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User avatar #9 - commandershit
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And then the kid travelled back in time and invented the Imperial system
User avatar #52 to #9 - jinxbomb
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makes more sense than this Horrible Histories - The English Mile
#109 to #9 - supercookieduster
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it happened like thit
it happened like thit
User avatar #124 to #109 - toensix
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Would be a nice gif if it was alittle bigger.
#125 to #9 - fitta
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#112 to #9 - devildogpratt
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#55 to #9 - hopskotch
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Well played sir
User avatar #64 to #9 - thebaseballexpert
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It's all arbitrary though. Imperial isn't difficult or anything if you grew up using it.

Like I can tell you when you've driven 5 miles, but I can't for the life of me tell you when you've driven 5 kilometers.
I could also tell you easily what you should probably wear if its 50 degrees Fahrenheit, but id have to think about it for a minute to tell you what to wear if it was 35 degrees Celsius.
I can tell you what weighs 100 pounds, but like temperature, id have more difficulty telling you what weighs about 70 Kilograms

apples and oranges, honestly
User avatar #66 to #64 - ilovehitler
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Except not really. Take someone who's never learned either, and they'll understand the metric system much easier. The reason being that the metric system is much more logically based, and measurements are in a base of 10. The imperial system, however, makes no logical sense. I've spent maybe a year learning the metric system, and I know it better than the imperial system, which I've been learning all my life.
#77 to #66 - thebaseballexpert
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Except it is apples and oranges though, and it is completely arbitrary which one you use day-day. This is coming from someone else who uses both systems. I just grew up learning imperial, so i choose to use it because my family doesn't understand metric as much as they do imperial. Everyone who uses the metric system would be JUST FINE switching to imperial, and vic versa. Let me explain.   
   
I like what some anon said somewhere that most imperial units are better for every day "around the house" living, where a yard is ABOUT one pace. a foot is ABOUT the length of a human foot. an inch is ABOUT a third of a finger. a pound is ABOUT the weight of a fist. the AVERAGE human walks ABOUT 3 miles per hour. ---- Rounding and estimates. If i were building a bookshelf for myself, I would be perfectly fine building it 6 feet high, by 4 feet wide, by 1 foot deep, as opposed to 2 meters tall, by 1.25 meters wide, by a third of a meter deep, and you're measurements would only be off by a few cm/in either way   
   
Whereas metric makes more sense to be used in science where the numbers need to be more uniform and EXACT, and where little rounding errors lead to BIG mistakes.
Except it is apples and oranges though, and it is completely arbitrary which one you use day-day. This is coming from someone else who uses both systems. I just grew up learning imperial, so i choose to use it because my family doesn't understand metric as much as they do imperial. Everyone who uses the metric system would be JUST FINE switching to imperial, and vic versa. Let me explain.

I like what some anon said somewhere that most imperial units are better for every day "around the house" living, where a yard is ABOUT one pace. a foot is ABOUT the length of a human foot. an inch is ABOUT a third of a finger. a pound is ABOUT the weight of a fist. the AVERAGE human walks ABOUT 3 miles per hour. ---- Rounding and estimates. If i were building a bookshelf for myself, I would be perfectly fine building it 6 feet high, by 4 feet wide, by 1 foot deep, as opposed to 2 meters tall, by 1.25 meters wide, by a third of a meter deep, and you're measurements would only be off by a few cm/in either way

Whereas metric makes more sense to be used in science where the numbers need to be more uniform and EXACT, and where little rounding errors lead to BIG mistakes.
User avatar #78 to #77 - thebaseballexpert
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OK, I admit apples and oranges isn't the BEST description of the two. WE cant edit posts. yet
#90 to #78 - XxElJuegoxX
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I think it would be a disaster if funnyjunk was allowed to edit their comments
#113 to #90 - rakoom
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People have used and abused that privilige badly in the past.

On a site like FunnyJunk's comment-section, things would become hell...
User avatar #128 to #78 - dawdawdwa
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Not only rounding errors. Using the imperial system for science and engineering has led to some of the most notorious crashes and disasters in history.

Most notably the Mars climate probe:
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mars_Climate_Orbiter

Since then NASA uses the SI system.
User avatar #97 to #77 - danzeebass **User deleted account**
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except imperial is harder because it is illogical

metric is great for everyday normal use too
i can see how much a cm is on items
one meter is about the size of a big step, you can feel it
i know when i've walked at least 1 kilometer
and i can tell the approx. of someone's height or weight
User avatar #100 to #97 - thebaseballexpert
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it is logical because, at the basic level its estimated from average lengths of body parts. (see above)

Considering you can also date a few of the units back to the romans and greeks, and the foot (to my understanding from wikipedia about an hour ago) used to be the standard unit in France up until Napoleon did his thing, to say that imperial units are illogical JUST because metric is based on increments of 10 is a silly basis.

yes, metric can be used for every day use too. Imperial, as a unit, is better for day-day use than it is technical use, in and of itself because its based on measurements
that people HAVE on them at all times (feet, fingers, the ability to walk, arm lengths, etc. ). You probably have an easier time using metric because you live in the 90% of the world that uses metric as a standard.

like I said above, ultimately whichever unit you use is COMPLETELY arbitrary.
User avatar #101 to #100 - danzeebass **User deleted account**
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Fair enough, I guess.

