do you know what day it is?

Posted by: Nana

do you know what day it is? - 11/12/13 01:43 PM

...11/12/13

laugh
Posted by: Celandine

Re: do you know what day it is? - 11/12/13 02:29 PM


I love numbers like that...
There's a name for it,
but I'm having an attack of "CRS" frown

Like just glancing at a clock
in time to watch it flip to 12:34 laugh

Just 4 the hellovit...

Am I the only one "followed" by the
Number "222"? shocked
It's figured prominently throughout
my life.. not just spotting it...
...but Locker #s and Apartment #'s
assigned License Plate #'s etc. eek
Posted by: Jim_

Re: do you know what day it is? - 11/12/13 05:58 PM

I've written/typed the date a few times today and didn't realize. Thx.

Once in a lifetime. 12/13/14 is our last chance unless we live another 89 years or so? smile
Posted by: Pirate

Re: do you know what day it is? - 11/12/13 08:52 PM

Today show this morning showed several couples getting married at 9:10am, making their date 9-10-11-12-13
Posted by: MrB

Re: do you know what day it is? - 11/13/13 01:50 AM

I've often been through a checker at a store to have the total of a long list of items sum out to a whole number, like $80.00. The cashier should most of the time disclaim something like "wow, that something. What are the chances of that happening?"

I would say to her, or him, that the odds are the same as for it to sum to any other number like $82.57. Which, if it did, she wouldn't have thought anything about it.

It's just a number

That's my thinking.

Dave.
Posted by: MrB

Re: do you know what day it is? - 11/13/13 02:06 AM

There was a time when I taught math when I taught a class where the students did all their work in class. No home work. That would mean that they wouldn't finish at the same time and need something else to keep their little devious minds busy. So I would have a page or two of mind puzzles.

One that I often used was a little computer program that generated "word finds" among a random matrix of letters. I would creat my own list . Usually math terms or terms related to our school. The words might be found vertical, backward or diagonal along with horizontal. You know the type. The students would circle the word and check it off the list.

One day, after a project I handed out one that I had prepared just before class . While the kids were working on it, I heard the increasing chortle, and snicker and some kids were saying, " Did you find it"

After a bit I figured I better see what was up.

In the "random" matrix printed horizontally frontward were the letters "F" "U" "C" "K" .

Of course many of the kids had circled it . Even though it certainly wasn't given as a word to find.

Dave
Posted by: Celandine

Re: do you know what day it is? - 11/13/13 03:00 AM

Originally Posted By: Jim_

Once in a lifetime. 12/13/14 is our last chance unless we live another 89 years or so? smile


I just hadda' peek... whistle

12/13/14 will fall on a Friday eek
Posted by: DLC

Re: do you know what day it is? - 11/13/13 07:49 AM

My son johns birthday is Nov 11, so 2 years ago his BDay was. 11/11/11 !! Cool heh? cool
Posted by: MacGizmo

Re: do you know what day it is? - 11/13/13 08:29 AM

I'm going to try to remember to post at 10:11 12/13/14. It'll probably be a WHAT? post, and I'm sure you'll all be waiting with great anticipation.
Posted by: steveg

Re: do you know what day it is? - 11/13/13 09:17 AM

If I were German, I'd say, 9, 10:11 12/13/14 ist verboten! smirk
Posted by: DLC

Re: do you know what day it is? - 11/13/13 12:51 PM

AM or PM ?? laugh

Steve: you're never to be outdone !! grin



Posted by: steveg

Re: do you know what day it is? - 11/13/13 01:25 PM

FM. whistle
Posted by: Pirate

Re: do you know what day it is? - 11/13/13 04:22 PM

LSMFT???
Posted by: Jim_

Re: do you know what day it is? - 11/13/13 04:44 PM

Originally Posted By: Pirate
LSMFT???
Lucky Strike Means Fine Tobacco?

