Reply to post: Re: It took me years...

Crash, bang, wallop: What a power-down. But what hit the kill switch?


Re: It took me years...

> We all know Big Red Buttons are irresistible!

> At CERN there's even a spoof one for visitors to press

Ah, yes; I was manning a mock-up of a portion of the LHC at a Norwich science fair a couple of years ago. There was a faux Emergency Switch near one of the exits. Several times I had to encourage young kids to press it while they dithered; nearly as many didn't need urging.

For my sins, I had two air-rifle pellets in my window on the way back to Cambridge; two other windows and the driver's side window were also hit. There must be SFA to do for young peeps in the Fens on a Sunday night...

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