are possible answers for the statement/questions 1 plus 1, one and
- In systemic
principles 1 + 1 can be > 2
< 2, i.e.
- the whole is more
or less than the sum of its parts.
- In Buckminster's
synergetics, 1 + 1 can equal 2 or 4.
you take six identical struts, you can make two triangles with them,
or you can make (synergetically) a tetrahedron of four triangles. In
Bucky's view, efficiency is often in what emerges from a given
pattern of relationships among the parts more than from the parts
- 1 + 1 = 35 One
dime plus one quarter is 35 cents;
- 1 + 1 = 0 One
loaded gun in the hand of one idiot may mean life taken away from
some innocent victim
- 1 + 1 = millions
One tree under one sun can bring
millions of leaves in its lifetime
- 1 + 1 = 1 One
heart joined with another heart can
one strong, love;
+ 1 = 10 One hand plus one hand equals 10 fingers
+ 1 = a win-win situation
+ 1 is a star-head screwdriver between two regular screwdrivers (top
+ 1 is lowercase LTL
+ 1 is an impression left in snow after a man relieves himself
+ 1 is two subtraction signs and a plus sign after too much alcohol
+ 1 is a broken HH
+ 1 is three very skinny men, the middle one with his arms
+ 1 is 4 + 4 with some parts missing
+ 1 is two skinny boxers being held apart by the referee
+ 1 is two flags each side of an antenna
+ 1 is a number eleven tattoo on someone's stomach (with a navel in
+ 1 is three sutures & a scar an almost healed.
+ 1 is a fence with several pickets and rails broken
+ 1 is "binary refinery"
+ 1 where a ski-jumper first landed in the snow drift
+ 1 is the mark left by shins and a crucifix where His Holiness
kissed the tarmac
+ 1 is an elastic clothesline (with one clothespeg) that's just
snapped at each end
+ 1 is cross eyes
+ 1 is written on a 141st birthday cake, (but some icing dropped
+ 1 is a plastic bowtie shattered by a punch
+ 1 is two knives in the kitchen sink beside the disposal unit
about 1 + 1 = in most cases divorce.
+ 1= the only maths i'll be able to do after my engineering finals
+ 1 = the only maths I could do if I had done arts instead! ;)
+ 1 = the meaning of life.
+ 1 = on and on (in digital)
hard boiled egg or a hard race??
egg + 1 spoon = the egg & spoon race
1 + 1, in any form that you like, between two or three mirrors and
watch them to infinity.
+ 1 = 1.998 and a huge release of energy
7 sextuplets, etc.
(for linear thinkers)
(reward for being 1,000,000th visitor)
(as in overdose)
(as in two people sharing jokes)
(as in life)
(as in match and fuse)
(for those w/ double vision or unfocused eyes)
(the sum total of a positive and negative force)
(two equally strong people pulling a rope in opposite directions)
(a teeter tartar (spelling?) with equal weights on opposite ends)
taste (just one more pinch of spice then recipe called for)
(too much weight on chair)
-1 (penalty for not winning a bet by a certain spread)
(what happens in Las Vegas if you bet linearly)
characters you get two ones arranged any what way, otherwise one
plus one what? One egg and one sperm can equal one person, etc
That's what Noah said s as the animals passed him boarding the Ark.
Playing dominoes, it all depends on what is at the other end of the
That's the cadence set by the band leader as he starts the music.
That's the counting in my head as I try to learn a new dance step.
= 10 visually via turning the + 45 degrees and putting a 1
horizontally along the
lay the 1's horizontally it makes the equal sign...
