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ALobpreis
11-23-12, 10:17 PM
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Source (http://9gag.com/gag/5911183).

sammy sung
12-07-12, 05:31 AM
And 110v vs 240v. NTSC vs PAL etc etc. The US is full of "Special" people :D:p Still love you guys though even if you're a pain in the ass sometimes :)

Q
12-07-12, 12:02 PM
I date everything 2012-12-07 so that it is sortable. /COMPUTERnerd

Q
12-07-12, 12:02 PM
Most importantly, it's that I date EVERYTHING 2012-12-07 regardless of the date. /withoutReason

Shamrock
12-07-12, 10:11 PM
Why should we bow to assimilation? We dare to be different. As an architect, I PREFER imperial over metric.

Metric is nothing more than lazy math.

Q
12-08-12, 08:04 PM
Why should we bow to assimilation? We dare to be different. As an architect, I PREFER imperial over metric.

Metric is nothing more than lazy math.

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Shamrock
12-08-12, 10:05 PM
Bob Dole can kiss my patootie. :)

ALobpreis
12-09-12, 01:02 AM
Why should we bow to assimilation? We dare to be different. As an architect, I PREFER imperial over metric.

Metric is nothing more than lazy math.

So I guess you also use roman numerals, just to avoid being lazy. :D

Q
12-09-12, 12:15 PM
Bob Dole can kiss my patootie. :)

Bob Dole does whatever it is that Bob Dole wants to do.

Bob Dole.

Q
12-09-12, 12:16 PM
Seriously, I lost so many posts after "The Great Purge of 2012" that I have to get my spam on far more than I ever did before.

Which would be MUCH easier if MikeC would turn Tapatalk back on, DAMNIT! :)

Also, Bob Dole.

jcrox
12-09-12, 09:38 PM
In before Bob Dole closes this thread

Shamrock
12-09-12, 10:04 PM
So I guess you also use roman numerals, just to avoid being lazy. :D

I've used them on occasion, and also fractions.

Bob Dole lost his pencil

Q
12-10-12, 12:52 PM
In before Bob Dole closes this thread

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vampireuk
12-11-12, 12:23 PM
Both have their advantages, for large units of measurement such as distances across countries then miles make more sense, along with pints for alcohol. For engineering purposes metric wins hands down.

ALobpreis
12-12-12, 02:46 PM
for large units of measurement such as distances across countries then miles make more sense

Saying 1000 miles or 1609 km isn't much of a difference, I think. :D

Imagine using an imperial system for digital storage... :D Instead of kilobytes, gigabytes, etc., you would have 1 randomname1 = 972 bytes, 1 randomname2 = 7 randomname1s, and 1 randomname3 = 29 randomname2s, and so forth. :D

Shamrock
12-12-12, 10:14 PM
Yeah, Imagine, they might actually get storage space right, instead of 1mb being 1024kb (why not 1000kb, hmm???)

ALobpreis
12-13-12, 03:16 AM
That's why they now invented kibibytes vs kilobytes, mebibytes vs megabytes, etc.! Binary vs decimal multiples.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mebibyte

Shamrock
12-13-12, 10:16 PM
And no one uses it, shocking!