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Offline numgun

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Re: The 'Simple Questions' thread.
« Reply #920 on: December 11, 2009, 10:36:42 am »
Sounds like BS, but then again, the difference between those two is that the room temperature water is still and it has very little particle movement as opposed to the boiling water where the particles are moving constantly and thus able to change and adapt to a different temperature faster.

I'm not sure, but I dont really think so. 100c to 0c faster than 20c to 0c? Bah.

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Re: The 'Simple Questions' thread.
« Reply #921 on: December 11, 2009, 11:17:44 am »
Sounds like BS, but then again, the difference between those two is that the room temperature water is still and it has very little particle movement as opposed to the boiling water where the particles are moving constantly and thus able to change and adapt to a different temperature faster.

I'm not sure, but I dont really think so. 100c to 0c faster than 20c to 0c? Bah.

They tried that shit on Brainiac, and it's true, boiling hot water freezes faster.
But I don't remember why.
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Re: The 'Simple Questions' thread.
« Reply #922 on: December 11, 2009, 04:15:35 pm »
Maybe removing small impurities that slow the cooling process?

Just a guess I haven't been in a science class in years >.>
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Re: The 'Simple Questions' thread.
« Reply #923 on: December 11, 2009, 04:33:37 pm »
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mpemba

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I'm not sure, but I dont really think so. 100c to 0c faster than 20c to 0c? Bah.

The wikipedia article is quite vague, yet it certainly shows that the effect is not this.

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Re: The 'Simple Questions' thread.
« Reply #924 on: December 11, 2009, 04:42:54 pm »
Maybe removing small impurities that slow the cooling process?

Just a guess I haven't been in a science class in years >.>

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Re: The 'Simple Questions' thread.
« Reply #925 on: December 12, 2009, 07:14:10 pm »
I have had two torches ruined by battery leakage.

Why do batteries leak?

I always put at least one battery in backwards when I won't be using the torch for a while, so it can't accidentally be turned on and drain the batteries completely. Is this a good idea, or can it lead to battery leakage?

Are there ways to minimize the chance of a battery leak?
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Re: The 'Simple Questions' thread.
« Reply #926 on: December 13, 2009, 03:18:31 am »
I always put at least one battery in backwards when I won't be using the torch for a while, so it can't accidentally be turned on and drain the batteries completely. Is this a good idea, or can it lead to battery leakage?
Don't do that. It probably isn't the cause, but it's generally a bad idea. Just tape over the on switch or something (or just take the batteries out).

Usually when batteries leak it's because they are cheap or get stored in bad conditions (wet or hot). The best way to avoid this is to A) buy better batteries, and B) store them in dry, cool places.

The only times it's happened to me though is when I mixed rechargeable and non-rechargeable batteries. Be sure all the batteries in something are the same type.

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Re: The 'Simple Questions' thread.
« Reply #927 on: December 13, 2009, 08:30:37 am »
Ugh, since apparently no one got the point, I asked why we are here...
So, why are we (people) here?
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Re: The 'Simple Questions' thread.
« Reply #928 on: December 13, 2009, 09:12:14 am »
Ugh, since apparently no one got the point, I asked why we are here...
So, why are we (people) here?

What is the name of this thread, mate?
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Re: The 'Simple Questions' thread.
« Reply #929 on: December 13, 2009, 11:46:06 am »
It IS a simple question. Why are we here?
And the answer to your question is "The Simple Questions thread".
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Re: The 'Simple Questions' thread.
« Reply #930 on: December 13, 2009, 01:06:04 pm »
Because most of us want to stay here.
I attend grammar school, last grade, and ignorance is all around me. Well, good for them. Ignorance is bliss.

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Re: The 'Simple Questions' thread.
« Reply #931 on: December 13, 2009, 01:11:27 pm »
Ugh, since apparently no one got the point, I asked why we are here...
So, why are we (people) here?
Why shouldn't we be here?

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Re: The 'Simple Questions' thread.
« Reply #932 on: December 13, 2009, 03:13:08 pm »
Ugh, since apparently no one got the point, I asked why we are here...
So, why are we (people) here?
Why shouldn't we be here?

@Frunkamunch: Why did we come here in the first place?
@Lupus: You can't answer my question using another one.
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Re: The 'Simple Questions' thread.
« Reply #933 on: December 13, 2009, 03:30:15 pm »
Ugh, since apparently no one got the point, I asked why we are here...
So, why are we (people) here?
Why shouldn't we be here?
@Lupus: You can't answer my question using another one.
I just did.

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« Reply #934 on: December 13, 2009, 03:36:43 pm »
when is start solda t 5.9 beta it comes some error and *pip* sound ?

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Re: The 'Simple Questions' thread.
« Reply #935 on: December 13, 2009, 06:11:41 pm »
when is start solda t 5.9 beta it comes some error and *pip* sound ?

im sorry, it appears you have posted your question on the wrong board. you should try posting your question in a new topic on the soldat help board which can be found by following this link. your problem should be solved faster through that board because the people reading it will more than likely have better understanding of your problem than the people viewing this topic, and the board it is posted in, because it is for non soldat related talk only

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Re: The 'Simple Questions' thread.
« Reply #936 on: December 13, 2009, 07:07:36 pm »
Sometimes when I start downloading something my d/l speed is like 400kbyte/s, but it quickly goes back down to my actual internet speed of ~170kbyte/s.  When this happens, am I literally downloading at 400kb/s for that brief moment?

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Re: The 'Simple Questions' thread.
« Reply #937 on: December 13, 2009, 09:12:31 pm »
@Frunkamunch: Why did we come here in the first place?

Who cares?
I attend grammar school, last grade, and ignorance is all around me. Well, good for them. Ignorance is bliss.

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Re: The 'Simple Questions' thread.
« Reply #938 on: December 14, 2009, 12:26:55 am »
Sometimes when I start downloading something my d/l speed is like 400kbyte/s, but it quickly goes back down to my actual internet speed of ~170kbyte/s.  When this happens, am I literally downloading at 400kb/s for that brief moment?

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Re: The 'Simple Questions' thread.
« Reply #939 on: December 14, 2009, 05:28:15 am »
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