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Max The Magnificent
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Re: Reading list
Max The Magnificent   4/16/2014 5:53:07 PM
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@Duane: I read many Heinlein books back in the day, but I don't recognise that one.

It was a short story in a larger book...

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Duane Benson   4/16/2014 5:50:48 PM
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The Disappearing Spoon is the best book I've read in a few years. My daughter devoured it as well.

I read many Heinlein books back in the day, but I don't recognise that one.

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Max The Magnificent   4/16/2014 5:46:57 PM
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@Duane: [Duane #3 here...

Did you ever read By His Bootstraps by Heinlein?

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Re: Reading list
Max The Magnificent   4/16/2014 5:45:09 PM
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@Duane: I'll get The Disappearing Spoon next...

That one really blew me away as you can see by my review -- you will love it!!!

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Re: Robots at EELive Alumni breakfast 2016
Max The Magnificent   4/16/2014 5:43:52 PM
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@Steve: Do you think it's possible there may be metal robots (As opposed to "meat" robots) at EELive breakfast in 2016?

Well, it all depends if Duane has finished his Robot Avatar by then (he's promissed to make one for me also, so we could have two there).

      If so, what will you serve them?

Hopefully, they will be serving us LOL

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Duane Benson   4/16/2014 5:41:51 PM
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I ordered In Search of Time. I'll get The Disappearing Spoon next and others after that. Or, I'll get in my time machine and use overlapping time to order them simultaneousl...

[Duane #2 here - I've already ordered and read The Disappearing Spoon]

[Duane #3 here - Dang. I messed with the space-time continuum and in this instantiation of me, I don't have a job and can't afford books.]

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Robots at EELive Alumni breakfast 2016
steve.taranovich   4/16/2014 4:46:19 PM
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Hi Max,

Great list of books, by the way!

Do you think it's possible there may be metal robots (As opposed to "meat" robots) at EELive breakfast in 2016? If so, what will you serve them?

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Re: The guy who built the time machine...
Max The Magnificent   4/16/2014 4:20:48 PM
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@betajet: Totally brilliant cartoon!  I love it!

Hi Betajet -- it was GREAT seeing you at the breakfast -- I hope you are still wearing your aluminum beanie :-)

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Re: The guy who built the time machine...
betajet   4/16/2014 4:15:45 PM
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Totally brilliant cartoon!  I love it!

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The guy who built the time machine...
Max The Magnificent   4/16/2014 3:59:38 PM
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By some strange quirk of fate, Duane Benson just introduced me to a relevant XKCD Cartoon (first read the cartood dialog, and then read the caption under the cartoon)

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