• Patapon Enjoyer
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      391 month ago

      I’m just glad I found a cheap renewable way to get filament for my 3d printer

      • Billiam
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        171 month ago

        Too bad you don’t have a bigger extrusion nozzle!

        • Patapon Enjoyer
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          111 month ago

          It’s not the thickness of the nozzle that matters but how you use your hotend

          • Billiam
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            41 month ago

            That’s what people with small extrusion nozzles say!

    • @555
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      There’s a humorous acronym in there somewhere. P for penis…

  • MeatPilot
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    So… everytime I nut it’s like a microplastic glitter cannon?

    🎉🎉🎉

    • @Crackhappy
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      111 month ago

      The stars bursting in air, the glitter every… where.

  • Flying SquidM
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    401 month ago

    If you can think of a better way to make our children immune to the plastic virus, I’d like to hear it.

    • @[email protected]
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      151 month ago

      I gave this award out earlier but the whole post was deleted … meaning I get to give it to you instead.

      Congratulations on winning the snark award of the day Squiddy!

  • @ShittyBeatlesFCPres
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    They found macroplastics in my sample. Plastics so dang macro, they skipped the microscope and put my sample straight in the recycling bin to be sent off and become a 2 liter bottle of Pepsi.

  • @[email protected]
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    Everything is contaminated with micro plastics.

    Got it! Understood.

    1. What damage is it doing in these places?
    2. How do we mitigate that damage?

    That’s what papers should be focusing on at this point IMHO.

    • @[email protected]
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      It’s hard to figure out exactly what’s the damage when the contamination is so widespread.

      A study to find the effects of the microplastics might be to find some amount of men with microplastics and some without, and follow up with those men overtime to see if the ones without microplastics have less reproductive issues, cancer rates, etc. instead they find everyone is contaminated so there’s no one we can make a comparison to.

  • @venusaur
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    251 month ago

    So you inject some of those plastic-eating worms into your balls and problem solved.

    • @[email protected]
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      131 month ago

      I … umm … like I don’t have testicles but if someone suggested I do this to my ovaries, they’d be having a really big bad day.

      • @werefreeatlast
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        Don’t worry, Judge Alito and his band of supremes are right on it. I’m sure.

    • @werefreeatlast
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      Okay sir, this is gonna feel a little cold for a few seconds okay, but it warms up a little. I’m just gonna poke this tube up your urethra. Oh that? That’s the ultrasonic creame and we use this wand to direct the energy towards the bad plastics. Not the good plastics, those we don’t have to worry about.

  • Patapon Enjoyer
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    131 month ago

    Next time they’ll store it in glass containers

  • @RavuAlHemio
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    At first I read “tasted”…

    • @jaybone
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      Probably that too.

    • @CoggyMcFee
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      What, you’ve never heard of a taste test?

  • @Fedizen
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    it would be funny if the thing that eventually destroys us is some kind of genetic timebomb microplastic syndrome.

  • @werefreeatlast
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    61 month ago

    People need to stop using PTFE Teflon coated frying pans.

    • @optissima
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      Okay but can I keep using my Teflon condoms?

      • @werefreeatlast
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        Yes. That’s how you get plastic particles up the hoo-ha. Or no, wait.

        So wait, if you didn’t use a Teflon condom, what particles would you find in people’s vaginas? Does that mean that plastic wants to become human? 🤔😯

  • palordrolap
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    Somewhat relevant: I recently stopped using a plastic-bodied electric kettle to boil water for drinks because it was often making drinks taste “of plastic”. I have to imagine that some of that would have been redistributed, well, in places implied by this article.

    This makes me wonder what regular, close-to-source plastics the tested men were using around the time.

    Of course, there’s also that a lot of the water supply goes through plastic pipes these days. It would be interesting to know how much of that, specifically, ends up coming out in people’s homes.