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    Re: How would you answer this survey?

    Quote Originally Posted by ttwtt78640 View Post
    Absolutely - otherwise our tape measures and calculators are useless.
    Ouch. I just imagined a tape measure with Roman numerals.
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    Re: How would you answer this survey?

    Quote Originally Posted by Grand Mal View Post
    Ouch. I just imagined a tape measure with Roman numerals.
    What is the Roman numeral representation for zero or five billion?
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    Re: How would you answer this survey?

    Quote Originally Posted by ttwtt78640 View Post
    What is the Roman numeral representation for zero or five billion?
    5 billion would be (((V))) in Roman numerals.

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    Re: How would you answer this survey?

    Quote Originally Posted by HumblePi View Post
    Seriously, Americans have been fighting learning the metric system like the rest of the world, does anyone seriously believe they'll grasp the idea of being forced to learn Arabic symbols? No, Muslims absolutely do not have any influence in our educational system, or anything else for that matter. Why are you so afraid of Muslims anyway?
    You don't seem to understand.
    The American educational system has been using Arabic numerals for years. Even the business community has had to adopt them. Muslim culture has already invaded. Going back will be very difficult.


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    Re: How would you answer this survey?

    Quote Originally Posted by Barnacle View Post
    I want to know who those people are that put out that survey.
    Must be a bunch of jokers.


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    Re: How would you answer this survey?

    Quote Originally Posted by Dittohead not! View Post
    You don't seem to understand.
    The American educational system has been using Arabic numerals for years. Even the business community has had to adopt them. Muslim culture has already invaded. Going back will be very difficult.
    Of course I understand. If school children weren't taught Arabic numerals they would never learn how to write numbers because we've been using the Arabic numeral system since -- EVER. It's a complete lie to say "even the business community has had to adopt to them". IT'S ALL WE HAVE EVER HAD! There's no such thing as 'American numerals'. That's just a made up thing. Our numerical system has always been based on the Arabic numerical system. The thread is just silly and makes no sense at all.

    "American numerals" ----- The thread is simply alarmist and contains no fact.

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    Re: How would you answer this survey?

    Quote Originally Posted by HumblePi View Post
    Of course I understand. If school children weren't taught Arabic numerals they would never learn how to write numbers because we've been using the Arabic numeral system since -- EVER. It's a complete lie to say "even the business community has had to adopt to them". IT'S ALL WE HAVE EVER HAD! There's no such thing as 'American numerals'. That's just a made up thing. Our numerical system has always been based on the Arabic numerical system. The thread is just silly and makes no sense at all.

    "American numerals" ----- The thread is simply alarmist and contains no fact.
    It does contain a fact, but not what you're thinking. Why did so many people want schools not to teach Arabic numbers? Think about it.


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    Re: How would you answer this survey?

    Quote Originally Posted by TrueScotsman View Post
    Yes, I regularly hear this nonsense when I tune in to hear what the White Nationalists are saying. Funny that link shows just how ugly the Counter-Jihad movement is, which is just another way to reframe White Nationalist movements.
    What an absolutely stupid assessment. Can you post something more idiotic... because I believe that you can.

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    Re: How would you answer this survey?

    Quote Originally Posted by Bodhisattva View Post
    What an absolutely stupid assessment. Can you post something more idiotic... because I believe that you can.
    I'm so hurt by your vacuous non-response, especially since I value your opinion so much.

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    Re: How would you answer this survey?

    Quote Originally Posted by Dittohead not! View Post
    It does contain a fact, but not what you're thinking. Why did so many people want schools not to teach Arabic numbers? Think about it.
    I think your OP was just a wee too subtle.

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