Half a croissant, on a plate, with a sign in front of it saying '50c'
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jutta

Favorite quotes:

"And then you can flap your arms and fly to the moon."
-- bristolz, annotating an electric eel generator.

"That sentence should be shot and left to die at the side of the road as an example to others."
-- waugsqueke, about the intro to "Corrective Goggles."

"The next time Im out curling, I could easily bake this by acting like a complete idiot."
-- rcarty, annotating "Full Contact Curling".

"... after all, there's only so much you can do with a door before it turns into a window, a porticulus, or a drawbridge."
-- ye_river_xiv, about the creative process.

"Heavier toe nails are capable of ricocheting around the cabin, and could easily puncture the flimsy fabric of a modern aircraft."
-- xenzag, explaining FAA standards

"still single huh?"
-- Stork, on phlish's idea for selling bottled female saliva as a lubricant

"this is the HB, where you lovingly craft a tiny little nugget of (what you believe to be) original thought, and offer it up for annotation like a master chef throwing an hors dourve into a sackful of hyenas."
-- lostdog, explaining how this place works.

"How do you reinforce steel? (Apart from, of course, repeating to it 'You're steel. Yes, you are')"
-- AbsintheWithoutLeave, commenting on a Padded Room made out of reinforced steel.

"What is it? Feels like a fish stuffed in a sock. Tastes like a dream!"
-- daseva, about the famous Dark Burger.

"I'm looking for a solution which is unlikely to eat my gerbil."
-- Fishrat, worried about his lonely pet.

"Ah, that was a spelling error - should've been 'hamstered'. It's the stage before 'ratified'"
-- Ian Tindale, on being hampered by intelligence.

" This is the halfbakery, not crap bland sarcasm all over the kitchen floor--akery. FYI, just a thought."
--daseva, on a particularly bad attempt at humor.

"In a modern accelerator, the effective temperature is in the billions of degrees. You're not going to get that in a kettle."
--ldischler, on the best methods of boiling water

"The seismologists use the term "liquifaction". A mechanical engineer might say "pulverized", while a layman with a good blender might opt for "purée"."
--lurch, on the mechanics of j paul's "OrGy Room"

"It does seem like an odd phrase - I've never looked at a storm and thought "Oh, 8 out of ten for stormyness on that one.""
--zen_tom, on "Perfect Storm"


[Aug 09 1999, last modified Nov 12 2011]

   
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