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Posted Yesterday, 08:51 PM

 

 

The Krispy Kreme Challenge: run 2.5 miles, bang back a dozen Kripsy Kreme doughnuts, run back. What could go wrong?
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I never understood why people raved about Krispy Kreme. I tried one once shortly before their shops closed down in Minnesota. They were sickly sweet that it felt as if my teeth were itching.

You'll get little argument from me my good man. The glazed doughnuts are the only recommendation w strong coffee, otherwise no need to partake.
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I've never tried Krispy Kreme, never been tempted even though there's a franchise I pass almost daily.

 

I was partial to Entemann's doughnuts, though. Box of 12, followed by 12 hours of crippling indigestion.


Sir Creep

Posted Yesterday, 08:36 PM

The Krispy Kreme Challenge: run 2.5 miles, bang back a dozen Kripsy Kreme doughnuts, run back. What could go wrong?
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I never understood why people raved about Krispy Kreme. I tried one once shortly before their shops closed down in Minnesota. They were sickly sweet that it felt as if my teeth were itching.

You'll get little argument from me my good man. The glazed doughnuts are the only recommendation w strong coffee, otherwise no need to partake.
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Phantom

Posted Yesterday, 07:10 PM

The Krispy Kreme Challenge: run 2.5 miles, bang back a dozen Kripsy Kreme doughnuts, run back. What could go wrong?
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I never understood why people raved about Krispy Kreme. I tried one once shortly before their shops closed down in Minnesota. They were sickly sweet that it felt as if my teeth were itching.

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Posted Yesterday, 05:09 PM

 

Well, I'm making progress. I quote V.F.F. Chladnl, Neue Beiträge zur Kenntniß der Feuermeteors und der herabgefallenen Maffen; part 5, in: Annalen der Physik und Chemie, Volume 2, Berlin, J. C. Poggendorff (ed) , 1826, Published by Abrosius Barth, Leipzig

 

Es er„eigneten sich dabei einige Unglücksfälle; eine alte „Frau ward am rechten Arme schwer verwundet, ein „Trommelschläger, der die Retraite schlug (tattoo), „ward auf der Stelle getödtet"

 

So the dead man was a drummer who was beating the retreat. Annalen der Physik was and is an old and respectable scientific journal. The article gives as source: Asiatical Journal, Oct 25, 1825. p. 486 and says it quotes a message dated 17 Januart 1825 in the India Gazette.

 

No more time now, but I have leads.

 

He'd have been a good pick for the Hartlepool Deadlypool, then.

 

Especially if he'd been on Bollywood Squares.


Toast

Posted Yesterday, 04:50 PM

Well, I'm making progress. I quote V.F.F. Chladnl, Neue Beiträge zur Kenntniß der Feuermeteors und der herabgefallenen Maffen; part 5, in: Annalen der Physik und Chemie, Volume 2, Berlin, J. C. Poggendorff (ed) , 1826, Published by Abrosius Barth, Leipzig

 

Es er„eigneten sich dabei einige Unglücksfälle; eine alte „Frau ward am rechten Arme schwer verwundet, ein „Trommelschläger, der die Retraite schlug (tattoo), „ward auf der Stelle getödtet"

 

So the dead man was a drummer who was beating the retreat. Annalen der Physik was and is an old and respectable scientific journal. The article gives as source: Asiatical Journal, Oct 25, 1825. p. 486 and says it quotes a message dated 17 Januart 1825 in the India Gazette.

 

No more time now, but I have leads.

 

He'd have been a good pick for the Hartlepool Deadlypool, then.


Phantom

Posted Yesterday, 04:31 PM

Well, I'm making progress. I quote V.F.F. Chladnl, Neue Beiträge zur Kenntniß der Feuermeteors und der herabgefallenen Maffen; part 5, in: Annalen der Physik und Chemie, Volume 2, Berlin, J. C. Poggendorff (ed) , 1826, Published by Abrosius Barth, Leipzig

 

Es er„eigneten sich dabei einige Unglücksfälle; eine alte „Frau ward am rechten Arme schwer verwundet, ein „Trommelschläger, der die Retraite schlug (tattoo), „ward auf der Stelle getödtet"

 

So the dead man was a drummer who was beating the retreat. Annalen der Physik was and is an old and respectable scientific journal. The article gives as source: Asiatical Journal, Oct 25, 1825. p. 486 and says it quotes a message dated 17 Januart 1825 in the India Gazette.

