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    SPACE FORCE! (Said in a deep and resonant voiceover-type voice)

    I am not so sure that I am disappointed that the new uniforms are not the ones here:


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    They may actually be more useful than the actual uniforms recently unveiled:


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    Space is largely black. Perhaps there are plans to invade a planet that is very earthlike? I can think of no other good reason for camouflage such as this...
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    ^^^ At present the bulk of the Space Force is on terra firma.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rockerc View Post
    Space is largely black. Perhaps there are plans to invade a planet that is very earthlike? I can think of no other good reason for camouflage such as this...
    First thing that came to my mind when I saw this in the news the other day.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BlueCheesehead View Post
    ^^^ At present the bulk of the Space Force is on terra firma.
    Well no sh*t! Just who are they hiding from?

    And if the 'bulk' is on terra firma, where are the rest of 'em?
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    Quote Originally Posted by rockerc View Post
    Well no sh*t! Just who are they hiding from?

    And if the 'bulk' is on terra firma, where are the rest of 'em?
    They’re certainly not going to be hiding in black space covered in plant print.
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    Even old Darth V's all in black...


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    They're going to need that camo when they crash land on a mission and have to hide from all those damn dirty apes.
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    But I'll bet the grunts are relieved the didn't go with option 2:

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    “Space is largely black.”
    LMAO!
    Get a clue Rocker.
    Clothing color is a non issue.
    Wasting money to replace military clothing because some Star Wars fan in the Arizona Desert thinks these people will be floating around in open space needing black camo is laughable.

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    Opportunities for partisan driven humor considered, to speak derisively in general terms about the program shows a failure to grasp the reality of the current state of military development.

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    I thought we already had a Space Farce thread?
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    Quote Originally Posted by OzarkFathom View Post
    “Space is largely black.”
    LMAO!
    Get a clue Rocker.
    Clothing color is a non issue.
    Wasting money to replace military clothing because some Star Wars fan in the Arizona Desert thinks these people will be floating around in open space needing black camo is laughable.
    To be fair, the DOD lights millions of dollars on fire each and every day, and their Scorpion uniforms are one of the cheapest decisions the taxpayer should be concerned about.

    Personally, I was hoping for a purple jumpsuit. Something that Prince might’ve worn.

    Also, he was joking.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Cornfield View Post
    I thought we already had a Space Farce thread?
    Farce?
    Don’t think so.....
    Think elimination of satellite capability in today’s world.
    “The U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) this week made an extensive report public about military expansion in space, especially focusing on the increasing “weaponization of space” by China and Russia.”

    https://www.cnbc.com/2019/02/13/pent...ia-report.html

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    Quote Originally Posted by Le Duke View Post
    To be fair, the DOD lights millions of dollars on fire each and every day, and their Scorpion uniforms are one of the cheapest decisions the taxpayer should be concerned about.

    Personally, I was hoping for a purple jumpsuit. Something that Prince might’ve worn.

    Also, he was joking.


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    Read it again.
    There is an edit feature and sometimes people type at the same time.....

    Personally, I was hoping for a purple jumpsuit. Something that Prince might’ve worn.
    Erin Gray Trumps Prince when it comes to purple uniforms....

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    Bwahahaha, this is too perfect:

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    Actually this one started that way.....

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    Humor suspension is a strange disease...
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    Quote Originally Posted by rockerc View Post
    Humor suspension is a strange disease...
    Really?
    Oh, I see what you mean:
    Well no sh*t! Just who are they hiding from?

    And if the 'bulk' is on terra firma, where are the rest of 'em?
    Here, let me help you out as well......
    “Opportunities for partisan driven humor considered.....Laughable.....LMAO....”

    I thought folks realized military personnel wear camo as standard practice in many many situations not requiring it, and have for quite a long time.

