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Old 08-17-2003, 02:00 AM   #21
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Metric is easier all around than standard. Metric has nice round numbers to deal with, multiples of ten in every unit of measure. It'* easier to figure out how many meters in 27 kilometers than how many feet in 27 miles(multiply 5280 by 27 off the top of your head!).
The U.*., Sri Lanka, and the Republic of East Bumf!*k are the only nations that don't use metric. It would probably be easier for import/export businesses to not have to convert everthing over.
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<snipped>The U.*., Sri Lanka, and the Republic of East Bumf!*k are the only nations that don't use metric. It would probably be easier for import/export businesses to not have to convert everthing over.
The few, the proud... [i]<-----Somebody fix that damn smiley!!!
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Old 08-17-2003, 11:27 AM   #23
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Like that picture you always post of some billboard MOS...how bout this

The US and Sri Lanka, leading the world just after futility. ugh...sorry, not so witty yet, its still early :P

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Hey don't take us down just cause you have meausurement system envy. ...
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Old 08-17-2003, 12:57 PM   #25
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The true north strong and free stands side by side with the the stars and stripes...no worries.
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Well, just think if the two countries came together, and shared the best laws.. That would be one big party!
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Old 08-17-2003, 01:45 PM   #27
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Uhm, Which country is the dancing banana and which one is the dancing monkey? Either way, I don't like the implied outcome!

Lets confuse the issue even more. Puerto Rico is part of the U.*., they are not their own country, but they are not a state, they don't speak English as their native language, but they must all learn it in school, they use the U.*. Dollar, they measure their distances in meters and kilometers--but their speed in Miles per hour, they measure their weights in pounds and ounces, they measure their liquids in leters (gas) and gallons (milk).

Talk about a messed up system! This is what happens when one tries to change a society from one system to the other!
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Oh got that right. In the construction industry, its a bit wacky for designers and architects. When working residential everything is in Imperial regarding lumber, but in commercial applications its all metric.



It makes me wonky. I suppose we use the best of both north of the border too.
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The rapist: 2000 SSEi bone stock

The victim: 2000 Golf GTI VR6, 5-speed, Neuspeed Intake, Supersprint racing exhaust, lowered with Michelin Pilot'* on 4 corners
FWIW, my stock '98 SLE fared the same against an almost identical VR6. He had a pretty good start and was able to stay nose to nose with me but he just couldn't sustain it. After I had pulled a couple car lengths ahead of him he just called it quits. Then he caught up with me at the next red light and wanted a rematch. I nodded like I was willing, waited for the light to turn green, then slowly made a right turn while I watched the loser rocket ahead.
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