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LOL Why is it that........

Discussion in 'General' started by Kronos, 21 Mar 2015.

  1. Kronos

    Kronos Well-Known Member

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    When a shoe lace comes loose and you retie it it is necessary to retie the other shoe as it feels odd if you don't?

    Answers and any other strange questions welcome.
     
  2. noizdaemon666

    noizdaemon666 I'm Od, Therefore I Pwn

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    Probably because laces loosen over time so a newly tied one feels tighter than the already tied one forcing you to do both to prevent it driving you insane :p
     
  3. Kronos

    Kronos Well-Known Member

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    One might argue that I must be insane to ask the question possible driven there because I did not retie the lace on the other shoe at some point in my life.
     
  4. noizdaemon666

    noizdaemon666 I'm Od, Therefore I Pwn

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    I'm just ringing the men in white coats now....
     
  5. Kronos

    Kronos Well-Known Member

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    Parge the worst Super Moderator

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    Because one is tighter than the other.
     
  7. theshadow2001

    theshadow2001 [DELETE] means [DELETE]

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    I don't think I've ever done that. I haven't used shoes or boots with laces in years. Definitely don't miss them
     
  8. Xlog

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    Use double knot, no more loose shoelaces.
     
  9. Kronos

    Kronos Well-Known Member

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    Whilst we are on the subject of weird questions. How is it that at least once a day I will look at the clock to find that all the digits are the same like 4.44 or 3.33 ETC ETC once in a while is likely to happen but every day is spooky. What does it all mean?
     
  10. VipersGratitude

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    3.33 means Half Life 3 confirmed....unsure about the 4.44
     
  11. theshadow2001

    theshadow2001 [DELETE] means [DELETE]

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    I wouldn't worry too much about it. Unless you see start seeing 6:66 regularly.

    That's a sign your clock is broken.
     
  12. true_gamer

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    Well I seem to see 11:11 most of the time - Does that mean I'm going to have a threesome with 2 lovely ladies?... Lol
     
  13. IamJudd

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    The fanboys already asking about the fourth as soon as the third is confirmed...


    Ian
     
  14. B1GBUD

    B1GBUD ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ Accidentally Funny

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    Solution: Velcro

    The Mrs and I see 13:37 pretty often or leet o'clock as it has now become.
     
  15. GiGo

    GiGo was once a nerd.....

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    My right foot is bigger than my left in thickness, so the lace always comes loose on my right foot. Never have to re-tie my left lace.

    But....

    I prefer velcro lol
     
  16. Strudul

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    Laces
    Don't think I've ever done that. I may check to make sure the other is still tight and adjust if necessary, but never undo it just to re-do it again...

    Times
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    Seriously though, I think it's to do with when you notice something, then notice it again, it seems more significant. Your brain recognises patterns, so although you probably look at loads of the same times every day, repeated numbers stand out more, so every time you see them from now on, they will appear more significant.

    The The Baader-Meinhof Phenomenon sorta explains it better.
     
  17. Strudul

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    double post D:
     
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