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That "fact" about the 18" pizza is laughably wrong.

Xcott: That "fact" about the 18" pizza is laughably wrong.

The fact: "An 18-inch pizza is more than twice as large as a 12-inch pizza.  Four square feet more to be precise."

area of a circle is pi * (raidus ^2)
pi * (18 ^ 2) = 1017 sq. in.
pi * (12 ^ 2) = 452 sq. in.

Difference is 565 sq. in.  4 sq. feet = 576 sq. in.

How is it wrong?  Are you just disagreeing about the definition of "large"?  Are you nitpicking on the use of "precise"?

is the pizza hut kale thing true? in what year? i'm guessing mid-80s.....

uhmm, forced rhubarb (common in the UK) is a thing, but is anybody putting mics on the grow spaces? WHY? even if true, would it grow faster (and with more noise?) than bamboo in the wild?

wait, what? russia sent the ISS "a salami pie"? they spent MILLIONS and still misunderstood the very concept of "a pizza"?

nothing else rubbed my thought bubbles. i knew this shiat.

poor showing cracked, poor show.

Uzzah: Xcott: That "fact" about the 18" pizza is laughably wrong.

The fact: "An 18-inch pizza is more than twice as large as a 12-inch pizza.  Four square feet more to be precise."

area of a circle is pi * (raidus ^2)
pi * (18 ^ 2) = 1017 sq. in.
pi * (12 ^ 2) = 452 sq. in.

Difference is 565 sq. in.  4 sq. feet = 576 sq. in.

How is it wrong?  Are you just disagreeing about the definition of "large"?  Are you nitpicking on the use of "precise"?

An 18 or 12 inch pizza generally refers to the diameter not the radius. (You'd have trouble getting an 18 inch radius pizza through the door).
So the difference between the two is:
pi " (9^2 - 6^2) = 141.37 square inches, which is less than 1 square foot.

AintNoAmoeba: Uzzah: Xcott: That "fact" about the 18" pizza is laughably wrong.

The fact: "An 18-inch pizza is more than twice as large as a 12-inch pizza.  Four square feet more to be precise."

area of a circle is pi * (raidus ^2)
pi * (18 ^ 2) = 1017 sq. in.
pi * (12 ^ 2) = 452 sq. in.

Difference is 565 sq. in.  4 sq. feet = 576 sq. in.

How is it wrong?  Are you just disagreeing about the definition of "large"?  Are you nitpicking on the use of "precise"?

An 18 or 12 inch pizza generally refers to the diameter not the radius. (You'd have trouble getting an 18 inch radius pizza through the door).
So the difference between the two is:
pi " (9^2 - 6^2) = 141.37 square inches, which is less than 1 square foot.

However, the part about an 18 inch pizza having more pizza than two 12 inch ones is correct.

luna1580: is the pizza hut kale thing true? in what year? i'm guessing mid-80s.....

uhmm, forced rhubarb (common in the UK) is a thing, but is anybody putting mics on the grow spaces? WHY? even if true, would it grow faster (and with more noise?) than bamboo in the wild?

wait, what? russia sent the ISS "a salami pie"? they spent MILLIONS and still misunderstood the very concept of "a pizza"?

nothing else rubbed my thought bubbles. i knew this shiat.

poor showing cracked, poor show.

Cracked used to be great before they purged all the talented writers. Its worth browsing their old article archive. Most of the recent articles are either geared for 7th graders, or else they are simply cut and pasting their old articles into new articles, which includes links to the old article they copied from, in order to drive clicks. The old Cracked After Hours videos are still excellent after years of copycats.

luna1580: is the pizza hut kale thing true? in what year? i'm guessing mid-80s.....

I remember wondering what the dark green leaves on the salad bars were when I was a kid. I assumed they were plastic, but I guess it was cheaper to replace Kale every few days than to buy fake leaves and wash them periodically.
Pizza Hut used to dominate the '80s, especially in rural America. If you want an American aged 50-60 to wax nostalgic, ask them if they remember having had a pizza party at the Hut to celebrate after sports or whatever. They might remember the kale.

I miss salad bars and buffets. They may be extinct due to COVID 19. While they certainly contributed to the obesity problem. I've never liked the whole "sit patiently until the waiter deigns to notice me and comes over and lies to me about what's special and how long it will take to prepare" thing.

AintNoAmoeba: An 18 or 12 inch pizza generally refers to the diameter not the radius. (You'd have trouble getting an 18 inch radius pizza through the door).

Exactly.  The image macro is mistakenly using the pizza's diameter as its radius.

And as you point out, you don't even need to nitpick the math to see why this is ludicrous.  It should be intuitively obvious that an 18" pizza is not three feet wide.   That would be too big to even fit in a conventional oven.

It should also be intuitively obvious that a large pizza isn't four square feet larger than a small one.  A large pizza isn't even four square feet in the first place, because four square feet is a big dang lot of area.

Psychopompous: luna1580: is the pizza hut kale thing true? in what year? i'm guessing mid-80s.....

I remember wondering what the dark green leaves on the salad bars were when I was a kid. I assumed they were plastic, but I guess it was cheaper to replace Kale every few days than to buy fake leaves and wash them periodically.
Pizza Hut used to dominate the '80s, especially in rural America. If you want an American aged 50-60 to wax nostalgic, ask them if they remember having had a pizza party at the Hut to celebrate after sports or whatever. They might remember the kale.

I miss salad bars and buffets. They may be extinct due to COVID 19. While they certainly contributed to the obesity problem. I've never liked the whole "sit patiently until the waiter deigns to notice me and comes over and lies to me about what's special and how long it will take to prepare" thing.

I worked for a produce company that serviced restaurants from 1989-91. The pizza places I delivered to (Godfather's and Minsky's) would order a case of kale every week for salad bar garnish. The boxes were huge, 2x3 foot things loaded with kale for like 8 bucks. When people started to actually eat that stuff I was perplexed. I still prefer to leave it off my plate.

Aren't all nuts seeds?

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Aren't all nuts seeds?

No.  Some are legumes.

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