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con-pilot
3rd Apr 2006, 22:48
This Wednesday, at two minutes and three seconds after 1:00 in
the morning, the time and date will be 01:02:03 04/05/06.

That won't ever happen again.

You may now return to your (normal ?) life.

tony draper
3rd Apr 2006, 22:53
Hmmm, the last minute will never happen again.:uhoh:

ultimatepro63
3rd Apr 2006, 22:54
and the point is ?:confused:

StudentInDebt
3rd Apr 2006, 22:58
Yes it will - at two minutes and three seconds after 1:00 in the morning on the 4th of May. :cool:

Romeo Charlie
3rd Apr 2006, 22:59
That won't ever happen again.



Yes it will.

For those of us who write our dates correctly it'll happen on the 4th of May.

G-CPTN
3rd Apr 2006, 23:03
May the 4th be with you!

con-pilot
3rd Apr 2006, 23:04
Actually now that I think about it, it will happen again in:

3006

4006

5006

etc.

However, none of us will be around to see it again. (maybe:suspect: )

Bahn-Jeaux
3rd Apr 2006, 23:06
Ah, but tomorrow will be the first day of the rest of your life.

tony draper
3rd Apr 2006, 23:10
There wont be any clocks around to see it anyway as the Ice will be back.
:uhoh:

mocoman
3rd Apr 2006, 23:12
so we get two chances;

5th April or 4th May depending on our east/west Atlantic persuasion

none of us will be around to see it again. (maybe )
(similar to Woody Allen, I would like to be remembered by not dying....;-))

con-pilot
3rd Apr 2006, 23:20
For those of us who write our dates correctly it'll happen on the 4th of May.

Not necessarily, it just means that it happens over here first.:p

Of course one could travel to a country that has dates as day/month/year and do it twice.;)

JustaFew
3rd Apr 2006, 23:38
1234567890 occured in 1990...

Send Clowns
3rd Apr 2006, 23:40
It's already happened in CFMU, where they write the date year/month/date!

Arm out the window
4th Apr 2006, 04:34
Very notable, if you are the type to give any significance to our arbitrary system of time measurement.

Ask the ancient tree in the forest what it thinks about the coincidental arrangement of numbers that we petty humans feel we need to mark the natural patterns of the world, and what will it say?








Nothin'!! It's only a tree, it can't f***in' talk!

berlinapproach
4th Apr 2006, 04:40
you all seem to have plenty of time on your hands..:ok:

VH-GRUMPY
4th Apr 2006, 04:43
Con Pilot

I did in fact know it. Someone comes up with these calculations every year and they are all over the net.

Tuba Mirum
4th Apr 2006, 06:51
Actually now that I think about it, it will happen again in:
3006
4006
5006
etc.
However, none of us will be around to see it again. (maybe:suspect: )
A bit sooner than that: 2106, 2206 etc.
You're probably right about not being around to see it, though :{
Last time it happened, in 1906, my mother was a babe in arms!

acbus1
4th Apr 2006, 07:23
11:11:11 on 11th November 2011 is one which works on the same day in the UK and The USA.

11:11:11 11/11/11 :}

At least I'll be awake for that one.

sixmilehighclub
4th Apr 2006, 07:30
I have no idea what day it is, or what time it is. :\ I flew from NSW to QLD where the time was -1 hour, then the clocks changed, in NSW but not QLD, then I need to call the UK. What is it here????

Its either 1630 or 1730.

(Which makes me either 376 or 276 years old. Confused! Eek!)

XXTSGR
4th Apr 2006, 08:59
That won't ever happen again.Yes it will - an hour later in the next time zone to the west! Can anyone see any logic whatsoever in the American method of writing dates? Either go from least significant unit to most significant (DD/MM/YY) or most significant to least (YY/MM/DD) - which is at least able to be sorted by a computer. But to go from middle to least to most is crazy.

Duchess_Driver
4th Apr 2006, 09:30
How do you ask a man with no arms and no legs what the time is?
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'ave you got the time on yer c0ck?

tony draper
4th Apr 2006, 10:12
What about those ten days that Pope stole off us?
:rolleyes:

acbus1
4th Apr 2006, 10:25
How do you ask a man with no arms and no legs what the time is?


Why bother......he'll be stumped for an answer.

tony draper
4th Apr 2006, 10:35
"For **** sake don't ask that man with no arms and no legs what the time is"
"Why"?
"He's in a right paddy with himself"
"Why"?
"He's having all his teeth out today"
:uhoh:

Binoculars
4th Apr 2006, 11:59
Can anyone see any logic whatsoever in the American method of writing dates?

No. So why does everybody in the world say 9/11? I suppose it was their day, they can call it what they like. :hmm:

Taildragger67
4th Apr 2006, 12:38
No. So why does everybody in the world say 9/11? I suppose it was their day, they can call it what they like. :hmm:


What cheeses me off is that the lazy so-and-sos call it "Nine-eleven". I've never seen a calendar with any month called 'Nine'; I have seen many with 'September' (and if you go to Turkmenistan, you'll see one with months named after various members of the leader's family, but that's another story).

So rest easy, Binos, not everyone calls it '9/11'; some of us call it either 'September 11' or, as we speak English in these parts, '11 September 2001'.


Can anyone see any logic whatsoever in the American method of ...
... pretty much anything?

djk
4th Apr 2006, 14:45
Yes it will - an hour later in the next time zone to the west! Can anyone see any logic whatsoever in the American method of writing dates? Either go from least significant unit to most significant (DD/MM/YY) or most significant to least (YY/MM/DD) - which is at least able to be sorted by a computer. But to go from middle to least to most is crazy.

I've been living here in the US for 2 years now, and it still confuses me at the start of each month. The first time I came over to the US, it was in April. I made sure my flight was leaving on the 4th so I wouldn't get the day or month confused.

acbus1
4th Apr 2006, 14:55
I know what you mean, djk.

Nothing worse than being in April when it's the wrong day of the month.







She gets very ratty. :\

G-CPTN
4th Apr 2006, 14:57
April may . . .

Binoculars
4th Apr 2006, 15:33
I just lost $800,000 on a King high straight on Party Poker. Bugger. Took me two weeks to get up to that level. Back to the drawing boards. :uhoh:

got caught
4th Apr 2006, 15:56
Heard about the guy with no arms and no legs who attended his local "health club?"

As the madam answered the door, she said, "I'm sorry , your not much good to me in that state," to which he replied,

"I managed to ring the doorbell, didn't I?"


I'll get my coat. And it will happen again when we learn to time travel.