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rateyes Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 09:01 AM
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New element discovered and added to Periodic Table:
A new addition to Chemistry's Periodic Table

Research has led to the discovery of the heaviest element yet known to science.
The new element, Governmentium (Gv),has one neutron, 25 assistant neutrons, 88
deputy neutrons, and 198 assistant deputy neutrons, giving it an
atomic mass of 312.

These 312 particles are held together by forces called morons, which are
surrounded by vast quantities of lepton-like particles called peons. Since
Governmentium has no electrons, it is inert; however, it can be detected,
because it impedes every action with which it comes into contact.

A minute amount of Governmentium can cause a reaction that would normally take
less than a second to take from four days to four years to complete.
Governmentium has a normal half-life of 2-6 years; it does not decay, but
instead undergoes a reorganization in which a portion of the assistant neutrons
and deputy neutrons exchange places.

In fact, Governmentium's mass will actually increase over time, since each
reorganization will cause more morons to become neutrons, forming isodopes.

This characteristic of moron promotion leads some scientists to believe that
Governmentium is formed whenever morons reach a critical concentration. This
hypothetical quantity is referred to as critical morass. When catalyzed with
money, Governmentium becomes Administratium, an element that radiates just as
much energy as Governmentium since it has half as many peons but twice as many
morons.

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I thought that those of you frustrated with Bush, Cheney, and the Democratic leadership would appreciate this e-mail I received today.
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rox63 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 09:05 AM
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1. Good one!
:rofl:
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SoCalDem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 09:06 AM
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2. Damn.. I thought it was Mccainium.. but then I realized, that was an inert gas
:rofl:
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rateyes Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 12:00 PM
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6. Duh.
:rofl: :hi:
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napi21 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 09:07 AM
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3. That's GOOD! n/t
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IDemo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 09:08 AM
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4. Whoops, typo
Should read: "These 312 particles are held together by forces called MORANS"
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yy4me Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-25-08 06:03 PM
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8. I wondered about that, someone ought to allow you to make
Edited on Fri Jul-25-08 06:05 PM by yy4me
an extra hours correction.

Edit: sorry folks, typo. Can't do anything right any more.
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MadrasT Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 09:32 AM
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5. Hee hee
:rofl: :rofl: :rofl:

That's a keeper!
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bmbmd Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 12:11 PM
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7. Three cheers
for science geeks.
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lonestarnot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jul-27-08 12:01 PM
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9. LOL
Scientific truth to power!
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Greyhound Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jul-27-08 12:13 PM
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10. That one almost always gives me a chuckle, thanks. n/t
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sutz12 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jul-27-08 12:32 PM
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11. I always thought of that one as RW propaganda.
Since it obviously tickles their "government is evil" meme.

:shrug:
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