From: mark@monark.ftech.co.uk (Murky B)
Newsgroups: alt.fan.pratchett,alt.sysadmin.recovery
Subject: Re: [FAN] Manchester 2.0 Report (*F*)
Date: Sun, 25 Feb 1996 17:34:54 GMT
Organization: The Fresh Start Club
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Message-ID: <313099e8.1001502@news.ftech.net>
References: <02251996022208um@flyhmstr.demon.co.uk> <b1cf8ba546@afawcett.demon.co.uk>
Reply-To: mark@monark.ftech.co.uk


>In article <02251996022208um@flyhmstr.demon.co.uk>
>          Darrell Ottery <Darrell@toreador.demon.co.uk> wrote:

>> More "evil bastard chocolate things" were produced by yhn and devoured
>> rapidly by everyone else. {snip} The recipe for 'Death by
>> Caffeine' will be available shortly from the afp recipe server.

In a message posted on Sun, 25 Feb 1996 15:32:20 +0000 to the
newsgroup alt.fan.pratchett, Andy Fawcett wrote:
>
>Oh goody, do they come with health warnings???

They should do. As a (interesting?) side note. As a natural product
coffee is exempt from certain laws, specifically those regarding
radioactive waste. If a material has an activity of > 400Bq/kg it
should be buried under vast amounts of concrete. Hence gloves etc.
>from  Sellafield are classed as low level waste.

Coffee has an activity of about 1200Bq/kg.[1]

Darrell was trying to give us radiation poisoning, Death by Chocolate
indeed!

Oh, as regards the answers to "Scruples", I'd offer to let slip some
of the answers people gave - it's just a shame I can't remember any!

[1] Of course, all these figures are IIRC.

Murky B

"Ow! It's hot!" - Murky once again, on touching the candle flame. One
for the Journal of the Bleeding Obvious there, I feel. (From Darrell's 
Manchester 2.0 write up)


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