#qi-hardware IRC log for Monday, 2014-08-25

whitequarkDocScrutinizer05: hahaha04:26
whitequarka chinese-made etching bath04:26
whitequarkit's an aquarium heater and aerator in an epoxy-glued acrylic enclosure04:26
whitequarkwhich is literally exactly how I wanted to do it04:27
DocScrutinizer05not even the chinese found a cheaper more cheesy solution?09:25
whitequarkI suppose09:25
DocScrutinizer05dang, it must be some sweetspot in design and comcept and expense09:25
DocScrutinizer05comrad.de and issel are selling exactly same09:26
whitequarkDocScrutinizer05: conrad.de link?09:34
whitequarkand what is issel?09:34
DocScrutinizer05http://kleinanzeigen.quoka.de/modellbau-hobby/elektronik/v_1_cat_45_4380_ad_102470798.html?utm_source=www.quoka.de&utm_medium=Detailansicht&utm_campaign=Redirect2Archiv  Isel seems to be out of business09:38
whitequarkDocScrutinizer05: wow, on conrad.de it is seven times more expensive09:42
whitequarkno, wait, not seven. more than ten09:42
DocScrutinizer05sure thing, they are selling german stuff and then they are still way more expensive than anybody else on that09:44
DocScrutinizer05(germ stuff) here in this case09:44
DocScrutinizer05on rj45 crimp tool they are 15 times more expensive than another shop 2km away from them09:45
DocScrutinizer05conrad is for idiots basically09:46
DocScrutinizer05fsckng conrad.de always brings my konqueror to a grinding halt09:47
DocScrutinizer05one of the worst webpages ever09:48
whitequarkI bet that chinese thing is underpriced though10:34
whitequarknot *entirely* unusable, but requires some severe hacking before it would actually work well10:34
wh1tequarkDocScrutinizer05: http://top.rbc.ru/incidents/25/08/2014/944909.shtml15:22
wh1tequarkthis makes me sad15:22
DocScrutinizer05what exactly?15:56
DocScrutinizer05https://translate.google.com/translate?hl=de&sl=ru&tl=de&u=http%3A%2F%2Ftop.rbc.ru%2Fincidents%2F25%2F08%2F2014%2F944909.shtml  is pretty hard to parse and get the actual meaning15:57
DocScrutinizer05sounds like Putin continues his path towards a new cold war15:57
DocScrutinizer05>>  "Wir wollen nicht die Mühe sie. Die Tatsache, dass sie ihre Kämpfer zu erhöhen, wenn auch steigen, werden wir vorbeigehen. Wir wissen nicht stört sie, keine Probleme machen " <<  is quite funny and not clear what exactly the guy said16:04
wpwraka politician ? nothing then ;-)16:05
Action: DocScrutinizer05 feels headache from trying to understand that google translation16:10
DocScrutinizer05(not only the last part I quoted)16:10
DocScrutinizer05it seems like showing up here that google can't use EU parliament protocols to train their translator's russian capabilities16:11
DocScrutinizer05and obviously russian grammar is quite different to anything like English or German16:12
whitequa1kDocScrutinizer05: RU routinely invades into airspace of EU countries16:55
whitequa1kbasically, yes16:55
nicksydneywpwrak: http://downloads.qi-hardware.com/people/werner/anelok/tmp/case1-coins.jpg the oz 50c stands out :)20:16
wpwrakyeah, it's pretty impressive ;-)21:14
wpwrakpity i don't have a 5 swiss francs coin at hand. that one would be similarly huge.21:14
wpwrakgrmbl. more of this storm and i'll get seasick :-(22:39
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