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extraterrestrial

Postby KatyBr » Wed Mar 08, 2006 12:45 am

ex·tra·ter·res·tri·al (kstr-t-rstr-l)
adj.
Originating, located, or occurring outside Earth or its atmosphere: intelligent extraterrestrial life.
n.
An extraterrestrial being or life form.

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ThesaurusLegend: Synonyms Related Words AntonymsNoun 1. extraterrestrial - a form of life assumed to exist outside the Earth or its atmosphere
extraterrestrial being, alien
hypothetical creature - a creature that has not been observed but is hypothesized to


now for something really extraterrestrial:
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Postby Slava » Sat May 01, 2010 10:00 pm

Truly an other-worldly word. So to is the link, which leads to a dead page. Fancy that! Only four years later and the link's already dead.

This may help explain why I prefer books. The link is there, forever and anon.
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Postby Stargzer » Sun May 02, 2010 3:39 am

Slava wrote:Truly an other-worldly word. So to is the link, which leads to a dead page. Fancy that! Only four years later and the link's already dead.

This may help explain why I prefer books. The link is there, forever and anon.


Not to mention that you don't need power to read a book. Even at night in a power failure you can always read by candlelight or firelight, or a flashlight if you are desperate and own a warehouse full of D cells.

It's often easier to flip back and forth between hard pages than some web pages.
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Postby Slava » Sun May 02, 2010 6:30 pm

Stargzer wrote:It's often easier to flip back and forth between hard pages than some web pages.
For a humorous take on books, see this: http://good-times.webshots.com/video/3095683260106161708zfrjdo?vhost=good-times
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