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by MTChemNerd757
Sun Jul 23, 2006 6:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Random SWA Question Flight 8640
Replies: 2
Views: 1608

Random SWA Question Flight 8640

Hi all- Was wondering if anyone could fill me in on why a Southwest airlines flight (Today's SWA8640 according to FlyteComm) was in Helena, <acronym title="JMC Airlines (United Kingdom)">MT</acronym> today. Was this a charter flight? I was quite suprised this morning when I looked out the window to ...

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by MTChemNerd757
Sat Jun 03, 2006 5:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Question For You Innsbruck Folks
Replies: 2
Views: 2400

RE: Question For You Innsbruck Folks

Thanks Sebastian - I'm all about the steep and unmarked! Steep and deep - and unmarked - is even better!  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/smile.gif" alt="Smile"> Checked out the website, it all makes sense now. If I ever have enough money to go to Austria, I'll be sure to bring my skis ...

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by MTChemNerd757
Sun May 28, 2006 10:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Question For You Innsbruck Folks
Replies: 2
Views: 2400

Question For You Innsbruck Folks

Hey all, taking a look at this photo from innsbruck, i was wondering if you can tell me if I'm looking at a ski area in the background of this photo... <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/1004031/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/...

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by MTChemNerd757
Mon May 08, 2006 5:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dream A Crash
Replies: 55
Views: 11386

RE: Dream A Crash

This is sort of like the "sixth sense" that people in the medical field often get. It is also similar to patients who tell you they feel like they're going to die. Sadly those ones often do, despite your best efforts to prevent it from happening. But as far as dreaming stuff, I rarely have dreams th...

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by MTChemNerd757
Mon Apr 17, 2006 6:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Last B717 Ready For Delivery From LGB
Replies: 52
Views: 9786

RE: Last B717 Ready For Delivery From LGB

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by MTChemNerd757
Sun Feb 05, 2006 12:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where Do Airlines Wash Their Planes?
Replies: 43
Views: 20258

RE: Where Do Airlines Wash Their Planes?

It's called thundershowers!  raincloud  + dirty airplane = clean airplane!  Smile

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by MTChemNerd757
Mon Nov 28, 2005 4:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northwest Airlines Passenger 747-200's
Replies: 18
Views: 8110

RE: Northwest Airlines Passenger 747-200's

Don't they use the 742s a lot for charters, too?

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by MTChemNerd757
Mon Oct 17, 2005 5:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Air NZ Uniforms - Yikes!
Replies: 135
Views: 17032

RE: New Air NZ Uniforms - Yikes!

Wow guys, I don't know what you're expecting.... pink g-string bikinis perhaps? What's so bad about these? (besides that they're not pink g-string bikinis?) I think they're kinda classy.

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by MTChemNerd757
Sun Jul 31, 2005 3:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Was The Noisiest Airliner Ever?
Replies: 60
Views: 14947

RE: What Was The Noisiest Airliner Ever?

Sitting on top of the wing of a Saab340 isn't exactly quiet, either. Was in a Messaba 340 in row 4 or 5 starboard window seat. Crazy loud. Moved to the back of the plane after takeoff (there were some open seats), and it was a difference of night and day. Have to agree that the 727 is pretty loud, t...

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by MTChemNerd757
Sat Jul 09, 2005 5:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NWA 747 Emergency Landing In ORD
Replies: 15
Views: 12211

RE: NWA 747 Emergency Landing In ORD

Ok all, stupid question here, I checked out the freighter schedule at nwa.com, but couldn't make heads or tails of the thing (could be that it's 2am), but can someone briefly explain what's what?

Thanks!
Brad

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by MTChemNerd757
Sat May 14, 2005 5:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Scariest Words In The English Language?
Replies: 106
Views: 4370

RE: Scariest Words In The English Language?

Being adamantly opposed to the english language, some words I find most scary in the language are ones dealing with the language itself.... <ul type=disc> <li>"English Language" <li>"Phonics" <li>"Reading comprehension"/"Verbal reasoning" <li>"Grammar" </ul> On a more humourous note, and in light of...

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by MTChemNerd757
Fri May 13, 2005 5:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Any Sound Experts Here?
Replies: 5
Views: 2286

RE: Any Sound Experts Here?

there are a few programs which can help. if you want to send it over, i can have a look at it. what kind of concert are you talking? if it's a deal where pretty much the whole sound spectrum is maxed out, it's not much use, but there are ways to turn for example the bass down, and not affect the oth...

