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Fuck kg why can everything be in lbs.?
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Fuck kg why can everything be in lbs.?
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Because conversion
Fucking americans
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>>35652456
>>35652630
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>>35652630
Sure is neat how America is the most innovative.
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I know this, but is there a quick way to convert I'm my head? I see posts in kg, and want to do quick rough estimates conversions to pounds in my head.

Any tricks to make this happen?
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>>35652630
we use imperial in Canada too , and in fact I prefer it over metric.
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>>35652680
If it's in lbs just times it by 2.2
Or by 2 if you're shit at mathematics
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>>35652630
>u.s. uses imperial for all their inventions and military technology
>rest of world is too stupid to convert
>america wins, again
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>>35652686
Exactly what I was looking for thanks anon
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>>35652681
We use a weird mix in Canada, for height and weight we use imperial, for fluids and distance we use metric
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>>35652745
The weird thing is that you call conversion a "trick". They teach this at grade school.
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>>35652709
>u.s. uses imperial for all their inventions and military technology

you realize they dont right

right

engineers don't use fucking feet you autist
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>>35652456
what is manlier, 45s or red plates? the answer should be obvious.
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>>35652913
actually they do, it just depends on the company

a company i worked at last year had all their foundation cad drawings in feet (h beams etc)
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>>35652456

cause euros dont need big numbers to feel better about themselves
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>>35652913
>>35653006
Can confirm. I work on Boeing aircraft and all of their measurements are in imperial.
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>>35652913
Engineers use whatever they heck they want. Software handles the conversions now, units are pretty arbitrary. A computer doesn't care about going in increments of 12 to 5280 any more than it cares about going in increments of 10^3x
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>>35652768
When I got charged here in ontario they logged my weight and height in kg and cm
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Using imperial makes spacecrafts crash, get your shit together America

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mars_Climate_Orbiter
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>>35653037

>telling lies on the internet
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>>35652673
And imports the vast majority of their scientists from metric lands
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>>35653063
On September 23, 1999, communication with the spacecraft was lost as the spacecraft went into orbital insertion, due to ground-based computer software which produced output in non-SI units of pound-seconds (lbf s) instead of the metric units of newton-seconds (N s) specified in the contract between NASA and Lockheed. The spacecraft encountered Mars on a trajectory that brought it too close to the planet, causing it to pass through the upper atmosphere and disintegrate.
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>>35652456
>Be 176cm
>Be 5 ft 9 19/64 inch

I rest my case why Imperial is fucking retarded
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There's a user script that converts imperial/metric on mouse hover on /fit/. Can't link as I'm on mobile right now
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>>35653072
Now? Potentially not.
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>>35652900
I didn't even research how to convert it, so if what he said is the actual method to convert it then I guess its not a trick.
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>>35652630
huh?
what about UK?
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>>35653094
Who has ever put that you dumb fuck. When someone asks my height I just say 6 foot 3. No one adds fractions.
Nigger
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>>35653166
Metric is official in the UK, but people unofficially still use some Imperial units.
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>>35653205
thanks
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>>35652456
i can't take him seriously because of how much he's balding
even though mike is too, he's just not as bad as brad
yet
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>>35653283
But muscled bald loos godly, why would he care
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>>35653313
because he also looks mentally retarded
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>>35653173
It is to point out the inaccuracy of the Imperial system dumb fuck. I have to say I'm "around" 5'9 instead of saying my actual height
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>>35653418
Yeah but who the fuck cares about precise accuracy, your either 5 9 or your not. Regardless at the end of the day your short.

No one is gonna say damn your 1 cm taller than me. Pin point accuracy is irrelevant.

If I ask how tall are you I just want a rough estimate.
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>>35652456
because it's a shit unit of measure.

I am used to it, so switching to kg would be difficult, but it makes engineering so much easier, scaling so much easier, and makes changing units easy as fuck. THere are 10000 different required conversion factors in imperial. Objectively speaking, it's pants on head retarded.
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>>35653502
Accuracy is the literal purpose of having a unit of measure.
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>>35653173
lol retard who uses numbers... i just tell everyone im not a manlet
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>>35653037
>>35653006
ARMY. MEANING MILITARY. Fucking learn to read, jesus christ. Also nasa uses metric because they have failed experiments as a result of people failing to convert numbers properly.
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>>35653256
Yeah, road signs show miles and 99% of people measure their height in feet and inches. Pubs serve beer by the pint - spirits and wine in metric.

Cooking measurements, groceries and temperatures are all metric.
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>>35653166
>>35653205
most people use both.
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Lbs is inhumane and should be considered a war crime
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>>35652456
go away you fucking retard
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look at how simple and easy to use imperial is
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>>35653608
>americans will defend this
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>>35653608
Most units aren't even used, and pretty much no one needs to convert yards to miles, so the only important numbers to remember are 12 inches to the foot and 3 feet to the yard.
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>>35652937
you can tell us when you get there, fucking dyel
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>using multiples of 10 is so fucking complicated
>better start using random number multiples fo better organization
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Because almost everywhere else in the world is fucking reasonable and believe that intra-system conversion rates should make sense.

1000 grams = A Kilogram
1000 Millilitres = A litres.
1000 Millimetre = a Metre.
1000 Metres = a Kilometre.

Deal with it.
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>>35652680
Just remember that 45 lb is 20.2 kg and divide one by the other on your phone
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>>35653537
Yeah but I don't need a precise measurement of someone's height.

How far is that? " bout a mile"

"1.60934 kilometers"
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>>35653562
Different people have different heights of what they consider a manlet.
In my opinion anyone under 5'8 is a manlet.
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>>35653784
How far is that? " bout a km"

"0.621371 miles"
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>>35653502
1'76 is not short m8
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I'm sorry amerilard but the metric system is by the best
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Well, here in /fit/, our official measurement of weight is the lmaopl8. One lmaopl8 (often abbreviated as lmao1pl8) equals 135 pounds in American master race units, or 60kg in yuropfag units.
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>>35653878
176 cm
>not short
It's fucking manlet material, not even king of the manlets which would be 180
6' or 183 is the line which manlets will never cross
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>>35654676
>2016
>manlets meme still alive

kek /fit/
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>>35652456
dude is the monstrousest motherfucker around. also real strong guy. mirin.
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>>35653059
On a day to day basis when talking people usually use pounds and feet
Anything official uses metric.
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>>35654676
>the manlet cutoff
>not 6'4
You little guys are always funny
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>>35652456
because you Americunts are too fucking dumb to multiply anything by 2,2 that's why

you cunt
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>>35653173
Me too and I'm 5'10
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>>35652937
Red plates in Sweden are 25kg not 20. So red plates obviously.
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>>35653638

Yeah, I mean, just look at how stupid metric is. I'd much rather do 12 inches per feet and 3 feet per yard which means 36 inches per yard.
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>>35653418
>Manlet problems
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>>35655751
Who the fuck uses yards?

Also I don't get the point of some conversations. I can't conceptualize how far a mile is or how far 80 miles is unless I do it somewhat in terms of "the distance between LA and Bakersfield" or something like that so it Miles and km and large units of measurement mean shit all to me.
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>>35653094
You're 5'9 you autistic manlet.
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>>35653151
You literally could have searched "How many pounds to a kilogram?" and you'd have had your answer. Fucking moron.
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>>35653784

What's your IQ? " bout 58"

"clinically retarded"
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