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#226 2012-03-05 10:24:35

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Re: Whats my line?

Ok.Just to be on the safe side, what do I assume the number of questions to be per person?


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#227 2012-03-05 10:28:41

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Re: Whats my line?

The show had a certain number of questions limit. I am not enforcing that limit but 20 seems reasonable.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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#228 2012-03-05 10:54:24

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Re: Whats my line?

20 it is.Per player?


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#229 2012-03-05 11:06:34

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Re: Whats my line?

No, I would say 20 split up among 2043 players. Of course per player.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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#230 2012-03-05 11:11:37

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Re: Whats my line?

Ok then.We've got enough I think.Bob's wife will also join us if it gets rough and if it gets really really rough I'll ask my dad to join us.


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

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#231 2012-03-05 11:13:27

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Re: Whats my line?

That is a good idea because personally I do not think you have a chance.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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#232 2012-03-05 11:24:13

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Re: Whats my line?

Why?


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

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#233 2012-03-05 11:55:01

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Re: Whats my line?

Based on the questions I know you will need over 11 million more.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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#234 2012-03-05 12:22:29

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Re: Whats my line?

Bob is the one with good questions, but he's not here that often, so I ask dumb questions.Otherwise I would love to cooperate with him.


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

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#235 2012-03-05 12:37:49

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Re: Whats my line?

I see. What is the next question?


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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#236 2012-03-06 08:40:36

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Re: Whats my line?

I'm gonna wait for bob to come.then we shall devise a strategy.


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

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#237 2012-03-06 10:41:38

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Hmmmm. This one will be difficult but ultimately rewarding.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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#238 2012-03-06 10:45:03

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Re: Whats my line?

Always is. smile


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#239 2012-03-06 10:52:37

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Re: Whats my line?

Not unless you make some guesses.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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#240 2012-03-06 11:04:14

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Re: Whats my line?

I was taking about the rewarding part. wink


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

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#241 2012-03-06 11:08:18

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Re: Whats my line?

Not unless you make some guesses. This one far surpasses the other one.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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#242 2012-03-06 21:03:46

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Re: Whats my line?

hi Stefy and bobbym,

Sorry I was out of touch yesterday.  I went to my Mum's and fixed her computer, laid some lino, fixed her bath panel, found and fixed a leak.  No time for M-I-F forum.

Bob is the one with good questions, but he's not here that often, so I ask dumb questions.Otherwise I would love to cooperate with him.

Goes red with embarassment.

The strategy used by the game panelists was to throw in the occasional 'tangential' question so as to get a broad picture.  Getting too specific early on is great if you are on the right track but wastes questions if you are 'miles away'.

The answers are scattered across many posts so I haved collected together all that we know so we have a good summary.  Note:  I have kept bobbym's wording in case it is significant eg occupation rather than job of work.

Summary:

male, picture is back and white (looks like background is a workshop but resolution is poor), alive today, not American, has lived in many countries.

occupation is good for society not harmful, does not produce tangible objects, not connected with computers.

Indoor activity, when working there are always others but works alone mostly (can be part of a group), mostly self employed, full time occupation for whole of his life.

let's try:

(4) Is he an entertainer?

Bob


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#243 2012-03-06 21:08:58

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Re: Whats my line?

hi bob

yes,when you put all of bobbym's answers together,it seems like your question hits the spot.


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#244 2012-03-06 21:38:56

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Re: Whats my line?

Hi;

If you meant like an actor or singer then I have to say no. But what he does can fall under the heading of entertainment.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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#245 2012-03-06 22:03:24

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Re: Whats my line?

Xaxa, maybe a circus guy.That wasn't a guess.


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

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#246 2012-03-06 22:07:33

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Re: Whats my line?

I count that as two guesses. Nope!


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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#247 2012-03-06 22:11:18

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Re: Whats my line?

But I didn't want it to be a guess.That was meant to be a bad joke.


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

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#248 2012-03-06 22:16:46

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Re: Whats my line?

I understand but remember this is not just a conversation between you and I. Posts should continue moving in the direction of determining his identity.

So I will provide a clue. He is a national hero.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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#249 2012-03-06 22:44:14

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Re: Whats my line?

Nothing seems to cross my mind. Once again I shall wait for bob.


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

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#250 2012-03-07 00:53:19

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Re: Whats my line?

hi

(5)  sport related?

Bob


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