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    I don't care if you celebrate Christmas, Hannuka, Eid (when is the next one btw?) or your own special gift giving day just for the heck of it, I am curious to know what is on the wish list of us grown up brainiacs (or brainiac wannabes). I don't care if you don't even think about gifts at all, do it for the sake of this thread.



    Now don't give me sappy philosophical things. We all know everyone wants world peace, diseases cured and loved one's lost too soon returned to us. I am not looking for deep emotional posts here. Let's allow ourselves to be selfish and materialistic for a moment. It won't kill us, because we likely wont get what we want anyway so its all just in fun. If what you want can be purchased from a commercial outlet of some kind then it qualifies to be on the list.

    one last restriction. Don't list things you NEED. A new car because the one you have is a POS is boring. Think....toys. Not xxx toys... that's for some other forum that is not this one. Let your inner child speak up.


    If you could have any 3 things you want this holiday season, cost is no restriction, what would they be? and why?


    Crap, now i can't think of anything I want that doesn't fall under one of my restrictions. I'll get back to you after I do some serious googling.


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    A "New" truck:


    And one of these, as well:


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    Why? well the answer is the same for each.... just look at them, all perfect mixtures of beauty and function. What more can you ask for?
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    I couldn't do this because of my weak hands and feet, but it'd be great for my husband, nephew, just about anyone else in the family.

    Drive a steam train. http://www.arhs-qld.org.au/driver-fo...eam-locomotive
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    For free electricity when the wind blows.



    For when the wind stops and the sun is out to create electricity for free.


    For the enjoyment of it .
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    That expensive looking windmill and the installation and expensive looking large panels don't look very free, to me...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Neverfly View Post
    That expensive looking windmill and the installation and expensive looking large panels don't look very free, to me...
    They would be free to him if he got them as gifts for the holidays. Those would be gifts that keep on giving.
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    Well I can think of lots of non materialistic things I would choose first but if we are just talking toys
    then probarbly no.1 would the Amer 72 concept boat, custom built. Why? because it's bigger
    and nicer than actual boats I'm looking at.

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    No.2 In the toy department would probarbly be the new Aston Martin Vanquish, again because it's
    much nicer than my car, even if a little impractical.



    No.3 Would probarbly be a nice apartment as a holiday home in a building like this in Barcelona, why? because it is one
    of the world's most beautiful cities and I'd enjoy spending time there.

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    As you say that money is no object, I would be really interested in a lovely barn/living quarters attached.





    Horse Barn Plans With Living Quarters -5 Stalls - 3 Bedrooms Design


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    That house plan rocks... only I'd go another way. Instead of stalls- Garage bays.
    As bays are bigger than stalls- no problem. The house would need to be bigger anyway since between the two of us, we have five kids. So it balances out.
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    I do not keep the holy days
    I do not celebrate mercantile extravaganza
    I doubt that I own a single thing that cannot be clasified within the set "tools"
    .........
    That being said
    the alternate energy stuff is sooooooooooo tempting
    but
    looks like a lot of installation and maintenance effort and time
    ..........
    an affordable diesel electric truck with a driving motor on each wheel (each motor controllable by me and/or automatically(traction control), so I could run on one, 2, or 4 motors at a time), regenerative braking, and a pan of batteries slung where the transmission, transfer case, and exhaust stuff is now, and the ability to over-ride the sensors, and run the batteries down as I was heading for home.-----------------couple that with the wind and solar----------(greed is ............so ecologically friendly...)

    wowie zowie
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    i want it
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    oh - i thought this was going to be a list of places you wish to go on holiday to
    never mind me then ...
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    What do I want for Christmas? The usual...high-end hookers, blow and a bottle of scotch old enough to buy it's own bottle of scotch.

    Seriously: What I really want for Christmas, is when my sister's kids come for a visit, that we have peace and harmony, and lots of good bonding...and me and her 11 year old boy get to do a fun project using non-dangerous power tools.
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    Quote Originally Posted by scheherazade View Post
    As you say that money is no object, I would be really interested in a lovely barn/living quarters attached.





