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Starship Captain
« Reply #40 on: 10-27-2006 15:26 »
« Last Edit on: 12-01-2006 00:00 »

Originally posted by HellsCream:
 oh and about the VW van, actually they were sort of surprised, not by the wheels though ("where's the device that lets you speed and slow the passage of time?" "under the seat" *pulls out a bong*     laff )

Amy: "80?, You mean this thing only does 80,000 miles an hour?"   big grin

EDIT: gawd, this post has been here ages, and I only just reamembered to say "TOTPD!!!"

DOOP Secretary
« Reply #41 on: 10-28-2006 07:56 »

That's nothing! My Delorean can hit eighty-eight miles per hour in thirty seconds flat!

$ Don Bot $

« Reply #42 on: 10-29-2006 15:03 »

there is in past-o-rama from the lesser of two evils. and when fry finds that VW camper

Bending Unit
« Reply #43 on: 12-01-2006 11:19 »

Fry had to explain the wheel, so there are no wheel-cars left. Roads could exist for several reasons; to make the hovering mechanism more effective, because it's always been done that way, to make navigation easier and more ordered, to allow street addresses and access to buildings.

Bending Unit
« Reply #44 on: 12-02-2006 01:01 »

Sorry, I haven't read much of this thread, but I think Space Pilot 3000 gives us a bit of an answer:

While Fry is admiring New New York, we see the hover cars lined up on the street. One of them suddenly goes up and flies over the top of them (the driver is obviously impatient), to which a police car suddenly chases it.
I would say in 3000 they would still have the law that you have to drive on the roads, and aren't allowed to fly wherever they wish, as someone mentioned in the first few posts.

Bending Unit
« Reply #45 on: 12-02-2006 09:31 »

Hmmm, that would explain why when you see soo many Sci-fi flicks that although the traffic is flying, it's still traffic, all flying the same direction at the same altitude, kinda like the roads we have now, but like 10,000ft up.
Bending Unit
« Reply #46 on: 01-08-2007 10:51 »

Just going to throw in my two cents, i think it would be helpful with navigation , also in some areas you might be forced to hover above the ground to prevent accidents or interfering with planes.

Imagine trying to fly around sky scrapers and OTHER hover cars on your daily commute to work each day.

Or it might act like a 3 dimensional multi lane system like highways have more than 2 lanes (sort of like a regular chess board to a 3d chess board*).

Note:*3d chess is a real game , think of it as a multi tiered chess board.
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