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Old 08-12-2008, 11:19 PM   #21
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Originally Posted by Saml01 View Post
Though you would think it would be a more technologically advanced settlement seeing as how they had to have flown to earth. So maybe they will shed like on that, something along the lines of the colonist let go of their past and eliminated that technology.
I don't think it has to be that far-out. Remember what life on New Caprica looked like after a year? Tent cities, open fires for warmth, pretty primative stuff. And I expect things would have continued to get worse before they got better, as tools broke and couldn't be repaired, the last of the scavengable material was scavenged, etc.

Which makes sense. Super-duper technology can be pretty useless w/o the basics, things like the ability to drill for and refine petroleum.

If the 13th really did land on and colonize Earth in isolation, I imagine it would have been a pretty big setback for them relative to the rest of the colonies.
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