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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
- Registered: 2009-04-12
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Experimentation is nice but observation is fundamental.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.** **A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.**

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and observing experiments is nice AND fundamental

'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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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Sometimes another person is doing the experiment for you. Then you only have to sit back and watch.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.** **A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.**

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But he may alter the observations before they reach you.

'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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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Not if you are observing it.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.** **A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.**

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I might be too young, bumpkinny, ignorant, stupid, careless or emotional to know how to conduct a good experiment

'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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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
- Registered: 2009-04-12
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Whoa! That is a lot of self criticism.

Why do you feel that way?

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**

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For one thing, I am not being able to hit the right people for the experiment

'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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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Over at Omegle? What makes you think there are any people there.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**

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What is the whole point of the site then? Is it a bot-testing playground?

'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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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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It is probably a reppie hunting ground.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**

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What is that?

'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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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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There have been many cases of stalking on those type sites. Hackers, spammers, humans and reppies and their pals.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**

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You are probably describing Facebook

'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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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Is it the only one that has drawn their attention?

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**

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No; Are you suggesting me to leave the experiment?

'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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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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That is a choice that only you can make for you. Here there are good neighborhoods and bad ones. If someone asks me whether he should go walking through the bad neighborhood at night I just stare at him...

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**

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'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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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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I remember it.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**

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You were attacked?

'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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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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No, but I do remember it.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**

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What was your reaction to it?

'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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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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I wanted the people who created it to be drawn and quartered.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**

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You did not like it?

'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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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
- Registered: 2009-04-12
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Watching them writhing in agony as their arms and legs were ripped out by wild horses? What is not to like?

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**

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