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Re: Can you Guess What This is ?
« Reply #225 on: 17/04/2007 00:10:33 »
Clever thinking. But I don't see how the ladder fits inside there..

believe me...ladders made out of fine twine can fit into a box the size of a video cassette !
 

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Re: Can you Guess What This is ?
« Reply #226 on: 17/04/2007 00:55:59 »
Oooo.. you meant a rope one? I was thinking metal. ;D
 

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Re: Can you Guess What This is ?
« Reply #227 on: 17/04/2007 03:13:10 »
Is it a bat house, for bats (Flying critters)
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Re: Can you Guess What This is ?
« Reply #228 on: 17/04/2007 04:25:00 »
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We have a big Nuclear power plant here that is all shut down these days but is still housing all the nuclear stuff inside

Hi Karen, Which one?

(As you've probably guessed, I work at the one in the pictures).


It is located in Northern California.. ie, "Eureka" "Humboldt Bay Nuclear Power plant".. Old PG&E..(Pacific Gas and electric) Decommissioned these days..
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Re: Can you Guess What This is ?
« Reply #229 on: 17/04/2007 09:09:09 »
Eh.. It's a bat house? That small? Without being able to get out? Won't it get claustrophobic?
 

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Re: Can you Guess What This is ?
« Reply #230 on: 17/04/2007 16:39:57 »
There are usually narrow little cells I think they call them insidelike shelves but standing up..LOL I never really looked at the inside of one , but that reminds me of a bat house, anyway, That's my guess!
 

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Re: Can you Guess What This is ?
« Reply #231 on: 17/04/2007 16:53:23 »
Can the bats get out? :o
 

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Re: Can you Guess What This is ?
« Reply #232 on: 17/04/2007 17:28:35 »
Yes I am sure they do from the flap at the bottom!
 

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Re: Can you Guess What This is ?
« Reply #233 on: 17/04/2007 17:42:13 »
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Is it a bat house, for bats (Flying critters)

Yes - it's a bat box!

It's based on a 'Bat Coservation International' design and is apparently quite common in the States. UK boxes tend to be smaller so this is a bit of an experiment. I've seen pictures of 200+ bats in one of these, though I've only just put this one (and two smaller one) on the house. Keeping my fingers crossed that the bats notice it's there!
 

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Re: Can you Guess What This is ?
« Reply #234 on: 17/04/2007 17:48:15 »
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It is located in Northern California.. ie, "Eureka" "Humboldt Bay Nuclear Power plant".. Old PG&E..(Pacific Gas and electric) Decommissioned these days..
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I hadn't heard about that one. Looked on the NRC website and it shows that it was shutdown in 1976, so a bit before my time in the industry. It only prduced 65 MW - I'm used to a 1200 MW plant, so must have been pretty small.
 

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Re: Can you Guess What This is ?
« Reply #235 on: 17/04/2007 18:04:07 »
COOL. Well done Karen ;)
 

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Re: Can you Guess What This is ?
« Reply #236 on: 18/04/2007 03:04:51 »
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It is located in Northern California.. ie, "Eureka" "Humboldt Bay Nuclear Power plant".. Old PG&E..(Pacific Gas and electric) Decommissioned these days..
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I hadn't heard about that one. Looked on the NRC website and it shows that it was shutdown in 1976, so a bit before my time in the industry. It only prduced 65 MW - I'm used to a 1200 MW plant, so must have been pretty small.

Yeah I think when you compare to others it is small. They had some sort of controversary over it possibly leaking a little while back and they were wanting to take other measures to protct things, as it sits along the san andreas fault line and still hold sall the chemicals or nueclear stuff involved and the quake we had scard them and they thought it had cracked some thing in the containment containers or some weird thing.. Who Knows I worry constantly about that silly thing!
 

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Re: Can you Guess What This is ?
« Reply #237 on: 18/04/2007 04:20:03 »
COOL. Well done Karen ;)

Thanks Seany.. They have bat boxes everywher around here..LOLIt was actually an easy one..
 

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Re: Can you Guess What This is ?
« Reply #238 on: 18/04/2007 19:43:38 »
COOL. Well done Karen ;)

Thanks Seany.. They have bat boxes everywher around here..LOLIt was actually an easy one..

WELL DONE KAREN !!...I was convinced I was right.....ewe showed me !!!
 

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Re: Can you Guess What This is ?
« Reply #239 on: 18/04/2007 20:06:50 »
Hi Karen,

I believe it was shutdown for Seismic improvements but these turned-out to be too difficult so it never started up again. As far as I can gather all the fuel is still on site in the Fuel Pond - though they are in the process of moving to dry cask storage. The ponds are pretty robust, but once the fuel is casked there's nor problem with any size earthquake you might have - those casks are seriously robust!
 

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Re: Can you Guess What This is ?
« Reply #240 on: 18/04/2007 21:59:57 »
Mine are notoriously easy :

But can ewe guess what this is ?

 

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Re: Can you Guess What This is ?
« Reply #241 on: 18/04/2007 22:03:27 »
Erm... Is that the credit card pin number thing? I know it doesn't look like that where I live, but in London, I dunno! You know, when you buy stuff with credit cards in the UK, you can now shove your card up the top and just shove the pin number in and easy voila!
 

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Re: Can you Guess What This is ?
« Reply #242 on: 18/04/2007 22:07:34 »
I haven't the remote-est of idea's.
 

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Re: Can you Guess What This is ?
« Reply #243 on: 18/04/2007 22:09:04 »
Yep, me neither.. LOL ;D
 

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Re: Can you Guess What This is ?
« Reply #244 on: 18/04/2007 22:09:25 »
Ohhhh!! Is it the panel for a photocopier?..
 

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Re: Can you Guess What This is ?
« Reply #245 on: 18/04/2007 23:11:47 »
Erm... Is that the credit card pin number thing? I know it doesn't look like that where I live, but in London, I dunno! You know, when you buy stuff with credit cards in the UK, you can now shove your card up the top and just shove the pin number in and easy voila!

I am truly sickened by how bright this young bra.......man is !!..LOL  ;D ;D

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it is indeed my own portable PDQ machine for when I go visiting clients..it works off mobile networks !



 

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Re: Can you Guess What This is ?
« Reply #246 on: 18/04/2007 23:12:43 »
grrrrrrrrrrr...my ones never last long !!
 

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Re: Can you Guess What This is ?
« Reply #247 on: 18/04/2007 23:13:45 »
Heeheee! I didn't think it was a pin thing thing, but oh well! *Chuckles*
 

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Re: Can you Guess What This is ?
« Reply #248 on: 18/04/2007 23:14:12 »
Yes- and thanks for caling me a brat man. ;)
 

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Re: Can you Guess What This is ?
« Reply #249 on: 18/04/2007 23:20:39 »
Heeheee! I didn't think it was a pin thing thing, but oh well! *Chuckles*

yes you did...you said it was a credit card pin thing !!...and of course I don't think you're a brat..Ithink I am !!..LOL

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