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Old 05-28-2004, 02:57 AM   #1
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100 seconds in a minute, 100 minutes in an hour, 10 hours in a day. I mean why not?? 80 past 2 has a nice ring to it....
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It wouldn't work for me cuz I would be late for everything. I can't do all that conversion stuff -that requires too much thinking.
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I personally like the 24 hr. clocks. Everyone calls it Military time though.
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Being a number crunching engineer type, I have to say it...


There would only be 8.64 hours per day if there were 100 seconds per minute, 100 minutes per hour.

Otherwise, it would make more sense, wouldn't it?
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ah yes but each second would be less to compensate. Toss the old system and start from scratch..... for the good of the world, i mean
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Ah, good suggestion.
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One of the best quotes I heard was on TV on a news clip. They were discussing the conversion to metric units... They were interviewing this dude. He said:

"They say there'* 2.2 pounds in a kilogram... I just don't see why they don't make it an even 2."
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