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raaaid
02-21-2006, 09:17 AM
why so many sevens in wwii?

jg77, jg27 even the game starts with a 77 p51

im curious because i was born in 7-7-74

maybe pilots liked to command their luck to this number? for example why not the 6

even though this number brings me to some unfortunate awesome coincidences i still like it

although my fauvorite number is still 0 and i would like to be able to carry it in my plane

once i asked my father if some culture at some time considered to be infinite and 0 the same thing he said not, once month later i would read a comic "gilgamesh" in which he would have found an alien race that represnted by a dot 3 things god, infinte and 0

Hoatee
02-21-2006, 01:21 PM
One divided by zero equals infinity. It follows from this that infinity multiplied by zero is equal to one.

SeaFireLIV
02-21-2006, 01:28 PM
Why do things fall? Sure, I know what Isaac Newton said, but why?, I mean why don`t things fall UP!

And how is it we seem to be the only truly living planet in the Universe perfectly placed to get sustenance from the Sun and enjoying a vibrant weather/nature system? I mean - it`s a bit of a coincidence, isn`t it?

Why`s the Earth and most planets round in basic shape? Why not square, or triangle?

And why- *Censored by every Mod on the planet* http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/bigtears.gif http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/353.gif

Akronnick
02-21-2006, 01:32 PM
Originally posted by Hoatee:
One divided by zero equals infinity. It follows from this that infinity multiplied by zero is equal to one.

Not true. The limit of 1/x as x aproaches zero is infinity, but one divided by zero is undefined, i.e. it does not exist. Proof of that is in your post. Since any number multiplied by zero is zero, infinity times zero is still zero, which results in the inconsistant logic if one over zero equals infinity.

Akronnick
02-21-2006, 01:36 PM
Originally posted by Akronnick:
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Hoatee:
One divided by zero equals infinity. It follows from this that infinity multiplied by zero is equal to one.

Not true. The limit of 1/x as x aproaches zero is infinity, but one divided by zero is undefined, i.e. it does not exist. Proof of that is in your post. Since any number multiplied by zero is zero, infinity times zero is still zero, which results in the inconsistant logic if one over zero equals infinity. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

And I'm not going to follow this thread for 17 pages arguing over this. If you don't understand it, look it up (http://mathforum.org/dr.math/faq/faq.divideby0.html).

LEXX_Luthor
02-21-2006, 01:49 PM
Best trucks made are 73 - 79 Fords

...well okay, 67 - 79 http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/35.gif

02-21-2006, 01:59 PM
Without 7 we would have no 8.

LEBillfish
02-21-2006, 02:03 PM
Without 7 we would have no 8.

How interesting....I fly with the 78th*Sentai...

78, 7....8....Wrap your noggin around that http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/53.gif

Akronnick
02-21-2006, 02:20 PM
But why is six afraid of seven?

Hoatee
02-21-2006, 02:36 PM
Originally posted by Hoatee:
One divided by zero equals infinity. It follows from this that infinity multiplied by zero is equal to one.

Let me rephrase above as follows then :

One divided by zero equals infinity. It follows from this that one divided by infinity equals zero.

That must make more sense surely? I mean, chopping up a piece of cake into a million pieces would leave precious little over.

As for the seven - it was perhaps chosen for its runic looks.

VW-IceFire
02-21-2006, 02:58 PM
My lucky number is 9 actually...so chew on that http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

Akronnick
02-21-2006, 02:58 PM
Originally posted by Hoatee:
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Hoatee:
One divided by zero equals infinity. It follows from this that infinity multiplied by zero is equal to one.

Let me rephrase above as follows then :

One divided by zero equals infinity. It follows from this that one divided by infinity equals zero.

That must make more sense surely? I mean, chopping up a piece of cake into a million pieces would leave precious little over.

