Page 1 of 16 1234511 ... LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 226
  1. #1
    Addict
    Points: 85,988, Level: 91
    Level completed: 24%, Points required for next Level: 1,462
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience Points
    superdorf's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Location
    Des Moines, IA
    Posts
    6,950
    Points
    85,988
    Level
    91
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 3
    Given: 0

    Mythbusters, Plane On A Treadmill Discussion

    I wanted to kick of this thread... Only 15 minutes until Mytbusters on Discovery Channel.

    I am on the record... It will fly.



  2. #2
    Walk On
    Points: 8,025, Level: 26
    Level completed: 80%, Points required for next Level: 125
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran5000 Experience Points
    twittkop's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Marion, IA
    Posts
    145
    Points
    8,025
    Level
    26
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Mythbusters, Plane On A Treadmill Disscussion

    One more vote for the plane will fly. I won't be able to watch it in 10 minutes though, I have to go play volleyball. I'll be watching it on the DVR.



  3. #3
    Starter
    Points: 19,866, Level: 43
    Level completed: 2%, Points required for next Level: 884
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran10000 Experience Points
    LeaningCy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Posts
    869
    Points
    19,866
    Level
    43
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 10
    Given: 85

    Re: Mythbusters, Plane On A Treadmill Disscussion

    I vote it will not fly, as long as they stick to the myth, meaning the plane's velocity relative to the ground remains zero.



  4. #4
    Speechless
    Points: 226,360, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 16.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    cyclonedave25's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Location
    Chicago, IL
    Posts
    15,629
    Points
    226,360
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,223
    Given: 644

    Re: Mythbusters, Plane On A Treadmill Disscussion

    I'm guessing the plane will not fly.



  5. #5
    Facebook Knows All
    Points: 280,152, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 7.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    cycloneworld's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    NE Oklahoma
    Posts
    17,498
    Points
    280,152
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,076
    Given: 632

    Re: Mythbusters, Plane On A Treadmill Disscussion

    I say it won't fly too.



  6. #6
    Addict
    Points: 127,932, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 7.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    tim_redd's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Ankeny
    Posts
    7,717
    Points
    127,932
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 303
    Given: 161

    Re: Mythbusters, Plane On A Treadmill Disscussion

    I'm not guessing.

    The plane will fly.



  7. #7
    Speechless
    Points: 226,360, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 16.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    cyclonedave25's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Location
    Chicago, IL
    Posts
    15,629
    Points
    226,360
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,223
    Given: 644

    Re: Mythbusters, Plane On A Treadmill Disscussion

    Anybody putting this on the betting board???



  8. #8
    Addict
    Points: 85,988, Level: 91
    Level completed: 24%, Points required for next Level: 1,462
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience Points
    superdorf's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Location
    Des Moines, IA
    Posts
    6,950
    Points
    85,988
    Level
    91
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 3
    Given: 0

    Re: Mythbusters, Plane On A Treadmill Disscussion

    Quote Originally Posted by cymonat View Post
    I vote it will not fly, as long as they stick to the myth, meaning the plane's velocity relative to the ground remains zero.
    I don't think the myth says the speed relative to the ground is to remain zero... But, lets reserve judgment until they describe it in the show.



  9. #9
    Addict
    Points: 85,988, Level: 91
    Level completed: 24%, Points required for next Level: 1,462
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience Points
    superdorf's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Location
    Des Moines, IA
    Posts
    6,950
    Points
    85,988
    Level
    91
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 3
    Given: 0

    Re: Mythbusters, Plane On A Treadmill Disscussion

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclonedave25 View Post
    Anybody putting this on the betting board???
    We were already told that won't fly.



  10. #10
    Walk On
    Points: 10,665, Level: 31
    Level completed: 17%, Points required for next Level: 585
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran10000 Experience Points
    Warder60's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2006
    Location
    Poulsbo
    Posts
    210
    Points
    10,665
    Level
    31
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 1

    Re: Mythbusters, Plane On A Treadmill Disscussion

    it will fly and posting from Coover lab, I can't watch live



  11. #11
    Addict
    Points: 81,388, Level: 88
    Level completed: 69%, Points required for next Level: 562
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    Ames, Born and Raised
    Posts
    8,423
    Points
    81,388
    Level
    88
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 3
    Given: 0

    Re: Mythbusters, Plane On A Treadmill Disscussion

    Plane will definitely fly. Watching as we speak.


    It's Bushbama!

    2 time Chupacabra of Humor Award Recipient

    Quote Originally Posted by joefrog
    I will admit, I am to blame in sometimes making mountains out of molehills.

  12. #12
    Addict
    Points: 81,388, Level: 88
    Level completed: 69%, Points required for next Level: 562
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    Ames, Born and Raised
    Posts
    8,423
    Points
    81,388
    Level
    88
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 3
    Given: 0

    Re: Mythbusters, Plane On A Treadmill Disscussion

    Quote Originally Posted by cymonat View Post
    I vote it will not fly, as long as they stick to the myth, meaning the plane's velocity relative to the ground remains zero.
    And before I close the computer for a little bit, that's not even close to what the myth says.


    It's Bushbama!

    2 time Chupacabra of Humor Award Recipient

    Quote Originally Posted by joefrog
    I will admit, I am to blame in sometimes making mountains out of molehills.

  13. #13
    Addict
    Points: 87,298, Level: 91
    Level completed: 92%, Points required for next Level: 152
    Overall activity: 8.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience PointsSocial
    cstrunk's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Tyler, TX
    Posts
    8,346
    Points
    87,298
    Level
    91
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 107
    Given: 103

    Re: Mythbusters, Plane On A Treadmill Disscussion

    No new info on the show yet, my vote is for plane does not fly if performed correctly.



  14. #14
    Speechless
    Points: 459,237, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 6.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteran50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    brianhos's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2006
    Location
    Trenchtown
    Posts
    40,221
    Points
    459,237
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 558
    Given: 75

    Re: Mythbusters, Plane On A Treadmill Disscussion

    It will not fly!


    They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety. - Benjamin Franklin 1775

  15. #15
    Starter
    Points: 19,866, Level: 43
    Level completed: 2%, Points required for next Level: 884
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran10000 Experience Points
    LeaningCy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Posts
    869
    Points
    19,866
    Level
    43
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 10
    Given: 85

    Re: Mythbusters, Plane On A Treadmill Disscussion

    Quote Originally Posted by cmoneyr View Post
    And before I close the computer for a little bit, that's not even close to what the myth says.
    Really? Maybe they're doing a different one. This is what I was referring to:

    “Imagine a plane is sitting on a massive conveyor belt, as wide and as long as a runway. The conveyer belt is designed to exactly match the speed of the wheels, moving in the opposite direction. Can the plane take off?"



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • TV: TBD
  • FOOTBALL: Iowa State vs. UNI
  • August 29, 2015
  • 06:00 PM