Talk:242: The Difference

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After reading this, I was just waiting for Hatguy to lure various animals over to the lever in order to test it without being harmed in the process... 11:06, 2 July 2013 (UTC)


"Cueball pulls a lever. The lever causes a bolt of lightning to come down and strike him." I doubt that. "Cueball pulls a lever. A bolt of lightning comes down and strikes him." is correct. It may be coincidence, we cannot know that without testing. Undee (talk) 10:32, 18 October 2013 (UTC)

Agreed. And fixed. -- 07:59, 8 November 2013 (UTC)

This makes me think that scientists are, in essence... insane... because isn't that the definition of insanity... pulling the lever again... and expecting different results? 02:46, 11 June 2014 (UTC)

It actually isn't the definition of insanity.

What makes you think the result is expected to change? The scientist path isn't pulling the lever again because he's expecting a different result. He's pulling it again to see what happens. Learning more about lightning machines is worth the pain. (talk) (please sign your comments with ~~~~)

Timothy Wilson, UVa, tested if people (or rather college sophmores, i imagine) perfer sitting queitly or getting shocked. For males, it played out as shown. (talk) (please sign your comments with ~~~~)

I once (purely as a scientific endeavor and not as a dare) touched an electrified wire (the ones for cattle). I actually HEARD the electricity hit. I have never done that again, and will never ever do that again, no not never in a million years. ONCE. IS. ENOUGH.Jakee308 (talk) 19:52, 24 April 2015 (UTC)