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Post by RedImperator » 2006-01-02 03:27am

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Publius wrote:
Rob Wilson wrote:Nope I have a super-poker. It fires Red-hot Pokers out to a distance of 6 planetary Diameters with devastating consequences, and can achieve pinpoint precision.
Do you see how the heat from the pokers spreads out in bands of brightness rather than in a manner predictable by direct-energy transfer?
Obviously the firewood is made out of some mysterious species of lumber susceptible to chain reactions.
Plainly, the poker works by causing fission in the uranium atoms in the wood. I asked eight PhD plus guys. All eight said yes!
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Post by The Yosemite Bear » 2006-01-02 04:26am

ok who spiked the deuterium again.....
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Post by Broomstick » 2006-01-02 09:26am

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Broomstick wrote:Airmen. Send photos of aircraft, and I'll get back to you. :D

(for you groundlovers, that's actually the punchline of a very old joke about pilots)
It's not the wingspan of their plane, but how they use the joystick eh? :wink:
More of matter of how long they can stay up with a given payload. Endurance is very important. Long-range, the mission requires an airman who can stay up all day or all night without requiring relief.

Precision is also a must, particularly when working in close formation. The hands and feet must work the various control surfaces with firm yet gentle pressure. Although some aircraft strike the eye as prettier than others, the real criteria is whether or not they are suitably equipped for the mission at hand, not how new and blemish free they are. As always, the most important duty of the airman is to consistently wring the maximum performance possible out of the tool at hand, in order to complete the mission to the satisfaction of all concerned parties.
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Post by Rob Wilson » 2006-01-02 09:57am

Publius wrote:
Rob Wilson wrote:Nope I have a super-poker. It fires Red-hot Pokers out to a distance of 6 planetary Diameters with devastating consequences, and can achieve pinpoint precision.
Do you see how the heat from the pokers spreads out in bands of brightness rather than in a manner predictable by direct-energy transfer?
Considering the target spot on the victim, I'd say the only thing spreading out would be they're arse cheeks as they try to pull the poker out.
:twisted:

UNless their trousers are made from special selectively fissionable material, then the fire caused around the impact area will be by DET, the heat haze might cause some weaker-minded people to see things that aren't there of course. :)
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Post by Rob Wilson » 2006-01-02 09:59am

Broomstick wrote: The hands and feet must work the various control surfaces with firm yet gentle pressure.
hands and FEET? I didn't realise that pilots were such contortionists. :lol:
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Post by Broomstick » 2006-01-02 12:37pm

:::pats Rob on the cheek with affection::: It's so... sweet... when they've got more to learn... :twisted:

Yes, if you want to fly with me it will take some flexibility to get in and out due to the tight fit of the cockpit. Once they're in, though, many airmen come to enjoy the snugness.
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Post by Rob Wilson » 2006-01-02 01:14pm

Broomstick wrote: Yes, if you want to fly with me it will take some flexibility to get in and out due to the tight fit of the cockpit. Once they're in, though, many airmen come to enjoy the snugness.
BWAAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA
I'll bow out while I'm still able to. :wink:
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Post by LadyTevar » 2006-01-02 02:11pm

Rob Wilson wrote:
Broomstick wrote: Yes, if you want to fly with me it will take some flexibility to get in and out due to the tight fit of the cockpit. Once they're in, though, many airmen come to enjoy the snugness.
BWAAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA
I'll bow out while I'm still able to. :wink:
*laughs so hard she coughes for 5 minutes*
ow. That hurt. That was so fun, and Broomstick's little explaination seemed Soooooo Innocent, if I wasn't a dirty-minded little Monkey.
ow. still coughing. ow it hurts to laugh.
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Post by Edi » 2006-01-02 03:35pm

*note to self*

"Never, ever get in a contest of innuendo with Broomstick!"

*end note to self*

:lol: :lol:

Goddamn, that was hilarious. And Broomstick, if you haven't yet reminded your husband today about how lucky he is to have a wife like you, you can tell him that I said you should!

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Post by Broomstick » 2006-01-02 05:26pm

Edi wrote:And Broomstick, if you haven't yet reminded your husband today about how lucky he is to have a wife like you, you can tell him that I said you should!
My husband? You mean my favorite co-pilot?

Don't worry, he knows and has been reminded :wink:
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Now I did a job. I got nothing but trouble since I did it, not to mention more than a few unkind words as regard to my character so let me make this abundantly clear. I do the job. And then I get paid.- Malcolm Reynolds, Captain of Serenity, which sums up my feelings regarding the lawsuit discussed here.

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