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03-16-2017, 08:50 AM #16
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(03-16-2017, 08:42 AM)Octo Wrote:  İmage

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03-16-2017, 11:06 AM #17
Kreeper Griobhtha
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(03-16-2017, 04:19 AM)White Ribbon Wrote:  
(03-16-2017, 03:42 AM)failboat Wrote:  
(03-16-2017, 12:58 AM)White Ribbon Wrote:  
(03-15-2017, 05:37 PM)Octo Wrote:  
(03-15-2017, 02:54 PM)Strigoi Wrote:  That is possible, but you have to realize how uneducated they have become in the US.
Study: 4-in-5 students can’t read clocks
Europe is not much better. : (

Really? Reading the European 24 h clock is twice as hard

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Who the ğck couldn't read a clock?

There is a special European 24hr clock?

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it ranges from 00:00:00 to 23:59:59. blonde.gif
it's a military standard.
why use pm and am anyway? it's just confusing.

So its the normal 24 hour clock. Nothing european about it. 13.gif I've got two clocks in my house that are the hanging on the wall 24hour clock..

Ok, just looked at my kitchen clock.. Its only 12.. But the microwave is 24hour..

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No, nothing special. You know how those Urapeeins are. They like to pretend everything they have is special and better.

I wonder if they will believe that about their prayer rugs...

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Politicians hide themselves away
They only started the war
Why should they go out to fight?
They leave that role to poor
03-16-2017, 11:14 AM #18
White Ribbon call me
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(03-16-2017, 08:42 AM)Octo Wrote:  İmage

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03-16-2017, 03:16 PM #19
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The US Navy also uses bells, each signifying a 30 minute interval.
8 bells is either 4 o'clock, 8 o'clock, or 12 o'clock.
2 bells is either 1, 5, 0r 9 o'clock.
And so on.

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03-16-2017, 03:48 PM #20
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(03-16-2017, 03:16 PM)bohica Wrote:  The US Navy also uses bells, each signifying a 30 minute interval.
8 bells is either 4 o'clock, 8 o'clock, or 12 o'clock.
2 bells is either 1, 5, 0r 9 o'clock.
And so on.

blink.gif That is even more confusing. I can see the math in the 8 bells, but how do you get the 5 or 9 o'clock with 2 bells, if one divides an hour by half?
03-16-2017, 10:25 PM #21
Octo Mother Superior
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Bell Time is related to Watch Periods

The United States Navy's day is divided into six 4 hour watches. Midnight to 4 a.m., 4 to 8 a.m., 8 to 12 n, 12 n to 4 p.m., 4 to 8 p.m., and 8 to midnight. The U.S. Navy's day begins and ends at midnight. (00 or 2400 by the clock face). 30 minutes thereafter 1 bell will be struck indicating a half hour in to the watch.
A half hour later the bell will be struck to indicate 2 half hours into the watch.

A four hour watch period actually starts when 8 bells are struck to indicate the completion of the previous watch. At this time the bell count starts all over again. After the first half hour 1 bell is struck and with the passing of each half hour, 1 bell is added to the number last struck. Hence an odd number of bells are struck on the half hours and an even number on the hours. The count of the bells struck actually indicate the number of half hour periods which have passed in the watch; hence 8 bells indicate the completion of the 4 hour watch.

In order to translate Bell Time to Clock Time the watch period must be known. For example 2 bells can be 1 a.m., 5 a.m., 9 a.m., 1 p.m., 5 p.m., or 9 p.m. depending on the watch period.

http://www.de634.org/belltime.htm

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03-16-2017, 10:39 PM #22
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The 24 hour clock is a strange thing, in that if you ask someone most anywhere in Europe what time it is they would normally answer 2 o'clock not 14 hundred hours.
Unless they are in the military.

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