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Re: Who wins in the end?
« Reply #45 on: February 01, 2004, 05:33:50 am »

If the probes don't see other probes as objects, why the melnorme will risk themself and count them as objects? Even so, the Melnorme don't like "giving" information, and the probe is designed to get information "for free".
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Re: Who wins in the end?
« Reply #46 on: February 02, 2004, 12:02:59 am »

Don't forget, in order to become primary target, you not only have to be an object but be an unknown object.
So the probes would ignore other probes, the melnorme ships, etc. Also, if they took as their primary target a planet, and attempted to break it into component compounds, they would either come too close and burn up in the atmosphere or futilely attempt to do so from a distance until something else came along and took over the unfortunate role of primary target.

Also, even if the probes attacked the melnorme, they know the destruct code.
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« Reply #47 on: February 02, 2004, 12:15:34 am »

that depends. did the slylandro program the destruct code afterwards, or did the melnorme incorperate it.
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« Reply #48 on: February 02, 2004, 07:52:45 pm »

The Melmorme incorparated it. The Slyrandro are not the sharpest tool in the shed.
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« Reply #49 on: February 03, 2004, 03:50:19 am »

but they are one of the most fun races to talk to.
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Re: Who wins in the end?
« Reply #50 on: February 03, 2004, 08:20:46 am »

The self destruct code may have been incorperated by the melnorme. but the self destruct code system may be like some of the more secure computer systems. you may have only 3 tries to send the right code before it locks you out. and if the code is anywhere near as complex as a cd key, for windows xp, the ur-quan and melnorme are screwed.
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Re: Who wins in the end?
« Reply #51 on: February 03, 2004, 06:09:29 pm »

But don't the melnorme know it? I mean, some one had to give it to the Slyrandro.... (The are not smart enough to figure it out themselves)
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