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Old April 22 2013, 10:01 PM   #16
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Re: Would you really leave in a Starship?

No.
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Old April 22 2013, 11:16 PM   #17
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Re: Would you really leave in a Starship?

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... stuck in a ship for years with mostly men.
Mostly men? I'm there.

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Old April 22 2013, 11:50 PM   #18
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Re: Would you really leave in a Starship?

If given the choice, you bet. I'd miss my family and friends... but I'm not married and not in a serious relationship right now. Yeah, I would do it.

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I probably wouldn't meet the scientific and technical requirements to serve on a star ship
It's a fantasy, dude! You're being offered the chance, so just take it. Besides, think of the training possibilities--you could learn a boat load and work your way up.
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Old April 23 2013, 01:37 AM   #19
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Re: Would you really leave in a Starship?

If the only position open was alien toilet scrubber, I would still go in a nanosecond! Sign me up!!
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Old April 23 2013, 01:53 AM   #20
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But not sure what sort of shipboard job I'd be qualified to do. Resident grouch, I suppose.



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Old April 23 2013, 01:19 PM   #21
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Re: Would you really leave in a Starship?

Yes, 100% without question.

My life is pretty "meh" I mean it's not bad, but it's not the stuff of dreams either.

Going into space on a mission of discovery? That's the stuff of dreams, and i'd go in a heartbeat.
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Old April 23 2013, 01:25 PM   #22
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I would sign up before they finished getting the offer out of their mouths.
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Old April 24 2013, 01:00 AM   #23
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Re: Would you really leave in a Starship?

So once we're out there, what do you think we'll find, and what do you wish we'd find?

I think we'd have a long slog, picking over solar systems with no life until we finally came upon anything alive.

For wishes, I think one of the coolest things we could find is a wilderness planet with megafauna, like large dinosaurs, pteradactyls, etc. Big 'uns!
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Old April 24 2013, 01:10 AM   #24
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I'd do it. Screw university, this would be the ultimate resume enhancer.

Also, it'd be pretty cool, I guess.
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Old April 24 2013, 04:38 PM   #25
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Re: Would you really leave in a Starship?

No. However, If I wasn't married and had kids then, yes, I'd go in a heartbeat.
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Old April 24 2013, 10:02 PM   #26
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Re: Would you really leave in a Starship?

Yes. Learning what's out there first hand must be about the most exciting thing there is.
Let's just hope the first planet we come about isn't populated by hallucination inducing spores or flesh eating bacteria or something like that.
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Old April 25 2013, 03:00 AM   #27
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Yes times a zillion.

What am I going to do at home? Make a good wage at my job, watch TV, hang out with friends. All stuff I enjoy doing, but nothing special, exciting, or universe-changing. Who wouldn't want to be there on the first wave of a new front for humanity?
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Old April 26 2013, 11:37 PM   #28
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Re: Would you really leave in a Starship?

Yes, as long as my name appears in the opening credits. I figure I'm relatively safe, then.
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Old April 27 2013, 02:12 AM   #29
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Re: Would you really leave in a Starship?

I just noticed that the TC is Zap Brannigan...if he's recruiting for this mission, then he's in command...I'm not sure that ship is safe.
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Old April 27 2013, 02:14 AM   #30
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LoneDragon wrote: View Post
I just noticed that the TC is Zap Brannigan...if he's recruiting for this mission, then he's in command...I'm not sure that ship is safe.
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Yes, as long as my name appears in the opening credits. I figure I'm relatively safe, then.
Both are VERY valid points!
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