Let's not get ahead of ourselves here- what if:
[UFO lands] "Cathleen? Cathleen! Draw your sorry butt here and get me ma' shotgun!
[alien emerges from UFO]: "Howdee. Now if ma' machanic wuz spendn' half the tahm on the engin' that he spends on the holoroom, we'd be halway to Vega for the pickle contest bah now. Brilliant boah, but sooooo into holographic ladies. Hey, ya wouldn't happen to have one of thems spatial compressors and some such on your shed now, would ya? Ah recon ours is busted.
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