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RE: Hopping Hadrosaurs

  It is possible, as some Star Wars appologists have claimed, that the Kessel 
Run is not a run of distance, but of time. Making the Kessel Run in a given 
distance -- of parsecs -- means that it could be done in a longer distance, 
"flying" _through_ a nebula or some other phenomenon instead of around it, that 
sort of thing.


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> Date: Wed, 16 Dec 2009 14:22:51 -0800
> From: tijawi@yahoo.com
> To: dinosaur@usc.edu
> Subject: Re: Hopping Hadrosaurs
> Mike Keesey  wrote:
>> I also heard it made the Kessel Run in under twelve parsecs....
> Um, isn't a parsec a unit of distance, not time?
> (Quote from Luke "There's two suns and no women! What the hell am I supposed 
> to do?!" Skywalker. 'Blue Harvest', 2007)
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