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#326 2012-01-27 15:31:47

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Re: weight lifting miracle today

Pa #91 from ten-pin memory is 2-3-1-0-3-5-8-8.
Let me go check it...
...Yup, got that one for now, but just looked at it 6 minutes ago, so that's not saying much.
Let's see if I remember #57 Lanthanum. Hmmm.... 138.90547 (ten-pin method)
and #59 praseo: Hmmm... 140.90765  and also
#71 I memorized yesterday... Lutet: 174.9668 ten-pin method.
Now I'll go check'm with paper printout...
...Yup, gottem all three.  The #59 one I do with my "H" design, with the new 5 above the 4 in the middle.


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#327 2012-01-27 17:50:49

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Protactinium! Almost done!


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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#328 2012-01-28 23:54:34

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I woke up and remembered #25 manganese.  54.(1720-->>>9380)45, so 54.938045.  That's the baroque one.
Now Hydrogen is two numbers a min and a max number: 1.00784 to 1.00811 (these may be wrong)
... I'll go check the paper on the round table... Yes, it is correct, Lithium is the next odd #'d one:
hmmm...  Let's see, it used to be 6.941 in 2008, but now it has a range of 6.938 to 6.997, a grand range
at that, let me check the paper... Yes that is correct.  Now let's try #83, the last stable element Bismuth,
Hmmmm....  208.0cantRememberLast4Digits... let me go check... nope, it is really 208.98040.
Here is the chart I will now use for 208.98040 bismuth #83:

_____5_____
_3_4___6_7_
_2_1___9_8_
_____0_____

I'll call that chart the "two-square-chart".
Next I'll try to recall niobium #41, once known as columbium years ago.
Hmmm....  92.90595???this has got to be wrong.  I'll
go look it up at the round table... ...blew it, it is 92.90638.
I remember the number now, but I thought it was on a different element though,
weird.
Next I'll try to do #35 bromine: 79.904 I'm pretty sure on this one.
I'll check... ...Yes, it is correct.
Next I'll try to do #92 Uranium: 238.08591(I think it is wrong on 2 of the digits (chiffre),
I'll go check it... ...it is really 238.02891. (I knew it ended in 91 because it is #92 on chart)
Next I'll try #53 Iodine, which is actually smaller than #52 I recall...
I think it starts of 126, so 126.760??? can't remember...
I'll check the sheet... ...woops I mixed up #51 with #53 and made a conglomeritt
because #51 antimony ends in 760, it is 121.760, and #50 tin is 118.710.
But #53 Iodine is actually 126.90447.
The bowling pins work well for that one 12690447, but you have to recall the double 4 in the #53 somehow.
Well, what about indium #49, lets see... Hmm... 114.818??? again, can't recall...
...I'll look it up...Hey, guess what, I was right but didn't think so, it is 114.818.  Yeah!!!!
Time to eat some cereal for breakfast before a carrot after...  Talk later.
If you call this actually talking.


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#329 2012-01-29 02:09:10

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Hi;

Enjoy the breakfast and the carrot.


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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#330 2012-02-02 22:29:04

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I'm testing out the keyboard mouse with the num-lock key and the numpad#5 for the click mouse button.
left is 4, right is 6, up 8, and down is 2.  then the diagonals are 9,7,3, and 1.
Also I enabled tapping in half of my ten users.  Then I reassigned the right mouse button to do the left click too.
so both do left click.  and if you press both mouse buttons, you get the list menu thingy that is also a key between the right alt and the right ctl key on the keyboard for most windows pcs.
Just getting ready in case my 2004 computer stops working with respect to the overused left mouse button.
and Jess reminded me that i can use a usb mouse too if the track built-in one breaks.
So I was here last weekend, but nobody was here, so then i didn't come back till now...
A neighbor is going to do a little physics with me.  he is a retired nuclear engineer.


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#331 2012-02-02 22:36:16

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Morning John;

I can not find anything other than a USB mouse anymore. I am currently using a PS2 one but when it goes that is it.


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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#332 2012-02-02 22:55:05

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try e-bay and get a com2 serial mouse.  It can be hooked up maybe if you have a com port anymore and the control panel of xp, you can hookup mouse input from com1 2 3 or 4.  I have a big printer port, and a monitor port that looks like a serial port but isn't marked serial port, do you think it is, or just a monitor?
Luckily my right mouse button works great still, so I think we have 4 more years out of this old computer, maybe (peut-etre)


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#333 2012-02-02 23:00:25

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That is what I will have to do when this one goes. Or I could just go over to the USB ones.


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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#334 2012-02-03 04:13:30

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Or you could get a multiplexer, and buy two mice, and splice them together with a timer on the multiplexer that switches the inputs from one mouse to the other and back and forth every second so you could use your left and right mice at the same time in both hands and see if you could get used to it...


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#335 2012-02-03 06:13:16

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Two mice! But what about my other hand?


