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Re: I prefer what's behind

by one4k4 (Hermit)
on Dec 12, 2000 at 21:06 UTC ( #46274=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to I prefer what's behind

Well, in theory .. mabye door #1 opens too door #2 .. or we're really standing in the doorway of #1, and can only really see #2? What if the doors swing both ways? Would that make 4 doors total? Take the one on the right.

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Re: Re: I prefer what's behind
by mischief (Hermit) on Dec 12, 2000 at 22:06 UTC
    Perhaps there's only one door, just labelled "Door #1" and "Door #2" on either side of the door. And maybe there could be some kind of weird wormhole situation going on here where if you open the door one way you can go through to some kind of alternate universe (let's call this Door #1, although it's really just the side of the door labelled "Door #1"), but if you open it the other way you just go through to the other side. Or maybe there's two alternate univi and opening the door either way would give you access to paralell dimensions where opening the Door #1 would cause the Door #2 (the other side of Door #1 in the first universe) to be opened. By opening the door into the alternate universe, you're actually opening another door in that universe, just the other way, so who's to say that it's not Door #2 in the other universe you were opening, thereby opening Door #1 twice (as it's the other side of Door #1, but in another universe, and since Door #2 in another universe opens into another alternate reality, might be opening a whole new can of worms there (and this is only Door #1 (or the side of the door labelled "Door #1" (in our universe (assuming that we can lay claim to this universe and it's not really someone else's) that we've just opened)!). And god knows what would happen if the can of worms opened into the same universe that Door #1 (or #2, depending on which universe you're in and which side you're on) went into.
      What if after opening door #1, you come out of door #2, and vice versa...? Of course the big problem there is...which way does the door swing?

      This is gettin creepy....


        ah, see, that's exactly what I was getting at. if by opening door #1, you're really opening door #2 in another universe then it doesn't matter which door you open does it? the question didn't stipulate which universe you had to be in to open the door.

        however, all this is irrelevant as I think there is only ONE door with ONE side (that you can open) and you're just seeing double. so the answer is "go back to the pub".

      Maybe you would be simply split in twain with half your body shooting to each universe.......

      eeeeeewwwwwwwwwwwwwww... messy

      Roy Alan

        Just dont forget ..

        Its not the door that opens, its your mind. There is no door.
      Ok we'll try this one more time. There is only one door. Keep it simple stupid !!! ! !
        Which door is it though, #1 or #2?

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