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Old March 29 2013, 12:11 AM   #179
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Re: Roddenberry's Worst Ideas

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'Here in Fraga,' the local paper proclaimed in blazing pride, 'you can throw banknotes into the street and no one will take any notice.
It occurred to me that the people throwing banknotes into the street could be charged with littering. But with no money, how would the offenders be fined?

"What does it mean, 'exact change?'" - Spock stepping off the bus in Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home.
Captain. I'm also curious as to how you propose to explain to Starfleet Command that a starship will be sent each year to collect our cut.

Mister Spock. I propose our cut be put into the planetary treasury and used to guide the Iotians into a more ethical system.


Kirk and Spock in A Piece Of The Action, discussing money as if somehow they both knew exactly what it was. TheGoodNews, how would you explain Spock's lack of knowledge as to the meaning of "exact change?"

He knows the words just not the cultural context.
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