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erie at shelbyvilledesign.com
Tue Apr 10 17:22:46 CDT 2007
Ron Wickersham wrote:
> On Wed, 11 Apr 2007, Geoffrey S. Mendelson wrote:
>> On Tue, Apr 10, 2007 at 05:16:19PM -0400, Joshua Boyd wrote:
>>> A town bans the use of smoke detectors? How do people get home
>>> insurance there?
>> Probably very easily. IONIZATION detectors are not very good anyway.
>> They are cheap, easy to manufacture and don't get clogged by dust.
>> However, properly maintained photoelectric and heat detectors are much
>> better. The nice thing about photoelectric detectors is they "fail safe",
>> i.e. when they become too blocked with dust or airborne grease, etc.
>> they go off instead of becoming less sensitive.
>> Does this mean that wrist watches, tritium gun sights, etc are banned?
>> Vacuum tubes with rare earth filaments?
> yes, and if they could find a way to separate electrical energy from the
> grid originating from nuclear power plants they'd ban that as well.
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I'm guessing that given the ability, the (insert your own perjorative,
eco-wacko terms here) would probably outlaw sunshine too.....
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