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  ICR - Wiki Gonzalez   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
ICR is one of the many nicknames given out by Yankee fans in Game Chatters, this one coined by sjohnny.
ICR is short for "Inanimate Carbon Rod", and is the nickname given to Alex Rodriguez in lieu of "A-Rod".
The phrase "Inanimate Carbon Rod" comes from a Simpsons episode where an inanimate carbon rod is named Employee of the Week at the power plant instead of Homer.
digamma.net /btfwiki/index.php/ICR   (169 words)

 Deep Space Homer - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
His appetite seems to save the day as he flies after the chips, maw first, but he flies into an ant farm, destroying it, sowing panic across the world as the ants are set free.
However, he uses the inanimate carbon rod from the power plant to seal the door shut.
Back at home, Homer is disappointed that he did not get as much respect as the rod, but the family honors him for his achievement, saying that Homer is only one of a handful of people who get to go into space.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Deep_Space_Homer   (1293 words)

 Electioneering - Pagga
While the will of the Kindred will be noted and will inform at least in part the decision, I am hardly likely to invest an inanimate carbon rod, despite having voted for it myself.
The court positions will be appointed with the will of the new Prince in mind, and anyone who wishes to be considered should make their case in writing beforehand.
This is why I have cast my vote for the Inanimate Carbon Rod and I urge those other kindred who have yet to vote in this popularity contest to vote likewise.
www.pagga.net /cgi-bin/vBulletin_v3/showthread.php?t=8397   (1405 words)

 Books & 'Zines:Comics:Amalgam FanFic:"Silver Lantern #14: New Colors":'SL #14" chapter 1
The third time was through an explosion of a time machine, when he absorbed the mysterious energies of its fuel source, The Inanimate Carbon Rod.(“SL#6:Times”) He still had the Rod.
He held the Inanimate Carbon Rod, and studied it.
The Rod simply floated down, by his Power Oan, and entered the surface of the Board, as if it were sinking beneath a calm silver-watered lake.
bboard.scifi.com /bboard/browse.php/3/4/600/1064/1   (721 words)

 Simpsons Artifacts
It was the first rod ever to be named "Worker of the Week" at the Springfield Nuclear Power Plant and it later found its way onto a NASA space mission, going on to save the lives of Springfield "everyman" astronaut Homer J. Simpson and real astronauts Buzz Aldrin and Race Banyon.
Special appearances by the carbon rod are subject to fees negotiated by the rod's management.
The rod often appears on television, endorsing watches, motor oils, and breakfast cereals.
www.yellow98gti.homestead.com /files/triumph/simparti.html   (1582 words)

 Unpossible Thoughts: Inanimate Carbon Rod   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
At the plant, Homer never gets to be employee of the month; they even choose an inanimate carbon rod over him.
At NASA the ratings are down, so they begin a campaign to recruit an everyday loser for the next pointless mission.
An inanimate carbon rod finally saves them for their reentry.
jasonlewis.packetnexus.com /000299.html   (148 words)

 Science Fiction Cool Stuff
Upon returning to Earth, a ticker-tape parade is held in honor of the hero who saved the mission—the inanimate carbon rod.
This is typical of the Simpsons line, and is sufficient for this kind of action figure whose purpose is to be a tangible piece from a well-loved TV show.
Homer is suited up in his NASA space suit, complete with mission patch, and is holding the inanimate carbon rod.
www.scifi.com /sfw/issue282/cool.html   (983 words)

 There's One, Only!: PGHA: A New Secretary General
The replacement chosen would have to be picked to follow in his footsteps in at least one of Annan's strengths.
For example, if you wished to emulate his ability to head a bureaucracy, incapable of actually accomplishing anything, you would appoint an inanimate carbon rod.
All in all, I'd opt for the inanimate carbon rod.
lovemyjeep.mu.nu /archives/123270.php   (366 words)

 Amazon.com: Simpsons Mini Figure 1: Toys & Games   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The cockpit door flies open and Homer saves the crew by using an inanimate carbon rod to pin the door shut.
Homer saves the day by using a inanimate carbon rod to pin the door shut.
Homer is in his flight suit and has the rod in his hand.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/ASIN/B000067NXH/ref=nosim/mattgainescom-20   (495 words)

