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Tell me sonthing about tempi by pipes_and_harmonics in bagpipes

[–]IAlreadyHaveTheKey 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Tune types have standard tempo settings. It's a range, but most bands will always play a particular tune type at the same tempo. For example a march would be played at about 90-100bpm for a street parade, or a bit slower at 80bpm for a band competition. Strathspeys, jigs, reels and hornpipes are played a fair bit quicker.

Some marches are slow marches though (think Skye Boat Song) which you can get away with playing even as low as 60bpm but you would either play it at the halt or slow march to it (which doesn't really happen outside military settings).

What are some examples of tunes you're having trouble marching to?

NSW: 1,431 new local and 1 overseas cases, 12 deaths reported; 44,248 vaccinations (3-Sep-2021) by Stoaticor in CoronavirusDownunder

[–]IAlreadyHaveTheKey 0 points1 point  (0 children)

That's literally what I said friend. We haven't been in lockdown as long as or as many times. But I can imagine what it's like because I have this thing called empathy, that lets me imagine the suffering of other people without having experienced the exact same thing by drawing from my own experiences of similar things. Maybe you should look into it yourself, you might realise that Daniel Andrews isn't actually a dictator and is just trying to do what he thinks is best for his state.

Not once have I tried to minimise what you've been through. All I'm saying is that it's better than the alternative. It's absolutely shit and fucked up, but there is no other option. I also haven't seen you suggest an alternative solution either, you've just complained about being in lockdown as if you're the only person in the world who's ever had to endure it.

NSW: 1,431 new local and 1 overseas cases, 12 deaths reported; 44,248 vaccinations (3-Sep-2021) by Stoaticor in CoronavirusDownunder

[–]IAlreadyHaveTheKey 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Sydney is in lockdown as well, we are bearing the burden just as much as you guys at the moment. Yes you've had more days but that doesn't mean our experience is completely different. Everyone in NSW and Victoria is struggling with their mental health but as I pointed out before this situation is better than the alternative because hospitals everywhere are already over run. If there was no lockdown Australia would be utterly utterly fucked. Yes it's hard. It's hard for everyone (including the politicians actually), you're not fucking special.

NSW: 1,431 new local and 1 overseas cases, 12 deaths reported; 44,248 vaccinations (3-Sep-2021) by Stoaticor in CoronavirusDownunder

[–]IAlreadyHaveTheKey 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Is it Stockholm Syndrome if I don't live in Victoria?

If you've given up because you realised your arguments hold no water and you're just mad that you can't go to the pub, you can admit that.

NSW: 1,431 new local and 1 overseas cases, 12 deaths reported; 44,248 vaccinations (3-Sep-2021) by Stoaticor in CoronavirusDownunder

[–]IAlreadyHaveTheKey 0 points1 point  (0 children)

You're being disingenuous. Banning playgrounds means that families who might normally interact with each other at a playground and potentially spread the virus, now don't have the opportunity to. Reducing mobility means reducing the number of people who interact with each other, not literally limiting physical movement.

Also most shops are open at at least 8:30am right? 12 hours a day is hardly a limited window.

Finally, just because numbers are rising fast doesn't mean the restrictions aren't working, it means the numbers would probably be rising faster without the restrictions. It's common sense that reducing mobility limits virus spread, because if you limit the number of people the average person interacts with, you limit the number of people a potentially infectious person could infect. That's just simple math.

NSW: 1,431 new local and 1 overseas cases, 12 deaths reported; 44,248 vaccinations (3-Sep-2021) by Stoaticor in CoronavirusDownunder

[–]IAlreadyHaveTheKey 0 points1 point  (0 children)

The point of a lockdown is to reduce mobility. Curfews and playground bans reduce mobility. It's fairly straightforward how they help to reduce spread.

NSW: 1,431 new local and 1 overseas cases, 12 deaths reported; 44,248 vaccinations (3-Sep-2021) by Stoaticor in CoronavirusDownunder

[–]IAlreadyHaveTheKey 0 points1 point  (0 children)

You would also have 1500+ cases a day like NSW does and God knows how many deaths and ICU admissions. I understand that lockdown is hard but how on Earth is it worse than the alternative?

What do you think Michael’s new job was when he moved in with Holly? by AJ-Naka-Zayn-Owens in DunderMifflin

[–]IAlreadyHaveTheKey 38 points39 points  (0 children)

Is this why the Hound was revealed to be alive in a cold open in Game of Thrones? I always wondered why they did that but that makes sense I guess

NSW: 1,431 new local and 1 overseas cases, 12 deaths reported; 44,248 vaccinations (3-Sep-2021) by Stoaticor in CoronavirusDownunder

[–]IAlreadyHaveTheKey 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Honest question, why are you ashamed of voting for Dan Andrews? I'm in NSW so not entirely across what your government has been up to but from what I can tell he seems to be doing an excellent job, especially compared to Gladys. Curious what you don't like about him.

If white ran out of time, would it be a loss for white or a draw? by Anaklysmos12345 in chess

[–]IAlreadyHaveTheKey 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Checkmate or stalemate can't be avoided, the only legal king move is Kf2 which doesn't avoid stalemate. If the bishop takes the rook it's checkmate and if the bishop doesn't take the rook it's stalemate. So there's no legal sequence of moves that results in a win for black, so if white runs out of time it's a draw.

