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AZPaul3
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Message 991 of 1042 (711955)
11-24-2013 7:47 PM
Reply to: Message 990 by ringo
11-24-2013 4:02 PM


Oh, god, that was horrible!

Stencharoonie!

Good show.


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Message 992 of 1042 (711970)
11-25-2013 2:58 AM


I used to play Triangle in a reggae band,
It was easy,
I just used to stand at the back and ting.
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Message 993 of 1042 (711985)
11-25-2013 9:23 AM


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This town has 53 bars, and I haven't been in one of the them ...

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... I'm just trying to remember which one

Edited by RAZD, : .


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11-25-2013 7:37 PM
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Message 996 of 1042 (712107)
11-27-2013 9:45 AM


I dont get why you guys haven't converted to normal ways of measuring things, and this video just covers lengths WTF is wrong with you.


Christianity, One woman's lie about an affair that got seriously out of hand

What are the Christians gonna do to me ..... Forgive me, good luck with that.


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Message 997 of 1042 (712112)
11-27-2013 10:23 AM
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11-27-2013 9:45 AM


" I see says the blind man as he pisses into the wind. It's all
coming back to me now."

"You were not there for the beginning. You will not be there for the end. Your knowledge of what is going on can only be superficial and relative" William S. Burroughs

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Message 998 of 1042 (712115)
11-27-2013 10:47 AM


I was bitten by a werewolf but I'm feeling much better nowOOOOOOOOOOO!
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Message 999 of 1042 (712118)
11-27-2013 11:50 AM
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11-27-2013 9:45 AM


I think he's a light year short of a parsec there.

--Percy


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Message 1000 of 1042 (712130)
11-27-2013 3:16 PM
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11-27-2013 9:45 AM


I have a corn on my 12"
Barleycorn my 12-inches!

If you take an inch and divided it into fourths you have a quarter-inch. If you divide that same inch, or any other inch, into halves you get a half-inch. An eighth gives you an eighth-inch, and so on.

That barleycorn thing was just a myth meant to embarrass us.

Other than this barleycorn junk the rest of his stuff sounded OK by me.


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Message 1001 of 1042 (712146)
11-27-2013 7:15 PM


hello ocisfer, I'm not as punk as some theople drink I am, besides I got all day sober to sunday up in ...

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Message 1002 of 1042 (712147)
11-27-2013 8:20 PM
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11-27-2013 7:15 PM


If you are going to drink like that, then stay away from India.

Fundamentalism - the anti-American, anti-Christian branch of American Christianity

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frako
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Message 1003 of 1042 (712157)
11-28-2013 1:36 AM
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11-27-2013 3:16 PM


Re: I have a corn on my 12"
Other than this barleycorn junk the rest of his stuff sounded OK by me.

ok giving say there are no barleycorns its still all f%&# up.

the metric system is fare easier and better.

basic unit is the meeter and everything is derived from that.

For small stuff millimetres 1/1000 of a meeter, or centimetres, 1/100 of a meeter, or decimeters 1/10 of a meeter. For long distances kilometres 1000 meters.

It gets tied to volumes and weights as one cubed decimetre of pure water is one kilo gram or 1000 grams. The gram being the basic unit that can be divided or multiplied by factors of 10 depending on need.

Simple elegant and way better then the jumbled mess you have.

But i guess super grate nr 1 countries of the world like Burma, Liberia and the United states of America know better.


Christianity, One woman's lie about an affair that got seriously out of hand

What are the Christians gonna do to me ..... Forgive me, good luck with that.


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Message 1004 of 1042 (712166)
11-28-2013 6:48 AM
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11-28-2013 1:36 AM


Re: I have a corn on my 12"
frako,

You do know this is the "Humor" thread, right?

the metric system is fare easier and better.

That is just the problem. Metric is too easy. Its' all 1's and 0's in orders of magnitude all logically ordered and internally consistent. There is no intellectual challenge to it.

The Imperial system lends itself to neuroplasticity, the training and strengthening of the brain. One must actually think of the relationships in order to use it correctly and since the relationships are arcane, obscure and inconsistent considerable brain power is necessary to keep it all straight.

That's one of the reasons Libera is counted among the intellectual capitals of the world.


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herebedragons
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Message 1005 of 1042 (712175)
11-28-2013 9:23 AM
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11-28-2013 1:36 AM


Re: I have a corn on my 12"
You know the meter is based on some abstract length from the equator to the pole whereas the foot is based on something tangible - a foot!

Seriously, I worked in the automotive industry for 20 years and witnessed the "transition" from imperial system to the metric system in that industry. So what happened was that instead of a dimension like 1.875 inches it would be 47.63 mm, so not that much easier to manipulate. In addition, all my hand measuring instruments were in inches, so all metric dimensions needed to be converted to inches - an added pain-in-the-ass step. Even prints that came directly from a company that uses metric (like Japanese manufacturers) used odd-ball metric dimensions (like 28.32 mm - how does that make it easier?)

Now I am working in science and everything is done in metric, so I constantly have to make mental conversions. (ie. I know what 8 inches looks like but what does 20 cm look like? or I know what 100 deg F feels like but what does 40 deg C feel like?)

I too wish we would have just made the leap to the metric system 20 years ago, but it met with too much resistance, so here we are - still in the middle ages And now elementary students have to learn both systems - twice the work.

HBD


Whoever calls me ignorant shares my own opinion. Sorrowfully and tacitly I recognize my ignorance, when I consider how much I lack of what my mind in its craving for knowledge is sighing for. But until the end of the present exile has come and terminated this our imperfection by which "we know in part," I console myself with the consideration that this belongs to our common nature. - Francesco Petrarca

"Nothing is easier than to persuade people who want to be persuaded and already believe." - another Petrarca gem.


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