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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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    I believe that in this case "solid meh" means "so 'meh' that it could never be anything more than 'meh', and yet also no less than 'meh' -- in a word, exactly 'meh'"

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    Didn't we have a thread about this not too long ago?

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    Dude, that's cool. Learn something new every day as they say.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Taerom
    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.
    Quote Originally Posted by unterhausen
    I believe that in this case "solid meh" means "so 'meh' that it could never be anything more than 'meh', and yet also no less than 'meh' -- in a word, exactly 'meh'"

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    Hmmm. I was going to guess Viagra.

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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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    Quote Originally Posted by sizzam
    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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    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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    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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    Quote Originally Posted by Shadiyah
    Popsicle Stick Figures?

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    Quote Originally Posted by colorider View Post
    Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.

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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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    the quantum level
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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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    Quote Originally Posted by Shadiyah
    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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    Quote Originally Posted by sizzam
    The power of Ice compels you!
    The power of Ice compels you!

    Ha!!!!!

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