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Inexpensive solar panels.

Discussion in 'Renewable Energy' started by Hero999, Dec 15, 2008.

  1. audioguru

    audioguru Well-Known Member Most Helpful Member

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    Isn't an outhouse a "loo" that is outside without heating, without lighting, without water and without a sewer? Used in uncivilized countries?
    I think hunters and fishermen in Canada use an outhouse when they are away from civilization.
     
  2. Thunderchild

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    well this is probably a coal store room, or was
     
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    audioguru Well-Known Member Most Helpful Member

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    Wasn't coal use a few hundred years ago in uncivilized countries?
     
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    well in the UK it was used up to the 50's or later and to call the UK in the present day uncivilized is not far off the mark anyhow !
     
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    Coal is still used today, but much less than it used to be - I'm impressed that Canada had gas powered central heating and indoor water closets back in the 17th century. Obviously the 'uncivilised' UK was far behind the times :p
     
  7. audioguru

    audioguru Well-Known Member Most Helpful Member

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    Natural gas simply comes out of a pipe in the ground. Coal comes from the ground but not out of a pipe?
    Natural gas is inexpensive and burns cleanly. Coal burns with plenty of pollution.
    "Loos" in Canada today are indoors, are heated, have hot and cold running water and most use a sewer for the waste (some homes in Quebec use a septic tank in the ground).
     
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    Same here but I'd hardly call many of the english people civilized ! :D (particularly those that use the loos where I work and spit in lifts in my local shopping centre)
     
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    audioguru Well-Known Member Most Helpful Member

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    In Canada most people are "middle class".
    The doctors, lawyers and politicians are well paid "upper class" and the homeless bums have nowhere to live, no income and are "lower class".
     
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    thats funny, in the UK we have a comon class for two of yours: bums and politicians :D
     
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    I remember waterloo war occurred in Canada against this matter(Waterloo, Ontario, 1815).
     
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    Around here they are separate.
    Most of the bums are at least slightly useful. They pick up cans and recycle them for money or will wash your car window for a $1. ;)

    The politicians just want your $1 and dont clean up anything. :(
     
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    My daughter went to Waterloo University. It had plenty of "loos" but had no outhouses.
     

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