xkcd: What If?

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Re: xkcd: What If?

Post by neufer » Sat Mar 24, 2018 6:56 pm

It's been over a year since bystander gave us an xkcd :cry:
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Re: xkcd: What If?

Post by bystander » Sun Mar 25, 2018 1:02 am

It's been over a year since there was a new "xkcd: What If?" posted.
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Re: xkcd: What If?

Post by THX1138 » Thu Aug 08, 2019 1:42 am

Ok, what if we put enough rocket motors on the moon and got the moon to start spinning on its axis
I've come to the conclusion that when i said i wanted to be somebody when i grew up i probably should have been more specific

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Re: xkcd: What If?

Post by THX1138 » Thu Aug 08, 2019 1:42 am

Ok, what if we put enough rocket motors on the moon and got the moon to start spinning on its axis
I've come to the conclusion that when i said i wanted to be somebody when i grew up i probably should have been more specific

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Re: xkcd: What If?

Post by neufer » Thu Aug 08, 2019 2:48 am

THX1138 wrote:
Thu Aug 08, 2019 1:42 am

Ok, what if we put enough rocket motors on the moon and got the moon to start spinning on its axis
The Moon is spinning on its axis.
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Re: xkcd: What If?

Post by TheOtherBruce » Thu Aug 08, 2019 11:34 pm

THX1138 wrote:
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Ok, what if we put enough rocket motors on the moon and got the moon to start spinning on its axis
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Re: xkcd: What If?

Post by orin stepanek » Fri Aug 09, 2019 10:59 am

OK; This is kind of dumb; but! What if there were no tea in China! :b:
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Re: xkcd: What If?

Post by neufer » Fri Aug 09, 2019 12:35 pm

orin stepanek wrote:
Fri Aug 09, 2019 10:59 am

What if there were no tea in China! :b:
There is no "t" in China!
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Re: xkcd: What If?

Post by bystander » Fri Aug 09, 2019 2:12 pm

neufer wrote:
Sat Mar 24, 2018 6:56 pm

It's been over a year since bystander gave us an xkcd :cry:
bystander wrote:
Sun Mar 25, 2018 1:02 am

It's been over a year since there was a new "xkcd: What If?" posted.

There is a new "xkcd: What If?" I have no idea when it was posted.
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xkcd: What If? #157 - Earth-Moon Fire Pole

Post by bystander » Fri Aug 09, 2019 2:15 pm

Earth-Moon Fire Pole
  • My son (5y) asked me today: If there were a kind of a fireman's pole from the Moon down to the Earth,
    how long would it take to slide all the way from the Moon to the Earth?
    — Ramon Schönborn, Germany
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Re: xkcd: What If?

Post by orin stepanek » Fri Aug 09, 2019 9:44 pm

neufer wrote:
Fri Aug 09, 2019 12:35 pm
orin stepanek wrote:
Fri Aug 09, 2019 10:59 am

What if there were no tea in China! :b:
There is no "t" in China!

:lol2:!! OK maybe I can put one there! Let's see; How about China-huTch? :mrgreen: Or maybe Chinette?
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Re: xkcd: What If? #157 - Earth-Moon Fire Pole

Post by orin stepanek » Fri Aug 09, 2019 9:47 pm

bystander wrote:
Fri Aug 09, 2019 2:15 pm
Earth-Moon Fire Pole
  • My son (5y) asked me today: If there were a kind of a fireman's pole from the Moon down to the Earth,
    how long would it take to slide all the way from the Moon to the Earth?
    — Ramon Schönborn, Germany
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Re: xkcd: What If? #157 - Earth-Moon Fire Pole

Post by neufer » Fri Aug 09, 2019 10:34 pm

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orin stepanek wrote:
Fri Aug 09, 2019 9:47 pm
bystander wrote:
Fri Aug 09, 2019 2:15 pm
Earth-Moon Fire Pole
  • My son (5y) asked me today: If there were a kind of a fireman's pole from the Moon down to the Earth,
    how long would it take to slide all the way from the Moon to the Earth?
    — Ramon Schönborn, Germany
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Re: xkcd: What If? #157 - Earth-Moon Fire Pole

Post by orin stepanek » Fri Aug 09, 2019 11:23 pm

neufer wrote:
Fri Aug 09, 2019 10:34 pm
Click to play embedded YouTube video.
orin stepanek wrote:
Fri Aug 09, 2019 9:47 pm
bystander wrote:
Fri Aug 09, 2019 2:15 pm
Earth-Moon Fire Pole
  • My son (5y) asked me today: If there were a kind of a fireman's pole from the Moon down to the Earth,
    how long would it take to slide all the way from the Moon to the Earth?
    — Ramon Schönborn, Germany
Never question the wisdom of the Young!
:lol2: ; +1
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