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#1 2012-05-28 14:03:40

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"One good Gator!"

Hi;

As you may remember the Alligator's embarassing defeat at the hands of that darn cat.

http://www.mathisfunforum.com/viewtopic.php?id=17566

Well it wasn't over just as I predicted. In a fantastic display of Alligatorian dominace our gator takes on a fully grown watermelon.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?NR=1&f … xVwIuB-Xm4


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All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.
 

#2 2012-05-28 14:53:58

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Will we ever see the match Cat vs. Watermelon?


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#3 2012-05-28 22:03:29

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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.
 

#4 2012-05-28 22:28:22

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So that's a score draw: tigers   watermelons

The ranking table looks like this

top

domestic cat

lion?

watermelon = tigers

alligators

bottom



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#5 2012-05-28 22:45:11

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I would have to say the melons did not fare well.


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.
 

#6 2012-05-28 22:52:36

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What about ponies? And Pikachu? xD


The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't.
“It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman
“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
 

#7 2012-05-28 22:57:05

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Ponies? Ponies do not like watermelons. Pikakaboobly doo would not last 10.3 seconds vs a gator. Unless you mean the virus...


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 2012-05-28 23:19:03

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Who says ponies have to like melons?

What about Thor then?


The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't.
“It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman
“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
 

#9 2012-05-29 00:54:30

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Thor? The thunder god? Does he like watermelons? They did not mention it in the movie.


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 2012-05-29 00:57:59

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That doesn't mean he doesn't. But I am asking where he would be on Bob's table.


The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't.
“It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman
“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
 

#11 2012-05-29 03:33:55

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According to the video it takes 2000 lbs of pressure to crush a watermelon like that. None of the cats could deliver that.

Seems this is common among reptiles though:

http://www.pawnation.com/2011/11/01/all … atermelon/


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 2012-05-29 03:42:18

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So it's like Rock,Paper,Scissors,except it would be called Cat,Melon,Gator.


The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't.
“It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman
“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
 

#13 2012-05-29 03:52:39

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No, that was not my purpose at all. I want to make that clear. My other thread was pro mammal. Many reptilian groups complained about it, saying it was harsh and prejudicial. Because I am a mammal, it could be viewed that way. I wanted to give our reptilian cousins equal time.


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 2012-05-29 03:54:56

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bobbym wrote:

No, that was not my purpose at all. I want to make that clear. My other thread was pro mammal. Many reptilian groups complained about it, saying it was harsh and prejudicial. Because I am a mammal, it could be viewed that way. I wanted to give our reptilian cousins equal time.

How have I insulted any mammals?


The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't.
“It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman
“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
 

#15 2012-05-29 03:56:24

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How the heck do you get that out of what I said?


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 2012-05-29 04:04:08

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I got that from the pro mammals sentence. I do not understand that post at all. What language is that,Udmurt?


The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't.
“It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman
“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
 

#17 2012-05-29 04:11:09

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Udmurt

Is that a yogurt?

So it's like Rock,Paper,Scissors,except it would be called Cat,Melon,Gator.

I was just pointing out that it was not my purpose  to establish a cat, melon, gator hierarchy. Nor was I trying to demonstrate yet another example of non transitivity.

I was trying to be fair.


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 2012-05-29 04:17:12

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I know,but it still comes out that way.


The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't.
“It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman
“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
 

#19 2012-05-29 04:21:39

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I have to disagree. It does not come out like that. I have gone through lengthy explanations. Explanations that should satisfy you, A.L.L. and A.R.T.


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 2012-05-29 04:26:52

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ALL and ART?


The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't.
“It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman
“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
 

#21 2012-05-29 04:30:31

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Yes, Annie Scales, chairman and founder of Alligators Last Longer waylaid me in Food For Less. She was irate over my treatment of gators in the first thread and Art Tails of A.R.T. supports her position.


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 2012-05-29 04:42:05

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A.r.t.?


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

#23 2012-05-29 04:47:16

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A.R.T. = Alligators R Tougher.

The conversation with Art Tails was gut wrenching. There are currently 1.5 million gators living and working in the southeastern United States. They are trying to solve the complex problem of being assimilated into our society. It is not easy according to Artie. They do not need me to make their life harder.


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 2012-05-29 04:47:18

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All this chat about mammals and reptiles and meanwhile you are ignoring an entire phylum here.

Where do snails come in the hierarchy?

Bob


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#25 2012-05-29 04:48:16

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Hi Bob;

We have little hammers for snails. That may bring Sam Slugge, chairman of S.L.I.M.E. down on me. But the obvious interpretation is not what I mean.


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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