Boo!!! Hiss!!! Pluto loses its status as a planet!!!!

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    remainder of article at:

    http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20060824/ap_on_sc/planet_mutiny_9

    that does it!!!!! I'm filing a lawsuit with the ACLU (Astronomical Civil Liberties Union!!!!!)
     
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    Anyone else wonder how Neptune qualifies as a planet now? Now i mean its kind of obvious Neptune is a planet, but it's orbit crosses Plutos. So how does one no longer become a planet because of that while the other remains?

    And that doesnt exactly tell us what the other "planets' beyond Pluto are termed. I hear they call them Gabrielle and Xena... What a messed up world we live in.
     
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    Good points! I'm gonna lose sleep over this!:laugh:
     
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    Should earth be a planet?
     
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    Pluto! No!!!!
     
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    No worries, Abby. You can always see Pluto at Disney, that’s where he lives ya know?:laugh:
     
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    But is he all round and distant and cold?
     
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    No, but he’s a bit pudgy warm and soft though.:D
     
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    :thup: Never did like skinny boys...
     

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