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   Toxic nickel found in Finnish lake. Devastating dime still at large

13 Nov 2012 01:04 PM   |   4534 clicks   |   Google
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mrinfoguy     
What a great name for a band: Toxic Nickel

/first

13 Nov 2012 01:06 PM
jst3p    [TotalFark]  
That was mine. I want my nickelback.

13 Nov 2012 01:06 PM
Random Anonymous Blackmail     
I got a devastating dime last time I was in Denver.

/Rockey Mountain high.

13 Nov 2012 01:07 PM
Englebert Slaptyback     

"In addition to the nickel issue, the rise of uranium concentrations ... is harmful to organisms, especially to some sensitive invertebrates and algae," the institute said.


People should stop uraniating in the pond.

13 Nov 2012 01:08 PM
Fark Reddit or bust     
Come now boy wonder! Who knows what dastardly deed the Toxic Nickel could be up to!

13 Nov 2012 01:08 PM
texdent    [TotalFark]  
Someone will be drawn and quartered for this

13 Nov 2012 01:09 PM
caddisfly     
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13 Nov 2012 01:10 PM
Deep Contact     
That lake is finnished.

13 Nov 2012 01:10 PM
Biness     
I guess they'd like that

***puts on sunglasses****

nickel back

13 Nov 2012 01:11 PM
Fark Rye For Many Whores     

Englebert Slaptyback: "In addition to the nickel issue, the rise of uranium concentrations ... is harmful to organisms, especially to some sensitive invertebrates and algae," the institute said.


People should stop uraniating in the pond.


You have your bodily functions confused.

13 Nov 2012 01:12 PM
imtheonlylp     
Toxic nickel found in Finnish Lake.
Deadly dime found in Staart River.

13 Nov 2012 01:12 PM
ZAZ    [TotalFark]  
Actually it was the euro coin, not the dime, that had toxic nickel.  Dissimilar metals + sweat = galvanic something or other = nickel release into skin.

13 Nov 2012 01:13 PM
kungfu jesus with a side of lime     

jst3p: That was mine. I want my nickelback.


I thought you would get your nickleback from canada...

13 Nov 2012 01:13 PM
sp86     

Fark Rye For Many Whores: Englebert Slaptyback: "In addition to the nickel issue, the rise of uranium concentrations ... is harmful to organisms, especially to some sensitive invertebrates and algae," the institute said.


People should stop uraniating in the pond.

You have your bodily functions confused.


I will check back later to see which of you two is stupid.

13 Nov 2012 01:14 PM
Jon iz teh kewl     
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devistatingly beautiful penny

13 Nov 2012 01:17 PM
jst3p    [TotalFark]  

Jon iz teh kewl: [4.bp.blogspot.com image 525x720] 

devistatingly beautiful penny


I'd knock on it three times.

13 Nov 2012 01:19 PM
maxheck     
imtheonlylp:

Toxic nickel found in Finnish Lake.
Deadly dime found in Staart River.


If 1980's video games taught me anything, it's a quarter to Staart.

13 Nov 2012 01:20 PM
Englebert Slaptyback     

sp86


I will check back later to see which of you two is stupid.


That would be the other person.

Maybe "doesn't get jokes" would be more accurate than "stupid". Maybe.

13 Nov 2012 01:21 PM
CygnusDarius     

mrinfoguy: What a great name for a band: Toxic Nickelback

/first


FTFY, and quite accurate.

13 Nov 2012 01:25 PM
SkylineRecords     
Could be worse.

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13 Nov 2012 01:26 PM
Twitch Boy    [TotalFark]  
Somebody's gotta go back and get a shiatload of dimes!

13 Nov 2012 01:26 PM
CygnusDarius     

jst3p: Jon iz teh kewl: [4.bp.blogspot.com image 525x720] 

devistatingly beautiful penny

I'd knock on it three times.


Has anyone in any episode has let Sheldon just knock on the door and not open it, at all? It seems something that it should be done.

13 Nov 2012 01:27 PM
Abe Vigoda's Ghost    [TotalFark]  

mrinfoguy: What a great name for a band: Toxic Nickel

/first


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To late. There is already a toxic nickel out there.

13 Nov 2012 01:29 PM
sp86     

CygnusDarius: jst3p: Jon iz teh kewl: [4.bp.blogspot.com image 525x720] 

devistatingly beautiful penny

I'd knock on it three times.

Has anyone in any episode has let Sheldon just knock on the door and not open it, at all? It seems something that it should be done.


What.

13 Nov 2012 01:30 PM
Sticky Hands    [TotalFark]  

ZAZ: Actually it was the euro coin, not the dime, that had toxic nickel.  Dissimilar metals + sweat = galvanic something or other = nickel release into skin.


wow, i guess i should have eaten the whole bag :(

13 Nov 2012 01:30 PM
I_Can't_Believe_it's_not_Boutros     
Dammit. Coins. I spent all my time coming up with stamp-related jokes.

I guess it's true what they say--philately will get you nowhere.

13 Nov 2012 01:32 PM
netcentric     
Well, then the fountain at the Mall is in big trouble....

13 Nov 2012 01:33 PM
jst3p    [TotalFark]  

CygnusDarius: jst3p: Jon iz teh kewl: [4.bp.blogspot.com image 525x720] 

devistatingly beautiful penny

I'd knock on it three times.

Has anyone in any episode has let Sheldon just knock on the door and not open it, at all? It seems something that it should be done.


