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Old 17-01-2015, 13:52
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She is spending $52 million to spend 10 days on the International Space Station in October.

Why would she do that? Maybe she has too much money and is bored.
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Old 17-01-2015, 13:53
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To lose her heart to a starship trooper?
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Old 17-01-2015, 13:57
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If I had the money, I'd love to buy a trip into space.
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Old 17-01-2015, 14:13
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To lose her heart to a starship trooper?
Ah you beat me to it!

Everytime she sings opera I always snigger when I remember this video from TOTP! Bet she hopes it disappeared and none of us remember!
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Old 17-01-2015, 18:45
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Ah you beat me to it!

Everytime she sings opera I always snigger when I remember this video from TOTP! Bet she hopes it disappeared and none of us remember!
She didnt have the power of veto over the Totp repeats did she?
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Old 17-01-2015, 22:28
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I'd do the se if I could afford it
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Old 17-01-2015, 22:39
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Anything to do with Andrew Lloyd Webber's enormous rocket?
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Old 17-01-2015, 22:54
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According to the below quote from Wikipedia, she's supposed to be worth about $56m. Surely she's not going to blow nearly all her fortune on this? Going into space would only be sensible for the super rich who have well over $500m/500m.

Brightman is the world's richest female classical performer with a fortune of 36m (about US$56m).[20] As of 2014, she is training for a space journey to the International Space Station, currently set for 2015.[21]
The second line of the 7th paragraph.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sarah_Brightman
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Old 17-01-2015, 23:10
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According to the below quote from Wikipedia, she's supposed to be worth about $56m. Surely she's not going to blow nearly all her fortune on this? Going into space would only be sensible for the super rich who have well over $500m/500m.



The second line of the 7th paragraph.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sarah_Brightman
How much money does one person need? She's got enough to fund an trip that less than 600 people have in Al of human history have experienced, cheap at the price for somone not offering any scientific, engineering or aeronautical skills.
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Old 17-01-2015, 23:37
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This is up there with the Dappy/Horse one.
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Old 18-01-2015, 01:22
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She's had a genuine passion for doing this for a long time. I remember her talking about going into space years ago and she has already done quite a bit of technical training. Always seemed a bit ditzy and other-worldly to me but sharper than she comes across. Her money. Good luck to her. More of an adventure than investing her millions in expensive jewellery and designer handbags.
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Old 18-01-2015, 01:44
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Not sure which is the weirdest thread title. Sarah Brightman to be shot.../Sarah Brightman shot into space.
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Old 18-01-2015, 02:20
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She certainly has a good head for heights. If you see some of her concerts she goes really high on swings and narrow plinths - I'm not sure I could.
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Old 18-01-2015, 03:01
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Anything to do with Andrew Lloyd Webber's enormous rocket?
Where is the vomit smiley when you need one?
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Old 18-01-2015, 10:58
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How much money does one person need? She's got enough to fund an trip that less than 600 people have in Al of human history have experienced, cheap at the price for somone not offering any scientific, engineering or aeronautical skills.
She's spent YEARS building up her fortune, only to now blow most of it on a trip into space. I think she's mad, but it's up to her because it's her money.

Edit: I do think that having hundreds of millions, or even a couple of billion, is ridiculous. I seriously doubt you'd ever be able to spend it (things you'd actually want). I think the super rich, or most of them, start to develop an addiction to making truckful loads of money. After so much, it's probably just a case of aiming to be the richest person in your country, or the world.
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Old 18-01-2015, 11:28
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The new Lance Bass.
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Old 18-01-2015, 13:06
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The new Lance Bass.
He never actually made it into space did he?
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Old 18-01-2015, 13:20
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Not sure which is the weirdest thread title. Sarah Brightman to be shot.../Sarah Brightman shot into space.
Neither is particularly normal.
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Old 18-01-2015, 17:48
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To lose her heart to a starship trooper?
My first thought exactly!

Ah you beat me to it!

Everytime she sings opera I always snigger when I remember this video from TOTP! Bet she hopes it disappeared and none of us remember!
Yeah I agree! Brightman always seems a bit of an upper-class square, so her 1978 camp disco classic isn't something I bet she likes to be reminded of! Does she still have the outfit lol?
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Old 18-01-2015, 17:53
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I love how before you enter the Forum, it just says Sarah Brightman to be shot, under the last post
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Old 18-01-2015, 17:56
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My first thought exactly!



Yeah I agree! Brightman always seems a bit of an upper-class square, so her 1978 camp disco classic isn't something I bet she likes to be reminded of! Does she still have the outfit lol?
Andrew "I am most definitely leaving the country if Labour beat the Tories" Lloyd-Webber probably made her wear it when....er, no. Can't carry on with that sentence.
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Old 18-01-2015, 18:07
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Good luck to her. It's her money and she can spend it how she likes.
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Old 18-01-2015, 18:15
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Andrew "I am most definitely leaving the country if Labour beat the Tories" Lloyd-Webber probably made her wear it when....er, no. Can't carry on with that sentence.
Could be worse... She could get him to dress as one of the backing dancers!!
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Old 18-01-2015, 21:28
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Am I the only one who at a quick glance, thought it said Sarah Brightman to be shot in the face?
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Old 18-01-2015, 21:50
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There's definitely worse ways to blow a fortune. If I was in her position I would love to do the same, it would be a once in a lifetime experience for relatively cheap! The vast VAST majority of people will never have the opportunity to go into space, so why pass up the chance if it comes your way?

I quite like her. She seems a bit mad, but in a good way and I enjoy most of her albums.
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