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by JeffDG
Mon Jun 18, 2018 8:18 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2007: "Brookhaven RHIC"
Replies: 32
Views: 5932

Re: 2007: "Brookhaven RHIC"

FTFY? :P Only if gold is made of copper. Gold and copper are both made of hydrogen. Close enough? Hydrogen, Helium and a smattering of Lithium https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Big_Bang_nucleosynthesis It's baryons and baryons. Which are just clumps of quarks and quarks. And before that, it was probabl...
by JeffDG
Mon Jun 18, 2018 1:11 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1998: "GDPR"
Replies: 61
Views: 12144

Re: 1998: "GDPR"

Yeah, I'm sure this creates a barrier to entry, but it has also created multi-billion euro lawsuits immediately against large companies. It's bad for the big guys and worse for the small guys and a pain in the ass to consumers. It remains to be seen if it will do anything for protecting privacy. Th...
by JeffDG
Sun Jun 17, 2018 7:19 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2007: "Brookhaven RHIC"
Replies: 32
Views: 5932

Re: 2007: "Brookhaven RHIC"

Sableagle wrote:
ucim wrote:
Soupspoon wrote:FTFY? :P
Only if gold is made of copper.
Gold and copper are both made of hydrogen.

Close enough?

Hydrogen, Helium and a smattering of Lithium
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Big_Bang_nucleosynthesis
by JeffDG
Sun Jun 17, 2018 1:39 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2003: "Presidential Succession"
Replies: 72
Views: 15336

Re: 2003: "Presidential Succession"

Every ten years there should be a census taken of all persons living in the United States. There should be one question: "Do you know this person?", applied to each and every other person in the country. The results would be tallied into a national notoriety score. The presidential succes...
by JeffDG
Sun Jun 17, 2018 1:35 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2007: "Brookhaven RHIC"
Replies: 32
Views: 5932

Re: 2007: "Brookhaven RHIC"

So, would the stores pay for the rest mass of the gold or the inertial mass? RHIC accelerates to pretty close to c, so I'd really want to settle that before turning things on.
by JeffDG
Wed Jun 06, 2018 12:26 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2003: "Presidential Succession"
Replies: 72
Views: 15336

Re: 2003: "Presidential Succession"

dtilque wrote:My thought: just skip #2 through #7.

ETA: more thoughts: add billionaires who own their own spaceship company immediately after #8.

I don't think there are any of those that satisfy the "Natural Born Citizen" requirement.
by JeffDG
Mon Sep 08, 2014 3:30 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1418: "Horse"
Replies: 101
Views: 26601

Re: 1418: "Horse"

Let's not forget SJ Res 23:
To authorize the use of United States Armed Horses against those responsible for the recent attacks launched against the United States.

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