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    (Original post by Sire)
    And lets not forget the 4 blokes who tried to go down a laundry chute on the 4th floor of a library. Uhmm libraries don't have laundry chutes by the way. Just paper compactors. Buh bye to the first one. So are we talking about the same thing at all? If so, do you know of a comprehensive listing I can view?
    Jesus Christ, that is not a good way to die. What happened to the other 3?
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    Jesus Christ, that is not a good way to die. What happened to the other 3?
    they saw him die and decided, unsurprisingly, not to continue with their recreation.
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    Jesus Christ, that is not a good way to die. What happened to the other 3?
    First one dies of course, second got broken arms and wrenched neck if I remember correctly, third had a soft landing, fourth heard the thuds and didn't go. Probably whistled innocently pass the front desk before bolting down to find his friends.
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    First one dies of course, second got broken arms and wrenched neck if I remember correctly, third had a soft landing, fourth heard the thuds and didn't go. Probably whistled innocently pass the front desk before bolting down to find his friends.

    or what was left of his friends
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    (Original post by _Devour_You)
    The question was raised: "If a man alone in the woods speaks, and his wife cannot hear him, is he still wrong?"

    I have considered this question in light of the principles of Modern
    Physics and offer my thesis, dedicated to my wife, who anchors me in
    reality.

    In the year 1900 Max Planck discovered that the energy of light is
    quantified. In 1905 Albert Einstein used Planck's Constant to write the
    theory of the Photoelectric Effect, that light behaves as a particle
    when it comes to energy transfer. Louis de Broglie proposed that
    particles can have a wave nature and this fact was later verified.

    These discoveries led Neils Bohr to propose a radical theory of the
    atom, which was partially successful in explaining the emission spectra
    of the hydrogen atom. Neils Bohr was compelled to introduce the
    Principle of "Complementarity," that light is both a particle and a
    wave.

    The modern theories were extended when Max Born showed that the

    distribution of energy was a function of probability. Further, Warner
    Heisenberg wrote the Principle of Uncertainty, which says that it is
    impossible to determine the exact location of an electron and the vector
    direction of its momentum at the same time.

    This was followed with the master stroke penned by Erwin Schrodinger.
    Using the "Psi function" of Quantum Mechanics, Schrodinger could map the
    "wave field" of any particle, thus giving us a theoretical explanation
    for the structure of an atom and the entire periodic table of the
    elements.

    The Quantum mechanics predicts that a wave of a single frequency would
    stretch out to infinite proportions, the superposition of a narrow range
    of frequencies produces a standing wave function which can be localized
    to a much more precise location. Thus the electron and its position
    within an atom becomes a cloud of probability.

    From this I infer that there are such states as being right and being
    wrong, within certain parameters of uncertainty. Applying the Psi
    function, the more vague the statement of the man the greater the
    probability of him being correct. The narrower and more specific his
    utterance the greater the likelihood of his being wrong.

    Also, the Principle of Complementarity assures us that if a man alone in
    the woods speaks, and his wife can not hear him, he is BOTH right and
    wrong until he comes out of the woods.

    In the analogy of Schrodinger's Cat, the cat in the box is both dead and
    alive until someone opens the lid. The act of observing the phenomenon
    determines the outcome.

    Thus, the inevitable conclusion is that it doesn't matter what the man
    says only his wife can determine whether or not he is correct.
    u can call me thick but wot do u mean by if he speaks is he wrong? wrong 4 wot? wots it gotta do wiv physics?
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    u can call me thick but wot do u mean by if he speaks is he wrong? wrong 4 wot? wots it gotta do wiv physics?
    lol excellent point
 
 
 
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