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#1 2011-08-07 16:43:06

bobbym
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The Birds?

Most of us have seen the chilling movie, "The Birds." In that movie hideous birds and Rod Taylor are determined to annoy Tippie Hedren. She handles Mr. Taylor fairly well but the evil birds prove to be of sterner nature.

Personally, I have been waiting for revenge.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/earth/earthn … amera.html

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/earth/earthn … tures.html


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#2 2011-08-07 17:36:36

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Re: The Birds?

Hmmm, a scary sight for birds!


"Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense"  - Buddha?

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."

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#3 2011-08-07 21:10:46

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Re: The Birds?

Hi gAr;

Did you read the part that says those things are larger than a human hand?


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#4 2011-08-07 21:30:48

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Re: The Birds?

Hi bobbym,

I did not read.
Searched for that part now.
Yes - "as big as a human hand", but my hands are relatively small !


"Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense"  - Buddha?

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."

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#5 2011-08-07 21:43:45

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Re: The Birds?

Hi gAr;

I have seen some about an inch or so across. Amazing that it would be able to trap a bird in that web. It must be very strong.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#6 2011-08-07 21:57:46

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Re: The Birds?

Hi,

I happen to see sometimes the spiders which are about 3 or 4 inches long. But not poisonous or bird eating.
Also, I have seen some beautiful and colorful spiders, with some nice patterns on them.
I doubt whether the zoologists have seen them all and given a scientific name!


"Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense"  - Buddha?

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."

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#7 2011-08-07 22:03:04

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Re: The Birds?

Hi gAr;

Those are pretty big. I read there are many unknown types of spiders.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#8 2011-08-07 22:09:36

gAr
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Re: The Birds?

Hi bobbym,

Yes, by the time they think they have seen them all, there will be new species of spiders roaming around!


"Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense"  - Buddha?

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."

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#9 2011-08-07 22:15:56

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Re: The Birds?

Hi;

As they continue to destroy their natural habitat forcing them out into the open. Lots of new types are being discovered.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#10 2011-08-07 22:29:28

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Re: The Birds?

Hi,

Yes, that's true.


"Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense"  - Buddha?

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."

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#11 2011-08-07 22:48:25

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Re: The Birds?

Hi gAr;

We get brown recluse and black widows mostly. They are venomous but not too large. Desert climate here does support that much life as the tropics do.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#12 2011-08-07 22:55:23

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Re: The Birds?

Hi bobbym,

I have read that black widows are highly venomous.

Luckily, the only poisonous beings here are about 4 species of snakes.


"Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense"  - Buddha?

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."

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#13 2011-08-08 00:39:30

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Re: The Birds?

Hi gAr;

We have rattlesnakes and sidewinders, these are both venomous. Luckily I have never run into one of those. We have scorpions and some types of lizards that are also venomous.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#14 2011-08-08 01:07:01

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Re: The Birds?

Hi bobbym,

Okay. Hope we do not encounter any of the venomous species and cease doing mathematics!


"Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense"  - Buddha?

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."

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#15 2011-08-08 01:33:15

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Re: The Birds?

Hi;

That is not going to happen to me. I am just going to slump over one day while doing a problem and that will be it.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#16 2011-08-08 01:46:48

gAr
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Re: The Birds?

Yeah, me too!


"Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense"  - Buddha?

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."

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