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#99 - but both of those bands vocal styles constitute whining. i… 01/23/2013 on Justin Burn 0
#129 - because they're unsettling as **** . 01/23/2013 on If only I could 0
#20 - common misconception. you will NOT die quickly from being shot…  [+] (4 new replies) 01/19/2013 on guns +7
User avatar #40 - bakedbread (01/19/2013) [-]
bullets mushroom on impact and can cause massive internal damage especially if it fragments, theres alot of area on your body where a bullet wound can kill you in a hurry, besides theres restrictions on the size of a blade you can carry, a 3-4 inch blade is deaadly by all means but not nearly as deady as a firearm, ive nearly decapitated a deer with a .243 which is relatively small, cant do that with a knife
User avatar #70 - dadukesta (01/19/2013) [-]
123 people were shot in the Aurora Colorado shooting, only 12 died.
User avatar #153 - bakedbread (01/20/2013) [-]
true, but in most incidents where you would get shot would be from a robbery or something similar where it would be much closer range, and it really isnt hard to somewhat accurately fire a weapon without aiming in close ranges, and any larger caliber weapon can quite easily tear your internal organs to shreds, my buddy shot himself in the leg with a 9mm and just that almost killed him it went right past a major artery
#154 - dadukesta (01/20/2013) [-]
Say that to Rick.
#646 - ehh, i'm thinking more a "french revolution" type th… 01/18/2013 on Oh Obama 0
#610 - honestly i'm pretty sure America's laws and governments are ju… 01/18/2013 on Oh Obama +1
#600 - the constitution was intended to be revised every 15 years by … 01/18/2013 on Oh Obama 0
#185 - that's not a need arguement, that's saying "there is no n…  [+] (1 new reply) 01/17/2013 on good guy reagan 0
User avatar #186 - Onemanretardpack (01/17/2013) [-]
As for option A, that's all the goddamn reason I need to own a babby-killin machine gun, who are you to say I'm not responsible enough to own something?

Option B: Again, you have no right to say what is or isn't appropriate for me to have as long as what I am doing with it doesn't harm anyone

Option C: You can kill someone with just about anything, more people drown every year than are killed by guns, we should ban water then huh? Rifles are used in an extremely small amount of gun crimes, and an even smaller amount of murders. The things you say are "perfectly reasonable" for home defense? They kill more people every year than any other gun around.

And then there's option D: Almost every shooting sports associating uses the AR15 platform in their competitions.
#183 - i'm well aware of the slippery slope fallacy. i'm not saying s…  [+] (3 new replies) 01/17/2013 on good guy reagan 0
User avatar #184 - Onemanretardpack (01/17/2013) [-]
There you go again with that "need" argument. You don't need a computer, you don't need a car, you don't need shit. All you need is food, water and protection from the elements. There is literally no functional difference between an AR15 and say, a Mini-14. The difference is purely cosmetic. It looks scary, therefor it must be banned
User avatar #185 - sovereignsunkown (01/17/2013) [-]
that's not a need arguement, that's saying "there is no non-harmful purpose." stop attributing things to my arguements that i'm not saying.
i suggest you take a look at Canada's gun laws for a better example; any firearm that can not be used for a legitimate purpose (like hunting or the like) is generally illegal, because the only reason to own such a weapon is to
A) "just to have it" (if you have such a weapon, what's to say it will not be stolen, or improperly used by a family member...say a curious child, perhaps?)
B) defend yourself (which is overkill. get a 9mm handgun or a 12 guage or some otherperfectly reasonable weapon for a civilian to own)
C) kill people. (i don't even think i have to justify this one)
it makes quite a bit of sense that weapons of this sort should not be available to the general public
User avatar #186 - Onemanretardpack (01/17/2013) [-]
As for option A, that's all the goddamn reason I need to own a babby-killin machine gun, who are you to say I'm not responsible enough to own something?

Option B: Again, you have no right to say what is or isn't appropriate for me to have as long as what I am doing with it doesn't harm anyone

Option C: You can kill someone with just about anything, more people drown every year than are killed by guns, we should ban water then huh? Rifles are used in an extremely small amount of gun crimes, and an even smaller amount of murders. The things you say are "perfectly reasonable" for home defense? They kill more people every year than any other gun around.