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    Let's start from the beginning — literally, with the earliest days of space exploration. When the U.S. launched its first satellites, there was no NASA. Instead, the Army, the Air Force and even the Navy were all thinking about space. "The bottom line point is that the military has been involved in space activities since there were space activities," John Logsdon, a space historian at George Washington University, told Space.com. To reduce interbranch bickering, President Dwight D. Eisenhower established the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to oversee all military space work. [What Is the US Space Force?]

    But Eisenhower was also talked into creating a separate civilian agency — what became NASA. And if you've heard plenty about NASA's work, even its geopolitical Apollo program, but not so much about DARPA's, that's not surprising. "Well, in a sense it was on purpose, to have on one hand an open civilian agency doing things that the country could brag about, while at the same time on the other side you were doing national security things that you didn't talk about," Logsdon said. "NASA was a very effective way of shifting the attention to the civilian side."



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    Quote Originally Posted by OzarkFathom View Post
    Opportunities for partisan driven humor considered, to speak derisively in general terms about the program shows a failure to grasp the reality of the current state of military development.
    You mean the military we spend massively more on then any other country...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Picard View Post
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    It’s all too obvious this is just one more thing the Government has held secret from us. We now know the earth is flat but all those sphere like objects floating out in space there are oxygen rich and thriving in vegetation, which would explain the camo.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 93EXCivic View Post
    You mean the military we spend massively more on then any other country...
    Uh you might want to review your facts in a more realistic context.
    The true measure for the purpose of comparison would have to be based on percentage of GDP.
    Based upon that point of reality you are way off.
    And this is completely irrespective of the role the United States plays is the security of other nations.

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    Quote Originally Posted by OzarkFathom View Post
    Uh you might want to review your facts in a more realistic context.
    The true measure for the purpose of comparison would have to be based on percentage of GDP.
    Based upon that point of reality you are way off.
    And this is completely irrespective of the role the United States plays is the security of other nations.
    Who made us the world police? Maybe we could do something good with some of that money.



    We spend almost 3 times as much as the next closest country (China). 8 of the top 10 spending countries are out allies. We spend about $100,000,000,000 more then the next nine countries combined on defense. https://www.globalfirepower.com/defense-spending-budget.asp

    Think of all we could do with 100,000,000,000. Fixing the education system, fixing the homeless problems, any number of problems. And we would still be spend more then twice China on defense to fulfill our military jackoff fantasies.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 93EXCivic View Post
    You mean the military we spend massively more on then any other country...
    While the homeless scenario just keeps on growing??
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    I think grey might work....

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    Quote Originally Posted by jcd46 View Post
    While the homeless scenario just keeps on growing??
    ......Where the most is spent to alleviate it.......

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    Quote Originally Posted by Harryman View Post
    I think grey might work....

    We have a winner!
    End of discussion!
    I’m outta here!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Harryman View Post
    I think grey might work....

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    Imagine the budget for the multiverse!?!
    If the Meddle East is an example we'll have that space so confused it won't know a Wormhole from a Yellow Dwarf.

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    Quote Originally Posted by WHALENARD View Post
    Imagine the budget for the multiverse!?!
    If the Meddle East is an example we'll have that space so confused it won't know a Wormhole from a Yellow Dwarf.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 93EXCivic View Post
    Who made us the world police? Maybe we could do something good with some of that money.



    We spend almost 3 times as much as the next closest country (China). 8 of the top 10 spending countries are out allies. We spend about $100,000,000,000 more then the next nine countries combined on defense. https://www.globalfirepower.com/defense-spending-budget.asp

    Think of all we could do with 100,000,000,000. Fixing the education system, fixing the homeless problems, any number of problems. And we would still be spend more then twice China on defense to fulfill our military jackoff fantasies.
    Well, this was nothing like where I saw this thread going, but all good and valid points
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    OZ: ...And this is completely irrespective of the role the United States plays is the security of other nations. (sic)


    "...of the role the United States now plays in the exploitation other nations, and the propping up of its own military industrial complex"...

