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Old 02-03-2006, 02:39 PM
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What about one that could be used as a pillow?
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Old 02-07-2006, 09:10 PM
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That would be so cool! How about microbes bedding and decorations? A microbes room would be so geeky cool !
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Old 02-12-2006, 03:34 PM
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I want the Common Cold plushy chair when it's available.
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The plushy chair would be very cool .
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Old 02-25-2006, 09:36 PM
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How about super Giant microbes? Ones that are a billion times the actual size??? I'd like to see giardia like that. One heck of a bowl ache!
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As I calculated in another thread the bacterial giantmicrobes are not actually 1,000,000 times and if they were they would be at least a meter long depending on the size of the organism in question potentially in the 5 meter range and up, if they were a billion times then they would be measured in hundreds of meters... It may seem difficult to understand, and it would be if you do not know about exponentials yet, basically it starts as a microscopic speck one millionth of a meter long, multiply by 1000 and you can easily see it (though it is small), multiply it by another and it is a meter long .
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