    Horse Barn Plans With Living Quarters -5 Stalls - 3 Bedrooms Design


    I love that. Shows the horses that you see yourself as one of them, or them as one of us. You become the leader of the herd or at least a highly respected honorary member. You can tell I grew up watching things like Grizzly Adams and Dr. Doolittle and Tarzan huh.
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    Quote Originally Posted by marnixR View Post
    oh - i thought this was going to be a list of places you wish to go on holiday to
    never mind me then ...
    Trips are purchasable. Go for it, where would you like to go?
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    For adelady, so she can get back to doing whatever she wants without her hands holding her back.


    PhD student Peter Abolfathi of the Quadriplegic Hand Research Unit at Royal North Shore Hospital has designed a glove embedded with artificial muscles that can give movement back to people with paralysed hands.
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    I might be looking at something like that in a few years.

    (The condition is progressive and degenerative so you finish up with little to no muscle in the hands. Extremely odd appearance - you just don't know how much muscle is actually in your hands until you see what happens when it's not there. And you never know how fast/slow it's likely to be in your own case if it's not one of the really severe versions.)
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    Quote Originally Posted by seagypsy View Post
    I don't care if you celebrate Christmas, Hannuka, Eid (when is the next one btw?) or your own special gift giving day just for the heck of it, I am curious to know what is on the wish list of us grown up brainiacs (or brainiac wannabes).
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    Originally posted by seagypsy:
    Now don't give me sappy philosophical things. We all know everyone wants world peace, diseases cured and loved one's lost too soon returned to us. I am not looking for deep emotional posts here. Let's allow ourselves to be selfish and materialistic for a moment. It won't kill us, because we likely wont get what we want anyway so its all just in fun. If what you want can be purchased from a commercial outlet of some kind then it qualifies to be on the list.

    one last restriction. Don't list things you NEED. A new car because the one you have is a POS is boring. Think....toys. Not xxx toys... that's for some other forum that is not this one. Let your inner child speak up.


    If you could have any 3 things you want this holiday season, cost is no restriction, what would they be? and why?

    The above is a Reset, from the OP.
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    Originally posted by question for you:
    9, If it wasn't for the side track which Neverfly and I took, then this thread hasn't had a comment since what, 36 hrs ago? Whats the harm in a related side track? It happens in every other thread.
    Perhaps the reason that there has been no other comment is that other posters beside myself do not care to step in something 'nasty'.

    In any case, the damage has been done and even with cleanup by moderators, the 'feel' of the thread has been lost. Some sidetracks add to a topic while others detract. This was a fairly civilized altercation compared to many I have witnessed on forums but the effect is still the same.

    It drives posters away.

    Perhaps you should start a thread on the commercialization of Christmas? It may well be a topic of interest.
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    Quote Originally Posted by scheherazade View Post
    Perhaps the reason that there has been no other comment is that other posters beside myself do not care to step in something 'nasty'.
    I wear thick soled steel toed combat boots- daily, since it's the only pair of footwear I own.
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    the 'feel' of the thread has been lost.
    The point missed as to why it was probably removed.
    The thread was intended to cheer people up- not be serious and think about the fun stuff that doesn't matter.
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    Back to my barn with living quarter search, this one is a sweet looking design with the rock finish:



    The Rainier Barn House Kit

    1,404 square feet
    36' x 24' barn house
    $52,947
    This quaint, timber frame barn house has 1,404 square feet of cabin personality. This cozy house is a perfect idea for a mountain escape or guest house. The Rainier Barn House Home is an ideal home for anyone -- from those who are just starting out, to empty nesters sizing down.

    Includes:

    • All standard features
    • 1 bedroom
    • 2 Bathroom
    • Sleeping loft
    • Four 4'-0" gable roof dormers


    That is a price for the basic materials which come as a kit, all windows, doors and fixtures to be supplied by the customer. Actual cost with transportation to site, site preparation, construction and finishing would be closer to $125,000 based on my own previous building experience of our log home (24 x 28, 2 floors) and a music studio (20 x 24).

