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Old January 9 2013, 11:37 PM   #1
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Apophis - Could Stirke Earth in 2036

A Date to pencil in your diary's, there is a 1 in 200 000 change that it could strike Earth 13th April 2036, fortunatly we'll have 7 years warning as we'll know in 2029.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-20961003
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Old January 9 2013, 11:43 PM   #2
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Re: Apophis - Could Stirke Earth in 2036

Jaffa Kree?
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Old January 10 2013, 01:25 AM   #3
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Not to worry, Hercules and Peter the great will deal with it, that's what they were designed to do, Point outwardshs, not in!!!. lol



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Old January 10 2013, 08:01 PM   #4
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Yes but have they been re-orinated to face outwards yet?
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Old January 10 2013, 08:33 PM   #5
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Old January 11 2013, 12:31 PM   #6
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Yes but have they been re-orinated to face outwards yet?
Unfortunatly Landau is beeing quite prissy about it all, seems he was storing a lot of his Space 1999 costumes in the satellite re-orientation room and now we might have to move them elsewhere and he is not happy. lol

On a more postive note Connery has done a smashing job keeping all the floors clean in the place. lol
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Old January 11 2013, 09:28 PM   #7
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At least you guys are envisioning something good. I keep flashing back to Connie Sellecca and William Devane.
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Old January 12 2013, 09:06 PM   #8
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I actually saw those filming miniatures from METEOR at Forrest J. Ackerman' Ackermansion He sold much of his collection before he died: http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/thed...42488#comments
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Old January 13 2013, 12:37 AM   #9
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The Tea Party will bitch and moan about the cost to deflect and decide its better for humanity to perish than ask the rich to pay any more in taxes.
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Old January 14 2013, 02:46 AM   #10
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lurok wrote: View Post
Nice one!

Wow. O_O Hopefully this won't happen. It wouldn't be good if it did.
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Old January 16 2013, 12:44 AM   #11
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MacLeod wrote: View Post
A Date to pencil in your diary's, there is a 1 in 200 000 change that it could strike Earth 13th April 2036, fortunatly we'll have 7 years warning as we'll know in 2029.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-20961003
Like the Mayans, it's letting us down

http://www.firstpost.com/fwire/aster...&utm_medium=hp
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Old January 16 2013, 02:47 PM   #12
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Still. How many times do they have to kill that guy?
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Old January 16 2013, 02:52 PM   #13
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The Tea Party will bitch and moan about the cost to deflect and decide its better for humanity to perish than ask the rich to pay any more in taxes.
The comedic replies are fine, but this isn't TNZ, so let's not have any more like this one, OK?
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Old January 16 2013, 07:16 PM   #14
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Old January 16 2013, 08:21 PM   #15
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Still. How many times do they have to kill that guy?
Hey, we didn't actually see him die the last time. The bugs were crawling all over his shield and a few minutes later his ship plowed into the surface -- but there was plenty of time for him to ring out in the meantime.

Since then, of course, he's been working on mass drivers to propel the asteroid with his name on it. That's why we haven't seen him.
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