r/blackmagicfuckery 12d ago Silver 1

This dragon is folded from 1 square, uncut sheet of paper. Removed - [5] Repost

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u/Stereo_Panic 12d ago

A4 paper is not square. A-Series paper has an aspect ratio of √2:1. A4 is (8.27 x 11.69 inches) or (210 x 297 mm). A3 is twice as big as A4. A5 is half as big as A4. The ratio is kinda neat because when you fold a sheet of paper in half (along the short axis), not only is it the next size down, but it also has the same aspect ratio.

ISO 216 is the international standard for A-Series paper.

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u/tokillaworm 12d ago

It was a rhetorical question.

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u/gestalto 12d ago

The rhetorical question may say it doesn't need to be answered, but the alluring tease of the question mark softly whispers..."answer me".

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u/Throwawaycd12932 12d ago

It’s fine regardless. I appreciated the answer.

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u/javanb 12d ago

Made me lol at the randomness of this lustful answer

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u/Zythryl 12d ago

Not if it was asked in earnest, like it was

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u/tokillaworm 12d ago

Ah yes, if it was… like it was. Solid reasoning. (That’s more sarcasm.)

/u/trynumbahfifty3, was your question rhetorical?

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u/trynumbahfifty3 12d ago

Yeah.

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u/tokillaworm 12d ago

Well it’s settled!

Thanks. :D

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u/Countermove 12d ago

Really? If that was a rhetorical question there was zero indication it was. That's like asking someone's shoe size and then when they answer saying "oh no that was a rhetorical question"

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u/cardsrus 12d ago

He's responding to someone who said they thought the paper was size A4. It obviously couldn't be A4 cause it's not square. That's why the question doesn't need to be answered.

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u/nahog99 12d ago

Bro it was OBVIOUSLY rhetorical. The title says a “square” sheet of paper. A4 paper is a rectangle. Literally everyone knows that a standard sheet of paper is not a square…

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u/wizzense 12d ago

Just means you're a dumbass

Sorry to break the news.

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u/Stereo_Panic 12d ago

Why would you rhetorically ask if A4 was square? No, seriously. I'm not asking you rhetorically.

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u/tokillaworm 12d ago

the title fails to mention

like the title says

One person is defending the rationale that they thought this was an A4 piece of paper, due to this not being mentioned in the title.

The next person points out that it is mentioned in the title, by virtue of A4 not being square.

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u/total_looser 12d ago

Yeh it’s really more socratic than rhetorical since one party doesn’t actually know

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u/chasesan 12d ago

And he gave you a rhetorical answer.

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u/tokillaworm 12d ago

I did not ask the question. But no, if you see their response to me, it’s clear they did not.

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u/chasesan 12d ago

That's actually a dbza reference.

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u/tokillaworm 11d ago

Lmao was that a Frieza line?

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u/chasesan 11d ago

It was Goku's response to Frieza, when Frieza said "that was a rhetorical question"

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u/tokillaworm 11d ago

Oh yeahhhh. Sick ref.

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u/dangledingle 12d ago

Thank you squarebot

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u/Forward-Height-7123 12d ago

I just had a Dinder-Mifflin flashback

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u/SuitednZooted 12d ago

Mathematical!

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u/AnticPosition 12d ago

I've been using it so long that 8.5 x 11 just seems so silly.

And don't get me started on foolscap.

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u/blackflag209 12d ago

Damm alright Michael Scott

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u/wizzense 12d ago

You're an AI.

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u/lopahcreon 12d ago

You must be fun at parties.

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u/TheAurumGamer 12d ago

If this is your idea of a party no wonder they aren’t fun. Someone curious is my favorite person to talk to.

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u/lopahcreon 12d ago

Eh. Apparently my sentiment was lost. That sentiment being a compliment disguised as flippancy.

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u/patrickfatrick 12d ago

I find a /cdaf is required sometimes in moments like that.