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Opposite of Redundant?

Dan 60D5H411 · · Colorado Springs, CO · Joined Mar 2006 · Points: 2,132
Ryan Dresser wrote: UNdundant. 

Clearly the winner since our limited English language is not suited to convey every permutation of every idea in a single utterance (which Germans seem to have perfected)

Señor Arroz · · LA, CA · Joined Jan 2016 · Points: 10
Dan 60D5H411 wrote:

Clearly the winner since our limited English language is not suited to convey every permutation of every idea in a single utterance (which Germans seem to have perfected)

Although the word for redundant in German is "redundant." 

Isaac Gray · · Unknown Hometown · Joined Jul 2016 · Points: 3

What word would you use to describe the opposite of redundant?  Where failure of any component of a multi-component system causes catastrophe?  I can't seem to think of a word in the English language to describe this concept.
Natural selection. 
Greg D · · Here · Joined Apr 2006 · Points: 883

Catholic: Nundant
Philosopher: One-N-donedant
Maga: Trumpdant
Astronomer: Singularidant
Enviromentalist: Ecoretardant
Socialist: Your-single-piece-belongs-to-everyone-dant
Alex Zebastian: All-your-single-pieces-belong-to-me-dant.
Tradiban:  use-your-single-brain-once-dant
Excess skin dog: Re-pugdant.

Señor Arroz · · LA, CA · Joined Jan 2016 · Points: 10
Greg D wrote: Catholic: Nundant
Philosopher: One-N-donedant
Maga: Trumpdant
Astronomer: Singularidant
Enviromentalist: Ecoretardant
Socialist: Your-single-piece-belongs-to-everyone-dant
Alex Zebastian: All-your-single-pieces-belong-to-me-dant.
Tradiban:  use-your-single-brain-once-dant
Excess skin dog: Re-pugdant.

I've Been-there-and-dundant. 

Jeremy S · · Southern California · Joined Aug 2016 · Points: 45
Greg D wrote: Catholic: Nundant
Philosopher: One-N-donedant
Maga: Trumpdant
Astronomer: Singularidant
Enviromentalist: Ecoretardant
Socialist: Your-single-piece-belongs-to-everyone-dant
Alex Zebastian: All-your-single-pieces-belong-to-me-dant.
Tradiban:  use-your-single-brain-once-dant
Excess skin dog: Re-pugdant.

This post deserves a Dundie

Adam Gallimore · · Sylva · Joined Mar 2018 · Points: 5

America run-no-dun-dun

F Loyd · · Kennewick, WA · Joined Mar 2018 · Points: 526
Sam Skovgaard wrote:

Isn't this pic from a MP post years ago? Wasn't this question asked with it? Seems familiar. 

M Jarmland · · Unknown Hometown · Joined Apr 2012 · Points: 0
Ron O wrote: Swedish rigged (they have the highest suicide rate). 

This is a myth that seems hard to kill. It’s below average.  It was high for a while in the 1960s or so but they blame that on statistics error of some kind.. 

Seth Cohen · · Concord, NH · Joined Apr 2010 · Points: 50

NASA designates components whose failure means the death of the crew (i.e., there's no backup) as "Criticality 1." An example is the O-rings in the Challenger disaster.

Chris Cragsocks · · San Francisco, CA · Joined Apr 2011 · Points: 20
Seth Cohen wrote: NASA designates components whose failure means the death of the crew (i.e., there's no backup) as "Criticality 1." An example is the O-rings in the Challenger disaster.

Not according to Billy Bob Thornton in Armageddon. "We at NASA don't take chances. We double up on everything." So they send Bruce Willis AND Ben Affleck on TWO kick-ass rides.

Sam Skovgaard · · Tucson, AZ · Joined Oct 2017 · Points: 92
F Loyd wrote:

Isn't this pic from a MP post years ago? Wasn't this question asked with it? Seems familiar. 

Here's where I found it: Missing the Point

F Loyd · · Kennewick, WA · Joined Mar 2018 · Points: 526
Sam Skovgaard wrote:

Here's where I found it: Missing the Point

Yeah, I saw that. I remember this being an entirely too long thread a while back. Lost in the endless shitpost history of MP though. 

Pete.N · · Santa Cruz, CA · Joined Nov 2012 · Points: 26

essential or singular

Kief Manning · · Elgin, AZ · Joined Dec 2017 · Points: 0

This set up I have seen often and have no problem rapping through the ring! If it’s in good shape. But to the OPs question. I would go “DumbDumbDundant” with appropriate ominous music behind it

kevin neville · · Oconomowoc WI · Joined Jun 2013 · Points: 15

Except it isn't singular, it's using two anchors.
The anchor was duplicated, but in a way that added an additional unnecessary failure point.
Anti-redundant.

Kief Manning · · Elgin, AZ · Joined Dec 2017 · Points: 0

It’s redundant. If that rappel ring is bomber it’s no different than a single locker

Kief Manning · · Elgin, AZ · Joined Dec 2017 · Points: 0

For rappel. Never top rope fixed gear

sgt.sausage · · Unknown Hometown · Joined Apr 2013 · Points: 0
Señor Arroz wrote:

Although the word for redundant in German is "redundant." 

So ... what's the opposite of "redundant" in German?

Dan 60D5H411 · · Colorado Springs, CO · Joined Mar 2006 · Points: 2,132
sgt.sausage wrote:

So ... what's the opposite of "redundant" in German?

Nicht Redundant 

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