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How tall is everyone??
« on: May 16, 2018, 01:15:27 PM »

I find this to be an interesting question when talking to people over the internet.  Even when using skype and you see someone's face, you can't always tell how tall they are.  Plus, I haven't been to any road meets...yet.  So...

How tall is everyone?  It's not an important question; I'm just curious.  Of course, everyone has the right to exercise their liberty to refrain from answering if that is the course one chooses.  Feel free to ignore this if you're not interested.  I'm 6'1".
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Re: How tall is everyone??
« Reply #1 on: May 16, 2018, 01:36:15 PM »

How tall is everyone?

It varies by person.
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Re: How tall is everyone??
« Reply #2 on: May 16, 2018, 01:41:09 PM »

Of course, everyone has the right to exercise their liberty to refrain from answering if that is the course one chooses.

OK, I'll exercise mine.
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Re: How tall is everyone??
« Reply #3 on: May 16, 2018, 02:03:47 PM »

I, too, am 6'1". I have been this height since roughly around 8th Grade (4 years ago).

Many of the men in my family are over 6 feet tall (my dad, grandpa, uncle, cousin, etc.), so it is unsurprising that I am at least 6 feet tall as well.
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Re: How tall is everyone??
« Reply #4 on: May 16, 2018, 02:13:09 PM »

5'9"
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Re: How tall is everyone??
« Reply #5 on: May 16, 2018, 03:00:43 PM »

I'm 6'2". I can't remember when I reached this height, but it was at least two or three years ago.
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Re: How tall is everyone??
« Reply #6 on: May 16, 2018, 03:15:54 PM »

I'm THIIIISSSS big. (holding my hand on a slanted tilt 3 inches above my head while struggling to stand on my tippy toes).
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Re: How tall is everyone??
« Reply #7 on: May 16, 2018, 03:32:05 PM »

The world (everyone) has 7.6 billion people and the average height of a person is 5ft 4in, so everyone is 7,676,678 miles tall.
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Re: How tall is everyone??
« Reply #8 on: May 16, 2018, 03:37:12 PM »

the average height of a person is 5ft 4in,

Just adults, or does that include infants too?
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Re: How tall is everyone??
« Reply #9 on: May 16, 2018, 03:38:44 PM »

the average height of a person is 5ft 4in,

Just adults, or does that include infants too?

It sure as heck better include infants, and everyone that's between an infant and an adult.
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Re: How tall is everyone??
« Reply #10 on: May 16, 2018, 03:43:18 PM »

70 inches
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Re: How tall is everyone??
« Reply #11 on: May 16, 2018, 03:45:18 PM »

everyone that's between an infant and an adult.

like, geographically?
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Re: How tall is everyone??
« Reply #12 on: May 16, 2018, 03:53:55 PM »

I am 6'0" and I'm supposed to reach somewhere between 6'1" and 6'4", although most likely 6'2". As it stands (no pun intended) right now I'm the second shortest person in my house. My mother is 5'7".
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Re: How tall is everyone??
« Reply #13 on: May 16, 2018, 03:58:46 PM »

How tall is everyone?

It depends whether I'm lying, sitting, or standing.
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Re: How tall is everyone??
« Reply #14 on: May 16, 2018, 04:00:35 PM »

6'0"
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Re: How tall is everyone??
« Reply #15 on: May 16, 2018, 04:13:40 PM »

How tall is everyone?
It depends whether I'm lying, sitting, or standing.
everyone that's between an infant and an adult.
like, geographically?

You're having way too much fun with this.
I can't even give a non-perverted response to either one of those statements.
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Re: How tall is everyone??
« Reply #16 on: May 16, 2018, 04:20:28 PM »

5’6.75”. I round up to 5’7”.
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Re: How tall is everyone??
« Reply #17 on: May 16, 2018, 04:29:53 PM »

6'7".  Yes, really.  Weather's fine up here.  No I didn't play basketball.  No my parents weren't that tall.  Size 14. 

That should cover the common questions at least.
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Re: How tall is everyone??
« Reply #18 on: May 16, 2018, 05:02:53 PM »

5' 10"
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Re: How tall is everyone??
« Reply #19 on: May 16, 2018, 05:04:50 PM »

(7.7×10-7 mpg)
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Re: How tall is everyone??
« Reply #20 on: May 16, 2018, 05:19:14 PM »

(7.7×10-7 mpg)

Okay, I'm game:

(7.7 × 10-7 mi/gal) = (3.33 × 10-9 mi/in3) = (2.1110-4 1/in2) = (4735 in2)½ = 68.81 in = 5' 9".

Which means that fuel economy, dimensionally speaking, is the reciprocal of an area. I don't really know how to interpret that.
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Re: How tall is everyone??
« Reply #21 on: May 16, 2018, 05:32:29 PM »

I am exactly 1 unit in length of myself, the preferred measurement of my kingdom and its three subjects (the dog uses metric, she's an Australian Shepherd).

This loosely translates to 1/1000th of a frequent flier mile, 0.00111 FFmi, or one millifrequentfliermile after fees and taxes. Thus, I am 1 mffim, or "miffim", because...palindrome.

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Re: How tall is everyone??
« Reply #22 on: May 16, 2018, 05:36:22 PM »

Which means that fuel economy, dimensionally speaking, is the reciprocal of an area. I don't really know how to interpret that.



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Re: How tall is everyone??
« Reply #23 on: May 16, 2018, 05:57:00 PM »

I'm 4'8"

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Re: How tall is everyone??
« Reply #24 on: May 16, 2018, 06:21:18 PM »

As for myself, I am 5' 11¾".

Which means that fuel economy, dimensionally speaking, is the reciprocal of an area. I don't really know how to interpret that.



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