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Old 08-04-2019, 10:26 PM   #11
Mysterious Dark Lord v3.2
 
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Default Re: Real-Life Weirdness

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Originally Posted by Dr. Beckenstein View Post
What a time to be alive.

A man crossed the English Channel today. On a hover board.

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-49225001

During the flight, the man (with the very player-character-like name Franky Zapata) carried a backpack with 40l+ kerosene. Which burns pretty well.

So - early TL 9 or a superhero - parallel?
Hmph. He didn't make it without stopping - he had to stop halfway to refuel.

Once someone makes it on a hoverboard without refueling so the French Foreign Legion can swarm over the White Cliffs of Dover, then we can consider it a terrifying accomplishment and a prelude to war.
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