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Forum: Politics 10-07-2014, 11:16
Replies: 238
Views: 5,513
Posted By ozark1
A question - what is the Metric scale for...

A question - what is the Metric scale for interstellar distances?

Everyone uses Light Years or Parsecs (3.26 ly). Should we use petametres instead?

Alpha Centauri is just over 40 petametres from...
Forum: Politics 10-07-2014, 11:01
Replies: 238
Views: 5,513
Posted By ozark1
Presumably bar(g) - gauge pressure, which is the...

Presumably bar(g) - gauge pressure, which is the pressure above atmosphere. Of course atmosphere varies from 870 hPa to 1085 hPa, so there is some variation
Forum: Politics 10-07-2014, 08:39
Replies: 238
Views: 5,513
Posted By ozark1
1 bar = 0.987 atm....

1 bar = 0.987 atm....
Forum: Politics 10-07-2014, 08:36
Replies: 238
Views: 5,513
Posted By ozark1
So you are 1.83 m tall and pressurise your tyres...

So you are 1.83 m tall and pressurise your tyres to 340,000 Pascals at the front and 310,000 Pascals at the back.
Forum: General Discussion 04-07-2014, 10:41
Replies: 52
Views: 1,348
Posted By ozark1
But that would make it "The smallest positive...

But that would make it "The smallest positive integer not definable in under eleven words". I've now defined it in ten words....

It's called Berry's Paradox
Forum: General Discussion 04-07-2014, 08:45
Replies: 52
Views: 1,348
Posted By ozark1
More maths - What is the smallest positive...

More maths - What is the smallest positive integer not definable in under eleven words?
Forum: General Discussion 04-07-2014, 08:41
Replies: 52
Views: 1,348
Posted By ozark1
A hotel with an infinite number of rooms and an...

A hotel with an infinite number of rooms and an infinite number of guests can never be full. There will always be free rooms
Forum: Politics 03-07-2014, 20:26
Replies: 92
Views: 3,276
Posted By ozark1
It's a strong Indian Hindu faith school with...

It's a strong Indian Hindu faith school with links to the local Jewish Secondary School. The mix is mostly Indian. I can see the issues with Muslim parents who didn't choose it.

The same thing is...
Forum: General Discussion 03-07-2014, 14:27
Replies: 19
Views: 668
Posted By ozark1
Hold on a minute. You are suggesting that Los...

Hold on a minute.

You are suggesting that Los Angeles, San Francisco and Honolulu (all American) are not some of the most congested cities on the planet?

Add in Brussels, Antwerp, Rotterdam and...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 03-07-2014, 13:49
Replies: 21
Views: 1,130
Posted By ozark1
So it's a nostalgic showing of a 70s sitcom, that...

So it's a nostalgic showing of a 70s sitcom, that itself was a nostalgic look at 50s America. That is going to be confusing
Forum: TV Shows: UK 01-07-2014, 10:57
Replies: 104
Views: 11,192
Posted By ozark1
The book was "Der Schweizerische Robinson" by...

The book was "Der Schweizerische Robinson" by Johann Wyss. It was one of many "Robinsonades" which drew from the Daniel Defoe original. There never was a "Crusoe" in the title, though the...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 26-06-2014, 08:28
Replies: 104
Views: 11,192
Posted By ozark1
OK - there were no Christian names. The family...

OK - there were no Christian names. The family was lulli Caesares (Caesar was adopted as a title after Nero). If you were looking at names Augustus would be Octavian. Still I am not sure that's...
Forum: Politics 25-06-2014, 12:48
Replies: 45
Views: 1,429
Posted By ozark1
Asa Griggs Candler - aggressive, marketing genius...

Asa Griggs Candler - aggressive, marketing genius made the company.

The child's opinion is wrong as Coca-Cola don't actually make any fizzy pop. They licence it to franchisees (thus eliminating a...
Forum: Broadband Internet 20-06-2014, 08:06
Replies: 135
Views: 17,768
Posted By ozark1
I've got the real story now. Turns out Openreach...

I've got the real story now. Turns out Openreach decided to replace the cabinet - and forgot how to reconnect the lines. At one point (Wednesday) I got a phone back - only it was my neighbour's...
Forum: Sport 18-06-2014, 13:43
Replies: 36
Views: 1,926
Posted By ozark1
The Royal and Ancient Golf Club is Scottish. It...

The Royal and Ancient Golf Club is Scottish. It runs golf (outside the US) and organises the Open. It is already the premier golf tournament in Scotland.

The Scottish Open is a European Tour event...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 18-06-2014, 13:23
Replies: 31
Views: 1,999
Posted By ozark1
Inspector Kate Longton. "Juliet Bravo" was her...

Inspector Kate Longton. "Juliet Bravo" was her call sign. I prefered Stephanie Turner (Insp Jean Darblay).
Forum: General Discussion 18-06-2014, 12:52
Replies: 111
Views: 3,997
Posted By ozark1
On a more relevant note - if Tuvalu, Manitoba,...

On a more relevant note - if Tuvalu, Manitoba, Hawaii, Manitoba, Australia, New Zealand, Bermuda, Cayman Islands and Fiji continue to use the Union Flag then why shouldn't we?
Forum: General Discussion 18-06-2014, 12:48
Replies: 111
Views: 3,997
Posted By ozark1
We should just use the canton from the Hawaiian...

We should just use the canton from the Hawaiian flag instead
Forum: Broadcasting 18-06-2014, 12:22
Replies: 203
Views: 8,201
Posted By ozark1
I agree with everything apart from the larger...

I agree with everything apart from the larger talent pool. The big hit of the moment - Game of Thrones is wall to wall UK acting talent
Forum: Broadcasting 18-06-2014, 12:16
Replies: 203
Views: 8,201
Posted By ozark1
If British drama is the best in the world, then...

If British drama is the best in the world, then the BBC and ITV are doing a very poor job in advertising it.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 18-06-2014, 09:24
Replies: 53
Views: 4,514
Posted By ozark1
Or the other mystery - why people call the "Mary...

Or the other mystery - why people call the "Mary Celeste" Marie....

You are actually quoting "J. Habakuk Jephson's Statement" by Arthur Conan Doyle. Published in 1884 it is a short story with...
Forum: Broadband Internet 18-06-2014, 07:31
Replies: 135
Views: 17,768
Posted By ozark1
The only trouble with that is that I'd still be...

The only trouble with that is that I'd still be without phone and broadband until a new ISP took over - let's say another couple of weeks. It would have to be a revert to donor as well.

I have...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 17-06-2014, 13:00
Replies: 19
Views: 730
Posted By ozark1
Game of Thrones Bron 1/2 Il Comissario...

Game of Thrones
Bron 1/2
Il Comissario Montalbano
Babylon 5
Secret Army
Forum: General Discussion 17-06-2014, 12:41
Replies: 136
Views: 3,501
Posted By ozark1
Australia’s Top 10 Beers 1.XXXX Gold 12.4% 2.VB...

Australia’s Top 10 Beers

1.XXXX Gold 12.4%
2.VB 12.3%
3.Carlton Draught 9.3%
4.Tooheys New 7.1%
5.Tooheys Extra Dry 4.4%
6.Carlton Mid 3.8%
7.Carlton Dry 3.3%
8.Corona Extra 3.1%
Forum: Broadband Internet 17-06-2014, 08:23
Replies: 135
Views: 17,768
Posted By ozark1
However Talktalk are very quick to diagnose that...

However Talktalk are very quick to diagnose that there is nothing wrong with the line, close the case, and wait for you to ring in before they do anything further. I've lost phone and broadband, so...
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