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    Quote Originally Posted by PointyShinyBurn View Post
    True, when the metre was defined by a particular metal bar in a French safe (or before that a pendulum swing/fraction of the Earth's radius).

    But for nearly thirty years it's been defined in terms of the speed of light, so a "light year" is arguably very much part of the same system (the "year" in question being a defined number of SI seconds).

    P.S. Even in countries which still use Imperial measurements, their official definition is in terms of the SI (metric) units. The only things you can really say are a different system are the weird astronomical ones like parsecs.
    What is with this forum and simple answers?

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    You guys miss a lot of points. It's amazing you can find your dick when you are masturbating to your newest anime or next episode of THE WALKING DEAD (fucking closet necrophiliacs) .

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    No, points aren't missed, people only care about their own. It's been that way since I joined. Contrary to any gnashing of teeth, these threads are agenda driven from all sides.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PointyShinyBurn View Post
    True, when the metre was defined by a particular metal bar in a French safe (or before that a pendulum swing/fraction of the Earth's radius).

    But for nearly thirty years it's been defined in terms of the speed of light, so a "light year" is arguably very much part of the same system (the "year" in question being a defined number of SI seconds).

    P.S. Even in countries which still use Imperial measurements, their official definition is in terms of the SI (metric) units. The only things you can really say are a different system are the weird astronomical ones like parsecs.
    This post made me feel even more stupid than I already felt today.
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    Quote Originally Posted by It is Fake View Post
    No, points aren't missed, people only care about their own. It's been that way since I joined. Contrary to any gnashing of teeth, these threads are agenda driven from all sides.
    So you do masturbate to THE WALKING DEAD.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PDA View Post
    This post made me feel even more stupid than I already felt today.
    Really? Well while we are at it parsecs are the preferred form of measurement of space.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Omega Supreme View Post
    So you do masturbate to THE WALKING DEAD.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Omega Supreme View Post
    Really? Well while we are at it parsecs are the preferred form of measurement of space.
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    Quote Originally Posted by It is Fake View Post
    No, points aren't missed, people only care about their own. It's been that way since I joined. Contrary to any gnashing of teeth, these threads are agenda driven from all sides.
    Yup. A good GS thread is the Bullshido version of election season; politics becomes entertainment.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Omega Supreme View Post
    Really? Well while we are at it parsecs are the preferred form of measurement of space.
    The only objective metric for measuring space would be Planck length.
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