How dead is this forum?

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kangaroo
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How dead is this forum?

Postby kangaroo » Sun Jan 15, 2012 11:57 am

Wow like seriously, *crickets*

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Re: How dead is this forum?

Postby Smidgens » Sun Jan 15, 2012 12:03 pm

I'm sure it'll liven up in a month or so when acceptances start coming in.

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Re: How dead is this forum?

Postby kangaroo » Sun Jan 15, 2012 12:25 pm

We should play some physics related game until that happens. What about twenty questions for a physics related clue? I'll start.

Category: Physics concept

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Re: How dead is this forum?

Postby wiak2 » Sun Jan 15, 2012 2:19 pm

kangaroo wrote:We should play some physics related game until that happens. What about twenty questions for a physics related clue? I'll start.

Category: Physics concept



Is it the Meissner effect?

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Re: How dead is this forum?

Postby kangaroo » Sun Jan 15, 2012 9:10 pm

Nope, it's not. It's a concept, not a phenomenon. 19 questions left.

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Re: How dead is this forum?

Postby wiak2 » Sun Jan 15, 2012 11:17 pm

Is it a classical mechanics concept?

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Re: How dead is this forum?

Postby kangaroo » Mon Jan 16, 2012 1:24 am

Nope it isn't.

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Re: How dead is this forum?

Postby wiak2 » Mon Jan 16, 2012 7:20 pm

Is it a quantum mechanics concept???

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Re: How dead is this forum?

Postby kangaroo » Mon Jan 16, 2012 9:45 pm

Yes

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Re: How dead is this forum?

Postby midwestphysics » Mon Jan 16, 2012 11:49 pm

Is it Pauli Exclusion?

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Re: How dead is this forum?

Postby kangaroo » Tue Jan 17, 2012 4:13 am

Nope it isn't.

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Re: How dead is this forum?

Postby leibnuts » Tue Jan 17, 2012 8:22 am

Is it a statement about wavefunctions?

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Re: How dead is this forum?

Postby kangaroo » Tue Jan 17, 2012 10:15 am

Related but not specifically

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Re: How dead is this forum?

Postby bfollinprm » Tue Jan 17, 2012 4:36 pm

Superposition!

Though it's really a linear algebra concept, not a physical one.

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Re: How dead is this forum?

Postby kangaroo » Tue Jan 17, 2012 8:26 pm

Nope...

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Re: How dead is this forum?

Postby bfollinprm » Tue Jan 17, 2012 11:57 pm

dammit.

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Re: How dead is this forum?

Postby kangaroo » Wed Jan 18, 2012 12:28 am

You guys need to ask better questions instead of randomly guessing :P

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Re: How dead is this forum?

Postby midwestphysics » Wed Jan 18, 2012 1:10 am

Okay, so a QM concept, related to but not specifically about wave functions. I guess I should ask about it's breadth.

Is it a fundamental concept of QM?

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Re: How dead is this forum?

Postby kangaroo » Wed Jan 18, 2012 1:46 am

Yes

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Re: How dead is this forum?

Postby TakeruK » Wed Jan 18, 2012 5:26 pm

Can this concept be written as a mathematical expression?

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Re: How dead is this forum?

Postby kangaroo » Wed Jan 18, 2012 8:26 pm

Yes

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Re: How dead is this forum?

Postby wiak2 » Fri Jan 20, 2012 2:13 am

Is it Heisenberg's uncertainty principle?

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Re: How dead is this forum?

Postby kangaroo » Fri Jan 20, 2012 10:27 am

No it isn't...

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Re: How dead is this forum?

Postby asdfuogh » Wed Jan 25, 2012 4:56 am

Is it the Born Ultimatum? Jk, the Born Rule..? What is it called again?

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Re: How dead is this forum?

Postby kangaroo » Wed Jan 25, 2012 10:07 am

Nope... To make things you guys should just ask multiple questions in one post.

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Re: How dead is this forum?

Postby princeofphysics » Thu Jan 26, 2012 2:09 am

is it Berry's Phase?

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Re: How dead is this forum?

Postby midwestphysics » Thu Jan 26, 2012 2:34 am

Is it FrankenBerry?.... oh wait

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Re: How dead is this forum?

Postby kangaroo » Thu Jan 26, 2012 8:08 am

Nope... and nope :P

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Re: How dead is this forum?

Postby grae313 » Thu Jan 26, 2012 2:17 pm

IS IT LARGER THAN A BREAD BOX? =/

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Re: How dead is this forum?

Postby kangaroo » Thu Jan 26, 2012 9:46 pm

grae313 wrote:IS IT LARGER THAN A BREAD BOX? =/


Well considering that I said it's a physics concept and hence intangible, if you can make it larger than a bread box just call up the Nobel committee for this year and tell them to give you the prize straight.




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