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Offline neilep

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Dear All,


see this spinning wheel:



Nice isn't it ?...makes me tired just looking at it !!...makes me want to yarn !! [B)]


If I spin it really really fast, not only will I make a **** load of thread...I'll also see it appear to spin backwards.....

..why's that then ?

Incidentally...I didn't really type a norty word..I just typed a load of ****'s
« Last Edit: 01/10/2007 01:38:55 by neilep »


 

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I answered this question a while ago with nice little drawings.  [:(!]
 

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I answered this question a while ago with nice little drawings.  [:(!]

Sorry Dr....can ewe find the link ?..I bet is was when I was not here for a while !!...humble apols !!
 

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That you see sin (even if it is backwards sin - even more perverted) in your wheels, I can only imagine reflects your own mind ;D

As for spinning:

Why do car wheels seem to spin backwards, when at high speed?
Wagon Wheels
 

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THANK YOU George !!.....LOL....you read my mind !!

Thanks for the links.....but the one Eth mentioned referred to "nice little drawings."....???.....oh well...each to his own !!!.having said that.....they're better than what I could do !!

 

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There nice compared to sitting on a fossilised porcupine  [:(!]
 

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i didn't know wheels could sin! do they have to see a priest afterwards?
 

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GRRRRR !!

The penny just dropped !!

I didn't realise George and Kadie noticed a typing error !!!..I didn't know I made it......and I'm ususally so perdantartic abowt theez theengs !!
 

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sorry neil! :)
 

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LOL very cute! LOL!
 

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Why Does A Wheel Look Like It's Spinning Backwards Sometimes ?
« Reply #10 on: 01/10/2007 07:35:52 »
i didn't know wheels could sin! do they have to see a priest afterwards?
How VICARious!
 

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Why Does A Wheel Look Like It's Spinning Backwards Sometimes ?
« Reply #11 on: 01/10/2007 13:36:57 »
I should not like to sit on that and spin, as they say.

 

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Why Does A Wheel Look Like It's Spinning Backwards Sometimes ?
« Reply #11 on: 01/10/2007 13:36:57 »

 

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