Measuring electrical useage

Discussion in 'Electrical Forum discussion & Blog' started by Rysis, Mar 5, 2012.

  1. nukeman

    nukeman Nuclear Engineer

    Nov 20, 2009
    Nuclear Engineer
    There is no such thing as "cold" anyway. Cold is only used to talk about a lack of heat, but it is all relative anyway. Water at 40F is smoking hot compared to the temperature of liquid N2. :)
  2. DonL

    DonL Jack of all trades Master of one

    Mar 30, 2011
    Rocket Scientist
    Houston, TX
    That is funny, but may be true.

    I burn wood for the pleasure of Smell and Looks.
    I guess that is something us Old Farts do.
  3. Hackney plumbing

    Hackney plumbing Homeowner

    Jan 6, 2010
    This is why plumbing codes contain a section called "Definitions"
  4. Terry

    Terry Administrator Staff Member

    Aug 17, 2004
    Bothell, Washington
    When I was a kid, I used to make fires to entertain myself. Catch a kid doing that now, and he's going to detention.
    I can make a fire out of almost nothing. It's a pretty good laugh to watch a show like Survivor and see how incapable the contestants are about making a fire to boil water. I thought that was stuff you learned as a kid.

    Our Summer place heated with a wood stove, and we had wood everywhere and hatchets and axes and brush clearing axes. We also had a large wood pile at home, with an axe handy if we wanted to split wood. I don't remember my parents caring if I was splitting wood in first grade. I just had to be home by dinner time.

    My spell checker doesn't recognize the word axe. Is it such a strange concept now, that the people that write computer programs haven't used the word before?

    Rounding up wood to split scavenged from the lake in the 60's
    Last edited: Mar 9, 2012
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