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Old 02-17-2019, 05:31 PM   #21
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so I want to wild hog hunting. Do I throw darts at them. Seems like guns "used properly" are a good option.

No such thing as a gun "used properly". Guns are bad. Killing innocent wild hogs is bad. There's a grocery store near you that you can buy some pork chops from.
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Old 02-17-2019, 05:36 PM   #22
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No such thing as a gun "used properly". Guns are bad. Killing innocent wild hogs is bad. There's a grocery store near you that you can buy some pork chops from.
Tell that to the farmer trying to grow crops that get rooted up as fast as he can plant them by non native feral pigs.
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Tell that to the farmer trying to grow crops that get rooted up as fast as he can plant them by non native feral pigs.

Maybe he should move his farm, or learn to code.
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Do Canadian geese cook in Fahrenheit?

Of all the things metric here, heat is not.

Everyone here references Fahrenheit for cooking and thermostats.

wire length is metric, conduit is imperial.......most Canadians need to know both.
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Of all the things metric here, heat is not.

Everyone here references Fahrenheit for cooking and thermostats.

wire length is metric, conduit is imperial.......most Canadians need to know both.

And we get flack for our hodge podge of units. You use the same units we do, and then pile metric on as well.
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And we get flack for our hodge podge of units. You use the same units we do, and then pile metric on as well.
Only because your our neighbours.

Typical electrical bill to a customer will have so many feet of conduit (it is sold in feet) and so many meters of wire (sold in meters)

Same deal at the grocery store.

Our tape measure’s have both because some prints come metric, some imperial.
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Only because your our neighbours.

Typical electrical bill to a customer will have so many feet of conduit (it is sold in feet) and so many meters of wire (sold in meters)

Same deal at the grocery store.

Our tape measure’s have both because some prints come metric, some imperial.
And then you blame us!

So, Americans made you write your conduit bill in feet? Americans draw your prints?
Americans make you set your oven temperatures to Fahrenheit?
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And then you blame us!

So, Americans made you write your conduit bill in feet? Americans draw your prints?
Americans make you set your oven temperatures to Fahrenheit?
Kinda, yeah.

We are only used to using imperial because your our close neighbour. We share many of the same manufactures and suppliers in many things. We never fully changed over because you guys didn’t.

Go anywhere else on the planet and they are strictly metric.
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Kinda, yeah.

We are only used to using imperial because your our close neighbour. We share many of the same manufactures and suppliers in many things. We never fully changed over because you guys didn’t.

Go anywhere else on the planet and they are strictly metric.
But no American forced you to use feet and pounds. I don't get the obsession with what other people in the world do. What do you think you would gain by converting strictly to metric? What is lost by using feet?
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Canada: You can no more blame imperial measure on the US than you can imperial rule. So don't blame either on us, neither was our idea. And if you want to get rid of one or the other, believe me, keep the inch and pound.
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Why would you want to measure things according to some ancient British king’s body parts?
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Why would you want to measure things according to some ancient British king’s body parts?
Why would you want to put recent British monarchs on your money?
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But no American forced you to use feet and pounds. I don't get the obsession with what other people in the world do. What do you think you would gain by converting strictly to metric? What is lost by using feet?
Because it is more accurate and used world wide.

If it was up to me, we would be only metric.......but it is not.

Many things here would change if it were up to me actually
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Because it is more accurate and used world wide.

If it was up to me, we would be only metric.......but it is not.

Many things here would change if it were up to me actually
How is it more accurate?
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How is it more accurate?
Look it up.

Your military and any scientists that are left in the US use it, why?
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Science uses metric.

it is easier to do calculations in metric resulting in greater accuracy.

How many ounces in 3/5 of a pound?
=16/5*3=3.2*3=9.6 ounces
Do that in your head. It took a minute to do it on a keyboard.

How many grams in 3/5 of a kilogram?
=.6*1000=600 grams.
Easy peasy jappa neezy
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Look it up.

Your military and any scientists that are left in the US use it, why?
Units have nothing to do with accuracy. It's no more important than the font you use to write the numbers.
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Imperial

“One gallon please.”

Is that a US gallon or an imperial gallon?

“One mile.”

Nautical? International or US survey mile ?


Metric there is only one litre, one meter, one kilometre. That is the difference in accuracy.
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Imperial

“One gallon please.”

Is that a US gallon or an imperial gallon?

“One mile.”

Nautical? International or US survey mile ?


Metric there is only one litre, one meter, one kilometre. That is the difference in accuracy.
You could say there's less ambiguity in the terms, because the same are used in several systems, but it would be wrong to say one is less accurate than the other.
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Cook a Canada goose in a roaster @ 275 until the meat falls off the bones and it's the most tender meat you ever ate. It is not fishy.
Nice, I'll have to try that!
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