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Most difficult question known to man

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The glass is:

  1. Half Full

    37 vote(s)
    71.2%
  2. Half Empty

    15 vote(s)
    28.8%
By God Of Mana
Aug 28, 2007
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  1. AlbertLionheart

    AlbertLionheart TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,714

    There is if you are drinking a pan galactic gargle blaster.
     
  2. trixietrack

    trixietrack TS Rookie Posts: 34

    what is the main ingredient of the pangalactic gargle blaster?
    is it dry ice vodka and lemon juice?
     
  3. captaincranky

    captaincranky TechSpot Addict Posts: 10,814   +921

    I Believe I mentioned this before......

    If you are drinking a pan galactic gargle blaster, then the answer to the most difficult question known to man is 42.
     
  4. AlbertLionheart

    AlbertLionheart TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,714

    No no no - 42 is the answer. We don't know the question.
    And the ingredients of the PGGB are only known to a select few in the future and the late (as in deceased) Douglas Adams.
     
  5. God Of Mana

    God Of Mana TechSpot Paladin Topic Starter Posts: 502

    Please try to keep this thread user friendly and stop giving spritzer recipies! :)

    The correct answer is whatever you think as the cup as being, either half full or half empty.
     
  6. LinkedKube

    LinkedKube TechSpot Project Baby Posts: 4,265   +41

    If you're not thirsty its half full, and if you're thirsty then its half empty :)
     
  7. Daveskater

    Daveskater Banned Posts: 2,031

    i know there's debates going on all over the place here but i haven't voted yet becaues i can't make my mind up :D

    probably because there is no right answer, other than what sort of outlook you have at the time, for the many reasons that people have said before me :)

    it's interesting to see what sort of things people have to say on this matter though
     
  8. AlbertLionheart

    AlbertLionheart TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,714

    I think we can be sure that the Pan Galactic Gargle Blaster was NOT a spritzer. Half full or half empty, who cares.....
     
  9. captaincranky

    captaincranky TechSpot Addict Posts: 10,814   +921

    Then Let's Give This Thread The Consideration It Deserves....

    This thread has "evolved" into something other than it's original intent. I think the concept, "is the glass half empty or half full" is so far from the "Most difficult question known to man" as to be completely absurd. I suspect that whoever started knew that at its inception, didn't you? The people here are giving it it's true measure of significance by joking about other things, thereby injecting new life into a dead issue.

    If you really want that question answered truthfully by me, I can tell you in advance, you're not going to like my response.
    Here goes. It's whatever the **** I want it to be, depending on my mood at any given time. The fact not withstanding that it's none of your business anyway.

    So, I thought it was a good thing that our group was still participating. You can't expect this asinine discussion to go on forever without changing.

    If we're just looking for a "debate" that could go on ad infinitum, why not try this one, a guaranteed winner, and a favorite of pseudo-intellectuals, potheads, first year psychology students and a******s everywhere.

    "If a tree falls in the forest and no one is there to hear it, does it make a sound".

    Ahhh, existentialism, which is a euphmism for "mental m**********n".

    Let's ponder something less weighty with little relevance in the modern world; should the USA nuke Iran?
     
  10. AlbertLionheart

    AlbertLionheart TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,714

    Bo**ox to trees in the woods - if someone nukes someone else, does anyone hear the bang?
     
  11. captaincranky

    captaincranky TechSpot Addict Posts: 10,814   +921

    By George, I Think He's Got it......!

    Here, here, well reasoned....!

    I say yes, because someone famous is bound to be killed, and "Access Hollywood" has correspondents everywhere.

    By way of a not very difficult, perhaps stupid question on the part someone living in the colonies, is the term "b*****x" actually considered profane enough to be edited by the website? I recognize it as a British slang term, and over here it's usually replaced by dropping the "F" bomb. Or is that the "H" bomb?
     
     
  12. cfitzarl

    cfitzarl TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,520   +9

    I'm usually a mixture so I'll have to say that the glass is just perfect the way it is :D .
     
  13. God Of Mana

    God Of Mana TechSpot Paladin Topic Starter Posts: 502

    Yes they do...
     
