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RE: [Icehouse] [3House] BH using Xeno colors

  • Fromadross@xxxxxxx
  • DateThu, 27 Jul 2006 01:28:31 +0000
-------------- Original message from Doug Orleans <dougorleans@xxxxxxxxx>: -------------- 
> Christopher Hickman writes: 
> > > Why not just call "Clear" "Transparent"? 
> > 
> > Because eeyore will have to tell us all again that all of the non-opaque 
> > pyramids are transparent: 
> > http://lists.looneylabs.com/pipermail/icehouse/2006-February/000418.html 
> But all of the non-opaque pyramids are clear as well. Colloquially, 
> "clear" and "transparent" are pretty much synonyms. The 
> distinguishing factor of Clear pyramids from other non-opaque pyramids 
> is that they are colorless (achromatic). 
> At least that's how I was taught by my high school chemistry teacher... 
> --dougorleans@xxxxxxxxx 
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In the Pokémon trading card game, energy that satisfies a basic energy requirement but doesn't have an element (fire, water, psychic...) associated with it is called "Colorless Energy".
Maybe we can do the same with the pyramids, since the "Colorless Pyramids" don't have any colors of their own.