The Funny Maths Thread.. which sometimes contains mildly amusing pictures

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Yeah...brutally annoying. Its the kind of noise that drives me nuts. Kind of like a mosquito that flies right next to your ear while you are trying to sleep.
Belgians....they get exited by the sound of a 50cc scooter but a V8 burble they cannot stand.
 

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Man people had no respect back in 2012. Get of Saras phone dad! Don't you have your own? Sheesh.
 

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The point is you douse yourself in ice water and donate 10 bucks or don't and donate 100 (or more, but that's the minimum).
 

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So far, about 75% of the non-celebrity ones I've seen don't even mention ALS in the video, or even in the description. To them, it's more like the cinnamon or Saltine cracker challenge.
 

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Meanwhile in where, California? :(
Meanwhile in ... you name it. Ethiopia, Afghanistan, Cambodia, Haiti, Rwanda, etc.

EDIT:
Here's a little table for reference: http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Health/Drinking-water-availability-%25

I know it's a bit outdated, but not much has changed.

Isn't the idea you donate anyway?

The ice bucket thing is more about making people aware of the charity through a viral video and making other people wet in the process.

Because if you chose the bucket over the giving to charity, it's kinda pointless isn't it?
The point is you douse yourself in ice water and donate 10 bucks or don't and donate 100 (or more, but that's the minimum).
This. A lot of people are doing it in order to avoid paying more to charity, even if they can clearly afford to give the $100 minimum. So they're insulting the large population living with water scarcity or without running water in order to avoid paying for medical research.

So far, about 75% of the non-celebrity ones I've seen don't even mention ALS in the video, or even in the description. To them, it's more like the cinnamon or Saltine cracker challenge.
This too. The whole thing lost its meaning along the way too. Almost nobody mentions ALS or what the challenge is about anymore, not in the videos or in the description, so it's no longer the "ALS Ice Bucket Challenge", but rather the "Ice Bucket Challenge". Makes you wonder if some of the people that did it along the way actually donated anything.
 
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Up until now, I assumed it was some dumbass Internet thing and didn't know about the connection to some charity.
 

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Let me get this straight... if we save water in developed countries, suddenly Africa gets more water?
No, but putting a whole wave of videos on the internet of people wasting clean drinking water for no apparent reason than to be cheap is a slap in the face for people in countries where clean drinking water is hard to obtain and/or very expensive. And yes, a lot of these places have access to the internet, and to cellular phone services but limited access to drinking water.
 

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Up until now, I assumed it was some dumbass Internet thing and didn't know about the connection to some charity.
It is a dumbass internet thing that acts to shame people into giving more money while getting sheep to do it to themselves.
 
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