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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#336 2012-02-04 02:11:56

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Yes, I was thinking of one in each hand.  But the handshaking signals, if there are any in usb would need recognition, and hence more circuitry to get it not to hang up at the switch times.


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#337 2012-02-04 05:34:34

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That is why I like those touch screens.


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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#338 2012-02-11 13:28:09

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Nice idea, do they have touch screens you can calibrate and see-thru them and put them
on top of your own computer flat screen?  Perhaps usb?


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#339 2012-02-11 13:48:32

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They used to have touch screns like that. I saw one that the whole computer was inside the monitor. A 32'' monitor. No mouse required, You just touched the screen and the cursor went there.


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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#340 2012-02-14 12:57:45

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wow, was the 32" monitor only at 640 by 480 or was it at 1280 by 780 or somthing?
Because when I connect my laptop to our 37" tv, I can only get 640 by 480 resolution which ain't that useful for everything.


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#341 2012-02-14 14:50:59

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Hi John E. Franklin;

It was higher than 1280 x 760. I was very close to it and it was sharp. Machine was fast too.


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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#342 2012-02-25 02:33:48

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very interesting.  So did you know that rhodium is 102.90550?  That may be wrong.  I'll have to look it up?
I have just got into it again after stopping for a while.  Yup it is right says wiki.  So I haven't been here for a week or two.  I'm adjusting to a lower dosage in order to stop dysphagia and to lose weight and to remain sane.  So far so good, though, i've been keeping a diary instead of coming on this forum.


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#343 2012-02-25 08:15:17

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Hi John;

That must be an interesting diary.


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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#344 2012-03-04 00:11:39

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:Yeah;i;m;typing;it;like;this:
:for;fun:
∧:so;far;the;diary;is;thirteen;pages;long:
:sixty;lines;per;page;using;the;syn;editor;for;coders:


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#345 2012-03-04 00:15:56

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Hi John E. Franklin;

Will you be able to read that in the future?


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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#346 2012-03-04 00:22:58

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:i;can;read;it;great:
:but;my;m;d;can;t;read;it;at;all;so;i;summarized;it;for;her:
:by;the;way:
:i;made;a;second;primary;6.5Gig;partition;on;my;harddrive:
∧;i;was;wondering;if;you;were;gonna;get;a;dual;boot:
what;operating;system;would;you;get;for;an;old;2004;pentium:
:it;s;got;500;meg;of;ram:
:i;read;a;little;about;freebsd;and;linux:
:anything;else;out;there;that;you;think;i;could;have;more;fun;with:
:keep;in;mind;i;want;hopefully;access;in;programs;i;write;to;a;lot;of;ram:
∧;i;also;might;want;direct;memory;access;to;the;display;adapter;screen;buffer;or;video;ram;if;there;is;that;in;this;operating;system;i;choose:
:so;basically;i;kinda;want;32;bit;dos;without;the;one;meg;barrier:
i'll stop writing this way now for your ease of reading.


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#347 2012-03-04 00:26:52

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I used nlite to trim down my XP and also give me 3 bootable partitions on one hard drive.


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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#348 2012-03-14 01:39:13

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hi bobby, i'm writing a video game now in xp's dos mode full screen with ax=5 int 10 vid mode.
Has only 320 by 200 pixels and has only 4 colors white black sky blue and pink.
Got the int9 keyboard handler working the way i want it to use the home row of keyboard for
two players at same time.  Still haven't decided exactly how the game is going to act like.  I'm torn between aspects of a tank game we used to have and the famous astroids game.  i think i'll
have two ships or tanks on the screen but i'm not sure yet exactly if they will work together or fight against each other.     also i thought that i could have an astroids game that every 4 seconds flips the controls to the other player so they have to work together, with different colors to indicate whose turn it is.   Remember astroids by atari?


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#349 2012-03-14 03:17:31

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Hi John;

Yes, I do. I was always partial to space invader.

How is the hand?


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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#350 2012-03-22 08:22:29

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A funny thing about the hand, i know it was the right hand, but sometimes i forget now.
If i don't do anything strenuous for a week, then about 3 weeks ago, the pain game back
only about 10% of before when i did something.  So all i did was as before, grip hard onto
something and lift something to with heavy grip.  And presto, all is fixed again.  Who knows
what's inside my hand or wrist, but it is basically way better than it was for years with the
persistent pain when used in certain directions.

Now the video game is still just beginning, i'm drawing barriers on the screen to drive the
tanks around and hide behind.  Also, now it has been nearly forty days on my new level of medication, which is lower, thank god, and i am doing even better than before.  My perception
of the world is getting more and more optimistic, and i am seeing everyone more equally and
appreciating people's differences more instead of finding faults.

I'm still memorizing the elements masses at times but only once a week or so.  I sometimes
surprise myself at knowing some of them to 6 to 9 digits when i didn't think i knew it.

All is good in New Hampshire, and the snow just disappeared and spring is on strong.


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