Where I live, we mostly learn about metric measurement, yes, but we have our own word for inch, for foot (obviously) and use those two often, though not really in everyday use.
The only thing I don't like about the metric system, to be honest, is fahrenheit
Just because it seems so silly in my head, I get you want to create a new system that's easy to use, but fahrenheit? Celsius is far more logical, and it just seems like it wasnt neccessary to even create fahrenheit in the first place, when there's nothing that says Celcius should be harder or easier.
User avatar #136 to #101 - joshlol
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abstractpink
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nice

thanks mate
User avatar #103 to #101 - thebaseballexpert
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again, I PERSONALLY think that's for commonplace. 32 is a low number, so water should freeze. 212 F SOUNDS hot, so water should be boiling about then. at least that's my understanding of it. I've never thought to much about it, i normally don't talk to people about temperature as much as distance and weight

as for temperature, every increase of 10 degrees C relates to an increase of 20-something Fahrenheit. the difference of 10 C is a tshirt or a jacket: 10 F is the difference between a tshirt and pants, or a tshirt and shorts.
User avatar #106 to #103 - danzeebass **User deleted account**
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i know, but its still just two different numbers for the same tempature, i dont think Celsius is easier or harder, nor do I think Fahrenheit is

It's if miles and kilometers were the same distance, and there was no difference besides the word, it would only serve one purpose, and that is to seperate cultures. Once you get a hang of either temperature measurement, it's as easy as the other one, there's no need for this difference to be there, because it only seperates the human race even more
User avatar #102 to #101 - danzeebass **User deleted account**
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The only thing I don't like about the imperial system**

damn
User avatar #80 to #77 - ilovehitler
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Alright, when you put it like that, it actually makes a lot more sense.
Thanks for the new insight.
User avatar #121 to #64 - doctorhue
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Both systems are easy to use in the daily life, if you grew up with them. However, the metric system is the only viable one for science, and even that has many flaws.

There really aren't any advantages of the imperial system.
User avatar #116 to #64 - zaxzwim
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god damn dude, 35C that's hot as hell
User avatar #117 to #116 - thebaseballexpert
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isnt that only 90 something degrees F?
User avatar #118 to #117 - zaxzwim
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it's like 95 or something
User avatar #119 to #118 - thebaseballexpert
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psssh, that's not hot at all. Thats Spring where i live. our summers get to 135F or ~50-55C
User avatar #127 to #119 - zaxzwim
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jesus christ! here if it gets to 40 school is canceled and we all get to go home
User avatar #96 to #64 - danzeebass **User deleted account**
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**** ***** 35 degrees celsius, where I come from, that means death, you better just lay down naked in a pool hoping that god will have mercy on your soul
User avatar #84 to #64 - greenthegunstar
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Except if it's 35 degrees celcius, that's easy. You wear a tshirt and some shorts.
User avatar #93 to #84 - thebaseballexpert
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ask someone that uses imperial units what to wear if its 35 C, and vic versa for a person that uses metric what to wear for 50 F. My point was if you don't know the units its harder to convert and adapt, right off the bat
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#5 to #2 - lilhanna
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He a cool dude.
He a cool dude.
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Gordon Ramsay's fw
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#1 - hugebulliest
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Misha is love, Misha is life
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His son is gonna grow up to be on Neds Declassified.
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#62 - jonathankitty
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From being an angel watching porn in a room full of dudes...   
   
To teaching a child on how to cook.
From being an angel watching porn in a room full of dudes...

To teaching a child on how to cook.
User avatar #63 to #62 - jameelthepotato
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Thank the heavens for Misha Collins
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Heaven is definitely not thanking Misha Collins.
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#74 to #71 - anon id: ca6ce7b2
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From what show is that?
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supernatural
#76 to #75 - anon id: ca6ce7b2
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Thanks.
#60 - JudasLitl
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stoner logic
'how many jam do we need?'
'ten'
User avatar #18 - miscarriage
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wasn't this posted not even a month ago
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#86 to #73 - kurbeh
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1. You called Miscarriage new
2. It's "You're", not "Your"
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**anonymous rolled a random image posted in comment #21 at Cringe Therapy ** still funny.
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I found it quite funny, so I uploaded it
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shut up accidentabortion
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