    Why not build again you ask? Hey, this is just Christmas 'wishing'.
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    Hey seagypsy,

    I have no idea what may have transpired to make you change your avatar but in my opinion, you could be liable for 'false advertising'. I expect that someone brushed your fur the wrong way or opened their mouth to change feet. It has been known to happen.

    I sincerely hope that you are soon feeling restored to balance and are able to come back and 'play' with us. I could use some help looking for horse barns with living quarters, as there are so many to admire and select from.
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    That design is very similar to one my adopted dad (Long story, I've been adopted three times in my life, and that one was when I was 25...) had built for his daughter as a wedding gift (I was not the groom).
    He had chosen a basic barn with a loft design, which he had built. We then got to work on the inside and out, finishing it into a house, the upper loft was the sleeping area, below was the living room, kitchen and bath. It was a beautiful cabin. All wood and all rustic.
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    Question For You,

    I could surely use all the energy you have been expending in preparing a site for my new barn.

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    Disclaimer: I do not declare myself to be an expert on ANY subject. If I state something as fact that is obviously wrong, please don't hesitate to correct me. I welcome such corrections in an attempt to be as truthful and accurate as possible.

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    Quote Originally Posted by scheherazade View Post
    Originally posted by question for you:
    9, If it wasn't for the side track which Neverfly and I took, then this thread hasn't had a comment since what, 36 hrs ago? Whats the harm in a related side track? It happens in every other thread.
    Perhaps the reason that there has been no other comment is that other posters beside myself do not care to step in something 'nasty'.

    In any case, the damage has been done and even with cleanup by moderators, the 'feel' of the thread has been lost. Some sidetracks add to a topic while others detract. This was a fairly civilized altercation compared to many I have witnessed on forums but the effect is still the same.

    It drives posters away.

    Perhaps you should start a thread on the commercialization of Christmas? It may well be a topic of interest.
    Yes indeed but I didn't realise there was anything very nasty about it.

    I made a comment about not being into the materialistic aspect of christmas which is being promoted by this thread... if that takes away the feel of the thread... well, I never much liked the feel of it in the first place, which is why I posted.

    It was contenscious, it was possibly provocative... but this is a science forum rather than a nice place to have a warm chat with friends, is my interpretation of the reality.

    Not that I think there is anything wrong with people having nice chats on here.

    My apologies to you and others who decided not to post because they percieved a nasty conversation to be in effect, sincerely.
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    Quote Originally Posted by scheherazade View Post
    Question For You,

    I could surely use all the energy you have been expending in preparing a site for my new barn.

    Regards,

    Schez
    I know I probably give off the impression that I am only suitable for manual labour, but i'd much rather help you with the architecture and design rather than the groundworks!

    Just kidding, can I drive the digger?

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    Yes...let's get back to asking Santa for completely impractical, overpriced cars! :



    Just look at that bad boy...can drop panties at a range of over 1km!
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    Quote Originally Posted by question for you View Post
    My apologies to you and others who decided not to post because they percieved a nasty conversation to be in effect, sincerely.
    Good enough, now grab a shovel and get back to work, helping me level that barn site.

    As a note of interest, because of permafrost lenses on this property, it was recommended that heavy machinery NOT be used in site preparation after we had a 966 Loader get stuck here in June while making the attempt at our first choice to build on. My first hubby and I cleared this foundation site with a spade and a wheelbarrow, 24 x 28 with a rise of 16 inches from front to back on the long side.

    Now that was some serious 'sweat equity'.
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    I just had to post this. Too bad it wasn't just a tad larger.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MacGyver1968 View Post
    Yes...let's get back to asking Santa for completely impractical, overpriced cars! :

    Just look at that bad boy...can drop panties at a range of over 1km!
    Naw...

