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14-11-2014
1205660.  Thu Sep 22, 2016 2:49 pm Reply with quote



Rat poison.

 
Bondee
1205663.  Thu Sep 22, 2016 3:13 pm Reply with quote

Are you on drugs?

 
'yorz
1205669.  Thu Sep 22, 2016 3:32 pm Reply with quote

Ming Campbell once beat O J Simpson in the 100 metres (10.2 seconds, 1967) and at some point was known as "the fastest white man on the planet".

Perhaps a widely known snippet, but I only learned it now.

 
crissdee
1205680.  Thu Sep 22, 2016 3:53 pm Reply with quote

Bondee wrote:
Are you on drugs?


Perhaps he/she/it thinks we are.

 
14-11-2014
1206255.  Tue Sep 27, 2016 4:39 am Reply with quote

"Please handle with care". A way to reduce losses by 75%, by printing a fragile flat panel display to protect a bicycle.

 
crissdee
1206268.  Tue Sep 27, 2016 7:08 am Reply with quote

Random, certainly. Factoid????????

 
Spoilt Victorian
1206279.  Tue Sep 27, 2016 9:41 am Reply with quote

14-11-2014 wrote:
"Please handle with care". A way to reduce losses by 75%....


There are 6 possible 'ups' not 4. Losses are reduced by ~ 84%

 
crissdee
1206302.  Tue Sep 27, 2016 12:45 pm Reply with quote

I wouldn't have thought that alignment would make much difference with a bike anyway. Any impact/pressure that would do significant damage to a bike would have a similar effect in whatever axis it acted.

 
Spoilt Victorian
1206305.  Tue Sep 27, 2016 1:30 pm Reply with quote

I could envisage problems if the boxed bikes were stacked on top of each other because of buckling/bending under pressure.
The same idea as stacking LPs.

 
crissdee
1206324.  Tue Sep 27, 2016 4:36 pm Reply with quote

Didn't say they couldn't be damaged, just that the damage would occur whatever the orientation of the bikes.

 
Spoilt Victorian
1206348.  Wed Sep 28, 2016 1:12 am Reply with quote

The damage would be worse/more likely if lying on their sides. ie flatpack stacking.

 
crissdee
1206413.  Wed Sep 28, 2016 1:37 pm Reply with quote

And they needed a printed image to tell them which way a bike was in the box????

 
Stefan Linnemann
1206423.  Wed Sep 28, 2016 3:05 pm Reply with quote

No, dear, but a box with allegedly a flatscreen in it gets handled more carefully than a box with a bike in it. Quite simple.

 
14-11-2014
1206438.  Wed Sep 28, 2016 6:07 pm Reply with quote

Quote:
The damage would be worse/more likely if lying on their sides. ie flatpack stacking.

Hence the off-topic and unchanged arrows (2x ), pointing towards the ceiling, and 2 matching words "UP". You've earned 3 points, according to the QI scoring system.

 
tetsabb
1206446.  Wed Sep 28, 2016 8:03 pm Reply with quote

14-11 wrote
Quote:
according to the QI scoring system.


Oh, has 14-11 uncovered a secret no-one else knows?

 

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