching the crew::
Chef JC Gibbs: ::comes back in the room:: Commander Can you ask your friend standing in the corner if she would like to join us?
❙❙ Karlie: ::quietly heads back to medical::
Ensign Chloe Waters: Mandy> ::finishes her second bone, doesn't belch this time::
Matthew Edwards: ::grabs a glass of Moscato and sits at a table::
<<<●) CPO Natalie Portman: Ooo...this all looks good, Chef. ::moves to go over and sit with Matt::
Chef JC Gibbs: Thank you but i only did this much ::Holding two finger close together::the crew did the rest
<<<●) CPO Natalie Portman: ::Tilts her head back behind her:: I think you did more than you think, sugar.
❙❙ Karlie: $::sits down to read her history, not remembering anything::
❙ Seamus MacDoughall & Sivain: Seamus-- lets Gibbs take over The Carving duties once more
Chef JC Gibbs: Thank you Seamus.
Ensign Chloe Waters: Mandy> ::stands up to stretch and shake herself::
❙ Seamus MacDoughall & Sivain: Se do bheatha, ye're weelcame (you're welcome)
Alexi Michelle: ::watching as people pair up and sit to enjoy the feast before them::
Matthew Edwards: ::looks at Matt and laughed a little::
Ensign Chloe Waters: Mandy> ::looks back towards Alexi, standing on her own::
<<<●) CPO Natalie Portman: What's so funny, darling? ::Looking to Matt::
Matthew Edwards: Nothing. ::sips his Moscato::
<<<●) CPO Natalie Portman: Well there had to be something, right?
❙❙ Lt Valarig- <<<●) CPO Portman: ::Moves over to Gibbs:: I believe you were asking a question? ::Romulan hearing:: Which person standing off to the side? Ensign Michelle?
Alexi Michelle: ::watches at the Romulan moves to the table to talk to the chef::
Chef JC Gibbs: I'm not sure she is gone now but she was hiding in the shadows.
Matthew Edwards: :: shrugged a little :: Sometimes
<<<●) CPO Natalie Portman: You sure there's nothing wrong? ::Taking a few bites::
❙ Seamus MacDoughall & Sivain: Sivain-- slips into the galley to bring out a large trifle, a cherry pecan pineapple shortbread cobbler and a pumpkin cream cheese cake to add to the dessert table
❙❙ Lt Valarig- <<<●) CPO Portman: Oh, you mean Karlie. She does that, always has. Much as I tried to get her to not to, even when we were together. Its the just. I don't know. She just is that anti-social.
Matthew Edwards: I'm positive sweetie
Chef JC Gibbs: Well its..... nevermind, habits of a MACO are hard to forget.
Matthew Edwards: :: finishes his turkey neck and smiles ::
Ensign Chloe Waters: ::just sits at her table, hardly having moved::
❙❙ Karlie: $>::grabbed a few padds to deliver to the Captain::
Ensign Chloe Waters: Mandy> ::flops back down::
<<<●) CPO Natalie Portman: ::makes a face:: How can you eat that, baby? Ewww.....I mean neck?
❙ Seamus MacDoughall & Sivain: Sivain-- comes back over to sit beside Chloe
❙❙ Lt Valarig- <<<●) CPO Portman: What do you mean hard to forget?
Ensign Chloe Waters: ::nods in acknowledgement to Sivain::
Matthew Edwards: It's very tasty. My aunt introduced me into turkey neck. Neck and legs is what I eat.
❙ Seamus MacDoughall & Sivain: Sivain-- Chloe would you like for me to get you anything?
Ensign Chloe Waters: Mandy> ::adjusts herself to lie across Sivain's boots::
Chef JC Gibbs: Training my friend the training watch every corner for threats look in every dark spot for enemys.
Alexi Michelle: ::monitors the room some more::
❙ Seamus MacDoughall & Sivain: Sivain-- reaches down to gently pet Mandy's side
Ensign Chloe Waters: ::considers:: Anything will be appropriate.
<<<●) CPO Natalie Portman: I suppose I shall try it, gimmie a little piece?
❙❙ Karlie: RR> ::lays the padds on the table::
❙ Seamus MacDoughall & Sivain: Sivain-- disengages self from Mandy on his boots and goes to get Chloe a plate of the different offerings to eat
Matthew Edwards: ::he plucks a piece of the neck and gives it to Natalie::
❙❙ Lt Valarig- <<<●) CPO Portman: I usually watch all of those as well, though, I think I know who we should try to get to indulge. ::Motions to Alexi::
Matthew Edwards: You won't regret it
Alexi Michelle: ::wonders if the female that was 'hiding' will return to eat or not::
<<<●) CPO Natalie Portman: ::picks it up and gives it a look over. Plopping it into her mouth. Giving a pause a moment:: Mmmm...........Okay, that's not bad, kinda like dark meat, has more flavor.
❙ Seamus MacDoughall & Sivain: Seamus-- fixes up a plate for Karlie to take it down to Sickbay for her
❙❙ Karlie: ::She made contact with the s31:: It's in motion. Your request will be answered, when he sees and knows what he will have to do. ::she shimmered out by the temperol agency::
Matthew Edwards: Exactly. I'm glad you like it.
❙ Seamus MacDoughall & Sivain: Seamus--he saw Karlie shimmer out just as he got inside Sickbay, the surprise almost causing him to drop the plate of food for her
Alexi Michelle: ::continues to 'stand watch' while the crew enjoys the food, having seen a male leave with a plate of food::
❙❙ Lt Valarig- <<<●) CPO Portman: ::He still hadn't gotten any, moving across the room and over to Alexi:: You should get something to eat.
<<<●) CPO Natalie Portman: Yup, so, can I have more? Oh, did Chef fry any livers?
Chef JC Gibbs: Yes I did not a fan of them myself. ::hands her a plate of fried livers::
Alexi Michelle: Sir? I won't feel comfortable doing so. This feast is for the crew that have served together.
<<<●) CPO Natalie Portman: Ooo...thank you Chef.
Matthew Edwards: Did you want a neck for yourself? Or you want more of mine?
❙❙ Lt Valarig- <<<●) CPO Portman: I have been raised on Earth, though I am not human, as you aren't either. There is more that I've figured out to sharing these celebrations than having time served. You are our crew now. Please. ::motions::
Alexi Michelle: ::hesitates :: After you Sir.
<<<●) CPO Natalie Portman: I'm okay with the fried and battered livers, dear. I'm sure there are more necks if I want one.
❙❙ Lt Valarig- <<<●) CPO Portman: ::Richter turned to walk back towards the tables, making sure that Alexi was following.::
Alexi Michelle: ::follows the Lt towards the tables::
❙❙ Lt Valarig- <<<●) CPO Portman: Are you like typical Vulcans? ::Considering he doesn't know she's half:: And only eat vegetables?
Ensign Chloe Waters: ::slowly stands after finishing her food::
Mandy> ::stands up too::
Alexi Michelle: ::frowns:: I don't know what typical Vulcans are like, but no, I eat meats as well.
Ensign Chloe Waters: Mandy> ::paws her way closer to Alexi::
::blinks at Mandy, follows her for a change::
❙❙ Lt Valarig- <<<●) CPO Portman: You don't? ::Raising a slender eyebrow:: Interesting.
::motions over Alexi's shoulder:: I think you have a shadow by the way.