As for the seven - it was perhaps chosen for its runic looks. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

Well, it's more accurate to say that the limit of r/x as x aproaches infinity is zero, where r is any real number. But r/0 is nonsense. You can't cut a cake into x pieces in such a way that each of the pieces is zero cake, and you can't cut a cake into zero pieces. You can eat the cake, but that's a different matter http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-wink.gif

Chuck_Older
02-21-2006, 05:24 PM
Seven is Magnificent http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-happy.gif
<span class="ev_code_YELLOW">
Ring! Ring! It's 7:00 A.M.!
Move yourself to go again
Cold water in the face
Brings you back to this awful place
Knuckle merchants and you bankers, too
Must get up an' learn those rules
Weather man and the crazy chief
One says sun and one says sleet
A.M., the F.M. the P.M. too
Churning out that boogaloo
Gets you up and gets you out
But how long can you keep it up?
Gimme Honda, Gimme Sony
So cheap and real phony
Hong Kong dollars and Indian cents
English pounds and Eskimo pence

You lot! What?
Don't stop! Give it all you got!
You lot! What?
Don't stop! Yeah mister!

Working for a rise, better my station
Take my baby to sophistication
She's seen the ads, she thinks it's nice
Better work hard, I seen the price
Never mind that it's time for the bus
We got to work, and you're one of us
Clocks go slow in a place of work
Minutes drag and the hours jerk

"When can I tell 'em wot I do?
In a second, maaan...oright Chuck!"[this is not my addition~Chuck_O]

Wave bub-bub-bub-bye to the boss
It's your profit, it's his loss
But anyway lunch bells ring
Take one hour and do your thanng!
Cheeesboiger!

What do we have for entertainment?
Cops kick Gypsies on the pavement
Now the news, snap to attention!
The lunar landing of the dentist convention
Italian mobster shoots a lobster
Seafood restaurant gets out of hand
A car in the fridge
Or a fridge in the car?
Like cowboys do, in T.V. land

You lot! What? Don't stop. Huh?

So get back to work an' sweat some more
The sun will sink an' we'll get out the door
It's no good for man to work in cages
Hits the town, he drinks his wages
You're frettin', you're sweatin'
But did you notice you ain't gettin'?
Don't you ever stop long enough to start?
To take your car outta that gear
Don't you ever stop long enough to start?
To get your car outta that gear
Karlo Marx and Fredrich Engels
Came to the checkout at the 7-11
Marx was skint - but he had sense
Engels lent him the necessary pence

What have we got? Yeh-o, magnificence!!

Luther King and Mahatma Gandhi
Went to the park to check on the game
But they was murdered by the other team
Who went on to win 50-nil
You can be true, you can be false
You be given the same reward
Socrates and Milhous Nixon
Both went the same way - through the kitchen
Plato the Greek or Rin Tin Tin
Who's more famous to the billion millions?
News Flash: Vacuum Cleaner Sucks Up Budgie
Oooohh...bub-bye

Magnificence!!

F***ing Long, Innit?

</span>

ElAurens
02-21-2006, 06:20 PM
I'v always flown as number 23.

Max.Power
02-21-2006, 06:42 PM
Originally posted by Hoatee:
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Hoatee:
One divided by zero equals infinity. It follows from this that infinity multiplied by zero is equal to one.

Let me rephrase above as follows then :

One divided by zero equals infinity. It follows from this that one divided by infinity equals zero.

That must make more sense surely? I mean, chopping up a piece of cake into a million pieces would leave precious little over.

As for the seven - it was perhaps chosen for its runic looks. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

Infinity is not a number and cannot be used in any mathematical functions or operations. Infinity is a concept. Proof of this is in your post aswell. How is it that something can take a finite cake and chop it into an infinite number of pieces? You can't. This may be why you chose one million. You can't add to inifinity, subtract from it, multiply it or divide it. Taking 5 from a limitless supply does not limit the supply, and dividing it in half is impossible. These mathematical proofs you've done are not flawed in their logic, but they apply the concept of infinity in falacious ways.

DaimonSyrius
02-21-2006, 06:51 PM
Originally posted by raaaid:
once month later i would read a comic "gilgamesh" in which he would have found an alien race that represnted by a dot 3 things god, infinte and 0
Hey, that's an excellent reference source.
Now you only need a track of it to confirm. You'll have to set Arcade=1, though.

Cheers,
S.

