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Old 02-23-07, 03:10 PM   #1
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Anyone's ice cubes do this?

I know it sounds like a Merton question, but I have photographic evidence here.
Every now and again, when I look in the studio's freezer, one of the ice cube is not like the others.
I got 'em on camera this time. One lone cube just reaching for the sky.
I have theories as to why this may occur that involve convection currents, and turbulence from the freezer's fan, but the one that seems most plausible to me is: I don't think the bulb is going out when the freezer door shuts, and on the quantum level some ice cube are similar to moths, and are inexplicably drawn to the light.





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Old 02-23-07, 03:11 PM   #2
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Didn't we have a thread about this not too long ago?
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Old 02-23-07, 03:12 PM   #3
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ice_spike
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Old 02-23-07, 03:15 PM   #4
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Dude, that's cool. Learn something new every day as they say.
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Old 02-23-07, 03:16 PM   #5
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Missed that thread, sorry.

Ice spikes are caused by freezing distilled h2o....ok that explains things. I'll use the distilled water around here to fill up the trays because I don't like the taste of chlorinated tap water.
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Old 02-23-07, 03:16 PM   #6
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Hmmm. I was going to guess Viagra.
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Old 02-23-07, 03:18 PM   #7
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Wow cool! I thought for sure it must be the devil.
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I agree, we might have to get an exorcist for AllenG's freezer.
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I agree, we might have to get an exorcist for AllenG's freezer.
Great idea! We should film it, then release it as a blockbuster hit!
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The AllenG Ice Project

insert stick figures with popsicles here.
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Old 02-23-07, 03:42 PM   #11
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I get that in my ice trays. The spikes are not quite as large but about %75. I am not using distilled water.
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Popsicle Stick Figures?

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Sometimes, when I'm not looking, my ice cubes have a little frozen rave in my fridge. One of them runs over and opens/shuts the door really quick to get the strobe effect, and they even listen to Moby.

Don't ask how I know this, but it's true, man.
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Old 02-23-07, 03:47 PM   #14
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That is very cool. You know too that it is not possible to prove that if I drop a baseball it will not go up.
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Old 02-23-07, 03:55 PM   #16
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The technical term is an "erection".

If you get distilled water and a clean cup, you can also try superfreezing water.
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That's the first i have seen that happen. I haven't made ice in a very long time.My fridge makes it automatically.
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Great idea! We should film it, then release it as a blockbuster hit!
The power of Ice compels you!
The power of Ice compels you!
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The power of Ice compels you!

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