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Anonymous 14/06/08(Sun)21:47 No. 11497 ID: 1d3945

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Describe me the glass of water.

PlutoniumBoss!Y1SVQJ54eA 14/06/09(Mon)02:57 No. 11499 ID: c1bebf

It is a hardened silicate conic section, capped at one end. It contains dihydrogen monoxide, and a gaseous mixture of mostly nitrogen, some oxygen, and a bit of a variety of other gases.

Anonymous 14/06/10(Tue)20:40 No. 11505 ID: 54e99b

If the glass was once empty, but was filled halfway, it is half full.
If the glass was once full, but was emptied half way, it is half empty.

Anonymous 14/06/10(Tue)21:12 No. 11506 ID: 87d1d0

It's dumb

Anonymous 14/06/12(Thu)01:52 No. 11507 ID: 52b3a7

How do you know that is an empty space on that glass of water, if it's water in that glass. :) and how do you know that the glass is exist?
if the glass is half empty than it is realy half-empty or not?

Anonymous 14/06/12(Thu)02:18 No. 11508 ID: 86e709

/phi, so late to the party...


PlutoniumBoss!Y1SVQJ54eA 14/06/16(Mon)06:26 No. 11519 ID: c1bebf

We continue discussions that were started thousands of years ago here. I don't think any of us are worried about being late to the party.

Anonymous 14/06/17(Tue)08:26 No. 11521 ID: 86e709

Good call. I found on a few more faults in interpreting those words completely literally:

1. No time constraints given for said partys attendance.
2. Nor were any invitations extended expressly to members of phi.
3. Most catastrophically, as it turns out, there was no party after all!

And here I got all dressed up and ready to make some friends.

Anonymous 14/06/26(Thu)09:58 No. 11536 ID: 2f260d

It's a flask made from three glass panes. I made that glass from putting sand in a furnace. I filled it with water from the sea. If I add netherwart, I can begin to make something useful out of it.

But right now, it's just taking up inventory space.

Anonymous 15/02/04(Wed)20:25 No. 12015 ID: 298ee5

There is no glass of water.

Anonymous 15/02/05(Thu)22:14 No. 12017 ID: 0f34d4

Was genuinely interested until i got to netherwart. 6/10

Anonymous 15/05/19(Tue)10:21 No. 12197 ID: d2e117

It's not a glass of water,is an oak tree

Anonymous 15/05/30(Sat)06:36 No. 12202 ID: 96e1cb

A series of pixels on my computer screen approximating a glass of water filled relatively to half.

Anonymous 15/05/31(Sun)00:08 No. 12205 ID: 7a754a

It's a depiction of a glass of water containing roughly 50% of it's maxiumum capacity.

Anonymous 15/06/02(Tue)04:49 No. 12208 ID: 6bbd83

Water water everywhere and not a drop to drink.

(greetings from /lit/)

Anonymous 15/06/05(Fri)00:40 No. 12210 ID: 374053

where Alph the sacred river ran, through caverns measureless to Man, down to a sunless sea?

Anonymous 15/06/05(Fri)11:33 No. 12211 ID: 371119

make it wine and I'll put my dick in it

Anonymous 15/06/07(Sun)12:49 No. 12216 ID: 650c4c

Oh! I know this one!
"There is no spoon."
No, that's not it.
"Know Thy Spoon."
No, that's not it either.
"Spoon is just a word. What is important is what connection it implies."
FFFCKKKKK..... Wait!
"Not everyone spoons what you spoon!"
"My spoons do not require them to."
Was that it? Or was it...
"Everything that has a spoongining, has a spoonend."

Anonymous 15/06/08(Mon)09:00 No. 12219 ID: 96ee8e

You're all insane. Why do you ask if the cup is full? The question should be "is this enough water?" Or perhaps even "am I thirsty?".

This is why you people are so stupid. You're dehydrated damn it. Regardless, my answer to the question is to just get more water.

Anonymous 15/06/08(Mon)19:04 No. 12220 ID: f5ef65

What is the measure of water?