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    Quote Originally Posted by rockerc View Post
    Well, this was nothing like where I saw this thread going, but all good and valid points
    Soooo memes then.

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    Who made us the world police?
    Uh that would be Barbary Pirates, T.R., Woodrow Wilson, F.D.R.......
    Hitler and the Emperor of Japan had a hand in it as well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rockerc View Post
    Well, this was nothing like where I saw this thread going, but all good and valid points
    Living in a heavily defense spending based town, it makes me sick the waste that the defense industry has as far as money. One of the biggest things is they insist on using up all their budget every year or their budget will get slashed for the next year. So the group will basically blow their budget at the end of the year or tell contractors to work slow to use up the budget...
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    Can’t disagree with that.....

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    Quote Originally Posted by 93EXCivic View Post
    Living in a heavily defense spending based town, it makes me sick the waste that the defense industry has as far as money. One of the biggest things is they insist on using up all their budget every year or their budget will get slashed for the next year. So the group will basically blow their budget at the end of the year or tell contractors to work slow to use up the budget...
    Sickens me too... But hey! Now we have SPACE FORCE to waste a heap more cash on!!!
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    What I don't understand is why do people think the Space Force is going to space? Like what kind of stupid idea is that? Do those of you who think that really think that the space force is going to have entire formations of astronauts? The United States currently has no active space vehicle capable of taking humans to orbit, so how exactly is that going to be accomplished?

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    Quote Originally Posted by 93EXCivic View Post
    Think of all we could do with 100,000,000,000. Fixing the education system, fixing the homeless problems, any number of problems. And we would still be spend more then twice China on defense to fulfill our military jackoff fantasies.
    Where would the government even obtain the authority to "fixing the homeless problems"?

    The last I checked, while "promoting" the general welfare was one of the stated purposes for our national government, the nearby clause expects that the government will "provide for the common defen[s]e." Did those get swapped recently in some constitutional amendment or something?

    I agree with you about the principle of spending too much on national defense, but the suggestion that we should reallocate that money to something that the national government has no business doing at all is not the answer. I'd much rather they spend too much defending our borders than meddling in something they have no authority to be doing at all. The national government has precisely zero enumerated or implied powers to be doing anything about homeless people.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DIRTJUNKIE View Post
    Nothing a grey bag wouldn’t fix. Maybe two in case hers falls off.
    A BAG?!! And waste those LIPS? Waz' wrong 'wit 'choo, man?

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    Quote Originally Posted by twodownzero View Post
    Where would the government even obtain the authority to "fixing the homeless problems"?

    The last I checked, while "promoting" the general welfare was one of the stated purposes for our national government, the nearby clause expects that the government will "provide for the common defen[s]e." Did those get swapped recently in some constitutional amendment or something?

    I agree with you about the principle of spending too much on national defense, but the suggestion that we should reallocate that money to something that the national government has no business doing at all is not the answer. I'd much rather they spend too much defending our borders than meddling in something they have no authority to be doing at all. The national government has precisely zero enumerated or implied powers to be doing anything about homeless people.
    hmmm...

    verb
    gerund or present participle: promoting
    1.
    further the progress of (something, especially a cause, venture, or aim); support or actively encourage.
    "some regulation is still required to promote competition"
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    Seems they have a mandate to help the general welfare of joe public in all guises.

    And which part of 'defense' is projecting offense? Perhaps to protect that joe public, but it seems somewhat misinterpreted all too often... or even, always...

    Still, now we got SPACE FORCE to protect us!!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by twodownzero View Post
    What I don't understand is why do people think the Space Force is going to space? Like what kind of stupid idea is that? Do those of you who think that really think that the space force is going to have entire formations of astronauts? The United States currently has no active space vehicle capable of taking humans to orbit, so how exactly is that going to be accomplished?
    Well no sh*t sherlock! We need whole formations of astronauts!
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    Quote Originally Posted by rockerc View Post
    Well no sh*t sherlock! We need whole formations of astronauts!
    Read it again Rocker.

