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2021-03-05 4:44:43 PM  
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2021-03-05 5:05:22 PM  
I'll watch that later
All matter is weird
 
2021-03-05 5:16:26 PM  
We never should have made pot legal.
 
2021-03-05 5:21:58 PM  
How many different varieties of ice are we up to? 14?

/and that's not even counting cubed vs crushed vs those really big ones in fancy cocktail places
//anything that be both a gas, liquid, and solid at the same temperature is weird to start with
 
2021-03-05 5:30:46 PM  
JFC if I have to explain water and pH to one more dumbass engineer I swear someone is getting punched.
 
2021-03-05 5:33:43 PM  

Gubbo: How many different varieties of ice are we up to? 14?

/and that's not even counting cubed vs crushed vs those really big ones in fancy cocktail places
//anything that be both a gas, liquid, and solid at the same temperature is weird to start with


Almost everything is a gas, liquid, and solid at the same temperature - it's called "the triple point".  Of course, the pressure may not be 1 atmosphere, but the triple point exists nonetheless.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Triple_​p​oint
 
2021-03-05 5:34:38 PM  

IgG4: JFC if I have to explain water and pH to one more dumbass engineer I swear someone is getting punched.


Okay, fine.  BUT this time, make sure you punch a nazi.  Or, at least, some variation of a fascist.
 
2021-03-05 5:35:01 PM  
I'm not going to lie...that was cool.
 
2021-03-05 5:37:06 PM  

Gubbo: How many different varieties of ice are we up to? 14?

/and that's not even counting cubed vs crushed vs those really big ones in fancy cocktail places
//anything that be both a gas, liquid, and solid at the same temperature is weird to start with


Not to mention it expands when transitioning from liquid to solid.
Unlike everything else, ever.
*watches video*
I see that was covered (albeit briefly).
 
2021-03-05 5:37:34 PM  

IgG4: JFC if I have to explain water and pH to one more dumbass engineer I swear someone is getting punched.


Go on...
 
2021-03-05 5:40:13 PM  

IgG4: JFC if I have to explain water and pH to one more dumbass engineer I swear someone is getting punched.


explain it to me...explain it to me like I'm an engineer.
 
2021-03-05 5:58:28 PM  

ZMugg: Not to mention it expands when transitioning from liquid to solid.
Unlike everything else, ever.


It's not the only thing with that property.  For pure elements that are less dense as solids than as liquids you have gallium, antimony, plutonium, silicon, bismuth, and germanium.  There are a number of compounds like water that do the same, like many mercury amalgams, which is why they were used in dentistry, and quite a few alloys of various metals.
 
2021-03-05 6:00:26 PM  
I'm gonna go on Parler or some other dumbass hangout and post this and then explain how the impending flip of the Earth's magnetic poles will cause water to become "confused" and immediately transition to vapor, damning us all.
 
2021-03-05 6:00:43 PM  

Myrdinn: IgG4: JFC if I have to explain water and pH to one more dumbass engineer I swear someone is getting punched.

Okay, fine.  BUT this time, make sure you punch a nazi.  Or, at least, some variation of a fascist.


Have you never met an engineer?
 
2021-03-05 6:04:15 PM  

blastoh: Have you never met an engineer?


My autocads, can I shows them to you?  X-)
 
2021-03-05 6:04:42 PM  

Myrdinn: blastoh: Have you never met an engineer?

My autocads, can I shows them to you?  X-)


NO. You may not
 
2021-03-05 6:05:17 PM  

Marcus Aurelius: We never should have made pot legal.


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2021-03-05 6:19:04 PM  

edmo: I'm gonna go on Parler or some other dumbass hangout and post this and then explain how the impending flip of the Earth's magnetic poles will cause water to become "confused" and immediately transition to vapor, damning us all.


Everybody knows that will happen.

That's how Jesus is gonna take us home before we're forced to eat godless impossible beef and drive electric.
 
2021-03-05 6:19:23 PM  

cretinbob: Marcus Aurelius: We never should have made pot legal.

