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Why are there viruses in the first place?
« Reply #25 on: 16/12/2008 07:36:28 »
...I'm going to Dublin next year for the first time (twice in fact)...

How can you go for the first time twice? (FOG)


Hmmn, ok, but picky. So, top FOG marks there then! Well played!
 

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Why are there viruses in the first place?
« Reply #26 on: 16/12/2008 19:07:08 »
...I'm going to Dublin next year for the first time (twice in fact)...

How can you go for the first time twice? (FOG)


Hmmn, ok, but picky. So, top FOG marks there then! Well played!

Hmmn? Why the n on the end?

Where is the comma before "then"?
 

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Why are there viruses in the first place?
« Reply #27 on: 22/12/2008 23:08:27 »
Do viruses 'die' if you burn them???
 

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Why are there viruses in the first place?
« Reply #28 on: 24/12/2008 18:44:00 »
Do viruses 'die' if you burn them???

Viruses (or any other organic matter) can be destroyed if high enough temperatures are applied. I can certainly see a fire breaking down a virus and turning its carbon content into carbon dioxide, its hydrogen content into water and its nitrogen content into nitrogen gas. The odd nitrogen oxide, carbon monoxide and a few other gases might result, too.
 

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