• Fun fact about this library: if a fire starts
in the library, all the oxygen leaves the
building killing all who are inside in
order to protect the rare books David Mack @davidmackau- 11/12/18
This library at Yale is basically the dream
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    • This is not true. While the protection measures do include oxygen reduction, it is not reduced to a level unable to sustain life. Furthermore, most of the works have already been digitized and beyond that the college has publicly stated that this was false
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    • This is actually false. What really happens is 13,000 bees fly directly into your asshole.. and then you die in the fire
      MANTA_ 23 jun
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    • If you believe this ‘fact’ you don’t need oxygen anyways ur brains probably already dead
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    • Burning literature should be punishable by death
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    • It's a Halon gas system, it floods the rooms with an oxygen displacing gas and sucks out everything else. Makes it impossible for fire to burn
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    • That’s not true if a fire were to start the library would lower o2 levels to substantiate life forms
      lionswag7 23 jun
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    • At the rate were tearing down our history we need this outside as well!
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    • Some books > Humans
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    • Ok, but what if you held you breath? Would it suck the air out of your lungs? Or would you be able to hold it and escape? I know it's not a thing, BUT WHAT IF. I need answers.
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    • fun fact: you are wrong
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    • Imagine thinking this dumb shit of a fire protection idea actually got approved for a building
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    • That's mean of the oxygen. Why would it leave us?
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    • Yale was named in honor of a slave trader. It must be destroyed immediately
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    • PorkSword 23 jun
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    • This is actually not true what really happens is Molotovs rain down from the ceiling burning the books before the fire can reach them
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    • Careful now, if there is actual legit history about blacks owning slaves in America, it’ll get burned.
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    • Doesn't the Vatican have a similar setup?
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    • Dartmouth (my college) has one too
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    • Fun fact Yale is named after a slave trader who also happened to be president of the east India company settlement but we won’t see dems demand change for that bcs Yale pushes social justice
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    • This is false. But, other people have already explained why, so I will tell you about the fire suppression system in the Engineering building at my Uni. The windows on the bottom floor automatically open to pull in cooler air, and the windows on the upper floors open and push out the hot air (1/2).
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    • Pretty sure that's worse than a fire. Least u get a chance to escape with fire, but no oxygen? Bruv u ded
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    • This is true I am the library
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    • Step 1: Invite enemies. Step 2: Tell them to make S'mores for everyone.
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    • The owner: FUCK YOU KIDS I NEED TO PRESERVE THESE RARE BOOKS
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    • Oxygen just said “aight imma head out”
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    • Hey guess fucking what. If Twilight is in there you better burn the bitch
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    • This reminds me of an episode of Doctor Who
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    • Damn ima start a fire.on purpose in there
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    • Fun fact about NYU's library it has an open center and they put up bars over the rails to keep people from committing suicide by jumping
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    • Not all of the oxygen leaves, but most of it dies. There is just enough left so that no one will die but the fire will severely slow down
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    • The spirit Library?
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    • Ima go draw a penis inside one of the books and leave my legacy
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    • A fitting sacrifice
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    • Books or death. Still my dream
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    • Book lives matter
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    • They could just fucking print more books so they werent so rare
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    • If a fire were to break out, no one would die cause who goes to the library.
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    • Wasn't this in the Davinci Code movie with Tom Hanks?
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    • Fo shizzle?
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    • Looks like hermaeous mora lives there
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    • dwights fire drill
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    • The books be like:
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    • Fun fact: there is fun facts inside of this fun facts of fun facts.
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    • Imagine how many house fires that could stop if every house had a system like this in place.
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    • Do university libraries also have “fun” books or are they just filled with textbooks and shit? Genuine question, I gotta fuckin read my American Chillers at college
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    • Oh totally epic the same feature from like a week ago and now everyone is gonna comment about how false this is haha funny
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    • Book lives matter.
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    • It is the dream I'd be lighting the fire to die
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    • Yale university is named after a violent slave trader who wanted to legally force all ships to bring at least 10 new slaves with them at the same time people like Thomas Jefferson were fighting to end slavery.
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    • content not available more
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    • Books > People
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    • Then I’ll light a match in there to k*ll myself
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    • .
      TrueRon 26 jun
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    • Sources: dude trust me
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    • That sounds extremely false and hurt my brain
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    • A dream...nah readings boring
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    • Wan shi Tongs library. Exquisite
      RunedKing 26 jun
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    • Who cares about a stupid book
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    • Nope. Not Yale. The Library of Congress has this feature.
      iSneux 26 jun
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    • I giveth knowledge I taketh life
      ExMarcs 26 jun
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    • Me: starts fire
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    • That one guy who runs in with a flamethrower
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    • So how long would that be? Fire goes out pretty instantly without air
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    • that’s how i wanna go ✨
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    • If a fire started everyone would leave the building people don’t drop dead after 1 second of no oxygen tf
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    • Hah, easiest way to self expire without leaving a trace
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    • As it should be, everyone know how to make another Human but the ancient texts of society are all but lost
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    • Halon is no joke..always had them in our data centers..we had ours set at 1 minute after the alarm goes off to get the fuck out and or disarm the system before you are fucked
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    • Did you save the books? "Yes" what did it cost? "Not a damn thing."
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    • May 8, 2014— -- Lee Marshall, best known as the voice of Tony the Tiger, died on April 26, the LA Times reported today and Kellogg confirmed. He was 64. The legendary voice-over actor had esophageal cancer and died at Santa Monica hospital, his son told the newspaper
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    • It’s called halon and used for evidence lockers and other sensitive materials.
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    • Don’t know about that, but I know it is true at the Disney archives. They make you sign a waiver if you visit that says they’re allowed to suffocate you in order to save the prints if there’s a fire without liability.
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    • Yale was founded by a racist but you won't see BLM burning it down
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    • At least they have their priorities right.
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    • Seems like they can digitize each book for efficiency
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    • This is the dumbest shit I’ve read in awhile
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    • Place looks big enough to the point where you could comfortably find a place to bang and not be bothered
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    • Yall lying to me. I wish this was true because I'd go to yall and take up smoking and reading but it's not
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    • im gonna set fire to the library
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    • This was featured like 3 months ago smh my head
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    • Wasn’t this in angels and demons or davinci code? Tom Hanks almost died in one of those.
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    • Yale was a racist, burn all the books! Oh that's right, never mind: I'm not a statue-destroying, book-burning terrorist like some people.
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    • Well 1 this isnt true at all. 2 if the oxygen leaves you could still just walk out the building and get more oxygen
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    • I'm bringing my scuba gear every time I visit
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    • HALON GAS
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    • Looks like the intro to Watch Dogs 2
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    • The people will grow back the books dont
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    • Id die for books
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    • You’ll only die if you jump from the top in a panic
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    • *ignites lighter*
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    • That’s not true
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    • Anyone else think about the library from Avatar?
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    • Books are fucking stupid
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    • Not true. The security measures include getting shot in the face and using your blood as ink to rewrite any burned works.
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    • So then you get a giant backdraft as soon as oxygen is reintroduced? Sure. That's definitely what they did.
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