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Message 707628 - Posted: 3 Feb 2008, 8:26:10 UTC


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Message 707734 - Posted: 3 Feb 2008, 17:48:53 UTC

I bet the SETI Scientist will be the first one adopted.
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Message 707940 - Posted: 4 Feb 2008, 4:00:27 UTC

But are they house trained?

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Message 708018 - Posted: 4 Feb 2008, 14:37:22 UTC


. . . i find Seth Shostak to be of interest: with 'The Future of SETI':

Searches for extraterrestrial intelligence (abbreviated SETI) have no obvious hunting ground and no clear route to discovery. Instead, after more than 40 years researchers have amassed a mountain of speculation and only a small hill of experiment. If sentient beings exist among the stars, they have remained beyond the grasp of our instruments . . .



Humble beginnings. This eight-antenna prototype
of the Argus omnidirectional array represents a
whole new kind of radio telescope: one that relies
on massive computing power to synthesize a radio
image of everything in a vast region of the sky.

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You can be part of the production of the Institute’s radio show, as you join Seth Shostak and producer Molly Bentley in conceiving, writing, and editing a show about an exciting area of contemporary astrobiology research. If your temperament and vocal cords are up to it, you can also be on-air talent.

Or perhaps you’d like to take a trip to the Allen Telescope Array for two days of observing and shooting photos of the telescope. And if thinking big is your forte, it’s possible to join Seth and several dozen international SETI researchers at the International Astronautics Congress, being held next year in Glasgow, United Kingdom


< 'outspoken & believable' - my assessment of this individual's ability to attract many an individual to the Project as well as the Search . . .




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Message 708098 - Posted: 4 Feb 2008, 20:06:01 UTC

Oh...I've always wanted to adopt my very own scientist.

He'd be like a pet that I could keep under my bed or hammock. I could drag him out when I get bored with all of you people.
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Message 708140 - Posted: 4 Feb 2008, 22:17:08 UTC - in response to Message 708098.  

Oh...I've always wanted to adopt my very own scientist.

He'd be like a pet that I could keep under my bed or hammock. I could drag him out when I get bored with all of you people.


LOL Me too.


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Message 708159 - Posted: 4 Feb 2008, 23:20:15 UTC - in response to Message 707940.  

But are they house trained?


Let's hope that. LOL



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Message 708163 - Posted: 4 Feb 2008, 23:23:26 UTC - in response to Message 707940.  

But are they house trained?


I suppose you could ask Angela...
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Message 708170 - Posted: 4 Feb 2008, 23:40:18 UTC - in response to Message 708163.  

But are they house trained?


I suppose you could ask Angela...


Ohhhh, more secrets from the Korpela household revealed. Yes, thank you! :-D

Angela, where are you? Angela!?!



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Message 708176 - Posted: 4 Feb 2008, 23:43:30 UTC

So, unless someone wants to adopt Dr. A or K first, who's going to adopt me?!? Or Es, the one with the physics background, for that matter?!? Eh?!
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Message 708177 - Posted: 4 Feb 2008, 23:47:23 UTC - in response to Message 708170.  

But are they house trained?


I suppose you could ask Angela...


Ohhhh, more secrets from the Korpela household revealed. Yes, thank you! :-D

Angela, where are you? Angela!?!




Angela is here

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Message 708190 - Posted: 5 Feb 2008, 0:01:30 UTC - in response to Message 708177.  

But are they house trained?


I suppose you could ask Angela...


Ohhhh, more secrets from the Korpela household revealed. Yes, thank you! :-D

Angela, where are you? Angela!?!




Angela is here



I know she's there, but she's also here revealing a lot of the daily humdrums in the Korpela household:

Eric: Creamy?
Angela: Uh-huh.
Eric: Skippy?
Angela: Jif.
Eric: I prefer a natural peanut butter.
Angela: You get what you get and you don't throw a fit.
Eric: Beer me woman!
Angela: In your dreams!!!


LMAO!!!


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Message 708206 - Posted: 5 Feb 2008, 0:27:51 UTC - in response to Message 708177.  

But are they house trained?


I suppose you could ask Angela...


Ohhhh, more secrets from the Korpela household revealed. Yes, thank you! :-D

Angela, where are you? Angela!?!




Angela is here


Angela is my SETI friend and I PMd her to let her know we miss her and need her input in this thread. :)
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Message 708375 - Posted: 5 Feb 2008, 5:49:35 UTC - in response to Message 708163.  

But are they house trained?


I suppose you could ask Angela...


Eric is most certainly NOT housebroken. He leaves his crap all over the place!
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Message 708450 - Posted: 5 Feb 2008, 15:02:36 UTC - in response to Message 708375.  

But are they house trained?


I suppose you could ask Angela...


Eric is most certainly NOT housebroken. He leaves his crap all over the place!


Do you want to adopt some additional scientists? :)
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Message 708461 - Posted: 5 Feb 2008, 16:03:01 UTC - in response to Message 708375.  

But are they house trained?


I suppose you could ask Angela...


Eric is most certainly NOT housebroken. He leaves his crap all over the place!


Angela, then you should put some conditioned reflexes in him to make him clean up after himself. Maybe give him some real treats the next time you set up an experiment with him and the raccoons?



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Message 708690 - Posted: 6 Feb 2008, 5:39:02 UTC

While I appreciate all of the suggestions for behavior modification tips, techiques and devices, I have to confess that Eric's inability to be shaped, trained, changed, conditioned or modified in any way, shape or form is really part of his charm.

When Eric is gone for a week or so at a conference or on an observing run, I start to miss his absent-minded academic cluttering ways... While I wouldn't go so far as to say that recycling his empty Mountain Dew cans gives purpose and meaning to my life, I would have to admit that a tiny part of me smiles each time I find one of his "calling cards".

I think I'll keep my messy little adopted scientist around just the way he is - detritous and all. And thanks, but I don't really need another one underfoot. One scientist per household is critical mass as far as I'm concerned!

Fondly,
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Message 708811 - Posted: 6 Feb 2008, 16:21:22 UTC - in response to Message 708690.  
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While I appreciate all of the suggestions for behavior modification tips, techiques and devices, I have to confess that Eric's inability to be shaped, trained, changed, conditioned or modified in any way, shape or form is really part of his charm.

When Eric is gone for a week or so at a conference or on an observing run, I start to miss his absent-minded academic cluttering ways... While I wouldn't go so far as to say that recycling his empty Mountain Dew cans gives purpose and meaning to my life, I would have to admit that a tiny part of me smiles each time I find one of his "calling cards".

I think I'll keep my messy little adopted scientist around just the way he is - detritous and all. And thanks, but I don't really need another one underfoot. One scientist per household is critical mass as far as I'm concerned!

Fondly,
Angela


Awwwww, you two are so cute. :-)

Reading your post makes me smile as well. Yes, they are adorable with their flaws and all, and they put up with us and our flaws as well. That's how it's supposed to be.

Maybe your next experiment should be with some of that beer, he likes to much, that Snow Cap Ale? I'm not sure the raccoons like that, so there's more for him then. ;-D
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Message 708866 - Posted: 6 Feb 2008, 18:06:50 UTC
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I'm not adopting anything that bites. *shifts eyeballs*

I've seen some stuff around here that makes me scared to dangle my arm over the bedside. A well contained scientist under the bed would suit me nicely, thank you.

I only need it for certain things....not everyday things! And not bitings. I'll feed it leftover scrambled eggs and frozen dinners.
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