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Offline Onur

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Difficulties of Life
« on: 03/06/2003 17:07:20 »
Hello, I'm a new member as understood.
I'm joining a physics project competition soon and I gotta find a creative idea. And in order to find this, I ask for telling me the difficulties you live.
Maybe I can find a good idea to put it away using my physics project and write you what to do...

Thanks for paying attention

Note: Sorry if I used this language wrong.

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Re: Difficulties of Life
« Reply #1 on: 03/06/2003 20:50:36 »
I think I did lots of mistakes in grammar. 8 members have read it but none of them wrote sth. So let's try to answer this question: What do you find hard? What easiness would be the best for you?

Surely there may be lots of different answers but if there is one you think more important than others, please tell me what it is.
Of course I'm not waiting answers like I'd like to travel between ages. For an example I did a juicer which works with the energy coming from the fruits peel last year. It took the third prize but I wanna do sth better this time and I wish you helped me.

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Re: Difficulties of Life
« Reply #2 on: 03/06/2003 22:56:10 »
Welcome to the forum.

Onur this is actually a very difficult question. Because we normally complain about stuffs going on in our life how it's unfair and something work, something doesn't work but in the end never really took notice now you've asked us all the sudden we sort of can't come up with it straight away. I'm sure everyone is think hard. :)

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Re: Difficulties of Life
« Reply #3 on: 06/06/2003 15:46:39 »
If i come up with a classic idea, i'm not gonna share it, its going to be patented straight away! sorry. (although i hold little hope...)

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Re: Difficulties of Life
« Reply #4 on: 07/06/2003 01:53:06 »
Hi Onur,

I have an idea for you.  In Canada we recycle (on a voluntary basis) our paper, glass, cans, and plastic.  My problem is that I have big bins in my house to collect these things.  When the bins are full I have to lug them out to the recycle centre.  

What if you created something that looked nice enough to stay outside with the trash can, but was more functional than a regular bin.  By more functional I mean it could condense the recyclables, like melt or crush the glass, plastic, and cans, and maybe shred the paper or something.  

If you wind up getting a big contract from my idea, I want a percentage[8D].  Ask me about Nike's "Just Do It" slogan.

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Re: Difficulties of Life
« Reply #5 on: 07/06/2003 10:15:30 »
I got the problem Donnah, you want a recycling bin. But it would probably be having a big cost. The mechanism it needs must be little to be useful. It must be hard to make smaller this mechanism.

Exodus, I'm not wanting you to find an idea, I just want you to share what a problem you have.

However it was a poor competition and the jury didn't laugh at me. Last year in the competition, I wanna enter this year, one of the projects that, when you go on a holiday if you have some plants in your garden, they need to be watered but you can't, but with this project, you just need to phone home, then your flowers are watered automatically. It is useful and easy to be done, and I need to find an easy and useful one too. Maybe somebody told the projects owner that, 'I'm going on a holiday, could you water my flowers?'. What do you think?

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Re: Difficulties of Life
« Reply #6 on: 07/06/2003 10:29:28 »
lol ... two years ago in science, we were doing electronics ... a water detector was one of the first kits I put together. Originally it was a little LED that lit up when water was detected, with what I knew at the time I fiddled around with it and made it so that the LED lit up when there was no water. I made a sign that said "If this light is on, I'm thirsty" poked the LED through and stuck the probes and sign in a potplant. I would have liked to fiddle with it so that if there was no water detected it would open the nozzle of a water filled container, and shut it when the plant was watered adequately, but I don't know enough to do that. Maybe that kind of thing would be better than phoning to water the plants, because it can be done without you, automatically.

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Re: Difficulties of Life
« Reply #7 on: 07/06/2003 10:48:15 »
youd have to be able to change the amount of water that is added, for instance some plants are in smaller pots OR some might prefer more water more regularly than others. You don't want to drown the plant's roots. Maybe a dial that caters for different plant types and pot sizes.

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Re: Difficulties of Life
« Reply #8 on: 08/06/2003 21:03:13 »
In fact it works with a code equipment which is connected to the telephone line and connected to an electronic control circuit. And, the electronic control circuit is connected to a water pump.

But, watering by phoning was already done. Last year or before.
Allright I did a grammar mistake in that sentence. I mean I need to find sth so useful and possible.

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Re: Difficulties of Life
« Reply #9 on: 10/06/2003 02:06:13 »
Well, what about a dust zapper.  Everybody gets dust in their house, and I don't know anyone who likes dusting.  You could invent a hand held device that you pass over shelves, ornaments, and such that has one component to raise the dust and another to collect it.  I don't know if you would be better off using air blowing and suction or some sort of electrostatic collector.  Challenging though, because it would have to be gentle enough not to disturb light articles like papers, beads and pens.
 

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Re: Difficulties of Life
« Reply #10 on: 11/06/2003 10:41:10 »
You can do it yourself Donnah. You just need to find a flypaper, a scissors, some adhesive and a vacuum cleaner. You know you'll...


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