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Roboguy

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« : 12-02-2003 16:58 »

Hokay:

When Bender and Fry are in the liquor store, there's a bottle of "Klein's" in a strangely shaped bottle, sort of a tear-drop shape with a with a long drooping spout.
 
Is there significance to this, or is it just a weird bottle?  :confused:
Teral

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« #1 : 12-02-2003 17:14 »
« : 12-02-2003 17:14 »

The bottle is called a Kleins Bottle. A Klein-bottle is is based on Möbius loops (one-dimensional surfaces), and is a two-dimensional manifold. It's a bit difficult to describe in lay man's terms, but this site has excellent information about Klein bottles.

The joke is that Klein bottles can't exist in our 3-dimensionel universe (they need four dimensions), but in the future they apparently found a way to produce them.
Mouse On Venus

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« #2 : 12-02-2003 17:37 »

I'm putting that on my Christmas list.  :D
Bushmeister

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« #3 : 12-03-2003 14:09 »

lol yeah, that would look nice under the christmas tree
Roboguy

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« #4 : 12-03-2003 16:53 »
« : 12-03-2003 16:53 »

Ah, I see    :confused:    :confused:

Just checked the Klein bottle site . . .
I think a few bottles (o.k. a LOT of bottles) of Lowbrau are definitely in order!
Pikka Bird

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« #5 : 12-03-2003 16:59 »
« : 12-03-2003 16:59 »

That is totally wickedly cool... so you can actually do math on these things, and envision them as objects, but they're impossible to create because of our inferior way of seeing dimensions.

I've alway wondered if there is a race somewhere in the universe that has totally different views upon EVERYTHING, and that their architecture, math, etc. would be completely impossible to comprehend for human beings and vice versa. Every attempt at imagining this has been in vain.

[EDIT]You can actually create the effect of the bottle in many map editors for games. (in UnrealEd it can be done with some talented warp-zoning)[/EDIT]
Mouse On Venus

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« #6 : 12-03-2003 17:09 »
« : 12-03-2003 17:09 »

 
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Originally posted by Bushmeister:
lol yeah, that would look nice under the christmas tree

Yeah, with beautiful 4D wrapping paper.  ;)
ooy

Professor
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« #7 : 12-15-2003 19:36 »

and i belive bender uses one in xmas story when watching the news.
JDHannan

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« #8 : 12-18-2003 01:18 »

no, thats just a fancy brandy glass i believe
its just a glass almost spherical with a hole in the side rather than the top
TheLesbianLeela

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« #9 : 12-18-2003 05:31 »

 
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Originally posted by Mouse On Venus:
Yeah, with beautiful 4D wrapping paper.  ;)
Nice idea  :laff:
Where can a buy some 4D paper? Behind the "Event Horizon", or "Before time was born"?  :D

The difficulties of recycling Klein bottles.
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