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#1 2010-08-27 07:35:24

John E. Franklin
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The 4 Seasons

What do the words, "SPRING", "SUMMER", "AUTUMN", and "WINTER" all have in common?

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#2 2010-08-27 07:38:44

bobbym
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Re: The 4 Seasons

Hi John;

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.

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#3 2010-08-27 07:41:08

John E. Franklin
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Re: The 4 Seasons

Yes, that
was the
I was
looking
for!  Six
letters
in each
word.
Nice work!

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#4 2010-08-27 07:44:43

bobbym
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Re: The 4 Seasons

They are all a season of the year. Which also has 6.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.

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#5 2010-09-03 14:33:10

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Re: The 4 Seasons

stormy
sunset
cloudy
freeze

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#6 2010-09-03 23:59:15

MathsIsFun
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Re: The 4 Seasons

It is weird but I kept on thinking of 5 letter words

sunny
rainy
windy
alive
walks

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

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#7 2010-09-04 00:08:21

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Re: The 4 Seasons

He thought of fives I kept thinking of sevens. They are all bad weather too.

snowing
raining
pouring
drizzle
hailing
showers

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.

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#8 2010-09-04 22:35:08

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Re: The 4 Seasons

None likely in Vegas

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

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#9 2010-09-04 23:37:03

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Re: The 4 Seasons

That is what I thought too, but deserts are weird. It has only snowed here twice that I know of. All the others occur here. The climate is radically different just 10 - 12 miles away. One area of the town never gets rain but just 10 miles away it rained almost the entire month of January. I have seen hailstorms here most recently February of this year. I saw 3 small tornadoes all at once.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.

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#10 2010-09-05 09:33:01

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Re: The 4 Seasons

In - cred - i - ble

Well, it is credible, and is also a big plus point for Vegas.

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

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#11 2010-09-05 12:37:11

bobbym
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Re: The 4 Seasons

I will tell you what is a big plus for Vegas. Cheap food!

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.

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#12 2010-09-07 08:34:08

John E. Franklin
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Re: The 4 Seasons

That's funny, because someone in my 702 people code is called "Sandwich Vegas".

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#13 2010-09-07 08:41:46

bobbym
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Re: The 4 Seasons

Hi John;

Sandwich! What a great name. I am getting hungry.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.

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#14 2010-09-07 08:44:16

John E. Franklin
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Re: The 4 Seasons

Yeah, she made really fast grinders/subs at a country store,
but her parents had lived in Vegas previously and were
going back, hence the code name, since I can't remember

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#15 2010-09-07 08:46:21

bobbym
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Re: The 4 Seasons

You forgot a girls name. Whoa! That is death, my friend.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.

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#16 2010-09-07 08:48:51

John E. Franklin
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Re: The 4 Seasons

Yeah, well, it happens to the best of us.
I forgot the first names of about 100 of the
702 people on my list...

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#17 2010-09-07 08:50:59

bobbym
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Re: The 4 Seasons

That is only appoximately 1 in 7. Not bad.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.

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#18 2010-09-07 08:54:56

John E. Franklin
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Re: The 4 Seasons

One in seven, that reminds me of the engineering college I attended.
One girl for every six guys.

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#19 2010-09-07 09:01:16

bobbym
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Re: The 4 Seasons

Yea, I know. When I went it was 2 girls for 6000 guys.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.

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#20 2010-09-07 09:05:18

John E. Franklin
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Re: The 4 Seasons

A guy who went to my college, pushed the
button for the first manned spaceflight to the moon.
The countdown button.

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#21 2010-09-07 09:08:31

bobbym
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Re: The 4 Seasons

My school bragged about having 2 noble prize winners. But they never said who they are!?

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.

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#22 2010-09-07 09:11:44

John E. Franklin
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Re: The 4 Seasons

Neato!  My school didn't tell me my fact, he's actually my Mom's counsin's husband.

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#23 2010-09-07 09:13:36

bobbym
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Re: The 4 Seasons

Really! Now that is cool. Did you ever ask what it felt like?

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.

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#24 2010-09-07 09:26:51

John E. Franklin
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Re: The 4 Seasons

Yes!  I just saw him this last saturday, and he still looks good.  He is
a very logical, smart, and somewhat humorous man.  The last time
we asked him about it was some years ago, so I don't recall everything
he said, regrettably, but if you know the Finnish language, you can
read an article with his name, "Charles Lehtinen" in it, I found on the
internet.  I googled something like, [NASA "Charles Lehtinen" 1969], but
I think I left off the 1969.

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#25 2010-09-07 09:30:49

bobbym
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Re: The 4 Seasons

Thanks, for providing that. They mention him here also:

http://miksa.ils.unc.edu/sgbrowser/btre … 90715.0520

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.

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