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Re: CONGO???? UGH!
It wasn't. The hand attached to the wheel was not attached to a body.
Stephen Faust firstname.lastname@example.org
On Sun, 1 Jun 1997, Jonathon Woolf wrote:
> Sabrina Cox wrote:
> > I was also wondering, did we come up with a reason why the T.Rex got out of
> > the cargo hold, killed people in places that he couldn't fit and then
> > trapped himself back in? Or did I miss that?
> Bettyc came up with a truly elegant answer to this. The T-rex wasn't
> originally in the hold. It was in the cage on deck. (Or maybe they
> brought the cage out of the hold in preparation for docking.) Rex broke
> loose on deck and killed most of the crew, but three survived. Or
> rather, three took longer to die. #1 decoyed Rex into the hold. #2
> closed the cargo-bay doors before dying. #3 got to the bridge and set
> the autopilot. As far as I recall, we never saw if the hand on the
> ship's wheel was attached to a body or not, so I'm assuming it was.
> This does not, unfortunately, explain how an eight-ton bipedal animal
> could even keep its balance on a ship less than two hundred feet long
> and maybe 1000 tons burden. One doesn't need to know a lot about ships
> to know that eight tons moving around on a ship that small would create
> some pretty bad rolling. T-REX OVERBOARD! <g>
> -- JSW