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Discussion in 'Off Topic Discussion' started by ShooterMcGavin, Oct 6, 2011.

  1. ShooterMcGavin

    ShooterMcGavin Go back to your shanties.

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    And go.

    Flying cars
    World peace
    Legal weed
    Teleporters
    Space ships
    Extra terrestrial immigrants.
     
  2. JoeyDVDZ

    JoeyDVDZ That's MR. MOJO, Motherfucker!

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    robots that do everything for us.
     
  3. LiddyRules

    LiddyRules I'm Gonna Be The Bestest Pilot In The Whole Galaxy

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    We were really close to transporters in the 1980s but they never could figure out the recombinant DNA problem. They'd also need to make it smaller unless you want every office building to have one transporter room filled with every employee's individual transporter. I guess every transporter could have its own code so there only needs to be one per office, you just dial in the number, and you get to go to there, but only one person could use it at a time because if it happened in two places simultaneously...jeepers. You could turn it off so that people can't get into there after closing time. What would be scary, though, is if you try to sync up so that you enter the place right before the transporter shuts off and because it's not operational, you're kind of stuck in limbo until it's turned on again, which would easy be like sleep or it could cause madness. I guess you could bounce back to your original place, but what if someone shut that one off simultaneously? Maybe you could make it so that the one you go into won't turn off unless it receives confirmation that you arrived at your destination safely.
     
  4. Jef Leppard

    Jef Leppard 4/5 ths

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    holographic chicks that fuck like real chicks but are less annoying
     
  5. ShooterMcGavin

    ShooterMcGavin Go back to your shanties.

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    This thread is about things that don't exist yet :action-sm
     
  6. fletcher

    fletcher Darkness always says hello.
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    Ok, how about "Threads posted by Shooter that make sense", Im sure one of those doesnt exist yet.



    :action-sm
     
  7. ShooterMcGavin

    ShooterMcGavin Go back to your shanties.

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    HARRRRRR HURRRRR DURRRRRRRR

    Gimme those ribs
     
  8. Don the Radio Guy

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    I think the problem is, you covered all the good ones in your OP. Stop bogarting all the material!

    Oh, and sex robots.
     
  9. ShooterMcGavin

    ShooterMcGavin Go back to your shanties.

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    Time travel.

    Have an imagination.
     
  10. fletcher

    fletcher Darkness always says hello.
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    Fleshlight. Done.
     
  11. JoeyDVDZ

    JoeyDVDZ That's MR. MOJO, Motherfucker!

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    Holographic displays that don't rely on any framework or surface to project on, just cohesive light projected into the space in front of the operator.
     
  12. Absolutely

    Absolutely Self-Heavy

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    Cures for shit...
    Where is all this money going?
     
  13. Josh_R

    Josh_R Registered User

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    Big Pharma makes more money off of treating illnesses, not curing them mmmmaaaaannnnn!:rolleyes:
     
  14. the Streif

    the Streif ¡¡¡¡sıʞunɹɹɹɹɹɹɹℲ
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  15. Absolutely

    Absolutely Self-Heavy

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    I assumed that was the response... But still
     
  16. Jacuzzi Billy

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    Aborted babies.
     
  17. ShooterMcGavin

    ShooterMcGavin Go back to your shanties.

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    In every supermarket across the country.
     
  18. Atomic Fireball

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    I don't think there was ever any widespread belief that we would have teleporters or time travel by 2010. "Space Ships" is on the money. When we got men to the moon by the 1960s everyone truely believed we would have bases on the moon and manned travel to the planets by now. The technology is there but not the economic impetus.

    The problem with predicting the future is that prognosticators don't know what new technologies will arise, so they just extrapolate from what currently exists. So in say 1900 "future travel" meant gigantic atom-powered zepplins.

    That said, how bout
    Human cloning
    Androids
    Cold fusion
    Effective solar power
     
  19. LiddyRules

    LiddyRules I'm Gonna Be The Bestest Pilot In The Whole Galaxy

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    And I'm telling you that could work.

    I'd also like to add "For the love of God, the helium!"
     
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    Flying cars always seemed funny to me. Most people can't drive as things are now, can you imagine the issues/accidents that would arise with flying cars? Total clusterfuck.
     
  21. lockjaaaaww

    lockjaaaaww All out of Bubble Gum.

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    Queen Dianna
     
  22. LiddyRules

    LiddyRules I'm Gonna Be The Bestest Pilot In The Whole Galaxy

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    Are you accusing Lizzie of snatching the life force away from Di?
     
  23. George Costanza

    George Costanza All Hail the Dragonslayer.

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    A cure for tick borne illnesses. Or at the very least the same treatment our pets get for lyme disease.
     
  24. ShooterMcGavin

    ShooterMcGavin Go back to your shanties.

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    It's called a rigid airship. Get it right.

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  25. Reaper G

    Reaper G POW# 126

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    XM radio in every home and car, and Howard Stern enjoying his retirement.
     

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