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SATIRE: Advanced Alien Civilization Discovers Uninhabitable Planet


Offbeat  (tags: environment, SATIRE, satire, society, news, funny, humans )

Cal
- 558 days ago - theonion.com
Dashing the hopes of those among them who believed the faraway world would surely prove habitable, astronomers from the Terxus II star system announced Thursday that a recently discovered planet remarkably like their own is in fact completely hostile to l



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Cal Mendelsohn (1008)
Sunday June 16, 2013, 6:53 am
More hijinx from theOnion
 

Ben Oscarsito (358)
Sunday June 16, 2013, 7:13 am
Great, then we can all move there when we have destroyed this Planet completely!
(It won't take long now, believe me)
 

Ben Oscarsito (358)
Sunday June 16, 2013, 7:16 am
... One day the Earth woke up, saying: -Boy, I feel half dead...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-0oCCI8Nlho
 

Sue Matheson (76)
Sunday June 16, 2013, 7:25 am
thanks Cal.
 

Freya H. (314)
Sunday June 16, 2013, 7:25 am
Ha ha ha! Very cute, Cal.
 

Gene Jacobson (256)
Sunday June 16, 2013, 8:56 am
Its basically a dead planet, she added. We give it another 200 years, tops.

Well, that's about the only thing they got wrong. That and us being tasty. It may take as long as 400 years. But if they give it 30 or 40,000 years, the planet will have cleansed and healed itself. There won't be any tasty homo sapiens, but it should be fertile for other kinds of life again by then.
 

Kit B. (276)
Sunday June 16, 2013, 10:10 am

Good satire should always have sting and of course when peeling an ONIOIN a tear.
 

David C. (25)
Sunday June 16, 2013, 2:20 pm
he he he hilarious, obwohl " Der Ernst steht ja niemals soweit von uns und unseren Spaessen, als und lieb waere. [Earnestness never is as remote from us and our jokes as we'd like. (my transl.) ] "
 

Carol H. (229)
Sunday June 16, 2013, 3:15 pm
a bit of truth in it!!
 

Debbie Williamson (276)
Sunday June 16, 2013, 4:16 pm
Very good. Thanks Cal.
 

Ravenna C. (20)
Sunday June 16, 2013, 4:30 pm
Thanks for the laugh! I needed that :-)
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday June 16, 2013, 4:32 pm
HAHA! OUR OWN Planet is almost uninhabitable, and will be if things don't change.
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday June 16, 2013, 4:36 pm
ROFL! Just re-read it! Soooooooooooooooo true!
 

Jennifer C. (169)
Sunday June 16, 2013, 5:21 pm
Thank you,
 

Lois Jordan (58)
Sunday June 16, 2013, 5:42 pm
In the same spirit the article was written, I will say "calling Dr. Who." I continue to be an optimist who hopes it's not too late to turn this entire thing around.
 

Jason S. (57)
Sunday June 16, 2013, 7:47 pm
Good posting, thanks
 

John Gregoire (264)
Monday June 17, 2013, 5:01 am
LOL -thanks
 
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