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Old 8th May 2019, 05:19 AM   #1921
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Originally Posted by Craig4 View Post
You just earned more points on the crackpot scale.
I saw it as more points on the "Lazy trolling" scale.
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Old 8th May 2019, 05:43 AM   #1922
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Originally Posted by Gingervytes View Post
There’s a lot of scientists and engineers that agree with me. Just the “expert” scientist are paid off and presented as legitimate.
Here's a pastor who appears to agree with you, at least on the idea of some basic astronomy facts being false.

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Here's some commentary on the video.
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Old 8th May 2019, 05:57 AM   #1923
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Well, everyone who CLAIMS to be from Australia is apparently in on it.

https://www.theguardian.com/technolo...t-wont-go-away
Hmm ... (reads birth certificate) ... I guess I have to claim that I'm "from Australia", so that means I'm "in on it" too, right?

Sadly, though, I'm still waiting for the $$ (or A$A$) Gingervytes and her fearless warriors know I must be being paid (to keep quiet) ...
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Old 8th May 2019, 06:09 AM   #1924
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Originally Posted by JeanTate View Post
Hmm ... (reads birth certificate) ... I guess I have to claim that I'm "from Australia", so that means I'm "in on it" too, right?

Sadly, though, I'm still waiting for the $$ (or A$A$) Gingervytes and her fearless warriors know I must be being paid (to keep quiet) ...
Nah, it probably just means your parents were in on it.
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Old 8th May 2019, 06:14 AM   #1925
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Sadly, though, I'm still waiting for the $$ (or A$A$) Gingervytes and her fearless warriors know I must be being paid (to keep quiet) ...
Did you remember to write everything upside down in the application form to preserve the cover story?

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Old 8th May 2019, 06:54 AM   #1926
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I have some really good news, but you all have to keep it secret!

You see, I just got my big packet of 'hush money' for telling everyone that rockets can, and do, work in the vacuum of space. So this weekend. I am going off to Vegas to spend that money on blackjack and hookers, but I am not really going to spend very much of on blackjack.

At any rate, you all have to keep this data to yourself, otherwise the public could learn the truth about how rockets really work in the vacuum of space and that could cause a lot of problems for those of us who are in on the conspiracy.





I actually have not received any hush money for saying that stuff about rockets.

And in fact, the above story is just a silly fiction. Especially that bit about blackjack and hookers which is joke that I stole from Bender.

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Old 8th May 2019, 06:59 AM   #1927
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Yes, Rockets CAN Fly in a Vacuum

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Old 8th May 2019, 07:09 AM   #1928
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Yes, Rockets CAN Fly in a Vacuum

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Wait ... cars on roads move because of gradient force pressure (pressure gradient force? I get confused) created by the exhaust?

I guess that explains why TPTB force us to install mufflers, it reduces the force pressure gradient, pressuring forcing us to buy more force gas petrol (I'm from Australia, remember). The global cabal conspiracy is vast and deep indeed ...
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Old 8th May 2019, 07:24 AM   #1929
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Yes, Rockets CAN Fly in a Vacuum

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I see another poster can afford single malt.
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Old 8th May 2019, 07:53 AM   #1930
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I see another poster can afford single malt.


Nah, but it keeps me in Tang.
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Old 8th May 2019, 09:38 AM   #1931
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Originally Posted by Thermal View Post
I see another poster can afford single malt.
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Nah, but it keeps me in Tang.
Get yourself a gallon of nice 20% fortified wine and mix the Tang with it. It will diffuse the taste of the wine, keep you drinking all day, and after half of it you won't know or care the difference from single malt anyway.

(a cheap binge from my youth 40+ years ago, the last time I ever drank Tang).
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They're wrong too.
But more importantly, almost certainly imaginary.
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Old 8th May 2019, 10:18 AM   #1933
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Get yourself a gallon of nice 20% fortified wine and mix the Tang with it. It will diffuse the taste of the wine, keep you drinking all day, and after half of it you won't know or care the difference from single malt anyway.

(a cheap binge from my youth 40+ years ago, the last time I ever drank Tang).
So if was at an evening social event,
and if one mixes Tang with Wine at the said event,

Then does everyone 'Wang Chung' tonight?

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Old 8th May 2019, 10:28 AM   #1934
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So if was at an evening social event,
and if one mixes Tang with Wine at the said event,

Then does everyone 'Wang Chung' tonight?

