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#1 2011-04-21 13:23:43

burred
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From: Montreal
Registered: 2008-03-17
Posts: 955

Lightning volt

Inspired by J23’s 12 vote battery , I turned up a modest number of folks who think that lightning comes in volts, rather than bolts. These are mostly from fan fiction.

He was enthralled as to see the woman’s transformation in the moonlight then promptly running off like a volt of lightning through the forest.
http://hubpages.com/hub/Totem-Pole

Kat siezed the oppurtunity to zap Blair with a volt of lightning.
http://www.monsterhunterfreedom2.com/fa … chapter=20

A volt of lightning surged from the bushes straight towards the Japanese lady, throwing her aside like old garbage.
http://www.fanfiction.net/s/3249401/1/Price_of_Love

I’ve read this quote from a friend of mine on her Facebook status message, and it struck me like a lightning volt!
http://marcroger.com/ramblings/personal … our-heart/

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#2 2011-04-21 15:46:27

David Bird
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From: Montréal, QC
Registered: 2009-07-28
Posts: 1204

Re: Lightning volt

Reminds me of a classic from the olden days, the people’s car: the Voltswagon.

My husband got an old voltswagon Karma Gean (not spelled right) he is needing to know the motor size?
http://www.politicsandcars.com/answers/ … lled-right

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#3 2011-04-22 20:28:56

kem
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From: Victoria, BC
Registered: 2007-08-28
Posts: 2162

Re: Lightning volt

“Lightning volt.” Superb.

The switch also runs in the other direction:

Lawn tractor review: “Starting the engine is done with a 12 bolt battery that supplies the engine with 1090 cold cranking amps.”

Printer support forum: “Do you have a solution or do we have to rely on 9-bolt battery fixes?”

Weapon description: “Unzip the pouch to access bb door and 9 bolt battery”

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#4 2013-06-22 04:00:49

DavidTuggy
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From: Mexico
Registered: 2007-10-12
Posts: 1796
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Re: Lightning volt

Related:

THUNDER VOLT OF LIGHTNING, ...

How much energy does a thunder volt produce?

And lots of others. Some refer to a picture of the thundervolt, which of course is the standard electric zigzag icon.

Also fwiw:

If you’re looking for a volt of lightening to jolt your spiritual attitude and consciousness, read this book
and be revived.

and others using lightening. I’d wondered if “jolt” was active in this one: its presence in this particular example may (or may not) be relevant to that question.


*If the human mind were simple enough for us to understand,
we would be too simple-minded to understand it* .

(Possible Corollary: it is, and we are .)

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#5 2013-06-25 00:35:15

Eoin
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Registered: 2006-04-12
Posts: 11

Re: Lightning volt

What is this: oVo – oΩo ? A volts wagon pulling a mobile ohm.

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#6 2014-10-25 01:25:46

DavidTuggy
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From: Mexico
Registered: 2007-10-12
Posts: 1796
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Re: Lightning volt

What is this: oVo – oΩo ? A volts wagon pulling a mobile ohm.

(After a year and a half, I thought this, which I just happened to run across again, was worthy of an explicit groan.)

[Interesting that it pulls right-to-left, presumably since the wagon was mentioned first. Would oΩo – oVo then be a mobile ohm pulled by a voltswagon? Hitched to it, anyway.]

Last edited by DavidTuggy (2014-10-25 01:28:27)


*If the human mind were simple enough for us to understand,
we would be too simple-minded to understand it* .

(Possible Corollary: it is, and we are .)

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