What-If 0119: "Laser Umbrella"

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Re: What-If 0119: "Laser Umbrella"

Postby eviloatmeal » Wed Nov 19, 2014 2:18 pm UTC

dalcde wrote:Apparently 3 people made entries for "autoclave you can live in" after the what-if came out. The list was initially empty.

That's hilarious! :lol:

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Re: What-If 0119: "Laser Umbrella"

Postby Whizbang » Wed Nov 19, 2014 3:04 pm UTC

It occurs to me that maybe lasers are not the best choice.

What are the numbers on shooting bullets at the raindrops?

What if we shoot missiles at them?

Umbrellas?

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Re: What-If 0119: "Laser Umbrella"

Postby Neil_Boekend » Wed Nov 19, 2014 3:36 pm UTC

Whizbang wrote:It occurs to me that maybe lasers are not the best choice.

What are the numbers on shooting bullets at the raindrops?

What if we shoot missiles at them?

Umbrellas?

A thermonuclear explosion would probably keep water rain away for a while.
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Re: What-If 0119: "Laser Umbrella"

Postby ysth » Thu Nov 20, 2014 8:23 am UTC

So if the autoclaves you can live in were posted post-comic, why the link in the what-if in the first place?

Is there some back-story here?
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Re: What-If 0119: "Laser Umbrella"

Postby algorerhythms » Thu Nov 20, 2014 1:46 pm UTC

ysth wrote:So if the autoclaves you can live in were posted post-comic, why the link in the what-if in the first place?

Is there some back-story here?

The joke is that there are (or, now, were) no autoclaves you can live in.
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Re: What-If 0119: "Laser Umbrella"

Postby ysth » Thu Nov 20, 2014 7:27 pm UTC

algorerhythms wrote:
ysth wrote:So if the autoclaves you can live in were posted post-comic, why the link in the what-if in the first place?

Is there some back-story here?
The joke is that there are (or, now, were) no autoclaves you can live in.
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Re: What-If 0119: "Laser Umbrella"

Postby algorerhythms » Thu Nov 20, 2014 11:13 pm UTC

In summer, the entire state of Texas is an autoclave that you can live in (in theory at least.)
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