Moon/Mars settlements?

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  1. Pecker

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    Would you look forward to being one of the first to colonize the Moon or the planet Mars or would you rather wait until they have a Starbucks?
     
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    I often feel like I am already there. Especially when I log into LPSG :rolleyes:
     
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    Grande, decaff, skinny reduced gravity cappuccino with moondust sprinkles please, and make it snappy - I have a spaceship to catch. :smile:
     
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    I would wait until there is a significant enough culture there to have alternatives to Starbucks.
     
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    There's already a culture there. Whether it's ready for Starbucks just yet is debatable.
     
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    I used to have much more of a trailblazing spirit than I do now, and would've jumped at the chance (although I would've probably regretted it later).

    I still have the interest in astronomy, and would love to be able to visit the Moon or Mars, but would not want to be a colonist.
     
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    I'll wait at least till the Golden Arches and Walmart shows up.
     
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    I would be the first one to sign up, even if it was a suicide mission to Mars. To set foot on another planet??? Fuck that I'm in. Society these days ruins the Earth a bit for me.
     
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    I'd wait until it had been properly terraformed and it had all the mod cons, I don't do well in the wilds.
     
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    i would be afraid i would run into marvin the martian and k-9 heheheh if on mars
     
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    We've got to have some music on the new frontier...

    So long as Mars looks like C.S. Lewis' "Out of the Silent Planet", it would be cool. But it would probably end up looking more like Schwarzenegger's "Total Recall".
     
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    I would love to go even in the first mission. I could be like "Counselor Troy" on "Next Generation." My office would be red and glowing in the Martian Sun.
     
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    With the crazy tempurature extremes (-225 Farenheight), world-wide sand storms (100 kph winds lots of saltation lightening) and the poisonous concentration of carbon dioxide (95%), I think I'd pass until they had a nice settlement going... starbucks and all.
     
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    No, me and Skull on the first ship, baby. Space, the final frontier.
     
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    I'd prefer to go to Jupiter-but only if they have a Home Depot and a Burger King on every sghzkolhheronk. If I can't get safe passage to Jupiter, I suppose Mars would be nice.


    (A sghzkolhheronk is similar to a street corner)
     
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    I have no desire to leave this planet. lol. The thought of being in outer space scares the ever-livin' out of me.
     
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    Actually, I'd like to go before the Starbucks shows up - that's the sign of the downfall of a society! :tongue:
     
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    Someone may have already mentioned this, but I wouldn't want to be the first to colonize. I say that because too much stuff could go wrong. Why not wait for 20 years until things are set up and safe.:smile:
     
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    If it's a British settlement, a sghzkolhheronk will be more like a roundabout.
     
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    word. You can be my wingman anytime.
     
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