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Hollow Halfbakery

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Whilst trying to ascertain the viscosity of the average halfbakery page, in particular the effect on capital letters in the "seconds of charging page" post I seem to have discovered evidence that supports the hollow halfbakery theory.

If we look at the original post "J R I B E Y I S" was typed in, but 6 hours later it "I Y I S" is at the bottom of the page.

The obvious conclusion is that some capital letters are of a shape that penetrates viscosity better, for example the capital B is relatively wide in respect to its height, and so more prone to swept away by the telluric currents.

But, where did J, R, B and E go? I suspect they were taken by the current and swept into the hollow centre of the halfbakery...

Reassembling the original MS of R. Soul Saknussemm, which was partially obliterated in the HB scrivener crash of 1680, when he knocked a bottle of ink all over the parchment...I set forth, or possible fifth..to Iceland, but they were closed as it was after 4pm on a Sunday. Luckily a Tesco Local was still open and........

<.....remainders of a post found on a charred USB memory stick on the slopes of a volcano in Italy>

not_morrison_rm, Aug 22 2014

HB viscosity test page seconds_20of_20char...20X_20minute_20mile
[not_morrison_rm, Aug 22 2014]

For the World Is Hollow and I Have Touched the Sky http://en.wikipedia...ave_Touched_the_Sky
Don't look up. [8th of 7, Aug 23 2014]


       I think you'll find all of the letters are at the bottom of the page.
rcarty, Aug 23 2014

       //I think you'll find all of the letters are at the bottom of the page   

       <MS discovered on ZX81 tape drive, near a undersea thermal vent> ....then the mystery deepens, where were the J, R, B and E for those 11 days, if not in the HB underworld...glub glub glub....
not_morrison_rm, Aug 23 2014

       ++ if Frank Frazetta illustrates.
bungston, Aug 23 2014

       <MS scribbled on the inside of the back cover of a lightly-scorched Jeffrey Archer novel, found in the Patagonian metro system>   

       Hmm, I've discovered a flaw in my theory.   

       How can I know that the J, R, B and E which rcarty kindly located were the same J, R, B and E that I had typed in earlier? They are quite common characters in HB posts.   

       So, I have placed an Ô on the test site, and will return to check its progress in a few days...
not_morrison_rm, Aug 23 2014

       //Ô// Should be interesting - it'll either stay there or take another letter with it.
FlyingToaster, Aug 23 2014

       Ôh no! You think so?
not_morrison_rm, Aug 24 2014

       Uñdôütâbly çôrrëct …
8th of 7, Aug 24 2014

       My god, one of the b's has already been swept away...
not_morrison_rm, Aug 24 2014

       Perhaps it is hiding directly behind its downstream brother.
bungston, Aug 24 2014


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