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#1790070 - 02/28/13 03:33 PM You say that you love your spouse...
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But could you spend 501 days locked in tin can in outer space with him or her?

http://www.newsday.com/news/world/tycoon...flyby-1.4725435

WASHINGTON - It's a road trip that could test the best of marriages: Mars.
A tycoon announced plans Wednesday to send a middle-aged couple on a privately built spaceship to slingshot around the red planet and come back home, hopefully with their bodies and marriage in one piece after 501 days of no-escape togetherness in a cramped capsule half the size of an RV.

The trying circumstances include: no showers, limits on toilet paper and clothing, drinking water made from the crew members' recycled urine and sweat, and almost no privacy. But the flight also comes with never-before-seen views of Mars. And there's ample time for zero-gravity sex in space, something NASA doesn't like to talk about.
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#1790086 - 02/28/13 03:46 PM Re: You say that you love your spouse... MyBrainHurts
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This sounds like a cool experience, until the 144th solid day. With no break. And no escape. When there's not a sharp item in sight.
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#1790088 - 02/28/13 03:46 PM Re: You say that you love your spouse... MyBrainHurts
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Simple answer: No way. smile
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#1790093 - 02/28/13 03:47 PM Re: You say that you love your spouse... MyBrainHurts
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My husband wouldn't last the first week.....
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#1790097 - 02/28/13 03:48 PM Re: You say that you love your spouse... DeeQ
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Recycled urine and sweat?

::shudders::
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#1790098 - 02/28/13 03:48 PM Re: You say that you love your spouse... MyBrainHurts
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Well, duh(!) Deek. Everyone knows there's no smoking in space. Plus, even with filling the cargo hold with Tanq, you'd really only have a week or two supply. Tops.
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#1790107 - 02/28/13 03:53 PM Re: You say that you love your spouse... DeeQ
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Originally Posted By: DeeQ
Simple answer: No way. smile


yet you manage to stay engaged for more than 501 days
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#1790114 - 02/28/13 03:57 PM Re: You say that you love your spouse... MyBrainHurts
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I'd miss things like Tacos, Spaghetti, salad..... too much to go 500 days without real food.

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#1790117 - 02/28/13 04:00 PM Re: You say that you love your spouse... B_F
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People change. Feelings change.
It doesn’t mean the love once shared
wasn’t true and real, it simply means
that sometimes when people grow,
they grow apart.
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#1790118 - 02/28/13 04:01 PM Re: You say that you love your spouse... Peepers
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Originally Posted By: Peepers Mac
Originally Posted By: DeeQ
Simple answer: No way. smile


yet you manage to stay engaged for more than 501 days


We have a townhouse, plenty of room to avoid each other. grin
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#1790136 - 02/28/13 04:22 PM Re: You say that you love your spouse... MyBrainHurts
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501 days in those conditions would test even the best of marraiges. Personal space (and a little privacy) is something everyone needs, no matter how much they love their Sig O.
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#1790140 - 02/28/13 04:26 PM Re: You say that you love your spouse... MyBrainHurts
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Dave?
What are you doing, Dave?
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#1790145 - 02/28/13 04:34 PM Re: You say that you love your spouse... HappyGilmore
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Originally Posted By: HappyGilmore
Dave?
What are you doing, Dave?



Mrs Happy: I can not go there is no shopping there.

laugh
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#1790153 - 02/28/13 04:41 PM Re: You say that you love your spouse... HappyGilmore
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Originally Posted By: HappyGilmore
Dave?
What are you doing, Dave?


Love that reference!
I had a ring tone once for a computer geek friend of mine that was the Hal singing Daisy! laugh
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#1790161 - 02/28/13 04:48 PM Re: You say that you love your spouse... MyBrainHurts
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At least the husband would have the excuse of not being able to stop and ask for directions.
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#1790172 - 02/28/13 05:12 PM Re: You say that you love your spouse... MyBrainHurts
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Give me a sufficient supply of books and I could handle doing that by myself.......
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#1790177 - 02/28/13 05:21 PM Re: You say that you love your spouse... manimal
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Originally Posted By: manimal
Personal space (and a little privacy) is something everyone needs, no matter how much they love their Sig O.


...and showers
...and toilet paper
...and fresh water not made from recycled pee or Jen's popped toe blister fluid
sick
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#1790179 - 02/28/13 05:24 PM Re: You say that you love your spouse... MyBrainHurts
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I didn't even think about that. What if they have a medical emergency? What if the wife gets pregnant? You are stuck out there for a year and half!
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#1790188 - 02/28/13 05:27 PM Re: You say that you love your spouse... manimal
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Originally Posted By: manimal
What if the wife gets pregnant?


Maybe that's why they want a middle aged couple. That, and the avoidance of PMS and Aunt Flo. Ewwwwwww!
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#1790190 - 02/28/13 05:28 PM Re: You say that you love your spouse... 'Lil Freak!
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Originally Posted By: 'Lil Freak!
Originally Posted By: manimal
Personal space (and a little privacy) is something everyone needs, no matter how much they love their Sig O.


...and showers
...and toilet paper
...and fresh water not made from recycled pee or Jen's popped toe blister fluid
sick


or how would you wash your fruit? smile
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#1790201 - 02/28/13 05:39 PM Re: You say that you love your spouse... manimal
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Originally Posted By: manimal
I didn't even think about that. What if they have a medical emergency? What if the wife gets pregnant? You are stuck out there for a year and half!


Well when her water breaks they'll recycle it for drinking....
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#1790203 - 02/28/13 05:41 PM Re: You say that you love your spouse... MyBrainHurts
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#1790205 - 02/28/13 05:42 PM Re: You say that you love your spouse... Bankbb1, PITA
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This Tang tastes like dirty feet!
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#1790210 - 02/28/13 05:46 PM Re: You say that you love your spouse... MyBrainHurts
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Seems notify is the button of the day.
How about not getting any grosser on this?
I don't want to have to make delete my button of the day.

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#1790214 - 02/28/13 05:48 PM Re: You say that you love your spouse... MyBrainHurts
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Deleted myself. Sorry Truff.
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