 Bad Example
Other inanimate rods were unable to move (being inanimate), and were therefore illegally prevented from voting.
The Inanimate Carbon rod is the rightful winner of the election and an army of lawyers will be decending on everyone involved in the election soon!
I encourage all blog family members to link to and support the inanimate carbon rod as the true new family member, as the votes, when recounted the 234th time, will show.
badexample.mu.nu /archives/047515.php   (977 words)

 Shinji Ikari vs. an inanimate carbon rod [Archive] - Comic Book Resources Forums   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Carbon fiber is the material of the next decade, many people are swayed by its charms and flexibility as a material.
Shinji is also expensive to manatin after production; he constantly needs billions and billions of dollars to remain useful because that money gets pumped into keeping his Eva working after he fucks it time after time.
The context defines the personality of carbon as a material, that's part of its beauty as part of its flexibility as a material.
forums.comicbookresources.com /archive/index.php/t-67997.html   (1558 words)

 BBC NEWS | Health | Nanotechnology kills cancer cells
When the rods are exposed to near-infra red light from a laser they heat up, killing the cell, while cells without rods are left unscathed.
The carbon nanotubules used by the Stanford team are only half the width of a DNA molecule, and thousands can easily fit inside a typical cell.
But the Stanford team found that if they placed a solution of carbon nanotubules under a near-infra red laser beam, the solution heated up to about 70C in two minutes.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/health/4734507.stm   (508 words)

 Blackbodies   6B40.26   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Description: A carbon rod has a small hole drilled in the center.
When the rod heats up, the hole appears brighter than the rest of the rod.
When the rod turns red, turn down the power supply to 50.
groups.physics.umn.edu /demo/optics/6B4026.html   (64 words)

 Homer Simpson - LearnThis.Info Enclyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
This naturally resulted in the rancor of the aforementioned's son, Frank Grimes, Jr Other adversaries of note include his sisters-in-law Patty and Selma Bouvier, employer C.
Montgomery Burns, Springfield University Dean Bobby Peterson, "Professor Know-It-All" the parrot, President George H. Bush, the Prime Minister of Japan, the City of New York, the State of Florida and an inanimate carbon rod.
As of late, Homer has turned soft toward his neighbor and longtime enemy Ned Flanders.
encyclopedia.learnthis.info /h/ho/homer_simpson.html   (1204 words)

 Dictionary.com/Style Guide/Punctuation
Brad Pitt once worked as a giant chicken; Rod Stewart, as a gravedigger; Whoopi Goldberg, as a makeup artist in a mortuary.
Do not add an apostrophe to a word ending in 's' when it is used primarily in a descriptive sense, e.g.
An inanimate object can have a possessive use.
dictionary.reference.com /writing/styleguide/punctuation.html   (3400 words)

 Star Wars: Message Boards   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Similar to the Carbon Freezing Chamber in ESB.
Man, it must stuck having an inanimate carbon rod.
I doubt that, considering the pessimism surrounding carbon freezing of living beings in the OT.
forums.starwars.com /thread.jspa?threadID=171179   (538 words)

 No Homers Club - So you think you know EVERYTHING about OFF do you?
The Inanimate Carbon Rod is correct: Bart vs. Australia.
What real-life person was mentioned by name in an episode that originally aired when he or she was 100 years of age, then went on to live for more than seven years afterwards?
Marjory Stoneman Douglas, who as Lisa describes, "dedicated her whole life to preserving the Florida Everglades," died in 1998 at the age of 108.
www.nohomers.net /showthread.php?t=40604&page=2   (732 words)

 No Homers Club - View Profile: Inanimate Carbon Rod
Find all threads started by Inanimate Carbon Rod
Send a private message to Inanimate Carbon Rod
Inanimate Carbon Rod is not a member of any public groups
www.nohomers.net /member.php?u=11034   (62 words)

 Bad Example
The inanimate carbon rod who wanted to become my blogchild is at it again.
Personally, I think that the inanimate carbon rod and I should have a second chance to become blogchildren.
Carbon Rod exemplified on October 8, 2004 01:24 PM
badexample.mu.nu /archives/049275.php   (626 words)

 SportsFilter | For Christ's Sake Someone Do Something!
In other news, this Inanimate Carbon Rod is being traded to the Orlando Magic.
The Rod, and not Homer, gets a ticker-tape parade upon their return from space.
No further talks have occurred, but beat writers have imagined a scenario in a parallel universe that has a 0.000420% chance of bringing The Inanimate Carbon Rod (fct, awesome) to the Nuke Plant for processing.'
www.sportsfilter.com /comments.cfm/2683   (988 words)

