Why is it not tuesday 85.7142857% of the time

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  1. cracingbozo7
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    Can someone please tell me why is it not tuesday 85.7142857% of the time in a week instead of the 14.2857142% of time in a week that it usually is
     
  2. ihaveamac

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    because Tuesday appears every 1 in 7 days. there's 6 other days to go through as well.

    if Tuesday appeared for 6 days, what would the one day be?
     
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  3. froggestspirit

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    Because Nintendo's stability update changed the future and past calenders to block TuesHax.
     
  4. dpad_5678

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    Was wondering this myself.
     
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  5. xtheman

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    ???
    Same reason the rest of the days aren't here 85.7142857% of the time. (this is also going into my signature btw)
     
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  6. WiiUBricker

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    Because 1:7 equals 0,142857142857143. Get over it.
     
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  7. froggestspirit

    froggestspirit D/P/Pt Demix Guy

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    My answer was still the most accurate :P
     
  8. Flame

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    the real question is why isnt it the weekend all the time... fucking mondays
     
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  9. HaloEffect17

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    I hope this is NOT going to be the new milk thread.
     
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  10. migles

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    because if every day was monday you would bitch about the first monday and love the 5th, 6th and 7th mondays
     
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  11. cracingbozo7
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    very true.
     
  12. FAST6191

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    This a) presumes the length of the day is fixed, it is not as the earth varies in spin speed. http://www.nasa.gov/centers/goddard/news/topstory/2003/0210rotation.html

    b) you are observing it from a single location. https://what-if.xkcd.com/48/ for a variation on the theme, or in this case start in the furthest time zone (14 hours ahead of GMT I believe to put you in the Kiritimati, Christmas Island at the start and then via a trip you could end up in Baker Island which is 12 hours behind GMT)

    c) you are not doing anything fun with relativity and time dilation. In fact you could probably measure it on the trip you would be taking if you had an atomic clock.
     
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    *speechless*
     
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  14. Luglige

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    Wat ith 2sday no live?
     
  15. Touko White

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    I don't want it to be mostly Tuesday, even though that would mean we never do maths in school for the whole of Year 9 ;) haha
    It'd preferred I had it Saturday as every day.
     
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