100 candidates selected to go to Mars on one way mission..would you go?

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  1. SomerSky

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    would you go if selected??

    DAILY INTELLIGENCERMISSION TO MARS
    February 16, 20155:58 p.m.
    100 Candidates Selected for One-Way Mission to Mars
    By Margaret Hartmann Follow @marghartmann
    According to the Washington Post, the most recent cut was made after chief medical officer Norbert Kraft interviewed 660 candidates. Now 24 people will be selected for training by undergoing the most rigorous competition known to humankind: being a reality-show contestant.

    The project will be partially funded by a reality TV show that will follow the candidates as they're broken into teams and train in a replica of the Mars Outpost on Earth.

    Supposedly Mars One is looking for the most dedicated candidates, not those with specific qualifications; however, all but 19 of the 100 finalists have college degrees. Melissa Ede, a transgender taxi driver from England who did not make the cut, tells Newsweek that she feels she only made it as far as she did because her story helped draw attention to the project. "It’s been a shock to everyone. I think they’ve made a big mistake because the people they’ve chosen are all PhD graduates or doctors, so in terms of the reality TV show these people haven’t really lived life," she said, adding, "I feel quite let down by it all — I've given them so much. I got involved every way possible and even had the Mars One logo tattooed on my arm."
     
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    Because being a good reality star is more important than surviving 36 million miles from home.
     
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    I'm signing up for that! Goodbye earth!
     
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    If I didn't have kids, yes.
     
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    1 word. Fuck no. I mean perhaps if it were worth it.... Super cute aliens with 3 tits and more than 3 inputs... Perhaps... But why would you die to hopefully see Arizona?
     
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    I do like the idea of sending reality TV participants on an one way trip millions and millions of miles away from this planet. Any chance they can send all the Kardashians (Kendall Jenner can stay because she is the only hot one of the bunch) and the Real Housewives on this trip.
     
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    I just finished this (amazing) book this weekend, for those of you wanting to imagine surviving on Mars.
    [​IMG]

    I would say no, but I have some other people I'd like to nominate
     
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    No, No, and No.
     
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    Great read.

    Ridley Scott is directing the movie.
     
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    You just made my day!
     
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    this voyage looks like a safer bet to me (despite the disclaimer)

    [​IMG]
     
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    Candidates selected for the pipe dream aren't going anywhere. They have yet to secure any meaningful financing for this multi billion dollar venture. But if they did have the money I would say no. Why be a guinea pig when future missions will have a much better chance at survival.
     
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    At one point in my life I would have but, not now.

    Too many people rely on me at this point.
     
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    NO FUCKING WAY.

    I love movies, videogames, vagina, driving a car at night, eating cooked food etc, etc.....

    Lived on a ship for a couple years in the NAVY. That was enough of that cramped ass life.
     
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    I have kids, too. So - yes. Like tomorrow.
     
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    Right?

    I love his movies.
     
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    Will any good looking slutty women be going?
     
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    Will there be prostitutes and quality spirits?
     
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    I am crying!!
     
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    just my luck 3 weeks after we leave for Mars using ion propulsion, someone figures out how to create a warp field with an iphone and a glass of hot tea. we arrive at Mars in 2 years and the first thing we see is the local McDonalds advertising 10 billion Martians served.