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On Sat, 27 Sep 2003 14:29:25 GMT, "Jack Schidt®"
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>"levelwave" > wrote in message
>> Fudge wrote:
>> > Well, it sounds great, and works in the mathematical model. However,

>> > reality is that in the region where the time effects exist, the

>> > in gravity gradient across all regions becomes pronounced. Imagine how

>> > tides on Earth work, bulging out both towards and away from the moon due

>> > the decrease of the moon's gravity from the near to the far side of

>> > Now imagine that same mechanism raised by a thousand orders of magnitude
>> > near the event horizon of a black hole. The varying tidal forces would
>> > produce tons of strain on ships and people. Even small items like a

>> > would be twisted and stretched by severe tidal forces, leaving nothing

>> > our time travelers but a star-mangled spanner.

>> Yes of course, November 5 1955. That was the day I invented time
>> travel. I remember it vividly, I was standing on my toilet hanging a
>> clock. The porcelain was wet, I slipped, hit my head on the edge of the
>> sink and when I came to, I had a revelation, a vision, a picture in
>> head, a picture of this. This is what makes time travel possible, the
>> Flux Capacitor.
>> ~john!

>Sayyyy, looks like I came to the right place. If you don't mind could you
>deliver these pills to my buddy's girlfriend? Oh, it's not a big trip, back
>9 months or so would do.
>Jack Tardis

Hell with that! I've got a few REALLY good stock tips for us all.
And some ideas about the Belmont Stakes winner, as well.


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The rats come right up and peer into the pot.
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In article >,
Joan Ellis > wrote:
>In, on 28 Sep 2003 17:47:44 -0400,
(Mark Shaw) wrote about OT. Time Travel:
>>In article >,
(A.T. Hagan) wrote:
>>>On Sat, 27 Sep 2003 09:52:52 -0400, "Fudge" > wrote:
>>>>produce tons of strain on ships and people. Even small items like a wrench
>>>>would be twisted and stretched by severe tidal forces, leaving nothing of
>>>>our time travelers but a star-mangled spanner.
>>>OK, you got me on that one. Pretty good. I'm stealing it for use

>>It's already stolen. Asimov, I think. Or maybe Niven.

>Arthur C. Clarke. See

Right (head-slap). Neither Asimov nor Niven, not being Brits,
would likely use "spanner" to refer to a wrench.

ObCooking: Anyone have a pointer to a knife-sharpening service in
the north Dallas area? Thanks.

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