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Old September 8 2008, 09:30 PM   #16
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Re: Lowering sea level.

How about if the super atom smasher creates a little black hole and sucks up some of the water into where ever a black hole leads?
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Old September 8 2008, 09:41 PM   #17
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Re: Lowering sea level.

How about we just mix a lot of Drain-O into the ocean.
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Old September 8 2008, 09:52 PM   #18
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Re: Lowering sea level.

That's just more liquid.
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Old September 8 2008, 09:54 PM   #19
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How about if the super atom smasher creates a little black hole and sucks up some of the water into where ever a black hole leads?
1) The black holes couldn't be created in the ocean.
2) The black holes if created wouldn't last long enough.
3) We'd be better off simply storing the water somewhere we can get to it if we need it in the future rather than destroying it in a black hole.
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Old September 8 2008, 09:56 PM   #20
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Re: Lowering sea level.

I've got it! We freeze a bunch of water into ice, and float it off somewhere harmless. Maybe one of the poles.
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Old September 8 2008, 10:03 PM   #21
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I've got it! We freeze a bunch of water into ice, and float it off somewhere harmless. Maybe one of the poles.
Eureka!!!!

Oh wait no, that wouldn't work, the volume of the ice cube would just keep the water at the same level. DOH!

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Old September 8 2008, 11:08 PM   #22
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What about my second idea? That has merit right?

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Ok, how about we dig a huge deep hole in northern Greenland, line it with water proof material and start pumping loads of water into it and then cover it over?
or what about my third idea that i've just thought up.
Design and build huge drills and drill them into the Earths surface, dig several thousand holes under the seas and the water will fill all the holes up lowering the sea levels?
So, where are you going to put the stuff you dig out of the holes? In the ocean?
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Old September 8 2008, 11:35 PM   #23
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So, where are you going to put the stuff you dig out of the holes? In the ocean?
In the grand canyon obviously.

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Old September 8 2008, 11:50 PM   #24
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Grand canyon ain't nearly big enough to hold the amount of dirt that would be required. Even if there were an economical way to get it there.

Perhaps you should leave these problems to the experts.
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Old September 8 2008, 11:52 PM   #25
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Grand canyon ain't nearly big enough to hold the amount of dirt that would be required. Even if there were an economical way to get it there.

Perhaps you should leave these problems to the experts.
The Grand Canyon was a joke. All dirt will be piled up into a huge mountain in central Greenland.
That's why my second idea is better.

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Old September 9 2008, 12:05 AM   #26
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Is there some way we could store it on the internet?
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Old September 9 2008, 12:32 AM   #27
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Re: Lowering sea level.

We nuke Iraq, Iran, and Pakistan into the ground (giving innocent people the chance to flee first), then keep bombing it until it's really deep; the border line in the south connecting Iraq and Iran leads directly into the Indian ocean, so it would all come flooding in to fill.

Then we fill in the Grand Canyon, and any other crevices. ;-)
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Old September 9 2008, 12:56 AM   #28
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Re: Lowering sea level.

Jon Peters' ego probably has room.


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Old September 9 2008, 01:16 AM   #29
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Re: Lowering sea level.

Tachyon Shield wrote: View Post
What about my second idea? That has merit right?

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Ok, how about we dig a huge deep hole in northern Greenland, line it with water proof material and start pumping loads of water into it and then cover it over?
or what about my third idea that i've just thought up.
Design and build huge drills and drill them into the Earths surface, dig several thousand holes under the seas and the water will fill all the holes up lowering the sea levels?

1. The Greenlanders will get pissed.

2. The steam will burn you.
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Old September 9 2008, 04:03 AM   #30
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Re: Lowering sea level.

How about we start eating whales, sharks and everything else BIG in the ocean. The more we eat the more the water receeds!
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