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From: Chuck Simmons
Organization: You jest.
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Subject: Re: American vs foreign electrical parts and installations
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Date: Sun, 22 Sep 2002 23:30:16 GMT
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Bob Wilson wrote:
> In article <3D8D47EB.1EF28558@webaccess.net>, firstname.lastname@example.org says...
> >Joe Leikhim wrote:
> >> They used to package mustard in metal foil packs. They went up pretty
> good i
> >> the microwave at school!
> >The best job at my high school (pre-microwave) was the kid who spread
> >wet nitrogen triiodide on a sidewalk. When it dried, it got interesting.
> >They suspended him for a day but they were laughing as hard as the kids
> >were. The purple smoke and crackles when kids walked on it was
> >That was in those halcyon days before a bit of fun carried the death
> >penalty. Teachers had better nerves in those days. My chemistry teacher
> >had us compare brands of gasoline by fractional distillation. A room
> >with thirty kids distilling gasoline into open beakers using bunsen
> >burners for heat proves that that teacher had nearly superhuman
> >fortitude. During the project, there were usually 10 or so fires each
> Ah yes, Nitrogen Triiodide!! Brings back fond memories! Had a lot of fun
> with the stuff myself. Used to sit in the lecture hall and put a small speck
> of it on the note table. Then when it dried a few minutes later, I'd tap it
> with my finger. a very loud CRACK followed!!! No one could fugure out where
> the noise came from (and no one noticed the tip of my finger was a strange
> brown colour!).
> Also, sprinkling it down the hall of the Physics building between classes,
> had interesting results when lectures ended.
Don't you dare tell any person under the age of 70 how to make it. If
you do, he'll be arrested for sure. They will lock him up and throw away
... The times have been,
That, when the brains were out,
the man would die. ... Macbeth
Chuck Simmons email@example.com
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