[2012-May-23] God has bad timing

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Re: God has bad timing

Postby DonRetrasado » Thu May 24, 2012 8:16 pm

Sandwiches wrote:Oh christ, imagine a traveller starship, how tacky would that be?

The uniform is a mismatched tracksuit.
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Re: God has bad timing

Postby Sandwiches » Thu May 24, 2012 8:29 pm

"Fire the starboard lasers" - a garish stream of clashing colours emerges from the side of the ship. The Cromulons all die of embarrassment.
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Re: God has bad timing

Postby Lethal Interjection » Fri May 25, 2012 2:08 am

DonRetrasado wrote:'least there are no fuckin' gippos or pikeys right guys??

They're starships, not caravans.
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Re: God has bad timing

Postby Jewlian » Fri May 25, 2012 3:49 pm

Sandwiches wrote:Well there are never any aborigines on these starships.

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smiley_cow wrote:Good job ChaoticBrain, you found a small handful of black people from predominately white shows. Consider racism solved.

Speaking of racism that Mary sure is white for a Hebrew woman from the middle east in Roman times.


What percentage of US population would you say is black?
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Re: God has bad timing

Postby GUTCHUCKER » Fri May 25, 2012 4:07 pm

Jewlian wrote:What percentage of US population would you say is black?

Did you mean people or negros?
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Re: [2012-May-23] God has bad timing

Postby Sandwiches » Fri May 25, 2012 4:22 pm

These starships, there are no otherkin on them. I want to see a dragonman on a starship.
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Re: God has bad timing

Postby smiley_cow » Fri May 25, 2012 6:43 pm

Jewlian wrote:
Sandwiches wrote:Well there are never any aborigines on these starships.

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smiley_cow wrote:Good job ChaoticBrain, you found a small handful of black people from predominately white shows. Consider racism solved.

Speaking of racism that Mary sure is white for a Hebrew woman from the middle east in Roman times.


What percentage of US population would you say is black?


Correct me if I'm wrong, but doesn't 'Aborigne' usually refer to the indigenous peoples of Australia? I know it can be used more broadly, I just never hear it used more broadly.

Also what's with the American-centric outlook? These spaceships are usually manned by people from all over the world, and white people are only about 20% of the global population.
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Re: God has bad timing

Postby DonRetrasado » Sat May 26, 2012 2:17 am

smiley_cow wrote:Also what's with the American-centric outlook? These spaceships are usually manned by people from all over the world, and white people are only about 20% of the global population.

No, that can't be right, I feel more important than that...
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Re: [2012-May-23] God has bad timing

Postby smiley_cow » Sat May 26, 2012 2:30 am

Um...I don't think google would lie to me.
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Re: [2012-May-23] God has bad timing

Postby GUTCHUCKER » Sat May 26, 2012 2:49 am

That would decrease their credibility, and therefore their power!
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Re: [2012-May-23] God has bad timing

Postby Kimra » Sat May 26, 2012 5:54 am

What's the percentage of white people who speak English? Since all these characters speak English it's safe to assume they have come from a certain demographic, say America perhaps?

Also... Pitch Black had an aboriginie on the shit* ship. He died quickly, but he was there.

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Re: [2012-May-23] God has bad timing

Postby DonRetrasado » Sat May 26, 2012 6:07 am

Considering that English is an official language in 54 countries, including India, Pakistan, South Africa, Nigeria and the Philippines, and almost every former British colony, I'd say that a fair chunk of English speakers are non-white. And then you have to remember that English is one of the languages with the most (if not the most) second-language speakers in the world.

Star Trek, as an example, is set in a universe where Earth is no longer divided in terms of nations, so it'd be pretty weird to have every federation officer from Earth be an American. In the first place Captain Picard was French, hence the British accent.
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Re: [2012-May-23] God has bad timing

Postby Kimra » Sat May 26, 2012 11:03 am

Why he no french accent? 0.o
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Re: [2012-May-23] God has bad timing

Postby Sandwiches » Sat May 26, 2012 11:27 am

In the future everyone in europe will be british, we are such a dynamic and growing country it can only be right that we share this prosperity with the whole continent.
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Re: [2012-May-23] God has bad timing

Postby smiley_cow » Sat May 26, 2012 1:14 pm

Kimra wrote:Why he no french accent? 0.o


I always assumed that at some point between now and the 24th century England invaded France.
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