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    Liberia and Myanmar still use imperial, and the French were losing in Vietnam before it was cool.

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    Quote Originally Posted by definatelynotKKassandra View Post
    Liberia and Myanmar still use imperial, and the French were losing in Vietnam before it was cool.
    I knew someone was gonna go autismo on me


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    It's important to remind the yanks of the sterling company they keep in measurements and warfighting, otherwise they might go obsessive and weird.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Smarnca View Post
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    Quote Originally Posted by The Contemporary Poster View Post
    People not knowing where imperial weights and measures come from.
    Hint: It's america. United states customary units, while commonly confused with Imperial measures, are not.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Smarnca View Post
    Why isn't France blue too?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Straight Hustlin View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Smarnca View Post
    Why isn't France blue too?
    Australia too.
    meh

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Contemporary Poster View Post
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    People not knowing where imperial weights and measures come from.

    Hint:

    Yet only one of them landed of the moon. :>

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    Yes, the one that didn't create imperial measures.
    And guess who brought them there? A decimal Nazi.

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    Apparently, Antarctica is a country, and penguins use metric
    "Those who are skilled in combat do not become angered, those who are skilled at winning do not become afraid. Thus the wise win before they fight, while the ignorant fight to win." - Zhuge Liang


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    Quote Originally Posted by Hel OWeen View Post
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    People not knowing where imperial weights and measures come from.

    Hint:

    Yet only one of them landed of the moon. :>

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    Yes, the one that didn't create imperial measures.
    And guess who brought them there? A decimal Nazi.
    It'd have been Germans too if a Polish Jew didn't go on a one man Nazi genocide.

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    It's worse than you think. https://www.engineersedge.com/drill_sizes.htm

    Note the ANSI drill sizes. Note the totally inconsistent differences between successive drill sizes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Straight Hustlin View Post
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    Why isn't France blue too?
    Because France pretty much invented the metric system? That's why they are SI units, not IS..
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    And her name was Limul Azgoden, a lowly peasant girl.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lana Torrin View Post
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    Why isn't France blue too?
    Because France pretty much invented the metric system? That's why they are SI units, not IS..
    Ok, then they need to be a third color for fitting both categories.
    Totally not Victoria Stecker forgetting his password and not having access to his work email.

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    Classic mistake by cartographers, start with primary colors or you paint yourself into a corner.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tipz NexAstrum View Post
    Classic mistake by cartographers, start with primary colors or you paint yourself into a corner.
    Nah, all you ever need are 4 colors to paint any map.

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    I'm too stupid to say anything that deserves being in your magnificent signature.

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    Quote Originally Posted by spasm View Post
    Fuck metric.

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