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Old 12-28-2012, 04:42 PM
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Angles are real and we walk between them

Well, they are. Like where the walls and floor and ceiling meet, or in the corners of doorframes. I'm walking between them all the time.
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Old 12-28-2012, 04:46 PM
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acute.
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Old 12-28-2012, 04:56 PM
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i like the cut of your jib.
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Old 12-28-2012, 04:57 PM
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Well, they are. Like where the walls and floor and ceiling meet, or in the corners of doorframes. I'm walking between them all the time.
Beware the Hounds of Tindalos! They come out of the angles!
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Old 12-28-2012, 04:59 PM
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Don't be obtuse.

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Old 12-28-2012, 05:03 PM
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acute.
No, acute
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Old 12-28-2012, 05:05 PM
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Way to go off on a tangent, people.
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Old 12-28-2012, 05:06 PM
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Don't be obtuse.
No, obtuse is safe. The Hounds can't get in through obtuse angles. <looks paranoically at corners>
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Old 12-28-2012, 05:08 PM
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Do I sense a degree of forced humor in this post? Need a laugh? Couldn't get someone to co-sine that loan for you? Don't go off on a tangent, come out and say what you mean, man!
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Old 12-28-2012, 05:09 PM
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Keep an eye out for Brown Jenkin too.
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Old 12-28-2012, 05:11 PM
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Do I sense a degree of forced humor in this post? Need a laugh? Couldn't get someone to co-sine that loan for you? Don't go off on a tangent, come out and say what you mean, man!
Don't make me put you in the isoscelation tank.
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Old 12-28-2012, 05:18 PM
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I've always believed in angles.
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Old 12-28-2012, 05:49 PM
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It's those godless bastards that live in dome homes that I pity.
Nowhere to hang a picture even.
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Old 12-28-2012, 05:57 PM
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Beware the Hounds of Tindalos! They come out of the angles!
Nah, the Rouge Angles of Satin are the ones you need to beware.
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Old 12-28-2012, 06:04 PM
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The kids are outside making snow angles right now.

*sigh* such graceful hypotenuse...
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Old 12-28-2012, 06:11 PM
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What's your angle?

The angle of the dangle is proportional to the . . . . of the . . . . .
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Old 12-28-2012, 06:14 PM
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No, acute
Go back and check again.
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Old 12-28-2012, 06:27 PM
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I always like to walk between complementary angles, because they say the nicest things.
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Old 12-28-2012, 06:29 PM
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You guys are positively dihedral.
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Old 12-28-2012, 06:32 PM
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I always like to walk between complementary angles, because they say the nicest things.
That's because they're so congruent.
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Old 12-28-2012, 06:55 PM
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This thread is becoming way too protracted.
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Old 12-28-2012, 07:32 PM
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Right.......
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Old 12-28-2012, 07:41 PM
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It's those godless bastards that live in dome homes that I pity.
Nowhere to hang a picture even.
We have a house that looks like a blue golfball up the street from us. It's quite interesting to look at.
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Old 12-28-2012, 08:21 PM
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Particularly (but not exclusively) if you live in England.
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Old 12-28-2012, 08:40 PM
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Or if you fish.
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Old 12-28-2012, 09:05 PM
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Walking between them too closely can have far-reaching effects

Hey, you got Angle in my Saxon!
Well you got Saxon in my Angle!

Hmmm, tastes great! Wanna go slay some Romano-Celts?
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Old 12-28-2012, 10:41 PM
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I knew there was a trig to this thread.
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Old 12-28-2012, 11:55 PM
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It's those godless bastards that live in dome homes that I pity...
I dunno... A lot of the domes I've seen are just covered in angles. Now yurts, on the other hand...
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Old 12-29-2012, 12:59 AM
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I don't believe in angles myself. At the quantum level, everything is discrete. So, angles are only an illusion on the macro scale.
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Old 12-29-2012, 08:02 AM
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I always wanted to tri angles.

Cos it's a sin.
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Old 12-29-2012, 08:28 AM
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I can't believe how protracted this thread is.
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Old 12-29-2012, 09:18 AM
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Heathens! Have we learned nothing from the great prophet Oblio?

Repent. Embrace the sphere before it is too late.
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Old 12-29-2012, 09:56 AM
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I wasn't going to laugh at this thread, but then I did, on reflex.

