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(Daily Mail)   That's no moon...wait, it's still the moon   ( divider line 26
    More: Obvious, Death Star, China National Petroleum Corporation, China National Space Administration, Lunar Exploration Programme Centre, lunar exploration, missiles, People's Liberation Army  
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2013-12-05 07:59:40 PM  
6 votes:
why are these guys holding up a banner in front of a TV? Is that one of those new 'banner aware' TVs?

I'm sure the TV really appreciates their effort.
2013-12-05 06:58:36 PM  
4 votes:
Ground control to Maj. Wong.
2013-12-05 04:53:57 PM  
4 votes:
We will call it the Alan Parsons Project.
2013-12-05 08:39:14 PM  
3 votes:

some_beer_drinker: [ image 355x400]
knows a thing or two about heavily armed battlestations...wait....

That's no moon.
It's a space station.

--Salman Rushdie

2013-12-05 08:32:11 PM  
3 votes:

I for one do not intend to go to bed by the light of a communist moon!
2013-12-05 06:28:57 PM  
3 votes:

hardinparamedic: [ image 454x500]

On the other hand....

[ image 310x310]

Found this one today
2013-12-05 06:35:08 PM  
2 votes:

FrancoFile: buckler: Isn't there an international treaty preventing any country from claiming any territory on the Moon?

Like the Chinese care about that?

I'm amazed you can type up a response without accidentally choking to death on your mouse.
2013-12-05 06:32:04 PM  
2 votes:
It's outrageous that they would make this anouncement of their hostile intentions just two days before the anniversary of their attack on Pearl Harbor.

Talk about a tin ear.
2013-12-05 04:49:18 PM  
2 votes:
One expert told the newspaper that the Earth's natural satellite could be turned into a giant weapon, which could be used as a military base where missiles could be directed at targets on Earth...
2013-12-05 04:37:13 PM  
2 votes:
knows a thing or two about heavily armed battlestations...wait....
2013-12-05 11:57:30 PM  
1 votes:
Wax on, wax off
2013-12-05 08:05:45 PM  
1 votes:
2013-12-05 07:38:17 PM  
1 votes:

Rapmaster2000: fusillade762: [ image 634x396]

So *that's* what the Death Star looks like...

That's a typo.  They meant Dogstar.

[ image 480x480]

You can't be sirius.
2013-12-05 07:07:57 PM  
1 votes:
But where could they possibly get enough people to build and populate such a station?
2013-12-05 06:48:15 PM  
1 votes:

Infernalist: stratagos: threadjackistan: JesseL: Why in the world would you want to launch missiles from the moon instead of your own orbital platform?

Flight time from the moon to Earth is going to be pretty long - the Apollo missions took at least about three days. You could reduce that but not by a huge amount.

You'll be working against a gravity well.

Any launch is going to be easy to detect.

The value of putting a missle base on the moon would be in second or "revenge" strike capabilities. Basically so your opponent couldnt hope to launch a surprise attack and destroy your ability to retaliate.

Subs are cheaper, by several orders of magnitude

This.  And far more likely to hit what they're aiming at.

Would you all kindly STFU
How are we gonna get a good old-fashioned 'Space Race' going again with that kinda attitude?!


2013-12-05 06:47:37 PM  
1 votes:

TomD9938: It's outrageous that they would make this anouncement of their hostile intentions just two days before the anniversary of their attack on Pearl Harbor.

Talk about a tin ear.

Germans aren't from China!
2013-12-05 06:46:30 PM  
1 votes:
Well, that explains the poor quality of the blueprints.
2013-12-05 06:27:03 PM  
1 votes:
Hey China! You might wanna check whose flag is on the moon. We claimed it. No take backs.
2013-12-05 06:23:18 PM  
1 votes:
Daily Mail...Opposing Views...Raw Story.  What do these 3 have in common?
2013-12-05 06:22:43 PM  
1 votes:
Good luck with that. I've heard the moon is a biatchy dominatrix. Or something.
2013-12-05 06:21:25 PM  
1 votes:

So *that's* what the Death Star looks like...
2013-12-05 06:17:41 PM  
1 votes:
'Cause satellites are just too farking easy ya know?
2013-12-05 06:13:27 PM  
1 votes:
Does China want to turn the moon into a DEATH STAR?

Once again, the adage holds true.  If a headline ends in a question mark, the answer is "no."
2013-12-05 06:07:48 PM  
1 votes:
Dear god, this derpfest site even has a picture of the Death Star, in case the derpers forgot what it looks like.
2013-12-05 04:31:47 PM  
1 votes:
2013-12-05 04:29:18 PM  
1 votes:
Expert claims country wants to set up missile base on satellite by 2050

If man is still alive
If woman can survive
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