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Old 21st March 2011, 02:43 AM   #704
Dave Rogers
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Originally Posted by kylebisme View Post
Assuming Mike is a man of his word, it seems he'll stop denying the molten steel now. Anyone else here willing to do the same?
On the basis of a single anecdotal witness account, unsupported by any metallurgical analysis of the material alleged to be molten steel?

I don't have the command of language to explain to you on exactly how profoundly fundamental a level it is that you're just not getting the point here.

Me: So what you're saying is that, if the load carrying ability of the lower structure is reduced to the point where it can no longer support the load above it, it will collapse without a jolt, right?

Tony Szamboti: That is right
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