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Why do you have to underestimate me because I'm 14?

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

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**ElainaVW****Member**- Registered: 2013-04-29
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I have never encountered any person or creature that was crazier than I.

Nothing truer could ever be said than that

Hi, bobbym.

*Last edited by ElainaVW (2013-09-21 04:26:32)*

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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I am trying to convince the 14 year old who is 15 of that.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.**

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But I am not really convinced. You've never tried overclocking

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

'Humanity is still kept intact. It remains within.' -Alokananda

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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I have never abused my machines like that. It is true that some machines are begging for it but...

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.**

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Okay but that is not what I'm trying to tell

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

'Humanity is still kept intact. It remains within.' -Alokananda

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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What are you trying to say?

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.**

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That there exists people more crazier than you

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

'Humanity is still kept intact. It remains within.' -Alokananda

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Sadly that is now true. When you get old you can no longer be the best. My brother and EVW are crazier than I.

Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?

Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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Yippee!

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

'Humanity is still kept intact. It remains within.' -Alokananda

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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And someday if you work really hard and sharpen your head twice a day you may join them.

Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?

Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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**mathaholic****Member**- From: Juliania
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What are you talking about?

"Double the fun, double the thrill, double the coolness" - Julianthewiki

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Something crazy.

Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?

Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Crazy people, to be precise.

Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.

Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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He has painted himself into a corner.

Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?

Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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**ElainaVW****Member**- Registered: 2013-04-29
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My brother and EVW are crazier than I.

I told that to your brother and he agrees with me. No one anywhere is crazier than you. But we all keep trying

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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That is very kind, it warms my heart to hear such sentiment. Have you heard of 10 / 1. Been following it any?

Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?

Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

It is only natural that you should feel that way.

Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?

Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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