RE: I made a bet!

From: Emlyn O'regan (
Date: Wed Jan 16 2002 - 17:06:57 MST

That's a crappy bet John. If you lose, it'll cost you. If you win, it wont
cost her at all (as she'll have a replicator to make dinner).


> -----Original Message-----
> From: John Grigg []
> Sent: Wednesday, 16 January 2002 18:56
> To:
> Subject: I made a bet!
> Tonight in chat I talked about nanotechnology with my very
> special ladyfriend. The conversation got started when she
> said replicators(in the Star Trek form) would not be around
> within our lifetime. I explained how with nanotech we would
> see home models within twenty to thirty years at the latest.
> She had a real "see it to believe it" attitude! lol I am
> going to have to get her reading Drexler's stuff!
> We made a bet that if nano-replicators are in homes by 2030,
> she will have to treat me to dinner at a nice restaurant!
> And if not, than I'm the one footing the bill!
> Julie will be 57 by the year 2030, and I will ancient, too!!
> I hope we're not too decrepit by the time 2030 gets here. :)
> very best wishes to all,
> John

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