    We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America."

    Now clearly note the difference between “provide” and “promote”.

    The Preamble clearly contains no law.
    It introduces the law by setting down some basic principles and objectives agreed upon by the Founders.

    The poster you take issue with was clear in pointing that out.

    As for your next reply, well I’ll let that be completely yours to defend, explain, or leave as is.

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    The Founding Fathers also said that African Americans counted as 3/5th of a person so they clearly knew everything.

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    It definitely should be black and I think this number DJ is modelling is just smashing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by emu26 View Post
    It definitely should be black and I think this number DJ is modelling is just smashing.

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    WOW, DJ is looking HAWT! But the outfit needs a bow tie.

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    Lol!

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    Quote Originally Posted by jcd46 View Post
    While the homeless scenario just keeps on growing??
    Cannon fodder.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 93EXCivic View Post
    The Founding Fathers also said that African Americans counted as 3/5th of a person so they clearly knew everything.

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    That is a grossly fallacious argument.
    There is abundant record that refutes your assertion that the early tax/census legislation negates the Constitution.

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    Quote Originally Posted by OzarkFathom View Post
    That is a grossly fallacious argument.
    There is abundant record that refutes your assertion that the early tax/census legislation negates the Constitution.
    I am pointing out that times change perhaps laws should change too and that maybe the founding fathers were not the all knowing saints they are painted to be.

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    What law in the Constitution are you wanting to change relative to the argument concerning the homeless or providing for the common defense?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Radium View Post
    Cannon fodder.
    I have no idea what that means.
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    Quote Originally Posted by rockerc View Post
    I am not so sure that I am disappointed that the new uniforms are not the ones here:





    They may actually be more useful than the actual uniforms recently unveiled
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    Quote Originally Posted by OzarkFathom View Post
    Read it again Rocker.

    We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America."

    Now clearly note the difference between “provide” and “promote”.

    The Preamble clearly contains no law.
    It introduces the law by setting down some basic principles and objectives agreed upon by the Founders.

    The poster you take issue with was clear in pointing that out.

    As for your next reply, well I’ll let that be completely yours to defend, explain, or leave as is.
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    Quote Originally Posted by emu26 View Post
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    Now THIS is more what a real SPACE FORCE (said in a deep and resonant voiceover type voice) should look like. A little shiny black patent leather cap would top it off nicely
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    Quote Originally Posted by rockerc View Post
    Now THIS is more what a real SPACE FORCE (said in a deep and resonant voiceover type voice) should look like. A little shiny black patent leather cap would top it off nicely
    You just know that a group of men showing up dressed like that are going to force some space in a place the sun don't shine. Not that there is anything wrong with that.

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    if/when some of our hardware or some other country hardware re-enters and lands in some remote spot, you bet being outfitted with camo will speed up the logistics of a recovery operation. same for launching or setting up radar systems...no one in space force is going to space, but hardware/radar/eavesdropping/recovery will be in remote locations worldwide.
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    Quote Originally Posted by rockerc View Post
    You really are a hoot! Did you read what 2down0 posted?
    You obviously didn’t.

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    Quote Originally Posted by OzarkFathom View Post
    You obviously didn’t.
    Hmm, are we on a different planet from each other? If so, are you in camo or patent leather? The post I referenced had nothing to do with the Constitution that you referenced as being a part of the post I referenced, and neither should this thread...

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    Quote Originally Posted by emu26 View Post
    You just know that a group of men showing up dressed like that are going to force some space in a place the sun don't shine. Not that there is anything wrong with that.
    Is there an equivalent to Godwin's law that, as an online discussion grows longer, the probability of a comparison involving Uranus (instead of Hitler/Nazis) approaches 1?
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    It always ends up like this...
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    Quote Originally Posted by rockerc View Post
    The post I referenced had nothing to do with the Constitution that you referenced as being a part of the post I referenced, and neither should this thread...

