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    Math Fail


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    If I gotta look up words, it's not worth my time.

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    Yup.


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    husband is a not too cool for posting that.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    husband is a not too cool for posting that.
    I do believe he will, if not already is, regret a) posting that and b) marrying someone that is so self absorbed that they can't figure out the question doesn't involve them somehow.
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    I've once had a person in the backseat trying to direct me to her house...
    Me: "So I have to take a left on bathurst st.?"
    Her: "my left or your left?"

    Me & friend: "... wait, what?"
    Food for thought: if you aren't dead by 2050, you and your entire family will be within a few years from starvation. Now that is a cruel gift to leave for your offspring. ;)
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    Quote Originally Posted by AEO View Post
    I've once had a person in the backseat trying to direct me to her house...
    Me: "So I have to take a left on bathurst st.?"
    Her: "my left or your left?"

    Me & friend: "... wait, what?"
    My father used to ask my mother "Is that a left left or a right left?" when instructed by her to turn left!
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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    husband is a not too cool for posting that.
    I think he is already paying for it. This episode will not help the marital harmony.

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    I'm pretty sure she'll be able to figure out 50%, when it comes time for the divorce.
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    At least she's not the one trying to simultaneously drive and operate a camera.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    My father used to ask my mother "Is that a left left or a right left?" when instructed by her to turn left!
    My mom would stick her hands out in front of her to figure out left. Left is always the one that makes an L. Of course, that is if you do it with your palms facing downward...
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    Quote Originally Posted by mikeybikes View Post
    My mom would stick her hands out in front of her to figure out left. Left is always the one that makes an L. Of course, that is if you do it with your palms facing downward...
    Last edited by AEO; 03-19-12 at 05:54 PM.
    Food for thought: if you aren't dead by 2050, you and your entire family will be within a few years from starvation. Now that is a cruel gift to leave for your offspring. ;)
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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ac7G7xOG2Ag

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    That was fascinating. It's obvious that she can run the numbers, by using her system and comparing the distances to her running distances she came up with a fairly close estimate. But again, she doesn't understand the term miles per hour. I guess she's just heard the term for so long that she never gave it any thought to break it down into its parts.

    Though he showed that he was truly the stupid one. He made the video. He's gonna have some splaining to do.
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    In Physics I we were taught how to identify the direction of torque using the right hand rule.

    I almost busted out laughing in that class when a peer of mine sitting next to me was curling his left hand's fingers and sticking his thumb out during a quiz on torque. I pointed out after the quiz that it was the right hand rule and not the left hand rule. His head hit the desk.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Artkansas View Post
    That was fascinating. It's obvious that she can run the numbers, by using her system and comparing the distances to her running distances she came up with a fairly close estimate. But again, she doesn't understand the term miles per hour. I guess she's just heard the term for so long that she never gave it any thought to break it down into its parts.

    Though he showed that he was truly the stupid one. He made the video. He's gonna have some splaining to do.
    Oh I totally agree. This guy is scum.

    But she can't unrelate the question to her. That's pretty self-involved.


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    Whatever.

    Murder/Suicide is an option I decided on second viewing.
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    Why was the operator of the heavy machinery also operating the camera? Shouldn't the passenger have been operating the camera?
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    I showed this video to my daughter who after watching it said "it doesn't show she's dumb at math, it just shows she has no common sense.
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    Seems staged to get a few minutes of internet fame...nobody's that f'n stupid. Nobody.

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    Quote Originally Posted by billyymc View Post
    Seems staged to get a few minutes of internet fame...nobody's that f'n stupid. Nobody.
    That occurred to me as well. There were a few references in the video to having discussed the subject before.
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    Somehow reminiscent of Jessica Simpson and some canned tuna....
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    Quote Originally Posted by billyymc View Post
    Seems staged to get a few minutes of internet fame...nobody's that f'n stupid. Nobody.
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    Quote Originally Posted by billyymc View Post
    Seems staged to get a few minutes of internet fame...nobody's that f'n stupid. Nobody.
    She's a darned good actress, then.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mikeybikes View Post
    In Physics I we were taught how to identify the direction of torque using the right hand rule.

    I almost busted out laughing in that class when a peer of mine sitting next to me was curling his left hand's fingers and sticking his thumb out during a quiz on torque. I pointed out after the quiz that it was the right hand rule and not the left hand rule. His head hit the desk.

    It was also a good moment to be left handed as I could write with my left and identify the direction with my right hand.
    A classmate of mine in engineering school actually blew some questions on an exam that way.
    His right hand was busy holding the pencil, so he used his left hand.

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