A SLOW way to communicate....by design.

DeeeeeeeeDeeeeeeee the Americas
edited March 2018 in Other / Off Topic
So we try to do things quick....check out this German experiment that spans DECADES AND DECADES...more than a century:

132 Year Old Message In A Bottle Turns Up On Australian Beach!!!!!! :)

That is slllllllllllllllllllllllow. I wonder what the rate of speed (bps) would calculate out to be, based on # chars. lol

.000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000 something?

Or did I get carried away with the zeroes? :p Anyone know the msg length??!


  • SvenSven www.GSA-Online.de
    url is dead :(
  • DeeeeeeeeDeeeeeeee the Americas
    edited March 2018
    Latestly? haha I actually tried to find the original source, how did I choose this out of 5,000 Google News sources? Sorry, Sven, and board pplz...

    World’s oldest message in a bottle came from a Dutch jenever distillery

    I like this article. It's from a Dutch newspaper, so of course, the focus is on the Dutch bottle, not the message! :| lol Cool tho, gives a little more background info you guys may find interesting. :p
  • DeeeeeeeeDeeeeeeee the Americas
    ALSO, error in this article...yikes..what's up with journalism these days!!

    Between 1964 and 1933 should read 1864 and 1933.

    Good job, editors! :D

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