    Hoot hoot
    You quoted him referencing the Constitution in post #46.
    I Detailed the Preamble that he used to draw distinction between “provide” and “promote”.

    Your response to all he pointed out about the Constitution was to argue the definition of “promote”. Then you stated that the reference, The Constitution, “mandates” promoting.

    Your “No Sh*t Sherlock” comment appeared in quote form as a simple matter of me hitting the reply with quote button, but my reply was clearly in reference to #46.

    As far as belonging in this thread, His was certainly a reasonable response to all of the discussion of how tax dollars should be spent, at least in a free discussion.

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    "The post I referenced had nothing to do with the Constitution that you referenced as being a part of the post I referenced, and neither should this thread..."

    I can underline too...

    so, camo or patent leather?
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    "The post I referenced had nothing to do with the Constitution that you referenced as being a part of the post I referenced, and neither should this thread..."

    I can underline too...

    so, camo or patent leather?
    If it isn't velour what really is the point?

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    Lmao.....had to do a double take, thought that was Abe Lincoln and George Michael......

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    Lmao.....had to do a double take, thought that was Abe Lincoln and George Michael......
    I thought of Abe too, but [email protected] George Michael!

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    I think the people that work with ICBM's could be in the Space Force.

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    Quote Originally Posted by John Kuhl View Post
    I think the people that work with ICBM's could be in the Space Force.
    Naw , that would be SMDC (Space and Missile Defense Command) est. 1997.

    Space Force is gonna be all about Satellite Warfare. (and not spaceship dogfights in outer space)
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    Funny how us humans take 'warfare' everywhere we go...
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    Funny how us humans take 'warfare' everywhere we go...
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    So this would be like the SDI and Star Wars which President Reagan did in the 80's?

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    Well, now I guess it's official!

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    Quote Originally Posted by rockerc View Post
    Well, now I guess it's official!

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    Sorry guys, this is about as sexy as it'll get:

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    Do you have to know how to operate a slide rule to be in space force?

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    Quote Originally Posted by azimiut View Post
    Do you have to know how to operate a slide rule to be in space force?
    I'd tell you, but then I'd have to kill myself.
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    Quote Originally Posted by azimiut View Post
    Do you have to know how to operate a slide rule to be in space force?
    Shitt! I knew I missed something important off my application!
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    Aw shucks! The other thread went pffft! so i guess it's time to try and save this one!

    I was about to add something humorous to the other one, but seems I am denied...

    A relevant quotable quote from Guess Who: ""It is not enough to merely have an American presence in space," T**** said. "We must have American dominance in space."

    Never too late to unleash the Space-Hounds of war tho

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    Quote Originally Posted by rockerc View Post
    Aw shucks! The other thread went pffft! so i guess it's time to try and save this one!

    I was about to add something humorous to the other one, but seems I am denied...


    Funny that, me too....
    The name “Space Force” reminds me of Gerry Andersen from my childhood.....

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    Quote Originally Posted by rockerc View Post
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    Quote Originally Posted by driver bob View Post
    TNA... and the usual politickling. I had no choice.
    Just tryin' ta keep the tongue in the cheek and a little humor on the boil...poking fun at the usual suspects is just fun...
    Those Space Dogs don't look like they can be trusted tho... the one on the right looks positively Russian.


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    SPACE FORCE! action heating up this week.

    Maybe we need to be painting our satellites black with tiny white dots (space camo)

    https://www.spacewar.com/reports/Rus..._says_999.html
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    Quote Originally Posted by net wurker View Post
    SPACE FORCE! action heating up this week.

    Maybe we need to be painting our satellites black with tiny white dots (space camo)

    https://www.spacewar.com/reports/Rus..._says_999.html

    Good god! There's a site that reports on "Your world at war"!!!??? "Space War" Sheesh! We dig our own graves constantly
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    Time for a reminder...


