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73. Why am i reminded of the whale falling through space in The Hitchhikers Guide?
Edited on Thu Mar-19-09 03:29 PM by stlsaxman
What could have been going through that bats mind?

"Damn- that's LOUD! hey just a second here.... where we going?!?!? heheheh- wheeeeeeee!!!!!!"
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  -Bat Hitches Ride to Space on Shuttle Discovery WriteDown  Mar-18-09 04:10 PM   #0 
  - In spite of all the horrible things that happen every minute in this world  Coventina   Mar-18-09 04:14 PM   #1 
  - My reaction as well, although in the back of my mind...  Frustratedlady   Mar-18-09 04:39 PM   #3 
  - exactly. poor little baby. Flying free and well in the summerlands  roguevalley   Mar-18-09 05:06 PM   #10 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Mar-18-09 05:28 PM   #17 
  - Whats the difference if it died shooting into space or been eaten by an owl or hawk?  davepc   Mar-18-09 07:20 PM   #28 
     - I was making a general comment about the suffering of all creatures.  Coventina   Mar-18-09 07:25 PM   #29 
     - Difference is a bat shooting into space hasn't fed anything.  bitchkitty   Mar-19-09 08:55 AM   #40 
     - It seems to have fed the DU hunger  Schema Thing   Mar-19-09 09:32 AM   #43 
        - LOL n/t  bitchkitty   Mar-19-09 09:51 AM   #44 
     - Because Those Would Have Been Natural Deaths  NashVegas   Mar-19-09 10:25 AM   #46 
        - Yeah, like totaly man. Far out.  davepc   Mar-19-09 11:10 AM   #52 
  - This is sad.  Boudica the Lyoness   Mar-18-09 04:37 PM   #2 
  - sup?  Agent William    Mar-19-09 01:36 AM   #35 
  - On the bright side, there's still no vampires aboard the ISS  DS1   Mar-18-09 04:42 PM   #4 
  - Are you sure? Have you checked astronaut teeth recently?  tomreedtoon   Mar-18-09 05:26 PM   #15 
  - Couldn't one of these brilliant PhD's found a way to remove  JanMichael   Mar-18-09 04:50 PM   #5 
  - I had the same question. How hard could it have been?  Coventina   Mar-18-09 04:59 PM   #6 
  - What, exactly, would you have them do?  lapfog_1   Mar-18-09 05:01 PM   #8 
     - If it was such a danger, why didn't they remove it before take-off?  Coventina   Mar-18-09 05:06 PM   #9 
     - My question as well.  merh   Mar-18-09 05:15 PM   #12 
     - True, little known fact...  lapfog_1   Mar-19-09 01:10 PM   #61 
        - I truly can't believe they took the risk  merh   Mar-19-09 03:00 PM   #69 
           - Nasa has always been about public image...  lapfog_1   Mar-19-09 06:00 PM   #75 
              - I understand the shuttle missions and why  merh   Mar-19-09 06:15 PM   #76 
                 - I think I said this in another reply  lapfog_1   Mar-19-09 06:29 PM   #77 
     - How, exactly, would you remove it?  lapfog_1   Mar-18-09 05:19 PM   #14 
     - Well, since you indicated that the whole thing could have blown up  Coventina   Mar-18-09 07:20 PM   #27 
        - see my post #56 n/t  NMDemDist2   Mar-19-09 11:19 AM   #54 
     - Good lord, people!  AlbertCat   Mar-18-09 06:29 PM   #22 
        - We Can Send a Man to the Moon But We Can't Make a Broom With a Long Enough Handle  NashVegas   Mar-19-09 12:45 PM   #59 
     - No telling how long it held on  Tommy_J   Mar-19-09 10:34 AM   #48 
     - a free tailed bat is no bigger than your thumb and weighs the same as a nickel coin  NMDemDist2   Mar-19-09 11:18 AM   #53 
        - Yeah, no more so than a feather weight bit of  lapfog_1   Mar-19-09 01:00 PM   #60 
           - The foam chunk weighed thousands of times more than the bat (nt)  Posteritatis   Mar-19-09 06:40 PM   #78 
