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Forum topic by DKV posted 12-21-2012 04:51 PM 1199 views 0 times favorited 57 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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DKV

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12-21-2012 04:51 PM

For you knotheads out there I am going to “suggest” to you how to post a contribution to a thread. BTW, knothead on a woodworking site is a term of affection. Let me start by asking a question. How many of you post a response by reading the initial post and then giving your opinion, help, comment, etc without reading the posts in between the initial one and yours? To me it seems this happens frequently and makes you look lost and clueless. Make your post part of the flow and everyone will then understand where you are coming from. Don’t try to look brilliant by posting something someone has already posted or solving a problem that has already been solved. Otherwise, you may end up receiving the Knothead of the Month award which I will gladly oversee if Martin asks me.

-- Have fun and laugh alot. Life can end at any moment. You old guys out there know what I mean...


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#1 posted 12-21-2012 05:06 PM

After carefully studying the question you pose, I believe that the answer is 42.

EDIT: This in only true in the simplified non-relativistic case.

-- “While the world with closed eyes sleeps, The sky knows and weeps - steel rain. ” ― Nathan Bell

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#2 posted 12-21-2012 05:11 PM

I have carefully read the original post along with ALL replies so far. Clearly ChuckV is wrong, the answer is 7 (I had to choose a different answer or else I might have been labeled a “knothead”)

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#3 posted 12-21-2012 05:13 PM

You guys are finally starting to get it. BTW, both answers are wrong.

-- Have fun and laugh alot. Life can end at any moment. You old guys out there know what I mean...

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#4 posted 12-21-2012 05:15 PM

Be careful DKV – I called some knotheads an affectionate name and, was rewarded with being blocked. Evidently some knotheads do not like affection.

-- *Arachnoleptic Fit*: The frantic dance performed just after you've accidently walked through a spider web.

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#5 posted 12-21-2012 05:18 PM

Why are you the posting police all of a sudden?

-- jay, www.allaboutastro.com

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#6 posted 12-21-2012 05:19 PM

Is it pi? It has to be – please, please please – say it’s pi.

-- “While the world with closed eyes sleeps, The sky knows and weeps - steel rain. ” ― Nathan Bell

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DKV

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#7 posted 12-21-2012 05:24 PM

Rosebudjim, I agree. Some people don’t like affection.

Cosmicsniper, because I am the most qualified.

ChuckV, you make me laugh. The answer includes pi but is not pi. The difference is in the 25th decimal point position.Try again. You’re close.

All, I’m not even going to get into spelling. This site needs a spelling cop but that would be a fulltime job.

-- Have fun and laugh alot. Life can end at any moment. You old guys out there know what I mean...

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#8 posted 12-21-2012 05:35 PM

-- “While the world with closed eyes sleeps, The sky knows and weeps - steel rain. ” ― Nathan Bell

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hhhopks

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#9 posted 12-21-2012 05:47 PM

i,ll have improved grammer, punc + speelng if me kould post n deffent linguage.

-- I'll be a woodworker when I grow up. HHHOPKS

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#10 posted 12-21-2012 05:49 PM

I use the purple ones.

you state knothead on a woodworking site is a term of affection. Then insinuate knothead of the month is a punishment.

Is it blue?

-- Master hand plane hoarder. - http://timetestedtools.com

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DKV

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#11 posted 12-21-2012 05:49 PM

I’ll request Martin install a spell checker AND translator. What do you think of that?

-- Have fun and laugh alot. Life can end at any moment. You old guys out there know what I mean...

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Don W

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#12 posted 12-21-2012 05:50 PM

like a board foot translator?

-- Master hand plane hoarder. - http://timetestedtools.com

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DKV

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#13 posted 12-21-2012 05:52 PM

Don W, more along the lines of a hhhopks translator.

-- Have fun and laugh alot. Life can end at any moment. You old guys out there know what I mean...

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#14 posted 12-21-2012 05:56 PM

Post this on the Handplanes thread, pls. After you’ve read all 24K+ entries first, of course.

-- Don't anthropomorphize your handplanes. They hate it when you do that. -- OldTools Archive

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#15 posted 12-21-2012 05:57 PM

Pluto!

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procratination a bad thing?

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