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Old October 5th, 2019, 02:02 AM   #19
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Default Re: How old are the Colonies???

Originally Posted by BST View Post
I was always of the opinion that the "7th millenium" was a reference to the exodus from Kobol, i.e, the age of the Colonies as colonies.

Regarding the usage of the word, "Colonist" or "Colonies", it's likely that the original colonists who emigrated from Kobol used the terminology so often that, it just caught on as the vernacular.....colonist instead of citizen, colony instead of planet, etc.....
Yes. It seems pretty solid that the Colonies have existed for 7,000 standard yahrens. With all these different orbital periods, they'd have to work out a basic "standard" yahren, eventually.
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