Discussion about math, puzzles, games and fun. Useful symbols: ÷ × ½ √ ∞ ≠ ≤ ≥ ≈ ⇒ ± ∈ Δ θ ∴ ∑ ∫ π -¹ ² ³ °

You are not logged in.

- Topics: Active | Unanswered

**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
- Registered: 2011-05-23
- Posts: 16,018

Bob never said that she would maybe answer her own questions. He said "Or answering **them**", referring to your syntagm "math questions".

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

The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

Offline

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
- Registered: 2009-04-12
- Posts: 107,190

Hmmm...

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

Offline

**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
- Registered: 2011-05-23
- Posts: 16,018

What is this "Hmmm..." about?

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

The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

Offline

Bob,

What I did?

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

Offline

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
- Registered: 2009-04-12
- Posts: 107,190

Hi;

I was just expressing amazement at what someone posted.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

Offline

Maybe she will post a zillion

but hasn't there to be any motivation?

Don't you believe in motivation?

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

Offline

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
- Registered: 2009-04-12
- Posts: 107,190

Hi Agnishom;

Of course.

It was a joke that was playing on Bob Bundy's post. No one got it so I guess it was not funny. It was not about anything you did. I was kidding Bob.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

Offline

Hmm...

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

Offline

I don't understand why Alokananda is angry with me.

:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(

AlokaSarkar, please try to understand I feel sad when you are angry with me.

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

Offline

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
- Registered: 2009-04-12
- Posts: 107,190

Hi Agnishom;

Cheer up. What is wrong?

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

Offline

**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
- Registered: 2011-05-23
- Posts: 16,018

Hi Agnishom

Maybe she is just busy and doesn't have time to post.

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

The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

Offline

NoNo I know that she is angry with me.

I cant be happy when someone is angry with me ** especially if its Aloka **

Why does she misunderstand me so much?

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

Offline

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
- Registered: 2009-04-12
- Posts: 107,190

Because you are a guy and she is a girl. You will never understand her and she will never understand you. Not fully.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

Offline

Is that a theorem?

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

Offline

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
- Registered: 2009-04-12
- Posts: 107,190

No, but it is often true.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

Offline

I wish it weren't

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

Offline

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
- Registered: 2009-04-12
- Posts: 107,190

Hi;

Why? It is part of what makes life enjoyable. Without them being different what would be the point.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

Offline

**bob bundy****Moderator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
- Posts: 7,744

hi

I realise that advertising is not usually approved on this site, but this is educational. I do not stand to profit personally.

'Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus' By John Gray.

Bob

Children are not defined by school ...........The Fonz

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

Offline

She agreed to forgive me!

:)

But who is John Gray?

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

Offline

**bob bundy****Moderator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
- Posts: 7,744

hi Agnishom

She agreed to forgive me!

I hadn't realised you'd done anything to deserve it but never mind, the correct response is flowers or chocolates.

Dr John Gray was (is ?) a relationship councellor. He published this book in 1992. Some people have poured scorn on it but I think he has got it right.

He uses the idea that men and women are like separate species co-existing here on planet Earth. He uses many examples to show how what one gender says (and does) gets misunderstood by the other. And having provided a translation he then goes on to advise how you can improve communication by learning to speak the other's language.

It's well written and quite amusing. And I think it will help you to understand girls. It would be equally beneficial for a girl trying to understand boys. If you can borrow a copy from a library or pick it up cheaply on the net, that would be best as it means it hasn't cost you anything if you don't find it helpful.

Bob

Children are not defined by school ...........The Fonz

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

Offline

She wrote:

ok,i forgive u but only this time,being this the last.

But what is the name of the book?

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

Offline

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
- Registered: 2009-04-12
- Posts: 107,190

Hi Agnishom;

My problems with them started when I was 10 years old. Been working hard on understanding them ever since. Just want you to know all guys have to go through what you are experiencing right now.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

Offline

**bob bundy****Moderator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
- Posts: 7,744

But what is the name of the book?

'Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus' By John Gray.

Children are not defined by school ...........The Fonz

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

Offline

Infact, the name tells that the book would be nice.

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

Offline

**bob bundy****Moderator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
- Posts: 7,744

Modification to my earlier advice about flowers (or chocolates)

step (i). flowers or chocolates

step (ii) You tell her how sorry you are to have upset her so much and suggest the following way to prevent a recurrance:

step (iii) **you see her a lot more often**, spend hours getting to know what might upset her and what won't; then you won't make the same mistake again.

Bob

ps. As Alokananda is a member, she may, as we write, be reading all of this. So she will know how devastated you are at having upset her. And she is probably thinking right now, butt out guys and let us get on with it. I don't blame her.

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

Offline