American vs british. . American ALT British ALT. I agree with British stuff apart from first floor. Ground isn't a number. American vs british ALT British I agree with stuff apart from first floor Ground isn't a number
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> hey anon, wanna give your opinion?
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User avatar #14 - kyrozor
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I agree with British stuff apart from first floor. Ground isn't a number.
User avatar #111 to #14 - toosexyforyou
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Buildings are usually slightly above the ground around them.
User avatar #20 to #14 - ChromedDragon
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the place up the first flight of stairs is the first floor
#19 to #14 - kez
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Pretty sure 0 is a number
User avatar #23 to #19 - kyrozor
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No one here says zero though, they just say ground.
#27 to #23 - TomasArnar
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Ground Zero
#32 to #27 - scootaloooooo
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amazing reply there
amazing reply there
#515 to #32 - reretzu
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#228 to #27 - pineappleninja
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YES.

******* GOD YES

that was perfect.
#484 to #228 - kaycie
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#427 to #27 - lamarisagoodname
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#487 to #27 - ohaibrooooh
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Ground Zero, you say?
User avatar #624 to #487 - safo
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what is this from? Is that Big Boss??
User avatar #685 to #624 - ohaibrooooh
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The new upcoming Metal Gear Solid game. Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes. It's another expansion on Big Boss' story.
User avatar #707 to #685 - safo
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thats badass, which platform?
User avatar #709 to #707 - ohaibrooooh
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Xbox and Ps3, possibly PC.
#301 to #27 - amoussa
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yeah, the analogy is also applied in atomic physics. If variable 'n' represents the energy level of the atom, we say that n= 0 is the ground state and that n =1 is the first excited state.
#681 to #27 - duntazemebrah
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#684 to #27 - ramerez
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to hell we go!
User avatar #705 to #19 - GnRNoD
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Idk if it's been said.. but to clarify
i think that
0 is a valueless number...
it doesn't have either positive or negative value, and it doesn't add or rest from other numbers.
#8 - kingtacozz
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#10 to #8 - sircool
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1-12/1-31/1-9999999+

numbers, not how long these things are.
#74 to #10 - sircool
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guy above me says exact same thing, and gets 11+, but i get -15.

funny junk, you're retarded.
User avatar #36 to #10 - herodan
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but a day is smaller than a month, is it not? so why put it second?
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User avatar #50 to #46 - herodan
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that.....is a good point
User avatar #47 to #36 - srskate
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but there are less months than days, so why put it second?
#55 to #10 - chazzxz
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#25 to #10 - jjholt
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#628 to #8 - foxxywithpaws
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Have this.
User avatar #69 to #8 - cancerousiguana
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They're in the order you would SAY them.
10/15/12
"October 15th, 2012"
We rarely say "15th of October, 2012" so we don't use 15/10/12

What I don't get is why it's such a big deal to you people.
#86 to #69 - anon id: 16a3e543
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But.. you only say it that way because it is written that way!

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#442 to #142 - anon id: 02e052e9
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And I say 15th of Frostfall. And some say "Ten-fifteen-twelve"
And some say The 15th day of October.

Point being is that there are so many ways to say days-months-years that it doesn't even make sense to thing there's a logical way to say it, and I don't understand the reason for everyone being confused about it.
User avatar #37 to #8 - internetbridgetrol
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12 months
365 days
infinite years
So, it's

12
365


There. I explained our American logic. let me toss another one your way. We call it soccer because i was Association football, shortened to 'Soc', and then evolved into Soccer. We call American Football football because the regulation ball is 12 inches. One foot. The BALL is one FOOT in length. FOOTBALL.

TL;DR Everyone who bashed America needs to stop thinking so ******* in the box and Eurocentrically.
User avatar #110 to #37 - maxismahname
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wow, america now seems more intelligent.
User avatar #164 to #37 - Faz
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00/00/0000
first stays the same
second changes
third stays the same
does it not make more sense that the first is always the one to change? so when checking records/ putting sets of documents in order by date the eye always looks to the beginning of sets of numbers/sentences so it becomes a whole lot easier to get things in order.
User avatar #44 to #37 - srskate
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OH SNAP!
User avatar #101 to #37 - jarelk
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The year thing still seems silly to me. Days count down much faster than months, which is another reason to put days before months.

I still think the football thing is sill though, since "foot" is a silly measurement.

Still, thank you for explaining though!
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#637 to #37 - anon id: 025b02b7
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thank you for explaining this, American
User avatar #532 to #37 - spinsser
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the range doesn't affect -_- ..

anyways, I use the American system for a different reason.

