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    Default Extinguishing fire with sound

    Did you know it was possible to extinguish fire with low frequency sound?

    Read here: physicsworld.com/a/dousing-flames-with-low-frequency-sound-waves/
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    Cool Roscoe!

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    That’s fantastic Roscoe! Endless possibilities. Imagine say, in an engine fire, or airplane ....there could be a device inbuilt that kicks in and activates the low frequency sound to kill the fire!

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    I always knew that if I could hit low E, I could shut off a fire.

    I hear wimmen and their higher pitched voices screaming at fires ("My baby - my baby's in there!!!") and they don't seem to have the frequency range to actually do any good, fire-abating-wise anyway.

    Maybe high freqs actually feed a fire if the converse is true about low freqs shutting it off. Wot? Wot not?

    I think we should keep all screaming wimmen away from fires no matter how many babies are in it. Sounds good to me.


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    Fascinating. Now, when we hear cars perambulating the neighbourhood streets in the small hours, speakers turned up to top volume, bass frequencies amplified to impossible levels, we can all rest easy in our beds knowing all the while these hoons are in fact performing an admirable public service by supporting our heroes in the fire service and helping prevent the spread of life-endangering fires.

    Seriously, if this report is real, let's not knock it.
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    With a diet rich in beans, and additives to induce the expulsion of CO2 plus a regimen of muscle training to enable said expulsion to have a suitably awesome resonant frequency, nobody need ever again fear being burnt at the stake.
    OSH will probably heavily tax anyone unable to display a current certificate of prowess in fearless fire fighting flatulence.

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    Something about the date on that report....

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    "Although sound wave extinguishing does pose a risk of the flame reigniting once the oxygen returns to the space .....".
    https://www.esosolutions.com/blog/fi...es-with-sound/

    But yes, space seems a good place...lack of water and other substances up there.
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    Quote Originally Posted by R2x1 View Post
    With a diet rich in beans, and additives to induce the expulsion of CO2 plus a regimen of muscle training to enable said expulsion to have a suitably awesome resonant frequency, nobody need ever again fear being burnt at the stake.
    OSH will probably heavily tax anyone unable to display a current certificate of prowess in fearless fire fighting flatulence.

    Is it Friday yet???
    Do I think you said that amateur bilabial fricative emitters could be forced to be gummermint-licensed and possibly be charged with an inappropriate emission if it weren't used for good?

    This is how youse guys lost your Upsidedown Land, Constitutional Second Amendments Rights to own and carry firearms. Youse guys are on a very slippery slope here......



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