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  • monikermoniker Registered User regular
    edited August 2007
    Variable wrote: »
    Edgewood wrote: »
    Variable wrote: »
    edgewood where are you going?

    You have to say nice things about me first man don't you know how this works?

    ummm I've come to like you enough in the last weeks that it bothers me that you're leaving and I want to know what we are losing you to?

    here's where I get called a vagina.

    You Queen mary

    moniker on
  • GimGim a tall glass of water Registered User regular
    edited August 2007
    Variable wrote: »
    Gim wrote: »
    Aside from some wind noise, my recording came out pretty damn well today. I am pleased.

    what recording what recording?

    A ska band of some minor note. Not a whole lot of stereo separation, but you can hear most everything fairly well, especially the horns.

    Gim on
  • DynagripDynagrip Break me a million hearts HoustonRegistered User, ClubPA regular
    edited August 2007
    Are you sure it's gamma rays and not alpha or beta? Alpha rays can be stopped by normal clothing I believe and are only dangerous if ingested/inhaled.

    Dynagrip on
  • WashWash Sweet Christmas Registered User regular
    edited August 2007
    Variable wrote: »
    Edgewood wrote: »
    Variable wrote: »
    edgewood where are you going?

    You have to say nice things about me first man don't you know how this works?

    ummm I've come to like you enough in the last weeks that it bothers me that you're leaving and I want to know what we are losing you to?

    here's where I get called a vagina.
    Dynagrip wrote: »
    Also, people who make quit posts are lame.
    Yeah, because you know they're lurking like crazy to see what people are saying about them in their farewell thread.

    i maek joke. :|

    Wash on
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  • ProtoProto Registered User regular
    edited August 2007
    Edgewood wrote: »
    Variable wrote: »
    edgewood where are you going?

    You have to say nice things about me first man don't you know how this works?

    you are an acceptable substitute for choco

    Proto on
    and her knees up on the glove compartment
    took out her barrettes and her hair spilled out like rootbeer
  • electricitylikesmeelectricitylikesme Registered User regular
    edited August 2007
    [chat]... I need advice.

    I've been working with radioactive ore samples for 3 days now. We mill core samples into dust and put portions of it in envelopes for later testing. We use a 3M plastic mask with cotton filters, designed to keep out radon, a semi-thick cotton labcoat to protect ourselves from the dust and latex gloves.

    But what about the effects from gamma rays? If I touched a sample with gloved hands, wouldn't the gamma rays still penetrate? I've had my hands covered in dust from ore samples. Should this make me nervous about longterm damage?
    Do you wear a dosimeter? That should more or less cover your exposure. Alpha won't penetrate your skin, Beta will but barely so the main thing is to make sure you don't ingest/inhale those types of emitters. There's not much you can do about gamma radiation, but from un-enriched uranium I doubt the exposure is very high - however if you're dealing with it for long periods then you should be wearing a dosimeter to keep track of exposure. Raw ore though probably doesn't have enough actual uranium in it to pose a real hazard though.
    As we're milling, the millstones and samples get incredible hot after a few rounds through the mill. I've been told this is simply due to friction, but I seriously doubt the people running this 'labratory'.

    It's due to friction. They're milling rock - they will get hot. The only way radioactive materials could get hot would be if you were somehow isotopically enriching the fissile material (i.e. starting up a nuclear reaction by concentrating fissile U-235). Naturally occurring uranium is 99.7% U-238 which is non-fissile and fairly non-radioactive. U-235 is the fissioning element you need to worry about but is only 0.3% abundant, and you're not dealing with pure uranium in the first place.

    electricitylikesme on
  • CasketCasket __BANNED USERS regular
    edited August 2007
    Mmmm, eating some Alpha rays sounds good right about now.

    Aww man remember when that ray killed Steve Irwin.

    Casket on
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  • WashWash Sweet Christmas Registered User regular
    edited August 2007
    Proto wrote: »
    Edgewood wrote: »
    Variable wrote: »
    edgewood where are you going?

    You have to say nice things about me first man don't you know how this works?

    you are an acceptable substitute for choco

    Now all I need is a girl who somewhat resembles me to get drunk and praise my penis.


    The leaving joke is starting to make me feel like a dick now. :|

    Wash on
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  • VishNubVishNub Registered User regular
    edited August 2007
    Didn't he get banneD?

    VishNub on
  • monikermoniker Registered User regular
    edited August 2007
    Edgewood wrote: »
    Proto wrote: »
    Edgewood wrote: »
    Variable wrote: »
    edgewood where are you going?

    You have to say nice things about me first man don't you know how this works?

    you are an acceptable substitute for choco

    Now all I need is a girl who somewhat resembles me to get drunk and praise my penis.

    Who says Cass can't multitask?

    moniker on
  • Casual EddyCasual Eddy The Astral PlaneRegistered User regular
    edited August 2007
    Edgewood wrote: »
    Edgewood wrote: »
    So guys I am leaving PA please post nice things about me right now.

    I like your AV.

    I would sooner sleep with John Krasinski than Johnny Depp.
    For whatever reason, he just seems so dreamy to me.
    In a totally straight way, though.

