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Yes, switch to metric

10 votes

Have a Dual system

6 votes

Keep Imperial for somethings

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triangle.128k says2015-08-24T15:19:42.5415063Z
58539672 says2015-08-24T16:39:13.5147888Z
We are already a duel system.
PetersSmith says2015-08-24T16:58:16.8473236Z
The world should switch to the imperial system.
triangle.128k says2015-08-24T17:01:00.1050244Z
@PetersSmith Yeah, because the complexity and inefficiency of the imperial system is a reason to switch to it.
tajshar2k says2015-08-24T18:32:18.2049173Z
Metric is stupid for measuring height. Like seriously what a pain in the a$$
tajshar2k says2015-08-24T18:33:12.5712658Z
Imperial is better for weight, height, tempertature (cooking wise), driving (but I like liters better for gas)
o0jeannie0o says2015-08-24T18:43:17.6835447Z
Imperial system is useless!
tajshar2k says2015-08-24T18:43:44.3753158Z
No its not.
tajshar2k says2015-08-24T18:44:51.8925486Z
Metric is irritating and annoying for certain things. Imperial was created with the mindset to relate to things a lot easier. 1 teaspoon is just 1 damn teaspoon! I don't have to worry about the fraction of a gram or something.
FreedomBeforeEquality says2015-08-24T18:55:15.6856892Z
Yeah I don't really get why its a big deal. Converting is easy enough to do. I will say the only annoying conversions ive run into have been using fractions of an inch as they convert to mm. But if you use them alot you can do it rather quickly. Dual systems work great.
Varrack says2015-08-24T18:56:19.9593372Z
Switching to metric would not work. We'd have to change all our speed limit signs, our construction store measurements, every car speedometer, and a lot of other stuff. I'm happy with Farenheit and mileage since that's what I've always gone by. Celsius and kilometers are kind of confusing for me.
tajshar2k says2015-08-24T18:56:58.0616035Z
Our dual system isn't 100% though. We still use gallons instead of liters. And feet instead of meters. We should expand that so we have both.
tajshar2k says2015-08-24T18:59:04.4848139Z
Besides 30% of Americans products are metric anyways. So we can just increase that to 50% and so on.
FreedomBeforeEquality says2015-08-24T19:01:28.1140384Z
I dont want it in cars or on the road though ... Then we all will have to drive slower. All the nice round numbers for kph involve rounding down from an equal conversion from mph. (ie. 25mph = 40.233 so youd actually go 40kph. 70mph = 112.654 closer to 110 ... Theyd probably make us go 110kph in a 70 zone. Even just seeing 110 on a sign at all seems crazy.)
FreedomBeforeEquality says2015-08-24T19:03:15.6631960Z
I am a fan of mm for sockets though. Always handy to have metric around when a bolt head that used to be standard wears a bit and a metric fits nicely. Its like having all your half sizes right there too.
Varrack says2015-08-24T19:05:12.6817964Z
I have a friend who visited Canada recently and said their speed limits are really slow in comparison to the US. It was like 70 kph, which is really about 40 mph.
TBR says2015-08-24T19:24:23.4921036Z
1) The official system of the US is metric. 2) I had been a great proponent of metric, but mellowed. Imperial or SAE is very relatable. Keep both.
tajshar2k says2015-08-24T19:25:02.1859991Z
TBR, the official system is not metric.
whompydoodles says2015-08-26T18:56:13.3033702Z
For temperature, I don't get why people don't use Kelvin. It's more accurate than celsius or fahrenheit.
58539672 says2015-08-27T00:01:43.5458764Z
@whompydoodles Because it makes no sense to the general populace if 0 degrees Fahrenheit is 255.37 degrees kelvin.
dixierect says2015-09-03T18:28:30.9678563Z
I don't give 2 $h!T$
dixierect says2015-09-03T18:28:57.9404292Z

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