1+1 is = Of course it is 11
Republican politician and one Democrat politician equals chaos.
country and another country at war results in significant losses.
step and one step in front of the other can represent the beginning
of a long journey or path to success.
speaker and one listener equals communication.
storyteller and one audience = many personal stories
+ 1 = Humanity ... in a Biblical sense ...
two named participants/ingredients/roles in/of an often unspecified
process gives a result/state.
and sperm equals one person match and fuse equals explosion
equally strong people pulling a rope in opposite directions"
white cloud and one storm cloud can make hail
group with known number doubled gives 2*number
year plus year equals 730
team plus team equals 22
horse plus food equals dung
cow plus food equals dung
+ 1 = 1 One half plus one half equals one whole
+ 1 = 24 One day and one night equals 24 hours.
small step for man and 1 giant step for mankind equals a walk on the
couple plus 1 couple equals a bid whist game (or bridge, if that is
+ 1 = disunity
+ 1 = one solution + one revolution
+ 1 = ?
+ 1 = mass of 2 hydrogen atoms.
+ 1 = 0 = 1 proton + 1 antiproton
possibility of a new friendship or new love
students who are whispering and starting to disrupt my class
last step before I get to the dreaded number three when warning
of a feather flocking together
ever increasing family, and depending on the species, it could be
beginning of a peace treaty
beginning the journey down the less traveled road
can make a lane: l l
can make a narrower lane: ll
+ l is my view of a race car I'm driving: two wheels on either side
with me facing the triangular pointed front.
and Won makes Two
Removing neon makes oneone light.
one modified is neo neo
the angle of my roof
stick figures of two long neck geese
represents a dynamic, creative process
index finger with your other index finger plays a lovely little
ditty called chopsticks!
l laid flat add gravity is _ _
gravity is =.
- One and one said three times fast makes a person pucker.
rubbed together, l and l generates heat.
+ soil + water = plant
+ nutrient = plant [in one of those hypopondric trays] that looks
terribly wrong spelling....it's Friday & my brain's dictionary
goes off line about now.
top hat + magic wand = rabbit
+ flavoured ice = iceblock
+ pen = writing
Black + Publisher = Broken Crayons [insert any author/ book title]
idea + 1 idea = 1 or many ideas
'=' sign is in this case not a static symbol, but means 'generates'.
to this 'solution' one may also think of what happens under our
mail of Alan + 1 other mail ----> many mails
step forward plus one step backward equals same place
left turn plus one left turn = 180 degree turn
(vowels) nplsnqls (consanants) one plus one equals oneplusoneequals
+ won = winners
+ Juan = coffee beans
5/5 + 5/5
- 1 opinion + 1
opinion = argument
- 1+1= tough
question for Dan Quale
- 1+1= doctoral
thesis ( what does 1 really mean?)
1 ball and 1 strike ( baseball)
plus one = 1>1
in French is more than
- a two dollar
bill was known as a deuce - the deuce is another name for the devil
shot plus 1 shot (alcohol)
a preposition (to)
- in French 2 is
deux which is close to duce which means sweat
- 1+1= Two sticks
rubbed together creates fire
- 1+1= Represent
large mass looking from birds eye view on top of tall building
- 1+1= Numerous
squares on a computer screen making up the numbers when tightly
- 1+1= 4 or more
people grouped in two to form the numbers
- 1+1= Mother and
Father standing together without children
- 1+1= Two sticks
about to fall on water causing ripples
- 1+1= Two trees
forming a shelter for homeless people
- 1+1= A complex
formula reduced to its simplest form
- 1+1= Prosperity
for many (A person with a big idea)
A reason to go on living
- (A person with faith after a
- 1+1= Survival
for many due to a discovery of new vaccine
- 1+1= Capitalism
when it is more than two (Internet companies excepted)
Tens of insects
Instability, key conditions for change in any system
- 1+1= Infinite
number of shades when you combine light and darkness to create
- 1+1= 1 (Key to
making a recipe of many ingredients to work to form a loaf of bread)
- 1 Team vs. 1
Team = A Contest
- One man, one
dream...may become a legacy
short of a menage a trois
- the first two
slats in a picket fence
Blue Jays winning streak
- the number of
cops required to carry a box of donuts
- the number of
shots required to get up and down from a greenside bunker
- a base
stealer's count (with one ball and one strike, the pitcher will not
be expecting a runner to try to steal)
- other than 2
miles when you move from one point in East to another point in West.