Wow, I'm old. uh huh huh huh
Posted by: Celandine

Re: do you know what day it is? - 11/13/13 05:14 PM

.
"Two all-beef patties,
special sauce, lettuce, cheese,
pickles, onions on a sesame seed bun"

...so am I... wink
Posted by: MacBozo

Re: do you know what day it is? - 11/13/13 06:20 PM

As far as dates go:

01/02/03
02/03/04
03/04/05
04/05/06
05/06/07
06/07/08
07/08/09
08/09/10
09/10/11
10/11/12
11/12/13
12/13/14

After that, it will not be until 01/02/2103.
Posted by: Jim_

Re: do you know what day it is? - 11/13/13 06:56 PM

Originally Posted By: MrB
I've often been through a checker at a store to have the total of a long list of items sum out to a whole number, like $80.00. The cashier should most of the time disclaim something like "wow, that something. What are the chances of that happening?"

I would say to her, or him, that the odds are the same as for it to sum to any other number like $82.57. Which, if it did, she wouldn't have thought anything about it.

It's just a number

That's my thinking.

Dave.

Okay Mr Math. wink So I went to the grocery tonight, below is my receipt. What are the chances of you mentioning an $80.00 checkout total, me reading about it, and getting the same amount the same day.

Our magnetic fields have melded for a brief moment.

grin



Wow.

I can say it backwards.

woW.
Posted by: lanovami

Re: do you know what day it is? - 11/13/13 07:16 PM

Yes, in Japan, as in many places I expect. It is reversed, to be read in descending order, which makes more sense if you think about it. 13/11/12 or since they still use the reigning emperor's years in "office" for many official documents, it would be 25/11/12
Posted by: Jim_

Re: do you know what day it is? - 11/13/13 07:59 PM

Originally Posted By: lanovami
Yes, in Japan, as in many places I expect. It is reversed, to be read in descending order, which makes more sense if you think about it. 13/11/12
Not really. If I ask you exactly what day is it, wouldn't one say "November 12th 2013?" rather than "2013 November 12th". Maybe it all depends on the locale.

I've never really understood the reasoning behind 13/11/12 vs 11/12/13. I've also lost no sleep over it though. grin

Posted by: Stumpy1

Re: do you know what day it is? - 11/14/13 04:23 AM

In the U.S.A., at 10PM a message runs across the bottom of your TV, "It's 10PM, do you know where your children are?"

In France, the message is, "It's 10PM, do you know where your wife is?"

In Poland, the message is, "It's 10PM, do you know what time it is?"
Posted by: Celandine

Re: do you know what day it is? - 11/14/13 06:32 AM

Originally Posted By: Jim_
Not really. If I ask you exactly what day is it, wouldn't one say
"November 12th 2013?" rather than "2013 November 12th".

I've never really understood the reasoning behind 13/11/12 vs 11/12/13. I've also lost no sleep over it though. grin

The leading "13" in lan's example is the day,
--- not the year

Your example would read:
The 12th day of November, in the year 2013
12 Nov.'13
12/11/13

Prolly does make more sense, but it's a matter
of what one is used to same as the Metric System

Using an internationally consistent decimal system
for measuring makes infinitely more sense than
the SIZE of the King's FOOT ...or From the Tip of
Your Middle Finger To the END of Your NOSE.


...but try telling that to the Average American.
Posted by: Jim_

Re: do you know what day it is? - 11/14/13 06:46 AM

I'm pretty sure the leading 13 is the year, "13/11/12 vs 11/12/13".

The other day was 11/12/13, 13 being the year.
Posted by: Celandine

Re: do you know what day it is? - 11/14/13 07:58 AM


now I'm confused...
...I've never seen the Year First...
maybe that's how it's done in the Land of the Emperor

but on all my European & Australian Forums
the Posts are dated by Day, Month then Year
(took a bit of getting used to) blush

In the US we use the Month, Day then Year.
Posted by: MrB

Re: do you know what day it is? - 11/14/13 10:54 AM

I've wondered about this situation several times. Where I will read or hear of a rare odd event or word, then shortly later in a completely different context the same word or phrase.

Dave
Posted by: Celandine

Re: do you know what day it is? - 11/14/13 03:21 PM

Originally Posted By: MrB
I've wondered about this situation several times. Where I will read or hear of a rare odd event or word, then shortly later in a completely different context the same word or phrase.

Dave

.
DAMN INTERESTING

The Baader-Meinhof Phenomenon
.

Now, where have I heard that before?
Posted by: MrB

Re: do you know what day it is? - 11/14/13 06:36 PM

Interesting, you should mention this as a friend was just talking about Baader-Meinhof the other day with me cry

Dave