[thechat] Time travel exists

Norman Bunn norman.bunn at craftedsolutions.com
Thu Oct 11 15:05:52 CDT 2001

As one who is younger than all those you mentioned, but only by a year at
most, it is a wonder to me what a person can call old.  Age is a state of

Another wonder to me on Star Trek (pick your flavor), beyond no one ever
getting promoted, is the inability over hundreds of years to get reliable
video from any away team.  Sure we can use sensors over thousands of parsecs
and tell you if there are any humanoids within x number of light years, but
we can't transmit video a few hundred miles!

Love the show, but sometimes ya gotta wonder.

Norman (1953)

----- Original Message -----
From: "Madhu Menon" <webguru at vsnl.net>
To: <thechat at lists.evolt.org>
Sent: Thursday, October 11, 2001 1:47 PM
Subject: Re: [thechat] Time travel exists

> At 09:18 PM 10/11/2001, you wrote:
> >Damn.  You beat me to it. :)
> >
> >That's what I get for coming in at nine instead of eight.
> Now they're making a 10th Star Trek movie with the TNG cast. The sketchy
> plot outline is at www.imdb.com
> I just did some checking and most of the cast is into their late 40s or
> early 50s (Patrick Stewart is 60, Frakes 51, Spiner 51, Dorn 48...). It's
> going to be a geriatric fest :D
> You'd think some of these people would get promoted after so many years
> Ah, I remember the old days of the Net (1994) when the Net was full of
> Trekkers and AOL users were hated on Usenet (sigh).
> Cheers,
> Madhu
> <<<   *   >>>
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