Topic Convection Currents:

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Halfway down the first page on any board, there is a heater. When a listing reaches that point, it gets sent to the top, only to work its way down. Eventually it will be falling too fast for the heater to lift it up, and it ends up in the back.
Charlie Tunoku is a lover and a fighter.
No, I think each person comes with their own heater.

Note how having too many heaters going chaotically can allow some threads to fall through the cracks.

Also, the more people there are here, the faster things fall. This must mean that we are fluidizing agents.

Also, I really love this WMG.

edited 19th May '10 11:26:58 AM by GlennMagusHarvey

Perhaps there is some Brownian motion involved?
Charlie Tunoku is a lover and a fighter.
So is this space infinite in two dimensions (length and width) or are there boundary layers somewhere?
Gerald Zosewater
Judging from the Fetishes IJBM...
Ruining everything forever.
That thread's fluidic profile is very large for its mass, making it extremely buoyant.
Hmmmm, maybe it is more like a geologic process:

Threads at the top stay at the top, because they are less dense than those below them, but the ones below are more fluid. With enough force they slide to the top through fault lines and such. The ones at the bottom are much warmer, but are compressed into a non-fluid state by the weight of all those above.
Charlie Tunoku is a lover and a fighter.
Charlie Tunoku is a lover and a fighter.
You want me to believe that microscopic iron particles are also carried in this current?
10 HungryJoe8th Jul 2010 09:10:39 AM from Under the Tree
Well, the electrons carried in the thread could be ferric in nature.
Charlie Tunoku is a lover and a fighter.
Time to turn the heater on beneath this thread.
Anyone up for re-heating this baby?
13 HungryJoe28th Dec 2010 08:34:23 AM from Under the Tree
Oh yeah. Was thinking of doing that myself.

So the real question is, what will happen to all of the pressure built up in IJBM with it gone?
Charlie Tunoku is a lover and a fighter.
Some of it will escape, some of it will build up as heat, some of it will be expressed in kinetic energy as friction.
15 BlackWolfe29th Dec 2010 03:36:24 AM from Lost in Austin

The good kind.
But soft! What rock through yonder window breaks? It is a brick! And Juliet is out cold.
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