And then there's option D: Almost every shooting sports associating uses the AR15 platform in their competitions.
#181 - it's a literal interpretation there. "arms" does not…  [+] (5 new replies) 01/17/2013 on good guy reagan 0
User avatar #182 - Onemanretardpack (01/17/2013) [-]
Civilians will never own nukes, large bombs, or anything like that so don't even go there. Plus that argument in itself is a logical fallacy. Just because someone has something doesn't mean they'll use it. People are allowed to own tanks and attack helicopters, but when's the last time you heard about someone killing with one?
User avatar #183 - sovereignsunkown (01/17/2013) [-]
i'm well aware of the slippery slope fallacy. i'm not saying someone is ACTUALLY going to do that, but i'm saying that the constitution does TECHNICALLY allow for that, which is a huge flaw. the "reasonable" limits clause (relating to the second ammendment) would more imply that restrictions are in place for civilians to own guns that have no purpose other than killing people. there is literally no reason for a civilian to own any weapon more powerful than a hunting rifle, outside of bona-fide gun collections.
User avatar #184 - Onemanretardpack (01/17/2013) [-]
There you go again with that "need" argument. You don't need a computer, you don't need a car, you don't need shit. All you need is food, water and protection from the elements. There is literally no functional difference between an AR15 and say, a Mini-14. The difference is purely cosmetic. It looks scary, therefor it must be banned
User avatar #185 - sovereignsunkown (01/17/2013) [-]
that's not a need arguement, that's saying "there is no non-harmful purpose." stop attributing things to my arguements that i'm not saying.
i suggest you take a look at Canada's gun laws for a better example; any firearm that can not be used for a legitimate purpose (like hunting or the like) is generally illegal, because the only reason to own such a weapon is to
A) "just to have it" (if you have such a weapon, what's to say it will not be stolen, or improperly used by a family member...say a curious child, perhaps?)
B) defend yourself (which is overkill. get a 9mm handgun or a 12 guage or some otherperfectly reasonable weapon for a civilian to own)
C) kill people. (i don't even think i have to justify this one)
it makes quite a bit of sense that weapons of this sort should not be available to the general public
User avatar #186 - Onemanretardpack (01/17/2013) [-]
As for option A, that's all the goddamn reason I need to own a babby-killin machine gun, who are you to say I'm not responsible enough to own something?

Option B: Again, you have no right to say what is or isn't appropriate for me to have as long as what I am doing with it doesn't harm anyone

Option C: You can kill someone with just about anything, more people drown every year than are killed by guns, we should ban water then huh? Rifles are used in an extremely small amount of gun crimes, and an even smaller amount of murders. The things you say are "perfectly reasonable" for home defense? They kill more people every year than any other gun around.

And then there's option D: Almost every shooting sports associating uses the AR15 platform in their competitions.
#122 - i was under the impression that the american government's educ…  [+] (8 new replies) 01/16/2013 on good guy reagan 0
User avatar #148 - Onemanretardpack (01/17/2013) [-]
It does not say "weapon". It says arms, as in firearms. And as for your second point, you're using the same logic as people who think that people will marry turtles just because gays can marry
User avatar #181 - sovereignsunkown (01/17/2013) [-]
it's a literal interpretation there. "arms" does not mean guns, it means weapons.
i'm saying that it's a flaw to have a clause in any constitution that does not set reasonable limits on the rights given, because that's very, very dangerous, because at that point, you can abuse those constitutional rights in all kinds of ways. For example, people getting away with anti-gay hate speech by using "Freedom of religion", which there are multiple documented cases of. i'm not saying a reasonable limits clause should be placed in specifically to check the second amendment; i'm saying it should be a requirement of any charter of rights and freedoms.
User avatar #182 - Onemanretardpack (01/17/2013) [-]
Civilians will never own nukes, large bombs, or anything like that so don't even go there. Plus that argument in itself is a logical fallacy. Just because someone has something doesn't mean they'll use it. People are allowed to own tanks and attack helicopters, but when's the last time you heard about someone killing with one?
User avatar #183 - sovereignsunkown (01/17/2013) [-]
i'm well aware of the slippery slope fallacy. i'm not saying someone is ACTUALLY going to do that, but i'm saying that the constitution does TECHNICALLY allow for that, which is a huge flaw. the "reasonable" limits clause (relating to the second ammendment) would more imply that restrictions are in place for civilians to own guns that have no purpose other than killing people. there is literally no reason for a civilian to own any weapon more powerful than a hunting rifle, outside of bona-fide gun collections.
User avatar #184 - Onemanretardpack (01/17/2013) [-]
There you go again with that "need" argument. You don't need a computer, you don't need a car, you don't need shit. All you need is food, water and protection from the elements. There is literally no functional difference between an AR15 and say, a Mini-14. The difference is purely cosmetic. It looks scary, therefor it must be banned
User avatar #185 - sovereignsunkown (01/17/2013) [-]
that's not a need arguement, that's saying "there is no non-harmful purpose." stop attributing things to my arguements that i'm not saying.
i suggest you take a look at Canada's gun laws for a better example; any firearm that can not be used for a legitimate purpose (like hunting or the like) is generally illegal, because the only reason to own such a weapon is to
A) "just to have it" (if you have such a weapon, what's to say it will not be stolen, or improperly used by a family member...say a curious child, perhaps?)
B) defend yourself (which is overkill. get a 9mm handgun or a 12 guage or some otherperfectly reasonable weapon for a civilian to own)
C) kill people. (i don't even think i have to justify this one)
it makes quite a bit of sense that weapons of this sort should not be available to the general public
User avatar #186 - Onemanretardpack (01/17/2013) [-]
As for option A, that's all the goddamn reason I need to own a babby-killin machine gun, who are you to say I'm not responsible enough to own something?

