1637: "Salt Mine"

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Re: 1637: "Salt Mine"

Postby dp2 » Tue Feb 02, 2016 4:04 pm UTC

Aperture Science is located in a salt mine in upper Michigan, though I'm not sure there are actually any up there. In Detroit, yes, but I only know of copper mines up north. I could be wrong.

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Re: 1637: "Salt Mine"

Postby orthogon » Tue Feb 02, 2016 5:55 pm UTC

Also, as mines go, salt mines are probably amongst the more benign as an environment for storage, human occupation and scientific experiments. The salt itself is relatively non-toxic and not an explosion risk, and it's fairly clean.
xtifr wrote:... and orthogon merely sounds undecided.

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Re: 1637: "Salt Mine"

Postby ijuin » Tue Feb 02, 2016 10:44 pm UTC

The remaining salt in the mine will also absorb air moisture, ensuring a lower-humidity environment than is found in the open air above ground.

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Re: 1637: "Salt Mine"

Postby Zylon » Tue Feb 02, 2016 11:09 pm UTC

This comic has convinced me that Randall doesn't quite understand what salt is. I think he has it confused with rock candy.

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Re: 1637: "Salt Mine"

Postby Coyoty » Wed Feb 03, 2016 12:53 am UTC

Zylon wrote:This comic has convinced me that Randall doesn't quite understand what salt is. I think he has it confused with rock candy.


But people eat it like candy. Pretzels and margaritas are loaded with the stuff.

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Re: 1637: "Salt Mine"

Postby wolf99 » Fri Feb 05, 2016 9:48 am UTC

A Salt mine:

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Re: 1637: "Salt Mine"

Postby wolf99 » Fri Feb 05, 2016 9:52 am UTC

A salt, mine:
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Re: 1637: "Salt Mine"

Postby wolf99 » Fri Feb 05, 2016 9:53 am UTC

A salt, mine:
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Re: 1637: "Salt Mine"

Postby wolf99 » Fri Feb 05, 2016 9:56 am UTC

Assault mine:
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Re: 1637: "Salt Mine"

Postby wolf99 » Fri Feb 05, 2016 9:58 am UTC

Assault mine:
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Re: 1637: "Salt Mine"

Postby wolf99 » Fri Feb 05, 2016 10:03 am UTC

Assault mime:
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Re: 1637: "Salt Mine"

Postby Flumble » Fri Feb 05, 2016 10:27 am UTC

As salt, mime:
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Re: 1637: "Salt Mine"

Postby orthogon » Fri Feb 05, 2016 11:38 am UTC

Asphalt mine:
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xtifr wrote:... and orthogon merely sounds undecided.

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Re: 1637: "Salt Mine"

Postby Soupspoon » Fri Feb 05, 2016 12:00 pm UTC

An Alt, grime:

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Re: 1637: "Salt Mine"

Postby wolf99 » Fri Feb 05, 2016 2:43 pm UTC

Assault meme:
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Re: 1637: "Salt Mine"

Postby wolf99 » Fri Feb 05, 2016 2:54 pm UTC


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Re: 1637: "Salt Mine"

Postby Coyoty » Thu Feb 11, 2016 12:59 am UTC

Salt, lime:

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Re: 1637: "Salt Mine"

Postby Copper Bezel » Thu Feb 11, 2016 1:31 am UTC

A sort line:

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So much depends upon a red wheel barrow (>= XXII) but it is not going to be installed.

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