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Charmonium

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This makes lots of sense.





As technology becomes more advanced, fewer people would die.
Also, Voyager was cut off from civilization in hostile, unfamiliar space and also did not have any method to replenish lost crew.
LOL at Bakula and Enterprise.
 

foghorn67

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The official explanation is pure shit. Han was using that as an example of the ships raw speed, not his own skill or the efficiency of navigating precision to shorten distance. Supposedly in the early drafts of the scripts Han was intentionally lying to see if Obi-Wan and Luke were rubes so that he could overcharge them or whether they knew their stuff. Obi-Wan was scripted to react to the falsehood and earn Han's respect. Somehow that part either got written out or left on the cutting room floor which left a large hole in the continuity of the dialog that Lucas missed. I think the official explanation was invented rather than Lucas owning up and saying "my bad" to what was either an error in writing or post-production editing.

In a complete vacuum with no other factors involved the explanation that it was a display of piloting skill or of ships navigation prowess *might* hold water. But in the context of the entire scene when it was used to brag about the ships pure speed it's crapola.
If it wasn't accidentally edited it out, or never shot...that would have been awesome. Reminds of the scene in The Hunt for Red October where the American sub Captain is Morse coding the Russian Captain. Jack Ryan is asking what the Russian's intent was behind the latest comm. The American Captain replied, "It means we are dealing with a real cool customer."
It takes some writing skills and the actor to pull off subtle and nuanced displays of power.
A shame, Alec Guinness could have pulled that expression out almost snoring.
 

John Connor

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Nerd.:sneaky:

I am at that. I often fantasize being laid by a cheerleader.

Actually almost happened but I freaking blew it! If I ever get a boat I'm naming it after the one that got away. Alison. LOL

Sent from my LG3 while driving my 1986 Volvo


LOL!
In another forum my sig says Sent from my PSX emulator. And then sometimes I really nerd shit out with this:

Sent from my drone using encrypted SSH, L2TP, P25, Astro, Provoice-ESK, Tetra, VSLEP, DECT 6.0, WPA2-PSK with a dash of Tapatalk
 
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Thebobo

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Forgotten Woodstock

Artist Pay Rates:
Jimi Hendrix – $30,000 for two sets plus $2,000 for expenses. Note- There was a cap of $15,000 per artist at Woodstock so a deal was made for Hendrix to play two sets, an acoustic set and a set with his band.
Blood, Sweat & Tears – $15,000
Joan Baez – $10,000
Creedence Clearwater Revival – $10,000
The Band – $7,500
Janis Joplin – $7,500
Jefferson Airplane – $7,500
Sly and the Family Stone – $7,000
Canned Heat – $6,500
The Who – $6,250 (also reported at $11,200 but Variety claimed that number was inaccurate)
Richie Havens – $6,000
Arlo Guthrie – $5,000
Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young – $5,000
Ravi Shankar – $4,500
Johnny Winter – $3,750
Ten Years After – $3,250
Country Joe and the Fish – $2,500
Grateful Dead – $2,500
The Incredible String Band – $2,250
Mountain – $2,000
Tim Hardin – $2,000
Joe Cocker – $1,375
Sweetwater – $1,250
John B. Sebastian – $1,000
Melanie – $750
Santana – $750
Sha Na Na – $700
Damn You could get Santana for $750 amazing
 

Thebobo

Lifer
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This is flying frog pic I believe is a repost but NASA says it real now. The flying frog, not the Astrofrog.

Flying Frog Caught on Camera at NASA Moon Rocket Launch. Full story.

 

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