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What would you throw in a black hole?

  1. Oct 7, 2009 #1
    If you could throw anything into a black hole, never to be seen again, what would it be?

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    I would throw away the "Top Forty" list used to pick the music on the radio. Does anyone really want to listen to the same forty songs every day for a month. Oh wait, it changed hurray they swapped two songs around. Fantastic.....

    Good bye, top forty list.

    Ah on to the "Top Twenty list"
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  3. Oct 7, 2009 #2
    Cyrus, probably?
  4. Oct 7, 2009 #3


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  5. Oct 7, 2009 #4
    I would toss in my scanner, maybe another life form could get the D*$# thing to work.
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    I would throw in a white hole, and see if it makes a grey hole.
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    String theorists!
  8. Oct 7, 2009 #7
    My mother-in-law.

    Or my '95 chevy lumina that's beat to hell haha
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    Ken Kesey - it was that stupid, drug infested, cross country bus tour of his that was eventually responsible for that stupid phrase, "His buddies threw him under the bus."
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    I would throw in all the conformists in the world, so all that would be left are the non-conformists, like me.
  11. Oct 7, 2009 #10
    Why do you want to throw all the conformists? Just throw their leader, and everyone else would follow him:)
  12. Oct 7, 2009 #11
    Sure it looks painful to jump in, but he must have done it for a good reason. Let me find my bathing suit...
  13. Oct 7, 2009 #12
    I'd throw in another black hole just for the heck of it, oh and the language "new-Norwegian" ("Nynorsk").

    By the way would the things we threw 'in' actually go in (does this make sense?), I mean from our point of view?

    And is it illegal to say you would throw a person into a black hole?
  14. Oct 7, 2009 #13
    I would like to throw all the people from the top ten countries in HDI scores. Recursively - until my country is in the top ten.
  15. Oct 7, 2009 #14
    My husband? (joking... maybe)

    My 95 bonneville (bought in vandalized, literally "beat to hell" condition) finally got towed off, or I'd've said that too!
  16. Oct 7, 2009 #15
    I'd throw myself in just to see if I would pop out in another dimension or something.
  17. Oct 7, 2009 #16
    an equally massive black hole.
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    http://www.cnn.com/2009/TECH/science/08/04/pacific.garbage.patch/index.html" [Broken]
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  19. Oct 7, 2009 #18
    Good answer... I was thinking something along those lines (since I can't REALLY do that to my spouse).
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  20. Oct 7, 2009 #19
    A giganticball of infinite mass to clog up the black hole...like crap clogs up toilets :)
  21. Oct 7, 2009 #20
    Now that's not very nice.:rofl:
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    The universe. Just to see.... you know.
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    Nothing. I am a pack-rat and couldn't live with myself if I threw something in there. LOL
  24. Oct 7, 2009 #23
    My enemies and tree hippies.
  25. Oct 7, 2009 #24
    Unpaired socks to find their mates.
  26. Oct 8, 2009 #25
    Your Mom! Or maybe on the other hand, those who crack those Your Mom Jokes :wink:

    Okay, now on the serious note: Hmmm, what to throw into the hole where "spacetime is completely collapsed"? I know! I know! :biggrin: Probably those who say you're supposed to be so original that you can't have any thoughts/feelings of your own to the point your mind is a vegetable, because they say everything you can possibly think/feel is automatically in one of those random millions of books in the world, or because all vocabulary words are found in some "book". Or maybe those people who say you can't eat breakfast because "breakfast" is found in a dictionary. :rolleyes: (For those who are lost, earlier on PF we met a few individuals like that; to let the cat out of the bag I also earlier had a roommate who was like that; we discussed that arrogant peacock on PF)

    Or maybe those who say "ignorance is bliss". Those who say "forget everything you've learned, for more efficient thinking". They tell you to think out of a vacuum". I think I'd rather stick my head in a black hole than follow that advice. :eek:
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