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Challenge #03444-I156: Access Issues

Highly intelligent, and very kind, cephalopod-like beings invite their human friend to visit their home. The ship goes down to a planet that has very, very few areas of actual dry land, and a vast ocean with enormous cities beneath. -- Anon Guest

Interspecies relationships are very interesting. The Cephalopoda have made a series of mistakes in their interactions with -shall we say- more rigid cogniscents. Chief amongst these is what the Humans refer to as the Octodad Incident for reasons known only to them.

Invited underwater to Fliborth's home town, Human Kieth was more than shocked to see Fliborth squirm through an opening no wider than a few centidus[1] in diameter. Human Keith knew hir friend was naturally aquatic, but this... seeing him squish like that was just unnerving.

"All is clear," said Fliborth through the comms. "Just leave your livesuit on the rack and come through the 'lock."

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Challenge #01756-D295: Equal Access

And you don't get your driver's license back until you've helped repair and restore a car for someone in need. And this was actually done to a group of young "Hoons" for acting like -well- "hoons". -- Knitnan

People tend to think that 'equal access' means denying something to the abled. Cutting down those with an advantage to the level of the disadvantaged. Removing something that is already there. Such can be the case, but it also involves improving things for those

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