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#526 2012-05-20 09:12:13

bobbym
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Re: Bafflers?

I know that. But interpreting it that way gave me the chance to say something funny.


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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#527 2012-05-20 09:15:39

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Re: Bafflers?

Yes,you never miss those chances.


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#528 2012-05-20 09:18:53

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Re: Bafflers?

Righto! Correct a mundo. Young people have no sense of humor.

A 25 year old wrote:

I want to be a machine.


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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#529 2012-05-20 09:21:30

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Re: Bafflers?

I can't believe you said that!


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#530 2012-05-20 09:24:16

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Re: Bafflers?

I did not say it, she did!


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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#531 2012-05-20 09:30:38

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Re: Bafflers?

bobbym wrote:

Young people have no sense of humor.

I can't believe you said that!


“Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.

“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

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#532 2012-05-20 09:34:21

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Re: Bafflers?

Yes, people do not develope a sense of humor until they hit about 35.


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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#533 2012-05-20 09:53:58

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Re: Bafflers?

That was the worst insult you could've told me.


“Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.

“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

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#534 2012-05-20 10:03:23

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Re: Bafflers?

Nope, that is not an insult. If I wanted to insult anyone I would call them a  weedy ill-breeding miscreant!

Pretty good hah?

Break time!


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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#535 2012-05-20 10:31:37

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Re: Bafflers?

It is an insult to me.


“Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.

“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

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#536 2012-05-20 13:09:56

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Re: Bafflers?

What is?


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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#537 2012-05-20 20:33:08

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Re: Bafflers?

"Young people have no sense of humour" is an insult to me.


“Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.

“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

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#538 2012-05-20 21:33:38

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Re: Bafflers?

Oh, okay I am sorry if it offended you.


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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#539 2012-05-20 21:39:14

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Re: Bafflers?

It's okay.

Bob worried me right now,so I better check. Did you take me saying I am insulted seriously?


“Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.

“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

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#540 2012-05-20 21:40:52

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Re: Bafflers?

No but the statement is kind of a generalization that is probably not correct to say.


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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#541 2012-05-20 21:54:34

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Re: Bafflers?

That is what I thought.

To Bob:Ha!


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“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

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#542 2012-05-20 22:20:37

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Re: Bafflers?

But that does not mean it is not true.


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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#543 2012-05-20 22:40:34

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Re: Bafflers?

I was talking about you not taking my statement seriously, like I intended it to be.


“Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.

“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

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#544 2012-05-20 22:42:57

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Re: Bafflers?

So, you wish me to take everything you say seriously or not seriously.


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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#545 2012-05-20 22:48:51

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Re: Bafflers?

No, no, I am not talking generally, but for that certain post in which I said that what you said is an insult to me. That one should not be taken seriously.


“Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.

“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

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#546 2012-05-20 22:56:51

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Re: Bafflers?

Stefy:

What you need is a 'Apotropaic magic' gesture like: when I put a smily face next to a remark this may be interpreted as 'only joking'.

When I'm  serious there'll be no such symbol or, for emphasis, a neutral

Bob


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#547 2012-05-20 23:04:06

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Re: Bafflers?

I will try to remember that.


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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#548 2012-05-20 23:04:38

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Re: Bafflers?

I think that could work, but I don't know how long I could keep it up.


“Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.

“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

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#549 2012-05-20 23:58:03

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Re: Bafflers?

Until a slow learner like me has got the message.  smile

Bob


You cannot teach a man anything;  you can only help him find it within himself..........Galileo Galilei

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#550 2012-05-21 00:10:27

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Re: Bafflers?

It wasn't a question,but a statement.


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“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

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