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#1 As per HISTORY CHANNEL, or FREEREPUBLIC > D *** NG IT, I don't wanna say it was Aliens, but it was Aliens.
Posted by JosephMendiola 2012-10-04 00:07||
#2 I have wondered how Marines would far in battle against the Thark hordes on the dust plains of dying Barsoom.
Posted by Tars Tarkas 2012-10-04 00:45||
#3 I meant "fare". Hey, its hard to type with four arms.
Posted by Tars Tarkas 2012-10-04 00:47||
#4 The size of the rocks -- ranging from a sand grain to a golf ball -- indicates that they could not have been carried by wind, said mission scientist Rebecca Williams of the Planetary Science Institute in Tucson, Ariz.
Wind blown sand, how novel. Thank you Rebecca.
Posted by Besoeker 2012-10-04 02:04||
#5 Waist deep water? On who? How tall were the original inhabitants?
Posted by Bobby 2012-10-04 06:49||
#6 Unfortunately, these days we'd probably get Jimmy Carter of Mars.
Heh. Have you seen what Mars looks like lately? The whole planet is positively Carteresque.
But never mind the geology. Where's the scantily clad Martian princesses?
Posted by SteveS 2012-10-04 14:09||
#8 from: John Carter of Mars (1964)
Call number: PS 3503 U687 J65 1964
When Carter was not occupied saving Mars, he was busy pursuing Dejah Thoris, the beautiful and scantily clad Martian Princess of Helium. The attraction was mutual and they eventually married, although Carter first had to rescue her repeatedly from various enemies who threatened to dishonor her.
Carter also encountered Tars Tarkas, a Green Martian warrior who became the earth man's ally and friend. Carter helped Tars become a Jeddak (king) of the Tharks, a warlike tribe that inhabited ancient cities left behind by an extinct advanced civilization.
Posted by Bob McCoy9112 2012-10-04 16:40||