    Ahh I would in a moment.

    Casual Eddy on
  • ProtoProto Registered User regular
    edited August 2007
    Edgewood wrote: »
    The leaving joke is starting to make me feel like a dick now. :|

    That's just because you are a horrible person and are just now realizing it.

    Proto on
    and her knees up on the glove compartment
    took out her barrettes and her hair spilled out like rootbeer
  • JragghenJragghen Registered User regular
    edited August 2007
    It's such a wonderful feeling to have a new computer that you built yourself.

    Especially since it's like.....1/100th the noise of the previous one.

    Jragghen on
  • GimGim a tall glass of water Registered User regular
    edited August 2007
    Edgewood wrote: »
    Proto wrote: »
    you are an acceptable substitute for choco

    Now all I need is a girl who somewhat resembles me to get drunk and praise my penis.

    AHAHAHA.

    Well done.

    Gim on
  • WashWash Sweet Christmas Registered User regular
    edited August 2007
    VishNub wrote: »
    Didn't he get banneD?

    Choco? No. His mom hardly leaves the computer anymore, playing flash games and talking on MySpace. She is a sad person.

    Wash on
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  • VishNubVishNub Registered User regular
    edited August 2007
    Edgewood wrote: »
    VishNub wrote: »
    Didn't he get banneD?

    Choco? No. His mom hardly leaves the computer anymore, playing flash games and talking on MySpace. She is a sad person.

    [chat]sket.

    Though, I have seen neither choco nor Cass in these parts of late.

    VishNub on
  • Casual EddyCasual Eddy The Astral PlaneRegistered User regular
    edited August 2007
    Uhhh so is there any way to put a graphics card in a macbook?

    Casual Eddy on
  • ProtoProto Registered User regular
    edited August 2007
    probably not

    Proto on
    and her knees up on the glove compartment
    took out her barrettes and her hair spilled out like rootbeer
  • DynagripDynagrip Break me a million hearts HoustonRegistered User, ClubPA regular
    edited August 2007
    Sometimes I wish I was gay but I'm pretty sure my luck would be just as shitty.

    Dynagrip on
  • CasketCasket __BANNED USERS regular
    edited August 2007
    The next [chat] thread title should utilize [chat]sket in some way.

    I remember it was done once before.

    Casket on
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  • Che GuevaraChe Guevara __BANNED USERS
    edited August 2007
    [chat]... I need advice.

    I've been working with radioactive ore samples for 3 days now. We mill core samples into dust and put portions of it in envelopes for later testing. We use a 3M plastic mask with cotton filters, designed to keep out radon, a semi-thick cotton labcoat to protect ourselves from the dust and latex gloves.

    But what about the effects from gamma rays? If I touched a sample with gloved hands, wouldn't the gamma rays still penetrate? I've had my hands covered in dust from ore samples. Should this make me nervous about longterm damage?
    Do you wear a dosimeter? That should more or less cover your exposure. Alpha won't penetrate your skin, Beta will but barely so the main thing is to make sure you don't ingest/inhale those types of emitters. There's not much you can do about gamma radiation, but from un-enriched uranium I doubt the exposure is very high - however if you're dealing with it for long periods then you should be wearing a dosimeter to keep track of exposure. Raw ore though probably doesn't have enough actual uranium in it to pose a real hazard though.
    As we're milling, the millstones and samples get incredible hot after a few rounds through the mill. I've been told this is simply due to friction, but I seriously doubt the people running this 'labratory'.

    It's due to friction. They're milling rock - they will get hot. The only way radioactive materials could get hot would be if you were somehow isotopically enriching the fissile material (i.e. starting up a nuclear reaction by concentrating fissile U-235). Naturally occurring uranium is 99.7% U-238 which is non-fissile and fairly non-radioactive. U-235 is the fissioning element you need to worry about but is only 0.3% abundant, and you're not dealing with pure uranium in the first place.

    Ok... that puts my mind at ease a little.

    I'm pretty good with the mask, although there tends to be a lot of dust in the air. I've gone home to my basement wearing the same pants with the cuffs covered in ground in dust. They sat on my floor for a few days before being chucked in the wash. Is that bad?

    Also... should we be wearing eye protection?

    We've got an old fashioned geiger counter to check samples with, and some of them sound pretty crazy to listen to... that's gamma radiation, right? There's no worries about having my hands covered in a sample like that for a few moments at a time for 8 hours straight?

    I'm just wondering because my hands are pretty sore lately... it could easily be because of the weight of the millstones I've got to move around and clean while I'm trying to process the samples, but where this is a new experience I find myself wondering and worrying at times too. My right hand feels pretty sore in a couple places...

    Che Guevara on
  • VariableVariable Mouth Congress Stroke Me Lady FameRegistered User regular
    edited August 2007
    do I get to know why you're leaving now> I'm curious.

    Variable on
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  • WashWash Sweet Christmas Registered User regular
    edited August 2007
    VishNub wrote: »
    Edgewood wrote: »
    VishNub wrote: »
    Didn't he get banneD?