[NSW] Easing of restrictions for fully vaccinated folks by smith2016 in CoronavirusDownunder

[–]IAlreadyHaveTheKey 0 points1 point  (0 children)

You should obviously consult with your GP before you get any vaccine for any disease. That doesn't change the fact that under 40s are officially eligible for AZ.

[NSW] Easing of restrictions for fully vaccinated folks by smith2016 in CoronavirusDownunder

[–]IAlreadyHaveTheKey -1 points0 points  (0 children)

If you can go to the chemist or to a vaccination hub like at Sydney Olympic Park and just get the needle there that means you're eligible. Your particular GPs opinion on whether she wants to give you the jab doesn't determine whether you're officially eligible or not.

They should release longer movies with an interlude, instead of cutting important scenes for runtime purposes. by rumorhasit_ in movies

[–]IAlreadyHaveTheKey 58 points59 points  (0 children)

Even two movies the length of those ones would have been too long imo. One solid 3 hour movie would have been perfect for the hobbit.

If absolute zero is minus 273 degrees Celsius and the inside of stars can get into the billions of degrees, we live damn close to the coldest end of the universal temperature spectrum. by Sticknpucker in Showerthoughts

[–]IAlreadyHaveTheKey 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Consider that there are billions (if not infinitely many) planets in the universe. Our planet seemingly has a whole bunch of coincidences that allow for life to exist on it. But if each planet rolls the dice on that, of course some of them are going to end up being able to support life. Most won't of course, but it shouldn't be surprising that we find ourselves on one of the ones that does.

Outstanding move (checkmate) by Character_Original81 in funny

[–]IAlreadyHaveTheKey 7 points8 points  (0 children)

He has a massive following on TikTok, it's definitely not just boomers on Facebook.

What are your favorite counterintuitive mathematical results? by creepymagicianfrog in math

[–]IAlreadyHaveTheKey 2 points3 points  (0 children)

This is a proof, but I wouldn't say it's intuitive. The idea that you can add progressively smaller and smaller terms and still the sum increases without bound is fundamentally unintuitive in my opinion.

What causes the flow of time in general relativity? This my speculative idea, wondering if anyone has anything to add. by IAlreadyHaveTheKey in AskScienceDiscussion

[–]IAlreadyHaveTheKey[S] 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Good point about not needing a force to pull us through time... I still can't shake the feeling that something is still causing us to move through time though. It's messing with me.

What causes the flow of time in general relativity? This my speculative idea, wondering if anyone has anything to add. by IAlreadyHaveTheKey in AskScienceDiscussion

[–]IAlreadyHaveTheKey[S] 1 point2 points  (0 children)

I see what you're saying, and I wouldn't know where to begin in coming up with an experiment to test it - I was just asking myself the question "what causes the flow of time" and hypothesised an answer based on it being caused by curvature of a 5d universe in the same way that curvature of a 4d universe explains gravity. The generalisation makes sense to me, but I realise it takes more than a neat generalisation to do science.

I have a pure math background and have been meaning to self teach myself some physics but haven't properly gotten around to it. Do you have any particular textbook recommendations for getting started on general relativity? Complexity of math is really no issue.

What causes the flow of time in general relativity? This my speculative idea, wondering if anyone has anything to add. by IAlreadyHaveTheKey in AskScienceDiscussion

[–]IAlreadyHaveTheKey[S] 0 points1 point  (0 children)

But I am at a different point in spacetime now than I was when made this post, even though my spatial coordinates haven't changed, my temporal co-ordinate has. But I didn't change that co-ordinate intentionally - I can change my spatial coordinates intentionally if I wanted, I could walk up the international dateline and my spatial coordinates would change. But if just by sitting on my bed for half an hour, my temporal co-ordinate changes, what is changing it? I'm moving through time without deciding to, is that not a pull? I have a mathematics background so I have no issues with time being just like another spatial dimension and that I'm tracing out a worldline in spacetime, but in my perception, I'm moving through time, I can remember my past moments and I don't know my future moments, in the same way that I can walk through a foggy jungle, knowing what's behind my but not what's in front of me. What's causing me to be move through time?

What are commonly told myths about Classical Music or Composers that drives you Crazy? by Benthepen10 in musictheory

[–]IAlreadyHaveTheKey 15 points16 points  (0 children)

How is it more logical and mathematically sound? What natural resonances does it align with? How can music be more harmonious just by tuning everything 8Hz flatter than normal?

What causes the flow of time in general relativity? This my speculative idea, wondering if anyone has anything to add. by IAlreadyHaveTheKey in AskScienceDiscussion

[–]IAlreadyHaveTheKey[S] -1 points0 points  (0 children)

Sure, but I'm talking more about the objects being attracted to the large mass - the marble in the trampoline analogy is being pulled into the trampoline by our gravity, and the curvature of the trampoline causes it to fall towards the bowling ball.

In our universe, a ball dropped by me would travel through spacetime in a straight line (through time, while being stationary in space), but because the earth is curving spacetime, the straight line trajectory of the ball gets curved towards the Earth.

I understand that objects just do curve spacetime, but the attractive force experienced by other objects towards the larger object is due to them being pulled through time along a worldline which is curved towards the larger mass.

But what's causing the object to be pulled through time in the first place? If there's no massive object, then the smaller object is stationary in space, but it's moving through time. What's causing it to move through time? I'm arguing that that "motion" through time could be analogous to the motion through space experienced by an object that is attracted to a larger body by gravity.

This movement through time could be caused by a curvature in spacetimetime (5 dimensions).