    What you want is this baby right here:
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    Dropping tools after a long day has a reward that cannot be fathomed- a Project, to form a dream and make it happen.
    And when its' done, you enjoy the product- all the panties in the world can take a hike:
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    Quote Originally Posted by scheherazade View Post
    now grab a shovel and get back to work, helping me level that barn site.

    As a note of interest, because of permafrost lenses on this property, it was recommended that heavy machinery NOT be used in site preparation after we had a 966 Loader get stuck here in June while making the attempt at our first choice to build on. My first hubby and I cleared this foundation site with a spade and a wheelbarrow, 24 x 28 with a rise of 16 inches from front to back on the long side.

    Now that was some serious 'sweat equity'.
    Not even a mini digger with inflatable tracks?... Hmm if only we had a grasp of anti gravitation technology!

    Right, i'll grab the shovel and get this site flatter than a bowls green.
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    I'm pretty impressed, Sche....working a shovel is back breaking work. BTW...my garden beds need a little tending too...care to drive down and give them a spade?
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    Quote Originally Posted by MacGyver1968 View Post
    I'm pretty impressed, Sche....working a shovel is back breaking work. BTW...my garden beds need a little tending too...care to drive down and give them a spade?
    You could take a study from me. I use recycled chest freezers as raised beds. They are the perfect height and only require hand tools to tend each year.

    The music studio is sited where the 966 loader got stuck. Over the years, and with the overburden removed and the climate moderating somewhat, the site was suitable for the smaller building. We had originally planned a basement for the main house but had to give up on that idea. For the studio, we dug a trench footing and filled it with washed gravel, all carefully done with shovel and wheelbarrow for the trenching and buckets for the gravel.

    I am much stronger that I look, lol...my stature being 5'7 1/2" and weight at 151 lbs.

    On second thought, I really don't need living quarters attached to the barn considering I live in a wonderful two story log home with gambrel roof presently. It would be nice to have a horse barn though, as I presently have just a small one horse barn and run-in shelters for the rest of them. Now I am off to look at simple small barns which might actually be doable, not just a 'wish'.

    Less shoveling for QFY as well.
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    Here's a nice little horse barn, and the complete blueprint is FREE, compliments of Canada Farm Building Plan Service. I just printed it off and it is very comprehensive.

    Santa....Oh, Santa....think you can fit this in your magic sleigh? Perhaps just lend me the elves for a while to construct it after the holidays, summer being your slow season and all...



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    Quote Originally Posted by scheherazade View Post
    Back to my barn with living quarter search, this one is a sweet looking design with the rock finish:



    The Rainier Barn House Kit

    1,404 square feet
    36' x 24' barn house
    $52,947
    This quaint, timber frame barn house has 1,404 square feet of cabin personality. This cozy house is a perfect idea for a mountain escape or guest house. The Rainier Barn House Home is an ideal home for anyone -- from those who are just starting out, to empty nesters sizing down.

    Includes:

    • All standard features
    • 1 bedroom
    • 2 Bathroom
    • Sleeping loft
    • Four 4'-0" gable roof dormers


    That is a price for the basic materials which come as a kit, all windows, doors and fixtures to be supplied by the customer. Actual cost with transportation to site, site preparation, construction and finishing would be closer to $125,000 based on my own previous building experience of our log home (24 x 28, 2 floors) and a music studio (20 x 24).

    Why not build again you ask? Hey, this is just Christmas 'wishing'.
    By heck you have cheap building costs.
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    Hey Mac how's this puppy grab ya.

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    Family insists on getting me stuff, so I sent them this list:

    Books: (I own the Great Books of the Western World, so I don't really need to ask for those)

    Foundation (series) by Issac Asimov

    Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card

    Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep by Philip K. Dick

    Last and First Men by Olaf Stapedon

    The Saga of the Gray Death Legion by William H. Keith
    1. Decision at Thunder Rift
    2. Mercenary's Star
    3. The Price of Glory

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    Neuromancer by William Gibson

    The Man Who Was Thursday by G. K. Chesterton (hardback)

    A number of Chinese classics, but at this point I haven't found a reliable publisher which is faithful to the original classical language, without commentary. (soon!)

