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Leaving Earth

  1. Apr 16, 2008 #1

    wolram

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    The planet is doomed, how do you make sure you get one of the limited seats to the new planet.

    A person who knows how to smelt iron may be chosen over one that knows how to split atoms, and a person who can build a wind mill may be chosen over one that can build a computer, but then who knows.
     
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    How much dope do you smoke when you come up with these wacky thread ideas?

    The quality must be very good. Afghani?
     
  4. Apr 16, 2008 #3
    Yes, must be a hybrid. Anyways, yeah....wow.
     
  5. Apr 16, 2008 #4

    mgb_phys

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    Telephone sanitizers, TV directors and marketing consultants to the first Ark.
     
  6. Apr 16, 2008 #5

    russ_watters

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    I'm a capitalist - I'll own the spaceship.
     
  7. Apr 16, 2008 #6

    wolram

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    Drug dealers have no chance, sorry Cyrus.
     
  8. Apr 16, 2008 #7

    Moonbear

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    I'll just strip naked, grab a football, and convince all the men they couldn't bear to blast off into space without me. :biggrin:
     
  9. Apr 16, 2008 #8

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    While all of the men are diverted by Moonbear, Evo loads the fruitbat and Dr Foofer into the Rocket Ship and blasts off.

    Only too late does she realize that Wolram designed the rocket and forgot that there was no destination, and no way to re-enter the earth's atmosphere without incinerating. :cry:

    Luckliy Dr Foofer is able to rig a transporter up at the very last second and we are all safely transported back to Earth.

    The End.
     
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  10. Apr 16, 2008 #9

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    Only to discover that the rocket ship is on a treadmill and so can't get airborne!
     
  11. Apr 16, 2008 #10
    Wow Evo, thats just as weird! Dr Foofer????
     
  12. Apr 16, 2008 #11

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    Oh, well, yeah, and we realize that we are on a treadmill still on earth and Dr Foofer's transporter doesn't really work. :redface:

    Hey, he's just a cat that watched a lot of Star Trek, what did you expect?
     
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    doomed...
     
  14. Apr 16, 2008 #13

    Ivan Seeking

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    I think anyone who can split atoms can figure out how to smelt iron or build windmills.
     
  15. Apr 16, 2008 #14

    Evo

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    And maybe start a fire?
     
  16. Apr 16, 2008 #15

    Kurdt

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    I'm the only person to have successfully made love in zero G. If its a generation ship, I have to be there.

    By the time they find out I was lying its too late. muahaha :devil:
     
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  17. Apr 16, 2008 #16

    Kurdt

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    Oh an even better excuse. I have a box of matches. :approve:
     
  18. Apr 16, 2008 #17

    wolram

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    That is just cruel, i would let you lot board the dummy ship and then nip off in the real one.
     
  19. Apr 16, 2008 #18

    Evo

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    :cry:
     
  20. Apr 16, 2008 #19

    wolram

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    May be they could, but a true foundry man would be making implements by the they have.
     
  21. Apr 16, 2008 #20

    DaveC426913

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    There is one critical piece of info you need to supply:

    What process is used to make the determination?
    Adjudicated vote?
    Popular vote?
    Committee?
    Audition?
     
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