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2013-02-27 04:16:16 PM  
theatreorgans.com
Oh, so hot....
 
2013-02-27 04:16:40 PM  
Tubular organ? Like a NIMBYrod?
 
2013-02-27 04:17:57 PM  

offacue: [theatreorgans.com image 549x365]
Oh, so hot....


frikkin leslie on that babe.
 
2013-02-27 04:18:09 PM  
Oh, also, it kills birds and bats, not that are hit, but who fly too close and the pressure waves rupture lungs. At a distance, it may not kill, but may be disturbing.
 
2013-02-27 04:18:39 PM  
You know those inverted-wavelength in-car outdoor noise silencer doohickeys they put in cars?  Yeah, put em in your home.  Problem solved.  Duh.
 
2013-02-27 04:18:51 PM  

Grapple: I expected this to be about Wub Wub music.


ska? rocksteady? dancehall? reggae? not that awful hipster dubstep?
 
2013-02-27 04:20:58 PM  

vudukungfu: offacue: [theatreorgans.com image 549x365]
Oh, so hot....

frikkin leslie on that babe.


Nothin' like a little Doppler in your blues.
 
2013-02-27 04:21:50 PM  

Nina_Hartley's_Ass: Instead of such beautiful, pure music of the Pilgrims and Puritans, today the cheap "brothel house" music of ancient shamanic drummers is heard in every elevator, restaurant, and grocery store of a once blessed and formerly Christian country.

Other styles have also resulted from this Rule of Accent being violated such as soft rock (soft, sensual backbeat), disco (fast, rapid backbeat), metal (violent, aggressive backbeat), and hard rock (constant barrage of the backbeat).

"Tubular organs"?

SO RAD!!!


well that's some weapons-grade crazy right there
 
2013-02-27 04:25:10 PM  

meat0918: Congratz on contracting a memetic disease.  It's not the windmills, but your brains that are making you sick.


Which might explain why all the conditions widely varied and are ones that cannot be shown to have clear causes.

I don't like to discount claims like this but the similarities to mass hysteria/hypochondria are very clear. As is the distinct lack of any kind of scientific evidence.
 
2013-02-27 04:25:30 PM  
Blowing wind from a beer hangover can be deadly.
 
2013-02-27 04:25:47 PM  
3.bp.blogspot.com
 
2013-02-27 04:27:21 PM  
Ah, windpower. Useful in so few places.
 
2013-02-27 04:28:24 PM  
Maybe they are hearing the earthquake machine.
 
2013-02-27 04:31:29 PM  

SpdrJay: I'm putting a 500 foot turbine up in my back yard, so I'm getting a kick out of these replies....


My In-laws live in a valley that got ringed with 25 400' foot tall turbines about two years ago. I just checked on the topo map and the closest one is about .7 miles from their house, straight line. They basically sound like when a commercial airliner is flying overhead, only it goes 'whoosh'-'whoosh'-'whoosh'-'whoosh'. It's not always very loud but I was over there the other night when it was kinda windy and snowy and it was definitely noticeable.

They're not as bad as I expected, but they're still kind of annoying. I used to live near a highway AND train track though so it bothers them more than me. However I definitely would not buy a house any closer... I've heard of vibrations if the structure is really close, and having driven through one near Buffalo that was right on top of the road, they're very distracting and kind of intimidating.

Hopefully yours isn't too bad, but you might want to explore contingency plans in case you change your mind.
 
2013-02-27 04:31:45 PM  
couldn't happen to a more deserving group of folks.

I've lived in Falmouth.  Trust me, I know.
 
2013-02-27 04:32:22 PM  
So has anyone actually measured the low-frequency sound emissions from these things?
 
2013-02-27 04:33:01 PM  
Maybe if they used less power they wouldn't need em.


How many of those cape cod homes have solar panels?
 
2013-02-27 04:33:28 PM  
all that talk about noise and pules of noise and no decent sound clip to give us an idea of what they are hearing. Awesome journalism.
 
2013-02-27 04:33:30 PM  
Lots of crazy in that article. I can't imagine them being that loud. Palm Springs has wind turbines going for as far as the eye can see in some places and I've sat in the middle of a turbine field out there and didn't really notice a lot of noise coming from them -- all of them were spinning.
 
2013-02-27 04:36:00 PM  

Dicky B: You know those inverted-wavelength in-car outdoor noise silencer doohickeys they put in cars?  Yeah, put em in your home.  Problem solved.  Duh.


...or wear a copper bracelet...

Some enterprising libbo should sell this guy a counter-revolutionary windmill to neutralize those bad vibes.

/pyramid hat?
 
2013-02-27 04:36:59 PM  
Vibrating Tubular Organ sounds like something I'd rent at the hotel to pass time.
 
2013-02-27 04:38:06 PM  

Duke Phillips' Singing Bears: As a certified hypochondriac


Your tombstone gonna read "I told you I was sick?"
 
2013-02-27 04:38:07 PM  

Sybarite: Just wait until the sound hits the seminiferous tubloidial buttnoids.


