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OTT - Fire on the horizon?

Postby rhino » Tue, 21 Nov 2006 9:32 pm

I know this is a bit OTT, but I am looking out my window, south west I think, and I am seein a huge column of fire burning and a heap of smoke... Nothin on the news about it... Anyone closer to it?

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Postby denise2 » Wed, 22 Nov 2006 12:08 am

I can also see it, looks somewhere towards tiong bahru/ mount faber way. Its huge. nothing on the news sites though.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 22 Nov 2006 9:20 am

Just the refineries burning off excess hydrocarbons from their flare stacks.

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Postby Wind In My Hair » Wed, 22 Nov 2006 10:53 am

sundaymorningstaple wrote:Just the refineries burning off excess hydrocarbons from their flare stacks.

Sigh, I wish it were as easy for humans to burn off excess carbohydrates from our fat stocks.

What's the difference between a hydrocarbon and a carbohydrate anyway? Both have hydrogen and carbon atoms right? I'm sure the chemical structure is different but I'm looking more for a layman explanation. Is a -carbon primarily carbon and a -hydrate primarily water?

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Postby micknlea » Wed, 22 Nov 2006 11:14 am

Wind In My Hair wrote:Sigh, I wish it were as easy for humans to burn off excess carbohydrates from our fat stocks.


There is, it's called exercise... :P :P :P
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Postby Wind In My Hair » Wed, 22 Nov 2006 12:44 pm

micknlea wrote:
Wind In My Hair wrote:Sigh, I wish it were as easy for humans to burn off excess carbohydrates from our fat stocks.


There is, it's called exercise... :P :P :P

I think the key word here is "easy"... :wink:

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Postby Plavt » Wed, 22 Nov 2006 4:55 pm

Wind In My Hair wrote:
micknlea wrote:
Wind In My Hair wrote:Sigh, I wish it were as easy for humans to burn off excess carbohydrates from our fat stocks.


There is, it's called exercise... :P :P :P

I think the key word here is "easy"... :wink:


Perhaps diet is more appropriate Windy. :P :P :P :P

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Postby ksl » Wed, 22 Nov 2006 5:20 pm

Plavt wrote:
Wind In My Hair wrote:
micknlea wrote:
Wind In My Hair wrote:Sigh, I wish it were as easy for humans to burn off excess carbohydrates from our fat stocks.


There is, it's called exercise... :P :P :P

I think the key word here is "easy"... :wink:


Perhaps diet is more appropriate Windy. :P :P :P :P


I prefer sex :oops:

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Postby micknlea » Wed, 22 Nov 2006 9:30 pm

Well, that can be considered exercise, no??? It's easy too, and fun! :cool:
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