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Forum topic by DKV posted 606 days ago 1162 views 0 times favorited 57 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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DKV

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606 days ago

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.

-- 2014 will be a different year...at least for me it will.


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ChuckV

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#1 posted 606 days ago

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.

-- “That it will never come again / Is what makes life so sweet. ” ― Emily Dickinson

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stevenmadden

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#2 posted 606 days ago

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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DKV

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#3 posted 606 days ago

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

-- 2014 will be a different year...at least for me it will.

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Jimbo4

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#4 posted 606 days ago

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

-- BELT SANDER: Used for making rectangular gouges in wood.

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#5 posted 606 days ago

Why are you the posting police all of a sudden?

-- jay, www.allaboutastro.com

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ChuckV

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#6 posted 606 days ago

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

-- “That it will never come again / Is what makes life so sweet. ” ― Emily Dickinson

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DKV

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#7 posted 606 days ago

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.

-- 2014 will be a different year...at least for me it will.

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ChuckV

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#8 posted 606 days ago

-- “That it will never come again / Is what makes life so sweet. ” ― Emily Dickinson

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hhhopks

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#9 posted 606 days ago

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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Don W

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#10 posted 606 days ago

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

3062 posts in 1128 days


#11 posted 606 days ago

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

-- 2014 will be a different year...at least for me it will.

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Don W

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#12 posted 606 days ago

like a board foot translator?

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

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DKV

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#13 posted 606 days ago

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

-- 2014 will be a different year...at least for me it will.

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Smitty_Cabinetshop

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#14 posted 606 days ago

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 606 days ago

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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