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## #126 2010-03-11 04:41:22

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1638 the year I was born.

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## #127 2010-03-11 18:37:55

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I knew you'd back me up, Phro! Stake burning in England. What a joyous occasion.

1638

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## #128 2010-03-11 21:08:17

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post 128
x       13
-----------
3 8 4
1 2 8  -
=======
1   6  6  4

So
1638 + 13 = 1651
And
1651 + 13 = 1664

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## #129 2010-03-11 22:21:47

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1677 = 281^2 - 278^2

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Probability is the most important concept in modern science, especially as nobody has the slightest notion what it means.
90% of mathematicians do not understand 90% of currently published mathematics.

## #130 2010-03-11 23:24:54

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1690

The 3409th to 3412th decimal digits of pi.

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## #131 2010-03-12 12:13:37

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1703

The 4004th, 4005th, 4006th, 4007th digits of e.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Probability is the most important concept in modern science, especially as nobody has the slightest notion what it means.
90% of mathematicians do not understand 90% of currently published mathematics.

## #132 2010-03-12 17:28:17

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1716

the year (and number) before 1717. Weird. sounds like a year I might've been in.

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## #133 2010-03-13 22:42:15

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1729 the famous ramanujan constant. The smallest number that is the sum of 2 different positve cubes.

1729 = 1^3 + 12^3
1729 = 9^3 + 10^3

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Probability is the most important concept in modern science, especially as nobody has the slightest notion what it means.
90% of mathematicians do not understand 90% of currently published mathematics.

## #134 2010-03-14 12:33:21

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1742
1742
1742

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## #135 2010-03-14 14:12:50

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1755 a very good year.

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Probability is the most important concept in modern science, especially as nobody has the slightest notion what it means.
90% of mathematicians do not understand 90% of currently published mathematics.

## #136 2010-03-14 19:24:41

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1768

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## #137 2010-03-14 21:40:13

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1781 - Sir William Herschel discovered Uranus.

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Probability is the most important concept in modern science, especially as nobody has the slightest notion what it means.
90% of mathematicians do not understand 90% of currently published mathematics.

## #138 2010-03-14 21:54:11

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1794

The sum of the two inner digits less the difference between the two outer digits = 13.

1781...ties in well with your new avatar, Bobby!

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## #139 2010-03-14 21:59:56

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1807 = 1^3 + 3^3 + 4^3 + 7^3 + 7^3 + 7^3 + 7^3 + 7^3

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Probability is the most important concept in modern science, especially as nobody has the slightest notion what it means.
90% of mathematicians do not understand 90% of currently published mathematics.

## #140 2010-03-16 17:26:16

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How?... 1781? Bobby's?... What?

1820 = MDCCCXX

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## #141 2010-03-16 18:08:44

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#### Tigeree wrote:

How?... 1781? Bobby's?... What?

Uranium was named in 1789 after the planet Uranus, which had been discovered some years before, in 1781, by William Herschel. Uranium was used in the "Little Boy": the first nuclear bomb used in warfare (see piccy). c.f. Bobby's obliteration bomb avatar.

1833 = MDCCCXXXIII

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## #142 2010-03-16 20:06:00

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1846 a very good year for me!

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Probability is the most important concept in modern science, especially as nobody has the slightest notion what it means.
90% of mathematicians do not understand 90% of currently published mathematics.

## #143 2010-03-16 22:21:45

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Why good for you, Bobby? Was that the celebration of 100 years before you were born? Did someone know something?

It was doubly good for me because I wasn't in England then and missed the cholera outbreak there, and also because I wasn't born yet and that made sure I missed it.

1859

I would never have gone on a Ferris wheel ride if it wasn't for George Washington Gale Ferris, Jr., the inventor of the Ferris wheel, who was born that year.

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## #144 2010-03-17 00:17:05

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Why good for you, Bobby?

Some of the people in here think that I might have been around at that time.

1872 - the Mary Celeste mystery.

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Probability is the most important concept in modern science, especially as nobody has the slightest notion what it means.
90% of mathematicians do not understand 90% of currently published mathematics.

## #145 2010-03-17 02:10:15

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1885

The first successful appendectomy is performed by Dr. William W. Grant on Mary Gartside. (Wikipedia). And the others?

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## #146 2010-03-17 02:22:56

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1898 - Marie and Pierre Curie announce discovery of a substance they call radium.

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Probability is the most important concept in modern science, especially as nobody has the slightest notion what it means.
90% of mathematicians do not understand 90% of currently published mathematics.

## #147 2010-03-17 18:01:10

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1911

1911-(the reverse of 1911)-(the 180 degree sideways rotation of 1911)+(the reverse of the 180 degree sideways rotation of 1911) = (the reverse of the 180 degree sideways rotation of (the sum of the digits of the 4 resolved elements of the left-hand side of the equation plus the sum of the digits of the degrees on the left-hand side of the equation)) × 13.

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## #148 2010-03-17 19:02:14

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1924 - The motto "Citius, Altius, Fortius" was used for the first time in the summer olympics, and I was there.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Probability is the most important concept in modern science, especially as nobody has the slightest notion what it means.
90% of mathematicians do not understand 90% of currently published mathematics.

## #149 2010-03-17 20:34:58

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I'm sure you were, now you're reminding me of the show New Amsterdam. It says bobby was born in 1638 in post #126.

I'm not liking this anymore, it's getting closer to nowadays...

1937. - MCMXXXVII

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1950