Skill's weekend teaser

This is a discussion on Skill's weekend teaser within the General Trading Chat forums, part of the Reception category; Originally Posted by Skill Leverage Do Red Letter Days do flying lessons? Message for Arabian: PNMP!...

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The plane will take off normally 25 40.32%
The plane will remain stationary 32 51.61%
The plane will run out of conveyor belt before it can take off 5 8.06%
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Old Feb 22, 2009, 2:54pm   #106
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Do Red Letter Days do flying lessons?
Message for Arabian: PNMP!
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Old Feb 22, 2009, 3:01pm   #107
 
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Skill Leverage started this thread Must remember to be nice....

You're clearly not going to budge, and neither are we. Let's just agree to disagree, shall we?

I'm right though.

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Old Feb 22, 2009, 3:08pm   #108
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Yeah, it really, really is.

You are telling me that you actually believe that the brakes on two tiny wheels on a plane can overcome the thrust of four jet engines??????!!!

ROOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOFL.
There are 16 brakes on a 747 and when engaged each is fastened with 3000 PSI. This will easily hold the quarter-million HP output.

Skills, check your facts and do your research. Basically, engage your brain. If you're as wishy-washy in your trading as you come across in this thread I suspect you haven't been trading long or if you have, you're back to a demo account. Again. LOL.
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Old Feb 22, 2009, 3:09pm   #109
 
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Skill Leverage started this thread Mate, you are wrong, and have been proved wrong. I might not know the PSIs of brakes on a plane, but I can tell you that they are completely, and utterly, irrelevant to this problem.

If you're as reluctant to accept that you're wrong in your trading as you come across in this thread, then I suspect you are, in fact, Nick Leeson.
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Old Feb 22, 2009, 3:10pm   #110
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What sort of "pilot" are we talking about here - Have you flown 747's? Have you been a commercial or military pilot? Or did you just treat yourself to a PPL...
NO. Never flown multi-engine. I just 'treated myself' to a PPL 7 years ago and fly fairly regularly still. I reckon that puts me in the 5% most likely to at least be aware of the physical realities and practicalities of aerodynamic flight.
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Old Feb 22, 2009, 3:11pm   #111
 
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There are 16 brakes on a 747 and when engaged each is fastened with 3000 PSI. This will easily hold the quarter-million HP output.
Isn't Wikipedia terrific?
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Old Feb 22, 2009, 3:13pm   #112
 
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NO. Never flown multi-engine. I just 'treated myself' to a PPL 7 years ago and fly fairly regularly still. I reckon that puts me in the 5% most likely to at least be aware of the physical realities and practicalities of aerodynamic flight.
Bramble, OK, seriously... you may be a pilot, you might be John bloody Travolta for all I care; this isn't a problem that can be solved through practical knowledge. How many times have you, or any of the other 5%, taken off from a conveyor belt?

This is a theoretical question involving concepts within physics and engineering; concepts which you do not understand, thus you are making yourself look foolish. Seriously mate, I'd just quite while you're behind. Come to the drinks in London, I will show you this problem, in a textbook written by several very clever professors.

Real world knowledge means nothing here. Period.
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