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Old 24.01.2008, 12:16
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space currency

Space currency = quid (=Quasi Universal Intergalactic Denomination )

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/7029564.stm

Vaguely amusing.
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Old 24.01.2008, 12:19
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Re: space currency

Slow news day then, I guess.
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Old 24.01.2008, 14:39
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Re: space currency

Nope. Just slow news. I thought I'd seen this a while ago.
A fiver (or a quid, if you prefer) says that they all end up in boxes in the houses of Star Trek fans and not one of them ever sees space...
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It ..... has no sharp edges or chemicals that could hurt space tourists.
Thank god, otherwise I would have been raising a serious complaint about my health and safety next time I was in space.
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Thank god, otherwise I would have been raising a serious complaint about my health and safety next time I was in space.
It would be more useful if it doubled up as a spare heat shield tile...
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True... just in case I climb a ladder anytime soon and start getting a bit warm.

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National Space Centre scientists predict that regular trips into space will be commonplace in the next five years and that tourist facilities on the Moon are a distinct possibility by 2050.
Hm. They couldn't build Wembley on time and to schedule, what chance have we got of them sorting out a Butlins in the Sea of Tranquility....
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