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    Quote Originally Posted by caveseeker7
    Hypo- denotes lack, hyper- too much.

    Hyperspousia happens when your spouse gets all hyped up and becomes dangerous to your health.

    You suffer hypospousia when you don't get laid.

    Which makes the spousias unique as you can, indeed usually will, suffer both at the same time.

    The oxias can't do that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by caveseeker7
    Which makes the spousias unique as you can, indeed usually will, suffer both at the same time.


    You know that you can go off some people very easily

    ;)





    *Edit* I've got to spread the green around a bit before you can have anymore

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    Re: Those confusing acronyms and abbreviations.

    Quote Originally Posted by sadave
    I'm surprised no-one else has picked up on these two... take the time to read the link, guarantee its one of the funniest things I've read for a LOOONG time!!!
    He He, i'm stamping a couple of coppies for my 'Gone GUE mates' right now!!

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    Re: Those confusing acronyms and abbreviations.

    Quote Originally Posted by caveseeker7
    PVR-BASC - Passive Variable Respiratory-minute-volume Based Addition Semi Closed (rebreather)
    ... Biased, not Based.

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    Re: Those confusing acronyms and abbreviations.

    Quote Originally Posted by decoweenie
    ... Biased, not Based.
    Figures, it's DIR.

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    Re: Those confusing acronyms and abbreviations.

    Quote Originally Posted by caveseeker7
    Figures, it's DIR.
    LOL... :p

    It is biased because of the location where the gas is injected.

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    Re: Those confusing acronyms and abbreviations.

    Quote Originally Posted by decoweenie
    LOL... :p

    It is biased because of the location where the gas is injected.
    If it is DIR, it is methox, and it is where the gas is Ejected! :D

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    Re: Those confusing acronyms and abbreviations.

    Quote Originally Posted by decoweenie
    LOL... :p

    It is biased because of the location where the gas is injected.
    Wouldn't that be spelled byassed?

    It was certainly not the right rebreather for me, I'm not biassed.
    Last edited by caveseeker7; 30th November 2005 at 07:37.

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    Re: Those confusing acronyms and abbreviations.

    Quote Originally Posted by caveseeker7
    It was certainly not the right rebreather for me, I'm not biassed.
    Is there a RB right for you ? When are you going to buy one for pete sake...

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    Re: Those confusing acronyms and abbreviations.

    Don't want to say nothing, but i think you can add :

    HUD : Head Up Display

    mCCR and eCCR : manual CCR, and electronic CCR

    i saw a kCCR some where, don't really know the meaning : kissCCR?????

    Nice Job.

    Bertrand.

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