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2020-12-01 5:57:03 PM  
Not as bummed as Alec.
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2020-12-01 6:23:01 PM  
For England, James?
No. For me!
 
2020-12-01 6:26:52 PM  
Bummed about something that wasn't maintained well and finally collapsed without hurting anyone?

Not even a little bit.  Far as I can see it has sped up the removal process.
 
2020-12-01 7:41:53 PM  

NotThatGuyAgain: Bummed about something that wasn't maintained well and finally collapsed without hurting anyone?

Not even a little bit.  Far as I can see it has sped up the removal process.


More that we're bummed about a uniquely capable instrument being left to rust and rot until it collapsed instead of being adequately funded and maintained.
 
2020-12-01 8:25:25 PM  
Is it just me, or does he seem to have a Belter accent?
 
2020-12-01 10:04:04 PM  

Professor Science: NotThatGuyAgain: Bummed about something that wasn't maintained well and finally collapsed without hurting anyone?

Not even a little bit.  Far as I can see it has sped up the removal process.

More that we're bummed about a uniquely capable instrument being left to rust and rot until it collapsed instead of being adequately funded and maintained.


The next time you drive over a wire suspension bridge remember Arecibo since they are built using the same technology.
 
2020-12-01 10:28:17 PM  
Found out today that  I've been pronouncing 'Charon' wrong.  Sounds more like 'Karen'.

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2020-12-02 9:11:15 AM  

DON.MAC: Professor Science: NotThatGuyAgain: Bummed about something that wasn't maintained well and finally collapsed without hurting anyone?

Not even a little bit.  Far as I can see it has sped up the removal process.

More that we're bummed about a uniquely capable instrument being left to rust and rot until it collapsed instead of being adequately funded and maintained.

The next time you drive over a wire suspension bridge remember Arecibo since they are built using the same technology.


And then remember the $40 toll you paid to drive across it supposedly goes to maintaining it.

Maybe Arecibo should have charged the same tolls as the verrizano narrows bridge in New York
 
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