History Main / HiroshimaAsAUnitOfMeasure

21st May '16 4:25:32 PM erforce
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* ''Film/{{Ghostbusters}}'': Egon uses a convenient Twinkie to describe the current PKE levels in the containment unit. Ironically, he gets something about the size of Mr. Stay-Puft.

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* ''Film/{{Ghostbusters}}'': ''Film/{{Ghostbusters 1984}}'': Egon uses a convenient Twinkie to describe the current PKE levels in the containment unit. Ironically, he gets something about the size of Mr. Stay-Puft.
19th May '16 10:28:01 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* These kind of measurements come up on ''{{QI}}'' from time to time. Apparently the UK purchases enough wrapping paper for the Christmas season every year to gift-wrap the island of Guernsey.

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* These kind of measurements come up on ''{{QI}}'' ''Series/{{QI}}'' from time to time. Apparently the UK purchases enough wrapping paper for the Christmas season every year to gift-wrap the island of Guernsey.
14th May '16 9:40:23 AM nighttrainfm
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* A joke Hugh Dennis likes to use: "Did you know that every year, [[GreenAesop we destroy an area of rainforest the size of Belgium?]] '''WHY NOT JUST DESTROY BELGIUM!'''"

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* A joke Hugh Dennis likes to use: "Did you know that every year, [[GreenAesop we destroy an area of rainforest the size of Belgium?]] '''WHY NOT JUST DESTROY BELGIUM!'''"BELGIUM?!'''"
8th May '16 10:11:31 PM intastiel
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## contrasting against the GDP of a country, which means all the money anyone made within the territories of that country over a time period, usually a year
## contrasting against the total assets of a big company ("he have enough money to buy Exxon Mobil four times over")

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## contrasting against the GDP of a country, which means all the money anyone made within the territories of that country over a time period, usually a year
year.
## contrasting against the total assets of a big company ("he have has enough money to buy Exxon Mobil four times over")over").
27th Apr '16 7:51:05 PM Jhonny
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* Speeds are often described in terms of the time it would take to cross a given distance at that speed. For example the TGV (operating speed up to 320 km/h or pretty much 200 mph) would take 15 hours from LA to New York City. If there was a rail line built to that speed, that is.[[note]]Given that very little of the US network is electrified, it would probably stop somewhere in Pennsylvania shortly after the end of the catenary[[/note]]

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* Speeds are often described in terms of the time it would take to cross a given distance at that speed. For example the TGV (operating speed up to 320 km/h or pretty much 200 mph) would take 15 hours from LA to New York City. If there was a rail line built to that speed, that is.[[note]]Given that very little of the US network is electrified, it would probably stop somewhere in Pennsylvania (on an east-west journey) shortly after the end of the catenary[[/note]]
26th Apr '16 7:16:56 PM Jhonny
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* Speeds are often described in terms of the time it would take to cross a given distance at that speed. For example the TGV (operating speed up to 320 km/h or pretty much 200 mph) would take 15 hours from LA to New York City. If there was a rail line built to that speed, that is.[[note]]Given that very little of the US network is electrified, it would probably stop somewhere in Pennsylvania shortly after the end of the catenary[[/note]]
18th Mar '16 1:25:08 PM ironballs16
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'''[[HeavenlyBureacracy Bureaucratic]] Deva''': A hypothetical offspring of [[Film/OneHundredAndOneDalmatians Cruella de Ville]] and [[Literature/TheLordOfTheRings Sauron]]. It's useful to have a baseline comparison for these things.

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'''[[HeavenlyBureacracy '''[[CelestialBureaucracy Bureaucratic]] Deva''': A hypothetical offspring of [[Film/OneHundredAndOneDalmatians Cruella de Ville]] and [[Literature/TheLordOfTheRings Sauron]]. It's useful to have a baseline comparison for these things.
18th Mar '16 1:24:03 PM ironballs16
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-->'''Roy''': Who does the green line represent?\\
'''[[HeavenlyBureacracy Bureaucratic]] Deva''': A hypothetical offspring of [[Film/OneHundredAndOneDalmatians Cruella de Ville]] and [[Literature/TheLordOfTheRings Sauron]]. It's useful to have a baseline comparison for these things.
10th Mar '16 1:20:00 PM GrammarNavi
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* Because any amount of radiation sounds scary, the BED was invented ([[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Banana_equivalent_dose Banana Equivalent Dose]]) to help people understand small amounts are inconsequential. {{xkcd}} touched upon it [[http://xkcd.com/radiation/ here]].

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* Because any amount of radiation sounds scary, the BED was invented ([[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Banana_equivalent_dose Banana Equivalent Dose]]) to help people understand small amounts are inconsequential. {{xkcd}} Webcomic/{{xkcd}} touched upon it [[http://xkcd.com/radiation/ here]].
7th Mar '16 2:41:22 AM OldBen
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* ''LetsPlay/TwitchPlaysPokemon'' has the "Wattson" unit of measure. One Wattson (or WA) is equivalent to twenty-three attempts to defeat a single NPC opponent by the Mob. So far, the only single person to make even ''one'' WA is Wattson himself, though [[BossRush Elite Fours]] have surpassed him collectively (notably in Emerald).

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* ''LetsPlay/TwitchPlaysPokemon'' has the "Wattson" unit of measure. One Wattson (or WA) is equivalent to twenty-three attempts to defeat a single NPC opponent by the Mob. So far, the only single person to make even ''one'' WA is five trainers(including Wattson himself, though himself) have reached Wattson ranking of one or more WA, with record belonging to Drake from [[VideoGame/PokemonRubyAndSapphire Hoenn Elite Four]] at 1.39 WA, or 32 attempts. [[note]]If one counts [[BossRush Elite Fours]] have surpassed him collectively (notably in Emerald).Four]] as a single opponent, then the record still belongs to Hoenn Elite Four with whopping '''4,48''' WA (102 attempts), which is sometimes called 1 Em.[[/note]]
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