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Tue Jul 09, 2013 3:25 pm UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-If 0053: "Drain the Oceans"
Replies: 121
Views: 75716

### Re: What-If 0053: "Drain the Oceans"

It would actually take hundreds of thousands of years for the ocean to drain.

Umm ... what am I missing? A rate of 1cm/day should only take 275 years to drop 1km. Should it be a thousand years (hundreds of thousands of days)? Should I rush home and fill the bathtub, this instant?
Thu Apr 11, 2013 1:49 pm UTC
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107245
Views: 50237475

### Re: 1190: "Time"

Equipped as I am, with poor eyesight and a fevered imagination, the object on the left-hand platform looks suspiciously like a pot of paint with the end of the brush-handle just visible. The unevenness on the right-hand platform could equally be some fabric, suggesting that they might about to creat...
Mon Apr 08, 2013 4:14 pm UTC
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107245
Views: 50237475

### Re: 1190: "Time"

SBN wrote:
kryton wrote:Unreasonable to expect the other pair of vertical posts will also get a crossbeam next?

Yes, quite unreasonable

Mention ye not, the crossbeams. Lest one be observed askew on the treadle.
We don't want any more of that unpleasantness, do we?
Mon Apr 08, 2013 11:20 am UTC
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107245
Views: 50237475

### Re: 1190: "Time"

Or, maybe they are expecting ...

*gasp*

... a Dragon?

Wed Apr 03, 2013 2:25 pm UTC
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107245
Views: 50237475

### Re: 1190: "Time"

Also, it has been shown that it is possible for a creator to have set up initial conditions and a script an algorithm that continues the drawing with the expectation of bringing us to this point. I call this the intelligent design theory. It makes far more sense than the "random pixel evol.uti...
Wed Apr 03, 2013 9:19 am UTC
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107245
Views: 50237475

### Re: 1190: "Time"

My latest ==CRAZY== idea: They are actually on a hovercraft! They drive(?) along the beach, so they have unlimited access to water and sand. They are heading to the river. When they disappear, it's just because one of them is steering. Waterlevel: I am guessing that as they accumulate more sand on ...
Sun Mar 31, 2013 4:03 pm UTC
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107245
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### Re: 1190: "Thing that keeps slipping into the future"

Is that starting to look like Devil's Tower to anyone else? Maybe we are heading for a Close Encounter
Fri Mar 29, 2013 1:59 pm UTC
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107245
Views: 50237475

### Re: 1190: "Time"

Trebuchets, anyone?
Thu Mar 28, 2013 6:21 pm UTC