Which Measurement System?

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Metric or Imperial?

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  1. MichaelHenley

    MichaelHenley Member

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    I started this on the discussion in one of the other Forums.
    So, Which do you prefer? Metric or Imperial? Or Both?

    P.S. If you like both, but are inclined to use on of them (e.g. Metric) then please vote for that instead.
     
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    I use both, and can understand both. But IMP.
     
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    I was taught both at School in the late 60's and early 70's, but I only use the Imperial system.
    :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
     
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    the lancaster kicks ass Active Member

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    we get taught metric but it's easier to use feet, working on the farm my dad works in feet, so i don't really have much choice..................
     
  6. MichaelHenley

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    My Dad says that If you don't use Metric you'll crash very expensive space probes into Mars...
     
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    Well you're dad is either messing around, or he's a moron. Metric is the more sensible system in Human logic, however.
     
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    I prefer metric, but using imperial is not a problem.
     
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    the lancaster kicks ass Active Member

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    it's easier to estimate things in imperial.................
     
  10. MichaelHenley

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    May I point out one thing...
    1. My Dad is NOT a Moron.
    2.It's true! Some probe launched with NASA crashed into mars becaues they used Imperial instead of metric to caluclate the height of the orbit or something... :lol:
     
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    plan_D Active Member

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    Prove it.
     
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    the lancaster kicks ass Active Member

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    that's the americans for you........................
     
  13. MichaelHenley

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    Arr- I agree! But More Like George W. Bush for you...
     
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    Last time I checked, the British werent sending any probes to Mars recently.... Or anywhere for that matter...
    Get that many rocket scientists together and mistakes are bound to happen, granted, that was a big screw up...

    And Bush had nothing and has nothing to do with the space program...
     
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    the lancaster kicks ass Active Member

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    it's proberly worth mentioning that it was the germans that made your rocket program.....................
     
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    Imperial
     
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    Imperial for me.
     
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    the lancaster kicks ass Active Member

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    i always thought it was interesting that the germans always used metric during WWII......................
     
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    Lanc... I would assume that anyone with half a brain and over the age of 12 would already know that the Germans were the only ones with rocket technology back then...

    The Germans basically made everyones rocket program....

    Imagine the world today if rocket technology was never invented... Interesting concept.. I would assume sooner or later, some developement would have come around, but would it have been for weapons, or just space exploration...
     
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    the lancaster kicks ass Active Member

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    what are you having a go at me for??
     
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