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Kerry.P
Posted: Wednesday, June 12, 2013 11:31:02 PM

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Hi all,

Has this link/site been posted before?

http://htwins.net/scale2/

"Wow" is all I can say. (And you may quote me on that. Dancing )

Be sure to slide the horizontal scale to see the scope of objects then click an object for a summary.
leonAzul
Posted: Thursday, June 13, 2013 12:02:02 AM

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Some of these comparisons are interesting, but not when they mix up length, surface area, volume, and radius.
Eh?


"Make it go away, Mrs Whatsit," he whispered. "Make it go away. It's evil."
Pacific-Passions
Posted: Thursday, June 13, 2013 1:16:27 AM

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Really interesting!!!!

'Once the game is over the king and the pawn go back in the same box'
Christine
Posted: Thursday, June 13, 2013 9:52:30 AM

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The last picture is amazing!!

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jcbarros
Posted: Thursday, June 13, 2013 3:26:33 PM

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This never ceases to amaze me.Anxious
leonAzul
Posted: Tuesday, July 18, 2017 4:44:05 AM

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If you'd like to show this to someone when you don't have a computer handy, there's an app for that.

"Make it go away, Mrs Whatsit," he whispered. "Make it go away. It's evil."
Ashwin Joshi
Posted: Wednesday, July 19, 2017 2:11:13 PM

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Scale of the universe is :

immeasurableadjective
1. Too great to be calculated:
countless, incalculable, incomputable, inestimable, infinite, innumerable, measureless, uncountable.
2. Having no ends or limits:
boundless, endless, illimitable, infinite, limitless, measureless, unbounded, unlimited.


Me Gathering Pebbles at The Seashore.-Aj
will
Posted: Thursday, July 20, 2017 3:42:26 PM
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If you carry on scrolling out beyond the entire observable universe there’s an ethereal dolphin, lamenting it’s wasted creation because it hadn’t foreseen the consequences of designing monkeys with thumbs.

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Romany
Posted: Friday, July 21, 2017 6:24:24 AM
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To be fair, though, it's reported that he's at least polite and says "Thanks for all the fish"!
TMe
Posted: Saturday, July 22, 2017 12:31:20 AM

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INDECIPHERABLE

I am a layman.
Sarrriesfan
Posted: Sunday, July 23, 2017 4:27:35 PM

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TMe wrote:
INDECIPHERABLE


It's a reference to The Hitchhikers Guide To the Galaxy by Douglas Adams, a cult series that started on BBC radio, then became a series of books, a tv show and film.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=ojydNb3Lrrs

I lack the imagination for a witty signature.
srirr
Posted: Monday, July 24, 2017 1:43:43 AM

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Indeed Wow!

I often wonder how a man calculates the thing that is incalculable. In the video, somewhere between femtometer and attometer, the label says something like "not defined". But we still go deep beyond that. Amazing!

And perhaps the plank is the limit on one side because we are unable to cross this threshold at present. May be something else will be there if we could dissect plank.
Same with last Universe's size. Who knows?



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Romany
Posted: Wednesday, July 26, 2017 4:06:47 PM
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HeyThink

How come Will gets to make an indecipherable post entirely scott-free!

No fairNot talking

Contrariwise, if Will's was perfectly understood, how come mine was indecipherable?Boo hoo! Boo hoo!

I shall go and stamp my little foot!

(Edit for two typos)
will
Posted: Thursday, July 27, 2017 7:04:22 AM
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It’s just conditioning. Most of my posts are indecipherable. Shhh


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Romany
Posted: Friday, July 28, 2017 3:31:39 AM
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I guess its because there are still some guys think women always talk crap anyway? Or that it's much easier to shoot a woman down than a man?
Lotje1000
Posted: Friday, July 28, 2017 3:37:05 AM

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Romany wrote:

I guess its because there are still some guys think women always talk crap anyway? Or that it's much easier to shoot a woman down than a man?


Honestly, I thought it was about your dialog with will, not about your post in particular.
Romany
Posted: Friday, July 28, 2017 4:53:35 AM
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Lotjie -

Ah, you may be right.

Thing is, as this is an English language site, one of the things we do is to PLAY with language. It's something native English-speakers come here to do. The Hitchhikers Guide is one of the most well-known of English-language books and quotes from it come up in everything from adverts to birthday cards.

I think it would be much better for the peace of the site if people asked about what they didn't understand; rather than just levelling accusations at them? Alternatively, if people are playing some game between themselves once a question has been answered that one doesn't understand, just let them get on with enjoying themselves and don't comment at all?

Can we stop being confrontational, please? Let's bring politeness back to TFD and treat each other in print the same way we treat people face to face: nicely.
almo 1
Posted: Friday, July 28, 2017 7:10:34 AM
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Kerry.P wrote:


http://htwins.net/scale2/

"Wow" is all I can say. (And you may quote me on that. Dancing )



Amazing!

"Total human heights" is pretty tall!




rmberwin
Posted: Saturday, November 04, 2017 7:14:29 PM

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As an aside, it makes no sense to say that the universe is 'huge', because it is sui generis and there is nothing to compare it with. And if the universe is infinite, then the notion of size makes no sense.

A thing of beauty is a joy for ever.
Drag0nspeaker
Posted: Sunday, November 05, 2017 8:29:35 AM

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Romany wrote:
Can we stop being confrontational, please?
Whaddayamean - confrontational?
I'll have you know I'm the most polite person on this forum (though I realise that position is contested). Whistle Whistle





Wyrd bið ful aræd - bull!
Romany
Posted: Sunday, November 05, 2017 12:30:56 PM
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Drago - Hmmm.

re Adams, I think I fell hopelessly in love with his mind the first time I came across it.What a truly wonderful man!
Jyrkkä Jätkä
Posted: Tuesday, November 07, 2017 7:46:34 AM

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Adams, and Pratchett ;-)




In the beginning there was nothing, which exploded.
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