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Asherahan
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Postby Asherahan » Wed May 22, 2019 5:45 am

The Free Joy State wrote:
Asherahan wrote:i am the best gambler in existence.

I don't gamble.

I used to gambol. But then Boris Johnson was caught in that field of wheat and the image of gambolling was tarnished...

My joke was that my family operates a legal gambling store and I just wait and people give me money.
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Luziyca
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Postby Luziyca » Wed May 22, 2019 7:14 am

Duhon wrote:
Luziyca wrote:Today was... an interesting day to say the least. My old region basically died, I did somewhat okay on a French midterm, and I came home to find that the power was disconnected because the bills weren't paid.


Esquarium dead? Nani!?

Well, it had been a problem for a long time. It just came to a head when two of the approval panel left.
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Pax Nerdvana
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Postby Pax Nerdvana » Wed May 22, 2019 7:15 am

NASA has plans for a lunar base. This makes me happy.
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Luziyca
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Postby Luziyca » Wed May 22, 2019 7:20 am

Pax Nerdvana wrote:NASA has plans for a lunar base. This makes me happy.

Yeah, five years from now.

I am betting my life savings that Mars One will actually land on Mars before NASA establishes a moon base in 2024. That's how certain I am.
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Pax Nerdvana
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Postby Pax Nerdvana » Wed May 22, 2019 7:21 am

Luziyca wrote:
Pax Nerdvana wrote:NASA has plans for a lunar base. This makes me happy.

Yeah, five years from now.

I am betting my life savings that Mars One will actually land on Mars before NASA establishes a moon base in 2024. That's how certain I am.

Still, at least they have a plan.
Patriotic centrist American, who is right leaning. I support the Bill of Rights. I have no loyalty to any party. Expand or die. That's how humanity works. Science fiction is the best genre. The solar system is ours for the taking. I am a male. You can't spell team without "me". I support the troops.
Call me Pax. I take things literally, being a literal person.
Copy and paste this into your sig if you think we should colonize other planets.
#colonizemars
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Luziyca
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Postby Luziyca » Wed May 22, 2019 7:23 am

Pax Nerdvana wrote:
Luziyca wrote:Yeah, five years from now.

I am betting my life savings that Mars One will actually land on Mars before NASA establishes a moon base in 2024. That's how certain I am.

Still, at least they have a plan.

So did Mars One before they went bankrupt.
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Ethel mermania
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Postby Ethel mermania » Wed May 22, 2019 7:47 am

Pax Nerdvana wrote:NASA has plans for a lunar base. This makes me happy.

Waste of time and money. Let the billionaires do it. They will get there faster and cheaper than NASA ever could.
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Postby The Blaatschapen » Wed May 22, 2019 8:07 am

Pax Nerdvana wrote:NASA has plans for a lunar base. This makes me happy.


Does it merely make you just mildly happy, or are you over the moon?
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Postby The Blaatschapen » Wed May 22, 2019 8:08 am

Ethel mermania wrote:
Pax Nerdvana wrote:NASA has plans for a lunar base. This makes me happy.

Waste of time and money. Let the billionaires do it. They will get there faster and cheaper than NASA ever could.


Trump is a billionaire, and he is indirectly in charge of NASA.

:p
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Heloin
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Postby Heloin » Wed May 22, 2019 8:34 am

Ethel mermania wrote:
Pax Nerdvana wrote:NASA has plans for a lunar base. This makes me happy.

Waste of time and money. Let the billionaires do it. They will get there faster and cheaper than NASA ever could.

It'll cost the exact same but half the budget will go to executive bonuses.
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The Free Joy State
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Iron Fist Consumerists

Postby The Free Joy State » Wed May 22, 2019 8:35 am

Heloin wrote:
Ethel mermania wrote:Waste of time and money. Let the billionaires do it. They will get there faster and cheaper than NASA ever could.

It'll cost the exact same but half the budget will go to executive bonuses.

Half? They're taking a pay-cut?
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Heloin
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Postby Heloin » Wed May 22, 2019 8:43 am

The Free Joy State wrote:
Heloin wrote:It'll cost the exact same but half the budget will go to executive bonuses.

Half? They're taking a pay-cut?

Turns out space flight is expensive, even after they cut down on cost by outsourcing the rocket manufacturing to a firm in Bangladesh.
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The Free Joy State
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Postby The Free Joy State » Wed May 22, 2019 8:57 am

Heloin wrote:
The Free Joy State wrote:Half? They're taking a pay-cut?

Turns out space flight is expensive, even after they cut down on cost by outsourcing the rocket manufacturing to a firm in Bangladesh.

Should we launch a charity fundraising campaign for them? It sounds like they're suffering.
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Pax Nerdvana
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Postby Pax Nerdvana » Wed May 22, 2019 9:18 am

The blAAtschApen wrote:
Pax Nerdvana wrote:NASA has plans for a lunar base. This makes me happy.


Does it merely make you just mildly happy, or are you over the moon?

