Holodeck

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In two peculiar incidents, the holodeck accidentally created a fully [[Sapience|sapient]] artificial intelligence.<ref>TNG "Elementary, Dear Data", [[VOY]] "Spirit Folk"</ref>
 
In two peculiar incidents, the holodeck accidentally created a fully [[Sapience|sapient]] artificial intelligence.<ref>TNG "Elementary, Dear Data", [[VOY]] "Spirit Folk"</ref>
  
Holodecks draw a surprisingly large amount of a ship's power, such that it is wise shut them down during any situation that requires the full power of the ship.  If a power drain is sufficiently critical, the computer will cut power to the holodecks automatically.<ref>TNG "Booby Trap"</ref> The holodeck on the [[USS Voyager|''USS Voyager'']] was powered by it's own dedicated reactors that, according to [[Harry Kim|Ensign Kim]], were not compatible with any other systems on the ship.  This somehow meant that while the rest of the ship was having major power outages due to limited fuel reserves, the holodeck could still run without any need for rationing.<ref>VOY Parallax</ref>  Of course this begs the question why they [[technobabble|couldn't fix it]] to be [http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/VoodooShark compatible].
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Holodecks draw a surprisingly large amount of a ship's power, such that it is wise shut them down during any situation that requires the full power of the ship.  If a power drain is sufficiently critical, the computer will cut power to the holodecks automatically.<ref>TNG "Booby Trap"</ref>
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The holodeck on the [[USS Voyager|''USS Voyager'']] was powered by it's own dedicated reactors that, according to [[Harry Kim|Ensign Kim]], were not compatible with any other systems on the ship.  This somehow meant that while the rest of the ship was having major power outages due to limited fuel reserves, the holodeck could still run without any need for rationing.<ref>VOY Parallax</ref>  Of course this begs the question why they [[technobabble|couldn't fix it]] to be [http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/VoodooShark compatible].
  
 
==See Also==
 
==See Also==

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