One Way Trip to Mars...Would You Go?

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So the finalists have been named for a One-Way Trip to Mars. Is it suicide...heroic...stupid...daring? Mars One

I would do it...only if I had a guarantee that I would be able to copulate with a female in space.

But seriously, are these guys heroes or wanna be reality stars?
 

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I would go, I had also applied. If the survival chances were 0.01% I'd go (that's pretty much what they are if not actually worse).

We're all going to die one day, might as well make your death useful.
 
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I would go, I had also applied. If the survival chances were 0.01% I'd go (that's pretty much what they are if not actually worse).
I say I would go now...but I would chicken out in the end...I am sure. It is suicide.
 

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A related fantasy question - knowing that you would never see your home planet again, would you go with aliens, a la Cocoon?

Watched the old movie, Starman a couple of days ago. Would you help an alien get back to his ship? Would you take him in and protect him?

I hope I would.
 

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Total Recall is like my all time favorite movie!
 
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A related fantasy question - knowing that you would never see your home planet again, would you go with aliens, a la Cocoon?

Watched the old movie, Starman a couple of days ago. Would you help an alien get back to his ship? Would you take him in and protect him?

I hope I would.
My question isn't fantasy, it is reality. As for the Cocoon scenario, no questions asked, I am in.
I don't remember Starman...but he would be an illegal alien, so I wouldn't help him.
 

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So the finalists have been named for a One-Way Trip to Mars. Is it suicide...heroic...stupid...daring? Mars One

I would do it...only if I had a guarantee that I would be able to copulate with a female in space.

But seriously, are these guys heroes or wanna be reality stars?
No- but I can understand why there are those who would be willing to go.
 

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Aw, Starman was cool too.

Only in that one, he came here, not the other way around. Then used Jeff Bridges' body to impregnate Indiana Jones' girlfriend...
Starman 1984 - IMDb
 
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I wouldn't throw my life away for a stupid mission that robots should do.
If I were diagnosed with a terminal disease and knew my time were limited...I would sign up in a second. Even if I had cancer that could be beat...I would still do it.
 
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Aw, Starman was cool too.

Only in that one, he came here, not the other way around. Then used Jeff Bridges' body to impregnate Indiana Jones' girlfriend...
Starman 1984 - IMDb
I know I have seen it...I just can't remember it. Oh well...maybe Netflix has it.
 

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I watched it (again) a couple of years ago, with my daughter. It's worth a watch. I love sci fi, and I love 80s movies too...
 

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As a young man in America, definitely too much to do and live for...BUT as someone with less than 20 to go, it sure would be a hell of a way to have a send off party.... If I were alone, I'd go in a minute!
 
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I watched it (again) a couple of years ago, with my daughter. It's worth a watch. I love sci fi, and I love 80s movies too...
80's movies were just fun. Maybe too sexual...but fun movies. (Sci-Fi is ALWAYS good!)

Just watched Interstellar the other day...mediocre movie, but interesting....they ruined it with shitty actors.
 
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I wonder if Matthew would go.

See the science for yourself or get the data and study it.
 

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Wow that's weird, I've never even heard of Interstellar before. Now I have something to watch. I'm not a huge fan of Matthew McConnaghy...good grief, he's so oily looking all the time, I want to blot him with a pillow or something. And put some talcum in his hair...
 

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Mars? Why? Can't go to a ballgame, have a catch with my kid, grill steaks on a spring Saturday evening. No getting up in the morning and enjoying the chill of the first frost or the joys of tending my vineyard. The bass fishing sucks.
I won't deny the pleasures of a sterile environment to them that are interested. Y'all go right ahead.
In fact, I nominate Matthew, Dottie, Dainty, Ravir, & thanatroll, to go on the first ship up as the reps from USMB.
 
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Wow that's weird, I've never even heard of Interstellar before. Now I have something to watch.
Came out not too long ago. Matthew McConnehey(sp) Worst choice for the main character ever. If you are a sci-fi fan, I would recommend it.
 

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