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## #1 2014-11-14 06:32:24

Agnishom
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### Dihydrogen Monoxide

Should I be concerned about Dihydrogen Monoxide?

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## #2 2014-11-14 09:14:05

bobbym
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### Re: Dihydrogen Monoxide

Hmmm, more than you know.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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## #3 2014-11-14 10:16:50

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### Re: Dihydrogen Monoxide

http://www.dhmo.org/facts.html

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## #4 2014-11-14 11:14:14

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### Re: Dihydrogen Monoxide

I heard it was used a long time ago by the primitive native tribes of San Serriffe.

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## #5 2014-11-14 12:17:04

Agnishom
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### Re: Dihydrogen Monoxide

Sounds scary.

I hope the Modi givernment bans it in India

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
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## #6 2014-11-14 14:31:35

bobbym
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### Re: Dihydrogen Monoxide

That sounds serious.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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## #7 2014-11-14 20:36:29

bob bundy
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### Re: Dihydrogen Monoxide

I think UK safety experts must be more aware of this than elsewhere.  During the building phase, every house is equipped with a mechanical device called a 'tap'.  If you find too much dihydrogen monoxide coming into the property, you just turn the tap and it stops.  There are also specially designed 'drains', to take away the excess.

Bob

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## #8 2014-11-14 22:43:48

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### Re: Dihydrogen Monoxide

Hmm, the UK guys are really health concious. No wonder why English people live long

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'
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## #9 2014-11-14 23:28:03

bob bundy
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### Re: Dihydrogen Monoxide

hi Agnishom,

Yes, they are.  Back in the 70s they got a progressive rock band to write a song, reminding people to breathe:

Bob

But health and safety is a world-wide concern:

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## #10 2014-11-15 00:42:13

David
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### Re: Dihydrogen Monoxide

"Remove child before washing" XDDD...

Meaningless, meaningless, Everything is meaningless! - Ecclesiastes 1:2

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## #11 2014-11-15 00:46:31

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### Re: Dihydrogen Monoxide

Why? To wash the pants the child or adult would only be submerged to the waist, hardly life threatening.

If you were stuck in the wild you would often do this because it is quick.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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## #12 2014-11-15 00:54:49

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### Re: Dihydrogen Monoxide

I agree.

Meaningless, meaningless, Everything is meaningless! - Ecclesiastes 1:2

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## #13 2014-11-15 00:58:00

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### Re: Dihydrogen Monoxide

Why? To wash the pants the child or adult would only be submerged to the waist, hardly life threatening.

Usually true but I worry if dipping the child in dihydrogen monoxide is going to be okay.

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'
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## #14 2014-11-15 01:01:17

bobbym
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### Re: Dihydrogen Monoxide

I have seen many kids dipped into warm and cold Dihydrogen Monoxide with no visible discomfort.

Say that you are in the Everglades, Lake Okeechobee or Okefenokee Swamp, you can not remove your garments. If you put them down anywhere some gator will eat them.

You bathe and do laundry on the same day, in the same springs, at the same time.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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