Quantum Conversation - a conversation where neither party
really knows what the conversation is about, but both figure
it must make sense since the other person is carrying on with
it and therefore they'll be able to explain the theory behind
Since neither party wants to look stupid in front of the
other they carry on with the conversation until it appears
to reach a natural halt or both parties get completely stuck
and it ends with some head nodding and slow shuffling away
to talk to someone else quick (especially at parties).
Why a "quantum conversation"?
The idea came after reading a newsgroup posting about something
in quantum physics. Both parties appeared to be talking total
gibberish but both also appeared knowledgable in this gibberish
therefore I assumed they both knew what they were talking
It was only afterwards that I began to wonder and therefore
this idea sprang up.
Somehow I suspect the same applies to the readers of this
site and may explain why no one ever contacts me by e-mail
:( - unless they just figure I'm an absolute geek and therefore
way too dangerous to actually know?
Back to mad theories....