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May 20, 2003

Rain, Etc

Heavy rains are cutting into my ability to stay connected to the Internet through my satellite modem. Apparently it must be raining in space as well. Thereby, updates today may be sporadic if at all. Don't blame me, blame the position of this planet in an orbit that allows for liquid water.

Posted by john at May 20, 2003 10:50 AM

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Bill | May 20, 2003 12:00 PM

So many of our problems would be solved if not for that pesky orbit and the presence of water in three states.

Kafkaesquí | May 20, 2003 12:25 PM

Bill, you obviously forgot its even more wretched fourth state: on the brain.

Matthew Wierzbicki | May 20, 2003 12:48 PM

Hey now! Without water, there'd be huge, world wide scale problems! For example, how would I be able to make macaroni and cheese? Think of Kraft before making these silly wishes, man!

Brennan | May 20, 2003 01:05 PM

So you're willing to expose the entire world to the dangers of dihydrogen monoxide (http://www.dhmo.org/) just so that you can have your precious mac & cheese? Have you no shame?

Stephen A. Russell | May 20, 2003 01:42 PM

Actually, I believe that water is available in all 50 states.

Sue | May 20, 2003 02:00 PM

From the looks of it, there may be a shortage of water in Texas if we don't get some of it pouring out of the skies soon: http://www.cpc.ncep.noaa.gov/

If someone wants to send some rain in the direction of Houston, I'd be more than happy to take it. Especially if it keeps me from having to give up Kraft mac and cheese.

Matthew Wierzbicki | May 20, 2003 02:31 PM

Hmmm, well, it seems to me the big problem here seems to be water falling from the sky. So, the logical thing to do would just be to destroy the sun. No sun, no evaporating water, no rain. While we're at it, we may as well just get rid of the moon as well. I get a headache keeping track of all these high and low tide things.

Tripp | May 20, 2003 02:59 PM

I really don't understand the problem. I mean, John has an umbrella, right?

So prop it up over the dish and upload away.

Stephen A. Russell | May 20, 2003 03:37 PM

Since the beginning of time, mankind has yearned to destroy the sun!

Captain Button | May 20, 2003 04:45 PM

"Since the beginning of time, mankind has yearned to destroy the sun!"

I saw that movie!

Well, actually they were just blocking out the sun from the whole planet. Don't ask me to explain where the food came from, I didn't write it.

Highlander: The Quickening

or was it "The Sickening"?

Byron | May 20, 2003 09:48 PM

As we all know, Soylent Green is made from people. They just rounded up the sun-averse (goths, hackers, etc) and set up a breeding program. Problem solved.

Stephen A. Russell | May 21, 2003 08:46 AM

Actually, I have never seen that Highlander movie. My opinion is that when it comes to Highlander movies "There can be only One". I was thinking of Monty Burns.

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