I'm least interested in the year (because in most cases I already know it :) )
and I'm a bit interested in the day, but it isn't so important,,
what I really care about is the month, so I'm organizing them based on priority,

check the month -> (if I still need to know more) -> check the day (mostly terminate, but if I REALLY have to) -> check the year.
#293 to #37 - anon id: cb57a5ba
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It doesn't make grammatical sense when you're reading it though. No-one says it's the october of 15th. Everyone says it's the 15th of October.
#297 to #293 - anon id: f38f134a
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or just October 15th
User avatar #567 to #37 - mrthezho
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No other American seem to want to explain that logic. That leads me to think not very much Americans don't understand it either. And that leads me to think the American way is harder to understand.
To me it just doesn't make sense to have a system that not even most people using it understands, even though there is a logic behind it.
#90 to #37 - willcutting
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I'll be the annoying guy tonight even if your logic looks good : so if we follow you logic is the following one : the more you are the further from the begining of the date you are. So here we are October the 15th, 2012. Because 12 monthes, 31 Days every Month/365 days a year and an infinite number of year but there is also decades, century and milleniums. There is
10 years in a decade
100 in a century
1000 in a millenium right ?
1. year/ 2. decade/ 3. month/ 4. century/ 5. day/ 6 . millenium
so the date would be 2,1, October, 0, 15th, 2.
12 is the number of years which past since the begining of the century: 1 the number of decade; October, obviously the month; 0 the number of century since the past millenium; 15 the day; and 2 the number of millenium.
And I'm not even talking about the hour because : 24h/60minutes/60 seconds and 100 milliseconds
if we consider that there is more seconds than minutes in the day the second is before the minutes, so at 22h : 58m : 23s : 79ms it actualy 23s : 58m : 22h : 79ms
That's why your argument is invalid.
User avatar #15 - bananarchy
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Actually Public schools in Britain can go both ways.
User avatar #24 to #15 - tylersaurusrex
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Public school is just another way for saying private school, because the school is run by the public as opposed to the state running a state school...
#480 to #24 - anon id: 6f3c1336
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Wait, so in Britain public schools and private schools are the same thing?
User avatar #547 to #480 - tylersaurusrex
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Yeah, what in America would be public school, we call state school.
User avatar #133 to #24 - wiredguy
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Yeah but public schools have to have a certain social standing. There's a select group which can be called "public"
It's stupid, if you ask me.
User avatar #40 to #15 - diablojoe
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You're getting Public Schools mixed up with State Schools

Eton is a public school
#113 - phanact
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Americans VS British
User avatar #292 - recoveryone
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Slightly related story: Found an NFL sized American Football, got an idea on why it's called a Football, took out a ruler, measured it, turns out an NFL sized Football is exactly 12 inches long, which is one standard Foot.
#373 to #292 - slightirrelevance
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It's not round though. The term football still doesn't make sense.
#432 to #373 - lamarisagoodname
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My testicles are not round and they're still called balls and damn it, so will a football.
#300 to #292 - mexikaner
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User avatar #295 to #292 - smokedmeatlog
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you sir are a genius
#455 - cotyw
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#575 - jofj
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mfw britain
#645 to #575 - anon id: 0b9cfd22
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Iam british and i approve of this hahahaha
User avatar #702 to #575 - shadesofbacon
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Add in complaining about "those bloody immigrants" and you'd be right
#302 - bossauce
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I hope people get it
User avatar #331 to #302 - amnesiacpatient
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isn't Hugh Laurie (guy on the left) um British?
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#342 to #316 - youfromthefuture
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James Bond is my favorite actor.
User avatar #367 to #342 - Rageguyftw
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You mean Daniel Craig, James Bond is the character
User avatar #371 to #367 - youfromthefuture
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It's hard to convey sarcasm through text. I tried.
User avatar #325 to #316 - clitersaurus
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All 3 being British...








inb4 did you research that, nope just a guess
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#339 to #329 - clitersaurus
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Nope Englandfag here I was just pointing out that it might as well have been a British/USA comparison seeing as it was 1 dude who I can't remember the name of but gqrgfg OHH half way through this I got the joke fml
#448 - redragond
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mfw American public schools
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#1 - anon id: 3b32d0f3
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Geez. ******* ass backwards british. Get it together.
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#73 to #1 - tarnac
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This is why we can't have nice things....
#16 to #1 - beffen
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I filled in a captcha just so I could thumb you down...
I filled in a captcha just so I could thumb you down...
User avatar #2 to #1 - badmonkey
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I really hope you're joking