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I think that was Mr. X
 
2021-03-05 6:31:41 PM  

LrdPhoenix: ZMugg: Not to mention it expands when transitioning from liquid to solid.
Unlike everything else, ever.

It's not the only thing with that property.  For pure elements that are less dense as solids than as liquids you have gallium, antimony, plutonium, silicon, bismuth, and germanium.  There are a number of compounds like water that do the same, like many mercury amalgams, which is why they were used in dentistry, and quite a few alloys of various metals.


I stand corrected. Thank you.
 
2021-03-05 6:35:21 PM  

Gubbo: How many different varieties of ice are we up to? 14?

/and that's not even counting cubed vs crushed vs those really big ones in fancy cocktail places
//anything that be both a gas, liquid, and solid at the same temperature is weird to start with


I think everything that has a liquid and gaseous state has a triple point.  (Some substances go through chemical changes before reaching a melting or boiling point.)

This table lists the gas-liquid-solid triple points of several substances. Unless otherwise noted, the data come from the U.S. National Bureau of Standards (now NIST, National Institute of Standards and Technology).

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/OK, Helium is definitely weird.
 
2021-03-05 6:40:11 PM  

cretinbob: Marcus Aurelius: We never should have made pot legal.

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2021-03-05 7:01:44 PM  

FrancoFile: Gubbo: How many different varieties of ice are we up to? 14?

/and that's not even counting cubed vs crushed vs those really big ones in fancy cocktail places
//anything that be both a gas, liquid, and solid at the same temperature is weird to start with

Almost everything is a gas, liquid, and solid at the same temperature - it's called "the triple point".  Of course, the pressure may not be 1 atmosphere, but the triple point exists nonetheless.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Triple_p​oint


I was really hoping the international chemistry/physics group in charge of such things had not used  "Ice IX" and left it open in honor of Kurt Vonnegut

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2021-03-05 7:18:08 PM  

IgG4: JFC if I have to explain water and pH to one more dumbass engineer I swear someone is getting punched.


What does water pH have to do with driving a train?
 
2021-03-05 7:31:02 PM  
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2021-03-05 7:43:25 PM  

cretinbob: Marcus Aurelius: We never should have made pot legal.

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They went waaaay out of their way to find the ugliest picture extant of Carl Sagan.
 
2021-03-05 7:54:10 PM  

Marcus Aurelius: We never should have made pot legal.


I was really frosted one time and got freaked out by evaporation.
 
2021-03-05 7:59:02 PM  
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2021-03-05 8:01:37 PM  

Myrdinn: blastoh: Have you never met an engineer?

My autocads, can I shows them to you?  X-)


Right here in the middle of the thread?  Have you no shame?
 
2021-03-05 8:15:31 PM  
This new learning angers me.
 
2021-03-05 9:20:59 PM  

edmo: I'm gonna go on Parler or some other dumbass hangout and post this and then explain how the impending flip of the Earth's magnetic poles will cause water to become "confused" and immediately transition to vapor, damning us all.


Yeah but you need to link it to a liberal conspiracy for them to listen.
 
2021-03-05 9:25:56 PM  

Marcus Aurelius: We never should have made pot legal.


You can have my edibles when you pry them from my cold, sticky fingers--

......whoa, I have that many of them?
 
2021-03-05 9:35:39 PM  

Myrdinn: IgG4: JFC if I have to explain water and pH to one more dumbass engineer I swear someone is getting punched.

Okay, fine.  BUT this time, make sure you punch a nazi.  Or, at least, some variation of a fascist.


Sure. The engineers can go last.
 
2021-03-05 9:39:08 PM  
Without water there would be no whisk(e)y
 
2021-03-05 9:39:36 PM  

blastoh: Myrdinn: blastoh: Have you never met an engineer?

My autocads, can I shows them to you?  X-)

NO. You may not


Let me show you my auto, cad.
 
2021-03-05 10:02:04 PM  
ZMugg:
I stand corrected. Thank you.

Water does pack quite a few interesting and semi-rare properties into one chemical though, but there's nothing inherently unique in any of them that I know of.

