It would be rather difficult to hitch a ride on a spaceship.
You can do it, otherwise, why would there be a "Hitchiker's Guide To The Galaxy"? :)As a fan of K&P and ST, I find this delightful, and Fascinating.
All you need is an Electronic Thumb.
and +1 for the absolutely 100% correct numbering.that's attention to detail.whales rambl too.now was it the LDS or the rice-picker?