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    I'd put a new pair of black tanker boots on the list, but it would fall under the category of replacing ruined ones. I took them out in some seriously dry heat a year and a half ago without taking good care of them previously, and they're all cracked up now.

    That's about it for me. I don't really have the time or care for the garbage I've already got, and I'm kind of with sculpter, in that most of the possessions I do have are tools. The one's that aren't either fall into the category of austere luxury (tea, chess boards, musical intruments), or forgotten. And, I too prefer to not celebrate religious or capitalist events. New year, and important agricultural dates maybe, though the later isn't really built into my tradition, but faintly.
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    That puppy looks cool, but after the first "neat" impression I started thinking about a ten year headache of door hinge problems that would make the old AMC pacer look reliable.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Chrisgorlitz View Post
    Hey Mac how's this puppy grab ya.


    OMG....that is sex on wheels. Who makes that?
    Fixin' shit that ain't broke.
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    What do I want for Christmas?....to use my carpentry skills to build Sche a barn for her horses. Swear to god...that would make me happier than owning an F-12 Bernetta....OK..and I want peace and harmony with my sister and her kids, ...that sounds reasonable. Come on Santa!
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    Quote Originally Posted by MacGyver1968 View Post
    Who makes that?
    Look at the picture. Then look lower right corner of said picture.

    Facepalm and apologize.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MacGyver1968 View Post


    OMG....that is sex on wheels. Who makes that?
    Ferrari designed it, don't know if they'll put into production or not yet but it's pretty cool, it's called the Xezri.

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    Wow...that's awesome.
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    I just had to post this. Too bad it wasn't just a tad larger.

    Those are the weirdest damn reindeer I ever saw.
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    Quote Originally Posted by John Galt View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by scheherazade View Post
    I just had to post this. Too bad it wasn't just a tad larger.

    Those are the weirdest damn reindeer I ever saw.
    You see weirder in certain Dallas clubs around this time of year.
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    And I'd like to imagine that the tank seen on the running board is for the NOS.
    Speaking badly about people after they are gone and jumping on the bash the band wagon must do very well for a low self-esteem.
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    I'm thinking that it would be an absolute blast to check out this sport on a Christmas vacation...

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    This was an awesome find that Neverfly came across. He presented it here
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    Quote Originally Posted by MacGyver1968 View Post
    Wow...that's awesome.
    ha... I didn't see that coming...
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    Ok this one's just made the top of my materialistic wish list:

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ascended View Post
    Ok this one's just made the top of my materialistic wish list:
    I have decided that if I ever win the lottery I am going to have a sailing ship built like those of 18th century.

    Then I'm gonna get me some authentic 18th century pirate clothes and become a pirate. Gonna raid cruise ships in such a way that the passengers think it's some kind of show put on to entertain them. And they wont realize it was real until we have sailed into the green flash.... aaarrrgh!!!

    (and I'm gonna look dead sexy while doin it too )
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ascended View Post
    Ok this one's just made the top of my materialistic wish list:

    You may have to buy a refinery to keep it in fuel. What does it go through at average cruising speed in an hour?
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    LOL, I think the OP just hijacked her own thread.
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    Quote Originally Posted by scheherazade View Post
    LOL, I think the OP just hijacked her own thread.
    Oh so I did lol. Well in that case, I'll add to my wish list, a winning lottery ticket.
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    Quote Originally Posted by scheherazade View Post
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    Ok this one's just made the top of my materialistic wish list:

    You may have to buy a refinery to keep it in fuel. What does it go through at average cruising speed in an hour?
    Hey you're probarbly not wrong there, about 200 - 250 litres per hour at cruising speeds, more if giving it the beans. I would want something more economical that's for sure.
    They make an even bigger version that burn up 800 litres an hour! Reminds of the fuel tanker in the Costner film waterworld, might need to have one following you for refuel's.
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    I want a base on Mars and supreme authority over who is allowed to colonize the red planet with me.

    Probably not going to be my stocking stuffer this year.
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