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by MTChemNerd757
Fri May 13, 2005 5:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cow Tipping
Replies: 34
Views: 2195

RE: Cow Tipping

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by MTChemNerd757
Fri May 13, 2005 5:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Before The Big Bang
Replies: 15
Views: 1632

RE: Before The Big Bang

There is a reason I chose biochemistry instead of astrophysics.  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/smile.gif" alt="Smile"> These are very interesting questions, and ones which I look forward to learning the answer to also. Brad P.S. Kudos for starting an intellectual conversation on here,...

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by MTChemNerd757
Thu Apr 28, 2005 10:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 FlyBy & Landing. Re-watch Them Here!
Replies: 76
Views: 27135

RE: A380 FlyBy & Landing. Re-watch Them Here!

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by MTChemNerd757
Tue Apr 26, 2005 4:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Weird Windows Media Player 10 Situation
Replies: 7
Views: 2176

RE: Weird Windows Media Player 10 Situation

My advice... Get rid of WMP10 and get winamp, or at the very least get an older version of WMP. I've got installation files for WMP 7 and 9, drop me an email and I'll send one or the other to you. WMP 10 has a LOT of glitches in it still. But to tell you what an archaic media software user I am, I s...

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by MTChemNerd757
Tue Apr 26, 2005 4:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What College/university Will You Attend This Year?
Replies: 83
Views: 4876

RE: What College/university Will You Attend This Year?

I'll be the lone loser here in Montana saying that I'll be attending Montana State University in the fall starting a Masters of Biochemistry program.

Best of luck to everyone starting this fall and congrats to everyone that's all done this May/June!

Brad

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by MTChemNerd757
Tue Apr 26, 2005 3:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Which Men's Magazine Subscription To Get?
Replies: 20
Views: 2341

RE: Which Men's Magazine Subscription To Get?

Playboy has fully naked chicks and other men's type topics also. We read Playboy for the articles, right? Right guys??? Come on someone back me up here, hahaha  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/biggrin.gif" alt="Big grin"> No really, though, I don't get or read Playboy or any of the abov...

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by MTChemNerd757
Tue Apr 26, 2005 3:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Opinions Of Bill Frist?
Replies: 42
Views: 2031

RE: Opinions Of Bill Frist?

don't get me started.... hypocrite is all i will say.

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by MTChemNerd757
Tue Apr 26, 2005 3:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is The Collapse Of Wal Mart In The Future?
Replies: 55
Views: 6757

RE: Is The Collapse Of Wal Mart In The Future?

Wow. I kinda think GuitrThree works for Wally-made-in-China-mart, anybody else with me here? Oh, by the way, that's what my family calls that dump. Ok, let me tell you why I hate Wal-Mart, and why I don't spend money there. Ever. 1) The economics of it on small-town local economies. I live in a town...

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by MTChemNerd757
Tue Apr 19, 2005 5:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: MLB: Hows Your Team So Far?
Replies: 54
Views: 2375

RE: MLB: Hows Your Team So Far?

MLB? What's that? haha  Big grin

Brad

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by MTChemNerd757
Tue Apr 19, 2005 5:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Favorite Comedian And British Comedy
Replies: 35
Views: 2859

RE: Your Favorite Comedian And British Comedy

Hands down for me it's John Cleese, Flying Circus, and Fawlty Towers. Graham Chapman was pretty damn hilarious, too. While we're at it, I'm also a fan of Rowan Atkinson (Mr. Bean and Black Adder). And Bill Cosby. And Eddie Izzard. And......  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/smile.gif" al...

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by MTChemNerd757
Tue Apr 19, 2005 5:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: I Need Some Serious Help
Replies: 16
Views: 2108

RE: I Need Some Serious Help

Something as simple as telling him you think he sounded a somewhat upset over something and that you're concerned for him will go a long long way. If a red flag went off in your head, it's probably for good reason. As a camp director here in Montana (not boy scout camp, either), I have had a lot of ...

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by MTChemNerd757
Sun Apr 17, 2005 10:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Much Do You Know? Geography Test.
Replies: 72
Views: 4488

RE: How Much Do You Know? Geography Test.

i didn't do so good. there's a lot of new countries since i last learned any geography (countries formed after breakups of US<acronym title="Swissair">SR</acronym>, Yugoslavia, Czeckoslovakia), and a few renamed (whatever happened to zaire anyway?)... then i kept getting vanuatu... had to finally lo...

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by MTChemNerd757
Sun Apr 17, 2005 7:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ask A Biochemist A Question!
Replies: 64
Views: 4582

RE: Ask A Biochemist A Question!

