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Discussion in 'TMC Connect' started by TEG, Feb 8, 2013.

  1. TEG

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    #1 TEG, Feb 8, 2013
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    Forgive me everyone, including Bonnie!

    But I read this and immediately thought ... "I would have changed my name". Then I read it again, one letter off and realized the surname (last name) was Watthouse, not ... oh, never mind.

    Teg, to the uninitiated ... what are we looking at?
     
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    Today's clue pointed us to the livejournal profile for (game character) Juliet Watthouse which included a profile picture that I traced to an article on Mercury Arc Valve rectifiers. I gather this was a way to take current from a giant (hyrdroelectric) AC generator and transform it to DC. I guess, in a way, the Tesla Supercharger does a mini version of this using more modern technology.
     

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