What do those little silica packets do?

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  1. Mike Frezon

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    I've never really cared for this thread. Not nearly enough dancing bananas.

    :banana:

    Ok, that's a little better.

    Plus, nothing I buy comes with silica, so I never know what you guys are talking about. But I finally got a packet in a recent order. For maximum curative properties, do I ingest, or crush and inhale?
     
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    Only if your thoughts are wet.


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    Apologies if this has already been answered earlier in the thread but I like having a wet hard drive (Oo-er!). Where can I get some small packets that output moisture?
     
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    They keep the moisture off!
     
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    I used to have a box full of those things but after Halloween I ran out. I need to buy more things to stock up for next year!
     
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    But if IBM uses all the silica to cool their servers, all that unabsorbed extra moisture is likely to cause some not insignificant coastal flooding, don't you think?


    Not to mention, I don't like the idea of unboxing new shoes to find them moist.


    This has "bad idea" written all over it. :(
     
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    Like, would there be salsa inside new shoes?!? [​IMG]


    That would be squishy.
     
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    Imagine if salsa came in those little packets.
     
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    I've never understood this thread. And I realize I've not understood it for over a decade.

    I may need to find a dancing banana to console myself.
     
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    Dave:


    This is the silica thread.


    No bananas. Only tomato-based salsa allowed. [​IMG]
     
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    It's dry stuff.



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    Dry humor. And salsa.
     
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    Are you sure it wasn't absorbed by the silica?
     
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    It might've been mistakenly eaten on a chip dipped in the salsa...


    Just sayin'.


    [​IMG]
     
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    That looks yummy Mike.
     

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