  - THIS IS WHAT FOX DEEMS NEWS???  Fearless   Mar-18-09 05:00 PM   #7 
  - Hey, there's folks in this thread all outraged at NASA over it too  Posteritatis   Mar-18-09 06:26 PM   #21 
     - Hmm... The economy is crap... Unemployment is rising... Don't let a bat die...  Fearless   Mar-18-09 07:05 PM   #25 
        - Aren't priorities awesome? (nt)  Posteritatis   Mar-18-09 07:09 PM   #26 
  - Awww, poor guy.  emmadoggy   Mar-18-09 05:11 PM   #11 
  - The bat had a broken wing and problematic right shoulder. It likely wasn't going to survive much  4lbs   Mar-18-09 05:17 PM   #13 
  - ......to boldly go where no bat has gone before........  kestrel91316   Mar-18-09 05:27 PM   #16 
  - Don't laugh...  nikto   Mar-18-09 05:42 PM   #18 
     - didn't you know Dracula lives on the moon?  galledgoblin   Mar-18-09 05:47 PM   #19 
        - With JFK, Elvis and Hitler  rpannier   Mar-18-09 06:47 PM   #24 
           - And Fidel Castro...  WriteDown   Mar-19-09 02:51 PM   #68 
              - personally, I was thinking of Dr. Doom and Dr. McNinja  galledgoblin   Mar-19-09 03:17 PM   #72 
  - Flash: Bat Boy spotted on space station.  L0oniX   Mar-18-09 06:00 PM   #20 
  - With pic!  slay   Mar-19-09 08:14 AM   #38 
     - *coughs*  NashVegas   Mar-19-09 12:44 PM   #58 
        - hahah  slay   Mar-19-09 02:30 PM   #67 
  - Sad  rpannier   Mar-18-09 06:46 PM   #23 
  - A cricket bat ?  dipsydoodle   Mar-18-09 07:35 PM   #30 
  - It was the flight of that bat's life, no doubt - be happy  BeatleBoot   Mar-18-09 07:46 PM   #31 
  - "Ride to Space"?  IDemo   Mar-18-09 08:32 PM   #32 
  - it very likely fell or was blown off by the wind force not far above the tower.  TXRAT2   Mar-19-09 06:03 AM   #36 
     - Uh, no...  lapfog_1   Mar-19-09 01:25 PM   #62 
  - To all worried about the bat  Sin   Mar-18-09 08:54 PM   #33 
  - Noooooo! Not little Timmy too....  KittyWampus   Mar-19-09 01:41 PM   #64 
     - Those bastards!  Buns_of_Fire   Mar-19-09 03:13 PM   #71 
  - Someone should name the little fella Max Q.  cessnaphile   Mar-18-09 10:22 PM   #34 
  - I choose to imagine  Blandocyte   Mar-19-09 06:40 AM   #37 
  - Yes  SylviaD   Mar-19-09 08:47 AM   #39 
  - Honestly, that's what I imagined too.  KittyWampus   Mar-19-09 01:42 PM   #65 
  - Yes! Yes! This has to be what happened!  madibella   Mar-19-09 02:24 PM   #66 
  - It's not like it was a kitten....  Lost in CT   Mar-19-09 08:59 AM   #41 
  - This makes me so sad for some reason.  Marie26   Mar-19-09 09:07 AM   #42 
  - There's A Comic Book Hero Creation Story Here  Beetwasher   Mar-19-09 10:11 AM   #45 
  - Or a Super Villain. Just sayin.  Hassin Bin Sober   Mar-19-09 10:30 AM   #47 
  - Astronauts Become Superheroes  Beetwasher   Mar-19-09 10:47 AM   #50 
  - Or Rodan  Phoonzang   Mar-19-09 10:41 AM   #49 
     - I Have To Admit  Beetwasher   Mar-19-09 10:49 AM   #51 
  - I have mixed feelings  guitar man   Mar-19-09 12:00 PM   #55 
  - yikes..  flaminbats   Mar-19-09 12:35 PM   #56 
  - Future Headline: Stowaway Bat Struck Leading Wing Edge...nt  LeftHander   Mar-19-09 12:40 PM   #57 
  - And that's the one that probably had a few shuttle managers  lapfog_1   Mar-19-09 01:29 PM   #63 
  - Why post this story from FAUX News?  BrightKnight   Mar-19-09 03:11 PM   #70 
  - Why use CNN or ABC? They're every bit as bad-  depakid   Mar-19-09 05:34 PM   #74 
  - Why am i reminded of the whale falling through space in The Hitchhikers Guide?  stlsaxman   Mar-19-09 03:28 PM   #73 
 

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