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Re: Today I Learned

Postby Oregonaut » Tue Nov 09, 2010 4:45 pm UTC

I had toast, and a sandwich made with three slices of bread this morning. Three. Slices.
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Mumpy wrote:And to this day, librarians revile Oregonaut as the Antichrist.

False! We sacrifice our card catalogues to him in the name of Job Security!

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Re: Today I Learned

Postby Giant Speck » Tue Nov 09, 2010 4:47 pm UTC

If slathering Nutella on freshly toasted whole grain bread is wrong, then I don't want to be right.
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Re: Today I Learned

Postby Vapour » Tue Nov 09, 2010 4:59 pm UTC

Mmm, Nutella..

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Re: Today I Learned

Postby TaintedDeity » Tue Nov 09, 2010 6:30 pm UTC

SINNER!
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Re: Today I Learned

Postby Magnanimous » Tue Nov 09, 2010 6:44 pm UTC

Try putting Nutella on a warm piece of naan. (I call it Naantella.) It might be the greatest food of all time. Of all time.

TIL: There actually is a difference between yams and sweet potatoes. Huh.

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Re: Today I Learned

Postby podbaydoor » Tue Nov 09, 2010 7:11 pm UTC

Last week I learned: some cells in Missouri prisons are more luxurious than some college dorm rooms in Missouri. I knew it!
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Re: Today I Learned

Postby SecondTalon » Tue Nov 09, 2010 7:20 pm UTC

There are laws about the humane treatment of prisoners. Students at a university are free to leave if they choose.
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Re: Today I Learned

Postby Oregonaut » Tue Nov 09, 2010 7:33 pm UTC

SecondTalon wrote:There are laws about the humane treatment of prisoners. Students at a university are free to leave if they choose.


So they say...
- Ochigo the Earth-Stomper

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Mumpy wrote:And to this day, librarians revile Oregonaut as the Antichrist.

False! We sacrifice our card catalogues to him in the name of Job Security!

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Re: Today I Learned

Postby TaintedDeity » Tue Nov 09, 2010 7:46 pm UTC

Captain Hammer's become a crusader; he's cleaning up the streets.
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Re: Today I Learned

Postby Briareos » Tue Nov 09, 2010 7:49 pm UTC

Oregonaut wrote:I had toast, and a sandwich made with three slices of bread this morning. Three. Slices.
We should form a club.
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Re: Today I Learned

Postby podbaydoor » Tue Nov 09, 2010 7:50 pm UTC

SecondTalon wrote:There are laws about the humane treatment of prisoners. Students at a university are free to leave if they choose.

Apparently in Wisconsin (or Illinois) the amount of square feet in an average dorm room is less than the amount legally required for humanely housing badgers.
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Re: Today I Learned

Postby Oregonaut » Tue Nov 09, 2010 7:53 pm UTC

What would we call our club?

Sinners of Sandwiches?
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Mumpy wrote:And to this day, librarians revile Oregonaut as the Antichrist.

False! We sacrifice our card catalogues to him in the name of Job Security!

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Re: Today I Learned

Postby podbaydoor » Tue Nov 09, 2010 7:53 pm UTC

Sandwich Harlots.
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Re: Today I Learned

Postby Briareos » Tue Nov 09, 2010 7:54 pm UTC

No, it will just be called the club. Then the so-called "club" sandwiches will always have three pieces of bread. How do you feel about frilly toothpicks?
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Re: Today I Learned

Postby You, sir, name? » Tue Nov 09, 2010 8:11 pm UTC

Today I learned about Deadliest Catch, the video game. I know, it sounds like someone making a snarky joke about how much Discover likes milking that cash cow. But no. It's real. All too real.
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Re: Today I Learned

Postby broken_escalator » Tue Nov 09, 2010 8:13 pm UTC

I read that as Deadliest Catch: Arkham Asylum for a minute there...

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Re: Today I Learned

Postby Oregonaut » Tue Nov 09, 2010 8:17 pm UTC

Oh dear Luna I missed that pun completely. Just whizzed RIGHT the hell over my head.
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Mumpy wrote:And to this day, librarians revile Oregonaut as the Antichrist.

False! We sacrifice our card catalogues to him in the name of Job Security!

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Re: Today I Learned

Postby Magnanimous » Tue Nov 09, 2010 9:17 pm UTC

Wiki wrote:Select one of five real crab boats, including the Northwestern, Cornelia Marie and more, or create and customize your own boat. Recruit and lead your own crew from a roster of twenty real life crab fishermen. Selecting the wrong boat or recruiting the wrong crew member can mean the difference between landing a Bering Sea jackpot or disaster.
Now that's action.

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Re: Today I Learned

Postby Nemphael » Tue Nov 09, 2010 9:23 pm UTC

TaintedDeity wrote:Captain Hammer's become a crusader; he's cleaning up the streets.

