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KPT's Earth thread

Discussion in 'Jobs & Careers' started by PreRunner03, Mar 15, 2012.

  1. Mar 16, 2012 at 8:18 AM
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    :laugh:

    I do not believe in global warming, so I'm refusing to answer either of these questions.
     
  2. Mar 16, 2012 at 8:30 AM
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    xJuice My spoon is too Big!

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    When exactly is California slated to drift out to the Pacific? This seems to be taking too long.
     
  3. Mar 16, 2012 at 8:31 AM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Staff Member

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    What about Nibru?
     
  4. Mar 16, 2012 at 8:32 AM
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    :evil:
     
  5. Mar 16, 2012 at 8:33 AM
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    IIRC, Los Angeles will be next to San Francisco in approximately 30 million years.

    [​IMG]
     
  6. Mar 16, 2012 at 8:34 AM
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    We've already been over this. The part west of the San Andreas fault is moving northward, and eventually LA will be next to SF. And the parking will be beyond awful, and bros will, like, totally ruin the Norcal vibe, man. It's a total bummer.
     
  7. Mar 16, 2012 at 8:35 AM
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    OZ-T All of those moments....will be lost.....in time

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    When Nibiru collides with the Earth in December of this year , will the Earth assimilate the geological matter formally known as Planet X ?
     
  8. Mar 16, 2012 at 8:35 AM
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    Better late than never I guess. :pout:


    Must have missed that.
     
  9. Mar 16, 2012 at 8:37 AM
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    That would depend on how big this Nibiru is. We'll just have to see when it magically appears out of thin air at some point.
     
  10. Mar 16, 2012 at 8:40 AM
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    There seems to be a distinct lack of actual answers in this thread , more like misdirection and avoidance , and I think that pushes it dangerously close to political in nature

    Perhaps a ban is in order
     
  11. Mar 16, 2012 at 8:54 AM
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    Tell you what. If nibiru hits earth and kills us all, you can permaban me. Fair?
     
  12. Mar 16, 2012 at 8:55 AM
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    A few years ago the EPA was testing in El Dorado Hills (up Highway 50 in the Sierra Foothills) for asbestos because they were bulldozing the heck out of the place to build McMansions during the housing boom. Well, there's a ton of serpentinite up there. Pictures of hazmat suited and masked EPA folks riding bikes through kid's parks made the front page. Lots of hysteria ensued.

    Samples from Marin Headlands and Mt. Tamalpais:
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
     
  13. Mar 16, 2012 at 8:59 AM
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    :cool: Been to the Marin Headlands many times.

    If they had just asked a geologist they wouldn't have needed hazmat stuff. The dangerous typeof serpentinite is alled Crysotile Serpentinite, which I can tell from the picture that that is not.

    Crysotile is the fibrous form of serpentinite, pictured below.

    [​IMG]
     
  14. Mar 16, 2012 at 9:01 AM
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    What kinda rock is best to throw at someone?
     
  15. Mar 16, 2012 at 9:03 AM
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    I'll take this one Keith, I think a good piece of limestone, does some pretty good damage and if thrown hard enough it will break into pieces to reduce evidence.
     
  16. Mar 16, 2012 at 9:04 AM
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    Chert would be an excellent choice, as it can easily be sharpened to your desired level of danger.
     
  17. Mar 16, 2012 at 9:05 AM
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    Should aerodynamics be taken into consideration?
     
  18. Mar 16, 2012 at 9:05 AM
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    Another good choice. It also dissolves in HCL so while you are destroying other evidence with acid, a la Breaking Bad (although that was HF), the rock will vanish
     
  19. Mar 16, 2012 at 9:06 AM
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    "Ask a physicist" thread?
     
  20. Mar 16, 2012 at 9:10 AM
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    I'll take this one too. It depends on the distance you are throwing said rock. Anything of less than 15 feet, there will not be enough resistance to affect the trajectory of the rock (unless you throw like a girl then you may want to consider an aerodynamic rock on anything over 6 inches).
     
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