One of my favorites:

Link

13 Nov 2012 01:34 PM
lennavan     
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You're all welcome.

13 Nov 2012 01:34 PM
jst3p    [TotalFark]  

jst3p: CygnusDarius: jst3p: Jon iz teh kewl: [4.bp.blogspot.com image 525x720] 

devistatingly beautiful penny

I'd knock on it three times.

Has anyone in any episode has let Sheldon just knock on the door and not open it, at all? It seems something that it should be done.

One of my favorites:

Link


Also this:

Link

13 Nov 2012 01:35 PM
maxheck     
I was just chatting with someone the other night, saying that no yuan knows how many pounds of nickel gets taken up by local fauna, such as bhats, loons etcetera. Anyone with a yen for wildlife should be concerned for this dolorous situation. Given that it's Finland, who knows, maybe even hikers from neighboring Russia come by and add their own .ru pees to the lake.

/ screw it, I'm spent.

13 Nov 2012 01:48 PM
Gyrfalcon     
I didn't know this was what we were going to get with Hope and Change.

13 Nov 2012 01:53 PM
BigMax     
Thanks caddisfly. Was looking for Devastating Dave. Leaving mildly nauseous.

13 Nov 2012 02:04 PM
ronaprhys     
Toxic nickel doesn't move to devastating dime. T and N aren't the same letter, while D gets used twice. You've got to move the appropriate number of letters up. So, since T is #20, and N is #14, our modifier for D (#4) has to be J (#10).

Which will fail as I've not found a good word for this situation that begins with J.

13 Nov 2012 02:08 PM
superfudge73     
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13 Nov 2012 02:18 PM
caddisfly     

BigMax: Thanks caddisfly. Was looking for Devastating Dave. Leaving mildly nauseous.


Check out his music. Link

13 Nov 2012 02:24 PM
Sock Ruh Tease     
The Knights Who Say Ni probably put it there.

13 Nov 2012 02:33 PM
WTP 2     
when there were stones in the lake i got kidney stones
trying to pass a kidney nickel doesn't sound easy

13 Nov 2012 02:44 PM
Harvey Manfrenjensenjen     

Abe Vigoda's Ghost: mrinfoguy: What a great name for a band: Toxic Nickel

/first

[www.billboard.com image 617x409]

To late. There is already a toxic nickel out there.


What's with the "I think I'll tuck in just this little bit of my T-shirt" look? Are they just trying to show off their awesome belt buckles handcrafted by some three-fingered mouth cancer survivor in Shiatstomper WY, or is it some pseudohipster thing?

13 Nov 2012 02:44 PM
ronaprhys     

Harvey Manfrenjensenjen: Abe Vigoda's Ghost: mrinfoguy: What a great name for a band: Toxic Nickel

/first

[www.billboard.com image 617x409]

To late. There is already a toxic nickel out there.

What's with the "I think I'll tuck in just this little bit of my T-shirt" look? Are they just trying to show off their awesome belt buckles handcrafted by some three-fingered mouth cancer survivor in Shiatstomper WY, or is it some pseudohipster thing?


Maybe it's part of their genius. Write crappy songs and have a completely retarded look - but somehow hit the most profitable demographic. Fat teenage girls and cougars.

13 Nov 2012 02:52 PM
Pangea     

superfudge73: [fc01.deviantart.net image 822x395]


Love it

13 Nov 2012 03:28 PM
Thudfark     
I was going to leave a Finnmark, but I think I'll go have a Kroner instead

13 Nov 2012 04:27 PM
KyDave     
So... I guess a lid would be absolutely fatal?

/ Shirley, can't be obscure
// imagine the street value nowadays

14 Nov 2012 02:00 AM
Kittypie070    [TotalFark]  
STOP TALVIVAARA

TALVIVAARA LEAK - NEWS STREAM
The gypsum waste pond of Talvivaara mine started to leak on 4th-Nov-2012 and the situation is getting dramatically worse. After a short essential introduction, you can find links to latest news and resources in english:
For years the local people and activists have brought up the fundamental violation of environmental legislation in case of Talvivaara:
the extraction of uranium has been part of the operation of the mine from the very beginning, but uranium wasn't mentioned by a single world in Talvivaara's environmental impact assesment procedure - and there was not a single word about uranium in the environmental permit that was granted. Nevertheless Talvivaara has been allowed to extract hundreds of tonnes of uranium per year from black schist ore - since 2008....


There is much more information in both Finnish and English.

Also there is a dedicated YouTube channel.

From Suomen Luonnonsuojeluliitto [the NGO, I think]

On Wednesday 7th November Finland's largest environmental NGO, the Finnish Association for Nature Conservation, called for government intervention in the matter.

"Finland is renowned as a hi-tech country in the environment sector. However, it has not applied its abilities to mining operations: in particular there have been deficiencies in control. The Talvivaara mine has become a classic example of what can happen when environmental monitoring is left to business interests," says Executive Director Eero Yrjö-Koskinen from the Finnish Association for Nature Conservation.

The Talvivaara mine has been in the news headlines in Finland for many years due to its environmental problems. Last spring one of its employees died from hydrogen sulphide poisoning in the mining area and dozens of dead waterbirds were discovered in the open pond. Dust and obnoxious odours from the mine have dispersed over a wide area, while the mine's impact on the waterway has been detected over a hundred kilometres downstream.



Unfortunately Greenpeace has decided to crash the party, but perhaps this time they might actually somehow manage to be useful, instead of engaging in their usual childish AW-ing histrionics.

We'll...give GP the benefit of the doubt for a while and see what comes of their efforts.

14 Nov 2012 09:49 PM
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