That cabinet of curiousity...

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That cabinet of curiousity...

Postby LilMaibe » Sun Aug 07, 2011 10:36 pm

Something to break your brain on:

We all know that you can take virtually everything from the cabinet as long as it fulfils certain specifications. And said thing has to be returned to the cabinet after a certain amount of time or otherwise it will return to the cabinet automatically.
Now, what if you'd take a box from the cabinet EVERYTHING can be fitted into, no matter the size.
And then put the cabinet into it?...

The universe has more than enough time to catch up with what the heck you've done there...
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Re: That cabinet of curiousity...

Postby Quatermass » Sun Aug 07, 2011 11:34 pm

LilMaibe wrote:Something to break your brain on:

We all know that you can take virtually everything from the cabinet as long as it fulfils certain specifications. And said thing has to be returned to the cabinet after a certain amount of time or otherwise it will return to the cabinet automatically.
Now, what if you'd take a box from the cabinet EVERYTHING can be fitted into, no matter the size.
And then put the cabinet into it?...

The universe has more than enough time to catch up with what the heck you've done there...


The phrase "Divided by zero" and "Oh SH-" spring to mind.
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Re: That cabinet of curiousity...

Postby poohcarrot » Mon Aug 08, 2011 12:45 am

Quatermass wrote:The phrase "Divided by zero" and "Oh SH-" spring to mind.

Two phrases, surely? :?
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Re: That cabinet of curiousity...

Postby Quatermass » Mon Aug 08, 2011 5:59 am

poohcarrot wrote:
Quatermass wrote:The phrase "Divided by zero" and "Oh SH-" spring to mind.

Two phrases, surely? :?


Sorry, my mistake. But they are usually used in that meme to do with dividing by zero together, so...yeah.
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Re: That cabinet of curiousity...

Postby deldaisy » Mon Aug 08, 2011 3:17 pm

LilMaibe wrote:Something to break your brain on:

We all know that you can take virtually everything from the cabinet as long as it fulfils certain specifications. And said thing has to be returned to the cabinet after a certain amount of time or otherwise it will return to the cabinet automatically.
Now, what if you'd take a box from the cabinet EVERYTHING can be fitted into, no matter the size.
And then put the cabinet into it?...

The universe has more than enough time to catch up with what the heck you've done there...


No no no no no no noooooooooooooo.

Thats not allowed. Thats like getting three wishes and the last wish is to wish for a million trillion wishes. Its just not allowed! :wink:
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Re: That cabinet of curiousity...

Postby LilMaibe » Mon Aug 08, 2011 6:06 pm

deldaisy wrote:
LilMaibe wrote:Something to break your brain on:

We all know that you can take virtually everything from the cabinet as long as it fulfils certain specifications. And said thing has to be returned to the cabinet after a certain amount of time or otherwise it will return to the cabinet automatically.
Now, what if you'd take a box from the cabinet EVERYTHING can be fitted into, no matter the size.
And then put the cabinet into it?...

The universe has more than enough time to catch up with what the heck you've done there...


No no no no no no noooooooooooooo.

Thats not allowed. Thats like getting three wishes and the last wish is to wish for a million trillion wishes. Its just not allowed! :wink:


Nu-uh, that's not the same. That is trying to be sneaky. The box thing is natural philosophy *nods sagely*
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Postby ChristianBecker » Tue Aug 09, 2011 7:02 am

You're in for an "out of cheese error - restart universe".
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Re: That cabinet of curiousity...

Postby Penfold » Tue Aug 09, 2011 7:21 am

LilMaibe wrote:Something to break your brain on:

We all know that you can take virtually everything from the cabinet as long as it fulfils certain specifications. And said thing has to be returned to the cabinet after a certain amount of time or otherwise it will return to the cabinet automatically.
Now, what if you'd take a box from the cabinet EVERYTHING can be fitted into, no matter the size.
And then put the cabinet into it?...

The universe has more than enough time to catch up with what the heck you've done there...

Maybe someone braver than me can ask Sir Terry at next years Con? :wink:
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Re: That cabinet of curiousity...

Postby raptornx01 » Thu Apr 26, 2012 12:46 pm

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but wait, they never said it would be returned to the cabinet, only that it would stop working (and i assume be stuck in whatever form its in at the time.)
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Re: That cabinet of curiousity...

Postby LilMaibe » Thu Apr 26, 2012 3:38 pm

the sandwich returned.
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Re: That cabinet of curiousity...

Postby Ash » Thu Apr 26, 2012 5:48 pm

I think you would end up with the cabinet where the box had been after the time runs out. Even if it was placed in the box and the box was moved, regardless of the size of box. When the box returned, because of the nature of the cabinet it would be restored in whatever location the box had been in.
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