Option B: Again, you have no right to say what is or isn't appropriate for me to have as long as what I am doing with it doesn't harm anyone

Option C: You can kill someone with just about anything, more people drown every year than are killed by guns, we should ban water then huh? Rifles are used in an extremely small amount of gun crimes, and an even smaller amount of murders. The things you say are "perfectly reasonable" for home defense? They kill more people every year than any other gun around.

And then there's option D: Almost every shooting sports associating uses the AR15 platform in their competitions.
User avatar #143 - durkadurka (01/17/2013) [-]
From what I understand teen pregnancy has been going down. I think the same's true for drug use (excluding pot) but I'm not sure. The point is that education can go a long way.

Your list didn't include much of anything that could be considered a "punishment", my statement was more of a response to some of the proposals to ban certain weapons, magazines and attachments.

The amendments are supposed to be vague as to maintain relevance long after they were written. The Second Amendment was written with the intent of providing American citizens with the means of overthrowing their government should the need arise. After all, that is exactly what the founders did to the British. So yes, I could possibly make the case that I should be allowed to own ANYTHING the military has.

The Constitution is a charter of negative liberties. It provides instruction for exactly what the government can do. Anything outside of what is listed in the Constitution is either a right of the states or the people. The founders didn't want the government to grow outside of its determined role. (We've pretty much failed at keeping things that way). Your unalienable rights are not supposed to be limited, so long as they do not infringe upon another's. This was no mistake or oversight.
#59 - new thread feature dude, i just saw the first post and nothing… 01/16/2013 on good guy reagan 0
#42 - but a social problem can also be caused by a notion that weapo…  [+] (12 new replies) 01/16/2013 on good guy reagan 0
User avatar #70 - durkadurka (01/16/2013) [-]
Actually, I think if everyone were more familiar with the concept of the Second Amendment as a right, there would be less issues with guns.

People have been killing since the beginning of time. Politicians sitting in Capitol Hill won't change that. The root of the problem is mental health and our inability to properly diagnose and treat people who need help. The solution is not to punish everyone ELSE.

