How JustAnswer Works:

  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.

Ask SpecialistMichael Your Own Question

SpecialistMichael, MS, CSCS
Category: General
Satisfied Customers: 508
Experience:  Senior Information Specialist
Type Your Question Here...
SpecialistMichael is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How quick is quick?

Customer Question

How quick is quick?
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: General
Expert:  assistyounow replied 4 years ago.

assistyounow :

HI are you available to chat?

assistyounow :

please tell me what program or service yo are referring to?

Customer: replied 4 years ago.
yep, available to chat. But I have to warn you that I am talking bollocks. Question was a reference to The Smiths Song 'How Soon Is Now'. I'm bored.
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
Relist: Other.
I can't remember what the question was. Can anyone help? Ron seems a nice chap. Any expert online tonight who fancies talking complete bollocks for a minute or two? I'm well bored now.
Expert:  SpecialistMichael replied 4 years ago.
How quick is quick?

That depends on the relativity of whatever you are looking at compared to something else. Generally quickness, is defined in layman's terms as the ability to get up to a maximum, speed, or a specific speed fast. Different from being fast, the capability to reach a greater speed. For example all wheel drive cars are quick, because the 4 driving wheels enable them to get up to a given speed in a short time from a dead stop whereas powerful rear wheel drive cars may not have the capability to get all their power to the ground(traction limited) thus making them FAST cars once they get up and rolling, but quickness is lacking simply because they cannot transfer their power.

Another quickness analogy would be with track athletes. Short distance sprinters, like that 50-300m dash athletes are able to reach their top speeds in a very short time and maintain for the duration of their race, but endurance athletes are able to cover large distances in short time, and a slower speed than a sprinter, however incredibly fast compared to the sprinter running that distance race simply because of the way they have trained. So while being FAST can be looked at as a top speed over covering a great distance, quick is getting to top speed in very short time. Much like jumping from a plane; you only reach a relatively slow speed of 120mph(terminal velocity), the plane that dropped you off is traveling FASTER, but you reached your terminal speed faster than it reached it's terminal and thus - you are quicker.

Quick is getting to top speed(for a given arena) in a shorter relative time than a competitor, whether mechanical, physical or energy related.
SpecialistMichael, MS, CSCS
Category: General
Satisfied Customers: 508
Experience: Senior Information Specialist
SpecialistMichael and 69 other General Specialists are ready to help you

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

  • Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help. Mary C. Freshfield, Liverpool, UK
< Previous | Next >
  • Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help. Mary C. Freshfield, Liverpool, UK
  • This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!! Alex Los Angeles, CA
  • Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult. GP Hesperia, CA
  • I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion. Justin Kernersville, NC
  • Just let me say that this encounter has been entirely professional and most helpful. I liked that I could ask additional questions and get answered in a very short turn around. Esther Woodstock, NY
  • Thank you so much for taking your time and knowledge to support my concerns. Not only did you answer my questions, you even took it a step further with replying with more pertinent information I needed to know. Robin Elkton, Maryland
  • He answered my question promptly and gave me accurate, detailed information. If all of your experts are half as good, you have a great thing going here. Diane Dallas, TX

Meet The Experts:

  • Dr. Y.

    Dr. Y.


    Satisfied Customers:

    I am fellowship trained specializing in general urology and reconstructive urology.
< Last | Next >
  • Dr. Y.'s Avatar

    Dr. Y.


    Satisfied Customers:

    I am fellowship trained specializing in general urology and reconstructive urology.
  • John's Avatar


    Home Appliance Technician

    Satisfied Customers:

    Appliance repair business owner for over 43 years.
  • Tina's Avatar



    Satisfied Customers:

    JD, BBA Over 25 years legal and business experience.
  • GM Tech (Cam)'s Avatar

    GM Tech (Cam)

    GMC Mechanic

    Satisfied Customers:

    GM Grand Master Technician 2007. 14 years experience.
  • dermdoc19's Avatar



    Satisfied Customers:

    30 years practice in general and cosmetic dermatology
  • Dr. Gary's Avatar

    Dr. Gary

    Cat Veterinarian

    Satisfied Customers:

    DVM, Emergency Veterinarian, BS (Physiology)
  • Dr. Pat's Avatar

    Dr. Pat

    Bird Veterinarian

    Satisfied Customers:

    25+ years working primarily or exclusively with birds

Related General Questions