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Genetic Modification
« on: May 27, 2011, 04:53:57 am »

This is a simple topic. If you could receive one genetic modification from the Umgah, and they wouldn't give you anything you didn't ask for, what would it be?

My choice would be an enhanced immune system. That would make me less susceptible to fatal diseases and, therefore, prolong my life.
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« Reply #1 on: May 27, 2011, 05:39:48 am »

I think I'd go for controllable metabolism rate.
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« Reply #2 on: May 28, 2011, 05:52:25 am »

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I think I'd go for controllable metabolism rate.

I could use one of those Smiley

 I think I would ask for nanomachine enhancement like they did with the Dynarii though I would want them to enhance the entire body instead of just my brain.
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Re: Genetic Modification
« Reply #3 on: May 28, 2011, 02:04:19 pm »

I would like my insides removed and replaced with a complex system of organic cogwheels, weights, counterweights, sliders and pendulums. I feel this design would be more sleek and efficient, and a healthy repository of spare parts would ensure that I remain at optimum performance with a minimum of downtime.
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« Reply #4 on: May 28, 2011, 04:11:00 pm »

I would like to have greatly increased regeneration rate of all tissues in my body. In this way, all of physical injuries would heal completely (without any scars left) and much faster, even the most severe ones like cut off limbs or broken spine. In addition, I could also use some grills to breathe underwater, but that's less important.
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Re: Genetic Modification
« Reply #5 on: May 29, 2011, 05:43:48 am »

I think I'd go for controllable metabolism rate.

They'd just tell you to eat less
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Re: Genetic Modification
« Reply #6 on: May 30, 2011, 05:43:29 am »

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They'd just tell you to eat less

Knowing them, you'd wake up after a 6 hour surgery where they have done nothing but stitch into your chest "Eat less!"
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« Reply #7 on: May 30, 2011, 09:12:55 pm »

They'd just tell you to eat less

But what if what you need is just to burn more? That's be a pretty good ability. I could see myself eating two pounds of butter and then standing in a crowded subway car, generating enough heat to make everyone around me uncomfortable. I'd heat that subway car up like an easy bake oven, mark my words. For once, I'd be "the hot guy" in peoples minds.
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Re: Genetic Modification
« Reply #8 on: June 08, 2011, 08:01:21 am »

Okay...this is a hard one...give me a couple of days to do this.  Alright, the only reason I am posting this now is that  I monthly wish that I have an enhanced immune system!  Well, I'm not majorly sick or anything but most of the time I can hardly smell (stuffed/dry nose), I get minor illnesses seemingly almost every other month...headaches, coughs and the like.  Stupid body, WORK!
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« Reply #9 on: June 09, 2011, 10:47:20 pm »

But what if what you need is just to burn more? That's be a pretty good ability. I could see myself eating two pounds of butter and then standing in a crowded subway car, generating enough heat to make everyone around me uncomfortable. I'd heat that subway car up like an easy bake oven, mark my words. For once, I'd be "the hot guy" in peoples minds.

That would be quite an interesting trick. You would need a great deal of food to keep it up, though.
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« Reply #10 on: June 10, 2011, 01:07:22 am »

I can definitely see the Umgah doing this if you asked them to make you "hotter". Direct matter to energy conversion might be more efficient for something like that, though I'm pretty sure SC2 races can't actually do that (if they could, destroying Sa-Matra would be pretty trivial)
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Re: Genetic Modification
« Reply #11 on: June 21, 2011, 08:04:40 pm »

That would be quite an interesting trick. You would need a great deal of food to keep it up, though.

I'd eat butter and drink olive oil, plenty of energy there.
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« Reply #12 on: June 21, 2011, 08:56:50 pm »

I can definitely see the Umgah doing this if you asked them to make you "hotter". Direct matter to energy conversion might be more efficient for something like that, though I'm pretty sure SC2 races can't actually do that (if they could, destroying Sa-Matra would be pretty trivial)

The Druuge can do that, but they mainly use it on living beings. They call it "Feeding the Furnace". It's strange how they use living creatures when inorganic matter should be just as useful. Maybe it's because they're just that evil?

I don't understand how direct matter-to-energy conversion would help with destroying the Sa-Matra. Care to elaborate on that hypothesis?
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Re: Genetic Modification
« Reply #13 on: June 25, 2011, 08:07:05 pm »

The Druuge can do that, but they mainly use it on living beings. They call it "Feeding the Furnace". It's strange how they use living creatures when inorganic matter should be just as useful. Maybe it's because they're just that evil?

My fanon on this is given in Peeru fanfic chapter 26.
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Re: Genetic Modification
« Reply #14 on: June 26, 2011, 12:39:42 pm »

And my idea was here - first post I ever made. All about the motivation.
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