Anonymous 15/06/09(Tue)00:52 No. 12221 ID: 18b905


I spooned you, Mr. Anderson; I watched you sleep, with a certain creepiness, I might add. And then something happened. Something that I knew was impossible, but it happened anyway: you spooned me, Mr. Anderson.

Anonymous 15/06/23(Tue)23:24 No. 12227 ID: 485646

It's filled with half water and half air.

Anonymous 15/07/10(Fri)03:42 No. 12232 ID: a59ad1

The glass is at about half it's capacity.

Anonymous 15/07/17(Fri)12:11 No. 12238 ID: 032ab7

Thank God for a glass or water. I'm fucking thirsty.

Anonymous 15/07/17(Fri)12:11 No. 12239 ID: 032ab7

Thank God for a glass or water. I'm fucking thirsty.

corruption teachingwrong 15/07/17(Fri)19:11 No. 12241 ID: 5d8155

not enough to survive 100 hours in custody

you'll be an old old hag.

useless insult! drink my own piss to survive corruption anyday!

Anonymous 15/07/21(Tue)12:59 No. 12249 ID: 1b02b6

Laughed probably more than I should have.

Anonymous 15/09/26(Sat)06:35 No. 12284 ID: abd5a5

it is a bunch of very, very tiny vibrating strings interacting in similar ways that fill half of the volume of another collection of very, very tiny vibrating strings that are interacting in a different way, with both collections oriented in a way that allows the first collection to fill the second collection via the force of gravity (also tiny vibrating strings) oriented in a way that follows the direction of acceleration towards the very large body of very, very tiny vibrating strings.

Anonymous 15/11/13(Fri)12:02 No. 12318 ID: d78ba2

Both the water and the cup exist imperfectly according to our perception, but what is important is not the cup nor the water, but the essence of the cup and the essence of the water, or cupness and waterness, if you will. These are qualities which extend themselves imperfectly into our dimension, creating what you and I see as a simple cup with half its amount of water in it, yet waterness and cupness are beyond us, eternal, perfect in their own dimensional plane.

queencrimson 15/11/20(Fri)16:44 No. 12336 ID: 01ccca

Ceci n'est pas un verre d'eau

Anonymous 15/11/21(Sat)01:22 No. 12337 ID: b7967e


Anonymous 16/11/28(Mon)07:58 No. 12730 ID: a6be23

Even if the water is full of half empty it will eventually evaporate it does not matter. Just like our lives will evaporate.

Anonymous 16/12/02(Fri)09:59 No. 12740 ID: 617b9e

**Describe (to) me the glass of water.

This is an image of a glass of water, and therefore an illusion. The original glass of water has no doubt since been disposed of and forgotten, very much unlike this thread.

Anonymous 16/12/02(Fri)09:59 No. 12741 ID: 617b9e

**Describe me, the glass of water.

Anonymous 17/01/28(Sat)03:56 No. 12803 ID: 5fe4ab

The glass is simply larger than necessary. A metaphor for the gross excess of Western culture.

Anonymous 17/02/12(Sun)13:29 No. 12817 ID: f437b7

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Anonymous 17/02/12(Sun)21:47 No. 12818 ID: aaca54

this glass was full until a bunch of illegal immigrants and dead people came along and removed half of it

Anonymous 17/02/20(Mon)01:33 No. 12833 ID: 781a41

do not think about a glass of water

Anonymous 17/04/04(Tue)02:01 No. 12883 ID: 946ad3

It is not a glass of water. It is a picture, of a glass with water. "The" contains an ambiguity regarding an ideal glass of water, vs. the depicted glass of water. "This" would have been denoting more correctly, on the assumption that context suggests, though technically still wrong. Please specify your terms, and avoid unnecessary vagueness in the expression of the question.

Of, on the other hand, you were playing with the ambiguities, and want an irrational poetic description, well fuck me, das Gevirt n shiat.

blue 17/04/18(Tue)21:49 No. 12901 ID: 4515bc

it shows diversity of the people around us people who moan about the glass being half empty and people being optimstic about the glass being half full shows u the different types of people in the world.It also symbolizes how pure creation and water actually is.

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