Outer space or bottom of the ocean?

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I know they have a hard time managing the trains, let alone spaceships, but it looks like Virgin could offer trips into the deep one day with Virgin Oceanic: http://www.virginoceanic.com/

So, if you were a millionaire, would you rather go into space or to the bottom of the ocean? And why?

Tim Chester 08/08/13    General travel chatUnited Kingdom Link Report

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Despite my somewhat irrational fears of the ocean, I’d be a Virgin Oceanic passenger for sure! Mainly because after watching Blue Planet I’m totally intrigued by those weird little glow-in-the-dark creatures that reside down there! In outer space we don’t know if there is life, but we know there are thousands of species we’ve not yet discovered under the sea.

I also don’t trust outer space. Black holes, meteors – it’s just not safe up there!

Lottie Gross 08/08/13    Link Report

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Good point re. fluoro critters

Tim Chester 08/08/13    Link Report

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Definately space! Its just that childhood dream of seeing whats out there! Cant shake that!

Michael Huxley 09/08/13    Link Report

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Totally never had that dream – I think it was watching alien horror films that put me off it. No one makes films about evil creatures coming from the sea… Or do they? I’ve never seen any, anyway! :)

Lottie Gross 09/08/13    Link Report

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Godzilla? Creature from the blue lagoon? The merman? The kraken in Clash of the Titans? Sphere? There are loads!!!! I think space adventure may be a boy thing, or just a geek thing with too many reruns of star trek growing up!

Michael Huxley 09/08/13    Link Report

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This is true… Perhaps it’s best I don’t watch these – I’m a self-confessed wimp when it comes to horror films!

Lottie Gross 12/08/13    Link Report

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Bottom of the ocean with all the weird luminous creatures would be amazing, but it’s got to be space for me. Only if I could go really far away though – out of our solar system, basically on the back of Voyager 1. (A very reasonable demand, I think.) Look how far it’s gone! http://bit.ly/14yi5nB.

Helen Abramson 14/08/13    Link Report

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I’m not super excited about either (confined space, possible death etc), but I think I’d go for ocean exploring over “the final frontier”! I think it’s crazy that there’s so much we don’t know about our own planet and what’s lurking beneath the sea…

Rachel Mills 14/08/13    Link Report

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There’s only one answer a Trekkie can give: Space!

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Kia Abdullah 15/08/13    Link Report

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