    Choco? No. His mom hardly leaves the computer anymore, playing flash games and talking on MySpace. She is a sad person.

    [chat]sket.

    Though, I have seen neither choco nor Cass in these parts of late.

    He was only jailed.

    From what I hear, Cass and Choco have gone to Ottawa a couple of times. I think that explains maybe a week or two of the summer. The rest... ?

    Wash on
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  • VishNubVishNub Registered User regular
    edited August 2007
    My schedule this semester is gonna be hard. 20 hours.

    VishNub on
  • Casual EddyCasual Eddy The Astral PlaneRegistered User regular
    edited August 2007
    Dynagrip wrote: »
    Sometimes I wish I was gay but I'm pretty sure my luck would be just as shitty.

    It's all fun and games until someone gets poked in the eye with a dick.

    Casual Eddy on
  • WashWash Sweet Christmas Registered User regular
    edited August 2007
    Variable wrote: »
    do I get to know why you're leaving now> I'm curious.

    It was a joke after someone mentioned how lame goodbye posts are. I am not leaving.

    Wash on
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  • ProtoProto Registered User regular
    edited August 2007
    Ottawa? what the fuck is there to do in Ottawa?

    Proto on
    and her knees up on the glove compartment
    took out her barrettes and her hair spilled out like rootbeer
  • GimGim a tall glass of water Registered User regular
    edited August 2007
    Proto wrote: »
    Ottawa? what the fuck is there to do in Ottawa?

    I'm guessing cult.

    Gim on
  • CasketCasket __BANNED USERS regular
    edited August 2007
    There's nothing wrong with saying you are leaving a thread. I do that all the time when I'm gonna leave. Otherwise you could end up with some poor sap writing some long stuff and then sitting at his computer waiting for a reply from you like that dog from Futurama.

    Casket on
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  • WashWash Sweet Christmas Registered User regular
    edited August 2007
    Che, if your job is going to get you this anxious maybe you should look for work elsewhere?

    Wash on
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  • VariableVariable Mouth Congress Stroke Me Lady FameRegistered User regular
    edited August 2007
    Edgewood wrote: »
    Variable wrote: »
    do I get to know why you're leaving now> I'm curious.

    It was a joke after someone mentioned how lame goodbye posts are. I am not leaving.

    wow this has gone from interesting to really silly very quickly.

    I blame myself.

    time for suicide.

    Variable on
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  • YarYar Registered User regular
    edited August 2007
    Dynagrip wrote: »
    Sometimes I wish I was gay but I'm pretty sure my luck would be just as shitty.
    Does gayitude automatically equal more play?

    Yar on
  • VishNubVishNub Registered User regular
    edited August 2007
    Variable wrote: »
    Edgewood wrote: »
    Variable wrote: »
    do I get to know why you're leaving now> I'm curious.

    It was a joke after someone mentioned how lame goodbye posts are. I am not leaving.

    wow this has gone from interesting to really silly very quickly.

    I blame myself.

    time for suicide.

    I've always felt that that's really the only option when things don't go your way.

    It's a wonder I'm still alive, actually.

    VishNub on
  • monikermoniker Registered User regular
    edited August 2007
    Dynagrip wrote: »
    Sometimes I wish I was gay but I'm pretty sure my luck would be just as shitty.

    It's all fun and games until someone gets poked in the eye with a dick.

    You don't think skull fucking is a fun game?

    moniker on
  • Che GuevaraChe Guevara __BANNED USERS
    edited August 2007
    Edgewood wrote: »
    Che, if your job is going to get you this anxious maybe you should look for work elsewhere?

    I'm thinking that...

    I was offered my job back at the bar, but the pay is much less and the hours can be a little crazy.

    It's also downwind from the labratory. :p

    But I could go back to school while i'm working...

    Che Guevara on
  • WashWash Sweet Christmas Registered User regular
    edited August 2007
    Posting that you've leaving so you can go die is pretty lame, Variable.

    You were pretty cool, though.

    Wash on
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  • monikermoniker Registered User regular
    edited August 2007
    Edgewood wrote: »
    Variable wrote: »
    do I get to know why you're leaving now> I'm curious.

    It was a joke after someone mentioned how lame goodbye posts are. I am not leaving.

    Damn.

    moniker on
  • WashWash Sweet Christmas Registered User regular
    edited August 2007
    Gim wrote: »
    Proto wrote: »
    Ottawa? what the fuck is there to do in Ottawa?

    I'm guessing cult.

    Maybe there is a convention going on there for couples who enjoy elbows with their blowjobs.

    That joke will never get old for me. When school starts I will resume mocking Choco almost daily about it and other things.

    Wash on
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  • VariableVariable Mouth Congress Stroke Me Lady FameRegistered User regular
    edited August 2007
    Edgewood wrote: »
    Posting that you've leaving so you can go die is pretty lame, Variable.

    You were pretty cool, though.

    I'm a dick and a vagina.

    Variable on
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  • Zen VulgarityZen Vulgarity What a lovely day for tea Secret British ThreadRegistered User regular
    edited August 2007
    MORE BEER FOR THE BEER GOD!

    Zen Vulgarity on
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