The definition of "soon" (an Award-winning thread)

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What's the lenght of the time we mean with "soon"?


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Merluin

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#1
Welp, durin the time that I spend on MCME, I found out that we have a very strange way in which we use "soon". Can somebody help me put a proper lenght of time on "soon"?
 

ryttyr

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#2
Soon is a concept of a shorter timeframe relative to a total timeframe and can thus not be exact without knowing the parametres of the context that soon is used in.
 

Merluin

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#3
Soon is a concept of a shorter timeframe relative to a total timeframe and can thus not be exact without knowing the parametres of the context that soon is used in.
Though "soon" in MCME standards is not a short timeframe... ;) :p
 

Daddlio

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#4
I wonder how long it would take you, to code a custom inventory as the one we have. After that try to perfect it over and over again.

Lets say "soon" means like 10% of that bigger timeframe.

Still gives Fin and Eriol plenty of time to finish the new pack "soon", right?
 

mapthor

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#6
Knowing Dol Amroth and Moria...

Presses eternity
 

Jesia

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#7
Soon is the timespan between Half-Life 2 and 3 ;)
 

mapthor

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#8
Soon is the timespan between Half-Life 2 and 3 ;)
About 2 years after HL2, I gave, but some people think Valve is still making it lol
 

Merluin

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#9
To the people that are askin themselves: "When will the poll end??", I can tell u guys this.
SOON!