The other ones mentioned in the video are high surface tension, but quite a lot of molten metals and salts and stuff are higher and mercury's surface tension is about ten times water's, and amphoterism, which means it acts as both an acid and a base, and can dissolve pretty much anything given enough time, quite a few compounds that can do that, but water is the most pure of the lot.
 
2021-03-05 11:25:31 PM  
It's also at the bottom of the ocean.
 
2021-03-05 11:50:43 PM  

englaja: edmo: I'm gonna go on Parler or some other dumbass hangout and post this and then explain how the impending flip of the Earth's magnetic poles will cause water to become "confused" and immediately transition to vapor, damning us all.

Yeah but you need to link it to a liberal conspiracy for them to listen.


You mean the Die-hydrogen Monoxidists?
 
2021-03-06 12:36:22 AM  
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2021-03-06 12:50:20 AM  

edmo: I'm gonna go on Parler or some other dumbass hangout and post this and then explain how the impending flip of the Earth's magnetic poles will cause water to become "confused" and immediately transition to vapor, damning us all.


Jesus. You just want to watch the world burn, don't you?

/Move over, I want a seat and some of that popcorn.
 
2021-03-06 2:08:12 AM  

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Oh! That stuff is awesome. That one can is basically an unlimited supply.

Use the provided spoon, it's absolutely tiny, must be at least a few thousand spoons worth, mix it in 50,000 liters of water. Boom! Water.

Yes, yes, I know. It's not literally unlimited but the average person would struggle to use half a can in their lifetime, even if they were literally tipping the water down the drain after reconstituting it.
 
2021-03-06 9:24:16 AM  
Water? Like from the toilet?

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2021-03-06 10:07:31 AM  

Uranus: IgG4: JFC if I have to explain water and pH to one more dumbass engineer I swear someone is getting punched.

explain it to me...explain it to me like I'm an engineer.


Don't even get me started on steam...
 
2021-03-06 11:09:29 AM  
The bane of my work is trying to get water not to cool into crystalline ice or convince it to behave at low temp, 100 Kelvin, so I can try and figure out how proteins are put together.  Cooling of water us an odd thing and there is an amazing amount of stuff to consider.
 
2021-03-06 1:30:40 PM  

Myrdinn: IgG4: JFC if I have to explain water and pH to one more dumbass engineer I swear someone is getting punched.

Okay, fine.  BUT this time, make sure you punch a nazi.  Or, at least, some variation of a fascist.


Hey now.  Bootlickers can understand science too!
 
2021-03-06 2:17:32 PM  

Uranus: IgG4: JFC if I have to explain water and pH to one more dumbass engineer I swear someone is getting punched.

explain it to me...explain it to me like I'm an engineer.


If that's a euphemism, then Fark is not your personal erotica site
 
2021-03-06 3:13:27 PM  
anything that be both a gas, liquid, and solid

anything that be both a gas, liquid, and solid

/anything that be both a gas, liquid, and solid
 
2021-03-06 4:12:59 PM  

edmo: I'm gonna go on Parler or some other dumbass hangout and post this and then explain how the impending flip of the Earth's magnetic poles will cause water to become "confused" and immediately transition to vapor, damning us all.


Work in the Ice Nine thing somehow.
 
2021-03-06 4:14:35 PM  

edmo: I'm gonna go on Parler or some other dumbass hangout and post this and then explain how the impending flip of the Earth's magnetic poles will cause water to become "confused" and immediately transition to vapor, damning us all.


Also, start a rumor the the Biden administration is starting a sooper seekret CIA/Illuminati project to create that pole flip.
 
2021-03-06 4:17:25 PM  

ajgeek: edmo: I'm gonna go on Parler or some other dumbass hangout and post this and then explain how the impending flip of the Earth's magnetic poles will cause water to become "confused" and immediately transition to vapor, damning us all.

Jesus. You just want to watch the world burn, don't you?

/Move over, I want a seat and some of that popcorn.


I'll bring marshmallows.
 
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