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    Last year, Krzysztof Stanek got a letter from one of his neighbors. The neighbor wanted to build a shed two feet taller than local regulations allowed, and the city required him to notify nearby residents. Neighbors, the notice said, could object to the construction. No one did, and the shed went up.

    Stanek, an astronomer at Ohio State University, told me this story not because he thinks other people will care about the specific construction codes of Columbus, Ohio, but rather because it reminds him of the network of satellites SpaceX is building in the space around Earth.

    “Somebody puts up a shed that might obstruct my view by a foot, I can protest,” Stanek said. “But somebody can launch thousands of satellites in the sky and there’s nothing I can do? As a citizen of Earth, I was like, Wait a minute.”

    Since last spring, SpaceX has launched into orbit dozens of small satellites—the beginnings of Starlink, a floating scaffold that the company’s founder, Elon Musk, hopes will someday provide high-speed internet to every part of the world.

    SpaceX sent a letter too, in a way. After filing for permission to build its constellation in space, federal regulators held the required comment period, open to the public, before the first satellites could launch.

    These satellites have turned out to be far more reflective than anyone, even SpaceX engineers, expected. Before Starlink, there were about 200 objects in orbit around Earth that could be seen with the unaided eye. In less than a year, SpaceX has added another 240. “These are brighter than probably 99 percent of existing objects in Earth orbit right now,” says Pat Seitzer, a professor emeritus at the University of Michigan who studies orbital debris.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Finch Platte View Post
    Sorry if this was posted already.

    Last year, Krzysztof Stanek got a letter from one of his neighbors. The neighbor wanted to build a shed two feet taller than local regulations allowed, and the city required him to notify nearby residents. Neighbors, the notice said, could object to the construction. No one did, and the shed went up.

    Stanek, an astronomer at Ohio State University, told me this story not because he thinks other people will care about the specific construction codes of Columbus, Ohio, but rather because it reminds him of the network of satellites SpaceX is building in the space around Earth.

    “Somebody puts up a shed that might obstruct my view by a foot, I can protest,” Stanek said. “But somebody can launch thousands of satellites in the sky and there’s nothing I can do? As a citizen of Earth, I was like, Wait a minute.”

    Since last spring, SpaceX has launched into orbit dozens of small satellites—the beginnings of Starlink, a floating scaffold that the company’s founder, Elon Musk, hopes will someday provide high-speed internet to every part of the world.

    SpaceX sent a letter too, in a way. After filing for permission to build its constellation in space, federal regulators held the required comment period, open to the public, before the first satellites could launch.

    These satellites have turned out to be far more reflective than anyone, even SpaceX engineers, expected. Before Starlink, there were about 200 objects in orbit around Earth that could be seen with the unaided eye. In less than a year, SpaceX has added another 240. “These are brighter than probably 99 percent of existing objects in Earth orbit right now,” says Pat Seitzer, a professor emeritus at the University of Michigan who studies orbital debris.


    More here: https://www.theatlantic.com/science/...ronomy/606169/
    I'm gonna get myself some dark pattern camo gear with NO insignia, hijack a little space fighter, and become a Space Rebel!!! Then I'll head up and take DOWN those pesky Muskellites
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    Quote Originally Posted by rockerc View Post
    I'm gonna get myself some dark pattern camo gear with NO insignia, hijack a little space fighter, and become a Space Rebel!!! Then I'll head up and take DOWN those pesky Muskellites
    Once you're up there, will you use photon torpedoes or phasers to take them down?

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    Quote Originally Posted by rockerc View Post
    I'm gonna get myself some dark pattern camo gear with NO insignia, hijack a little space fighter, and become a Space Rebel!!! Then I'll head up and take DOWN those pesky Muskellites
    Did your cereal this morning happen to have a little space ship hidden inside as today’s prize?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hawgzilla View Post
    Once you're up there, will you use photon torpedoes or phasers to take them down?
    If I told you Hawg, they'd all be ready for me! Duh!

