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On Fri, 5 May 2000 16:31:10 -0400, "M. Sherryandra Soderquist"
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>Irina Rempt wrote:
>> > No, please! I am one of those 20-30 people (on this world) who refused to
>> > watch that film, but if someday there will be available a DiLingo version ,
>> > I'll have to watch it!!
>>
>> Only 20-30 in the world? At least half of them must be on this list
>> alone - count me in!
>>
>>    Irina
>>
>
>I haven't seen it either. No desire to either, unless they remake
>it to include aliens and superintelligent sharks... and translate
>all the dialog into an interesting conlang.

Hmm, I see the potential for an amusing alternate-reality story there. A
future conlanger is on board the Titanic, which in this alternate reality
survived the crash. In the future, the Titanic survivor's interesting
conlang goes on to be a huge success, widely learned and spoken throughout
the world. Unfortunately, a design flaw in the language allows a corrupt
politician (under the influence of hostile superintelligent aliens who just
happen to resemble sharks) to gain power through the use of catchy slogans.
A devastating war breaks out to stop this madman, which results in the
near-extinction of the human species. (This of course was the aliens'
intention all along.) Realizing the danger too late, a small band of
survivors travels back through time in a desperate mission to sink the
Titanic.

Okay, so I'm also one of those who's never seen Titanic (and I don't really
have any plans to do so...)

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