The future of the space program

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Postby Ceronomus » Wed Oct 05, 2005 2:43 pm

David Loftus wrote:I also had a "Matchbox" style Batmobile made by some other toy manufacturer.

Most likely from toy manufacturer "Corgi", the same folks that made the 007 car. They made a few different batmobiles, I think I might even still have the matchbox-sized one.

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Postby David Loftus » Wed Oct 05, 2005 3:12 pm

That sounds about right. I had never seen a Corgi dog then, and nowadays, when there are a lot more of them on the streets where I live, I still think of tiny cars when I see one.
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Postby Ezra Lb. » Wed Oct 19, 2005 2:07 pm

My friends please go to ... ageID=1790

and be amazed.

Why spend untold quintillions of dollars to send astronauts to Saturn when our marvelous machines can take us ALL there by extension of our eyes and brains?
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