*Puts in a political(ly?)*

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Re: Today I Learned

Postby TaintedDeity » Tue Nov 09, 2010 10:48 pm UTC

Shit, I knew there was a beat missing there.
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Re: Today I Learned

Postby Promicin » Wed Nov 10, 2010 12:49 pm UTC

TIL I like mangos. They do not like me.

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Re: Today I Learned

Postby Teapot » Wed Nov 10, 2010 12:52 pm UTC

As someone who is pretty allergic to mangoes, I sympathise.
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Re: Today I Learned

Postby Giant Speck » Wed Nov 10, 2010 6:39 pm UTC

Oregonaut wrote:Oh dear Luna I missed that pun completely. Just jizzed RIGHT the hell over my head.

How I read that.
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Re: Today I Learned

Postby Giant Speck » Wed Nov 10, 2010 7:00 pm UTC

Today I learned: Iceland and Norway are not part of the European Union.

Oddly enough, I learned this from a webcomic on deviantART.
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Re: Today I Learned

Postby Oregonaut » Wed Nov 10, 2010 8:08 pm UTC

Giant Speck wrote:
Oregonaut wrote:Oh dear Luna I missed that pun completely. Just jizzed RIGHT the hell over my head.

How I read that.


Fortunately I ducked in time.
- Ochigo the Earth-Stomper

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Mumpy wrote:And to this day, librarians revile Oregonaut as the Antichrist.

False! We sacrifice our card catalogues to him in the name of Job Security!

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Re: Today I Learned

Postby Giant Speck » Thu Nov 11, 2010 1:00 am UTC

Oregonaut wrote:
Giant Speck wrote:
Oregonaut wrote:Oh dear Luna I missed that pun completely. Just jizzed RIGHT the hell over my head.

How I read that.


Fortunately I dicked in time.

Sure, you did.
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Re: Today I Learned

Postby Oregonaut » Thu Nov 11, 2010 6:21 am UTC

Damn. It.
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Mumpy wrote:And to this day, librarians revile Oregonaut as the Antichrist.

False! We sacrifice our card catalogues to him in the name of Job Security!

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Re: Today I Learned

Postby existential_squirrrel » Thu Nov 11, 2010 7:15 am UTC

TIL: it is possible to hide from people and still be right under their noses...
unfortunately they can find you when you get back to the dorm room... dammit, all's I wanted was some peace and quiet
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Re: Today I Learned

Postby Promicin » Thu Nov 11, 2010 7:35 pm UTC

TIL it's Thursday. I had no clue.

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Re: Today I Learned

Postby phlip » Thu Nov 11, 2010 11:20 pm UTC

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Ah, timezones. Will you ever stop being fun?

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Re: Today I Learned

Postby You, sir, name? » Thu Nov 11, 2010 11:37 pm UTC

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Doesn't appear that way.
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Re: Today I Learned

Postby PhoenixEnigma » Fri Nov 12, 2010 12:56 am UTC

TIL about PathPing. A handy little tool, indeed!
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Re: Today I Learned

Postby Havekk » Fri Nov 12, 2010 2:08 am UTC

How to make aspirin in my chem lab
It's better to keep your mouth shut and appear stupid than to open it and remove all doubt
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Re: Today I Learned

Postby Levi » Fri Nov 12, 2010 3:00 am UTC

TIL that lighting things on fire using flint is a lot harder than I thought it was.

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Re: Today I Learned

Postby SecondTalon » Fri Nov 12, 2010 3:31 am UTC

phlip wrote:
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Ah, timezones. Will you ever stop being fun?

You damn futurists with your drop bears and time machines....
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Re: Today I Learned

Postby SlyReaper » Fri Nov 12, 2010 11:55 am UTC

TIL a bunch of stuff about Kalman filters.
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Re: Today I Learned

Postby Plasma Man » Fri Nov 12, 2010 1:09 pm UTC

Today I learned that the sino-atrial node isn't the only part of the heart that can initiate / control the heartbeat. I also learned that it's possible to have a normal-looking electrocardiogram (ECG), but not have a pulse or a heartbeat; the electrical impulse is working as it should, but it doesn't trigger the muscular response.
Please note that despite the lovely avatar Sungura gave me, I am not a medical doctor.

Possibly my proudest moment on the fora.

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Re: Today I Learned

Postby bigglesworth » Fri Nov 12, 2010 3:42 pm UTC

That's bizarre.
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Re: Today I Learned

Postby Plasma Man » Fri Nov 12, 2010 4:11 pm UTC

This is one of my favourite things about my job: I keep learning about the awesome / bizarre stuff the body can do.
Please note that despite the lovely avatar Sungura gave me, I am not a medical doctor.

Possibly my proudest moment on the fora.

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Re: Today I Learned

Postby Whelan » Fri Nov 12, 2010 5:19 pm UTC

My friend has two SA nodes. It's not a problem at all, but could become one if they fall out of sync.
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