Incidentally, if an Anglophone is someone who speaks the language of the Angles, what does that make someone who speaks the language of the Saxons?
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Old 12-29-2012, 10:13 AM
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I can't believe how protracted this thread is.
Yeah, me, neither. After I started it I thought I was being a turd because of how sparkly warm the Angel thread was.

Oh, there's no pun in this post - still, it's funny, no?
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Old 12-29-2012, 11:54 AM
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I lost mine in Bermuda
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Old 12-29-2012, 12:53 PM
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I always wanted to tri angles.

Cos it's a sin.
Me, I just sit back and bask in the glow of the thread and get a nice tan.
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Old 12-29-2012, 12:55 PM
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Yeah, me, neither. After I started it I thought I was being a turd because of how sparkly warm the Angel thread was.

Oh, there's no pun in this post - still, it's funny, no?
Well, it's no cosine pun...

Hey, when come back, bring pi!
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Old 12-29-2012, 01:15 PM
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Incidentally, if an Anglophone is someone who speaks the language of the Angles, what does that make someone who speaks the language of the Saxons?
Bill Clinton?
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Old 01-01-2013, 02:26 AM
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i figured you would put that sort of slant on things.
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Old 01-01-2013, 02:57 AM
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Way to go off on a tangent, people.
I feel I should intersect at this point. This thread is not normal at all--it's a slippery slope, for sure. I tried to run over the rise, and found myself inverted.
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Old 01-01-2013, 03:45 AM
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At this rate I'm going to have to cosh someone.

(Mods, that's not a serious threat - I'm just using hyperbole.)
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Old 01-01-2013, 04:45 AM
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There's no such thing as angles, only extremely steep curves.
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Old 01-01-2013, 11:17 AM
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Beware the Hounds of Tindalos! They come out of the angles!
Most awesome post of the year!
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Old 01-01-2013, 01:54 PM
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Well, they are. Like where the walls and floor and ceiling meet, or in the corners of doorframes. I'm walking between them all the time.
We could say the same for parallel lines.
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Old 01-01-2013, 02:06 PM
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There's no such thing as angles, only extremely steep curves.
[serious break]Untrue - any curve, no matter how steep, has a tangent at any point, and hence a gradient at any point. The gradient of a line with an angle in it is undefined at the angle, e.g. the function y = |x|, where the gradient is -1 as x --> 0 from below and +1 as x --> 0 from above, and hence is not uniquely either (nor any other value) at x = 0. [/sb]

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Old 01-01-2013, 04:18 PM
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Most awesome post of the year!
Thanks; I was wondering if anyone got the reference...
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Old 01-01-2013, 06:51 PM
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It's those godless bastards that live in dome homes that I pity.
Nowhere to hang a picture even.
And don't even think about what happens when they tell their kids to go sit in the corner.
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Old 01-01-2013, 11:53 PM
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[serious break]Untrue - any curve, no matter how steep, has a tangent at any point, and hence a gradient at any point. The gradient of a line with an angle in it is undefined at the angle, e.g. the function y = |x|, where the gradient is -1 as x --> 0 from below and +1 as x --> 0 from above, and hence is not uniquely either (nor any other value) at x = 0. [/sb]
Go away, you evil Doper-person! When I want my ignorance fought, I'll let you know.
In the meantime, I'm having fun , and wondering how Satan will deal with the archangels arcs and angles.
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Old 01-02-2013, 12:08 AM
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We have a house that looks like a blue golfball up the street from us. It's quite interesting to look at.
Oh, it's all smiles until someone with golf clubs comes along.

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And don't even think about what happens when they tell their kids to go sit in the corner.
You must be stern about it. Then watch them go nuts trying to comply.
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[serious break]Untrue - any curve, no matter how steep, has a tangent at any point, and hence a gradient at any point. The gradient of a line with an angle in it is undefined at the angle, e.g. the function y = |x|, where the gradient is -1 as x --> 0 from below and +1 as x --> 0 from above, and hence is not uniquely either (nor any other value) at x = 0. [/sb]
I'm afraid I'm going to have to side with chappachula and tell you to get bent.
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Old 01-02-2013, 04:06 AM
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Sorry, guys. This is the Dope, and you get your ignorance fought whether you like it or not.
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