Open Forum – Wednesday

18 October 2017

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27 Comments

  1. Gezza

     /  October 18, 2017

    YNZ POSTER SURVEY

    In your opinion, could Corky ever manage to go two even consecutive days of commenting on YNZ without Maori-bashing somewhere, somehow?

    Yes – Uptick

    No, within hours he could completely lose the will to live – Downtick

  2. lurcher1948

     /  October 18, 2017

    Let’s start a”give a little”page for the moron Trump.The orange mans wealth has dropped $600000000 so let’s rally around and help this moron.

    • Corky

       /  October 18, 2017

      Socialists don’t give, Lurchy…they take. Read your manifesto. I promise not to say a word to the comrades. You know how they are with traitors to their class.

      • Gezza

         /  October 18, 2017

        I suppose you haven’t voted because no mention of a Muslim ban?

  3. Corky

     /  October 18, 2017

    Here’s a huge problem for the West should China get these submarines into service. These subs use advanced ‘supercavitation technology’ However the article is wrong to state supercavitation was developed by the Russians. It was in fact Viktor Schauberger ( The Water Wizard) who pioneered this technology after observing tout swimming upstream. The Russians used his findings after the war.

    Both Schauberger and Dr. Gerald Pollack( The 4 th State Of Water) have shown we know next to nothing about the most important thing in our lives..water.

    I use a Schauberger vortex attachment to water my plants and trees. The growth is phenomenal. I am currently enjoying regular garden mint that has leaf blades triple the size of regular mint.

    It boils down to restructuring water and the theory water has a memory. Brings a smile to most peoples faces. And to be fair some of the snake oil salesman haven’t helped the cause.

    Petes not a fan..

    https://yournz.org/2016/06/27/structured-water/

    Neither is this chap. He is unintentionally very funny, but makes some valid points. Unfortunately I disregard what he writes simply because he’s stated to me he’s tried none of the products. That’s bad science. But is a must-read if you want to school up on the subject.

    http://www.chem1.com/CQ/clusqk.html

    The Chinese are though :

    http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/188752-chinas-supersonic-submarine-which-could-go-from-shanghai-to-san-francisco-in-100-minutes-creeps-ever-closer-to-reality

    My plants and I are also fans.

    • Gezza

       /  October 18, 2017

      It was in fact Viktor Schauberger ( The Water Wizard) who pioneered this technology after observing tout swimming upstream.
      1. Who was the tout?
      2. What was he touting for?
      3. Why was he swimming upstream – who or what creature was he touting to?

      • Blazer

         /  October 18, 2017

        this does you no good G.

        • Gezza

           /  October 18, 2017

          Possibly you’re correct, 🤔 I am getting bored with it – but I need to think about this, given who’s delivering the lecture … 😐
          Can I get back to you? 😳

    • NOEL

       /  October 18, 2017

      Aw gee the Yanks will hear them 30 minutes from the fist line of sensors.
      https://steemit.com/science/@alexbeyman/supercavitation-the-future-of-high-speed-underwater-travel

      • Corky

         /  October 18, 2017

        That may or may not be a problem to solve. It depends on what the Yanks have to counter the speed. Personally I think American technology is moving in another direction. They have Nazi technology to exploit, and will probably already have a working understanding of Schaubergers work.

        • Gezza

           /  October 18, 2017

          It’s a pretty sure bet the Russkis still have Nazi technology to exploit too. How do you think Uncle Nikita’s space program got the jump on the Uncle Sam’s & the Mig 15 gave them all the surprise of their life & the screaming shts in Korea?

    • Alan Wilkinson

       /  October 18, 2017

      I suspect if there was anything in this, nature would already have found and exploited it. Shark skin has special qualities that reduce water resistance to speed but I don’t see any fish travelling at hundreds of km/sec.

      • Gezza

         /  October 18, 2017

        I’m hoping to post some gifs of Ella in General Chat later, giving a duck & Elvis the bums rush, at speed, slowed down.
        Nga tuna, while coated in lubricant, have tiny scales like a shark’s. Perhaps we can reserve judgement on the speed thing?

    • This one is for Corky and his watering can; others may mock as they will.

      “Water is something so common that we seldom pause to think about it…. But there is probably nothing more mysterious”.

      Some interesting stuff in there for those prepared to open their minds to all possible things.

      • Don’t know why I got that big picture; I thought it was just a link to the page.

      • Gezza

         /  October 18, 2017

        There’s always interesting stuff everywhere for people who open their mind to all possible things. I see heaps astral travelling.

  4. Blazer

     /  October 18, 2017

    quote of the…day
    Liberalism is trust of the people tempered by prudence. Conservatism is distrust of the people tempered by fear. William E. Gladstone

    • Gezza

       /  October 18, 2017

      Good one. Look forward to competing quotes from the Conversatives here. 👍🏼

    • Alan Wilkinson

       /  October 18, 2017

      Excellent, B. Now can I just educate you a little:

      Gladstonian liberalism is a political doctrine named after the British Victorian Prime Minister and leader of the Liberal Party, William Ewart Gladstone. Gladstonian liberalism consisted of limited government expenditure and low taxation whilst making sure government had balanced budgets and the classical liberal stress on self-help and freedom of choice. Gladstonian liberalism also emphasised free trade, little government intervention in the economy and equality of opportunity through institutional reform. It is referred to as laissez-faire or classical liberalism in the UK and is often compared to Thatcherism

      Thanks for the advertisement.

  5. lurcher1948

     /  October 18, 2017

    Peter Dunne the mp who ran away like John Key came up with this idea…Racheal Smally?
    So I like Peter Dunne’s suggestion.” Get the Governor General involved and bring an end to these parallel negotiations and that will mean the two parties who the majority of New Zealanders voted for will be in the driving seat, and not the bloke who got 7.2 percent”.
    He’s crowing that the GG should ask the biggest party first to form a govt, but Dunne forgets my man WINNIE would still negotiate over the same things as he is doing now.THANK GOD we have a real MP in Greg OConnor instead of the party of one who was my so called MP who i only voted for him once.

    • Alan Wilkinson

       /  October 18, 2017

      I can’t help thinking having Winston’s support is like having an Aussie white-tail spider on your back. Only a matter of time before he bites you and it turns septic. Carry good stocks of antibiotics.

    • duperez

       /  October 18, 2017

      Peter Dunne is going to be more ubiquitous than Rodney Hide, as much an authority on everything and now someone with wisdom. And none of it will have to be filtered through Andrea Vance.

      • Gezza

         /  October 18, 2017

        none of it will have to be filtered through Andrea Vance.
        😖
        Praise be to God! ☝🏼️