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Re: Chit Chat 2019
« Reply #30 on: February 08, 2019, 07:08:22 PM »
Canada is a bit conflicted about metric tho. Might reverse Benedict.

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Re: Chit Chat 2019
« Reply #31 on: February 08, 2019, 07:13:25 PM »
Ah, Game Of Thrones always taught us to not trust the North. Rings true in real life as well!

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Re: Chit Chat 2019
« Reply #32 on: February 09, 2019, 06:05:57 AM »
I like Celsius just because you know anything negative is cold XD
honestly as a "scientist" I prefer Kelvin because 0 is 0.
I was taught a quick basic conversion for C to F, double and add 30. you get close enough for most things.
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Re: Chit Chat 2019
« Reply #33 on: February 09, 2019, 06:45:40 AM »
I like celsius because its what I grew up with and learnt, so makes a lot more sense to me.

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Re: Chit Chat 2019
« Reply #34 on: February 09, 2019, 09:58:45 AM »
Anything below 0 may be cold, but y'all look at 20 and think "warm"? Really? How often do you need to know the boiling point of water in every day Life? Freaking never. And i get using celcius for science, but it just does not help for your average joe. and as you point out, it's much better to use Kelvin then anyway!

And your map is incorrect Vacant my friend, because there are still countries in Africa and Asia that use imperial. And don't sit up on that British high horse either! I know you people can't commit to either system of measurements! You just opted for a bastard child of the two!

And while we're there, y'all measure weight in increments of 14 pounds! That makes so much less sense than anything we use in America! At least base 12 is a thing! (And arguably better than base 10, if we could commit to it)

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Re: Chit Chat 2019
« Reply #35 on: February 09, 2019, 10:03:40 AM »
I never ever remember how many pounds are in a stone so I agree with you on that one XD
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Re: Chit Chat 2019
« Reply #36 on: February 09, 2019, 11:52:46 AM »
haha! I knew you couldnt resist the map thing! :P

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« Reply #37 on: February 10, 2019, 09:07:29 PM »
So, I may of gotten the two best books of all time at the used book store today.



A philosophy book about...Spider-Man written by like college profs and...the Finnish translation of the Jehovah's Witness Bible, complete with colour photos. Not much more needs to be said I think.
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Re: Chit Chat 2019
« Reply #38 on: February 10, 2019, 09:43:56 PM »
That Spider-Man books looking nice

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« Reply #39 on: February 12, 2019, 10:08:00 AM »
Fascinating selection XD.
Any reason behind the choice?

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« Reply #40 on: February 21, 2019, 02:36:09 AM »
might as well start practicing identifying real people from fake. I hate the future.
http://www.whichfaceisreal.com/index.php


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Re: Chit Chat 2019
« Reply #41 on: February 23, 2019, 11:33:50 PM »
So thats what PS8 graphics will be like  :ohmy:

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« Reply #42 on: February 26, 2019, 05:47:40 PM »
might as well start practicing identifying real people from fake. I hate the future.
http://www.whichfaceisreal.com/index.php


It was fun and worth practicing the “I can see the souls in people” idea.

I’m averaging 70%  correct.

I break out into hives now when I notice the smears of the 'computer' images. Damn I hate that kind of janky stuff.
 

By the by, why can't I read books anymore? I used to devour them but now I can't even finish a simple novel. Help.

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« Reply #43 on: February 27, 2019, 10:45:22 PM »
You got to steer away from "bite sized" content for a while. Our brains adjust to the length of content we consume, so when you're doing nothing but looking at memes (or whatever), your brain starts saying "yeah! More small stuff!"

So yeah, get off Twitter for a while, spend your time taking on longer stuff.

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Re: Chit Chat 2019
« Reply #44 on: February 28, 2019, 05:19:18 AM »
@Legomaestro. How old are you, man? Books are for grandpas. Netflix all day everyday  :biggrin:

Don’t go back to books.  Boooo.