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Posted: 8/23/2017 12:54:24 PM EDT
Hour of daylight... Hour of darkness... Hour of daylight... Hour of darkness... Etc.
Link Posted: 8/23/2017 12:55:07 PM EDT
[#1]
Sounds hectic.
Link Posted: 8/23/2017 12:55:20 PM EDT
[#2]
Well, God didn't design it that way so no need think about it
Link Posted: 8/23/2017 12:56:59 PM EDT
[#3]
There would have to be anchor points all over Earth to hold on to since we'd be spinning so fast!
Link Posted: 8/23/2017 12:58:21 PM EDT
[#4]
Jack Bauer would have died of a heart attack
Link Posted: 8/23/2017 12:59:23 PM EDT
[#5]
as an oppressor of marginalized peoples, I would use the darkness to oppress them more
Link Posted: 8/23/2017 1:00:49 PM EDT
[#6]
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When Yosemite finally blows up it might act like a rocket thruster and increase the earth's rotation 
Link Posted: 8/23/2017 1:02:47 PM EDT
[#7]
That depends, did it go from 24 to 2 hour rotations or has it always been that way for as long as anyone alive could tell?

If it always was that way we would be used to it and the thought of a 24 hour day would seem just as absurd.
Link Posted: 8/23/2017 1:05:25 PM EDT
[#8]
Whatever life there would be had better have a firm grip on things. Have you considered what it would do to winds and tides?
Link Posted: 8/23/2017 1:06:32 PM EDT
[#9]
Life would have evolved much differently so who knows.

Humans as we know them wouldn't exist.
Link Posted: 8/23/2017 1:07:52 PM EDT
[#10]
We'd have a Sunday dinner end on Tuesday.
Link Posted: 8/23/2017 1:10:10 PM EDT
[#11]
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I lol'd
Link Posted: 8/23/2017 1:10:17 PM EDT
[#12]
Spinning that fast, I'm sure Guam would flip over.
Link Posted: 8/23/2017 1:14:42 PM EDT
[#13]
It would get old real fast.
Link Posted: 8/23/2017 1:15:09 PM EDT
[#14]
Link Posted: 8/23/2017 1:15:15 PM EDT
[#15]
It would definitely be faster.
Link Posted: 8/23/2017 1:17:10 PM EDT
[#16]
Friend yesterday after discussing the eclipse told me the earth is stationary and everything revolves around it    Because we've been deceived by helio centric sun worshipping lies.  And that man has to hide the firmament in order to hide God

And that Morley and michaelson did a test and found the earth didn't move and Einstein was brought in to refute them with a theory.
Link Posted: 8/23/2017 1:17:30 PM EDT
[#17]
I would not have to spend as much on NVD batteries.
Link Posted: 8/23/2017 1:22:07 PM EDT
[#18]
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Depending where you are, you'd have to spend more on batteries. 12 hours vs the normal 6-10 here in PA.
Link Posted: 8/23/2017 1:24:18 PM EDT
[#19]
have to have a counterbalance on your watch for the micro second hand
Link Posted: 8/23/2017 1:27:08 PM EDT
[#20]
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No, you wouldn't fly off.

There is, however, a chance that Coriolis force would overcome gravity and the EARTH might come apart.

The best way to see this in quasi action is that video where they show how fast the Earth would go without the Moon as its rotational anchor.
Link Posted: 8/23/2017 1:28:04 PM EDT
[#21]
Women and children...you'd have to lead them quite a bit more.
Link Posted: 8/23/2017 1:30:05 PM EDT
[#22]
Sounds like a good What If topic for XKCD...
Link Posted: 8/23/2017 1:31:42 PM EDT
[#23]
Well, the Earth is flat and the Sun revolves around it, so there's that.
Link Posted: 8/23/2017 1:32:15 PM EDT
[#24]
Would Chuck Norris allow it?  I don't think so.
Link Posted: 8/23/2017 1:50:52 PM EDT
[#25]
Fuuuuuuucccccccccck!!!!
Link Posted: 8/23/2017 1:54:16 PM EDT
[#26]
I'm guessing life never would have happened, and possibly the planet never would have happened at that velocity.
Link Posted: 8/23/2017 2:28:58 PM EDT
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Link Posted: 8/23/2017 2:36:20 PM EDT
[#28]
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Multiple volcanoes have already blown up without an increase in the earth's rotation.
Link Posted: 8/23/2017 2:41:43 PM EDT
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Link Posted: 8/23/2017 2:43:17 PM EDT
[#30]
Muh garden!

