daily menu » rate the banner | guess the city | one on oneforums map | privacy policy | DMCA | news magazine | posting guidelines

Go Back   SkyscraperCity > Infrastructure and Mobility Forums > Highways & Autobahns

Highways & Autobahns All about automobility



Global Announcement

As a general reminder, please respect others and respect copyrights. Go here to familiarize yourself with our posting policy.


Reply

 
Thread Tools
Old November 20th, 2014, 10:32 PM   #29021
Penn's Woods
Deadpan Snarker
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Philadelphia
Posts: 6,248
Likes (Received): 781

We could be retro and say 2-1/2....
__________________
I didn't vote for him....

DRIVEN IN BEEN IN:
AL CA CT DE DC FL GA ID IL IN KY ME MD MA MI MN MO MT NH NJ NY NC ND OH OR PA RI SC SD TN UT VT VA WA WV WI WY ---
AB BC MB NB NS ON PE QC SK ---
A B CH D F GB I L NL
Penn's Woods no está en línea   Reply With Quote

Sponsored Links
Old November 20th, 2014, 10:33 PM   #29022
DanielFigFoz
Registered User
 
DanielFigFoz's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: No fixed abode
Posts: 4,434
Likes (Received): 897

That's a Clio alright, same shape and colour as mine.
DanielFigFoz no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old November 20th, 2014, 11:38 PM   #29023
bigic
(-_-) -<>- ♂♂
 
bigic's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2014
Location: Bela Palanka, Serbia
Posts: 363
Likes (Received): 136

Quote:
Originally Posted by volodaaaa View Post


I don't know, but most of the serious scientific journals recommend particular number format in "information for authors" document. AFAIK there are at least three:
English: 1,000,000.00
European: 1 000 000,00
Hybrid: 1 000 000.00
There's also the Swiss system with apostrophes. (1'000'000,00)
Послато са ZTE Blade Q Mini уз помоћ Тапатока
bigic no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old November 20th, 2014, 11:49 PM   #29024
CNGL
Leudimin
 
CNGL's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Huesca
Posts: 7,466
Likes (Received): 1937

Quote:
Originally Posted by Road_UK View Post
Screw the law.

2.,5
Better yet, 2;5.
__________________
Neque porro quisquam est qui dolorem ipsum, quia dolor sit amet, consectetur, adipisci velit, sed quia non nunquam eius modi tempora incidunt ut labore et dolore magnam aliquam quaerat voluptatem - Cicero, De finibus bonorum et malorum, from which placeholder text is derived.

Road_UK liked this post

Last edited by CNGL; November 21st, 2014 at 04:15 PM. Reason: Cell/Mobile phone doesn't show any font sizes besides the standard... edited from computer.
CNGL no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old November 21st, 2014, 12:06 AM   #29025
italystf
Registered User
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Posts: 6,460
Likes (Received): 2186

Quote:
Originally Posted by CNGL View Post
Google and their things. In China they have labelled the Suzhou in Anhui (宿州 in Chinese characters) as 苏州, which is indeed Suzhou... but the one in Jiangsu near Shanghai. Same happens with Fuzhou, Jiangxi (抚州, labelled as 福州 which is the Fuzhou in Fujian). OTOH, both Taizhous and Yulins are labelled correctly.
Do you have Chinese origins or did you study Chinese language?
__________________
“The transponder’s personalised signal would be picked up when the car passed through an intersection, and then relayed to a central computer which would calculate the charge according to the intersection and the time of day and add it to the car’s bill” - Nobel Economics Prize winner William Vickrey, proposing a system of electronic tolling for the Washington metropolitan area, 1959
In real life, electronic toll collection was first introduced in Bergen, Norway in 1986, and well into the 21th century many countries still struggle to implement it.
italystf no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old November 21st, 2014, 12:20 AM   #29026
volodaaaa
Registered User
 
volodaaaa's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: Bratislava, Slovakia
Posts: 3,243
Likes (Received): 1755

Quote:
Originally Posted by Penn's Woods View Post
We could be retro and say 2-1/2....
Haven't you meant 2 + 1/2 ?
__________________
Been/drove my car in: SK, CZ, D, A, H, PL, I, F, E, RSM, CH, FL, SLO, HR, SRB, BiH, MK, GR, BG, RO

volodaaaa no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old November 21st, 2014, 12:56 AM   #29027
Kanadzie
Registered User
 
