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Offline ukmicky

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« on: 17/06/2008 21:32:32 »
You may remember me from such thought provoking threads such as


 "P versus NP" "The Hodge conjecture" "The Riemann hypothesis" "Yang-Mills existence and mass gap" "Navier-Stokes existence and smoothness" & "The Birch and Swinnerton-Dyer conjecture".

Unfortuantly the only person (NEIL) with any hope of answering these problems has his own problems to solve such as " why if i fall on my head does it Hurt" Why dont my eyeballs fall out when i open my eyes " and HIS yet to be solved favorite " why at night when I turn the light off does it get dark ?"....

I therefore have no choice but to leave the answering of this question to you the mere mortals of this forum.

Why if i put silver foil in my mouth my teeth feel like they are getting electric shocks and i have to remove it, yet my kitten can happily bit on an run around with a ball of tin foil all day without feeling any unpleasant feelings in his mouth or teeth.

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Offline Karen W.

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« Reply #1 on: 17/06/2008 21:39:57 »
Helloooooooo Michael... I think I remember you!!!

Do you have fillings?? The old silver fillings use to really hurt with the foil in the mouth thing!  I am not sure why that is,, Tis a good question!
« Last Edit: 18/06/2008 00:19:32 by Karen W. »

"Life is not measured by the number of Breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away."

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« Reply #2 on: 17/06/2008 21:53:36 »
pressure from biting brings two dissimilar metals (aluminum foil, mercury in fillings or gold in crowns) in contact in a moist, salty environment (saliva)
the two metals have an electrochemical potential difference or voltage across them
electrons flow from the foil into the tooth (i.e. electrical current)
the current gets conducted into the tooth's root, usually by the filling or crown
the current sets off a nerve impulse in the root's nerve
the nerve impulse is sent to the brain
the brain interprets the impulse as pain
Enough said!
Give a man a fire and he is warm for a day, set a man on fire and he is warm for the rest of his life.

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« Reply #3 on: 17/06/2008 22:27:06 »
OUCHIE!

"Life is not measured by the number of Breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away."

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« Reply #4 on: 17/06/2008 23:51:58 »
Hey Michael,

Oh My !!......

YAYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY !!!

Michaeeeeeeeaaaaaaaaaaaalllllllll !!!!

Men are the same as women, just inside out !

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« Reply #5 on: 18/06/2008 22:08:45 »
Hey, it's M C Yucky! Where have you been, dude?
Fledgling science site at http://www.sciencefile.org/SF/content/view/54/98/ needs members and original articles. If you can help, please join.

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« Reply #6 on: 18/06/2008 22:13:39 »
Hey, it's M C Yucky! Where have you been, dude?


Yeah !!...answer the Beav !!...where ya been ?
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« Reply #7 on: 18/06/2008 23:50:35 »
Hey, it's M C Yucky! Where have you been, dude?

Hi Doc

Nowhere i'm here everyday, i dont think i have missed a day in the last two years bar when i'm on holiday.

I Just havent posted much recently so it dosent look like im around ,but i am  [;D].

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« Reply #8 on: 19/06/2008 19:27:30 »
So you've been lurking nefariously, have you?

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« Reply #9 on: 20/06/2008 03:40:13 »
... and deleting those post that have been mysteriously disappearing. The cat is actually making you do it. it is all the metal in you house, as well as the aluminum foil hat you wear to keep the aliens from communicating with you. Still get through, though, don't they?
The mind is like a parachute. It works best when open.  -- A. Einstein

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« Reply #10 on: 20/06/2008 22:37:12 »
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Still get through, though, don't they?
They do Jim they do.:)