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#940982 - 02/18/14 09:05 PM Engineer's Week Part Deux
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In honor of Engineers Week here are some proposed engineering units of conversion for you to solve. Trickery and puns abound lol

sherlock

= 1. 2000 pounds of Chinese soup?
= 2. Time between slipping on a peel and smacking the pavement?
3. Time it takes to sail 220 yards at 1 nautical mile per hour?
= 4. Half of a large intestine?
= 5. Basic unit of laryngitis?
= 6. 453.6 graham crackers?
7. 1 million bicycles?
= 8. 2000 mockingbirds?
= 9. 1 kilogram of falling figs?
= 10. 1 millionth of a fish?
= 11. 10 rations?
= 12. 2 monograms?
= 13. 2.4 statute miles of intravenous surgical tubing at Yale University Hospital?

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Edited by soot (02/21/14 07:14 PM)
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#940984 - 02/18/14 09:21 PM Re: Engineer's Week Part Deux [Re: soot]
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1. won ton soup smile

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#940987 - 02/18/14 09:50 PM Re: Engineer's Week Part Deux [Re: soot]
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I missed CCb's. oops


Edited by Jema (02/18/14 10:49 PM)
Edit Reason: CCb beat me
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#940991 - 02/18/14 10:19 PM Re: Engineer's Week Part Deux [Re: soot]
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4. semicolon lol

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#941004 - 02/19/14 12:16 AM Re: Engineer's Week Part Deux [Re: soot]
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9. 1 fig Newton
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#941006 - 02/19/14 12:50 AM Re: Engineer's Week Part Deux [Re: soot]
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2. 1 bananosecond lol

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#941014 - 02/19/14 02:22 AM Re: Engineer's Week Part Deux [Re: soot]
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10. scale???
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#941019 - 02/19/14 04:47 AM Re: Engineer's Week Part Deux [Re: soot]
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8, Two kilo-mockingbird rotfl

Love these, soot! bravo
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#941097 - 02/19/14 07:17 PM Re: Engineer's Week Part Deux [Re: soot]
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Try again on #10 Curly .. it is a play off of the fish think

Thanks UW .. couldn't pass them up this week lol

UW Sondi manXman Michele CCBomber (and Jema with an honorable mention wink) thumbsup

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#941111 - 02/19/14 08:36 PM Re: Engineer's Week Part Deux [Re: soot]
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5. One hoarse power snicker

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#941133 - 02/19/14 11:14 PM Re: Engineer's Week Part Deux [Re: soot]
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12. one diagram
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#941141 - 02/19/14 11:37 PM Re: Engineer's Week Part Deux [Re: soot]
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10. 1 microfiche

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#941243 - 02/20/14 02:53 PM Re: Engineer's Week Part Deux [Re: soot]
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11. 1 decoration wave
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#941262 - 02/20/14 05:25 PM Re: Engineer's Week Part Deux [Re: soot]
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13. I. V. League
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#941274 - 02/20/14 08:12 PM Re: Engineer's Week Part Deux [Re: soot]
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Well done gang .. all spot on thumbsup

...just think if we'd had #9 in the group it would have been a straight flush wink

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