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Yup, yup. I'm back. The beam finally made three turns and the machine can be said to have started up.
by someone (s0me1smail(a)gmail(d)com) on Wed Sep 10th, 2008 at 07:31:41 AM EST
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For us out of the loop, on a serious note (if possible), if ALL goes perfectly, WHAT?  Obama wins?  Dick Cheney gets sucked down a black hole? (Can 1 black hole hold that much shit?)

What IS the point?

They tried to assimilate me. They failed.

by THE Twank (yatta blah blah @ blah.com) on Wed Sep 10th, 2008 at 07:38:44 AM EST
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a 4 micron event horizon could swallow about 200 kilos - so yes, Cheney and Bush. Though I think we are being a little selfish - it's like sending your picnic rubbish on ahead of you to the picnic site. Do we really want another dimension to suffer them?

You can't be me, I'm taken
by Sven Triloqvist on Wed Sep 10th, 2008 at 08:24:47 AM EST
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Given the form they would arrive in, YES!!

Exactly HOW do we get this done?!

P.S. How do you know about those other dimensions?

They tried to assimilate me. They failed.

by THE Twank (yatta blah blah @ blah.com) on Wed Sep 10th, 2008 at 08:30:40 AM EST
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I have no idea

You can't be me, I'm taken
by Sven Triloqvist on Wed Sep 10th, 2008 at 08:39:12 AM EST
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Very good.  Preferred to the alternative explanation.

They tried to assimilate me. They failed.
by THE Twank (yatta blah blah @ blah.com) on Wed Sep 10th, 2008 at 09:54:29 AM EST
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No difference really, according to the latest neurological research ;-(

You can't be me, I'm taken
by Sven Triloqvist on Wed Sep 10th, 2008 at 10:04:41 AM EST
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I thought it was meant to be approaching lightspeed, and quite a while later its still only managed three turns, the black hole must be having quite an effect if the speed of light has become that slow.

Any idiot can face a crisis - it's day to day living that wears you out.
by ceebs (ceebs (at) eurotrib (dot) com) on Wed Sep 10th, 2008 at 08:05:04 AM EST
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If only there was an event horizon big enough to swallow the Earth. Then we could all be stars.

(One of my oldest Bonk jokes...)

You can't be me, I'm taken

by Sven Triloqvist on Wed Sep 10th, 2008 at 08:27:24 AM EST
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you feel...different...

my partner thinks it would be a nice way to go, getting sucked into another dimension.

we celebrated last night as maybe our last night, she's a tad more concerned about science screwing up than i tend to be, but then her dad was a nuclear engineer.

mad props for your blow-by-blow account, i felt like i was at the derby.

i keep expecting all the observers to walk out of the hall 2" tall! oops...

'The history of public debt is full of irony. It rarely follows our ideas of order and justice.' Thomas Piketty

by melo (melometa4(at)gmail.com) on Wed Sep 10th, 2008 at 09:47:58 AM EST
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