Midnights in a week (how many)

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  1. dave holbon

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    How many midnights are there in a calandar week (seven days).
     
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  3. dave holbon

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    Ok then, on what day does midnigth fall.

    Please explain the logic.
     
  4. Electronic Punk

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    There are definatly seven, even if you can't decide which day or starts, or what day the week starts :)

    I would call midnight the first minute of a day myself
     
  5. dadecamp

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    Aggreed. It can only be on one day or the other. Not both.
     
  6. Electronic Punk

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    It's like saying ... "What was the last year that new years day and christmas day where in the same year?"
     
  7. yoyo

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    I am quite sure Dave will say the answer is eight. Sunday 0.00 is definitily midnight, seven days later sunday 24.00 is midnight, too. So there are 8 midnights in a week.
     
  8. Hipster Doofus

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    Then the next week there would only be six. :eek:
     
  9. dadecamp

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    There really isn't any "24:00" There is a 23:59...then 0:00
     
  10. yoyo

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    I definitily know that it is here 5:19 am, not the very best time for complicated logical questions, but I was just thinking that perhaps six may be the right answer. If you define midnight as the turn from one day to another this would be six in a week.
     
  11. Hipster Doofus

    Hipster Doofus Good grief Charlie Brown

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    Go to bed yoyo. [​IMG]
     
  12. djwhite

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    There are 7 days in a week, so the day must start (midnight) 7 times, so there are 7 midnights in a week.
     
  13. mavis

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    might seem strange, but here in Japan, there are only five midnights each week! I thought it was odd when I first got here, but I'm getting used to it now.
     
  14. djwhite

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    Ok, now you've confused me mavis
     
  15. damnyank

    damnyank I WILL NOT FORGET 911

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    Dave - don't want to ruin your fun - but just to remind ya -look here .

    SInce I have been there and done that - I will stay out of this discussion this time!;) ;)
     
  16. yoyo

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    Me,too. Can you explain? I thought it would be possible to construct logical answers for anything between six and eight, but five???:confused:
     
  17. dabomb

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    and how does that work?
     
  18. dave holbon

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    damnyank: -

    Don't spoil the thinking process this is more important than the answers. Are you also damyanke somewhere else?
     
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    TWELVETY!!!!!
     
  20. damnyank

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    Yes, I do go by "damnyankee" somewhere else! I go by that where Allan is an administrator.;)