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whats everyones favorite moment in history?
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RE: whats everyones favorite moment in history?
(January 17, 2019 at 9:27 pm)Yonadav Wrote: The printing press. It caused a real sea change in the social order of things. Access to information multiplied enormously and the percentage of society that was literate went through the roof.

Only the European version. The original Chinese version (including movable type) didn't do so---it was shut down fairly quickly.
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#22
RE: whats everyones favorite moment in history?
(January 13, 2019 at 4:54 pm)AFTT47 Wrote: July 20, 1969 - The first Apollo moon landing.

I second, but I'd have to include the entire race.

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#23
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Defenestration of the trumps.

(January 17, 2019 at 6:20 pm)Peebo-Thuhlu Wrote: At work.

(January 17, 2019 at 2:09 pm)LostLocke Wrote: Mine would be the Chicxulub event.
Without that, nothing else in history would matter to us.
Big Grin

 Will no one think of the trilobites?   (O_o)

Trilobites were gone 188 million years when the chicxulube impactor hit.
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#24
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The day Eve said, "Eat the fruit, pussy. It taste soooo goood. Hmmmm. Oh yeahhhhhh. Feel that juice dribbling down your chinnnn. You like that, baby? You liiiiike thaaaaaaat?"

Wait. . . what were we talking about again?
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#25
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I wasn’t around for the moon landings, otherwise I would chose that.

Rather, my favourite slice of history that I’ve lived to see has to be the moment the first time SpaceX’s orbital booster stuck the landing, like a scene straight out of a sci-fi movie. I watched that moment live and I can gladly state I was cheer-crying with everyone else:



Formerly Loom from TTA (rip)

~Ignorance is not to be ignored.~
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#26
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The big bang was pretty significant.   Cool
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#27
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Yeah, but the BB started history, so there was no history until it banged








your sister!
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#28
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Birth of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.
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(February 5, 2019 at 1:38 pm)Thoreauvian Wrote: The big bang was pretty significant.   Cool

Which one? There might be an infinite number. And while I am obviously biased toward the one that led to the iteration that I currently seem to reside in, I don't know that there isn't another one that I would like a whole lot better. This one might completely suck, for all I know.
We do not inherit the world from our parents. We borrow it from our children.
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#30
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(February 5, 2019 at 2:16 pm)purplepurpose Wrote: Birth of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.

Non-events are a separate category.
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