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BingoBoingo: Pickle jar and vintage pyrex the same
mircea_popescu: so use pyrex. there's unbreakable glass what.
jurov suspects that all the alf-alikes just barfed at JO instruction "no we want trapping! and true pyrex glass!"
mircea_popescu: it's way the fuck easier to work than pyrex, and altogether better in all respects.
a111: Logged on 2016-08-18 16:43 asciilifeform: the pyrex switcheroo was enabled by the fact of the two glasses being visually indistinguishable.
thestringpuller: LOL. Da war on pyrex created more crime!!!!1
thestringpuller thanks asciilifeform for inspiration for a rap song "war on pyrex"
asciilifeform: mircea_popescu: dun work on pyrex
jurov: but complaining about pyrex is easier, I get that.
a111: Logged on 2016-07-01 16:28 asciilifeform: http://nowiknow.com/the-war-against-pyrex << for n000bz.
thestringpuller: cookin' in da pyrex isn't a thing anymore?
asciilifeform: pyrex that doesn't withstand temperature shocks is as american as crapple pie.
asciilifeform: the pyrex switcheroo was enabled by the fact of the two glasses being visually indistinguishable. ☟︎
jurov: how it's fraudulent? it's perfectly legal for pyrex brand owner to sell blown turds
a111: 21 results for "pyrex", http://btcbase.org/log-search?q=pyrex
asciilifeform: $s pyrex
asciilifeform: likewise, fraudulent 2000s american 'pyrex' (non-borosilicate! all that's left is the name) can cost you a great sum in hospital bill.
ben_vulpes: https://youtu.be/xbuvcQrAOSk?t=213 << re pyrex thread
jurov: i dun see how spectroscope helps with "it-must-be-called-pyrex"
jurov: so I think it's just some UStards latched on "pyrex" and are rightly milked by brand owner
jurov: it's perhaps just brand blindness that borosilicate glass ==== pyrex
a111: Logged on 2016-07-01 16:26 asciilifeform: simple pocket spectroscope that would let you distinguish shit-faux-pyrex from the real on, in a shop.
asciilifeform: gabriel_laddel: pyrex is ~4% boron by mass, ought to have absorption line there.
asciilifeform: http://nowiknow.com/the-war-against-pyrex << for n000bz. ☟︎
asciilifeform: simple pocket spectroscope that would let you distinguish shit-faux-pyrex from the real on, in a shop. ☟︎
asciilifeform: gabriel_laddel: i had an idea re pyrex, a few yrs ago
gabriel_laddel: I for one would like to be able to buy pyrex, and not the re-branded crap either.
asciilifeform: ben_vulpes: aha. ~actual~ borosilicate pyrex is extinct now, outside of a lab
asciilifeform: (the brand 'pyrex' now refers to NON-BOROSILICATE!!11111 glass!11)
asciilifeform: incidentally i'd actually rather have a plastic flask than one of faux pyrex
ascii_field: cameraball is a hypothetical device consisting of sealed pyrex sphere with two fish-eye cameras inside. charged and addressed via induction coil. contains a certain amount of eeprom, signs each frame with rsa key, which is zeroed if the glass is penetrated.
mats: fake pyrex
asciilifeform: now, pyrex is apparently going extinct on account of crapflation
asciilifeform: and you need an oxygenated flame for pyrex
asciilifeform: then we got 'pyrex'
ben_vulpes: 'cept that pyrex doesn't shatter when dropped.
assbot: Now I Know – The War Against Pyrex
decimation: http://nowiknow.com/the-war-against-pyrex/ because it's cheaper and supposedly 'shatters better' when dropped
kakobrekla: gotta be pyrex or some shit