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Q: Why are heavy straight pins called bank pins?
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Not all rolling pins are. The weight helps flatten what you are rolling.


What are four pins standing in a straight line called?

The 1-2-4-7 or the 1-3-6-10 is known as a "picket fence."


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A bowling ball is very heavy and out weighs the pins.


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If a bowler knocks down all 10 pins on the first delivery, it is called a "strike". If it takes two deliveries to knock all the pins down, it is called a "spare". If there are pins still standing after two deliveries, it is called an "open".


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In sewing, the primary type of pin used are straight pins. These can be dangerous if they fall on the floor and are stepped on or if toddlers/children find them. Though straight pins do not rust as easily as pins made before the 1980s, they can develop imperfections if in water or if bent. Use a good pin cushion or container with lid to protect them. Keep them out of reach of children.


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Why is it important to insert a processor straight down into the socket rather than sliding the processor in from the side or allowing it to tilt into the socket?

Processor pins, or in modern computers the pins in the sockets, are very delicate and easy to bend. If you insert the processor any way other than straight down, you will bend the pins and likely destroy either the processor or the motherboard, or both.