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British Geek Wants To Buy Moon Plot With 1M-Pound Gameshow Jackpot

Buy a slice of the moon if you like ... but only if the price is right.
by Staff Writers
London, England (AFP) Jul 18, 2006
A self-confessed geeky housewife said she wanted to buy a plot on the Moon after winning a million pounds ($1.8 million, 1.5 million euros) on a British television game show Sunday. Sarah Lang, 31, from Newport, south Wales, scooped the prize in the finale of Pokerface, a game of general knowledge and bluff.

"I have heard that you can buy plots of land on the Moon. It might be worth something in a few years," she said.

The mother-of-two is a huge fan of the science-fiction television and film series "Star Trek."

"I am really into sci-fi and horror so I really want to go to a big Trekkie convention in the US and dress up," she confessed.

"I have always been fascinated with stars and space so I'm going to get a strong telescope in my garden."

She admitted: "I am a bit of a geek".

Source: Agence France-Presse

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