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#1 2011-10-13 04:49:56

Sarah Rebekah
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Birthday page for members

We could have a birthday page for members.


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#2 2011-10-13 05:57:44

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Re: Birthday page for members

that seems like a nice idea!
we should have a birthday notifier!


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#3 2011-10-13 06:15:43

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Re: Birthday page for members

That is! I have a birthday coming up.


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Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?
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#4 2011-10-13 07:58:10

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when?


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#5 2011-10-13 08:12:30

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Re: Birthday page for members

Glad u like i have a brithday comeing up to


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#6 2011-10-13 08:17:47

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Hi anonimnystefy;

In June.

Thanks Sarah.


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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#7 2011-10-14 01:07:04

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Re: Birthday page for members

hi everybody,

I think I've got a theorem here:

Cannot get a 'complement' bar over my set on the same line as the phi.  swear

Bob


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#8 2011-10-14 01:10:20

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hi bob

why not just use \frac ?


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#9 2011-10-14 01:50:21

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Re: Birthday page for members

hi Stefy,

I was try to express the following

The complement of the set {people who have a birthday coming up} = phi = empty set.

You'll notice I was trying to inject some maths into the thread; sorry Sarah Rebekah. sad

btw Mine's in January.

So I wanted to get a bar over the whole of the set ... tried \bar (put the bar over the letter 'b' in the middle!) and \over (which is how I left it) but then the phi became the top of the fraction.  ggrrr!  so I put it into two separate lines. 

Any suggestions?

Bob

Last edited by bob bundy (2011-10-14 01:51:33)


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#10 2011-10-14 02:08:15

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its ok Bob


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#11 2011-10-14 02:09:17

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Re: Birthday page for members

I am not sure what all this means.


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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#12 2011-10-14 02:47:47

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Re: Birthday page for members

It means I can do this

Thanks  smile  smile

Bob


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#13 2011-10-15 06:09:47

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heheheheheheheh


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#14 2012-06-16 22:14:51

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Will you explain the theorem?


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#15 2012-06-18 09:26:03

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Re: Birthday page for members

People will have to volunteer their birthdays ...


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#16 2012-06-18 20:52:56

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Re: Birthday page for members

I think of it like this-every level of information I give out is a step closer to me. But, I am sure that if you searched through my posts you could find my birth date.


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#17 2012-06-18 23:35:30

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Re: Birthday page for members

MIF wrote:

People will have to volunteer their birthdays ...

How can we get them to do that? Seems impossible.


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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#18 2012-06-19 06:21:45

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Nobody will be made into that. Thus the use of "volunteer".


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#19 2012-06-19 08:52:37

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Hi anonimnystefy;

Maybe about 5 members would go back and fill in their birthdate. That is probably not enough.


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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#20 2012-06-19 09:13:20

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I think it would be more,but you wouldn't be one of them.


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#21 2012-06-19 14:14:38

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Hmmmm. Who would believe it anyway?


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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#22 2012-06-19 14:29:08

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Re: Birthday page for members

I could add credibility to your DOB by including it in your YOB puzzle, Bobby! smile


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#23 2012-06-19 14:48:35

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Re: Birthday page for members

Hi;

Yes, you could. But who could solve it? I am still having major problems.


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 2012-06-19 19:09:19

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But who could solve it?

Somewhere in the multiverse I have solved it.  In fact I did it five years before it was set!

Unfortunately, I haven't found a way to communicate with any of the infinite number of other selves that exist in all these universes so I am unable to profit from this information in this universe.

The really annoying thing is: in at least one of those universes a 'Bob' has worked out how to communicate across universes.  Why isn't he doing so?

Bob (this universe version)


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#25 2012-06-19 23:06:37

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Now, that's jolly interesting! It could very well explain the odd feeling I got when the person who solved my puzzle communicated their M solution to me. It seemed that they knew 'my' puzzle better than I did: that they might even be its original author, and that I, in this universe, am merely a subsequent author. eek

I may, then, have received a surreptitious www visit from another me! If we're a replication or a parallel existence of another life in some other universe within a multiverse, I'd draw the conclusion that one day I'll know much more M than I do now!! cool


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