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    Random Questions -- Random Answers?

    Well, I've got some questions I've always wanted to know. Maybe someone can give a serious answer to them, but then again this is WHT.

    1. Why do you see "colors and designs" if you close and press on your eyes.
    2. What ever happened to the director's son of Ally Mcbeal? If you don't recall, about a 1-2 years ago his son was on a motorcycle and for whatever reason drove into a crowd, and I believe killed someone. It got major press coverage for a few days and then died off.
    3. Why do you never know or remember the last few seconds before you fall asleep?

    Anyone care to take a stab at these?

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    1. For the same reason one screams when one places ones foot in the path of a moving car.
    2. Guessing jail time.
    3. I do. You don't?
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    i think its because of the wind!!
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    1. you need a basic understanding of the biological processes involved in pattern perception. Ganglion cells in your retina respond to light stimulation in a small region called the receptive field. If you place pressure in this field by pushing your hands onto your eyes you stimulate your rods and cones to produce photopigments. Axons are sent out on the optic nerve and carry this info to your brain. Your brain "tells " you that there are colours there

    2. who is Ally Mcbeal ?


    3. last few seconds before you fall asleep aren't long enough to hit your short term memory

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    What she said

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    who is Ally Mcbeal ?
    Watch TV.

    http://www.allymcbeal.com/

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    tv is evill eviiil evill i tell you!! lol jk its too boring :'(
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    I have a few for questions for you.

    1. Why is the Sky Blue?

    2. Why is the Grass Green?

    3. Why did innocent people have to die in Bali?
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    Originally posted by Marita
    I have a few for questions for you.
    I have answers.

    Originally posted by Marita
    1. Why is the Sky Blue?
    Did this one, but Ill do it again.

    Why is the sky blue? (It is not a reflection of the ocean!) Light is made up of electromagnetic waves. The distance between 2 crests in this wave is called the wavelength. White light contains all the colors of the rainbow. The amount of light scattered for any given colour depends on the wavelength of that colour. All the colors in white light have different wavelengths. Red light has the longest wavelength. The wavelength of blue light is about half that of red light. This difference in wavelength causes blue light to be scattered nearly ten times more than red light. Lord Rayleigh studied this phenomena in detail. It is caused the Tyndall effect or Rayleigh scattering. Lord Rayleigh also calculated that even without smoke and dust in the atmosphere, the oxygen and nitrogen molecules would still cause the sky to appear blue because of scattering. When blue light waves try to go straight through an oxygen and nitrogen molecules, its light is scattered in all directions because of this collision. This scattered blue light is what makes the sky blue. All other colors (with longer wavelengths than blue light) are scattered too. Blue light's short wavelength causes it to be scattered the most. (The shorther the wavelength of the color, the more that color gets scattered by the atmosphere). Actually, violet has the shortest wavelength of all colors. Violet is scattered even more than blue light. However, our eyes are much more sensitive to see blue than violet, therefore we see the sky as blue. Very little visible light is absorbed by the atmosphere.

    Originally posted by Marita
    2. Why is the Grass Green?
    Chlorophyll.

    Originally posted by Marita
    3. Why did innocent people have to die in Bali?
    Because some ***** thinks he can prove a point by blowing things up. Just like others think they will make a point and earn salvation or life in heaven if they become a martyr.

    People still havent figured out you can do a lot more alive than you can dead.

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    Watch TV
    fair crack of the whip, mate

    there's only 24 hours in the day

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    As for question 1, think of it as a built in kaloideskop (spelling?) for your eyes.
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    Marita:
    1. The sky is not always blue! Right now, it's very grey where I'm from.

    2. As for the green grass, mine is golden in most part of the lawn.

    3. Politics.

    Are your dreams in colours or black & white?

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    Originally posted by tn3
    Marita:
    1. The sky is not always blue! Right now, it's very grey where I'm from.

    2. As for the green grass, mine is golden in most part of the lawn.

    3. Politics.

    Are your dreams in colours or black & white?
    Our sky is a beautiful blue today.
    Thanks to Water my grass is green.
    And i hate politcs.

    btw I dream in colour.

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    I dream in colour too... when I dream.

    Sometimes when the sun has gone down, the sky is like a rainbow. Very pretty!
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    I do not remember my dreams so I have no idea. I'm sure they are good though, just be nice if I could remember them.
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    ok ppl this is it a few questions for the answer i wnt

    1... why is evrything happening the way it does?
    2... is there a reaason to me sittin here typin this stuff
    3... do you think crtain ppl were put here for a reason and the rest of us are just little pawns?

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    1. Pot ?
    2. Pot ?
    3. Pot ?


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    1. Because that's the way it does
    2. Yes, you decided to dig out a thread from 2002 to add your thoughts to it.

    3. no

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    Now i sort of know the answer to this already but we'll see what you lot have to say.

    Question

    Someone is born and lives part of their life with normal sight [20/20 or corrected by glasses to somewhere near that]; then due to medical reasons their vision degrades until they're registerd blind but retain a variable field of vision. When they dream, do they see things as clear as they could prior to the condition or as they do now in daily life??

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    Why must people bring back old threads?

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    All I see is that we're posting only questions...why don't we answer for a change? (another question) I suggest 12h/day questions, 12h for answers
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    Originally posted by Critic
    Now i sort of know the answer to this already but we'll see what you lot have to say.

    Question

    Someone is born and lives part of their life with normal sight [20/20 or corrected by glasses to somewhere near that]; then due to medical reasons their vision degrades until they're registerd blind but retain a variable field of vision. When they dream, do they see things as clear as they could prior to the condition or as they do now in daily life??

    Critic,
    I believe said person would still be able to dream what they had seen before they went blind, due to the fact that they are seeing the images in their minds rather their eyes when they are dreaming.

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