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# Do you think in metric or imperial? watch

1. I'm 20 years old and I've grown up in England yet I think in metric. I always think of heights in cm's and weights in kg's. For a long time I didn't know how long a foot was, although for speed I do think in MPH. Anyone else like this?
2. I think in Metric too, it's a lot easier than imperial which really confuses me haha
3. If it's measuring humans, I go in feet / inches and stones / pounds. If I'm told someone is 160cm and 70kg it won't mean anything to me.

However if it's measuring distances or the weight of anything else I go by cm / metres (unless it's miles) and grams / kg.

Is that weird?
4. (Original post by TattyBoJangles)
If it's measuring humans, I go in feet / inches and stones / pounds. If I'm told someone is 160cm and 70kg it won't mean anything to me.

However if it's measuring distances or the weight of anything else I go by cm / metres (unless it's miles) and grams / kg.

Is that weird?
No not weird. I use both for different things as well.

5. I really really really hate it when people talk about a person's weight or height in Metric. Means nothing to me and kind of ticks me off ...

For measurements up to about 3 feet I use feet or inches.

For small measurements about an inch or less, I can use inchs or mm, whichever is easier in the particular case.

Weight is always in Imperial for me. Speed and long distances are in kilometers, because that's what's on the signs and speedometers here.
6. Metric all the way... Though I was forced to know how to convert units from both scales.

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