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From: Blue Chip
Date: Tue Mar 25, 2003 9:16am
Subject: Re: [Derren Brown] Re: Walk the Plank

If I balanced three identical l-o-n-g boards across a gap and placed a BIG
HEAVY block of gold in the middle - and then told you could have the gold
iff (if and only if) you could tell which one it was on with your eyes
closed. Do you think you could sense the board with the gold on it purely
by sensing the amount of spring in the boards and spotting the odd one out?

At 08:15 25/03/03 +0000, you wrote:
>--- In a previous message aitch_at_qutec"
> wrote:
> > We see something on a monitor that *looks like* it is in
> > nightvision. For sake of argument, if the room were lit up with
> > bright lights, is it *possible* to make a monitor look like it was
> > nightvision (only show the green end of the spectrum etc etc).
> >
> > I'm just asking "is it possible"?
>Absolutely. Ever seen a "green-screen" monitor? Monochrome, but not
>black and white (black and green!).
>No faking needed there, it only ever produces a greeny picture.
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