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HiFructosePronSyrup Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 12:13 PM
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26. I use batteries in every day life.
It doesn't take a bomb expert to understand that when batteries blow up, they don't flatten buildings. It's explosives that do that. One doesn't have to be a warmongering fascist republican to understand basic electronics, physics, and chemistry. Just a rational, literate adult.
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  -I'm not a bomb expert but any "bomb" powered by a 9 volt battery. . . wndycty  Sep-21-07 11:32 AM   #0 
  - A bomb powered by a nine volt batter could level a city.  Bornaginhooligan   Sep-21-07 11:34 AM   #1 
  - Or a watch battery. It is the bomb that matters not the battery used for the detonater.  yellowcanine   Sep-21-07 11:39 AM   #9 
  - Right.  lateo   Sep-21-07 12:01 PM   #20 
  - In an actual bomb, the size of the battery has NOTHING to do with the size of the explosion. nm  dicksteele   Sep-21-07 11:35 AM   #2 
  - You are correct you are not an expert  Bandit   Sep-21-07 11:36 AM   #3 
  - There Is, In This Order  ProfessorGAC   Sep-21-07 11:42 AM   #12 
     - I think there might be some guys in dark suits knocking at your door shortly.  EnviroBat   Sep-21-07 12:32 PM   #32 
  - Batteries don't power bombs. They power triggers.  Lance_Boyle   Sep-21-07 11:36 AM   #4 
  - A triple A battery could be used  hobbit709   Sep-21-07 11:36 AM   #5 
  - On the Sarah Silverman Show, one of her friends didn't even need  valerief   Sep-21-07 11:37 AM   #6 
  - A gun powered by the tiny spring that pulls the hammer forward couldn't hurt anyone  DavidD   Sep-21-07 11:37 AM   #7 
  - 9 volt batteries  The Traveler   Sep-21-07 11:38 AM   #8 
  - Sorry. Wrong  ProfessorGAC   Sep-21-07 11:40 AM   #10 
  - Does this mean I need to give up my hopes of being a counter terrorism expert?  wndycty   Sep-21-07 11:47 AM   #14 
     - Been Ok  ProfessorGAC   Sep-21-07 12:00 PM   #18 
     - Well no...  qdemn7   Sep-21-07 12:31 PM   #30 
  - No, you apparently aren't a bomb expert  MadHound   Sep-21-07 11:41 AM   #11 
  - You don't even need a battery  YOY   Sep-21-07 11:47 AM   #13 
  - There sure seems to be a lot of "bomb experts" on DU  Xenotime   Sep-21-07 11:50 AM   #15 
  - Read books.  Bornaginhooligan   Sep-21-07 11:51 AM   #16 
  - I understand how things work........that I fucking use!  Xenotime   Sep-21-07 12:10 PM   #22 
     - I use batteries in every day life.  Bornaginhooligan   Sep-21-07 12:13 PM   #26 
     - Or take a chemistry class to understand that electricity (albeit minor) can be a catalyst  YOY   Sep-21-07 01:14 PM   #44 
     - Because they have a basic understanding of Chemistry  YOY   Sep-21-07 01:17 PM   #45 
     - Blowing up objects except for humans and animals has nothing to do with peace...  Solon   Sep-21-07 03:19 PM   #52 
  - Some of us don't tell everything we know or how we learned it.  hobbit709   Sep-21-07 11:53 AM   #17 
  - Your siggy says, "I won't shut up now."  Xenotime   Sep-21-07 12:11 PM   #24 
     - AH! But that was when I was expected to blindly follow orders.  hobbit709   Sep-21-07 12:34 PM   #34 
  - I Was Trained By the A.C.E.  ProfessorGAC   Sep-21-07 12:01 PM   #19 
  - "bomb experts" or we know stupid statements  BoneDaddy   Sep-21-07 12:12 PM   #25 
  - We're da bomb, baby.  impeachdubya   Sep-21-07 12:37 PM   #37 
  - Never you mind......  Kingshakabobo   Sep-21-07 01:35 PM   #49 
  - If I recall, the bomb that blew up PanAm 103 over Lockerbie...  regnaD kciN   Sep-21-07 12:03 PM   #21 
  - Shows how little you know  BoneDaddy   Sep-21-07 12:11 PM   #23 
  - I'm no bomb expert either.  LanternWaste   Sep-21-07 12:24 PM   #27 
  - Correct, you are no bomb expert.  EnviroBat   Sep-21-07 12:27 PM   #28 
  - As you have seen from the posts  Pavulon   Sep-21-07 12:30 PM   #29 
  - What damage can play dough do....should we take it away from out kids.  Bitwit1234   Sep-21-07 12:32 PM   #31 
  - You could jam the Play-D'oh up someones nose, tape the mouth shut and viola!  EnviroBat   Sep-21-07 12:34 PM   #35 
  - Play dough..  Pavulon   Sep-21-07 12:40 PM   #38 
  - None.  Bornaginhooligan   Sep-21-07 12:44 PM   #40 
  - You are wrong. (NT)  Tesha   Sep-21-07 12:33 PM   #33 
  - Don't worry. Soon enough part of the peanut gallery will decide this kid is the next Rosa Parks.  impeachdubya   Sep-21-07 12:36 PM   #36 
  - To be fair, I was against Circuit City. But, I think this girl did a stupid and dangerous thing.  Pithlet   Sep-21-07 12:45 PM   #41 
     - I know, but I think no matter where you stood on Circuit City, comparing that dude to  impeachdubya   Sep-21-07 12:48 PM   #42 
        - True, but the vast majority of people who objected weren't doing that.  Pithlet   Sep-21-07 01:02 PM   #43 
           - No, they weren't. And on some of it, I can see their point.  impeachdubya   Sep-21-07 05:59 PM   #53 
  - You have that right  Retired AF Dem   Sep-21-07 12:43 PM   #39 
  - the 38 posts prior to yours made that abundantly clear, so why pile on?  MrCoffee   Sep-21-07 01:17 PM   #46 
  - A blasting cap with a long enough wire on it could be set off by  Sentinel Chicken   Sep-21-07 01:22 PM   #47 
  - The 9V is more than enough power to provide detonation.  youthere   Sep-21-07 01:31 PM   #48 
  - No worries.  Javaman   Sep-21-07 02:57 PM   #50 
  - A 9-volt battery can set off a model rocket igniter, or a fuse  slackmaster   Sep-21-07 03:13 PM   #51 
 

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