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Old 05-13-2007, 09:14 PM
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That's why I never became a scientist. Too much is possible in theory that can never and will never be possible in reality.
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I'm gonna go out on a limb here and say that, since the thread itself didn't get to vote, it went for the only alternative.
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Old 06-17-2007, 09:21 PM
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Instants vary as much as infinities do. It's all terribly confusing.
Hm, I don't know... Countably infinite, yes. But countably instant? Unless you mean something like lim_n->inf 1/n...
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Janeway: The first day I became a Captain I swore I'd never get involved in one of these gosh-forsaken time paradoxes. The past is the future, the future is the past, the whole thing gives me a headache.
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Old 06-18-2007, 08:24 AM
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Unless you mean something like lim_n->inf 1/n...
Oh dear, my brain has exploded.
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Janeway: The first day I became a Captain I swore I'd never get involved in one of these gosh-forsaken time paradoxes. The past is the future, the future is the past, the whole thing gives me a headache.
"That's right, yes, you're going. Gone for ages. Already gone. Still here. Just arrived. Haven't even met you. It all depends on who you are and how you look at it. Strange business, time."

@catalina: Not in the extratemporal physics of the time vortex
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Oh dear, my brain has exploded.
And me without a spork.
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Old 06-23-2007, 07:42 PM
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I wonder, if the Earth was overrun by zombies, would Mick Hucknall be the last human left? I have a theory that not even the zombies would want him, somehow.
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No. He'd have Noel Edmonds and Janet Street-Pawtah for company.
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You weren't wondering, but Zombie Bob is a VERY minor character from Season Two of the webcomic A Modest Destiny. Particularly obscure. I'm proud of it.
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This seems the logical day to announce that I've decided on Independence Day as our target. More on this in (hopefully) tomorrow's update.
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An update? Oh, don't tease us so, Zeke.
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Could somebody please direct me to the Whiner's Corner? Apparently I'll be in the cold until you guys finish the comver.
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Old 07-10-2007, 08:32 PM
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Oh man, there is SO much stuff I could do to . . . erm, with . . . Independence Day >:-)
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Here's a 160-odd KB script of the movie. (Several others out there, but this appears to be the one that uses the least bandwidth.) Unfortunately it's not divided up like the one we used for The Matrix.
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By the way, you guys should read Beyond Star Trek by Lawrence M. Krauss. It's the sequel to The Physics of Star Trek, and has a chapter specifically devoted to the scientific inaccuracies of Independence Day. I personally find it amusing that he proves that if there really was a flying saucer THAT big and THAT close to Earth, it could do a great deal of damage just hovering there.
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