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    Re: Tesla battery fire

    Conspiracy or merely slack-arsed journalists?
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    Re: Tesla battery fire

    Yes just saw Dave from EEVblog covering this
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ukuSxK5VpI8
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    Re: Planning for a New Future

    No GST on venomous critters either.:rolleyes:
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    Re: Where Will It all End?

    Doomed...!
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    Re: Where Will It all End?

    Where will it all end?
    Three possibilities are:
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heat_death_of_the_universe
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Big_Crunch
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Big_Rip
    ...
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    Re: I tried out Windows 11

    Sorry, I misunderstood what you were saying, actually I don't use Linux much any more, must have got lazy :)
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    Re: I tried out Windows 11

    Umm... It is the other way around. WINE allows Linux users to run Windows software, actually. :devil
  8. Re: We used to listen to the radio before TV.

    Yes, well worth a listen
  9. Re: We used to listen to the radio before TV.

    Listen with Mother.
    The Archers
    Dad and Dave from Snake Gully
    Are some I remember.
    As well as the Children's Request Session on Sunday mornings
    ( Flick the little fire engine, Sparky and the...
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    Re: More Govt Crap

    I don't imagine for a minute that what I suggested will come to pass.
    Cars and other light vehicles wouldn't need such a system.
    Heavy vehicles will probably remain diesel-powered for some time yet.
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    Re: More Govt Crap

    Comparing specific energy:
    Nickel/Iron 19-25 Wh/kg
    Aluminium/Air 1300 (practical), 6000/8000 (theoretical) Wh/kg
    And both have nominal cell voltage of 1.2 V
    These figures are from Wikipedia. Make...
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    Re: More Govt Crap

    I understand what you are saying B.M but these days we have boost conversion circuits that are remarkably efficient.
    So running cells as a massive serial array is not really necessary provided the...
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    Re: More Govt Crap

    I don't agree, these could be designed as a standardized quick change form factor to be used in conjunction with a lithium battery.
    The truck could use the lithium battery for short range trips and...
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    Re: More Govt Crap

    Heavy vehicles could use air/aluminium cells with an appropriate recycling facility (cough cough Tiwai Point)
    They are primary cells so non-rechargable.
    Energy density compares favourably to fossil...
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    Re: Terminology question

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zen_2

    So no. Zen 2 starts with Ryzen 3000 series desktop processors apparently
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    Re: News Websites

    https://www.rnz.co.nz/news
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    Re: Isreal Herd Immunity

    Let me get this straight. You morons will refuse the vaccine, then expect the health system to bail you out when you catch covid?
    Bright aren't you?
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    R.I.P David McPhail

    Fond memories of this very funny man.
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    Re: Weather Forecasts

    Yes I use it, Swmbo put me on to it years back when she was working at the Karamea info centre.
    They used it because of its accuracy.
  20. Re: World War Two - Where did all the money come from?

    Money is just an abstraction you simply print more.
    Inflation on the other hand...
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    Re: Smashed Samsung phone.

    I googled your issue "how to unlock samsung phone when screen is broken"
    There are various answers and some seem a bit dodgy.
    I haven't gone to these myself for obvious reasons.

    Good luck
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    Re: I have no use for a cave man language

    :clap
  23. Thread: Husband

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    Re: Husband

    My condolences on your loss.
  24. Re: Electronic Kit Suggestions for clever 7yr boy, real reviews please

    Google 555 timer ic cheap and a good start, many projects use it.
    or audio amplifier kits.
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    Re: Why drop the "ing"?

    Cross? What about ?
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