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Offline Cyberdragon

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Re: Snake oil
« Reply #1175 on: August 26, 2019, 07:10:21 pm »
I was watching something about wood gas generators and this shit showed up. >:( :palm:

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Re: Snake oil
« Reply #1176 on: August 26, 2019, 09:15:22 pm »
Classic combination of 50-minute video + no succinct description of what he is claiming to do + "no one is interested in disproving my claims".
 

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Re: Snake oil
« Reply #1177 on: August 26, 2019, 10:21:16 pm »
Classic combination of 50-minute video + no succinct description of what he is claiming to do + "no one is interested in disproving my claims".

Plus the "amplify power by 5000%!!!" (worse clickbait than batterizer), and the comments that are all like "it's not free energy, it's back EMF harvesting!" which is free energy BS meaning they have no idea about thermodynamics. 5000% implies he thinks he's making tremendous amounts of free energy, not making a motor more efficient (the max thermodynamic efficiency being 100% which can only be achieved by heaters). :palm:

EDIT: It looks like Google is mixing in free energy BS with the suggestions on real alternative energy videos which is absolutely disgusting, infuriating, and looks bad for alternative energy (giving bad impressions for newbies).
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Re: Snake oil
« Reply #1178 on: October 31, 2019, 03:28:30 pm »
 :wtf:

Hello Australians, my name is Fuzzaki Jiz and I make over $500 an hour working from home. I full time college student and gender reassigned single father from Geelong. For my joy I signed up to the role of Cisco Meraki Cloud Administrator and next day received a check for $21,455,704.01. This online work is oh so very simple and only takes up a few minutes of my spare time. I never ever have to think what I am doing. I can even do it with my eyes closed. All I need is a laptop and free Starbucks wifi. Find out why earnings are exponential and endless [hyperlink removed by Australian Signals Directorate]
 

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Re: Snake oil
« Reply #1179 on: October 31, 2019, 03:40:08 pm »
Nice one. It's hard to tell why the "gender reassigned" info adds anything here. Is is meant to make the scam look more innocuous? :-DD

That raised a question though. Out of curiosity, is a "gender reassigned single father" the actual mother of the child? Or what? I'm confused. ::)
 
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Re: Snake oil
« Reply #1180 on: October 31, 2019, 03:46:59 pm »
I think we need to write a full on constraint network in LISP to resolve that problem!
 
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Re: Snake oil
« Reply #1181 on: October 31, 2019, 05:21:55 pm »
At the moment mister Jiz is intersecting his complements. Which is something they frequently do in Geelong, apparently.

 NOT ( :-*  AND  :-[ ) === NOT :-*  OR NOT :-[

For those playing with their gender at home:

https://www.eevblog.com/2017/04/19/eevacademy-digital-logic-boolean-demorgans-theorems/

If you really want snake oil, Kickstarter is the OPEC of the snake oil industry. Like this gem, the world's first bacteria killing robot. Seriously, before this droid existed could we have ever gone to a budget motel without being eaten alive by billions of Neisseria Gonorrhoeae or Enterococcus faecium baccilus? Krusty backbackers, don't leave your middle class suburb without one: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/cleansebot/worlds-first-bacteria-killing-robot
 

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Re: Snake oil
« Reply #1182 on: November 01, 2019, 10:36:41 am »
Sounds like a real money earner, but I'm not sure I could handle the re-assignment surgery.

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Re: Snake oil
« Reply #1183 on: November 01, 2019, 04:25:41 pm »
Seeing as there is no Starbucks in Geelong listed on the starbucks website, how much fuel money is he spending to drive to a Starbucks for their free wifi?
 

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Re: Snake oil
« Reply #1184 on: November 02, 2019, 10:42:34 pm »
Nice one. It's hard to tell why the "gender reassigned" info adds anything here. Is is meant to make the scam look more innocuous? :-DD

That raised a question though. Out of curiosity, is a "gender reassigned single father" the actual mother of the child? Or what? I'm confused. ::)

When a bad tranny lets the magic smoke out. >:D
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Re: Snake oil
« Reply #1185 on: December 25, 2019, 12:51:25 pm »
MarketMaster.

https://mrktmaster.com

I set the clock to 2099 and the page kept up with the clock so that is fake.

See picture:
– Advertorial –
"We are getting an unprecedented number of new users. 25/12/2099"

Or is it that the whole thing is an Advertorial and not just the banner box it is in.
 

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Re: Snake oil
« Reply #1186 on: January 21, 2020, 01:44:00 pm »
Electronic snake oil.....

 

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Re: Snake oil
« Reply #1187 on: January 21, 2020, 02:42:43 pm »
Wow, a $15K Tesla Coil surrounded by tubes of inert gases or even Mercury*. Unfortunately, I'm on a budget, but I can get a picture of the device (banner) for just $150: https://biocharger.com/shop/product-category/biocharger/

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*I wonder why they sell refills, what happened to the mercury in the tubes it came with?
 

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Re: Snake oil
« Reply #1188 on: January 21, 2020, 02:53:30 pm »
Electronic snake oil.....



She gives you a big hint up front as to her qualifications. "I'm a former fitness director for the US Navy" aka Director Of Physical Education = D.O.P.E.

