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Spacepigeon

aka Pidgeon

Megadodo Staff Head Hitchhiker
  • I live in the UK
  • I was born on July 14
  • My occupation is part time writer, part time volunteer at library, full time bookaholic
  • I am definitely not from Betelgeuse
  • Spacepigeon

    Hi all! 

    If you're reading this I hope you've been able to keep safe during everything that's been happening in the world. Understandably many FANDOM editors, myself included, have had to put our personal lives and work before our editing and I hope people are able to continue to focus on making themselves a priority as much as possible!

    Just thought I'd share some of the original art from the manual and promo material for the 1984 Hitchhiker's video game that I stumbled across recently! I'd never seen it before and I hope it's interesting to some other people out there!





    --Pigeon

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  • Spacepigeon

    Hello my fellow Megadodo staff!

    I'm a few days late but, well, time is a construct and all that - anyway on 8th March we celebrated 42 years of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy which first aired on that day in 1978!

    Pan Macmillan has reprinted the scripts and novels in colourful new 42nd anniversary editions, the British Library hosted a bunch of events, and BBC Radio 4 aired the original episodes - it's wonderful to know that Hitchhiker's still has such an enduring fanbase and isn't going away anytime soon!

    BBC Radio 4 extra had a great one hour special to celebrate the 42nd anniversary which might interest you - it's all about other sci-fi podcasts, with Rachel Wheeley from The Strange Case of Starship Iris which is a podcast I'd recommend…

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  • Spacepigeon

    42 Medals!

    March 4, 2020 by Spacepigeon

    Hello all, hope you and your towels are keeping well!

    Just wanted to congratulate us all for earning a total of 42 Milliways Medals between us!







    Keep up the great work, folks!

    -Pigeon

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  • Spacepigeon

    Hey all, hope your winter is going well and happy holidays to all celebrating something this time of year!

    Just wanted to thank everyone who has helped out on the Wiki this year, and I'm not going anywhere soon - I'll be joining you all in this new year (and new decade!) and still trying to keep the Hitchhiker's Wiki in tip top condition!

    It is a shame that we've lost some regular contributors - but life is busy and it's very understandable when people have to put other things in front of volunteering to edit Wikis for free, it is just a hobby for most after all! I'm so grateful to anyone who has been here to help with putting some life back into this Wiki - it's come so far since when I first adopted it. I apologise for being busy especiall…

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  • Spacepigeon

    One year admin-versary!

    September 16, 2019 by Spacepigeon

    Hello all!

    I just realised it's been a year since I adopted this Wiki - how time flies when you're on a planet with a 365 day year, give or take a leap year!

    It's interesting to look back and compare the Wiki to how it was a year ago, it was like a packet of biscuits left forgotten in the back of a mouldy cupboard, but now look at it! We get people updating each week, the logo now makes it clear that this isn't a Wiki about general hitchhiking and backpacking, and our main characters have information on their pages! Wonderful stuff! It makes me quite proud to be part of a community that has helped bring this Wiki up to date, into the 21st century and beyond!

    A big thanks to everyone who has contributed and left their footprint on this moon of…

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