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50% of the worlds objects are chairs and tables.

  1. Mar 28, 2009 #1
    Think about it.50+% of the wolrds objects are chairs or tables!
     
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  3. Mar 28, 2009 #2

    lisab

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    Hmmm...might want to check your math.
     
  4. Mar 28, 2009 #3

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    I have seen quite a few rocks, trees, plants, etc, too. My property is not populated by furniture.

    Perhaps the OP wanted to say that 50% of man-made objects are chairs and tables, though out of the many thousands of objects that might be found in a Western-society home, I would expect the percentage to be in the low single numbers.
     
  5. Mar 28, 2009 #4
    Okay, I'll bite: why do you say that?
     
  6. Mar 28, 2009 #5

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    For sheer numbers, I expect that it would be either plants or insects.
    With man-made objects, I'm pretty sure that there are more shoes and pants than chairs and tables.
     
  7. Mar 28, 2009 #6
    What would be more interesting might be to ask what you've probably thrown out the most in your life. Or what you've lost the most.


    For me, that would have to be either pens or pencils.
     
  8. Mar 28, 2009 #7
    75% of the world is covered in water and 50% of that water is ice.Ice can be used as a chair or table, thus 50% of the world is covered in chairs and tables.
     
  9. Mar 28, 2009 #8

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    ...or sheets of paper?
     
  10. Mar 28, 2009 #9

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    I vote for single-celled organisms.
     
  11. Mar 28, 2009 #10
    Chairs and tables are made out of trees, trees are nothing but tables and chairs in their raw form, the world is covered in chairs and tables.Think about it.
     
  12. Mar 28, 2009 #11

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    It can also be used as a toilet; that doesn't make it comfortable.
     
  13. Mar 28, 2009 #12

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    :rofl:
     
  14. Mar 28, 2009 #13
    78% of statistics are made up on the spot.
     
  15. Mar 28, 2009 #14

    Danger

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    Good point. I overlooked that.
     
  16. Mar 28, 2009 #15

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    As a frequent hunter, snowshoe enthusiast, and former X-country skier, I can attest to Danger's assertion. Dropping trou in the woods in the winter can be problematic, even if you find a nice downed tree in a spot that gets enough sun to melt off the frozen stuff.
     
  17. Mar 28, 2009 #16

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    I think those are pieces of paper in government archives.
     
  18. Mar 28, 2009 #17
    Go back to school and learn something, 50% is half of 100% so you should ask whats the other 50% you dolt.
     
  19. Mar 28, 2009 #18

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    That's the one main reason that I won't go camping. I have a firm policy of never going any place where the bugs outnumber the bathrooms.
     
  20. Mar 28, 2009 #19

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    Don't be a troll!
     
  21. Mar 28, 2009 #20

    Danger

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    Knock off the personal insults. You forgot to hit the space key before your number, so it looks like .50%. I'm sure that several people were confused by that. And while we're at it, you spelled "world's" incorrectly.
     
  22. Mar 28, 2009 #21

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    C'mon! With a name like Danger, you can't be scared of a little deer-tick, can you?
     
  23. Mar 28, 2009 #22
    You don't get out much I take it.;)
     
  24. Mar 28, 2009 #23

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    :confused:
    I don't even know whether or not we have deer ticks up here. We do have wood ticks.
    Think though, of the discomfort of having a couple of thousand black-flies trying to crawl up your butt. :surprised
     
  25. Mar 28, 2009 #24

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    I live in Maine, and though I have spent considerable time in Canada, the fantastic environment (brooks, streams, rivers) here seems to provide us with bumper-crops of those nasty rascals every year. Those guys need flowing water to breed, and until you get anywhere near the coast, we've got that in spades.
     
  26. Mar 28, 2009 #25

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    Locked pending decision on OP's fate.
     
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