LEBillfish
02-21-2006, 07:00 PM
Originally posted by ElAurens:
I'v always flown as number 23.

You rebel you........ http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/winky.gif

WWSensei
02-21-2006, 07:05 PM
Originally posted by Max.Power:
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Hoatee:
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Hoatee:
One divided by zero equals infinity. It follows from this that infinity multiplied by zero is equal to one.

Let me rephrase above as follows then :

One divided by zero equals infinity. It follows from this that one divided by infinity equals zero.

That must make more sense surely? I mean, chopping up a piece of cake into a million pieces would leave precious little over.

As for the seven - it was perhaps chosen for its runic looks. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

Infinity is not a number and cannot be used in any mathematical functions or operations. Infinity is a concept. Proof of this is in your post aswell. How is it that something can take a finite cake and chop it into an infinite number of pieces? You can't. This may be why you chose one million. You can't add to inifinity, subtract from it, multiply it or divide it. Taking 5 from a limitless supply does not limit the supply, and dividing it in half is impossible. These mathematical proofs you've done are not flawed in their logic, but they apply the concept of infinity in falacious ways. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

Strictly speaking mathematically, inifinity is defined at least as a boundary condition if not absolute.

Division by zero is undefined in any formal mathematics regimen. To claim it is infinite is wrong. I've seen this pseudo-argument before only usually from sites claiming worship of Gaia, healing crystals and other assorted piles of feces.

Freelancer-1
02-21-2006, 07:20 PM
Originally posted by Akronnick:
But why is six afraid of seven?

http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/touche.gif OH... OH, I know, I know this one!!

Because seven ate nine http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-surprised.gif

Max.Power
02-21-2006, 08:05 PM

There are a lot of numbers in ww2. I'm sure that if you analysed the occurance of each number specifically in terms of some other variable, you will get that there is no significant difference between any of the digits.

This is another example of a post-hoc theory. You notice something, like the date of your birth, which sensitizes you to the number 7, and then you start correlating everything you hear about 7 as converging to something you've decided on before hand. Scientifically speaking, this is the reverse way you're supposed to reason. You're supposed to try to satisfy the null hypothesis. Ask yourself, "is there any chance that the number 7's occurance in ww2 is just random?" and then try to prove it. If you can prove it, obviously, your experimental hypothesis is false, despite all the evidence you have to the contrary.

Hoatee
02-22-2006, 05:10 AM
Mathematics can't deal with infinity. It's not the correct paradigm to define it.

God is, was and is to come.

Basically, this means that we are caught in some kind of time bubble. We seem to be able to control our destiny but everything that will happen has happened already.

The universe is, but never was, and nor will it be.

God is infinite. Everything else is nothing.

HotelBushranger
02-22-2006, 05:22 AM
I don't want to hear any religious preaching. I for one, take offence to it. So please stop.

I always fly as 10. Why? Because J, being the first letter of my name, is the 10th letter of the alphabet. Cool huh? http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/10.gif

Hoatee
02-22-2006, 05:47 AM
I am not preaching religion.

I was merely pondering the consequences of what is said in the Bible.

Why is it that people take so much offence at the word God? Liken it to reflection on, for example, the theory of relativity.

By the way, regarding the seven, in Continental Europe it is written with a stripe in the middle - that's why I say it may have been chosen for its runic looks (in addition to possible other reasons).

major_setback
02-22-2006, 06:10 AM
There are seven days in a week.
If you add the numbers from the opposite sides of a dice together they make seven.

Coincidence?

I think not! http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/51.gif

Akronnick
02-22-2006, 07:03 AM
is an interesting mathematical examination of Infifity.Hotel Infinity. (http://scidiv.bcc.ctc.edu/Math/InfiniteHotel.html)

The ending is strangely appropriate to this forum, given the N/G avenger debacle. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/35.gif

Akronnick
02-22-2006, 07:37 AM
More Infinite (http://www-history.mcs.st-and.ac.uk/history/HistTopics/Infinity.html) Mathematical goodness.