 BigFooty - Lightning Week 23 (delayed)
Tazz: WKB pokes "Inanimate Carbon" Rod Freeman in the eye.
Tazz: "Inanimate Carbon" Rod Freeman kicks WKB and picks him up for more punishment.
Michael Cole: "Inanimate Carbon" Rod Freeman bounces WKB off the ropes and delivers an elbow to the face.
www.bigfooty.com /forum/printthread.php?t=114375   (3906 words)

 TiVo Community Forums Archives - The Simpsons "C.E. D'OH"
For example, freeze frame the Power plant organizational chart, and you will see that Homer is below both Frank Grimes (with a line crossed over his face), and the inanimate carbon rod.
I caught that too, and it brought back fond memories of the inanimate carbon rod episode.
I caught the Carbon Rod reference as well.
archive.tivocommunity.com /tivo-vb/history/topic/106776-1.html   (671 words)

 :: LEAST I COULD DO FORUM:: > 07-15-05
At least it was a purse, not an inanimate carbon rod.
Yep, that hurts! I had a flashback to my college days there for a moment! Luckily, not to many braincells survived those years, so it was a hazy flashback, can't really recall the details!
Edit: And I LOVE how "inanimate" is mispelled in the comic...
www.leasticoulddo.com /forum/lofiversion/index.php/t10710.html   (374 words)

 Sentinel Comics #0
I got it because I kept losing the Carbon Rod in the first place" she answers, still digging in her purse.
Patience pulls the Inanimate Carbon Rod from her purse.
Patience and crew have already come back from the plant, and handed the Inanimate Carbon Rod over to the fake Jonah, who has also put Supermom's brain in a jar of liquid for safe keeping.
members.tripod.com /Hulaguy/JSS/sentinels0.html   (8085 words)

 Goldberg File on NRO
But Homer manages to use an inanimate carbon rod to pin shut the door, saving the shuttle and its crew.
When they get back to Earth, Homer expects to be a hero, only to discover that the only hero of the trip is the inanimate carbon rod itself.
It even makes the cover of Time magazine, with the headline "In Rod We Trust." That's what has happened for the chads of this world.
www.nationalreview.com /goldberg/goldberg111300.shtml   (1070 words)

 Mises Economics Blog: In Frum Rod We Trust
What if Bush screws up again and nominates, say, an inanimate carbon rod?
Then again, an inanimate carbon rod would likely pose less of a threat to individual rights than any of the "qualified" judges and politicians on the White House's reported short list.
And the rod may even speak more frequently during oral arguments than does Justice Thomas.
blog.mises.org /blog/archives/004270.asp   (300 words)

 RiderFans.com - The ultimate poll   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
12-18-2004 01:12 PM This reminds me of when Homer went to space, and he saved the shuttle with a metal rod.
They get back to earth and the rod gets a parade and a photo on time magazine.
This reminds me of when Homer went to space, and he saved the shuttle with a metal rod.
www.riderfans.com /printthread.php?t=17319   (400 words)

 News Briefs 16-08-2005 | TDG - Science, Magick, Myth and History
It was the carbon rod that kept the door shut....
Homer would have been responsible as he stuck the rod in the door and saved the day but I can't remember.
The inanimate carbon rod had been the bain of Homer's existence to that point, ironically it was ultimately used to save his life, and those of the crew.
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 jolt.co.uk public forums - In Rod we trust!
If you are part of the.1% that has, copy and paste this into your signature.
Rod will never be a square, no matter what the media says!
Providing the rod was made in the US, I see no problems with this plan...
forums.jolt.co.uk /showthread.php?t=394357   (503 words)

 NASIOC - i just had my daily "inanimate carbon rod parade" moment
NASIOC - i just had my daily "inanimate carbon rod parade" moment
i just had my daily "inanimate carbon rod parade" moment
Not when you have a thread title involving the word 'rod' we can't.
forums.nasioc.com /forums/showthread.php?t=453088   (281 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
New evidence supporting that conclusion has been gathered in recent weeks and will be presented to the U.N. Security Council in a report due to be released on Monday, the officials said.
Posted by vi5 on Jan-24-03 at 10:59 AM But the heading of this post made me think of the Simpsons epsiode where the metal rod is named "Man of the Year" by Time Magazine after Homer uses it to save the space mission.
Mostly it referring to the inanimate objects as being "under fire".
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