Nah, they've already left my pants.
 
2013-02-27 04:38:08 PM  
Now I understand why the Kennedys didn't want those things near their houses.
 
2013-02-27 04:38:39 PM  
All this "not in my back yard" shiat can eat it. Ted Kennedy was all for wind energy until they decided his precious Cape would be a great place for it. I wonder how they'd feel about a coal burning plant in their neighborhood?
 
2013-02-27 04:39:19 PM  

Tellingthem: Do the powerlines still give us cancer? Guess not... I remember that being the big scare awhile back... We've just moved on to windmills, smart meters, GMO, and fluoride (again...no KGB or UN this time but CANCER!)...


i1.ytimg.com

Sorry, only image I could find.
 
2013-02-27 04:39:31 PM  
TFA: "The first turbine went up in 2010 and by the time both were in place on the industrial site of the town's water treatment facility, the price was $10 million. Town officials say taking them down will cost an estimated $5 million to $15 million, but that is just what Falmouth's five selectmen have decided to move toward doing."

Glossing over the reason to remove them how about removing the blades. Should come in somewhat cheaper than $5-15 million
 
2013-02-27 04:39:47 PM  

Nina_Hartley's_Ass: "Tubular organs"?


Am I the only one that is amused (and slightly aroused) by the thought of somebody named "Nina Hartley's Ass" talking about tubular organs?
 
2013-02-27 04:41:18 PM  
My aunt claims she can hear the noise they make at her house.

The nearest one was 8 or so miles away as the crow flies.  You could just barely see it on the horizon.

What you could hear was the 3000 head dairy 1/4 mile west of her that went in a few years after she moved in to her new house.  The smell was awful, and the wind nearly always blows from that direction.

Now, my dad is getting one on his land, and his land abuts hers.  I think she's moving soon.

//Which is part of the reason my dad is leasing his land to the power company, lol.
 
2013-02-27 04:41:40 PM  

Sin_City_Superhero: Nina_Hartley's_Ass: "Tubular organs"?

Am I the only one that is amused (and slightly aroused) by the thought of somebody named "Nina Hartley's Ass" talking about tubular organs?


Nope....I think her ass has had more tubular organs vibrating in it than we can imagine.
 
2013-02-27 04:41:42 PM  
BOSTON - An independent panel of experts studying potential health impacts of wind turbines has issued its report, Wind Turbine Health Impact Study: Report of the Independent Expert Panel.

Among the key findings of the panel are:

There is no evidence for a set of health effects from exposure to wind turbines that could be characterized as a "Wind Turbine Syndrome."

Link

Also, http://mediamatters.org/blog/2013/02/26/fox-news-wind-power-hypochondr ia/192808

MM and Fark do not get along with regards to linking.
 
2013-02-27 04:43:10 PM  

Nina_Hartley's_Ass: Instead of such beautiful, pure music of the Pilgrims and Puritans, today the cheap "brothel house" music of ancient shamanic drummers is heard in every elevator, restaurant, and grocery store of a once blessed and formerly Christian country.

Other styles have also resulted from this Rule of Accent being violated such as soft rock (soft, sensual backbeat), disco (fast, rapid backbeat), metal (violent, aggressive backbeat), and hard rock (constant barrage of the backbeat).

"Tubular organs"?

SO RAD!!!


WTFAMIREADING.JPEG
 
2013-02-27 04:43:34 PM  

Tillmaster: So has anyone actually measured the low-frequency sound emissions from these things?


this is a fox news story... facts and actual measurable data are frowned upon by their traditional audience.... stuff like that reeks of 'liberal lamestream media'.
 
2013-02-27 04:45:06 PM  

Tellingthem: Do the powerlines still give us cancer? Guess not... I remember that being the big scare awhile back... We've just moved on to windmills, smart meters, GMO, and fluoride (again...no KGB or UN this time but CANCER!)...


i've been told that deer who gather under those huge powerline runs because they realize it's safe to graze there wind up sterile. so those areas find a decrease in deer overall that doesn't replenish over time.
 
2013-02-27 04:45:23 PM  
So sorry dearies, I'd love to read your article about the windmill fever, but I'm right in the middle of checking my outlets for electrical vapours.

a.espncdn.com
 
2013-02-27 04:46:29 PM  
To seize...your own tubular organ...
www.mainlesson.com
 
2013-02-27 04:47:39 PM  

meat0918: My aunt claims she can hear the noise they make at her house.

The nearest one was 8 or so miles away as the crow flies.  You could just barely see it on the horizon.

What you could hear was the 3000 head dairy 1/4 mile west of her that went in a few years after she moved in to her new house.  The smell was awful, and the wind nearly always blows from that direction.

Now, my dad is getting one on his land, and his land abuts hers.  I think she's moving soon.

//Which is part of the reason my dad is leasing his land to the power company, lol.


Heheheh...you said a butt.

/yes, I am 12
 
2013-02-27 04:49:46 PM  

Tillmaster: So has anyone actually measured the low-frequency sound emissions from these things?


