Why we have yet to be contracted by aliens.

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Why we have yet to be contracted by aliens.

Postby Gawdzilla Sama » Wed Aug 16, 2017 4:45 pm

Well, I've heard human thought is a virus...
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Re: Why we have yet to be contracted by aliens.

Postby OlegTheBatty » Thu Aug 17, 2017 6:54 pm

Maybe we have been. With all the money laundering going on how would we know?
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Re: Why we have yet to be contracted by aliens.

Postby Nikki Nyx » Fri Aug 18, 2017 6:13 pm

Some tried contracting me, but I didn't have my reading glasses with me. Not being able to read the fine print, I refused to sign, so they left in a huff. (Don't blame me; that's what they called their ship...a "huff.")
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Re: Why we have yet to be contracted by aliens.

Postby ElectricMonk » Sat Aug 19, 2017 3:55 pm

I'm a member of the Human Union, so all contracts are negotiated with my Slavemaster.
I've come up with a set of rules that describe our reactions to technologies:
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1. Anything that is in the world when you’re born is normal and ordinary and is just a natural part of the way the world works.
2. Anything that's invented between when you’re fifteen and thirty-five is new and exciting and revolutionary and you can probably get a career in it.
3. Anything invented after you're thirty-five is against the natural order of things.
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Re: Why we have yet to be contracted by aliens.

Postby Phoenix76 » Tue Aug 22, 2017 10:06 am

Coz there aren't any???????????????

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Re: Why we have yet to be contracted by aliens.

Postby Gawdzilla Sama » Tue Aug 22, 2017 11:48 am

Phoenix76 wrote:Coz there aren't any???????????????

Accurate and concise. Your honor I object and ask that Phoenix's statement be purged from the record.
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