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Re: stuff I'm finding under the microscope
« Reply #30 on: January 12, 2010, 03:31:12 PM »
Here is a crude drawing of the thing with a yeast cell in comparison:



Sorry Kai, but it totally cracked me up that you labeled that sketch as "Thing."  May I suggest that it henceforth be known as the "unidentified flagellate organism."  Wait - that's UFO...   Kai, there's a UFO in your beer!  Run while you still can!  ;)
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Re: stuff I'm finding under the microscope
« Reply #31 on: January 12, 2010, 06:57:06 PM »
I think if we knew what we inhaled and ingested daily on a microscopic level, we would all change our ways.

Not to mention the fact of what we sleep with....  :o




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Re: stuff I'm finding under the microscope
« Reply #32 on: January 12, 2010, 08:15:21 PM »
That's what he sleeps with  ;D
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Re: stuff I'm finding under the microscope
« Reply #33 on: January 12, 2010, 08:53:10 PM »
I checked again tonight and couldn't find the "things" anymore. I guess that they must have come from some other source.


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Re: stuff I'm finding under the microscope
« Reply #34 on: January 12, 2010, 09:03:09 PM »
Kai,

How much of that Dopplebock did you have to drink before you saw those "things" ?  ;D
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Re: stuff I'm finding under the microscope
« Reply #35 on: January 13, 2010, 04:00:57 AM »
I checked again tonight and couldn't find the "things" anymore. I guess that they must have come from some other source.


Kai

So how many other things in your house have your checked out already lookiing for the "things"?

Man thant's a weird word if you say it too many times.

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Re: stuff I'm finding under the microscope
« Reply #36 on: January 13, 2010, 04:20:04 AM »
Here is a crude drawing of the thing with a yeast cell in comparison:



Sorry Kai, but it totally cracked me up that you labeled that sketch as "Thing."  May I suggest that it henceforth be known as the "unidentified flagellate organism."  Wait - that's UFO...   Kai, there's a UFO in your beer!  Run while you still can!  ;)

I agree, I think this might be the first post that Kai has made that made me giggle and snicker like a little girl.   :D :o   Pretty soon they'll be pets, thing1 and thing2.   ;D
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Re: stuff I'm finding under the microscope
« Reply #37 on: January 13, 2010, 06:34:18 AM »
We have a microscope here at work

I'll have to get some samples of my beer and look for some things as well.

On counting yeast, how would one do this?
I get a headache thinking about counting to a billion
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Re: stuff I'm finding under the microscope
« Reply #38 on: January 13, 2010, 06:36:44 AM »
Kai, I just read in the December/January issue of Winemaker that yeast cells are approximately ten times larger than most bacteria... so maybe you've just spotted a mutant.   ;D

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Re: stuff I'm finding under the microscope
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Re: stuff I'm finding under the microscope
« Reply #40 on: January 13, 2010, 06:56:13 AM »
We have a microscope here at work

I'll have to get some samples of my beer and look for some things as well.

On counting yeast, how would one do this?
I get a headache thinking about counting to a billion
The hardest part is moving each cell to the "counted" pile. ;)
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Re: stuff I'm finding under the microscope
« Reply #41 on: January 13, 2010, 07:00:50 AM »
quote author=ndcube link=topic=937.msg11151#msg11151 date=1263390002]

Here's a thread that was started:
http://www.homebrewersassociation.org/forum/index.php?topic=713.0
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Thanks

We have a microscope here at work

I'll have to get some samples of my beer and look for some things as well.

On counting yeast, how would one do this?
I get a headache thinking about counting to a billion
The hardest part is moving each cell to the "counted" pile. ;)

Screw that, the things will keep them in line
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Re: stuff I'm finding under the microscope
« Reply #42 on: January 13, 2010, 08:43:37 AM »
Darn it. Now I wish I know where the things came from. I’m also convinced that it wasn’t a simple bacterium due to its size. At least it doesn’t seem to be in my beer.

Babalu, to count yeast cells you’ll need a counting chamber (a.k.a. hemacytometer (sp?))  Otherwise you can’t correlate the count to the volume.

This showed me that I really have to work on finding a low cost way of taking microscope pictures.

Kai

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Re: stuff I'm finding under the microscope
« Reply #43 on: January 13, 2010, 09:49:48 AM »
Maybe the magnification is off and the "thing" is really...

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Re: stuff I'm finding under the microscope
« Reply #44 on: January 13, 2010, 09:52:54 AM »
Darn it. Now I wish I know where the things came from. I’m also convinced that it wasn’t a simple bacterium due to its size. At least it doesn’t seem to be in my beer.

Babalu, to count yeast cells you’ll need a counting chamber (a.k.a. hemacytometer (sp?))  Otherwise you can’t correlate the count to the volume.

This showed me that I really have to work on finding a low cost way of taking microscope pictures.

Kai


I am convinced that it was a large yeast cell.
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