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    Quote Originally Posted by chipcom View Post
    It don't take a piano to fall on you!
    That was one weird movie.
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    Is this before or after I 4:20 the afternoon?
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    Quote Originally Posted by contango View Post
    .. if you're looking for the time taken between some arbitrary time and the next overlap that's something else.
    OK, for that one, take the arbitrary time and express in decimal form. Then subtract it from the multiple of 12/11 that represents the next time the hands cross. So, for 3:15;

    3:15 =3.25
    Next hands crossing =36/11 = 3.273
    Difference = .023 hours = 83 seconds

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    So how long would the minute hand have to be for the end of it to be traveling 0.5 times the speed of light?

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    Quote Originally Posted by 2manybikes View Post
    That was one weird movie.
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    There was me, that is Alex, and my four droogs, that is Pete, Georgie, Dim, and the squirrel, and we sat in the Korova Milkbar trying to make up our rassoodocks what to do with the evening. The Korova milkbar sold milk-plus, milk plus vellocet or synthemesc or drencrom, which is what we were drinking. This would sharpen you up and make you ready for a bit of the old ultra-violence.

    Weird is normative in foo.
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    Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.

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    Quote Originally Posted by z90 View Post
    So how long would the minute hand have to be for the end of it to be traveling 0.5 times the speed of light?
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    keep the change.
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    Quote Originally Posted by colorider View Post
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    I want my 2 dollars (+3 internetz to the first one who gets that movie reference).

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    you should keep the two dollars as you would be better off dead.

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    Quote Originally Posted by colorider View Post
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    Honestly, you guys are so far off the mark it's embarrassing to me to watch you shame yourselves.

    When the clock reads 3:15 there is NO "angle" between the hands because the hands are parallel to each other. Sheesh.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rob P. View Post
    Honestly, you guys are so far off the mark it's embarrassing to me to watch you shame yourselves.

    When the clock reads 3:15 there is NO "angle" between the hands because the hands are parallel to each other. Sheesh.
    Bzzzt! Wrong Answer!
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    Quote Originally Posted by z90 View Post
    Bzzzt! Wrong Answer!
    the poster meant that the hands rotate on a parallel plane and that there is never any angle between them on that plane. thanks for playing. pick up your complimentary bottle of yoohoo from the fridge at Ben's place.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    the poster meant that the hands rotate on a parallel plane and that there is never any angle between them on that plane. thanks for playing. pick up your complimentary bottle of yoohoo from the fridge at Ben's place.
    Not the one that says "take it and die!" on it. The other one.
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    Why hasn't anyone asked "give an example of the time when there is no angle between the 2 hands on the clock?"

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    What is the sound of a one handed clock clapping in the forest next to a bear and the pope?
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    Quote Originally Posted by colorider View Post
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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    What is the sound of a one handed clock clapping in the forest next to a bear and the pope?
    It's the same sound as a tree makes when falling when no one is around to hear it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    Weird is normative in foo.
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