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#151 2010-05-13 03:05:46

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Re: Is bobbym doing ok?

Hi Sarah Rebekah 13;

Hello! How are you today? I always mention that this is your thread and you will never be left out. I always answer your posts when I see them.

How are you doing with your learning?


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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#152 2010-05-13 19:09:18

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Bobby, y'know what I've discovered? I think you don't know the meaning of the word 'geek'. But I've been trying to establish the difference between 'nerd' and 'geek'. Do you have any useful theories?


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#153 2010-05-13 19:13:36

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I told you what the Wikipedia definition is. Someone who tears the head off of bats or chickens or snakes and eats them, raw.


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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#154 2010-05-13 19:16:32

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Oh yeah. Did Wiki have any other definition? A disambiguation maybe? Did they have a definition for nerd? My widget dictionary says a nerd is 'a foolish or contemptible person who lacks social skills or is boringly studious.' That sounds a bit like me, actually.

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#155 2010-05-13 19:25:41

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A nerd is fine. Contemptible? I don't think study is contemptible. I think being stupid when you have an alternative is contemptible.


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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#156 2010-05-13 19:46:02

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Agreed. Lacking social skills is not contemptible. Or foolish for that matter. Although, I looked it in the Thesaurus as well and it had geek there as well... My dictionary says for geek: 'a unfashionable or socially inept person. A person with an eccentric devotion to a particular interest.' And then it says 2: 'A carnival performer who does wild or disgusting acts.' Maybe that's what Wiki was talking about...


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#157 2010-05-13 20:00:36

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Are you socially inept. Are you unfashionable? Do you have an eccentric devotion to a particular interest? Whatever that means. Looks like that dictionary swallowed another dictionary.


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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#158 2010-05-13 20:03:51

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I'm very much socially inept. Of course I'm not unfashionable, a checked shirt and comic book T-shirts never did anybody any harm. Eccentric devotion?... They had 'computer geek' as an example. But particular, I guess not.


People don't notice whether it's winter or summer when they're happy.
~ Anton Chekhov
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#159 2010-05-13 20:13:40

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So then You only fit 1 out of 3... See my point. To disagree with me is disastrous.


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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#160 2010-05-14 04:43:03

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Hi Bobbym Its Comeing Alone got to get Ready For my Driveing test Next Year.

#161 2010-05-14 04:49:10

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Hi Sarah;

That's good. I am sure you will do fine. That's young isn't it? I didn't learn how to drive until I was much older. And I was a very bad driver!


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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#162 2010-05-16 09:20:50

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Kind of I will be 15 Next year I be turning 14 this Year next year is the Learning License.:cool::cool:

#163 2010-05-16 09:31:11

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Hi Sarah Rebekah 13;

That will be great. Keep studying.


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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#164 2010-05-17 03:41:57

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kissThanks Bobbym for the nice words.

#165 2010-05-17 03:43:38

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Hi Sarah;

Good Moning.


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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#166 2010-05-18 05:50:32

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hi Bobbym same to you Sorry I could not get to your Post Yesterday

#167 2010-05-18 06:13:47

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Don't worry about it Sarah.


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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#168 2010-05-18 07:07:20

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Re: Is bobbym doing ok?

In keeping with the title of this thread...

HIYA BOBBYM!!! HOW YA DOIN' TODAY!!!!

added unnessesary enthusiasm. You know what they say? service with a smile.


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#169 2010-05-18 07:11:03

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Just the same


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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#170 2010-05-18 07:53:32

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I thought the enthusiasm would maybe have some kind of effect. I was wrong.


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#171 2010-05-19 01:36:35

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Hi Misheeru,Bobbym.

#172 2010-05-19 05:24:22

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Good Morning Sarah. How are you doing. Are you studying?


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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#173 2010-05-19 05:31:00

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Hi sarah! smile


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#174 2010-05-19 20:19:16

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Hi people... I guess I'm a science geek now, so eccentric devotion can be ticked off the list. But my mum keeps saying I'm unfashionable.


People don't notice whether it's winter or summer when they're happy.
~ Anton Chekhov
Cheer up, emo kid.

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#175 2010-05-19 20:42:59

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I am glad that you have turned yourself into a science geek.


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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