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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hmmm, I had read it was discovered by Katerina Karatsuba.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
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No, that person does not exist. But I remember that we mentioned her.

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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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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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That is rue, she has become an unperson and to mention her was incredible stupidity on my part.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
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Well, it's fine, I searched that name first, too.

Want to pose one now?

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

The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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I sure would. Going to eat, see you in a half hour.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
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Okay, see you half an hour ago.

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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

The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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I have been looking for a face but can not find one...

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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**Olinguito****Member**- Registered: 2014-08-12
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Can I post a face for the time being?

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
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Of course, post away.

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

The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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**Olinguito****Member**- Registered: 2014-08-12
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Thanks.

An easy one:

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
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Hm, he's deceased, I presume?

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

The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Is he a mathematician?

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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Is he euler?

'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'

I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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**Olinguito****Member**- Registered: 2014-08-12
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anonimnystefy wrote:

Hm, he's deceased, I presume?

Yes.

bobbym wrote:

Is he a mathematician?

Agnishom wrote:

Is he euler?

No to both.

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Is he a composer/musician?

'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'

I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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**Olinguito****Member**- Registered: 2014-08-12
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Yes!

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Mozart?

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

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**Olinguito****Member**- Registered: 2014-08-12
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No, not Mozart – but close.

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Joseph Haydn.

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**Olinguito****Member**- Registered: 2014-08-12
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Correct!

Joseph Haydn (1732–1809) was a contemporary of Mozart. The tune of the present-day Austrian national anthem was written by him.

I told you it was easy.

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I had never heard of Haydn before. I searched for 'List of Composers' when you said it's a composer.

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

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
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I've heard of him, but I had no idea what he looked like.

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

The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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**Olinguito****Member**- Registered: 2014-08-12
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Correction:

Olinguito wrote:

The tune of the present-day Austrian national anthem was written by him.

I meant the German national anthem, not Austrian. Haydn himself was Austrian.

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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Is she a chef?

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

I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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