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Subject: Perpetual Motion

When a cat is dropped, it always lands on its feet, and when toast is dropped, it always lands buttered side down. Therefore, if a slice of toast is strapped to a cat's back, buttered side up, and the animal is then dropped, the two opposing forces will cause it to hover, spinning inches above the ground. If enough toast-laden felines were used, they could form the basis of a high-speed monorail system.
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I've been thinking about this cat/toast business for a while. In the buttered toast case, it's the butter that causes it to land buttered side down - it doesn't have to be toast, the theory works equally well with Jacob's Cream Crackers.
So to save money I think you just miss out the toast - and butter the cats. Also, should there be an imbalance between the effects of cat and butter, there are other substances that have a stronger affinity for carpet.
Consider that the probability of carpet impact is determined by the following simple formula:
P =3D S* t(t)/tc
Where P is the probability of carpet impact, and S is the stain value of the toast-covering substance - an indicator of the effectiveness of the topping in permanently staining the carpet.
Chicken Tikka Masala, for example, has a very high S value, while the 3D value of water is zero. tc and t(t) indicate the tone of the carpet and topping respectively - the value of P being strongly related to the relationship between the colour of the carpet and topping, as even Chicken Tikka Masala won't cause a permanent and obvious stain if the carpet is the same colour. So it is clear that the probability of carpet impact is maximised if you use Chicken Tikka Masala and a white carpet - in fact this combination gives a P value of one, which is the same as the probability of a cat landing on its feet. Therefore a cat with Chicken Tikka Masala plastered on its back will be certain to hover in mid air.
Contrastingly, there could be problems with buttered toast as the toast may fall off the cat, causing a terrible monorail crash resulting in nauseating images of members of the royal family visiting accident victims in hospital, and politicians saying it wouldn't have happened if their party was in power as there would have been more investment in cat-toast glue research.
Therefore it is in the interests not only of public safety, but also public sanity, if the buttered toast on cats idea is scrapped, to be replaced by a monorail powered by cats smeared with Chicken Tikka Masala floating above a rail made from white wool shag pile carpet.
enjoy..........jamie
 

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StevieP said:
Jamie I think you've lost it ....... go and have a drive!!!!!!
Lost it..........i never had it to start with


Have prob spent too much time out in the sun today, been preping my 4x4 ready for a days off-roading tomorrow........Need More Rain
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Where you off playing??
My other half won't let me get another 'toy' ..... had a project fourtrak but never got round to sorting it.....




I need to get another Lada Niva to play around in ..... best 4x4xfar!!!
 

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We went out for a play on the fens around Ely, haven't been out to the fens since late last year as they been far too wet.......would have spent most of the day digging, and making a real mess of the lanes. Had a great time, and didn't get stuck (although there were a couple of "moments").
I had a Niva 1.7i a few years back, she was lifted 2" with 225/70/15 Grizzly Claws and a whole lot of metal cut out of the wheelarches. What a beast!!!!

I am currently using an old mk1 Pajero 2.5 td lwb with a 2" lift and 31x10.5x15 mt's, not as agile as the Lada but more comfortable.

Atb............jamie.
 

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Some piccies of my old Niva, and my present Pajero.........






 

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Subject: Perpetual Motion

When a cat is dropped, it always lands on its feet, and when toast is dropped, it always lands buttered side down. Therefore, if a slice of toast is strapped to a cat's back, buttered side up, and the animal is then dropped, the two opposing forces will cause it to hover, spinning inches above the ground. If enough toast-laden felines were used, they could form the basis of a high-speed monorail system.
This theory received a reply from another reader:
I've been thinking about this cat/toast business for a while. In the buttered toast case, it's the butter that causes it to land buttered side down - it doesn't have to be toast, the theory works equally well with Jacob's Cream Crackers.
So to save money I think you just miss out the toast - and butter the cats. Also, should there be an imbalance between the effects of cat and butter, there are other substances that have a stronger affinity for carpet.
Consider that the probability of carpet impact is determined by the following simple formula:
P =3D S* t(t)/tc
Where P is the probability of carpet impact, and S is the stain value of the toast-covering substance - an indicator of the effectiveness of the topping in permanently staining the carpet.
Chicken Tikka Masala, for example, has a very high S value, while the 3D value of water is zero. tc and t(t) indicate the tone of the carpet and topping respectively - the value of P being strongly related to the relationship between the colour of the carpet and topping, as even Chicken Tikka Masala won't cause a permanent and obvious stain if the carpet is the same colour. So it is clear that the probability of carpet impact is maximised if you use Chicken Tikka Masala and a white carpet - in fact this combination gives a P value of one, which is the same as the probability of a cat landing on its feet. Therefore a cat with Chicken Tikka Masala plastered on its back will be certain to hover in mid air.
Contrastingly, there could be problems with buttered toast as the toast may fall off the cat, causing a terrible monorail crash resulting in nauseating images of members of the royal family visiting accident victims in hospital, and politicians saying it wouldn't have happened if their party was in power as there would have been more investment in cat-toast glue research.
Therefore it is in the interests not only of public safety, but also public sanity, if the buttered toast on cats idea is scrapped, to be replaced by a monorail powered by cats smeared with Chicken Tikka Masala floating above a rail made from white wool shag pile carpet.
enjoy..........jamie

OMFG!LMFAO
 

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Ya seriously it is funny.I liked it.But its too lengthy.Make it little short and simple.Then it will be more interesting.
 
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