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Alien franchises - would you do it?

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posted on Mar, 26 2010 @ 03:54 AM
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In this hypothetical reality a massive society of aliens show up and offer to have us go and work for them.

For the moment we'll stick to a burger bar style franchise - but it can easily be opened up.

By aliens I'm talking the whole chebang - greys, klingons, the ancients, you name it they're all there. They like the concept of Earth food and want to have a restaurant in every conceivable location - and they're hiring!

You will never return to Earth and its highly unlikely you'll see humans in the flesh very often (if at all) as the Universe is so big and these aliens are spread throughout it. But you will have a very good income and get to see things never heard of before.

You get to work 5 days a week, nice house, communication with other humans (subspace internet or whatnot), long life and all the liberties you can think of. All you've got to do is flip burgers, sell them over the counter and train the robot monkeys to do the same - easy work.

So, would you go on this adventure?

Later on we'll open up the doors as to employment, perhaps art dealer, diplomat and ambassador. But for now - let's keep it simple.

Any and all thoughts are more than welcome - bonus points for comedic gold.

-m0r




posted on Mar, 26 2010 @ 04:15 AM
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Originally posted by m0r1arty
So, would you go on this adventure?

HE!! YEA, I'd do it in a heartbeat.
Maybe somewhere down the road
I could advance my way up the ladder
to a Fangorian Klingon Beast Strip Joint !!!!

I hear the benefits there are ASStronomical



posted on Mar, 26 2010 @ 04:20 AM
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In an instant.

There are conditions though..my family comes along, and the burgers i'd be flipping do not contain US!



posted on Mar, 26 2010 @ 04:22 AM
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I would do it if I was assured of hooking up with green chicks just like Captain Kirk! I mean naturally green, not because they live in a cardboard box in a storm drain. (Oh, the shame...)



posted on Mar, 26 2010 @ 04:26 AM
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I would go.

Can I bring a friend?



posted on Mar, 26 2010 @ 04:31 AM
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1 person (unrelated) but they will be stuck with you for the rest of your life - these aliens don't like drama all that much and so your stuck with your choices (and families if you take them).

There may be some human on some menus - but not the ones you'll be working at.

-m0r



posted on Mar, 26 2010 @ 06:36 AM
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If aliens had the technology to come here in the first place, I don't think that their societies would actually have anything to do with something as primitive as money, or work for that matter.
But if they were looking for someone in "human relations" I'd volonteer, definately. Would be an interesting experience.



posted on Mar, 26 2010 @ 06:54 AM
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Seriously
Were do we sign up?

I would like to believe I am a star child in the sense that I dream about living in a smaller galaxy with space travel and trade agreements between planets.

What gets me is that we'd probably manage to screw that up too... How long would it be before there are intergalactic drug barons?



posted on Mar, 26 2010 @ 07:09 AM
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Sure count me in just as long as I don't end up on the menu.




posted on Mar, 26 2010 @ 09:30 AM
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I would go as long as I could come back to Earth when I wanted and as long as I could choose to quit whenever I wanted. I wouldn't go without assurances.



posted on Mar, 26 2010 @ 09:37 AM
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Originally posted by m0r1arty
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There may be some human on some menus - but not the ones you'll be working at.

-m0r


LMAO from where though????
2nd um just sayen!



posted on Mar, 27 2010 @ 12:22 PM
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Not entirely sure about flipping burgers (not that there’s anything wrong with it), but that wouldn’t be for me. Perhaps something more, well, adventurous.

Your scenario reminds me of Iain M. Banks’ fictional creation “The Culture” – a post scarcity (advanced tech offers almost limitless material wealth, comforts and luxuries for free. Possessions are therefore virtually redundant), anarchist (there are no rulers in the Culture and few laws (apart from murder), rather social convention is enforced by the desire for a good personal reputation, and the obvious necessity for decent manners. Crime is punished by ostracism, that and the threat that everyone would know about your crime), socialist society.

That may sound like a bizarre mix, and not what we would prefer as an ideal, but it does – even allowing for it as fiction – work.

No one really has to work in the Culture, but many do. And through choice. Sometimes it’s just fun to work behind a bar and meet incredible beings, or spend years exploring unexplored regions, or indulge your self as part of an erotic troupe (don’t ask).

So, would I go?

Yup. And I’d bring my wife.

Where do I sign?



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