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Since PM'ing seems to be fucked up...

Post by sparks » Sat Oct 12, 2019 5:09 pm

Here's an other wise PM to Doc X...



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Regarding the HBO minseries 'Chernobyl'

Sent: Sat Oct 12, 2019 9:51 am
From: sparks
Recipient: Doctor X
Hiya:
Overall I see this as very good and true to the science. But I'm curious as to what you may have noticed that I did not.


Several things:
"The Uranium atoms are flying at nearly the speed of light..."
No, they're not. It's the neutrons that are the "bullets.

Everything else described about the RBMK reactor design, well, I have to wonder how true that is even at this late date.

"We don't know how high the power went. We only know the final reading. The Chernobyl reactor (#4), designed to
operate at 3200MW, went beyond 33,000.
Ostensibly 33,000 MW. Wonder how true that is.

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Re: Since PM'ing seems to be fucked up...

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Sat Oct 12, 2019 5:13 pm

?:

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Re: Since PM'ing seems to be fucked up...

Post by Fid » Sun Oct 13, 2019 1:32 am

This is somehow gonna end up involving graphite.
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Post by shemp » Sun Oct 13, 2019 1:57 am

No, ethanol is clearly involved.
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Re: Since PM'ing seems to be fucked up...

Post by Witness » Sun Oct 13, 2019 2:08 am

:?

Trying to picture the forum's internals from this thread:

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Re: Since PM'ing seems to be fucked up...

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Sun Oct 13, 2019 2:09 am

Fid wrote:
Sun Oct 13, 2019 1:32 am
This is somehow gonna end up involving graphite.
shemp wrote:
Sun Oct 13, 2019 1:57 am
No, ethanol is clearly involved.
At Chernobyl, it was both.
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Re: Since PM'ing seems to be fucked up...

Post by sparks » Sun Oct 13, 2019 11:36 am

That's what I love about this board: Bullshit. :)
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Post by Pyrrho » Sun Oct 13, 2019 2:32 pm

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Re: Since PM'ing seems to be fucked up...

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Sun Oct 13, 2019 3:14 pm

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ETA: Apparently Shorpy does not like hotlinking.
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Post by Pyrrho » Sun Oct 13, 2019 3:24 pm

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Re: Since PM'ing seems to be fucked up...

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Sun Oct 13, 2019 3:46 pm

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There is nothing wrong with PMs.

sparks is attempting to gaslight Pyrrho.
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Re: Since PM'ing seems to be fucked up...

Post by Witness » Sun Oct 13, 2019 6:34 pm

↑ Reminded me of this:

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Spoiler:

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Re: Since PM'ing seems to be fucked up...

Post by sparks » Sun Oct 13, 2019 7:57 pm

Abdul Alhazred wrote:
Sun Oct 13, 2019 3:46 pm
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There is nothing wrong with PMs.

sparks is attempting to gaslight Pyrrho.
Wrong.

I simply forgot how it works.

Satisfied now? Dipshit. :)
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Re: Since PM'ing seems to be fucked up...

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Sun Oct 13, 2019 8:00 pm

I stand corrected.

sparks nearly gaslit Pyrrho by accident. ;)
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Post by Pyrrho » Sun Oct 13, 2019 9:45 pm

Light 'em downwind, please.
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Re: Since PM'ing seems to be fucked up...

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Sun Oct 13, 2019 10:04 pm

So sparks ... how did you think it worked? :)
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Re: Since PM'ing seems to be fucked up...

Post by sparks » Sun Oct 13, 2019 10:30 pm

The fact that the message remains in the outbox until it is read looks an awful lot like an email client that isn't connecting to its server.
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Post by Doctor X » Thu Oct 17, 2019 7:50 am

Not great.

Not terrible.

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Re: Since PM'ing seems to be fucked up...

Post by Captain » Thu Oct 17, 2019 10:39 am

https://www.phpbb.com/community/viewtopic.php?t=2458131

Suppose I change "Outbox" to "Their Ditch" and "Inbox" to "My Ditch"
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Re: Since PM'ing seems to be fucked up...

Post by Witness » Thu Oct 17, 2019 10:54 am

Captain wrote:
Thu Oct 17, 2019 10:39 am
Suppose I change "Outbox" to "Their Ditch" and "Inbox" to "My Ditch"
Yes, pretty please.

I hate spending nights in the Outbox.