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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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It is what I call psychology and it is definitely modern.

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Read it like a fairy tale.

'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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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Why would I do that? I have my own experiences and do not need the experiences of someone like that anonymous fellow.

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You'll do that because that will enable you to enhance your verbosity so that you may narrate tales to your grandchildren

'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'

'You have made another human being happy. There is no greater accomplishment.' -bobbym

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Enhance my verbosity? If I get anymore verbose they will arrest me. To get experiences one has to do it. Love is not a spectator sport.

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neither is math

'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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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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I agree, you must do math. You can not get it from a book, anonymous or bobbym.

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Who is anonymous?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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That fellow who gave you that ridiculous quote in the other thread.

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The quote is

If it is not forever, it is not love

I hope I did not transmit in some other wya

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

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Sorry, my mistake. But unfortunately that is not true either.

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You think so? I do not want to argue with that quote, because it is a definition

What did you get it before as?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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I thought he was saying that "it is not forever, it is not love."

I would not call it a definition.

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Have you ever viewed Harry Potter inside out as a love story?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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I have never read it.

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Watched?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Nope, never watched.

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played?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Played? Is there a game? A person's tastes will change many times in their life.

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There is. What tastes?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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What you like now, in ten years will be gone. Your preferences will change.

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and why is that idea relevant?

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

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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There will probably come a day when you will not read it anymore either.

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That day has already come!

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Haven't posted here for a while. It's been a difficult past few weeks. Had the flu for a week, recovered. Had a nasty fall, resulting in me barely being able to walk for a week. Then contracted tonsillitis from my neighbour who coughed in every possible place. As a result, I've missed a fair few lectures, and I haven't spoken to any girls for a while.

There has been one who I talked to last Friday, in the 3rd year classes I'm attending. She's nice and seems interesting. We talked a little during the break -- I am pretty sure she is Japanese, but with an American accent, so no language issues. I've been able to make her laugh a few times, so we seemed to get along well. Unfortunately, she's 21 and I'm only 18, which may prove to be a hindrance. Haven't got any of her contact details but I found her e-mail address online (the university has a directory of everyone's e-mails), and I'm certain it's hers. I'll use the fact that I'm ill as an excuse to contact her tomorrow and ask her about what I missed from the lecture, and perhaps find out more about her in the process...