Not to distract too much from my recent posts on leprechauns and the usefulness of the undead (both of which are well worth reading, if I do say so myself), but I keep forgetting to mention this:
Really, I'm at a loss. Isn't Traveller supposed to be the "smart" sci-fi RPG?
This kind of thing is why I have never bothered to buy a single sourcebook for the new Mongoose Traveller...if I can't dream it up myself (and make it work with the rules), chances are I'm not really interested. Sheesh!