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by Disembodied
Tue Oct 29, 2019 1:15 pm
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Science Fiction Trivia
Replies: 5010
Views: 612535

Re: Science Fiction Trivia

OK: name five alien species who have successfully* conquered/taken control of the Earth. * "successfully" in this instance means they have achieved a certain level of long-term dominance or control. The aliens in Independence Day wouldn't count (their attack was defeated); nor would the aliens in Di...
by Disembodied
Fri Oct 04, 2019 3:24 pm
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Science Fiction Trivia
Replies: 5010
Views: 612535

Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Stretching things a bit, there's Roger the alien from American Dad
by Disembodied
Thu Oct 03, 2019 8:46 am
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Science Fiction Trivia
Replies: 5010
Views: 612535

Re: Science Fiction Trivia

There's Space Ranger Roger
by Disembodied
Wed Oct 02, 2019 9:17 am
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Science Fiction Trivia
Replies: 5010
Views: 612535

Re: Science Fiction Trivia

by Disembodied
Mon Sep 30, 2019 10:53 am
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Quote of the week!
Replies: 617
Views: 219072

Re: Quote of the week!

They continue: An initial £200 million investment in the first five-year development phase of the Spherical Tokamak for Energy Production (STEP) will set us on the path to develop and build a commercially viable fusion power plant by 2040, offering clean, safe and carbon-free fuel supplies. (For con...
by Disembodied
Mon Sep 30, 2019 10:33 am
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Quote of the week!
Replies: 617
Views: 219072

Re: Quote of the week!

The Government is also determined to invest in the energy sources of the future, providing energy security and lower prices. That’s why we’ve announced plans to design, develop and build a fusion power plant by 2040, to provide clean energy and position the UK as the leading nation of this exciting...
by Disembodied
Mon Sep 30, 2019 8:10 am
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Science Fiction Trivia
Replies: 5010
Views: 612535

Re: Science Fiction Trivia

ffutures wrote:
Sun Sep 29, 2019 10:20 pm
I should presumably set the next question
Sounds good to me!
by Disembodied
Sun Sep 29, 2019 4:22 pm
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Reporting spam
Replies: 4891
Views: 544121

Re: Reporting spam

They’re coming thick and fast today … not many getting through the shields, though.
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by Disembodied
Thu Sep 12, 2019 6:29 pm
Forum: Outworld
Topic: An interstellar visitor
Replies: 17
Views: 6003

Re: An interstellar visitor

Auric Goldfinger wrote:Once is happenstance. Twice is coincidence. The third time it's enemy action.
by Disembodied
Thu Aug 29, 2019 12:42 pm
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Welcome to the Anthropocene Epoch!
Replies: 11
Views: 3929

Re: Welcome to the Anthropocene Epoch!

Capitalism is a pyramid scheme: it depends on constant growth. It's not surprising that a couple of billionaires are worried about a fall in the number of potential consumers - even though it should be obvious that constant growth is not possible within a finite system.
by Disembodied
Sun Aug 25, 2019 4:55 pm
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Quote of the week!
Replies: 617
Views: 219072

Re: Quote of the week!

Employees connect nuclear plant to the internet so they can mine cryptocurrency
by Disembodied
Sat Aug 24, 2019 5:18 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Introduce Yourself.
Replies: 1072
Views: 289097

Re: Introduce Yourself.

Hi skyace65, welcome to the boards! Feel free to ask for any help and advice if you need it - it's the friendliest place this side of Riedquat, or your pizza is free …
by Disembodied
Wed Aug 21, 2019 12:18 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: 281-and-a-half TRILLION galaxies...
Replies: 4
Views: 975

Re: 281-and-a-half TRILLION galaxies...

It also meant they only had to check eight galaxies to make sure they had workable layouts, and to make sure none of the planets had inadvertently naughty names … "I remember thinking it was very wasteful," Braben says. "You'd type in a number, a birthday or something, and see what galaxy that came ...
by Disembodied
Tue Aug 13, 2019 12:26 pm
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Quote of the week!
Replies: 617
Views: 219072

Re: Quote of the week!

Kelly Brook's ex-Gladiator boyfriend pleads guilty to crashing van full of dead badgers into bus stop while working as driver in government cull
This is apparently 5 years old, so hardly counts as "of the week". But it is the first I've heard of it, so …
by Disembodied
Mon Aug 05, 2019 12:40 pm
Forum: Expansion Pack
Topic: Commies.oxp (v2.07)
Replies: 145
Views: 81605

Re: Commies.oxp (v2.07)

This one gets my vote:
GearsNSuch wrote:
Mon Aug 05, 2019 12:25 pm
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It has an affinity with the similarly front-heavy Moray Starboat - it would be good to see another ship with this characteristic!