Hey all, sorry I've been really busy for a couple days, and haven't been able to post replies... At any rate, to answer a couple other questions that haven't been answered already: 1) Skydrol, I'm not real sure. Only thing I found on their website is something about a phosphate ester. Couldn't find ...

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by MTChemNerd757
Thu Apr 14, 2005 3:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Latin American Women Are Better
Replies: 69
Views: 7875

RE: Why Latin American Women Are Better

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by MTChemNerd757
Thu Apr 14, 2005 3:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ask A Biochemist A Question!
Replies: 64
Views: 4582

RE: Ask A Biochemist A Question!

Alchemy, eh? Very interesting. I do enjoy some of the artwork associated with alchemy, but am a bit skeptical of it.  sarcastic  Haha

Brad

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by MTChemNerd757
Wed Apr 13, 2005 5:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Latin American Women Are Better
Replies: 69
Views: 7875

RE: Why Latin American Women Are Better

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by MTChemNerd757
Wed Apr 13, 2005 5:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: [email protected], You Made It To The Top!
Replies: 58
Views: 4120

RE: [email protected], You Made It To The Top!

So many people getting banned lately. What gives? Am I that out of the loop?

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by MTChemNerd757
Wed Apr 13, 2005 1:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: First Hydrogen Filling Station Built In Japan
Replies: 3
Views: 2054

RE: First Hydrogen Filling Station Built In Japan

Hey, all, there was a nuclear aircraft thread in the civ aviation forum that turned into a hydrogen production thread if you want to check it out. Don't have a link right off hand, but will look it up if you want (or just search for my posts, I posted several times on that thread).

Brad

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by MTChemNerd757
Wed Apr 13, 2005 1:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ask A Biochemist A Question!
Replies: 64
Views: 4582

RE: Ask A Biochemist A Question!

Redngold ~ Yes I know what chemical kinetics is/are, but was prodding for something more specific of what you were looking for. Remember, though, again, I'm a biochemist, not a physical chemist. Reaction rate laws are some fun stuff (note sarcasm), right along with equilibrium constants (which I act...

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by MTChemNerd757
Tue Apr 12, 2005 6:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ask A Biochemist A Question!
Replies: 64
Views: 4582

RE: Ask A Biochemist A Question!

Springbok~ I had an idea... The sulfur acid on the left of that picture should be fairly reactive. Why not use that to your advantage? Get some beads that'll link up to that sulfur acid (what is that thing anyway, a sulfonate???), link it up, wash everything else off, and then react off your toxin. ...

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by MTChemNerd757
Tue Apr 12, 2005 6:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How To Retrieve Withheld Number?
Replies: 8
Views: 4820

RE: How To Retrieve Withheld Number?

Just ask FLAIRPORT, I'm sure he knows.  Big grin (kidding)

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by MTChemNerd757
Tue Apr 12, 2005 6:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sure, I've Seen It A Million Times, But.....
Replies: 43
Views: 3090

RE: Sure, I've Seen It A Million Times, But.....

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by MTChemNerd757
Tue Apr 12, 2005 6:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ask A Biochemist A Question!
Replies: 64
Views: 4582

RE: Ask A Biochemist A Question!

Springbok - Hmm, drop the pH way down, and it <u><i><b>should</b></i></u> (note emphasis of "should") stick to a MonoQ anion exchange column with FPLC (fast-performance liquid chromatography) - or raise the pH and it would stick to a MonoS cation column... You'd have problems seeing it come off, tho...

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by MTChemNerd757
Tue Apr 12, 2005 3:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What You Listening To? (V.2)
Replies: 163
Views: 3904

RE: What You Listening To? (V.2)

Wow, seen some good sh** up there: AFI, Green Day, My Chemical Romance, etc. But am I the only one listening to classical music right now? Got Richard Strauss's Tone Poem "Don Juan" on right now. Some cool stuff, but might put some System of a Down on later (how's that for a juxtaposition?) Just pic...

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by MTChemNerd757
Tue Apr 12, 2005 2:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sources Of Road-rage
Replies: 20
Views: 7174

RE: Sources Of Road-rage

interesting.... I hate the <acronym title="Suva - Nausori (SUV / NFSU), Fiji">SUV</acronym>'s because when they pull out in front of me, I can't see where the hell I'm going... They are typically the ones driving mostly like idiots pulling in and out of traffic, cutting people off all the time, tail...

