[PLUG-TALK] paperclips

Paul Heinlein heinlein at madboa.com
Mon Oct 20 10:02:46 PDT 2008


On Mon, 20 Oct 2008, Richard C. Steffens wrote:

>> Then I checked the desk drawer.  Full of paperclips.  I moved them 
>> to another drawer, and I have 40dB more signal.
>>
>> Sometimes it's the little things.  In this case, the little 
>> halfwave resonators, acting as radar chaff.
>>
> Interesting. I wonder if Office Depot/Staples/Office Max, etc., have 
> to get an export license for paper clips, since they clearly sound 
> like weapons grade material.

Just think of the havoc you could raise with some chicken wire studded 
with paper clip. Why, in the current political climate, you could be 
elevated to "terrorist" in no time flat!

-- 
Paul Heinlein <> heinlein at madboa.com <> http://www.madboa.com/



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