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According to Russian scientists:

Russian scientists expect to meet aliens by 2031
By Alissa de Carbonnel | Reuters – 7 hrs ago
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian scientists expect humanity to encounter alien civilizations within the next two decades, a top Russian astronomer predicted on Monday. "The genesis of life is as inevitable as the formation of atoms... Life exists on other planets and we will find it within 20 years," Andrei Finkelstein, director of the Russian Academy of Sciences' Applied Astronomy Institute, was quoted by the Interfax news agency as saying.

Speaking at an international forum dedicated to the search for extraterrestrial life, Finkelstein said 10 percent of the known planets circling suns in the galaxy resemble Earth. If water can be found there, then so can life, he said, adding that aliens would most likely resemble humans with two arms, two legs and a head.

"They may have different color skin, but even we have that," he said. Finkelstein's institute runs a program launched in the 1960s at the height of the Cold War space race to watch for and beam out radio signals to outer space. "The whole time we have been searching for extraterrestrial civilizations, we have mainly been waiting for messages from space and not the other way," he said.

(Writing by Alissa de Carbonnel; editing by Paul Casciato)
I suspect they've already been here:

 

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I bet they left shaking their heads/tentacles/whatevers thinking "what a buncha freaking idiots!"
 

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Jmicha, what about the 200 mi wide ships near jupiter?

What if one alien clan lands, then another clan comes along? Do we let them fight it out or pick sides?
 

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Nope. I've scheduled a pickup on June 12, 2248 at 2:50 PM Central Time. The 200 mile ship in Jupiter orbit is just idling until then - cheapest parking in the solar system!
 

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How is that possible with the world ending in 2012?
 
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