User Tag List

Results 1 to 3 of 3

  1. #1
    Emperor/Dictator kyuuei's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    MBTI
    enfp
    Enneagram
    8
    Posts
    13,877

    Default Titanic: The sequel

    Only this time, hopefully, two people meet, fall in love, and then just get divorced 20 years later in New York like everyone else.

    http://abclocal.go.com/ktrk/story?se...rre&id=9011146

    Any chance a disaster will happen to this vessel as well?
    Kantgirl: Just say "I'm feminine and I'll punch anyone who says otherwise!"
    Halla74: Think your way through the world. Feel your way through life.

    Cimarron: maybe Prpl will be your girl-bud
    prplchknz: i don't like it

    In Search Of... ... Kiwi Sketch Art ... Dream Journal ... Kyuuei's Cook book ... Kyu's Tiny House Blog ... Minimalist Challenge ... Kyu's Savings Challenge

  2. #2

    Default

    Stuff like this has been optioned a number of times, its never come to anything but I wish him every luck in producing some result this time.

    The thing is that creating an exact replica isnt going to appeal to anyone, producing a modern ship with elements or style which resembles the original will not please purests and where and what is your target audience for travellers anyway?

    I've heard of lots of different funny odd ship building stories, there's huge craft for tax dodgers which someone was building in order that the rich could spend their time in international waters long enough to avoid taxation, the retirement ships which were supposed to offer something similar to members of the middle classes who had retired with enough money to pay for it as an alternative to retirement homes or villages, the prison ships which would be large floating versions of the facilities on land (apparently cheaper to build and maintain than purchasing some sites to build on or refurbishing existing facilities), titanic tales are good too though.

  3. #3
    Sweet Ocean Cloud SD45T-2's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2012
    MBTI
    ESTJ
    Enneagram
    1w2 so/sp
    Posts
    2,757

    Default

    It was wondering if this was a joke like Gandhi 2:



    Quote Originally Posted by kyuuei View Post
    Any chance a disaster will happen to this vessel as well?
    It's being made in China, so I'm guessing the North Koreans will sink it.

    Things like this have been done before on a smaller scale: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LNER_Pe..._60163_Tornado
    1w2-6w5-3w2 so/sp

    "I took one those personality tests. It came back negative." - Dan Mintz

Similar Threads

  1. The Banned and The Damned
    By Haight in forum Official Decrees
    Replies: 331
    Last Post: 11-30-2017, 07:12 PM
  2. LL's enneatype the sequel.
    By LadyLazarus in forum What's my Type?
    Replies: 56
    Last Post: 05-18-2014, 11:29 PM
  3. The Sinking Of The Titan(ic)
    By Mal12345 in forum Arts & Entertainment
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 08-13-2013, 08:41 PM
  4. The Titanic is Returning!
    By Mal12345 in forum Science, Technology, and Future Tech
    Replies: 12
    Last Post: 04-30-2012, 05:21 PM
  5. Why no one should have died on the Titanic
    By kyuuei in forum Politics, History, and Current Events
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 09-22-2010, 05:24 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
Single Sign On provided by vBSSO