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  1. #11
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    May 2004
    arch linux

    Quote Originally Posted by andrewdodd13
    Its half full. Think of it like this:

    Full is whole, empty is nothing.
    Full = 1 , Empty = 0
    Half of 1 = 0.5
    Half of 0 = 0

    So half empty = 0.
    Ditto... that's exactly the way I've always thought of it.

  2. #12
    Linux User Krendoshazin's Avatar
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    Feb 2005
    London, England
    To the optimist, the glass is half full, to the pessimist, the glass is half empty, to the programmer, the glass is twice as big as it needs to be

  3. #13
    Assuming that we're conducting the experiment here on earth, where we have a nice cushy atmosphere. The glass is half full of liquid, and half full of air. Therefore .5 + .5 = 1. The glass is all full. However, given the fact that mass is mostly nothingness, due to the enourmouse (sp?) space between individual atoms and the electrons that go around the nucleous. The glass is mostly empty, probobly somwhere around 85% or something around there.

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  5. #14
    Who really cares? its just water. Also how the hell do you get perfectly at half way?

  6. #15
    Linux Newbie jwf's Avatar
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    Mar 2005
    Ontario, Canada
    Another 'Depends'

    a = pure spring water;
    b = bacteria infested swamp water;
    c = half
    d = full
    e= empty
       if water = a
         then conclusion = c+d
       else if water = b
         then conclusion = c+e

  7. #16
    your answer depends on what you are concerned about..........if you are concerned that the glass should be full or near full, then you would say the glass is half full...........vice versa

  8. #17
    Linux Guru budman7's Avatar
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    Oct 2004
    Knee deep in Grand Rapids, Michigan
    Half of the days the glass is half-full, half of the days the glass is half-empty.
    But if there is beer in the glass, it isn't half anything for very long.
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  9. #18
    Linux Engineer LondoJowo's Avatar
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    May 2005
    Richmond, TX
    If it's beer or wine it's half empty, if it's water or a soft drink it's half full

  10. #19
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    Peterborough, UK
    Quote Originally Posted by Krendoshazin
    ... to the programmer, the glass is twice as big as it needs to be
    And probably written in the wrong language...
    \"I am, after all,\" said Pooh, \"a bear of very little brain.\"
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  11. #20
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    Mar 2005
    Quote Originally Posted by deek
    C'mon, you all know the real answer: There is no glass.
    Does that mean there's no beer either

    Anyways, for me, the glass is half empty... about 90% of the time.
    You can only be young once. But you can always be immature.

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