Look at what the government has done with sex and drug education: They've educated teenagers on the realities of the two subjects and explained how to best keep themselves safe. If you did something similar with firearms, you could only help people develop a responsible attitude towards weapons.
User avatar #122 - sovereignsunkown (01/16/2013) [-]
i was under the impression that the american government's education on drugs and sex caused a lot more problems than they solved.
i also don't see any of the things i listed as "punishments", and don't see why anyone else would. all of those things make sense, and would keep mentally unstable, emotionally unprepared, or simply people too stupid to handle a weapon from owning a gun.
besides, i hate when people cite the second amendment because:
1) it's very vague. "the right to bear arms" could refer to literally any weapon. it does not say "firearms"; it says "weapon." under the second amendment i could have a pulse bomb in my garage.
2) there is no reasonable limits clause on the american constitution, which i feel is a very dangerous flaw. it ties in to point one, but really, how does one forget something THAT important?
User avatar #148 - Onemanretardpack (01/17/2013) [-]
It does not say "weapon". It says arms, as in firearms. And as for your second point, you're using the same logic as people who think that people will marry turtles just because gays can marry
User avatar #181 - sovereignsunkown (01/17/2013) [-]
it's a literal interpretation there. "arms" does not mean guns, it means weapons.
i'm saying that it's a flaw to have a clause in any constitution that does not set reasonable limits on the rights given, because that's very, very dangerous, because at that point, you can abuse those constitutional rights in all kinds of ways. For example, people getting away with anti-gay hate speech by using "Freedom of religion", which there are multiple documented cases of. i'm not saying a reasonable limits clause should be placed in specifically to check the second amendment; i'm saying it should be a requirement of any charter of rights and freedoms.
User avatar #182 - Onemanretardpack (01/17/2013) [-]
Civilians will never own nukes, large bombs, or anything like that so don't even go there. Plus that argument in itself is a logical fallacy. Just because someone has something doesn't mean they'll use it. People are allowed to own tanks and attack helicopters, but when's the last time you heard about someone killing with one?
User avatar #183 - sovereignsunkown (01/17/2013) [-]
i'm well aware of the slippery slope fallacy. i'm not saying someone is ACTUALLY going to do that, but i'm saying that the constitution does TECHNICALLY allow for that, which is a huge flaw. the "reasonable" limits clause (relating to the second ammendment) would more imply that restrictions are in place for civilians to own guns that have no purpose other than killing people. there is literally no reason for a civilian to own any weapon more powerful than a hunting rifle, outside of bona-fide gun collections.
User avatar #184 - Onemanretardpack (01/17/2013) [-]
There you go again with that "need" argument. You don't need a computer, you don't need a car, you don't need shit. All you need is food, water and protection from the elements. There is literally no functional difference between an AR15 and say, a Mini-14. The difference is purely cosmetic. It looks scary, therefor it must be banned
User avatar #185 - sovereignsunkown (01/17/2013) [-]
that's not a need arguement, that's saying "there is no non-harmful purpose." stop attributing things to my arguements that i'm not saying.
i suggest you take a look at Canada's gun laws for a better example; any firearm that can not be used for a legitimate purpose (like hunting or the like) is generally illegal, because the only reason to own such a weapon is to
A) "just to have it" (if you have such a weapon, what's to say it will not be stolen, or improperly used by a family member...say a curious child, perhaps?)
B) defend yourself (which is overkill. get a 9mm handgun or a 12 guage or some otherperfectly reasonable weapon for a civilian to own)
C) kill people. (i don't even think i have to justify this one)
it makes quite a bit of sense that weapons of this sort should not be available to the general public
User avatar #186 - Onemanretardpack (01/17/2013) [-]
As for option A, that's all the goddamn reason I need to own a babby-killin machine gun, who are you to say I'm not responsible enough to own something?

Option B: Again, you have no right to say what is or isn't appropriate for me to have as long as what I am doing with it doesn't harm anyone

Option C: You can kill someone with just about anything, more people drown every year than are killed by guns, we should ban water then huh? Rifles are used in an extremely small amount of gun crimes, and an even smaller amount of murders. The things you say are "perfectly reasonable" for home defense? They kill more people every year than any other gun around.

And then there's option D: Almost every shooting sports associating uses the AR15 platform in their competitions.
User avatar #143 - durkadurka (01/17/2013) [-]
From what I understand teen pregnancy has been going down. I think the same's true for drug use (excluding pot) but I'm not sure. The point is that education can go a long way.

Your list didn't include much of anything that could be considered a "punishment", my statement was more of a response to some of the proposals to ban certain weapons, magazines and attachments.

The amendments are supposed to be vague as to maintain relevance long after they were written. The Second Amendment was written with the intent of providing American citizens with the means of overthrowing their government should the need arise. After all, that is exactly what the founders did to the British. So yes, I could possibly make the case that I should be allowed to own ANYTHING the military has.

