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by Tetenterre
February 16th, 2018, 11:38 am
Forum: Sciences and pseudo-science
Topic: Science images and gifs
Replies: 7
Views: 460

Re: Science images and gifs

Today's APOD : OriginOfElements.png Fascinating, but what are the dark coloured elements such as Polonium? Sorry, Alan, only just noticed your question.They were deemed to be elements that were only known from being synthesised in a lab; most had no stable isotopes. But life moves on, and this is t...
by Tetenterre
February 7th, 2018, 10:15 am
Forum: Sciences and pseudo-science
Topic: Science videos
Replies: 551
Views: 44684

Re: Science videos

Watched it on a huge screen at our astro soc meeting. At least half a second difference between the booster touchdowns: bloody shoddy sychronisation if you ask me :laughter: !

Now, if Bertrand Russell had used the analogy of a sports car instead of a teapot, we'd be in trouble... :wink:
by Tetenterre
February 6th, 2018, 5:22 pm
Forum: Sciences and pseudo-science
Topic: Science videos
Replies: 551
Views: 44684

Re: Science videos

Falcon Heavy test launch: Scheduled for 18:30 UT today. Edit: From SpaceX (16:58 UT): T-0 delayed to 2:20 p.m. EST, 19:20 UTC due to upper level wind shear. Continuing to monitor winds and will update as info becomes available. Watch the launch: http://www.spacex.com/webcast Animation of what shoul...
by Tetenterre
February 1st, 2018, 5:13 pm
Forum: Sciences and pseudo-science
Topic: Science videos
Replies: 551
Views: 44684

Re: Science videos

Not so much science as civil engineering: https://dms.licdn.com/playback/C5600AQGJnnwMRfFgBA/c4d76ef4b9be48d6bb6cca2047c97256/feedshare-mp4_500/1479932728445-v0ch3x?e=1517590343&v=alpha&t=5kOtb99KLpQjXD4LWZ8VNjy-IMeBGpPXtrdv6FDaokU An example: 66t71Ej1gzA Imagine taking the cure, and the fac...
by Tetenterre
January 27th, 2018, 3:25 pm
Forum: Club Soda
Topic: Henny Penny
Replies: 957
Views: 40616

Re: Henny Penny

Henny Penny - beetle nut
I suppose it's nowhere near as simple as beetle betel... :wink:
by Tetenterre
January 26th, 2018, 4:23 pm
Forum: Club Soda
Topic: Descramble
Replies: 376
Views: 8618

Re: Descramble

Duh! Marcel. Your "Proust" got me on to Recherching perdu'd temps and so on.

Just heading out to do some astronomy with a bunch of youngsters. Will get back to this over the weekend...
by Tetenterre
January 26th, 2018, 10:45 am
Forum: Club Soda
Topic: Descramble
Replies: 376
Views: 8618

Re: Descramble

Is "furrier" correct?
by Tetenterre
January 23rd, 2018, 10:19 am
Forum: Sciences and pseudo-science
Topic: Science Disproves Evolution
Replies: 963
Views: 59680

Re: Science Disproves Evolution

Alan H wrote:Amusing if nothing else: What's Wrong With Gay Sex?
:smile:
Reminded me of the "Dear Dr Laura" letter.
by Tetenterre
January 22nd, 2018, 4:34 pm
Forum: Club Soda
Topic: Descramble
Replies: 376
Views: 8618

Re: Descramble

Calmer the furrier? Doesn't make sense, and seems to be a "Goognil"
by Tetenterre
January 22nd, 2018, 4:25 pm
Forum: Club Soda
Topic: Henny Penny
Replies: 957
Views: 40616

Re: Henny Penny

Jocular is correct - that accounts for "humorous"; the other word accounts for the rest of the clue (Not "ocular" or I'd have written "Henny Enny" :laughter: _
by Tetenterre
January 22nd, 2018, 4:22 pm
Forum: Club Soda
Topic: Descramble
Replies: 376
Views: 8618

Re: Descramble

animist wrote: Omigod, that is the theme to Wimbledon I think
TMS (Test Match Special) - hence the "testing" in the clue. :wink:
by Tetenterre
January 19th, 2018, 10:31 am
Forum: Club Soda
Topic: Henny Penny
Replies: 957
Views: 40616

Re: Henny Penny

Tetenterre wrote:
animist wrote:is the word among these synonyms?

http://www.thesaurus.com/browse/humorous
Yes indeed! :laughter:
This is turning out to be a bit of a joke.

(And that was sort of a hint :D )
by Tetenterre
January 16th, 2018, 4:59 pm
Forum: Sciences and pseudo-science
Topic: Science Disproves Evolution
Replies: 963
Views: 59680

Re: Science Disproves Evolution

He died on Passover day which began at sundown. That's not what the gospels say, though, is it? That is exactly what they say: Oh dear, Pahu! Did you really think that I wouldn't that you dodged my question: "What day did Jesus die on?" and instead answered one I didn't ask, i.e. "Wh...
by Tetenterre
January 16th, 2018, 12:30 pm
Forum: Sciences and pseudo-science
Topic: Science Disproves Evolution
Replies: 963
Views: 59680

Re: Science Disproves Evolution

Hey, Pahu, since you've managed to survive Saturnalia, perhaps you can clear up a few biblical queries I have? What day did Jesus die on? Was it the day before the Passover meal (John 19 xiv) or after the Passover meal (Mark 14 i-ii)? He died on Passover day which began at sundown. That's not what ...
by Tetenterre
January 15th, 2018, 4:41 pm
Forum: Club Soda
Topic: Descramble
Replies: 376
Views: 8618

Re: Descramble

Re this one, I said that the word was nonsense, and I think I basically gave it away by mentioning the album title <uses_google> Niggle Feuigle Hmm. At least my current Henny Penny is an actual word! :laughter: Specially testing time to book a T-class MG? Bull: "I moos." (4,5)
by Tetenterre
January 15th, 2018, 4:33 pm
Forum: Club Soda
Topic: Henny Penny
Replies: 957
Views: 40616

Re: Henny Penny

animist wrote:is the word among these synonyms?

http://www.thesaurus.com/browse/humorous
Yes indeed! :laughter:
by Tetenterre
January 13th, 2018, 4:15 pm
Forum: Sciences and pseudo-science
Topic: Science Disproves Evolution
Replies: 963
Views: 59680

Re: Science Disproves Evolution

Hey, Pahu, since you've managed to survive Saturnalia, perhaps you can clear up a few biblical queries I have? What day did Jesus die on? Was it the day before the Passover meal (John 19 xiv) or after the Passover meal (Mark 14 i-ii)? On the day after the sabbath when Mary Magdalene went to the sepu...
by Tetenterre
January 12th, 2018, 4:04 pm
Forum: Club Soda
Topic: Henny Penny
Replies: 957
Views: 40616

Re: Henny Penny

animist wrote:comical (some scientific name beyond moi's knowledge)?
Not "comical".
by Tetenterre
January 8th, 2018, 1:51 pm
Forum: Club Soda
Topic: Henny Penny
Replies: 957
Views: 40616

Re: Henny Penny

Tetenterre wrote:Humourous construction of small cavities:

Henniken penniken


I have completely forgotten what this is! :pointlaugh:

later: Ah! Got it. That was tricky! You need to start by finding a 3-syllable synonym for "humorous" (see, I can spell it properly!)

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