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**roniman****Member**- Registered: 2013-11-24
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I recently heard a poem by a student

"I dig, you dig, he digs, she digs, they dig, we dig."

If you don't understand it, it's ok, it's very ....DEEP.

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**roniman****Member**- Registered: 2013-11-24
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wait, is this joke considered dirt-y?

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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You must be a stick in the mud not to like that joke.

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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anonimnystefy wrote:

You must be a stick in the mud not to like that joke.

Thanks. That explains why I do not like it

'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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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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You are also a C-C-C-COMBO BREAKER!

*Last edited by anonimnystefy (2013-11-24 13:31:40)*

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****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Those side conversations just muddy everything up.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

**I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.**

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Your arguments are rock hard.

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****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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I had to dust them off they were so old.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

**I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.**

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Well, that's okay. Everybody has feet of clay.

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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anonimnystefy wrote:

You are also a C-C-C-COMBO BREAKER!

Carbon?

'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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**Olinguito****Member**- Registered: 2014-08-12
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I just came across this from another forum:

I drink, you drink, he drinks, we drink, they pay!

*Bassaricyon neblina*

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Hm, thanks for digging this thread up.

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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**GreatSandy****Member**- Registered: 2014-09-15
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i didn't undertstand it !

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Me neither!

'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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Your concerns are groundless. If you dig deeper you will both unearth the solution.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

**I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.**

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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When I first heard that joke, I just couldn't help myself. My laughter was of seismic proportions.

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****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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To tell the truth I was turned to stone.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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At least you now have your feet on the ground.

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****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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They feel like they are in mud.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

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**GreatSandy****Member**- Registered: 2014-09-15
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what this poem mean !!

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Hi GreatSandy

It's a pun on the word "deep". It can be used to mean that it's very philosophical, but also to refer to "deep" as in "deep under the earth".

You can see the rest of us followed by even more puns with words related to dirt and mud.

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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**GreatSandy****Member**- Registered: 2014-09-15
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aaaaah okey

thank you anonimnystefy

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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No problem. No member here has a heart of stone.

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****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Yes but people who live in glass houses should not throw stones.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

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