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Re: Norwegian exceptionalism

Postby Not_Karl » Mon Sep 09, 2013 3:47 pm

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Re: Norwegian exceptionalism

Postby Marc 1 » Wed Sep 11, 2013 4:09 am

Wanna go boating? The Nor-way? You've got the balls?
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Re: Norwegian exceptionalism

Postby monchavo » Fri Sep 13, 2013 12:49 pm

Herein, an interesting article on the holes within Jarlsberg cheese.

http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle ... ese-norway

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Re: Norwegian exceptionalism

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Re: Norwegian exceptionalism

Postby Ancient Mariner » Tue Oct 01, 2013 4:40 am

I hate it, large pieces of fat and flesh flapping all over the place. Give me a B or C anytime, those D++++ are just in the way and serves no purpose.........to me.
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Re: Norwegian exceptionalism

Postby Verbal » Thu Oct 10, 2013 6:29 pm

Norway loves its Roma immigrants.

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Re: Norwegian exceptionalism

Postby Ancient Mariner » Thu Oct 10, 2013 8:39 pm

Norway loves its Roma immigrants.

http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=503_1381420074

Not sure if they are Roma, but they are certainly Romani. They are anyways prefferable to Americans, quieter and cheaper to operate.
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Re: Norwegian exceptionalism

Postby Not_Karl » Thu Oct 10, 2013 10:49 pm

Looks like Oslo has a serious seagull issue...
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Re: Norwegian exceptionalism

Postby Ancient Mariner » Fri Oct 11, 2013 7:37 am

Looks like Oslo has a serious seagull issue...
Not at all, they love seagulls in Oslo, that's why we send ours there.
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Re: Norwegian exceptionalism

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Re: Norwegian exceptionalism

Postby Ancient Mariner » Mon Nov 25, 2013 10:47 am

I suppose by know you know what the Fox says, but have you heard Airhorn Classics? No, but then you must. This is a selection of Norway's domestic and international musical artists at their best................possibly, presented by one of the Ylvis associates. :roll:
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Re: Norwegian exceptionalism

Postby PurduePilot » Mon Dec 16, 2013 7:37 am

Needs more liquor.

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Re: Norwegian exceptionalism

Postby Ancient Mariner » Mon Dec 16, 2013 12:34 pm

Looked just about right to me, would have selected Akevitt though.
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Re: Norwegian exceptionalism

Postby Ancient Mariner » Wed Jan 08, 2014 2:01 pm

As if we didn't know, but thanks anyway.
25 Reasons Norway Is The Greatest Place On Earth
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Re: Norwegian exceptionalism

Postby Ancient Mariner » Thu Jan 09, 2014 10:24 am

And just to rub it in. :twisted:
All Norwegians become crown millionaires, in oil saving landmark
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Re: Norwegian exceptionalism

Postby Ancient Mariner » Thu Jan 30, 2014 2:02 pm

Then again, som of us are lazy.
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Re: Norwegian exceptionalism

Postby Verbal » Tue Feb 04, 2014 11:27 pm

Norwegians know how to clear snow.

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Re: Norwegian exceptionalism

Postby Not_Karl » Wed Feb 05, 2014 5:29 am

Then again, som of us are lazy.
Maybe he is saving all that snow to make snow-coffee for the poor Americans?
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Re: Norwegian exceptionalism

Postby Ancient Mariner » Wed Feb 05, 2014 9:30 am

I would have loved to have had that tractor on Monday, had to rush up to the cabin on Sunday evening since my grand daughter and her friends who had spent the weekend there were unable to clear the roof completely for snow.
This what it looked like Monday morning.
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This after a bit of shovelling off the roof.
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From the inside.
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And outside.
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Re: Norwegian exceptionalism

Postby J » Wed Feb 05, 2014 8:07 pm

Throw grenade far away and stun fish.
Norway?

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Re: Norwegian exceptionalism

Postby Ancient Mariner » Wed Feb 05, 2014 9:30 pm

Throw grenade far away and stun fish.
Norway?

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Nope, our brethren to the top east,
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Re: Norwegian exceptionalism

Postby monchavo » Tue Feb 11, 2014 7:32 pm

How much before you have to worry about structural issues, Per?

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Re: Norwegian exceptionalism

Postby Rabbi O'Genius » Tue Feb 11, 2014 9:41 pm

How much before you have to worry about structural issues, Per?
Let me have a go at this question......and this is purely enlightened speculation. :?

I suspect that even a 20m thick layer of fresh snow would not damage Per's place
I think the issue is largely one of scale....that and snow's superior performance under compressive stress than shear stress.
Imagine an egg on the ground and its snowing. 10m of snow and it's not going to crush the egg.....but the local supermarket roof would collapse with same load per unit area.

If the vertically exposed surface area is sufficiently small then most of the weight of the snow is supported by the adjacent snow, and not transmitted to the buried structure itself. There's a sort of threshold somewhere between an egg and a supermarket, and I suspect Per's cabin is the right side of that threshold.

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NB I'm talking about fresh dry snow - not refrozen melted snow or ancient glacial thicknesses
NB2 I'm quite happy to be wrong on this.... ;)
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Re: Norwegian exceptionalism

Postby Ancient Mariner » Wed Feb 12, 2014 6:46 am

I am actually not sure about the max load on the cabin roof, the shed was calculated for maximum 300 kg/m2, but to make sure I added three rafters, thereby reducing the distance between each to 60 cm. Rabbie's egg theory is good, but does not apply since the roofs will have too much snow on them before the snow accumulating on the ground will reach the snow on the roof end provide any support.
The real problem is not the snow, but the wind. I normally have 2 to 3 meters of snow on the east side of the cabin's roof while maybe only 1 on the west. This uneven loading is not good for the structure and the snow must be removed, or at least balanced. Hence my newfound aching muscles.
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Re: Norwegian exceptionalism

Postby Ancient Mariner » Wed Feb 12, 2014 11:43 am

6 Reasons to Root for Norway at the Olympics (When the U.S. Is Out of Contention)
http://www.people.com/people/package/ar ... 18,00.html

How Norway Scores So Much Olympic Gold
If Norway Wins Medal Count at 2014 Sochi Winter Games, One Region's Culture and Lifestyle May Explain Why
http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB1 ... 1902608806
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