Starfleet officer: Computer, activate sonic shower
Computer: Please select a sonic shower mode and intensity level
Starfleet: Oh this is new ... setting umm ... one?
Computer: Available sonic shower modes are "squeaky clean, heavy on the squeaks," "scrub with overdub," "shout the dirt out," "fresh and fortissimo," "screech bleach," "smooth jazz, featuring—"
Starfleet: Computer, stop. Are you just screwing with me right now because I can't tell.
Starfleet officer: Nothing like a good sonic shower to make you feel clean!
Other Starfleet: Don't tell anyone, but me and a couple guys from down the hall hooked up all our sonic showers to make—
Starfleet: No, you didn't
Other Starfleet: Yes we did. A sonic sauna.
Several officers wearing towels, reclining and obviously relaxed. There is an extremely loud screeching noise.
Starfleet: (Screaming) THIS IS THE LIFE
~ Starfleet Academy ~
Professor Starfleet: Welcome to personal hygiene engineering; as you're all aware, the sonic shower is one of Starfleet's greatest triumphs of engineering, and also one of our most carefully kept and envied tactical secrets
Student who's obviously a Romulan spy: *Faces into the camera, shrugs as if to say, I guess*
Professor Starfleet: But while the sonic shower was a success, we can never forget the brave souls we lost to the sonic toilet
Students: *Solemnly nod*
@bgcarlisle 42 seasons and many moves later, and we still have not seen a sonic toilet. Or any toilet.
What do the people in Odo’s jail cells do when they have to go?!
It keeps me up at night.
@bgcarlisle …where do they beam it to?!
Is that why the holodeck bio filters are always so gross?!!?
re: :Trek:; poop stuff
However, the article goes on to mention that waste extraction takes biomatter and does “recycling” and “biomatter resequencing”.
It suggests they only use it for.. boots and stuff? But be careful at the replicator, you may have eaten that before. 🤢
re: :Trek:; poop stuff
Some people even like their butt-processed food stuff much more fresh.
I’m now imagining some Starfleet cadet who’s really into 21st century culinary history, and convinces the caitian on board to eat some coffee beans.
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