More frequent sex!

Moar endless nights.
Link Posted: 8/23/2017 2:46:05 PM EDT
[#31]
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Spinning that fast, I'm sure Guam would flip over.
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In all seriousness, It's only 85 minutes to orbit in LEO, so if the Earth spun this fast it would probably be outside it's Roche limit and fly apart.
Link Posted: 8/23/2017 2:51:29 PM EDT
[#32]
You would go mad. Has someone been playing Rescue on Fratalaus again.
Link Posted: 8/23/2017 2:52:33 PM EDT
[#33]
I think that life would simply move 12 times faster.  If it takes 60 seconds to get dressed in 24 hour / day world, it would take 5 seconds in 2 hr / day world.
Link Posted: 8/23/2017 2:56:28 PM EDT
[#34]
I suspect if it span that fast then the relatively weak forces of gravity would be largely or entirely negated by the centrifugal force. I'm sure someone knows the answer to this. What is it?
Link Posted: 8/23/2017 2:59:50 PM EDT
[#35]
It would be like a really disappointing discotheque where everyone would get dizzy and throw up the Quaalude's and coke.
Link Posted: 8/23/2017 2:59:54 PM EDT
[#36]
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The Sabbath would be only two hours long.
Link Posted: 8/23/2017 3:01:01 PM EDT
[#37]
Link Posted: 8/23/2017 3:03:29 PM EDT
[#38]
Watched interstellar the other day, they were taking about 68 hours of light followed by 67 hours of darkness.  Weird to think about
Link Posted: 8/23/2017 3:05:35 PM EDT
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Quite the opposite.

It would still be gravitationally bound to the Earth and thus would actually SLOW the earth's rotational period down, much as an ice skater extends their arms when spinning to slow down, or conversely, pull their arms in to speed up.

Counter intuitive, isn't it?
Link Posted: 8/23/2017 3:06:04 PM EDT
[#40]
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Well that brings up the question......How do we know that the guy who invented time didnt get it wrong?
Link Posted: 8/23/2017 3:06:51 PM EDT
[#41]
Link Posted: 8/23/2017 3:11:00 PM EDT
[#42]
Would NODS be LESS useful or MORE useful?



I would prolly masturbate more.
Link Posted: 8/23/2017 3:13:16 PM EDT
[#43]
The earth does not rotate.  If it did, any object would increase in weight the further away it moved from the equator due to the decrease in the effect of centrifugal force, which is strongest at the equator of a rotating sphere.
Link Posted: 8/23/2017 3:18:38 PM EDT
[#44]
Link Posted: 8/23/2017 3:20:38 PM EDT
[#45]
Hillary would not be president for many more days and nights.
Link Posted: 8/23/2017 3:27:42 PM EDT
[#46]
I'm guessing automatic headlights would have been common sooner
Link Posted: 8/23/2017 4:00:20 PM EDT
[#47]
 Coriolis effect would become a bitch for 300 yards shots.
Link Posted: 8/23/2017 4:09:04 PM EDT
[#48]
All Confederate statues would be flung off into space and peace would immediately erupt globally.
Link Posted: 8/23/2017 4:14:44 PM EDT
[#49]
Would the Earth be on a treadmill?
Link Posted: 8/23/2017 4:14:57 PM EDT
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There would be zero beachfront property.  Life could have only evolved at  altitudes and in sheltered locations, like underground.
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