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by MTChemNerd757
Tue Apr 12, 2005 2:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ask A Biochemist A Question!
Replies: 64
Views: 4582

RE: Ask A Biochemist A Question!

Hi Springbok, interesting research. Do you provide the sperm?  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/biggrin.gif" alt="Big grin"> kidding. Tell me more about the toxins...proteins? small organics? large organics? produced large scale or small scale? what can you tell me about the toxin itself...

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by MTChemNerd757
Tue Apr 12, 2005 2:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Democrat For Pres In 2008?
Replies: 113
Views: 3892

RE: What Democrat For Pres In 2008?

I didn't read the whole thing this time, like a bastard, but I want to throw my two cents in. Before I am able to begin considering possible candidates for 2008, I am excited to see what Howard Dean is going to do for the party. I think the most imporant task facing the Democratic party right now is...

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by MTChemNerd757
Tue Apr 12, 2005 1:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Republicans Step Up Attacks On Judiciary
Replies: 33
Views: 2480

RE: Republicans Step Up Attacks On Judiciary

Interesting conversation here (although one already beat to death)... While I tend to side with the non-extreme-religious side of the spectrum (yes, the left), and totally agree that there MUST be separation of church and state in this country (lest we end up a religious nation like Iran for instanc...

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by MTChemNerd757
Tue Apr 12, 2005 11:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ask A Biochemist A Question!
Replies: 64
Views: 4582

RE: Ask A Biochemist A Question!

Not being an organic (or physical) chemist, probably not, but more specifically, what are you looking for by "chemical kinetics?"

Brad

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by MTChemNerd757
Tue Apr 12, 2005 6:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ask A Biochemist A Question!
Replies: 64
Views: 4582

RE: Ask A Biochemist A Question!

Anything else out there?

Brad

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by MTChemNerd757
Wed Apr 06, 2005 6:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Shed Do You Have?
Replies: 15
Views: 3153

RE: What Shed Do You Have?

Andz, thank you!! I just saw the thread and was about to say that I have two sheds, and that my name is Arthur!  Big grin

Brad

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by MTChemNerd757
Wed Apr 06, 2005 6:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ask A Biochemist A Question!
Replies: 64
Views: 4582

RE: Ask A Biochemist A Question!

Ok, even easier.... Bubble <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym><sub>2</sub> through water, get carbonic acid, H<sub>2</sub>CO<sub>3</sub>. Drop in Fe(II) (you pick the anion), Fe(II) rapidly oxidizes to Fe(III) using the carbonic acid as the oxidizing agent. The carbonic acid wou...

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by MTChemNerd757
Wed Apr 06, 2005 5:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ask A Biochemist A Question!
Replies: 64
Views: 4582

RE: Ask A Biochemist A Question!

Yes, and without the hindrance of the seemingly far-right running our country and impeding scientific progress right now (especially research)...

Brad

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by MTChemNerd757
Wed Apr 06, 2005 5:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Who Belives Micheal Jackson Will Be Guilty?
Replies: 36
Views: 2624

RE: Who Belives Micheal Jackson Will Be Guilty?

Don't know, don't care. Sick freak needs to be locked away for a long long time.

Brad

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by MTChemNerd757
Wed Apr 06, 2005 5:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ask A Biochemist A Question!
Replies: 64
Views: 4582

RE: Ask A Biochemist A Question!

Thank you Logan for the insight in OChem.

Brad

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by MTChemNerd757
Wed Apr 06, 2005 5:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Good Route Addition/deletion Web-site?
Replies: 2
Views: 2076

RE: Good Route Addition/deletion Web-site?

Not sure exactly what it is you're looking for?

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by MTChemNerd757
Wed Apr 06, 2005 4:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ask A Biochemist A Question!
Replies: 64
Views: 4582

RE: Ask A Biochemist A Question!

Yay, somebody that knows MAP Kinase better than me (which doesn't take much). Thanks for the help, DIJKKIJK. I remember talking about elk1, but it wasn't in the text I was reviewing. Crazy stuff! But very cool all the same! Saxdiva~ Can't say I know anybody over at vet-molecular. Knew a grad student...

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by MTChemNerd757
Wed Apr 06, 2005 2:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ask A Biochemist A Question!
Replies: 64
Views: 4582

RE: Ask A Biochemist A Question!

I'd just like to throw it out there that I HATE Microsoft Internet Explorer. Long live Firefox. Now that I'm done ranting, I'll try to re-answer your questions. (Yes, <acronym title="Solomon Airlines">IE</acronym> just lost all my typing because I sent something down on my mouse and accidentally cli...

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