I find it fascinating how elephants can hear low frequency sound at such a long range.

Bring in elephant inspectors.
 
2013-02-27 04:51:19 PM  

ITGreen: Brought to you by Fox News, with no ulterior motives whatsoever.

Now a word from our sponsors, Coal, Oil and Natural Gas.


Do coal, oil, and natural gas get into your tubular organs and mimic a heartbeat? No, so they're better. You got no case, hippie.
 
2013-02-27 04:51:29 PM  

jamspoon: TFA: "The first turbine went up in 2010 and by the time both were in place on the industrial site of the town's water treatment facility, the price was $10 million. Town officials say taking them down will cost an estimated $5 million to $15 million, but that is just what Falmouth's five selectmen have decided to move toward doing."

Glossing over the reason to remove them how about removing the blades. Should come in somewhat cheaper than $5-15 million


It might be that the windmills aren't fully paid off or they pre-sold the electricity to pay for them. Thus in removing the windmills they have to compensate whoever pre-bought said electricity.
 
2013-02-27 04:51:41 PM  
They're suffering headaches, dizziness and sleep deprivation and often seek to escape the property where they've lived for more than 20 years.

While that right there is some grade A bullshiat, those units are noisy.  Even the little "personal" size units make noise.  I wouldn't want to be within a couple miles of a commercial wind farm.  I'd fight like Hell to keep one from going in near my property and I wouldn't buy property near one.  It was foolish of the town to install them so close to existing residential properties.
 
2013-02-27 04:53:04 PM  

Xcott: How do they know it isn't their wireless network making them sick?


damn beat before I even had a chance
 
2013-02-27 04:54:22 PM  

Sofa King Smart: Grapple: I expected this to be about Wub Wub music.

ska? rocksteady? dancehall? reggae? not that awful hipster dubstep?


I did actually mean hipster dubstep... or that whole Ooontz Ooontz techno Euro stuff...

Ska and Reggae only sound good to me stoned...
 
2013-02-27 04:56:47 PM  

Grapple: Ska and Reggae only sound good to me stoned...


Getting stoned is the only thing that sounds good to you?
 
2013-02-27 04:57:57 PM  

naturalbornposer: All this "not in my back yard" shiat can eat it. Ted Kennedy was all for wind energy until they decided his precious Cape would be a great place for it. I wonder how they'd feel about a coal burning plant in their neighborhood?


I can tell you that I'm actually trying to harness some NIMBYism, despite my hatred of it.

Coal trains could be traveling through my city, 7 mile and a half long trains a day, headed for a port on the West Coast with the coal headed for China and India.  The rail route passes 1/2 mile from my house.

I like trains.  Hearing them at night is kinda soothing.  Reminds me the wheels of industry and commerce are moving.

What I don't want is more CO2 emissions, more mercury and heavy metals polluting the Pacific Ocean, and definitely don't really like that America is selling her energy assets (dirty as they are, hell especially because they are so dirty) to somewhere that we cannot control how they deal with the pollution created by burning it.

Not to mention the big drive to sell it over there is because natural gas prices have made coal unattractive and too expensive as a fuel source once you pile all the negatives associated with getting it out of the ground, burning it, and dealing with the ash leftovers.  Fracking looks downright clean and green compared to coal mining methods.
 
2013-02-27 05:01:16 PM  

Put 'er in neutral during the next storm.


Costs WAY less than $15M.



Link
 
2013-02-27 05:01:30 PM  
I need a grant to setup a home theater / laboratory to study this infrasound.

http://www.rotarywoofer.com/

Audible reponse down to 5 Hz.
 
2013-02-27 05:02:17 PM  

Nina_Hartley's_Ass: "Tubular organs"?

SO RAD!!!


blatz514: TUBULAR!

[collider.com image 460x300]


TOTALLY!!!

/and here's a "Gnarly, Dude!" for good measure.
 
2013-02-27 05:03:05 PM  

jtown: They're suffering headaches, dizziness and sleep deprivation and often seek to escape the property where they've lived for more than 20 years.

While that right there is some grade A bullshiat, those units are noisy.  Even the little "personal" size units make noise.  I wouldn't want to be within a couple miles of a commercial wind farm.  I'd fight like Hell to keep one from going in near my property and I wouldn't buy property near one.  It was foolish of the town to install them so close to existing residential properties.


yeah, calling bs on that. I've delivered bearings to large wind farms in both Texas and Wisconsin. With most of the units operating full tilt, you couldn't hear them over the ambient noise as little as a half-mile away.


Funnily enough, the noise a lot of people attribute to them is based on what they heard on tv shows or films that add sound to visuals of wind turbines in editing, and that isn't the same as the noise they do make in real life.its all psychosomatic bullhonkey.

 
2013-02-27 05:03:06 PM  

Fuggin Bizzy: Grapple: Ska and Reggae only sound good to me stoned...

Getting stoned is the only thing that sounds good to you?


why... you got something??  :)

/attn CIA ^^ that was a joke
 
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