  14. AlbertLionheart

    AlbertLionheart TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,714

    B****x is unacceptable, whereas bo**ox is perfectly clear as a vernacular expression and spelling of the spelling of the contents of the scrote - which as you will know if you follow the words of Billy Connolly is what God made with all the spare outer elbow covers he had left over when doing the creation bit.
    Equally obscure is the word "bugger" - in, for example, Norfolk (England) this is a perfectly permissable word. Use it in the snootier parts of London at it will be frowned upon. Ditto "prognosticator" - but thats because the buggers in London don't understand the meaning of the word.
    Are we a bit off thread here?
     
  15. God Of Mana

    God Of Mana TechSpot Paladin Topic Starter Posts: 502

    Very much so.
     
  16. Rik

    Rik Banned Posts: 4,985

    Nah, the most difficult question known to man is " why do women have vocal chords" :D
     
  17. captaincranky

    captaincranky TechSpot Addict Posts: 10,814   +921

    Let Me Rephrase the Question.......

    Women possess the ability to shut a several body parts, why is it never their mouth?
     
  18. Rik

    Rik Banned Posts: 4,985

    The mouth has its uses, but not the vocal chords.:D
     
  19. captaincranky

    captaincranky TechSpot Addict Posts: 10,814   +921

    Hmmmm.....

    Point taken...! LOL..!!

    Although I might add, all too infrequently.
     
  20. God Of Mana

    God Of Mana TechSpot Paladin Topic Starter Posts: 502

    Why the hell does every one find it fun to go so heavily off topic?!?
     
  21. TimeParadoX

    TimeParadoX TS Rookie Posts: 2,438

    To piss you off God of Mana, it's the way of life
     
  22. captaincranky

    captaincranky TechSpot Addict Posts: 10,814   +921

    Existentialism......

    If a tree falls in the forest, would that make the God of Mana angry also?

    On a more serious note, it seems really arrogant to expect a website full of intelligent people to go on ad infinitum arguing a question that has both no real answer and a different answer for every person. I'm sure you think that's terribly clever. Then when people get sick of it and move on, it's time to pout. Grow up, not everybody is going to say "how high", every time you deem it fit to say "jump". Does that give a more direct answer to the "way off topic" question?

    Oh dear, I'm no fun at all am I?

    BTW, I find it enormously satisfying to walk into church and thumb my nose at the altar. Is the communion wine glass half full or half empty? Nobody in their right mind gives a rats' a**.
     
  23. God Of Mana

    God Of Mana TechSpot Paladin Topic Starter Posts: 502

    But if the tree falls on ME then i would be pissed.This thread HAS a real answer but it may be of a different reasoning and if you are a optomist or pestimist.
    (IDk spelling)
    This question is a hypothetical question, a cup of wine or what ever it just must have 1/2 its CONTENTS.
    oiiii my head hurts now.... hopw yur happy.
    :dead:
     
  24. captaincranky

    captaincranky TechSpot Addict Posts: 10,814   +921

    Optimist........Pessimist.....

    What exactly would you gain if every member in this forum decided to answer your question without any deviation? Would you sit around and ponder each and every respondents answer? Would it enrich your life to know? If so, how so?

    Your most difficult question known to man, is simply something to spark debate. Which you seem to want to control. Hey, maybe kick back and watch the rest of us fools duke it out, (mentally of course).

    Why would you want to know if someone is an optimist or a pessimist, especially in light of the fact you can't even spell it?

    Incidentally, the spelling in the title is correct.

    What I thought, and what I continue to think is that the continued participation of our members in this thread, however off topic it may get, is emblematic of a desire to relate to each other in a friendly and thoughtful manner. To which this end thread has been a success.

    But, to insist on proceeding in a "just answer the question", everybody's a hostile witness manner, is IMHO the action of a juvenile control freak.

    I have enjoyed this thread enormously as an opportunity to trade wit and wisdom with my fellow Techspotters, but not as an forced interrogation.
     
  25. ravisunny2

    ravisunny2 TS Ambassador Posts: 2,057   +8

    I concur, Captain.
     


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