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awaken_D_M_golem

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Re: Random stuff you have to share
« Reply #30 on: January 13, 2013, 03:59:50 PM »
 :D ... numbers 71 and 70, are typical Friday fare ; not in that order.

I miss the BG_Baby's +1 Rattle of Cuteness pic, already ... (sniff)

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Re: Random stuff you have to share
« Reply #34 on: January 16, 2013, 02:46:02 AM »

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Re: Random stuff you have to share
« Reply #35 on: January 16, 2013, 04:30:40 PM »
setting the scene:
Dude1 is me, non-plussed by the world as usual , Big
Dude2 is an older near homeless guy , heavy layers of grimy clothes , Small


Dude1 is walking toward the bathroom
doesn't matter what store or when
Door pops open just as Dude1 gets there
Dude1 backs up out of the way
(slightly deferential , but no big deal regardless)

Dude2 was opening the door, and notices Dude1
in the way ... that's a strange reaction
Dude2 growls at Dude1
Dude1 reacts with an interior "Oh I've never been growled at by a human before = Neat-o."
Dude2 mutters "Christ!" at Dude1 while exiting the bathroom
Dude1 reacts with an interior "Oh I've never been cursed at with a: Christ , before =  semi Neat-o."
... and goes into the bathroom.  Everything returns to normal.


That was my: random act of Chaos directed at me, for the day.
(shrug what?)
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Re: Random stuff you have to share
« Reply #36 on: January 16, 2013, 04:38:38 PM »
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/01/130115090215.htm

In short, what was thought to be just psychological stress has shown to sometimes actually change the way a person's brain physically works.  Once I can afford it (several years away) I think I'll get my brain scanned and see what they find.
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Re: Random stuff you have to share
« Reply #37 on: January 16, 2013, 04:53:22 PM »
 :-[ 

sooo ... umm ... there'll be medical proof that I played 4e (?!)
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Re: Random stuff you have to share
« Reply #39 on: January 16, 2013, 05:52:02 PM »
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Re: Random stuff you have to share
« Reply #41 on: January 16, 2013, 07:04:03 PM »
So today in the Academy at my university, they found some crystallized picric acid.  Fun stuff!  The bottle was from the 50s.  For those who don't know, picric acid was used as an explosive.

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Re: Random stuff you have to share
« Reply #44 on: January 17, 2013, 12:16:04 AM »
So today in the Academy at my university, they found some crystallized picric acid.  Fun stuff!  The bottle was from the 50s.  For those who don't know, picric acid was used as an explosive.
A teacher at my high school had a very funny story of how, many many years ago, a group of people from... I have no idea, some government organization, came by to ask if they could check the chemistry storage closet for that stuff, since it used to be used pretty commonly in chemistry labs and had a bad habit of crystalizing and then becoming explosive.

Sure enough, they had a big pickle jar of the stuff.

Anyway, long and short of it, the dean declined the offer of evacuating the building and calling the bomb squad, in favor of the agent and he just carrying it out. Of course, some teacher let a class out early, and screaming freshmen very nearly make them drop it. He then claimed that he later learned it was enough of the stuff to take out that hallway, and most of the classrooms along it.

Heh, in high school I actually believed him, too.
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