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10/30/2020 2:42:12 PM
Posted: 6/10/2002 8:22:28 PM EST
Being in the laborers union, I personally would like to thank the guy that invented hydraulics. [:D]
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John M. Browning
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Richard Jordan Gatling.
Link Posted: 6/10/2002 9:44:11 PM EST
John Moses Browning - M1911, BHP, 1919, M2, ...

John Cantius Garand.

Barrett M82A1

A10 Warthog (a group effort, I am sure.)

George Foreman Grill (I get A LOT of use out of mine...  It cooks frozen burgers in less than 10 min!)

Eugene Stoner

"The Earl of Sandwich invented the sandwich.  Plato invented the plate.  And now I, Holly, have invented the HollyHop Drive."  Kudos to whoever gets the reference...

FFZ
Link Posted: 6/10/2002 9:46:37 PM EST
Originally Posted By DoubleFeed:
Zefram Cochrane.
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You mean Miguel Alcubierre of the University of Wales in Cardiff, United Kingdom....


Scott

Link Posted: 6/10/2002 9:50:47 PM EST
Let's not forget Al Gore [;D]
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Arthur Giblin
Link Posted: 6/10/2002 10:10:37 PM EST
seems like we all have our favorites.

And the guy that invented the remote control for my tv. [beer]
Link Posted: 6/10/2002 10:16:43 PM EST
Originally Posted By FreeFireZone:
"The Earl of Sandwich invented the sandwich.  Plato invented the plate.  And now I, Holly, have invented the HollyHop Drive."  Kudos to whoever gets the reference...

FFZ
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Red Dwarf
Link Posted: 6/10/2002 10:18:55 PM EST
They do Red Dwarf mini-marathons on BBCA sometimes, but i haven't caught it yet...

Scott
Link Posted: 6/10/2002 10:19:29 PM EST
- Kelly Johnson

- Inventor(s) of the Saturn V rocket

- Inventor of the TV dinner

- The Chinese guy who invented gunpowder

- Inventor of the Hawken rifle. (Guess his name is Hawken.) [:D]

- Inventor of the Evil Knievel wind up toys

- Whoever came up with beer
Link Posted: 6/10/2002 10:26:40 PM EST
Originally Posted By Mach1:
- The Chinese guy who invented gunpowder
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If I remember correctly, there is evidence that suggests it was developed independently in Germany at about the same time.
Link Posted: 6/10/2002 10:30:45 PM EST
Originally Posted By zonan:
Originally Posted By Mach1:
- The Chinese guy who invented gunpowder
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If I remember correctly, there is evidence that suggests it was developed independently in Germany at about the same time.
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Damn, Germans. They have their hands in everything. [:D] They sure make fine weapon systems. [50]
Link Posted: 6/10/2002 10:39:56 PM EST
Abdul Alhazred
Link Posted: 6/10/2002 10:49:59 PM EST
Originally Posted By DoubleFeed:
Zefram Cochrane.
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Yeah. And he stayed on that planet with that chick from "Father Knows Best". [;)]
Link Posted: 6/11/2002 12:24:07 AM EST
the guy that invented lube [:D]
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