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#1 2010-08-28 05:35:24

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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 2010-08-28 05:38:44

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Re: The 4 Seasons

Hi John;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.
 

#3 2010-08-28 05:41:08

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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 2010-08-28 05:44:43

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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.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.
 

#5 2010-09-04 12:33:10

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Re: The 4 Seasons

stormy
sunset
cloudy
freeze


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#6 2010-09-04 21:59:15

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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 22:08:21

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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


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.
 

#8 2010-09-05 20:35:08

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None likely in Vegas smile


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#9 2010-09-05 21:37:03

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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.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.
 

#10 2010-09-06 07:33:01

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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 2010-09-06 10:37:11

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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.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.
 

#12 2010-09-08 06:34:08

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


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#13 2010-09-08 06:41:46

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Hi John;

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


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.
 

#14 2010-09-08 06:44:16

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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 2010-09-08 06:46:21

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


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.
 

#16 2010-09-08 06:48:51

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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 2010-09-08 06:50:59

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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.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.
 

#18 2010-09-08 06:54:56

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


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#19 2010-09-08 07:01:16

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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.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.
 

#20 2010-09-08 07:05:18

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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 2010-09-08 07:08:31

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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.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.
 

#22 2010-09-08 07:11:44

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


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#23 2010-09-08 07:13:36

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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.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.
 

#24 2010-09-08 07:26:51

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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 2010-09-08 07:30:49

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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.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.
 

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