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    Metric units conversion trivia

    How many kg of World War II|GPW unexploded bombs are found in Germany each year

    HINT: 2000 tons (US) = 1,814,369 kg

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    Quote Originally Posted by robertmf View Post
    2000 tons (US) = 1,814,369 kg
    1,814,369.48 kg

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    [COLOR="Red"][QUOTE=robertmf;1262173]How many kg of World War II|GPW unexploded bombs are found in Germany each year



    it is after all the de-mining/de-bombing/de-fusing, if these are the right words, specialists who put their lives at risk every time a bomb is found. and as the article says, it will be in 100 years, we will not be around anymore, until the last bomb will be found. if in the meantime not others will have been dropped...
    but that will not worry us anymore either, we will be counting the daisies from underneath.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hans.KK View Post
    1,814,369.48 kg
    *snicker* no significant digits for the hundredth decimal place



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    You are stressing me, Robert.

    To cook the lobster, I found an American recipe. All lbs, cups, quarts and other incomprehensible things. WHY???
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    there are around 3,000,000 tonnes of bombs in Veinam

    they will still be clearing bombs from Veitnam for another 100 years or more.

    http://www.theguardian.com/world/201...andmines-bombs

    there are currently 500 people per year killed by bombs in Laos/Veitnam/cambodia as a result of USA bombs.......
    42,000 since the war officially ended or I guess they say "mission accomplished"

    The USA has spent 50 Million dollars clearing up the bombs in the last 16 years, and the USA dropped 50 Million dollars of bombs in just 3 days, dropping that amount every 3 days for 9 years......

    one bomb goes off in Germany, it makes the news but that happens every day in Veitnam, in the year 2014, and never gets reported.....

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    Quote Originally Posted by penka View Post
    You are stressing me, Robert.

    To cook the lobster, I found an American recipe. All lbs, cups, quarts and other incomprehensible things. WHY???
    All you have to do is toss that bad boy into the steam pot for 10 min.

    There are plenty of online conversion charts




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    Quote Originally Posted by penka View Post
    To cook the lobster, I found an American recipe. All lbs, cups, quarts and other incomprehensible things. WHY???
    To try to fool the spies, and it works, many have been falling into the conversion trap.
    But Bill Gate had a helper for you http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/downl....aspx?id=21622 But do not trust the currency converter it is only a rough guessing machine.

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    Quote Originally Posted by robertmf View Post
    All you have to do is toss that bad boy into the steam pot for 10 min.

    There are plenty of online conversion charts


    Yes. I had to calculate my food's weight into normal measurements, too...
    You forgot the salt, btw.
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    more slave food

    Quote Originally Posted by penka View Post
    Yes. I had to calculate my food's weight into normal measurements, too...
    You forgot the salt, btw.
    Salty lobsters are all American and so use American measuring units



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    Nepp. They must be cooked in the sea water. Since I had no access to any, I added salt NOM NOM NOM
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    Quote Originally Posted by penka View Post
    Nepp. They must be cooked in the sea water. Since I had no access to any, I added salt NOM NOM NOM
    Steam, not boil in water. Same for steamed clams, corn on cob, and crabs.

    I usually add a couple of spoonfuls of Old Bay seasoning to the water. Beer instead of water is also good



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    Quote Originally Posted by robertmf View Post
    Steam, not boil in water. Same for steamed clams, corn on cob, and crabs.

    I usually add a couple of spoonfuls of Old Bay seasoning to the water. Beer instead of water is also good

    Clams are real good when steamed or cooked in wine with a bit of parsley and a touch of butter NOM NOM.

    What does the Old Bay contain?
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    Penka, Wiki is your friend...

    What does the Old Bay contain?[/QUOTE]


    [ame="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Old_Bay_Seasoning"]Old Bay Seasoning - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia[/ame]
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