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Naming Hot Stuff

  1. Feb 22, 2012 #1

    rhody

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    Naming "Hot Stuff"...

    All of you who know me and the ones who follow my posts but don't know me, I would like to ask your humble advice and input for seven hot pepper sauces, 2 mild, 2 medium, 1 hot, and one extremely hot. Sounds easy right ? Not quite.

    I want names that the unscientific general public might be aware of, most likely not. They have to be reflect the intensities, mild, medium, hot, extremely hot in physics terms, one to three words, maybe four tops. This should be an interesting exercise. If I decide to use your name, I will send you a free sample of the sauce that you helped to name. Your feedback on it's taste will be most appreciated, of course.

    Rhody... :tongue2:
     
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  3. Feb 22, 2012 #2
    Re: Naming "Hot Stuff"...

    Physics terms, or scientific terms?

    Glottis Immolation = Extremely Hot
     
  4. Feb 22, 2012 #3

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    Hi Insanity, nice name BTW, it fits this thread, Physics terms.

    Rhody... :redface:

    Is it just me, less than a year ago, about 100 folks would read most every new thread on most PF forums, but in GD especially, that number seems to have doubled, a good thing IMHO. More minds to apply to the task at hand.
     
  5. Feb 22, 2012 #4
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    You could call one the Amy Mainzer (physicist for JPL). She's pretty hot!

    http://guy.com/a/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/Mainzer-4.jpg
     
  6. Feb 22, 2012 #5

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    Re: Naming "Hot Stuff"...

    Try picante, muy picante, más picante, super picante, llameante picante.

    Or look for Thai, Malay and Indonesian expressions.

    Take a look at what Dave's Insanity, Mad Dog and Blair's have done, and don't repeat.

    http://www.hotsauceworld.com/hottest-hot-sauce.html

    http://www.2hotlicks.com/x_hot.php [Broken]

    http://www.davesgourmet.com/ - Home of Dave's hot sauces
    http://blairshotsauce.com/

    There's Insanity hot sauce, Megadeath hot sauce, After Death hot sauce . . . .

    Maybe label them on Scoville scale, e.g., 800 K, 2 M, 16 M - as in Rhody's 16 M Hot Sauce.

    Be original!
     
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  7. Feb 22, 2012 #6

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    Astro is right. Don't copy Dave or others, or you'll be on speaking terms with a LOT of lawyers.
     
  8. Feb 22, 2012 #7

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    Descriptions:
    Extreme = free quarks, you have been warned
    Extreme 2 = the day after, you WILL have which path info, guaranteed
    Extreme 3 = Scoville units not applicable, see Thermodynamic Temperature scale
    Extreme 4 = degenerate matter inside
    Extreme 5 = Fire needs fuel, oxygen, and heat? NOT TRUE, evidence inside
    Extreme 6 = Doubt cold fusion? EAT THIS and find out.

    Names:
    Quark Sauce
    1.416 833(85) × 1032 K
    Absolute Hot
     
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  9. Feb 22, 2012 #8

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    Satan's blood

    :biggrin:
     
  10. Feb 22, 2012 #9
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    The Absolute Kelvin
    THERMOdynamic/THERMOdynamite
    Extreme Entropy/Enthalpy
     
  11. Feb 22, 2012 #10

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    Haha. A few days ago I had some Devil's Spit®.
     
  12. Feb 22, 2012 #11

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    I have a bottle. I had to sign a waiver (of liability) to buy it. Personally, don't think it's that hot. I've tried it straight on my tongue, and I wasn't impressed. I've had much hotter (picanteier).
     
  13. Feb 22, 2012 #12

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    Maybe a play on THERMITE might work.
     
  14. Feb 22, 2012 #13
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    It certainly could. I was just trying to stick to physics-related terms of sorts.
     
  15. Feb 22, 2012 #14
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    we can have a new scale
    pico-crazy
    micro-crazy
    ..
    Tetra-crazy

    or maybe
    starting using quantum elements

    :biggrin:
     
  16. Feb 22, 2012 #15

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    Pretty clever root, I wanted something on a frequency scale rising, you did not fail to disappoint. Any other ideas, anyone else ?

    Rhody...
     
  17. Feb 22, 2012 #16

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    Mega-, Giga-, Tera-, Peta-, Exa-, Zetta-, Yotta- (7 terms)

    -bite, -hot, -picante, -fire


    Gigabite/Terabite would be a play on Gigabyte/Terabyte
     
  18. Feb 22, 2012 #17

    rhody

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    Thanks Astro, combination's, hmmm... where do I begin...

    Rhody... :smile:
     
  19. Feb 22, 2012 #18

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    You could use wood-fire words, like ember, coals, etc, etc, all the way up to flaming.
     
  20. Feb 22, 2012 #19

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    Oh. I like those.
     
  21. Feb 22, 2012 #20

    rhody

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    Nice, I like this slowly creeping up on a solution, but those are adjectives, not physics related. Maybe a hybrid, physics & non physics for both worlds.

    Rhody...
     
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