[time-nuts] OT loosing things
francesco.messineo at gmail.com
Fri Nov 12 09:23:06 EST 2010
The answer is much simpler: the object's wave function (quantum
mechanics) can move the object, albeit with little probability :-)
On Fri, Nov 12, 2010 at 3:18 PM, Steve Rooke <sar10538 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I liked the idea of fairies being the culprits but each to their own :)
> I think that the LW are not completely random, they definitely return
> your own stuff to you but I don't believe it is necessarily in the
> same place.
> Ah, now a candidate for a new law. A lost item always turns up the
> moment after you have purchased it's replacement.
> On 13/11/2010, paul swed <paulswedb at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Certainly one viable theory.
>> However the answers much simpler then that and an established fact
>> documented in many books by such authors as Steven King.
>> Its simply ghosts at work.
>> Worm wholes would not return items to the same place or area.
>> Ghosts would. Although as you mention often much later, even years.
>> Haven't you ever noted the stuff comes back after you buy a replacement?
>> On Fri, Nov 12, 2010 at 5:11 AM, Steve Rooke <sar10538 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> While repairing my LCD monitor, I took off my glasses so as to be able
>>> to see better close up as I'm VERY short sighted and even the
>>> vari-focals my optician prescribes can no longer get me close enough
>>> to solder properly. Without them on, I can focus VERY close but the
>>> range is VERY short, being just a few inches. So I completed the work
>>> involving a few stages without putting the glasses back on just to
>>> save time but, when I went to grope around and try to find them, I
>>> could not. So where did I put the blessed things, and after a period
>>> of serious extended "looking" around, blind panic started to set in.
>>> What the dickens had I done with them! So I ended up shuffling out of
>>> the workshop, through the house, stumbling over the dogs, and up to
>>> the bedroom to, eventually, find my spare pair. On my return to the
>>> workshop I still could not find the glasses looked everywhere. A cup
>>> of tea ensued and I took a less panicky search only to find they had
>>> fallen down the back of some gear, or maybe it was the fairies at the
>>> bottom of my garden which had done it. I concluded that in my
>>> "blinded" state of putting them down in the first place, I had
>>> obviously chosen an poor "safe" place.
>>> After this I got to thinking and wondered if there is perhaps
>>> something darker happening here. My current theory is that there is
>>> something called a Lost Wormhole which moves around randomly and
>>> removes items from there current place, setting them down in some
>>> completely different dimension. So the chances of loosing something
>>> increases in proportion to the time that the item is left somewhere
>>> due to the increased probability of it being "borrowed" by the LW.
>>> Now, all is not lost as the LW is a two way pipe and so eventually
>>> your lost item will be dropped back somewhere in your vicinity but
>>> probably not where you thought you had left it. To my mind, this seems
>>> to fit my experience of the way the World seems to work and I'm sure
>>> there is some law here.
>>> For the humour challenged, this message is :) rated.
>>> Please feel free to comment on my theory but perhaps this should be via
>>> Thank you for your time,
>>> Steve Rooke - ZL3TUV & G8KVD
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