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Old 04-13-2016, 07:01 PM
Little Nemo Little Nemo is offline
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Originally Posted by Czarcasm View Post
But what we are talking about here is copying people, not "beaming", "transporting" or moving people from point A to point B in any way, shape or form.
There's the "Think Like a Dinosaur" version of the transporter. It records all the information about a person and sends it to whatever destination you want where the original person is reproduced. So from the receiving end, it looks just like a Star Trek style transporter.

But the original person is still standing there at the sending end after their information is transmitted and their copy has been received. So you have to kill the original person in order to avoid being overrun with duplicate people.