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Which one describes 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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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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A little of all three.

Missing "memorizes well", "knows without hard work" etc.

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Are you sure? I do not think there is an intersection of these

I am a gifted learner.

'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****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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I would like to see a few more categories.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
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Mostly described by Gifted Learner group, but have a bit of all 3.

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 wrote:

I would like to see a few more categories.

There is no claim that everyone falls into one of these three

'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****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Could be a lot of people do not fall into any of those categories and it is just a personal opinion. I like C, I guess I am a small creative thinker.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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**niharika_kumar****Member**- From: Numeraland
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I am more like C.

friendship is tan 90°.

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niharika_kumar wrote:

I am more like C.

Do you know what is C?

'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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**niharika_kumar****Member**- From: Numeraland
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I thought it was creative thinker.

Is it different?

friendship is tan 90°.

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It is.

C is a fictional character bobbym created.

'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****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Not in this context, C means the last choice.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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You should read bobbym's threads in the Exercises.

'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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**niharika_kumar****Member**- From: Numeraland
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ok, i will do that.But here he has agreed he meant creative thinker by C.

friendship is tan 90°.

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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The exercises do not apply here. I meant the last choice, "Creative Thinker,"

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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Agnishom wrote:

Are you sure? I do not think there is an intersection of these

I am a gifted learner.

e.g. I'm interested and curious.

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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I am curious as to why you are interested.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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The main reason I knew I would do science even before knowing anything was my belief that science is for intellectuals and humanities for softies (I was young...).

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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I used to think that about liberal arts.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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What are softies?

'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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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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It's stupid that I used to think this for them, but softies are people who have less of an intellectual capability.

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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It is common among intellectuals to develop big heads.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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I wasn't an intellectual back that, I just wanted to be one.

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Someone with a big head, or an intellectual.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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**ElainaVW****Member**- Registered: 2013-04-29
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Bobbym is definitely in the last category. I started in the first category but wanted to be in the last!

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