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Old August 28 2013, 05:59 PM   #13
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Re: FJ's significance then and now...

One overlooked conceit of the book was that it was the result of information inadvertently downloaded by Strategic Air Command or NORAD. That was a nice touch, and left it open for interpretation regarding the internal circuitry of hand phasers, tricorders, communicators, etc., which were represented by contemporary 20th century technology with transistors and such.
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Larry: I'll take the brunette!
Curly: I'll take the Black and Tan!
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