The Constitution is a charter of negative liberties. It provides instruction for exactly what the government can do. Anything outside of what is listed in the Constitution is either a right of the states or the people. The founders didn't want the government to grow outside of its determined role. (We've pretty much failed at keeping things that way). Your unalienable rights are not supposed to be limited, so long as they do not infringe upon another's. This was no mistake or oversight.
User avatar #53 - Onemanretardpack (01/16/2013) [-]
If you would listen to my whole argument, that is EXACTLY what I'm advocating here. What I'm speaking out against is the ban of firearms with "Scary" features.
User avatar #59 - sovereignsunkown (01/16/2013) [-]
new thread feature dude, i just saw the first post and nothing else.
curse you magical fairy princess
#12 - Comment deleted 01/15/2013 on Celebrity for PETA 0
#57 - someone should tell marvel's writers to stay the **** …  [+] (1 new reply) 01/15/2013 on poor aquaman... +2
User avatar #99 - beerterror (01/15/2013) [-]
It's not really The Great Old One (and that's DC not Marvel), but sure Lovecratish creature. And hell, I agree that perhaps only Shuma-Gorath (or sth like that) from Marvels's Dr. Strange comics really lives up to be a primordial terror, with unspeakable powers and so on. Besides, every attempt at casting a new light on Lovecraft's pantheon is a blasphemy, the Mythos should be blurred, and full of dilemmas, uncertainty and fear - it's the power of Howard Philip's brilliant work :)
#54 - Cthulhu also has stronger psychic powers than aquaman...it's n…  [+] (3 new replies) 01/15/2013 on poor aquaman... +5
User avatar #56 - tomhefailin (01/15/2013) [-]
dude i dont write the comics. according to them aquaman defeats cthulhu once a year
User avatar #57 - sovereignsunkown (01/15/2013) [-]
someone should tell marvel's writers to stay the fuck away from Lovecraft's Mythos.
it's such a shame when great works get taken and abused in such a way
User avatar #99 - beerterror (01/15/2013) [-]
It's not really The Great Old One (and that's DC not Marvel), but sure Lovecratish creature. And hell, I agree that perhaps only Shuma-Gorath (or sth like that) from Marvels's Dr. Strange comics really lives up to be a primordial terror, with unspeakable powers and so on. Besides, every attempt at casting a new light on Lovecraft's pantheon is a blasphemy, the Mythos should be blurred, and full of dilemmas, uncertainty and fear - it's the power of Howard Philip's brilliant work :)
#13 - it's even worse as a Shred guitarist, when i'll play some supe… 01/15/2013 on guitar +3
#50 - Great Cthulhu isn't a sea creature though, he's a multi-dimens…  [+] (5 new replies) 01/15/2013 on poor aquaman... +5
User avatar #52 - tomhefailin (01/15/2013) [-]
he doesnt need to be. aquamans telekinisis works on all creatures but works best on sea creatures. he used his powers on humans to make one guy hav e seizure and another guy kill himself
User avatar #54 - sovereignsunkown (01/15/2013) [-]
Cthulhu also has stronger psychic powers than aquaman...it's not like he's a world-devouring god that can drive men insane with a glance, control humans while asleep and not really giving a fuck, or command an entire legion of demonic spawn or anything...
User avatar #56 - tomhefailin (01/15/2013) [-]
dude i dont write the comics. according to them aquaman defeats cthulhu once a year
User avatar #57 - sovereignsunkown (01/15/2013) [-]
someone should tell marvel's writers to stay the fuck away from Lovecraft's Mythos.
it's such a shame when great works get taken and abused in such a way
User avatar #99 - beerterror (01/15/2013) [-]
It's not really The Great Old One (and that's DC not Marvel), but sure Lovecratish creature. And hell, I agree that perhaps only Shuma-Gorath (or sth like that) from Marvels's Dr. Strange comics really lives up to be a primordial terror, with unspeakable powers and so on. Besides, every attempt at casting a new light on Lovecraft's pantheon is a blasphemy, the Mythos should be blurred, and full of dilemmas, uncertainty and fear - it's the power of Howard Philip's brilliant work :)
#43 - Orwell's Proles. think about it for a moment. our enti… 01/12/2013 on It would work on me 0
#23 - i run a RBG deck with hellkite overlord and chromatic lanterns…  [+] (1 new reply) 01/11/2013 on MIA Like a Sir 0
User avatar #34 - vishnarg (01/21/2013) [-]
Ha, modern mono white control bitches. Get on my level.



