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    (Original post by FrenchUnicorn)
    I never been to London before so I don't know the places you are talking about lol

    Besides I think it'll be more complicated than expected .. My exam might be in New York instead of London . . . I have to be sure tho, they keep changing places and dates .. Well I'll see ^.^
    ah, good luck with exams.

    dw about the geography (im horrid with the subject). Milton Keynes isnt part of london, its a small city about 50 miles north of london. bluewater is a shopping centre near dartford in kent (about 30ish miles from london)
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    (Original post by quasa)
    ah, good luck with exams.

    dw about the geography (im horrid with the subject). Milton Keynes isnt part of london, its a small city about 50 miles north of london. bluewater is a shopping centre near dartford in kent (about 30ish miles from london)
    Thank you ^.^

    Ermm I am TRULY sorry but can you speak in km instead of miles ? In France we use internationel mesure system :P
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    Nope :ahee:

    Someone I met in legal careers discussing training contracts.

    He doesn't even use the site AFAIK anymore, let alone rep me.
    A likely story. :hmmm:

    I don't even see him as a TSR friend so to speak and always forget we met on here. This was back in the days when my username was 'ew296'
    Why were you allowed two username changes? Most people are allowed only one. :fuhrer:

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    (Original post by FrenchUnicorn)
    Thank you ^.^

    Ermm I am TRULY sorry but can you speak in km instead of miles ? In France we use internationel mesure system :P
    apologies for that 1 mile = 1.609344km.

    30 miles approx. = 48km

    50 approx = 80km
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    (Original post by FrenchUnicorn)
    Thank you ^.^

    Ermm I am TRULY sorry but can you speak in km instead of miles ? In France we use internationel mesure system :P
    Just multiply by 1.6

    The day the UK switches to the metric system will be a glorious day, indeed. :sogood:
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    (Original post by TheOtherSide.)
    I'm actually not far off from having parents like these
    #EasternEuropeanparentstho....
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    (Original post by Hydeman)
    Just multiply by 1.6

    The day the UK switches to the metric system will be a glorious day, indeed. :sogood:
    Sadly that day is miles away.
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    (Original post by SeanFM)
    Sadly that day is miles away.
    You went there.
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    (Original post by quasa)
    apologies for that 1 mile = 1.609344km.

    30 miles approx. = 48km

    50 approx = 80km
    it's okay haha, thank you

    (Original post by Hydeman)
    Just multiply by 1.6

    The day the UK switches to the metric system will be a glorious day, indeed. :sogood:
    Still annoying lol

    I agree !
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    So happy to see you :heart:

    (Original post by SeanFM)
    Sadly that day is miles away.
    :lol: :lol:
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    (Original post by Hydeman)
    You went there.
    (Original post by SeanFM)
    Sadly that day is miles away.
    Am I missing something?
    Since 1995, goods sold in Europe have had to be weighed or measured in metric, but the UK was temporarily allowed to continue using the imperial system. This opt-out was due to expire in 2009, with only pints of beer, milk and cider and miles and supposed to survive beyond the cut-off
    n 2006, three countries did not mainly use the metric system: the United States, Burma, and Liberia. In the United Kingdom metric is the official system for most regulated trading by weight or measure purposes, but some imperial units remain the primary official unit of measurement.


    Countries that still use Imperial Units
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    Am I missing something?






    Countries that still use Imperial Units
    Omaigá, you're back! :ahee:
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    but we already met ????

    :sexface:


    That night?! :innocent:


    OR are we denying that it ever happened now you have Indeterminate


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    (Original post by Hodor_van_Groot)
    Omaigá, you're back! :ahee:

    Hush child...pixies work in magical ways
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    (Original post by Hydeman)
    Just multiply by 1.6

    The day the UK switches to the metric system will be a glorious day, indeed. :sogood:
    speaking of which, is the UK the only place in the world which freely mangles imperial and metric systems?
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    (Original post by homeland.lsw)
    Am I missing something?






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    Yeah, we weren't strictly talking about the units used in regulated trade. :erm:
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    (Original post by Hydeman)
    Just multiply by 1.6

    The day the UK switches to the metric system will be a glorious day, indeed. :sogood:
    Never going to happen, we use so many different imperial measurements it is unbelievable. In certain industries they still use the imperial currency system of guineas.
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    (Original post by Hydeman)
    Yeah, we weren't strictly talking about the units used in regulated trade. :erm:
    oh...:getmecoat:
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    (Original post by quasa)
    speaking of which, is the UK the only place in the world which freely mangles imperial and metric systems?
    That I know of. :dontknow: It depends on which areas you mean. Even in the few countries that still officially use imperial units, I imagine some industries/trades still employ metric units for convenience.
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    (Original post by DiddyDec)
    Never going to happen, we use so many different imperial measurements it is unbelievable. In certain industries they still use the imperial currency system of guineas.
    I am sad. :emo:
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    Am I missing something?
    Countries that still use Imperial Units
    There is still plenty of imperial measurements used, here are some;
    • Horses are measured in hands
    • Racecourses are measured in furlongs
    • Fields are measured in acres or hectares (metric) depending on what you are calculating.
    • Livestock auctions use guineas
    • Weight of people is measured in stone and pounds
    • Grain is measures in tonnes, tons, kg or 100 grain weight
    • Height of people is measures in feet and inches
    • Clothes are measures in inches
    • Golf courses are measured yards
    The list goes on.
 
 
 
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