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gate traveler
July 4th, 2004, 01:09 PM
What will the atlantis team eat in the Pegasus Galaxy? Will they bring Earth food with them?

July 4th, 2004, 01:17 PM
Well, we know from David Hewlett's interview that they're gonna have energy bars. One assumes they'll have rations and such and will supplement it with local food, barter and trade when they can. Save a few planets so they'll throw feasts of honor, that sort of thing. ;)

Erik Pasternak
July 4th, 2004, 01:19 PM
They'll probably bring food from Earth with them in the beginning, but eventually, they're gonna run out.

In "Underground," episode 9, the team attemps to negociate with a race (well, a race of humans) called the Genii for food, as their own supplies are running out, for more info on the episode, click here (http://gateworld.net/atlantis/s1/1x5.shtml).

July 4th, 2004, 02:56 PM
Can't they alwasy just gate to a world with humans, and see what they eat, and eat the same thing?

July 4th, 2004, 03:32 PM
Luke, use the force!

July 4th, 2004, 04:02 PM
Hydroponically grown yeast!


July 4th, 2004, 04:05 PM
Thats not a bad idea. Seeing as how ATLANTIS is so huge, and on what seems to be a complete waterwold, the ancients, in thier past flesh forms, would have had to have had a food source of some sort. So there could be a bio-sphere on the city aswell.

July 4th, 2004, 05:05 PM
I for one am still holding out hope for the "all citrus, all the time" planet that someone mentioned here on the board. ;)

July 4th, 2004, 05:07 PM
Luke, use the force!
Funny you should mention Luke. Rumor has it he's the reason McKay sticks to energy bars. ;)

July 5th, 2004, 10:17 AM

i was just thinking that...what if they come across some freaky fruit no one's ever seen before and it turns out to be some citrus fruit? poor mckay

Erik Pasternak
July 5th, 2004, 09:44 PM

i was just thinking that...what if they come across some freaky fruit no one's ever seen before and it turns out to be some citrus fruit? poor mckayOh well, it's just McKay:p

July 6th, 2004, 05:34 AM
McKay's the best thing to happen to Atlantis. Lose him and you risk losing the show along with him. :P

Incidentally, it looked to me as if McKay was eating something non energy bar-like in one scene in the Lowdown. I wonder if McKay's gonna pick up Jonas's food habit... or if he's gonna start off that way and then eat something that makes him violently sick (either alien citrus or the belated discovery he's eating alien rat) and that's when he decides to stick to energy bars... ;)

July 6th, 2004, 07:01 AM
Or maybe they took Luke along as part of the team, but as he's only doing the catering no-one has mentioned him yet?

July 6th, 2004, 07:30 AM
Since I know virtually nothing about gene therapy, only I could ask such a stupid question:

If Mc Kay is taking gene therapy to try and enable him to use the Ancients' technology, is it possible for him to lose his allergy to citrus as well through the therapy? :confused: :confused:

July 6th, 2004, 07:49 AM
If you can take gene therapy to use the Ancients stuff (and we're not that advanced in gene therapy yet but this is sci fi) then you can take it to fix anything that is caused by a defect in genetics, providing you know exactly what needs to be changed. So, if his citrus allergy is caused by a defective gene then gene therapy could fix that.

July 6th, 2004, 07:53 AM
Maybe his allergy to citrus is one of the reasons he can't use Ancient tech... if we go along with the whole citrus planet conspiracy. Maybe citrus was essential of the Ancients. ;)

And yeah, Luke could very well be with the team. All the more reason for McKay to be careful.

July 6th, 2004, 07:55 AM
Maybe you've got to have NOTHING wrong with you! :D

July 6th, 2004, 08:02 AM
Aaah... I can see it now. The Wraiths new superweapon. It launches lemons! Better watch out McKay!

July 6th, 2004, 08:07 AM
All they need are super soakers filled with lemon juice. McKay would be running around, screaming. "It burrrnnnsss!" hehe Poor thing. ;) I'd be happy to nurse him back to health. :D

Just hope Luke wouldn't find out about it...

July 6th, 2004, 08:21 AM
Maybe Luke is an Ancient and he infiltrated the SGC to check on their progress. He knows about the lemon connection and he sized up Mc Kay immediately and decided he didn't like him. :D

July 6th, 2004, 08:27 AM
Goa'uld gene manipulation often leave allergies to lemons, that's why the Ancient Luke knew McKay couldn't be trusted.

July 6th, 2004, 12:23 PM
They could just catch some fish and eat them. Or to be the REAL Earth Representives and the embody the manners of the great Earth, they could serve their guests first (Athosians) and then themselves (After making sure that the fish are edible).

Obviously, the Athosians had some type of food supply. Atlantis is on Athos. Bingo?