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Old 04-26-2016, 12:47 PM
Lemur866 Lemur866 is offline
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Yes, it was grandfathered in along with robots who cry because they don't have emotions, sexy green-skinned alien space babes, and space ships that exactly replicate the sailing ships of the Napoleonic age. It's such a part of the background of science fiction that it doesn't raise eyebrows.