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Re: Build me a catapult
mhrackin   8/15/2014 11:16:19 AM
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Sadly, I was not aware of the fact that this blog was still alive and reaping numerous new posts.  I just saw some of the exchanges between Max and kfield and wandered over.  So many new wondrous nuggets of knowledge! (now how many posters can conceive of alliterating two words, one with an initial N, the other a K)?  I wonder how many of the vast universe of EET readers marvel at the grip food has on so many of the posters?  However, the references to the possible adhesive suitability of Acer Saccharum sap may mollify those readers who are interested in "green" technologies.

Max, if you had been to girls camp, I suspect you might possibly have become educated in other arcane mysteries!  Those too were likely horribly neglected during your Uni years (and for good reason!).

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Re: Build me a catapult
Max The Magnificent   8/15/2014 10:21:01 AM
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@kfield: ...everyone should note that maple syrup does not make a good adhesive!

If only I'd been to girls camp, I would know useful stuff like this. I cannot fathom why they never mentioned these nuggets of knowledge during my university course -- four long years and nothing to show for it -- I shall write a letter to the chancelor immediately!

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kfield   8/15/2014 10:20:47 AM
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@maxmaxfield "These are the sorts of real-world, in-depth tips and tricks that you simply cannot find on any other electronics website -- that's why so many people rely on EETimes to get the full story!"

Yes indeed - highly scientific results based on rigorous, indepth studies!

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Re: Build me a catapult
Max The Magnificent   8/15/2014 10:19:15 AM
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@kfield: ...everyone should note that maple syrup does not make a good adhesive!

These are the sorts of real-world, in-depth tips and tricks that you simply cannot find on any other electronics website -- that's why so many people rely on EETimes to get the full story!

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Re: Build me a catapult
kfield   8/15/2014 10:09:54 AM
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@maxmaxfield " I hope everyone makes a mental note to not serve you French toast should you come to visit"

And everyone should note that maple syrup does not make a good adhesive!!!!

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Re: Sprout Lovers Rejoice
Max The Magnificent   8/15/2014 10:08:57 AM
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@kfield: My husband refers to them as "filthy little cabbages." Blasphemy!

The man needs to be taken down to the town square and flogged. Why did you marry such a loser in the first place?

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Re: Build me a catapult
Max The Magnificent   8/15/2014 10:07:50 AM
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@kfield: The girls I sat with pretty much hated me, because we always got the lime popsicles, which no one liked.

      It's tales like this that make you fully appreciate
      how uncaring the universe is.

I got caught once trying to "stick" a piece of french toast to the underside of the table with syrup

      I hope everyone makes a mental note to not
      serve you French toast should you come to visit

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Re: Sprout Lovers Rejoice
kfield   8/15/2014 10:03:50 AM
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@maxmaxfield My husband refers to them as "filthy little cabbages." Blasphemy!  

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kfield   8/15/2014 10:02:05 AM
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@davidashton  "I had my own pet hates when I was a kid but now I eat pretty much anything veggie-wise.  My biggest hate was cooked tomatoes, and I'm still not too fond of them."

When I was a kid, I hated to eat - period. It was quite problematic, especially away at camp, which had a policy that the table of girls who cleaned their plates first would get the first choice in popsicle flavors. I got caught once trying to "stick" a piece of french toast to the underside of the table with syrup in my lame efforts to clean my plate.

The girls I sat with pretty much hated me, because we always got the lime popsicles, which no one liked.

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Re: Sprout Lovers Rejoice
Max The Magnificent   8/15/2014 10:02:01 AM
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@kfield: It is just completely incomprehensible that anyone could hate a sprout.

The world can be a harsh place -- all we can do is hold on to our core beliefs in things like beer and bacon (and sprouts)

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