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Offline ukmicky

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« on: 05/09/2005 03:42:18 »
Are we the first form of intelligence on earth? [:0]

Could there have been others before us.

If a previous intelligent life form could of existed, would there still be evidence of there presence if they died out a billion or more years ago.:)
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Re: Intelligent life
« Reply #1 on: 07/09/2005 19:07:15 »
quote:
Originally posted by ukmicky

If a previous intelligent life form could of existed, would there still be evidence of there presence if they died out a billion or more years ago.:)


I wonder.  There are some pretty old fossils that I suppose would cover any billion-year ago civilisation - would a steel girder fossilise as it rusted away in mud, for example?  And would civilisation necessarily involve steel girders?
 

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Re: Intelligent life
« Reply #2 on: 07/09/2005 22:42:29 »
ukmicky you had better define your meaning of intelligence first. If you mean something that is able to react from experience to a change in it's environment, and then actively meet it's needs, then humans are not the first or the last. Even within our own species life time we shared the globe with another intelligent hominid, possibly more! Dolphins and Apes are very intelligent; they have social organisation and language! What is intelligence? That question is hard to answer, as we only have our experience to go on.

wOw the world spins?
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Re: Intelligent life
« Reply #3 on: 08/09/2005 00:02:17 »
Ultima
I  should of the defined what i meant. but it was late and i was tired.
Put simply an intelligence like ours. with a level of technology like ours or more advanced.
 

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Re: Intelligent life
« Reply #4 on: 09/09/2005 15:00:28 »
I am sorry, but according to the Federation encyclopedia, intelligent life will not exist on this plant for another several hundred years. Reference Arther C. Clark "Children of Tommorrow".

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Re: Intelligent life
« Reply #5 on: 09/09/2005 20:22:26 »
I always thought Tomatoes are pretty clever !


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Re: Intelligent life
« Reply #6 on: 09/09/2005 21:12:09 »
Neil
I didnt get the tomato thing at first.

I thought your ability to produce humor had suddenly come to an end. :)


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« Reply #7 on: 09/09/2005 21:58:44 »
quote:
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Neil
I didnt get the tomato thing at first.

I thought your ability to produce humor had suddenly come to an end. :)






I think you might be right Michael.....at the moment I am enjoying the dregs in the waste disposal of my life !!! (oh gawwwd !!)[xx(]

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Re: Intelligent life
« Reply #8 on: 09/09/2005 22:56:22 »
Cheer up mate.

Tomorow is saturday.

Unfortunately its going to rain. but at least we may get our ashes back
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« Reply #9 on: 10/09/2005 03:49:13 »
Thanks Michael !!..I'm a lot cheerier now...Thanks to the ' Bra ' thread I've got the happy jolly thought of Running Women going through my head now !!...and yes !!..my word !!..if we can get those ashes back...YAYYYYY !!

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« Reply #10 on: 17/05/2007 02:21:56 »
Just saw this old one and guess what Neil, we did get the Ashes back ,but  then went and lost them again.
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« Reply #11 on: 17/05/2007 10:25:43 »
Just saw this old one and guess what Neil, we did get the Ashes back ,but  then went and lost them again.


 :D  >:(
 

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« Reply #12 on: 17/05/2007 13:05:04 »
Just saw this old one and guess what Neil, we did get the Ashes back ,but  then went and lost them again.


What? ???
 

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« Reply #13 on: 17/05/2007 18:41:16 »
Just saw this old one and guess what Neil, we did get the Ashes back ,but  then went and lost them again.


What? ???

To understand that, you have to understand cricket.
 

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« Reply #14 on: 19/05/2007 02:56:09 »
what is cricket anyway?
 

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« Reply #15 on: 19/05/2007 15:03:09 »
It is England's  version of Baseball, Although I wonder if Baseball isn't a spin off of cricket instead of the other way around! I think cricket may have been first! I am not sure of the directions for play but there are some sites that tell you and show you animated games to help you understand!
 

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« Reply #16 on: 19/05/2007 15:05:48 »
oh ok. what's that game with the funny golf club things and the wire arches that you have to hit the call through?
 

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« Reply #17 on: 19/05/2007 15:09:26 »
croquet... I love  a lot We played as kids, I literally have not played in years, That is something I bet I could do still if my arm didn't hurt me.. HUMMMM maybe I should buy a new croquet game..LOL...
 

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« Reply #18 on: 19/05/2007 15:10:34 »
oh yeah! that's what it's called! i used to be really good at that... or i was 5 and everyone let me win...
 

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« Reply #19 on: 19/05/2007 15:14:11 »
Me too but I loved it.. LOL My sister lost two front teeth to the tooth fairy because of that game. I was drawing my mallet back to hit a long shot, and she walked up behind me a nd walked into the swing.. she was about 7 years old as I recall. Man I remember feeling horrible I did not want to play for a long time..because she got hurt!
 

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« Reply #20 on: 19/05/2007 15:17:17 »
my brother rode his bike right in front of my tennis racket once. i wonder sometimes if i didn't do more damage than a little bump on his head. lol
 

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« Reply #21 on: 19/05/2007 15:31:28 »
LOL.. I now know why kids get hurt like that.. Children see where they want to go, but they don't see what lies between them and where they are going, the are kind of unaware of the obstacles that lie between them and there destination.....so they inadvertently run into or trip over things on the way, because they have like tunnel vision.
 

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« Reply #22 on: 19/05/2007 15:33:30 »
yeah. he was 4 and i was twelve so i was afraid i had like, brain damaged him. i think i must have. he has decided that failing his sophomore year would be a good idea
 

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« Reply #23 on: 19/05/2007 15:44:28 »
Sounds Like my Son, but he finally kicked it up and put the hammer down and did the deed!
 

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« Reply #24 on: 19/05/2007 15:56:12 »
i can't imagine that he'll like it next year when all of his friends are juniors
 

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