LCARS: Pause Sim

Chef JC Gibbs: ::pause::
Alexi Michelle: ::notices that the dog seems to be following her and shakes her head:: My birth mother was Human, I was raised by human adoptive parents.. I never had much interation with Vulcans
❙❙ Lt Valarig- <<<●) CPO Portman: ::paws::
<<<●) CPO Natalie Portman: ::paws::
Ensign Chloe Waters: ::pause::
Mandy> ::paws::

Matthew Edwards: Much fun everyone
Hope everyone had fun with our own Thanksgiving get together
❙❙ Lt Valarig- <<<●) CPO Portman: ::Raises hand::
❙❙❙ Commander Matthew Edwards: Yes?
❙❙ Lt Valarig- <<<●) CPO Portman: Shall I put the log on the site or someone else do as such, sir?
❙❙❙ Commander Matthew Edwards: You can.
I trust you in doing so
❙❙ Lt Valarig- <<<●) CPO Portman: Roger.

❙❙❙ Commander Matthew Edwards: Hopefully next week, we will continue our plot with us emptying the alien ship and continuing our trip home.
And we will have a new ally with us as well.
Hope you all have a great week and Happy Thanksgiving!

❙❙ Lt Valarig- <<<●) CPO Portman: Happy Thanksgiving all!
Chef JC Gibbs: happy Thanksgiving all

Alexi Michelle:
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❙❙ Lt Valarig- <<<●) CPO Portman: Addams Family 2
❙❙❙ Commander Matthew Edwards: Lol

LCARS: ​Dismissed

(Happy Thanksgiving - fixed to add in link)


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