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Old 12-01-2012, 01:57 PM   #16
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And me because there is nothing left to keep me on earth. I might as well go check out new horizons.

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Old 12-01-2012, 06:22 PM   #17
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Do they have Wi-Fi?
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Old 12-02-2012, 05:04 AM   #18
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I've heard the infrastructure is not yet too developed up there so I guess it could be a bit of a wild-west kind of trip. On the other hand you won't be bothered by too many neighbors. It's the ideal place to enjoy nature and landscapes on end ...

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Old 12-02-2012, 07:49 AM   #19
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Given that space probes send back images in black and white, and at a relatively low resolution, I don't think you get more than a Wii to play around with..
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Old 12-02-2012, 08:01 AM   #20
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Do they have Wi-Fi?
Sure, just fill this new connection form.*

*Terms and Conditions apply. Roaming charge for interplanetary data transfer is $20/MB. Better use mobileread.mobi

On a serious note, will it be possible to use interent on mars? What load can it cause on infrastructure?
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Old 12-02-2012, 08:05 AM   #21
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If you find yourself looking at a video of yourself while you have a wet towel around your head, you may need to take precautions before going to Mars. A tip. Don't trust all the mutants.
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Old 12-05-2012, 10:39 AM   #22
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Surprisingly, they've received more than 1000 applicants...

I didn't know there were that many people that hated this planet!
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Old 12-05-2012, 10:51 AM   #23
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Surprisingly, they've received more than 1000 applicants...

I didn't know there were that many people that hated this planet!
IMHO, the number of people going there without wanting to play fame-and-name-game are in finger-countable numbers.
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Old 12-05-2012, 11:28 AM   #24
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Who in the right mind will leave such a beautiful earth and go smother themselves in a red red world?

Me. Because curiosity kills the cat.
Agreed!
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Old 12-07-2012, 05:50 AM   #25
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IMHO, the number of people going there without wanting to play fame-and-name-game are in finger-countable numbers.
I agree. I don't really think that grasp the real outcome of this by any means..
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Old 12-07-2012, 06:05 AM   #26
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I'd love to go but I'd want a return ticket.
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Old 12-11-2012, 02:53 PM   #27
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At 62 years of age, I'd go in a heartbeat if I weren't married, but I can't get my wife to leave Virginia, much less move to another planet.

Mars may not be much on atmosphere and scenery, but it has 25 hour days and has the gravity thing figured out far better than Earth does.
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Old 12-11-2012, 02:55 PM   #28
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Not to mention all the reading time on the way out...
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Old 12-12-2012, 03:37 PM   #29
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Old 12-12-2012, 04:39 PM   #30
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