(The guy who ran all the sports facilities at my university agreed to 'Director Of Physical Education' as his job title without realising what generations of students would make of this. If you wanted a medicine ball aimed at you there was one sure-fire way to make it happen...)
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Re: Snake oil
« Reply #1189 on: January 21, 2020, 04:57:37 pm »
She has satan's arsehole for a smile.
 

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Re: Snake oil
« Reply #1190 on: January 22, 2020, 07:42:53 am »
NOpe, tubes of noble gases.

Coincidentally the same gases used for 'neon' signage.

So, basically, a bunch of tubes of gas energised by a tesla coil, if they're selling refils it sounds like they've poor job of sealing them, either by design or accident.

You'd probably get  just as much benefit, save a bunch of money and be happier if you sat in any number of local bars, Chinese takeaways or strip clubs with neon signs.

Doh, that's the word! I sat there for 5 minutes trying to remember the word "Noble" and then gave up and went for inert.  |O

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Re: Snake oil
« Reply #1191 on: January 22, 2020, 07:16:50 pm »
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they've poor job of sealing them

More likely they buy them in sealed, and the reason you need to replace them is because the bio-wozname that boosts your bio-thingy wears out so needs topping up. You know that's happened when they no longer seem to boost your bio-thingy.
 

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Re: Snake oil
« Reply #1192 on: January 22, 2020, 08:25:34 pm »
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they've poor job of sealing them

More likely they buy them in sealed, and the reason you need to replace them is because the bio-wozname that boosts your bio-thingy wears out so needs topping up. You know that's happened when they no longer seem to boost your bio-thingy.

If it was me I'd offer tubes in different colors so they can experiment with different mixes of energy to find what suits them best. Each set of colored tubes would be suitably expensive.

I don't live in Los Angeles though. :-(
 

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Re: Snake oil
« Reply #1193 on: January 23, 2020, 03:04:45 am »
NOpe, tubes of noble gases.

Coincidentally the same gases used for 'neon' signage.

So, basically, a bunch of tubes of gas energised by a tesla coil, if they're selling refils it sounds like they've poor job of sealing them, either by design or accident.

You'd probably get  just as much benefit, save a bunch of money and be happier if you sat in any number of local bars, Chinese takeaways or strip clubs with neon signs.

Doh, that's the word! I sat there for 5 minutes trying to remember the word "Noble" and then gave up and went for inert.  |O

McBryce.

I think inert gases is more appropriate as you can get spectroscopy tubes like that with anything in them besides just the nobles, like nitrogen, CO2, low pressure air mix, water, or even non-inert gases like hydrogen, oxygen, halides, exc.

Also...I would love to see her experiance the health benefits of grabbing that nice pointy electrode out the top with bare feet. >:D
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Re: Snake oil
« Reply #1194 on: January 31, 2020, 04:10:39 pm »
The most necessary device - Гамма-7Н. For just $100 you get a piece of wire and a plastic box that will save your energoinformational field from $100 harmful computer radiation.
 
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Re: Snake oil
« Reply #1195 on: February 20, 2020, 03:47:57 pm »
Two videos on the Ionic Footbath Scam..





And a follow up in the form of a teardown of the control unit for such devices...

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Re: Snake oil
« Reply #1196 on: May 01, 2020, 01:09:52 pm »
You might remember the famed EM-Drive a few years ago (that didn't work and the results could not be recreated by any group that tried)...

Now we can find a new one calle TET on Kickstarter... All Mumbo Jumbo but does not even try to explain where the propulsion should come from.

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/em-propulsion/new-technology-for-aerospace-propulsion

The video is grandiose bullshot with bush fires. corona and stuff but NOTHING about the product.

Anyone still claiming that kickstarter is any better than indiegogo in terms of scams?
 

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Re: Snake oil
« Reply #1197 on: May 01, 2020, 02:33:25 pm »
On Kickstarter you need enough co-credulous investors to reach the funding goal before losing your money. On Indiegogo you've lost it as soon as you click the perk link in most cases.
 
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Re: Snake oil
« Reply #1198 on: May 09, 2020, 11:58:00 pm »
900000mAH 5V Power bank

Seriously 4.5KWh?

Seller states...
Question: Why does Power Bank have no print capacity(mAh)?         
Answer: If we printing capacity, the product can not be allowed to transport by the plane, we hope you can understand this.
Question: Why didn't anyone reply to my message?         
Answer: Because our customer service is in China, there is a jet lag between the customer and customer service
 

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Re: Snake oil
« Reply #1199 on: May 10, 2020, 08:29:32 am »
900000mAH 5V Power bank

Seriously 4.5KWh?

Seller states...
Question: Why does Power Bank have no print capacity(mAh)?         
Answer: If we printing capacity, the product can not be allowed to transport by the plane, we hope you can understand this.
Question: Why didn't anyone reply to my message?         
Answer: Because our customer service is in China, there is a jet lag between the customer and customer service

:-DD

I've considered getting one of these in the past, to try and figure out how they come up with such a nonsense capacity rating.

So far I've managed to keep my money in my pocket, and my best guess is that's the capacity if you add up every charge cycle in its lifetime...   :palm:
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