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    A mystery finally solved

    I aplogise if this is the wrong forum area to post this as I am reliably informed that in fact it is a true story.

    ON JULY 20, 1969, AS COMMANDER OF THE APOLLO 11 LUNAR MODULE, NEIL ARMSTRONG
    WAS THE FIRST PERSON TO SET FOOT ON THE MOON.
    HIS FIRST WORDS AFTER STEPPING ON THE MOON, "THAT'S ONE SMALL STEP
    FOR MAN, ONE GIANT LEAP FOR MANKIND," WERE TELEVISED TO EARTH AND HEARD BY MILLIONS.

    BUT JUST BEFORE HE REENTERED THE LANDER, HE MADE THE ENIGMATIC REMARK
    "GOOD LUCK, MR. GORSKY."

    MANY PEOPLE AT NASA THOUGH IT WAS A CASUAL REMARK CONCERNING SOME
    RIVAL SOVIET COSMONAUT. HOWEVER, UPON CHECKING, THERE WAS NO GORSKY IN
    EITHER THE RUSSIAN OR AMERICAN SPACE PROGRAMS.

    OVER THE YEARS MANY PEOPLE QUESTIONED ARMSTRONG AS TO WHAT THE "GOOD
    LUCK, MR. GORSKY" STATEMENT MEANT, BUT ARMSTRONG ALWAYS JUST SMILED.

    ON JULY 5, 1995, IN TAMPA BAY, FLORIDA, WHILE ANSWERING QUESTIONS
    FOLLOWING A SPEECH, A REPORTER BROUGHT UP THE 26-YEAR-OLD QUESTION TO ARMSTRONG.

    THIS TIME HE FINALLY RESPONDED. MR. GORSKY HAD DIED, SO NEIL
    ARMSTRONG FELT HE COULD ANSWER THE QUESTION.

    IN 1938 WHEN HE WAS A KID IN A SMALL MIDWEST TOWN, HE WAS PLAYING
    BASEBALL WITH A FRIEND IN THE BACKYARD. HIS FRIEND HIT THE BALL,

    WHICH LANDED IN HIS NEIGHBOR'S YARD BY THE BEDROOM WINDOWS.

    HIS NEIGHBORS WERE MR. AND MRS.GORSKY. AS HE LEANED DOWN TO PICK
    UP THE BALL, YOUNG ARMSTRONG HEARD MRS. GORSKY SHOUTING AT MR. GORSKY.
    "SEX! YOU WANT SEX?! YOU'LL GET SEX WHEN THE KID NEXT DOOR WALKS ON THE MOON!"

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    Funny, but I can't find any reliable source that says it's true, but I can find several sources that say it's not:

    http://www.truthorfiction.com/rumors...ong-gorsky.htm

    http://www.astronomy.org/StarWatch/July/index-7-04.html

    http://www.consumerfraudreporting.or...xesneilarm.php
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    I have this image in my head of Mrs Gorsky leaning out of the window shouting to Mr Gorsky.

    " Mr Gorsky - get your pants off and come and look at what is on the TV. "

    It is a great story . . Like many great stories there are no good reasons to question it. Some stories are instantly recognisable as an honest reflection of truth. A story that passes this 'Mirror' test, Has no reason to be 'Sourced'.

    Unless Mrs Gorsky "denies" . .

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tubby View Post
    I have this image in my head of Mrs Gorsky leaning out of the window shouting to Mr Gorsky.

    " Mr Gorsky - get your pants off and come and look at what is on the TV. "
    probably the other way round tbh

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    Quote Originally Posted by byronc View Post
    probably the other way round tbh
    I was staying on the politically correct side. There is public opinion that a man should only accept what is offered. There is the possibility the earlier (supposed offer) could have expired.

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