*facepalm*

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It's a little known fact that Flat Earthers have trouble processing obvious evidence and information in other aspects of their lives as well. for example:



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Old 8th May 2019, 10:47 AM   #1936
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So if was at an evening social event,
and if one mixes Tang with Wine at the said event,

Then does everyone 'Wang Chung' tonight?

Definitely. But the wine has to be served in 1 gallon glasses.
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There’s a lot of scientists and engineers that agree with me. Just the “expert” scientist are paid off and presented as legitimate.
Hey, I'm an engineer! Happy to agree with you! Gonna cost ya, though.
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Yes, Rockets CAN Fly in a Vacuum

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I never thought space could be so hot!
Oh, but it can.

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Has Gingervytes chickened out left the building?
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Has Gingervytes chickened out left the building?
Crushed by 2 bar.
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It's a little known fact that Flat Earthers have trouble processing obvious evidence and information in other aspects of their lives as well. for example:

https://i.imgur.com/mXkNm7el.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/FhxKVDel.png
haha, gets her fractions wrong and her Boo is letting other people scratch his back as well, clueless
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Has Gingervytes chickened out left the building?
Perhaps. I still entertain the hope he/she has gone off to read up on buoyancy. ... or something.

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Has Gingervytes chickened out left the building?
I expect that he has been paid off by 'them' in order to stop telling us that "rockets cannot propel in the vacuum of space".
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Has Gingervytes chickened out left the building?


Nah. They’ve gone longer than this without posting.
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And now for something completely different ...

Speaking of pressure vessels ...


Big Boy 4014 is Back!!

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Big Boy 4014 is Back!!
My entire mechanical engineering team is taking a field trip tomorrow to go see it, and the venerable 844.
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And now for something completely different ...

Speaking of pressure vessels ...


Big Boy 4014 is Back!!

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But it would blow up in a vacuum!
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My entire mechanical engineering team is taking a field trip tomorrow to go see it, and the venerable 844.
Color me green with envy!
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Color me green with envy!
I plan to stand behind it with a vacuum cleaner and see if I can get it to slow down any.
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Big Boy 4014 is Back!!

That's great news. That guy still owes me $150 from a Craigslist deal from 1998.
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I'm trying to remember my SCUBA class and IIRC, the greatest pressure difference that a diver will experience is between being on the surface of the water and then being completely submerged? Even if it's one inch below the surface of the water?

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No, practically no difference in pressure in that example.

Diving to a depth of 11 feet is a larger pressure difference than you can experience anywhere on the surface of the Earth.
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Perhaps. I still entertain the hope he/she has gone off to read up on buoyancy. ... or something.

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He might read up on gravity too, since he thinks that there is no equal and opposite force to gravity.

I guess that is another of those flat-earth things.
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Color me green with envy!
Yeah! Me too.


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I plan to stand behind it with a vacuum cleaner and see if I can get it to slow down any.

Pics or it hasn't happened yet!
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Diving to a depth of 11 feet is a larger pressure difference than you can experience anywhere on the surface of the Earth.

Thanks for that. I think that I was getting it confused with the tank air rule i.e. once you submerge your air tank you should automatically cut the amount of air you put into the tank (above the surface) by half - which is more of a rule of thumb. Or something like that.
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Thanks for that. I think that I was getting it confused with the tank air rule i.e. once you submerge your air tank you should automatically cut the amount of air you put into the tank (above the surface) by half - which is more of a rule of thumb. Or something like that.
You are a very confused man . I'd suggest to take the course again, probably with a different instructor.
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...And you know what? Atmospheric pressure is pretty low. About 14.7 PSI relative to vacuum. I've designed hydraulic systems for 5000PSI, relative to atmospheric. You know what? They didn't blow up...
Our rescue squad carries hydraulic cutters and spreaders (“jaws of life”) that run at 10,000 psi. A number of people owe their lives to the fact that such things work quite well at well over 600 times atmospheric pressure, including the flexible hoses that carry the pressure from the unit to the tool.

Ever seen a Space Shuttle tire? In many ways, very much like an airliner tire, or a truck tire, that routinely operate at many times atmospheric pressure. Crackpots and trolls like the OP are much less observant of the world around them than the average person.
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Has Gingervytes chickened out left the building?
He pulled a Sir Robin, after personally wetting himself at the Battle of Baden Hill.
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He pulled a Sir Robin, after personally wetting himself at the Battle of Baden Hill.
Yaaaaaaay.
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He pulled a Sir Robin, after personally wetting himself at the Battle of Baden Hill.

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