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Posted: 1/5/2006 2:05:25 PM EST
WTF is..

.9bar

and

What signifigance does the number 87 hold?

Answer or you shall surely burn in hell.
Link Posted: 1/5/2006 2:07:02 PM EST

Originally Posted By Tras:
WTF is..

.9bar

and

What signifigance does the number 87 hold?

Answer or you shall surely burn in hell.



+1

Noob wants to know!
Link Posted: 1/5/2006 2:07:21 PM EST
[Last Edit: 1/5/2006 2:07:49 PM EST by DK-Prof]
.9bar is a mathematical term - .9999999999999 ad infinitum. Technically, it is equal to 1 - but some people don't like to believe that, so there was a huge nerd-fight about it a while back. The victorious nerds occasionally like to post "+.9bar" instead of "+1" to illustrate their nerddom.


The 87 thing is a secret, and I can't tell you. Ask markm
Link Posted: 1/5/2006 2:07:49 PM EST
[Last Edit: 1/5/2006 2:09:29 PM EST by mjohn3006]
We had a huge math argument..and it was determined and proved that .9bar, meaning .999999999999999999 out to infinity, is in fact = to 1

87 is a number MarkM says all the time. It just caught on.

Link Posted: 1/5/2006 2:15:56 PM EST
[Last Edit: 1/5/2006 2:16:16 PM EST by ScaryBlackGuns]

Originally Posted By mjohn3006:
87 is a number MarkM says all the time. It just caught on.



I believe that your answer is only 87% correct.
Link Posted: 1/5/2006 4:25:04 PM EST
So 87 means absolutely nothing?

Gotta love this site.
Link Posted: 1/22/2006 9:33:53 PM EST

Originally Posted By ScaryBlackGuns:

Originally Posted By mjohn3006:
87 is a number MarkM says all the time. It just caught on.



I believe that your answer is only 87% correct.



-Now that is some funny shit right there folks!
Link Posted: 1/22/2006 9:37:25 PM EST

Originally Posted By Tras:
So 87 means absolutely nothing?

Gotta love this site.



Its the answer to stupid questions that dont really have a correct answer.

Like

How much ammo do I need?

87,000 rounds

or

How much wood can a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood?

87 logs

stuff like that.
Link Posted: 1/22/2006 9:37:55 PM EST
Haven't seen a Tras post in a while

Yea. Its a a nerd victory cry as DK-Prof posted.

I personally find it too troublesome to do the .9bar.

It's much easier and less effort is used with a simple +1
Link Posted: 1/22/2006 9:39:41 PM EST
Link Posted: 1/22/2006 9:42:16 PM EST




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