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Drekkus
04-12-2006, 13:27:27
If you take a number and multiply it with 2.63, does that mean that the number has grown with 263%?

Funko
04-12-2006, 13:27:49
Yes.

Funko
04-12-2006, 13:30:42
Well it is 263% of the initial number it hasn't grown by 263%

The initial number is 100%, the final number is 263%.

The "growth" is 163%

MoSe
04-12-2006, 13:30:56
except that I'd have said "grown by 263%"

who's wrong?

MoSe
04-12-2006, 13:33:28
wait.

grown TO 263%
grown BY 163%

????

Funko
04-12-2006, 13:34:28
Let's start with a beer costing 100 euro cents in 2000

The beer increases in price over a few years to 263 euro cents in 2006. What is the percentage increase?

The price has increased by 163 cents, which is an increase of 163% on the initial price, but the beer price is now 263% of the price in 2000.

Damn, joining the Euro is expensive!

Funko
04-12-2006, 13:34:55
Originally posted by MoSe
wait.

grown TO 263%
grown BY 163%

????

Yes. Much better than my long explanation.

Drekkus
04-12-2006, 13:35:20
So what's the normal spelling, grown with, or grown to?

Don't people often use the wrong number then?

Funko
04-12-2006, 13:37:39
You'd never say grown with.

Grown by or grown to as per MoSe's post.

fp
04-12-2006, 13:41:19
Originally posted by Drekkus

Don't people often use the wrong number then?

Quite often, yes.

MoSe
04-12-2006, 13:41:37
my number one grows with 5 strokes

Scabrous Birdseed
04-12-2006, 13:41:50
What if the number is 0?

MoSe
04-12-2006, 13:43:08
I hope that's a X-post!

Funko
04-12-2006, 13:44:26
Originally posted by fp
Quite often, yes.

They also write things like banana's half price!

Dyl Ulenspiegel
04-12-2006, 14:10:18
Originally posted by Drekkus
If you take a number and multiply it with 2.63, does that mean that the number has grown with 263%?

Drekkus figuring out his new mortgage rate.

Drekkus
04-12-2006, 14:12:28
No, happier things then that. :D

Funko
04-12-2006, 14:12:53
Trying to find out how much bigger your penis will be after taking up a great offer you got on e-mail?

Drekkus
04-12-2006, 14:14:21
How much liter spray on latex I will need for my condom.

mr_G
04-12-2006, 14:49:37
ahah so you are up to fisting these days

MOBIUS
04-12-2006, 15:08:19
Covering your fist in latex?

You can't be too careful these days...

Fistandantilus
04-12-2006, 15:46:02
Stop talking about fisting, it makes me nervous.

Drekkus
04-12-2006, 15:57:19
Fist Fist!

Funko
04-12-2006, 15:58:35
Talk about fisting makes Fistananus nervous?

MOBIUS
04-12-2006, 16:08:28
Fistandantsintheanus?

Funko
04-12-2006, 16:14:06
FistandthegreenbiteyantsfromI'macelebrityintheanus ?

Fistandantilus
04-12-2006, 16:31:59
;lol: I don't think it fits as a nickname :p

mr_G
04-12-2006, 16:36:16
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MOBIUS
04-12-2006, 16:39:38
http://ia.ec.imdb.com/media/imdb/01/I/55/60/69m.jpg

Fists of Fury!

:brwncard::eek:

Drekkus
04-12-2006, 16:39:42
Originally posted by Fistandantilus
;lol: I don't think it fists as a nickname :p fixed