 

No more time now, but I have leads.

 

The only reference I found so far was of an Italian friar in the 17th century who died from being struck on the thigh and was killed. No record of his name and no evidence of the metorite or even a section of it being preserved anywhere.


Magere Hein

Posted Yesterday, 04:16 PM

Well, I'm making progress. I quote V.F.F. Chladnl, Neue Beiträge zur Kenntniß der Feuermeteors und der herabgefallenen Maffen; part 5, in: Annalen der Physik und Chemie, Volume 2, Berlin, J. C. Poggendorff (ed) , 1826, Published by Abrosius Barth, Leipzig

 

Es er„eigneten sich dabei einige Unglücksfälle; eine alte „Frau ward am rechten Arme schwer verwundet, ein „Trommelschläger, der die Retraite schlug (tattoo), „ward auf der Stelle getödtet"

 

So the dead man was a drummer who was beating the retreat. Annalen der Physik was and is an old and respectable scientific journal. The article gives as source: Asiatical Journal, Oct 25, 1825. p. 486 and says it quotes a message dated 17 Januart 1825 in the India Gazette.

 

No more time now, but I have leads.


Phantom

Posted Yesterday, 03:24 PM

 

 

 

 

 

If confirmed, could be the first recorded 'death by meteorite' in 200 years.
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http://www.nbcnews.c...n-india-n513816


I've been trying to find out who exactly got killed by a meteorite 200 year ago. And failed. There were close calls though. If confirmed, this may well be the first recorded 'death by meteorite'.

Evah.

If confirmed.

 

 

Second one on that list for January 1825 has "man killed, woman injured in meteorite fall"

 

 

Yes, but that one isn't very well documented. See here for a discussion. According to http://onlinelibrary...1.tb00184.x/pdf(table 1, pp 76-77) :

 

1825 Jan. 16 A meteorite that fell at Oriang (Malwate) in British India killed a man and seriously injured a woman.(S. Meunier) No specimen was recovered and preserved

 

 

Well it was 200 years ago, they probably didn't think of it at the time. Nowadays we record practically everything.

 

 

True, but there were newspapers and scientific journals then. I don't suppose killer meteorites were common as holy grails in a Monty Python film then. Somebody must has noticed and written a Letter to the Editor.

 

 

It took me ages to find any information on the original weight of Curly Wurly from just a couple of decades ago, finding information on killer meteorites... now that sounds like a challenge.


Magere Hein

Posted Yesterday, 03:20 PM

 

 

 

 

If confirmed, could be the first recorded 'death by meteorite' in 200 years.
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http://www.nbcnews.c...n-india-n513816


I've been trying to find out who exactly got killed by a meteorite 200 year ago. And failed. There were close calls though. If confirmed, this may well be the first recorded 'death by meteorite'.

Evah.

If confirmed.

 

 

Second one on that list for January 1825 has "man killed, woman injured in meteorite fall"

 

 

Yes, but that one isn't very well documented. See here for a discussion. According to http://onlinelibrary...1.tb00184.x/pdf(table 1, pp 76-77) :

 

1825 Jan. 16 A meteorite that fell at Oriang (Malwate) in British India killed a man and seriously injured a woman.(S. Meunier) No specimen was recovered and preserved

 

 

Well it was 200 years ago, they probably didn't think of it at the time. Nowadays we record practically everything.

 

 

True, but there were newspapers and scientific journals then. I don't suppose killer meteorites were common as holy grails in a Monty Python film then. Somebody must has noticed and written a Letter to the Editor.


Phantom

Posted Yesterday, 03:13 PM

 

 

 

If confirmed, could be the first recorded 'death by meteorite' in 200 years.
SC
http://www.nbcnews.c...n-india-n513816


I've been trying to find out who exactly got killed by a meteorite 200 year ago. And failed. There were close calls though. If confirmed, this may well be the first recorded 'death by meteorite'.

Evah.

If confirmed.

 

 

Second one on that list for January 1825 has "man killed, woman injured in meteorite fall"

 

 

Yes, but that one isn't very well documented. See here for a discussion. According to http://onlinelibrary...1.tb00184.x/pdf(table 1, pp 76-77) :

 

1825 Jan. 16 A meteorite that fell at Oriang (Malwate) in British India killed a man and seriously injured a woman.(S. Meunier) No specimen was recovered and preserved

 

 

Well it was 200 years ago, they probably didn't think of it at the time. Nowadays we record practically everything.


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