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Regarding nuking mecca it is a bad idea. Firstly no one can destroy mecca since it is guarded by angles.
[6/1/2004 12:00:00 AM]
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Yep. Any you would know since you have tried it oh-so-many times.
1/26/2007 2:59:08 AM
The only protective angles I know of are:
1) the steep angle - to deflect powerful blows from robots or cannon fire
2) retroreflectors - to return any laser fire, thus damaging the robot attacking you.
I don't think Mecca has either.
1/26/2007 3:00:57 AM
Why are they discussing nuking Mecca in the first place?
More Christian \"love\"?
1/26/2007 3:52:28 AM
Isn't it square? So then it is protected by 45 degree angles?
1/26/2007 4:37:41 AM
no one can destroy mecca since it is guarded by angles.
Actually, I think they're really Saxons.
1/26/2007 4:52:03 AM
No, no, BurntBush. It's obtuse angles ;)
1/26/2007 5:11:37 AM
Obtuse like the OP?
1/26/2007 5:19:57 AM
Yes, that is the reason we shouldn't NUKE PEOPLE. You have identified the only good reason. (and I lack a moral compas?)
1/26/2007 5:05:21 PM
Of course there's only one sure way to test that little theory.
And actually a box is composed of 90 degree, or right, angles.
1/26/2007 5:46:04 PM
Well, in the Quran it says that Mecca is protected by god.. There is a story of a man who attacked Mecca before, and was killed by a army of birds armed with rocks. Some claim there is historical accuracy to this, however I really can't prove it.
This guy is taking something to literally, and is just being foolish. He isn't really a Fundie, at least not just by this paragraph alone, but more of a person who goes by to literal of a translation.
5/18/2007 1:48:50 AM
You mean we spent trillions on ballistic missile defense when all we needed were some geometric shapes?
5/18/2007 2:12:09 AM
Mecca and Allah's turdrock are not protected by geometry, thank the Lord.
5/18/2007 10:17:14 AM
Hiroshima and Nagasaki could have used some. Not enough fundies around?
5/18/2007 10:23:23 AM
I think there are some Mercians too... But why bother with Angles? For protection by Dark Age Brittish tribes you want a good horde of Picts.
5/18/2007 10:27:33 AM
, pretty much the definition of fundie is their literalism. As is belief in ang
. Despite evidence to the contrary, they probably also don't believe in angles.
5/18/2007 11:29:34 AM
Yeah, they said that about the temple in Jerusalem too.
5/18/2007 1:20:04 PM
5/18/2007 3:43:54 PM
It's got a kennelful of Hounds of Tindalos, obviously.
5/18/2007 3:53:50 PM
Those sharp angles make it invisible to radar, and the exhaust is cooled to prevent heat-seeking...
3/2/2008 12:04:43 AM
"Firstly no one can destroy mecca since it is guarded by angles."
Obtuse ones, no doubt.
3/2/2008 1:54:51 AM
I have two ways to go, let's try both!
I wonder how advanced geometry gets before it protects from nukes.
Really? Let's try it! After all, it won't do anything.
3/2/2008 1:57:28 AM
Ah, so when you read about the groundbreaking work of the Caliphate's mathematicians, you know these guys were REALLY ahead of their time.
Missile defense shield!
3/2/2008 2:15:34 AM
No Holy Land
Life could be wonderful
3/2/2008 2:37:19 PM
@ Twenty-Footed Ghost
Those sharp angles make it invisible to radar, and the exhaust is cooled to prevent heat-seeking.. }
That's what I thought of when I read it.
The Stealth Bomber.
3/2/2008 5:00:34 PM
Trigonometry is quite handy defense against ballistic missiles, eh?
6/15/2008 2:33:37 AM