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Re: CC Random thread

Post by Per » Wed Dec 11, 2019 2:22 am

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Re: CC Random thread

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Post by Micky » Wed Dec 11, 2019 3:34 am

The metric system was shoved down my throat by an idiot. I don't use it. Fahrenheit is so much more accurate.
Miles per Hour is for real Men.
We still build shit with two by fours as well :lol:
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Re: CC Random thread

Post by Per » Wed Dec 11, 2019 5:22 am

micky107 wrote:
Wed Dec 11, 2019 3:34 am
The metric system was shoved down my throat by an idiot. I don't use it. Fahrenheit is so much more accurate.
Miles per Hour is for real Men.
We still build shit with two by fours as well :lol:
Well... the medieval non-metric system is still used by three countries; Myanmar (Burma), Liberia and the USA.

But if you are talking Fahrenheit, that's down to just one.... :lol:

Seriously, water freezes at 0 and boils at 100.
That's logical. Easy to understand.

No wonder Anders Celsius's scale has taken over the world. :drink:



Edit: I stand corrected. Apparently Bahamas and Liberia also use Fahrenheit.
Damn, Liberia really must be a backward country! :o
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Post by Per » Wed Dec 11, 2019 5:31 am

Also, having driven in the Finnish countryside, I have noticed that whereas I interpreted the speed signs to indicate maximum speed in km/h, most locals seem to interpret them as minimum speed in mph... :|

No wonder they produce so many rally world champions, for them that's just like driving to or from work. :look:

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Re: CC Random thread

Post by 5thhorseman » Wed Dec 11, 2019 9:56 am

micky107 wrote:
Wed Dec 11, 2019 3:34 am
The metric system was shoved down my throat by an idiot. I don't use it. Fahrenheit is so much more accurate.
Miles per Hour is for real Men.
We still build shit with two by fours as well :lol:
Maybe time to go prehistoric again and switch from the eagle to the pterodactyl.

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Re: CC Random thread

Post by Micky » Wed Dec 11, 2019 10:51 am

5thhorseman wrote:
Wed Dec 11, 2019 9:56 am

Maybe time to go prehistoric again and switch from the eagle to the pterodactyl.
That thought has occurred to me. ;)
Per wrote:
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Seriously, water freezes at 0 and boils at 100.
That's logical. Easy to understand.
That's right. That's why it's used. Easy :oops:
Fahrenheit has so many more levels. Personally; I find that not only useful but convenient.
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Re: CC Random thread

Post by Topper » Wed Dec 11, 2019 10:54 am

Per wrote:
Wed Dec 11, 2019 2:24 am
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Are the countries in white, those it has not invaded. Belize (British Honduras) and Guatemala still have an unsettled border dating back to colonial times in both countries. The case appears to be headed to the ICJ for settlement.
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Re: CC Random thread

Post by Per » Wed Dec 11, 2019 12:42 pm

Topper wrote:
Wed Dec 11, 2019 10:54 am
Per wrote:
Wed Dec 11, 2019 2:24 am
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Map of countries Britain has invaded
Are the countries in white, those it has not invaded. Belize (British Honduras) and Guatemala still have an unsettled border dating back to colonial times in both countries. The case appears to be headed to the ICJ for settlement.
Yup. Although their definition of invaded is rather generous. Many of those, eg Finland, I would say were attacked rather than invaded, but still. Sweden is one of very few countries that has not experienced aggression from British soldiers on our soil.
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Re: CC Random thread

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Per wrote:
Wed Dec 11, 2019 12:42 pm
Sweden is one of very few countries that has not experienced aggression from British soldiers on our soil.
Surprising, considering your army's shit and your birds are fit :)

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Re: CC Random thread

Post by The Brown Wizard » Wed Dec 11, 2019 2:25 pm

5thhorseman wrote:
Wed Dec 11, 2019 2:08 pm
Per wrote:
Wed Dec 11, 2019 12:42 pm
Sweden is one of very few countries that has not experienced aggression from British soldiers on our soil.
Surprising, considering your army's shit and your birds are fit :)
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Re: CC Random thread

Post by Topper » Wed Dec 11, 2019 2:52 pm

Per wrote:
Wed Dec 11, 2019 12:42 pm
Topper wrote:
Wed Dec 11, 2019 10:54 am
Are the countries in white, those it has not invaded. Belize (British Honduras) and Guatemala still have an unsettled border dating back to colonial times in both countries. The case appears to be headed to the ICJ for settlement.
Yup. Although their definition of invaded is rather generous. Many of those, eg Finland, I would say were attacked rather than invaded, but still. Sweden is one of very few countries that has not experienced aggression from British soldiers on our soil.
So the colonial back and forth in holding the territory that became British Honduras and late Belize was ignored.
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Re: CC Random thread

Post by Per » Wed Dec 11, 2019 3:12 pm

Topper wrote:
Wed Dec 11, 2019 2:52 pm
Per wrote:
Wed Dec 11, 2019 12:42 pm
Topper wrote:
Wed Dec 11, 2019 10:54 am
Are the countries in white, those it has not invaded. Belize (British Honduras) and Guatemala still have an unsettled border dating back to colonial times in both countries. The case appears to be headed to the ICJ for settlement.
Yup. Although their definition of invaded is rather generous. Many of those, eg Finland, I would say were attacked rather than invaded, but still. Sweden is one of very few countries that has not experienced aggression from British soldiers on our soil.
So the colonial back and forth in holding the territory that became British Honduras and late Belize was ignored.
Possibly. So you’re saying Guatemala should be considered invaded too?
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Re: CC Random thread

Post by Topper » Wed Dec 11, 2019 3:19 pm

Per wrote:
Wed Dec 11, 2019 3:12 pm
Topper wrote:
Wed Dec 11, 2019 2:52 pm
Per wrote:
Wed Dec 11, 2019 12:42 pm
Topper wrote:
Wed Dec 11, 2019 10:54 am
Are the countries in white, those it has not invaded. Belize (British Honduras) and Guatemala still have an unsettled border dating back to colonial times in both countries. The case appears to be headed to the ICJ for settlement.
Yup. Although their definition of invaded is rather generous. Many of those, eg Finland, I would say were attacked rather than invaded, but still. Sweden is one of very few countries that has not experienced aggression from British soldiers on our soil.
So the colonial back and forth in holding the territory that became British Honduras and late Belize was ignored.
Possibly. So you’re saying Guatemala should be considered invaded too?
The territory bounced back and forth several times during colonial days. There was a treaty at one time based on the Brits allowing a transport corridor to the Caribbean coast. That corridor has never been created and hence the continued border dispute. The border is rather fluid.
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Re: CC Random thread

Post by SKYO » Thu Dec 12, 2019 2:34 am

5thhorseman wrote:
Wed Dec 11, 2019 2:08 pm
Per wrote:
Wed Dec 11, 2019 12:42 pm
Sweden is one of very few countries that has not experienced aggression from British soldiers on our soil.
Surprising, considering your army's shit and your birds are fit :)
after all these world wars - s war ward 3 would end it.
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