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 Post Posted: Sun Feb 04, 2018 11:50 pm 
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 Post Posted: Tue Feb 06, 2018 12:07 am 
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Doesn't he float off into space forever even if she doesn't miss? Wait! How is the guy with the gun avoiding floating off into space forever?

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 Post Posted: Tue Feb 06, 2018 12:11 am 
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Lord Golbez wrote:
Doesn't he float off into space forever even if she doesn't miss? Wait! How is the guy with the gun avoiding floating off into space forever?

We're all already floating off into space forever, it's just a matter of perspective.

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 Post Posted: Tue Feb 06, 2018 12:35 am 
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Lord Golbez wrote:
Doesn't he float off into space forever even if she doesn't miss? Wait! How is the guy with the gun avoiding floating off into space forever?


He's got a thruster pack on the back of his suit, as shown in this comic.

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 Post Posted: Tue Feb 06, 2018 4:10 am 
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Wait did I miss a strip?

When did Glenn and Torg get in the same ship?

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 Post Posted: Tue Feb 06, 2018 4:52 am 
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Space Pokemon are indeed the rarest ones. I'm kind of ashamed to admit I laughed at Dire R.E.As XD.

Chris wrote:
Wait did I miss a strip?

When did Glenn and Torg get in the same ship?

I think you mean Gwynn, but that's not Gwynn that's Oasis.

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 Post Posted: Tue Feb 06, 2018 6:15 am 
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I like Oasis' new propensity for witty banter. :oasis:

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 Post Posted: Tue Feb 06, 2018 7:07 am 
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"Decimate" actually means to reduce with a tenth. From the Latin for ten, just like in "decimeter" and "deciliter". When a Roman unit had been cowardly in battle they were placed in a row by a steep cliff, facing the cliff, and every tenth was pushed down, which meant they were decimated.

Dire-REA - that's not a crappy pun!

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 Post Posted: Tue Feb 06, 2018 7:56 am 
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Dodger77 wrote:
Space Pokemon are indeed the rarest ones. I'm kind of ashamed to admit I laughed at Dire R.E.As XD.

Chris wrote:
Wait did I miss a strip?

When did Glenn and Torg get in the same ship?

I think you mean Gwynn, but that's not Gwynn that's Oasis.


Opps, that's what I get for posting on the forums in a hurry on my phone >.<

Thanks, yes, that makes so much more sense now.

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 Post Posted: Tue Feb 06, 2018 12:14 pm 
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randomlanguage wrote:
I like Oasis' new propensity for witty banter. :oasis:

Waddaya mean new? Oasis has always gone for witty banter...

(And she wasn't the only one who liked Banter !!)

But I agree, I like Oasis even more now.

"Dire-REA," oy, didn't get that at first..... I've always pronounced it "R. E. A." so the joke just crapped out.

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 Post Posted: Tue Feb 06, 2018 12:58 pm 
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"Dire-REA," oy, didn't get that at first..... I've always pronounced it "R. E. A." so the joke just crapped out.

Yeah, any guesses on how long Pete has been sitting on that pun?
Ever since he pushed out the R.E.A name?
Or was the idea more like fast, explosive and unavoidable?

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 Post Posted: Tue Feb 06, 2018 1:00 pm 
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Silverwalker wrote:
"Decimate" actually means to reduce with a tenth. From the Latin for ten, just like in "decimeter" and "deciliter". When a Roman unit had been cowardly in battle they were placed in a row by a steep cliff, facing the cliff, and every tenth was pushed down, which meant they were decimated.

Notice that the "cowardice" simply meant that they had suffered a defeat. With the punishment in place, the Roman legions would fight hard and only give in to defeat if they had suffered devastating losses.
And for that reason, decimation and devastation are synonymous.
Since decimation obviously follow a devastating defeat.

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 Post Posted: Tue Feb 06, 2018 1:22 pm 
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Lord Golbez wrote:
Doesn't he float off into space forever even if she doesn't miss? Wait! How is the guy with the gun avoiding floating off into space forever?


If neither Torg nor the ship exert any thrust after separation, they'll both return to the same point after one orbit.

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 Post Posted: Tue Feb 06, 2018 3:06 pm 
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I wonder how Oasis figured out that Torg was nicely balanced for throwing.

Like others, I really am liking Oasis's new personality. And I have to say that she sounds like she would be a fun date.

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 Post Posted: Tue Feb 06, 2018 3:11 pm 
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Lord Golbez wrote:
Doesn't he float off into space forever even if she doesn't miss? Wait! How is the guy with the gun avoiding floating off into space forever?


If neither Torg nor the ship exert any thrust after separation, they'll both return to the same point after one orbit.

Good point! If they are in orbit, the "flow in space forever" doesn't count. Unless he moves at supersonic speed, Torg will stay in orbit, just a slightly different one. And even return to meet the ship (assuming the throw is perpendicular to the direction of travel).

I think Torg have heard the explanations about "if you are travelling in empty space, far from planets on top of a spaceship and jump, you will travel through space forever".

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