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View Poll Results: Do you read U.S or Metric units on packaging at stores?
U.S/IMP. unit 18 66.67%
Metric units 8 29.63%
Don't look/know 1 3.70%
Voters: 27. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 08-20-2008, 01:26 PM
 
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When you are going to look at a product or packaging weight, do you read it on U.S/English/Imp. units or in metric unit?

For example:

You want to see how much the chips weigh, it is shown in both U.S and Metric units, such as 1 lb (453 g). Which one do you read on?
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Old 08-20-2008, 01:29 PM
 
Location: Des Moines, IA
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Being as is I'm not a Communist, I look at US units.
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Old 08-20-2008, 02:12 PM
 
Location: Austin, TX
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Imperial, but I'm trying to get accustomed to the metric system.
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Old 08-20-2008, 04:51 PM
 
Location: Western Hoosierland
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i use the Metric system.

since where i live in the united states it is common for people to give temp readings in degrees celsius.
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Old 08-20-2008, 05:51 PM
 
Location: Fishers, IN
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since where i live in the united states it is common for people to give temp readings in degrees celsius.
Where's that??
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Old 08-20-2008, 07:29 PM
 
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Where's that??
Wonder that too... maybe I'll will move there then
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Old 08-20-2008, 07:29 PM
 
Location: West Michigan
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US units all the way. Never seen a place in the US where it was Metric.
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Old 08-20-2008, 07:30 PM
 
Location: West Michigan
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i use the Metric system.

since where i live in the united states it is common for people to give temp readings in degrees celsius.
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Where's that??
gdude is from Putnam County, Indiana. (can't believe I remembered that from a thread a couple of months ago.)
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Old 08-20-2008, 07:31 PM
 
Location: 602/520
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U.S. units. What does the metric system have to do with being a communist? I just use US because I am not accustomed to the metric system. 453 grams means nothing to me.
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Old 08-21-2008, 02:00 AM
 
Location: Seattle
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metric units
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