If they can put a man on the moon ...

Discussion in 'Off The Beaten Track' started by Artemis@BC, Sep 24, 2010.

  1. Artemis@BC

    Artemis@BC Well-Known Member

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    Ok, new game to play. I thought of this as I was driving home last night. Simply complete the phrase, "If they can put a man on the moon ..." with some common problem or situation that you think "they" (!) should have solved by now.

    (ETA: You can respond to a previous poster's question, post a new one, or both.)

    So I'll start with the one that got me thinking about this yesterday ...

    ... why can't they invent an English toffee (buttercrunch) that doesn't stick to your molars?
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  2. Rex

    Rex Well-Known Member

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    ...and doesn't stick to your waistline?
  3. Satellitegirl

    Satellitegirl New Member

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    If they can put a man on the moon, why can't they make chocolate with no calories :)
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  4. skaternum

    skaternum Grooving!

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    If they can put a man on the moon, whey can't they make sure that every citizen has medical coverage?
  5. ZuZu

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    If they can put a man on the moon ...
    ... how could Evan Lysacek :scream: of all became "Olympic Champion" 2010??? :mad:
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  6. nubka

    nubka Well-Known Member

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    If they can put a man on the moon, why can't they find a cure for cancer... :(
  7. Gypsy

    Gypsy Thunder & Lightning!!!

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    If they can put a man on the moon, why can't they find a way for everyone to have tolerance of one another regardless of what they look like, who they worship (or do not worship) & who they love.
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  8. Stefanie

    Stefanie Well-Known Member

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    If they can put a man on the moon, why can't they make pantyhose that doesn't run?
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  9. Jot the Dot Dot

    Jot the Dot Dot Well-Known Member

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    Why can't they put Justin Bieber up there?
  10. Tinami Amori

    Tinami Amori Well-Known Member

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    If they could put a man on the Moon back in the 1960’s, why can’t they turn it into a regular tourist travel attraction by 2010?
  11. skatak

    skatak Well-Known Member

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    If they can put a man on the moon, why wouldn't we have Esta back for the whole season ? ;)
  12. emason

    emason Well-Known Member

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    Why can't they cure this miserable cold and cough I have had all week?
  13. Satellitegirl

    Satellitegirl New Member

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    :rofl: nice
  14. skaternum

    skaternum Grooving!

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    True dat! :respec:
  15. Artemis@BC

    Artemis@BC Well-Known Member

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    I'm pretty sure there's some kind of problem with his hair not being able to leave the Earth's gravitational pull.
  16. Aceon6

    Aceon6 Get off my lawn

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    If they could put a man on the moon, why can't they figure out how to upgrade the air traffic control system to eliminate gate holds?
  17. Nora_Charles

    Nora_Charles New Member

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    This. Because we need it, desperately.
  18. Nora_Charles

    Nora_Charles New Member

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    And this, because: YES!!! :)
  19. ArtisticFan

    ArtisticFan Well-Known Member

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    If they can put a man on the moon, why can't they make pantyhose that don't pool around my ankles?
  20. Cheylana

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    If they can put a man on the moon, why can't they put some eligible (i.e., straight/not taken) guys in NYC for me??? :(
  21. SharonDudd

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    If they can put a man on the moon, why can't they figure out a way for the Cubs to get to the World Series? PLEASE????
  22. Myskate

    Myskate New Member

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    If they can put a man on the moon, why can't they make the number of hot dogs and buns in a package match?
  23. bobalina77

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    YES! I ask that all the time! You would think the hot dog companies and the bakery companies could get on the same page.. yeesh!

    If they can put a man on the moon why can't they make brussel sprouts (or any other veggie that kids don't like) taste good?
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  24. triple_toe

    triple_toe Well-Known Member

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    I've always wondered what the reasoning behind this was. Steve Martin's scene in Father of the Bride about this always made me crack up :rofl:

    My question is why can't they make waterproof cellphones? Err, not that I've dropped a few of mine into the sink/shower/snowbanks by my house...:eek:
  25. Artemis@BC

    Artemis@BC Well-Known Member

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    I remember using that as a math question. "If there are 9 weiners in a package and 6 buns in a package, how many packages do you need to buy so that you won't have any leftovers?" LOL
  26. mkats

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    If they can put a man on the moon, why can't they fix the @#$%ing DC metro system!??!??! :mad:
  27. KatieC

    KatieC Still jet lagged

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    If they can put a man on the moon, why can't they come up with a feline equivalent of celery - for my chubby kitty?
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    Why can't they build a roller rink where the roof doesn't leak. (wheels and water don't mix well)
  29. Jackie Sparrow

    Jackie Sparrow New Member

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    Good question. However, considering that we're trying to reduce CO2 emission, I hope this is never gonna happen...
  30. Jot the Dot Dot

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    You don't like corn?
  31. bobalina77

    bobalina77 Duck Hunter

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    I like corn.. but I wasn't talking about me (even though I don't like brussel sprouts).. I was talking about kids. They seem to not like the veggies that are the best for them.. brussel sprouts, broccolli, asparagus etc. Those are all better for you than corn.
  32. Reuven

    Reuven Official FSU Alte Kacher

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    If they can put a man on the moon, then why not a woman? Of course, they’ll probably expect her to clean up the junk the men left behind the last time. ;)
  33. oleada

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    I hear ya :wall:
  34. LordCirque

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    Corn is a grain, not a vegetable.

    If they can put a man on the moon, why can't they develop a condom that is 100% effective against Pregnancy, HIV, STDs, etc.... And a cure for HIV?
  35. Tinami Amori

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    Good point! No longer wishing for tourism to the Moon. Animals and Plants, if no-one else, got to breath fresh air. Humans?..... neah!.... we are the cause of many environmental problems and over-populations...:cool:

    They can...... but you and many others won't enjoy the texture..... :D
  36. Jackie Sparrow

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    You and I could have fantastic conversations :)
  37. mmscfdcsu

    mmscfdcsu Skating Pairs with Drew

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    If they can put a man on the moon, why can't someone give Johnny a decent haircut? :p
  38. orientalplane

    orientalplane Mad for mangelwurzels

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    I don't always agree with what you say, Tinami. In fact I almost never agree with what you say, but I heartily agree about this. :p
  39. Sparks

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    If they can put a man on the moon, why can't Canada come up with more than one good Ladies skater at a time?
  40. SharonDudd

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    Reuven: You realize that if a woman were to walk on the moon, she'd have to do it in 3 inch heels and walk backwards (paraphrasing Cyd Charrise while she danced with Fred Astaire). She would also have a baby on one hip, running the vacuum and cooking dinner at the same time! ;) ;) ;) ;)

    If they can put a man on the moon why can't we figure out how to wrinkle our noses like Samantha on Bewitched and the house would instantly be cleaned?