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Re: Sounds like a tesla canon
« Reply #30 on: July 03, 2012, 12:56:52 AM »

i'm just gonna say some words here...
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Re: Sounds like a tesla canon
« Reply #31 on: July 05, 2012, 06:36:48 AM »

it has begun....
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Re: Sounds like a tesla canon
« Reply #32 on: July 08, 2012, 11:24:17 PM »

Ha. I read the british book 1 and 3 then the american book 2
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Re: Sounds like a tesla canon
« Reply #33 on: July 08, 2012, 11:40:39 PM »

Of the what?
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Re: Sounds like a tesla canon
« Reply #34 on: July 09, 2012, 08:57:36 AM »

still haven't read ME. my library hates me.

i know how you feel
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Re: Sounds like a tesla canon
« Reply #35 on: July 09, 2012, 09:59:31 PM »

still haven't read ME. my library hates me.

i know how you feel

Have YOU read it?  ;D
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Re: Sounds like a tesla canon
« Reply #36 on: July 10, 2012, 02:42:57 AM »

Ha. I read the british book 1 and 3 then the american book 2

I read the Amerikan Fever Crumb and the British A Web of Air.

Someone is selling a copy of Scriverner's Moon on Amazon for $120! I could buy the whole Mortal Engines Quartet in first editions for that much.
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Re: Sounds like a tesla canon
« Reply #37 on: July 10, 2012, 02:47:11 AM »

Ha. I read the british book 1 and 3 then the american book 2

I read the Amerikan Fever Crumb and the British A Web of Air.

Someone is selling a copy of Scriverner's Moon on Amazon for $120! I could buy the whole Mortal Engines Quartet in first editions for that much.

Probably not. 1st edition hard cover? 1st print? nope. They cost at least $50 a book for 1st print, so that's $200. (I actually checked. :( ) I only got the 2007 softcover reprints... it has the 1st edition images and the nice vaccum metalized words so i'm find..

Except for mortal engines, which i mistakenly bought the new windmills one (it's smaller, and pink!) Oh well, at least it's hardcover, with teh 1st edition image and costed only $10+... I might attempt to get the 2007 Softcover reprints just to make my shelf look complete.  ;D
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Re: Sounds like a tesla canon
« Reply #38 on: July 12, 2012, 10:32:40 PM »

Anyways, I read about Tesla yesterday and here is a small list of things he did:
- Created a small earthquake
- Created a 130 ft lightning bolt
- Used wireless electricity to light 200 light bulbs 26 miles away
- Melted his assistant's hand (too many x-rays)
- Claimed to be able to split the world in half
- Began a project that would give the whole earth free electricity but the governments stopped him (free electricity == no money)

May have done:
- With his free electricity (unfinished) tower obliterated a huge area in Russia (called the Tunguska event) with the energy of over 1000 nuclear bombs... in 1908.
He was, what you might call: A true mad scientist.
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Re: Sounds like a tesla canon
« Reply #39 on: July 12, 2012, 10:49:15 PM »

Anyways, I read about Tesla yesterday and here is a small list of things he did:
- Created a small earthquake
- Created a 130 ft lightning bolt
- Used wireless electricity to light 200 light bulbs 26 miles away
- Melted his assistant's hand (too many x-rays)
- Claimed to be able to split the world in half
- Began a project that would give the whole earth free electricity but the governments stopped him (free electricity == no money)

May have done:
- With his free electricity (unfinished) tower obliterated a huge area in Russia (called the Tunguska event) with the energy of over 1000 nuclear bombs... in 1908.
He was, what you might call: A true mad scientist.

More thing he done.

-Save the earth from a alien mutant race by resurrecting Optimus Prime in the 1880s with a sort of balloon that drew energy from the electromagnetic field in the ionosphere... 

Trolololol. See: http://tfwiki.net/wiki/Infestation_2:_The_Transformers_issue_2
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Re: Sounds like a tesla canon
« Reply #40 on: July 12, 2012, 10:58:25 PM »

 Aaaannnd he invented remote control, read newspapers underneath the active coils  and edison cheaped him out of 50, 000 dollars.
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Re: Sounds like a tesla canon
« Reply #41 on: July 12, 2012, 10:59:50 PM »

He also made lightning guns (or tried to. He couldn't get the money for it). And had a thing for pidgeons.
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Re: Sounds like a tesla canon
« Reply #42 on: July 13, 2012, 12:44:21 AM »

And he invented FM radio...
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Re: Sounds like a tesla canon
« Reply #43 on: July 13, 2012, 02:05:17 AM »

He also invented a form of fluorescent light, which he used --along with AC current (which he also invented)-- to light the 1893 Chicago World's Fair after Edison refused to let him use the Edison incandescent bulb.

He was also obsessed with the number 3.

And his patents were seized by the US Government after his death. Including his designs for a death ray. So perhaps this new lightning gun is based on a Tesla design.
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Re: Sounds like a tesla canon
« Reply #44 on: July 13, 2012, 02:13:25 AM »

Would make sense to me. God, he was such a cool guy...and WESTERFELD HAD TO MAKE HIM AN ASSHOLE AND A RETARD!
Well, I'm fixing that with Grey from Darwin's Fist...
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