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    Default The advice you didn't need.

    I wasn't sure if I was going to intentionally going to drop my camera into fire but thanks to this warning I've made up my mind not to.

     

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    Default Re: The advice you didn't need.

    Kind of makes me want to do it though.

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    There are places where everything deemed trash is burned. Just ride around the little country villages in Czech Republic. Saw an old lady poking a pile of burning debris in her yard that appeared to include a couple dozen plastic bottles and a television. I am sure the smoke from that fire altered my genetics in some horrible way. And that "old lady" was probably a twelve year old girl before she was given the task of burning trash.
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    Quote Originally Posted by rec head View Post
    I wasn't sure if I was going to intentionally going to drop my camera into fire but thanks to this warning I've made up my mind not to.
    Probably has a lithium battery in it. Could be exciting!
     

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    Default Re: The advice you didn't need.

    DT Swiss is now labelling all the boxes of brass nipples as potential hazard because of heavy metals. Damn, gotta make sure I don't mistake 14g brass nipples for Skittles!
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    Default Re: The advice you didn't need.

    We are allowed to burn piles of brush where I live. Big piles. As a kid growing up in CA I could only imagine this kind of freedom.

    Someone told me to put diesel fuel in a tire as fire starter.

    As if.
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    Default Re: The advice you didn't need.

    just don't get caught

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    Default Re: The advice you didn't need.

    A co-worker saw a sign similar to this one on a British army base. I couldn’t find the original, but this will suffice...

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    Default Re: The advice you didn't need.

    I found this sign in a bathroom where I work.
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    Default Re: The advice you didn't need.

    Australia's consumer regulator lost a court case on that very issue. They wanted to stop the manufacturers calling them "flushable" wipes because of the damage that flushing these things does to the sewage system. The court said the damage didn't stop the wipes being flushable under an ordinary language definition so until parliament redefines the word it stays.

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    Default Re: The advice you didn't need.

    Quote Originally Posted by Mark Walberg View Post
    I found this sign in a bathroom where I work.
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    The sharp edges warning is frightening.
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by ides1056 View Post
    We are allowed to burn piles of brush where I live. Big piles. As a kid growing up in CA I could only imagine this kind of freedom.

    Someone told me to put diesel fuel in a tire as fire starter.

    As if.
    I tended many clearing fires like this growing up. Having built two houses ourselves as a family, duties went around. Yes, we would often add an accelerant to get things going, including diesel.
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    Default Re: The advice you didn't need.

    I've used diesel, but I don't use it to set an automobile tire alight in order to burn slash, that's all.
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    Default Re: The advice you didn't need.

    DT Swiss is now labelling all the boxes of brass nipples as potential hazard because of heavy metals. Damn, gotta make sure I don't mistake 14g brass nipples for Skittles!
    The warning should be .....

    "Hey Kids, don't put your lips on it"
     

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    A friend of mine told me that advice is just another word for criticism.
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