Berlin Wall. The division of Berlin is still visible due to the different light bulbs used in each half of the city... So all those lightbulbs in both sides of the city have been running for... 24 years at least. ALL of them. They still are there, never broke, stopped working, b berlin wall squi
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> hey anon, wanna give your opinion?
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#1 - pocoyothegreat
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(04/20/2013) [-]
So all those lightbulbs in both sides of the city have been running for... 24 years at least. ALL of them. They still are there, never broke, stopped working, been replaced. They still make this effect, it hasn't faded or mixed in any way.
Sure.
#6 to #1 - anon id: 6ef5d514
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(04/21/2013) [-]
it's the street lights. they were never changed faggot prick
User avatar #8 to #1 - mtndewisgreat
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see comment #2 for a better understanding maybe?
#17 to #1 - anon id: d49bd2a1
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Its true ... but i guess you cant read german - maybee you can translate it with google - rofl
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#18 to #17 - anon id: d49bd2a1
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another try .spiegel (.) de/wissenschaft/weltall/satellitenbild-der-woche-berlin-ist-noch-immer-geteilt-a -895308.html

and @ eventyr aka 2nd comment - you are right thats the reason
#21 to #1 - anon id: 55964a33
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The lamps on the lamposts are probably a different design and require different bulbs. So although the bulb may not last 24 years (maybe industrial grade lamppost bulbs do???) the lamppost itself will and gets the same type of bulb ar a replace ment. East and West berlin using different designs. **** the lamps may even use differnet power consumption. .
#32 to #1 - anon id: c40e79ed
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Bet you have never been in Berlin then fagget.
User avatar #37 to #1 - tiberioustyphr
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Implying stores on either side don't still sell their traditional bulbs.
#41 to #1 - anon id: dd2b017c
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Come on dammit thumb down this to the hell.
#58 to #1 - anon id: 95912b28
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>Germans
User avatar #42 to #1 - masterfuck
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Believe it or not, but in communist countries, they actually made light bulbs to last. In "capitalist" countries, companies deliberaty made light bulbs to fail after an amount of hours, so you need to buy a new one. (They still do) Search up "Planned obsolecense".
#48 to #42 - anon id: 8c6510fc
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A strong applause for this guy, that is going to teach us what planned obsolecense, in 2013 and while we use our computers to read it.
#77 to #1 - dexterwho
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see comment #19 by alexanderrasputin and go eat a bag o' dicks
#19 - alexanderrasputin
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West Berlin uses many gas lights. During the cold war, their electricity could have been cut anytime but they had huge gas tanks as a reserve. Replacing them all would be extremely expensive, so they are being faded out and replaced gradually with florescent lamps / LED's. All of the above give off white light. East Berlin uses the standard electric street lights that give off a slightly yellow tinted light. Since they use a different socket, yellow bulbs are still being used (Pic related).
User avatar #26 to #19 - specialspike
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gj reading spiegel online
#33 to #26 - anon id: d2d6e1d3
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how do you think retrieving information works, huh?
#46 to #19 - shazmothree
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Thank you for that bit of information
#22 to #19 - thumbsalad
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Using gas to solve their problems?

Germany hasn't changed much.
#39 to #22 - darthblam
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Clever son of a bitch.
User avatar #31 to #22 - ninjabeaver
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My sides
#23 - agwd
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For the slowpokes
User avatar #44 to #23 - trojanmannn
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yeah I thought it was the line going horizontal
User avatar #47 to #44 - leetlewetbeaner
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Join the club
#40 - juicyjuice
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I thought it was cracked glass at first
#87 to #40 - anon id: a346b15e
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me to till i started to read the comments
#5 - rummler
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Reminds me of Central from FMA
#10 to #5 - anon id: 0129093c
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That's probably because it's based off of germany.
#34 to #5 - anon id: 1e9c5860
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Given that the story is supposed to be in an alternate universe of Germany... that would make sense.
#43 to #5 - rowdymatt
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It's almost like...they loosely based it off germany...
#24 to #5 - anderplant **User deleted account**
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#61 to #24 - ifuhq
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[small][small]
#7 to #5 - insaneflame
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FMA

Still reminds of of **** My Ass
#16 - waffies
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Comment Picture
User avatar #2 - eventyr
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i'm pretty sure the difference in light-bulbs is because the difference in economy created by the wall, and the poorer side buys more cheap lightbulbs
#3 to #2 - anon id: 3f9ae288
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eastern looks brighter to me
User avatar #4 to #3 - retardedboss
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East Berlin probably, like comment #2 said, due to economic repercussions of the wall, still uses incandescent bulbs because they are cheaper. They tend to give off a warm yellow color. West Berlin probably uses florescent bulbs which give off a pale white color.

Regardless of which is actually brighter, you can see the difference. West has a white color to it, east has a yellow one.
#28 to #2 - taylordurden
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west berlin used gas light because they feared a electricity embargo by the SU so they used gas lights because they could produce the gas themself by using coal
#51 - zombiesexsymbol
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This took me a few minutes......
#53 - prettycoolusername
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Behold! You can even see where the homosexual district is!
#60 - Happiness
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This is not a good day to be colourblind
User avatar #64 to #60 - troflmao
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How is that picture relevant? It's just a circle made of dots...
#74 to #64 - mrcockman
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#86 to #74 - TehFunnyMan
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I've been laughing at your image for the better part of ten minutes.
I've been laughing at your image for the better part of ten minutes.
User avatar #84 to #64 - princemolestia
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i dont see anything