Math Is Fun Forum
  Discussion about math, puzzles, games and fun.   Useful symbols: ÷ × ½ √ ∞ ≠ ≤ ≥ ≈ ⇒ ± ∈ Δ θ ∴ ∑ ∫ • π ƒ -¹ ² ³ °

Login

Username

Password

Not registered yet?

#1 2014-02-16 14:04:40

Agnishom
Real Member
Award: Wink Sherlock

Offline

Awards?

OK, We have an user called Patrick. His avatar space consists of his avatar and a picture captioned "Award: Wink". What does it mean? Can you start giving awards once again?


'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'
'Who are you to judge everything?' -Alokananda
 

#2 2014-02-16 14:13:50

bobbym
Administrator

Offline

Re: Awards?

I have thought about that but there is one big problem.


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.
 

#3 2014-02-16 16:08:39

Agnishom
Real Member
Award: Wink Sherlock

Offline

Re: Awards?

What?


'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'
'Who are you to judge everything?' -Alokananda
 

#4 2014-02-16 16:10:16

bobbym
Administrator

Offline

Re: Awards?

Everybody will want them.


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.
 

#5 2014-02-16 20:57:19

Agnishom
Real Member
Award: Wink Sherlock

Offline

Re: Awards?

So?


'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'
'Who are you to judge everything?' -Alokananda
 

#6 2014-02-16 21:02:25

bobbym
Administrator

Offline

Re: Awards?

There will be mayhem. What should they be awarded for?


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.
 

#7 2014-02-16 21:26:27

Agnishom
Real Member
Award: Wink Sherlock

Offline

Re: Awards?

for surviving wink murder?


'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'
'Who are you to judge everything?' -Alokananda
 

#8 2014-02-17 01:42:42

bobbym
Administrator

Offline

Re: Awards?

For surviving what?


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.
 

#9 2014-02-17 04:48:14

Agnishom
Real Member
Award: Wink Sherlock

Offline

Re: Awards?

Zach has got an award too. I am now jealous


'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'
'Who are you to judge everything?' -Alokananda
 

#10 2014-02-17 04:51:39

bobbym
Administrator

Offline

Re: Awards?

Yes he does have an award. But he is not the only 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.
 

#11 2014-02-17 10:32:34

anonimnystefy
Real Member

Offline

Re: Awards?

Hi Agnishom

Congrats on the solved award! smile


The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't.
“It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman
“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
 

#12 2014-02-17 13:32:39

Agnishom
Real Member
Award: Wink Sherlock

Offline

Re: Awards?

Thanks admin. But I've no idea what this means:

Award: Wink Sherlock


'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'
'Who are you to judge everything?' -Alokananda
 

#13 2014-02-17 13:41:50

bobbym
Administrator

Offline

Re: Awards?

It means you are a detective.


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.
 

#14 2014-02-17 13:46:51

Agnishom
Real Member
Award: Wink Sherlock

Offline

Re: Awards?

How did you come to know that? #confused


'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'
'Who are you to judge everything?' -Alokananda
 

#15 2014-02-17 13:51:14

bobbym
Administrator

Offline

Re: Awards?

Hmmmm, I think I got it in the usual way.


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.
 

#16 2014-02-17 14:13:50

Agnishom
Real Member
Award: Wink Sherlock

Offline

Re: Awards?

Here is a list of awards that could be given:

bobbym - most devoted person award
bob bundy - most helpful moderator award
anonimnystefy - most cool speech award
MathsIsFun - most scary avatar award
julianthemath - most young member award
mathgogocart - creative quality post ideas award
Agnishom - best bathroom singer award
gAr - best freedom fighter award
ganesh - best puzzle maker's award
Cameron Diaz - most remembered person who is not in the forum award
noemi - best feminine mind award
ElianaVW - best thinking award
Sarah Rebekah 13 - best question award
zetafunc - best guest award
mandy jane - best initiatives to learn math award
Nehushtan - best Number theory person award
ARB - best psychopath award

Last edited by Agnishom (2014-02-17 14:16:18)


'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'
'Who are you to judge everything?' -Alokananda
 

#17 2014-02-17 15:19:18

bobbym
Administrator

Offline

Re: Awards?

Hmmm, the only one that I would not change is the ARB award.


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.
 

#18 2014-02-17 15:22:52

Agnishom
Real Member
Award: Wink Sherlock

Offline

Re: Awards?

What would you want to change the other awards to?


'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'
'Who are you to judge everything?' -Alokananda
 

#19 2014-02-17 15:39:24

bobbym
Administrator

Offline

Re: Awards?

For one thing, "the best bathroom singer award?"


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.
 

#20 2014-02-17 15:53:19

Agnishom
Real Member
Award: Wink Sherlock

Offline

Re: Awards?

The next is a good bathroom singer too. You could even get the best cook award.


'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'
'Who are you to judge everything?' -Alokananda
 

#21 2014-02-17 16:30:23

bobbym
Administrator

Offline

Re: Awards?

Maybe the verbosity award...

I am going to go eat.


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.
 

#22 2014-02-18 04:47:52

anonimnystefy
Real Member

Offline

Re: Awards?

"Most cool speech award"? What is that supposed to be?


The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't.
“It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman
“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
 

#23 2014-02-18 07:48:32

ShivamS
Super Member

Offline

Re: Awards?

Agnishom wrote:

Here is a list of awards that could be given:

bobbym - most devoted person award
bob bundy - most helpful moderator award
anonimnystefy - most cool speech award
MathsIsFun - most scary avatar award
julianthemath - most young member award
mathgogocart - creative quality post ideas award
Agnishom - best bathroom singer award
gAr - best freedom fighter award
ganesh - best puzzle maker's award
Cameron Diaz - most remembered person who is not in the forum award
noemi - best feminine mind award
ElianaVW - best thinking award
Sarah Rebekah 13 - best question award
zetafunc - best guest award
mandy jane - best initiatives to learn math award
Nehushtan - best Number theory person award
ARB - best psychopath award

You stay inactive for a while and everyone forgets you...


I have discovered a truly marvellous signature, which this margin is too narrow to contain. -Fermat
Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world. -Archimedes
Young man, in mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them. - Neumann
 

#24 2014-02-18 08:16:03

bobbym
Administrator

Offline

Re: Awards?

I had a different list for the various people but saw that no matter what you said it would just make everyone unhappy.


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.
 

#25 2014-02-18 08:40:51

ShivamS
Super Member

Offline

Re: Awards?

I don't know who that was directed to, but my post meant that I was joking that Agnishom forgot to include me.


I have discovered a truly marvellous signature, which this margin is too narrow to contain. -Fermat
Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world. -Archimedes
Young man, in mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them. - Neumann
 

Board footer

Powered by FluxBB