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Old 04-25-08, 05:17 AM
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Originally Posted by eb314
Stop with all the .9999=1 crap.
I'm sorry. Water is wet.

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But when you say 1/3 = .3333 repeating, it's not entirely correct.
Yes it is.

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so necessary approximation
What approximation?

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gives you the .999999=1 answer, which really isn't true.
Actually, it is.
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Originally Posted by urodacus
um, the two elements when combined in water have already burnt. burning is the combining of the hydrogen and the oxygen.
Burning hydrogen. One of my favorite subjects. I do it all the time. Perhaps more than anyone.
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Particle Man, Particle Man
Doin' the things a particle can
What's he like? It's not important.
Particle Man

Is he a dot, or is he a speck?
When he's underwater, does he get wet?
Or... does the water get *him* instead?
Nobody knows.
Particle Man.
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Originally Posted by ElJamoquio
Particle Man, Particle Man
Doin' the things a particle can
What's he like? It's not important.
Particle Man

Is he a dot, or is he a speck?
When he's underwater, does he get wet?
Or... does the water get *him* instead?
Nobody knows.
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Originally Posted by patentcad
OK, so if water isn't wet, why the F do they call them WET suits?
For those cyclists here that also dive will attest that one of the greatest comforts during a dive is to stop kicking for a moment, grab onto a piece of coral and take a leak into your wetsuit. It's warm and calming and creeps up towards your belly. Then you simply continue on scuba diving.
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Originally Posted by mrbUSA
For those cyclists here that also dive will attest that one of the greatest comforts during a dive is to stop kicking for a moment, grab onto a piece of coral and take a leak into your wetsuit. It's warm and calming and creeps up towards your belly. Then you simply continue on scuba diving.
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When Chuck Norris jumps into a swimming pool, he doesn't get wet; the swimming pool gets Chuck Norris.
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Originally Posted by ElJamoquio
Particle Man, Particle Man
Doin' the things a particle can
What's he like? It's not important.
Particle Man

Is he a dot, or is he a speck?
When he's underwater, does he get wet?
Or... does the water get *him* instead?
Nobody knows.
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Originally Posted by marqueemoon
"Wet" is a quality we as humans assigned to it. It's an arbitrary term and has its origins in our limited powers of perception.

It also depends on the state, as has already been touched on. Is scalding hot steam vapor or water well below the freezing point "wet"?
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.99999 = water
1 = wet

Not equal but the same?
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If we're discussing water in the context of cycling then it matters not if it is wet; what matters is whether it is Italian. I go nowhere on my Bianchi without one of these in the bottle cage.

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Originally Posted by urodacus
hydrogen bonding, my son.

dipole moments due to non-symmetrical arrangements of opposite charge, and consequent dipolar attraction (induced or actual) in other materials. has a lot to do with the orbital arrangement of the unfilled electron shell in oxygen atoms.

etc.
Very true, but this still does not explain the "qualia" of wetness associated with water. It is akin to the hard problem in Neuroscience, "How is it that the movement of ions across a membrane translate to experience?"

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1 is not a prime number. Discuss.
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Define prime. And then tell me why it usually involves cycling socks.
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He wants the body massage.

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Originally Posted by Little Rider
If 1/3 is .333 repeating and 2/3 is .666 repeating and 3/3 is .999 repeating than doesn't .999 repeating equal one?

Is it then; and not than?
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Originally Posted by recursive
1 is not a prime number. Discuss.
I have never seen a prime called on lap 1.
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"prime" prime or "preem" prime?
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1 is not a prime number. Discuss.
No, but this guy is
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Depends on how much foreplay is involved.
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Originally Posted by marqueemoon
"Wet" is a quality we as humans assigned to it. It's an arbitrary term and has its origins in our limited powers of perception.

It also depends on the state, as has already been touched on. Is scalding hot steam vapor or water well below the freezing point "wet"?

So, then is the sky blue?
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Depends on how much foreplay is involved.
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I remember hearing the phase: "Water isn't wet, it only makes things wet."
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Is saturated steam saturated with water or heat? Another trick question.
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wittgenstein said if you pour water into a box, itll get his bug wet.
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