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4/21/2011 03:48 PM EDT

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Max The Magnificent
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Max The Magnificent   4/21/2011 4:02:03 PM
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As soon as I get my (working) Geiger counter back from David I will do a follow-up blog with a YouTube video showing it working and also the effect of these radioactive marbles...

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Brian Fuller2   4/21/2011 6:50:26 PM
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There's a limerick in here somewhere!

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Max The Magnificent   4/21/2011 7:14:19 PM
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"There was a young man from Nantucket..." :-)

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Max The Magnificent   4/21/2011 7:14:56 PM
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You must admit that this was an attention-getting title if ever you saw one :-)

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Max The Magnificent   4/21/2011 7:18:07 PM
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Now I'm reminded of some old adverts for teabags in England featuring chimps. One involved a father and son team in white overalls moving a piano (a take-off of Laural and Hardy, I think). They pause for a tea break with the older chimp sitting on the piano stool and the young chimp standing at the end of the piano. The young chimp says "Dad, do you know the piano's on my foot?" The father replies "You hum it son, and I'll play it." (grin)

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David Ashton   4/22/2011 1:08:34 AM
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"...As soon as I get my (working) Geiger counter back from David...) I'm touched by your faith, Max, even though your implication is that I don't have any balls....

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David Ashton   4/22/2011 2:09:00 AM
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Not too hot, but best I can do at short notice with the missus chirping at me to get the lawn mowed.... There was a young lad name of Max Who said he just couldnít relax ĎCos his counter was dead (Although there was a LED that stayed on all the time), thatís the facts! So he sent it across to Australia Because it was such of a failure For David to fix it Letís hope that he licks it Else HE will be labeled the failure! Max has some marbles, theyíre yellow He got from a very kind fellow They should make some clicks If the counter is fixed Then Max will be ever so mellow...

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zeeglen   4/22/2011 12:14:16 PM
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This is hilarious! Good stuff, David. Last verse wording reminds of a current topic combined with an old song, "I'm flipped out about Cisco..." which keeps resonating with "She's flipped out about me..." (with apologies to Donovan) The related topic "My Geiger counter doesn't count" resonates with "My boomerang won't come back" (Charlie Drake) Have to wonder, only the editors know for sure, if some of these headlines are intentionally coined to resemble well-known songs.

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David Ashton   4/22/2011 12:41:05 PM
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Where are you, Glen? You are either very much a night person in the US, or else you're in Europe somewhere I reckon, as your comments always seem to come in the dead of the US night...??

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Max The Magnificent   4/22/2011 2:19:06 PM
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WONDERFUL!!!

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