DaimonSyrius
02-22-2006, 08:10 AM
Originally posted by Akronnick:
is an interesting mathematical examination of Infifity.Hotel Infinity. (http://scidiv.bcc.ctc.edu/Math/InfiniteHotel.html)

The ending is strangely appropriate to this forum, given the N/G avenger debacle. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/35.gif

That's an infinitely great story! http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/clap.gif http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/clap.gif

I guess that's testament, once again, to how raaid's threads always end up containing interesting bits http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/25.gif

http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-happy.gif

Cheers,
S.

LordOliver
02-22-2006, 09:36 AM
StG77

Ok, not active, but love those 7's

SeaFireLIV
02-22-2006, 09:42 AM
Always amazes me that such strange posts can turn into long threads everyday...

I wonder if I`ll get such a long thread if I just post up the 1st thing to come into my head?

raaaid
02-22-2006, 09:45 AM
i would like to be able to carry the 0 in my plane which i cant because of this:

if you look to infinity from infinity youll see it as nothing

when you are drawing in perspective you are doing this:

draw a spot in the paper from it it comes everithyng a rail a street a line of trees, is the spot you are looking straight up to, the infinite space at infinite distance but at the same time nothing but a spot, its called the scape point i think

id like perspective if oleg made a 360âÂº view for bob i would buy the game twice it couldnt be bad if you dont like it dont use it

LEXX_Luthor
02-22-2006, 12:24 PM
A6M = Zero
A7M = Infinity , or would have been if...

Hoatee
02-22-2006, 01:30 PM
Originally posted by Akronnick:
is an interesting mathematical examination of Infifity.Hotel Infinity. (http://scidiv.bcc.ctc.edu/Math/InfiniteHotel.html)

The ending is strangely appropriate to this forum, given the N/G avenger debacle. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/35.gif

http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif So there are atheists not necessarily iro of religion. I wonder what sect they belonged to and how rough things got.

And the Church was cruel to torture Bruno for nine bloody years - that's terrible.

danjama
02-22-2006, 01:31 PM
Raid, you are weird my friend

major_setback
02-23-2006, 02:15 AM
Originally posted by LEXX_Luthor:
A6M = Zero
A7M = Infinity , or would have been if...

Good name for a plane -The Infinity.

DaimonSyrius
02-23-2006, 02:45 AM
Originally posted by major_setback:
Good name for a plane -The Infinity.
Yup, and wingman would be called 'Beyond' http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/winky.gif

Cheers,
S.

JG52Karaya-X
02-23-2006, 03:16 AM
Not to forget the La7 http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_eek.gif

Hoatee
02-23-2006, 06:13 AM
Originally posted by DaimonSyrius:
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by major_setback:
Good name for a plane -The Infinity.
Yup, and wingman would be called 'Beyond' http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/winky.gif

Cheers,
S. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

koivis
02-23-2006, 06:34 AM
Hmm, B-17 Fortress, B-37 Ventura, B-47 Stratojet, B-57 Canberra, XB-70 Valkyrie, P-47, F7F, F7U, A-7, C-47, C-87 Liberator Express, C-74 & C-17 Globemasters, Ki-27, Ki-67, A7M, B7A, He 177, Ju 87, Do 17, Do 217, Do 317, DC-7, MD-87, and last but not least the Boeing planes... 707 (and the presidential VC-137), 717, 727, 737, 747, 757, 767, 777 and the new 787... dunno what's going on here.... weird... number seven is taking over the world! Aaargh! http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/35.gif

Willey
02-23-2006, 08:15 AM
7,7mm, 7,62mm, 7,9mm - and finally:

.50 cal = 12,7mm

That just prooves it won the war http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

Not forget 70kg bombs, BK 3.7, T-34-76...

Capt.LoneRanger
02-23-2006, 09:10 AM
Its a Bernoulli-thing, raaaid. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/10.gif

WB_Outlaw
02-23-2006, 10:29 AM
Originally posted by HotelBushranger:
I don't want to hear any religious preaching. I for one, take offence to it. So please stop.:

This is totally off topic and is only here b/c I take offense to your offence...

God also said, "I am that I am".

Note that I also have a 10' roll of chain link if you need it. It's just taking up space over here.

--Outlaw.