Kanadzie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2014
Posts: 2,376
Likes (Received): 748

No it's typical notation in US English at least for fraction if typed. if you write by hand normally you'd make the fraction smaller physically and no dash. It won't work in MS Excel, you need to use a space (like 2 1/2)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Penn's Woods View Post
We could be retro and say 2-1/2....
The standard sizes of shafts in North America are typically in sixteenths of an inch. So, 3-7/16, 3-15/16, 4-7/16 and etc. People keep telling me numbers like 4.438 and I'm always annoyed by it
Kanadzie no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old November 21st, 2014, 02:22 AM   #29028
riiga
Registered User
 
riiga's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Linköping
Posts: 441
Likes (Received): 126

Quote:
Originally Posted by g.spinoza View Post
You learn something new every day.
But I never saw a comma as decimal marker in scientific papers, be they European or American.
Probably because most scientific papers are published in English, and thus uses the decimal point.
riiga no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old November 21st, 2014, 03:14 AM   #29029
Penn's Woods
Deadpan Snarker
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Philadelphia
Posts: 6,248
Likes (Received): 781

Quote:
Originally Posted by volodaaaa View Post
Haven't you meant 2 + 1/2 ?
What Kanadzie said.

__________________
I didn't vote for him....

DRIVEN IN BEEN IN:
AL CA CT DE DC FL GA ID IL IN KY ME MD MA MI MN MO MT NH NJ NY NC ND OH OR PA RI SC SD TN UT VT VA WA WV WI WY ---
AB BC MB NB NS ON PE QC SK ---
A B CH D F GB I L NL
Penn's Woods no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old November 21st, 2014, 10:17 AM   #29030
italystf
Registered User
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Posts: 6,460
Likes (Received): 2186

https://www.google.it/maps/@45.66271...u_xZU9IFjA!2e0
__________________
“The transponder’s personalised signal would be picked up when the car passed through an intersection, and then relayed to a central computer which would calculate the charge according to the intersection and the time of day and add it to the car’s bill” - Nobel Economics Prize winner William Vickrey, proposing a system of electronic tolling for the Washington metropolitan area, 1959
In real life, electronic toll collection was first introduced in Bergen, Norway in 1986, and well into the 21th century many countries still struggle to implement it.

Penn's Woods liked this post
italystf no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old November 21st, 2014, 12:57 PM   #29031
volodaaaa
Registered User
 
volodaaaa's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: Bratislava, Slovakia
Posts: 3,243
Likes (Received): 1755

Quote:
Originally Posted by Penn's Woods View Post
What Kanadzie said.

I know, complex numbers "-" symbol was not supposed to be minus but dash, it confused me.
__________________
Been/drove my car in: SK, CZ, D, A, H, PL, I, F, E, RSM, CH, FL, SLO, HR, SRB, BiH, MK, GR, BG, RO

volodaaaa no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old November 21st, 2014, 01:17 PM   #29032
CNGL
Leudimin
 
CNGL's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Huesca
Posts: 7,466
Likes (Received): 1937

Quote:
Originally Posted by italystf View Post
Do you have Chinese origins or did you study Chinese language?
I'm trying to learn (Mandarin) Chinese since I'm interested in their crazy expressway and metro plans. However there are many characters with the same transliteration and thus placenames can be duplicated, like 山西 and 陕西 provinces (Both are 'Shanxi', so is no wonder why the second calls itself Shaanxi). OTOH I'm 100% Spanish origin.
__________________
Neque porro quisquam est qui dolorem ipsum, quia dolor sit amet, consectetur, adipisci velit, sed quia non nunquam eius modi tempora incidunt ut labore et dolore magnam aliquam quaerat voluptatem - Cicero, De finibus bonorum et malorum, from which placeholder text is derived.
CNGL no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old November 21st, 2014, 02:36 PM   #29033
Penn's Woods
Deadpan Snarker
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Philadelphia
Posts: 6,248
Likes (Received): 781

Oh, good; it was just a dream.

I dreamt that Roadside Rest had been shut down.

