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    Default What would you be.......

    if you were attached to another object by an incline plane wrapped helically around an axis?


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    flat head, phillips or cork ?
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    An auger????
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    Quote Originally Posted by len1582 View Post
    flat head, phillips or cork ?
    . . . . screw

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    A long shot, with you of course!

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    I'll just go with.....

    "Screwed"

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    Quote Originally Posted by pasobuff View Post
    if you were attached to another object by an incline plane wrapped helically around an axis?
    A simple machine...


    A screw can be considered to be an inclined plane that has been wrapped around some central axis. You can see this relationship by making an inclined plane out of paper and then wrapping the paper around a pencil. The spiral shaped form that you make is a screw.



    Read more: Simple Machines - Screws - Wood, Force, Pitch, Tip, Circumference, and Inclined http://science.jrank.org/pages/4058/...#ixzz134VAgpLV
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    An Archimedes A-2000 screw sold by the Archimedes Tool and Machine Company.

    And,yes,I noticed that the question involved being "attached to something with...",so I'd say that FireMech1 won the prize.
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    Ok paso... we are waiting....
    HAVE PLAN.............WILL TRAVEL

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    paso, enlighten us please.

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    I saw the same episode Paso saw....Big Bang Theory.
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    Quote Originally Posted by FIREMECH1 View Post
    I'll just go with.....

    "Screwed"

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    Sorry all...I was out and about all day - just getting back to this. FM got it.....and YES - it was on the Big Bang Theory the other night.....

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    I thought I was the only one who watched Big Bang Theory. Those guys are hilarious.

    And Kaley Cuoco is hot

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    Quote Originally Posted by pasobuff View Post
    if you were attached to another object by an incline plane wrapped helically around an axis?

    Oh I haven't the slightest but I will play along.
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    Quote Originally Posted by CaptOldTimer
    Oh I haven't the slightest but I will play along.
    Missed your meds again, I see.

    Thanks Paso. Haven't seen or heard of the show. Just read your thing about 12 times, and figured I was "screwed". So, that was my answer.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FIREMECH1 View Post
    Missed your meds again, I see.

    Thanks Paso. Haven't seen or heard of the show. Just read your thing about 12 times, and figured I was "screwed". So, that was my answer.

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    Yeah I did. You must have hidden them, again!
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    Quote Originally Posted by gunnyv View Post
    I thought I was the only one who watched Big Bang Theory. Those guys are hilarious.

    And Kaley Cuoco is hot
    Point one:Like my preacher says at Confession:"Danged if I'da told that one,son."

    Only seen her in the plugs for the show but yeah,she is.Not like Pauley Perrette and Cote Diablo(spellcheck!) on "NCIS" but she's all right looking.

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    Quote Originally Posted by doughesson View Post
    Point one:Like my preacher says at Confession:"Danged if I'da told that one,son."

    Only seen her in the plugs for the show but yeah,she is.Not like Pauley Perrette and Cote Diablo(spellcheck!) on "NCIS" but she's all right looking.
    Wow, you nailed my other favorite show.

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    Quote Originally Posted by doughesson View Post
    Point one:Like my preacher says at Confession:"Danged if I'da told that one,son."

    Only seen her in the plugs for the show but yeah,she is.Not like Pauley Perrette and Cote Diablo(spellcheck!) on "NCIS" but she's all right looking.
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