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llanitedave
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Re: Why "They" are not here yet [Re: Ira]
      #5838024 - 05/03/13 10:33 AM

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Wait! Wait!! "They" are here says US congressman, and the government is covering it up!!!!

http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/power-players-abc-news/former-sen-mike-gravel-say...

/Ira





Of course it would. "They" are running for Congress!


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Napersky
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Re: Why "They" are not here yet new [Re: llanitedave]
      #6529585 - 05/16/14 06:00 PM

"They" are most definitely here. Many have seen "them". Their ships are seen frequently.

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llanitedave
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Re: Why "They" are not here yet new [Re: Napersky]
      #6529877 - 05/16/14 09:30 PM

Not just their ships. They also have annoying little scooters that clog the local roads.

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maugi88
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Re: Why "They" are not here yet new [Re: llanitedave]
      #6529893 - 05/16/14 09:40 PM

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Not just their ships. They also have annoying little scooters that clog the local roads.




Not sure your "they" and his "they" are the same "they".
Though "they" is a pretty vague descriptive.


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llanitedave
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Re: Why "They" are not here yet new [Re: maugi88]
      #6529924 - 05/16/14 10:03 PM

It's not my "they" or his "they" or your "they" that worries me. It's "their" they.

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Re: Why "They" are not here yet new [Re: llanitedave]
      #6530048 - 05/16/14 11:12 PM

There is no "they" there...

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Re: Why "They" are not here yet new [Re: Mister T]
      #6530555 - 05/17/14 10:07 AM

Help me to understand. The OP has a link to a story titled "Sex in space may be dangerous" or something like that. The story then describes how a fetus would not develop correctly in weightless falling thru space. So not dangerous for those who partake but any possible offspring. Insinuating that for the sake of the title of the thread that any off world species could not reproduce during their journey? Assuming there are "aliens" and I have no problem assuming that, in-fact I am quite sure there are, somewhere. I would think if they have the tech to travel the vastness of space or around it, they would have figured out how to get around these hurtles.

Without reading the whole thread it seems we are now taking about aliens, politicians or both? or neither?


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Re: Why "They" are not here yet new [Re: maugi88]
      #6530755 - 05/17/14 12:03 PM

The thread has gotten silly, primarily because the premise is so hard to take seriously. Yes, it's possible that pregnancy in weightlessness could be an issue. But the cited study was only done on plants, not any kind of mammal. Humans tend to shift position and move around more than plants, so positional cues might not be as important to human embryos as to plant embryos.

But even if, so what. Artificial gravity is trivial in space. Just rotate the craft. It doesn't take a genius to get around it.


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maugi88
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Re: Why "They" are not here yet new [Re: llanitedave]
      #6530812 - 05/17/14 12:34 PM

Well that explains that. Thanks Dave

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Ira
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Re: Why "They" are not here yet new [Re: maugi88]
      #6532967 - 05/18/14 06:00 PM

Just snap your fingers and all problems are solved. Or not. In any case, they ain't here which means that either there aren't any of them, or all problems are not solvable with the snap of the fingers. At least not in the lifetime of the universe so far.

/Ira


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Re: Why "They" are not here yet new [Re: Ira]
      #6534325 - 05/19/14 02:59 PM

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Just snap your fingers and all problems are solved. Or not. In any case, they ain't here which means that either there aren't any of them, or all problems are not solvable with the snap of the fingers. At least not in the lifetime of the universe so far.

/Ira




Or maybe they have been here many times and just don't bother to ring the doorbell.

Space is big and planets are few and far between. Certainly a race capable of flying between the stars has no need to dig down into a deep energy draining gravity well for raw material.

There is also the notion that a race advanced enough for Interstellar flight might be as far ahead of us as we are the dinosaurs. Would we stop and try to start a conversation with a Tyrannosaurs Rex?

Pesse (Of course, Barney may be their envoy) Mist


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Re: Why "They" are not here yet new [Re: Pess]
      #6534355 - 05/19/14 03:18 PM

I know people who talk to butterflies. I tend to stick to vertebrates, though, like snakes and iguanas.

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Re: Why "They" are not here yet new [Re: Pess]
      #6534425 - 05/19/14 04:01 PM

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Would we stop and try to start a conversation with a Tyrannosaurs Rex?




I would. I would even throw a stick for him to fetch.


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