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

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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

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Re: The 4 Seasons

Hi John;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?
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#3 2010-08-27 07:41:08

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Re: The 4 Seasons

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


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

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Re: The 4 Seasons

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


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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

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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


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

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

snowing
raining
pouring
drizzle
hailing
showers
tornado


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

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Re: The 4 Seasons

None likely in Vegas smile


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

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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.


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

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In - cred - i - ble

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


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

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


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

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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

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Hi John;

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


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Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?
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#14 2010-09-07 08:44:16

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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
her first name, bad memory.


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

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


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Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?
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#16 2010-09-07 08:48:51

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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

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That is only appoximately 1 in 7. Not bad.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?
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#18 2010-09-07 08:54:56

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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

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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.
Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?
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#20 2010-09-07 09:05:18

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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

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


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

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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

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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.
Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?
Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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

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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

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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.
Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?
Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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