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Post: # 13790Post xierox
Thu May 18, 2006 3:30 am

http://www.damninteresting.com/?p=160

(The challenges of marking buried radioactive waste for 10,000 years.)

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Post: # 13796Post rapier57
Thu May 18, 2006 6:16 am

Yeah, that and cleaning up Hanford. We have definitely screwed the pooch on this stuff.

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Post: # 13798Post THE Doctor
Thu May 18, 2006 6:32 am

That artical is mainly about how to warn people of the danger below in an understandable manor in 10000 years.. ouch..

So what is the problem with the good old Skull and Cross Bones?

it is a logo that has implied danger or hazzard for the past few hunderd years.. so.. would it not have the best chance of giving some idea of danger in the future..

Now.. Giving the reader details of what the danger is.. well that is whole different story, I say write it in the language of the "Ancients"..
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Post: # 13799Post xierox
Thu May 18, 2006 6:35 am

und3rtak3r wrote:So what is the problem with the good old Skull and Cross Bones?
How 'bout a melting/on-fire skull and crossbones? :wink:

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Post: # 13823Post Panama Red
Thu May 18, 2006 11:57 am

xierox wrote:
und3rtak3r wrote:So what is the problem with the good old Skull and Cross Bones?
How 'bout a melting/on-fire skull and crossbones? :wink:

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Well...the Skull & Crossbones is universal and easily recognised by a lot of people..
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Post: # 14006Post Deeboe
Thu May 18, 2006 9:26 pm

Can't we just assume that people 10,000 years from now will have X-Ray vision or will be able to determine what is inside though some other horrific mutation technique?

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Post: # 14018Post DaFoxx
Thu May 18, 2006 11:24 pm

Can't we just assume that people 10,000 years from now will have X-Ray vision or will be able to determine what is inside though some other horrific mutation technique?
mutated throught the fecking stuff LEAKING :D

make a 'religious' order responsible for the protection / preservation of the sites

they never die according to hollywood :shock:
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Post: # 14414Post Aspman
Mon May 22, 2006 9:33 am

Can't we just assume that people 10,000 years from now will have X-Ray vision or will be able to determine what is inside though some other horrific mutation technique?
I think they're working on the assumption that we are back to collecting nuts and goat hearding in 10000 years.

they are always going to have the possibility that even if they make the place out to be the centre of death and evil some plonker is going to want to break to prove a point.
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Post: # 14425Post DaFoxx
Mon May 22, 2006 10:59 am

remember the pyramids :P
and that was 'only' 3 - 5 thousand years ago

Carter in the 1920's :?:
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all surrounded by the ancient egyptian equivalent of feck off and die
didn't stop anyone then

signs didn't stop anyone then
wont stop 'em in the future

ESPECIALLY if we are on a resource depleted planet, that needs to take it and be damned :shock:
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