The "You are wrong" Game

#2147

Vice president is not hyphenated using proper grammar.

“Take a look around you tell me if you see. A girl who thinks she’s ordinary lookin’ she has got the key.” CS&N

#2148

Punctuation should always come after the parenthetical citation in a quote.

White Lithium Grease tastes better than mayonnaise.

#2149

Wrong, red lithium grease is the only thing that can beat mayonnaise.

Cherry MX Blue switches are better than Cherry MX Brown.

#2150

“Cherry MX Brown” isn’t a product, especially not one comparable to “Cherry MX Blue switches”

The direction ‘Up’ is the direction away from the center of Gravity of the largest gravitational influence on an object

#2151

Wrong, the film ‘Up’ was under the direction of Bob Peterson and Pete Docter.

Today we are officially at the 4th week of build season (and our robot is now officially overdue given our original schedule).

#2152

Wrong, the first FIRST competition was on Feb 14, 1992, thus, we are in at least week 1407 of season. False, the robot is officially due on February 19, 2019, you have at least two more weeks to complete your robot.

This is 330’s last season of competition and 1717 retired after the 2015 season.

#2153

How do you know it’s the last season for 330? They could return in the future!
I slept for less than 5 hours last night

#2154

While you may think that you slept for 5 hours, you were most likely approximately 50% sleeping during the rest of the day which would increase your total sleeping time to 5 + 19*0.5 = 14.5 hours. Therefore, you slept for 14.5 hours and have no right to complain.

Transistors were involved in the transmission of the message.

#2155

“The message” generally refers to the word of a deity, and unless you think we live in a simulation, communicating that message doesn’t involve transistors.

The next message will prove this statement is false.

#2156

No, this message does not prove the previous statement false.
By not proving the previous (2) message false, the previous message proves the previous (2) message true.
So the previous message is wrong.

Plotting y+iz = e^(ix) on a cartesian coordinate system will generate a helix.

#2157

Wrong, it will generate a helix shaped 3D graph, but it will not generate a physical manifestation of that helix.

the earth is the third planet from the Sun.

#2158

Not if you go from the outside in!

You have at least one bone in your body.

#2159

not if your boneless

robotics is the best thing ever

#2160

you’re*

You used the wrong form of ‘You’re/Your’ and therefore anything after that is wrong.

The momentum of an object can be found by taking the item’s mass and multiplying it by it’s velocity relative to Earth.

#2161

its*

You used the wrong form of ‘its’/‘it’s’ and therefore the entire sentence is wrong.

PV = nRT

#2163

Not for liquids.

One is the loneliest number.

#2164

Wrong there are more ones than twos in a given value. Therefore one has more of its kind than two would.

I used correct grammar in this post.

#2165

Wrong: you should’ve included a colon following the “Wrong”. Furthermore, you should’ve included a comma after the “therefore”.

Our robot will electrically drive iff it has motors on it.

#2166

Wrong, “our” robot will have an internal combustion engine.

Alaska is the US’s northern most, Western most, and Eastern most state.

#2167

Wrong, some parts near Canada are states in the United States but they’ve been a closely guarded secret by the conspiracy in the white house. Therefore, the northernmost state would be said classified territory.

I didn’t make that up^