By squeltorey - 03/08/2012 19:28 - United States - Whittier
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34- I think 26 is right, if he overestimated it, would it not mean that it wouldn't go very far up, because he thought that it would be lighter, due to his overestimating his strength.. Where if he underestimated, he would think he would have to use more strength to lift it, resulting in it being spilled all over him
saintsrocksoks: Actually, 40 is correct. But don't take my word for it, here's the Merriam-Webster definition of underestimate: Main Entry: un·der·es·ti·mate Pronunciation: ˌən-dər-ˈes-tə-ˌmāt Function: transitive verb Date: 1792 1 : to estimate as being less than the actual size, quantity, or number. Therefore, OVERestimate would be the opposite. Based on the definition above, underestimate would be the more accurate term in the FML. Hopefully this will stop a flamewar from ensuing. Although I may be too late.
34- You seem very aggressive for someone simply answering a question. If the OP overestimated his strength, then he would have lifted the carton less than he expected. Think of it this way: if he was lifting weights and overestimated his strength, he might not be able to lift as much as he thought, or not make it go as high.
My intention wasn't to start a debate, all I had wanted to do was to put in my opinion, and back up the "idiotic" commenter. I said what I had thought was true, and I don't think anyone appreciates the way that some responses were sent, I don't believe that name calling is necessary. Everyone is wrong at times, and it can help to point it out, but only when done kindly. Seriously, no venom is needed People tend to listen a lot more when the advice is said in a humane way, not when they are called stupid. There is no need for that.
Maybe it was a new carton... Maybe he only works out one arm... And that's his milk drinking arm... And he forgets the strength difference.. And maybe his body was informing him it's was a little more quenched than anticipated. And thing escalated quickly.. Always a chance(:
I think most of you don't understand how heavy an average milk carton is... Athletes keep trying to master the milk-lifting technique for years now. They eat milk. Drink milk. Breathe milk. They LIVE for milk. Why, you ask? One simple reason. They are training for the Olympics, taking the worlds breath away with their milk-themed stunts. Don't strip them of their dream.
He was obviously wondering why you'd drink straight from the carton. I'd be disgusted too. It's selfish and unhygienic.
I do now, my fiancee drinks 2% and I drink whole milk. Also so do many families have different types of milk the house. Example toddler milk usual whole milk and the rest of family drink skin milk or one member could be lactose intolerant and drink silk milk. Perhaps they just choose have different milk for cooking. Don't be so narrowed minded.
You overestimated your strength? Even if it was a full gallon, that still only weighs about 4kg. Yeah, such a big strong man you are, tough guy. Oh, and you're a fucking pig for drinking from the carton.