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Topic # 151478 27-Aug-2014 09:06
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What would show if the Internet went down?





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  Reply # 1116246 27-Aug-2014 09:15
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Doge or Cats.




 


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  Reply # 1116266 27-Aug-2014 09:26
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A sign saying "please wait while we turn it off and on again"




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  Reply # 1116270 27-Aug-2014 09:35
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If say we "lost" the internet. I think we would be thrown into a somewhat dark age.
In terms of it being lost, all interconnectivity between devices will cease.




 


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  Reply # 1116290 27-Aug-2014 10:01
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We'd have more friends




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  Reply # 1116295 27-Aug-2014 10:10
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joker97: We'd have more friends


I think some people would have no friends too.




 


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  Reply # 1116302 27-Aug-2014 10:21
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The birth rate would go up same as it did when Sky had their blackout several years ago.

People would have to met people in bars or cafes rather than Tinder.

You would have to pickup the phone to keep in touch with friends and family over seas instead of FaceBook.

Everyone would start receiving paper bills again.

Checking your bank balance would mean a phone call or a visit to an ATM.

Playing a game with friends meant sitting around a table and not in front of a TV.


Kill the internet and bring back the 80's! Man I miss being a kid.....

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  Reply # 1116318 27-Aug-2014 10:38
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404 forever!  How will we know why the internet stopped working if the internet stops working?

I might see my kids again.  They went into their rooms clutching their laptops a few years ago...haven't seen them since.  

And back to buying magazines from the corner dairy in plastic wrap ;-)








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  Reply # 1116439 27-Aug-2014 12:35
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there has to be a new version of

"If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?"

for this scenario!




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  Reply # 1116454 27-Aug-2014 13:07
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gnfb: there has to be a new version of

"If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?"

for this scenario!


Workmen are doing eqc repairs next door, so I am pondering your point. Sound is a vibration, so if no ears were in your remote forest, the vibrations would not register as sound. If sound is only a vibration, and if no ears are there, maybe it will be silent. Shock waves rippling outwards with nothing to register the waveform in a brain.

So, what does a tree falling sound like to a bear, lizard, beetle? The same or different?

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  Reply # 1116457 27-Aug-2014 13:13
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tdgeek:
gnfb: there has to be a new version of

"If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?"

for this scenario!


Workmen are doing eqc repairs next door, so I am pondering your point. Sound is a vibration, so if no ears were in your remote forest, the vibrations would not register as sound. If sound is only a vibration, and if no ears are there, maybe it will be silent. Shock waves rippling outwards with nothing to register the waveform in a brain.

So, what does a tree falling sound like to a bear, lizard, beetle? The same or different?


Are they using high strength glue? haha

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  Reply # 1116468 27-Aug-2014 13:15
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tdgeek: Sound is a vibration, so if no ears were in your remote forest, the vibrations would not register as sound. If sound is only a vibration, and if no ears are there, maybe it will be silent. Shock waves rippling outwards with nothing to register the waveform in a brain.

It'd still vibrate whether there are ears there or not, and as you say, "Sound is a vibration" therefore it's sound. Do I get a cookie now?

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Behodar:
tdgeek: Sound is a vibration, so if no ears were in your remote forest, the vibrations would not register as sound. If sound is only a vibration, and if no ears are there, maybe it will be silent. Shock waves rippling outwards with nothing to register the waveform in a brain.

It'd still vibrate whether there are ears there or not, and as you say, "Sound is a vibration" therefore it's sound. Do I get a cookie now?


Lol, I'll get no one to listen to it to test the theory. Sheet, my PC is in and endless loop....

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Behodar:
tdgeek: Sound is a vibration, so if no ears were in your remote forest, the vibrations would not register as sound. If sound is only a vibration, and if no ears are there, maybe it will be silent. Shock waves rippling outwards with nothing to register the waveform in a brain.

It'd still vibrate whether there are ears there or not, and as you say, "Sound is a vibration" therefore it's sound. Do I get a cookie now?


If sound is a vibration does it make sound as it ripples outwards, or is it a vibration that is soundless, but interpreted by our ears into what our brains determine as sound?

It's a bit like vision, what we se is not what we see, but what the spectrum is determined by our retina, and them to our brain. If my eyes were a radio telescope , it will be different. So, what is the "real" vision ?

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gnfb: there has to be a new version of

"If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?"

for this scenario!


If schrodinger's cat falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it, would it make a sound?

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