STUDENT OF WARFARE MASTER RACE
#9 - Karrthus, you say?  [+] (5 new replies) 01/11/2013 on MIA Like a Sir +6
#11 - hypex (01/11/2013) [-]
fucking broken as shit rainbow colored decks


blue milling deck master race
User avatar #23 - sovereignsunkown (01/11/2013) [-]
i run a RBG deck with hellkite overlord and chromatic lanterns.
the entire deck basically swarms mana elves and such, gets out an elvish piper and hexproofs it immediately through field enchants and such, play a standardize, which turns every creature in play into a dragon...piper in a karrthus, karthus untaps piper, piper in an overlord, use chromatic lantern to convert remaining mana into red mana, play a battle hymn, and have a coat of arms, and punch for 50+ damage from my hellkite, plus everything else in play on top of that.
INTANT WIN.
User avatar #34 - vishnarg (01/21/2013) [-]
Ha, modern mono white control bitches. Get on my level.



STUDENT OF WARFARE MASTER RACE
#20 - destineddeity (01/11/2013) [-]
I ran a white angel deck. Cho Manno + Pariah combo with health stacks like a motherfucker.

I also had Platinum Angel.
User avatar #19 - cshp (01/11/2013) [-]
Spanish Inquisition master race.
#146 - pretty much this  [+] (3 new replies) 01/10/2013 on i heard fj likes perpetual... 0
User avatar #153 - Zarke (01/10/2013) [-]
Spending a minute poring over the info in that article, but I'll point out that the conservation of energy (which you were talking about, though your link isn't) refers to a closed system. That isn't a closed system, as a force is always being applied to the system.

It'd also help if I had some tubing on hand to do some experimenting...
#166 - StarvedSouthKorean (01/10/2013) [-]
Sorry for the intrusion in guys, I just wanted to word a thought. This is how i see it: conservation of energy also applies to gravity, given the fact that for something to fall because of the gravitational forces it must first be raised to that height. The same is happening in the flask. In the flask the force of gravity is applied to both parts, the liquid in the container and that in the tube. because the force per unit area (pressure) applied through the tube is only the weight of the column of liquid directly above the opening, the system will eventually stop moving as the water in the tube will weight as much as that of said column (the loss of energy is due to turbulence in the tube). The water is moving to begin with is only due to the fact that the act of pouring the liquid has given it an initial kinetic energy to begin the motion (this is also why all of the other systems need an initial push). Cheers.
User avatar #156 - Zarke (01/10/2013) [-]
Wait, hold on... Remembered hearing something about siphons only working if the end of the tube is lower than the body being drawn from... Gah. I need to do some testing.
#30 - i'm pretty sure most people in that part of the world are drun… 01/10/2013 on Blacks in General -2
#23 - actually, it's slowly returned to space through hawking/browni… 01/10/2013 on science is awesome 0
#22 - Information entering black holes isn't lost for ever, it's slo… 01/10/2013 on science is awesome 0
#141 - it has to have some amount of friction in the system, which ca…  [+] (5 new replies) 01/10/2013 on i heard fj likes perpetual... 0
User avatar #143 - Zarke (01/10/2013) [-]
If you slide a book across a desk, friction stops it. If you actively push the book, you overcome friction by applying a force. Gravity is constantly applying a force greater than the force of friction, else the device wouldn't have worked in the first place.
User avatar #153 - Zarke (01/10/2013) [-]
Spending a minute poring over the info in that article, but I'll point out that the conservation of energy (which you were talking about, though your link isn't) refers to a closed system. That isn't a closed system, as a force is always being applied to the system.

It'd also help if I had some tubing on hand to do some experimenting...
#166 - StarvedSouthKorean (01/10/2013) [-]
Sorry for the intrusion in guys, I just wanted to word a thought. This is how i see it: conservation of energy also applies to gravity, given the fact that for something to fall because of the gravitational forces it must first be raised to that height. The same is happening in the flask. In the flask the force of gravity is applied to both parts, the liquid in the container and that in the tube. because the force per unit area (pressure) applied through the tube is only the weight of the column of liquid directly above the opening, the system will eventually stop moving as the water in the tube will weight as much as that of said column (the loss of energy is due to turbulence in the tube). The water is moving to begin with is only due to the fact that the act of pouring the liquid has given it an initial kinetic energy to begin the motion (this is also why all of the other systems need an initial push). Cheers.
User avatar #156 - Zarke (01/10/2013) [-]
Wait, hold on... Remembered hearing something about siphons only working if the end of the tube is lower than the body being drawn from... Gah. I need to do some testing.

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