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Old December 14 2012, 04:35 AM   #4
emergencyfruit
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Re: Diet Cards vs. Food Synthesizers

The Eggnogstic wrote: View Post
When a starship crew member starts putting on too much weight, they just beam the fat out.
Ha! Oh, the future keeps sounding better and better.

As for the cards Chapel used, I see what you mean. Maybe they're personnel-specific cards, not food-specific cards. As in, everyone on board has a card, which you enter when you make your order, almost like a debit card. For the kids, those might have been spare or guest cards. That would also gel a little more with the idea of "diet cards", and I suppose the connected accounts could be altered as needed. Makes sense to me!
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