# Secret formula. (in Contests)

## AdminG BeeeFebruary 7 2007 11:04 AM EST

100k to the person who can tell me what this formula is used to calculate.

## deifelnFebruary 7 2007 11:10 AM EST

Compressibility of solids

## QBBarzooMonkeyFebruary 7 2007 11:13 AM EST

The air-speed velocity of an unladen swallow?

## QBJohnnywasFebruary 7 2007 12:19 PM EST

O.B.'s secret formula for Love Potion No.9

## AdminG BeeeFebruary 7 2007 12:21 PM EST

No, no, no and no.

That said, I can draw parallels from all your guesses to the answer I'm looking for.

## QBJohnnywasFebruary 7 2007 12:23 PM EST

The formula to work out how much love in your heart.

Or your trousers/kilt depending on the time of the year

## [MP]MoneyPig[SNB Forging Services]February 7 2007 12:45 PM EST

You use it to calculate ß (if it doesn't show up right: it's meant to be that b-like character)

:P

You mean β?

## AdminG BeeeFebruary 7 2007 12:52 PM EST

And β equals what? ;)

## SNK3RFebruary 7 2007 12:53 PM EST

Well, β should equal β... ;)

Something with viscosity?

## bartjanFebruary 7 2007 1:18 PM EST

Because of that Dirac function, the entire equation doesn't make much sense to me... β equals zero for all values of S, except when S=-1, then β is ∞

## TalionFebruary 7 2007 1:31 PM EST

The chances of successfully making a baby?

## Slashundhack[We Forge Our Own Stuff]February 7 2007 1:42 PM EST

The relative velocity of explosive diarrhea relative to angle of delivery .

## QBJohnnywasFebruary 7 2007 1:50 PM EST

The perfect whiskey

## AdminG BeeeFebruary 7 2007 1:51 PM EST

Clue:
Vo = Snellen visual acuity; (6/6 normal; 6/12 just meets driving standard)

## muon[The Winds Of Fate]February 7 2007 1:56 PM EST

My guess (and it is purely shooting from the hip) is that it is a formula to describe reaction time (perhaps distance, but I'm thinking time) of a pilot/driver to visual stimulus.

## QBJohnnywasFebruary 7 2007 2:01 PM EST

How to hit a hole in one

## QBsutekh137February 7 2007 2:02 PM EST

Beer goggles effect.

## AdminG BeeeFebruary 7 2007 2:07 PM EST

We have a winner!

G Beee (Admin_Beee) 164.129.1.38 QBsutekh137 (Hubbell) \$100000 -- see /bboard..0021Yc 2:06 PM EST

## AdminG BeeeFebruary 7 2007 2:59 PM EST

Oops my bad. I actually only meant to post "Vo = Snellen visual acuity" as the clue but c&p'd the rest by mistake.

Oh well, fastest on the google also wins I guess :)

## QBsutekh137February 7 2007 4:35 PM EST

That part was all I googled, along with the words "beta" and "equation". Fourth link on google. *smile* With the rest, I am sure it would have been top hit.

## QBRangerFebruary 7 2007 5:12 PM EST

That link you posted messes everything up. When I click on it, another browser pops up and then anytime I click something on CB, another browser wants to open.

## QBRangerFebruary 7 2007 5:13 PM EST

At least in FF, which is my current browser of choice.

## Brakke Bres[Ow man]February 7 2007 6:29 PM EST

yes happens to me too,
Beer Goggles

## AdminQBGentlemanLoser[{END}]February 7 2007 6:36 PM EST

Barth, the website you got your user pic from should have been called the Joy of Techs. ;)
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