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**jU****Real Member**- Registered: 2005-08-17
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This is a true story

http://tvnz.co.nz/view/page/411365/712869

and as it prove's aussies will do any thing to make money

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**mikau****Member**- Registered: 2005-08-22
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What? Middle Earth is for sale?

WHERE IS THAT AUCTION!

A logarithm is just a misspelled algorithm.

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**jU****Real Member**- Registered: 2005-08-17
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ebay it was cancelled

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**mikau****Member**- Registered: 2005-08-22
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swear();

A logarithm is just a misspelled algorithm.

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**MathsIsFun****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-01-21
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Apparently someone bid up to $3,000 - for a country with a current account balance of -$8,000,000,000 (2005 est), that may have been quite brave! (In other words, an 8 billion dollar loss)

Hmmm ... maybe they were planning on creating some "efficiencies" in the economy so it would make a profit?

"The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..." - Leon M. Lederman

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**jU****Real Member**- Registered: 2005-08-17
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thankfully they weren't alowed to sell it

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