Yes, I am over the Moon. :)
Patriotic centrist American, who is right leaning. I support the Bill of Rights. I have no loyalty to any party. Expand or die. That's how humanity works. Science fiction is the best genre. The solar system is ours for the taking. I am a male. You can't spell team without "me". I support the troops.
Call me Pax. I take things literally, being a literal person.
Copy and paste this into your sig if you think we should colonize other planets.
#colonizemars
TANSTAAFL
Freedom is never free, so remember those who died for it

The country is the people, not the gov't
Doomsday is inevitable. Learn to survive.
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Heloin
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Postby Heloin » Wed May 22, 2019 9:35 am

Pax Nerdvana wrote:
The blAAtschApen wrote:
Does it merely make you just mildly happy, or are you over the moon?

Yes, I am over the Moon. :)

Impressive. NASA gave the timetable as 2024 but you're already there. Science is amazing.
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Ethel mermania
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Postby Ethel mermania » Wed May 22, 2019 9:43 am

Heloin wrote:
Ethel mermania wrote:Waste of time and money. Let the billionaires do it. They will get there faster and cheaper than NASA ever could.

It'll cost the exact same but half the budget will go to executive bonuses.

They are doing it for so much more than money, theybare doing it for self gratification.
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Postby The Blaatschapen » Wed May 22, 2019 9:55 am

Pax Nerdvana wrote:
The blAAtschApen wrote:
Does it merely make you just mildly happy, or are you over the moon?

Yes, I am over the Moon. :)


Then you overshot and have to return.
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Postby Pax Nerdvana » Wed May 22, 2019 10:00 am

The blAAtschApen wrote:
Pax Nerdvana wrote:Yes, I am over the Moon. :)


Then you overshot and have to return.

Actually, that would probably put me into orbit.
Patriotic centrist American, who is right leaning. I support the Bill of Rights. I have no loyalty to any party. Expand or die. That's how humanity works. Science fiction is the best genre. The solar system is ours for the taking. I am a male. You can't spell team without "me". I support the troops.
Call me Pax. I take things literally, being a literal person.
Copy and paste this into your sig if you think we should colonize other planets.
#colonizemars
TANSTAAFL
Freedom is never free, so remember those who died for it

The country is the people, not the gov't
Doomsday is inevitable. Learn to survive.
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Postby The Blaatschapen » Wed May 22, 2019 10:03 am

Pax Nerdvana wrote:
The blAAtschApen wrote:
Then you overshot and have to return.

Actually, that would probably put me into orbit.


Great, that means that you will return, but miss by some margin :)
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Heaven is other people
Behind the invisible hand of the market hides the iron fist of the state.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect - Mark Twain
Silent is an anagram of listen.
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Postby Dumb Ideologies » Wed May 22, 2019 10:04 am

Pax Nerdvana wrote:
The blAAtschApen wrote:
Then you overshot and have to return.

Actually, that would probably put me into orbit.


Unless you're in a spacecraft that positioning is likely to put you in tomorrow's obits.
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Postby Ethel mermania » Wed May 22, 2019 10:08 am

Dumb Ideologies wrote:
Pax Nerdvana wrote:Actually, that would probably put me into orbit.


Unless you're in a spacecraft that positioning is likely to put you in tomorrow's obits.


The loss of a R is a hell of a thing.
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Postby Farnhamia » Wed May 22, 2019 10:11 am

Ethel mermania wrote:
Dumb Ideologies wrote:
Unless you're in a spacecraft that positioning is likely to put you in tomorrow's obits.


The loss of a R is a hell of a thing.

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Postby West Leas Oros 2 » Wed May 22, 2019 10:11 am

Ethel mermania wrote:
Heloin wrote:It'll cost the exact same but half the budget will go to executive bonuses.

They are doing it for so much more than money, theybare doing it for self gratification.

I thought they were doing it to get a foothold in the lucrative lunar market
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Postby The Blaatschapen » Wed May 22, 2019 10:51 am

Ethel mermania wrote:
Dumb Ideologies wrote:
Unless you're in a spacecraft that positioning is likely to put you in tomorrow's obits.


The loss of a R is a hell of a thing.


Yeah, now we're stuck in PG-13 :(
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Behind the invisible hand of the market hides the iron fist of the state.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect - Mark Twain
Silent is an anagram of listen.
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Postby Pax Nerdvana » Wed May 22, 2019 11:28 am

I finally got that job interview arranged, after spending 15 minutes listening to purgatory hold music.
Patriotic centrist American, who is right leaning. I support the Bill of Rights. I have no loyalty to any party. Expand or die. That's how humanity works. Science fiction is the best genre. The solar system is ours for the taking. I am a male. You can't spell team without "me". I support the troops.
Call me Pax. I take things literally, being a literal person.
Copy and paste this into your sig if you think we should colonize other planets.
#colonizemars
TANSTAAFL
Freedom is never free, so remember those who died for it

The country is the people, not the gov't
Doomsday is inevitable. Learn to survive.
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