FLIP - the ship that can operate horizontally and vertically


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+13 1. bud commented 13 years ago

Holy ship that's cool! Designed after the Louisville Slugger, priceless. Nice find Niek 8-)
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+3 2. Louie commented 13 years ago

Good thing they turned the toilet, but after being on a flipping ship, I think I would have done that first. Really a good idea first time I'd heard of it, and it was invented in the 50's?!!
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+10 3. cranky commented 13 years ago

i'd flip out if i was aboard
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+3 4. messmaker commented 13 years ago

#(removed comment): try listening to what is said at around 0:34
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+3 5. halboug commented 13 years ago

awesome ship
bad name
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+3 6. castoutnaway commented 13 years ago

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+3 7. nooitaf (admin) commented 13 years ago

design overload :D
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+1 8. antifolklore commented 13 years ago

awesome piece of science.
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+6 9. sux2bu commented 13 years ago

#(removed comment) Yea what good has ever come from doing scientific research in the world's oceans? 8-)
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+2 10. MoT commented 13 years ago

I think a female Whale could think of a better use for that...
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+1 11. max2000 commented 13 years ago

study of bending the sound in water, and other studies; plus an estimated 3atm. range, and less than half an'hour for a flip. it looks like antisub warfare, a lil'bit outdated by algorithms implemented during late decade. it's the corespondent of meteo containers found in the cities, so it's place could be 2guard inhabited coastlines that show strong heat transfer within that 3atm. range. obsolete today when cargo and bulk reach those depths already. I'd go for a partly inhabitted 5atm. telescopic body, and no propulsion. max
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+4 12. irishgek commented 13 years ago

I think titanic could have used that ..... amazing ship
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+1 13. Spinter commented 13 years ago

"ok everybody lie down we're going vertical!" :D
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+6 14. Akram commented 13 years ago

i'm feeling bad because this idea exist from 60's and I have no idea
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+1 15. meekahoo commented 13 years ago

holy ship!
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+1 16. snotr_fan commented 13 years ago

how do you think this up???
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+2 17. kainim commented 13 years ago

awesome, but i'd be scared shitless if i was on board and flipped :o

and 20 minutes to flip??? thats extremely fast!!
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+5 18. bud commented 13 years ago

The should have named it: Bob.
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+3 19. NathaneM commented 13 years ago

it's a bad situation taking a crap then they are flipping the ship... amazing invention anyway. :)
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+2 20. Tehrasha commented 13 years ago

Popular Science Magazine, circa 1982.
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-2 21. Kenty commented 13 years ago

What a load of old tosh!! Why would you?
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+2 22. Sizzlik (admin) commented 13 years ago

reminds me of a transformer somehow =) ..really great ship...good crane platform
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-2 23. liverpoolboy commented 13 years ago

#21 I agree. whats wrong with a sub
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-2 24. Voutelamberopipi commented 13 years ago

aids cure - 0
vertical boat - 1
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+1 25. ringmaster commented 13 years ago

Why has #2 lower votes than #14?
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-2 26. Voutelamberopipi commented 13 years ago

#25 cause karma server is down

#(removed comment) so that's how you get aids... hmmm
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+1 27. Dokandre commented 13 years ago

i think this boat would be awesome for some pranks! >:)