- +1= one man and
one women get be three person if she is pregnant.
- 1 Ferry + one
car can be more than 2 if it is full.
- One piece of
paper + one pen can be many words
1CD can be 30 songs.
- 1 voice?+
1voice ? can be various types of sound or words.( I couldn't find
the name of it in dictionary. What is the name of organ which is in
our throat, gives voice to us. Two things like line)
- 1 break+one
pedal can be a lot of miles.
- One car+ one
driver can be more than one mile
- One car + one
man can be 0 miles if he doesn't know how to drive.
- 1 tape+ 1
recorder makes more than one song
- 1 tape + 1
recorder gives 1 sound.
- 1 microfon+ 1
singer can be more than one song.
- 1 microfon + 1
Celin Dion can be more than one type song.(slow one fast one)
car+ 1 car = 8 seat.
- 1 box+ 1 box =
a lot of chocolate.
- 1 pair of shoe
+ 1 feet= more than one step.
- 1 eye + 1 eye
more than two different wiev.
- 1 finger + 1
wedding ring can be a lot trouble.Or nice memories.
- 1 vision + 1
vision(different from other) = many changes in someone's life.
- 1 drop of rain+
1 piece of soil = a lot of crops.
- 2 cross line
makes 4 edge point.
- 1 book + 1 book
= a lot of opposite idea OR paralel idea.
bell + 1 meat = 1 reaction.
- One stimulus+
one brain= more than one behavior or one type behavior.
- 1 wheel+ 1
wheel means a lot of motion( Km/miles)
axe+ 1 tree= zero (tree).
- 1 finger+ 1
recorder = more than one musical equipmnet sound.
- 1 brain + 1
brain= more than two type of idea.
- 1 micrope+ 1
body= more than two ill-cells.
- 1 teeth + 1
pice of food= more than one piece.
- 1 drop of
deterjant+ 1 bucket = hundreds bubbles on the air.
- 1 piece of
crayon + 1 paper makes a lot of caricature.
phone line + 1 person = a lot of connection.
- 1 computer + 1
woman = a lot articles Or books.
dollar/Turkish Lira + 1 bank = more than one dollar/Lira (invest)
- 1 company + 1
company = a lot of departments
half + 1 half = a whole.
- 1 piece of
paper+ 1 drop of water = one hole.
box of match + 1 box of
- 1 lemon + 1
lemon = 1 glass of juice.
- The first
alpha-centauri space probe? (alpha 1)
- New-style rugby
goal-posts. If you hit the centre upright, you get 10 points.
- A photo of an
old-style window taken too close up.
stretcher-bearers carrying the guy from 'The Omen' who was pierced
+ Life = Death
- 1 + 1 = 0 ...
two same objects cannot exist within the same time space coordinates
and thus they cancel one another out leaving nothing.
- How about the
right (or left) half of a clown's face?
- 1ply + 1ply of
single thread = a plyed thread ready to use
- 1 thread + 1
circular knitting needle = sweater [or cardigan]
- 1 animal
+1other animal usually best with the opposite sex = family
- 1 modem & 1
phoneline = internet
- 1 part of flour
+ 1 part of water = glue
- 1 egg + 1 spoon
= the egg & spoon race.......oops
petal + 1 stem = a flower
- 1 + 1 = 1.5
if they are two cars trying to occupy the same space
- 1 organ donor +
1 doctor can equal many second chances for life for donor recipients
- When 1 + 1 =
1i.e. TRUE or TRUE = TRUE we have a Boolean algebra which models
Classical Logic. For example, computer technology (hardware and
software) make use of Boolean algebra
- When 1 + 1 = 2
we have a number (natural, integer, rational, real or complex)
system. Number systems are used very much in the basic natural
- When 1 + 1 > 2 like in 1
+ 1 = 3 we have an order relationship. These order relationships ply
a fundamental role in chaos-order. I.e. self-organizing systems.
One way to look at creativity is to see it as a self-organizing
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