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Pluggers by Gary Brookins for November 16, 2019

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    TEMPLO S.U.D.  2 months ago

    I’m sure the ancient Egyptians’ version of caulk was a mixture of mud and hay.

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    jbrobison  2 months ago

    No silicone caulking and even more amazing… no duct tape either!

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    Watcher  2 months ago

    The secret ingredient to keeping it all together, bone marrow from all those who died.

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    EcurbYkspohs  2 months ago

    Was this a Union or Non-Union job ;-)

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    jbrobo Premium Member 2 months ago

    Aliens came down and helped them

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    chmsam  2 months ago

    Just that they are still there and were made with so many layers of management and supervision is beyond today’s comprehension.

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    flemmingo  2 months ago

    No duct tape either?

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    Inahastation(eye nuh ha station)  2 months ago

    Wondering if Tom from Valdosta has been listening to Tim Wilson’s comedy about the pyramids?

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    GreenT267  2 months ago

    The Great Pyramid of Khufu (4th dynasty, 2551-2528 BC) consists of over 2.25 million stone blocks—of many tons each. The "King’s chamber inside was made from red granite blocks weighing over 25 tons that were transported from Aswan, 500 miles away and then there were highly polished white limestone casing blocks (slant-faced but flat topped) that originally covered the outside. It must have been quite a sight in the sunlight. It is believed that mortar was used to evenly place the casing stones but a massive earthquake in 1303 loosened them and they slide down. Many were removed and used to build mosques and fortresses in the area — check out the Alabaster Mosque in Cairo.

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    Nuke Road Warrior  2 months ago

    Join us next week for This Old Tomb" where we turn a 4000 year old fixer upper into a modern condo.

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    hoover48  2 months ago

    Or duct tape.

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    ArchAngel4  2 months ago

    This reminds me of an old episode of the Freakazoid cartoon. Freakazoid and the cop Cosgrove went to a “History of Caulk” museum, and commented on how well the ancient Egyptians knew their caulk.

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    Hippogriff  2 months ago

    Mortar does not hold bricks together; it holds them apart.

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    jimcha Premium Member 2 months ago

    Without caulk OR duct tape. Talk about your seven wonders . . .

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    whelan_jj  2 months ago

    When you work with huge stone legos they pretty much stay where you put them, no adhesive needed.

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    Geophyzz  2 months ago

    Having climbed upon them, I can assure you they used no mortar.

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    eddi_tbh  2 months ago

    One rock at a time.

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    Zykoic  2 months ago

    “Health care for all but first a few municipal projects.” -Pharaoh

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    craigwestlake  2 months ago

    They just used duct tape…

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