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----- Original Message ----- 
> What happens to a table when I set the variable to nil. 
> [LUA]
> Rain={x=5, y=30, z=0}
> Rain=nil
> Will the {x=5, y=30, z=0} part of the table be collected by the garbage
> collector or will it be de-allocated of will it just float around in the
> memory.  What I want to do is create a table and use it in one function
> (many time) and be able to trow it away away when I dont need it anymore.
> is this possible?

It will be garbage collected.