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Offline Madidus_Scientia

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« on: 11/12/2009 19:12:00 »
My car broke down the other day so I took it to a garage and the bloke there says he's not a normal mechanic he's a quantum mechanic. So I asked "well can you fix it or not?" and he said "I'm uncertain, i'll have to have a look at it"


 

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« Reply #1 on: 11/12/2009 19:36:28 »
Heh - if he's a quantum mechanic he might be able to fix it just by looking at it  ;D
 

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« Reply #2 on: 11/12/2009 19:44:43 »
I hope you took your cat out first.
 

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« Reply #3 on: 12/12/2009 06:10:22 »
In my experience, most car mechanics (I think they are called "technicians" these days) are experts in quantum mechanics. They operate strictly on probabilities. The probability that they will actually fix your car is rather low, whereas the probability that they will bugger something else up in the process is rather high. (How about a missing wheel nut during the first service on a brand new Volvo!)

Perhaps you meant he only works on these? (Oh no! I think we're going down a worm hole.)

« Last Edit: 12/12/2009 06:28:42 by Geezer »
 

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« Reply #4 on: 12/12/2009 07:33:56 »
My car broke down the other day so I took it to a garage and the bloke there says he's not a normal mechanic he's a quantum mechanic. So I asked "well can you fix it or not?" and he said "I'm uncertain, i'll have to have a look at it"
Did he have some kind of stupidity-incompetent duality? *le psi* I could have come up with a better one than that  :-X
 

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« Reply #5 on: 12/12/2009 16:19:03 »
When you get the bill, tell them you're a quantum payer.
 

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« Reply #6 on: 13/12/2009 04:21:32 »
Quantum mechanics are usually a step up from regular mechanics.  ;D

I'm not so sure about that  (I got the step bit  ;D)

There is a great quote. I wish I could remember who said it;

"The average quantum mechanic is as philosophical as the average mechanic."
 

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« Reply #7 on: 08/01/2010 14:28:20 »
Two cats are on a roof. Which slides off first?

The one with the smaller μ
 

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