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(APOD)   Scariest pic of the day: death ray from Moon colony blows up space shuttle   ( divider line
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2007-06-03 12:01:50 PM  
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sent to investigate
2007-06-03 12:15:55 PM  
anyone survive the launch?
2007-06-03 12:15:59 PM  
Alert Art Bell!

And the people at Reynolds! We'll need more foil!
2007-06-03 12:16:16 PM  
2007-06-03 12:17:09 PM  
HomoHabilis: "anyone survive the launch?"

They all survived the launch. Details are sketchy about the ensuing explosion and crash
2007-06-03 12:18:03 PM  
Slow down, tubby! You're not on the moon yet!
2007-06-03 12:18:05 PM  
What you saw was Venus reflected off of some swamp gas and backlit by a streetlight.
2007-06-03 12:18:15 PM  
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2007-06-03 12:19:12 PM  
That's no moon, its a space station.
2007-06-03 12:21:01 PM  
Osama is on the moon?!
/damn terrists
//War in Iraq is now: WAR IN SPACE!
2007-06-03 12:21:03 PM  
JohnnyontheSpot: That's no moon, its a space station.


/been waiting to use that for years
2007-06-03 12:27:38 PM  
I hope you people who mocked Boston are properly chastised now...

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2007-06-03 12:28:37 PM  
I, for one, welcome our new Moon overlords.
2007-06-03 12:28:56 PM  
2007-06-03 12:31:50 PM  
So where did they bury the survivors?
2007-06-03 12:32:27 PM  
Harder than ever before?
2007-06-03 12:35:10 PM  
Is Pat McCracken related somehow to Pat McCrotch?
2007-06-03 12:35:41 PM  
now witness the power of this fully armed and operational battle station!
2007-06-03 12:37:28 PM  
The moon is a harsh mistress...
2007-06-03 12:38:38 PM  
Credit: Pat McCracken, NASA

um, how inviting....
2007-06-03 12:38:39 PM  
crazylegsbill: //War in Iraq is now: WAR IN SPACE!

Can we change the War on Terror to the War on Space? Space doesn't shoot back or rig home-made explosives.
2007-06-03 12:39:19 PM  
tooll: "So where did they bury the survivors?"

Well they.....oh no you don't!!
I had to bury those darn survivors 4 times before they would stay in the hole!!!
2007-06-03 12:42:22 PM  
Oh god, it's the alan parson's project!
2007-06-03 12:43:28 PM  
We have to fight them there so we don't have to fight them here.
2007-06-03 12:45:01 PM  
Zak McKraken?
2007-06-03 12:48:13 PM  
Nuke 'em from orbit. It's the only way to be sure.
2007-06-03 12:49:32 PM  
JohnnyontheSpot - Space doesn't shoot back

Oh yeah? Tell that to the dinosaurs.
2007-06-03 12:51:40 PM  
Manuel Garcia O'Kelly Davis unavailable for comment.
2007-06-03 12:55:40 PM  
No, no. It's Ben Dover and Phil McCracken.
2007-06-03 01:00:24 PM  
solistus: Oh yeah? Tell that to the dinosaurs.

Blast, you're right. Space could kick our asses. What good are snub fighters going to be against that?
2007-06-03 01:06:17 PM  
Oh dear God......
2007-06-03 01:07:12 PM  
oregoncat & MakerGrey

Wy Knott?
2007-06-03 01:10:49 PM  
You people are screwed up. That was a death ray from Ur anus.
2007-06-03 01:28:00 PM  
Soupdragon wins the Get-Off-My-Lawn reference award!
2007-06-03 01:30:36 PM  
Dahak appears not to approve...

2007-06-03 01:33:05 PM  

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2007-06-03 01:38:49 PM  
Seen hovering in the area:

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2007-06-03 01:39:34 PM  
Looks like the arrival of our Astro-men will be delayed. Thank goodness the moon belongs to America.
2007-06-03 01:42:14 PM  
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/ms paint
2007-06-03 01:47:27 PM  
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2007-06-03 01:47:59 PM  
The submitter and the original poster got it wrong. It seems to be some sort of massive anal probe device.

/Bugger the tin hats, we need lubrication.
2007-06-03 01:49:07 PM  
At long last-salvation.
2007-06-03 01:50:58 PM  
This is the Nerdiest thread that ever took the Express train to Nerdville.

/I came here for the 'Moon is a Harsh Mistress' reference
2007-06-03 01:52:07 PM  
That was no moon... no wait, wrong reference...

This is but the first shot, in our glorious war of independence from the Federation!

2007-06-03 01:53:41 PM  
We're whalers on the moon
We carry a harpoon
But there ain't no whales
So we tell tall tales
And sing the whaling tune
2007-06-03 01:56:05 PM  
Einsamvarg: What you saw was Venus reflected off of some swamp gas...

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*Rocks back and forth*

"This is NOT HAPPENING, man! This is NOT HAPPENING!"
2007-06-03 01:58:53 PM  
Moon cheese; NOT YOURS!
2007-06-03 02:01:08 PM  
WayneBuckwheat: You people are screwed up. That was a death ray from Uranus.

1. FTFY.

2. You better get that out of your system before they change the name to Urrectum in 2620 to end that stupid joke once and for all.
2007-06-03 02:02:18 PM  

Is that alien smoking a J?
2007-06-03 02:04:57 PM  
That was an extremely cool picture, by the way.
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