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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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I think we need a few more dark layouts like Cobalt but ones where we can read LaTeX and there should be more colour than just black.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Right now, I am struggling just to get it to render.

**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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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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The ability to hide the banner.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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I use ad block plus to do those sort of things.

**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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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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The "math is fun forum" banner.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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The top one?

**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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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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Yes.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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What browser do you use?

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

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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Chrome. The second best browser on Earth and 18 other planets.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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That would remove the banner?

*Last edited by ShivamS (2014-05-20 00:51:29)*

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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It works for any blockable image or banner and some more things.

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

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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Yes, I can hide particular parts of the site as well. Thanks.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Other sites that are really annoying like youtube.

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

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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We need better rules.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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What do you have in mind?

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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I will try to think of some rules which aren't already in place.

I think we need a homework template which includes:

1. Homework Problem

2. Relevant information (formulas, theorems, equations, concepts etc which may be helpful in answering the question)

3. What you have tried so far (even if fruitlessly)

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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We do have a homework rule but when I ask to show work usually someone else just gives them the answer.

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

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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Make a rule that unless someone has made substantial effort, you can't give a full solution.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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The measure of any set of rules is the police force that is designed to enforce it...

What should happen to anyone that breaks that rule?

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

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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A small warning? If they forget the rule then it's okay, but if they do it intentionally they should be dealt with anyway.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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That just happened yesterday or so. I asked a person for some effort and someone else just came in and gave it to him.

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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That's because we don't have a rule yet.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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I remember a rule. MIF, bob bundy and I made it.

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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Better organization

Combine all Personality (in profile) stuff with Display (maybe Signature can go under Personal).

This may sound too simple but small things matter most.

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