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    Quote Originally Posted by DIRTJUNKIE View Post
    Did your cereal this morning happen to have a little space ship hidden inside as today’s prize?
    Hah! I need no such fripperies DJ, I have done a deal with the Rock n' Roll Hall of Future Fame, and taken an extended loan of old Hotblack Desiato's funky off-black death fighter...


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    Quote Originally Posted by Radium View Post
    It's better to fight 'em up there than to fight 'em down here!
    Too true! Not too much 'fighting' involved up there tho, I'm just a dark stain against a star-free background... they never see me comin'!

    Oh yeah, almost forgot! With my dark camo I am truly stealth
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    Quote Originally Posted by Finch Platte View Post
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    Last year, Krzysztof Stanek got a letter from one of his neighbors. The neighbor wanted to build a shed two feet taller than local regulations allowed, and the city required him to notify nearby residents. Neighbors, the notice said, could object to the construction. No one did, and the shed went up.

    Stanek, an astronomer at Ohio State University, told me this story not because he thinks other people will care about the specific construction codes of Columbus, Ohio, but rather because it reminds him of the network of satellites SpaceX is building in the space around Earth.

    “Somebody puts up a shed that might obstruct my view by a foot, I can protest,” Stanek said. “But somebody can launch thousands of satellites in the sky and there’s nothing I can do? As a citizen of Earth, I was like, Wait a minute.”

    Since last spring, SpaceX has launched into orbit dozens of small satellites—the beginnings of Starlink, a floating scaffold that the company’s founder, Elon Musk, hopes will someday provide high-speed internet to every part of the world.

    SpaceX sent a letter too, in a way. After filing for permission to build its constellation in space, federal regulators held the required comment period, open to the public, before the first satellites could launch.

    These satellites have turned out to be far more reflective than anyone, even SpaceX engineers, expected. Before Starlink, there were about 200 objects in orbit around Earth that could be seen with the unaided eye. In less than a year, SpaceX has added another 240. “These are brighter than probably 99 percent of existing objects in Earth orbit right now,” says Pat Seitzer, a professor emeritus at the University of Michigan who studies orbital debris.


    More here: https://www.theatlantic.com/science/...ronomy/606169/
    Have you seen any of these yet? easily seen with the naked eye, they're pretty freaky.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Harryman View Post
    Have you seen any of these yet? easily seen with the naked eye, they're pretty freaky.
    Not for much longer!!! Hahahaha!
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    Lewis Hamilton was trying to get in on the space outfit at the recent awards ceremony sporting this nice turtle neck and "space suit" (it really shins on TV)

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    Quote Originally Posted by emu26 View Post
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    That'll never work, I can see him quite clearly against that space background...
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    But it is so reflective it repels the lasers

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    Quote Originally Posted by emu26 View Post
    But it is so reflective it repels the lasers
    Oh! We're WAAAY beyond lasers old chap
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    Quote Originally Posted by Harryman View Post
    Have you seen any of these yet? easily seen with the naked eye, they're pretty freaky.
    Saw them a few weeks ago. was pretty cool. very easily seen at dawn.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Harryman View Post
    It always ends up like this...
    The tree in the background has a dangling dong. :0

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    Quote Originally Posted by emu26 View Post
    But it is so reflective it repels the losers
    Man, I need one of them, stat.

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    Quote Originally Posted by azimiut View Post


    I bet I could whip up a storm on the moon with a space force leaf blower!
    Just call me Ray

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    Quote Originally Posted by Radium View Post
    I bet I could whip up a storm on the moon with a space force leaf blower!
    But you gotta make sure you use an approved Standard Issue Space Force Leaf Blower, with camo pattern suitable for (Irish) moon surfaces:

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    AND you must be wearing the approved Standard Issue Space Force Leaf Blowing suit:

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