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|"Comparing this to the movie absolutely boggles me. 100 years ago he thought this and today we couldn't even imagine."|
(CG 7/6/2005 7:30:38 PM )
|"Long before Gundam, Wells imagined mecha. "|
(Gatomon41 3/7/2012 6:35:52 PM )
|"That's right. And note that these machines were not the jerky, angular devices in use during his lifetime. He imagined smooth motion that mimicked nature."|
(Bill Christensen 3/8/2012 5:57:48 AM )
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