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Project Description

Generates text - like lorem ipsum - but uses real English. Taken from random samplings of dialog spoken by Commander William Riker in Star Trek: The Next Generation.

This project was inspired by the many other “lorem ipsum” type generators out there that aim to use real English rather than jibberish.

@jessicaspacekat ( came up with the brilliant idea of using Riker’s dialog for generating text. She created a fancy javascript generator, but I wanted something I could use in my projects - for provisioning sample data to test with. I also wanted to use all of Riker’s dialog, rather than a limited subset.

I found a site,, which contains the scripts of every episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation. I scraped the site then parsed out all Riker’s lines. After a little bit of cleaning up, I created a large object full of every line he’s ever spoken in TNG. I saved that to a pickle for quick loading, and wrote to generate random sentences.

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RikerIpsum-test-1.1.0-beta.tar.gz (224.8 kB) Copy SHA256 Checksum SHA256 Source Jun 25, 2013

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