The Official "Thank Science It's Not a Leap Year" Thread

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Waiting that extra day for decisions would suck...bad.

( My apologies to anyone out there born on Feb. 29th who is applying to med school as a 5 year old...)
 

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Waiting that extra day for decisions would suck...bad.

( My apologies to anyone out there born on Feb. 29th who is applying to med school as a 5 year old...)

so wait, what does happen if you were born on the 29th in a leap year? is your birthday shifted on non-leap years?
 
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so wait, what does happen if you were born on the 29th in a leap year? is your birthday shifted on non-leap years?
we usually celebrate mine on the 28th even when there is leap year just to keep it consistent. And technically I am 6.
 

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we usually celebrate mine on the 28th even when there is leap year just to keep it consistent. And technically I am 6.

Technically, since a year is the time that it takes the Earth to revolve around the sun, your age is equal to the number of times you've been around the sun. So you're not technically six, really just calendarically (yeah I know I just made that up) six. :laugh:
 

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Technically, since a year is the time that it takes the Earth to revolve around the sun, your age is equal to the number of times you've been around the sun. So you're not technically six, really just calendarically (yeah I know I just made that up) six. :laugh:

Didn't God know that he was off by one quarter of a day when he made the Earth revolve around the Sun? So much for intelligent design... :cool:
 
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