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    So the Americans


    are not building a death star then.

    "Even though the United States doesn't have anything that can do the Kessel Run in less than 12 parsecs, we've got two spacecraft leaving the Solar System and we're building a probe that will fly to the exterior layers of the Sun."

    You have to love the spokesman who said that...

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    Quote Originally Posted by elija View Post
    are not building a death star then.

    "Even though the United States doesn't have anything that can do the Kessel Run in less than 12 parsecs, we've got two spacecraft leaving the Solar System and we're building a probe that will fly to the exterior layers of the Sun."

    You have to love the spokesman who said that...

    [edit]The full official response[/edit]
    HA!
    I got a kick out of that. In other news, We ARE building a ESB/ANH hybrid Millennium Falcon, Full scale.
    About | The Full Scale Millennium Falcon Project
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    Big Deal. Still can't find a decent 3 wheel american made pickup truck and,or car powered by a motorcycle engine.

    Stupid Highway safety Nazis.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Petition Response
    • The Administration does not support blowing up planets.
    • Why would we spend countless taxpayer dollars on a Death Star with a fundamental flaw that can be exploited by a one-man starship?
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    Build A Deathstar?? How about being able to correctly build a sidewalk??

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    Sidewalks are a thing of the past.... we need to be looking into the future.

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    Anyway it was her own fault. Everyone knows that obesity is bad for your health.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MikeTbob View Post
    HA!
    I got a kick out of that. In other news, We ARE building a ESB/ANH hybrid Millennium Falcon, Full scale.
    About | The Full Scale Millennium Falcon Project
    There are lunatics out there with waaaaay to much time on their hands. Thank goodness!
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    Quote Originally Posted by elija View Post
    There are lunatics out there with waaaaay to much time on their hands. Thank goodness!
    Ya got that right. In the dimensions for the Falcon, this joker even took into account the quad-blaster turrets.
    And here I thought that I was a big Star Wars fan!
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