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re: 2024 Spring Garden Thread

Posted by tigerfoot on 4/12/24 at 2:01 pm
I had a bunch of dead crawfish in a sack the other day. I crushed up about 20 of em into a sludge and put a scoop at the base of about half my tomatoes. May be my imagination, but the ones with the crawfish seem to be a little thicker, but they are also on the setting sun side so may get more su...

re: Can this 747 take off?

Posted by tigerfoot on 4/11/24 at 11:05 pm
[quote]The conveyor belt is designed to exactly match the speed of the wheels, moving in the opposite direction...[/quote] I don’t know how you keep saying it doesn’t say what it says ...

re: Can this 747 take off?

Posted by tigerfoot on 4/11/24 at 10:53 pm
By doing that you dismiss the fact that the riddle as written doesn’t allow that ...

re: Can this 747 take off?

Posted by tigerfoot on 4/11/24 at 10:42 pm
They didn’t. The experiment they conducted proved that the thrust of the plane overcame the speed of the treadmill. No one debated that point. ...

re: Can this 747 take off?

Posted by tigerfoot on 4/11/24 at 10:34 pm
[quote]The question doesn’t say the wheels can never move faster.[/quote] It says they move exactly the same speed. In the myth busters experiment what was the rotation of the tire? The same or faster? ...

re: Can this 747 take off?

Posted by tigerfoot on 4/11/24 at 10:00 pm
So we ignore the parameters of the riddle ...

re: Can this 747 take off?

Posted by tigerfoot on 4/11/24 at 9:53 pm
[quote]As soon as the engines add an independent source of forward motion the belt will perpetually be behind by that number. [/quote]si the wheels be moving faster than the belt...

re: Can this 747 take off?

Posted by tigerfoot on 4/11/24 at 2:56 pm
[quote]he plane would have to move for the wheels to start moving. Once moving, the treadmill would not be bale to stop the plane's initial movement, as the only contact the treadmill has with anything on the plane is the wheels, which are not part of the plane's "drivetrain."[/quote]So the wheels w...

re: Can this 747 take off?

Posted by tigerfoot on 4/11/24 at 2:53 pm
[quote]I read the question as the the treadmill belt will match the speed of the wheels[/quote]Yet you said the wheels were motionless...

re: Can this 747 take off?

Posted by tigerfoot on 4/11/24 at 2:38 pm
[quote] and the jet will propel the treadmill track forward, while the wheels remain at zero rotation,[/quote]so you also ignore the question as it was asked. lol ...

re: Can this 747 take off?

Posted by tigerfoot on 4/11/24 at 2:37 pm
[quote]It's adorable that all you can do is link videos and copy other people's words.[/quote]when students are really really dense it helps to present as many different sets of information as you can. Learning styles differ. ...

re: Can this 747 take off?

Posted by tigerfoot on 4/11/24 at 2:36 pm
[quote]And the thrust will over come it[/quote]nope. You can’t just keep changing the parameters. In your ramblings you have acknowledged the hole in your argument repeatedly. But keep digging ...

re: Can this 747 take off?

Posted by tigerfoot on 4/11/24 at 2:32 pm
You keep mentioning the power of the plane. It isn’t relevant. It could be a hobby plane. Or a Cessna 152. The treadmill is magic as it and the wheels are synced. ...

re: Can this 747 take off?

Posted by tigerfoot on 4/11/24 at 2:23 pm
[quote]Which means no airflow over the wings. Which means it won't take off. Thanks for proving my point.[/quote]every time he mentions the thrust of the aircraft overcoming the speed of the treadmill he does this ...

re: Can this 747 take off?

Posted by tigerfoot on 4/11/24 at 2:22 pm
[quote]Also, you should look up videos of what balls do when they are paced on treadmills. Might blow your mind.[/quote]they don’t rotate at a speed the same as the treadmill and move forward. ...

re: Can this 747 take off?

Posted by tigerfoot on 4/11/24 at 2:11 pm
[quote]Because no power is transmitted to the wheels, [/quote]so the wheels remain at rest? ...

re: Can this 747 take off?

Posted by tigerfoot on 4/11/24 at 2:09 pm
[quote]could put a regulator on the wheels so that they do not exceed the speed of the belt.[/quote]if I am belted into the wheels and the wheels match the belt? Will this draft be because I am moving forward? ...

re: Can this 747 take off?

Posted by tigerfoot on 4/11/24 at 1:42 pm
[quote]Are you talking about the Mythbusters video?[/quote]He probably is. Show me where they measured to speed of the wheels, they did not. The wheels in their experiment were moving faster than the belt. ...

re: Can this 747 take off?

Posted by tigerfoot on 4/11/24 at 1:39 pm
[quote]Put a jet pack on and turn it on and you'll feel some wind on your face.[/quote]because you will exceed the speed of the belt? ...

re: Can this 747 take off?

Posted by tigerfoot on 4/11/24 at 1:38 pm
[quote]Again, this was physically tried![/quote]by who? ...