I'm not joking.
__________________
I didn't vote for him....

DRIVEN IN BEEN IN:
AL CA CT DE DC FL GA ID IL IN KY ME MD MA MI MN MO MT NH NJ NY NC ND OH OR PA RI SC SD TN UT VT VA WA WV WI WY ---
AB BC MB NB NS ON PE QC SK ---
A B CH D F GB I L NL
Penn's Woods no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old November 21st, 2014, 02:46 PM   #29034
Road_UK
BANNED
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Mayrhofen AT, Sneek NL, Bromley UK
Posts: 5,855
Likes (Received): 1599

What are you doing up so early? It's not a dream, it has actually been shut down.
Road_UK no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old November 21st, 2014, 02:47 PM   #29035
Penn's Woods
Deadpan Snarker
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Philadelphia
Posts: 6,248
Likes (Received): 781

It's quarter to eight. Have to be at work in 45 minutes. Fortunately, it's a 12-minute walk.
__________________
I didn't vote for him....

DRIVEN IN BEEN IN:
AL CA CT DE DC FL GA ID IL IN KY ME MD MA MI MN MO MT NH NJ NY NC ND OH OR PA RI SC SD TN UT VT VA WA WV WI WY ---
AB BC MB NB NS ON PE QC SK ---
A B CH D F GB I L NL
Penn's Woods no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old November 21st, 2014, 02:47 PM   #29036
Road_UK
BANNED
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Mayrhofen AT, Sneek NL, Bromley UK
Posts: 5,855
Likes (Received): 1599

Take a day off. I'll let ya...
Road_UK no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old November 21st, 2014, 02:50 PM   #29037
Penn's Woods
Deadpan Snarker
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Philadelphia
Posts: 6,248
Likes (Received): 781

I'll tell my boss you said that.
Got a busy day ahead, actually....

I hadn't determined yet, when I woke up, why Roadside Rest had been shut down, but it was probably your fault.
__________________
I didn't vote for him....

DRIVEN IN BEEN IN:
AL CA CT DE DC FL GA ID IL IN KY ME MD MA MI MN MO MT NH NJ NY NC ND OH OR PA RI SC SD TN UT VT VA WA WV WI WY ---
AB BC MB NB NS ON PE QC SK ---
A B CH D F GB I L NL
Penn's Woods no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old November 21st, 2014, 02:59 PM   #29038
Road_UK
BANNED
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Mayrhofen AT, Sneek NL, Bromley UK
Posts: 5,855
Likes (Received): 1599

Of course. But you didn't think I'd stop at the RRA, did you? There's still so much forum left...
__________________

Penn's Woods liked this post
Road_UK no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old November 21st, 2014, 04:15 PM   #29039
bigic
(-_-) -<>- ♂♂
 
bigic's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2014
Location: Bela Palanka, Serbia
Posts: 363
Likes (Received): 136

Quote:
Originally Posted by CNGL View Post
OTOH I'm 100% Spanish origin.
There is no such thing as "100% Spanish" or 100% any other ethnicity. If there is anybody, he/she probably degenerated from too much incest. I bet you have a few drops of Arabic blood in you.
I consider myself an ethnic Serb, but my grandmother (mother's side) is an ethnic Macedonian and I probably have some Turk or Bulgarian in my family tree.



Послато са ZTE Blade Q Mini уз помоћ Тапатока
bigic no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old November 21st, 2014, 04:16 PM   #29040
ChrisZwolle
Road user
 
ChrisZwolle's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: Zwolle
Posts: 43,622
Likes (Received): 19412

Big Buffalo Snow:



__________________

my clinched highways / travel mapping • highway photography @ Flickr and Youtube

volodaaaa, keokiracer, Penn's Woods liked this post
ChrisZwolle no está en línea   Reply With Quote


Reply

Tags
highways, motorways

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Related topics on SkyscraperCity


All times are GMT +2. The time now is 09:22 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
Feedback Buttons provided by Advanced Post Thanks / Like (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2018 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.

vBulletin Optimisation provided by vB Optimise (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2018 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.

SkyscraperCity ☆ In Urbanity We trust ☆ about us | privacy policy | DMCA policy

tech management by Sysprosium